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antiX 15 Officially Released, Based on Debian 8 "Jessie" but Without systemd

Straight from Thessaloniki, Greece, the antiX development team had the great pleasure of announcing the immediate availability for download of the final release of the antiX 15 GNU/Linux operating system.

Looking at the Cracker Hacker Economy

There’s a bit of sobering news for sites like FOSS Force, as again in 2014, technology sites top the list of the type of sites most likely to be exploited by cracker hackers, with the number on the rise. According to Symantec, last year 21.5 percent of tech sites were infected by malware, up from 9.9 percent in 2013. Even more disturbing is that number two on this list are hosting sites, up from the number three position in 2013, with a 7.3 percent infection rate.

OpenVZ / Virtuozzo 7 Beta First Impressions

Odin (formerly Parallels) and the OpenVZ Project announced the beta release of a new version of Virtuozzo today. This is also the next version of OpenVZ as the two are merging closer together... In the extended article I go over some of the details about the bare-metal installer, what's new including libvirt and KVM support, as well as some of the changes as OpenVZ and Virtuozzo merge together in the new release.

Linux-based DAQ board has simultaneous ADC and DAC I/O

Data Translation’s “DT7816″ data acquisition board runs Linux on a TI Sitara, and offers eight simultaneous ADC inputs, two DAC outputs, and 16 GPIO lines. The DT7816 is billed as a “real-time ARM-based, high throughput, high accuracy, simultaneous data acquisition module.” Its feature set is similar to the mainboard in Data Translation’s recent DT7837 device, […]

21 Canadians to follow on Twitter #CanadaDay

  • Opensource.com; By Rikki Endsley (Posted by bob on Jul 2, 2015 3:13 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Community
Happy Canada Day to our neighbors to the north! In honor of your special day, we've rounded up a list of Canadians in open source to follow on Twitter.

Kinoma HD Linux powered HDMI stick

Kinoma HD is an HDMI stick for developers who want to display visually rich content on big displays. Kinoma HD’s HDMI output plugs into an HD capable display, connecting wirelessly to IoT devices, iOS and Android handhelds, cloud services, and content from web-based apps.

Linux Mint 17.2: If only all Penguin desktops were done this way

The underlying packages in Linux Mint 17.2, just released, are largely unchanged. What you will find are a lot of improvements and added polish in everyday tools like the update manager, login screen and the Software Sources app.

Arch Linux 2015.07.01 Is Now Available for Download

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jul 2, 2015 12:21 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Arch
Being July 1 and all that, that time has come for a new Arch Linux build to surface the Web. Arch Linux is one of the world's most customizable, lightweight, rolling-release distributions of GNU/Linux, an independent operating system powered by the latest Linux kernel builds and following the KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid) principle.

Amazon wrote a new TLS crypto library in just 6,000 lines of code

  • The Register; By Neil McAllister (Posted by bob on Jul 1, 2015 11:24 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Community
At 1/10 the size of OpenSSL, it should be easier to spot bugs. Amazon Web Services has released a new, open source library that implements TLS encryption – the standard behind the secure HTTPS web protocol – using far less code than the prevailing OpenSSL library.…

OpenMandriva Lx 2014.2 Screencast and Screenshots

Just as any offering in the Mandrake spirit should be - it's even more stable and it has loads of new fun stuff! OpenMandriva Scion (2014.2) is a major update release of OpenMandriva Lx 2014.1. What's in and what's new? With this release you can boot the installer or live system from memory stick or DVD on any EFI or BIOS based machine.

Open Source History: What We've Learned So Far

The history of open source is long and storied, and fascinating enough to be a book. Which is what The VAR Guy contributing editor Christopher Tozzi is doing. And while he's been plugging away at his trusty Smith-Corona (not really—he's definitely an open source stalwart), The VAR Guy has been lucky enough to be the recipient of the byproducts of his research.

Tough, IP67-sealed box PC runs Linux on Atom

X-ES unveiled a rugged, sealed embedded PC that runs Linux on an Atom E3800, and offers 4GB of ECC RAM, IP67 protection, M12 ports, and -40 to 70°C support. For its new XPand6903 embedded computer, Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES) returned to the same Intel Atom E3800 system-on-chip found in its Linux-ready XPedite8150 and XPedite8152 COM Express modules. The feature sets are close enough that it’s possible there’s a XPedite8150 COM under the hood, although this is not indicated in the documentation.

YouTube for Android now supports 60 FPS video

In today's open source roundup: Android users can now view 60 FPS video on YouTube. Plus: Why Ubuntu is moving to Snappy for packages. And Linux Mint 17.2 released.

Latest Windows 10 Build Has Some Cool Linux Features

  • Softpedia; By Silviu Stahie (Posted by thesilviu on Jul 1, 2015 6:38 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Windows 10 is about to launch in less than a month, and it's going to be a very interesting release. We had a chance to play with the latest build, and at least a couple of things have jumped out that you could say are flattering towards Linux..

Microsoft joins the Linux Foundation

Microsoft revealed that it will be joining the Linux Foundation R Consortium as a founding member. The founding members of the R Consortium include other major corporations like Google, HP and Oracle.

Supreme Court decision threatens programmers' API rights

The Supreme Court decision that let stand a lower court decision that Java's application programming interface may be subject to copyright could be a developer disaster in the making.

R, Matey: Hoisting the Sails for a Programming Language

Our friends at the Linux Foundation yesterday set sail wit the formation of the R Consortium, which includes such notorious pirates…um, I mean, notable companies as Oracle, Hewlett-Packard, Google and Microsoft, along with the other founders like Alteryx, Mango Solutions, Tibco Software, and we won’t be sailin’ without our mateys at, wait for it, RStudio. Of course, when you read that last one, you read it as Arrrrrr Studio, right? Right?

Supreme Court Won't Hear Oracle v. Google Case, Leaving APIs Copyrightable And Innovation At Risk

This is unfortunate, even if it was somewhat expected: the Supreme Court has now rejected Google's request to hear its appeal over the appeals court decision that overturned a lower court ruling on the copyrightability of APIs. The lower court decision, by Judge William Alsup (who learned to code Java to understand the issues), noted that APIs were not copyrightable, as they were mere methods, which are not subject to copyright.

5 tips for translating documentation

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jul 1, 2015 1:52 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Writing documentation can have a way of getting into your blood, so that you think about it quite a bit, play with some ideas, start various new ideas that may not come to much, and it seems that what you're looking for as much as anything is a task that takes hold of you and develops its own energy to keep you going until you finish.

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How to Migrate Ext2/Ext3 File Systems to Ext4 on Linux

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Jul 1, 2015 12:55 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
The Linux file systems Ext2 and Ext3 have now gone outdated. It is the time to convert the old file systems to the latest one, EXT4. The Ext4 filesystem is faster and more reliable than the previous versions. You dont have to reinstall the system; you can simply convert your existing file system to EXT4 by keeping the stored data unaffected.

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