There's a good chance the software that runs your cloud, stores your data and serves your websites is open source. Soon, the SSL/TSL certificate that encrypts it can be, too -- or something close to it, at least, if Let's Encrypt, an initiative back by Mozilla, Cisco, Akamai and others to build an open certificate authority, succeeds.
Q4OS is a Linux distribution built to offer a similar experience to Windows XP. It's been around for a long time and now the developers have released yet another update for the operating system.
The Bash shell is a command language interpreter for Linux and other Unix-like operating systems. There are other shells like it, but it has become the most popular, and it is the default shell in Linux and Mac OS X. Bash was designed as a free replacement for the Bourne shell, one of the earliest shells for the Unix operating system. It (the Bourne shell) was named after its creator – Stephen Bourne.
This is a follow-up to the Xen hypervisor installation article. By this point you have a workstation - perhaps an old laptop or desktop - running the Xen hypervisor and Debian Jessie. You can now add a few guest machines. This procedure installs a copy of Debian Jessie into a Xen image, then uses that […]Continue reading... The post How to install a paravirtualized Xen guest appeared first on Xmodulo. Related FAQs: How to install Xen hypervisor on unused old hardware
There's only a handful of customers who need Linux VDI, but that doesn't change the fact that they need it. In shops that use both Linux and Windows, a unified virtualization tool from VMware and Citrix could hit the spot.
In the world of geospatial technology, closed source solutions have been the norm for decades. But the tides are slowly turning as open source GIS software is gaining increasing prominence. Paul Ramsey, senior strategist at the open source company Boundless, is one of the people trying to change that. read more
This week's news includes links to reviews for Scientific Linux, openSUSE and Caine Linux. There is also an insight into one man's journey to Linux and an interview with Jens Reuterberg.
Woods Hole Oceanographic used a Linux-based “SeaBED” AUV to build the first 3D map of Antarctic sea ice — and found it’s thicker than had been estimated. Every now and then we see some good news about climate change sprinkled in with all the increasingly dire warnings. Yesterday, the New York Times reported that solar […]
Now you can run your own intelligence agency The NSA has decided to let the public have a peek at what it's been up to, for a change, by promising to release some of its data analysis tools under an open-source license.…
Fedora 21 will feature significant innovations in Docker container-based virtualization and cloud app deployment as a result of Project Atomic, making it one of the first Docker-friendly Linux distributions.
Open source software is still software and vulnerabilities are expected. Unlike a filesystem bug or a kernel panic, they cause no pain until they strike.
opsi 4.0.5 comes with several new features as managing Linux-Clients and UEFI Support
Growstuff is an open source project to build a crop database from growers' knowledge, crowdsourcing information about who plants what food, when and where they plant it, and how they harvest it. Find it on GitHub.
In today's open source roundup: LinuxBSDos.com reviews PC-BSD 10.1. Plus: The dangers of the Less command for Linux users, and can a Redditor get an entry level sys admin job with no degree?
A survey from enterprise information management company M-Files says a majority of employees use public cloud file-syncing and sharing services for sensitive data.
Canonical is working to complete their idea of convergence with the launch of Ubuntu Touch, a new operating system for mobile devices. The desktop flavor of Ubuntu will eventually share the same code with the mobile one, and their plans go even further than that.
Ugoos announced a “micro game console” spin-off of its Android-based quad-core Cortex-A17 UT3 media player, and released an Ubuntu 14.10 build for the UT3.
Congratulations to Rex Dieter and Langdon White, the elected representatives for the first Fedora Council!
The open-source Docker container virtualization technology has emerged as one of the hottest and most hyped technologies of the year. Docker, however, isn't immune from security vulnerabilities, as a pair of recent updates illustrate.
The National Security Agency has released a new open-source program for data network interoperability.