In today's open source roundup: Is the end in sight for Microsoft? Plus: Makulu Linux 6 MATE for Windows XP users, and the slowness of Android updates.
Back in 2007, Red Hat did in fact first attempt to become a reseller for its partners' technologies with the Red Hat Exchange (RHX) effort. RHX, however, was closed down by 2010 as a failed effort. Badani said there were some lessons learned from the RHX experience, but more importantly, the software world has changed dramatically since 2007.
Cinnamon 2.2 releases ahead of Ubuntu 14.04 and in preparation for the Linux Mint version. New version includes many aesthetic and usability updates
For those times when you absolutely must still run Windows XP, one safer way of doing it is to run XP in a virtual machine using the Oracle VirtualBox hypervisor on Linux Mint.
Nuclear Throne being on Linux is something I have been asking Vlambeer to do for a while now, and this month it finally happened! Nuclear Throne is a fantastic looking Procedural Death Labyrinth built in Game Maker: Studio.
This week Opensource.com will be featuring articles on open source tools for libraries and sharing stories about experiences using open source in the library setting. Our authors come from an array of backgrounds, but they have one thing in common: they know firsthand and want to help more libraries to understand the power of open source. Serving the community, managing the library system, and providing quality care are all aspects of what makes open source a better choice for libraries. We are also running a contest! Enter for a chance to win a book of your choice from O'Reilly Media plus five books for your favorite public or academic library of choice. Wow!
But except for MATE, some very interesting choices make MakuluLinux Imperium Edition stand out: it installs by default applications like Steam, Wine, PlayOnLinux and even the Kingsoft Office suite instead of LibreOffice.
I believe this short notice is supposed to explain complicated concepts in pretty simple words. It's really hard to find such kind of HowTo on the Net.
There was a time when working in the library I found it very frustrating (as many librarians do) that there were so few options for software that actually did what I needed. In libraries we're so used to there being this vendor=software model. Where one vendor controls a product and while there might be other similar products, they too are controlled by a vendor. This is why libraries need to take a closer look at open source software.
Learn regular expressions to more effectively search through code and the shell
When it comes to monitoring a Linux box, there are more than enough options to choose from. While there are many production-quality monitoring solutions (e.g., Nagios, Zabbix, Zenoss), boasting of fancy UI, monitoring scalability, comprehensive reporting capabilities, etc., these solutions are probably an overkill for most of us end users. If all you need is […]Continue reading... The post How to monitor a Linux server and desktop remotely from web browser appeared first on Xmodulo. Related FAQs: How to compile and install Nginx web server from source on Linux How to access VNC remote desktop in web browser How to speed up Nginx web server with PageSpeed How to use a custom DNS server on Ubuntu Desktop How to monitor common services with Nagios
Lauren Egts is a student who loves technology. She teaches children and adults alike about computer programming, presenting about Raspberry Pi and Scratch at local area Mini Maker Faires and at the Akron Linux User Group. She's enrolled in the Hathaway Brown School's Science, Research, and Engineering program, and is a member of her school's robotics team, The Fighting Unicorns. She also won a 2014 Ohio Affiliate Award for Aspirations in Computing from the National Center for Women in Technology. Learn more about Lauren and her ties to the open source way in this Community Spotlight interview.
Canonical is preparing the launch of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr), one of their most important releases to date, which is scheduled to arrive on April 17.
PeaZip is a free extractor and archiving application using either GTK or Qt interfaces and support for over 150 archiving formats out there, including TAR, RAR, ZIP, ACE, ARJ, DMG, ISO, CAB, LHA and 7-Zip.
PoliArch 14.04 has been released. PoliArch is an Italian GNU/Linux distribution containing a variety of tools designed to help with management, maintenance and recovery of computer systems. It is based on Arch Linux.
Unless you have been living in a cave for the last few weeks, you would have heard about GOG.com (formally known as Good Old Games) finally announcing they will be adding Linux support! I think this is a great thing and here's 5 good reasons why.
LiVES is a feature-full and very powerful video editor written in GTK 3, with support for over 50 formats, rendering effects, and real-time video capturing possibilities.
The Free Software Foundation has given an annual award this year for work that enslaves people to the demands of Microsoft - something that flies in the face of all that the organisation has stood for since its founding.
Welcome to the first ever Ubuntu Gaming Project contest! Get a chance to win 3 Steam keys. Contest ends on 24:00 of Friday April, 18th.
Is Samsung the Mitt Romney of the Android world? I think they are, and I'll explain why the company gives off the slimy aura of a used car salesman.