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Asus Chromebit CS10: Chrome OS on a stick

  •; By finid (Posted by finid on Nov 25, 2015 9:29 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
It’s about the size of a candy bar and as you can already guess from its name, it runs Google’s Chrome OS, the same Cloud-based operating system that powers Chromebooks and Chromeboxes.

Will Steam Machine Solve Linux’s Gaming Woes?

There is evidence that across different Linux systems and distributions results of game play may vary, with performance issues such as random loss of audio, poor and delayed rendering, lowered frame rates and more. But there is also evidence that games built specifically to utilize OpenGL and run on Linux might outperform their Windows counterparts. Back in August, Phoronix ran benchmarks comparing performance between Windows 10 and Ubuntu 15.04 on the open source Quake clone OpenArena, and found Linux coming out on top across a variety of graphics cards.

Rugged, legacy PC/104 SBC taps dual-core Vortex86DX3 SoC

  • LinuxGizmos (Posted by bob on Nov 25, 2015 7:24 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Adlink’s rugged, Linux-friendly “CM1-86DX3” PC/104 SBC is built with DMP’s new dual-core Vortex86DX3 SoC, with 2GB RAM DDR3L and both Fast and GbE Ethernet. The CM1-86DX3 is the first board we’ve seen to run DMP’s latest Vortex-branded x86 architecture SoC, the Vortex86DX3. Announced in April, the dual-core, 1GHz SoC builds upon the design of the […]

Fedora Devs Need Your Help to Test the GNOME on Wayland Session for Fedora 24

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Nov 25, 2015 6:27 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Fedora
The developers of the well-known Fedora Linux operating system have announced their plans to make the GNOME on Wayland session the default for the upcoming Fedora 24 Workstation Edition.

KaOS 2015.11 Screenshot Tour

As always with this rolling distribution you will find the very latest packages for the Plasma Desktop, this includes Frameworks 5.16.0, Plasma 5.4.3 and KDE Applications 15.08.3. Most notable major updates to the base of the system are the Boost 1.59.0/ICU 56.1 stack, Glib2 2.46.2 stack, a move of Mariadb to the 10 series, Perl 5.22.0 stack, Linux 4.2.6, all Texlive packages updated to their 2015 versions, Qt 5.5.1 and systemd 228.

Mirantis and FusionStorm Partner on OpenStack Datacenter Appliances

Mirantis, the OpenStack vendor, and datacenter company FusionStorm have joined forces to provide "turnkey" open source cloud computing solutions for the enterprise.

How to install FuelPHP with Nginx on a Debian 8 VPS

FuelPHP is a PHP framework which is simple, flexible and driven by the community. It is designed from the ground up to support the Hierarchical model–view–controller (HMVC) and it provides command line tool to create projects, debug projects or perform similar tasks. Today we will show you how to install FuelPHP on a Linux VPS.

Reddit will honor 'Do Not Track' requests from visitors

Reddit has decided to honor 'Do Not Track,' a feature that will ensure that it does not download third-party analytics on to browsers that enable the option.

Black Duck Survey: Open Source More Popular than Ever for Companies

Open source software's presence within the business world has nearly doubled since 2010, according to Black Duck Software's latest "Annual Future of Open Source" survey.

KNOPPIX 7.6.0 Live Linux OS Officially Released, Features Popular 3D Programs

Klaus Knopper announced that the distribution is officially available for anyone who wants to download it.

Step By Step Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) LAMP Server Setup

  •; By (Posted by gg234 on Nov 24, 2015 11:47 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
Step By Step Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) LAMP Server Setup

9 MongoDB success stories

The open source MongoDB NoSQL database is powering an increasing number of websites and services. Here are nine examples of organizations transforming their business with MongoDB.

Non-Linux FOSS: Install Windows? Yeah, Open Source Can Do That.

For my day job, I occasionally have to demonstrate concepts in a Windows environment. The most time-consuming part of the process is almost always the installation. Don't get me wrong; Linux takes a long time to install, but in order to set up a multi-system lab of Windows computers, it can take days!

Why ChromeOS Tops Linux, Mac and Windows

Those who know me best are quick to let me know: I'm a touch stubborn on certain matters. But there is one area where I've found myself caving to the pressures of reality. In this article, I'll make a case for why I believe ChromeOS might end up winning the OS wars.

How to install Nginx as Reverse Proxy for Apache on Ubuntu 15.10

Nginx or - engine-x - is a high-performance web server with low memory usage, created by Igor Sysoev in 2002. Nginx is not just a web server, it can be used as a reverse proxy for many protocols like HTTP, HTTPS, POP3, SMTP, and IMAP and as a load balancer and HTTP cache as well. In this tutorial, I will install and configure Nginx as caching reverse proxy for an Apache web server on Ubuntu 15.10.

FOSS Powered Learning Center Name a ‘Thank You’

I don’t remember much. Diane, my youngest daughter Amanda, my ex-wife and others were at my bedside. I was heavily sedated and could barely speak. It was a carousel of faces and nurses, all in their own way, trying to bring me comfort. However, my life partner Diane wasn’t having any of the take-me-home-and-make-me-comfortable thing. She would have none of that. She demanded that an oncologist see me.

KNOPPIX 7.6.0 Screenshot Tour

Version 7.6.0 of KNOPPIX is based on the usual picks from Debian stable and newer graphics drivers or desktop software packages from Debian testing and Debian unstable. New in 7.6.0: Linux kernel (still 4.2.2, thorougly tested) and system software (Debian 'Jessie') updated; new experimental version of Compiz 3D window manager; LXDE (default) with PCManFM 1.2.3 file manager, KDE 5.4 (boot option 'knoppix desktop=kde'), GNOME 3.18 (boot option 'knoppix desktop=gnome'); WINE version 1.7.50 (git) for integration of Windows-based programs; QEMU 2.4 for (para-)virtualization; Electrum 2.5.4 for managing Bitcoin wallets.

How to back up a WordPress wesite to remote cloud storage

Building a website with beautiful design and killer content is a huge undertaking. Compared to the time, money and effort put into crafting a website, people however tend to pay surprisingly little attention to "backing up" the website they have built. It is no-brainer to understand that without a proper backup, you stand to lose months or years of investments in your website should something bad happen to the website, be it accidental deletion of files, faulty software/database upgrade, website defacement by hackers, disk/filesystem failure, etc. Especially for websites like WordPress-powered blogs which get updated often with daily postings, comments and plug-in upgrades, regular backup is something you must not be lazy about as a website owner.

The MLED project gets its own website

  • Microlinux; By Niki Kovacs (Posted by kikinovak on Nov 24, 2015 4:09 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Slackware
The MLED project finally gets its own website with lots of information as well as detailed documentation. The entire website is available in english and in french.

Linux Top 3: RHEL 7.2, Puppy Linux 6.3 and Bodhi 3.1.1

Releases big and small debut.

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