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Debian 8.0 LXDE Screencast

After almost 24 months of constant development the Debian project is proud to present its new stable version 8 (code name 'Jessie'), which will be supported for the next 5 years thanks to the combined work of the Debian Security team and of the Debian Long Term Support team.

How to install Gibbon on a CentOS VPS

  • RoseHosting; By RoseHosting (Posted by RoseHosting on Apr 28, 2015 1:07 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
Gibbon is an open source education management system created to help teachers and students to address and solve daily problems. Gibbon is a flexible application with many features, such as planner, external assessment, online application forms, messenger etc.

Is Ubuntu moving away from .deb packages? Here is the complete story

  • ITworld; By Swapnil Bhartiya (Posted by abennett on Apr 28, 2015 12:10 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Ubuntu
After introducing Unity, HUD, Mir, Click and Snappy the sponsor of Ubuntu is now contemplating moving away from just .deb based desktop and adopting its own Snappy.

Microsoft & Education: The Song Remains the Same

“The owners want me to ask you if you are anywhere near transitioning your computer donations to the Microsoft Surface Pro or Windows. Their kids attend a private school and Microsoft donates 140 units a year for their students. He wants to know when your organization can confirm that you will begin getting Reglue recipients switched over to these devices.”

PyCon 2015 conference report & video roundup

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Apr 28, 2015 10:15 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
This year, I attended my first PyCon, which was held in Montréal from April 8-16. PyCon changes location every two years and this year was the second one held at the Palais des Congrès in Montréal, Canada. The location was great, organization flawless, and the organizers and volunteers provided a great experience for attendees. The conference itself is divided upon three sections: read more

The Perfect Server - Debian 8 Jessie (Apache2, BIND, Dovecot, ISPConfig 3)

This tutorial shows how to prepare a Debian Jessie server (with Apache2, BIND, Dovecot) for the installation of ISPConfig 3 and how to install ISPConfig 3. The webhosting control panel ISPConfig 3 allows you to configure the following services through a web browser: Apache web server, Postfix mail server, Dovecot IMAP/POP3 server, MySQL, BIND nameserver, PureFTPd, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, and many more.

An open source tool for producing and balancing energy

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Apr 28, 2015 8:21 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The software development process has evolved from vendors owning, controlling, and selling proprietary software into a collaborative, open source model. The process of producing energy is going through a similar evolution. read more

A Fedora 22 beta walk-through

  • ZDNet | Linux and Open Source RSS; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Apr 28, 2015 5:50 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Fedora, GNOME, Linux
The new Fedora, with its GNOME 3.16 interface, is an interesting, powerful Linux desktop.

Imagination to release open MIPS design to academia

Imagination is releasing a free version of its Linux-ready MIPS MicroAptiv CPU to universities called “MIPSfpga,” which will offer fully transparent RTL.

Devede 4.0 Review - How Else Can You Create a VideoCD Nowadays?

Devede is an application that can be used to create DVDs, VideoCD, DivX, Matroska, and pretty much anything in between. It's been a while since we heard anything about this application, but version 4.0 has been released, and we should take another closer look at it.

Install X2Go on ubuntu 14.10

Install X2Go on ubuntu 14.10. X2Go enables you to access a graphical desktop of a computer over a low bandwidth (or high bandwidth) connection.X2Go is a Remote Desktop solution, which some vendors vaguely call Remote Control. This is not to be confused with Microsoft Remote Desktop Connection, which is a competing Remote Desktop solution and protocol.

Linux 4.1-rc1 kernel released

Linus Torvalds has released Release Candidate 1 of the Linux 4.1 kernel, just 2 weeks after Linux 4.0 Kernel was released. The Linux 4.1 kernel adds many new features, optimizations & improvements.

Red Hat Updates Open Source Developer and Admin Tools

The newest versions of Red Hat's Developer Toolset and Software Collections 2 are out, bringing the latest stable open source software applications to the Red Hat developer and admin community.

LinuxFest Northwest in the Books for 2015

With Sunday being more low-key, I got to catch up with LibreOffice’s Robinson Tryon, who said that the show was a hit for the project. Without the cacophony of multiple conversations going on at the same time, like on Saturday, we got to talk about advances LibreOffice is making in Android, which is going faster than expected.

Picking Out the Nouns

A reader wrote a letter to me (oh happy day!), and although I'm still not entirely sure what she's trying to accomplish, it's an interesting puzzle to try to tackle anyway. Here's what she asked..........

Debian 8 released

In today's open source roundup: Debian 8 Jesse has been released. Plus: Did open source principles matter when Linux was created? And can you play games on a Chromebox computer?

BackBox Linux 4.2 Screencast and Screenshots

The BackBox Team is pleased to announce the updated release of BackBox Linux, the version 4.2! This release includes features such as Linux Kernel 3.16 and Ruby 2.1.

64-bit STB SoC supports 4K video and Android TV

Marvell announced an “Ultra” version of its Android-focused Armada 1500 STB SoC that advances to a 64-bit, quad-core Cortex-A53 foundation for 4K delivery.

Debian 8.0 KDE Screencast

After almost 24 months of constant development the Debian project is proud to present its new stable version 8 (code name 'Jessie'), which will be supported for the next 5 years thanks to the combined work of the Debian Security team and of the Debian Long Term Support team.

Unix and Personal Computers: Reinterpreting the Origins of Linux

  • The Var Guy; By Christopher Tozzi (Posted by Mcusanelli on Apr 27, 2015 6:23 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Linux
Early Linux hackers were motivated by a desire to build a Unix-like operating system that would run on personal computers and not cost money. They were not worried about the sharing principles of open source programming.

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