Linux 3.18 released
KDE Ships Plasma 5.1.2, Bugfix Release for December
(Dec 17, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)
The bugfixes are typically small but important
Getting Started With KODI(XBMC)
(Dec 17, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
MaximumPC: It may have started as a media center for the original Xbox, but KODI (formerly XBMC) has since evolved into a full-fledged application with a huge library of add-ons generated by diehard fans and users.
The fall of GPL and the rise of permissive open-source licenses
(Dec 17, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)
ZDnet: The GPL is still the world's most popular open-source license but it's declining in use, while permissive licenses are gaining more fans, and some developers are choosing to release code without any license at all.
Pay For Faster Linux Kernel Performance? There's Patches For That
(Dec 17, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)
Phoronix: The eXt73 patch-set is designed to offer greater performance and reduced power usage on an otherwise generic Linux kernel image.
Farewell, Dr. Dobb's
(Dec 17, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)
Dr. Dobbs: After 38 years of glory, the long run of Dr. Dobb's has come to an end.
Rackspace Embraces OpenPOWER
(Dec 17, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)
ServerWatch: Rackspace is now the 80th member company to join the OpenPOWER Foundation which is now entering its second year of operations.
Fedora 21 review
(Dec 17, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)
DesktopLinuxReviews: The last version of Fedora I looked at was more than two years ago, so there have been quite a few changes since then.
Trinity Desktop Environment R14.0.0 Released
(Dec 17, 2014, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)
The Trinity Desktop Environment (TDE) development team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the new TDE R14.0.0 release.
Why is the Number of Linux Distros Declining?
(Dec 16, 2014, 23:00) (1 talkbacks)
Datamation: We're losing distros, and, as with the bees, no one knows why.
Red Hat Brings Business Intelligence and Data Analysis Suite to the Public Cloud
(Dec 16, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
The VAR Guy: Red Hat has made Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA, a data analysis and business intelligence platform, available on public cloud platforms, as well as for additional hardware environments.
How to schedule appointments and to-do tasks in a Linux terminal
(Dec 16, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
xmodulo: calcurse combines a calendar, a to-do list manager, a scheduler and a configurable notification system into one piece of software with a nice ncurses-based interface.
SoakSoak Malware Attacks WordPress Sites
(Dec 16, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: Over 100,000 WordPress sites have been infected by vulnerable third-party plug-in that many may not even realize they are running, and that number is growing.
The Trouble with Tor
(Dec 16, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
eSecurityPlanet: Confidence that Tor can reliably provide users with anonymity on the Internet has been shattered, thanks to recent revelations. Tor alternatives do exist, however.
Looking Ahead: Rebuilding PaaS in a Containerized World
(Dec 16, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linux.com: Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) technology has transformed the way enterprise applications and services are deployed and delivered.
Use VnStat to Monitor Network Traffic from Linux Command Line
(Dec 16, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)
MakeTechEasier: vnStat is a command line-based network traffic monitoring tool available for Linux as well as BSD.
Get started with FreeBSD: A brief intro for Linux users
(Dec 16, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
InfoWorld: If you've never tried FreeBSD, take a few minutes now -- you might be surprised
Your Linux PC isn't as secure as you think it is
(Dec 16, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)
PC World: Security revelations in 2014 shattered the myth of Linux impenetrability.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA extended to public cloud
(Dec 16, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)
CBR: Red Hat has announced that Red Hat Enterprise Linux for the SAP HANA platform can now be deployed across the open hybrid cloud.
Linux 3.19 Features Set to Surface in 2015
(Dec 16, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxPlanet: Among the interesting bits that is support for Microsoft's Surface Pro.
2015 will be the year Linux takes over the enterprise (and other predictions)
(Dec 16, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)
Tech Republic: In previous years, I'd don the rose-colored glasses and make predictions that would shine a fantastic light over the Linux landscape and proclaim 20** will be the year of Linux on the _____ (name your platform).
Committee begins review of High Priority Projects list -- your input is needed
(Dec 16, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)
FSF: Nine and a half years ago the first version of the High Priority Free Software Projects (HPP) list debuted with only four projects
Fedora 19 EOL 01-06-2015
(Dec 16, 2014, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)
Fedora Magazine: Fedora 19 will reach end of life on 2015-01-06, and no further updates will be pushed out after that time.
Dropbox 3 for Linux Goes Stable With New Qt UI, Setup Wizard
(Dec 15, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)
OMG Ubuntu: I’m sitting on 1TB of Google Drive storage and have 40GB going unused on OneDrive. And yet it’s Dropbox, with my massive 2.5GB allowance, that I rely on daily.
The best open source tutorials of 2014
(Dec 15, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
opensource.com: A look back at the best open source tutorials and how-tos in 2014.
Docker Updates for Three Security Vulnerabilities
(Dec 15, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: Docker 1.3.3 provides security updates although Red Hat doesn't consider all the issues serious.
New Features Proposed For Fedora 22
(Dec 15, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
Phoronix: Fedora 22 will be released no earlier than next May while the full schedule has yet to be set in stone
Debian vs Ubuntu: How Far Has Ubuntu Come in 10 Years?
(Dec 15, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
MakeUseOf: The king of Linux distributions has come a long way since its inception in 2004, so it’s a good idea to go down memory lane and take a look at the journey it has gone through so far.
Ten Linux Desktops Showing How Windows and Mac OS X Designs Are Trapped in the Past
(Dec 15, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
softpedia: When people think about Linux, they usually imagine old desktops and terminals running in full screen.
The GPLv2 goes to court
(Dec 15, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)
Opensource.com: Despite its importance, the GPLv2 has been the subject of very few court decisions, and virtually all of the most important terms of the GPLv2 have not been interpreted by courts.
Linux "ls" command examples for beginners
(Dec 15, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxTechi: The ls (list) command displays a list of files and directories.
HP's "The Machine" & the Future of Linux
(Dec 15, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)
FOSSforce: Linux++ will mainly be used by developers who want to get their software projects ready for The Machine, a completely new type of computer which HP hopes to introduce to the large scale server market sometime in 2018.
How to block unwanted IP addresses on Linux efficiently
(Dec 15, 2014, 08:00) (1 talkbacks)
xmodulo: You may want to block IP addresses on your Linux box under various circumstances.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 Beta is here
(Dec 15, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)
ZDnet: Doesn't it seem like RHEL 7 just came out the other day
European Commission updates its open source policy
(Dec 15, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)
OpenSource.com: The European Commission (EC) wants to make it easier for its software developers to submit patches and add new functionality to open source projects.
Making digiKam Stable on Ubuntu 14.04
(Dec 15, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)
ScribblesandSnaps: If digiKam crashes a lot on your machine running Ubuntu 14.04 or any of its derivatives, the most likely culprit is a bug in the SQLite database version 3.8.2.
Python Update Limits Risk of POODLE Attacks
(Dec 15, 2014, 04:00) (1 talkbacks)
eWEEK: Python 2.x was supposed to be long gone by now. Instead, it's getting security fixes to keep legacy users current.
diff -u: What's New in Kernel Development December 2014
(Dec 14, 2014, 22:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxJournal: Containers are very tricky to implement.
4MLinux Is So Lightweight It's Anemic
(Dec 14, 2014, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxInsider: 4MLinux is a unique mini Linux distribution that tries to be what it is not.
Ruby Compiled With Clang Is Noticeably Faster Than GCC
(Dec 14, 2014, 14:00) (1 talkbacks)
Phoronix: When it comes to real-world usage of Clang, most companies tend to just utilize Clang for now when producing debug builds due to its faster compile times and better diagnostics than GCC
Unity 8 for Ubuntu 15.04 Is Showing Great Progress
(Dec 14, 2014, 10:25) (0 talkbacks)
Softpedia: Unity 8 for the Ubuntu desktop is still pretty far from being ready for day-to-day use