Linux Top 3: Tails 1.1.1, RoboLinux 7.6.2 and Gentoo 20140826
FSF and Debian join forces to help free software users find the hardware they need
FSF and Debian join forces to help free software users find the hardware they need
How to use Twitter in a Linux terminal with Rainbow Stream
(Sep 15, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
xmodulo: There are many native Twitter clients available on Linux platforms
Automate and Schedule Tasks In Ubuntu/Linux Mint With ComplexShutdown Tool
(Sep 15, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
NoobsLab: ComplexShutdown is small GUI to shutdown your PC with lots of options.
How Matt's Machine Works
(Sep 15, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
FastCoLabs: With a new version out and millions hooked, WordPress creator Matt Mullenweg's unconventional model can make or break the Web.
Torvalds says he has no strong opinions on systemd
(Sep 15, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
ITwire: Linux creator Linus Torvalds is well-known for his strong opinions on many technical things.
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive to Finally Arrive on Linux
(Sep 15, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)
softpedia: The Linux version of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive seems to have been in the works for ages, but now there is finally some news about it, although it's nothing definitive.
Micro Focus Acquiring Attachmate for $2.3B
(Sep 15, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
EnterpriseAppsToday: Deal will bring Novell, SUSE and NetIQ under the Micro Focus fold.
MesosCon Highlights: Apache Mesos 0.20 and Docker Support
(Sep 15, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linux.com: MesosCon started with a keynote from Benjamin Hindman, one of the creators of the project and Mesos team lead.
Release of KDE Frameworks 5.2.0
(Sep 15, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)
KDE Frameworks are 60 addon libraries to Qt which provide a wide variety of commonly needed functionality in mature, peer reviewed and well tested libraries with friendly licensing terms.
Jeff Hoogland Leaves Bodhi
(Sep 15, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)
FOSSforce: Jeff Hoogland, the lead developer of Bodhi Linux, said in a blog post on Friday that "for a variety of reasons," he is stepping down from the leadership of his "labor of love."
Robot OS to support Linux and Android on Snapdragon
(Sep 15, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxGizmos: The Open Source Robotics Foundation (OSRF), which maintains the open source Robot Operating System (ROS) and oversees the ROS.org website, has announced the first formal support for an ARM target.
MEGAsync releases Linux client
(Sep 15, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)
techdrivein: The service was the brain child of Kim Dotcom, founder of now defunct Megaupload, and it was launched on 19 January 2013 to coincide with the one-year anniversary of the seizure of his previous enterprise.
Fully Automatic Wireless Hacking Station on Raspberry Pi
(Sep 15, 2014, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)
iodigitalsec: The software runs on a Raspberry Pi (or any sane Linux distribution) and is described for testing and research purposes.
Linux 3.17 rc5
(Sep 14, 2014, 22:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linus Torvalds: So I should probably have delayed this until Wednesday for sentimental reasons: that will be 23 years since I uploaded the 0.01 source tree.
Building Linux Distributions That Aren't Boring [VIDEO]
(Sep 14, 2014, 14:00) (1 talkbacks)
ServerWatch: In a video interview with ServerWatch, Miller explains how the Linux distribution building process has evolved over the years to its current state and what's coming next.
X.Org Server 1.16 Lands Officially In Ubuntu 14.10
(Sep 14, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
Phoronix: After writing earlier this week about a new AMD Catalyst driver paving the way for X Server 1.16 in Ubuntu 14.10, the updated packages have officially landed within the Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn" archive.
LibreOffice cash-for-code strategy tests open source ethic
(Sep 14, 2014, 06:00) (1 talkbacks)
InfoWorld: In an unusual, controversial move, the Document Foundation is taking bids for paid development of LibreOffice for Android
How to Build a Linux Media Server
(Sep 13, 2014, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linux.com: Just about any Linux makes an excellent media server because it's lightweight and stable, so you can use whatever flavor you're most comfortable with.
Cassandra gets a clean up and speed up in release 2.1
(Sep 13, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
ZDnet: Big Data users who swear by Cassandra should seriously consider upgrading to the new version.
Rising Angels: Reborn Available On Linux & It's Free
(Sep 13, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
GamingOnLinux: Rising Angels: Reborn is now available for free on Linux and promises to be an interesting sci-fi adventure.
Cortex-A5 SBC offers mainline Linux support
(Sep 12, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxGizmos: Emtrion's new SBC uses Atmel's Cortex-A5-based ATSAMA5D36 SoC and offers HDMI, 2x Ethernet, a battery charger, -40 to 85°C operation, and draws less than 300mA.
First Android apps for Chromebooks
(Sep 12, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
ITworld: Chromebooks have turned out to be much more popular than most people expected when they were first released.
Simple Ready To Roll Linux Backup Script
(Sep 12, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
iodigitalsec: I'd built a Linux backup BASH shell script a while ago that I've been using, and wanted to share it.
Mirantis Releases OpenStack Express 2.0 with Icehouse Support
(Sep 12, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
The VAR Guy: OpenStack cloud computing vendor Mirantis has released OpenStack Express 2.0
Enable Anonymous Account for Proftpd Server in RHEL/CentOS 7
(Sep 12, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
Power your Raspberry Pi with almost any kind of battery
(Sep 12, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
Raspberry Pi Today: The BattBorg supports most off-the-shelf batteries or battery packs between 7-36V and offers up to 14 hours of battery life for the Raspberry Pi Model B+
What HP's Buyout of Eucalyptus Could Mean
(Sep 12, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: The acquisition of private cloud vendor Eucalyptus could either confuse HP's cloud strategy or consolidate its position. Time will tell.
Play Linux Is a Gaming OS That Wants to Stop People from Dual-Booting with Windows
(Sep 12, 2014, 10:00) (1 talkbacks)
softpedia: Their goal is to have everything work from the get-go, with as little intervention from the users as possible.
Red Hat Software Collections 1.2 beta: New software for Linux developers
(Sep 12, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)
ZDnet: Red Hat brings the latest programming tools to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.x and 7.
Analysts predict that Android Wear will beat the Apple Watch
(Sep 12, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)
ITworld: While I certainly hope that Android Wear devices do well in the marketplace, I have learned over the years to put little faith in the predictions of analysts
How to Prepare for Linux Sysadmin Certification
(Sep 12, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linux.com: The pervasiveness of Linux technology means there’s a world of job possibilities for skilled pros.
Beginner’s Guide To Setting Up SSH On Linux And Testing Your Setup
(Sep 12, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)
MakeUseOff: Arguably one of the most important utilities to learn is SSH.
'Open and Libre Office projects should reunite'
(Sep 12, 2014, 04:00) (5 talkbacks)
Open Source Observatory: The software developers working on Apache OpenOffice and LibreOffice - two closely related suites of open source office productivity tools - should overcome their schism and unite to compete
Stephen Hawking Talks About the Linux-Based Intel Connected Wheelchair Project
(Sep 11, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)
softpedia: Intel has revealed a new, interesting concept called the Connected Wheelchair, which takes data from users and allows people to share that info with the community and is powered by Linux.
Q&A with Linus Torvalds at DebConf14 (Debian Developer Conference)
(Sep 11, 2014, 19:00) (2 talkbacks)
LinuxScoop: Linus Torvalds was invited to a Q&A at DebConf14 (Debian Developer Conference), which took place in Portland, USA.
Red Hat Satellite 6 comes with improved server and cloud management
(Sep 11, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
ZDnet: The new Red Hat Satellite isn't just for Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administrators.
Edison IoT module ships with Atom/Quark combo SoC
(Sep 11, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxGizmos: Intel launched its Edison COM for wearables, with a Tangier SoC that mixes a dual-core Atom running Linux with a Quark chip, and optional breakout boards.
OpenTickets: An Open Source Event Management and Ticket Sales Platform Built on WordPress and WooCommerce
(Sep 11, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
wptavern: The open source project was created to provide event publishing and online ticket sales for bands, non-profits, venues, festivals, and other events.
Springseed Cultivates Note-Taking Simplicity
(Sep 11, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxInsider: Springseed is a simple note-taking app for Linux that features full Markdown language support.