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.. one more last -rc after all - Linux 4.2 RC8
Linus Torvalds: So 4.2-rc8 is out, and that obviously means that I ended up deciding to chicken out after all, and delay the 4... (Aug 24, 2015)

Linuxcon North America 2015: Linus Keeps it Real
LinuxPlanet: Rather than the typical Linux kernel panel keynote where Torvalds has typically participated, Torvalds did a one on one question and answer ten minute session with Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin. (Aug 23, 2015)

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How to set up a system status page of your infrastructure
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 xmodulo: Suppose your production storage server is on fire...

Mozilla Releases Firefox 40.0.3 Hotfix to Plug GStreamer and DisplayLink Bugs
(Aug 27, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: Mozilla Firefox 40.0.3 is here to disable the initialization of the asynchronous plugin

5 open source alternatives to Trello
(Aug 27, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Interested in using a kanban board like Trello to help you manage your daily tasks and workflow, but want an open source option?

How to connect via Bluetooth in GNOME on Linux
(Aug 27, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: Connecting to a Bluetooth device is essential for file transferring, audio sharing (Bluetooth speakers), and shared network connectivity (smartphones).

When everything's a request for comments
(Aug 27, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks) The Internet Engineering Task Force calls its standards publications "requests for comments."

Competing and partnering in IoT market's early days
(Aug 27, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 EnterprisersProject: Why the Internet of Things is changing the way Federal Signal Corporation thinks about competitors, customers, and partners.

Canonical Says Windows 10 Is a Good Reason to Move to Ubuntu
(Aug 27, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Canonical is taking a bold stand and is asking a very direct question: Is the launch of Windows 10 a good enough motive to move to Ubuntu?

Docs or it didn't happen
(Aug 27, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

Xtreme Download Manager (XDM) 2015 Released, Amazing Development By Team, Install/Upgrade XDM 2015 In Ubuntu Linux Or Derivatives
(Aug 27, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxandUbuntu: Xtreme Download Manager is a free and open source download manager.

Adding lower thirds in Kdenlive
(Aug 27, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks) Seth Kenlon shows us how to add lower thirds to video in Kdenlive.

How to Convert From RPM to DEB and DEB to RPM Package Using Alien
(Aug 27, 2015, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: In this article we will introduce you to alien, a tool that converts between different Linux package formats, with .rpm to .deb (and vice versa) being the most common usage.

KDE's Plasma 5.4: The most advanced and beautiful Linux desktop
(Aug 27, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ITworld: The KDE community just released Plasma 5.4, a major update to their desktop environment and it continues to shows the prowess of this leaderless community.

How to prepare for bad weather on Linux
(Aug 26, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: Severely bad weather is one of the few things that can still awe people while causing large-scale catastrophes.

LibreOffice 5.0.1 to Feature Improved Rendering When Scrolling
(Aug 26, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: The Document Foundation has just released the second Release Candidate for the LibreOffice 5.0.1 branch and the developers have fixed quite a few issues that have been spotted by the community.

Ddrescue-GUI: Front-End for Ddrescue Command-line Tool
(Aug 26, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 UbuntuPortal:  DDRescue-GUI is a front-end for the awesome GNU ddrescue command-line tool

Install PXE Server And Configure PXE Client On CentOS 7
(Aug 26, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 unixmen: PXE Server, stands for preboot execution environment, will help to install a system in the network without having a physical media.

Blue Box OpenStack Lands on IBM Softlayer Servers
(Aug 26, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

ServerWatch: IBM is moving quickly to integrate technology from the recently acquired Blue Box cloud into its Softlayer cloud services.

Puppy Linux's Sister Quirky 7.1 Distro Arrives with Tools for Android App Developers
(Aug 26, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Quirky Linux 7.1 is dubbed Appril and has been designed from the ground up to provide Android app developers with all the tools they need

Astro Pi Is the Name of the Raspberry Pi 2 That's Going to Space
(Aug 26, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: A Raspberry Pi 2 is going to space, but for that it need to undergo some serious testing.

Aligning Democratic Candidates with Open Source Software OSes
(Aug 26, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: If candidates for the Democratic nomination in the presidential election used Linux or another open source operating system, which distribution would it be?

Docker: Installation and basic usage on Ubuntu 15.04
(Aug 26, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: This tutorial shows the installation of Docker on Ubuntu 15.04 and the first steps to get started with Docker container management.

Why everyone must play a part in improving IoT privacy
(Aug 26, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Enterprisers Project: Eisenhower Fellow, Dr. David A. Bray, shares why he believes that a cyber public health approach might be needed to address the exponential impacts of an Internet of Everything future.

Build a network router and firewall with Fedora 22 and systemd-networkd
(Aug 26, 2015, 07:00) (1 talkbacks)

Fedora Magazine: One of my favorite features of Fedora 22 is systemd-networkd and all of the new features that came with it in recent systemd versions.

Linux Power Efficiency Of Skylake, Broadwell, Haswell & Kaveri Compared
(Aug 26, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: The comparison systems were based on the AMD A10-7870K, Intel Core i7 4770K Haswell, Intel Core i7 5775C Broadwell, and the Intel Core i5 6600K Skylake.

KDE Ships Plasma 5.4.0, Feature Release for August
(Aug 26, 2015, 05:00) (1 talkbacks)

This release of Plasma brings many nice touches for our users

Mirantis Raises Another $100 Million, This Time from Intel
(Aug 26, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

ServerWatch: How much money does a privately-held OpenStack services vendor need?

Message to LinuxCon Regarding Microsoft
(Aug 25, 2015, 23:00) (1 talkbacks)

techrights: Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation, helps Microsoft gain influence in the Foundation after payments are received

No, Munich is not considering ditching Linux and going back to Windows
(Aug 25, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

ocsmag: This “story” surfaces every several months and, for some reason I always fail to fathom, everybody starts parroting it

The Strangest, Most Unique Linux Distros
(Aug 25, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 techdrivein: The weird and wacky world of niche Linux distros.

How to: Bash scripting and read text file line by line
(Aug 25, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 nixcraft: How can I read a text file line by line and perform some action with it, then use bash while loop for sysadmin task?

Ubuntu on the Mainframe: Interview with Canonical's Dustin Kirkland
(Aug 25, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks) Canonical is not doing the work on its own, however. Kirkland admitted, "We are working very closely with IBM; we couldn't do without them.

Linux Top 3: Sabayon Linux Embraces Docker, Q4OS Updates and PC-BSD 10.2
(Aug 25, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxPlanet: The Docker container format makes it easier than ever to run application images on a Linux host, but what if you the application you want to run is an operating system?

Securing the Internet: Let's Encrypt to release first security certificates September 7
(Aug 25, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: The Let's Encrypt project, which aims to enable anyone to securely encrypt their web site, is finally nearing launch.

4 rules for creating an open source product
(Aug 25, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks) There are four rules to understand when building products out of open source software.

Shotcut Video Editor Based on MLT Framework and Support for 4K UHD
(Aug 25, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 UbuntuPortal: Shotcut is an free, open-source video editor app based on the MLT Multimedia Framework which works flawlessly on major operating system (Linux, Mac OSX and Microsoft Windows).

How to configure virtual hosts in Apache HTTP server
(Aug 25, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

 xmodulo: Virtual hosting refers to the technique that allows a physical server to host more than one website domain (e.g.,,

Five Super Cool Open Source Games
(Aug 25, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: Some time ago, I came across a three year old YouTube video with the ever optimistic title "5 Open Source Games that Don't Suck."

Compare PDF Files With DiffPDF In Ubuntu Linux, Debian, Fedora & Other Derivatives
(Aug 25, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxAndUbuntu: DiffPDF is a small but useful tool that compares two PDF files and let you know the differences.

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