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10 tips for DIY IoT home automation
(Oct 01, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

There are hundreds of projects that beginner IoT makers can implement to make their home run better.

How to install MediaWiki on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS
(Oct 01, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

MediaWiki is an open-source wiki software written in PHP.

Let's Encrypt Wants to Help Improve the CA Model
(Sep 30, 2016, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

eSecurityPlanet: Josh Aas, executive director of the Internet Security Research Group discusses technologies and approaches that can be used to further improve the Certificate Authority system.

ownCloud Desktop Client 2.2.4 Released with Updated Dolphin Plugin, Bug Fixes
(Sep 30, 2016, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

ownCloud Desktop Client 2.2.4 is now the most advanced stable release of the open-source, free, and cross-platform software that acts as a graphical user interface for users to interact with an ownCloud server.

Asterisk 14 Improves Open-Source VoIP
(Sep 30, 2016, 18:11) (0 talkbacks)

EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: Latest major release of Asterisk includes new features designed to make it easier to get up and running quickly

Cybersecurity isn't an IT problem, it's a business problem
(Sep 30, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

EnterprisersProject: Collaboration is key when it comes to security in the enterprise.

Perform Hot Backups on MySQL Databases with Percona XtraBackup on Ubuntu 16.04
(Sep 30, 2016, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: Percona XtraBackup is an open source backup utility for MySQL.

Changing the way we design for the web
(Sep 30, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

Rachel Nabors, a CSS animator, will keynote at All Things Open this year, in Raleigh from October 26-27.

Open source tools for writing the next best seller
(Sep 30, 2016, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Want to write a book? Check out these eight great tools for starting and finishing your writing project.

Cinnamon 3.2 in Linux Mint 18.1 Supports Vertical Panels, Better Accelerometers
(Sep 30, 2016, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

The Linux Mint project leader reveals the fact that the upcoming Cinnamon 3.2 desktop environment, which will ship by default with the Linux Mint 18.1 operating system, the next major release of the popular Ubuntu-based distribution, will feature support for vertical panels

Endless OS 3: Linux for the Net Less
(Sep 30, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

FOSSforce: This Ubuntu-based Linux distribution provides the Internet for those who don't have 24x7 access to the net.

Nmap 7.30 Security Scanner Adds 12 New IPv6 OS Fingerprints, 7 NSE Scripts
(Sep 30, 2016, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

Nmap 7.30 is a major release that adds numerous new features and improvements

10 reasons why CIOs should consider open source software
(Sep 30, 2016, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

EnterprisersProject: Hesitant to adopt open source technologies? Here are 10 key benefits.

Addressing the IoT Security Problem
(Sep 30, 2016, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Last week's DDOS takedown of security guru Brian Krebs' website made history on several levels.

Vendors Pile on Big Data News at Strata
(Sep 30, 2016, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

EnterpriseAppsToday: Cloudera, Pentaho and Alation are among vendors making Big Data announcements at this week's Strata event.

Riak TS for time series analysis at scale
(Sep 30, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

Riak TS automatically handles the distribution of data around your cluster of nodes

Ubuntu's Shuttleworth Explains Why Not All Containers are the Same
(Sep 29, 2016, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

Datamation: As container use continues to grow, Mark Shuttleworth provides some definition on why he's backing Kubernetes but isn't a fan of OpenStack Magnum.

Meet Apache Spot, a new open source project for cybersecurity
(Sep 29, 2016, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

Cloudera and Intel on Wednesday announced that they've donated a new open source project to the Apache Software Foundation

Raspberry Pi Foundation Unveils New LXDE-Based Desktop for Raspbian Called PIXEL
(Sep 29, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Until today, Raspbian shiped with the well-known and lightweight LXDE desktop environment, which looks pretty much the same as on any other Linux-based distribution

Tiny, open, $18 quad-core SBC has WiFi, BT, eMMC, microSD
(Sep 29, 2016, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

FriendlyARMs 40 x 40mm "NanoPi Neo Air" hacker SBC runs Ubuntu Core on an Allwinner H3 with 8GB eMMC, WiFi, BT, a DVP cam connector, and a microSD slot.

Mozilla tells Firefox OS devs to fork off if they want to chase open web apps vision
(Sep 29, 2016, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

el Reg: Lizard also set to char Windows XP and Vista by ending support

What are configuration management tools?
(Sep 29, 2016, 11:00) (0 talkbacks) Whether you maintain 5,000 machines or five, configuration management tools make the job easier.

MintBox Mini updated with faster AMD SoC and 8GB RAM
(Sep 29, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 hackerboards: CompuLab's Linux Mint flavored MintBox Mini Pro mini-PC updates the Mini with an AMD A10 Micro-6700T, plus BT 4.0, mini-PCIe, and twice the RAM and storage.

7 Ways Linux Users Differ from Windows Users
(Sep 29, 2016, 09:00) (1 talkbacks)

Datamation: Linux users are different from Windows users in attitude as much as their choice of operating system.

How to upgrade to Ubuntu 16.10 final beta from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
(Sep 29, 2016, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

ostechnix: How to upgrade to Ubuntu 16.10 (both Desktop and server) from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and older versions.

LibreOffice Office Suite Celebrates 6 Years of Activity with LibreOffice 5.2.2
(Sep 29, 2016, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

On September 28, the LibreOffice project celebrated its 6th anniversary, and what better way to celebrate than to push a new update

Linux Mint's XApps to Get Screen Blanking, Sublime-like Search Bar Lands for Xed
(Sep 29, 2016, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

Softpedia: The Linux Mint leader is also announcing today, September 29, 2016, a new library called libxapp, which you can use in your applications to offer users the ability to black and unblank monitors.

25 Useful IPtable Firewall Rules Every Linux Administrator Should Know
(Sep 29, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: Iptables uses a set of tables which have chains that contain set of built-in or user defined rules.

Canonical Launches Commercial Support for Kubernetes
(Sep 28, 2016, 16:03) (0 talkbacks)

"I have no doubt that Kubernetes will be one of the major container co-ordination systems," Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu told ServerWatch.

Solus Gets MATE 1.16 Desktop Environment and Linux Kernel 4.7.5, Up-to-Date Apps
(Sep 28, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: Now that Solus is a rolling release Linux-based operating system, it always gets the newest and most advanced GNU/Linux technologies, as well as open source software releases.

Sabayon Bizarre But Useful
(Sep 28, 2016, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

FreedomPenguin: Sabayon is an odd Gentoo derivative, but does it make sense on your desktop?

Wyoming's open source enterprise code library a secret no more
(Sep 28, 2016, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 NetworkWorld: The State of Wyoming's 250-person Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) group has built an open-source Enterprise Extensible Code Library

96Boards goes Cortex-M4 with IoT Edition and Carbon SBC
(Sep 28, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linaro,, and SeeedStudio have launched the first 96Boards IoT Edition SBC: the $28 BLE-ready "BLE Carbon" that runs Zephyr on an ST Cortex-M4.

Apache Spot Aims to Fetch Open Network Insights
(Sep 28, 2016, 09:41) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The project formerly known as Open Network Insights moves to the Apache Software Foundation and gets a new name—Apache Spot.

Fusion 3, the next generation game engine and editor from Clickteam will support Linux
(Sep 28, 2016, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 GamingOnLinux: Clickteam is the company behind some really cool tools like Fusion, previously called Multimedia Fusion.

Choosing the right metrics for your project
(Sep 28, 2016, 08:00) (0 talkbacks) There are two major types of metrics used to report on communities: qualitative and quantitative.

Ubuntu 16.10 Final Beta Officially Released with Linux Kernel 4.8, Download Now
(Sep 28, 2016, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

softpedia: The  Final Beta is in fact the first Beta pre-release version of Ubuntu 16.10, and the only development milestone that you'll be able to test if you want to see what's coming to the next major release of Ubuntu Linux.

4 Ways to Disable/Lock Certain Package Updates Using Yum Command
(Sep 28, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

tecmint: every Linux distro makes use of package management

Steam now has above 2,500 Linux & SteamOS games available
(Sep 28, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

GamingOnLinux: How many Linux games are there on Steam?

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