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Linux 4.0 Goes Live With Live Kernel Patching
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The unofficial guide to OpenStack Summit Vancouver
(May 06, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 opensource.com: The 2015 OpenStack Summit in Vancouver, British Columbia is just a few short weeks away.

Netflix open-sources security incident management tool
(May 06, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 NetworkWorld: Netflix has released under an open-source license an internal tool it developed to manage a deluge of security alerts and incidents.

Getting Started in Open Source Software
(May 06, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux.com: If you’re feeling a bit intimated about the wide world of open source software, it’s totally understandable.

Snappy Ubuntu Core takes off in a quadcopter
(May 06, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxGizmos: Erle Robotics has launched an Ubuntu Core "Snappy" version of its open source Linux and ROS-based Erle-Copter quadcopter, with Erle-Copter app store access.

CodeWeavers CrossOver 14.1.1 released
(May 06, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

CrossOver 14.1.0 has important bug fixes for both Mac and Linux users.

Why containers are another tool for your development toolkit
(May 06, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 enterprisersproject: If your organization doesn't yet have an immediate need for containers, it's still a good idea to start to develop some understanding of the technology.

NoMachine releases client and server for Raspberry Pi 2
(May 06, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

There is an alpha server package available for all those who are interested in accessing their remote RPi2 devices from their NoMachine client.

Xubuntu Team Announces "Xubuntu Core"
(May 06, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: The latest Ubuntu-related announcement this week is the debut of Xubuntu Core.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7 Enters Beta
(May 06, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Even though RHEL 7 is the latest version, the Linux vendor continues to add new features to RHEL6.x.

Canonical to Support Two Ubuntu Versions, One Based on Deb and One on Snappy
(May 06, 2015, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: Canonical is bringing some very significant changes to Ubuntu and that includes a new way of packaging and maintaining the system

Caddy - A Lightweight HTTP/2 Web Server to Deploy and Test Websites Easliy
(May 06, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: Caddy is an alternative web server, easy to configure and use.

76 Percent of Organizations Breached in 2014
(May 05, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

eSecurityPlanet: QuinStreet Enterprise research outlines the scope of security challenges facing enterprises today.

Do you need a container-specific Linux distribution?
(May 05, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ITworld: It's not enough to use containers, vendors argue that you need a specialized Linux distribution to back it

Tiny UAV-oriented i.MX6 SBC has HDMI in and out
(May 05, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxGizmos: Gateworks unveiled a tiny, UAV-oriented SBC that runs Linux or Android on an i.MX6 SoC, and offers HDMI in/out, USB, serial, GPIO, CAN, mini-PCIe, and more.

Would you buy an Ubuntu phone that doubled as a desktop PC?
(May 05, 2015, 14:00) (3 talkbacks)

 ITworld: Ubuntu has confirmed that it's working on a combination phone and desktop PC.

How to install Shrew Soft IPsec VPN client on Linux
(May 05, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 xmodulo: There are many commercial VPN gateways available, which come with their own proprietary VPN client software.

Three effective solutions for Google Analytics Referral spam
(May 05, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 blackmoreops: In this post I will show three effective solutions for Google Analytics Referral spam.

Steam Linux Usage Drops Below 1%
(May 05, 2015, 11:00) (1 talkbacks)

Phoronix: While we didn't expect any big gains for the Linux gaming market-share over the past month, it does come as a surprise there's a significant drop.

HowTo Block Internet Explorer Browser With Squid Proxy Server on a Linux/Unix Server
(May 05, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Nixcraft: How can I block IE on a squid proxy server version 3.x?

Pixiewps, Reaver & Aircrack-ng Wireless Penetration Testing Tool Updates
(May 05, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

Kali: Pixiewps is a tool used for offline brute forcing of WPS pins, while exploiting the low or non-existing entropy of some wireless access points also known as the pixie dust attack

Open Source History: Why Did Linux Succeed?
(May 05, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

The VAR Guy: Why did Linux, the Unix-like operating system kernel started by Linus Torvalds in 1991 that became central to the open source world, succeed where so many similar projects, including GNU HURD and the BSDs, fail?

Mono 4.0 with Microsoft's Open Source Code to Arrive in Fedora 23
(May 05, 2015, 07:00) (1 talkbacks)

 softpedia: Fedora devs decided that Mono 4.0 is a good addition to the distribution, as it will allow users to run cross-platform applications written in Microsoft's .NET framework 4.5

How to configure a Linux bridge with Network Manager on Ubuntu
(May 05, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 xmodulo: Network bridge is a hardware equipment used to interconnect two or more Layer-2 network segments, so that network devices on different segments can talk to each other.

Announcing the Birth of Hurd
(May 05, 2015, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: After a 25 year gestation, Hurd has finally been born

Linux Kernel 3.12.41 LTS Released with ARM64 and PowerPC Improvements
(May 05, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: Looking at the the raw changelog, we can notice that Linux kernel 3.12.41 LTS fixes some issues with the ARM64, x86, and PowerPC architectures

Linux is an operating system for all ages
(May 04, 2015, 19:00) (2 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: Linux is for everyone from 13 to 84.

Watch: Mark Shuttleworth's Keynote for Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf)
(May 04, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: At the end of the keynote, Mark Shuttleworth also revealed the codename of the Ubuntu 15.10 operating system, which we are happy to inform you now that it's Wily Werewolf.

FOSSers Puzzle Over Significance of Open Source .Net Core
(May 04, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxInsider:  At its Build dev conference last week, Microsoft released a preview of the next version of its .Net Core runtime distribution, fulfilling last fall's pledge to open source .Net and take it cross-platform for Mac and Linux.

The Raspberry Pi Finder Easily Locates Your Pi's IP Address
(May 04, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

LifeHacker: If you’re running your Raspberry Pi in headless mode and you’re not using a static IP address, it’s a pain to locate the IP address.

CoreOS Advances Application Container Specification Effort
(May 04, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Apcera, Google, Red Hat and VMware are supporting CoreOS' application container specification effort, which extends the reach of containers beyond Docker.

Accessibility in Linux is good (but could be much better)
(May 04, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 opensource.com: Gnu/Linux distributions provide great advantages over proprietary alternatives for people with disabilities

Launchpad Can Now Import Git Repositories
(May 04, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: Canonical has announced that Git repositories can now be hosted directly on Launchpad, which was one of the most requested features of the community.

Why you might not want to upgrade to Kubuntu 15.04 yet; stick with version 14.10 (Problems and solutions).
(May 04, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

 TutorialGeek: Thinking of upgrading to Kubuntu 15.04 and Plasma 5? Perhaps you should think again.

Final Numbers on LinuxFest Northwest, Riding Hurd on Debian & More...
(May 04, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: If there were an award for best sticker/graphic at LFNW, it would have to go to the Free Software Foundation,

How to Install and Configure PowerDNS (with MariaDB) and PowerAdmin??? in RHEL/CentOS 7
(May 04, 2015, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: PowerAdmin is a friendly web interface managing tool for PowerDNS.

Calibre 2.27 eBook Converter Brings New Features
(May 04, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: Calibre is an eBook reader, converter, and editor, but these are just a few of the features of this great app.

Linux 4.1 rc2
(May 03, 2015, 22:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linus Torvalds: So the -rc2's have lately been pretty small - looking more like late
-rc's than early ones.

First Look at the New Tab-Based Preferences in Mozilla Firefox 38.0
(May 03, 2015, 18:00) (3 talkbacks)

 softpedia: The first thing you will notice when upgrading your favorite web browser to Mozilla Firefox 38.0 next week is that the old-school Preferences dialog has been replaced with a beautiful, modern tab-based Preferences page.

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