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VirtualBox 5.0.6 released!
(Oct 03, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
Oracle released the first 5.0 maintenance release which improves stability and fixes regressions.
Yahoo’s Open Source Omid Project Brings Scalable Transaction Processing To HBase
(Oct 03, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
TechCrunch: Yahoo hopes Omid will follow a trajectory similar to Hadoop
Lightworks: A Professional Video Editor Available for Ubuntu/Linux Mint/Fedora
(Oct 03, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)
NoobsLab: Lightworks Free and Pro version is available for Linux in Deb and RPM packages (only 64bit architecture supported), there is no source available yet.
Make Ubuntu Look Like Mac With the Gela Theme
(Oct 02, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)
MakeUseOf: Up until Ubuntu went public with Unity, out-of-the-box Linux has always been rather ugly compared to both Windows and Mac.
Qubes 3.0 Released
(Oct 02, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
Qubes is now based on what we call Hypervisor Abstraction Layer (HAL), which decouples Qubes logic from the underlying hypervisor.
Google Chromebooks: The most popular classroom computing device
(Oct 02, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
ZDnet: Lost in all the buzz about Google's new Nexus smartphones and Chromecast devices was that Chromebooks are now schools' favorite computer device.
How to Monitor Progress of (Copy/Backup/Compress) Data using pv Command
(Oct 02, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
tecmint: When making backups, coping/moving large files on your Linux system, you may want to monitor the progress of an on going operation
Calamares: A distribution-independent system installer
(Oct 02, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxBSDos: Calamares is a new system installation framework designed to be easily customized and used as the installation program for any Linux distribution.
Firefox Is Much Better than Any Other Browser and Here's Why
(Oct 02, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
softpedia: We often read about comparative tests between browsers and we see that Google Chrome or Opera are extremely fast, or that some other browser gets really good scores in rendering, and so on.
Work sprints with a Pomodoro timer
(Oct 02, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)
Fedora Workstation’s GNOME Shell has a Pomodoro timer extension available.
A Brief Comparison of Mesos and Kubernetes
(Oct 02, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
The New Stack: Mesos has a few pitfalls, the first of which is how it interacts with Google’s Kubernetes.
The issue with embedded Linux... and the solution
(Oct 02, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)
Tech Republic: A botnet spread by embedded Linux systems has been discovered, and the weakness can be traced back to seriously out-of-date firmware.
Debian dropping the Linux Standard Base
(Oct 02, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)
LWN: In what appears to be sheer coincidence, during the same week that LSB 5.0 was released, a discussion arose within the Debian project as to whether or not maintaining LSB compliance was a worthwhile pursuit for Debian.
GitHub Improves Two-Factor Security With U2F
(Oct 02, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: GitHub embraces the FIDO standard and aims to get Yubico U2F keys into as many developer hands as it can.
$2 billion startup GitHub's next mission: Turn you into a programmer
(Oct 02, 2015, 06:33) (0 talkbacks)
Business Insider: The San Francisco startup GitHub, which has been called the Facebook for programmers, seems to have it all.
Is The Gentoo-Based Calculate Linux Faster Than Other Distributions?
(Oct 01, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)
Phoronix: The answer depends on which benchmark you use.
Powerline - Adds Powerful Statuslines and Prompts to Vim Editor and Bash Terminal
(Oct 01, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
tecmint: Powerline is a statusline plugin for vim
A new kind of school tackles the software engineering talent shortage
(Oct 01, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
ZDnet: What do you do when the colleges don't produce enough programmers?
Getting started with Visual Studio Code (VSC) on Linux
(Oct 01, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
HowToForge: Visual Studio Code (VSC) is a source code editor released by Microsoft only a few months ago.
Kid3 Gets Some New Cool Features in the Latest Release
(Oct 01, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
tuxarena: Kid3 is an audio tag editor for KDE
The Microsoft Loves Linux Baloney is Still Being Floated in the Media While Microsoft Attacks Linux With Patents, New Lawsuits Reported
(Oct 01, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
TechRights: The truth about Microsoft feelings about Linux
Stagefright 2 Exposes Another Billion Android Phones to Risk
(Oct 01, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: The researcher who first disclosed the Android Stagefright security vulnerability at Black Hat 2015 is now revealing even more flaws that have yet to be patched.
Why a Linux-powered botnet shouldn't send you scurrying back to Windows
(Oct 01, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
Tech Republic: The revelation that online attacks are being mounted using a large network of compromised Linux computers shouldn't deter you from trying out an open-source desktop.
Containers everywhere! Getting started with Docker
(Oct 01, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)
el Reg: Docker is the name on the tip of many tongues at the moment. It is a containerisation engine which allows you to package up an application along with all the settings and software required to run it and deploy it to a server with a minimum of fuss.
How to master the Linux terminal with core commands
(Oct 01, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linux Format: Discover the core commands for file and text handling and networking
Linux Foundation: Open Source Code Worth $5B
(Oct 01, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)
InformationWeek: In an effort to place a more definitive financial value on open source code, the Linux Foundation has released a report that estimates the development costs of its Collaborative Projects.
Google and Microsoft make patent peace
(Oct 01, 2015, 06:00) (1 talkbacks)
ZDnet: After years of intellectual property lawsuit battles, the two tech giants are declaring a ceasefire in the courtroom.
Fedora 24 Linux Operating System to Switch to Python 3.5 by Default
(Oct 01, 2015, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)
According to a recent proposal, it would appear that the upcoming Fedora 24 operating system will switch to the Python 3.5 dynamic programming language by default
Pentaho 6 Blends Virtual and Physical Data for Business Intelligence
(Oct 01, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)
Enterprise Apps Today: New enterprise and community editions bring enhanced capabilities.
Mirantis 7 Fuels OpenStack Kilo With Liberty
(Sep 30, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: The new release of Mirantis' OpenStack cloud platform, which bundles the Fuel toolkit for cloud deployment and management, focuses on stability.
Longtime Linux developer on new tech and new contributors
(Sep 30, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
Longtime Linux developer Hans de Goede will offer a review of $9 mini computer C.H.I.P. at LinuxCon Europe.
Rename - A Command Line Tool For Renaming Multiple Files in Linux
(Sep 30, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
tecmint: We often use the 'mv' command to rename a single file in Linux.
An inside look at open source at Twitter
(Sep 30, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
Chris Aniszczyk, the Head of Open Source at Twitter explains how company engineers are working on open source software projects.
Dropbox Alternatives for Linux Users
(Sep 30, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
Datamation: Like many of you, I too have found myself wooed by the convenience of using Dropbox
The Young, the Gifted & the Linux Proficient
(Sep 30, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
FOSSforce: When we first introduce Linux to a new user, whether child or adult, we take our time with the introductory stuff.
Red Hat CEO: How I discovered Linux's true power
(Sep 30, 2015, 11:00) (4 talkbacks)
opensource.com: Jim Whitehurst, president and CEO of Red Hat, shares his Linux story.
Inside The GitHub Systems Where Open Source Lives
(Sep 30, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
The Platform: Programmers are understandably picky about the tools they use to craft their code and share it with others so they, in turn, can also tweak and improve it.
Facebook and Teradata on Apache Presto and the disruption of open source
(Sep 30, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)
ZDnet: In the nearly two years since going open source, Presto has grown from an internal Facebook project into a platform that's used by likes of Airbnb, Dropbox and Netflix to process data more rapidly.
Altiscale Expands Hadoop-as-a-Service in Data Cloud 4.0
(Sep 30, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)
EnterpriseAppsToday: Not every organization wants or needs to run their own Big Data environment, some just want to run it as a service.
Continuously improving DevOps at Nationwide Insurance
(Sep 30, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)
EnterprisersProject: Keeping up with the DevOps movement means adapting to constant change.