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Linux for your Loved Ones
(Feb 12, 2016, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

FreedomPenguin: Using a Linux distro often means you can work with existing PC hardware instead of buying new stuff

Rackspace Partners with Red Hat for Private OpenStack Cloud Deployment
(Feb 12, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

ServerWatch: In a podcast interview, Darrin Hanson, vice president and general manager of OpenStack Private Cloud OpenStack at Rackspace, discusses why his company is making the move now and what it means for the state of private cloud deployments.

LibreOffice 5.1 Looks Better and Plays Nicer with Other Office Apps
(Feb 12, 2016, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

The VAR Guy: LibreOffice 5.1, the latest release of the open source office productivity suite from the Document Foundation, brings interface and compatibility updates.

Linux Commands to manage Local Accounts - useradd, usermod, chage & passwd
(Feb 12, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxTechi: User administration is one of the important task of Linux system administrator.

How to run Windows programs on Linux with CrossOver
(Feb 12, 2016, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: Want to move to Linux, but there's this one application that's keeping you stuck on Windows?

Three tools to scan a Linux server for Malware and Rootkits
(Feb 12, 2016, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: Servers connected to the internet are seeing a constant level of attacks and scans all day.

Maru, the Debian for Android Project, Goes Open Source
(Feb 12, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

The Maru project promises to bring an Android-based one for the phone that transforms into a Debian-based operating system when connected to a PC.

An Introduction to SELinux
(Feb 12, 2016, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux.com: SELinux has three modes (which can be set by the user). These modes will dictate how SELinux acts upon subject request.

Microsoft Continues to Use Software Patents to Extort/Blackmail Even More Companies That Use Linux, Forcing/Coercing Them Into Preinstalling Microsoft
(Feb 12, 2016, 08:00) (3 talkbacks)

 techrights: Acer is the latest large OEM to have become a victim of Microsoft's witch-hunt against Android/Linux preloaders

Linux-ready dev board beats BeagleBoard-X15 to the AM5728
(Feb 12, 2016, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Elesar's "Titanium" is a feature-rich board based on TI's AM5728 SoC, featuring dual Cortex-A15, dual DSP, and dual Cortex-M4 cores, plus a dual-core GPU.

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS to Be Fully in Sync with Debian,Without Ubuntu Specific Patches
(Feb 12, 2016, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

If Martin Pitt and his team of skillful developers will manage to fully sync the repositories with upstream, without the need of hacks and workarounds, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS will become the greatest release ever made.

ST releases free Linux IDE for its STM32 MCUs
(Feb 12, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxGizmos: STMicroelectronics released free Linux dev tools for its 32-bit STM32 MCUs, including the STM32CubeMX config/init tool and the Eclipse-based SWSTM32 IDE.

Linux Foundation Launches Open Source Enterprise IO Project
(Feb 11, 2016, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: The Linux Foundation's new FD.io project promises open source IO solutions for high-performance enterprise network and storage applications in the data center.

Lumina Desktop Getting Ready for FreeBSD 11.0
(Feb 11, 2016, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: The Lumina Desktop Environment -- let's just call it Lumina for short -- is a lightweight, XDG-compliant, BSD-licensed desktop environment focusing on getting work done while minimizing system overhead.

Open source demonstrates the future of work
(Feb 11, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 opensource.com: Traditional work paradigms are collapsing. Shaun Gillies says open source models offer a more humane future of and for "work."

How to install LiteSpeed web server on CentOS 7
(Feb 11, 2016, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

HowToForge: LiteSpeed web server is a popular choice for replacing an Apache web server.

Htop version 2.0 released for Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD and Mac OS X.
(Feb 11, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: htop has several user-friendly features not available in top.

US Air Force's Secure LPS (Lightweight Portable Security) Linux OS Gets Updated
(Feb 11, 2016, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Being built by the US Air Force, LPS has been designed with one purpose in mind: to be as secure as possible and to not leave any trace of the users

Canonical Releases Snapcraft 2.2 Snappy Creator Tool for Ubuntu Snappy Core
(Feb 11, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Snapcraft now makes it easier for Snappy Ubuntu Core users to implement cleanbuild, which means builds with Canonical's LXD containers.

Systemd 229 Released With Many Changes, DNS Resolver Now Fully Supported
(Feb 11, 2016, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: The last major systemd update was all the way back in November, which is rather strange considering their normal frequent releases, but that changed today with the release of systemd 229.

Amazon Cloud is Prepared for the Zombie Apocalypse
(Feb 11, 2016, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

InternetNews: There are a number of reasons why an Amazon Web Services (AWS) user might need to violate the acceptable terms of use - including the onset of a zombie apocalypse.

KDE's new Linux distro: Terrible idea, or simply a huge mistake?
(Feb 11, 2016, 06:00) (2 talkbacks)

NetworkWorld: KDE's recently announced Linux distro, KDE Neon, seems like a questionable move that has the potential for disaster.

No Linux for Batman, XCOM 2 Arrives & More...
(Feb 11, 2016, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: Seemingly out of the blue, Batman: Arkham Knight's planned Linux and OS X release has been cancelled.

Is Docker ditching Ubuntu Linux? Confusion reigns
(Feb 11, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

CIO.com: Docker has long relied on Ubuntu Linux as the default host environment for Docker apps

The Influence of Debian in Linux Open Source Community
(Feb 10, 2016, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

tecmint: Debian has a profound influence on much of Linux today.

SourceForge Attempts to Rebuild its Integrity
(Feb 10, 2016, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

InternetNews: There was a time when SourceForge was the defacto default standard open-source code repository. That time is not now

Samsung hopes Raspberry Pi can spread Tizen OS adoption
(Feb 10, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 CIO.com: Samsung sees the popular Raspberry Pi board as a way for a potentially large number of enthusiasts to develop products with Tizen OS.

An Analysis Of The Top 10 Linux Distributions Of 2015
(Feb 10, 2016, 14:00) (2 talkbacks)

This guide looks at the top 10 Linux distributions of 2015 as listed on Distrowatch and discusses the suitability of them for the average Joe or the Everyday Linux User.

Unikernels, Docker, and Why You Should Care
(Feb 10, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxJournal: Docker's recent acquisition of Unikernel Systems has sent pulses racing in the microservice world.

Rosa Is a Real Powerhouse
(Feb 10, 2016, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxInsider: Rosa is a Russian company with a variety of Linux-based solutions.

Google Releases ION OpenGL Open-Source Library
(Feb 10, 2016, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: Google engineers have open-sourced a new suite of libraries and tools relating to OpenGL called ION.

GitHub's Atom 1.5 Hackable Text Editor Out Now, Atom 1.6 Enters Beta Testing
(Feb 10, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: As Atom is massively adopted by more and more programmers, it looks like GitHub's developers have speed up the development cycle of the project

Mentor Embedded Linux adds SMACK security and IoT support
(Feb 10, 2016, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxGizmos: Mentor Graphics has updated Mentor Embedded Linux (MEL) with Yocto Project 2.0 code, SMACK security, and support for CANopen, BACNet, and 6LoWPAN.

Making a Non-Spamming Alert using Diff
(Feb 10, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FreedomPenguin: Being on pager duty is a downer.

Arch Anywhere: An easy way to install a fully custom Arch Linux system
(Feb 09, 2016, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ostechnix: Arch Anywhere lets you to install a fully custom Arch Linux from anywhere in minutes

Monitor Linux Servers log files in Real-time in your browser using Log.io
(Feb 09, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: Log.io is a small simple but effective application build on top of Node.js and Socket.io, which allows to monitor Linux servers log files in real time through web interface screen widgets.

X.Org Server 1.18 Gets Its First Point Release, Fixes Multiple XWayland Issues
(Feb 09, 2016, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

softpedia: X.Org Server 1.18.1 represents the work done by the X.Org project's developers in the last three months

Mozilla Firefox 44.0.1 Patches Graphics Startup Crashes on Linux, Adds Gecko SDK
(Feb 09, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

Among the new features and improvements, we can mention the addition of the Gecko SDK (Software Development Kit)

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