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ROSA Desktop Fresh LXDE alpha preview
(May 18, 2013, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxBSDos: This alpha release, like the other end-user releases, uses the Fresh code name, and ships with bleeding-edge software and the latest or close-to-the-latest Linux kernel.
SlateBook x2: Tegra 4-powered Android hybrid
(May 18, 2013, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linux BSDos: The Tegra 4-powered SlateBook x2 running Android Jelly Bean (4.2.2) is the latest split-personality portable computer from HP.
Essential WordPress Security Plugins
(May 18, 2013, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)
FOSS Force: Today we're going to discuss three security plugins that I think are essential.
New tablet boots Ubuntu Linux, Android, and Windows 8
(May 17, 2013, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linux Line: We've seen several Linux tablets emerge over the past year or so, but examples with triple-boot capabilities are much less common.
Android is just the beginning: How Bluetooth is preparing for the internet of things
(May 17, 2013, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
GigaOM: Google's support for the Bluetooth Smart Ready platform in Android is one step forward for the radio technology’s dominance in the internet of things. But the Bluetooth SIG has a lot more up its sleeve.
On the Job with a Linux Foundation Systems Administrator
(May 17, 2013, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linux.com: If you’ve ever dreamed of working directly with Linux creator Linus Torvalds, Greg Kroah-Hartman, Ted T’so or any of the other Linux luminaries...
Scale Computing Scales Up With Linux KVM Servers
(May 17, 2013, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)
ServerWatch: Scale Computing is scaling up its server business with a new HC3x server.
Using OpenDKIM to Sign Postfix Mails on Debian
(May 16, 2013, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linuxaria: Step to step guide on how to setup OpenDKIM with postfix on Debian GNU/Linux to send signed email from your VPS.
KDE 4.11 Beginning to Take Shape
(May 16, 2013, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
OSTATIC: It's been just a week since KDE 4.10.3 was announced, but 4.11 is already reaching its first milestone freeze.
Chrome vs. Firefox
(May 16, 2013, 15:00) (1 talkbacks)
Datamation: For a few years now, the great debate between Chrome and Firefox has raged on. Which browser is faster? Which is easier to install?
New Open Source Phones Nearly Upon Us
(May 16, 2013, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
OSTATIC: Now, of course, we know that there are several open source smartphone strategies in the works that will be coming to fruition this year.
Samsung 'undisputed' Android king, takes 95 percent of Q1 profits
(May 16, 2013, 13:00) (2 talkbacks)
ZDNet: The Android smartphone market generates US$5.3 billion in operating profits for the quarter, and Samsung contributes US$5.1 billion of that figure.
Firefox 21 arrives with social providers Cliqz, Mixi, MSN Now, open source fonts and HTML5 tweaks for Android
(May 16, 2013, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
The Next Web: Mozilla is expanding the list of partners using Firefox’s Social API feature. The additions include Cliqz, Mixi, and MSN Now. Weibo, which was part of the Nightly release, is notably missing.
New Yorker unveils open source whistleblower system
(May 16, 2013, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)
Raw Story: The underlying code, given the name DeadDrop, will be open-source, and we are very glad to be the first to bring it out into the world, fully implemented.
VIDEO: ONF Chief on the Future of OpenFlow SDN
(May 16, 2013, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)
Enterprise Networking Planet: The OpenFlow protocol stands at the center of the Software Defined Networking (SDN) revolution and at the center of OpenFlow is the Open Networking Foundation (ONF).
Rygel 0.18.2 Fixes Numerous Bugs
(May 15, 2013, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
Softpedia: Rygel 0.18.2 is the second and last maintenance release for Rygel 0.18 and it incorporates numerous fixes, all in order to make Rygel a more stable and reliable release.
Unix Architecture Showing it's Age
(May 15, 2013, 15:00) (3 talkbacks)
OSTATIC: The core of the talk seems to be that the kernel is too inefficient in how it handles threads and packets to maintain the speed and scalability requirements for web scale computing.
Connect your android galaxy tablet to ubuntu via usb
(May 15, 2013, 14:00) (2 talkbacks)
Unixmen: "I am having problems in connecting the Galaxy Tab to ubuntu vis usb cable"; this is a common question around the web and specially in android forums.
Raspberry Pi Camera on sale now
(May 14, 2013, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linux User & Developer: The Raspberry Pi foundation have also release a video on how you can go about setting up your camera.
SimplyMEPIS 12 Reaches Beta Quality
(May 14, 2013, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
OSTATIC: Warren Woodford announced this past weekend that development on SimplyMEPIS 12 has reached Beta quality and thus he has released a test image.
FOSS Knowledge, Part 2: Common Misunderstandings and Blind Spots
(May 14, 2013, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
Open Logic: How do we get to a point where FOSS use in the enterprise incorporates a thorough and appropriate understanding that backs a FOSS policy that is tailored to the realities and practicalities of that particular business?
Cisco Cloud CTO on OpenStack, SDN and the Internet of Things [VIDEO]
(May 14, 2013, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)
Open source cellular targets rural comms
(May 13, 2013, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
The Register: Start-up RangeNetworks is hoping that the combination of low cost and transparent software will allow it to break into the notoriously locked-down cellular network market.
Google Preps Update to Android Gaming: Google Play Games
(May 13, 2013, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
PC Mag: If you're a Google Gamer – as in, Android gamer – then there's a bit of good news in store for you.
PacketFence v4.0 Released
(May 13, 2013, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
Packetfence.org: Packet Fence 4.0 introduces a brand new modern, fast and responsive web administrative interface.
Canonical Promotes Ceph Big Data Storage System...For Red Hat?
(May 13, 2013, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)
The VAR Guy: Canonical, on its official blog, is promoting the latest release of the Ceph distributed storage system, titled Cuttlefish.
Facebook's iPhone Culture Builds An Overzealous Home On Android
(May 13, 2013, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
TechCrunch: Facebook didn't realize just how important widgets, docks, and app folders were to Android users, and that leaving them out of Home was a huge mistake.
Two Open Data Centers at Facebook
(May 13, 2013, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)
OpenSource: Facebook is at the forefront of creating greener ways to operate their servers that contain everything that makes the website run for its millions of users.
See how you can visualize log files in realtime using gltail
(May 11, 2013, 16:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linux Drops: View real-time data and statistics from any logfile on any server with SSH, in an intuitive and entertaining way.
Handy Linux tools With Python
(May 11, 2013, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
OSTATIC: Python's gui scripting support is very good. To get started, I grabbed a basic skeleton from YoLinux that popped up a box for text entry.
LibreOffice, Blender, and KDE, Oh My
(May 11, 2013, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)
OSTATIC: The Document Foundation announced their latest update to 4.0. Blender 2.67 brings new features like cartoon and 3D capabilities. And KDE received its latest monthly updates fixing 75 more bugs.
Webopedia Term of the Day: What is Raring Ringtail
(May 10, 2013, 23:00) (1 talkbacks)
Webopedia: Raring Ringtail is the Ubuntu codename for version 13.04 of the Ubuntu Linux-based operating system.
FOSS Knowledge, Part 1: Where Are We Now?
(May 10, 2013, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
OpenLogic: Not so long ago (in a galaxy not so far away...) free and open source software was met with two prevailing attitudes. One was resentment, possibly fueled by fear, that could sometimes rise to the point of hostility.
What to expect from Android Key Lime Pie
(May 10, 2013, 14:00) (1 talkbacks)
CNET: Google should unveil a new version of its mobile OS next week. Here's some of what we may see this time around, and also down the line.
Sharpening in digiKam
(May 10, 2013, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
Scribbles and Snaps: The Sharpen tool in digiKam offers three sharpening methods: simple sharp, unsharp mask, and refocus.
Canonical staff to get working Ubuntu phones by late May
(May 10, 2013, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linux-Line: By the end of this month Canonical plans to equip its employees with early versions of its widely hyped "Ubuntu phone" for testing and refinement.
Android dominated smart devices in Q1, says Canalys
(May 10, 2013, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)
CNET: Android had a wide lead over Apple in smart mobile devices, according to Canalys' first-quarter figures.
Interop: From Server Virtualization to Private Cloud
(May 10, 2013, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)
ServerWatch: Moving from bare metal to virtualization and private cloud server infrastructures is not always an easy task.
Interop Video Exclusive: Don't Bet Against Ethernet
(May 10, 2013, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)
Enterprise Networking Planet: In a town built on gambling, your safest bet this week is likely on Ethernet.
The last places you want to see a Windows error message
(May 09, 2013, 23:00) (2 talkbacks)
Network World: Last place you want to see a Windows error message: Las Vegas hotel elevator, 20th floor.