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How to install Joomla on Ubuntu 14.04

Saturday 20th of September 2014 11:31:32 AM
This document describes how to install and configure Joomla on Ubuntu 14.04. Joomla is an immensely popular and award-winning open source Content Management System (CMS) that enables users to build websites and create potent online applications in an unperturbed manner.

Ubuntu gets closer to debut in Meizu MX4 phone

Saturday 20th of September 2014 09:37:10 AM
The Ubuntu project announced a stable build for Ubuntu Touch phones, a week after Meizu tipped an Ubuntu version of the Meizu MX4 phone due in December.

Red Hat Set to Grow Thanks to Cloud and Containers

Saturday 20th of September 2014 07:42:48 AM
"It's not just on the west coast of the U.S., across the board, people are really looking at containers," Whitehurst said.

Understanding and Using Systemd

Saturday 20th of September 2014 05:48:26 AM
So the moral is things change, computers are inevitably getting more complex, and it all works out in the end. Or not, but absent the ability to shape events to our own liking we have to deal with it.

Siego Throws Flame, Office Suite Kumbaya & OS Face Off

Saturday 20th of September 2014 03:54:04 AM
Wearing your fireproof underwear? KDE's Aaron Seigo - never one to shy away from saying what he thinks - lit into community managers in a Google+ post on Monday, calling the community manager role in free/open source software projects “a fraud and a farce.”

Linus Torvalds and others on Linux's systemd

Saturday 20th of September 2014 01:59:42 AM
Systemd has been widely adopted by Linux distributions, but many developers hate it.

Workload deployment tools for OpenStack

Saturday 20th of September 2014 01:02:31 AM
This is the second part in a series of three articles surveying automation projects within OpenStack, explaining what they do, how they do it, and where they stand in development readiness and field usage. Previously, in part one, I covered cloud deployment tools that enable you to install/update OpenStack cloud on bare metal. Next week, in the final article, I will cover automating "day 2 management"—tools to keep the cloud and workloads up and running.

Global Web Literacy Gets a Boost From Maker Party 2014

Saturday 20th of September 2014 12:05:20 AM
Maker Party is Mozilla’s annual campaign to teach the culture, mechanics and citizenship of the Web through community-run events around the world. This week we celebrated the record-breaking 2,513 events in 86 countries that made up Maker Party 2014.

Rugged mini-PC runs Android on Vias Cortex-A9 SoC

Friday 19th of September 2014 11:08:09 PM
Via debuted a rugged fanless low-power Android mini-PC based on Via’s dual-core Cortex-A9 Elite E1000 SoC, and offering mini-PCIe, mSATA, HDMI, and GbE I/O. Via designed the “Artigo A900? mini-PC for use in Android-based interactive kiosks, home automation devices, signage, and other HMI solutions. The 125 x 125 x 30mm mini-PC can be configured to “blend locally-captured real-time video streams with cloud-delivered content to create visually-compelling interactive displays for retail, banking, museums, and other environments,” says Via Technologies. The device can integrate peripherals including sensors, cameras, ticket printers, and barcode and fingerprint scanners, adds the company.

Techland Shoot Down Any Hope Of Hellraid & Dying Light On Linux

Friday 19th of September 2014 10:10:58 PM
Techland's Chrome Engine 6 will support Linux, but it seems they don't yet have enough faith in Linux as a gaming platform after we spoke to them again.

Multimedia Tip: Sync Your XBMC/Kodi Watched List with trakt.tv

Friday 19th of September 2014 09:13:47 PM
While this is actually cross-platform and not necessarily Linux-specific, there's no doubt many of you out there making use of the awesomeness of XBMC (soon to be known instead as 'Kodi') Media Player would be doing so on the Penguin-powered platform. In this article we look at one of the various, but easiest, ways you can sync your XBMC/Kodi TV and Movie collections and watched status, using trakt.tv.

How to undervolt the Android kernel for reduced heat and longer battery life

Friday 19th of September 2014 08:16:36 PM
You can extend Android's battery life and make the system more stable by undervolting a custom kernel

Must-have GNOME extension: gTile

Friday 19th of September 2014 07:19:25 PM
Tiling window managers have always interested me, but spending a lot of time tinkering with config files or learning how to wrangle them? Not so much. What I really want is a dead simple way to organize my windows and still use a friendly desktop. And I found it, finally: the gTile extension for GNOME.

F21 Alpha on Tuesday, Fedora UK podcast, Flock bids, Fedora store, and badges!

Friday 19th of September 2014 06:22:14 PM
Fedora is a big project, and it’s hard to follow it all. This series highlights interesting happenings in five different areas every week. It isn’t comprehensive news coverage — just […]

How to use logrotate to manage log files in Linux

Friday 19th of September 2014 05:25:03 PM
Log files contain useful information about what is going on within the system. They are often inspected during troubleshooting processes or server performance analysis. For a busy server, log files may grow quickly into very large sizes. This becomes a problem as the server will soon run out of space. Besides, working with a single […]Continue reading...The post How to use logrotate to manage log files in Linux appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to analyze Squid logs with SARG log analyzer on CentOS

King Ellison Abdicates As Oracle CEO

Friday 19th of September 2014 04:27:52 PM
You’ve no doubt already heard that Larry Ellison stepped down this afternoon as CEO of Oracle, though he’ll be sticking around for a while in his new position as executive chairman. In other words, he’s still the boss by way of being the boss’s boss – and by dint of the fact that he remains the company’s biggest shareholder with a 25% stake in the business.

Verizon, enemy of Open Internet rules, says it loves the “open Internet”

Friday 19th of September 2014 03:30:41 PM
No company has gone to greater lengths than Verizon in trying to stop the government from enforcing network neutrality rules.Verizon is the company that sued to overturn the Federal Communications Commission’s Open Internet Order from 2010. Verizon won a federal appeals court ruling this year, overturning anti-discrimination and anti-blocking rules and setting off a months-long scramble by the FCC to get enforceable rules into place.

Google is making encryption standard in the next version of Android

Friday 19th of September 2014 02:33:30 PM
Less than a day after Apple detailed new efforts in user privacy for its products, Google now says it plans to encrypt user data on all Android devices. Speaking to The Washington Post, Google says data encryption will now be a part of the activation process instead of an optional feature. The end result is that whatever data is stored on that device, be it a phone or tablet, will be inaccessible unless the person has the correct password.

“Scan-to-email” patent troll loses its lawsuit against FTC

Friday 19th of September 2014 01:36:19 PM
There are hundreds of so-called "patent trolls," but MPHJ Technology became one of the most well-known when it sent thousands of letters to small businesses around the country suggesting they should pay around $1,000 per worker for using basic "scan-to-email" functions.

Manjaro Linux 0.8.10 Ascella XFCE Edition : Video Review and Screenshot

Friday 19th of September 2014 12:39:08 PM
Manjaro Linux 0.8.10 Ascella XFCE Edition is the latest version of manjaro linux distribution with XFCE desktop environment. Manjaro Linux is a fast, user-friendly, desktop-oriented operating system based on Arch Linux.

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Uselessd: A Stripped Down Version Of Systemd

The boycotting of systemd has led to the creation of uselessd, a new init daemon based off systemd that tries to strip out the "unnecessary" features. Uselessd in its early stages of development is systemd reduced to being a basic init daemon process with "the superfluous stuff cut out". Among the items removed are removing of journald, libudev, udevd, and superfluous unit types. Read more

Android One: Let us fill you in on Google’s big game

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Mesa Gets Closer To Having OpenGL 4.0 Tessellation Support

A significant patch-set was published on Saturday night that implements the driver-independent bits of OpenGL 4's ARB_tessellation_shader extension inside Mesa. The tessellation support has been one of the big pieces missing from Mesa's OpenGL 4 implementation and fortunately it's getting close to mainline. Chris Forbes of Intel published fifty-six patches this weekend that implement the driver-independent portions of the extension inside Mesa. Of course, the driver portions still need to follow for it to be useful. Read more

Small Console Menu Utilities

One of the great strengths of Linux is the whole raft of weird and wonderful open source utilities. That strength does not simply derive from the functionality they offer, but from the synergy generated by using them together, sometimes in conjunction with applications. The Unix philosophy spawned a "software tools" movement which focused on developing concise, basic, clear, modular and extensible code that can be used for other projects. This philosophy remains an important element for many Linux projects. Good open source developers writing utilities seek to make sure the utility does its job as well as possible, and work well with other utilities. The goal is that users have a handful of tools, each of which seeks to excel at one thing. Some utilities work well on their own. This article looks at four tiny utilities that offer menu facilities. They get virtually zero coverage in the Linux press, so you may not have heard of them before, but they are well crafted and might just fit the bill. Read more