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Ubuntu Server 14.10 Utopic Unicorn : Released with OpenStack 2014.1

Monday 17th of November 2014 08:54:16 PM
Ubuntu Server 14.10 Utopic Unicorn is the latest version of ubuntu server edition. Released and announced by canonical brings with new features and bug fixes.

The open-sourcing of Microsoft

Monday 17th of November 2014 07:57:05 PM
Microsoft is finally getting real about open-source software. No, I'm not being sarcastic.

Smartctl - Monitoring & Analysis tool for Hard drive

Monday 17th of November 2014 06:59:54 PM
Smartctl (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) is a command line utility or a tool in UNIX like operating system that perform SMART tasks such as printing the SMART self-test and error logs.

Smartctl - Monitoring & Analysis tool for Hard drive

Monday 17th of November 2014 06:59:54 PM
Smartctl (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) is a command line utility or a tool in UNIX like operating system that perform SMART tasks such as printing the SMART self-test and error logs.

Dwight Merriman Part III: Vendor Lock, Forks & Desktop FOSS

Monday 17th of November 2014 06:02:43 PM
“Consumers like free, they’re big fans of that,” he went-on, “but I’m not sure that some of the other properties of open source are as big a deal to them as to a technical person who sees all these different facets that are interesting, whether it’s the forking side being interesting, that they can read the code or whatever. From the consumer point of view, you don’t get that usually.”

Developer Leaves Debian Systemd Maintainer Team After Constant Attacks

Monday 17th of November 2014 05:05:32 PM
The Debian and systemd debate has pushed yet another developer to quit an important role in the Debian project. Tollef Fog Heen has resigned his position because of the constant attacks regarding the implementation of systemd in Debian.

Linux for lettuce

Monday 17th of November 2014 04:08:21 PM
Revolutionizing American agribusiness from the ground up, one seed at a more

How to boot on an ISO image from Grub

Monday 17th of November 2014 03:11:10 PM
If you need to use multiple Linux distributions, you do not have so many options. You can either install it, on your machine or in a virtual one, or you can boot on it from an ISO file in live mode. The second option, if less needy in hard drive space, is bothersome as you […]Continue reading...The post How to boot on an ISO image from Grub appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to add kernel boot parameters via GRUB on Linux What are useful CLI tools for Linux system admins

Rassam-paint 1.1 Is a Simple Painting Program How to Install in Ubuntu and Mint

Monday 17th of November 2014 02:13:59 PM
Rassam-paint is a free painting application using GTK with support for formats that include PNG, JPG, BMP, CUR, ICO, TIFF, PGM, PBM and basic image editing tools such as shapes or text.

Black Lab Professional Desktop 6.0 Service Release 2 Available Now

Monday 17th of November 2014 01:16:48 PM
Today we are announcing the immediate availability of Black Lab Professional Desktop 6.0 SR2. SR2 (Service Release 2) is a collection of all security updates for October and November 2014.We also have some new additions

Bash: 10 Examples of Parameter Expansion

Monday 17th of November 2014 11:37:52 AM
Parameter expansion is a powerful feature of Bash which will allow you to work on strings with great ease and just a little typing. Here are 10 simple examples on how to use just a bit of the power of parameter expansion to quickly modify and work on strings.

Linux Mint 17.1 RC Screenshot Tour

Monday 17th of November 2014 09:43:30 AM
The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17.1 'Rebecca' MATE RC. Linux Mint 17.1 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use. Linux Mint 17.1 MATE edition comes with two window managers installed and configured by default: Marco (MATE's very own window manager, simple, fast and very stable); Compiz (an advanced compositing window manager which can do wonders if your hardware supports it). Among the various window managers available for Linux, Compiz is certainly the most impressive when it comes to desktop effects.

Ubuntu Kylin 14.10 Utopic Unicorn : Video Overview and Screenshot Tours

Monday 17th of November 2014 07:49:08 AM
Ubuntu Kylin 14.10 Utopic Unicorn is latest release of Ubuntu Kylin based on ubuntu 14.10 that used Unity desktop environment. As official ubuntu flavors it released brings with improved stability along with newly added features which provides better user experience.

BlackArch Linux 2014.10.07 Screenshot Tour

Monday 17th of November 2014 05:54:46 AM
We released new BlackArch Linux ISOs including more than 1000 tools and lot's of improvements. Also, armv6h and armv7h repositories are filled with more than 1050 tools. A short ChangeLog: tool fix: beef, fixed pam issues, added services and login.defs file, removed kde/openbox and i3-debug menu items from lxdm, fixed blackarch keyring issue, disabled dhcpcd service, upgraded menu entries for awesome, openbox and fluxbox, upgraded tools, added a bunch of new tools (contains now more than 1050 tools), upgraded archiso profile, and more.

LXer Weekly Roundup for 16-Nov-2014

Monday 17th of November 2014 04:00:24 AM
[url=][img][/img][/url] [b]LXer Feature: 16-Nov-2014[/b]In the Roundup this week we have Tor not so anonymous anymore, the kernel's shellshock vulnerability, Larry Cafiero talks about the GNOME Groupon fiasco, Firefox at 10, .NET open sourced and much more. Enjoy!

Fedora Linux Set to Abandon Firefox over Advertising Issue

Monday 17th of November 2014 02:23:44 AM
The recent Mozilla Firefox 33.1 browser release introduces what many in the open-source and Linux communities consider to be a very distasteful feature - namely it includes an advertising feature by default.

Mint 17.1 with Cinnamon 2.4 Looks Beautiful Overview, Screenshots, What's New

Monday 17th of November 2014 12:29:22 AM
The next Linux Mint Cinnamon edition is knocking on the door and a Release Candidate was put out yesterday. This release will bear the version number 17.1, and it is codenamed “Rebecca”. In this overview I will look at the release candidate for Mint 17.1, focusing on the main new features in Cinnamon, which ships the latest bleeding edge version in Rebecca, and will accompany it with screenshots for the desktop and the new changes that went into it.

As open source goes mainstream, institutions collaborate differently

Sunday 16th of November 2014 10:35:00 PM
18F has quietly become the bleeding edge of the US federal government's adoption of open source software. Read about the benefits and challenges of open source going mainstream.

Govt logs into open source policy to cut software costs

Sunday 16th of November 2014 08:40:38 PM
Indian government software applications are set to make the shift to open source, potentially boosting the pace at which such programmes are developed, and leading to millions of dollars in savings by moving away from proprietary systems.

Five Magnificent Linux Music Streaming Clients

Sunday 16th of November 2014 01:45:59 PM
Digital streams almost totally command my music listening these days. Over the years I have amassed a large collection of CDs at considerable expense; most of them now sit neglected gathering dust. Almost all music streaming services fall short of the audio quality of CDs, but their popularity has more to do with sheer convenience than high-fidelity sound reproduction.

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Kernel 3.18 development – the kernel column

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Weston's IVI Shell Sees New Version

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Python 3 Support Added To The GNOME Shell

The GNOME Shell 3.15.2 release fixes some visual glitching, improves the layout of the extension installation dialog, supports the CSS margin property, and offers other bug fixes and minor enhancements. Most notable to GNOME Shell 3.15.2 though is there's finally Python 3 support. Many GNOME components have long ported their Python 2 code to Python 3 while GNOME Shell's Python support has just received the Py3 treatment. Details on GNOME's overall Python 3 porting work can be found via this Wiki page. Read more