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Defining OpenStack: Layering DefCore

Sunday 9th of November 2014 11:48:34 PM
VIDEO: Alan Clark, chairman of the board at the OpenStack Foundation, explains how the technical definition of what is considered the core of OpenStack is now evolving.

Insurgency FPS Is Waiting On Valve So It Can Come To Linux

Sunday 9th of November 2014 09:54:12 PM
Insurgency is a tactical FPS built with Valve's Source engine, and it originally stated it would come to Linux, but now their plans aren't so clear thanks to Valve.

Enjoy a TV-like Experience with these Awesome YouTube Tools

Sunday 9th of November 2014 07:59:50 PM
Although some parents might disagree, YouTube is one of the shining lights of the internet. According to a recent survey of 1,500 American teenagers commissioned by Variety, the top five most influential celebrities are YouTube stars, with mainstream celebs eclipsed.

Gwenview Image Viewer for KDE Overview

Sunday 9th of November 2014 06:05:28 PM
Gwenview is the default image viewer in KDE, and it does its job very well. Not only it has enough features to accommodate the more demanding users (like ratings, file browser or thumbnail view), but its functionality can be extended using the KIPI plugins, a KDE set of image plugins used by applications like DigiKam as well, besides Gwenview.

Trine Enchanted Edition Is Coming Along For Linux

Sunday 9th of November 2014 04:11:06 PM
Trine for Linux has been missing on GOG and Steam since the Linux release, but fear not, as the Linux version is still coming for the revamped Trine Enchanted Edition.

Systemd fallout: Joey Hess quits Debian project

Sunday 9th of November 2014 02:16:44 PM
The ruckus over the adoption of systemd as the default init system for Debian appears to have claimed a victim, with veteran developer Joey Hess announcing that he is leaving the project.

LVMiSCSI cinder backend for RDO Juno on CentOS 7

Sunday 9th of November 2014 12:22:22 PM
Current post follows up http://lxer.com/module/newswire/view/207415/index.html RDO Juno has been intalled on Controller and Compute nodes via packstack as described in link @lxer.com. iSCSI initiator implementation on CentOS 7 differs significantly from CentOS 6.5 and is based on CLI utility targetcli and service target. With Enterprise Linux 7, both Red Hat and CentOS, there is a big change in the management of iSCSI targets.Software run as part of the standard systemd structure. Consequently there will be significant changes in multi back end cinder architecture of RDO Juno running on CentOS 7 or Fedora 21 utilizing LVMbased iSCSI targets.

KDE Commit-Digest for 1st June 2014

Sunday 9th of November 2014 10:28:00 AM
A roundup of KDE development events.

Shellshocked Linux kernel the kernel column

Sunday 9th of November 2014 08:33:38 AM
Jon Masters informs us of the kernel’s role in the latest Shellshock security vulnerability, and summarises the work in the kernel community towards a final 3.17 release

BeagleBoard-X15 sports dual-core Cortex-A15 Sitara

Sunday 9th of November 2014 06:39:16 AM
BeagleBoard.org is prepping a “BeagleBoard-X15? SBC that will ship in February with 2GB of RAM, dual GbE ports, eSATA, and TI’s dual-core Sitara AM5728 SoC.

BlackEnergy crimeware tool threatens Linux as well as Windows

Sunday 9th of November 2014 04:44:54 AM
In today's open source roundup: BlackEnergy malware plug-ins affect Linux and Windows systems alike, but Windows still has more of them.

Dragon and a Bird Story Now Available on Steam for Linux

Sunday 9th of November 2014 02:50:32 AM
Since I was talking yesterday about the launch of three more Linux games on Steam, two more titles have made appearance on the Steam for Linux list: Dragon and A Bird Story.

Kubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn : Released With KDE 4.14 and KDE Plasma 5

Sunday 9th of November 2014 12:56:10 AM
Kubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn was released and announced by Kubuntu team, as official ubuntu flavor based on Ubuntu 14.10 that uses the KDE desktop environment bring with new features and updates. it now ready to download and install on your computer.

ICANN creates 'UN Security Council for the internet', installs itself as a permanent member

Saturday 8th of November 2014 11:01:48 PM
In the same week that the United Nations finally gave up trying to grab control of the internet, a group of three organizations led by domain-name overseer ICANN have launched an effort to become the internet's UN.

Yarock 1.0 Music Player Released with Rebranded Interface, New Icon Theme and Bug Fixes

Saturday 8th of November 2014 09:07:26 PM
Yarock is a Qt-based music player with a compact and simple interface, with support for music collections using SQLite, album covers, smart playlists, Internet radio, Last.fm integration.

Rugged Linux box-PC excels at industrial fieldbuses

Saturday 8th of November 2014 07:13:04 PM
Ixxat’s ruggedized “Econ 100″ DIN rail computer runs Linux on an ARM/FPGA Xilinx Zynq SoC, and supports multiple industrial Ethernet and fieldbus protocols. Ixxat Automation, which was acquired last year by HMS Industrial Networks, has spun a multi-protocol, industrial PC that supports a variety of fieldbus and industrial Ethernet standards. The Econ 100 “combines the […]

How to install phpMyAdmin on CentOS

Saturday 8th of November 2014 05:18:42 PM
phpMyAdmin is an open-source PHP application designed as a web-based MySQL/MariaDB database administration tool. Compared to lightweight database management tools such as Adminer, phpMyAdmin offers more comprehensive MySQL/MariaDB administration capabilities. It supports pretty much all MySQL databas/table related operations such as browse, create, copy, drop, rename, alter, and more.

Calibre 2.9 Ships New Features and Unity Menu Freezing Fix

Saturday 8th of November 2014 03:24:20 PM
Calibre, the free e-book reader and manager available for multiple platforms, including Linux, has been updated today and ships with bug fixes and several new features.

Lubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn : Simple, Lightweight and Support for Low-end Machines

Saturday 8th of November 2014 01:29:58 PM
Lubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn is an linux distribution derived from Ubuntu 14.10. As official ubuntu flavor that uses the lightweight LXDE (Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment) window manager has been released with new features and bug fixes.

Biggest ever Tor raid hits 410 underground sites; 17 arrested

Saturday 8th of November 2014 11:35:36 AM
(Link to a previous WSJ article was paywalled) PCWorld reports that US and European enforcement agencies have arrested dark web cybercriminals who used Tor. It's still hard to discover Tor users' identities, but will government actions endanger legitimate Tor users?

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