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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 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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
A roundup of KDE development events.
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.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.
In today's open source roundup: BlackEnergy malware plug-ins affect Linux and Windows systems alike, but Windows still has more of them.
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 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.
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 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.
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 […]
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, 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 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.
(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?