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Kubuntu 16.04 Screenshot Tour

Friday 22nd of April 2016 07:36:23 PM
What can you expect from this latest release? Our new software centre: Plasma Discover brim-full of software to choose from. The latest KDE PIM with lots of features and fixes Including the latest Akonadi support and integration with MySQL 5.7. Plasma 5, the next generation of KDE's desktop, has been rewritten to make it smoother to use while retaining the familiar setup. Kubuntu 16.04 comes with KDE Applications 15.12 containing all your favourite apps from KDE, including Dolphin. Even more applications have been ported to KDE Frameworks 5 but those which aren't, should fit in seamlessly. For a complete desktop suite of applications we've included some non-KDE applications such as LibreOffice 5.1 and Firefox 45.

'I hacked Facebook -- and found someone had beaten me to it'

Friday 22nd of April 2016 06:27:46 PM
Bug bounty hunter stumbles across backdoor leaking FB staff usernames, passwordsA bug bounty hunter compromises a Facebook staff server through a sloppy file-sharing webapp – and finds someone's already beaten him to it by backdooring the machine.…

Retiring 32-bit Cloud Images

Friday 22nd of April 2016 05:19:09 PM
The Fedora Cloud Working Group has decided to retire the 32-bit Cloud images. As of the Fedora 23 release, we will no longer produce the 32-bit images. We will, of course, continue to make 64-bit cloud images available. Why are... Continue Reading →

Ubuntu Linux 16.04 is here

Friday 22nd of April 2016 04:10:32 PM
Who[he]#039[/he]s ready for the next long-term support version of Ubuntu? There[he]#039[/he]s something new here whether you use Ubuntu on the desktop, server, cloud, smartphone, tablet, or mainframe. Yes, mainframe.

Building Boost libraries using the xlcpp toolset for IBM compilers on Linux

Friday 22nd of April 2016 03:01:55 PM
This article introduces the procedures to build Boost libraries with Boost build engine, b2/bjam, using the new xlcpp toolset of IBM XL compilers for Linux on little endian systems. The target audience is software engineers interested in increasing productivity and quality of C++ applications by using the expertly designed Boost libraries. This is important for the development of high-quality applications, where the project requirements exceed the extent of features provided by the C++ standard libraries.

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Is Now Available To Download

Friday 22nd of April 2016 01:53:18 PM
A long waited release Ubuntu 16.04 has finally been made available to download with some new & interesting features. Ubuntu 16.04 is a long-term supported release that means once you install Ubuntu 16.04, it's going to provide security updates, bug fixes and applications updates for 5 years with no if and but. Ubuntu and other family members' (Ubuntu Mate, Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Xubuntu etc.) 16.04 version can be downloaded and installed.

Automate your home with openHAB

Friday 22nd of April 2016 12:44:41 PM
Jason Baker's recent article on open source home automation tools landed in my RSS feed, and because I recently bought a new home, and am interested in automating some things—or lots of things, really—I read with great interest. In the process, I learned about openHAB, and I was hooked right away. I picked openHAB for my own experimentation because of my slight familiarity with Java.read more

Linux-Based NAS Solution Rockstor Adds Support for Network Teaming and Bonding

Friday 22nd of April 2016 10:48:18 AM
Suman Chakravartula informs us about the availability for download of a new version of his Rockstor 3.8 Linux-based NAS (Network-attached storage) solution, version 3.8-13.

Xubuntu 16.04 Screenshot Tour

Friday 22nd of April 2016 09:39:41 AM
The Xubuntu team is pleased to announce the immediate release of Xubuntu 16.04. Xubuntu 16.04 is an LTS (Long-Term Support) release and will be supported for 3 years. The final release images are available as Torrents and direct downloads from http://xubuntu.org/getxubuntu/. As the main server will be very busy in the first few days after release, we recommend using the Torrents wherever possible.

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS arrives today complete with forbidden ZFS

Friday 22nd of April 2016 08:31:03 AM
The Xenial Xerus want to get cloudy, but first let battle be joined in GPL hell! Canonical will today (April 21st) launch version 16.04 of its Ubuntu Linux distribution, Xenial Xerus, the new long-term-support version of project.…

Ubuntu Server 16.04 Ships with LXD 2.0, OpenStack Mitaka & IBM LinuxONE Support

Friday 22nd of April 2016 07:22:26 AM
Canonical has launched the Ubuntu 16.04 "Xenial Xerus" release as the sixth LTS version of the Linux kernel-based operating system for both desktops and servers.

Upgrade Zabbix 3.0 LTS from 2.4 (Network Monitoring Tool) on Linux

Friday 22nd of April 2016 06:13:49 AM
Zabbix is an enterprise level monitoring tool which monitors the entire IT infrastructure such as server, network and devices. Zabbix is completely an opensource and its currently supporting all major Linux distribution like Debian, Ubuntu & CentOS.

News: Linux Top 3: KaOS 2016.04, TurnKey 14.1 and pfSense 2.3

Friday 22nd of April 2016 05:05:12 AM
Ubuntu isn't the only distro out with a new update.

Microsoft headhunters seek Linux folk for secret open source unit

Friday 22nd of April 2016 03:56:35 AM
Recruiters target penguinistas for Azure sales joy. Exclusive Microsoft is recruiting from open-sourcers to build a unit apparently selling open-source wares on its Azure cloud.

Mozilla Firefox Web Browser to Be Available as a Snap Package for Ubuntu 16.04

Friday 22nd of April 2016 02:47:58 AM
Mozilla today announced the availability of future releases of their popular Firefox web browser in the snap package format for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Dell and Red Hat Expand Cloud Partnership with New OpenStack Offering

Friday 22nd of April 2016 01:39:21 AM
Dell Red Hat OpenStack Cloud Version 5 adds an enterprise-focused, integrated open source cloud offering that expands channel momentum between Dell, Red Hat and Intel.

Install 4images Gallery on Ubuntu

Friday 22nd of April 2016 12:30:44 AM
4images Gallery is an image gallery management system. It is written in PHP and uses MySQL database to store its data. 4images Gallery is free for private and non-commercial use.

Ubuntu Linux 16.04 is here

Thursday 21st of April 2016 11:22:07 PM
Who's ready for the next long-term support version of Ubuntu? There's something new here whether you use Ubuntu on the desktop, server, cloud, smartphone, tablet, or mainframe. Yes, mainframe.

$20 WiFi-enabled IoT module runs FreeRTOS on Cortex-M4

Thursday 21st of April 2016 10:13:30 PM
MediaTek’s $20 “LinkIt 7687 HDK” module runs FreeRTOS on its WiFi-enabled, Cortex-M4F based MT7687F SoC, and offers Arduino shield expansion. LinkIt Smart 7688 Readers of LinuxGizmos are likely familiar with the MediaTek Labs LinkIt family of IoT-focused, open spec hacker boards from its only Linux-friendly board, the $13, OpenWrt-based LinkIt Smart 7688. Now that we’ve […]

What sets Krita apart from other open source digital painting tools

Thursday 21st of April 2016 09:04:53 PM
Nick Hamilton is a sys admin by day, but is secretly (or maybe not so secretly; it's on the Internet) also an artist. He has worked with several high-end graphics applications, and like many artists with demanding tastes in their toolset, ended up in awe over the myriad features and full-on flexibility of Krita.read more

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    Red Hat Release Engineering is hiring in Europe.
  • Red Hat targets midmarket with Keating, Tech Data partnerships
    Red Hat Canada has unveiled a new approach to reach the lower end of the enterprise and the upper midmarket in partnership with Keating Technologies and Tech Data Canada. Under the program, Keating will work with the vendor to uncover and qualify leads in the $500 million to $1.0 billion market. Once fully developed, those leads will be handed over to existing Red Hat Canada partners to close the deal, and will be fulfilled through Tech Data.
  • Gulf Air creates private cloud to support open-source big data engine
    Bahrain’s national carrier is using Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, and Red Hat Storage as a platform for its Arabic Sentiment Analysis system, which monitors people’s comments through their social media posts.
  • Fedora Pune meetup April 2016
    I actually never even announced the April meetup, but we had in total 13 people showing up for the meet. We moved the meet to my office from our usual space as I wanted to use the white board. At beginning I showed some example code about how to write unittests, and how are we using Python3 unittests in our Fedora Cloud/Atomic images automatically. Anwesha arranged some soft drinks, and snacks for everyone.

Android Leftovers

“LEDE” OpenWrt fork promises greater openness

A “Linux Embedded Development Environment” (LEDE) fork of the lightweight, router-oriented OpenWrt Linux distribution vows greater transparency and inclusiveness. Some core developers of the OpenWrt community has forked off into a Linux Embedded Development Environment (LEDE) group. LEDE is billed as both a “reboot” and “spinoff” of the lightweight, router-focused distribution that aims to build an open source embedded Linux distro that “makes it easy for developers, system administrators or other Linux enthusiasts to build and customize software for embedded devices, especially wireless routers.” Read more