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How to install Flyspray The Bug Killer on a CentOS 7 VPS

Sunday 7th of September 2014 09:08:03 AM
This tutorial will guide you through the steps of installing and configuring Flyspray The Bug Killer on a CentOS 7 VPS. Flyspray is an uncomplicated, web-based bug tracking system written in PHP for assisting with software development. It was designed primarily to suit everyone’s needs. Flyspray is free software, released under the GNU GPL license.

Big tech companies plan “Internet Slowdown” to fight for net neutrality

Sunday 7th of September 2014 07:13:41 AM
Next week, some of the biggest tech companies will lead a symbolic “Internet Slowdown” to protest the Federal Communications Commission’s network neutrality proposal.

KDE Arrives in Brno for Akademy

Sunday 7th of September 2014 05:19:19 AM
Yesterday KDE contributors from around the world arrived in Brno for Akademy, our annual meeting. Over the next week, we will share ideas, discover common problems and their solutions, and rekindle offline friendships for another year.

The release of 3.16 Linux Kernel the kernel column

Sunday 7th of September 2014 03:24:57 AM
Jon Masters summarises the latest happenings in the Linux kernel community, beginning with the just-released 3.16 kernel

How to change hostname on CentOS or RHEL 7

Sunday 7th of September 2014 01:30:35 AM
In CentOS or RHEL, there are three kinds of hostnames defined: (1) static, (2) transient, and (3) pretty. The "static" hostname is also known as kernel hostname, which is initialized from /etc/hostname automatically at boot time. The "transient" hostname is a temporary hostname assigned at run time, for example, by a DHCP or mDNS server. Both static and transient hostnames follow the same character restriction rules as Internet domain names.

Linux Software Release, August 2014

Saturday 6th of September 2014 11:36:13 PM
Open-source software comes in a wide variety of flavors. From conservative to bleeding-edge, from experimental to stable, the software changes all the time, trying to meet the needs of the users. With that in mind, I start this month post with an introduction to cppcheck, one of the few source code analysis tools available on Linux platform. I continue as usual with the list of the latest software releases as picked up from developer’s ftp servers.


Saturday 6th of September 2014 09:41:51 PM
PXE is an acronym meaning Preboot eXecution Environment and is pronounced "pixie". It allows you to boot a computer from the network as though it were a boot disk. If you're like me, you install Fedora/CentOS on people's computers all the time and burning new boot disks becomes an enviromental hazard. This solution is brilliant for saving the earth one DVD at a time.

Why we game on Linux, a chat with Icculus, and more

Saturday 6th of September 2014 07:47:29 PM
Open source games roundupWeek of August 31 - September 6, 2014In this week's edition of our open source games news roundup, we take a look at some amazing lamps made with old game components, the Linux Action Show's chat with Ryan "Icculus" Gordon, and a question that game publisher Feral Interactive wants us to answer: Why do we game on Linux?read more

MIPS aims new 64-bit Warrior cores at mobile devices

Saturday 6th of September 2014 05:53:07 PM
Imagination announced a 64-bit Warrior processor with a MIPS I6400 core that features hardware virtualization, multi-threading, and multi-clustering. Imagination unveiled its I-Class Warrior processor featuring a new family of 64-bit MIPS I6400 cores, thereby filling in the high end of its Warrior family. The new I6400 cores are primarily designed for SoCs used in servers and networking gear, and much like earlier MIPS64 cores have been used in Linux-oriented system-on-chips like Cavium’s carrier-grade Octeon III or Broadcom’s XLR. However, for the first time, 64-bit MIPS cores are also being promoted as a mobile solution.

Intel debuts processors with sub-5W TDP

Saturday 6th of September 2014 03:58:45 PM
Intel debuted three dual-core, 14nm “Core M” processors aimed at 2-in-1 laptops and high-end tablets, featuring 50 percent faster performance and sub-5W TDPs. Intel launched its 5th Generation Core processors at the IFA show in Berlin, promising 50 percent faster compute performance and 40 percent faster graphics performance compared to the 4th generation (“Haswell”) Intel Core processor. The Core M (“Broadwell-Y”) processors are the first commercially available 14nm fabricated processors, and they also incorporate a new version of its TriGate 3D FinFET transistor technology. They will be joined later this year by 14nm Atom Sofia processors based on its Airmont architecture.

Cloud Host Linode Adds Professional Services Support Option

Saturday 6th of September 2014 02:04:23 PM
Cloud hosting and storage vendor Linode has introduced a Professional Services customer support option for performing cloud setup, data migration, application installation and more.

WordPress 4.0 Designed for Improved Security, Usability, Stability

Saturday 6th of September 2014 12:10:01 PM
The latest version of open-source content management system provides user enhancements and tightens SSL security.

Cloud 5: Cloud's role in naked photo debacle and NASA's massive cloud migration

Saturday 6th of September 2014 10:15:39 AM
This week, we explore the cloud's role in the nude photo debacle, Alibaba continues gunning for a piece of the infrastructure service market and NASA's massive cloud migration (and this is seriously huge).

Systemd rampages through the Linux community like Godzilla through Tokyo

Saturday 6th of September 2014 08:21:17 AM
In today's open source roundup: Systemd is the controversy that just won't die. Plus: Gentoo Linux 20140826 LiveDVD is available for download, and WordPress 4.0 has been released.

The Story Behind ‘init’ and ‘systemd’: Why ‘init’ Needed to be Replaced with ‘systemd’ in Linux

Saturday 6th of September 2014 06:26:55 AM
The init daemon is going to be replaced with daemon systemd on some of the Linux Distributions, while a lot of them have already implemented it. This is/will be creating a huge gap between traditional Unix/Linux Guard and New Linux Guard – programmers and System Admins. In this article, we will discuss and solve following all queries one-by-one.

VNC-Server installation on CentOS 7

Saturday 6th of September 2014 04:32:33 AM
This guide explains how to configure VNC-server in CentOS 7.0 server. It is a very convinient way of administrating the CentOS 7.0 with the help of GUI(Graphics User Interface). The GUI can be access any where with the help of the VNC-client on any OS. The basic condition is that the connecting OS must have VNC-clients installed in it.

Cumulus Networks Partners for Open Source Networking OS

Saturday 6th of September 2014 03:35:22 AM
Cumulus Networks has secured reseller and distribution partnerships with Dell, VMware and Edge-Core Networks for the Cumulus Linux open source operating system for networking hardware.

F21 Alpha & schedule, Test Days, Fedora Workstation, DNF updates, and FPL in the news

Saturday 6th of September 2014 02:38:11 AM
Okay! The summer is over, and travel and vacation fading into distant memory. The kids’ school is starting up again, and routine is falling back into place: including 5tFTW, of course.

Robolinux 7.6.2 Xfce Screenshot Tour

Saturday 6th of September 2014 01:41:00 AM
We are pleased to announce Robolinux Xfce and GNOME version 7.6.2 with several improvements and enhancements. The fast as greased-lightning Robolinux Xfce version 7.6.2 details - we have added remote desktop sharing, NTP time sync and a calculator, plus 11 new Intel WiFi drivers, 1 new BCM WiFi driver and 2 new Brother printer drivers.

Is the new Moto X an iPhone 6 killer?

Saturday 6th of September 2014 12:43:49 AM
In today's Android roundup: The Moto X could be the Android phone that beats Apple's iPhone 6. Plus: Reviews of the Moto 360 smartwatch, and Glass Explorer Edition is available in the Google Play store.

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Native Netflix, Ts'o on Systemd, and Fedora 21 Alpha a Go

In today's Linux news OMG!Ubuntu! is reporting that Netflix is coming to Linux, this time natively. Jack Germain reviews Opera 12.16. Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols talks to Theodore Ts'o about systemd. A preview of new Kmail show radical redesign. And finally today, Fedora 21 Alpha was approved for release! Read more

Ubuntu gets closer to debut in Meizu MX4 phone

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. The Ubuntu for Phones team at the Canonical’s Ubuntu Project announced the arrival of the first image from the Ubuntu-rtm (release to manufacturing) distribution for phones. The announcement followed last week’s tease from Meizu, saying a version of the Android-based Meizu MX4 was on schedule for shipping with Ubuntu in December. Read more

Android L Will Keep Your Secrets Safer

Hard on the heels of increased security measures in Apple's newly released iOS 8, Google this week confirmed that encryption will be turned on by default in the next release of Android. Android has offered encryption for more than three years, and keys are not stored off the device, so they can't be shared with law enforcement, Google said. In the next Android release, encryption will be enabled by default. Read more


At the release team BoF at this years Guadec, I said I would write a blog post about the whats and hows and ifs of release team work. I’m a little late with this, but here it is: a glimpse into the life of a GNOME release team member. We are in the end phase of the development cycle, when the release team work is really kicking into high gear. Read more