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Working the open source way always involves standing on the shoulders of giants. And in a recent interview with Business Insider, Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst acknowledges the literary shoulders supporting The Open Organization, his own contribution to the growing field of books exploring open management and leadership principles.read more
In this article we will install TWiki on a CentOS 7 VPS with Apache web server. TWiki is simple to use, flexible, secure and very powerful web-based collaboration platform based on Perl.
Suppose you want to configure a Linux app to send out email messages from your server or desktop. The email messages can be part of email newsletters, status updates (e.g., Cachet), monitoring alerts (e.g., Monit), disk events (e.g., RAID mdadm), and so on. While you can set up your own outgoing mail server to deliver […]Continue reading...The post How to send email notifications using Gmail SMTP server on Linux appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to access Gmail from the command line on Linux with Alpine How to set up server monitoring system with Monit How to set up RainLoop webmail in Ubuntu server How to set up MailScanner, Clam Antivirus and SpamAssassin in CentOS mail server How to sniff HTTP traffic from the command line on Linux
Are you a system administrator, Linux power user, or just spend a lot of time at the command line? Then chances are, your choice of terminal emulator says something about you. Do you prefer something lightweight? Full of features and customizable options? Or do you just use the default which ships with your distribution?read more
Linus Torvalds always had strong opinions about hardening the Linux kernel from a security point of view and opposed some of the drastic changes proposed. In a recent interview, he explained why, in the end, kernel vulnerabilities are not all that bad as people make them be.
OpenHPC, a new Linux Foundation collaborative project, will build an open source framework for high-performance computing to meet the needs of industry and academic research.
In today's open source roundup: Download the first beta of GalliumOS for your Chromebook or Chromebox. Plus: Steam Machine launch means big discounts on Linux games. And why people love dark themes in Android.
How do you choose a Linux desktop for beginners? The answer is more complicated than usually admitted. Besides ease of use, you should also think about first impressions, the quality of help, stability, and room to grow. These characteristics immediately eliminate distros like Gentoo or Slackware, but still leaves dozens of alternatives, none of which rate high in all these characteristics.
An important aspect of open source community shepherding is providing on ramps to your project's software, making it as easy as possible for new users to find your software, understand it, and apply it to their own use cases.read more
Didier Roche, the lead developer and creator of Ubuntu Make, announced the immediate availability for download of Ubuntu Make 15.11.1 for all supported Ubuntu Linux operating systems, including Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf).
Welcome back to our continuing series on systemd. The powerful startup and management system contains many useful functions. One is journald, which logs data about your system and the services it runs. Knowing more about the journal helps you easily discover information and troubleshoot... Continue Reading →
Barry Kauler, the father of Puppy Linux, one of the smallest and lightweight GNU/Linux distributions ever created, on which numerous distros are based, announced that Quirky Linux entered the "Werewolf" series of development.
It ain't over yet, folks. While many in the press went on and on back in September that the song "Happy Birthday" had been declared in the "public domain," as we pointed out, that's not what the judge said. He only said that the Summy Co. did not hold the copyright, because it seemed clear from a lawsuit back in the 1940s that the Hill Sisters (who sorta wrote the song -- long story) only assigned the rights to the music and not the lyrics -- and everyone agrees the music is now in the public domain. As we pointed out, this actually made the song an "orphan work", which created a new kind of mess, and as we noted, it was entirely possible that a third party could now make a claim to holding the copyright -- though we thought it was unlikely.Oh, how naive of us.
This news isn’t surprising, nor is it cause for alarm. Because WordPress is by far the most popular content management platform on the web, it’s an obvious target for hackers, and third party plugins are the most obvious way inside. However, the folks at Automattic, which develops the platform, have proven themselves to be diligent at finding vulnerabilities and keeping them patched.
Earlier today, November 11, Canonical's ?ukasz Zemczak has sent an email to the Ubuntu Touch mailing list, informing everyone that the team is working around the clock to prepare the OTA-8 software update.
Many Java programs or Java-based IDE environments require JAVA_HOME environment variable being set. This environment variable is supposed to point to the top directory where the Java development kit (JDK) or Java runtime environment (JRE) is installed. The JDK contains everything the JRE offers, but also provides additional binaries and libraries needed to compile Java programs.
The awesome folks behind the open source and cross-platform MPV video player software have announced the release of MPV 0.13.0 for all supported operating systems, including GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows.
The 3D printing industry has grown approximately 400% over the past two years (total industry value).At Aleph Objects, Inc., our sales of LulzBot® 3D printers, parts, and plastics have increased 809% over the same period. We surpassed our 2014 sales in May and are on track for over $12 million in sales in 2015.
Valve has finally fixed one of the most annoying and ridiculous bugs that were present in the Steam client and implicitly on SteamOS.
ProtonMail, the encrypted e-mail provider that buckled under crippling denial-of-service attacks even after it paid a $6,000 ransom, said it has finally recovered from the massive assaults seven days after they began.