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Enterprise support, fighting complexity, and more OpenStack news

Monday 15th of June 2015 07:40:22 PM
Interested in keeping track of what's happening in the open source cloud? Opensource.com is your source for news in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project.read more

Solution for graphics issues on some Intel graphics chipsets in Fedora 22

Monday 15th of June 2015 06:43:11 PM
Fedora 22 was released recently and it has been a rock solid release. However, systems with Pre-Sandybridge era, Intel-based graphics solutions have seen some issues. For example, an Intel 4 series motherboard with G41 chipset and GMA X4500 graphics might produce a... Continue Reading →

High hopes for open web portal for NY State

Monday 15th of June 2015 05:46:00 PM
The New York State Freedom of Information Law states:"The legislature hereby finds that a free society is maintained when government is responsive and responsible to the public, and when the public is aware of governmental actions. The more open a government is with its citizenry, the greater the understanding and participation of the public in government."read more

Linus Torvalds asks kernel devs to take a break so he can too

Monday 15th of June 2015 04:48:49 PM
Linux 4.1 delayed by driver dramas and Linus' holidayIn May, Linux overlord Linus Torvalds warned that his holiday might delay the release of Linux 4.1.…

How to combine two graphs on Cacti

Monday 15th of June 2015 03:51:38 PM
Cacti a fantastic open source network monitoring system that is widely used to graph network elements like bandwidth, storage, processor and memory utilization. Using its web based interface, you can create and organize graphs easily. However, some advanced features like merging graphs, creating aggregate graphs using multiple sources, migration of Cacti to another server are […]Continue reading...The post How to combine two graphs on Cacti appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to install and configure Cacti on Linux How to monitor Linux servers with SNMP and Cacti What are useful command-line network monitors on Linux How to analyze and view Apache web server logs interactively on Linux How to enable user authentication for a Postfix SMTP server with SASL

Dell Makes the Ubuntu-Powered Inspiron 14 3000 Series Even Cheaper

Monday 15th of June 2015 02:54:27 PM
Dell is making sure that everyone knows that they are selling Ubuntu-powered laptops, and the company is now promoting them on Twitter, with a limited offer for the new Inspiron 14 3000 Series.

Best practices to build bridges between tech teams

Monday 15th of June 2015 01:57:16 PM
Robyn Bergeron makes life awesome for people participating in the Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana communities. Passionate about improving ease of development and deployment of infrastructure and applications, she tirelessly advocates for end-users of open source projects, which why her current title is Operations Advocate at Elastic.read more

Cinnamon 2.6.8 Released for Linux Mint 17.2 (Rafaela) with Important Fixes

Monday 15th of June 2015 07:43:07 AM
Clement Lefebvre published details about the eight maintenance version of the stable Cinnamon 2.6 open-source desktop environment for the Linux Mint 17.2 (Rafaela) operating system.

Getting started guide to server management using Puppet

Monday 15th of June 2015 05:48:45 AM
In our scenario we are not going to run hundreds of operating systems and attempt to manage them. Our goal will be much simpler than that. In fact we are going to run only two separate systems running puppet master and puppet agent. Thus through the master puppet server we will attempt to configure a remote node and install "hello" package using puppet agent. This will be done with a bare minimum configuration possible.

SELF Saturday: Linux Under a ‘Carolina Blue’ Sky

Monday 15th of June 2015 03:54:23 AM
It seems that keeping the code we depend on maintained has come to resemble how we deal with our highways. We love to build new highways and bridges, but keeping the ones we have properly maintained and safe, not so much — it’s not sexy. Evidently this isn’t just affecting small projects. Nalley pointed to Git, where a single person has written 50 percent of the code over the last two years. Or Perl, where three people are writing over 50 percent of the code.

Docker Popularity Spawns Need for Container Monitoring

Monday 15th of June 2015 02:00:01 AM
The open-source Docker application container virtualization technology is becoming increasingly popular, spawning a need for distributed monitoring capabilities. To help organizations understand what tools are available for container monitoring, Docker last week announced a new Ecosystem Technology Partner (ETP) program that is starting off with six vendors that have integrated with Docker for monitoring.

The simple guide to bitcoins using Electrum

Monday 15th of June 2015 12:05:39 AM
Bitcoin is the most established digital currency available today. It provides a safe, anonymous way to send and receive a virtual currency everybody trusts. However, managing bitcoins is not quite as simple as managing a bank account. In this article I will explain how to manage your bitcoins using Electrum. Please note that in this article I will provide working knowledge of how to use Electrum, without entering the mysterious land of cryptography and technical details of Bitcoin.

Linux Kernel 3.18.15 Longterm Released, Install/Update In Ubuntu 15.05 And Other Derivatives

Sunday 14th of June 2015 10:11:17 PM
Recently Linux Kernel 3.18.15 has been announced. The Kernel includes several bug fixes. Latest Linux Kernel includes new features, bug fixes and improve security. Updating/Upgrading Linux Kernel is recommended.

Cinnamon 2.6 : Here’s What’s New

Sunday 14th of June 2015 08:16:55 PM
Cinnamon 2.6, the latest version of cinnamon desktop environment has been released and announced few week ago by linux Mint Developer (Clement Lefebvre) via Linux Mint Segfault blog

Linux Humor on the Command-line

Sunday 14th of June 2015 06:22:33 PM
The desktop is full of eye candy. It enhances the visual experience and, in some cases, can also increase functionality of software. But it also makes software fun. Working on the command-line does not have to be always serious. If you want some fun on the command-line, there are lots of commands to raise a smile.

3 Ways Debian Needs To Improve

Sunday 14th of June 2015 04:28:11 PM
This article lists 3 ways in which Debian needs to improve and not one is to do with the product itself. The website is ridiculously complicated, live ISOs are not UEFI bootable and the installer has over 20 screens.

Allwinner joins the Linux Foundation

Sunday 14th of June 2015 02:33:49 PM
Allwinner, a fabless semiconductor design company from China is joining the Linux Foundation. Allwinner is known from its SoCs for Android tablets and other devices.

How To Dual Boot Debian And Windows 8.1

Sunday 14th of June 2015 12:39:27 PM
This guide shows how to dual boot Windows 8.1 and Debian Jessie. This is a fairly simple process but not necessarily obvious as the Live Disks are useless on UEFI based computers.

Meet Fedora 22 KDE : Include Video Overview and Screenshot

Sunday 14th of June 2015 10:45:05 AM
Fedora 22 KDE is an Fedora Spins based-on Fedora 22 featuring KDE Plasma 5 as the main desktop environment. Fedora 22 KDE Plasma comes with many pre-selected top quality applications that suit all modern desktop use cases – from online communication like web browsing, instant messaging and electronic mail correspondence,

Facebook ditches HTML mobe future in favour of Zuck-flavoured Java

Sunday 14th of June 2015 08:50:43 AM
React Native – It's Javascript with a hint of nutritious, ad-friendly lock-inFacebook has ruled out a return to platform-neutral HTML5 for mobile, dedicating itself to a future of React Native – its own Javascript framework.…

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