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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
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 →
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
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.…
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 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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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
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.
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, a fabless semiconductor design company from China is joining the Linux Foundation. Allwinner is known from its SoCs for Android tablets and other devices.
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.
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,