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“We had a R&D group there that we started,” he said. “Started by my boss there, Kevin O’Conner. That group and his kind of vision for how you innovate on things is really what got me interested in trying to be creative, trying to come up with ideas either for products or businesses, whether it’s inside an existing big company or starting something new that is a startup. So, that was really the catalyst.”
We are all international now.I recently took part in a conversation at the TYPO3 Eastern Europe conference in Cluj-Napoca, Romania at which a very interesting proposition was put forward. The story starts in Malmö, Sweden where I’m temporarily remote working, away from my usual reporting office in Brno, Czech Republic. I work as a Senior Software Engineer for Red Hat, and I’m a self proclaimed advocate of free and open source software (FOSS). The reason I’m name dropping these locations will become clear in a moment. Whilst in Malmö, I took it upon myself to visit Foo Cafe, a meeting place for techies and industry types to, in the words of Foo Cafe, "learn, create and share."read more
I have been using Ubuntu 14.10 since it was released on the 23rd October, 2014. During that time I have been trying to work out how to write this review because on the face of it, nothing much has changed. I was half tempted to just post a link to my review of Ubuntu 14.04 and say "Thankyou for reading".
Kid3 is a powerful audio tag editor for KDE, with support for popular formats like Ogg Vorbis, MP3, MP4, FLAC or WAV, features like multiple file tag editing (to edit fields which are the same for a batch of files), exporting to various online services, lyrics fetching, id3v1 and id3v2 MP3 tag editing, plugins, tag removal functionality, filters, next and previous buttons to quickly cycle through music files.
VirtualBox (Oracle VM VirtualBox) is a virtualization software for x86 & AMD64 / Intel based system from Oracle. Virtualbox allows us to run multiple operating system at the same time.
On the other hand, there are the twin-panel based file managers like Krusader, Tux Commander or Emelfm2, from which GNOME Commander is also a part of, with the twin-panel mode enabled by default.
SimpleAudioPlayer is a KDE music player with a simplistic interface which provides two components: a player and a file browser. The latest release is a small incremental update which features a new find function.
We are proud to announce that the final version of Parsix GNU/Linux 7.0 a.k.a 'Nestor' is available for immediate download. Parsix Nestor ships with GNOME Shell 3.12.2 and a brand-new kernel based on Linux 3.14.23.
VIDEO: Alan Clark, chairman of the board at the OpenStack Foundation, explains how the technical definition of what is considered the core of OpenStack is now evolving.
Insurgency is a tactical FPS built with Valve's Source engine, and it originally stated it would come to Linux, but now their plans aren't so clear thanks to Valve.
Although some parents might disagree, YouTube is one of the shining lights of the internet. According to a recent survey of 1,500 American teenagers commissioned by Variety, the top five most influential celebrities are YouTube stars, with mainstream celebs eclipsed.
Gwenview is the default image viewer in KDE, and it does its job very well. Not only it has enough features to accommodate the more demanding users (like ratings, file browser or thumbnail view), but its functionality can be extended using the KIPI plugins, a KDE set of image plugins used by applications like DigiKam as well, besides Gwenview.
Trine for Linux has been missing on GOG and Steam since the Linux release, but fear not, as the Linux version is still coming for the revamped Trine Enchanted Edition.
The ruckus over the adoption of systemd as the default init system for Debian appears to have claimed a victim, with veteran developer Joey Hess announcing that he is leaving the project.
Current post follows up http://lxer.com/module/newswire/view/207415/index.html RDO Juno has been intalled on Controller and Compute nodes via packstack as described in link @lxer.com. iSCSI initiator implementation on CentOS 7 differs significantly from CentOS 6.5 and is based on CLI utility targetcli and service target. With Enterprise Linux 7, both Red Hat and CentOS, there is a big change in the management of iSCSI targets.Software run as part of the standard systemd structure. Consequently there will be significant changes in multi back end cinder architecture of RDO Juno running on CentOS 7 or Fedora 21 utilizing LVMbased iSCSI targets.
A roundup of KDE development events.
Jon Masters informs us of the kernel’s role in the latest Shellshock security vulnerability, and summarises the work in the kernel community towards a final 3.17 release
BeagleBoard.org is prepping a “BeagleBoard-X15? SBC that will ship in February with 2GB of RAM, dual GbE ports, eSATA, and TI’s dual-core Sitara AM5728 SoC.
In today's open source roundup: BlackEnergy malware plug-ins affect Linux and Windows systems alike, but Windows still has more of them.
Since I was talking yesterday about the launch of three more Linux games on Steam, two more titles have made appearance on the Steam for Linux list: Dragon and A Bird Story.