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Samsung now claims there[he]#039[/he]s another reason it stopped paying Android patent licensing fees to Microsoft: antitrust issues.
BioShock Infinite, an FPS developed by Irrational Games and published by 2K Games, might be getting a Linux release very soon. This has been revealed by the entry on the Steam database.
I’d like to shed some light on the recently introduced IPython Notebook integration in latest PyCharm 4...
Acquia, the lead commercial sponsor behind the open-source Drupal content management system (CMS), is rolling out a new service to help secure Drupal sites hosted on the Acquia Cloud. The Acquia Shield provides access and isolation security for those that host their Drupal sites on the Acquia Cloud service, which itself is hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Some things don't go together: Cats and dogs, New York Yankee and Boston Red Sox fans, Linux and Windows... or do they? In San Francisco, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said, and I quote, "Microsoft loves Linux."
At the All Things Open conference, Jeffrey Hammond, a Forrester Research VP and Principal Analyst, revealed that four out of five programmers are now using, or have recently used, open source development tools.
In today's open source roundup: The specs for Samsung's upcoming Galaxy S6 phone may have been leaked. Plus: How Samsung is changing its approach to open source software, and three personal finance managers for Linux.
Adeneo announced Android 4.4.4 (KitKat) BSPs for the TI Sitara AM335x and Sitara AM437x development platforms and the AM335x-based BeagleBone Black SBC.
The National Security Agency has released a new open-source program for data network interoperability. Many of you probably think that the National Security Agency (NSA) and open-source software get along like a house on fire. That's to say, flaming destruction. You would be wrong.
Getting Linux Mint to work is simple. Linux Mint 17.1 with the Cinnamon 2.4 interface may well be the best Linux desktop to date — and I speak as someone who has been using Linux on PCs for over 20 years now.
CoreOS, a new enterprise Linux company and a Docker partner, is now proposing its own alternative to Docker's container technology.
According to a new report from The Linux Foundation, Linux is leading Windows on both the cloud and in enterprise application deployments.
These are step by step instructions for how to install Odoo on Ubuntu 14.04. This seems to be the most widely used distribution for Odoo users. This will get you up and running in short order as it will only take about 30 minutes (depending on your Internet connection). Odoo is a continuation of the popular OpenERP open source ERP solution. It continues to gain popularity and with version 8 has expanded into a CMS as well. The backend uses PostgreSQL and it is written in Python.
The FBI has made it no secret that it hates Apple and Google's efforts to encrypt files in your smartphones and tablets. Now court documents have emerged showing just how far the Feds are willing to go to decrypt citizens' data.
David Sharples and David Glanzman reinvent the keyboard... by replacing the keys with a hex grid of joysticks
HP has announced several new big data offerings, including a hosted version of Haven that brings Vertica and IDOL functionality to the Helion cloud.
Ubuntu 14.10 PXE server InstallationThis guide explains how to configure PXE server in Ubuntu 14.10 PXE Server, stands for preboot execution environment, is used to enable a network computer to boot only from a network interface card. This method will be very helpful, if a System Administrator wants to install many systems which doesn’t have a CD/DVD device on the network.
Google Code-in is an initiative for 13-17 year olds to get involved in open source software projects.From December 1, 2014 to January 19, 2015, participating open source organizations identify small tasks for beginners that can take a few hours or a few days to complete, and they identify mentors for participants to work with. Tasks include coding, documentation, research, design, and testing. One doesn't need to know how to code to participate, though it's a great opportunity to learn to code too.read more
Over at OpenStack, a discussion initiated by Elizabeth Krumbach Joseph goes into the possibility of a logo for Zuul, OpenStack’s pipeline-oriented project gating and automation system. Because she gets asked during presentations, “What is the logo for Zuul?” Elizabeth has picked up the baton and gone to bat, to woefully mix sports metaphors, on behalf of the issue.
Backupninja is a powerful and highly-configurable backup tool for Debian based distributions. In the previous tutorial, we explored how to install backupninja and how to set up two backup actions for the program to perform. However, we should note that those examples were only "the tip of the iceberg," so to speak. In this post […]Continue reading...The post How to create a custom backup plan for Debian with backupninja appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to back up a Debian system using backupninja How to set up a mail server in Ubuntu or Debian How to use systemd for system administration on Debian How to perform system backup with backup-manager on Linux