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Warhammer Eternal Crusade MMO Will Gain A Linux Version

Thursday 24th of July 2014 03:55:33 AM
An upcoming MMO in the Warhammer series is set to gain a Linux version thanks to comments made from the lead developer.

Attackers raid SWISS BANKS with DNS and malware bombs

Thursday 24th of July 2014 03:08:13 AM
Attackers suspected of residing in Russia are raiding Swiss bank accounts with a multi-faceted attack that intercepts SMS tokens and changes domain name system settings, researchers have warned.

What kind of tablet do you use?

Thursday 24th of July 2014 02:20:53 AM
It seems today that the naysayers were wrong: tablets have become ubiquitous. But has open source made its reach into the tablet world to the same extent it has to other areas of technology?

FoundationDB, DataRPM Partner on NoSQL Big Data Analytics

Thursday 24th of July 2014 01:23:42 AM
FoundationDB and DataRPM have partnered to combine NoSQL data storage with cognitive Big Data analytics and visualization. In a deal centered on combining NoSQL data storage with cognitive, natural-language Big Data discovery and analytics, FoundationDB and DataRPM have announced a partnership that will bring their platforms together.

New openQRM Cloud 5.1.4 release offers new Cloud portal and Android OS support

Thursday 24th of July 2014 12:36:22 AM
openQRM Enterprise is a web-based open source datacenter management and cloud computing platform that integrates flexibly with existing components in enterprise datacenters.

BitKey: A secure, Debian-based Live OS for bitcoin transactions

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 11:49:02 PM
BitKey itself is a simple solution for bitcoin users. The current build offers encrypted wallet storage, and comes in a very minimal Xfce desktop.

Xen Unveils Mirage OS 2.0 for Open Source Virtual Cloud Apps

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 11:01:42 PM
The open source Xen Project believes it has made it easier than ever to "compile your own cloud" with the release of MirageOS v2.0, which simplifies and optimizes deployment of cloud-based apps running on the Xen virtualization hypervisor.

Two Years With Debian GNU/Linux - An Average Guy's Verdict

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 10:14:22 PM
One uneducated Linux enthusiast with basic needs' take on using Debian Wheezy as his everyday OS for a few years, with some notes on KDE as well.

KDE 5 Delivers New Linux Desktop Environment

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 09:27:02 PM
Plasma 5 is powered by the open-source Qt 5 cross-platform user interface framework. Hardware acceleration for graphics is now supported with the OpenGL graphics API. With Qt 5 and OpenGL, Plasma 5 is able to provide users with not only improved graphics performance, but also a more fluid user experience. Plus, the new Kickoff application launcher enables users to rapidly find and access applications and content on a system. KDE as a desktop environment is available on multiple Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, KaOS and openSUSE. In this slide show, eWEEK examines some of the key features of KDE Plasma 5.

Xen hypervisor: Assign Virtual Disk to a Virtual Machine

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 08:29:51 PM
Dealing with our daily admin tasks we face lot of requests where we need to assign virtual disks or additional disks to Virtual Machines running on Xen hypervisor.

Tails 1.1 Screenshot Tour

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 07:32:40 PM
Tails, The Amnesic Incognito Live System, version 1.1, is out. All users must upgrade as soon as possible - this release fixes numerous security issues. Notable user-visible changes include: re-base on Debian 7.0 'Wheezy'; upgrade thousands of packages; migrate to GNOME 3 'fallback' mode; install LibreOffice instead of OpenOffice.org; UEFI boot support, which should make it possible to boot Tails on modern hardware and Apple computers; replace the Windows XP camouflage with a Windows 8 camouflage; bring back VirtualBox guest modules, installed from Wheezy backports, full functionality is only available when using the 32-bit kernel. Fix write access to boot medium via udisks; upgrade the web browser to 24.7.0esr.

SAP supports open source Cloud Foundry and OpenStack for cloud

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 06:35:29 PM
SAP has been moving its enterprise suite to the cloud for some time, and now it's embracing the open source cloud.

KDE's Semantic Desktop: Nepomuk vs. Baloo

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 05:38:18 PM
One of the most disliked features of the early KDE SC 4 releases was the developers' attempt to establish the semantic desktop. The tools to further this goal are Nepomuk and Akonadi. While Nepomuk tries to interconnect meta data from different desktop applications, Akonadi is a service that stores and retrieves data from PIM applications like mail, calendar and contacts. Together, they pave the road to allow users to find data, structured and connected by tags, ratings and comments, covering different file formats. On top of that, Strigi performs the indexing that enables users to find data with simple search terms in KDE's file manager Dolphin.

Netrunner 14 - The perfect blend of usability and flexibility

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 04:41:07 PM
Linux used to be perceived as being difficult to install, difficult to use and bereft of decent applications. With the current crop of distributions such as Linux Mint, Zorin OS and Netrunner, those perceptions will forever be consigned to the history books. Netrunner 14 is easy to install, easy to use and comes packed with the best applications that Linux has to offer.

UK government makes on open document standards

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 03:43:56 PM
As previously reported on Opensource.com, the government of the United Kingdom forcefully signaled its intention earlier this year to mandate the adoption of compulsory document format standards in public administrations. The government[he]#039[/he]s stated objective was to assure greater choice for both government and citizens and for public administrations to avoid being locked in to software “that is still provided by just a few large companies."

How open source launched my small business

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 03:26:33 PM
Open source hardware has truly changed my life. It allowed me to launch my own business. "How so," you might ask? Well, let’s take a little stroll down memory lane, shall we?read more

Schools Are Gobbling Up Chromebooks: 1 Million Sold in 3 Months

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 01:48:33 PM
iPads are still the apple of educators' eyes, but Google Chromebooks are becoming increasingly popular in the classroom.

Banana Pi review tastier than Raspberry?

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 12:51:22 PM
Does the first of the true Raspberry Pi clones have what it takes to come out from the shadow of its highly-successful inspiration?

Giving Sub-Saharan African communities an online presence

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 11:54:11 AM
People in Sub-Saharan Africa face hurdles to get online. Despite some progress, the region lags behind in Internet connectivity due to the high costs of service and poor infrastructure, according to a recent World Economic Forum report.read more

How To Install SVN With Apache dav_svn On CentOS 7

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 10:35:43 AM
How To Install SVN With Apache dav_svn On CentOS 7Apache Subversion, which is commonly referred to in its abbreviated form as SVN, (named after the command name SVN) is a popular software versioning and revision control system which is distributed as a free software under the Apache License. Outlined below are the steps in the process of installing and using of SVN and mod_dav_svn on CentOS 7