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The latest Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition from the Spanish company BQ is now available for purchase on the official website. This latest Ubuntu phone was announced just a couple of weeks ago and it's finally here.
Editing in Kdenlive is done both in the monitors and in the timeline. Your initial cuts are made while reviewing your footage and placing clips into the timeline in the order that you want your movie to be seen. Once the initial cut is done, though, most of your time will be spent in the timeline.It doesn't take long to get comfortable working in the timeline, but it does take a little bit of work to get efficient.read more
Even as the US government bids adieu to Clipper Chip, an infamous episode that influenced the cryptography debate for years, there is renewed focus in a number of quarters that it should not repeated.read more
A significant portion of my second year college work dealt with psychology of the senses. Color plays a powerful role in how we perceive, interpret and react to an event, a situation or an environment. Both Microsoft and Apple have spent millions on volumes of research and focus groups. Do you think that the dominate shades of blue in Windows, or the close proximity Apple keeps with grey, silver and metal, is by haphazard design?
Among the myriad vendors in the Software Defined Networking (SDN) landscape, Cumulus Networks has managed to carve out a niche as a leading innovator of open source-based technology. Helping to lead Cumulus Networks is co-founder and CTO Nolan Leake.
Not exactly a big push, reviving concerns that it's in troubleWWDC 2015 Apple didn't so much launch as absent-mindedly nudge its HomeKit smart home technology this week at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC).…
In the world of open-source projects, Imad Sousou, General Manager of Intel's Open Source Technology Center sees Linux and OpenStack as the two largest projects. Intel is a leading contributor to both projects and is more aware than most of the differences and similarities in the two communities. Sousou also sits on the Board of Directors for both the Linux Foundation and the OpenStack Foundation
Free Electrons has posted free detailed training materials for its course on building an embedded Linux project on a BeagleBone Black SBC using Buildroot. Last November, Linux training firm Free Electrons posted free training materials for a three-day training course on building an embedded Linux project using Yocto Project and OpenEmbedded. Now, the company has […]
How to install and configure Fail2Ban on your Ubuntu server. Fail2Ban is the most famous application that can prevents dictionary attacks on your server.
Jason has a career in movies, television and the gaming industry, supplying voice talent for those mediums. Although Jason has a successful career in Hollywood, his true passion is using perfectly good computer components and combining those parts with his environmentally-friendly plastic cases and the Ubuntu operating system in order to produce an amazingly functional computer.
In Fedora 22, one of the new features from the Cloud SIG is a project called Tunir. It is a very simple system which can be used to test Fedora Cloud images, or it can be used to test any normal software project using the Cloud images or bare metal systems.
Here is a guide for things to do after installing Elementary OS Freya to get a more polished desktop.
Version 2.0 to have free, open compiler and standard library. WWDC 2015 Apple will release version 2.0 of its Swift programming language as open source.
Because you're a reader of Linux Journal, you probablyalready know that Linux has a rich virtualizationecosystem. KVM is the de facto standard, and VirtualBox is widely used for desktopvirtualization. Veterans should remember Xen (it's still in a good shape,by the way), and there is also VMware (which isn't free but runs on Linuxas well).
Peppermint combines Ubuntu Linux with Google's Chromium Web browser and cloud services for a modern take on the desktop.
As the name suggest 'Very Secure File Transfer Protocol Deamon' (VSFTPD) is one of the most secure FTP daemons available, vsftpd is used as the default FTP server in the Ubuntu, CentOS, Fedora, NimbleX, Slackware and RHEL Linux distributions.
In today's open source roundup: Images in the Super Tux Kart racing game spur charges of sexism. Plus: Debian Linux 8.1 released. And why run Linux on a Chromebook?
Arthur C. Clarke is one of the most influential Sci-Fi writers of the 20th century, and anyone should recognize his name as the author of mesmerizing 2001: A Space Odyssey. He was also called a futurist, and he made some interesting predictions that seem to have come through.
One (sic) upon a time, movies were released in different countries at different times. This could be done because there was no easy way to copy and store away a movie. If you lived in Italy, you could wait up to two years before you saw a popular movie. Then two things happened: it became easy to copy and store movies; and everybody in the world suddenly became interconnected. The regional segregation ended: the only ones to believe that it's still there are the dinosaurs from a past era.
The Government of India has implemented a remarkable new policy-level change for open source software (OSS) deployment. The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology has asked that open source software-based applications be included in Requests for Proposals (RFPs) for all new procurements. Note there is not a plan at this time to replace existing proprietary systems with open source software.read more