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Install Cacti (Monitoring tool) on ubuntu 16.04 server

Tuesday 7th of June 2016 10:40:31 PM
Install Cacti (Monitoring tool) on ubuntu 16.04 server

Improvements to Tabs and Video on Firefox Make Browsing Faster and Easier

Tuesday 7th of June 2016 09:43:20 PM
In the recent past we have made several improvements to Firefox Accounts that make your browsing better. Those improvements include personalizing your account and the ability to sync passwords, bookmarks and other browsing data between your desktop and mobile devices. … Continue reading

5 Ways Open Source Programmers and Companies Make Money

Tuesday 7th of June 2016 08:46:09 PM
Free and open source software can be monetized in many ways by businesses and foundations.

Secure Wordpress Login with Two Factor Authentication using privacyIDEA

Tuesday 7th of June 2016 07:48:58 PM
Wordpress is THE widely spread blogging system that is not only used for private blog sites but sometimes also as CMS for company web sites. Wordpress is very good maintened and easy to update. But as it is so widely used, it is also an intersting goal for crackers (avoiding to say hackers).  This is why today I will tell you how to secure the wordpress accounts with a second factor for OTP authentication.

Manjaro Linux 16.06 Daniella Released

Tuesday 7th of June 2016 06:51:47 PM
Manjaro Linux is based onArch Linux and one of the easiest Linux distributions available. Manjaro Linux provides the distro in most major flavors including, XFCE, KDE, Gnome, LXDE, MATE, Cinnamon and more. The team has recently released its stable release Manjaro 16.06 with all the packages updated to their latest versions.

Debian 8.5.0 Screenshot Tour

Tuesday 7th of June 2016 05:54:36 PM
The Debian project is pleased to announce the fifth update of its stable distribution Debian 8 (codename jessie). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustments for serious problems. Security advisories were already published separately and are referenced where available.

Samsung Rumored to Launch Fully Bendable Smartphones in 2017

Tuesday 7th of June 2016 04:57:25 PM
Smartphone maker and display manufacturer Samsung is believed to launch a pair of smartphones in early 2017, each with a bendable OLED display.

Linux features that you can't live without?

Tuesday 7th of June 2016 04:00:14 PM
Also in today's open source roundup: How to mount your Google Drive in Linux, and DistroWatch reviews Sabayon Linux 16.05.

2016 open source summer reading list

Tuesday 7th of June 2016 12:55:56 PM
Can you believe we're already almost half way through 2016? The year is flying by, but not too fast for us to squeeze in a few great books. Once again, we reached out to our friends to find out what they're reading, too, which helped us put together our annual open source summer reading list. This year's collection includes books on open source history, culture, and personalities; leadership and business; analytics; learning and playing with Raspberry Pi; and more

Xiaomi Mi Band 2 Released

Tuesday 7th of June 2016 11:58:45 AM
Hi Guys, Here is a Good news from China. Xiaomi has launched a new Band of its Smart band series. The news has come from China that it is available to purchase in China from today and soon will be available in India. Hopefully, on

How to choose a PHP framework

Tuesday 7th of June 2016 11:01:34 AM
PHP is one of the most popular programming languages around the world, and the recent PHP 7 release made this server-side programming language better and more stable than more

SUSE Enterprise Storage 3 released for serious storage work

Tuesday 7th of June 2016 10:04:23 AM
The latest release of SUSE Enterprise Server 3 comes with Ceph Jewel support.

Tails 2.4, Edward Snowden's Favorite Anonymous Live CD, Brings Tor Browser 6.0

Tuesday 7th of June 2016 09:07:12 AM
The Tails Project released Tails 2.4, a major version of the anonymous Live CD based on Debian GNU/Linux, which was used by ex-CIA employee Edward Snowden to stay hidden online and protect his privacy.

Building a cloud career, government adoption, and more OpenStack news

Tuesday 7th of June 2016 08:10:01 AM
Are you interested in keeping track of what is happening in the open source cloud? is your source for news in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project.OpenStack around the webThere is a lot of interesting stuff being written about OpenStack. Here's a sampling from some of our favorites:read more

News: Linux Top 3: Alpine Linux 3.4, deepin 15.2 and Linux Lite 3.0

Tuesday 7th of June 2016 07:12:50 AM
Small footprint Linux distros leave a big impression

WordPress plugin with 10,000+ installations being exploited in the wild

Tuesday 7th of June 2016 06:15:39 AM
A growing number of WordPress websites have been infected by attackers exploiting a vulnerability that remains unpatched in a widely used plugin called WP Mobile Detector, security researchers warned.

BakAndImgCD 18.0 Disk Imaging and Backup Live CD Now Available for Download

Tuesday 7th of June 2016 05:18:28 AM
Softpedia was informed by 4MLinux developer Zbigniew Konojacki about the release and immediate availability for download of the BakAndImgCD 18.0 Live CD distrolette.

Latin-quoting Linus Torvalds plays God by not abusing mortals

Tuesday 7th of June 2016 04:21:17 AM
Makes 4.7rc2 change after merge window because he's Linus, and by Jupiter he can. Linus Torvalds has loosed release candidate 2 of version 4.7 of the Linux kernel on the waiting world.

Quieting Scary Web Browser SSL Alerts

Tuesday 7th of June 2016 03:24:06 AM
The entire Internet depends on OpenSSL to secure sensitive transactions, but until the Linux Foundation launched the Core Infrastructure Initiative to support crucial infrastructure projects, it was supported by a small underfunded team with only one paid developer.

Open Source's Big Challenges Today: Cloud, IoT and Closed Distributions

Tuesday 7th of June 2016 02:26:55 AM
Cloud, embedded devices in the IoT and elsewhere and closed distributions highlight the new challenges for open source software developers and users.

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Linux Devices

  • MediaTek Announces An Interesting Deca-Core ARM Dev Board
    The folks at MediaTek in Hsinchu announced the Helio X20 Development Board today as the first development board using a tri-cluster, deca-core design. As implied by the name, this developer board is using the Helio X20 SoC, which features a tri-cluster CPU architecture and ten processing cores: two Cortex-A72 at 2.3GHz, four Cortex-A53 cores @ 2.0GHz, and four Cortex-A53 cores at 1.4GHz. Depending upon system load, the relevant/needed cores will power up. The X20 uses ARM's Mali graphics, supports 2 x LPDDR3 POP memory, and has integrated 802.11ac WiFi.
  • Voice control your embedded systems with 20 lines of software code
    Speech recognition software technology provider Sensory is offering TrulyHandsfree SDK to embed voice enabled functions in your embedded systems software. TrulyHandsfree SDK supports fixed triggers, user enrolled triggers and commands phrase spotting technology.
  • No SSD Storage On Raspberry Pi 3? Try MinnowMax Turbot Board
    The fact that you can not use an SSD storage device with the Raspberry Pi is a huge drawback. Devices that use the Raspberry pie consume a lot of storage. Devices like drones etc could use the onboard SSD storage. Too bad that the Raspberry pi 3 does not support it. But no worries have you head of the MinnowMax Turbot board?

Server Administration

  • Why Container Skills Aren't a Priority in Hiring Open Source Pros (Yet)
    It should come as no surprise that open source training and hiring is typically predicated on what skills are trending in tech. As an example, Big Data, cloud and security are three of the most in-demand skillsets today, which explains why more and more open source professionals look to develop these particular skillsets and why these professionals are amongst the most sought after. One skillset that employers have not found as useful as professionals is container management.
  • All Hail the New Docker Swarm
    Unfortunately, I’m not able to attend DockerCon US this year, but I will be keeping up with the announcements. As part of the Docker Captains program, I was given a preview of Docker 1.12 including the new Swarm integration which is Docker’s native clustering/orchestration solution (also known as SwarmKit, but that’s really the repo/library name). And it’s certainly a big change. In this post I’ll try to highlight the changes and why they’re important.
  • Apache Spark Creator Matei Zaharia Describes Structured Streaming in Spark 2.0 [Video]
    Apache Spark has been an integral part of Mesos from its inception. Spark is one of the most widely used big data processing systems for clusters. Matei Zaharia, the CTO of Databricks and creator of Spark, talked about Spark's advanced data analysis power and new features in its upcoming 2.0 release in his MesosCon 2016 keynote.

The heartbeat of open source projects can be heard with GitHub data

GitHub released charts last week that tell a story about the heartbeat of a few open source, giving insights into activity, productivity and collaboration of software development. Why are these important? Enterprises increasingly define software development as a top priority to gain competitive advantage or defend against disruption. They often turn to open source software because it is fast and agile. Enterprise IT decision makers should understand GitHub because it is the backbone of most open source projects. Read more

Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator: Lorenzo Paglia

The Linux Foundation offers many resources for developers, users, and administrators of Linux systems, including its Linux Certification Program. This program is designed to give you a way to differentiate yourself in a job market that's hungry for your skills. To illustrate how well these certifications prepare you for the real world, this series features some of those who have recently passed the certification exams. These testimonials should help you decide if either the Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) or the Linux Foundation Certified Engineer (LFCE) certification is right for you. In this installment, we talk with LFCS Lorenzo Paglia. Read more