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SUSECON 2016: Where Technology Reigns Supreme

Saturday 1st of October 2016 04:13:17 AM
SUSECON has become a flagship conference in the industry for many of the same reasons I love fall: crisp, refreshing content that invigorates your brain and gets you thinking about new possibilities. SUSE customers, partners and general open-source enthusiasts learn about new open-source solutions from both SUSE and upstream projects.

Cloudera, Hortonworks, and Uber to Keynote at Apache Big Data and ApacheCon Europe

Saturday 1st of October 2016 02:24:38 AM
Leading open source technologists from Cloudera, Hortonworks, Uber, Red Hat, and more are set to speak at Apache: Big Data and ApacheCon Europe, taking place Nov. 14-18 in Seville, Spain. The Linux Foundation today announced keynote speakers and sessions for the co-located events.

ownCloud Desktop Client 2.2.4 Released with Updated Dolphin Plugin, Bug Fixes

Saturday 1st of October 2016 12:35:59 AM
ownCloud is still alive and kicking, and they've recently released a new maintenance update of the ownCloud Desktop Client, version 2.2.4, bringing some much-needed improvements and patching various annoying issues.

Top 5: 10 tips for IoT home automation, Configuration management tools, and more

Friday 30th of September 2016 10:47:20 PM
In this week's Top 5, we highlight tips for home-IoT projects, a deep dive into configuration management, tips for getting started with Wordpress development, a successful middle school Linux program, and a brief introduction to animation with CSS and JavaScript.Top 5 articles of the week5. Web animation using CSS and JavaScriptread more

Why Good Linux Sysadmins Use Markdown

Friday 30th of September 2016 08:58:42 PM
The life of a Linux system administrator is complex and varied, and you know that documenting your work is a big time-saver. A documentation web server shared by you and your colleagues is a wonderful productivity tool. Most of us know simple HTML, and can whack up a web page as easily as writing plain text. But using Markdown is better.

Perform Hot Backup MySQL Database with Percona XtraBackup on Ubuntu 16.04

Friday 30th of September 2016 07:10:04 PM
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How to Effectively and Efficiently Edit Configuration Files in Linux

Friday 30th of September 2016 05:50:01 PM
tools are available to you that go a very long way to make the editing of config files much, much easier. I’m going to introduce you to a few such tools, to ease some of the burden of your Linux admin duties.

How to install MediaWiki on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS

Friday 30th of September 2016 04:47:07 PM
In this tutorial we are going to provide you with step by step instructions on how to install MediaWiki on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS. MediaWiki is an open-source wiki software written in PHP.

Cacti vs nagios vs Pandora FMS

Friday 30th of September 2016 03:44:13 PM
In depth comparison of three monitoring software.

Blender 2.78 Open-Source 3D Graphics Software Released with Spherical Stereo VR

Friday 30th of September 2016 02:41:19 PM
The Blender Foundation released Blender 2.78, the latest stable and most advanced version of the popular, open-source, free, and cross-platform Blender 3D modelling software.

Blessed are the diffs: for they shall inherit the earth

Friday 30th of September 2016 01:38:25 PM
Recently I’ve been working more with the sophisticat that is Docker and it hasn’t escaped me that the foundations of the DevOps world is essentially comprised of layer after layer of diffs.

ScreenFetch – Fetch Linux System Information on Terminal with Distribution ASCII art logo

Friday 30th of September 2016 12:35:31 PM
We can easily check the System information on Windows PC but in Linux PC bit difficult to know all the information, even if we have GUI for that because it will provide very less info about computer, like that way screenfetch came to picture and providing detailed information about computer.

Tools for writing the next best seller

Friday 30th of September 2016 11:32:37 AM
Don't you wish you could write a novel? I always did. It's such a daunting and convoluted undertaking. How can anyone even organize and keep track of all the plots and characters? I have started a few stories, but quickly abandoned them because I just couldn't seem to write anything cohesive that seemed worthy of showing to other more

Nmap 7.30 Security Scanner Adds 12 New IPv6 OS Fingerprints, 7 NSE Scripts

Friday 30th of September 2016 10:29:43 AM
The Nmap developers proudly announced the release of Nmap 7.30, the latest stable version of the free, open source and cross-platform security scanner and network mapper software.

Endless OS 3: Linux for the Net Less

Friday 30th of September 2016 09:26:49 AM
This Ubuntu-based Linux distribution provides the Internet for those who don't have 24x7 access to the net.

Linaro beams LITE at Internet of Things devices

Friday 30th of September 2016 08:23:55 AM
Linaro launched an “Linaro IoT and Embedded” (LITE) group, to develop end-to-end open source reference software for IoT devices and applications. Linaro, which is owned by ARM and major ARM licensees, and which develops open source software for ARM devices, launched a Linaro IoT and Embedded (LITE) Segment Group at this week’s Linaro Connect event […]

Kubernetes 1.4: One DevOps tool to rule all the containers

Friday 30th of September 2016 07:21:01 AM
There are other DevOps programs for container management, but Kubernetes is quickly becoming the best of them all.

GNOME Calendar App to Feature a New Sidebar, Week View & Attendees in GNOME 3.24

Friday 30th of September 2016 06:18:07 AM
GNOME developer Georges Stavracas wrote an in-depth blog post the other day to inform the community about the upcoming improvements and new features coming to the GNOME Calendar apps.

5 new OpenStack tutorials and guides

Friday 30th of September 2016 05:15:13 AM
Every month, the number of things that a developer or system administrator working with cloud technologies is expected to know seems to double. There are just so many promising projects and so little time.

Minijail: Google's Tool To Safely Run Untrusted Programs

Friday 30th of September 2016 04:12:19 AM
Google’s Minijail sandboxing tool could be used by developers and sysadmins to run untrusted programs safely for debugging and security checks, according to Google Software Engineer Jorge Lucangeli Obes, who spoke last month at the Linux Security Summit. Obes is the platform security lead for Brillo, Google's Android-based operating system for Internet-connected devices.

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TheSSS 20.0 Server-Oriented Linux Distro Ships with Linux Kernel 4.4.17, PHP 5.6

4MLinux developer Zbigniew Konojacki informs Softpedia today, October 26, 2016, about the release and immediate availability of version 20.0 of his server-oriented TheSSS (The Smallest Server Suite) GNU/Linux distribution. Read more

Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) Daily Build ISO Images Are Now Available for Download

Now that the upcoming Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) operating system is officially open for development, the first daily build ISO images have published in the usual places for early adopters and public testers. Read more

Today in Techrights

OSS Leftovers

  • Chain Releases Open Source Blockchain Solution for Banks
    Chain, a San Francisco-based Blockchain startup, launched the Chain Core Developer Edition, which is a distributed ledger infrastructure built for banks and financial institutions to utilize the Blockchain technology in mainstream finance. Similar to most cryptocurrency networks like Bitcoin, developers and users are allowed to run their applications and platforms on the Chain Core testnet, a test network sustained and supported by leading institutions including Microsoft and the Initiative for Cryptocurrency and Contracts (IC3), which is operated by Cornell University, UC Berkeley and University of Illinois.
  • Netflix Upgrades its Powerful "Chaos Monkey" Open Cloud Utility
    Few organizations have the cloud expertise that Netflix has, and it may come as a surprise to some people to learn that Netflix regularly open sources key, tested and hardened cloud tools that it has used for years. We've reported on Netflix open sourcing a series of interesting "Monkey" cloud tools as part of its "simian army," which it has deployed as a series satellite utilities orbiting its central cloud platform. Netflix previously released Chaos Monkey, a utility that improves the resiliency of Software as a Service by randomly choosing to turn off servers and containers at optimized tims. Now, Netflix has announced the upgrade of Chaos Monkey, and it's worth checking in on this tool.
  • Coreboot Lands More RISC-V / lowRISC Code
    As some early post-Coreboot 4.5 changes are some work to benefit fans of the RISC-V ISA.
  • Nextcloud Advances with Mobile Moves
    The extremely popular ownCloud open source file-sharing and storage platform for building private clouds has been much in the news lately. CTO and founder of ownCloud Frank Karlitschek resigned from the company a few months ago. His open letter announcing the move pointed to possible friction created as ownCloud moved forward as a commercial entity as opposed to a solely community focused, open source project. Karlitschek had a plan, though. He is now out with a fork of ownCloud called Nextcloud, and we've reported on strong signs that this cloud platform has a bright future. In recent months, the company has continued to advance Nextcloud. Along with Canonical and Western Digital, the partners have launched an Ubuntu Core Linux-based cloud storage and Internet of Things device called Nextcloud Box, which we covered here. Now, Nextcloud has moved forward with some updates to its mobile strategy. Here are details.
  • Using Open Source for Data
    Bryan Liles, from DigitalOcean, explains about many useful open source big data tools in this eight minute video. I learned about Apache Mesos, Apache Presto, Google Kubernetes and more.