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Embedded Computing Design magazine selects ITTIA DB SQL as "Editor's Choice Award" for "embedded systems, mobile devices, and other Internet of Things appliances that require non-stop access to data."
StartOS 5.1 is now available. StartOS is an independent Chinese Linux distribution with the GNOME desktop tweaked to resemble Microsoft Windows XP. In the beginning it was based on Ubuntu, but starting from version 4.0 it adopted custom package management (called YPK) and system installer, though the underlying live medium is still built using Ubuntu's Casper tool.
Bash is a very powerful programming language and in this tutorial we will learn how to use if statements and comparison operators to tell us if our backup has failed or not
Mobile gadget revolutions happen only twice per decade. And one happened this week.
There’s a lot that you can do with £5.5m. You could employ a couple of hundred people for a year for starters, or set up some small businesses. You could be sensible and invest in technologies, or you could pay for lots of operations. Alternatively, you could buy lots of sweets or several million copies of the Adam Sandler movie of your choice.
[url=http://lxer.com/team.php][img]http://lxer.com/content/Scott_Ruecker.jpg[/img][/url] [b]LXer Feature: 29-Jun-2014[/b]The big news to hit the LXer Newswire this week includes Jim Zemlin pumping up Linux to Wall Street, a cool distro categorization tool made by the Berkeley LUG, where KDE is going, a couple of Linux sysadmin articles, the Supreme Court puts Aereo out of business and why should you run Linux on IBM Power hardware? Good question.. Enjoy!
In today’s post we will explain you how you can easily install Odoo with Nginx as a reverse proxy server on a Ubuntu VPS.
The following article covers the steps used to install and set-up JAVA & Grails on an Ubuntu 14.04 Linux VPS.
One of the funniest games around is now fully available and out of beta for Linux. Goat Simulator is pretty popular and for good reason, as it's just insanely stupid.
Linux.com has posted an awesome interview with Matt Miller, the Fedora Project Leader (FPL). The interview covers a wide range of Fedora related topics, including (of course) Fedora Next, the […]
Sosreport is a command in linux (RHEL / CentOS) which collects system configuration and diagnostic information of your linux box like running kernel version, loaded modules, and system and service configuration files.
The latest development version of the Software application (the graphical tool for searching and installing new applications in Fedora) now has support for browsing and installing add-ons. Basically, this feature […]
Conveniently named Plasma 5, it will bring pixel-perfect design and super smooth performance thanks to the QML and Qt 5 technologies and fully hardware accelerated display rendering. High DPI support and the ability to work with Wayland (Linux's next generation display server) are planned as well, but neither are expected to be fully finished with the first release. Aside from technical work, there is design and usability work going on.
The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the July 2014 issue.
File comparison compares the contents of computer files, finding their common contents and their differences. The result of the comparison is often known as a diff. diff is also the name of a famous console based file comparison utility that outputs the differences between two files. The diff utility was developed in the early 1970s on the Unix operating system. diff will output the parts of the files where they are different.
Command-line lovers, allow me to introduce you to Xiki, the incredibly interactive, flexible, and revolutionary command shell. I do not use the word "revolutionary" lightly. The command shell has not advanced all that much since the ancient days of Unix. Xiki is a giant leap forward. If you're looking for the Next Big Thing in FOSS, Xiki is it.
As the moment, the most popular web servers are Apache and Nginx. Apache is the most successful and famous open source project whereas Nginx (pronounced Engine X) is a web server that was developed in Russia by Igor Sysoev back in 2002.
Needless to say that setting up Light Weight X environment on Fedora 20 cloud instances is very important for comfortable work in VM's environment, for instance on Ubuntu Trusty cloud server just one command installs E17 environment `apt-get install xorg e17 firefox`. By some reasons E17 was dropped from official F20 repos and maybe functional only via previous MATE Desktop setup on VM
There are two major MySQL storage engines used: MyISAM and Innodb. MyISAM is non-transactional, and thus can be faster for reads, while InnoDB fully supports transactions (e.g., commit/rollback) with finer-grain locking. When you create a new MySQL table, you choose its type (i.e., storage engine). Without any choice, you will simply use a pre-configured default engine.
Open source games roundupWeek of June 22 - June 28, 2014In this week's edition of our open source games news roundup we delve into the Steam Summer Adventure, hope that Together hits its Linux milestone, and more.read more