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A year in the life of OpenStack

Friday 2nd of January 2015 04:44:46 PM
What a year for OpenStack! With two shiny new releases, two excellent summits on opposite sides of the Atlantic, countless new features, and an ever-growing community of users and developers, it truly has been a year of progress for OpenStack.read more

3 Ways To Create A Lightweight And Persistent Xubuntu Linux USB Drive

Friday 2nd of January 2015 02:50:24 PM
This guide shows 3 different methods for creating a persistent Xubuntu USB drive. It is the first in a series of posts looking at Xubuntu and will get you up and running with Xubuntu in a live environment.

How to set up a cross-platform backup server on Linux with BackupPC

Friday 2nd of January 2015 12:56:02 PM
Just in case you haven't been able to tell from my earlier posts on backupninja and backup-manager, I am a big backup fan. When it comes to backup, I'd rather have too much than not enough, because if the need arises, you will be grateful that you took the time and effort to generate extra […]Continue reading...The post How to set up a cross-platform backup server on Linux with BackupPC appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to synchronize files between two servers bidirectionally How to create a secure incremental offsite backup in Linux with Duplicity How to back up a Debian system using backupninja How to set up a transparent HTTPS filtering proxy on CentOS How to block unwanted IP addresses on Linux efficiently

Install MODX on a Debian 7 VPS

Friday 2nd of January 2015 10:09:49 AM
The following tutorial will guide you through the details on how to install and run MODX on a Debian 7 VPS.

The Perfect Desktop - OpenSUSE 13.2 (GNOME)

Friday 2nd of January 2015 06:21:05 AM
This tutorial shows how you can set up an OpenSUSE 13.2 desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e.that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.

What is Redis?

Friday 2nd of January 2015 04:26:43 AM
Redis is good for prototyping, shared memory, messaging, caching and maximum performance. It might be used orthogonally and/or complementary to your SQL relation store, and/or NoSQL document store (e.g. MongoDB, RethinkDB, ElasticSearch).

Docker in 5 minutes

Friday 2nd of January 2015 02:32:21 AM
Vincent Batts, who works at Red Hat on Docker and OpenShift technologies, explains Docker and Linux Containers (LXC). Containers have been around for a few years, being introduced into the Linux kernel in 2008, but Docker has brought new attention to them this year. So what's the big deal around Docker?read more

A FOSS Wish List for 2015

Friday 2nd of January 2015 12:37:59 AM
“When you order a computer with Dell Mint, not only are you getting a superior operating system which has been specifically matched for peak performance on all quality Dell computers, you’ll receive added value as well. Unlike our Windows products, all Dell Mint computers come with all of the software you’re likely to need at no extra cost. And in case you need software that’s not installed, each Dell Mint computer can connect to the free Dell Software Center so you can download and install additional software, completely free of charge. As an added bonus, each and every Dell Mint computer comes with free telephone technical support for 30 days for all the software installed.”

Remixing open source games with Creative Commons content

Thursday 1st of January 2015 10:43:37 PM
One of the great things about open source is that you're free to modify and redistribute it in whichever way you like. This is real creative freedom that I support. All of my apps and games are open source. A while back, I helped fund the opening of some game music and art assets to the public. Being in the public domain (or having a Creative Commons license, as these art assets now do) allows for public remixing and free use of the content. Gotta love that.read more

Want to have your server pwned? Easy: Run PHP

Thursday 1st of January 2015 08:49:15 PM
Over three-quarters of all installs are insecure, research showsMore than 78 per cent of all PHP installations are running with at least one known security vulnerability, a researcher has found.…

The Perfect Desktop - OpenSUSE 13.2 (GNOME)

Thursday 1st of January 2015 06:54:53 PM
This tutorial shows how you can set up an OpenSUSE 13.2 desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e.that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.

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Airdroid - Transfer Files Between Android Phones/Tablets and Linux (Any Distribution)


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We often need to transfer large amount data in the form of mp3 Songs, Video Songs, Movies and most importantly, large Games! Transferring via USB cable takes time, so let's do it with 'Airdroid' easily and quickly.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Don't Use Ubuntu, Use Mint - or elementary

Tech Drive-in today listed seven reasons he prefers elementary OS over Ubuntu. Despite all that, Michael Larabel today reported on the improved performance of Ubuntu 15.04 on newer machines. Read more

7 reasons why I prefer elementary OS Freya over Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn"

When we laid out our featured article on things you need to do after installing Ubuntu 14.10, we shared a few little issues we have had with the latest Ubuntu release. Well things got worse, and I decided to try something else for a change. I've been using elementary OS Freya as my daily driver since then. And I have to say, I'm mighty impressed so far. And the fact that Freya is still very much in beta makes the whole affair all the more interesting. A list of reasons why I prefer elementary OS Freya over Ubuntu 14.10 at the moment. Read more

Don't Use Ubuntu, Use Mint - or elementary

The top story today continued to be the GHOST vulnerability covered last night, probably because the name lends itself to cute headlines - most with a twist on "Ghost in the Machine." But elsewhere, the How-To-Geek said today that new users should stick to Linux Mint instead of Ubuntu. He's not the only one, Tech Drive-in today listed seven reasons he prefers elementary OS over Ubuntu. Despite all that, Michael Larabel today reported on the improved performance of Ubuntu 15.04 on newer machines. Read more