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Install PAC Manager on Linux Mint, Ubuntu & OpenSUSE

Wednesday 7th of October 2015 03:58:53 PM
PAC (Perl Auto Connector) Manager is a open source tool in Linux like operating system, which provides GUI (graphical user interface) to manage ssh,telnet, sftp, rdesktop, vnc,remote-tty & ftp sessions.

Raspbian Jessie Lives Up to the Hype

Wednesday 7th of October 2015 03:01:42 PM
Keeping in rhythm with using names from Toy Story characters, Raspbian Jessie was released this past week for Raspberry Pi users. This latest release marks many improvements and updates that Raspberry Pi users have been longing for. After using and experimenting with Raspbian Jessie for the past week, I have to say that I’m very pleased with the update.

Multiple external networks with a single L3 agent testing on RDO Liberty per Lars Kellogg-Stedman

Wednesday 7th of October 2015 02:04:31 PM
Following bellow is supposed to test in multi node environment, Multiple external networks with a single L3 agent by Lars Kellogg-Stedman. However, current post contains an attempt to analyze and understand how traffic to/from external network flows through br-int when provider external networks has been involved

Matthew Garrett Leaves Linux Kernel and Forks It

Wednesday 7th of October 2015 01:07:20 PM
The Linux kernel ecosystem is experiencing some turbulence these days, as a few important developers have quit the project, citing the "toxic" working environment or other technical factors.

New release of 8th includes encrypted database support and more

Wednesday 7th of October 2015 12:10:09 PM
8th is a secure, cross-platform, robust, cost-effective, extensible, and modern programming language for mobile, desktop, server and embedded application development. It is a derivative of Forth.

Down to Business with Major Deployments

Wednesday 7th of October 2015 11:12:58 AM
KDE software has been used in many large scale deployments, including universities, governments and countless companies. One of these organizations suggested that KDE create a deployment forum so that others can benefit from their deployment experience. The forum would provide an opportunity for sysadmins and developers to ask questions and discuss problems/solutions related to deploying KDE software in large, complex environments.

India's First Ubuntu Hackathon Offers an Ubuntu Dell Laptop, BQ Aquaris E5 HD Phones

Wednesday 7th of October 2015 10:15:47 AM
Canonical announced that the next Ubuntu Hackathon event will take place next week in Bangalore, the capital of India's southern Karnataka state, between October 15-16, 2015.

September review: Top 10 and editors picks

Wednesday 7th of October 2015 09:18:36 AM
September was an action packed month, with 684,610 page views and 101 articles published. We ran three series, which included 13 articles in our Back to School theme, and speaker interviews for All Things Open and Grace Hopper Celebration of Women.

Mozilla Boosts Leadership Team With Connected Devices Appointment

Wednesday 7th of October 2015 08:21:25 AM
Today, we are pleased to announce that Ari Jaaksi will be joining the Mozilla leadership team next month as our new Senior Vice President of Connected Devices. In this role, Ari will be responsible for Firefox OS and broader exploration .................

OTA-7 Update for Ubuntu Touch to Enter Final Freeze This Week

Wednesday 7th of October 2015 07:24:14 AM
A new OTA update is being prepared for Ubuntu Touch, and it looks like developers are currently putting the final touches on it. The update is approaching final freeze, which will be put in place this week.

KDE Ships Plasma 5.4.2, bugfix Release for October

Wednesday 7th of October 2015 06:27:03 AM
Today KDE releases a bugfix update to Plasma 5, versioned 5.4.2.Plasma 5.4 was released in August with many feature refinements and new modules to complete the desktop experience. This release adds a month's worth of new translations and fixes from KDE's contributors.

Solus Is Now Using Linux Kernel 4.1.10, Lots of Packages Updated

Wednesday 7th of October 2015 05:29:52 AM
Even if Solus is running a little late, it doesn't mean that its developers are not actively working on it. In fact, quite a lot of interesting stuff has been happening with Solus and all the planned changes will be available in the stable version.

Run a Minecraft server using Spigot

Wednesday 7th of October 2015 04:32:41 AM
Minecraft is one of the most popular video games in the world today, with over 70 million purchased accounts. After playing single-player for a while, the next step most players look into is multiplayer.

Linux Foundation values Linux and open source at $5B

Wednesday 7th of October 2015 03:35:30 AM
The LF issued a report estimating the worth of its Linux and open-source projects to be about $5 billion, and launched a “World without Linux” video series.

Linux Foundation Launches OpenChain Workgroup for Open Source Standards

Wednesday 7th of October 2015 02:38:19 AM
The Linux Foundation has announced the OpenChain Workgroup, which will promote standards based on best practices for open source software development.

The ZFS File System Will be Included in Ubuntu, Says Mark Shuttleworth

Wednesday 7th of October 2015 01:41:08 AM
A very interesting discussion started earlier today, October 6, on the Ubuntu Snappy Core mailing list about a method of adding kernel modules to the a Snappy-based operating system.

Why the software world needs a 'no-fly zone' for patents

Wednesday 7th of October 2015 12:43:57 AM
Now 10 years old, the Open Invention Network protects more than 2,000 software packages

Does your company know how much open source it uses?

Tuesday 6th of October 2015 11:46:46 PM
Licenses are the legal underpinning of open source projects, but companies don't always know how to manage them. Jeff Luszcz founded Palamida to help organizations ensure they were complying with upstream software licenses. Along the way, he and his team discovered that being unaware of the open source licenses in use leads to being unaware of vulnerabilities that need to be more

PHP Vendor Zend Acquired by Rogue Wave

Tuesday 6th of October 2015 10:49:35 PM
Zend Technologies - a company that bills itself as 'the' PHP Company has been acquired by Rogue Wave Software for an undisclosed amount.

Linux: Is Sarah Sharp a Social Justice Warrior?

Tuesday 6th of October 2015 09:52:24 PM
In today's open source roundup: Sarah Sharp's resignation from Linux kernel development sparks charges that she is a Social Justice Warrior. Plus: A review of Android 6.0 Marshmellow. And will Google let Android apps run on Windows 10 Mobile?

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Amazon’s AWS IoT platform taps three Linux SBCs

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KDBUS Continues Maturing, But Will We See It For Linux 4.4?

New KDBUS patches continue being published for this in-kernel IPC mechanism based on D-Bus, but it hasn't been communicated yet whether Linux 4.4 is the next target for hoping to mainline this controversial code. Just yesterday was a set of 44 patches in attempting to cleanup the KDBUS code further. There's also been an assortment of other KDBUS patches floating around the kernel mailing list. Read more