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ProtonMail and Paypal: Do we need government approval to encrypt email?

Tuesday 1st of July 2014 10:55:08 PM
So how does a service like that get a Swiss company into trouble with Paypal?

Red Hat Adds Cloud-Management Certification for OpenStack Partners

Tuesday 1st of July 2014 09:57:57 PM
Red Hat has introduced a new certification for cloud-management solutions for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform through the OpenStack Cloud Infrastructure Partner Network.

Getting everyone on the same open-source cloud page

Tuesday 1st of July 2014 08:31:57 PM
At June 2014's Linux Enterprise User Summit on Wall Street, Alan Clark, SUSE's director of industry initiatives and open source and chairman of the OpenStack Foundation, explained why and how to deploy open-source clouds in your business.

HandyLinux 1.5.1 Adds Text Mode Installation

Tuesday 1st of July 2014 07:34:46 PM
The development team behind the HandyLinux operating system had the pleasure of announcing on June 30 that version 1.5.1 has been released and is now available for download. This build introduces several new features, updated packages, and fixes various bugs.

3 open source tools to make your presentations pop

Tuesday 1st of July 2014 06:37:35 PM
Love them or hate them, presentations are a major part of life in both academia and business. Traditionally, creating a presentation meant using Microsoft's PowerPoint, but Apple's Keynote and LibreOffice/OpenOffice.org's Impress are solid alternatives. The problem with all those applications (aside from the closed source nature of the first two) is that you need those applications installed in order to view the presentations you've created. You can try your luck opening the file in Google Drive or the like, but your success will vary.

Dual-boot Windows 8 and Linux Mint 17 on a PC with 2 disks and UEFI firmware

Tuesday 1st of July 2014 05:40:24 PM
This tutorial shows how to dual-boot Linux Mint 17 and Windows 8 on a computer with two hard drives and UEFI firmware. For a guide on how to perform the same operation on a computer with one hard drive, see How to dual-boot Linux Mint 17 and Windows 8 on a PC with UEFI firmware.

Fotoxx 14.07 Image Editor Adds Support for RawTherapee

Tuesday 1st of July 2014 04:43:13 PM
Fotoxx, a complex and free image manipulation software for GNU/Linux platforms, has reached version 14.07 on June 30 and is now available for download from Softpedia or via the default software repositories of your Linux distribution.

Black Lab Linux 5.0.2 KDE Released

Tuesday 1st of July 2014 03:46:02 PM
Today we are excited to release our new KDE release of Black Lab Linux 5.0.2. This release was a major rework of our previous KDE efforts and we worked on 3 main goals..

6 things to consider when building an open source community

Tuesday 1st of July 2014 02:48:51 PM
I am frequently asked, "Why did you decide to make your product open source?"read more

The Troubling Truth of Why It’s Still So Hard to Share Files Directly

Tuesday 1st of July 2014 01:51:40 PM
It’s not always easy to spot the compromises in the technology we use, where we’ve allowed corporate interests to trump public ideals like privacy and press freedom. But sometimes new developments can cast those uneasy bargains into relief—and show that the public may not have even been at the table when they were made.That was the case last month when, with an unassuming post to Twitter, technologist Micah Lee unveiled his latest project. It’s called OnionShare, and it’s a tiny free software app that creates a direct connection between two users, allowing them to transfer files without having to trust a middleman site like DropBox or Mega.

Linux Kernel 3.15.3 Is Now Available for Download

Tuesday 1st of July 2014 12:54:29 PM
Greg Kroah-Hartman had the pleasure of announcing earlier today, July 1, that the third maintenance release for the current stable 3.15 branch of the Linux kernel is available for download, urging users to upgrade as soon as their Linux distributions update the respective packages on the official software repositories.

How to install Raspberry Pi camera board

Tuesday 1st of July 2014 11:57:18 AM
The Raspberry Pi camera (Pi Cam) board was first released for sale in May 2013. This first release is equipped with a 5 Megapixel sensor, and connects through a ribbon cable to the CSI connector on the Raspberry Pi. The second release of Raspberry Pi camera board, which is called Pi NoIR, has the same […]Continue reading...The post How to install Raspberry Pi camera board appeared first on Xmodulo.No related FAQ.

Linux Top 3: CoreOS, Oracle Enterprise Linux 7 and Ubuntu 14.10

Tuesday 1st of July 2014 03:26:41 AM
CoreOS is a different type of Linux operating system in that it is purpose built for Docker container virtualization and high-availability.

A path to OpenStack contributions, bug reporting, and more

Tuesday 1st of July 2014 02:29:30 AM
Interested in keeping track of what's happening in the open source cloud? Opensource.com is your source for what's happening right now in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project.read more

Automotive Grade Linux group releases Tizen-based IVI stack

Tuesday 1st of July 2014 01:32:19 AM
The Linux Foundation released an Tizen-based Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) stack for in-vehicle infotainment, with the UI written in HTML5 and JavaScript. We’ve seen Tizen-based smartwatches and phones, among other form-factors. Now Tizen is heading for the car. The Linux Foundation’s Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) project released its first open source IVI stack based on […]

How to Reduce hard drive's acoustic noise level

Tuesday 1st of July 2014 12:35:08 AM
Most of the non-SSD hard drives allow for a noise reduction by decreasing head movement speed while accessing data. This ability is called Automatic Acoustic Management or AAM. This tutorial will show how to manipulate AAM values to reduce or increase head movement thus directly affect hard drive's noise level.