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Install Jamroom CMS on a CentOS 7 VPS

Friday 23rd of January 2015 02:29:54 PM
Jamroom is powerful. fast and flexible community CMS based on PHP and MySQL. In this article we will show you how to install Jamroom on a CentOS 7 VPS with Apache, MariaDB and PHP.

Kubuntu 15.04 Alpha 2 Is the Most Exciting Release in a Long Time - Screenshot Tour

Friday 23rd of January 2015 01:32:43 PM
Kubuntu 15.04 Alpha 2 (Vivid Vervet), a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu and the KDE desktop environment, is now available for download and testing. The developers have made quite a few substantial improvements, including to the Plasma desktop.

An introduction to Docker

Friday 23rd of January 2015 12:35:32 PM
Docker is all about making it easier to create, deploy, and run applications by using containers. Containers allow a developer to package up an application with all of the parts it needs, such as libraries and other dependencies, and ship it all out as one package.

Windows RT not invited to Windows 10 upgrade party?

Friday 23rd of January 2015 11:21:07 AM
Redmond says ARM-based OS to get just 'some of the functionality'With all the hoopla coming out of Microsoft's Windows 10 event in Redmond on Wednesday, there was surprisingly little talk of Windows RT, the feature-limited version of Windows 8.x for ARM-based tablets – and perhaps with good reason.…

Mirantis Expands OpenStack Cloud Computing Training

Friday 23rd of January 2015 10:23:56 AM
Mirantis, maker of a major OpenStack open source cloud computing platform, has introduced new OpenStack training courses and a program for showcasing the credentials of those who complete its training.

Grouping things with AWK

Friday 23rd of January 2015 09:26:45 AM
In this article I explain one way to group data items with AWK arrays. The code is a little mysterious but the results are impressive, especially in my second example!

Robolinux 7.8.1 LXDE Screenshot Tour

Friday 23rd of January 2015 08:29:34 AM
Robolinux is quite proud and excited to announce its brand new 'Supersonic 3D Speed' GNOME version 7.8.1. A massive amount of time and effort was spent to significantly speed up this new Robolinux GNOME version by creating a more streamlined menu system, removing the Nautilus file manager load time lag to zero seconds, and optimizing many other GNOME core applications. The 32-bit and 64-bit variants are based on the newest rock-solid Debian stable 7.8 kernel and source code. Please note that the Robolinux GNOME FAQ section is being edited as fast as we can to reflect the completely new user interface. We also upgraded Robolinux Xfce and LXDE with the newest Debian upstream 7.8 kernels and security updates.

Ubuntu wants to be the OS for the Internet of Things

Friday 23rd of January 2015 07:32:23 AM
With the use of Docker containers, Canonical wants Ubuntu Linux to become the operating system for smart devices.

Your anonymous code contributions probably aren't: boffins

Friday 23rd of January 2015 06:35:12 AM
There's no such thing as an anonymous programmer: your coding style can unmask you, according to research led by Drexel University Comp. Sci. PhD student Aylin Caliskan-Islam.

New open source dependency manager on the scene

Friday 23rd of January 2015 05:38:01 AM
When Daniel Pfeifer gave a talk about dependency management in When dependency hell freezes over at Meeting C++ last year, he said: "Try to complete the following sentence: Python has Pip, Ruby has Gem, Dart has Pub, C++ has... " Unfortunately, we cannot continue the sentence because there is no solution for resolving and keeping track of dependencies and version compatibilities for C/C++ projects. This is where biicode is trying to fill the gap.

MediaFire Launches Linux/Open Source-Friendly Cloud Storage

Friday 23rd of January 2015 04:40:50 AM
Cloud storage and file syncing vendor MediaFire has announced new tools that will make its platform compatible with Linux, FreeBSD and other open source operating systems.

Red Hat: Security Makes Paying for Open Source Software Worth It

Friday 23rd of January 2015 03:43:39 AM
In the wake of Heartbleed, Shellshock and other security and data privacy fiascos, Red Hat is emphasizing the value of its subscription software support for open source platforms, including Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

Google Pays Big Bug Bounties in Chrome 40 Fix

Friday 23rd of January 2015 02:46:28 AM
Google pays out $88,500 in bug bounties, with the largest browser security update yet in 2015. In all, Google fixed 62 different security flaws.

Great Linux propaganda posters

Friday 23rd of January 2015 01:49:17 AM
In today's open source roundup: Groovy Linux propaganda images. Plus: Google will launch its own cellular service, and why Chromebooks are hurting Microsoft.

Designing with Linux

Friday 23rd of January 2015 12:52:06 AM
3-D printers are becoming popular tools, dropping in price and becoming available to almost everyone. They can be used to build parts that you can use around the house, but more and more, they also are being used to create instruments for scientific work.

Librem 15, the first free software GNU/Linux laptop, makes funding goal

Thursday 22nd of January 2015 11:54:55 PM
The Librem 15 Linux laptop has surpassed the $250-thousand goal it needed to launch.

A Look at Pentoo Linux and Its Security Analysis Tools

Thursday 22nd of January 2015 10:57:44 PM
There is no shortage of security-focused Linux distributions on the market, and among them is Pentoo Linux. While some security-focused Linux distributions concentrate on privacy, like Tails, others like Kali Linux and Pentoo focus on security research, providing tools that enable research and penetration testing.

Intel spins Ubuntu based education access point

Thursday 22nd of January 2015 10:00:33 PM
Intel announced a portable access point and content server for schools that runs Ubuntu on an Atom E3815, and serves up to 50 students using WiFi or GbE. For years, Intel has offered low-cost computers for schools in emerging nations, primarily via its Linux-ready Classmate netbooks, and more recently, its Android-powered Intel Education Tablets.

Introducing 8th: a cross-platform development tool

Thursday 22nd of January 2015 09:03:22 PM
Have you been thinking about writing a truly cross-platform application? One that works on desktops as well as mobile devices? Read on...

How to install Pydio on CentOS 7.0

Thursday 22nd of January 2015 08:06:11 PM
This guide explains how to configure Pydio in CentOS 7.0 Pydio (formerly AjaXplorer) is a mature open source software solution for file sharing and synchronization. With intuitive user interfaces (web / mobile / desktop), Pydio provides enterprise-grade features to gain back control and privacy of your data: user directory connectors, legacy filesystems drivers, comprehensive admin interface, and much more.

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