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elementary OS 0.4: Review and interview with the founder

Thursday 13th of October 2016 07:25:08 PM
Brian Lunduke reviews elementary OS 0.4 (Loki) -- it's great, but not for him -- and talks with its founder, Daniel Fore, about the best features of the open source operating system.

Kdenlive 16.08.2 Open-Source Video Editor Released with Over 35 Improvements

Thursday 13th of October 2016 06:27:57 PM
Kdenlive developer Farid Abdelnour announced the release and immediate availability of the second maintenance update to the Kdenlive 16.08 open-source video editor software project.

How to spin up OrangeHRM as a virtual machine in less than 5 minutes

Thursday 13th of October 2016 05:30:46 PM
In need of an HRM solution that won't set you back hours of installation and setup time? The TurnKey Linux OrangeHRM virtual appliance might be the right tool for you.

Tell the Copyright Office: Copyright Law Shouldn't Punish Research and Repair

Thursday 13th of October 2016 04:33:35 PM
In enacting the “anti-circumvention” provisions of the DMCA, Congress ostensibly intended to stop copyright “pirates” from defeating DRM and other content access or copy restrictions on copyrighted works and to ban the “black box” devices intended for that purpose. In practice, the DMCA anti-circumvention provisions haven’t had much impact on unauthorized sharing of copyrighted content. Instead, they’ve hampered lawful creativity, innovation, competition, security, and privacy.

Canonical releases Ubuntu 16.10

Thursday 13th of October 2016 03:36:24 PM
Ubuntu ... today released version 16.10 with hybrid cloud operations, bare-metal cloud performance, the ability to lift-and-shift 80% of Linux VMs to machine containers, Kubernetes for world-leading process-container coordination, full container support in OpenStack, and telco-grade networking latency enhancements.

Pixel Takes Raspbian to the Next Level

Thursday 13th of October 2016 02:39:13 PM
Raspbian, the Raspberry Pi's most well known distro, has an exciting new look and feel with Pixel.

7 Mistakes New Linux Users Make

Thursday 13th of October 2016 01:42:02 PM
Changing operating systems is a big step for anybody -- all the more so because many users are uncertain about exactly what an operating system is.

Supreme Court may reel in Apple v. Samsung damage award

Thursday 13th of October 2016 12:44:51 PM
The long legal war between Apple and Samsung reached the Supreme Court today. For the first time in a century, the High Court considered what the limits of "design patents" should be.Until they took up a starring role in Apple v. Samsung, design patents were like the poor, long-lost cousins of the better-known "utility" patents that cover machines themselves. Here's how this long-lasting technology case made its way to the high court:

3 command line conversion tools for Linux

Thursday 13th of October 2016 11:40:01 AM
Recently, a friend innocently asked me how many file formats there are. My semi-serious response was "Think of a soup bowl filled with beach sand."OK, there aren't quite that many file formats. That said, you've probably never heard of many of the formats that are commonly-used enough to warrant listing on Wikipedia. Chances are, you'll never see and never use most of them. If, however, you want or need to convert between file formats then there are a quite a few applications for the more

Couchbase and the future of NoSQL databases

Thursday 13th of October 2016 10:00:34 AM
Couchbase is a NoSQL, document-oriented database for building interactive applications. Trends in the open source database industry show positive growth as NoSQL is used for web, mobile, and the Internet of Things (IoT).read more

KDE Plasma 5.8 LTS Gets Its First Point Release with Many Wayland Improvements

Thursday 13th of October 2016 08:51:57 AM
The KDE Project proudly announced the general availability of the first point release of the KDE Plasma 5.8 LTS desktop environment, versioned 5.8.1.

TripleO QuickStart KSM vs instack-virt-setup deploying RDO Newton HA Overcloud

Thursday 13th of October 2016 07:43:20 AM
Posting below is supposed to demonstrate KSM implementation on QuickStart providing significant relief on 32 GB VIRTHOST vs quite the same deployment described in previous draft .

Why You Should Seriously Care About SSH User Keys

Thursday 13th of October 2016 06:34:43 AM
A recent film chronicled the downfall of the US subprime home loan market, and its parallels to the current state of Secure Shell (SSH) protocol and SSH user keys were astonishing. The first parallel is the understanding of the problem - or lack thereof.

GNOME 3.22 Desktop Environment Gets Its First Point Release, Brings Improvements

Thursday 13th of October 2016 05:26:06 AM
As expected, the GNOME 3.22.1 has been announced by GNOME developer Frederic Peters as the first point release in the series of the stable GNOME 3.22 desktop environment for GNU/Linux operating systems.

Open-spec COM version of Chip SBC sells for $16

Thursday 13th of October 2016 04:17:28 AM
The Next Thing unveiled a $16 COM version of the Chip SBC called the Chip Pro, plus a dev kit and a $6 SiP version of the Allwinner R8 SoC called the GR8. The Next Thing, which gave us the $9-and-up Chip SBC and Chip-based PocketChip handheld computer, has unveiled a $16, open-spec computer-on-module version of the Chip called the Chip Pro.

ApacheCon Europe

Thursday 13th of October 2016 03:08:51 AM
ApacheCon Europe will bring together the open source community to learn about and collaborate on the technologies and projects driving the future of open source, web technologies and cloud computing. 

How to install and use note taking/to-do app FromScratch and news reader app NEWSup on Ubuntu 16.04

Thursday 13th of October 2016 02:00:14 AM
If you are on Linux, and are searching for applications that let you create a to-do list and keep you updated with latest news, you don't have to look any further as in this tutorial we will discuss the installation and usage of applications - FromScratch and Newsup - that are meant for exactly these purposes, respectively.

OPNFV Plugfest

Thursday 13th of October 2016 12:51:37 AM
Come join the OPNFV Interoperability Plugfest at the UNH-IOL facility in New Hampshire. The event will focus on interoperability of the OPNFV platform in 3 key areas of testing: OPNFV Deployment, Network Integration, and VNF Applications. Both OPNFV members and non-members are welcome.

Samsungs 14nm wearable SoC debuts on Gear 3 watch

Wednesday 12th of October 2016 11:43:00 PM
Samsung unveiled a 14nm, dual Cortex-A53 “Exynos 7 Dual 7270” SoC with built-in LTE, which runs Tizen Linux on its new Gear S3 watch. Samsung may be suffering through one of the worst months in its history, culminating with this week’s recall of the exploding Galaxy Note 7, but the company is so diverse it can also produce some feel-good news at the same time.

Federal Judge Says Alice 'Death Knell for Software Patents.'

Wednesday 12th of October 2016 10:45:49 PM
A strongly worded concurring opinion by a Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit judge doesn't mean that software patents are going away, but might raise the bar for enforcing software patents through the courts.

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