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Rugged Android tablet boasts all-day battery

Wednesday 16th of July 2014 08:14:57 PM
Via’s “Viega” is an IP65-ruggedized, 10.1-inch tablet that runs Android 4.2 on a Via dual-core SoC, providing 9-hour battery life and optional 3G and GPS. Via Technologies is getting into the rugged Android tablet market. The Viega tablet runs a fairly modern Android 4.2 build, and is designed for the showroom floor, warehouse, construction site, and other enterprise-level mobile computing environments, says Via.

How to install GlusterFS with a replicated volume over 2 nodes on Ubuntu 14.04

Wednesday 16th of July 2014 07:17:46 PM
How to install GlusterFS with a replicated volume over 2 nodes on Ubuntu 14.04In this tutorial I will explain GlusterFS configuration in Ubuntu 14.04. GlusterFS is an open source distributed file system which provides easy replication over multiple storage nodes. Gluster File System is a distributed filesystem allowing you to create a single volume of storage which spans multiple disks, multiple machines and even multiple data centres.

Google “Project Zero” hopes to find zero-day vulnerabilities before the NSA

Wednesday 16th of July 2014 06:20:35 PM
"You should be able to use the Web without fear that a criminal or state-sponsored actor is exploiting software bugs to infect your computer, steal secrets, or monitor your communications," writes Google security researcher Chris Evans. To help make that a reality, Google has put together a new team of researchers whose sole purpose is to find security flaws in software—any software—that's used on the Internet.

It Actually Is Rocket Science

Wednesday 16th of July 2014 05:23:24 PM
I've never once made a model rocket. I've always wanted to, but apartfrom "tube with explodey rocket part", I really didn't know where tostart with designing. I recently found an open-source application thatshould help me with my lack of rocket science know-how: OpenRocket.

Can the FOSS community save 197 endangered languages?

Wednesday 16th of July 2014 02:47:15 PM
On Jan 21, 2008, Marie Smith Jones died. Her death was not just a loss of one human being, she was the last speaker of the Eyak language. Eyak was spoken in southern, central Alaska. We permanently lost one color from the mosaic of our limited linguistic diversity. With a language, not only a language dies, but with it a part of a community's history, intellectual and cultural diversity, and cultural identity.

OpenWRT gets IPv6 in major refresh

Wednesday 16th of July 2014 01:50:04 PM
The embedded systems Linux distro, OpenWRT, has taken a step into the 1990s and added native IPv6 support. The release candidate is code-named “Barrier Breaker” and runs the Linux 3.0 kernel. OpenWRT 14.07's IPv6 support will at this point be of only limited end-user interest. However, it's an important move for the future, as a feature that might encourage more consumer kit vendors to implement OpenWRT, and it helps position the OS for Internet of Things applications that are going to need v6 support.

Configuring Default Gateway on RedHat Enterprise Linux

Wednesday 16th of July 2014 12:52:53 PM
If you have a missing default gateway on your Redhat system you can add new route as per network interface or globally. Defining default gateway using ifcfg files, that is, defining it as per network interface basis takes a precedence over global system wide default gateway configuration defined by /etc/sysconfig/network configuration file.

Qiana “v2" ISO respins

Wednesday 16th of July 2014 11:55:42 AM
The ISO images for the Cinnamon and MATE editions of Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” were updated and labelled “v2?. All the links were updated on the website and in the announcements to point to the new ISOs.

Is Firefox in a Fix?

Wednesday 16th of July 2014 10:58:31 AM
"The ousting of Eich, the DRM problem -- all those imbroglios have tarnished the image of Firefox," said Google+ blogger Alessandrom Ebersol. So, on one side, "agnostic users left Firefox because they were told its new CEO was a conservative bigot. The folks who care about freedom, privacy and open Internet left Firefox because of the DRM module to play Netflix."

Tiny module runs Linux and LabView on ARM/FPGA SoC

Wednesday 16th of July 2014 10:01:20 AM
National Instruments unveiled a 2 x 3-inch module that runs real-time Linux on a Xilinx hybrid ARM/FPGA SoC, and can be programmed graphically with LabView. NI’s new “sbRIO-9651? system-on-module (SOM) is aimed at simplifying the design of custom data acquisition and control systems, by offering full compatibility with the NI LabView graphical programming environment. Additionally, the module’s core hardware and software compatibility with NI’s cRIO-9068 “CompactRIO” controller is said to further accelerate custom designs by letting programmers develop and test their software on an off-the-shelf system prior to the availability of custom hardware based on the SOM. To that end, the sbRIO-9651 SOM and cRIO-9068 controller system both use the same Xilinx Zynq-7020 SoC, and run a common “NI Linux Real Time” software stack.

Debian Developer switches to Mac, doesn’t look back (and yes, we should be worried)

Wednesday 16th of July 2014 09:04:09 AM
Debian Developer Jon Dowland writes: "It appears I have switched for good. I’ve been meaning to write about this for some time, but I couldn’t quite get the words right. I doubted I could express my frustrations in a constructive, helpful way, even if I think that my experiences are useful and my discoveries valuable, perhaps I would put them across in a way that seemed inciteful rather than insightful. I wasn’t sure anyone cared. Certainly the GNOME community doesn’t seem interested in feedback." What can we say to that?

Writing Build Scripts With Gradle

Wednesday 16th of July 2014 08:06:58 AM
Even simple build scripts show the power and flexibility of the emerging new build tool for JVM projects.

Flock 2014 is on the way how about you?

Wednesday 16th of July 2014 07:09:47 AM
Flock 2014 will be held in Prague on the 6-9 August [he]#8212[/he] that is less than a month away! In case you don’t know, Flock is a conference for Fedora contributors and users to come together, discuss new ideas, work to make those ideas a reality, and continue to promote the core values of the Fedora community: Freedom, Friends, Features, and First.

How to install MySQLDumper on a CentOS VPS

Wednesday 16th of July 2014 06:12:36 AM
MySQL is one of the most popular open-source database management system in the world. When it comes to the security of your MySQL, backing up the databases it’s a must.

Rackspace Adds Managed Cloud Server Hosting Plans

Wednesday 16th of July 2014 05:15:25 AM
Rackspace has rolled out new cloud hosting plans that offer consultation service and even direct management of cloud servers, in addition to infrastructure.

Install Apache2, PHP5 And MySQL Support On CentOS 7 (LAMP)

Wednesday 16th of July 2014 04:18:14 AM
In this tutorial I use the hostname server1.example.com with the IP address These settings might differ for you, so you have to replace them where appropriate.

Infinity Runner Released For Linux Plus Our Thoughts

Wednesday 16th of July 2014 03:21:03 AM
Infinity Runner is a great looking first person action game that involves a lot of running. We give it a try to see how it performs.

Mozillas annual Maker Party begins today!

Wednesday 16th of July 2014 02:23:52 AM
Mozilla believes success in the 21st century depends on digital literacy: the skills people need to read, write and participate on the web. Maker Party is all about teaching these skills in a fun, hands-on way. Participants meet up with others at events of all sizes to explore the how and why of building apps and webpages with code, design, media and interactive elements.

Zorin OS 9 Screenshot Tour

Wednesday 16th of July 2014 01:37:28 AM
We are excited to announce the release of Zorin OS 9 Core and Ultimate. The main focus for Zorin OS 9 has been on stability and the refinement of Zorin OS' wide array of incredible features. Firstly, Zorin OS 9 includes a myriad of updated software and bug fixes to ensure that your computer runs better than ever. New applications such as the Firefox web browser and Rhythmbox music player have also been included in this release. EFI boot support has been added, making it easier to get Zorin OS on newer computers (64-bit only). In addition, we have introduced a new Blue desktop theme to the Zorin Theme Changer in complement to the Light and Dark themes. As Zorin OS 9 is based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS you can expect to receive continuous software updates until 2019.

CloudBees programmer to give talk on how to develop a massively scalable HTTP server

Wednesday 16th of July 2014 12:40:17 AM
Garrett Smith from CloudBees has been in software engineering for over twenty years. He got introduced to the Erlang programming language while evaluating CouchDB. Along with Visual Basic, Visual C++, and Erlang, Garrett also learned about Python.read more