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In this tutorial, we will explain how to install Sylius on a Debian 8 VPS with MariaDB, PHP-FPM and Nginx. Sylius is a modern e-commerce application build on top of Symfony 2 components.
Log.io is a small simple but effective application build on top of Node.js and Socket.io, which allows to monitor Linux servers log files in real time through web interface screen widgets.
The Maru project promises to bring an Android-based one for the phone that transforms into a Debian-based operating system when connected to a PC. Its developer has just announced that he's making the entire project open source.
LibreOffice 5.1, the latest release of the open source office productivity suite from the Document Foundation, brings interface and compatibility updates.
Tempest is a pretty good looking naval warfare game involving pirate ships, and it looks like it's coming over to Linux.
In this week's Top 5 articles of the week, we highlight open source software to modernize a US Air Force command center, Linux monitoring tools, Cluster computing with Raspberry Pi and Kubernetes, a My Linux Story, and who uses Virtual Machines?Top 5 articles of the week5. Have you ever used a virtual machine?read more
User administration is one of the important task of Linux system administrator. Local accounts or users in Linux like operating system is managed by useradd, usermod, userdel, chage and passwd commands.
Servers connected to the internet are seeing a constant level of attacks and scans all day. While a firewall and regular system updates are a good first defense to keep the system safe, you should also check regularly that no attacker got in. The tools described in this tutorial are made for these sanity checks, they scan for malware, viruses and rootkits.
STMicroelectronics released free Linux dev tools for its 32-bit STM32 MCUs, including the STM32CubeMX config/init tool and the Eclipse-based SWSTM32 IDE. The 32-bit microcontroller world is starting to open up to Linux. This week the leading ARM Cortex-M vendor, STMicroelectronics (ST), released a free Linux desktop version of its development software for its line of […]
MWC (Mobile World Congress) 2016 is nearly upon us, and one of the biggest attraction there will be, of course, Canonical's latest Ubuntu convergence features.
For those wanting to listen to the actual talk Jason Ekstrand from Intel did about Vulkan you can now watch the video.
This is my first article for a new column here on Opensource.com about music from an open point of view. Some things I won't be doing: I won't be concentrating solely on music released under an open license. I won't be writing (much) about making one's own music. I won't be writing (much) about music theory or professional matters, or probably really very much of anything of interest to professional musicians.read more
Lightweight Portable Security (LPS), a thin Linux kernel-based operating system that creates a secure end node from trusted media on almost any PC, has been updated recently to version 1.6.4.
Conquer the command line with these essential terminal tips for controlling Linux
Welcome back to the GPG series, where we explore how to make use of GPG with other applications to secure and protect your data. In the first installment, we covered the functions of GPG. You learned about integrity, non-repudiation and... Continue Reading →
We all know how useful smartphones are most of the time, but what do you do when your phone becomes an addiction? That happened to one woman, and she finally decided to get rid of her smartphone altogether.
I like to think of every day on Opensource.com as I love Free Software Day, but we couldn't miss celebrating the official I love Free Software Day 2016, too. Granted, the official day to say "thank you" is on February 14th, so we're showing our love a little early to make sure you don't miss it.read more
Qualcomm unveiled a Snapdragon Wear 2100 chip for wearables, plus a 14nm octacore Snapdragon 625, and 28nm Snapdragon 435 and 425 SoCs. Only a few years ago, announcements of new Qualcomm Snapdragon announcements were somewhat tangential to embedded Linux and Android developers. Increasingly, however, Snapdragons are appearing on embedded SBCs and COMs and finding their way […]
I love video game emulation. My favorite games were produced in the 1980sand 1990s, so if I want to play them, I almost always have to emulate theold systems. There is usually a legal concern about ROM files for games,even if you own the original cartridges, so I'm not going to tell youwhere to find ROMs to download or anything like that.
CumulusClips is a free and open source video sharing script that allows users to create their own video sharing website just like one of the most popular websites around, Youtube. CumulusClips is very easy to use and its installation is fast and straightforward. In this article we will guide you through the installation of CumulusClips on a CentOS 7 VPS with Apache, PHP and Maria DB.