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LXer: Canonical Is Still Considering Turning the Phone into a Mini-PC

Wednesday 26th of November 2014 03:18:41 AM
Canonical is working to complete their idea of convergence with the launch of Ubuntu Touch, a new operating system for mobile devices. The desktop flavor of Ubuntu will eventually share the same code with the mobile one, and their plans go even further than that.

Phoronix: DragonFlyBSD 4.0 Drops i386 Support, Improves Graphics

Wednesday 26th of November 2014 03:09:58 AM
The much anticipated release of DragonFlyBSD 4.0 is now available...

TuxMachines: Step by step to install OwnCloud server on Ubuntu 14.04

Wednesday 26th of November 2014 02:32:27 AM

For Ubuntu 14.04 users, you can now easily install OwnCloud server on your desktop. The developer is currently providing a better way to install Owncloud on various Linux distros including Ubuntu 14.04. This tutorial will show you how to install Owncloud on Ubuntu 14.04 easy way.

LXer: Android game console runs on quad-core Cortex-A17

Wednesday 26th of November 2014 02:21:30 AM
Ugoos announced a “micro game console” spin-off of its Android-based quad-core Cortex-A17 UT3 media player, and released an Ubuntu 14.10 build for the UT3.

Reddit: [SUSE] SLES11sp3 pxe boot environment mount v1

Wednesday 26th of November 2014 01:58:41 AM

Hey Guys,

I am having a weird issue. The nfs server that I have doesn't accept nfs v2 and thus also denies mount v1/v2. My suse11 pxe boot environment uses mount version 1. While when in fully installed and loaded it uses version 3. I dont have an active SUSE support contract so I was wondering if anyone knew of a possible patch or bug information that might help with this?

If this is the wrong subreddit please let me know, /r/suse seems dead.

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Reddit: Important changes to SolydXK

Wednesday 26th of November 2014 01:57:17 AM

Reddit: New to Linux, how do I install a non repo application to run from bash by typing its name?

Wednesday 26th of November 2014 01:55:52 AM

I just installed metasploit and I downloaded the third-party tool 'Armitage' to compliment it. I can run most tools from bash by typing its name, google-chrome-stable, aircrack-ng, etc. but Armitage doesn't include an installer with the download, it's just a runnable program from its uncompressed folder.

I 'cd' into 'armitage/' and type 'sudo ./armitage' to run it.

How can I install programs similar to the way Armitage is currently, to run by simply typing 'sudo <NAME>' in bash?

Thanks for help

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LXer: Fedora Council Election Results

Wednesday 26th of November 2014 01:24:19 AM
Congratulations to Rex Dieter and Langdon White, the elected representatives for the first Fedora Council!

Reddit: Shared /home (like the "old days") - Does anyone still do it?

Wednesday 26th of November 2014 12:27:43 AM

So "back in the day", *nix systems would often be setup with a single central shared /home path that was mounted from all boxes so each user would have the same /home no matter which system they logged in to.

  • Is this still a viable arrangement?
  • Does anyone here do it?

I've been pondering the idea of doing it at home, mounting my /home to either my Synology NAS, or a FreeNAS box. It would give me the same benefits of having a separate local partition for /home when upgrading, plus I can share my data between boxes, as well as take advantage of things like ZFS (if I mounted it to a FreeNAS box).

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LXer: Docker Update Fixes Pair of Critical Security Flaws

Wednesday 26th of November 2014 12:27:08 AM
The open-source Docker container virtualization technology has emerged as one of the hottest and most hyped technologies of the year. Docker, however, isn't immune from security vulnerabilities, as a pair of recent updates illustrate.

LinuxInsider: 'The Practice of Cloud System Administration' Brings Network Management Down to Earth

Wednesday 26th of November 2014 12:17:33 AM
The Practice of Cloud System Administration, Volume 2 is a look into IT gone bad in some companies, and how doing it right can salvage enterprise use of cloud computing. The authors make 11 statements about computers and their networks on the first page of the book's preface. They ask which statements are true. If you get most of them correct, you probably have only one reason left to read this book: It will challenge some of what you hold valid. However, you most likely will get numerous wrong answers.

Reddit: Apple OS X 10.10 vs. Ubuntu 14.10 Performance

Wednesday 26th of November 2014 12:06:05 AM

Phoronix: Expensive "Free/Libre Software Laptop" Uses A NVIDIA GPU

Tuesday 25th of November 2014 11:35:11 PM
While there's been an ongoing discussion this week about delivering a $500 "open to the core" laptop that runs Ubuntu Linux and would be comprised of open-source software down to the firmware and Coreboot, announced last week was a high-end laptop that also aims to promote free/libre software. Though don't get out your wallets quite yet...

LXer: NSA partners with Apache to release open-source data traffic program

Tuesday 25th of November 2014 11:29:57 PM
The National Security Agency has released a new open-source program for data network interoperability.

Reddit: Linux Mint is still my mate

Tuesday 25th of November 2014 11:28:29 PM

Phoronix: QEMU 2.2-rc3 Released, Final Release Pushed Back By Couple Days

Tuesday 25th of November 2014 11:10:00 PM
QEMU 2.2-rc3 was released today but there's still a few release-critical bugs that will warrant an unscheduled release candidate and thus push back the official QEMU 2.2 version, hopefully only by a few days...

Reddit: Linux on old laptop

Tuesday 25th of November 2014 11:00:25 PM

Hi, I recently got an old laptop from my brother. I've been using Windows all my life, but I want to try out installing linux on it. I am completely new to linux, and I want to use it for web browsing, web development and writing documents and spreadsheets etc. Also if possible I'd use it for photoshopping.

What distro do you think would suit me the best, based on your experience? :) The computer is a Toshiba Satellite a500-19p.

Thank you.

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Phoronix: 64-bit ARM FreeBSD Support Is Taking Shape

Tuesday 25th of November 2014 10:51:27 PM
While Linux/Android on AArch64 is what's usually talked about, FreeBSD developers continue making progress on porting their kernel to 64-bit ARM...

Reddit: Where to get started with game development

Tuesday 25th of November 2014 10:50:12 PM

Hello! I have been in the Linux world for a while now, running it beside windows. I've been using unity for so long now, and I understand c and python. I'm not talking about converting games to Linux, I'm talking about making games, where to get started, what engines are the best, tutorials on how to use engines etc. I would preferably want to have control of my text editor because I've been using vim for years and want to continue to do so.

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