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LXer: Canonical closes down Ubuntu One cloud file services

Thu, 03/04/2014 - 2:20pm
Recognizing that it can't keep up with the Dropboxes of the cloud storage world, Canonical elects to shut down its Ubuntu One file service.

Phoronix: KDE "Plasma Next" Reaches Alpha

Thu, 03/04/2014 - 2:12pm
Following this week's KDE Frameworks 5 Beta release is the debut of the alpha version of Plasma-Next...

Phoronix: FUSE To Get Better Write Performance With Linux 3.15

Thu, 03/04/2014 - 2:05pm
File-systems implemented via FUSE (File-Systems in User-Space) will be getting better write throughput performance when upgrading to the Linux 3.15 kernel...

LXer: How to set up HTTPS in Apache web Server on CentOS

Thu, 03/04/2014 - 1:23pm
Web servers use HTTP by default, which is a clear text protocol. As the name suggests, a clear text protocol does not apply any form of encryption on the transit data. While the HTTP-based web server is very easy to set up, it has a major drawback in terms of security. Any "man-in-the-middle" is able […]Continue reading...The post How to set up HTTPS in Apache web Server on CentOS appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to set up a Subversion (SVN) server on CentOS or FedoraHow to secure a mail server using encryptionHow to install Apache Tomcat on CentOSHow to install Apache Ant on CentOSHow to set up BGP Looking Glass server on CentOS

LinuxToday: Amazon unveils Android-based Fire TV STB and SDK

Thu, 03/04/2014 - 1:00pm

 LinuxGizmos: Amazon unveiled Amazon Fire TV, a $99 multimedia and gaming oriented TV companion box running Android 4.2 on a 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC.

Reddit: [Help!] I keep trying to download tor through sudo apt-get install and it refuses to work. Help!

Thu, 03/04/2014 - 12:42pm

I keep getting this warning: [Warning] Failed to parse/validate config: Failed to bind one of the listener ports.

and I have no idea how to fix it.

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LXer: Shame On Nature: Academic Journal Demanding Researchers Waive Their Own Open Access Policy

Thu, 03/04/2014 - 12:26pm
We've been talking a lot about the power and importance of open access for academic (and especially government funded) research. More and more universities have agreed, with some even having general open access policies for their academics, requiring them to release research under open access policies. This makes sense, because one of the key aspects of education and knowledge is the ability to share it freely and to build on the work of others. Without open access, this is made much more difficult. So it's immensely troubling to discover that one of the biggest science publishers out there, Nature Publishing Group, has started telling academics that they need to get a "waiver" from their university's open access policies.

LXer: Should you use Debian testing or stable?

Thu, 03/04/2014 - 11:28am
In today's open source roundup: Is Debian testing or stable your best bet? Plus: Frustrations with Linux, and five myths about elementary OS debunked.

Phoronix: Intel, Radeon Drivers Become Friendly With Non-Root X Server

Thu, 03/04/2014 - 11:22am
Improvements have landed so far into the Intel and Radeon X.Org drivers for better allowing the X.Org Server to run without root privileges...

LXer: Lightweight Debian: LXDE Desktop From Scratch Part 2

Thu, 03/04/2014 - 10:31am
In part 1 of this article series I’ve described a minimal Debian installation using network install image. I started with a regular server, added the desktop environment, and installed some more common desktop applications. In this article I will continue with several enhancements to the previous setup.

LXer: Opening Minds to the Spheres Among Us

Thu, 03/04/2014 - 9:34am
Linux can't be understood in terms of hierarchy. Neither can the Internet. That's because both are examples of heterarchy at work.

Phoronix: NVIDIA's Tegra K1 Jetson Will Be A Late April Debut

Thu, 03/04/2014 - 8:53am
In late March NVIDIA unveiled the Tegra K1 Jetson development board as a very exciting quad-core Cortex-A15 with NVIDIA's fifth companion core while also leveraging a Kepler GPU with 192 CUDA cores, Serial ATA support, USB 3.0 support, and other features. This exciting ARM development board will begin shipping later this month for less than $200 USD...