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Reddit: Rise of Linux – a hacker’s history

Tuesday 28th of October 2014 01:31:56 PM

Phoronix: Wayland Live CD Updated With New Capabilities, A SDL2 Wayland Game

Tuesday 28th of October 2014 12:34:07 PM
Rebecca Black OS, what's become the most common Linux Live CD/USB environment for showing off Wayland progress and various Wayland-related features for the Linux desktop, is out in updated form. The revised Rebecca Black OS spins offer various new features and are riding off the very latest Wayland code...

LXer: How to install LEMP stack (nginx, MariaDB/MySQL and php) on CentOS

Tuesday 28th of October 2014 12:33:59 PM
The LEMP stack is an increasingly popular web service stack, powering mission-critical web services in many production environments. As the name implies, the LEMP stack is composed of Linux, nginx, MariaDB/MySQL and PHP. nginx is a high performance and lightweight replacement of slow and hard-to-scale Apache HTTP server used in the traditional LAMP stack. MariaDB […]Continue reading...The post How to install LEMP stack (nginx, MariaDB/MySQL and php) on CentOS appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to install and configure Cacti on Linux How to monitor common services with Nagios How to set up MailScanner, Clam Antivirus and SpamAssassin in CentOS mail server How to set up a primary DNS server using CentOS How to set up a lightweight web server on Raspberry Pi

Phoronix: Openage: Making Age of Empires II Open-Source

Tuesday 28th of October 2014 12:12:17 PM
Like Xoreos, GemRB, and OpenMW that seek to remake popular proprietary games/engines as open-source, Openage is another such project and it's seeking to free the once popular Age of Empires II game...

LinuxToday: Chris Kemp: Nebula CSO. Cloud pioneer. Entrepreneur. Former NASA CTO.

Tuesday 28th of October 2014 11:00:00 AM

TechRepublic: Kemp treated NASA like a series of startups.

TuxMachines: Leftovers: Gaming

Tuesday 28th of October 2014 10:44:09 AM

TuxMachines: today's howtos

Tuesday 28th of October 2014 10:43:37 AM

LXer: The Only Mac I Use

Tuesday 28th of October 2014 09:57:35 AM
Mac? Only if it's a vim macro. Okay, so the title is a bit of a troll. Although people are, of course, free to use whatever computers they want, I've personally never liked Macs. I've always found it strange how many Linux advocates rail against Microsoft, but hold their tongues when Apple does the same things. In any case, this isn't an article about that—it's actually about vim macros, because a vim macro is about as close as I'll get to a Mac—or Emacs, for that matter. Hey, that makes two holy wars in the first paragraph—not bad.

TuxMachines: Linux computer program brings a smile where it's least expected

Tuesday 28th of October 2014 09:35:49 AM

Using Linux as the operating system has not been a matter of religion or partisanship. Not even a matter of personal choice. It's a matter of pragmatic necessity. To give you a better picture of why, here's the story of Ricky.

In short: We installed a computer for a financially-disadvantaged kid. We taught that kid how to use the computer. That kid was supremely happy with his new Linux computer. We left. The end.

First, we started with Windows XP, then we moved to nothing but Linux because Microsoft refused to sell us licenses that were cheap enough to make our organization viable. Also, in less than a week of uses Windows, we were flooded with calls from parents complaining about viruses and malware. At that time, we were placing six computers in homes per week, so the complaints were a logistics nightmare for us.

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TuxMachines: Catalyst to lead Mahara open source ePortfolio project

Tuesday 28th of October 2014 09:22:28 AM

Catalyst, an open source software specialist based in Christchurch, New Zealand, has taken ownership of ePortfolio project Mahara's trademark and will also lead the its partner programme, it announced overnight.

"The transfer of the trademark and a new model for community engagement through support companies heralds an exciting new phase in the Mahara project," Catalyst said.

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TuxMachines: Shared Values ⇒ Shared Ideas? What we can Learn from Firefox Australis

Tuesday 28th of October 2014 09:16:24 AM

So, for all who feared that somehow KDE now decided to be “like Apple” or “like GNOME”, which translates for them to “Not giving the user any options”, fear not: In those cases where it makes sense, a flexible UI is precisely the embodiment of “Simple by default. Powerful when needed.”

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TuxMachines: Ubuntu Reviews, SUSE News, and Red Hat Origins

Tuesday 28th of October 2014 09:04:47 AM

Our top story on this October 27, 2014 is the release of SUSE Linux Enterprise 12. There are a couple of interesting user reviews of recently released Ubuntu 14.10 and Bodhi Linux lives with the release of 3.0 RC2. "Bob Young talks about the origins of Red Hat" and, finally, "The Document Foundation joins the Open Source Business Alliance."

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LXer: Lubuntu 14.10 Screenshot Tour

Tuesday 28th of October 2014 09:00:24 AM
A new version of our operating system has been released. You won't notice many cosmetic changes, as this version is considered as a bug-fix release, preparing the way to meet LXQt. Here are some changes: general bug-fix release as we prepare for LXQt; many LXDE components have been updated with bug-fix releases; an update of the artwork (more icons, theme update, more compatibilities); the Ubuntu 14.10 release with 3.16-based kernel; Firefox is updated to version 33; GTK+ updated to version 3.12; X.Org 1.16 has better support for non-PCI devices.

LXer: How to Install VMware Player 6.0.3 in Linux Mint 17

Tuesday 28th of October 2014 08:03:13 AM
VMware Player 6.0.3 the latest version minor update of VMware 6.0, it brings many new changes including, a commercial or paid feature called VMware Player 6 Plus, support for unattended installation using enterprise configuration management tools, simplified UI and support for major linux distribution, Windows 8.1 and other newer operating systems.

LXer: Was ist das? Eine neue Suse Linux Enterprise? Ausgezeichnet!

Tuesday 28th of October 2014 07:06:02 AM
Version 12 first major-number Suse release since 2009Suse has kicked out a new version of its enterprise-grade commercial Linux distribution, Suse Linux Enterprise 12, more than five years after the last major-version release.…

Reddit: ZFS Manager 0.50 Released! (Beta)

Tuesday 28th of October 2014 06:33:31 AM

LXer: Mozilla preps Firefox OS for the Raspberry Pi

Tuesday 28th of October 2014 06:08:51 AM
Mozilla released an experimental “PiFxOS” build of Firefox OS optimized for the Raspberry Pi, with an early focus on robotics and media players. At the Mozilla Festival (MozFest) in the UK, held Oct. 24-26, Mozilla revealed a version of Firefox OS for the Raspberry Pi single board computer, and said it would “prepare and maintain […]

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