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PC-BSD 10.1 review

Tuesday 25th of November 2014 04:00:00 PM

 LinuxBSDos: What follows is a 4-day experience of installing and playing with PC-BSD 10.1

Jolla's open-source tablet might actually stay the course

Tuesday 25th of November 2014 03:00:00 PM

 NetworkWorld: The Jolla Tablet is an open-source device that promises privacy

Android drone tracks you by computer vision

Tuesday 25th of November 2014 02:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Kickstarter is showing an $899, Android-based "Mind4" follow-me drone that tracks you entirely by computer vision, and interprets full-body gestures.

Hands on with Caine Linux: Pentesting and UEFI compatible

Tuesday 25th of November 2014 01:00:00 PM

ZDnet: If your number one priority is a Linux-based, UEFI-compatible penetrations testing / forensic analysis system, then Caine is likely to make you happy.

How To Use Compiz In Ubuntu MATE 14.04 Or 14.10

Tuesday 25th of November 2014 12:00:00 PM

Webupd8: If you're using Ubuntu MATE 14.04 LTS or 14.10, here's a quick guide for how to install and configure Compiz.

Not just token: Red Hat's Women in Open Source Awards

Tuesday 25th of November 2014 07:00:00 AM

Linux Magazine: DeLisa Alexander would like to make one thing clear about Red Hat's Women in Open Source Awards (WIOSA): They're not just a token gesture towards diversity.

How to install Cacti (Monitoring tool) on ubuntu 14.10 server

Tuesday 25th of November 2014 03:00:00 AM

UbuntuGeek: Cacti is a complete network graphing solution designed to harness the power of RRDTool's data storage and graphing functionality.

In memory of Razor-qt

Monday 24th of November 2014 11:00:00 PM

LXDE: Although people often compare LXDE and the “so-called” Qt port, LXQt with each other, they are actually from different code bases.

Why open source runs the world

Monday 24th of November 2014 10:00:00 PM

tech radar: Discover the secret sauce that greases the internet's wheels

New Linux OS That Respects Google's Material Design Is in the Works

Monday 24th of November 2014 09:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Google's new Material Design approach proved to be a real success.

What Can You Do For Linux Gaming?

Monday 24th of November 2014 08:00:00 PM

 GamingOnLinux: What distribution to use to make sure you get support.

How to install LAMP stack on Ubuntu server

Monday 24th of November 2014 07:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: This tutorial will present a step by step procedure on installing LAMP stack on Ubuntu server, and also guide you to install phpMyAdmin - a frontend web panel for administering MariaDB databases.

Red Hat spiffs up FeedHenry with better collaboration tools

Monday 24th of November 2014 06:00:00 PM

GigaOm: Red Hat purchased FeedHenry and its mobile app development platform in September; now it’s updating it with tools to better support collaborative development.

How to install Docker on CentOS 7

Monday 24th of November 2014 05:00:00 PM

 LinuxTechi: Docker is an open-source tool that makes creating & managing Linux containers(LXC) easy.

Android 5.0 dev kits simplify octacore Snapdragon designs

Monday 24th of November 2014 04:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Intrinsyc unveiled an Android 5.0 dev platform for the Snapdragon 810 SoC in phone, tablet, SBC, and COM versions that debut DDR4 and TransferJet tech.

Encrypt Everything: How to encrypt the disk to protect the data

Monday 24th of November 2014 03:00:00 PM

Source Code of Life: Using right kind encryption in the right way can help you protect your data.

How to trigger scripts on filesystem events

Monday 24th of November 2014 02:00:00 PM

 techarena: Inotify tools are a set of command line programs based on inotify a Linux kernel (2.6.13 or later) feature which can be used to monitor filesystem events.

15 'pwd (Print Working Directory) Command Examples in Linux

Monday 24th of November 2014 01:00:00 PM

 tecmint: pwd stands for Print Working Directory.

War Thunder Free Steam MMO Now with Linux Client

Monday 24th of November 2014 12:00:00 PM

 tuxarena: War Thunder, a free, popular MMO based on World War II, has received a Linux client, so you can now install and play War Thunder for free on Steam.

Linux 3.18 rc6

Monday 24th of November 2014 02:00:00 AM

Linus Torvalds: Steady progress towards final release

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Tiny quad-core ARM mini-PC runs Ubuntu with Cinnamon

A startup is pitching a $129-$199 “Imp” mini-PC on Indiegogo based on a quad-core Odroid-U3 SBC, with HDMI streaming and an Ubuntu/Cinnamon Linux desktop. A day after reporting on one Israeli-based, non-Android ARM mini-PC — SolidRun’s $100 CuBoxTV with OpenElec Linux — here comes another. Aside from the usual hyperbole found on crowdfunding pages — are we really “democratizing the digital home experience” or just buying an embedded ARM computer? — the Ubuntu-based Imp mini-PC looks like a pretty good deal. Read more

Ready to give Linux a try? These are the 5 distros you need to consider

There are so many Linux distributions that choosing one can be overwhelming for a new user. One might be too intimidating for a user to even try, while another might be too simplified, blocking that user from knowing how Linux systems actually function. I have been using Linux as my primary OS since 2005 and have tried all major (and quite a lot of minor) distributions. I have learned that not every distribution is for everyone. Since I also assist people in migrating to Linux, I have chosen the 5 distros that I recommend to new users based on their level of comfort and desire to learn (or not learn) more about Linux. Read more

Review of the new Firefox browser built for developers

Mozilla recently announced a new browser version for developers on the 10th anniversary of the Firefox browser. The Usersnap team and I took a look at whether it works well for the web development process, offers developers a variety of possible applications, and if it keeps up with the Google Chrome dev tools. Read more

Mapping the world with open source

In the world of geospatial technology, closed source solutions have been the norm for decades. But the tides are slowly turning as open source GIS software is gaining increasing prominence. Paul Ramsey, senior strategist at the open source company Boundless, is one of the people trying to change that. Ramsey has been working with geospatial software for over ten years, as programmer and consultant. He founded the PostGIS spatial database project in 2001, and is currently an active developer and member of the project steering committee. Ramsey serves as an evangelist for OpenGeo Suite, works with the Boundless business development team to share about their collection of offerigns, and speaks and teaches regularly at conferences around the world. Read more