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What happens when a non-coder tries to learn Linux

Saturday 30th of August 2014 09:00:00 PM

OpenSource.com: I wanted to learn Linux, so here's my account of what I did to achieve that goal.

[ANNOUNCE] Jailhouse 0.1 released

Saturday 30th of August 2014 05:00:00 PM

LKML: After its publication about 10 months ago, the Jailhouse partitioning
hypervisor for Linux has reached an important first milestone: all major
features required to use Jailhouse on Intel x86 CPUs are now available.

Photo Editing on Linux with Krita

Saturday 30th of August 2014 06:00:00 AM

Linux.com: Krita is a wonderful drawing and painting program, and it's also a nice photo editor.

Google Chrome 38 Gets the 'Picture'

Saturday 30th of August 2014 02:00:00 AM

Datamation: Use of new HTML 5.1 tag could enable developers to more easily build responsive design sites.

Vault: The Linux Foundation's new storage-focused tradeshow

Friday 29th of August 2014 10:00:00 PM

 ZDnet: The Foundation aims to bring together the world's leading developers in filesystems and storage in the Linux kernel.

The Open Source Game Corner

Friday 29th of August 2014 09:00:00 PM

 GamingOnLinux: Giving some limelight to open source games, this time I have a completely different set to show you!

How to install and configure ownCloud on Debian

Friday 29th of August 2014 08:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: Even though ownCloud is very similar to the widely-used Dropbox cloud storage, the primary difference is that ownCloud is free and open-source, making it possible to set up a Dropbox-like cloud storage service on your own server.

Setting up an Apt-Cache Server Using Apt-Cacher-NG in Ubuntu 14.04 Server

Friday 29th of August 2014 07:00:00 PM

 tecmint: Apt-Cacher-NG is a caching proxy server (or apt proxy) for Debian based distributions

Ubuntu MATE 14.10 Beta 1 Officially Released, Experience a Retrospective Future - Gallery

Friday 29th of August 2014 06:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Ubuntu MATE 14.10 Beta 1, a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu that uses the MATE desktop environment, has been released and is now available for download.

Netflix open sources internal threat monitoring tools

Friday 29th of August 2014 05:00:00 PM

 NetworkWorld: Netflix has released three internal tools it uses to catch hints on the Web that hackers might target its services.

NASA's Kennedy Space Center Uses Ubuntu to Plan for the Exploration of Alien Planets

Friday 29th of August 2014 04:00:00 PM

 softpedia: NASA is constantly working on projects that will eventually be useful in the outer space and on alien planets, and it looks like they are going there with the help of Linux and Ubuntu.

Drupal 7.31 Released - Installing and Configuring on Debian/Ubuntu

Friday 29th of August 2014 03:00:00 PM

 tecmint: Today, Drupal is one of the most famous CMS in the world running millions of websites worldwide.

Tux Paint: Doing FOSS Right

Friday 29th of August 2014 02:00:00 PM

Considering Legacy UNIX/Linux Issues

Friday 29th of August 2014 01:00:00 PM

LinuxJournal: Legacy support—it's a big challenge for every software developer, and although Bash and the Linux command-line world hasn't changed that much in the past few years, it's still something to consider before you ship your own software (even if it's free software).

MIPS tempts hackers with Raspbery Pi-like dev board

Friday 29th of August 2014 12:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Hard to choose between Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone Black, and MinnowBoard Max? Now there's another choice: the open source MIPS-based "Creator CI20" dev board.

China Promotes Linux-Based Operating System Against Windows, Android

Friday 29th of August 2014 11:00:00 AM

 The VAR Guy: The Chinese government is promoting China Operating System, a closed source, Linux-based OS that it hopes will supplant Microsoft Windows and Google Android.

It's All Linux Under the Hood

Friday 29th of August 2014 06:00:00 AM

 FOSSforce: To get help, a newbie often had to grovel, praise Tux and acknowledge the superiority of those offering help.

Chef engineer leaves the company after receiving death threats from its open source community

Friday 29th of August 2014 02:00:00 AM

GigaOm: A Chef release engineer claims that he received death threats and abusive emails due to his contributions on projects relating to the open source configuration management tool.

DNF Makes It A Step Closer To Replacing Yum On Fedora

Thursday 28th of August 2014 10:00:00 PM

Phoronix: DNF 0.6.1 was released today and this updated open-source package manager picked up a few more features as it's still in pursuit of replacing Yum on Fedora systems.

Containers vs Hypervisors: The Battle Has Just Begun

Thursday 28th of August 2014 09:00:00 PM

Linux.com: Let me make one thing clear up front: I like Docker.

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Fedora 21 Alpha to release on Tuesday

Today the Fedora Engineering Steering Commitee held a “Go/No Go” meeting regarding the Fedora 21 alpha, and it was agreed that the current release candidates for Fedora 21 met the release criteria. With this decision, this means that Fedora 21 will be released on Tuesday September 23, 2014. Read more

Teaching open source changed my life

Teaching open source has been a breath of fresh air for myself and for many of our students because with the open source way, there are no official tests. There is no official certification for the majority of open source projects. And, there are no prescribed textbooks. In open source, no employer worth working for will ask for official proof of your abilities. A good employer will look at what you’ve done and ask you to showcase what you can do. Yes, it still helps to have a Computer Science degree, but the lack of one is often no drawback. Read more