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WordPress Makes Fix to End All Manual Updates

Monday 29th of December 2014 07:31:00 PM

eWEEK: ISC was hacked by way of a WordPress flaw, but there is now an automatic way to secure WordPress sites and (eventually) eliminate the risk of nonpatched systems.

How to boot into command line on Ubuntu or Debian

Monday 29th of December 2014 06:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: What if you want to disable GUI and boot straight into a text-mode console?

Installing SHOUTCast Radio Server (Online Media Streaming) on Linux

Monday 29th of December 2014 05:00:00 PM

 tecmint: SHOUTcast is a proprietary software used to stream media over Internet,

Linux and open source 2014: It was the best of years, it was the worst of years

Monday 29th of December 2014 04:00:00 PM

 ZDnet: There was great news and there was awful news in the world of Linux and open-source software during 2014.

Banana Pi project forks, as competing gen-2 SBCs emerge

Monday 29th of December 2014 03:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: It appears that the Banana Pi project has forked into two rival groups that are now pushing their own Banana Pi updates

Welcome to the Pre-Post-PC Era

Monday 29th of December 2014 02:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: One more prediction: Upon sailing through the Post-PC era, there will be a post-Post-PC era, after the advent of the pre-post-Post-PC era, where people will start thinking,

Rsnapshot (Rsync Based): A Local/Remote File System Backup Utility for Linux

Monday 29th of December 2014 01:00:00 PM

 tecmint: rsnapshot is an open source local / remote filesystem backup utility

Linux & FOSS Predictions for 2015

Monday 29th of December 2014 12:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: Not to be outdone by the FSF and looking to appeal to more cosmopolitan tastes, Linux Mint will change over the course of the year to something a little more contemporary and stylish.

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Linux Kernel 3.19-Rc6 Released

Linux Kernel 3.19-Rc6 Released

One more rc released today shortening time period for the final release. Each release sees a new changes and fixes and this one is slightly smaller but as always better.

Read at LinuxAndUbuntu

Ubuntu Flavors 15.04 Vivid Vervet Alpha 2 Released


Ubuntu flavors 15.04 alpha 2 has been released for testing. Ubuntu Unity does not take part in the alpha releases. Flavors like Kylin, Ubuntu Gnome, Lubuntu and Kubuntu alpha 2 relases are available.

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MBARI testing the waters with open source camera

“There is a movement to have open source oceanographic equipment,” said Chad Kecy, lead designer and MBARI engineer. “Anyone could take our designs and modify them for specific needs they have. It’s just a less expensive and easier way of getting cameras in the water.” Read more

Fixing unperceived errors in my X Windows configuration

Last week I decided to bite the bullet and upgrade X Windows to the latest version available in the main Portage tree. After rebooting, X Windows, GLX and Direct Rendering worked fine as usual. So everything was good. Well, not quite. Although the installation was working properly, there were still some long-standing messages in the X.Org log file that indicated my installation was not configured completely correctly. I had ignored them for too long and resolved to find their causes and eliminate them. Here is what I did.

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