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Linux-Turned-FreeBSD Distro Comes Up With A New Software License

Thursday 16th of October 2014 03:00:00 PM

Phoronix: JabirOS 2.1 is powered by FreeBSD 10.1

Linus Torvalds' Best Quotes from LinuxCon Europe 2014

Thursday 16th of October 2014 02:00:00 PM "On the internet nobody can hear you being subtle."

Plasma 5.1 Brings Back Many Popular Features

Thursday 16th of October 2014 01:00:00 PM

KDE releases Plasma 5.1.0, the first release containing new features since the release of Plasma 5.0 this summer.

Android users get ready to taste the sweetest lollipop of all

Thursday 16th of October 2014 12:00:00 PM

 ITworld: Android users have been waiting patiently for the next version of their favorite mobile operating system and today Google announced the final release of Android 5.0 Lollipop.

Linus Torvalds Regrets Alienating Developers with Strong Language

Thursday 16th of October 2014 11:00:00 AM

 softpedia: He answered a lot of questions and he also talked about the effects of the strong language he uses in the mailing list.

OpenStack Juno Brings Big Data to the Cloud

Thursday 16th of October 2014 06:00:00 AM

eWEEK: 10th milestone release of open-source cloud platform debuts with 310 new features and 3,200 bug fixes.

The beginning of the people's Web: 20 years of Netscape

Thursday 16th of October 2014 02:00:00 AM

 ZDnet: In 1994, only geeks, techies and nerds were using the Web, and then along came Netscape and nothing would be the same.

SocketPlane Aims to Bring SDN to Docker

Wednesday 15th of October 2014 10:00:00 PM

EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: Startup aims to build open-source technology to advance state of networking and SDN for Docker container virtualization.

Government Evangelist at GitHub on US open technologies

Wednesday 15th of October 2014 09:00:00 PM Meet Ben Balter. He's a Government Evangelist at GitHub, where he leads the efforts to encourage adoption of open source philosophies, making all levels of government better, one repository at a time.

How to check hard disk health on Linux using smartmontools

Wednesday 15th of October 2014 08:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: If there is something that you never want to happen on your Linux system, that is having hard drives die on you without any warning.

Canonical Details Plans for Unity 8 Integration in Ubuntu Desktop

Wednesday 15th of October 2014 07:00:00 PM

 softpedia: The Ubuntu desktop flavor hasn't been the developers' focus for some time now, but that is going to change very soon.

Tiny $51 Tor router runs OpenWRT

Wednesday 15th of October 2014 06:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: A Kickstarter project called Anonabox offers a tiny Tor router for anonymous Internet use, running OpenWRT Linux on a MediaTek MT7620n WiFi chipset.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 arrives

Wednesday 15th of October 2014 05:00:00 PM

ZDnet: Not ready for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7? Well, you're in luck, RHEL 6.6 is here.

POODLE Flaw Found in Legacy SSL 3.0 Encryption

Wednesday 15th of October 2014 03:00:00 PM

eWEEK: A vulnerability in an older Secure Sockets Layer version could enable an attacker to decipher encrypted communications, Google disclosed in a research paper.

VirtualBox 4.3.18 Has Been Released With Lots Of Fixes

Wednesday 15th of October 2014 02:00:00 PM

Unixmen: virtualbox does not crash anymore in linux hosts with old versions of the linux kernel

How To Run Android Apps in Chrome on Mac / Linux / Windows

Wednesday 15th of October 2014 01:00:00 PM

MakeUseOf: It’s now possible to run Android apps in the Chrome browser — it just takes a little bit of work.

How To Make A Raspberry Pi NAS (Network Attached Storage)

Wednesday 15th of October 2014 12:00:00 PM

Tinkernut: Adding a storage device your network is called creating a NAS (Network Attached Storage). And basically it is just a minimalistic computer with a boat load of storage attached to it.

The Divisive Linux Community

Wednesday 15th of October 2014 11:00:00 AM

Cumulus Linux 2.5 Advances Networking Operating System

Wednesday 15th of October 2014 02:00:00 AM

EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: Cumulus Networks first emerged from stealth in June of 2013, promising to build a new model for network operating systems. It's a promise that the company continues to deliver on with the announcement of Cumulus Linux 2.5 today.

Deploying Apache Virtual Hosts using Puppet on CentOS 6

Tuesday 14th of October 2014 10:00:00 PM

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V is for Vivid

Release week! Already! I wouldn’t call Trusty ‘vintage’ just yet, but Utopic is poised to leap into the torrent stream. We’ve all managed to land our final touches to *buntu and are excited to bring the next wave of newness to users around the world. Glad to see the unicorn theme went down well, judging from the various desktops I see on G+. And so it’s time to open the vatic floodgates and invite your thoughts and contributions to our soon-to-be-opened iteration next. Our ventrous quest to put GNU as you love it on phones is bearing fruit, with final touches to the first image in a new era of convergence in computing. From tiny devices to personal computers of all shapes and sizes to the ventose vistas of cloud computing, our goal is to make a platform that is useful, versal and widely used. Read more

Elive Is an Interesting Debian-Based Distro with a Beautiful Enlightenment Desktop

Elive, a Linux distribution based on Debian which uses the Enlightenment desktop environment to provide a unique user experience, has just reached version 2.3.9 Beta and it's ready for testing. Read more

NVIDIA's NVPTX Support For GCC Is Close To Being Merged

The NVPTX back-end code for GCC that's going to allow OpenACC 2.0 offloading support for NVIDIA GPUs with GCC is close to materializing within the mainline code-base. For the past year Mentor Graphics / Code Sourcery has been working on OpenACC 2.0 with GPU offloading as a big addition to the GNU Compiler Collection through their work with NVIDIA Corp. The offloading infrastructure has been worked on for a while and the code that soon looks like it will land is the NVPTX support. Read more

The Future of the Internet - 20 Years Ago

Netscape Navigator was released 20 years ago today. Thank you to everyone who supported us at Netscape & built the Web with us then and now! That was posted by a certain Marc Andreessen. You probably know him as a successful venture capitalist, but before that, he was one of the people who helped popularise the Web. He did that by creating the Mosaic browser back in 1993 - first for Unix, and later for the Apple Macintosh and Windows (version 3.1). Mosaic was written at the University of Illinois, and was freely available for non-commercial use. But once the appeal of a graphical Web browser became evident, it was natural for people to start to think about turning it into a business. Read more