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Docker Security Questioned

Monday 19th of January 2015 09:00:00 PM

LinuxInsider: Security questions recently have been raised about Docker, a promising technology for running applications in the cloud.

Slow System? iotop Is Your Friend

Monday 19th of January 2015 08:00:00 PM

LinuxJournal: The concept is pretty simple. It's like the top program, but instead of CPU and memory usage, it monitors disk I/O.

Adobe's Photoshop Ditched for Krita at French University Due to Lack of Support

Monday 19th of January 2015 07:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Krita is considered to be a digital painting application, but it's best described as a raster graphics editor.

Keep your Diary on Linux with RedNoteBook

Monday 19th of January 2015 06:00:00 PM

 Linuxaria: The app can be seen as a professional journal for IT experts, although it can also be used by home users as well.

How To Customise The XFCE Desktop Environment

Monday 19th of January 2015 05:00:00 PM

 EveryDayLinux: There are steps for adding and removing panels, adding new items, launchers, replacing the menu with Whisker, adding the Slingscold dash and installing the Cairo Dock

Linux Mint 18 Could Adopt Systemd

Monday 19th of January 2015 04:00:00 PM

 softpedia: The Linux Mint project is using Ubuntu as its base and there is even a branch that's using Debian, but it looks that for the moment it won't be using systemd as the default init system.

PhotoQt Image Viewer Reached 1.2, Dozens Added New Features

Monday 19th of January 2015 03:00:00 PM

 tuxarena: PhotoQt is an image viewer written in Qt 5 with a very basic interface, yet many options under the hood, and a fullscreen mode by default.

Using cloud management tool Virtkick for simple deployments

Monday 19th of January 2015 02:00:00 PM

 opensource.com: Setting up and managing cloud infrastructure can have its own set of challenges.

Fix Add-ons not working in Firefox 35

Monday 19th of January 2015 01:00:00 PM

gHacks: Firefox 35 has been pushed to the Stable channel recently by Mozilla and while the majority of users did not notice any incompatibilities or issues, some users noticed that one or multiple of installed browser add-ons stopped working suddenly.

How to ping a specific port of a remote host

Monday 19th of January 2015 12:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: ping is a networking utility used to test the reachability and round-trip time (RTT) delay of a remote host over Internet Protocol (IP).

Collabora Improves Linux Support For Tegra-Based Chromebooks

Monday 19th of January 2015 06:00:00 AM

Phoronix: Collabora has been making improvements to the Tegra-based Chromebooks for running the non-ChromeOS Linux desktop.

Top 4 Raspberry Pi OS

Monday 19th of January 2015 04:01:00 AM

LinuxUser&Developer: Most people stick with Raspbian, but is that really the best OS for your Pi? Find out in this six-page super test!

Linux 3.19 rc5

Monday 19th of January 2015 02:00:00 AM

Linus Torvalds: Fairly normal release, although I'd wish that by rc5 we'd have calmed down even further.

`Caffeine` App Gets Its Indicator Back With New 2.8 Release

Sunday 18th of January 2015 10:00:00 PM

webpupd8: Caffeine is a tool used to temporarily prevent the activation of the screensaver / lock screen / sleep mode when using full-screen windows.

Tails 1.2.3 is out

Sunday 18th of January 2015 06:00:00 PM

This release fixes numerous security issues and all users must upgrade as soon as possible.

Chapeau 21 released! (Fedora Fork)

Sunday 18th of January 2015 02:00:00 PM

Chapeau is a high-performance, cutting-edge operating system built from the GNU/Linux distribution Fedora with the Gnome desktop environment.

VIDEO: Interview with ESET about Windigo & Advanced Linux Server-Side Threats

Sunday 18th of January 2015 02:00:00 AM

ITwire: The general public might have a perception that it’s Windows machines and Android devices that are the world’s malware magnets, but it’s also true that Macs and Linux boxes have malware written for them, too.

Why some Apple customers run Linux on Macbooks instead of OS X

Saturday 17th of January 2015 10:00:00 PM

ITworld: Apple has always had attractive and stylish hardware, but now it seems that some users are opting to run Linux instead of OS X on their Macbooks.

Firefox 36 Beta Announced, Add-on Developers Must Make Important Changes

Saturday 17th of January 2015 06:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Mozilla has announced that Firefox 36 Beta is now out and ready for testing.

How-to: tackling information overload with open-source calibre

Saturday 17th of January 2015 02:00:00 PM

 opensource.com: The best way to tackle information overload is to reduce the amount and number of sources of information in your life.

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Ninja Blocks prepares to begin shipping, announces major Ubuntu IoT deal

Ninja Blocks has begun shipping the Ninja Sphere and announced it has signed up as a key partner for Canonical’s Ubuntu Core embedded device operating system, as it opens its first office in the US. The startup launched in 2012, when it was selected to participate the Startmate accelerator program, and also smashed a Kickstarter campaign for its first product, which was also called Ninja Blocks. Read more

Netrunner 14.1 – Main Edition (Frontier)

The “14.1” indicates an updated and polished release of Netrunner 14 LTS on the same underlying base. Since 14.1 is using the same base “trusty” like Netrunner 14, there is no need for users of 14 to migrate: Simply updating from the shared backports ppa of the Frontier release cycle should give the same result, while keeping customizations in place. Read more

Wayland 1.6.1 & Weston 1.6.1 Released

Bryce Harrington, the former Canonical employee part of Ubuntu's X/Mir team turned Samsung open-source employee, has issued the first maintenance update for Wayland 1.6. Wayland 1.6.1 and the reference compositor Weston 1.6.1 were released on Friday night by Harrington. The Wayland 1.6.1 stable update has just over a dozen changes and they're mostly tiny bug-fixes/corrections but there is also improved handling for some error situations between servers and clients. The brief Wayland 1.6.1 release announcement can be read on the Wayland mailing list. Read more