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Systemd and Upstart Comparison and Usage on Ubuntu 15.04 Detailed in Great New Wiki

Thursday 15th of January 2015 03:00:00 PM

 softpedia: The adoption of systemd in Debian has caused quite a ruckus, but it has other ramifications.

What is Anacron and usage of Anacron in Linux

Thursday 15th of January 2015 02:00:00 PM

 nextstep4IT: Anacron is a service that runs after every system reboot, checking for any cron and at scheduled jobs that were to run while the system was down and hence, have not yet run.

How to Manage Network using nmcli Tool in RedHat / CentOS 7.x

Thursday 15th of January 2015 01:00:00 PM

 Linoxide: A new feature of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and CentOS 7 is that the default networking service is provided by NetworkManager

Tiny fanless mini-PC runs Linux on quad-core AMD SoC

Thursday 15th of January 2015 12:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: CompuLab's tiny "Fitlet" mini-PC runs Linux or Windows on a dual- or quad-core 64-bit AMD x86 SoC, and offers generous I/O, plus modular expansion options.

GOG.com Ditches Password-Protected Archives for the Sake of Linux Users

Thursday 15th of January 2015 07:00:00 AM

 softpedia: The Linux community has pressured the GOG developers to remove the password-protected archives that were present in a number of their games

An Everyday Linux User Review Of Peppermint OS 5

Thursday 15th of January 2015 03:00:00 AM

 EveryDayLinuxUser: Peppermint OS 5 is a unique Linux distribution due to the way that it integrates web applications into the desktop.

Linux Distros We'll Never See

Wednesday 14th of January 2015 11:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: William Shatner Linux has a propensity for staccato performance across the board on all hardware, and on older hardware it tries to kiss female aliens.

What is a good IDE for C/C++ on Linux

Wednesday 14th of January 2015 10:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: "A real coder doesn't use an IDE, a real coder uses [insert a text editor name here] with such and such plugins."

20 Unix Command Line Tricks

Wednesday 14th of January 2015 09:00:00 PM

 nixcraft: Let us start new year with these Unix command line tricks to increase productivity at the Terminal.

Announcing snappy Ubuntu Core on Vagrant cloud

Wednesday 14th of January 2015 08:18:00 PM

Ubuntu Insights: So far, snappy Ubuntu Core images are available on Microsoft Azure, Google Compute Engine, and Amazon AWS

Firefox 35 Gets Performance Boost, Bug Fixes

Wednesday 14th of January 2015 07:14:00 PM

eWEEK: The first Mozilla browser release of 2015 brings Firefox Marketplace and improved performance to desktop users.

Features To Look Out For With GNOME 3.16

Wednesday 14th of January 2015 06:00:00 PM

Phoronix: The feature freeze for GNOME 3.16 is currently set for next month on 16 February while the official GNOME 3.16.0 debut is still penciled in for 25 March.

How to Build Your Own Cloud on Debian

Wednesday 14th of January 2015 05:00:00 PM

HowToForge: Forget about Google, you want your own cloud.

Popular Open Source CSS Frameworks for Developers

Wednesday 14th of January 2015 04:00:00 PM

WebResourcesDepot: Whether you’re a CSS rookie or frontend virtuoso, frameworks can be used effectively during the early stages of development.

A Deeper Dive Into the Shark Tank: How Open Source Technology Enables Agile Business Growth

Wednesday 14th of January 2015 03:00:00 PM

WOO: ABC’s Shark Tank is a US television show and a favorite among American entrepreneurs.

New Sony Walkman runs Android 4.2, costs 1.1 kilobucks

Wednesday 14th of January 2015 02:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Sony updated its decades-old Walkman media player line with an aluminum model running Android 4.2, featuring high-res audio, and priced at a whopping $1120.

Google pushes to take Oracle Java copyright case to Supreme Court

Wednesday 14th of January 2015 01:00:00 PM

 ZDnet: Can software code, and application programming interfaces in particular, be copyrighted? That is the question.

3 ways to run 'normal' Linux on a Chromebook

Wednesday 14th of January 2015 12:00:00 PM

 NetworkWorld: For those who need to tinker, here are some ways I've found to run alternative Linux distros on a Chromebook.

IBM Invests $1 Billion into new z13 Mainframe Platform with Linux a Key Target

Wednesday 14th of January 2015 07:00:00 AM

ServerWatch: One of the primary operating systems for the z13 is Linux which can run in a variety of different modes on the new mainframe.

How Secure Is Android if Google Won't Patch?

Wednesday 14th of January 2015 03:00:00 AM

eSecurity Planet: A security researcher alleges that Google won't patch its older Android software for a new vulnerability. Luckily, users have options to boost security for older versions of the OS.

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GParted 0.21 Brings ReFS Detection, EXT4 For RHEL5, Reiser4 For Linux 3.x

Version 0.21 of the widely-used, GUI-based GNOME Partition Editor is now available. GParted 0.21 key changes according to its developers include a fix for a off by one sector error with GParted's internal block copy, support for EXT4 file-systems on RHEL/CentOS 5.x, and removing unnecessary duplicate actions when resizing a partition. Read more

Ubuntu Touch Apps Running in Unity Desktop – Video

Unity 8 for Ubuntu is coming along and Mir is also making good progress. One of the byproduct of all these improvements is that some of the apps that are designed for the Ubuntu Touch are also working on the Ubuntu desktop, with very little help. Read more

Debian Forked: All for Devuan and Devuan for All?

It is hard to see the direction Devuan will take, given that the project is still in its early days. The new community could create a shallow derivative, or it could fork the entire Debian archive. Another option is to try replacing Debian entirely and become a new gateway between upstream projects and users of all packages, which would require a lot more manpower and infrastructure. Read more

Wireless-enabled i.MX6 SBC offers remote IoT management

Eurotech’s “CPU-351-13″ SBC runs Linux on Freescale’s i.MX6 SoC, and offers ZigBee, GPS, extended temperature operation, remote IoT management, and more. Eurotech has been promoting the concept of managed Internet of Things devices long before “IoT” became the latest craze. The Yocto Linux ready CPU-351-13 single board computer is the latest of its embedded boards that can be remote controlled using its Everyware Software Framework (ESF) and Everyware Cloud Client. Other Everyware-enabled products from Eurotech include last year’s Intel Atom E3800 based Catalyst BT module. Read more