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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.

Why Linux Isn't a Desktop Alternative

Thursday 28th of August 2014 08:00:00 PM

 Datamation: It's not a matter of technology so much as one of attitude.

Announcing Apache CloudMonkey 5.2.0

Thursday 28th of August 2014 07:00:00 PM

Apache: Apache CloudMonkey v5.2.0 is the latest feature release of the CloudStack command line interface tool.

How to use on-screen virtual keyboard on Linux

Thursday 28th of August 2014 06:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: On-screen virtual keyboard is an alternative input method that can replace a real hardware keyboard.

Red Hat CTO Brian Stevens Resigns

Thursday 28th of August 2014 05:00:00 PM

eWEEK: After 12 years on the job, Brian Stevens suddenly leaves his post, but it has nothing to do with Red Hat politics.

Sysstat :All-in-One System Performance and Usage Activity Monitoring Tool For Linux

Thursday 28th of August 2014 04:00:00 PM

 tecmint: Sysstat is really a handy tool which comes with number of utilities to monitor system resources

Open Source Software: Sailing Into Friendlier Seas

Thursday 28th of August 2014 03:00:00 PM

LinuxInsider: It used to be that companies would allow employees to work on open source projects only grudgingly.

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This ends up being a pain in the neck in the x86 world, but it could be much worse. Way back in 2008 I wrote something about why the Linux kernel reports itself to firmware as "Windows" but refuses to identify itself as Linux. The short version is that "Linux" doesn't actually identify the behaviour of the kernel in a meaningful way. "Linux" doesn't tell you whether the kernel can deal with buffers being passed when the spec says it should be a package. "Linux" doesn't tell you whether the OS knows how to deal with an HPET. "Linux" doesn't tell you whether the OS can reinitialise graphics hardware. Read more