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Android: A switcher's thoughts after nine months of using an iPhone

Tue, 2016-06-14 00:12
Also in today's open source roundup: DistroWatch reviews BunsenLabs Linux, and Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon and MATE betas released.

How to Install ownCloud 9 with Nginx on OpenSUSE Leap 42.1

Mon, 2016-06-13 23:15
OwnCloud provides Self-hosted file syncing and sharing with a nice web interface and syncing apps for all major mobile and desktop platforms with a functionally like Dropbox, mega, etc. ownCloud makes it easy to access and sync files, calendars, and contacts across your devices. In this tutorial, I will guide you to create your own sync and share server platform with ownCloud. We will install ownCloud with Nginx as the web server, MariaDB (a MySQL fork) as the database and php-fpm to handle the request for php on Linux OpenSUSE Leap 42.1.

Microsoft buys LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

Mon, 2016-06-13 22:17
Microsoft is buying social-networking site LinkedIn in an all-cash transaction for $26.2 billion, company officials announced June 13.The move fits in with Microsoft's increasing push to focus on business customers.Founded in 2002, Mountain View, Calif.-based LinkedIn had approximately 400 million users in 2015. The company provides a social network alternative for finding professional and work connections, sharing resumes and potentially finding new posts.

Candy or Swag: A game for teaching open source principles to kids

Mon, 2016-06-13 21:20
Some swag: checkA couple of big bags of candy: checkMiddle school students: checkThis sounds like a recipe for disaster, but as it turns out, these were the ingredients for a wonderful lesson on two of the principles of open source: collaboration and transparency.read more

Linux Tutorial: Successfully guard against lost traffic during Linux server migrations

Mon, 2016-06-13 20:23
Never lose traffic again after changing IP address or migrating between hosts.