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Xubuntu 16.04 - install and enjoy?

Thu, 2016-05-19 20:36
I want to share with you some findings of the installed version of Xubuntu 16.04 LTS.

Google I/O: The new features in Googles latest OS, Android N

Thu, 2016-05-19 19:39
We now know a lot more about the next version of Android, except its name. The most exciting new Android N feature is an answer to the age-old problem of pushing Android security updates to users.

Getting Started With LXD containers on Ubuntu 16.04

Thu, 2016-05-19 18:42
It’s no secret that containers are hot right now in the Linux world. They are quickly becoming the backbone of the Cloud and are making DevOps dreams come true. Even so, at first glance, it seems a bit redundant for Canonical to develop a new container system for Ubuntu in a world easily dominated by Docker.

Oracle vs. Google: Round 2

Thu, 2016-05-19 17:45
The conflict between Google and Oracle continues to blaze through the courtrooms.

SAP rolls Cloud Foundry HANA Platform beta

Thu, 2016-05-19 16:48
Targets dev-friendly skittlesSAP has released a beta version of its Hana Cloud Platform for Cloud Foundry.…

3 open source Python GUI frameworks

Thu, 2016-05-19 15:50
There comes a time in the journey of most any programmer when they are ready to branch out past the basic examples and start to build a graphical interface to their program.In Python, the steps to get started with GUI programming are not terribly complex, but they do require the user to begin making some choices. By its nature as a general purpose programming language with interpreters available across every common operating system, Python has to be fairly agnostic as to the choices it presents for creating graphical user interfaces.read more

Bad News: Two-Factor Authentication Pioneer YubiKey Drops Open Source PGP For Proprietary Version

Thu, 2016-05-19 14:53
By now, hopefully, you've turned on multi-factor authentication on various social media/email accounts, where they either text you an extra code or you have an app like Authy that supplies you with an extra code. But another super handy mutli-factor authentication system is the YubiKey setup, which is a little USB key with a finger sensor. It's basically a bit of hardware that you can keep on you, which blocks anyone else from logging into your accounts if they don't have it.

Linux 4.6 is a major release: Here's what's new and improved

Thu, 2016-05-19 13:56
With better security, improved ARM support, and, oh yes, better gaming hardware support, Linux 4.6 is a major update.

openSUSE Tumbleweed Getting Qt 5.6, Linux Kernel 4.6, and KDE Plasma 5.6.4 Soon

Thu, 2016-05-19 12:59
openSUSE developer Douglas DeMaio has informed the community about the new features that are about to land in the software repositories of openSUSE Tumbleweed rolling GNU/Linux operating system.

Portable Apps for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) Now Available for Download

Thu, 2016-05-19 12:02
Orbital-Apps.com was proud to announce the immediate availability of their portable applications, in the ORB format, for the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system.

Learn Linux, 101: Streams, pipes, and redirects

Thu, 2016-05-19 11:05
If you think streams and pipes make a Linux expert sound like a plumber, here's your chance to learn about them and how to redirect and split them. You even learn how to turn a stream into command arguments. You can use thematerial in this tutorial to study for the LPI 101 exam for Linux system administrator certification, or just to learn for fun.

Linux Mint 18

Thu, 2016-05-19 10:07
As the release date for Linux Mint 18 approaches, project announcers have reported that they are no longer shipping live CD images with embedded codecs. Furthermore, they also are dropping support for OEM images with codecs.

Block ads via the hosts file in Android or Linux

Thu, 2016-05-19 09:10
Also in today's open source roundup: Nokia will release Android phones, and Google will introduce a voice-activated device for the home.

Linux 4.6 is a major release: Heres new and improved

Thu, 2016-05-19 08:13
With better security, improved ARM support, and, oh yes, better gaming hardware support, Linux 4.6 is a major update.

Top 10 command line tools for downloading in Linux

Thu, 2016-05-19 07:16
When we think about Linux, definitely a back and white terminal will come in the mind, a true Linux user always prefer to work from terminal even for downloading, a command line downloading tool can help user to download anything from internet more quickly,

Welcome Alex Salkever, Vice President of Marketing Communications

Thu, 2016-05-19 06:19
I’m excited to announce that Alex Salkever joins the Mozilla leadership team today as the Vice President of Marketing Communications. In this role, Alex Salkever will be responsible for driving strategic positioning and marketing communications campaigns.

Takeaways from Dockers Solomon Hykes keynote at OSCON

Thu, 2016-05-19 05:21
In the opening OSCON keynote this morning, the founder of Docker, Solomon Hykes, gave us a fantastic birds-eye view of lessons learned from the "firehose" while building a successful open source project. He calls this process: Incremental Revolution.

Oracle Java architect conscripts Harry Potter in making the case against Google

Thu, 2016-05-19 04:24
Screven was asked about Apache Harmony, the open source product that Google relied on heavily in building Android. He saw a big difference between that project and Android.

Two key open source IoT frameworks get cozy

Thu, 2016-05-19 03:27
Two major open source IoT frameworks — the OCF’s “IoTivity” and the AllSeen Alliance’s “AllJoyn” — are moving toward interoperability, and possibly, a merger.

How to Install and Configure OpenLiteSpeed with PHP 7 on CentOS

Thu, 2016-05-19 02:30
OpenLiteSpeed is a high performance and lightweight HTTP server which comes with a Web Gui administration interface. In this tutorial, I will guide you trough the installation and configuration of openLiteSpeed and PHP 7 on CentOS 7.

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