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Hands-on with the Linux-ready Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition

Tue, 2016-07-19 22:53
About 15 months ago, I reviewed Fedora 21 on the ASUS Zenbook UX305. As happy as I have been with that machine, a new year came along and I had the opportunity to pick up a new personal laptop.read more

How To Setup Linux Web Server And Host Website On Your Own Computer Part - 2

Tue, 2016-07-19 21:56
Welcome, everyone. It is the second part of how we can setup Linux Web Server and host website on our own Computer. There are some prerequisites to hosting Linux Web Server that we talked about in part 1. If you've not installed Apache web server or any other prerequisite then you must visit Part 1 before reading any further. In this article, we will show you how you can easily make your local website available for the rest of World! So let's get started.

Keep your desktop awake with the Caffeine shell extension

Tue, 2016-07-19 20:58
The Fedora Workstation has a number of features in the GNOME desktop environment to conserve power and increase security. These are both important considerations for desktop and laptop users. One of these features is the automatic screensaver lock function. By default, if idle for... Continue Reading →

How to configure keyboard layouts in Cinnamon 2 and higher

Tue, 2016-07-19 20:01
Let me show you how to set up different keyboard layouts in Cinnamon 3 in Linux Mint 18 and later, and in other operating systems that use Cinnamon Desktop Environment of version 3 and higher.

Respinning Linux

Tue, 2016-07-19 19:04
In those early days we meandered from Knoppix to Mandrake, and ultimately found that MEPIS proved to be the most stable. The system installed without drama and the user forums were kid-friendly. The fact that Warren Woodford was often found active in the forums was a bonus.

Can you name these Linux distributions?

Tue, 2016-07-19 18:07
Given a visual clue and a very brief description, how many of the Linux distributions represented here can you identify?

Guilt by ASN: Compiler's bad memory bug could sting mobes, cell towers

Tue, 2016-07-19 17:10
Telco, embedded systems may inherit remote vulnsA vulnerability in a widely used ASN.1 compiler isn't a good thing: it means a bunch of downstream systems – including mobile phones and cell towers – will inherit the bug.…

The best Linux laptop: The 2016 Dell XPS 13

Tue, 2016-07-19 16:12
Dell[he]#039[/he]s fifth-generation open-source developer laptop isn[he]#039[/he]t just good, it[he]#039[/he]s great.

A open source toolkit for building your own home

Tue, 2016-07-19 15:15
The evidence is overwhelming that large scale collaboration leads to superior technology. FOSS showed us the way and now free and open source hardware is rapidly gaining traction. There is a growing list of open source hardware projects, which are bringing millions (billion?) of dollars of value to the world.read more

Top 6 Desktop Linux Blunders

Tue, 2016-07-19 11:08
Ever since I first tried Linux on my desktop years ago, I've found myself wincing at what I felt were avoidable blunders. This observation doesn't affect one distro more than another, rather it's ongoing issues I've watch in utter amazement happen time and time again.

Project updates, bridging the diversity gap, and more OpenStack news

Tue, 2016-07-19 09:14
Are you interested in keeping track of what is happening in the open source cloud? Opensource.com is your source for news in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project. Here's a sampling from some of our favorites.

Ubuntu Forums hack exposes 2 million users

Tue, 2016-07-19 07:19
The company that builds Ubuntu, a popular Linux distribution, has said its forums were hacked Thursday. Canonical, which develops the operating system, said in a statement on Friday that two million usernames, email addresses, and IP addresses associated with the Ubuntu Forums were taken by an unnamed attacker.

Rugged, fanless computer runs Ubuntu on Haswell

Tue, 2016-07-19 05:25
Perfectron’s rugged “SR10M” system offers a 4th Gen Core CPU, four GbE ports, stackable expansion, -40 to 70° operation, and MIL-STD-810G ruggedization. The SR10M is the latest in Perfectron’s Stackrack series of rugged, MIL-STD-rated stackable embedded computers equipped with Intel Haswell CPUs and designed primarily for military vehicles.

Intel's SGX tiptoes towards Linux

Tue, 2016-07-19 03:30
Intel has fulfilled a promise made in April to open-source a Linux driver for its SGX technology.

Sandia Labs Researchers Build DNA-Based Encrypted Storage

Tue, 2016-07-19 02:16
Here’s how it’s done: Using a computer algorithm, the team encrypts a message into a sequence of DNA. They then chemically synthesize the DNA. The DNA is read via DNA sequencing and translated and decoded using the same computer algorithm.

How to Install Percona XtraDB Cluster on CentOS 7

Tue, 2016-07-19 01:02
In this tutorial, I will show you how to install and configure Percona XtraDB Cluster on a CentOS 7 server. We will use Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.6 that is fully compatible to MySQL and the Percona Server.

Microsoft blocks Linux installations

Mon, 2016-07-18 23:47
Microsoft has blocked a flaw in Windows RT which allowed the users to install non-Redmond approved operating systems on Windows RT tablets. Microsoft has closed a backdoor left open in Windows RT even though the OS is pretty much dead in the water as Vole can’t be bothered with it any more.

Which Android problems annoy you the most?

Mon, 2016-07-18 22:33
Also in today's open source roundup: DistroWatch reviews Linux Lite 3.0, and fake Pokemon GO apps have been found on the Google Play Store.

Profiles Of The Top 7 Bug Hunters From Around the Globe

Mon, 2016-07-18 21:23
The true value of crowdsourced security lies in the diversity of knowledge, experience, and bug-hunting methods employed by security researchers. Additional value is oftentimes further defined by differing cultures, perspectives and backgrounds depending on geographic location.

A Linux Kernel Wizard's Adventures in Embedded Hardware

Mon, 2016-07-18 20:09
Sometimes the best tutorials come not from experts, but from proficient newcomers who are up to date on the latest entry-level technologies and can remember what it’s like to be a newbie. It also helps if, like Grant Likely, the teacher is a major figure in embedded Linux who understands how hardware is ignited by software.

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