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June 10, 2014

13:05
A domain controller is a server which groups multiple computers to centralize their authentication system. When you are using a domain controller, you don't login to your computer, but instead login to the domain controller. Every authentication request is handled by the Primary Domain Controller (PDC). Usually you hear about PDC using a Windows based […]Continue reading...The post How to set up Samba as a Primary Domain Controller appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to set up a primary DNS server using CentOS How to enable user authentication for a Postfix SMTP server with SASL How to monitor failed ssh login attempts on CentOS How to mount a remote directory over ssh on Linux How to force ssh login via public key authentication
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09:50
Musaic is prepping an OpenWRT Linux and AllJoyn AllPlay-enabled wireless speaker and Internet radio that doubles as a home automation hub.
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08:53
With the release of Docker 1.0, container technology took a big step forward in catching up with enterprise datacenter and cloud virtualization.
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07:56
Outspoken Linux creator Linus Torvalds has taken issue with the oft-repeated assertion that in today's world everybody should learn computer programming, saying he just doesn't believe in it.
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06:59
Pixel Boy And The Ever Expanding Dungeon was recently released onto Steam. It's a procedural death labyrinth that is simply beautiful and also a little frustrating.
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06:01
A start-up is working on a Raspberry Pi-based network attached storage device that can be used to set up a private cloud.
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05:04
Docker, Inc, the commercial entity developed around the Docker platform, made a couple of announcements today as part of their dockercon14 conference including the release of 1.0 of the project and an official marketplace for “Dockerized” products.
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04:07
I absolutely adore the fact that Linux now has a fair few building simulation games and RimWorld even though it is early days it shows massive promise and is already quite fun.
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03:10
The open source container virtualization platform, Docker, has released version 1.0 and announced enterprise support and system integrator offerings. Docker, the open source container virtualization platform, released software version 1.0, signaling that it is officially ready for prime time. And the Docker team has launched an enterprise support program and a system integrator initiative to accompany it.
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Interested in keeping track of what[he]#039[/he]s happening in the open source cloud? Opensource.com is your source for what[he]#039[/he]s happening right now in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project.
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Daedalus is a top down action game for Linux that will be heading to Steam sometime this year, I decided to take a look. The developer isn't currently sure if it will be an early access release or not as they are currently still working on it, but it has been greenlit to be on Steam.
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00:18
In today's open source roundup: Contiki is a little known but highly useful open source operating system. Plus: VLC adds Chromecast support, and a review of GoboLinux 015.
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June 9, 2014

23:21
Manjaro, a Linux distribution based on well-tested snapshots of the Arch Linux repositories and 100% compatible with Arch, has finally reached version 0.8.10.
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22:24
It seems GameTrailers got a chance to sit down and have a chat with the guys about the new Civilization Beyond Earth that will come to Linux.
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21:27
LinuxBBQ is proud to announce the immediate availability of 'Cream', an installable live session that features no less than 76 window managers, untouched and vanilla from the developers' sources. Cream is an easy and quick way to test window managers, even those obscure ones that have never been featured in other Linux distributions before. We made sure to create a uniform look and feel, while staying on the light side in resource usage. Cream runs smoothly on any IBM-compatible PC with at least 256 MB of RAM. The live ISO image weighs in at 478 MB, so it can be put on a small USB stick or on CD. As an extra, there are framebuffer, tmux and TTY sessions included, as well as the Enlightenment desktop environment.
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20:30
A month is a long time in Linux. Two months is almost an eternity. Many writers delivered their thoughts on Ubuntu 14.04 ages ago and have since moved on to Linux Mint 17. I've never been one to follow the crowd and I decided to take my time and use it for a month before writing my review. There is nothing earth shatteringly new about Ubuntu 14.04 but if you are ever going to move to Linux, now has to be the right time.
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19:32
F1000Research, a scientific journal with a strong focus on open access and life sciences, operates quite differently than even the average open access journal. The team there uses new approaches to publishing scientific research; a few of their most noteable characteristics are..
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18:35
Secret-squirrel military tech bureau DARPA has designed a series of computer games which can help to verify open source software. It is working on the games under the auspices of its Crowd Sourced Formal Verification programme. The idea is to perform the soft of software verification which is generally conducted by technical experts. “There are not enough human experts or available time to demonstrate that software is secure and reliable – so what we’ve done is repackage what human experts would normally do and produce tens of thousands of game levels for players on the internet to play games for us,” Matthew Barry, who is principal investigator at Kestrel Technology, the firm working with DARPA to develop the games, told Military.com.
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17:38
Occasionally as seasoned Linux users, we run across simple things we never knew existed—and are amazed. Whether it's tab autocompletion, sudo !! for when you forgot to type sudo or even recursive file listing with ls, the smallest tricks can be so incredibly useful. Not long ago, I had one of those moments. Most people know rc.local is the file where you put commands you want to have start on system boot. Sometimes the rc.local script is disabled, however, and it doesn't work. It also can be difficult to remember the syntax for starting a particular program as a specific user. Plus, having a long list of programs in rc.local can just become ugly. Little did I know, cron supports not only periodic execution of commands, but it also can start programs when the system starts as well!
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16:47
he Elive team is proud to announce the release of the beta version 2.2.6. This new version includes the following changes: the installer has been tested during the last two weeks where, thanks to all the volunteers, many bug fixes were made real-time using IRC at #elive; the installer is now ready for normal usage; upgrade mode of the installer is now implemented, it's good for upgrading previous versions of Elive; bugs fixed in the installer include permissions, audio, mounting media, login to graphical system, end-user configurations, end-user home folders in different languages and much more. We appreciate your feedbacks and reports, you can found us on the live chat most of the times!
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