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May 21, 2014

14:02
National Rail Enquiries to open live database for allBlighty’s train companies are finally opening up their live database of running services to programmers – giving third-party developers up-to-date info for free after years of criticism of the closed system.…
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13:05
Installing Lighttpd With PHP5 (PHP-FPM) And MySQL Support On OpenSUSE 13.1Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on an OpenSUSE 13.1 server with PHP5 support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL support. PHP-FPM (FastCGI Process Manager) is an alternative PHP FastCGI implementation with some additional features useful for sites of any size, especially busier sites. I use PHP-FPM in this tutorial instead of Lighttpd's spawn-fcgi.
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11:37
It's really not a debate question, it's just the way it is. The world runs on Linux and open-source software.
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10:40
Robyn steps down, FUDCon Beijing, Package Database version 2, help with F21 release notes, and a comparison of CoreOS and Project Atomic…. Fedora is a big project, and it’s hard […]
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09:43
Entegra announced a rugged, modular tablet that’s configurable for a wide range of environments and applications, and supports both Android 4.2 and Linux. Entegra’s CrossfilrePro tablet is unlike any tablet you’ve encountered: it’s the consummate chameleon of rugged slates, boasting a modularity that starts with its snap-in Qseven computer-on-module processing core and extends to nearly […]
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08:46
Fedora's outgoing Project Leader Robyn Bergeron details how Red Hat's community Linux project is evolving. (Video interview).
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07:49
PQ Labs announced a tiny, signage-oriented, $109 “iStick A300? mini-PC that runs Android 4.2 on a quad-core RK3188 SoC and supports up to 55°C environments.
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06:51
Alienware's general manager spoke to another site about his thoughts on Steam Machines and how he feels theirs will sell.
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05:54
KEMP Technologies has released the Condor application-delivery framework for managed and cloud service providers to offer subscription-based applications.
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04:57
A precursory glance at the above screenshot might give the impression that this is yet another Ubuntu Linux review. However, a closer look at the logo in the bottom left corner reveals that nothing could be farther from the truth. Today we’ll be taking a quick look at the Unity desktop environment… on Arch Linux.
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04:00
The new OpenStack user study includes responses from 506 OpenStack deployments around the world. The top country for deployments is the United States, followed by China. Across the 506 OpenStack clouds, organizations are in various stages of deployments, with 210 being in development/quality assurance, 218 in proof of concept and 209 in production deployment.
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03:03
Pinguy OS 14.04 has been released. Pinguy OS is an Ubuntu-based distribution targeted at beginning Linux users. It features numerous user-friendly enhancements, out-of-the-box support for multimedia codecs and browser plugins, a heavily tweaked GNOME user interface with enhanced menus, panels and dockbars, and a careful selection of popular desktop applications for many common computing tasks.
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02:06
Looker has released a new version of its business intelligence and data analytics platform that focuses on customizability and finding the most useful data.
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01:08
Dstat is a versatile replacement for vmstat, iostat, netstat and ifstat. Dstat overcomes some of their limitations and adds some extra features, more counters and flexibility. Dstat is handy for monitoring systems during performance tuning tests, benchmarks or troubleshooting. Dstat allows you to view all of your system resources in real-time, you can eg. compare disk utilization in combination with interrupts from your IDE controller, or compare the network bandwidth numbers directly with the disk throughput (in the same interval).
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00:11
Recently, the Fedora Infrastructure Development team announced the new version of PackageDB — a tool especially for packagers — was available for use. Fedora currently distributes over 16000 packages, and PackageDB is the application that manages the permissions (who can update what, who is the bugzilla assignee, etc) for packages.
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May 20, 2014

23:14
In today's open source roundup: DuckDuckGo gets a facelift and new features. Plus: A Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon slideshow, and China bans Windows 8 from government computers.
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22:17
After months of work, here's the new operating system, available in four editions: SalentOS 32-bit 'Full' and 'Light', SalentOS 64-bit 'Full' and 'Light'. The 'Full' edition is complete with all the software available so it can be used right away to surf the web, enjoy multimedia content and work. The live image weighs around 850 MB, it is installable and can be burned to DVD, or used to create a bootable USB device. The 'Light' edition is designed to use alternative software and programs according to the tastes and preferences of each user. It contains the base system and has only a web browser and text editor installed.
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21:20
Virtual Hosting With PureFTPd And MySQL (Incl. Quota And Bandwidth Management) On CentOS 6.5This document describes how to install a PureFTPd server that uses virtual users from a MySQL database instead of real system users. This is much more performant and allows to have thousands of ftp users on a single machine. In addition to that I will show the use of quota and upload/download bandwidth limits with this setup. Passwords will be stored encrypted as MD5 strings in the database.
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20:34
Full text of FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's address to the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.
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19:36
The TIPA 2014 Award winning display that LG can barely manufacture fast enough to keep up with international demand
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