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May 8, 2014

20:55
In today's open source roundup: Does Linux have enough distros and desktop environments? Plus: Pear OS lives on, and open source licensing choices really do matter.
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19:57
Mozilla recently appealed to the FCC regarding Net Neutrality, but should the non-profit try something different? Is there a better way?
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19:00
I knew Tripwire weren't stupid! Killing Floor 2 was a given when you look at how popular it is, it needs a refresh and I am glad to say it will be on Linux.
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18:03
The UPR team has published the first stable release of Ubuntu Privacy Remix 12.04r1 (code name 'Protected Pangolin'). UPR is a live system to protect from spying and data theft. The new release will be presented at LinuxTag 2014 in Berlin. UPR 12.04r1 is designed to boot on newer machines with UEFI + SecureBoot and it supports lots of new hardware, but keeps running even on old machines by using the traditional and lightweight GNOME Classic desktop environment. The goal of Ubuntu Privacy Remix is to provide an isolated working environment where sensitive data can be dealt with safely.
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17:06
OpenStack Summit is just around the corner, taking place May 12 - 16 in Atlanta, Georgia! Opensource.com is excited to be providing coverage of what's new in the ecosystem of the open source cloud. Whether you're planning on attending or watching from afar, we've provided a few key resources for you to get the most out of OpenStack Summit 2014, to compliment the top sessions we're excited about attending
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16:15
Each day, the open internet/net neutrality battle gets a bit more interesting. We just covered Tim Lee's excellent look at how Comcast and other big telcos were effectively using interconnection disputes to get the same result as violating net neutrality, without technically violating the basic concept of what most people believe is net neutrality. And he's back with an even more important explanation of how Comcast's ultimate goal is to effectively make the internet more like the old phone system, post AT&T breakup, in which everyone had to pay to access the end points of the network. Ironically, they're trying to recreate the internet in the form of the old telephone network, while at the same time doing everything to resist being classified as a telephone network by the FCC.
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14:55
Implementing SSL Perfect Forward Secrecy in NGINX Web-ServerThis HOW-TO describes the process of implementing Perfect Forward Secrecy with the NGINX web-server on Debian and Ubuntu systems. The process can readily be adapted to other GNU/Linux systems.
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13:58
Private, open source search engine DuckDuckGo gains video and image search in the beta, due to be implemented in normal version soon
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13:01
We've talked in the past about just how badly certain industries would love to expand the restrictions created by DRM onto physical goods. And that's because, unlike what copyright system defenders like to claim, DRM allows companies to put restrictions on content that go way beyond what kind of restrictions can be placed on physical goods. For example: the right to resell something. In the copyright space, we've long had the first sale doctrine, which makes it possible for you to resell a physical book you own, without having to first get permission from the copyright holder. Of course, first sale has long been under attack, especially by academic publishers who absolutely hate the idea of a resale market. That's because they are monopoly providers -- professors assign the textbooks, and students need to buy them, leading to ridiculously inflated prices.
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12:03
Lately Docker has emerged as a key technology in deploying applications in the cloud environment. Compared to traditional hardware virtualization, Docker-based container sandbox provides a number of advantages in application deployment, such as lightweight isolation, deployment portability, ease of maintenance, etc. Now Red Hat is steering community efforts in streamlining the management and deployment of […]Continue reading...The post How to run Docker containers on CentOS or Fedora appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to manage Linux containers with Docker on UbuntuHow to set up a Subversion (SVN) server on CentOS or FedoraHow to install RPM Fusion on Fedora or CentOSHow to find what package a file belongs to on CentOS or FedoraHow to fix yum errors on CentOS, RHEL or Fedora
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10:22
Starry Expanse is quite an interesting project indeed as Riven when it was released was a fantastic adventure game.
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09:25
How much would you pay to free your Android smartphone or tablet from CryptoLocker? How about to get your phone to stop displaying a message that you've been downloading kiddie porn?
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08:28
OpenStack Horizon did not properly process Heat templates.
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07:31
1976 was a good year for text editors. At MIT, Richard Stallman and Guy Steele wrote the first version of Emacs. And over at Berkeley, Bill Joy wrote vi. It’s reductionist to say that these two editors were each built around one big idea, but what the hell, let’s be reductionist. Because what stands out in 2014, looking at modern editors like Sublime Text and Atom, is how Emacs’ big idea has been thoroughly learned — and how vi’s big idea hasn’t.
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06:33
LibTIFF could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened aspecially crafted file.
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05:36
In today's open source roundup: DuckDuckGo gets video and image search in beta release. Plus: Tails the secure Linux distro, and Raytheon switches from Solaris to Linux for military drones.
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04:39
Analysis In the 1990s, Intel and Microsoft dominated the "open" PC standard – and it appears that Google now wants to do the same for its Android system, via its Silver programme.
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03:42
Eucalyptus 4.0, the latest version of the open source platform for connecting private enterprise clouds to public services like AWS, is now available. Scalable object storage, refined deployment tools and high availability highlight the feature list in Eucalyptus 4.0, the latest version of the open source platform from Eucalyptus Systems for building private and hybrid clouds.
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02:45
Announcing the Robolinux C: drive to VM support package. This is the single most important Robolinux update in the history of Robolinux as it will significantly increase the world's number of successful Windows XP and 7 migrations to Linux.
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01:48
In my last article, I looked at NumPY and some of its uses in numerical simulations. Although NumPY does provide some really robust building blocks, it is a bit lacking in more sophisticated tools. SciPY is one of the many Python modules that build on NumPY's.
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