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December 2, 2014

03:11
Using an SSL certificate is a very important security factor if you use or collect sensitive information such as passwords, credit card numbers, email accounts, etc…This tutorial shows you how to create a certificate signing request (CSR) and install an SSL certificate on a Linux VPS with the DirectAdmin control panel.
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02:14
The team behind the FUZE – a highly regarded programming and electronics workstation designed to make real programming easy and accessible to children and adults alike, have released a tribute special edition unit styled up like the BBC Micro. Initially only 100 units are being made.
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01:16
E-con released a Linux-friendly i.MX6 based COM with optional eMMC, WiFi, BLE, Ethernet, and -40 to 85°C support, plus a dev kit with triple camera inputs. The eSOMiMX6 follows a long line of E-Con Systems eSOM computer-on-modules featuring Linux support.
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00:19
Installing Tomcat 8 on a CentOS 7 Linux VPS. The following article guides you through the steps on how to install the latest Tomcat 8 on a CentOS 7 Linux VPS. Apache Tomcat (previously known as Jakarta Tomcat) is an application server developed by the Apache Software Foundation that executes Java servlets and renders Web pages that include Java Server Page coding.
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December 1, 2014

23:22
CoreOS, the lightweight Linux distro based around Linux containers and Docker, has decided to break with Docker and develop its own, competing application container tech.
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22:25
In today's open source roundup: Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon and MATE are now available to download. Plus: Reviews of Linux Mint 17.1, and disgruntled developers have forked Debian into a new entity called Devuan.
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21:28
The latest development release of Ubuntu Touch, the open source operating system from Canonical for smartphones and tablets, suggests the platform may soon be ready for the market. Canonical still hasn't finished "converging" Ubuntu Linux across PCs, servers, phones and tablets, but it's now closer than ever with a new development release of Ubuntu Touch, which partners Meizu and Bq are using to build the open source mobile devices that should appear in the new year.
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20:30
Talking to developers and reading about open source I often get the feeling that the general notion is that open source is just about code and commits. Put another way, "If you don't make commits for a project you are not contributing to it." Or so they say. That notion is far from the truth in my eyes. Let me tell you why.
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19:33
The BigTrak is one of the most iconic toys of the 80s, with a recognisable design and very cool keypad controller. In issue 5 of RasPi magazine you can learn how to bring yours screaming into the 21st Century by upgrading its insides with a Raspberry Pi and control via a wireless PS3 controller. Now you don’t have to follow it around to make course corrections!
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18:36
Cloudius says its open source OSv operating system, which can boot in less than a second, is better for the cloud and container virtualization than Linux, OpenStack and Docker. Would containerized virtualization à la Docker work better if it didn't depend on the Linux kernel? That's the question startup Cloudius Systems is asking as it promotes OSv, a competing open source operating system designed specifically for the cloud. (Hint: Its answer is "Yes.")
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17:39
If there’s one business that values secrecy it’s brewing beer. Most breweries hold their cards very close to their chests. They keep their recipes and techniques away from the prying eyes of competitors to retain a competitive advantage.
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16:13
Rikki Endsley, Community Evangelist at Red Hat, shares insights gleaned from composing 140 character tweets, handling hashtags, and tweaking Hootsuite for open source-centric social media accounts.read more
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15:16
Dropbox is a container or cloud storage where end users can keep their files, important docs and personal stuff. Dropbox is developed & started by Dropbox, Inc.
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14:19
Everybody knows that anybody who is serious about editing images will probably require GIMP. Think about the children and the seriously amateur artists. What should they use? Here are 8 Microsoft Paint alternatives for Linux.
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10:20
Anyone with a reasonable level of Linux skills knows that no control panel can beat the plain-old command line interface for managing a virtual private server (VPS). One can still argue that there is a place for a good server control panel though, due to the streamlined interface for getting routine administration tasks done easily […]Continue reading...The post What is a good free control panel for VPS appeared first on Xmodulo.No related FAQ.
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08:26
Using the "less" Linux command to view the contents of files downloaded from the Internet is a dangerous operation that can lead to remote code execution, according to a security researcher.
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06:31
The vivid difference of opinion over Debian's future direction has ended with a new fork of the Linux distribution. The dispute centred on plans to replace the sysvinit init system management toolkit with systemd, a similar but less-Linux-specific set of tools.
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04:37
[url=http://lxer.com/team.php][img]http://lxer.com/content/Scott_Ruecker.jpg[/img][/url] [b]LXer Feature: 30-Nov-2014[/b]With the holidays happening this past week I combined last week and this week's big stories into the LXWR for you. Enjoy!
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04:14
It’s always a major event in the world of desktop Linux when a new version of Linux Mint is released. This time around it’s Linux Mint 17.1, a long term support release that will be supported until 2019. Linux Mint 17.1’s code name is Rebecca and it brings numerous bug fixes and tweaks, along with some significant new features for the Cinnamon and MATE desktops.
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00:06
The article explains the steps required to install Gerrit2 on a CentOS 7 Linux VPS. Gerrit is a web based code review application which uses the Git version control system. Gerrit makes code review easier by generating the code changes in a side-by-side preview, allowing inline comments that can be added by a reviewer.
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