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September 25, 2014

PuppetConf 2014 Puppet Labs has taken wraps off new updates to its open source, DevOps-friendly Puppet IT automation software, along with a set of new company initiatives designed to grow the ecosystem around the tools.…
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September 24, 2014

Why is cyber hacking so pervasive and so easy to accomplish? Here are five reasons that account for most of the problem.
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Munin the monitoring tool surveys all your computers and remembers what it saw. It presents all the information in graphs through a web interface. Its emphasis is on plug and play capabilities. After completing a installation a high number of monitoring plugins will be playing with no more effort.
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For the purposes of this article, we're just going to look at the Fedora 21 Workstation Alpha – both the default GNOME version and KDE desktop spin. If you want a breakdown of what’s available in the Cloud and Server versions, you can see Paul Frield's excellent article in Fedora Magazine.
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With the coming release of next version of Ubuntu 14.10 just a month away, many of you already looking for downloading of your own ISO image of the system. Yes, that's the next version, codenamed Utopic Unicorn. But many of you are not so lucky, and will need to wait longer, because you can not or do not want to create their own CDs with operating system images.
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If you watch foreign movies regularly, chances are you prefer having subtitles rather than the dub. Grown up in France, I know that most Disney movies during my childhood sounded weird because of the French dub. If now I have the chance to be able to watch them in their original version, I know that […]Continue reading...The post What is a good subtitle editor on Linux appeared first on Xmodulo.No related FAQ.
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Fedora Workstation is the branch of the distribution that’s designed primarily for use on the desktop. The other branches are Fedora Server and Fedora Cloud.
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This week, HP passes Red Hat to be the number one OpenStack contributor. Meanwhile, Red Hat announces that moving forward, the cloud and OpenStack and not enterprise Linux will be its priority and finding ways to simplify OpenStack (at least conceptually). ?
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Once you fall down the genealogical rabbit hole, it's hard to find your way back out. My journey began with my grandfather, a polio survivor confined to a wheelchair who took to computers in his later years. One of his passions was researching his ancestors, and the tool he used to collect his findings was Brøderbund's Family Tree Maker. I was fascinated by the charts and tables that he'd print out on his bubble jet printer, but I didn't have the patience for all the data more
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Cinnamon developers are working to implement a new interesting option for the upcoming 2.4 release, namely background slideshows.
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Manjaro Linux 0.8.10 Ascella Openbox Edition is the latest version of manjaro linux distribution with OpenBox desktop environment. Manjaro Linux is a fast, user-friendly, desktop-oriented operating system based on Arch Linux.
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Databricks and O'Reilly Media will launch a certification program for developers of Apache Spark, the Big Data analytics cluster platform. Yet another certification program for Big Data and the cloud has entered the fray. But this one, offered by Databricks and O'Reilly Media, is the first for developers working with Apache Spark, the open source Big Data processing engine.
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The XPrize Foundation, best known for its spaceflight challenges, has announced an earthly focus: Creating an open-source application that can teach teach a child to read, write, and perform arithmetic without a teacher.
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The Alpha release contains all the exciting features of Fedora 21?s products in a form that anyone can help test. This testing, guided by the Fedora QA team, helps us target and identify bugs. When these bugs are fixed, we make a Beta release available. A Beta release is code-complete and bears a very strong resemblance to the third and final release. The final release of Fedora 21 is expected in December.
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In today's open source roundup: Canonical releases the RTM version of Ubuntu Touch. Plus: Fourteen ways to contribute to open source without being a programmer, and advice for open source programmers.
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It’s likely that many of you have heard about Ansible. For those who haven't, it's an open source software project that radically simplifies the art of system automation.
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Whether you're moving to a paperless lifestyle, need to scan a document to back it up or email it, want to scan an old photo, or whatever reason you have for making the physical electronic, a scanner comes in handy. In fact, a scanner is essential.
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Several security issues were fixed in DBus.
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Netflix may soon offer official support for Ubuntu Linux. But does that really matter now that Netflix has unofficially worked on Linux via Wine for nearly two years?
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