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August 26, 2014

13:00
The folks over at EFF have yet another story of patents gone wrong. This time it's from a guy named Peter Wolf, who owns a company called Photocrazy, that takes photos of sporting events like running and bike races, and then offers to sell people their photos by matching up their bib numbers. This kind of thing has been around forever, but because Peter Wolf paid a lawyer and said some magic words, he got some patents https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20140822/07085528291/guy-claims-patent-photographing-people-races-then-selling-them-their-photos-sues-photography-company.shtml
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12:03
LinuxCon 2014 Matthew Miller is a little concerned. As the new project leader for the Fedora Linux distribution, he thinks Fedora 20 is great and Fedora 21, when it ships, will be the best release ever. But he worries that to everyone else, Fedora – and Linux distros in general – are getting a little, well … boring.…
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11:05
Once you have your application server up and running, you are going to need a good email server to deliver your emails. I have been using postfix for all my servers and below is the configuration I generally use
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10:08
VMware has been one of the top contributors to the open-source OpenStack cloud platform over the last several years, and now the company is taking the next logical step by announcing its own OpenStack distribution. The new VMware Integrated OpenStack (VIO) offering is being formally announced at the VMworld conference today, providing a new option in the increasingly competitive space for OpenStack products and services.
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09:11
With the success of Chromebooks, it’s only a matter of time before the OEMs start pushing well designed laptops and desktops with customized versions of Linux installed. It’s bound to happen. Computer makers pay a fortune to Microsoft every year for the privilege of installing Windows. But Windows’ luster as a brand has faded, making this is no longer money well spent.
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08:14
In today's Android roundup: A Huawei bigwig thinks that Tizen is already dead. Plus: Lemon Meringue Pie might be the official codename for Android L, and mobile carriers and Android bloatware.
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07:17
Four years ago, Rackspace and its early partners came up with an idea for an open source private alternative to Amazon Web Services --and OpenStack was born. Today, the future of Rackspace is murky, but the open source project it helped create is strong enough to stand on its own.
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06:29
Interested in keeping track of what's happening in the open source cloud? Opensource.com is your source for what's happening right now in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project.
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05:42
Linux kernel developer and open source leader Linus Torvalds spoke recently about the future of desktop Linux and Linux for embedded devices.
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04:55
This article provides my pick of the best open source command line file transfer programs. The software featured here supports a number of different protocols. They offer shell-like command syntax, and are great for scripting purposes.
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04:07
When running a web server that is available to the public, striking a balance between making your content accessible and establishing a secure configuration can become difficult. There are many different areas that should be subject to careful scrutiny. One of these is process isolation and visibility. A project called firejail seeks to assist in this area by providing a lightweight security containerization mechanism that utilizes kernel namespacing to enforce separation policies. This makes the chroot environments extremely lightweight.
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03:20
Zorin OS has a lot of takers in the new Linux converts from Windows. Recently, Zorin OS released it’s 9th version based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with 5 years of support. For users who are familiar with Zorin, the release notes states of some incremental improvements over it’s predecessors, namely:
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02:33
Luckily this problem don’t happen so frequently, at least using stable kernel and distributions, but sometime your beloved Linux could go in “Kernel Panic”.
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01:36
Install and configure Nginx, MariaDB & PHP-FPM in CentOS 7 (RHEL7)
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00:38
The Linux project has just turned 23 and it's now the biggest collaborative endeavor in the world, with thousands of people working on it.
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August 25, 2014

23:41
In today's open source roundup: Is the systemd controversy a battle of the old versus the young? Plus: What Linux distros do you consider innovative? And a journalist spends a week using Ubuntu's Unity desktop.
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23:26
We are happy to announce that Intex Technologies just introduced the Cloud FX as the first Firefox OS smartphone available in India. Intex will offer the Cloud FX exclusively on Snapdeal.com to give their customers a powerful and customizable smartphone .
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16:09
This guide shows how you can identify USB Driver Chipset(most commonly Wireless) Information on Linux. Often users troll different forums and blogs to find out they can identify which driver their PCI or USB device is using. This guide applies to all possible scenarios and any Linux OS namely Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, CentOS, Fedora etc.
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15:12
The developers of The Vanishing of Ethan Carter from The Astronauts have been working on this game for quite some time and the results are outstanding. So far, the game has been announced on the PC and PS4 platforms, but the devs are thinking about releasing a Linux version as well.
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14:15
You have to hand it to Eben Upton and crew for the Raspberry Pi. This single-board design, aimed at making computers inexpensive enough to bring computer science to the poorest of schools, has kicked off a revolution not just in education, but in tapping computing power to interact with the environment around us. And along the way, this $35 computer has proved to have significant value in traditional IT and business contexts.
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