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May 20, 2014

The release candidate of Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon is now available for download. Here’s a preview of some of the changes and new features. There’s quite a bit to look forward to in Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon. Changes in this release include Update Manager and Driver Manager improvements, Login Screen enhancements, a new Language Settings tool, tweaks to the Software Sources menu, and a redesigned Welcome Screen.
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Take on "dependency hell" with Docker containers, the lightweight and nimble cousin of VMs. Learn how Docker makes applications portable and isolated by packaging them in containers based on LXC technology.
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The M9 release of the Ubuntu Dual Boot Installer adds new features for installing Canonical's open source Linux OS on tablets, phones and other mobile devices. Dual-booting Canonical's Ubuntu Linux and Android on tablets and smartphones has moved a small step closer to reality with the release of a new version of the Ubuntu Dual Boot Installer. Codenamed M9, the release offers support for Ubuntu OS upgrades, along with a slew of other enhancements.
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Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on an Ubuntu 14.04 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[he]#039[/he]s spawn-fcgi.
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May 19, 2014

The Elive team is proud to announce the release of the beta version 2.2.2. The new Elive installer is ready in beta mode and it includes: normal installation; automatic partitioning using optimal settings; automatic update of the installer with fixed bugs if there's a newer version available; checks for hard disk speeds, BIOS clock, partitions alignment, SSD optimizations; much improved mount and partition management included in the Elive tools framework; guided help during the installation process.
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In today's open source roundup: Gmail for Android passes one billion downloads. Plus: Linux Mint 17 release candidate review, and Reddit's Linux survey results.
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SteamOS, a Debian-based distribution developed by Valve to be used in its hybrid PC / console, has received an update for the Beta branch, a couple of fixes, and a new important package.
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Free Software Magazine Columnist and co-owner of Anansi Spaceworks, Terry Hancock is also the creator of the Lib-Ray standard, which he is still working on.
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Before open data, there was FOIA. Beginning in 1967, the federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) empowered the public to request access to government documents. Unfortunately, some branches of government quickly began to push back, and within the decade the infamous phrase "can neither confirm nor deny" had been devised to avoid releasing information.This came to exemplify the adversarial relationship between the public and government. Yet public records requests (also known as FOIL, Right-to-Know, public information or open records requests, depending on where you are) remain a fundamental way in which the public is able to obtain information from government agencies under FOIA-like laws in all fifty states.
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Rackspace, Cumulus Networks and CoreOS have become members of the Linux Foundation to support open source networking, virtualization and cloud computing.
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Canonical had an unexpected hit at OpenStack Summit: It's an Intel-powered, cloud-in-a-box. When Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical, the parent company of Ubuntu Linux, made his keynote speech at OpenStack Summit in Atlanta, he announced many new Ubuntu OpenStack cloud and Juju DevOps initiatives.
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A typical network/system admin is responsible for managing one or more subnets within the network under control. For example, when a LAN segment is assigned a /24 subnet, a total of 254 IP addresses can be used for different purposes. To keep track of what IP addresses are assigned to which hosts, some sort of […]Continue reading...The post How to manage ip addresses and subnets with phpIPAM appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to detect IP address conflicts in Linux How to assign multiple IP addresses to one network interface on CentOS How to manage Linux containers with Docker on Ubuntu How to allow remote access to MySQL server How to install and configure tinc VPN on Linux
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Drafting and using open licenses for data and hardware presents both familiar old challenges (like license proliferation) and new challenges (like less developed legal frameworks and different production models). About thirty people working in these areas recently gathered (under the umbrella of the FSF-E's "European Legal Network") to discuss the latest work in these areas under the Chatham House Rules. This article will summarize what the group learned, and, I hope, stimulate discussion to improve the state of licensing in those areas.
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Fancy Skulls is a First Person Shooter with random generation where each enemy must be dealt with skill, wit and caution. The game has been on Linux for a while and it has been given a big update.
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It may be a little late but I finally managed to review Linux Mint 16. With Linux Mint 17 on its way this is the perfect opportunity for new users to get a preview of what they can expect, with a simple to use installer, a familiar yet intuitive desktop and to top it off great software and hardware support.
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By Bernardo GutierrezThey open up areas struck by digital exclusion. They develop autonomous Internet networks in mountainous areas, install organic solar panels, and let local Internet radio emerge. They can even transform abandoned water troughs into eco-jacuzzis. "Hackerspaces," user-friendly spaces where technological tools are crafted, are spreading throughout the rural environment.
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The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17 'Qiana' RC. Linux Mint 17 is a long-term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and it brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use. Update Manager was hugely improved. It shows more information, it looks better, it feels faster, and it gets less in your way. It no longer needs to reload itself in root mode when you click on it.
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While many are still trying to figure out Cloud Computing, here comes a rival concept – Fog Computing. It’s computing that takes place at the edge of the network, closer to home. That is, computing that takes place on the devices that are nearest to you – your smartphone and other connected devices that are around you. The so-called Internet of Things (IoT), or Internet of Everything (IoE).Fog Computing is not a new concept. Like Cloud Computing, it’s just a marketing buzzword for something that’s already taking place.
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Something I would like to highlight to you all today is the annoyance of licensing zealots that causes unneeded grief for people.
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The quest for more cash continues to make services weaker in some prominent cases, argues Simon… If you’re looking for an online service that has a habit of incorporating lots of the problems inherent in the approach to modern day technology, then pull yourself up a seat, help yourself to the coffee, and perhaps nab a biscuit from the jar. Because I want to talk about LinkedIn.
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