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January 1, 2014
Can you guess what the biggest problem facing Windows is? It's probably not what you think it is.
Phoronix Test Suite 5.0 "Plavsk" is making excellent progress and is set to premiere in H1'2014 with a brand new graphical user-interface and the latest feature to be added on is a WebSocket API for interfacing with Phoronix Test Suite clients to open up other new testing possibilities.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Drupal, a fully-featured content management framework: vulnerabilities due to optimistic cross-site request forgery protection, insecure pseudo random number generation, code execution and incorrect security token validation.
Python community, friends, fellow developers, we need to talk. On December 3rd, 2008 Python 3.0 was first released. At the time it was widely said that Python 3 adoption was going to be a long process, it was referred to as a five year process. We've just passed the five year mark.Over the past six months or so, I've been reconsidering this position, and excitement has given way to despair.
What a year for open source and the Opensource.com community! We shared almost 600 stories on how the open source way is influencing our world. From business to government and from education to life, we collected inspiring stories, highlighted new projects, and shared how using an open source approach is a better way. These stories were all gathered from various open source communities and we thank you for sharing and contributing.
Currently, three versions of SNMP are available: v1, v2c and v3. SNMPv3 adds some additional features, including authentication and encryption schemes (e.g., MD5, SHA, AES and DES). This makes SNMPv3 more secure and advisable while you run SNMP queries over the Internet. This tutorial describes how to configure SNMPv3 in Ubuntu, CentOS and Cisco hardware.
December 31, 2013
The DarkTable open-source photography workflow software has seen a major update to end out 2013. Version 1.4 of DarkTable brings a host of new features...
MakuluLinux 4.1 KDE was quietly released. MakuluLinux is a Debian-based distribution providing a sleek, smooth and stable user experience on any computer. It includes pre-installed multimedia codecs, device drivers and software for everyday use.
Is Cisco Systems ready to battle the NSA over cloud and enterprise IT spying activities? An article in Der Spiegel provided details on how the National Security Agency (NSA) Tailored Access Operations (TAO) has exploited the weaknesses of IT products. Mentioned in the article is Cisco Systems, which is now "deeply concerned" about the impact on customers' networks.
The following tutorial will teach both existing and new Kubuntu/Ubuntu users how to install or upgrade the brand-new and featureful KDE SC 4.12 desktop environment on their existing and healthy Ubuntu/Kubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) and 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) operating systems.
Can Korean chaebol succeed where Palm and HP failed? South Korean electronics giant LG plans to debut its first smart TV based on the webOS operating system next week, industry insiders claim.…
What were the biggest developments in desktop Linux in 2013? As much as I'd like to jump on the end-of-year-list bandwagon and write about all the new open source applications and innovations of the last 12 months, this year not much happened in the world of the Linux desktop. The real Linux headlines were in the cloud, Android and embedded devices.