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June 25, 2014

19:18
In a previous tutorial, we have seen the method of creating a gateway using iptables. This tutorial will focus on turning the gateway into a transparent proxy server. There are several benefits of using a transparent proxy. First of all, for end users, a transparent proxy can enhance their web browsing performance by caching frequently […]Continue reading...The post How to set up Squid as a transparent web proxy on CentOS or RHEL appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to set up a transparent proxy on Linux How to set up a transparent HTTPS filtering proxy on CentOS How to use svn behind proxy How to configure http proxy exceptions on Linux How to fix yum errors on CentOS, RHEL or Fedora
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18:21
Most assistive technology software is not cross platform because it is often closely integrated with the operating system and screen display sub-systems. Commercial developers also face the challenge that the potential user base is not large, so prices can be high, which restricts the user base even more. Open source and freeware developers have more freedom in developing assistive technology projects, but to be successful they still need to achieve a critical mass of users. One way to tackle this problem is to expand the user base to include communities across the world that cannot afford the high prices of commercial assistive technology software.
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17:50
"I've always liked PHP's default syntax highlighting. I've often found myself easily grokking code examples on PHP.net, only to suffer some frustration once going back to Gedit."
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16:53
I’m a big believer in collaboration. It's one of the main tenets of the open source way and a huge part of the design process. When done right, collaboration is about finding the right and diverse mix of people, collectively defining the problem and goals, and then collectively doing the work: researching, listening, thinking, sharing, tinkering, doing more research, more thinking, more tinkering, and more sharing until you get to a strategy that has conviction and truth.read more
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15:56
A Firefox OS developer evangelist tweeted a photo of a prototype HDMI stick that runs Firefox OS and offers DIAL-based, Chromecast-style media streaming. Mozilla developer evangelist Christian Heilmann posted the photo below to Twitter on June 19, and followed it up with a few sparse comments in answer to readers’ questions. Heilmann describes the device as “a fully open TV casting prototype device running FirefoxOS… Open boot loader and all.”
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14:58
The website for Canonical's Ubuntu Linux operating system has received several enhancements tailored for Chinese speakers, Ubuntu cloud users and others.
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14:01
Recently, the Mozilla Release Engineering team has made numerous advances in release automation for our browser, Firefox. We have reduced the requirements for human involvement during signing and sending notices to stakeholders, and have automated many other small manual steps, because each manual step in the process is an opportunity for human error. While what we have now isn't perfect, we're always striving to streamline and automate our release process. Our final goal is to be able to push a button and walk away; minimal human intervention will eliminate many of the headaches and do-overs we experienced with our older part-manual, part-automated release processes. In this article, we will explore and explain the scripts and infrastructure decisions that make up the complete Firefox rapid release system, as of Firefox 10.
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13:04
All of the major web browser vendors now ship developer tools with their products, but Mozilla is planning to go whole hog by building a full integrated development environment (IDE) for web apps right into its Firefox browser.
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12:17
Nokia has launched its first Android smartphone under the Microsoft regime. The 4.3-inch Nokia X2 runs a Nokia X Software Platform that’s based on Android. Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia was expected to put the kibosh on Nokia’s experimental, Android-based Nokia X smartphone. Surprisingly, however, the newly Microsoft-owned Nokia has just announced a Nokia X2 upgrade, featuring dual SIM capability. Like the X, the X2 runs the Nokia X Software Platform, a heavily forked Android build that supports Android app compatibility.
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11:29
KeePassX is a cross platform password manager to allow users to store and organize password and keep them safe using advanced encryption techniques. This guide describes how to install KeePassX password manager on Fedora Linux.
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10:42
Running your Linux-based applications on IBM® Power® hardware offers a powerful blend of performance, reliability, and security. In this article, you will be exposed to many of the strategic advantages that IBM Power Systems™ can offer and you might be surprised by the low cost of the various deployments. Learn about the tools that IBM uses to enhance your Linux experience and fully understand IBM’s future commitments to Linux on Power.
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09:55
Not all companies will make the right decision from the beginning, which is why you need to adapt in order to succeed, although how many bad decisions does a company need to make? Canonical has a long history in which some can say, they did not make the right choice. Let us take a look at some of these, shall we?
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09:07
Having recommended Lubuntu as a go-to distribution for Windows XP users you would think this review of Lubuntu 14.04 would be ultra positive. This isn't necessarily the case though with broken network applets, keyboard layout issues and a clunky software centre.
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08:20
As the adoption rate of Linux on the desktop grows, so does the number of people who are considering making the switch to Ubuntu. These folks have heard all the good things, but, as per usual, not enough in the reality check department.
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07:33
The team behind Linux Mint unveiled its latest update this week—Mint 17 using kernel 3.13.0-24, nicknamed "Qiana." The new release indicates a major change in direction for what has quickly become one of the most popular Linux distros available today. Mint 17 is based on Ubuntu 14.04, and this decision appears to have one major driver. Consistency.
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06:45
The Fedora 21 release is progressing, and in a recent email to the development list, Jaroslav ?ezník (the Fedora Program / Schedule Manager) points out that we are a mere 2 weeks away from the Change Freeze milestone (scheduled for July 7th 2014).
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05:58
In today's open source roundup: Download the latest version of Peppermint. Plus: Ars Technica reviews Linux Mint 17, and Five popular distros based on Ubuntu.
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05:11
What does it take to be a system administrator? Find out how to equip yourself with the skills youneed to start a new career in Linux...
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04:23
Elon Musk and crew at Tesla Motors made some big waves last week. In case you missed this recent news roundup, it was announced that Tesla is effectively relinquishing their patent portfolio—particularly around charging stations.read more
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03:36
Máirín Duffy just blogged that there is now a clear winner in the Fedora.next branding / logos design process. There were many iterations, and some great ideas during the process of brainstorming and designing the logo.
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