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September 22, 2014
OpenStack has come a long way in just 4 years, but as the open source project matures and gains in popularity, the next wave of companies is going to be looking for solutions, consulting services and support, and working with raw open source is not going to be an option.
Obviously she doesn’t understand FOSS or those of us who advocate its use. She’d probably seen the site, noticed a lot of writing about computers and software and jumped to the conclusion that we’d be great for her software hawking client. I wouldn’t doubt that she’d Googled the term “FOSS,” but got no further than the word “software” when reading the definition.
The Ubuntu Touch RTM version of the new operating system from Canonical has been released, so now it's time to get a closer look and see what the fuss is all about.
Keeping, maintaining and analyzing logs (i.e., accounts of events that have happened during a certain period of time or are currently happening) are among the most basic and essential tasks of a Linux system administrator. In case of user management, examining user logon and logout logs (both failed and successful) can alert us about any […]Continue reading...The post How to monitor user login history on CentOS with utmpdump appeared first on Xmodulo.No related FAQ.
Netflix is looking to expand its business, and one of the ways to do that is to look at what other platforms it can support. Ubuntu is the most used Linux distribution, so it stands to reason that they might be interested to have their service working on it.
This article shows how to use PlayOnLinux to set up and play classic DOS games. Whilst dosbox works very well using PlayOnLinux makes it possible to have one interface to load all of your DOS and Windows games.
That Netflix is coming to desktop Linux soon is great news. Considering the OS only holds about 1.6 percent of overall desktop marketshare, it's an important moment for those who use Linux in their home lives that Netflix's engineers are even exploring the idea. It's not like they had to, right?
uselessd (the useless daemon, or the daemon that uses less... depending on your viewpoint) is a project to reduce systemd to a base initd, process supervisor and transactional dependency system, while minimizing intrusiveness and isolationism. Basically, it’s systemd with the superfluous stuff cut out, a (relatively) coherent idea of what it wants to be, support for non-glibc platforms and an approach that aims to minimize complicated design.
From its next release onwards, Debian users will be forced to use just one init system - systemd. This much is clear from resolutions of the project's Technical Committee.
Every week, we tally the numbers and listen to the buzz to bring you the best of last week's open source news and stories on Opensource.com. Here are last week's top five.
It has been a long time coming for Linux professionals and users to have an event in Florida. The last major event was in 2009 at the Florida Linux Show that promoted open and free software.
September 21, 2014
If you’re sitting in the itty-bitty overlapping sliver on the Venn diagram of “People who use Ubuntu” and “People who can’t figure out how to use user agent spoofing and other trickery to make Netflix work on Ubuntu” — good news! Netflix is likely (finally) coming to Ubuntu soon.