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June 20, 2014

Red Hat has acquired eNovance to enhance its OpenStack implementation and integration resources for open source enterprise cloud computing.
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PDF Annotations in Evince — the default PDF viewer in Fedora — are currently getting some much needed attention by GNOME Google Summer of Code student Giselle Reis.
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In today's open source roundup: Microsoft's Skype for Linux updated to version 4.3. Plus: Seven great PC games come to Linux, and a Linux gamer shares his Steam game collection.
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The networking focused Enea Linux 4.0 has arrived with new virtualization features including KVM and Open vSwitch support, plus a Yocto 1.6 build. Swedish telecom software company Enea announced version 3.0 of its Yocto-based commercial Linux distribution and development platform in May 2013, adding real-time Linux support, among other features.
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At the end, you have the RetroArch project fully installed and configured, which includes all of the major emulators you'd want and a centralized method to configure them, plus an EmulationStation graphical front end the Pi can boot directly into that makes it simple to navigate to the game you want, all from a gamepad.
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This morning the U.S. Supreme Court issued an important decision concerning software patents and took a small-but-meaningful step in the right direction. In Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank, the Court reaffirmed that abstract ideas are not by themselves patentable and unanimously held that the software at issue was no more than an abstract idea. It also held that "merely requiring generic computer implementation fails to transform that abstract idea into a patent-eligible invention."
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HP claims that its light-based, next-generation Machine will do everything except scrub the kitchen sink. But given HP's recent innovation track record, why should we believe any of it?
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"We definitely have more boots on the street because we have been hiring consistently," Whitehurst said.
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Red Hat Wednesday said it plans to acquire eNovance, a Paris-based cloud services provider and major contributor to the OpenStack community championed by Red Hat.
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Although Docker is a relatively new effort that got under way in March 2013, the project has matured quickly and the Docker 1.0 milestone was released on June 9. Alongside the Docker 1.0 release came the official debut of the Docker Hub, which is a repository for what are known as "dockerized" applications that can be deployed to any Docker host. Some of the world's largest technology vendors, including IBM, Microsoft, Google, Amazon and Red Hat, support Docker. In this slide show eWEEK examines the world of Docker container virtualization.
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June 19, 2014

SocialChorus, an "advocate marketing" company, has been offering to pay bloggers for promoting Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) browser.
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The subsequent rules of thumb arose during the development of the Empirical Gramian Framework (emgr), a young open source software project in the Workgroup for Numerical Analysis [he]amp[/he] Scientific Computing at the University of Münster which targets algorithmic model order reduction for control systems. emgr is written in the often—and wrongfully—belittled MATLAB programming language, which, by its almost pseudo-code like syntax, is easily understandable and yet performs very well. The following guidelines, many of which are related to the Science Code Manifesto, are given from a MATLAB perspective, but they apply to other programming languages and environments as well.
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Installing Virtualizor on CentOS 6.5 with RAID1This guide covers installing the Virtualizor control panel on CentOS 6.5 with RAID1.
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Interest in software defined networking continues to grow, and for many, OpenStack and OpenDaylight are the natural tools for transitioning data centers to this new paradigm in network communications. Both are active and growing open source projects backed by a large community of companies and individual developers.
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The invasion has begun. XCOM: Enemy Unknown is now available on Linux and you can help stop the alien invasion right now.
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FTP or File Transfer Protocol is one of the widely used services on the Internet, mainly for transferring files from one host to other. FTP itself was not designed as a secure protocol, and as such, the classic FTP service is vulnerable to common attacks such as man in the middle and brute force attacks. […]Continue reading...The post How to set up a secure FTP service with vsftpd on Linux appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to set up a secure SFTP server in Linux How to set up a secure Apache webserver on Ubuntu How to secure a mail server using encryption How to create a secure incremental offsite backup in Linux with Duplicity How to set up HTTPS in Apache web Server on CentOS
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If there's one thing that's undeniable in the GNU/Linux world at the moment, is that users' tastes can be as diverse as the choices of desktop interfaces we have available and that there is no true one-size-fits-all desktop. In addition to this, there is no doubt a vocal group of users who reject some of the recent desktop directions in the likes of Unity and GNOME-Shell and long for the days of GNOME 2. In this article I'll show you how to install MATE 1.8 in Ubuntu 14.04 and give it a classic Ubuntu look and feel, much like the days of Ubuntu 10.10, for example.
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"Five years ago Debian and most derivatives switched from the standard GNU C Library (GLIBC) to the Embedded GLIBC (EGLIBC). Debian is now about to take the reverse way switching back to GLIBC, as EGLIBC is now a dead project, the last release being the 2.19 one. At the time of writing the glibc package has been uploaded to experimental and sits in the NEW queue."
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Tech firms are looking forward to selling more machines for the classroom, where student can struggle by themselves on what amounts to a "teaching machine" that essentially does not teach. Teaching machines have never worked in the past, and they will never work in the future.
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If you've been following along with our earlier articles on next-gen filesystems like btrfs and zfs, but wanted an easy way to get started without having to learn anything on the command line (or need an easy way to take advantage even though you're a Windows-only user), you're in luck. Today, we're going to look at two ready-to-rock ZFS-enabled network attached storage distributions: FreeNAS and NAS4Free.
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