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May 27, 2014

Open source is valuable. Very few people would argue that point. There is most definitely a sense of intrinsic worth. But where does this value exist? Is it in the code produced or in something else?
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Howto add two factor authentication to OTRS with privacyIDEAIn this howto we will show, how easy it is to add two factor authentication with OTP token to OTRS. This is done for the support agents to protect support cases and customer data against attackers and misuse. Nevertheless this can be done for the customers in the very same way.
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Ubuntu Studio 14.04 LTS trusty tahr is the latest version official ubuntu-derived that based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Ubuntu Studio is free and open source operating system based on ubuntu that dedicated for users and professionals who want an operating system that already includes several open source software for managing and editing multimedia files.
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LynuxWorks, which changed its name and launched BlueCat Linux alongside its older LynxOS RTOS in 2000, has renamed itself as “Lynx Software Technologies.” In a news announcement, Lynx CEO Gurjot Singh said the company’s “new name reflects broad market adoption of LynxOS and LynxSecure … in connected embedded systems.” Those who have followed embedded Linux […]
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After the announcement of Steam Machines, a huge Linux games flow simply does not stop. This time, an amazing award-winning title The Witcher 2: Assasins of Kings has been released for Linux on Steam. CD Projekt Red today released a Linux version of 2011's The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings and is currently offering the game, as well as the original Witcher.
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In recent memory, there has never been a week like the last one for community leadership on the Linux Planet. Leaders of the Fedora Linux project, Ubuntu Linux and Gluster all announced that they were leaving the communities they lead.
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In today's open source roundup: Flash won't work with Chromium in Linux. Plus: Why use Linux? And Google offers CoreOS as part of its cloud services.
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This distribution has a few issues, and to be honest, I'm not sure who exactly it's meant for.
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There have been more than a few tiny computing boards released in the past few years, and this trend won’t be slowing down any time soon. So meet VoCore, which is quite possibly one of the smallest Linux computers ever made.
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I've used hundreds of Linux desktops over the years, and Mint 17 with Cinnamon is my favorite one to date.
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May 26, 2014

Molly Van Houweling interviews herself for the launch of a new non-profit she has co-founded: Authors Alliance will work to promote authorship for the public good.
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Having an excellent base from which to build, LXLE releases can head straight into beta testing thanks to the superb work already performed by Canonical and their LXDE desktop team a.k.a. Lubuntu. The LXLE 14.04 release attempts to continue some successful ideas portrayed in the 12.04 series, addresses known issues and bugs, and attempts to fulfill known shortcomings of the OS. This first beta of LXLE 14.04 is intended for testers and early adopters and to introduce the current ideas and direction of the OS. Staying more out of the way, and providing a cleaner interface.
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The administration in the Austrian capital, Vienna, is expanding its use of open source solutions, including on its workstations, because of new requirements, open data, budget constraints and the major shift towards smartphones and tablets."Open source helps to solve IT vendor lock-in situations", Norbert Weidinger, ICT-Strategist for the city, said in a presentation on the city's use of free and open source solutions.
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Mint 17 is a good, solid desktop that Linux and Windows XP users alike will feel at home in.
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Installing Apache2 With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 14.04LTS (LAMP) LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on anUbuntu 13.04 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.
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X Distro is a new Ubuntu-based desktop Linux distribution which focuses on being attractive and easy to use. The project is controlled by its community, organizations and relies on the contributions of individuals, working as testers, writers, usability experts, artists and ambassadors or developers. The project embraces a wide variety of technology, people with different levels of expertise, speaking different languages and having different cultural backgrounds.
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With the departure of Jono Bacon as the community leader at Ubuntu, names for his replacement are flying like shuttlecocks over a badminton net. Who will it be? While Larry the Free Software Guy places his bet on California LoCo leader Nathan Haines, he really thinks the next Jono will be Canonical engineering chief Alan Pope.
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Two boxes , each one having 2 NICs (p37p1,p4p1) for (Controller+NeutronServer) && Compute Nodes have been setup. Setup configuration- Controller node: Nova, Keystone, Cinder, Glance, Neutron (using Open vSwitch plugin && VLAN ), Nova (nova-compute) and Compute node: Nova (nova-compute), Neutron (openvswitch-agent)
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Learning a new programming language can be a daunting experience. To help break down the barriers, this article presents our pick of the finest free programming books available to download over the net. There is 1 book selected per language, which made selection problematic to say the least.
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Thanks to the recent fiasco of The Witcher 2 I wanted to write down some thoughts on why we shouldn't accept bad quality ports from developers.
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