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April 25, 2014
Clementine was started as a replacement for Amarok 1.4. It follows the exact same interface of Amarok 1.4.x series, getting new features with each release, currently being on par with the older, so much beloved player. Clementine is written in Qt and bundles many powerful features, a collection manager, integration to many services, song information and lyrics, equalizer and much, much more.
With the aid of Amazon, Cisco, Dell, Facebook, Google, VMWare and more the Linux Foundation hopes to help critical open source projects in wake of Heartbleed
This week, we take a long look at Icehouse, the latest OpenStack release, delve into TryStack, a way to experiment with OpenStack and learn about a startup that hopes to use OpenStack to understand data from the Internet of Things.
China is one of the countries that have suffered the most when Microsoft decided to pull the plug on Windows XP. The Chinese government is now looking towards Linux to fill that gap, and it intends to use its resources to make that happen.
In today's open source roundup: Plant seeds to open source for farmers, gardeners and plant breeders. Plus: The Linux Foundation launches the Core Infrastructure Initiative, and why Linux is a great replacement for Windows XP.
"Sometimes it takes a crisis to do the right thing," Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation, told eWEEK. "There is nothing broken in the open-source model, but we wanted to see what lessons could be learned from Heartbleed and how we could make something good come out of it."
As a pre-release build of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 RC offers a near-final look at the only operating system crafted for the open hybrid cloud, building upon the feedback collected during the beta program for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Also, Red Hat plans to introduce Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host as a new addition to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux family.
Calibre is an ebook collection manager with support for many services, including Amazon, Android or Barnes & Noble. Calibre makes it easy to organize ebooks, as well as search various services for new ebooks. The latest version is 1.33 and brings several improvements, like a tool to check the spelling and a number of bug fixes.
The Perfect Server - Ubuntu 14.04 (Apache2, PHP, MySQL, PureFTPD, BIND, Dovecot, ISPConfig 3)This tutorial shows how to prepare an Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) server (with Apache2, BIND, Dovecot) for the installation of ISPConfig 3, and how to install ISPConfig 3. ISPConfig 3 is a webhosting control panel that allows you to configure the following services through a web browser: Apache or nginx web server, Postfix mail server, Courier or Dovecot IMAP/POP3 server, MySQL, BIND or MyDNS nameserver, PureFTPd, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, and many more. This setup covers Apache (instead of nginx), BIND (instead of MyDNS), and Dovecot (instead of Courier).
The Linux Foundation has launched the Core Infrastructure Initiative with a slew of prominent corporate supporters including Amazon, Cisco and others.
Kid3 is a powerful audio tag editor for KDE with support for formats like MP3, Ogg/Vorbis, FLAC, MPC, MP4/AAC, MP2, Speex, TrueAudio and WAV. Kid3 allows you to edit common tags over multiple files as well.
April 24, 2014
First, a brief rant about Ubuntu, then a few hints to make the latest version less annoying.
In the wake of the Heartbleed OpenSSL security disaster, The Linux Foundation has brought together both open-source supporters and companies better known for proprietary software to fund mission-critical open-source projects.
Scratch is a great tool for teaching programming to young children, but what happens when kids outgrow Scratch? Among Raspberry Pi aficionados, the typical answer is to advance to using Python, which is an excellent choice. However, in honor of the 50th birthday of BASIC, I would like to suggest another programming environment: Gambas.
Open source software, hardware, and methods are gaining popularity and access to them couldn't be more prolific. If you're thinking about starting a new open source project, there are five common pitfalls you should be aware of before you begin.Don't despair if you've already started your project and are just now reading this! These pointers can be helpful at any stage if things are still running smoothly.Fail faster and succeed with open source.5 common pitfalls of a new open source project
The DNS server that we have created in the previous tutorial is an open DNS resolver. An open resolver does not filter any incoming requests, and accepts queries from any source IP address. Unfortunately, an open resolver can become an easy target to attackers. For example, attackers can initiate a Denial of Service (DoS) or […]Continue reading...The post How to close an open DNS resolver appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to run iptables automatically after reboot on DebianWhat are available iptables management tools with GUI?How to set up a transparent proxy on LinuxHow to count the number of open network connections on LinuxHow to set up a transparent HTTPS filtering proxy on CentOS
EFF is evaluating the feasibility of offering a prize for the first usable, secure, and private end-to-end encrypted communication tool. We believe a prize based on objective usability metrics (such as the percentage of users who were able to install and start using the tool within a few minutes, and the percentage who survived simulated impersonation or man-in-the-middle attacks) might be an effective way to determine which project or projects are best delivering communication security to vulnerable user communities; to promote and energize those tools; and to encourage interaction between developers, interaction designers and academics interested in this space.