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August 3, 2014
You see, I had heard a lot about Linux and had dipped an experimental toe into its watery depths, but I still relied heavily upon Windows. So my challenge was to switch to Linux as my main operating system, whilst blogging about my experiences.
SSH notifications, suspicious file monitoring, su notifications, port blocking and a lots more with a simple and easy to use firewall service
In one week the Randa Meetings 2014 will start and this is possible because of you. You supported us (and can still support us ;-) and thanks to you we will be able to improve your beloved KDE software even more. So it[he]#039[/he]s time to give you something new. Here is another interview with one of the persons who will be participating in this year[he]#039[/he]s meetings (and participated since the start in 2009). And watch out for some other interviews to come in the next days and weeks.Here is a glimpse into Myriam Schweingruber’s life and her dedication and love for KDE.
Fugitive US whistleblower Edward Snowden's year-long leave to stay in Russia has expired without confirmation that it will be extended.
Email clients offer a variety of features. Many email clients offer a slew of features, some stick with just the basics. At the end of the day, what is important is that you find an email client that offers what you need, it is reliable, and works well on your computer.
August 2, 2014
Every now and then, you get the opportunity to show others what your Linux computer looks like. Some of those people will want to give Linux a shot on their computers as well. I can’t think of anything as gratifying as teaching someone how to use desktop Linux. On a personal level, I do it because I am sick of fixing friends’ and family’s Windows problems. On a professional level, well…that’s my job.
Don’t worry, the XBMC project that many people use and love is not really dead, but it won’t be called XBMC anymore.
Open source games roundupWeek of July 27 - August 2, 2014It's that time again. In this week's edition of our open source games news roundup, we take a look at a WWI shooter for Linux where trench foot is conspicuously, blessedly missing from the feature list, as well as a remake of one of my favorite Dreamcast joints, ChuChu Rocket!read more
This is the continuation of part four of a series based on talks at February at DevConf in the Czech Republic.
Microsoft has filed a contract dispute suit against Samsung over what Microsoft claims is a breach of contract by Samsung involving Android patent royalties.
We are delighted to announce the release of Ubuntu MATE Alpha2. Most things, more than in Alpha1 at least. The .iso image should boot (from DVD or USB), the Live session should work, the installer should work and the installed system should also work. Notice the heavy use of "should", YMMV.
How To Install Joomla on CentOS 7This document describes how to install and configure Joomla on CentOS 7. Joomla is an immensely popular and award-winning open source Content Management System (CMS) that enables users to build websites and create potent online applications in an unperturbed manner. Absolute user-friendliness and flexibility make Joomla amongst the most sought-after CMS softwares. It uses a PHP application, in addition to a back-end database like MySQL. Joomla was created in 2005, and boasts of more than 10,000 add-ons for customized functionality-no wonder than that it remains the second most popular virtual content management site. This tutorial explains the process of installing Joomla on CentOS 7.0 in the form of a simple-to-follow guide.
Axiomtek’s latest Mini-ITX board supports Intel’s 4th Generation “Haswell” Core processors, and offers dual GbE, 10 USB and six serial ports, and HD A/V. The MANO881 is billed as a “cost-effective” Mini-ITX board, adopting the Intel H81 chipset, which is more limited than the Intel QM87 and other Haswell-ready chipsets.
On most Linux systems, network management – both wired and wireless – is handled by a utility called NetworkManager. It is so ubiquitous that you may not even think about it. But, in Linux, there is always another choice. You can always do network management by manually configuring the appropriate configuration files. A better option is to use the utility wicd. Wicd provides interfaces using either GTK or KDE. This means you can use the one appropriate for the graphic libraries for your desktop. There is also a text-based interface, which uses the curses library. You can even use wicd within your scripts or on the command line with the CLI interface. This tutorial will walk you through most of the interfaces, and how to use them to configure your machine’s networking. This will include some issues, like using unusual setups of WPA security and adding functionality in the guise of network templates.
Open Source Storage has hired Leynette Larioza and Mark Nelson, who both have previous experience at Oracle, Sun and elsewhere, to help grow its software storage business.