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  • Issue#2265: Linux - LXer: POSSCON Cancelled Until 2017

    Published at LXer: This is the second time in three years that IT-oLogyÂ’s longest running conference has been cancelled. In 2014 the event was cancelled, evidently due to logistical problems as IT-oLogy was in the process of launching the first Great Wide Open conference in Atlanta. Last year there was no Atlanta event, and POSSCON was successfully rebooted in Columbia, attracting around 850 atendees. Read More... ...

  • Issue#2267: Linux - LXer: Oracle blurts Google's Android secrets in court: You made $22bn using our Java tech, p

    Published at LXer: So hand it overAn Oracle lawyer has blurted out in court how much money Google has made from Android – figures that the web giant has fiercely fought to keep secret.… Read More... ...

  • Issue#2272: LXer: Linux Foundation leadership controversy erupts

    Published at LXer: A debate has sprung up in Linux circles over whether the Linux Foundation is serving individual open-source users or its corporate sponsors. Read More... ...

  • Issue#2276: Linux - LXer: SCALE 14X Gets Rolling for the Weekend

    Published at LXer: One of the fears — one of the many in having an established conference at a brand spanking new venue — is this: Suppose they gave an outstanding Friday keynote, and nobody came? All those sleepless nights worrying about it were essentially for naught, since Cory Doctorow’s keynote at SCALE 14X Friday was a standing room only success. Read More... ...

  • Issue#2278: Linux - LXer: Eclipse Phase RPG, Vulkan Developer Day, and more open gaming news

    Published at LXer: Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at Eclipse Phase paper role-playing game, new games out for Linux, Vulkan Developer Day, and more. Read More... ...

  • Issue#2280: LXer: Linux Kernel 3.2.76 LTS Has MIPS, x86 and IPv6 Improvements, Updated Drivers

    Published at LXer: Linux kernel developer and maintainer Ben Hutchings announced the immediate availability for download of the seventy-sixth maintenance release of the long-term supported Linux 3.2 kernel. Read More... ...

  • Issue#2286: Linux - LXer: Plerd: A Dropbox-friendly Markdown blog platform

    Published at LXer: Jason McIntosh had a problem: He'd gotten out of the habit of writing long-form blog posts. A decade before, he'd been a regular on LiveJournal, but that platform is getting a little long in the tooth, and he wanted something that was more in line with his current writing habits. As a fan of Markdown, he wanted something where he could just drop Markdown files in a spot, and the blog would be built from those.read more Read More... ...

  • Issue#2288: Linux - LXer: Google plays down impact of kernel flaw as it releases Android patch

    Published at LXer: Android lead security engineer Adrian Ludwig has announced that a patch has been released to manufacturers to fix a vulnerability in the Linux kernel that was said to also affect Android devices. But there are some differences in the evaluation of the vulnerability which was announced a few days back by the Israel-based firm Perception Point. Read More... ...

  • Issue#2295: Linux - LXer: Google out of sync with CEO Schmidt on Android earnings

    Published at LXer: Google chief executive Eric Schmidt is on the record as dismissing the importance of privacy. But when an Oracle attorney disclosed in court on January 14 that Google has made US$31 billion from its Android operating system, of which US$22 billion is profit, Google was quick to ask that the document revealing this fact should be sealed. Read More... ...

  • Issue#2302: Linux - LXer: Pro tip: Get easy screencasts from your Chromebook

    Published at LXer: One feature that has been missing from Chrome OS, for quite some time, is the ability to take screencasts. Why has this been an issue? Because Chrome OS doesn't support the Java plugin used by most of the available screencast tools. That all changes, with the likes of Snagit. Why is this important? Screencasts are a great tool to help train users. Even though Chrome OS might well be one of the most user-friendly platforms on the planet, you might have web-based tools that are...

  • Issue#2308: LXer: Linux Foundation chief spins to justify keeping community out

    Published at LXer: Linux Foundation chief executive Jim Zemlin has made a disappointing response to the reports about changes in the by-laws of the Foundation designed to prevent community representation. Read More... ...

  • Issue#2310: LXer: Did Linus protect the Linux Foundation from the Social Justice Warriors?

    Published at LXer: The recent news that the Linux Foundation had changed its policy on community representation caught many people by surprise. Most of the first reactions seemed assume that it was done to somehow promote corporate interests over community interests. But is that really why the policy was changed? Or was it done to avoid an influx of Social Justice Warriors? Read More... ...

  • Issue#2320: LXer: Linux Foundation Sells Out, Brave New Browser & More...

    Published at LXer: The Linux FoundationÂ’s board has always been weighted heavily in favor of corporations and money, with a large majority of the foundationÂ’s board being elected by member corporations. The nine platinum members, who pay $500,000 yearly in membership dues, elect up to ten board members (or one each for up to ten directors), the sixteen gold members elect three, and the more than 250 silver members elect only one. Until last week, individual members, who pay $99 in annual dues...

  • Issue#2324: Linux - LXer: Braswell COM twins have SMARC and Qseven personalities

    Published at LXer: Adlink announced a pair of computer-on-modules with the same Braswell CPU and memory options, but on two different form factors with slightly different I/O. Adlink’s newly announced “LEC-BW” and “Q7-BW” are the Pentium N3710 and Celeron 3000 series 14nm “Braswell” processors. Both modules share the same processor options and the same memory of 8 GB […] Read More... ...

  • Issue#2328: LXer: Google confirms new Linux hole not a big deal for Android

    Published at LXer: Sometimes a security "hole" is really a tiny security "leak." Read More... ...

  • Issue#2334: LXer: Google Asks Chromixium OS Devs to Cease Use of the Name, Cub Linux Is Born

    Published at LXer: It has been a while since we last heard something from the Chromixium Linux project, an operating system based on Ubuntu Linux and designed from the ground up to look like Google's Chrome OS. Read More... ...

  • Issue#2339: Linux - LXer: If Red Hat is an open organisation, then so is the NSA

    Published at LXer: Red Hat chief executive Jim Whitehurst has published a book called The Open Organisation which, it is claimed in a promotional video, mirrors the way Red Hat operates. Read More... ...

  • Issue#2342: Linux - LXer: AMD Video Cards Are Still a Problem for SteamOS

    Published at LXer: SteamOS has been out for quite some time, and now we also have Steam Machines in the wild, but it looks like AMD video cards continue to be a problem for this platform. Read More... ...

  • Issue#2349: LXer: Hand-on with Kali Linux Rolling

    Published at LXer: What a nice way to finish a week - three pieces of really good news all in one announcement! Kali Linux (the successor to BackTrack), well known as one of the premier distributions for digital forensics and penetration testing, announced a new release. This by itself already qualifies as very good news. Read More... ...

  • Issue#2350: Linux - LXer: Top 5: OpenStack for beginners, strace, Kubernetes, Docker, patents, and DevOps at sca

    Published at LXer: In this week's Top 5 articles of the week, we highlight five interviews with presenters of this year[he]#039[/he]s*Southern California Linux Expo—SCaLE 14x. Of the*19 total interviews and articles published on Opensource.com*for this series, the most popular topics were: Kubernetes, Docker, patents, DevOps at scale, strace, and OpenStack for beginners. Read More... ...

  • Issue#2351: Linux - LXer: New Products

    Published at LXer: Canonical's Ubuntu operating system serves as the "brains" for DJI Manifold, a new, high-performance embedded computer for drones that reduces processing time and optimizes real-time data analysis. Read More... ...

  • Issue#2447: Linux - LXer: Configuring a Basic OpenLDAP Passthrough

    Published at LXer: Ever wanted/needed to setup an OpenLDAP Server that can passthrough the password portion of authentication to a Windows DC LDAP Server? Well recently I happened to set something up to do just that so we could accomplish a single sign on solution for our Linux/BSD/Unix systems and AD systems. What was most interesting is the group I work in only supports and maintains Linux/BSD/Unix systems. We actually did not need to directly access a single DC we only needed a service accou...

  • Issue#2728: Linux - LXer: SCALE 14X Saturday in Pictures

    Published at LXer: Is world peace next? GNOME and KDE are neighbors at SCALE 14X, and for all intents and purposes that was by design. Thank, or blame, SoCal SUSE, which arranged for the two desktop rivals — both available on openSUSE and other major distros — to share a large booth at SCALE 14X. Read More... ...

  • Issue#2874: Linux - LXer: Jaguar Board is an x86 based Single Board Computer

    Published at LXer: If you want a single board computer, at the moment you would be looking at something like a Raspberry Pi or its many competitors. Problem with these is they are all ARM based, but now JaguarBoard is changing the trend by ditching arm for x86. Read More... ...

  • Issue#3184: Linux - LXer: Adding new Compute Node to RDO Liberty Cluster && Getting EXCLUDE_SERVERS to work

    Published at LXer: This post briefly describes how to rebuild currently used openstack-packstack packages on CentOS 7.2 (RDO Liberty) and put in work patch proposed by bugzilla record"Bug 1254389 - Can no longer run packstack to maintain cluster" right away, i.e. avoiding waiting official procedure of pushing new openstack-packstack packages to stable repos. Read More... ...