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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel released for Linux

October 23, 2014 in OSS

After releasing Borderlands 2 for Linux shortly, the developers continued with the next title of the game series, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. Read the rest of this entry →

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Top 3 open source alternatives to Google Analytics

October 23, 2014 in OSS

If you have a website or an online business, collecting data on where your visitors or customers come from, where they land on your site, and where they leave is vital. Why? Having that information can help you better target your products and services, and beef up the pages that are turning people away.The way to gather that kind of information is with a web analytics tool.Many people and businesses (of all sizes) turn to Google Analytics. But if you want to keep control of your data, then you’ll want a tool that you have control over. You don’t get Read the rest of this entry →

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How to select and set default applications in Fedora

October 23, 2014 in OSS

Do you have a type of document you want to open with a specific default application in Fedora? For example, do you want to always open JPG or PNG files […] Read the rest of this entry →

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How to turn your CentOS box into a BGP router using Quagga

October 23, 2014 in OSS

In a previous tutorial, I described how we can easily turn a Linux box into a fully-fledged OPSF router using Quagga, an open source routing software suite. In this tutorial, I will focus on converting a Linux box into a BGP router, again using Quagga, and demonstrate how to set up BGP peering with other […]Continue reading…The post How to turn your CentOS box into a BGP router using Quagga appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to turn your CentOS box into an OSPF router using Quagga How to set up BGP Looking Glass server on CentOS How to assign multiple Read the rest of this entry →

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Free software hacker on open source telemetry project for OpenStack

October 23, 2014 in OSS

Julien Danjou is a free software hacker almost all of the time. At his day job, he hacks on OpenStack for eNovance. And, in his free time, he hacks on free software projects like Debian, Hy, and awesome. Julien has also written The Hacker[he]#039[/he]s Guide to Python and given talks on OpenStack and the Ceilometer project, among other things. Prior to his talk at OpenStack Summit 2014 in Paris this year, we interviewed him about his current work and got some great insight into the work going on for the Ceilometer project, the open source telemetry project for OpenStack. Read the rest of this entry →

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Avoiding systemd isn't hard

October 23, 2014 in OSS

Don’t listen to trolls. They lie.Debian was and continues to be about choice. Previously, you could configure Debian to use other init systems, and you can continue to do so in the future. Read the rest of this entry →

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Promote Windows Users to Admins with the Debian-Based Rescatux 0.32 Beta 2

October 23, 2014 in OSS

Rescatux, a Linux distribution that allows users to perform all kinds of rescue operations with the help of an easy to use wizard called Rescapp, is now at version 0.32 Beta 2 and is ready for testing. Read the rest of this entry →

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Distribution Release: LXLE 14.04.1, 12.04.5

October 23, 2014 in OSS

Ronnie Whisler has announced the releases of LXLE versions 14.04.1 and 12.04.5, two updated builds of the project’s Lubuntu-based distribution made for older computers and featuring the LXDE desktop: “LXLE 14.04.1 and 12.04.5 released. The official release of the incremental update to LXLE 14.04 and 12.04 has undergone…. Read the rest of this entry →

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Four Simple Words to Remember on FOSS Forums

October 23, 2014 in OSS

The problem here is that this lack of civility, this absence of open-mindedness, and this departure from decent behavior scales in an enormous way in FOSS: from the new user warmed in the glow of their new-found FOSS enlightenment thinking their first distro is “the Holy Grail,” to some of those who got the ball rolling back in the day and are responsible for the world-altering digital movement in which we now find ourselves. Read the rest of this entry →

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Short Stack: Mirantis gets $100M, OpenStack powers CERN, Juno reviewed

October 23, 2014 in OSS

This week, Mirantis gets $100M to pursue its enterprise OpenStack strategy, OpenStack powers world-famous physics research institute CERN and a review of the latest release of OpenStack, Juno. Read the rest of this entry →

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Linux-based smart glasses keep it stylish

October 23, 2014 in OSS

Laforge is prepping a $399 beta version of its Linux-based Icis eyewear, as well as a $549 Bold model due in 2015 that adds a camera and higher resolution. Relatively few of the smart eyewear products now coming to market compete directly with Google Glass as a general-purpose consumer device. Most are vertical-market helmets for industrial or field service use (Vuzix M100), or are designed for specific activities such as skiing (Recon’s Snow 2) or motorcycle riding (Skully AR-1.) Laforge Optical’s Icis stands out from the pack with its consumer focus and its foundation in embedded Linux rather than the Read the rest of this entry →

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Ten years of Ubuntu: How Linux’s beloved newcomer became its criticized king

October 23, 2014 in OSS

In October of 2004, a new Linux distro appeared on the scene with a curious name—Ubuntu. Even then there were hundreds, today if not thousands, of different Linux distros available. A new one wasn’t particularly unusual, and for some time after its quiet preview announcement, Ubuntu went largely unnoticed. It was yet another Debian derivative.Today, Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, estimates that there are 25 million Ubuntu users worldwide. Those users span 240 countries, and they make Ubuntu the world’s third most popular PC operating system. By Canonical’s estimates, Ubuntu has roughly 90 percent of the Linux market. And Ubuntu Read the rest of this entry →

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Windows Update drivers bricking USB serial chips beloved of hardware hackers

October 23, 2014 in OSS

Hardware hackers building interactive gadgets based on the Arduino microcontrollers are finding that a recent driver update that Microsoft deployed over Windows Update has bricked some of their hardware, leaving it inaccessible to most software both on Windows and Linux. This came to us via hardware hacking site Hack A Day. Read the rest of this entry →

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USB is now UEC (use with extreme caution)

October 22, 2014 in OSS

USB is an acronym for Universal Serial Bus; at least that is what it has stood for since 1999 when it was patented. But now it may take on a new meaning and instead stand for Ultimate Security Breakdown. Read the rest of this entry →

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SUSE Linux – Zypper Command Examples

October 22, 2014 in OSS

Zypper is command line interface in SuSE Linux which is used to install, update, remove software, manage repositories, perform various queries, and lot more. Read the rest of this entry →

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