Install Apache2, PHP5 And MySQL Support On CentOS 6.5 (LAMP)

Install Apache2, PHP5 And MySQL Support On CentOS 6.5 (LAMP)
LAMP is short for Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP. This tutorial shows how you can install an Apache2 webserver on a CentOS 6.4 server with PHP5 support (mod_php) and MySQL support.

Amazing Project CARS Racing Game Is the First Announced for Linux, Xbox One, and PS4

Project CARS, a superb racing simulation game developed by Slightly Mad Studios, will be released on the Linux platform and it seems that SteamOS also rules the poll posted on the official website. Project CARS (Community Assisted Racing Simulator) has been in the works for a long time. In fact, the developers from Slightly Mad Studios have only recently canceled the Xbox and Playstation 3 versions of the game. Right now, the planned versions for Project Cars are for SteamOS, PC, Playstation…

New Ubuntu Touch App Switcher Looks Awesome

Ubuntu for phone has already amassed a large number of very interesting features, but the developers are still adding more eye candy for users.

Canonical has been working on Ubuntu for phones for more than a year and they have made some great progress. The system is now considered stable and it can be used as a regular phone. It’s still not up to speed with the apps, but it’s getting there.

Ubuntu developers are also hard at work on Mir and Unity8, but they also found the time to implement a…

Trevilla 5.0 Is a Great Flat Theme for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Linux is not the only platform that is trying to adopt the flat theme trend and Trevilla is probably one of the best around for this specific purpose.

Flat themes are now a hot item, on Linux, iOS, or Windows operating systems alike. Trevilla is probably one of the best versions available for the Linux platform. The developers have now improved the theme to work on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, even if the final version of the distributions hasn’t been released.

Trevilla is a collection of flat themes …

SteamOS Booting to Black Screen Problem Still Plagues Users

SteamOS users have been reporting for a while now a very important bug that is causing the operating system to boot to a blank screen, but it seems that a solution hasn’t been presented as of yet. Reports about SteamOS booting to a black screen, locking the users outside with no access to a terminal, have been present on the official forums for a couple of months, but no workaround has been found. Even worse, it seems to be a problem that is hard to replicate. “Not sure if this is wher…

Fedora 21 to Feature KDE Frameworks 5 and MATE 1.8

The developers of Fedora 21 are making some very important decisions regarding the packages that are going to be integrated.

Fedora 21 is being prepared by the Rad Hat developers and they still have a very long way to go until the distribution starts to take shape. A number of very important decisions will have to be made.

One of the most interesting changes that have been proposed is the adoption of KDE Frameworks 5 in the next Fedora, even if this particular version is still under developm…

Steam Beta Client Released with Improved OpenGL Capture Speed

Valve has released yet another Beta update for its Steam client, getting some more improvements for the In-Home Streaming Beta.

The In-Home Streaming Beta is a new feature introduced by Valve that allows Linux users to stream games from a Steam Windows client in the same network.

According to the changelog, the OpenGL capture speed has been improved, the streaming games that use R10G10B10A2 backbuffer format have been fixed, streaming The Witcher 2 now works correctly, and streaming Insanely…

Microsoft Copies Canonical’s Convergence Idea, Cripples It

Canonical has been working on its vision of complete OS convergence for quite a while now and the first results have already appeared, but it seems that Microsoft is also trying to do the same and it has called it Universal Apps. Mark Shuttleworth, the founder of Canonical, started talking about platform convergence a long time ago, and the first efforts towards this goal have already been made. Just remember that Ubuntu TV and Ubuntu for Android have already been presented as working technol…

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Final Arrives in Two Weeks, Is Based on Linux Kernel 3.13.8

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) is about to launch in just two weeks and the developers have decided the final version of the Linux kernel that will be implemented. Canonical has been working on the new Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) operating system for the past six months and they managed to get a lot of new features into distro, especially if we consider the fact that this is an LTS version. The LTS version of Ubuntu comes with a five-year support plan for both the Desktop and the Server, …

VLC 2.2 Dev on Ubuntu Has Awesome Add-on Manager

The VLC developers have something very interesting in store for users of the next 2.2 version that is currently under development. The famous media player will finally feature an Add-on Manager that will download and install extensions straight from the application.

The new VLC 2.2 development branch is codenamed “Wheatherwax” (don’t ask, it might even be a prank), and right now it can be installed in Ubuntu with ease. The Ubuntu OS was always ahead with the VLC versions bec…

Synaptic Package Manager 0.81.1 Is Out

Synaptic Package Manager 0.81.1 was announced on May 10 by its author, Michael Vogt, and it brought a few updates, fixes and some code cleanup.

Michael Vogt, the lead developer for APT team for Debian and a software developer at Canonical, has deemed the Synaptic 0.81.1 package to be unstable, at least for now.

According to the changelog, the application no longer crashes when the Xapian search is triggered when view is not ready, Iceweasel is now used as fallback if xdg-open fails, and Syna…

Dropbox 2.7.48 Experimental Release Features Fake Startup Sound

Dropbox 2.7.48 experimental version, a client for an online service that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere, has been released and is now available for testing.

The Dropbox developers are going forward with this experimental branch and it seems that there is no end to it. All the previous versions in the dev branch have brought something to the table and this update is no different.

The latest build of Dropbox, 2.7.48, is not a particular large one, but it’s defi…

System Shock 2 Arrives on Linux, SHODAN Now Has Root Access

System Shock 2, a cult classic sci-fi horror FPS-RPG released back in 1999 and which has been recently launched on Steam, has just arrived on Linux. System Shock 2 is a game developed by the famous Ken Levine, the same developer that made the Bishock games. This FPS-RPG comes from a completely different era of gaming, when games were harder, punishing the players for every mistake. “SHODAN has had access to your root account for a while now without your knowledge and is currently downl…

Data recovery from accidentally deleted files or crashed drives in Redhat, CentOS and Fedora Linux

Data recovery from accidentally deleted files or crashed drives in Redhat, CentOS and Fedora Linux
This tutorial will help you to recover data from accidentally deleted data from Linux-file systems. This is a very drastic mistake by any user/admin whic…

MX-14 Final

“MX-14 “Symbiosis” is a special version of antiX developed in full
collaboration with the Mepis Community and using the best tools and talents
from each distro. It is a midweight OS designed to combine an elegant and
efficient desktop with simple confi…

Steam for Linux Beta Client Released by Valve

A fresh Steam for Linux Beta client has been made available by Valve, this time with a smaller changelog but with a few interesting changes.Between stable builds, the developers release a large number of Beta versions, which integrate a lot of new features. Usually, the developers slow down the rate of changes when they get closer to a big release, and a new stable one is almost upon us. There hasn’t been a new release for some time now, and this might one of the last Beta versions…

Digia Officially Releases Qt 5.3 Beta with Improved iOS and Android Ports

Qt 5.3 Beta, a cross-platform application and UI framework with APIs for C++ programming, is now available for download and testing.The Digia developers have moved very fast and only three weeks after the first Alpha release in the new branch, a new development version has been made available.“Qt 5.3 is mainly focusing on quality and performance improvements, but we also have a nice set of new features available. With Qt 5.3 Beta we are introducing Beta support fo…

Poöf vs the Cursed Kitty Platforms to Get a Linux Version

Poöf vs the cursed kitty, a 2D action platformer developed by Arkedo and published by Neko Entertainment on Steam, will received a Linux version soon.The Windows version of Poöf has been available for a few months now, but the developers are considering a Linux release for their game.“Poöf vs the cursed kitty is a mix between tower defense, and platforming action, a game focused on hardcore gameplay, tight controls and choices, inspired by games suc…

GNOME 3.12 to Arrive Tomorrow, It’s Full of New Features and Improvements

GNOME development team has been hard at work and the release of GNOME 3.12 environment is almost upon us, featuring a large number of new features and important changes. The GNOME 3.12 desktop environment will arrive tomorrow after almost six months of development and it shows. This in one of the most interesting releases in quite a while, even if you might be tempted to think that it’s just another version in the 3.x branch. With the release of GNOME 3.12, the …

JavaScript Guru Brendan Eich Takes the Reins at Mozilla

Brendan Eich, formerly CTO of Mozilla and famous as the creator of JavaScript, has been named CEO at Mozilla, in a move that signals how seriously Mozilla is shifting toward a mobile-first strategy emphasizing Firefox OS. The Mozilla Board of Directors made the announcement, and also said that Li Gong will be named Chief Operating […]