StuntRally 2.4 Is the Most Advanced Free Racing Game on Linux

StuntRally, a free racing game that features over 150 tracks and lots of cars, has just reached version 2.4 and and it bring numerous updates and new features.The game is built with the help of several technologies, such as Vdrift, bullet, OGRE, PagedGeometry, and MyGUI, just to name a few, but the developers have manged to put together a very complex and interesting racing title.The players can play on 147 track and in 26 different scenarios, which totals four hours of drive time. This is qui…

Slackware and Salix-Based Distro Slackel Fluxbox 1.0 Live Officially Released

Slackel Fluxbox 1.0 Live, a distribution based on Slackware and Salix that uses the Salix tools and packages, has been released and is now available for download.

This is the first Slackel Fluxbox Live edition and it joins the Openbox edition as one of the lightest flavors for this particular Linux distribution. Just like Openbox, this is a window manager and not a desktop environment, but that should make little difference for most of the potential users.

“Slackel 1.0 Live Fluxbox inc…

Wine 1.7.24 Arrives with Numerous Fixes for Games and Apps

A new development version of Wine, 1.7.24, has been announced by Alexandre Julliard and brings support for a couple of new features.

This development build of Wine is not a really big update, but there are a few changes that should prove to be quite interesting.

According to the changelog, a number of DirectWrite classes have been implemented, an innitial wrapper dll for the packet capture library has been implemented, a number of crypto improvements have been added, and other bug fixes have…

Enabling automatic updates in Centos 7 and RHEL 7

In previous posts we’ve seen how to Enable automatic security update in Debian/Ubuntu and in Red hat enterprise or Centos 6, recently I’ve started to work with the new Red Hat Enterprise 7 and I’ve noticed that there are some interesting changes in the way this system can be set to auto update. An example ? In […]

How to fix your Internet connection in Ubuntu Linux

Ubuntu’s included NetworkManager software aims to make your network connections “just work.” Nevertheless, sometimes thing go awry. There are times you have to adjust or change your connection settings, especially when using a laptop—just like in Windows. Read more ….

Peppermint OS Reviewed, GNU Radio in Space, and KNOPPIX 7.4.0

Our top story today in Linux news is Jack M. Germain’s review of Peppermint OS. The Free Software Foundation is reporting that GNU Radio controls the ISEE-3 Spacecraft. is wondering what is programmers’ favorite hacking food and Canonical is looking for community wallpaper submissions. KNOPPIX 7.4.0 was released, Linus in back in the news, […]

Configure NFS Server and Client Configuration on Ubuntu 14.04

NFS was developed at a time when we weren’t able to share our drives like we are able to today — in the Windows environment. It offers the ability to share the hard disk space of a big server with many smaller clients. Again, this is a client/server environment. While this seems like a standard […]

Suricata 2.0.3 Intrusion Detection and Prevention Engine for Linux Available for Download

Suricata, a high-performance Network IDS, IPS, and Network Security Monitoring engine that is open source and owned by a community-run non-profit organization – the Open Information Security Foundation (OISF) –, is now at version 2.0.3.According to the developer, Suricata 2.0.3 fixes quite a few problems and it’s been in the making for quite some time.“The OISF development team is proud to announce Suricata 2.0.3. This release fixes a number of issues in the 2.0 series. Most …

PlayOnLinux reached to version 4.2.4, Install in Ubuntu/Linux Mint via PPA

Install PlayonLinux in Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty/14.10/12.04 Precise/Linux Mint 17/13/and other related Ubuntu derivativesPlayOnLinux is a piece of software which allows you to easily install and use numerous apps and games designed to run with Microsoft Windows. Few apps and games are compatible with GNU/Linux at the moment and it certainly is a factor preventing the […]

How to Roll Your Own Cloud

As I noted in this post, last week marked the release of ownCloud 7 Community Edition, the new version of the ever popular open source file-sharing and storage platform for building private clouds. Among the benefits you can get from running ownCloud is a unique server-to-server sharing feature, which lets you share files with other […]

Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (Precise Pangolin) Released with Linux Kernel from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Canonical has just announced that Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (Precise Pangolin) has been officially released for its Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core flavors. Read more ….

Ubuntu Used on the International Space Station to Control Rover Back on Earth

Ubuntu has been spotted aboard the International Space Station and it seems that it was used to control a rover back on Earth. Read more ….

New OpenSSL Vulnerabilities Have Been Fixed in Ubuntu Systems

Canonical said that a number of OpenSSL vulnerabilities have been found and fixed in its Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 10.04 LTS operating systems.The Ubuntu developers have integrated a few security fixes into OpenSSL, and users need to upgrade their systems to patch the problems.“Adam Langley discovered that OpenSSL incorrectly handled memory when processing DTLS fragments. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause OpenSSL to leak memory, resulting in a denial of…

How To Install WordPress On CentOS 7

How To Install Wordpress On CentOS 7
This document describes how to install and configure Wordpress on CentOS 7. WordPress started in 2003 with a single bit of code to enhance the typography of everyday writing and with fewer users than you can count o…

LFTP 4.5.4 File Transfer Software Features Improved Memory Management

LFTP 4.5.4, a sophisticated file transfer program with a command-line interface that supports FTP, HTTP, FISH, SFTP, HTTPS, and FTPS protocols, is ready for download. Every operation made with LFTP is reliable, which means that, if any non-fatal error occurs, the operation is retried automatically. The software supports numerous protocols, but it can also handle a few other tasks, such as BitTorrent downloads, SRV DNS records, job queuing, bookmarks, aliases, and many more. According to the …

Google Chrome 37 Beta Fixes the Tab Layout Option

The Beta branch of Google Chrome, a browser built on the Blink layout engine that aims to be minimalistic and versatile at the same time, is now at version 37.0.2062.68.

The Google Chrome developers have been working around the Beta branch, but now a new release has been made and it packs a few changes and improvements.

According to the developers, the screen metrics emulator is now disabled before closing the render widget, XTBs based on .GRDs has been updated, more detailed result codes fo…

GhostBSD 4.0 RC1 Is Now Ready for Testing

GhostBSD 4.0 RC1, a FreeBSD-based operating system that relies on Xfce, LXDE, MATE, and OpenBox desktop environments, is now ready for testing. The developers of GhostBSD have released a new development version of GhostBSD and it looks like we might get a final build very soon. There are very few changes and most of the problems have been fixed. “Please be aware that this release provides users and developers with a system to test out new features for the upcoming release. This release …

Knoppix 7.4.0 Arrives with Linux Kernel 3.15.6

Knoppix 7.4.0, a bootable Live CD/DVD made up from the most popular and useful free and open source applications, backed up by an automatic hardware detection and support for many video cards, SCSI, and USB devices, has been released and is available for download.

It’s been more than a year since the previous Knoppix release, but the developers have returned with a new update, which brings quite a few changes and improvements. Knoppix is an old operating system and it’s been around for a long…

Turin to Be First Italian City to Adopt Ubuntu, Unshackle from the “Tyranny of Proprietary Software”

Turin wants to be the first city in Italy to switch completely to open source and Ubuntu and entirely ditch all the Microsoft products. The number of local authorities that decide to switch to open source to match the IT needs of a city is slowly increasing and now it looks like the city of Turin in Italy is also doing the same thing. One of the main tools that are available for the local governments to decrease the public spending is to make some changes when it comes to upgrading the prop…

Letztes Update mit neuen Treibern: Ubuntu 12.04.5 freigegeben

Von Ubuntu 12.04 LTS und einigen seiner Ableger gibt es jetzt aktualisierte Installationsmedien. Sie nutzen einen neuen Kernel, den auch Anwender einspielen müssen, die die Versionen 12.04.2 bis 12.04.4 installiert haben. Read more at H-online