India opens up to operating system Ubuntu

The Linux-based operating system grew 50% year-over-year in India. Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, has partnered with Dell and HP to bundle the OS with certain models of their laptops offered in India. Read more ….

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. OpenSource.com 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 […]

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 ….

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

Installation And Configuration Of RainLoop Webmail Client With Nginx On Ubuntu 14.04

Installation And Configuration Of  RainLoop Webmail Client With Nginx On Ubuntu 14.04
This document describes how to install and configure Rainloop on Ubuntu 14.04. We will use nginx as web server. Rainloop is a popular free Open Source Web A…

Monthly News – July 2014

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Ubuntu Shopping Lens (Scopes) Declared Legal in UK and Most Likely in European Union

The UK authorities have declared that the Ubuntu Shopping Lens are legal and that no laws have been broken, either in Great Britain or in the European Union. Read more ….

Distro Hopping, Ubuntu’s #1, and Open Source Death

Today in Linux news, Softpedia is reporting that Ubuntu is the fasting growing operating system in India. Tarus Balog says it seems like “the ideal of open source software” is dead. Linux.com has the top 10 Open Source software titles that rock the Web and Dmitry Kaglik says Zorin OS has stopped him from “distro […]

How To Install Drupal On Ubuntu 14.04

How To Install Drupal On Ubuntu 14.04

This document describes how to install and configure Drupal on Ubuntu 14.04. Drupal is an open source content management platform powering millions of websites and applications. It’s built, used, and supported by an active and diverse community of people around the world.

Manage Yubikeys for LUKS encryption with privacyIDEA

Manage Yubikeys for LUKS encryption with privacyIDEA
So today we will show, how you can manage many yubikeys for many notebooks using privacyIDEA. privacyIDEA is an authentication system for two factor authentication – usually with OTP devices. In a re…

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 376

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #376 for the week July 21 – 27, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Finalized UOS Date: 12th – 14th November 2014 Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS released Ubuntu Stats Sierra Vista Ubuntu Hour Elizabeth K. Joseph: The Official Ubuntu Book, […]

Tor Bounty, Plasma 5 ISOs, and Best Desktops

Today in Linux news, the Kubuntu team have released ISOs with the Plasma 5 desktop for all to test. Russia has offered 3.9m roubles to anyone who can crack the Tor network. And Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols has a round-up of the best in Linux desktops. Kubuntu Plasma 5 ISOs have been made available for those […]

Peach OSI 14.04 Screenshot Tour

Peach OSI 14.04 is available. Peach OSI is an Ubuntu-based desktop Linux distribution with an OS X-like user interface. Short list: Firefox and Midori Browsers, Libre Office, DigiKam, Blender, Banshee, Ardour3, gMusic Browser, wxBanker Finance Manager and more. Read more ….

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 569

This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Reviews: First impressions of Deepin 2014 News: Fedora Magazine encourages people to join Ask Fedora, Gentoo developer weighs in on using LibreSSL, FreeBSD team issues quarterly report, Ubuntu launches 8th edition of The Official Ubuntu Book Questions and Answers: Encrypted package downloads Released…. Read more …