Cisco and Canonical Focus on Hadoop as a Cloud Service

Enterprises and smaller businesses alike are now working with Big Data–sorting and sifting large data sets with new tools in pursuit of surfacing meaningful angles on stored information. Many of them are also leveraging the open source Hadoop platform, and we’ve been covering the growing usage of Hadoop as a service in the cloud. Now, […]

Ubuntu MATE to Become an Official Ubuntu Flavor Soon

The Ubuntu MATE project is progressing nicely and the developers have provided a short update about the work that’s been done already and about the things that still need to be improved. Read more ….

Linux Satisfaction, Beginners’ Guide, and Download Managers

Today Recently in Linux news, Jack Wallen asks, “Will Linux ever be able to give consumers what they want?” Mark Gibbs relates his experience installing Ubuntu on an older netbook. Linux.com has a complete beginner’s guide to Linux and Rob Zwetsloot looks at four popular download managers. And finally, Reiser4 has made a comeback and […]

Installing Owncloud 7 (from source), PostgreSQL 9.3, PHP-FPM and NginX on Ubuntu Server 14.04 64 bit

Installing Owncloud 7 (from source), PostgreSQL 9.3, PHP-FPM and NginX on Ubuntu Server 14.04 64 bit
Install ubuntu server 14.04 64 bit and at software selection choose OpenSSH Server only. In this way we’ll have ssh access to the server.  After r…

The Linux Rifle, Benefits, and Netflix

Our top story tonight on this Monday August 11, 2014 is Arstechnica.com’s hands-on review of a Linux-powered AR-15. Elsewhere, Matt Hartley discusses the pros and cons of running Linux; David Anderson attempts to answer the is Linux more secure than Windows question; and Bryan Lunduke posts his opinion of KDE Plasma. And that’s not all. […]

AMD Kaveri: Catalyst vs. RadeonSI Gallium3D On Linux

With the recently released AMD A10-7800 Kaveri APU I carried out some new benchmarks comparing the open and closed-source Linux GPU driver performance for AMD with their Catalyst and RadeonSI Gallium3D solutions. When running the open-source Ubuntu dri…

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 378

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #378 for the week August 4 – 10, 2014, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS released Ubuntu Stats UbunConLa 2014, next week! (August 14th-16th) [Event]Open Source Conference 2014 Kansai@Kyoto ReVerification Ubuntu Greece Michael Hall: Web apps vs. […]

elementary OS 0.3 Beta 1 Screenshot Tour

It has been exactly one year since the release of the second version of elementary OS. On the day of our ‘Lunaversary’, we’re proud to make the first beta of elementary OS ‘Freya’ publicly available for developers and testers. Freya inherits core components from Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS such as the Linux kernel (version 3.13), hardware […]

Erste Beta von ElementaryOS 0.3 Freya veröffentlicht

Das ElementaryOS-Projekt hat eine erste Betaversion von “Freya”, der kommenden Version 0.3 seiner ubuntu-basierten Linux-Distribution veröffentlicht. Einiges getan hat sich nicht nur beim distributionseigenen Desktop und den mitgelieferten Programmen. Read more at H-online

Freya Beta 1 Available for Developers & Testers

It’s been exactly one year since the release of the second version of elementary OS. On this, the day of our Lunaversary, we’re proud to make the first beta of elementary OS Freya publicly available for developers and testers. Link to original source

Distribution Release: DEFT Linux 8.2

Stefano Fratepietro has announced the release of DEFT Linux 8.2, an updated build of the project’s Lubuntu-based distribution featuring a collection of open-source utilities for digital forensics and penetration testing: “Hello, it’s hot here in Italy as well as in other countries, and a lot of people are…. Read more …

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 ….