Nokia X, We Hardly Knew Ye

“I told you so” is a refrain that’s oft-heard here in the Linux blogosphere, and more often than not it refers to some fleeting Microsoft tie with FOSS that subsequently goes wrong. The latest example? It’s a doozy. Redmond not only is laying off many, many thousands — most of them in its ill-fated Nokia unit — but also abandoning its short-lived support of Android through the Nokia X line.

Ecommerce Success Story: How Eating Tools Built a Brand from Their Passion

Eating Tools is a NYC based PrestaShop store that sells handcrafted, well, eating tools. This online store was created by combining, owner, Abe Shaw’s ecommerce experience with his passion for handmade cutlery. After graduation, Abe managed ecommerce departments for several … Read more

Membership Committee upcoming election

Thorsten Behrens, Chairman of the Board at The Document Foundation, has announced the elections for the Membership Committee. Dear Community, all members of The Document Foundation are called to vote on a new Membership Committee. Therefore, the Board of Directors hereby announces the elections to the Membership Committee with the following timeline: 2014-07-19: announcement of […]

Linux 3.16-rc6 Kernel Released

Linus Torvalds has went ahead and done his usual weekly release candidate update to the latest in-development Linux kernel…

RuneFest 2014 Competition – Voting Gallery Live

RuneScape’s RuneFest 2014 competition has had its entries – now it’s your chance to choose our top five!

Adventurer’s Log Redesign

Check out the first version of our Adventurer’s Log redesign, as voted for by you! Plus, get involved with our future plans.

How To Install And Use SVN With Apache dav_svn On Ubuntu 14.04

How to Install and Use SVN with apache dav_svn on Ubuntu 14.04This tutorial explains the process of installing and using SVN on Ubuntu 14.04 as per steps outlined below. Subversion is a popular open source version control system that enables users to record the history of source files and documents, and manage files and directories […]

Two factor authentication with Yubikey for harddisk encryption with LUKS

Two factor authentication with Yubikey for harddisk encryption with LUKS
The yubikey is a cool device that is around for a while and several of us know it and love it. It is a device that is recognizes as a USB HID device and can emit one time password…

WordPress 4.0 Beta 2

WordPress 4.0 Beta 2 is now available for download and testing. This is software still in development, so we don’t recommend that you run it on a production site. To get the beta, try the WordPress Beta Tester plugin (you’ll want “bleeding edge nightlies”). Or you can download the beta here (zip). For more of what’s new in version 4.0, check out […]

KDE Ships July Updates and Second Beta of Applications and Platform 4.14

This week KDE released updates for its Applications and Development Platform, the third and last in a series of monthly stabilization updates to the 4.13 series. This release also includes an updated Plasma Workspaces 4.11.11. Both releases contain …

GNOME Foundation: GUADEC 2014 registration is now open!

The GUADEC organization team is happy to announce the availability of the
registration form [1] for the upcoming GUADEC to be held in Strasbourg,
France at Epitech, a software engineer school in the heart of the city, is
glad to welcome our community a…

SEO Experts | Jon Henshaw of RavenTools Speaks on SEO and Ecommerce

In our last edition of the SEO Expert Series, we interviewed Rand Fishkin of Moz. Today, we have the pleasure of meeting with with Jon Henshaw, Co-Founder & CMO of Raven Internet Marketing Tools. You might have seen him speaking … Read more

Fedora 21 Alpha, Project Mayhem, and Linus’ Office

There is so much news today I’m not sure which to highlight first. Linux.com has a look at Linus Torvalds’ home office and a new paper describes fresh malware “Mayhem.” X.Org Server 1.16 and GCC 4.9.1 have been released and the Plasma 5.1 development cycle has been officially kicked off. All this and some openSUSE, […]

Come to RuneFest for Free with Bonds!

More details on RuneFest 2014 tickets and how this year Bonds can cover your entire visit!

BTS Video 112 – Araxxor

Mod Chris L introduces Araxxor – the eight-legged menace who’ll be terrorising RuneScape later this month. Get ready for a beast of a boss fight!

Red Hat’s Inktank Buy Bears 1st Fruit

Scarcely two months have passed since Red Hat announced plans to acquire open source storage company Inktank, but already the union has produced results: Inktank Ceph Enterprise 1.2, which made its debut Wednesday. Ceph is a scalable, open source, software-defined storage system that runs on commodity hardware. “Our goal is to do for storage what Linux did for servers,” said Red Hat’s Ross Turk.

Distribution Release: Robolinux 7.5.5

John Martinson has announced the release of Robolinux 7.5.5, the latest update of the Debian-based distribution that comes with a pre-configured VirtualBox for running Windows as a "guest" operating system: "Robolinux version 7.5.5 adds more privacy and safety for its users on the web. A large number of….

42 of the Best Resources to Help You Get Started with Your Online Store

As a new online business owner, you’ll find that the more you learn about running an online store, the more there is to learn. From small tips and tricks to complete overhauls, you can always improve your online store. The … Read more

Samba Server Installation and Configuration on CentOS 7

Samba Server Installation and Configuration on CentOS 7
This guide explains how to configure samba server on CentOS 7 with anonymous and secured samba servers. Samba is an Open Source/Free Software suite that provides seamless file and print servi…

Android Sets iPhone Cloning Factory in Motion

Chinese company Wico has cloned the yet-to-be-released iPhone 6, if a pair of videos can be believed. “The similarities are eerily close,” said IDC Research Manager Ramon Llamas, to the extent that the casual observer “may just simply accept this as an iPhone.” There are slight differences on the sides, such as the volume and power buttons and the headphone jacks, as well as the chassis overall.