Magento U Heads Down Under

It was with great pleasure and a couple of really long flights that I left my home in Charleston, SC to visit Australia’s most populous city, Sydney, for the second offering of Fundamentals of Development on the Australian continent.
The twelve attend…

Linux Mint 14 Will Be Named Nadia

Clement Lefebvre, father of the Linux Mint project, proudly announced a few minutes ago, August 24th, that the codename for the upcoming Linux Mint 14 operating system will be Nadia.
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Xubuntu 12.04.1 LTS Is Ready for Download

Following the release of Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS (Precise Pangolin), Canonical proudly announced on August 23rd the immediate availability for download of the Xubuntu 12.04.1 LTS operating system.
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The Official Full Circle Style Guide

You may, or may not, have noticed a new menu item at the top of the main Full Circle homepage: Writers Style Guide. The proof readers have spent a fair amount of time gathering together all the info you need to write the ultimate Full Circle article. If you follow the basic gist of the […]

Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS Officially Released

Dear Ubuntu 12.04 LTS users, Canonical proudly announced a few hours ago, August 23rd, the first maintenance release for the long term supported Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) operating system.
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Ubuntu 12.04.1 out now, 10.04 users prompted to update

Ubuntu 12.04’s LTS updates have started, with its first point update being released, with updates to cloud support and Calxeda ARM chips
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Kubuntu 12.04.1 LTS Has KDE SC 4.8.4

Following the release of Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS (Precise Pangolin), we are proud to announce the immediate availability for download of Kubuntu 12.04.1 LTS.
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With Its Big Backers, OpenStack May Have Won the Open Source Cloud Crown

Back in April, when Citrix made its decision to cut its support for the open source OpenStack cloud computing platform and move full steam ahead with the next phase of its CloudStack strategy, stories appeared everywhere about how close the open source cloud computing race is. OpenStack, CloudStack and Eucalyptus Systems were described as being […]

Fedora 17 Doesn’t Change The Apple MacBook Pro

Following yesterday’s OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion vs. Ubuntu Linux benchmarks and the OS X vs. Linux power consumption results after that, some wondered whether Ubuntu was to blame for the poor Linux showing on the Apple hardware. Unfortunately, Ubuntu isn’t alone and here’s some fresh data from Fedora 17 on the MacBook Pro… Read […]

How To Set Up Apache2 With mod_fcgid And PHP5 On Ubuntu 12.04

How To Set Up Apache2 With mod_fcgid And PHP5 On Ubuntu 12.04

This tutorial describes how you can install Apache2 with mod_fcgid
and PHP5 on Ubuntu 12.04. mod_fcgid is a compatible alternative to the
older mod_fastcgi.

It lets you execute PHP scr…

Installing Software from the KDE System Settings Menu

Think "installing software in distros like Debian and Ubuntu", and you think automatically of Synaptic, apt-get on the command line or the new kid on the block, Unbuntu Software Centre. Sometimes, you just overlook the obvious. Did you know that you can also install and remove software using the KDE System Settings Menu? Thought not. […]

Minor improvements coming in Ubuntu Linux update release

The latest update to the long-term support version of Ubuntu 12.04 brings a few improvements to the popular Linux operating system.
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GNOME Foundation: Minutes of the Board Meeting of August 10, 2012

wiki: https://live.gnome.org/FoundationBoard/Minutes/20120810

== Next Meeting ==

* Friday, August 24th, 2012

== Attending ==

* Andreas Nilsson
* Emmanuele Bassi
* Karen Sandler
* Rosanna Yuen
* Seif Lotfy
* Joanmarie Diggs
* Tobias Mueller

GNOME Foundation: Minutes for the Board Meeting of July 24, 2012

wiki: https://live.gnome.org/FoundationBoard/Minutes/20120724

= Minutes for Meeting of July 24, 2012 < at > GUADEC =

== Next Meeting ==

* Friday, August 10, 2012?

== Attending ==

* Andreas Nilsson
* Bastien Nocera
* Emmanuele Bassi
* Jo…

GNOME Foundation: Minutes for the Board Meeting of July 13, 2012

wiki: https://live.gnome.org/FoundationBoard/Minutes/20120713

= Minutes for Meeting of July 13, 2012 =

== Next Meeting ==

July 24, 2012

== Attending ==

* Bastien Nocera
* Brian Cameron
* Emmanuele Bassi
* Germán Póo-Caamaño (late: 1 hour)

Blender Conference 2012: Call for papers, talks & courses

For the annual conference in Amsterdam (12-14 Oct, de Balie) we invite everyone to participate with…

Linux Mint 14 “Nadia”

Linux Mint 14 will be named “Nadia” and should be available at the end of November 2012. In Kim Stanley Robinson’s Mars Trilogy, Nadezhda “Nadia” Chernyshevski is Maya’s best friend. Nadia is pronounced NAH-d’-yah. It is the English form of Nadya, which itself is the pet form of Nadezhda and is Russian for “hope”. It’s […]

Convirture Aims to Simplify Cloud with New Management Tool

Choice is usually a great thing, but it has its downsides. In IT, one of them is the complexity of managing the host of different configurations that arise when users have lots of competing software products to choose from. But software company Convirture has set its sights on this problem with the announcement of a […]

WeatherBug: Sunny Interface, Cloudy Info Sources

I picked a beautiful day to road-test Earth’s WeatherBug Elite app. It was a late-summer day on which the National Weather Service had just issued a Red Flag fire weather warning for my brush-fire-prone, tinder-dry neighborhood. Android weather app WeatherBug provides a set of current conditions, forecasts and maps. Extreme weather alerts and social network sharing functions are built-in too.

Canonical releases Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS

The first maintenance update to “Precise Pangolin”, Ubuntu 12.04.1, has been released with fixes and minor enhancements. It also sees added support for Calxeda ARM SOCs and the debut of the Ubuntu Cloud Archive
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