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CloudLinux's Mykola Naugolnyi is announcing the availability of an updated kernel version in the Beta repositories of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux-based CloudLinux 7 operating system.
Throughout 2016, Software Defined Networking (SDN) continued to rapidly evolve and gain maturity. We are now beyond the conceptual phase of open source networking, and the companies that were assessing the potential of these projects two years ago have begun enterprise deployments. As has been predicted for several years, SDN is beginning to redefine corporate networking.
The security vulnerabilities that you need to consider when developing open source software can be overwhelming. Common Vulnerability Enumeration (CVE) IDs, zero-day, and other vulnerabilities are seemingly announced every day. With this flood of information, how can you stay up to date?
The U.S. House of Representatives approved on Monday the Email Privacy Act, which would require law enforcement agencies to get court-ordered warrants to search email and other data stored with third parties for longer than six months. The House approved the bill by voice vote, and it now goes the Senate for consideration.
Kali Linux is derived from Debian Linux flavor and its mainly used for penetration tasting. It has more than 300 pre-installed penetration-testing programs. It is a supported platform of the Metasploit Project’s Metasploit Framework, a tool for developing and executing security exploits.
More than 600 open source professionals, developers and operators will convene in Tokyo this year to collaborate, share information, and learn at Open Source Summit Japan. The technical conference will cover the latest in open source technologies, including Linux, containers, cloud computing, software-defined networking, and more.
The polls are closed and the results for the 2016 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Awards are in. Firefox, Docker, MariaDB, and Dell are among the winners. The Members Choice Awards allow members of the Linux community to choose their favorite products/projects in a variety of categories including Browser of the Year, Container Application of the Year, Database of the Year, and Linux Server Vendor of the Year. The total number of categories this year was 36.
Linaro released AOSP TV for the HiKey, enabling development for Android TV using 96Boards SBCs without requiring Google Services and verification. The Linaro Digital Home Group (LHG) has released a sample build of the Android TV version of the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) distribution for Linaro’s 96Boards Consumer Edition spec.
We've been informed earlier by Canonical's ukasz Zemczak, via an email announcement, that the Ubuntu Touch OTA-15 software update has been officially released for all supported Ubuntu Phone and Ubuntu Tablet devices.
Today, the Kde team announced the first minor release for Kde Plasma 5.9 including various little but important bugfixes and translation updates.
Mr. Pai took a first swipe at net neutrality rules designed to ensure equal access to content on the internet... In total, as the chairman of the F.C.C., Mr. Pai released about a dozen actions in the last week, many buried in the agency’s website and not publicly announced...
smem is a tool that can give numerous reports on memory usage on Linux systems. Unlike existing tools, smem can reports Proportional Set Size (PSS), Unique Set Size (USS) & Resident Set Size (RSS).
In November 2016, Microsoftbecame a platinum member of the Linux Foundation, the primarysponsor of top-drawer Linux talent (including Linus), as well as a leading organizerof Linux conferences and source of Linux news.
Hosting Django web applications is fairly simple, though it can get more complex than a standard PHP application. There are a few ways to handle making Django interface with a web server. Gunicorn is easily one of the simplest.
So far, in our tutorials centered around Vim, we discussed the editor's Modeline feature as well as how Vim's feature-set can be expanded using plugins. However, as we all know, Vim offers a plethora of in-built features; so taking the discussion further, in this tutorial, we will discuss the available modes in which the editor can be launched.
There are plenty of features in Ubuntu Unity, some of which you may not know about. Here are 5 Ubuntu Unity features you should check out.
Debian developer Jonathan Wiltshire announced earlier that the forthcoming Debian GNU/Linux 9.0 "Stretch" operating system has entered the final phase of development and is now officially frozen, as of February 5, 2017.
Are you interested in keeping track of what is happening in the open source cloud? Opensource.com is your source for news in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project.
For the second year in a row, Arch Linux winds both rounds in our poll to determine the winner of our Readers' Choice Award for Best Linux Distro.
In 2013, people spent $21.53 billion USD on games and game-related merchandise. And games overtook movies long ago as the most popular form of entertainment. Despite their astonishing popularity, games and game development receive woefully little attention at open source events.