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Satya Nadella, the CEO of Microsoft, famously said: "Every business will become a software business, build applications, use advanced analytics and provide Saas services." That[he]#039[/he]s a bold prediction. Aaron Williams, Head of Advocacy and DC/OS at Mesosphere, believes it[he]#039[/he]s true and that DC/OS is the bridge to this new world. He tells us why at MesosCon Asia 2016.
A little while ago I saw an interesting tweet from Stephen O'Grady at RedMonk on the state of open source licensing, including this graph.read more
Printing is an everyday job for us. Projects, office work, homework etc. The basic fact is that we almost require printing everyday. Now, what if we require sharing printer connected to our home Linux machine. So I decided to write a guide about it which is fairly simple. So, let’s start.
As a showcase for KDE, it's pretty good, but as an everyday distribution for newbies, its configuration and hardware recognition fall short.
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.OpenStack around the webFrom news sites to developer blogs, there's a lot being written about OpenStack every week. Here are a few highlights.read more
When do you save an IT project that's going off track, and when do you kill it and move on? CIO of Okta shares his thoughts.
In the last few months, we tried multiple GNU/Linux distributions for gaming purposes, and we have arrived at the conclusion that there's no perfect operating system out there designed for Linux gaming.
Following bellow post attempts TripleO QuickStart deployment based on current pre-built images ( as of 02/10/2017 ) and creating required openstack environment utilizing python-openstackclient CLI instead on nova&&neutron CLI for creating networks,routers,flavors,keypairs and security rules set up in overcloud.
XWiki is an open source application for creating and using your own wiki. This is a tutorial on how you can install XWiki on your CentOS 7 server.
Just days after the release of the FFmpeg 3.2.3 maintenance update, the open-source multimedia framework received another point release, versioned 3.2.4, which appears to be a small one patching a handful of issues.
The security of IoT devices is a high priority these days, as attackers can use Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks to target them and wreak havoc on a system. “Due to the sheer volume of unconnected devices, it can take hours and often days to mitigate such an attack,” says Adam Englander, who is a Senior Engineer of the LaunchKey product at iovation.
Everyone has a list of customizations that they absolutely must make when they first set up a new computer. Maybe it's switching desktop environment, installing a different terminal shell, or something as simple as installing a favorite browser or picking out the perfect desktop wallpaper.read more
In an unfortunate turn of events, Linus Torvalds announced just a few minutes ago the availability of another RC (Release Candidate) version of the upcoming Linux 4.10 kernel series.
Evernote is arguably the most popular and powerful note-taking tool available. You can save notes in different forms like text, pictures, videos, voice memos and web pages. There are clients available for the web, desktop operating systems (Windows and Mac) as well as mobile devices (Android and iOS) but none for the Linux desktop. There are a few third-party options available including GeekNote, Everpad and NixNote.
One thing about Linux is that it’s very coder-friendly. Why? Simple: Nearly any developer can have every tool they need at their fingertips with ease and little to no cost. Tools like gcc, make, Bluefish, Atom, vi, emacs… the list goes on and on and on.
Markdown can be composed in any text editor. But I recommend an editor purposely designed for this syntax. The software featured in this roundup allows an author to write professional documents of various formats including blog posts, presentations, reports, email, slides and more.
The AMD Ryzen 7 1700 is an 8 core, 16 thread chip with a 3.7Ghz clock speed and a $320 price tag. That makes it the most affordable 8 core CPU in the Ryzen lineup and by far the most exciting from a performance per dollar point of view.
Windows continues to be the top operating system on the desktop, with market share analysts putting it at more than 90 percent share, followed by macOS and Linux.
Google successfully made its case to a jury last year that its use of Java APIs in Android was "fair use." A San Francisco federal jury rejected Oracle's claim that the mobile system infringed Oracle's copyrights.But Oracle isn't backing down. Late Friday, the company appealed the high-profile verdict to a federal appeals court.
Munich's city authority is a step closer to moving thousands of council computers from Linux to Windows, in a reversal of one of open-source software's marquee successes.