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In need of an HRM solution that won't set you back hours of installation and setup time? The TurnKey Linux OrangeHRM virtual appliance might be the right tool for you.
In enacting the “anti-circumvention” provisions of the DMCA, Congress ostensibly intended to stop copyright “pirates” from defeating DRM and other content access or copy restrictions on copyrighted works and to ban the “black box” devices intended for that purpose. In practice, the DMCA anti-circumvention provisions haven’t had much impact on unauthorized sharing of copyrighted content. Instead, they’ve hampered lawful creativity, innovation, competition, security, and privacy.
Ubuntu ... today released version 16.10 with hybrid cloud operations, bare-metal cloud performance, the ability to lift-and-shift 80% of Linux VMs to machine containers, Kubernetes for world-leading process-container coordination, full container support in OpenStack, and telco-grade networking latency enhancements.
Raspbian, the Raspberry Pi's most well known distro, has an exciting new look and feel with Pixel.
Changing operating systems is a big step for anybody -- all the more so because many users are uncertain about exactly what an operating system is.
The long legal war between Apple and Samsung reached the Supreme Court today. For the first time in a century, the High Court considered what the limits of "design patents" should be.Until they took up a starring role in Apple v. Samsung, design patents were like the poor, long-lost cousins of the better-known "utility" patents that cover machines themselves. Here's how this long-lasting technology case made its way to the high court:
Recently, a friend innocently asked me how many file formats there are. My semi-serious response was "Think of a soup bowl filled with beach sand."OK, there aren't quite that many file formats. That said, you've probably never heard of many of the formats that are commonly-used enough to warrant listing on Wikipedia. Chances are, you'll never see and never use most of them. If, however, you want or need to convert between file formats then there are a quite a few applications for the job.read more
Couchbase is a NoSQL, document-oriented database for building interactive applications. Trends in the open source database industry show positive growth as NoSQL is used for web, mobile, and the Internet of Things (IoT).read more
The KDE Project proudly announced the general availability of the first point release of the KDE Plasma 5.8 LTS desktop environment, versioned 5.8.1.
Posting below is supposed to demonstrate KSM implementation on QuickStart providing significant relief on 32 GB VIRTHOST vs quite the same deployment described in previous draft .
A recent film chronicled the downfall of the US subprime home loan market, and its parallels to the current state of Secure Shell (SSH) protocol and SSH user keys were astonishing. The first parallel is the understanding of the problem - or lack thereof.
As expected, the GNOME 3.22.1 has been announced by GNOME developer Frederic Peters as the first point release in the series of the stable GNOME 3.22 desktop environment for GNU/Linux operating systems.
The Next Thing unveiled a $16 COM version of the Chip SBC called the Chip Pro, plus a dev kit and a $6 SiP version of the Allwinner R8 SoC called the GR8. The Next Thing, which gave us the $9-and-up Chip SBC and Chip-based PocketChip handheld computer, has unveiled a $16, open-spec computer-on-module version of the Chip called the Chip Pro.
ApacheCon Europe will bring together the open source community to learn about and collaborate on the technologies and projects driving the future of open source, web technologies and cloud computing.
If you are on Linux, and are searching for applications that let you create a to-do list and keep you updated with latest news, you don't have to look any further as in this tutorial we will discuss the installation and usage of applications - FromScratch and Newsup - that are meant for exactly these purposes, respectively.
Come join the OPNFV Interoperability Plugfest at the UNH-IOL facility in New Hampshire. The event will focus on interoperability of the OPNFV platform in 3 key areas of testing: OPNFV Deployment, Network Integration, and VNF Applications. Both OPNFV members and non-members are welcome.
Samsung unveiled a 14nm, dual Cortex-A53 “Exynos 7 Dual 7270” SoC with built-in LTE, which runs Tizen Linux on its new Gear S3 watch. Samsung may be suffering through one of the worst months in its history, culminating with this week’s recall of the exploding Galaxy Note 7, but the company is so diverse it can also produce some feel-good news at the same time.
A strongly worded concurring opinion by a Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit judge doesn't mean that software patents are going away, but might raise the bar for enforcing software patents through the courts.
GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton proudly announced the release and immediate availability for download of his brand new ExTiX 16.5 Linux-based distribution for personal computers.
Fedora used to be just for cutting-edge desktop users and programmers. Today, it[he]#039[/he]s still for them, with the long, long delayed release of the Wayland display server, but it[he]#039[/he]s also for cloud builders.