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Interview with Nathan Willis, GUADEC Keynote Speaker (GNOME News)

News.Debuntu.Org - 1 hour 45 min ago

LWN editor Nathan Willis is giving a keynote talk at the upcoming GUADEC (GNOME Users and Developers European Conference) and was interviewed by GNOME News. Willis's talk is titled "Should We Teach The Robot To Kill" and will look at free software and the automotive industry.

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First CoreOS Stable Release

News.Debuntu.Org - 2 hours 16 min ago

CoreOS Blog: Starting today, you can begin running CoreOS in production. 

First off, Happy SysAdmin Day. We think we have a pretty good SysAdmin surprise in store for you today as we are announcing the CoreOS stable release channel. Starting today, you can begin running CoreOS in production. This version is the most tested, secure and reliable version available for users wanting to run CoreOS. This is a huge milestone for us. Since our first alpha release in August 2013:
 

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How open source launched my small business

News.Debuntu.Org - 2 hours 27 min ago

OpenSource.com: Open source hardware has truly changed my life. It allowed me to launch my own business.

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Kügler: Plasma’s Road to Wayland

News.Debuntu.Org - 3 hours 53 min ago

On his blog, Sebastian Kügler looks at what's left to be done for KDE's Plasma desktop to support Wayland. He discusses why the project cares about Wayland, what it means to support Wayland, the current status, the strategy for further work, and how interested folks can get involved.
"One of the important topics which we have (kind of) excluded from Plasma’s recent 5.0 release is support for Wayland.

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Raspberry Pi-based signage player sips 7 Watts

News.Debuntu.Org - 4 hours 27 min ago

 LinuxGizmos: The Pi Media Player is one of the most power-efficient signage players on the market

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Bugcrowd Seeks to Streamline Reporting and Handling of Bugs

News.Debuntu.Org - 4 hours 32 min ago

"All software contains security flaws," touts the homepage of Bugcrowd, a new site that seeks to streamline the way flaws are reported by enforcing crowdsourced "responsible disclosure" policies. 

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Security updates for Friday

News.Debuntu.Org - 4 hours 42 min ago

CentOS has updated kernel (C7; C6; C5: two
vulnerabilities) and qemu-kvm (C7: many vulnerabilities).

Debian has updated apache2 (three
vulnerabilities) and transmission (code execution).

Fedora has updated httpd (F20:
multiple vulnerabilit

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How To Install ownCloud 7 On Ubuntu 14.04

News.Debuntu.Org - 4 hours 48 min ago

How To Install ownCloud 7 On Ubuntu 14.04
This document describes how to install and configure ownCloud 7 on Ubuntu 14.04. I will also connect to the ownCloud Server's data with another Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop and a Windows 7 machine. ownCloud provides access to your data through a web interface or WebDAV while providing a platform to easily view, sync and share across devices—all under your control. ownCloud’s open architecture is extensible via a simple but powerful API for applications and plugins and works with any storage.

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An Illustrated History of the Computer Virus

News.Debuntu.Org - 5 hours 14 min ago

Computer viruses have come a long way, starting as the practical jokes of computing's early days and ending up as modern military weapons. A site called Computer Virus Catalog is walking through the history one virus at a time, pairing each one with a fitting illustration. The list leans heavily...

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Homeland Security gets into software security

News.Debuntu.Org - 5 hours 27 min ago

 ZDnet: It sounds unlikely, but the Homeland Security Agency is now providing an online, open-source code-testing suite with the unlikely name of SWAMP.

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Guix 0.7 Can Now Install The GNU Operating System

News.Debuntu.Org - 6 hours 1 min ago

The Guix package manager that's designed to be a purely-functional package manager for GNU with an emphasis on being dependable, hackable, and liberating is out with its latest release...

The Guix package manager that's designed to be a purely-functional package manager for GNU with an emphasis on being dependable, hackable, and liberating is out with its latest release...
Read more at Phoronix

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Tails Linux Still at Risk Despite Security Fixes

News.Debuntu.Org - 6 hours 27 min ago

eWEEK: Researchers aim to prove a point "that no software is infallible" by finding bugs in a privacy Linux distribution favored by Edward Snowden.

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IBM Enables CalCloud for State of California's Cloud Computing Needs

News.Debuntu.Org - 7 hours 27 min ago

Datamation: California is heading to the cloud thanks to a new cloud infrastructure effort, built and managed by IBM.

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Sharing documents and calendars from ownCloud

News.Debuntu.Org - 8 hours 27 min ago

Wazi: You can share your ownCloud calendar so that you can sync it between the ownCloud server and Mozilla Thunderbird, OS X/iOS Calendar, and any calendar client that supports CalDAV.

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Kubuntu 14.04 LTS Update Out

News.Debuntu.Org - 8 hours 52 min ago

The first update to our LTS release 14.04 is out now. This contains all the bugfixes added to 14.04 since its first release in April. Users of 14.04 can run the normal update procedure to get these bufixes. 

The first update to our LTS release 14.04 is out now. This contains all the bugfixes added to 14.04 since its first release in April. Users of 14.04 can run the normal update procedure to get these bufixes.
See the 14.04.1 release announcement.

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Nginx Plus r4 Improves Web Server Security

News.Debuntu.Org - 13 hours 27 min ago

eWEEK: The new release of the commercially supported open-source Web server locks down SSL security.

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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Released

News.Debuntu.Org - 16 hours 26 min ago

The first stable point release update to the Long Term Support Ubuntu 14.04 is now available...

The first stable point release update to the Long Term Support Ubuntu 14.04 is now available...
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EasyEngine - An Auto Installer Script For Managing WordPress-Nginx Websites On Ubuntu, Debian

News.Debuntu.Org - 17 hours 27 min ago

 Unixmen: EasyEngine (ee) is a Linux shell-script to install and manage wordpress-nginx websites in one go.

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Standardized Open Source Products are the Key to Unlocking the Lock-in Trap

News.Debuntu.Org - 19 hours 39 min ago

Mårten Mickos, CEO of Eucalyptus Systems, argues that when companies lock in to their own design and customizations, it’s as harmful as when they lock in to a vendor. Mickos explains why he thinks using standardized open source products is the best way to avoid both types of lock-in.

 Mårten Mickos, CEO of Eucalyptus Systems, argues that when companies lock in to their own design and customizations, it’s as harmful as when they lock in to a vendor. Mickos explains why he thinks using standardized open source products is the best way to avoid both types of lock-in.

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Fedora 21 delayed three weeks

News.Debuntu.Org - 20 hours 2 min ago

At yesterday's Fedora Engineering Steering Committee (FESCo) meeting, the release of Fedora 21 was delayed by three weeks (FESCo ticket), with the final release now scheduled for November 4. There are some problems with "test composes" of the release (creating test ISO images) that mean the deadline for the alpha release would be missed.

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