Archiwum z Grudzień 2013

Create Your Own Instant Messaging/Chat Server Using "Openfire" in Linux

wtorek, 31 Grudzień 2013

Tecmint: How about setting our own chat server? Lets do it with an open-source and cross platform application called Openfire.

How to upgrade MySQL server on Debian or Ubuntu

wtorek, 31 Grudzień 2013

 Xmodulo: One of routine tasks for system admins is to update installed programs with the latest patches and hotfixes, as well as upgrade software to a more recent release with new bells and whistles.

Simple Screen Recorder for Linux

wtorek, 31 Grudzień 2013

 WorldOfGnome: Simple Screen Recorder is a cool open source (GPLv3) tool

What’s Next for OpenStack Open Source Cloud Computing

wtorek, 31 Grudzień 2013

 VAR Guy: If 2013 was the year of OpenStack adoption, 2014 will be all about “spitting and polishing” the open source framework for building public and private clouds to make it easier to deploy and use than ever.

Reports Say That Windows/Android Hybrid PCs Will Debut at CES

poniedziałek, 30 Grudzień 2013

Just as 2013 was beginning, I wrote a post called “Should Microsoft Embrace Both Android and Firefox OS?” The gist of the post was that Microsoft’s entries into a couple of important product categories–including smartphones and tablets–have included many missteps and its best advice may be to embrace open source mobile technology, especially Android. 

Just as 2013 was beginning, I wrote a post called “Should Microsoft Embrace Both Android and Firefox OS?” The gist of the post was that Microsoft’s entries into a couple of important product categories–including smartphones and tablets–have included many missteps and its best advice may be to embrace open source mobile technology, especially Android.

Fast-forward to now, as the last days of 2013 are upon us, and there are reports emerging about a new class of hardware products that will arrive at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES) called PC Plus devices. Purportedly, these are going to run both Windows 8 and Android. Better late than never, Microsoft.  


 
Read more at Ostatic

Positions Forming in the Debian Init System Discussion

poniedziałek, 30 Grudzień 2013

Some of the members of the Debian Technical Committee are starting to post their conclusions regarding which init system the distribution should use in the future. In particular, Ian Jackson has come out in favor of upstart: “Firstly, unlike the systemd maintainers, I think portability to non-Linux systems is important.

Some of the members of the Debian Technical Committee are starting to post their conclusions regarding which init system the distribution should use in the future. In particular, Ian Jackson has come out in favor of upstart: “Firstly, unlike the systemd maintainers, I think portability to non-Linux systems is important. It may be that our existing non-Linux ports are not very widely used, undermaintained, and/or not of production quality. However, I think it is important for us to keep those options open.

Russ Allbery, meanwhile, is in favor of systemd. “There are two separate conceptual areas in which I think systemd offers substantial advantages over upstart, each of which I would consider sufficient to choose systemd on its own. Together, they make a compelling case for systemd.

In both cases, the authors have extensively documented their reasons for their decisions; reading the full messages is recommended.

Read more at LWN

 

 

Now You Can Run LibreOffice in a Browser

poniedziałek, 30 Grudzień 2013

LibreOffice, one of the fieriest competitors of Microsoft Office is now available on Google Chromebooks (or anything that runs the Chrome browser) and Apple’s iPad.

LibreOffice, one of the fieriest competitors of Microsoft Office is now available on Google Chromebooks (or anything that runs the Chrome browser) and Apple’s iPad.

The post Now you can run LibreOffice in a browser appeared first on Muktware.

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$59 open SBC runs Linux on quad-core Exynos

poniedziałek, 30 Grudzień 2013

LinuxGizmos: Hardkernel and its community Odroid project have announced an open-hardware single board computer based on Samsung’s quad-core 1.7GHz Exynos 4412 Prime SoC.

Spotlighting the Top Open Source Crafting Tools

poniedziałek, 30 Grudzień 2013

LinuxLinks: This article highlights versatile open source software that aids cross-stitching and knot design.

Ubuntu and Android dual boot developer preview released

niedziela, 29 Grudzień 2013

IT World: This lets developers test the ability to easily boot back and forth between Android and Ubuntu on mobile devices.