Ubuntu 14.04 Server Brings Virtualization, Automation, Storage Updates

 The VAR Guy: The 14.04 release of Ubuntu Linux, code-named Trusty Tahr, will bring new automation, virtualization and storage features to Ubuntu server users.

Schaller: Preparing the ground for the Fedora Workstation

Here is a
long piece from Christian Schaller
describing the planning for the
upcoming Fedora Workstation product. "So when we are planning the
Fedora Workstation we are not just looking at what features we can develop
for individual libraries or applications like GTK+, Firefox or LibreOffice,
but we are looking at what we want the system as a whole to look like.

Schaller: Preparing the Ground for the Fedora Workstation

Here is a long piece from Christian Schaller describing the planning for the upcoming Fedora Workstation product. "So when we are planning the Fedora Workstation we are not just looking at what features we can develop for individual libraries or applications like GTK+, Firefox or LibreOffice, but we are looking...

All Packages Needed For FreedomBox Now In Debian

Eben Moglen's FreedomBox concept (personal servers for everyone to enable private communication) is getting closer to being an easy-to-install reality: all packages needed for FreedomBox are now in Debian's unstable branch, and should be migrating to testing in a week or two. Quoting Petter Reinholdtsen: "Today, the last of the packages currently used by the project to created the system images were accepted into Debian Unstable. It was the freedombox-setup package, which is used to configure the images during build and on the first boot.

How to set up a secondary DNS server in CentOS

Xmodulo: In this tutorial, we will create a secondary DNS server (ns2) for the same domain by using bind package on CentOS.

Does Heartbleed Disprove 'Open Source is Safer'?

 Datamation: An open community is supposed to make software development safer or at least open source adherents have always claimed so.

Dear Ubuntu Users, Stop Saying the Ubuntu Is Unprotected Against the Heartbleed Exploit

 Softpedia: Unfortunately, some of the Ubuntu users didn't understood how the patching process worked and have started to flood the forums and other social media with the message that Ubuntu is vulnerable.

Distribution Release: IPFire 2.13 Core 76

Michael Tremer has announced the release of IPFire 2.13 Core 76, a new build of the specialist firewall distribution that fixes a security issue in strongSwan.

Michael Tremer has announced the release of IPFire 2.13 Core 76, a new build of the specialist firewall distribution that fixes a security issue in strongSwan: "This is the official release announcement for IPFire 2.13 – Core Update 76. It comes with a security fix for the strongSwan....
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[$] Avoiding memory-allocation deadlocks

There is a saying that you need to spend money to make money, though
this apparent paradox is easily resolved with a start-up loan and the
discipline of balancing expenses against income. A similar logic
applies to the management of memory in an operating system kernel such
as Linux: sometimes you need to allocate memory to free memory.

Android media player to run KitKat on quad-core Cortex-A17

LinuxGizmos: The Ugoos UT3 is a follow-on to the recent Ugoos UT2 Android media player box.

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