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Mandriva Pulse now on Univention Corporate Server

Univention, the manufacturer of the Linux Distribution Univention Corporate Server, and Mandriva, the supplier of the IT asset management solution Mandriva Pulse, have started a new strategic partnership leading to the expansion of the Univention App Center with Mandriva's popular Open Source solution Mandriva Pulse.

All information on Mandriva Pulse and UCS including a demo film about the synergies can be found at:

http://www.univention.com/mandriva-pulse

 

Sound branding Linux Distributions

As I watch the wallpapers of Linux Mint 17 cinnamon I wonder. What is the music that goes along with these images? This gives me the idea that each Linux distribution release could have its own music. A small playlist of creative commons music. I think relaxing, acoustic or very good audiophile recordings are a given choice. Then you probably would want a dedicated way of playing these. Here I'm thinking of a simple toggle button on the panel and a fast key.

 

LinuxDistributionMusic

 

 

Maybe this could further enhance the Linux experience.

 

 

Maxthon Releases Its First Browser For Linux

Maxthon has launched its first cloud browser for Linux. The release is partly in response to requests from Maxthon’s users, but also because the open-source operating system has become speedier, says Karl Mattson, the company’s vice president.

“If people haven’t taken a look at Linux for a while, they should take a second look because it’s a great product. The chorus of people emailing us asking for Linux has gotten a lot louder,” says Mattson.

He adds that Maxthon for Linux has a bigger feature set than the company usually includes in browsers when they launch for the first time on an operating system, including “Magic Fill,” an AES 256 level encrypted password and user account prompt, and mouse gestures, which lets users execute browser commands by making a gesture with their mouse.

Maxthon for Linux fits into the company’s strategy of following its users across different platforms. While its focus over the past year has been on mobile, Maxthon also recently launched a new Windows desktop browser. Mattson says the company plans to continue working on new releases and content partnerships for desktop users.

Factors that may spur the adoption of Linux by enterprise users and individual consumers include the end of support for Windows XP, its compatibility with older hardware, and increasing ease of use.  Mattson adds that Linux is also becoming more popular in emerging markets such as Russia, which are key regions for Maxthon. The company’s browsers currently reach 100 million unique devices each month and its top four markets are China, the U.S., Russia, and India.

Future version of Maxthon for Linux will have localized features for different countries. In Russia, whereMaxthon has a content partnership with Yandex, browsers are customized for major cities like St. Petersburg and Moscow. These include a taxi-calling service that geo-locates users through their browser and helps them call a car service. Other potentially important markets for Maxthon’s Linux browser include India, the U.S., China, Brazil, and Indonesia.

 

Pisi Linux 1.0 RC2 Erdinc (Release Candidate 2) is finally finished.

Hi to all

My Name is groni i will you Present today the new Version of Pisi Linux

What is Pisi Linux?

Pisi Linux is a fork of the (PiSi-based) Pardus operating system and its unique technologies.

When it became apparent early in 2012 that for political/financial reasons, Pardus was to be abandoned, a small group of Turkish volunteers came together to preserve the unique features of Pardus. The name of this project is Anka (Turkish for Phoenix). Initially the Anka-Team believed the fork could be named Pardus-Anka. Ultimately this was not possible - hence re-branding to Pisi Linux as a reference to Pardus and its package system PiSi (Pisi is Turkish for kitty).

After a long and difficult process to eliminate errors and to update software 
we are now able to produce a new release candidate to Present.

the version Pisi Linux 1.0 RC2 Erdinc (Release Candidate 2)

With on board are:
Pisi, Çomar, Yalı, Kaptan, Panda, Management Tools
(Package Manager, Service Manager, Firewall Manager, User Manager)
Linux Kernel: 3.12.13
KDE: 4.12.3
Mate: 1.6.2
Mozilla Firefox: 27.0
LibreOffice: 4.2.1.1
GIMP: 2.8.10
Calligra Suite: 2.7.5
Clementine: 1.2.1
Qt: 4.8.5
glibc: 2.18
binutils: 2.32.2
coreutils: 8.21
and 6000 other packages.

Pisi Linux is translated into 14 languages​​: 
English, Dutch, German, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, French, Hungarian, Italian, Croatian, Swedish, Ukrainian, Polish and Portuguese (Brazilian).
Translations into other languages ​​will follow.
System Requirements: 
64-bit processors
At least 2 GB of memory and 12 GB of disk space (during installation disk partitioning step "Manual partitioning" option is recommended)
Create a swap space for Pisi Linux is recommended. (Can be done during setup, you use twice the amount of memory is recommended.)

Finally the version of Pisi Linux 1.0 Rc2 able to see this dream together ... We're dedicated to  Erdinc Gültekin

you can look to more Informations at the Homepage from Pisi Linux

http://www.pisilinuxworld.org/

Sorry when you found here some spelling and grammar errors, my Mother tongue is German.

Greetings
groni


 

Alpine Linux 2.7.5 released

The Alpine Linux project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of version 2.7.5 of its Alpine Linux operating system. Download it: http://wiki.alpinelinux.org/cgi-bin/dl.cgi/v2.7/releases/x86/alpine-2.7.5-x86.iso

 

Ojuba

Ojuba is a most common distro in Arab world. It isn't only a Fedora-Based distro but also a big project that works hard to be always better.

ojuba

So Ojuba project manage many projects that make changes, Ojuba contribute in Fedora iself and in many big open source projects as KDE,MATE,VLC,Wine and others.

These projects as Thawab the fastest searching library, Occ one of high personalaty control panel, Hijra best algorithm to calculate Hijri calender, Mimic the multimedia convertor, and many many others.

Ojuba with other Arab open source partners as LinuxAC,ArabEyes,Helal and professional programmers like Dr.Khaled Hosny and Taha Zarroki, make Linux more common in Arab world.

Ojuba future of Linux in Arab World.

 

A Non Changing Experience In A Changing Environment

We all love the variation that comes with Linux. But if you could why not make it optional for those who want the same experience when changing distribution. I wonder if a version of the operating system could be run from the browser and control the native one. A simplified version would mean that a novice could operate a lot of different desktop environments. Like GNOME, Unity, Cinnamon, MATE, KDE, Xfce, LXDE and Enlightenment. If a larger group of distributions would work together on something like this I think it would make it easier for those distributions to exist in the workplace.

With this you could take advantage of the creativity in web development and a non changing experience for those who want that.

 

Linux Networking Simplified

Making optimal use of the network with Linux for varied purposes such as remote login, network statistics, alive test, and many more, is very essential in day-to-day usage. Linux Networking is incredibly simplified with the following elaborated Linux Network Commands.

For more details, see at  Techdarting.com - Linux Network Commands Simplified

 

Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) - Alpha 1 Released ! Time to Upgrade !

Even though the release of Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr is scheduled on April 17, 2014, you can enjoy using it today. Yes, the first alpha of Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr is available for the users. This article will help you to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 from Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander.

Before Upgrading:

1. Make sure that you are having the backup of all important data.
2. All the third party repositories should be disabled.
3. Owners of production systems are advised to wait till April 17 for the final release.

Read more at YourOwnLinux

 

UEFI SecureBoot mini-HOWTO available

I have been sorely missing some kind of UEFI SecureBoot HOWTO while figuring out the bits and pieces which are required to let our users avoid the pain of having to wrestle this by themselves; having found a lot of sparse articles I had to write one myself.  It's published in the hope that at least those who choose to follow this way have a few bumps less and know better what lies ahead right from the start.

Here's ALT Linux English wiki page and here's its static copy as of today just in case.

While at that, the described approach has resulted in a few groups of images made available that survive Secure Boot left enabled:

 

CentOS / RHEL: See Detailed History Of yum Commands

The yum command has history option on the latest version of CentOS / RHEL v6.x+. To database are normally found in /var/lib/yum/history/ directory. The history option was added at the the end of 2009 (or thereabouts) to yum command. The history command allows an admin to access detailed information on the history of yum transactions that have been run on a system. You can see what has happened in past transactions (assuming the history_record config option is set). You can use various command line options to view what happened, undo/redo/rollback to act on that information and start a new history file.

Read more: CentOS / RHEL: See Detailed History Of yum Commands

 
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