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Linux Kernel 3.16 Stable is Now Available! Install Linux Kernel 3.16 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint Systems

The Linux Kernel 3.16-Stable is now available for the users, announced Linus Torvalds. This Linux Kernel version comes with plenty of fixes and improvements. This article will guide you to install or upgrade to Linux Kernel 3.16 in your Ubuntu or Linux Mint system.

 

Read more on YourOwnLinux.

 

Advanced Gtk+ Sequencer Version 0.4.0

Advanced Gtk+ Sequencer Version 0.4.0

Advanced GTK+ Sequencer is intended to use for music composition. It features a piano roll, as well a synth, matrix editor, drum machine, soundfont2 player, mixer and an output panel. It's designed to be highly configurable, you may add effects to its effect chain, add or remove audio channels/pads. You may set up a fully functional network of engines, therefore exists a link editor for linking audio lines.

Features

  • save or open Advanced Gtk+ Sequencer XML files with XPath support
  • add or remove audio engines with adjustable audio channels and pads
  • link channels with property dialog
  • output panel, mixer, drum and matrix sequencer, soft synth and audio file player
  • piano roll with basic notation editing supporting copy & paste
  • adjustable BPM

Caveates

The timings described in thread tree assumes optimal case. Note your system may hang up when you run Advanced Gtk+ Sequencer.

It's the response of your distributer to take care that it won't interfer with other processes.

 

 

 

Tomcat 8 Stable Released - Install Tomcat 8 on CentOS, Redhat, Ubuntu

Apache has released stable version of Tomcat 8 on June 25, 2014. Which is available for download on itsofficial site. Apache tomcat 8 has upgraded some features. Below are few details about Tomcat 8.

    • Tomcat 8 requires JAVA 7 to work.
    • Tomcat 8 supports Java Servlet 3.1
    • Tomcat 8 supports JavaServer Pages 2.3
    • Tomcat 8 supports Java Unified Expression Language 3.0
    • Tomcat 8 supports Java WebSocket 1.0  

Read complete article http://tecadmin.net/install-tomcat-8-on-centos-rhel-and-ubuntu/

 

Anti-X & Zorin 9

Anti-X 14.2 is a pretty good distro, have been setting it my specifications.

When you install a new browser, iceweasel does not work. Then you have no access to setting up a printer. Anti-X is great for using g-parted and also unetbootin to make usb sticks and it is fairly quick. This distro is easy to install and run for a beginner or someone who is new to Linux

Zorin 9 is easy to set up and seems to run fairly smooth, that is what I'm using now. It's stable with no glitches that I can find, so I reccomend this desktop over ubuntu or other desktops I have used. That said I have been using Linux for about six months, so guess I would be what you call a "NEWBIE" to the system, but it sure beats the heck out of paying Microsoft high dollar for a system that need upgraded every couple years that has become confusing to customers.

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Please Note That Data Boards May Fail to Start Up After an Upgrade on OptiX OSN 550/500

Summary:
0.03% to 0.1% of certain models of data boards and central switching boards with the basic BIOS version of 1.21 or earlier on OSN 550/500 NEs fail to start up after the NEs are upgraded, which results in the rollback of the NE version. The issue is solved after the boards are replaced.

Huawei OSN 550Trigger conditions:
This problem may occur if the following conditions are met at the same time:
An NE is upgraded.
The NE uses one of the following boards: TNH1EM6T/F, TNM1EF8F, TNH1CSHDA/B, TNM1PCXLG, TNM1PCXX, TNM1PCXLX, TNM1PCXGB, or TNM1PCXGA.
The basic BIOS version of the board is 1.21 or earlier.
Symptom:
The faulty board stays in the BIOS state after an upgrade and does not start up. The fault is cleared after the NE version is rolled back.
Identification method:
1. Query the version

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2. After an upgrade, the STAT indicator on the board is red and the other indicators are off, which indicates that the board stays in the BIOS state and fails to start up. The board starts up after the NE version is rolled back.
The following interfaces are displayed in the case of an automatic rollback after an upgrade failure on the U2000.When both of the preceding conditions are met, the fault can almost be identified.
[Root Cause]
On the basic BIOS of version 1.21 or earlier, the time sequence of the CPU adder is not the optimal configuration. As a result, there is a low possibility that the board fails to start up after an upgrade.
[Impact and Risk]
The board does not start up after an upgrade, which results in service interruptions. The fault is cleared after the NE version is rolled back.
[Measures and Solutions]

The fault is automatically cleared after the NE version is rolled back.

Solution:

The basic BIOS of boards on OSN 500/550 cannot be upgraded online. If the fault occurs on an NE during an upgrade, replace the board with a new board with the basic BIOS version of 1.22 or later.
Material handling after replacement:
Return the replaced board to Huawei, if the board supplied by thunder-link.com, then please contact your sales representative.

 

It's Free, But It's Broken

Google Abandonware

 
About six months ago I noticed that one of the portfolios I was tracking using Google Finance Portfolio suddenly started reporting wrong historical data for nearly all of the equities in the portfolio. I clicked on the "Report a problem" link at the bottom of the page and used the form to send off a detailed description of the problem off to Google.

I never received a reply, of course. I've sort of come to expect that when reporting issues with free Google resources. So, in the mean time I clicked on the link for theGoogle Finance Blog to see if anybody else had reported the problem.

Oh, oh. Here is the top post, dated two years ago:

Please follow us on the Inside Search blog

Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 9:20 AM

Posted by Karolina Netolicka, Product Manager

Thanks to everyone who has been a loyal reader of the blog over the last five years. After some consideration, we've realized that we're just not generating enough content here to warrant your time, so we won't be posting here any longer.


Instead, we'll start contributing to the Inside Search blog, so tune in there for updates on Google Finance.

 


Looking through the referenced Inside Search Blog  blog turned up no discussion on the broken Google Finance portfolio tracker, but a more general search turned up plenty of discussions on the topic, such as this one. Bottom line: Google Finance is broken, and unsupported.
 
More recently, about three weeks ago I went over to the Google Finance Stock Screener using, as always, Google's Chrome Browser on my Linux box, and I found it to broken as well, and fairly recently. I had used it just one month prior.
 
Digging a little deeper, I realized that their stock screener page itself wasn't really broken; it worked fine when using Firefox. However, the page was not being rendered properly by the Google Chrome browser; elements of the page overlapped each other, making the page unusable.
 
Here's how the screener page is supposed to look (Firefox):
 
 
 
And here's how it looks in Chrome:
 
 
 
The slider elements overlay the the numeric input boxes on the right making it impossible to set screener selection criteria.
 
Bottom line: it is probably not a good idea to include Google products in any mission-critical applications, because you simply never know if they will continue to be supported in the future.
 
--Doug

 

 

New ownCloud package with introductory price and support

The latest ownCloud version 6.0.4 is now also available in the Univention App Center as a specially tailored package for SMEs with a competitive price and 24 hours support by the IT service partner it25 GmbH .

Details can be found in the press release at:
http://www.univention.com/univention/press/press-releases/press-details/uni/2014/07/23/owncloud-with-it25-support-in-univention-app-center/

 

Excellent Free Distraction-Free Tools for Writers

Fans of the typewriter remain a vehement group. They view the typewriter as something really special, a tool which makes the connection between languages. One of the attractions of a typewriter is that it offers a distraction-free alternative of modern day methods for producing a document. They challenge the writer to concentrate on what really matters - the content. They force the writer to think.

In many countries, the typewriter has been largely consigned to history by the computer. Yet, the computer is jam-packed with distractions. The desktop with its cluttered interface, the chatter of social media, the almost limitless content of the internet, the chirping email notifications, the list of distractions is endless. When writing, concentration is vital. Fortunately, there are computer applications which are designed to offer a distraction-free environment, to ensure the writer has mental clarity, by not being distracted by the operating system and a cluttered interface.

Here is my take on the finest distraction-free applications to help you focus on writing without interruption. Each of the applications run in Linux, most are available as desktop applications.

<A HREF="http://www.linuxlinks.com/article/20140720045111813/DistractionFreeTools.html">Read on</A>

 

What I want from a Linux laptop

 

My perfect Linux laptop would be one that can be used in a ultra low power mode and have the option of being charged from a small solar panel of merely 10 Watt. The only slightly unique thing would be the E-ink screen cover. To be used when reading or writing text in the low power mode. Additionally it should have HDMI and usb input to connect a raspberry pi to the screen and keyboard. The keyboard ought to be one of the old types since my error rate is rather high with flat keys.

 

MyLinuxLaptop

 

 

More from me at peroglyfer.se

 

 

Webcast: Mandriva Pulse on Univention Corporate Server

On Friday, July 18, Univention and Mandriva will demonstrate live how their solutions Univention Corporate Server (UCS) and Mandriva Pulse work perfectly together.

Further information at: UCS/Mandriva webcast

 

TFTP vs FTP application layer protocols

Q1:What's the difference between TFTP and FTP?

A1: TFTP is a local host obtain files from a remote host but does not provide reliability or security. FTP is the standard mechanism provided by TCP / IP for copying a file from one host to another.

Q2:How to copy files from Cisco device to FTP server ?

A2: Three steps to Copy Cisco switch to FTP:
1.Define the FTP user and password
2.Find the file that you wish to upload
3.Upload the file

 
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