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Installing SHOUTCast Radio Server (Online Media Streaming) on Linux

Installing SHOUTCast Radio Server (Online Media Streaming) on Linux
SHOUTcast is a proprietary software used to stream media over Internet, especially used in music live streaming by the radio stations in Internet, and is developed by Nullsoft with versions for all major platforms, including Linux. Install Shoutcast in Linux This tutorial will guide you on how you can install The SHOUTcast Distributed Network Audio Server (DNAS 2.0) in CentOS 7, with the help of which you can use media players, like Winamp or...
Filed in: Open Source

Phabricator – An Open Source Powerful “Project Management” Tool for Linux

Phabricator – An Open Source Powerful “Project Management” Tool for Linux
Phabricator is an open source application that helps software companies to create/build better software, which is built using PHP language and available under Apache 2.0 open source license for Linux, MacOSX and can be run in any platform, it can even run in windows but it is totally based on Linux support. Phabricator has been used by Facebook before. The first version of phabricator was built by facebook with lots of features such as reviewing and...
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Firefox 32 Released – Install on RHEL/CentOS 7/6, Fedora 20/19/18/17 and Ubuntu 14.04

Firefox 32 Released – Install on RHEL/CentOS 7/6, Fedora 20/19/18/17 and Ubuntu 14.04
Finally, Firefox version 32 has been released on 2nd of September 2014, for all major OS e.g. Linux (32/64 bit), Mac and Windows. The binary package are now available for download for Linux (POSIX) systems, grab desired one and enjoy the browsing with new features added to it. Install Firefox 32 in Linux What’s new and What’s fixed Integrated garbage collection. Come with New HTTP caching (v2) which is enabled by default. Provide the information...
Filed in: Web Browsers

5 Reasons Why I Hate GNU/Linux – Do You Hate (Love) Linux?

5 Reasons Why I Hate GNU/Linux – Do You Hate (Love) Linux?
This part of Linux, I don’t like to talk very often but sometimes I do really feel some of the aspects related to Linux is real pain. Here are the five points which I come across on a daily basis, almost. 5 Reasons Why I Hate Linux 1. Choose from Too Many Good Distros While reading several on-line forum (a part of my hobby), I very often come across a question like – Hi, I am new to Linux, just switched over from Windows to Linux. Which...
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The Story Behind ‘init’ and ‘systemd’: Why ‘init’ Needed to be Replaced with ‘systemd’ in Linux

The Story Behind ‘init’ and ‘systemd’: Why ‘init’ Needed to be Replaced with ‘systemd’ in Linux
I am subscribed to several mailing lists related to various Linux Distributions and Applications just to keep myself updated with what’s going on where. What are the new bugs? What are the Patches Released? What is expected in next release? and a whole lot of other stuffs. These days the mailing list is heavily populated with “Choose your side on Linux Divide”, mainly on Debian Mailing list along with a few other. systemd replaces init What...
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The Story Behind Acquisition of ‘MySQL’ by Sun Microsystem and the Rise of ‘MariaDB’

The Story Behind Acquisition of ‘MySQL’ by Sun Microsystem and the Rise of ‘MariaDB’
A database is an information organized in such a fashion that a computer program can access the stored data or a part of it. This electronic file system is stored, updated, selected and deleted using a special program called Database Management System (DBMS). There is a huge list of DBMS, a few of which makes to the list here are – MySQL, MariaDB, SQL Server, Oracle, DB2, LibreOffice Base, Microsoft Access, etc. Story of MySQL Acquisition by...
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6 Cool Linux Distributions to Review on Your Old PCs and Laptops

6 Cool Linux Distributions to Review on Your Old PCs and Laptops
Many of us have an old computer, in fact, old computers are everywhere, instead of taking them to the garbage you can revive them with these 6 cool Linux distributions which is designed specially for old PCs and Laptops. 1. SliTaz SliTaz is an independent Linux distribution which is designed to run on any computer with no less than 256MB of RAM, SliTaz ISO file is very small in size (45MB Only!), it uses its own package manager “tazpkg”...
Filed in: Open Source

OwnCloud 7 Released – Create Personal/Private Cloud Storage in Linux

OwnCloud 7 Released – Create Personal/Private Cloud Storage in Linux
Cloud storage stands for virtualised pool of network storage most commonly hosted by third parties. Cloud storage is a network-based service which physically do not exist but remains somewhere in the cloud. To be more clear, cloud storage means sharing data over network, rather than having local servers or personal device. Cloud storage is all around us in our smart phones, on desktops and servers etc. The Dropbox application which is now available...
Filed in: Open Source, Storage
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