Web comic adapted to animation thanks to open license

Marking a major milestone for the sustainability of free-culture production, David Revoy’s popular free-culture fantasy web comic, Pepper & Carrot, about a young witch (Pepper) and her cat (Carrot), has been adapted into a motion-comic style animation by Nikolai Mamashev, produced by Konstantin Dmitriev’s Morevna Project.read more

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Latest Clonezilla Live Stable Update Includes a Lite Server, Linux Kernel 4.11.6

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

Clonezilla Live and GParted Live developer Steven Shiau is pleased to announce the release and immediate availability for download of a new stable version of his widely-used Clonezilla Live project.

Based on the open-source Clonezilla disk partitioning and imaging/cloning program, Clonezilla Live is a GNU/Linux operating system that allows anyone to partition disks, as well as clone entire disks or partitions without installing anything on the respective computers.

Based on the Debian Sid repository as of July 26, 2017, Clonezilla Live 2.5.2-17 is now the latest stable release of the project, which ships with major enhancements and bug fixes. The distribution is now powered by the Linux 4.11.6 kernel and Partclone 0.2.91 backup utility, but it also appears to include a lite server.

“A lite server was added in Clonezilla live. It can be used as Clonezilla server, with limited features, but works for most of the scenarios. Therefore re-arrange the main menu of Clone… (read more)

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How to Monitor your CentOS 7 Server using Cacti

Cacti is a free and open source network graphing solution. It uses RRDTool for data gathering and graphing. It provides many features such as remote and local data collectors, network discovery, device management automation, graph templating etc. In this tutorial, we will install Cacti on CentOS 7 server.

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First Calamares 3.1 Point Release Is Out to Improve Salting for User Passwords

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

After a long wait, the Calamares 3.1 stable branch of the universal Linux installer received its first point release, an incremental bugfix update that adds various improvements, and fixes some of the latest issues or crashes that have been reported lately by users.

Calamares 3.1.1 is now available for download for OS integrators who want to ship it on their upcoming ISO snapshots for their GNU/Linux distributions, and it looks like it includes salting improvements for user passwords, better support for very small screens with 800×600 resolutions, and adds the Crashreporter debugging facility for the first time in the release tarball.

This point release also implements a new functionality that guesses the system language, keyboard layout and other locale settings based on the language and location chosen by the user during the installation. Additionally, it adds support for using hostnames that contain up to 63 characters, conforming to various LDAP schemas and RFC… (read more)

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