MaraDNS is a small, free and lightweight Domain Name Server. It is an alternative open-source DNS server, which acts as a caching, recursive, or authoritative nameserver. It is remarkably easy to configure and available for Linux and Windows platform.
By Shawn Powers
I love my latest Android device (see the March 2015 issue’s Open-Source Classroom
column for details), but for some reason, it won’t automatically connect
to my Bluetooth headset. When I turn on my headset, I want it to connect
to my Android device so I can start using it right away. more>>
From: Linux Journal
Early adopters of Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet can now use AMD’s new Catalyst 15.3 Beta driver that’s been packaged for Ubuntu and uploaded to the Vivid repository prior to its release on AMD.com…
softpedia: Canonical and Microsoft are long-time partners and they have been working on a number of common projects, and now that partnership has been extended.
From: Linux Today
By Matt Hartley Anytime I’m forced to use Windows or OS X I instantly find myself missing the specific features I enjoy on the Linux desktop. More specifically, it’s the post-installation enhancements that make using someone else’s computer near painful.
MYIR’s Linux-supported, open-spec “Z-turn Board” uses the hybrid Cortex-A9/FPGA Xilinx Zynq-7010 SoC, and offers sensors, and FPGA expansion connectors. MYIR, which recently introduced a Rico Board SBC based on TI’s PRU-enabled Sitara AM437x system-on-chip has now turned to an even more complex SoC: the Xilinx Zynq. The Z-turn Board uses the Zynq-7010, which has the […]
LinuxGizmos: MYIR’s Linux-supported, open-spec “Z-turn Board” uses the hybrid Cortex-A9/FPGA Xilinx Zynq-7010 SoC, and offers sensors, and FPGA expansion connectors.
From: Linux Today
Google is going to be open-sourcing SageTV, the proprietary DVR/HTPC software Google acquired back in 2011…
CentOS has updated bind (C6: denial of service).
Debian has updated libssh2 (information leak), mod-gnutls (restriction bypass), and xen (multiple vulnerabilities).
Debian-LTS has updated axis (verification bypass).
Mageia has updated gnupg,
libgcrypt (information leak), icu (code
execution), pngcrush (denial of service), and vsftpd (unauthorized access).
openSUSE has updated autofs
(13.2, 13.1: privilege escalation), glusterfs (13.1: denial of service), percona-toolkit (13.2, 13.1:
man-in-the-middle attack), and putty (13.2,
13.1: information disclosure).
Oracle has updated bind (OL6: denial of service).
Red Hat has updated bind
(RHEL6,7: denial of service).
Ubuntu has updated ecryptfs-utils
(information disclosure) and icu (12.04:
regression in previous update).
Demands by users that are running applications in the scientific, technical, financial or research areas can easily outstrip the capabilities of in-house clusters of servers. IT departments have to anticipate compute and storage needs for their most demanding users, which can lead to extra spending on both CAPEX and OPEX…