What is Kaltura ?

Kaltura provides the world’s first and only Open Source Online Video Platform. Our platform includes industry leading media management applications as well as a framework for developing custom apps. That basically means that we provide you with flexible video solutions to cover all of your needs – both now and in the future.

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Rike project management

Rike enables teams to autonomously administer their tasks according to the kanban principle and to thus work in a more focused manner. The meta-ticketing/planning tool is based on the kanban principle and embraces elements of other agile methods like extreme programming or scrum. With Rike, team members autonomously choose their tasks according to the so-called “pull principle”. Thereby, all team members are equally challenged and able to bring their individual strengths to the table. By minimizing simultaneously pending tasks, Rike reduces the throughput time for individual tasks.

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openHAB Introduction

The open Home Automation Bus (openHAB) project aims at providing a universal integration platform for all things around home automation. It is a pure Java solution, fully based on OSGi. The Equinox OSGi runtime and Jetty as a web server build the core foundation of the runtime. It is designed to be absolutely vendor-neutral as well as hardware/protocol-agnostic. openHAB brings together different bus systems, hardware devices and interface protocols by dedicated bindings.

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CFEngine – Configuration Management

CFEngine automates large-scale IT computing infrastructure: ensuring the availability, security and compliance of mission-critical applications and services. Based on popular and flexible open source configuration management software, CFEngine configuration management products are highly scalable through decentralized, autonomous agents that can continuously monitor, self-repair, and update the IT infrastructure of a global multi-site enterprise – with negligible impact on system resources or performance.

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Magento is

the complete eCommerce solution for businesses that are ready to take full advantage of their online channel. This solution combines an unrivaled feature set with world-class support and virtually infinite flexibility, at a fraction of the price charged by competitive platforms.

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SSH with Two-Factor Authentication

Want to secure your SSH server with easy-to-use two-factor authentication? Google provides the necessary software to integrate Google Authenticator’s time-based one-time password (TOTP) system with your SSH server. You’ll have to enter the code from your phone when you connect.

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Building a Computer Lab for free

“Discarded computers are truly our most wasted education resource today,” says Robert Litt, ending his presentation at the World Maker Faire on the importance of bringing computer technology into classrooms.

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Discovering and Monitoring Hardware

Nothing ever need be a mystery on Linux as it has a large number of excellent utilities for discovering hardware and monitoring hardware health. Here are a handful of good tools for spotting possible hard drive failure, displaying hardware information and monitoring temperatures, fans, voltages, email, music players and more.

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About Minerva

Minerva is a complete, easy to use, home automation suite. Using Minerva you can make your home easier and cheaper to run and more secure. With Minerva you can: switch on your lights from anywhere, using a mobile phone or PC; email your video; check your security CCTV footage; control your central heating and much more.

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The beginning of the end for AV Linux

Following what he calls “a very turbulent development period”, AV Linux Project Leader Glen MacArthur has released version 6.0 of his custom Linux distribution geared towards audio and video production. AV Linux is a Debian-based distribution that uses the lightweight LXDE desktop environment and includes various multimedia creation programs out of the box.

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15 Must Have Linux Applications

An operating system is of no value whatsoever without needed applications to get things done on a day to day basis. And even though this sounds obvious, it’s something that is on the minds of many new Linux converts. Will they be able to relinquish control over their tired, older legacy apps on the Windows desktops? While finding usable, Linux compatible alternatives?

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Kazam Screencaster

Kazam is a simple screen recording program that will capture the content of your screen and record a video file that can be played by any video player that supports VP8/WebM video format. Optionally you can record sound from any sound input device that is supported and visible by PulseAudio.

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Dart: Build HTML5 Apps Fast

Dart is a language, library, toolset, and virtual machine from Google that greatly facilitates writing fast, interactive HTML5 apps without requiring you to be a JavaScript expert.

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Mountain Lion and Linux on your Mac

A fast, refreshed, and completely awesome Mac is within your reach, but Mountain Lion isn’t the way to get there. Install Linux on it, one great alternative that will breathe new life into your Mac hardware.

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About calibre

calibre is a free and open source e-book library management application developed by users of e-books for users of e-books. It has a cornucopia of features divided into the following main categories:

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