Matias Vangsnes

Internet, communication and the concept of open source

Uniregistry: .Click new gTLD Generated Over 10000 Registrations In First 24 Hours

Collected November 27th, 2014 by matias

In a comment left by Frank Schilling on TheDomains.com, on our post about yesterday Uniregistry’s new gTLD first day totals, more than 10,000 domain names were registered in the first 24 hours. The stats we published earlier today were based on the last zone file update which usually cuts off at midnight,  which showed the [...]

1st New gTLD Totals: .Click 3779; .Help 1908; .Property 1490; .Hosting 1197 …

Collected November 26th, 2014 by matias

Five New gTLD of Uniregistry  launched into General Availability yesterday Here are the first day total including Sunrise registrations. None of these extensions had a Early Access Program or Landrush program: .Click 3,779 .Help 1,908 .Property 1,490 .Hosting 1,197 .Diet 787 Article source: http://www.thedomains.com/2014/11/26/1st-new-gtld-totals-click-3779-help-1908-property-1490-hosting-1197-diet-787/

Tiny quad-core ARM mini-PC runs Ubuntu with Cinnamon

Collected November 26th, 2014 by matias

3013 A startup is pitching a $129-$199 “Imp” mini-PC on Indiegogo based on a quad-core Odroid-U3 SBC, with HDMI streaming and an Ubuntu/Cinnamon Linux desktop. A day after reporting on one Israeli-based, non-Android ARM mini-PC — SolidRun’s $100 CuBoxTV with OpenElec Linux — here comes another. Aside from the usual hyperbole found on crowdfunding pages [...]

Phones with Ubuntu Mobile installed all set to launch in early 2015

Collected November 26th, 2014 by matias

It has been almost 10 months since we last heard about Canonical and Chinese manufacturer Meizu’s plans for the Ubuntu Mobile, also known as Ubuntu Touch, operating system. The pair have now reaffirmed the partnership, and according to Meizu, the first Ubuntu Mobile phone will finally be released in early 2015. News broke in the [...]

Uniregistry Launches 5 New gTLD’s Today

Collected November 25th, 2014 by matias

Uniregistry is launching 5 new gTLD’s today the 25th of November 2014 at 16:00 UTC. .click which will have no reserved domains except for the 100 domains registered by the registry and domain names on the ICANN collision list .Click is priced at $5.99 at Godaddy The other four extensions of  Uniregistry  have quite a [...]

SmartBear Presents Practical API Lifecycle Management Crash Course with 3scale at APIdays 2014 in Paris

Collected November 25th, 2014 by matias

BEVERLY, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– SmartBear Software, the choice of more than two million software professionals for building and delivering the world’s best applications, and 3scale, providing an all-in-one SaaS API management platform and infrastructure, are delivering the workshop, “Crash Course – Practical API Lifecycle Management,” at the APIdays Global Conference on Tuesday, December 2 – Wednesday, [...]

Ubuntu powered Meizu MX4 to hit market early 2015

Collected November 25th, 2014 by matias

A strategic cooperation deal was signed today between Ubuntu and Meizu in the Chinese manufacturer’s headquarters. The agreement sets joint goals to build and promote a new version of the Meizu’s Flyme OS, which is based on Ubuntu touch software and an application ecosystem to go along with it. Few specifics were provided, but Meizu [...]

Meizu and Canonical Reach Agreement to Release Ubuntu-Powered Meizu … – Android Headlines

Collected November 25th, 2014 by matias

Meizu is on a roll lately. The company has announced their newest flagship handset, Meizu MX4 Pro only two and a half months after they released the original MX4. This upgrade wasn’t actually needed, but Meizu saw an opportunity and decided to take it, they released a beastly handset and made it available at a [...]

Debian vs Ubuntu: Which is Best for You?

Collected November 25th, 2014 by matias

Debian and Ubuntu are the most influential Linux distributions ever. Of the 285 active distributions listed on Distrowatch, 132 are derived from Debian, including Ubuntu, and another 67 are derived directly from Ubuntu — just under 70%. Yet the experience of using them differs in just about every aspect. Consequently, choosing between them is no [...]

Imp ARM-based Ubuntu Mini PC Unveiled for $150

Collected November 24th, 2014 by matias

A new Ubuntu Mini PC has been unveiled this week in the form of the Imp, a small form factor desktop PC, that is equipped with an ARM-based processor supported by 2GB of RAM and comes complete with open source software. The new Imp Ubuntu mini PC will soon be launched via a crowd funding [...]

We have a winner! Fresh Linux Mint 17.1 – hands down the best

Collected November 24th, 2014 by matias

Adaptable System Recovery (ASR) for Linux virtual machines Review Linux Mint 17.1 is the first example of what the Mint project team can do when they’re focused on their own system rather than on making the latest Ubuntu work with Mint. That’s because Mint 17.1 sticks with the Ubuntu released earlier this year – the [...]

Serve websites with Nginx

Collected November 22nd, 2014 by matias

Nov 21, 2014, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s]) Nginx (pronounced Engine X) is a web server developed in Russia by Igor Sysoev back in 2002. In this article you will learn how to install and run Nginx on a Linux machine, how to configure it and how to install and use Joomla with Nginx. The first two [...]

Imp mini PC is a tiny, ARM-based Ubuntu computer

Collected November 21st, 2014 by matias

Want a small, low-power desktop computer that runs Ubuntu Linux, but don’t want to go through the hassle of installing and configuring the operating system yourself? A company called Imp wants to deliver a tiny desktop with an ARM-based CPU, 2GB of RAM, and open source software. They’re launching a crowdfunding campaign to fund the project [...]

We reveal how to install Ubuntu, the free open-source OS, on your laptop or PC

Collected November 21st, 2014 by matias

Ubuntu has branded itself as the friendly face of Linux, and this focus on accessibility extends to the setup. The OS is remarkably easy to find, download and install, and during the past few versions Canonical has done sterling work in streamlining the process and making it easier to handle. See also: Getting Started with [...]

Facebook's alternative PHP engine attracts Web service providers

Collected November 21st, 2014 by matias

Some fairly large Internet services are pressing into production Facebook’s open-source PHP runtime engine after being impressed with the performance metrics for the alternative to the ubiquitous open-source PHP package used across the Web. WordPress hosting site WP Engine has found that the Facebook HipHip Virtual Machine (HHVM) executes PHP commands 5.6 times faster than [...]

1st Day New gTLD Totals: .Top 10298; .Quebec 4902: .ENGINEER 523

Collected November 20th, 2014 by matias

We have numbers for the three new gTLD’s that launched this week. .Top which launched on the November 18th has according to ntldstats.com 10,298 domains registered. The registry for .Top is “Jiangsu Bangning Science Technology Co.,Ltd.” which is also the backend for the extension and is also a  domain name registrar Out of the 10,298 [...]

How to install Ubuntu: run Linux on your laptop or PC

Collected November 20th, 2014 by matias

Ubuntu has branded itself as the friendly face of Linux, and this focus on accessibility extends to the setup. The OS is remarkably easy to find, download and install, and during the past few versions Canonical has done sterling work in streamlining the process and making it easier to handle. See also: Getting Started with [...]

Breaking down new gTLDs by the numbers

Collected November 20th, 2014 by matias

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Numbers and Names continues to be sluggish in delegating new gTLDs this month, delegating no new gTLDs since our last post. But ICANN has made a dent this year in the 1,930 gTLD applications submitted, delegating 432 new gTLDs to date. Of those 1,930 applications, 1,157 are proceeding through the new [...]

Ubuntu MATE is a heavyweight among the lightweight distributions

Collected November 20th, 2014 by matias

What kind of operating system would you run on your PC? One that hogs resources leaving you with just enough to do your work or one that ‘glides’ over the resources leaving almost everything for you to use? I would certainly choose the latter. And if I ran a business, where a penny saved is [...]

Linux Tablet Developer Crowdfunds Mobile App Tools for Ubuntu, Android, iOS

Collected November 19th, 2014 by matias

An outfit called the Demski Group has launched a Kickstarter campaign to support development of MAGE, a platform for building mobile apps without having to write code. On its own, that would not be interesting news—there’s plenty of similar stuff out there already—but what makes it noteworthy is Demski Group is the same company is [...]

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