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Mount Google Drive On Linux With Google Drive Ocamlfuse Client

Monday 11th of September 2017 06:13:38 PM
Google Drive Ocamlfuse is a FUSE-based file system backed by Google Drive, written in OCaml. It lets you mount your Google Drive on Linux systems.

6 lessons on using technical RFCs as a management tool

Monday 11th of September 2017 04:59:18 PM
As an engineering leader, I value trust and believe that individual contributors should be involved in architectural and high-level technical decision making. I consider every line of code to be a decision made on behalf of someone else (including your future self), and having a fast-growing distributed team makes technical decision making particularly difficult to manage.read more

Install PHP 7.1 on Ubuntu

Monday 11th of September 2017 03:44:58 PM
Ubuntu always lacks behind with the software available in its repo's for security reasons, but if you need the latest version of PHP you need to look at other reputable repositories. To install php 7.1 on ubuntu, we need to turn to Ondrej Surý, who has been maintaining repositories allowing us to install more modern versions of php for as long as I can remember.

The Beautiful Nitrux Linux Distro Could Be a Contender

Monday 11th of September 2017 02:30:37 PM
What happens when you take Ubuntu 17.10, a new desktop interface (one that overlays on top of KDE), snap packages, and roll them all up into a pseudo rolling release? You get Nitrux. First and foremost, Nitrux makes use of snap packages; so installing software is handled a bit differently than the norm. Even though Nitrux is based on Ubuntu, apt install isn’t what you want to use (although it is available).

BlackArch Linux Ethical Hacking Distro Updated with More Than 50 New Tools

Monday 11th of September 2017 01:16:17 PM
The developers of the BlackArch Linux operating system designed for ethical hacking and penetration testing purposes have released an updated installation medium, versioned 2017.08.30, based the latest Arch Linux snapshot.

The Role of Culture in Defining DevOps

Monday 11th of September 2017 12:01:57 PM
A big part of adopting DevOps involves changing an organization’s culture. At Open Source Summit in Los Angeles, Matt Micene will host a birds of a feather session discussing how and why culture change occurs and why collaboration is the cornerstone of successfully implementing new practices.

Thin Mini-ITX offers choice of Skylake or Kaby Lake

Monday 11th of September 2017 10:47:37 AM
Fujitsu’s Linux-ready “D3474-B” is a thin Mini-ITX board with 6th or 7th Gen Intel CPUs, up to 32GB DDR4, wide-range power, and dual M.2 slots. Avnet-owned embedded firm MSC Technologies announced it is distributing Fujitsu’s D3474-B thin Mini-ITX board, which runs Linux or Windows on Intel’s 6th Gen (“Skylake”) or 7th Gen (“Kaby Lake”) processors.

Tiny Core Linux 8.1 Brings Latest BusyBox with LZMA Capabilities, Improvements

Monday 11th of September 2017 08:53:15 AM
The minimalist Tiny Core Linux independently developed GNU/Linux distribution has been updated recently to version 8.1, a release that brings the latest BusyBox with extra functionality.

Android Oreo Adds Linux Kernel Requirements and New Hardening Features

Monday 11th of September 2017 06:58:53 AM
The Linux kernel continues to add security protections so developers don’t have to build them on their own. As a result, one of the first steps security experts recommend for protecting against embedded Linux malware threats is to work with the latest possible kernel release and then regularly update field devices.

An open leader's guide to starting digital transformation conversations

Monday 11th of September 2017 05:04:31 AM
Every company is now a technology company. We're employing new digital technologies to gather data, to reach our customers, to manage the demands of a global marketplace, and to work more efficiently.read more

Canonical Wants to Bring Its Ubuntu Snappy Technologies to Android Devices

Monday 11th of September 2017 03:10:09 AM
Canonical announced the release of Snapd 2.27 Snappy daemon for Ubuntu Linux and other supported GNU/Linux distributions. This is a major release that adds significant improvements and new features.

Best KDE Linux Distributions For Your Desktop

Monday 11th of September 2017 01:15:47 AM
KDE remains one of the most popular desktop environments available for Linux users. KDE prioritizes aesthetics and modernity with a user-friendly computing experience. It also comes with a host of applications and features that complete the experience. But which distro does KDE best? I certainly do not know the right answer but what I can do is share some of KDE's best distros in the market now. Some distros certainly do KDE better than others and if you’ve been burnt before, I bet one of these might change your mind. In no particular order, let’s go.

4 Awesome ways to find top memory consuming processes in Linux.

Sunday 10th of September 2017 11:21:25 PM
This article will help you with how to quickly find top memory consuming processes in Linux.

Microsoft-Connected Patent Troll Finjan is Now Threatening and Also Suing Firms From Europe

Sunday 10th of September 2017 09:27:03 PM
ESET is apparently the latest target of Finjan's extortion and blackmail campaign -- a campaign which typically targets Microsoft's competition

3 Cool Linux Service Monitors

Sunday 10th of September 2017 04:21:21 PM
The Linux world abounds in monitoring apps of all kinds. We're going to look at my three favorite service monitors: Apachetop, Monit, and Supervisor. They're all small and fairly simple to use. apachetop is a simple real-time Apache monitor. Monit monitors and manages any service, and Supervisor is a nice tool for managing persistent scripts and commands without having to write init scripts for them.

Ansible DevOps program gets upgraded

Sunday 10th of September 2017 02:26:59 PM
The popular DevOps program Ansible is being made available in a new package and with additional features.

What is your favorite open source Java IDE?

Sunday 10th of September 2017 12:32:37 PM
That developers have strong opinions about the tools they use is no secret, and perhaps some of the strongest opinions come out around integrated development environments. When we asked our community what their favorite Python IDE is, more than 10,000 of you responded. Now, it's time for Java developers to get their turn.

Chrome OS Will Soon Allow All Chromebook Owners to Rename USB Flash Drives

Sunday 10th of September 2017 10:38:15 AM
Google's Chromium evangelist François Beaufort is back with more goodies for Chromebook owners, recently revealing the fact that future versions of Chrome OS will allow users to rename attached USB flash drives.

F-35 firmware patches to be rolled out 'like iPhone updates'

Sunday 10th of September 2017 08:43:53 AM
'I see you're trying to land. Please reboot the flight control system to continue'Initial software development for the F-35 fighter jet is coming to an end, while future tweaks to the aircraft’s onboard systems will be rolled out like smartphone app updates, according to reports.…

Snapdragon 600 SBC offers an HDMI input and dual HDMI outputs for $99

Sunday 10th of September 2017 06:49:31 AM
The Inforce 6420 SBC runs Android 5.1 on a Snapdragon 600, and features GbE, WiFi, BT, an HDMI input, and dual HDMI outputs for dual simultaneous displays. Inforce Computing’s Inforce 6420 follows earlier Snapdragon 600-based SBCs including the Inforce 6410 and Inforce 6410Plus. While those were both general-purpose embedded SBCs, the Inforce 6420 targets simultaneous […]

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System76's Pop!_OS Linux to Get a Beta Release Next Week with HiDPI Improvements

System76 is getting ready to unleash the first Beta release of their upcoming Pop!_OS Linux distribution, which should be available to download next week based on the Ubuntu 17.10 Final Beta. It appears that System76's development team recently dropped focus on the Pop!_OS Installer, which they develop in collaboration with the elementary OS team, to concentrate on fixing critical bugs and add the final touches to the Beta release. They still need to add some patches to fix backlight brightness issues on Nvidia GPUs. Read more

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  • AKiTiO Node: Testing NVIDIA eGPU Support in Ubuntu 17.10
    Ever since the announcement of Intel’s Thunderbolt 3 technology there has been external graphics card (eGPU) support. Unfortunately for most of last year, including with Intel’s own Skull Canyon NUC, putting this solution to use was challenging at best. Most motherboards didn’t fully support the technology and those that did typically required a system that was far more expensive. For example, the Skull Canyon NUC at release was $700, unconfigured. Adding SSDs and RAM usually bumped that up well over $1000.
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  • Vivaldi 1.12 Web Browser Debuts with Highly Requested Features, Improvements
    Vivaldi, the Chromium-based web browser designed with the power user in mind, has been recently updated to version 1.12, a release that introduces highly requested features and a whole lot of under-the-hood improvements. There are three big new features implemented in Vivaldi 1.12. The first is a built-in Image Properties feature that works when you right-click on an image on the Web, showing you a bunch of useful information, such as camera model, depth of field, ISO sensitivity, focal length, exposure, histogram, time and date, and white balance.
  • Chromium Will Soon Let You Browse the Web in VR with a Daydream View Headset
    Chromium evangelist François Beaufort posted today on his Google+ profile information regarding the VR (Virtual Reality) capabilities of the open-source web browser, which is the base of Chrome OS and Google Chrome. It would appear that the Chromium team is working on a set of new virtual reality features for the web browser, which means that more VR goodies are coming to popular Chromium-based web browsers like Opera, Vivaldi, and Google Chrome.
  • libinput and the HUION PenTablet devices
    HUION PenTablet devices are graphics tablet devices aimed at artists. These tablets tend to aim for the lower end of the market, driver support is often somewhere between meh and disappointing. The DIGImend project used to take care of them, but with that out of the picture, the bugs bubble up to userspace more often.