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10 Fascinating Things We Learned When We Asked The World

Sunday 5th of November 2017 10:19:23 AM
In August, Mozilla sent out a survey asking [he]#8220[/he]How connected are you?[he]#8220[/he] We inquired about people[he]#8217[/he]s relationships with their connected devices........The Fascinating Things We Learned When We Asked The World [he]#8216[/he]How Connected Are You?[he]#8217[/he] appeared first on The Mozilla Blog.

openSUSE Tumbleweed Users Get Latest KDE Plasma 5.11 Desktop and Mesa 17.2.3

Sunday 5th of November 2017 08:07:52 AM
Back to publishing weekly reports about the latest updates landing in the openSUSE Tumbleweed operating system, Dominique Leuenberger is reporting on the contents of the newest snapshots.

NXP Cortex-M7 chip gains uClinux BSP

Sunday 5th of November 2017 05:56:20 AM
Emcraft unveiled a uClinux BSP for NXP’s new i.MX RT1050 EVK and up to 600MHz i.MX RT chip, which NXP calls the fastest Cortex-M processor yet. With last week’s announcement of its “crossover” i.MX RT processor, NXP further blurred the boundaries between application processors, which can run high-end OSes like Linux, and MCUs, which usually can’t.

Top 5: Linux-based personal finance tools, a Piano-playing Go AI, and more

Sunday 5th of November 2017 03:44:49 AM
This week, we take a look at how the Go programming language is skyrocketing, using Go and Raspberry Pi to create music, and how your cat can be a model for open source community management.

Embedded Linux Conference Europe videos posted for free streaming

Sunday 5th of November 2017 01:33:18 AM
13 videos of Open Source Summit Europe keynotes and 57 videos of Embedded Linux Conference Europe sessions on YouTube. The combined Embedded Linux Conference Europe (ELCE) and Open Source Summit Europe event held Oct. 23-25 in Prague, is now available for all to see.

Linux marketshare on Steam dropped again in October, as China takes a massive chunk of the market

Saturday 4th of November 2017 11:21:47 PM
Valve have put out their usual monthly Steam Hardware Survey, which shows a bigger decline than usual for the Linux marketshare.

Paranoid Android's Last Android Nougat-Based Update Patches KRACK Vulnerability

Saturday 4th of November 2017 09:27:25 PM
The team behind the well-known Paranoid Android open-source operating system for Android smartphones and tablets announced the last update based on the Android Nougat series.

Future Of Linux Operating Systems On Desktop Computers

Saturday 4th of November 2017 07:33:03 PM
Linux operating systems have dominated all aspects of the computing operating systems but one. From servers to supercomputers and even on mobile and embedded devices with Android, Linux is either the only choice or the most popular amongst them.

How to install Pip on CentOS 7

Saturday 4th of November 2017 05:38:41 PM
We’ll show you How to install Pip on CentOS 7.

How to create a Hydrogen drumkit for fun and profit

Saturday 4th of November 2017 03:44:19 PM
Drum machines are fun. They can make some amazing beats, and they tend to have an easy interface.The first drum machine I ever used was the Alesis HR-16. It had 49 16-bit patches and an inbuilt sequencer. That it wasn[he]#039[/he]t rack-mountable annoyed me, but then again, it fit into a messenger bag, so I was able to take it to studio sessions easily.

LibreOffice 5.3.7 Is the Last in the Series, End of Life Set for November 26

Saturday 4th of November 2017 01:49:57 PM
The Document Foundation announced today the release of the seventh and last maintenance update for the LibreOffice 5.3 series of the open-source and cross-platform office suite.

Synopsys Set to Acquire Black Duck Software for $565M

Saturday 4th of November 2017 11:55:35 AM
Open-source management and security platform vendor gets acquired by Synopsys, in an effort to help boost the company's software integrity business.

Why arent you an OpenStack mentor yet?

Saturday 4th of November 2017 10:01:13 AM
With complex projects like OpenStack, it can be intimidating to jump straight in. Besides the scope of the project itself, there are lots of systems and processes to familiarize yourself with. It can be hard to know where to get started.

PinguyOS Tosses Everything at the Desktop

Saturday 4th of November 2017 08:06:51 AM
Although Linux has yet to breach 5 percent of that market, it continues to claw its way up. And with the help of very modern, highly efficient, user-friendly environments, like PinguyOS, it could make even more headway.

Zorin OS: From the Hobby Project of Two Teenagers to a Growing Startup

Saturday 4th of November 2017 06:12:29 AM
Two teenagers created a Linux distribution 8 years back. Today it has become a prominent name in the Linux world. Artyom Zorin tells the inside story of Zorin OS and its future goals.

The November 2017 Issue of the PCLinuxOS Magazine

Saturday 4th of November 2017 04:18:07 AM
The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the November 2017 issue.

Laptops Vs. Desktops – The Final Answer

Saturday 4th of November 2017 02:23:45 AM
Laptops V/S Desktops. This has been a long-running debate with loyal supporters for each side. However, one cannot blindly choose a side just by seeing the glitter and gold. Choosing one over the other will define your entire computing experience. So it is of utmost importance to know the pros and cons of each before cashing in on anyone.

Skylake-based touch panels offer up to IP69 protection

Saturday 4th of November 2017 12:57:58 AM
Wincomm’s Linux-ready “WTP-9E66” resistive touch-panel PCs come in IP66 protected 15-, 19-, and 22-inch models, with optional PCAP, IP67, and IP69. Some Wincomm products are listed only with Windows support, but the new WTP-9E66 touch-panel series has no OS listed, and Wincomm informs us that all of its x86-based embedded touch-panel, signage, and industrial computers can also work with Linux.

Galit Shmueli et al.'s Data Mining for Business Analytics (Wiley)

Friday 3rd of November 2017 11:32:12 PM
The updated 5th edition of the book Data Mining for Business Analytics from Galit Shmueli and collaborators and published by Wiley is a standard guide to data mining and analytics that adds two new co-authors and a trove of new material vis-[he]aacute[/he]-vis its predecessor.

The 10 best ways to secure your Android phone

Friday 3rd of November 2017 10:06:25 PM
Malware makers, phishers, they really are all out to get you. Here[he]#039[/he]s how to stop them in their tracks. The most secure smartphones are Android smartphones. Don't buy that? Apple's latest version of iOS 11 was cracked a day -- a day! -- after it was released. So Android is perfect? Heck no!

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Ubuntu: New Users, Unity Remix, 18.04 LTS News

  • How to Get Started With the Ubuntu Linux Distro
    The Linux operating system has evolved from a niche audience to widespread popularity since its creation in the mid 1990s, and with good reason. Once upon a time, that installation process was a challenge, even for those who had plenty of experience with such tasks. The modern day Linux, however, has come a very long way. To that end, the installation of most Linux distributions is about as easy as installing an application. If you can install Microsoft Office or Adobe Photoshop, you can install Linux. Here, we’ll walk you through the process of installing Ubuntu Linux 17.04, which is widely considered one of the most user-friendly distributions. (A distribution is a variation of Linux, and there are hundreds and hundreds to choose from.)
  • An ‘Ubuntu Unity Remix’ Might Be on the Way…
    A new Ubuntu flavor that uses the Unity 7 desktop by default is under discussion. The plans have already won backing from a former Unity developer.
  • Ubuntu News: Get Firefox Quantum Update Now; Ubuntu 18.04 New Icon Theme Confirmed
    Earlier this week, Mozilla earned big praises in the tech world for launching its next-generation Firefox Quantum 57.0 web browser. The browser claims to be faster and better than market leader Google Chrome. Now, Firefox Quantum is available for all supported Ubuntu versions from the official repositories. The Firefox Quantum Update is also now available.
  • New Icon Theme Confirmed for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    ‘Suru’ is (apparently) going to be the default icon theme in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. That’s Suru, the rebooted community icon theme and not Suru, the Canonical-created icon theme that shipped on the Ubuntu Phone (and was created by Matthieu James, who recently left Canonical).

OnePlus 5T Launched

  • OnePlus 5T Keeps the Headphone Jack, Introduces Face Unlock and Parallel Apps
    Five months after it launched its OnePlus 5 flagship Android smartphone, OnePlus unveiled today its successor, the OnePlus 5T, running the latest Android 8.0 (Oreo) mobile OS. OnePlus held a live event today in New York City to tell us all about the new features it implemented in the OnePlus 5T, and they don't disappoint as the smartphone features a gorgeous and bright 6.0-inches Optic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with multitouch, a 1080x2160 pixels resolution, 18:9 ratio, and approximately 402 PPI density. The design has been changed a bit as well for OnePlus 5T, which is made of anodized aluminum.
  • OnePlus 5T Launched: Comes With Bigger Screen, Better Dual Camera, And Face Unlock
    Whenever costly phones like iPhone X or Google Pixel 2 are bashed (here and here) and their alternatives are discussed, OnePlus is always mentioned. In the past few years, the company has amassed a fan base that has found the concept of “Never Settle” impressive.
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Fedora 28 and Fedora 27

  • Fedora 28 Hopes To Improve Linux Laptop Battery Life
    Red Hat's Hans de Goede is spearheading an effort to improve the Fedora battery life of laptops -- and should conserve power too for desktops running Fedora Workstation -- for the current Fedora 28 cycle.
  • Fedora 27 Atomic Host is available on multiple architectures
    The Fedora 27 Atomic Host now supports multiple architectures! Along with the x86_64 architecture, Atomic Host is also available on 64-bit ARM (aarch64) and PowerPC Little Endian (ppc64le). Both aarch64 and ppc64le architectures receive Atomic OSTree updates in the same way x86_64 does.

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