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FPGA-based 96Boards SBC boasts quantum-resistant crypto

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 08:34:42 PM
Arrow is prepping a 96Boards CE “Chamelon96” SBC that runs Linux on an Intel Cyclone V ARM/FPGA SoC, and offers WiFi, BT, and quantum-resistant security. After Arrow revealed plans to follow up on its Qualcomm-backed DragonBoard 410C SBC with three more Linux ready, open spec 96Boards SBCs, one of the boards — the Chameleon96 — has been detailed on RocketBoards.org.

The physical computing capabilities of the Raspberry Pi

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 07:26:05 PM
While the Raspberry Pi is an excellent and affordable mini Linux computer with a stylish and functional desktop user interface, it has plenty of scope beyond that of a regular PC. Here's an overview of the physical computing capabilities of the Pi.

How to: linux add user to group

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 06:17:27 PM
This is a tutorial about How to: linux add user to group. This post describes quick way to add user to group while creating user as well as for existing users.

MATE 1.18 Desktop Environment Released, Focuses on Completing the GTK3 Migration

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 05:08:50 PM
Ubuntu MATE leader and MATE developer Martin Wimpress is proud to announce today the general and immediate availability of the MATE 1.18 desktop environment.

Do you own a Raspberry Pi?

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 04:00:13 PM
Happy Pi Day! 3.14, or Pi, is a mathematical constant celebrated every March 14 by people around the world. Pie makers make special baked goods. Mathematicians rejoice! And at Opensource.com, we celebrate with a series of articles on the Raspberry Pi, a credit card-sized computer originally designed for education and inspired by the 1981 BBC Micro.

A Public-Private Partnership for Gigabit Innovation and Internet Health

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 02:51:36 PM
One partnership is Mozilla’s ongoing collaboration with the National Science Foundation (NSF) and U.S. Ignite. We’re currently offering a $2 million prize for projects that decentralize the web. And together in 2014, we launched the Gigabit Community Fund. We committed to supporting promising projects in gigabit-enabled U.S. cities — projects that use connectivity 250-times normal speeds to make learning more engaging, equitable and impactful.

Learn Java Programming with 9 Excellent Open-Source Books

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 01:42:59 PM
This compilation focuses on the Java language with 9 strong recommendations. There are books here for beginner, intermediate, and advanced programmers alike. All of the texts are released under an open source license.

How to Access Secure Shell (SSH) Servers Through Standard Web Browsers

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 12:44:44 PM
shellinabox is a Web based AJAX terminal emulator which was written by Markus Gutschke. Shell In A Box implements a web server (It has built-in web server) that can export arbitrary command line tools to a web based terminal emulator.

Jarvis -- Personal Assistant for Linux

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 11:36:07 AM
A simple personal assistant for Linux which works on terminal.

Erasing complexity, submitting a summit talk, and more OpenStack news

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 10:27:30 AM
Are you interested in keeping track of what is happening in the open source cloud? Opensource.com is your source for news in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project.OpenStack around the webFrom news sites to developer blogs, there's a lot being written about OpenStack every week. Here are a few highlights.read more

How to enable Remote Execution (Run Job) option in Foreman / Katello Dashboard

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 09:18:53 AM
From the Foreman dashboard we can execute Linux commands on the registered host but for that we have to install remote execution plugin in your Foreman or Katello Server.

Rugged Linux COM powers up with dual-GPU i.MX8 QuadMax

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 08:10:16 AM
Toradex revealed the “Apalis iMX8,” the first COM built around NXP’s i.MX8 QuadMax, which boasts 2x Cortex-A72, 4x -A53, 2x -M4F, and 2x GPUs. Toradex is participating in NXP’s early access program for the new i.MX8 QuadMax SoC, and has announced details about an upcoming Apalis i.MX8 computer-on-module. The 82 x 45 x 6mm COM […]

How to grow healthy open source project infrastructures

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 07:01:39 AM
In 2013 I joined the OpenStack Infrastructure team. In the four years I spent with the team, I learned a considerable amount about the value of hosting an infrastructure for an open source project in the open itself.read more

Linux Kernel 4.10.2 Brings Wi-Fi Improvements, Updated F2FS and EXT4 Filesytems

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 05:53:01 AM
Linux kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman announced the immediate availability of the second point release to the Linux 4.10 kernel, urging users to update their systems as soon as possible.

Security Expert Bruce Schneier on Regulating IoT

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 04:44:24 AM
The sorry state of IoT security needs regulating, not only because it's disruptive to the Internet, but because it poses a threat to public safety.

A Step By Step Guide To Install Arch Linux

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 03:35:47 AM
Arch Linux is a great Linux distro but it's also the distro that is known to be the most complicated to install distro due to command line based setup. In this article, I'll guide you to step by step Arch Linux installation.

How to cope and bounce back from a failing IT project

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 02:27:10 AM
CTO of Cayan explains how to prepare for the possibility of IT setbacks before they occur.

Opening Up Virtual Reality Development with WebVR

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 01:18:33 AM
“Virtual reality (VR) is nothing new — people have been experimenting with it for decades. But only recently, we have come to terms with having commercial hardware like Oculus or HTC Vive to experience and enjoy VR content within our home,” says Rabimba Karanjai, a full-time graduate researcher and Mozilla contributor, who will be speaking about virtual reality development at the upcoming Open Networking Summit.

NMAP Idle Scan

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 12:09:56 AM
Idle Scans are performed against a Target System without any traffic occurring between the Source and Target Systems. The Idle Scan is accomplished by using a third system to pass requests between the Source and Target. The third system is referred to as a “Zombie” System. The “Zombie” System will receive requests from the Source System and send them to the Target System. Responses are passed to the Source System. The Idle Scan is sometimes referred to as a Proxy Scan since the scan is performed through a third-party system.

How to install Spacewalk on CentOS

Monday 13th of March 2017 11:01:19 PM
Spacewalk manages software package updates for Red Hat derived distributions such as Fedora, CentOS, and Scientific Linux. In this tutorial. I'll go trough the installation of Spacewalk in detail and show you how to configure it to be production ready along with all the feature we can use with it.

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Leftovers: Gaming

Leftovers: Software

  • What's New in Deepin File Manager 1.4
    Deepin File Manager (DFM) reached version 1.4 at March 2017. Its a bugfix version, but very interesting as it brings many new features. The most noticeable changes are Settings dialog, new disk-space display, new "Format" option on disk storage, and new copying dialog. It's smoother now by having drop shadow on file/folder icons. DFM is much more beautiful and usable in this 1.4 version. Anyway, you can upgrade DFM to 1.4 on deepin OS, or in another distro (Manjaro DDE or Ubuntu).
  • Rock On: Deepin Music is Now Available as a Snap App on Ubuntu
    Deepin envy is a condition afflicting Linux users who like the look of Deepin Linux’s apps, but don’t want to switch entire distro to use then. And there’s finally a cure: Snaps. Snap apps allow applications to bundle in all of their dependencies, which makes it easy for apps that typically rely on a certain set of libraries to run on distributions where those libraries are not normally available (or are, but only through additional repos and installing all sorts of junk that conflicts with your current system).
  • Nord: Modern Design Color Theme Palette for Your Terminal
    Nord is a minimal flat design theme pattern created to enhance your work experience by improving focus and readability for code syntax highlighting and UI. It has 4 main colors namely Polar Night, Snow Storm, Frost, and Aurora, which are further partitioned into a total of 16 dimmed pastel. It has been used to style so many things including iTerm, Hyper Terminal, and Intelli J IDE, among others.
  • PeaZip 6.4 Open-Source Archiver Brings Support for P7ZIP 16.02, Tabbed Browsing
    The development team behind the open-source and multi-platform PeaZip archiver manager utility announced the release of PeaZip 6.4.0, an important update that brings new features and lots of improvements. PeaZip 6.4.0 comes one and a half months after the release of the version 6.3.1, and updates the backend to use p7zip 16.02 on 64-bit GNU/Linux platforms, as well as pea 0.61 for all supported operating systems. Under the hood, there are a bunch of fixes, performance improvements, and code cleanup.
  • GnuCash 2.6.16 Free Accounting Software Adds HiDPI Improvements, Bug Fixes
    The development team behind the GnuCash open-source and cross-platform accounting software announced the release and immediate availability of the sixteenth maintenance update to the 2.6 stable series. GnuCash 2.6.16 comes four months after the release of version 2.6.15, which means that it's also the first to launch in 2017. It also means that a lot of issues reported by users since then have been addressed, including the display of small reports on HiDPI screens, wrong menu entry in the "Tip of the Day" dialog, and much more.
  • Notepadqq – Source Code Editor for Linux
    Notepadqq is a free, an open source code editor and Notepad replacement, that supports several languages (100 languages supported) and helps developers to work more efficiently.
  • Fman is a Powerful Dual Pane File Manager
    If you’re looking for a dual-pane file manager available for Linux (or macOS or Windows) look no further than Fman. Fman is pitched as “modern file manager for power users”. It has a clean design, runs quickly, and its functionality can be extended through plugins.

Leftovers: OSS

  • Blockchain Startups Venture Beyond Bitcoin
    Bitcoin is the most widely-known example of blockchain-based technology, but many of today's startups are looking past the cryptocurrency and towards other, more business-friendly implementations. European blockchain startup incubator Outlier Ventures and Frost & Sullivan have mapped out the blockchain startup landscape, identifying several key areas of activity. It outlines possible paths to success following a busy year for blockchain investments.
  • Another Sandy Bridge Era Motherboard Now Supported By Coreboot
    The Sapphire Pure Platinum H61 is the latest motherboard to be supported by mainline Coreboot for replacing the board's proprietary BIOS.
  • OSI Welcomes the Journal of Open Source Software as Affiliate Member
    The Open Source Initiative® (OSI), a global non-profit organization formed to educate about and advocate for the benefits of open source software and communities, announced that the Journal Of Open Source Software (JOSS), a peer-reviewed journal for open source research software packages, is now an OSI affiliate member.
  • Open source project uses Docker for serverless computing
    Serverless computing has fast become a staple presence on major clouds, from Amazon to Azure. It’s also inspiring open source projects designed to make the concept of functions as a service useful to individual developers. The latest of these projects, called simply Functions as a Service (FaaS) by developer and Linux User contributor Alex Ellis, uses Docker and its native Swarm cluster management technology to package any process as a function available through a web API.
  • PyCharm 2017.1, MicroStrategy 2017.1, Next.js 2.0, and Ubuntu 17.04 final beta released — SD Times news digest: March 27, 2017
  • Open source JavaScript, Node.js devs get NPM Orgs for free
    The SaaS-based tool, which features capabilities like role-based access control, semantic versioning, and package discovery, now can be used on public code on the NPM registry, NPM Inc. said on Wednesday. Developers can transition between solo projects, public group projects, and commercial projects, and users with private registries can use Orgs to combine code from public and private packages into a single project.
  • Slaying Monoliths at Netflix with Node.js
    The growing number of Netflix subscribers -- nearing 85 million at the time of this Node.js Interactive talk -- has generated a number of scaling challenges for the company. In his talk, Yunong Xiao, Principal Software Engineer at Netflix, describes these challenges and explains how the company went from delivering content to a global audience on an ever-growing number of platforms, to supporting all modern browsers, gaming consoles, smart TVs, and beyond. He also looks at how this led to radically modifying their delivery framework to make it more flexible and resilient.
  • Mudlet, the open source MUD client has a new major stable build available
    I don't know how many of you play MUDs, but Mudlet, an open source cross-platform MUD client has hit version 3.0.

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