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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.
One of the leading items on embedded developers’ to-do lists these days is to add Amazon’s Alexa voice agent to a hacker board or another Linux device. Of course, you could simply buy an Alexa-enabled Amazon Echo speaker system for $180 -- or a non-speaker Amazon Echo Dot for only $50 -- but what fun is that? For some, the goal is to recreate the basic Alexa Skills of ordering pizza or asking random question like which countries were finalists in the 2014 World Cup.
In an ever-changing world, the data surrounding relational and non-relational databases is no different. While there are proponents for both, it seems to be a case by case basis for which is best for a particular environment. And, with the pace of innovation, the answer can be swayed on a frequent basis. With all that being said, the numbers don't lie, and there is evidence of a shift that is occurring.
Linux systems use some type of Boot Loader which is especially needed if the system is used to boot to more than one Operating System (OS). The GNU GRand Unified Bootloader (GRUB) is only one bootloader available for Linux. GRUB is the standard bootloader used for many Operating Systems. Customizing GRUB is a way to personalize your system to your tastes.
An interesting set of Linux releases
Google’s Chrome is one of the most popular Web browsers in the world. It includes support for a number of nonfree or encumbered formats often found on websites. However, some users prefer to avoid these formats. Instead, they prefer to... Continue Reading →
If You have migrated from Windows and you are missing your Notepad++ Text Editor, then here we have the best alternative for you.You will surely feel at home when you will try this awesome Text Editor called Notepadqq, with around 100 programming languages supported
The man who runs Munich's central IT says there is no practical reason for the city to write off millions of euros and years of work to ditch its Linux-based OS for Windows.
Remarkable new admission from the former head of Microsoft Office development, who makes it no secret that the war over file formats (trying to pass off proprietary formats as a ‘standard’) was “a critical competitive moat” (denying the competition access to the desktop)
When I spoke recently at SVPerl (Silicon Valley Perl) about Perl on the Raspberry Pi, someone asked, "I heard the Raspberry Pi is supposed to use Python. Is that right?" I was glad he asked because it's a common misconception. The Raspberry Pi can run any language. Perl, Python, and others are part of the initial installation of Raspbian Linux, the official software for the board.read more
SUSE has become HPE's out-sourced cloud developer and its main Linux provider.
Linux 4.11 rc 2 is out, but not until after a little terse instruction on how to contributeLinux kernel developers have gain given Linus Torvalds cause for complaint.…
The report predicts that the big web companies like Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Amazon will spur a lot of the innovation through organizations like The Linux Foundation, who will help drive these open source technologies into the broader ecosystem.
Many parents see my daughter’s articles on Opensource.com and regularly ask me, “How did you get your daughter started with the Raspberry Pi?”
One of a company’s first challenges when starting an open source compliance program is to find exactly which open source software is already in use and under which licenses it is available. This initial auditing process is often described as establishing a clean compliance baseline for your product or software portfolio.
The Reflex CES Arria 10 SoC SoM runs Linux on the ARM/FPGA Arria 10 SoC, and is available with SBC and PCIe-style carrier boards. The Arria 10 SoC SoM has been listed on the Intel FPGA site — the new name for Altera — since October, when iWave’s similarly Arria 10 equipped Arria 10 SoC Module appeared.
Rocket.Chat is one of the most popular open source chat applications. A great alternative to both Slack and paid live chat applications. This tutorial will show you how to install Rocket.Chat on an Ubuntu 16.04 server and add the live chat option to your WordPress site.
The MSC SM2S-AL SMARC 2.0 “short” COM offers an Apollo Lake SoC, triple display and industrial temp support, and an optional, Linux-driven starter kit. Avnet-owned MSC Technologies has launched a Linux-ready computer-on-module that runs on Intel Apollo Lake SoCs, and complies with the new SMARC 2.0 standard in the “short” form factor.
You’ll need a few things to get started, we’ll be using a Fedora Desktop ARMv7 spin. I’ll be using XFCE as it’s my desktop of choice but you can substitute this for one you like. Note that we’ll be using the Raspberry Pi Kernels here...
CentOS 7 is a free enterprise-class community supported Linux OS derived from RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) sources and designed to provide compatibility with RHEL. That is, CentOS aims to provide a free community-supported alternative to paid subscription service of RHEL. Let us take a look at the latest iteration to this very popular Linux distro, CentOS 7.