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Docker is actually an open source project which provides container technology. A container is a light weight VM(virtual machine) or a process which allows us to install Linux based applications inside it.
Stellarium developer Alexander Wolf announced on the first day of Christmas the availability of the first point release of Stellarium 0.15 open-source, free, and cross-platform planetarium software.
The past five years have witnessed a seemingly unending series of high-profile account take-overs. A growing consensus has emerged among security practitioners: even long, randomly generated passwords aren't sufficient for locking down e-mail and other types of online assets. According to the consensus, these assets need to be augmented with a second factor of authentication.
As expected, KDE today announced the general and immediate availability of the fifth maintenance update to the long-term supported KDE Plasma 5.8 desktop environment for GNU/Linux distributions.
Here are what Linux.com considers are the Top 10 Linux.com articles of 2016:
Linux and open source software are not just fueling charities, they are gifting the freedom of education and knowledge to the people the charities are helping because of the low cost, yes, but also the exceptional technology. This sentiment is proven when you look at the work the Linux Foundation does supporting a variety of community initiatives and organizations that are using Linux and open source software.
Linux made quite a few headlines in 2016. Although 2016 wasn't the much-anticipated Year of Linux on the Desktop, it was still a big year for the open source movement's poster child. Let's take a look at 10 of the biggest Linux news stories from the past year.
In his LinuxCon Europe keynote, Dan Kohn, Executive Director of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), provided us with a brief history of the cloud and how CNCF fits with where we are now.
After being in development for more than thirteen years, the open-source and cross-platform HandBrake video converter reached 1.0.0 milestone, and it can now finally be considered a mature application for editing video files.
After you get Linux up and running on your computer, there are still a few things left to do. Here's a short list of things newcomers might find helpful.
In Linux, the diff command can be used to compare two files, but the thing is that there's a slight learning curve involved with this utility. If you don't know how diff works, and are looking for quick tutorial to get started, look no further, as in this article, we will discuss the basics of this command along with some easy to understand examples.
In this blog post, we will explain the key differences between the physical and the virtual server from a customer’s perspective. We will also try to debunk some of the myths along the way. Hopefully, this will help individuals and companies make better decisions when purchasing a server.
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KDE team has announced the point release for their KDE Plasma 5.8 build, KDE Plasma 5.8.5 has been announced just a moment ago.Basically, this point update is a bugfix update with some bugs fixed, found in the previous release so far.[.....]
A year or so ago, I wrote a short article titled "Network GoBag". During the past year, I've gotten lots of email about that bagand actually quite a few questions about working while traveling ingeneral.
For too long, much of our science has been kept behind doors that are both closed and locked. It's past time to bring openness to science, in much the same way we're bringing openness to software.
Due to legal implications, playing DVDs in Linux is not as straightforward as it should be. Here’s how you can configure your system to play DVDs in Linux.
You may have your DevOps efforts orchestration nailed down, but you should make improving the operational maturity of such implementations an ongoing effort. One tool I use is Red Hat's Ansible, which is fantastic for orchestration and configuration management. The low barrier to entry and simplicity of Ansible are why so many people that start using it learn to love it.
Marius Quabeck, the creator of the magic-device-tool software that lets users install or replace their mobile operating systems, announced the fact that the tool is now available as a Snap.
Cyanogen has switched gears, leaving the Android variant CyanogenMod in the lurch, CyanogenMod[he]#039[/he]s developers aren't giving up. They're forking the code into LineageOS.