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The Open Invention Network Has Become a Guard Dog of (Some) Patent Trolls and It Misrepresents Us Under the Guise of ‘Open Source’

Sunday 17th of November 2019 05:37:37 PM
The Open Invention Network (OIN), in collaboration with Fraunhöfer, is promoting software patents and all sorts of other nonsense as part of ‘open’ standards in a new paper sponsored by the EU and edited by the former EPO Chief Economist Nikolaus Thumm (not Battistelli's choice); this is another reminder of the fact that OIN misrepresents Free/Open Source software (FOSS) developers and their interests

How To Install Webmin on CentOS 8

Sunday 17th of November 2019 03:26:06 PM
Webmin is an open-source control panel that allows you to manage your Linux server through an easy-to-use web interface.

How to Convert Web Apps to Desktop Apps on Peppermint Linux

Sunday 17th of November 2019 01:14:35 PM
The Ice app in Peppermint Linux is a site-specific browser that allows you to convert web apps to desktop apps. Here is how you can do so.

My reddit story: the Android subreddit drama

Sunday 17th of November 2019 11:03:04 AM
Reddit, who doesn't know Reddit ?Reddit "The front page of the internet ????", the destination of persons interested in discussing ideas and asking questions and sharing project. after a tide, I decided to register on the platform to take a closer look ????, and it's took me only a few minutes to become a member of the most important technology-related subreddit and the most importantly the Android subreddit ... and this was the beginning of the story.

How to create an S3 Bucket (Object Storage) on Amazon AWS

Sunday 17th of November 2019 08:51:33 AM
Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service) is an object storage where you can store your objects (Files, Videos, Images, Documents, and any-type-of-file). In this article, I will show you how to create an S3 Bucket on AWS, upload an object and perform basic operations.

Debian GNU/Linux 10.2 "Buster" Released with More Than 100 Bug & Security Fixes

Sunday 17th of November 2019 06:40:02 AM
The Debian Project announced today the availability of the second point release to its latest Debian GNU/Linux 10 "Buster" operating system series, Debian 10.2.

Things To Do After Installing Fedora 31

Sunday 17th of November 2019 04:51:10 AM
If you are a new Fedora user, you may be wondering about what to do after installation. The guide will help you through this part.

4 critical growth opportunities for open source

Sunday 17th of November 2019 03:02:18 AM
I recently served on a panel about growth opportunities in open source at the Open Source India conference in Bengaluru. As you might expect, my fellow panelists and I approached the topic from widely varying perspectives, and I came away with the feeling that we may have confused many in the audience rather than enlightening them.read more

Oracle and Google will fight in court over Java, AGAIN and this time it's going to the Supremes

Sunday 17th of November 2019 01:13:26 AM
The case that just won't dieThe US Supreme Court has agreed to once and for all decide the copyright case between Oracle and Google after nine years of legal wrangling.…

How to port an awk script to Python

Saturday 16th of November 2019 11:24:34 PM
Scripts are potent ways to solve a problem repeatedly, and awk is an excellent language for writing them. It excels at easy text processing in particular, and it can bring you through some complicated rewriting of config files or reformatting file names in a directory. 

Sandwich-style SBC runs Linux on i.MX8M Mini

Saturday 16th of November 2019 09:35:42 PM
Boardcon has launched a “EM-IMX8M-MINI” SBC built around a “SOM-IMX8M-MINI” module that runs Linux on a quad -A53 i.MX8M Mini with 2GB LPDDR4, 8GB eMMC, and WiFi/BT. The SBC adds MIPI-DSI/CSI, GbE, USB, serial, CAN, and M.2. Boardcon has produced a lot of Samsung and Rockchip based embedded boards, such as its recent, Rockchip RK3399 […]

D9VK developer is working on allowing DXVK to help Linux ports for Direct3D to Vulkan

Saturday 16th of November 2019 07:46:50 PM
You have a fancy game using Direct3D 11 and you want to port it to Linux? In future, DXVK may be able to help with that.

Fedora pastebin and fpaste updates

Saturday 16th of November 2019 05:57:58 PM
Fedora and EPEL users who use fpaste to paste and share snippets of text might have noticed some changes recently. Recently, an update went out which sends pastes made by fpaste to the CentOS Pastebin instead of the Modern Paste instance that Fedora was running. Don’t fear — this was an intentional change, and is […]

Like a BAT outta hell, Brave browser hits 1.0 with crypto-coin rewards for your fave websites

Saturday 16th of November 2019 04:09:06 PM
*Cough cough*, The privacy-focused Brave web browser has reached version 1.0, available now for Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS and Android.…

New HA clustering on MicroK8s eases path to clustered edge appliances

Saturday 16th of November 2019 01:57:35 PM
Canonical announced high availability clustering in MicroK8s, its single-node Kubernetes environment for prototyping k8s applications and running edge containers on IoT gateways. The feature is enabled using Dqlite. Last month with the release of Ubuntu 19.10, Canonical announced “strict confinement” support for Canonical’s MicroK8s Kubernetes environment for single-node clusters, thereby enabling easier deployment on edge […]

White Screen of Death: Admins up in arms after experimental Google emission borks Chrome

Saturday 16th of November 2019 11:46:04 AM
Change rolled back, but it's not a good look for Google. An experimental feature silently rolled out to the stable Chrome release on Tuesday caused chaos for IT admins this week after users complained of facing white, featureless tabs on Google's massively popular browser.

How to Install Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Logstah and Kibana) on CentOS 8

Saturday 16th of November 2019 09:34:32 AM
In this tutorial, I will show you how to install and configure Elastic Stack on a CentOS 8 server for monitoring server logs. Then I'll show you how to install 'Elastic beats' on a CentOS 8 and an Ubuntu 18.04 LTS client operating system.

How To Show Available WiFi Networks, Their Channels, Signal Strength And More

Saturday 16th of November 2019 07:23:01 AM
This article explains how to view available WiFi networks, list their channels, link quality, security, signal strength, and more on Linux using the command line.

Manipulating text with grep

Saturday 16th of November 2019 05:11:30 AM
Want to get more out of grep? Check this out.

How to Install Gitea Code Hosting Platform with HTTPS on Debian 10

Saturday 16th of November 2019 02:59:59 AM
Gitea is a code hosting web application written in Go and forked from Gogs. As its name suggests, it is designed to be used with the popular source control program Git, similarly to Gitlab and Github. This guide will explain how to install Gitea on Debian 10 behind an HTTPS reverse proxy (Nginx).