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nano: CLI Text Editor For Everyone basic tutorials

Wednesday 19th of April 2017 03:54:48 PM
?nano is a Command Line Interface text editor for GNU/Linux designed to emulate Pico text editor. It is the standard de facto text editor of Linux for system maintainers, comes pre-installed on Ubuntu and its derivative including Linux Mint. It’s fairly advanced for newbies but not too hard to get accustomed to. Well, there is a saying that everything has a learning curve.

How to Set Up a Firewall with iptables on Ubuntu and CentOS

Wednesday 19th of April 2017 02:40:28 PM
In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to set up a firewall with iptables on a Linux VPS running Ubuntu or CentOS as an operating system.

Mozilla abandons experimental Aurora Firefox channel

Wednesday 19th of April 2017 01:26:07 PM
Mozilla is killing the channel it introduced for developers to test experimental new features in Firefox and keep pace with Chrome.

Dive Into Connected Car and Open Source at Automotive Linux Summit 2017

Wednesday 19th of April 2017 12:11:47 PM
Next month, the world’s leading automotive experts and engineers will gather at Automotive Linux Summit in Japan to discuss the future of connected cars and collaborate on the open source technologies driving innovation in the automotive arena.  

Docker LinuxKit: Secure Linux containers for Windows, macOS, and clouds

Wednesday 19th of April 2017 10:57:27 AM
At Dockercon in Austin, Texas, Docker CEO Solomon Hydes said, Docker "is a bunch of projects not a monolith." One of the newest of these projects is LinuxKit. This is a toolkit for building secure, portable, and lean operating systems for containers.

UBports Recommends Buying Fairphone 2, OnePlus One or Nexus 5 as Ubuntu Phones

Wednesday 19th of April 2017 09:43:07 AM
Continuing our coverage on the UBports' Unity 8 and Ubuntu Touch plans, we've got word from Marius Quabeck, who's now the new community manager for UBports, about some of the aspects that remained unclear since the last Q&A.

Pico-ITX Apollo Lake SBC offers multiple expansion options

Wednesday 19th of April 2017 08:28:47 AM
Axiomtek’s PICO313 Pico-ITX SBC extends Intel’s Apollo Lake SoCs with 2x mini-PCIe slots, 2x homegrown connectors, and an I/O board with real-world ports. The 100 x 72mm PICO313 can be considered as a more “embedded” spin of the similarly Intel Apollo Lake based PICO312 Pico-ITX board. The only real-world coastline ports are available on a […]

What to do when you're feeling underutilized

Wednesday 19th of April 2017 07:14:27 AM
A few weeks ago, on one of many trips I take to visit team members in different locations around the world, I was having a one-on-one conversation with an associate who I’ve only spoken to a few times. This person has a strong reputation for doing high-quality work and expertly navigating complicated dynamics with stakeholders and other team members. He wanted to let me know that another person on the team, somebody who was relatively new and who probably would not be comfortable coming to me directly, might be in danger of quitting.read more

Wrapping Up the Mars Lander

Wednesday 19th of April 2017 06:00:07 AM
In my last few articles ("Let's Go to Mars with Martian Lander" and "MarsLander, Take II: Crashing onto the Surface"), I've been building a variant on the classic videogame Lunar Lander, with a few simplificatio

A Set of Post Installation Shell Scripts for Ubuntu, Fedora & Solus

Wednesday 19th of April 2017 04:45:46 AM
Post Installation Shell Scripts can simplify the Linux tweaks.

A new approach to embedded scripting and developing for IoT with mJS

Wednesday 19th of April 2017 03:31:26 AM
In my previous article, I talked about IoT (Internet of Things) and connecting physical objects ("things") to the internet. I've discussed how Mongoose OS, an open source operating system for IoT, makes programming microcontrollers in JavaScript easy for both newbies and professional developers.read more

16 Practical Examples of Linux LS command for Beginners

Wednesday 19th of April 2017 02:17:06 AM
Whenever it's required to take a look at the contents of a directory on the command line in Linux, ls is the command that's used. It lists the contents sorted in alphabetical order. While that's the tool's basic usage, it offers a plethora of features (in the form of command line options) that help you in several circumstances. In this tutorial, we will discuss the usage of some of these command line options through easy to understand examples.

Raspberry Pi pulse generator HAT targets motor control

Wednesday 19th of April 2017 01:02:45 AM
CNC Design’s “Pulse Train Hat” is a Raspberry Pi add-on that generates variable frequency pulses for automation systems such as stepper/servo motors. CNC Design Limited has launched a Pulse Train Hat (PTHAT) add-on board for the Raspberry PI designed to “make motor control easy, fast and accurate.” The Raspberry Pi HAT compliant board lets customers […]

Docker Opens Ups Container Platform with LinuxKit and Moby Project

Tuesday 18th of April 2017 11:48:25 PM
At Dockercon 17, Docker announced a pair of new projects to help developers and organizations build their own container-optimized Linux platforms.

How to deal with leaving an open source project

Tuesday 18th of April 2017 10:34:05 PM
In early 2015, I decided to leave my job, a job that I'd been at for just over two years. Nobody among my family and friends was surprised that I was pursuing another position. Making this move was a common thing to do, especially in the technology industry where we tend to change jobs frequently.read more

ADAS development system runs Linux on TI’s TDA2X

Tuesday 18th of April 2017 09:19:45 PM
D3 Engineering’s “DesignCore RVP-TDA2x Development Kit for ADAS” taps TI’s TDA2x, Jacinto 6, or AM562x, and offers a 3GHz FPD-Link III video input. D3 Engineering’s DesignCore RVP-TDA2x Development Kit for ADAS is a Rugged Vision Platform (RVP) development kit designed for evaluating ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) technology under realistic on-vehicle conditions. Applications include front […]

Grok the GIL: How to write fast and thread-safe Python

Tuesday 18th of April 2017 08:05:25 PM
When I was six years old, I had a music box. I'd wind it up, and a ballerina revolved on top of the box while a mechanism inside plinked out "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star." The thing must have been godawful tacky, but I loved that music box, and I wanted to know how it worked. Somehow I got it open and was rewarded with the sight of a simple device—a metal cylinder the size of my thumb, studded so that as it rotated, it plucked the teeth of a steel comb and made the notes.read more

10 Awesome Games You Can Play on Your Chromebook

Tuesday 18th of April 2017 06:51:05 PM
While Chromebook is not a typical gaming machine, there are still plenty of games you can play on it. Here are ten awesome games for Chromebook that you can play.

Best Python IDEs For Linux

Tuesday 18th of April 2017 05:36:45 PM
?Python is one of the first options thrown at beginners who want to learn to code. And rightly so, it is easy to get started with and is powerful enough to begin real-world projects. Python is employed in all areas of development, from software to websites and so much more. Python allows developers to work quickly and integrate systems more effectively. To get started with Python, you need to choose an IDE. There are many python IDEs available but which one do you choose.

Is Mastodon the new social media star, or imploding black hole?

Tuesday 18th of April 2017 04:22:25 PM
Mastodon is a FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) decentralized microblogging platform. It is a piece of software that has been written by Eugen Rochko to enable users to use the social network as an "alternative to commercial platforms."

More in Tux Machines

openSUSE Leap 15 Will Succeed 42.3

What comes after openSUSE Leap 42.3 for SUSE's community non-rolling distribution? Version 15. Richard Brown announced on the behalf of the openSUSE Board and Leap Release Manager that the next version after openSUSE Leap 42.3 will be openSUSE Leap 15. Yes, that's after pre-42 was openSUSE 13.2. Read more Also: Mailinglist Archive: opensuse-project (15 mails)

Leftovers: Software

  • GNU Guile 2.2.1 released
    We are happy to announce GNU Guile release 2.2.1, the first bug-fix release in the new 2.2 stable release series.
  • Announcing Nylas Mail 2.0 [Ed: just Electron]
  • Cerebro Is An Amazing Open Source OS X Spotlight Alternative For Linux [Ed: also just Electron]
    You may be fed up with traditional way of searching/opening applications on your system. Cerebro is an amazing utility built using Electron and available for Linux, Windows, and Mac. It is open-source and released under MIT license.
  • Flowblade Another Video Editor for Linux? Give It A Try!
    You may have favorite video editor to edit your videos but there is no harm to try something new, its initial release was not that long, with time it made some great improvements. It can be bit hard to master this video editor but if you are not new in this field you can make it easily and will be total worth of time.
  • Get System Info from CLI Using `NeoFetch` Tool in Ubuntu/Linux Mint
  • Ukuu Kernel Manager Utility lets You Upgrade or Install Kernels in Ubuntu/Linux Mint
    There are many ways to upgrade your Linux Kernel using Synaptics, command line and so. The Ukuu utility is the simply solution to manager your Ubuntu/Linux Mint kernels. If you want to test new fixes in the Linux Kernel then you can install Mainline Kernels released by Ubuntu team but mainline Kernels are intended to use for testing purposes only (so be careful).
  • 10 Reasons Why You Should Use Vi/Vim Text Editor in Linux
    While working with Linux systems, there are several areas where you’ll need to use a text editor including programming/scripting, editing configuration/text files, to mention but a few. There are several remarkable text editors you’ll find out there for Linux-based operating systems.
  • OpenShot 2.3 Linux Video Editor New Features
    It’s been quite some time since we last talked about OpenShot, and more specifically when it had its second major release. Recently, the team behind the popular open source video editor has made its third point release available which happens to come with a couple of exciting new features and tools, so here is a quick guide on where to find them and how to use them.
  • Boostnote: Another Great Note Taking App for Developers? Find Out By Yourself
    Boostnote is an open-source note-taking application especially made for programmers and developers, it is build up with Electron framework and cross-platform available for Linux, Windows and Mac. Being programmers, we take lots of notes which includes commands, code snippets, bug information and so on. It all comes in handy when you have organized them all in one place, Boostnote does this job very well. It lets you organize your notes in folders with tags, so you can find anything you are looking for very quickly.
  • Collabora Office 5.3 Released
    Today we released Collabora Office 5.3 and Collabora GovOffice 5.3, which contain great new features and enhancements. They also contains all fixes from the upstream libreoffice-5-3 branch and several backported features.

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