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4 cool new projects to try in COPR

Friday 15th of September 2017 05:32:42 PM
COPR is a collection of personal repositories for software that isn’t carried in Fedora. Some software doesn’t conform to standards that allow easy packaging. Or it may not meet other Fedora standards, despite being free and open source. COPR can... Continue Reading →

Install WordPress with OpenLiteSpeed on Ubuntu 16.04

Friday 15th of September 2017 04:18:22 PM
Today we will show you How to install and configure WordPress with OpenLiteSpeed on your Ubuntu 16.04 VPS.

3 ways to check open ports in Linux with respective service-process

Friday 15th of September 2017 03:04:02 PM
This article will quickly guide you about, How to check open ports in Linux with respective service-process.

Author Dan Lyons on Tech Startups and the Trouble with the New Economy

Friday 15th of September 2017 10:21:41 AM
In an entertaining keynote presentation at Open Source Summit in Los Angeles, Dan Lyons, author of Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start Up Bubble, related his experience working at a tech startup and explained how that experience changed his mind about open source.

GNOME 3.26 "Manchester" Desktop Environment Debuts Officially, Here's What's New

Friday 15th of September 2017 09:07:20 AM
After six months of hard work, the GNOME Project's development team was proud to announce today, September 13, 2017, the immediate release and general availability of the GNOME 3.26 desktop environment.

Solving Physics Problems on Linux

Friday 15th of September 2017 07:53:00 AM
Several years ago, I wrote an article on using Elmer to solve complicatedphysics problems. Elmer has progressed quite a bit since then, so I thoughtit would be worth taking a fresh look at this simulation software.

Growing your team's open culture, one buddy at a time

Friday 15th of September 2017 06:38:40 AM
We've all been there. You're starting a new job, and you don't even know where the bathroom is, much less all the tools and processes necessary to get that job done. Onboarding in an open organization can be even trickier because of its unstructured environment and open culture. It may be up to you to define your role, and priorities can change quickly. Finding an "onboarding buddy" (or "onboarding peer") can make the transition into your job much less more

Plasma Mobile and Purisms Librem 5 Free Smartphone

Friday 15th of September 2017 05:24:20 AM
Artist's impression of what Plasma Mobilewould look like on the Librem 5."This was the plan all along", said Todd Weaver during a conference call we held with him last week. He was referring to building a free, open, and privacy-respecting smartphone...

Install and Configure ISC DHCP Server in Debian 9

Friday 15th of September 2017 04:09:59 AM
In this tutorial, we’ll learn how to install and configure DHCP server in Debian 9. DHCP or Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol is a protocol used in networks through which a system can automatically obtain the network settings at boot time.

Canonical and Microsoft Enable Ubuntu Containers with Hyper-V Isolation on Windows

Friday 15th of September 2017 02:55:39 AM
Canonical's Dustin Kirkland announced that the company behind the popular Ubuntu Linux OS recently teamed up with Microsoft to enable Ubuntu containers to run on Windows systems with Hyper-V isolation.

Keep DNF automatic updates rolling in Fedora 26

Friday 15th of September 2017 01:41:19 AM
DNF Automatic is an optional Fedora component you can configure for automatic updates of packages. DNF Automatic is provided by the (aptly named) dnf-automatic package. This package has been available in previous releases of Fedora as well as in Fedora 26.... Continue Reading →

Beginners guide to 'ls' command in Linux

Friday 15th of September 2017 12:26:58 AM
Beginners guide to ls command. Learn ls command with 12 examples which can be used in your daily Linux tasks.

Ubuntu 17.10

Thursday 14th of September 2017 11:12:38 PM
It has been a while since Canonical has launched Ubuntu 17.10 daily builds but most users don't want to switch to the latest builds as they are still in daily build period. Ubuntu 17.10 daily builds were quite unstable and many things were broken and as the first beta has released on Aug 31, I got my hands on it and tried it. Using it since then many things have been fixed. So in this article, I'm going to share my experience with Ubuntu 17.10 beta.

In-car telematics and connectivity platform runs Linux

Thursday 14th of September 2017 09:58:18 PM
Laird unveiled a Linux-based “Open Platform” for telematics and in-car connectivity with WiFi, BLE, and NFC, and optional GPS/Glonass, LTE, and 802.11p. Linux is finding its way into car systems that move beyond in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) and into telematics and connectivity. On the low end, we’ve seen products like the recent, Raspberry Pi Zero W […]

Generative art: How to hack a painting

Thursday 14th of September 2017 08:43:58 PM
The world is fundamentally generative, as it is created by physical, biological, and chemical processes. But it isn't comprised of clean mathematical lines; rather, it is a struggle between mathematical patterns and entropy. Generative art reflects both aspects of reality, offering a unique perspective on the more

Lyft and Uber travel the same open-source road

Thursday 14th of September 2017 07:29:38 PM
Open-source software can profitably bring rivals together.

YouTube-dlG : A Front-End GUI App For Popular YouTube-DL Video Downloader

Thursday 14th of September 2017 06:15:18 PM
YouTube-DLG is a cross platform front-end GUI of the popular youtube-dl media downloader written in wxPython which supports all YouTube-DL sites.

Open Source Summit: Securing IoT is About Avoiding Anti-Patterns

Thursday 14th of September 2017 05:11:12 PM
There are a lot of different pitfalls when it comes to IoT security that developers need to avoid.

How to Set A Custom Message of The Day on Linux

Thursday 14th of September 2017 03:56:51 PM
When you fist log in to a terminal on a Unix system, Linux included, you are usually greeted by that system's message of the day(MOTD). The message of the day, gives you important information about the system or just messages from the system admin. Of course, if you are are the system admin, it's up to you to set that message. If it's your own system, you can get creative with your message and include any information that you choose.

An introduction to DocBook, a flexible markup language worth learning

Thursday 14th of September 2017 02:42:31 PM
Computers were first invented to do math, and they do it really well. But it didn't take long for users to repurpose their futuristic calculators into fancy, dynamic typewriters. Now human-readable text drives computing, so it's important to choose the right format for the text you more

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Linux panel PC offers IP69K protection against jet spray

TechNexion has launched a 10.1 inch, 1280 x 800 capacitive touch panel PC that runs Linux or Android on an i.MX6, and offers IP69K protection. TechNexion, which has long been a provider of COMs and SBCs based on Freescale/NXP i.MX SoCs, also sells a line of Linux- and Android-friendly i.MX6, i.MX6UL, and i.MX7 based panel PCs. The latest is a 10.1 inch TWP-1010-IMX6 model that shares many of the same features of its 15.6-inch TWP-1560-IMX6 sibling, including NXP’s i.MX6 SoC, M12 connectors, and a SUS 304 stainless steel case with an IP69K water- and dust-proofing certification. Read more Also: Mongoose OS for IoT prototyping

10 Open Source Skills, Data Analysis Skills and Programming Languages

  • 10 Open Source Skills That Can Lead to Higher Pay
    Last month, The Linux Foundation and the online job board Dice released the results of a survey about open source hiring. It found that 67 percent of managers expected their hiring of open source professionals to increase more than their hiring of other types of IT workers. In addition, 42 percent of managers surveyed said they need to hire more open source talent because they were increasing their use of open source technologies, and 30 said open source was becoming core to their business. A vast majority — 89 percent — of hiring managers said that they were finding it difficult to find the open source talent they need to fill positions.
  • If you want to upgrade your data analysis skills, which programming language should you learn?
    For a growing number of people, data analysis is a central part of their job. Increased data availability, more powerful computing, and an emphasis on analytics-driven decision in business has made it a heyday for data science. According to a report from IBM, in 2015 there were 2.35 million openings for data analytics jobs in the US. It estimates that number will rise to 2.72 million by 2020. A significant share of people who crunch numbers for a living use Microsoft Excel or other spreadsheet programs like Google Sheets. Others use proprietary statistical software like SAS, Stata, or SPSS that they often first learned in school.
  • std::bind
    In digging through the ASIO C++ library examples, I came across an actual use of std::bind. Its entry in cppreference seemed like buzzword salad, so I never previously had paid it any attention.

Visual revamp of GNOME To Do

I’m a fan of productivity. It is not a coincidence that I’m the maintainer of Calendar and To Do. And even though I’m not a power user, I’m a heavy user of productivity applications. For some time now, I’m finding the overall experience of GNOME To Do clumsy and far from ideal. Recently, I received a thank you email from a fellow user, and I asked they what they think that could be improved. It was not a surprise when they said To Do’s interface is clumsy too. Read more

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