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Being Open and Connected on Your Own Terms with our New Facebook Container Add-On

Sunday 1st of April 2018 12:05:45 AM
There’s an important conversation going on right now about the power that companies like Facebook wield over our lives. These businesses are built on technology platforms that are so complex......

Qubes Version 4.0 Released, Purism Laptops Shipping Quickly, New Rust Version 1.25.0 and More

Saturday 31st of March 2018 10:11:23 PM
News briefs for March 29, 2018.

Mini-ITX dev kit expands upon new i.MX8M module

Saturday 31st of March 2018 08:17:01 PM
Intrinsyc announced a Mini-ITX development kit for a wireless-enabled “Open-X 8M SOM” module that runs Linux or Android 8.0 on a quad-core i.MX8M SoC. Intrinsyc announced the Open-X 8M SOM a month ago and has now followed up with a Mini-ITX form factor Open-X 8M Development Kit built around the module.

Weekend Reading: Raspberry Pi Projects

Saturday 31st of March 2018 06:22:39 PM
The Raspberry Pi has been very popular among hobbyists and educators ever since its launch in 2011. It’s a credit-card-sized single-board computer with a Broadcom BCM 2835 SoC, 256MB to 512MB of RAM, USB ports, GPIO pins, Ethernet, HDMI out, camera header and an SD card slot.

IPFire: A User-Friendly Linux Firewall Distribution

Saturday 31st of March 2018 04:30:33 PM
IPFire is an open source Linux distribution geared specifically for the task of firewalls. This particular distribution is hardened, secure, easy to operate, and ready to serve enterprise, small-to-medium businesses, and even home users. IPFire was designed for users new to firewalling, so it places a premium on user-friendliness.

Happy 20th Anniversary to Mozilla, New pfSense Version, Android HiddenMiner Malware and More

Saturday 31st of March 2018 02:36:11 PM
News briefs for March 30, 2018.

LG re-open sources WebOS, a look at the AI behind the Pixel 2's camera, and more news

Saturday 31st of March 2018 12:41:49 PM
In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look LG making WebOS open source (again), Google's camera AI tools, a 3D printed stethoscope, and more.Open source news roundup for March 18-31, 2018read more

How To Install PyCharm on Ubuntu 16.04

Saturday 31st of March 2018 10:47:27 AM
Let us show you how to install PyCharm on a Ubuntu 16.04 system. PyCharm is a state-of-the-art Python IDE designed around productivity and functionality. It offers a wide array of features, such as a graphical debugger, refactoring tools, an intelligent code editor and so on.

Best Content Management System

Saturday 31st of March 2018 08:53:05 AM
WordPress is the Content Manager System winner in the 2018 LinuxJournal Readers' Choice Awards.

This Week in Open Source News: The Open Networking Summit Edition

Saturday 31st of March 2018 06:58:43 AM
This week in open source and Linux news, The Linux Foundation and other organization gathered in Los Angeles this week to collaborate and break major industry news, including AI and 5G developments

Introducing Web Pi The Raspberry Pi Web Interface

Saturday 31st of March 2018 05:04:21 AM
Introducing Web Pi, the Web User Interface for interacting with your raspberry Pi. Web Pi https://webpi.chris-shaw.com/ is a simple web application for the raspberry pi which logs the output of cronjobs that run in the background to files which it interrogates to output to the user. This is done due to the limited resources of the raspberry pi and to reduce loading times.

Docker founder Solomon Hykes leaves day-to-day running of container company

Saturday 31st of March 2018 03:09:59 AM
The face of Docker, the leading container company, Solomon Hykes, is stepping down. Insiders knew this had been coming for months, but today, Solomon Hykes, Docker's founder, announced he was leaving day-to-day work at the leading container company.

Newly Found Malware Deliberately Avoids Government Networks

Saturday 31st of March 2018 01:15:37 AM
GoScanSSH malware infects a range of Linux devices by seeking weak SSH login passwords and takes pains to not infect devices connected to government networks.

Creating Kubernetes liveness and readiness probes

Saturday 31st of March 2018 12:01:17 AM
One of the main advantages of using Kubernetes is its ability to maintain containers running in a cluster: Simply create a pod resource, let Kubernetes choose a worker node for it, and it will run the pod’s containers on that node. But what if a container or a pod fails?read more

List All Installed Packages with yum on CentOS 7

Friday 30th of March 2018 10:46:57 PM
In this short tutorial, we will show you, how to list all installed packages with yum on CentOS 7 . Yum is the default package manager used in CentOS, used to interact with both individual RPM package files and many repositories. This tutorial was written for CentOS 7, but the commands in this tutorial should work on any server with Redhat, CentOS, or Fedora installed on it.

Meet OpenAuto, an Android Auto emulator for Raspberry Pi

Friday 30th of March 2018 09:32:37 PM
In 2015, Google introduced Android Auto, a system that allows users to project certain apps from their Android smartphones onto a car's infotainment display. Android Auto's driver-friendly interface, with larger touchscreen buttons and voice commands, aims to make it easier and safer for drivers to control navigation, music, podcasts, radio, phone calls, and more while keeping their eyes on the road.read more

Open Source Licenses Comparison Guide

Friday 30th of March 2018 08:18:17 PM
With Open Source licenses explained here, it should help you choose the right Open Source license for your project.

Civil Infrastructure Platform wants Linux to save civilization

Friday 30th of March 2018 07:03:57 PM
At the Embedded Linux Conference conference, Civil Infrastructure Platform contributor Yoshitake Kobayashi talks about the CIP project’s progress in bringing a 10-year SLTS Linux kernel to the world of power plants and transportation systems. “The Civil Infrastructure Platform is the most conservative of The Linux Foundation projects,” began Yoshitake Kobayashi at the recent Embedded Linux […]

How to Add Users to Groups from the Linux Command Line

Friday 30th of March 2018 02:47:45 PM
The use of groups in Linux forms the basis of access control on local systems and networks. Here we will discuss the handful of ways in which you can add users to groups and grant them access to files.

Easy data validation in Perl with Regexp::Common

Friday 30th of March 2018 01:33:25 PM
Building regular expressions in Perl can be a little bit tricky, particularly for the newcomer. It's a powerful technique, but even experienced Perl developers can sometimes find themselves checking the documentation to make sure they've got it right.Another common issue with regular expressions lies in the common expressions we use all the time; it seems like we're forever re-inventing the wheel! But, for this problem at least, there is a useful answer.read more

More in Tux Machines

Critical Live Boot Bug Fixed and Ubuntu 18.04 is Finally Released

A critical bug in live boot session delayed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS release for several hours. The bug has been fixed and the ISO are available to download. Read more

Nintendo Switch hack + Dolphin Emulator could bring GameCube and Wii game support

This week security researchers released details about a vulnerability affecting NVIDIA Tegra X1 processors that makes it possible to bypass secure boot and run unverified code on some devices… including every Nintendo Switch game console that’s shipped to date. Among other things, this opens the door for running modified versions of Nintendo’s firmware, or alternate operating systems such as a GNU/Linux distribution. And if you can run Linux… you can also run Linux applications. Now it looks like one of those applications could be the Dolphin emulator, which lets you play Nintendo GameCube and Wii games on a computer or other supported devices. Read more

Openwashing Leftovers

Linux Foundation: New Members, Cloud Foundry, and Embedded Linux Conference + OpenIoT Summit

  • 41 Organizations Join The Linux Foundation to Support Open Source Communities With Infrastructure and Resources
    The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, announced the addition of 28 Silver members and 13 Associate members. Linux Foundation members help support development of the shared technology resources, while accelerating their own innovation through open source leadership and participation. Linux Foundation member contributions help provide the infrastructure and resources that enable the world's largest open collaboration communities.
  • Cloud Foundry for Developers: Architecture
    Back in the olden days, provisioning and managing IT stacks was complex, time-consuming, and error-prone. Getting the resources to do your job could take weeks or months. Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) was the first major step in automating IT stacks, and introduced the self-service provisioning and configuration model. VMware and Amazon were among the largest early developers and service providers. Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) adds the layer to IaaS that provides application development and management. Cloud Foundry is for building Platform as a Service (PaaS) projects, which bundle servers, networks, storage, operating systems, middleware, databases, and development tools into scalable, centrally-managed hardware and software stacks. That is a lot of work to do manually, so it takes a lot of software to automate it.
  • Jonathan Corbet on Linux Kernel Contributions, Community, and Core Needs
    At the recent Embedded Linux Conference + OpenIoT Summit, I sat down with Jonathan Corbet, the founder and editor-in-chief of LWN to discuss a wide range of topics, including the annual Linux kernel report. The annual Linux Kernel Development Report, released by The Linux Foundation is the evolution of work Corbet and Greg Kroah-Hartman had been doing independently for years. The goal of the report is to document various facets of kernel development, such as who is doing the work, what is the pace of the work, and which companies are supporting the work.