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Tackling the most important issue in a DevOps transformation

2 hours 29 min ago
You've been appointed the DevOps champion in your organisation: congratulations. So, what's the most important issue that you need to address?It's the technology—tools and the toolchain—right? Everybody knows that unless you get the right tools for the job, you're never going to make things work.

Iridium Browser: A Browser for the Privacy Conscious

3 hours 37 min ago
Iridium is a web browser based on Chromium project. It has been customized to not share your data and thus keeping your privacy intact.

How to Install NEOS CMS on CentOS 7

4 hours 46 min ago
Neos is a free and open source content management system written in PHP and uses its own framework flow. Neos CMS provides a customizable, extensible and easy to use web interface to edit web content easily.

4 cool new projects to try in COPR for February

5 hours 55 min ago
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 offer these projects outside the Fedora set of packages. Software in COPR isn’t supported by Fedora infrastructure or signed by the project. However, it can be a neat way to try new or experimental software.

Linux Means Business – Best Free Business Apps

7 hours 3 min ago
The best business applications help an organization to improve how they run their operations, minimize costs, and improve workplace productivity. Sometimes business applications are thought to relate to office software suites which offer word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, and email applications. While office suites are very common, business applications extend far further afield.

You Can Now Turn Your Old Moto G2 "Titan" Phone Into an Ubuntu Phone, Here's How

8 hours 19 min ago
If you still have a Moto G Gen 2 (a.k.a Moto G 2014) around, it looks like you can install the Ubuntu Touch mobile OS from UBports on it, thanks to an effort by an XDA community member.

RIP, Swype: Thanks for all the sor--speec--speedy texting

9 hours 27 min ago
Pioneering gesture keyboard given bullet by owner Nuance. One of the best-loved mobile apps of the past decade, Swype, has been given the bullet. Parent company Nuance confirmed it will no longer develop the letter-tracing keyboard, which will disappear from the Apple and Google app stores.

Red Hat introduces updated decision management platform

Friday 23rd of February 2018 07:43:37 AM
Business process management doesn[he]#039[/he]t have to be a pain with the right platform. If you too find the nuts and bolts of business processing management a nightmare, you'll want to check out Red Hat's latest program: Red Hat Decision Manager 7.

Quad-Ethernet SBC and controller tap new Renesas RZ/N1D SoC

Friday 23rd of February 2018 06:34:59 AM
Emtrion’s Linux-ready “SBC-RZN1D” SBC, which will soon power a “Flex2COM” controller, features a Renesas dual-core -A7 RZ/N1D SoC and 4x LAN ports, and is designed for multi-protocol fieldbus communications.

3 warning flags of DevOps metrics

Friday 23rd of February 2018 05:26:22 AM
Metrics. Measurements. Data. Monitoring. Alerting. These are all big topics for DevOps and for cloud-native infrastructure and application development more broadly. In fact, acm Queue, a magazine published by the Association of Computing Machinery, recently devoted an entire issue to the topic.

Mozilla v FCC: Mozilla Re-files Suit Against FCC to Protect Net Neutrality

Friday 23rd of February 2018 04:17:45 AM
This morning, the Federal Communications Commission officially published its order overturning net neutrality rules in the Federal Register. That is why today, immediately after the order was published, Mozilla re-filed our suit challenging the FCC net neutrality order. We won’t waste a minute in our fight to protect net neutrality because it’s our mission to ensure the internet is a global public resource, open and accessible to all.

Opera Says Its Next Opera Release Will Have the Fastest Ad Blocker on the Block

Friday 23rd of February 2018 03:09:08 AM
Opera Software promoted today its upcoming Opera 52 web browser to the beta channel claiming that it has the faster ad blocker on the market compared to previous Opera release and Google Chrome.

Hackers are selling legitimate code-signing certificates to evade malware detection

Friday 23rd of February 2018 02:00:31 AM
Security researchers have found that hackers are using code-signing certificates more to make it easier to bypass security appliances and infect their victims.

12 bad enterprise security habits to break

Friday 23rd of February 2018 12:51:53 AM
Fix these bad practices before they become big problems in 2018

How to Install VMWare Tools on an Ubuntu Virtual Machine

Thursday 22nd of February 2018 11:43:16 PM
In this article I will show you how to install VMware Tools on an Ubuntu Virtual Machine. I am using Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark for the demo. But it should work on other version of Ubuntu as well. VMWare Tools allows you to improve performance of your virtual machines, including graphics performance, easier file sharing with host systems, improved time synchronization of the VM, and better cursor handling with the mouse integration. This will be a simple process, let's get started.

Linux LAN Routing for Beginners: Part 1

Thursday 22nd of February 2018 10:34:39 PM
Carla Schroder offers an overview of hardware and operating systems, plus IPv4 addressing basics, in this tutorial.

Net Neutrality, NSF and Mozilla's WINS Challenge Winners, openSUSE Updates and More

Thursday 22nd of February 2018 09:26:02 PM
News briefs for February 22, 2018.Net Neutrality rules will officially die April 23. You can read the fullorderhere.A new fight is about to begin.

Installing Solyd XK Linux : Cooking With Linux

Thursday 22nd of February 2018 08:17:25 PM
VIDEO: It's time for some more "Cooking With Linux" without a net, meaning the video you are about to watch was recorded live. Today, I'm going to install a new Linux distribution (new to me, anyhow) called Solyd XK. There are two versions of this distribution; one is based on KDE and the other XFCE, the latter being the one I am testing out today. In case you haven't heard of Solyd XK, it's a distribution inspired by straight Debian (as opposed to Ubuntu) and LinuxMint. So, come join me for some lunchtime "Cooking With Linux".

Linux hostname Command Tutorial for Beginners (5 Examples)

Thursday 22nd of February 2018 07:08:48 PM
If you are into network administration, and your work involves working on the Linux command line, there are several network-related command line tools that you should be aware of. On such tool is hostname, which you can use to display or set system's host name.

Taking Python to the Next Level

Thursday 22nd of February 2018 06:00:11 PM
A brief intro to simulating quantum systems with QuTiP.

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