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What Are Zombie Processes And How To Find & Kill Zombie Processes?

2 hours 36 min ago
If you are a regular Linux user, you must have encountered the term ‘Zombie Processes’. So what are the Zombie Processes? How do they get created? Are they harmful to the system? How do I kill these processes? Keep reading for the answers to all these questions.

Microsoft and Heptio to Bring 'Ark' to Azure Kubernetes

5 hours 7 min ago
It's not the first time one of Heptio's tools has found favor with a major cloud provider. In late November, when Amazon Web Services announced its upcoming Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes, it revealed that a single sign on solution it would implement had been developed in partnership with Heptio.

KDE Frameworks 5.41.0 Released with More Than 120 Improvements and Bugfixes

7 hours 1 min ago
The KDE Project released today a new version of its open-source KDE Frameworks software stack, a collection of over 70 add-on libraries to the Qt application framework, for GNU/Linux distributions.

GeckoLinux Brings Flexibility and Choice to openSUSE

8 hours 56 min ago
GeckoLinux—a unique take (offering both Static and Rolling releases) that offers a few options that openSUSE does not. Consider this list of features...

10 useful ncat (nc) Command Examples for Linux Systems

11 hours 45 min ago
ncat or nc is networking utility with functionality similar to cat command but for network. It is a general purpose CLI tool for reading, writing, redirecting data across a network. It is designed to be a reliable back-end tool that can be used with scripts or other programs. It's also a great tool for network debugging, as it can create any kind of connect one can need.

Ubuntu-Based ExTiX "The Ultimate Linux System" Now Includes Calamares Installer

13 hours 39 min ago
Arne Exton released a new build of his Ubuntu-based ExTiX 18.0 "The Ultimate Linux System" Deepin Edition GNU/Linux distribution with the latest Deepin 15.5 Desktop environment and Calamares graphical installer.

The Biggest Problems With UC Browser

15 hours 34 min ago
Before we even begin talking about the cons, I want to establish the fact that I have been a devoted UC Browser user for the past 3 years. I really love the download speeds I get, the ultra-sleek user interface and eye-catching icons used for tools.

Why the Zephyr Project Uses Vendor HALs

Sunday 10th of December 2017 07:12:48 AM
The use of vendor-supplied HALs (Hardware Abstraction Layers) in open source projects has been a source of ongoing discussion. At the October ELC Europe conference in Prague, we took up the topic again.

Wine 3.0 Just Around the Corner with Direct3D 11 Support for AMD and Intel GPUs

Sunday 10th of December 2017 05:18:26 AM
The highly anticipated Wine 3.0 open-source compatibility layer for installing and running Windows apps and games on Linux and UNIX-like operating systems just got its first Release Candidate today.

Mozillas new voice recognition model, fixing the GPL, and more news

Sunday 10th of December 2017 03:24:04 AM
In this week[he]#039[/he]s edition of our open source news roundup, we look at Mozilla[he]#039[/he]s new speech recognition model, how big players in open source are moving to help the GPL, and more.

What’s New in Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon Edition

Sunday 10th of December 2017 01:29:42 AM
VIDEO: Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon edition is the latest release of Linux Mint 18 series features Cinnamon Desktop 3.6 as default desktop environment. Cinnamon 3.6 is the largest and most important part of the Linux Mint 18.3 release. It includes loads of improvements, new features and bug fixes.

Amazon aims an AWS-savvy version of FreeRTOS at IoT gizmos

Saturday 9th of December 2017 11:35:20 PM
Amazon has launched an open source “Amazon FreeRTOS” real-time OS with AWS Greengrass support and a configuration console, for use in MCU-based IoT devices. Amazon is known for its semi-proprietary versions of Android and Linux that have appeared on a variety of mobile and consumer electronics devices from the Amazon Fire TV Stick to the […]

This Week in Open Source News: CloudNativeCon+KubeCon Serves as Platform for CNCF Announcements & More

Saturday 9th of December 2017 09:40:58 PM
This week in open source news, CNCF made several announcements at CloudNativeCon+KubeCon including 1.0 releases from the containerd, Jaeger, CoreDNS and Fluentd projects.

Hitchcock cameo steals opening of Oracle v Google Java spat

Saturday 9th of December 2017 07:46:36 PM
Opening salvos in Oracle's long-running legal battle to get what it believes is it's fair share from Google's Android reopened this week – the second time an Appeals Court on Federal Circuit has examined the issue. The first hour overran with a bumpy ride for Google.

Open source baseboard extends Linux-ready MAX 10 FPGA module

Saturday 9th of December 2017 05:52:14 PM
Aries launched a $33 “SpiderBase” carrier with a large prototyping area for its recent “MX10” COM, which can run NIOS II softcore Linux on a MAX 10 FPGA. In March, when we reported on the i.MX6 UL based M6UL computer-on-module from Aries Embedded, we also briefly noted that an MX10 computer-on-module was on the way.

Debian GNU/Linux 9.3 "Stretch" and 8.10 "Jessie" Have Been Officially Announced

Saturday 9th of December 2017 03:57:52 PM
The Debian Project announced this morning the general availability of the Debian GNU/Linux 9.3 and Debian GNU/Linux 8.10 point releases of the Stretch and Jessie series.

Complete guide for Apache TOMCAT installation on Linux

Saturday 9th of December 2017 02:03:30 PM
Apache Tomcat, also known as Tomcat server is an open source java servlet cotainer & provides a pure JAVA http webserver environmnet to run java code. It is very famous & widely used to...

Canonical Outs New Kernel Security Updates for All Supported Ubuntu Releases

Saturday 9th of December 2017 12:09:08 PM
Canonical released new Linux kernel security updates for all supported Ubuntu operating systems addressing a total of nine vulnerabilities discovered by various researchers.

Learn how to classify images with TensorFlow

Saturday 9th of December 2017 10:14:46 AM
Recent advancements in deep learning algorithms and hardware performance have enabled researchers and companies to make giant strides in areas such as image recognition, speech recognition, recommendation engines, and machine translation. Six years ago, the first superhuman performance in visual pattern recognition was more

Manjaro Linux - One Of The Finest Linux Distros

Saturday 9th of December 2017 08:20:24 AM
Manjaro is suitable for new users as well as experienced. The fact that Manjaro is based on Arch, being a rolling distro that is quite stable, ships with awesome tools and packs a good selection of software out of the box makes Manjaro a fantastic distro. Let us take a look at this excellent Linux distro.