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Mozilla Responds to European Commissions Google Android Decision

2 hours 36 min ago
The decision by the European Commission today to sanction Google for practices regarding the Android mobile operating system drives home the importance of true openness in the mobile ecosystem. These are complex issues, and we expect that we will be evaluating the remedies and their repercussions for some time.

SDR meets AI in a mash-up of Jetson TX2, Artix-7, and 2×2 MIMO

3 hours 50 min ago
Deepwave Digital has launched an Ubuntu-driven, $5K “AIR-T” Mini-ITX board for AI-infused SDR, equipped with an Nvidia Jetson TX2, a Xilinx Artix-7 FPGA, and an AD9371 2?2 MIMO transceiver. A Philadelphia based startup called Deepwave Digital has gone to Crowd Supply to launch its “Artificial Intelligence Radio [he]#8211[/he] Transceiver” (AIR-T) SBC.

Canonical Needs Your Help to Test the Improved Ubuntu 18.04.1 Server Installer

5 hours 5 min ago
Canonical's Dimitri John Ledkov put out a call for testing for the Ubuntu community to help them test drive the improved Ubuntu Server installer in the upcoming Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS point release.

Linux chattr Command Tutorial for Beginners (5 Examples)

6 hours 19 min ago
Many a time, a Linux machine is used by different users. So there are chances that these users access a common set of files. This opens up door to problems like accidental deletion or editing of important files, something which you - as an administrator - would definitely not want to happen. Thankfully, there exists a command - dubbed chattr - that's developed to help you in specifically these kinds of scenarios.

How to (Safely) Add Code to functions.php in WordPress

7 hours 33 min ago
Scouring the Internet for solutions to WordPress problems will inevitably bring you to sites that ask you to insert some piece of code or the other into functions.php.

How to check free disk space in Linux

8 hours 48 min ago
Keeping track of disk utilization information is on system administrators' (and others') daily to-do list. Linux has a few built-in utilities that help provide that information.dfThe df command stands for "disk-free," and shows available and used disk space on the Linux system.df -h shows disk space in human-readable formatdf -a shows the file system's complete disk usage even if the Available field is 0read more

How To Install WordPress with LAMP Stack on Ubuntu 16.04

10 hours 2 min ago
WordPress is one of the world’s most popular content management systems (CMS). It is a free and open-source platform, which is used by millions of people for running blogs, business websites, e-commerce stores and much more.

Top Voting Machine Vendor Admits It Installed Remote-Access Software on Systems Sold to States

11 hours 16 min ago
The nation's top voting machine maker has admitted in a letter to a federal lawmaker that the company installed remote-access software on election-management systems it sold over a period of six years, raising questions about the security of those systems and the integrity of elections that were conducted with them.

Digital Audio Workstation REAPER Adds Experimental Native Linux Builds

12 hours 31 min ago
REAPER, a popular music production tool, added experimental native Linux builds to its download page with the latest 5.93 release.

Contributing to Fedora: Testing Packages

13 hours 45 min ago
Contribution to Fedora comes in many forms. Here’s a common misconception about contributing: “I’m not a developer, so what do they need me for?” However, there are many ways for non-developers to contribute to Fedora. One way is package testing. Before a new version of a package lands in the updates repository, it passes through […]

Set Up A Headless Deluge Server on Linux

14 hours 59 min ago
There are tons of ways to manage torrents on Linux. Many of the available clients are excellent, but some have distinct advantages. If you're looking to manage large numbers of torrents and manage them over your network, Deluge is easily the best option.

Nvidia 390.77 Linux Graphics Driver Improves Compatibility with Latest Kernels

16 hours 14 min ago
Nvidia released a new version of its long-lived proprietary display driver for GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, and Solaris systems to add compatibility with recent Linux kernels and fix various bugs.

Ballerina reinvents cloud-native programming

17 hours 28 min ago
Cloud-native programming inherently involves working with remote endpoints: microservices, serverless, APIs, WebSockets, software-as-a-service (SaaS) apps, and more. Ballerina is a cloud-native, general purpose, concurrent, transactional, and statically- and strongly-typed programming language with both textual and graphical syntaxes.

A Look at Google's Project Fi

18 hours 42 min ago
Google's Project Fi is a great cell-phone service, but the data-only SIMs make it incredible for network projects! Project Fi is a play on the term "WiFi" and is pronounced "Project Fye", as opposed to "Project Fee", which is what I called it at first. Several features set Project Fi apart from other cell-phone plans.

Tips for Success with Open Source Certification

19 hours 57 min ago
In the first article, we focused on why certification matters now more than ever. Here, we’ll focus on the kinds of certifications that are making a difference, and what is involved in completing necessary training and passing the performance-based exams that lead to certification, with tips from Clyde Seepersad, General Manager of Training and Certification at The Linux Foundation.

Open-spec NAS SBC with 4x SATA 3.0 ports relaunches

Wednesday 18th of July 2018 05:39:26 AM
Kobol has relaunched its open-spec “Helios4” NAS SBC and fanned system. The Helios4 runs Debian on a Marvell Armada 388 SoC with 2GB ECC RAM and offers 1x GbE, 2x USB 3.0, and 4x SATA 3.0 ports for up to 48TB.

Xen Project Hypervisor Power Management: Suspend-to-RAM on Arm Architectures

Wednesday 18th of July 2018 04:25:06 AM
About a year ago, we started a project to lay the foundation for full-scale power management for applications involving the Xen Project Hypervisor on Arm architectures. We intend to make Xen on Arm's power management the open source reference design for other Arm hypervisors in need of power management capabilities.

You Can Now Install Android 8.1 Oreo on Your Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ Computer

Wednesday 18th of July 2018 03:10:46 AM
Just two weeks after releasing the first build of his RaspAnd operating system based on Google's Android 8.1 Oreo mobile OS, Arne Exton today announced a new version with support for the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ computer.