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A checklist for submitting your first Linux kernel patch

39 min 14 sec ago
One of the biggest—and the fastest moving—open source projects, the Linux kernel, is composed of about 53,600 files and nearly 20-million lines of code. With more than 15,600 programmers contributing to the project worldwide, the Linux kernel follows a maintainer model for collaboration.read more

How to Make Your Ubuntu PC a Wireless Access Point

1 hour 53 min ago
With the release of Ubuntu’s latest operating system, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, creating a hotspot is easier than ever before. With a wifi hotspot, you can let other wireless devices such as smartphones and televisions etc. make use of your computer’s internet connection.

How to Install HTTP Git Server with Nginx on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

3 hours 7 min ago
Git is a free and open source version control system that can be used to track changes of code. Git allows you to create many repositories for the same application and coordinating work on those files among multiple people. It is primarily used for source code management in software development.

Play Games From Your Nvidia GameStream-Enabled PC On Your Linux Desktop With Moonlight

4 hours 22 min ago
Moonlight (or Moonlight Game Streaming) is an open source client implementation of Nvidia's GameStream that allows you to stream your games and applications from a GameStream-compatible PC to another device, be it another Windows computer, a macOS or Linux desktop, Chrome OS, or an Android or iOS device.Stream doesn't mean you only get to look at the game. Moonlight lets you actually play games that run on a Windows machine from another device.

Everything You Need to Know about Linux Containers, Part I: Linux Control Groups and Process Isolation

5 hours 36 min ago
Everyone's heard the term, but what exactly are containers? To understand the technology completely, you firstneed to understand the many pieces that make it all possible.

Create DIY music box cards with Punchbox

6 hours 50 min ago
I love it when the opportunity to combine music and coding comes together. I've worked on a few personal projects related to music, from making music with network traffic to an auto-accompaniment system for electronic drums. More recently, my wonderful wife gave me a beautiful, programmable music box for my birthday. You punch out music notes on a card and crank it through the music box to play a tune.read more

Install Tor on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

8 hours 5 min ago
The objective is to install Tor on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver. This guide will also provide you with some basic configuration and usage of Tor network in order to conceal your identity.

Teaching kids Linux at summer camp

9 hours 19 min ago
As the late, great mathematician, computer scientist, and educator Seymour Papert once said, "I am convinced that the best learning takes place where the learner takes charge." Unfortunately, most schools stifle children's natural curiosity and creativity, locking down technology and reducing students to consumers of content they have no hand in creating.read more

How to install WordPress with Nginx on Ubuntu 18.04

10 hours 33 min ago
In this tutorial we will show you how to install WordPress on an Ubuntu 18.04 machine. It is a fairly straightforward process that takes less than ten minutes to complete.

Python wriggles onward without its head

11 hours 48 min ago
The software's just fine, annual codefest agreesAnalysis At the third annual PyBay Conference in San Francisco over the weekend, Python aficionados gathered to learn new tricks and touch base with old friends.…

Top Linux Applications For Office Use

13 hours 2 min ago
However, the fact that you prefer a closed operating system does not mean that your company can not benefit from a large number of open source programs available. The best part is that most of these programs can be downloaded and run for free. But the question is, what programs are these and how do they allow you to run your business? Let's find out.

Latest Deepin Linux Release Promises to Consume Less Memory Than Ubuntu or Windows

14 hours 16 min ago
The developers of the Deepin Linux operating system have announced today the release and general availability of Deepin 15.7, a new maintenance update that brings more performance improvements and general system optimizations.

Domain Name Registrations Reach 339.8 Million in 2Q18

15 hours 31 min ago
ngTLDs continue to lose grown as dot com remains the overall champ.

Rugged, sandwich-style Sitara SBC has optimized Linux stack

16 hours 45 min ago
Forlinx’s sandwich-style, industrial temp “OK5718-C” SBC runs Linux on a “FET5718-C” module with a Cortex-A15 based TI AM5718 SoC. Other features include SATA, HDMI, MIPI-CSI, USB 3.0, CAN, and mini-PCIe.

AV1 and the Video Wars of 2027

19 hours 14 min ago
It's six years in the future, and Netflix costs $4,000 a month. What happened? We continued our reliance on patented video codecs to stream web video, instead of supporting royalty-free AV1.

Debian GNU/Linux 9 "Stretch" Receives L1 Terminal Fault Mitigations, Update Now

Tuesday 21st of August 2018 05:56:22 AM
The Debian Project released today a new Linux kernel security update for Debian GNU/Linux 9 "Stretch" users to address the recently disclosed L1 Terminal Fault vulnerabilities.

True Believer

Tuesday 21st of August 2018 04:42:02 AM
The calendar page had recently flipped to the new century when I had my own Road To Damascus moment. It was, in the truest sense of the phrase, a profound revelation. It built up in me like an electrical charge. A moment I realized that the monitor in front of me reflected something that was going to not only change my life, but had the potential to change lives of millions.

Blueberry Pi DIY hacker board taps Allwinner V3

Tuesday 21st of August 2018 03:27:42 AM
Marcel Thürmer has posted schematics for building a two-layer, Linux-ready “Blueberry Pi” SBC with a solderable, Cortex-A7 Allwinner V3 with 64MB RAM, plus WiFi/BT, Ethernet, USB, RGB, MIPI-CSI, and a 26-pin RPi header. Hardware developer Marcel Thürmer has gone to Hackaday to announce the release of open schematics for DIYers to build a Linux hacker […]

Linux Application Sandboxing And Distribution Framework Flatpak Reaches Version 1.0 Stable

Tuesday 21st of August 2018 02:13:21 AM
Flatpak, the Linux application sandboxing and distribution framework, has reached version 1.0 stable. Compared to the previous stable series (0.10.x), the new version should have faster installation and updates, it allows marking applications as end-of-life, and it asks the user to confirm app permissions at install time, among other improvements.

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