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With the seemingly great obsession with Manga and Anime there should be a Linux distribution dedicated to the topic. Great news! There is! The Operating System (OS) is called Mangaka which is the name of the creators of Manga.
In this article, we will show you how to install Oracle Java JDK8 on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS. Oracle JDK is the official version distributed by Oracle. These guide should also work on Debian and Linux Mint, but was tested and written for Ubuntu.
How would you find out how much RAM is free on your Linux desktop? That'sa really easy question with a lot of answers[he]mdash[/he]free, any ofthe implementations of top andGlances all are valid responses.
Capacity and speed requirements keep increasing for networking, but going from where are now to 100G networking isn’t a trivial matter, as Christopher Lameter and Fernando Garcia discussed recently in their LinuxCon Europe talk about the world of 100G networking.
"You only get one chance to make a first impression," the old saying goes. It's cliche, but nevertheless sound, practical advice.In the realm of open source, it can make the difference between a project that succeeds and a project that fails. That's why making a positive first impression when you release a repo to the world is essential—at least if your motivations involve gaining users, building a community of contributors, and attracting valuable feedback.read more
Open Up Resources is a nonprofit collaborative formed by 13 U.S. states that creates high-quality, standards-aligned open educational resources (OERs) that are openly licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.read more
So somewhere while installing your favorite Linux distro you came across the word “Swap” and now you are here to know what is Swap. Well, I will tell you it in the simplest sense.
Open source enthusiasts have no shame in explaining that they’re involved in building a better world. One way of doing that is reaching across language barriers. When this Spanish screencast about FreeCAD caught my eye on YouTube, I knew I had to write about it.
If you want to add an extra layer of protection onto your virtual machines and you're using VirtualBox, encrypting those VMs is very simple. Here's how.
Installing and running software is surprisingly easy with Ubuntu. Simply use the built in application search tools to locate an application title. Then install and enjoy it. Ubuntu like other distros has more than one way to locate, install and run popular Linux software. This article will share some of those approaches and provide insight on how each of those approaches work.
Earlier this month, the Inkscape project released version 0.92 of the Inkscape vector graphics editor. Inkscape 0.92 is now also available for download from the official Fedora repositories for Fedora 24 and Fedora 25. If you already have Inkscape installed,... Continue Reading →
President Donald Trump has named Ajit Pai as the 34th chairman of the Federal Communications Commission... While expected, the appointment aligns with signs that Trump's FCC would roll back Obama-era policies — most notably the 2015 Open Internet Order, which set today's net-neutrality rules.
Guide on how to Rollback updates with yum history command on CentOS and RHEL Servers
It took the Qt developers more than two and a half months to finish the feature set of Qt 5.8, the next major release of the multiplatform and open-source software development framework for creating modern GUI for mobile and desktop.
Are you interested in keeping track of what is happening in the open source cloud? Opensource.com is your source for news in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project.OpenStack around the webFrom news sites to developer blogs, there's a lot being written about OpenStack every week. Here are a few highlights.read more
The erasure of data on improperly secured databases has broadened to include Apache-Hadoop's distributed storage and the NoSQL CouchDB. Expect more to come.
After more than 13 years of development, the HandBrake open-source video transcoding app reached 1.0 milestone on Christmas Eve last year, and the second bugfix release is already available.
The Linux Foundation's Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) is expanding its roster of hosted project today with inclusion of the open-source Linkerd service mesh project.
Mac’s touchpad and its multi-touch gestures really put a lot of laptops to shame. This article shows you how to get the same multi-touch gestures in Ubuntu.