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Pogo – minimalist music player

15 hours 12 min ago

Pogo is billed as a fast and minimalist audio player for Linux. Here's our review.

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6 Essential Python Tools for Data Science

Thursday 3rd of December 2020 01:11:41 PM

Data science is an emerging, multidisciplinary field of scientific methods, processes, algorithm development and technology to extract knowledge or insights in ingenious ways from structured or unstructured data.

At the heart of data science is data. Buckets loads of it, streaming in and stored in enterprise data warehouses. According to IBM, globally, we currently generate over 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every single day.

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Now and Then: The Fate of 15 More Linux Distributions

Wednesday 2nd of December 2020 10:44:26 AM

The fate of 15 distributions that were fairly popuar in 2006. Did they rise to the top or are they long forgotten relics?

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Best Free and Open Source Software – November 2020 Updates

Tuesday 1st of December 2020 01:41:19 PM

November 2020 updates to the largest compilation of recommended free and open source software available for Linux.

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Minder – mind-mapping tool

Monday 30th of November 2020 01:23:35 PM

Minder lets you use the power of mind-mapping to make your ideas come to life. Minder is free and open source software.

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7 Best Free and Open Source Python Data Validation

Sunday 29th of November 2020 07:06:52 PM

Here's our recommendations for performing data validation using Python. All of the software is free and open source goodness.

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Linux Candy: XScreenSaver – Framework and collection of screensavers

Friday 27th of November 2020 10:53:36 AM

XScreenSaver is a screen saver collection and a framework for blanking and locking the screen.

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8 Best Free and Open Source Functions-as-a-Service

Thursday 26th of November 2020 08:27:56 AM

Here's the best Functions-as-a-Service (FaaS) solutions, sometimes known as serverless. Free and open source goodness.

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myMPD – standalone and lightweight web-based MPD client

Wednesday 25th of November 2020 10:16:02 AM

myMPD is a standalone and lightweight web-based MPD client. Luke puts myMPD through its paces.

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13 Best Free and Open Source Python Microframeworks

Tuesday 24th of November 2020 09:03:17 AM

This article examines the best Python microframeworks. Micro means the framework is small, with little or no tools and libraries.

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ympd – MPD Web based GUI

Monday 23rd of November 2020 08:27:36 AM

ympd is a lightweight MPD (Music Player Daemon) web client that runs without a dedicated webserver or interpreters like PHP, NodeJS or Ruby.

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7 Best Free and Open Source Python Web Frameworks

Sunday 22nd of November 2020 11:58:09 AM

A framework "is a code library that makes a developer's life easier when building reliable, scalable, and maintainable web applications" by providing reusable code or extensions for common operations.

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16 Best Free and Open Source Image Viewers

Saturday 21st of November 2020 01:25:24 PM

One of my favorite adages is "A picture is worth a thousand words". It refers to the notion that a still image can convey a complex idea. Images can portray a lot of information quickly and more efficiently than text.

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Ymuse – GTK front-end (client) for Music Player Daemon

Friday 20th of November 2020 03:31:40 PM

Ymuse is a simple and quick client for the Music Player Daemon (MPD) using the GTK toolkit.

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10 Best Free and Open Source Python Data Analysis

Thursday 19th of November 2020 10:02:07 AM

Here's our recommendations for performing data analysis using Python.

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Stars and Stripes: NASA and Linux

Wednesday 18th of November 2020 09:26:40 AM

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the U.S. federal government responsible for the civilian space program. How is NASA embracing Linux and open source?

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Excellent Free Tutorials to Learn Standard ML

Tuesday 17th of November 2020 09:25:46 AM

Standard ML is a safe, modular, strict, functional, polymorphic programming language with type inference, garbage collection, compile-time type checking, and exception handling.

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GoTTy – turn CLI tools into web applications

Monday 16th of November 2020 09:12:56 AM

GoTTY turns CLI tools into web applications. GoTTY uses xterm.js and hterm to run a JavaScript based terminal on web browsers.

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4 Best Free and Open Source Linux FTP Servers

Sunday 15th of November 2020 09:27:59 AM

File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a time-honored method of transferring files to and from a remote network site. FTP is built on a client-server architecture and uses separate control and data connections between the client and server applications. The FTP

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19 Best Free and Open Source Python Visualization Packages

Saturday 14th of November 2020 12:44:48 PM

Python has a fantastic range of packages to produce mesmerizing visualizations. Here's the finest free and open source Python visualization tools.

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More in Tux Machines

Jetson Xavier system bundles LIPSedge 3D vision camera

LIPS’ IP67-protected “LIPSedge AE400” 3D vision industrial camera is now available with Aaeon’s Linux-driven, AGX Xavier based Boxer-8240AI computer. The RK3399-based camera is built around an Intel RealSense D415 and offers GbE with PoE. Aaeon announced that its Boxer-8240AI edge AI system based on Nvidia’s high-end Jetson AGX Xavier module has received Nvidia Isaac Certification for a bundle that combines the compact, embedded system with LIPS Corp’s LIPSedge AE400 Industrial 3D Camera. The camera is billed as an industrial version of the Intel RealSense dual-lens stereovision camera. Applications for the Aaeon/LIPS offering include autonomous guided vehicles (AGV), vision guided robots, and smart factory systems. Read more

Release of t2 GNU/Linux 20.10

  • T2 20.10 tagged and shipping!

    A decade in the making, T2 version 20.10 was finally tagged and shipped! Grab your favorite release ISO, e.g. highly optimized AMD64, PPC64 for your PS3, MIPS64 for your Sgi Octane or any other of our release builds for playing along at home!

  • t2 Linux 20.10 released

    The 20.10 release of the t2 Linux distribution is available.

Canonical/Ubuntu: FOSDEM 2021 Community DevRoom, Snap Store and Ubuntu Technical Board Call For Nominations

  • Laura Czajkowski: FOSDEM Community Devroom 2021 CFP

    The twenty-first edition of FOSDEM will take place 6-7 February, 2021 – online, and we’re happy to announce that there will be a virtual Community DevRoom as part of the event.

  • When you need the numbers just right – benchmark and profiling applications in the Snap Store | Ubuntu

    The world of software is a vast and complex one, often too difficult to easily assess by human intuition alone. Which is why detailed and accurate measurements of software behavior are essential in helping us understand and gauge how well our applications perform. The Snap Store has a fair share of productivity tools and utilities, including a wide range of benchmarking and profiling tools. These are designed to help developers, system administrators and hardcore enthusiasts get a precise sense of their software, whether as part of research and design or for troubleshooting ongoing problems in production environments. Let’s have a little tour.

  • Ubuntu Fridge | Ubuntu Technical Board Call For Nominations

    The Ubuntu Technical Board is responsible for the technical direction of Ubuntu. It makes decisions on package selection, packaging policy, installation systems and processes, kernel, X server, display management, library versions, and dependencies. The board works with relevant teams to establish a consensus on the right path to take, especially where diverse elements of Ubuntu cannot find consensus on shared components. The current Technical Board is expiring at the end of the year, and the Community Council would like to confirm a new Technical Board, consisting of five people, who will serve for two years.

Wine 6.0-rc1 Released

  • Wine 6.0-rc1 Released

    The Wine development release 6.0-rc1 is now available. This is the first release candidate for the upcoming Wine 6.0. It marks the beginning of the yearly code freeze period. Please give this release a good testing to help us make 6.0 as good as possible.

  • Wine 6.0-RC1 Released Following Last Minute Changes - Phoronix

    As expected, the first release candidate of Wine 6.0 is now available for testing for this annual update to Wine for running Windows programs and games on Linux and other platforms. Wine 6.0-RC1 marks the start of the code/feature freeze ahead of Wine 6.0.0, which should be out in January. Until then the release candidates will continue.

  • The road to Wine 6.0 begins with a first Release Candidate | GamingOnLinux

    The Wine compatibility layer for running Windows applications on Linux and other systems has a new development release up, the first Release Candidate for Wine 6.0. Marking the beginning of a code freeze period, where the Wine team will now be focusing on stability rather than chucking in new features to make Wine 6.0 as good as it can be.