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LXer: SAP HANA and Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) integration with SAP HANA Spark Controller running on IBM Power Systems

Friday 1st of September 2017 05:11:01 AM
This article describes how to set up an environment where SAP HANA accesses and analyzes data stored in Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) using the SAP HANA Spark Controller. The environment is running entirely on IBM POWER8 processor-based servers. This article describes two deployment options that use either scale-up or scale-out POWER8 servers.

Reddit: Gnome 3 Settings for Guake

Friday 1st of September 2017 03:59:00 AM

Hi all.

Running Gnome3 on Antergos Linux (Arch-based) and I installed Guake + zsh + oh-my-zsh. The issue I am having is that Guake (a drop-down terminal) isn't actually dropping down as it is fading in/out. I contacted the Guake devs and they said Guake has not settings for this as it is controlled by the window manager.

How do modify Gnome3 so that the window drops down instead of fading in/out?

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LXer: Hardening Docker Hosts with User Namespaces

Friday 1st of September 2017 03:50:58 AM
Securing your Docker containers and the hosts upon which they run is key to sustaining reliable and available services. From my professional DevSecOps perspective, securing the containers and the orchestrators (e.g., OpenShift, Docker Swarm, and Kubernetes) is usually far from easy. This is primarily because the goal posts change frequently thanks to the technology evolving at such a rapid pace.

LXer: Casino gaming SBC features Kaby Lake and PCIe x16 expansion

Friday 1st of September 2017 02:30:54 AM
Advantech’s Linux-ready “DPX-S445” is a casino gaming SBC with 7th Gen Core CPUs, triple displays, and a PCIe x16 connector for 8x additional displays. Advantech’s Advantech-Innocore gaming technology business unit has announced a DPX-S445 casino gaming SBC that offers a claimed 20-30 percent processing improvement over previous DPX-S boards, with which it’s backward compatible. The […]

LinuxToday: How to Manage Nvidia Optimus Chipsets in Ubuntu with Bumblebee

Friday 1st of September 2017 02:00:00 AM

MakeTechEasier: Bumblebee allows you to use the dedicated nVidia GPU for rendering when needed and to power it down when not in use.

LXer: Deploy WordPress on top of FAMP in FreeBSD 11.1

Friday 1st of September 2017 01:10:51 AM
This guide will show how to install and configure the most popular open source CMS used on the internet, Wordpress, on top of FAMP in FreeBSD 11.x latest release. FAMP is an acronym which describes the following software bundle: FreeBSD 11.1 Unix-like operating system, Apache HTTP server, one of the most popular open-source web server on the internet, MariaDB RDBMS (relational database management system), which is a fork of MySQL database engine, and PHP programming server-side language.

Phoronix: Trying Out AMD's Ryzen Threadripper On TrueOS, DragonFlyBSD

Friday 1st of September 2017 12:47:16 AM
Following the AMD Threadripper Linux tests of this week today I finally had a chance to try out some of the BSDs with this 16 core / 32 thread system...

TuxMachines: Must Have Linux Mint Software

Friday 1st of September 2017 12:13:40 AM

I must admit that I'm still shocked at how popular Linux Mint has become. The reasons why are covered in my "Why Linux Mint won" article. But there's more to Linux Mint than the distro itself. There are also what I'd call "must have" applications. This article will share my own must have applications that I think every Linux Mint user should check out.

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LXer: 3 consequences of coding in the open

Thursday 31st of August 2017 11:50:47 PM
I have no idea what you did at your job last week. I couldn't find out if I wanted to.But if you were curious enough about it, you could find out exactly what I did, Monday through more

TuxMachines: GhostBSD 11.1 BETA1 is ready!

Thursday 31st of August 2017 10:57:15 PM

This first beta of the development of GhostBSD 11.1 release is ready for testing. All MATE and XFCE image is available with i386 and amd64 architectures. We hope to see a lot of people helping to test this next release.

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Reddit: Linux Mint UI Redisign

Thursday 31st of August 2017 10:41:23 PM

So I was working on a game console, and wanted to use Linux. Now, I'm a novice af programmer, so I decided to use an existing GUI, and redesign it. I ran into trouble with standard things like hiding the taskbar and making my wallpapers I designed the only wallpapers on there. Any pointers?

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LXer: OpenStack 'Pike' Focuses on Basics Instead of Gee-Whiz New Features

Thursday 31st of August 2017 10:30:44 PM
Actually, this is a good time for the platform's developers to step away from any mad rush to add new features and concentrate on improving the basics. Back in April, when we reported on Open Stack's ninth User Survey, we noted that although use of the platform was on the rise, in some cases user satisfaction was declining, most likely over usability issues.

Reddit: Ubuntu MATE 17.10 Beta 1

Thursday 31st of August 2017 10:15:12 PM

LinuxToday: Mentoring: Your path to immortality

Thursday 31st of August 2017 10:00:00 PM Secure your open source project's survival with these four tips for encouraging strong, active contributors.

Reddit: Bookworm - A simple, focused eBook reader

Thursday 31st of August 2017 09:33:20 PM

TuxMachines: Android-driven 360-degree camera live streams 4K video

Thursday 31st of August 2017 09:19:01 PM

Ricoh’s compact “Theta V” 360° camera runs Android on a Snapdragon 625, and offers WiFi, Bluetooth, and 4K imaging and live streaming.

Ricoh opened preorders for its Theta V 360° camera for $429, with shipments due in September. This update to the $349 Theta S has a similar 130.6 x 45.2 x 22.9mm footprint and 121-gram weight, but offers far greater image quality. The camera leverages an improved imaging algorithm, as well as dual 12-megapixel 1/ 2.3-inch sensors, to produce 3840 x 1920 (4K) resolution @ 30fps videos or stills, up from the 1920 x 960 pixels on the Theta S. Onboard WiFi and Bluetooth enables live, up to 4K streaming, as well as remote shooting.

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TuxMachines: Graphics: Vulkan & OpenGL, Mesa 17.2 Imminent, AMDGPU

Thursday 31st of August 2017 09:11:10 PM

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LXer: hwinfo (Hardware Info) – A Nifty Tool To Detect System Hardware Information On Linux

Thursday 31st of August 2017 09:10:41 PM
hwinfo stands for hardware information tool is another great utility that used to probe for the hardware present in the system.

TuxMachines: Oracle Passes More Projects (NetBeans) to Apache, Layoffs Coming

Thursday 31st of August 2017 09:09:18 PM
  • 1st code donation is complete

    Hi all, The 1st NetBeans code donation from Oracle to Apache is complete and is the first code drop. Everyone is welcome to look at the code, which will be imported into the Apache NetBeans repository. The 1st code donation, i.e., the NetBeans Platform + the Java SE tooling, which includes the new Jigsaw and JShell features, comprises around 45,000 files (around 4 million lines of code) to be transferred from Oracle to Apache. Hereby we are at step 5 of the process outlined below. Mentors, can you create the official Apache NetBeans repository so that we can import the code into it. Many thanks, Geertjan

  • The Sounds Of More Oracle Layoffs, SPARC Execution Could Be Near

    America this weekend by reportedly doing a fresh round of layoffs and it's sounding like it could affect a number of heads. is once again a vibrant discussion board today with word that massive layoffs are set for Friday, 1 September, and sound squarely aimed at their hardware division, SPARC. There are many reported Oracle employees stating notification of a FedEx shipment tomorrow from Oracle headquarters, widely expected to be their termination papers, etc.

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New Manjaro Release

What a week we had. With this update we have removed most of our EOL tagged kernels. Please adopt to newer series of each, when still be used. PulseAudio and Gstreamer got renewed. Also most of our kernels got newer point-releases. Series v4.12 is now marked as EOL. Guillaume worked on Pamac to solve reported issues within our v6 series. The user experience should be much better now. Latest NetworkManager, Python and Haskell updates complete this update-pack. Please report back and give us feedback for given changes made to our repositories. Read more

Linux 4.14 Is Up To Around 23.2 Million Lines Of Code

While I usually look at the Linux kernel code size following each merge window, I am a few days late this time around due to busy Xeon/EPYC benchmarking and XDC2017. Anyhow, Linux 4.14 is showing some weight gains but nothing too bad. Linux 4.14 has been another busy cycle with a lot of happenings from finally seeing Heterogeneous Memory Management merged to a lot of other new core functionality plus the always fun and exciting changes and new support happening in driver space. See our Linux 4.14 feature overview for a rundown on the new functionality. Read more

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10 Best Free Photo Editors For Linux

Linux has come a long way in terms of the applications that are available for the platform. Whatever your specific needs are, you can be sure that there are at least a few applications available for you to use. Today, we'll look at 10 free photo editors for Linux, and I must say, there are a lot of image editing tools available. This post selects just 10 of these awesome tools and talks about them briefly looking at what makes them stand out. In no particular order, let's get started. Read