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3 Emacs extensions for getting organized

Thursday 20th of April 2017 07:00:00 PM

Want to get organized? Look no further than the Emacs text editor with these three helpful modes.

How To Add Linux Commands To The Queue And Execute Them One By One

Thursday 20th of April 2017 06:00:00 PM

 ostechnix: Task Spooler is a command line program to queue up other commands and execute them one after other.

What is LinuxKit and why does it matter?

Thursday 20th of April 2017 05:00:00 PM Building a highly customized yet containerized operating system can be a super expensive, high-infrastructure requirement for new companies.

Fasd - A Commandline Tool That Offers Quick Access to Files and Directories

Thursday 20th of April 2017 04:00:00 PM

Fasd (pronounced as fast) is command-line productivity booster, a self-contained POSIX shell script which enables quick and more efficient access to files and directories.

First GNOME 3.26 Desktop Environment Features Revealed, Here's What's Coming

Thursday 20th of April 2017 03:00:00 PM

GNOME Usage is a new app planned for the GNOME 3.26 cycle, promising to be a GNOME 3 application that can display the current resource usage of the host system where the GNOME desktop is installed

TinkerOS_Debian V1.8 (Beta version) Released

Thursday 20th of April 2017 01:00:00 PM

 TinkerOS is a Linux distribution for the Asus Tinker Board based on Debian.

Mozilla Firefox 53.0 Web Browser Drops Linux Support for Older Processors

Thursday 20th of April 2017 11:00:00 AM

Linux users should know that starting with this version, Firefox can no longer be installed on computers powered by older processor than Pentium 4 and AMD Opteron.

Google Promotes Chrome 58 to Stable Channel with 29 Security Fixes, Improvements

Thursday 20th of April 2017 06:00:00 AM

Chrome 58.0.3029.81 is now the latest stable release of the popular web browser from Google, bringing a number of fixes and improvements

Docker Takes Aim at Modernizing Traditional Enterprise Applications

Wednesday 19th of April 2017 10:00:00 PM

eWEEK: Docker Inc. debuts a new professional services offering to help organizations move legacy applications to a container microservices infrastructure.

How Docker is Taking Visa Everywhere It Wants To Be

Wednesday 19th of April 2017 09:04:00 PM

ServerWatch: Visa is one of the world's most trusted brands and at DockerCon 17 today, Swamy Kocherlakota, SVP, Global Head of Infrastructure and Operations at Visa told a capacity keynote audience why Visa trusts Docker.

How To Monitor The Progress Of Data Through A Pipe Using 'pv' Command

Wednesday 19th of April 2017 07:00:00 PM

ostechnix: pv, acronym of pipe viewer, command allows a user to see the progress of data through a pipeline.

How to draw primitive shapes with BRL-CAD

Wednesday 19th of April 2017 06:00:00 PM

Learn how to draw primitive shapes with BRL-CAD, which can be used for geometric modeling of more complex shapes.

Linux Kernels 4.10.11, 4.9.23 LTS and 4.4.62 LTS Improve MIPS, Intel i915 Support

Wednesday 19th of April 2017 05:00:00 PM

softpedia: Arriving about one week after their previous maintenance updates, Linux kernel 4.10.11, Linux kernel 4.9.23 LTS and Linux kernel 4.4.62 LTS are now the latest patches for the respective kernel branches

The Unity desktop environment isn't dead, forks planned

Wednesday 19th of April 2017 04:00:00 PM

LifeOnLinux: As expected, some users and developers aren't happy that the Unity desktop environment is going to be stopped and removed in favour of GNOME Shell.

ADAS development system runs Linux on TI TDA2X SoC

Wednesday 19th of April 2017 03:00:00 PM

Rugged Vision Platform (RVP) dev kit is designed for evaluating ADAS technology under realistic on-vehicle conditions.

Docker LinuxKit: Secure Linux containers for Windows, macOS, and clouds

Wednesday 19th of April 2017 02:00:00 PM

 ZDnet: Docker introduces lightweight Linux containers for other platforms.

Like Windows, Ubuntu 17.04 now uses a swap file

Wednesday 19th of April 2017 01:00:00 PM

LinuxBSDos: Yup, just like Windows, swap file has come to Ubuntu.

Grok the GIL: How to write fast and thread-safe Python

Wednesday 19th of April 2017 12:00:00 PM We explore Python's global interpreter lock and learn how it affects multithreaded programs.

How to Install qBittorrent on Zorin OS

Wednesday 19th of April 2017 11:00:00 AM

qBittorrent is a free and open source bittorrent client for Linux like operating systems.

How Docker Continuously Improves Its Container Platform

Wednesday 19th of April 2017 06:00:00 AM

Datamation: At DockerCon, Docker founder Solomon Hykes explains the model of how Docker keeps getting better

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Leftovers: Software

  • GNU Guile 2.2.1 released
    We are happy to announce GNU Guile release 2.2.1, the first bug-fix release in the new 2.2 stable release series.
  • Announcing Nylas Mail 2.0 [Ed: just Electron]
  • Cerebro Is An Amazing Open Source OS X Spotlight Alternative For Linux [Ed: also just Electron]
    You may be fed up with traditional way of searching/opening applications on your system. Cerebro is an amazing utility built using Electron and available for Linux, Windows, and Mac. It is open-source and released under MIT license.
  • Flowblade Another Video Editor for Linux? Give It A Try!
    You may have favorite video editor to edit your videos but there is no harm to try something new, its initial release was not that long, with time it made some great improvements. It can be bit hard to master this video editor but if you are not new in this field you can make it easily and will be total worth of time.
  • Get System Info from CLI Using `NeoFetch` Tool in Ubuntu/Linux Mint
  • Ukuu Kernel Manager Utility lets You Upgrade or Install Kernels in Ubuntu/Linux Mint
    There are many ways to upgrade your Linux Kernel using Synaptics, command line and so. The Ukuu utility is the simply solution to manager your Ubuntu/Linux Mint kernels. If you want to test new fixes in the Linux Kernel then you can install Mainline Kernels released by Ubuntu team but mainline Kernels are intended to use for testing purposes only (so be careful).
  • 10 Reasons Why You Should Use Vi/Vim Text Editor in Linux
    While working with Linux systems, there are several areas where you’ll need to use a text editor including programming/scripting, editing configuration/text files, to mention but a few. There are several remarkable text editors you’ll find out there for Linux-based operating systems.
  • OpenShot 2.3 Linux Video Editor New Features
    It’s been quite some time since we last talked about OpenShot, and more specifically when it had its second major release. Recently, the team behind the popular open source video editor has made its third point release available which happens to come with a couple of exciting new features and tools, so here is a quick guide on where to find them and how to use them.
  • Boostnote: Another Great Note Taking App for Developers? Find Out By Yourself
    Boostnote is an open-source note-taking application especially made for programmers and developers, it is build up with Electron framework and cross-platform available for Linux, Windows and Mac. Being programmers, we take lots of notes which includes commands, code snippets, bug information and so on. It all comes in handy when you have organized them all in one place, Boostnote does this job very well. It lets you organize your notes in folders with tags, so you can find anything you are looking for very quickly.
  • Collabora Office 5.3 Released
    Today we released Collabora Office 5.3 and Collabora GovOffice 5.3, which contain great new features and enhancements. They also contains all fixes from the upstream libreoffice-5-3 branch and several backported features.

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