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ScudCloud An Unofficial Linux Desktop Client App for Slack

Wednesday 15th of March 2017 02:00:00 PM

ScudCloud is an unofficial Linux desktop client app for the popular instant messaging and collaboration app called Slack.

How to write SD cards for the Raspberry Pi

Wednesday 15th of March 2017 01:53:02 PM

opensource.com: Get a look at two different ways to write an SD card to a Raspberry Pi.

Battery Monitor - A Simple Tool That Notifies User About Battery State

Wednesday 15th of March 2017 12:23:32 PM

Battery Monitor is a simple utility tool developed on Python3, that notifies user about Charging, Discharging, Not Charging, and Low Battery State.

The physical computing capabilities of the Raspberry Pi

Wednesday 15th of March 2017 12:00:00 PM

opensource.com: Get an overview of the physical computing capabilities of the Raspberry Pi.

Linux Kernels 4.9.14 and 4.4.53 Add Many Networking and Filesystem Improvements

Wednesday 15th of March 2017 11:00:00 AM

softpedia: Linux kernels 4.9.14 LTS and 4.4.53 LTS are now available for users of GNU/Linux distributions that are powered by a kernel from these stable, long-term supported branches.

Parrot Security OS 3.5 Improves Linux Security Tools Distribution

Wednesday 15th of March 2017 02:00:00 AM

eWEEK: There seems to be no shortage of Linux distributions specifically designed and built for security researchers.

NGINX Plus Release 12 Boosts Application Delivery Platform

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 10:00:00 PM

ServerWatch: NGINX Inc announced the debut of NGINX Plus R12 on March 14, providing organizations with an enhanced web server for application delivery.

MATE 1.18 Desktop Environment Released, Focuses on Completing the GTK3 Migration

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 09:00:00 PM

GTK+ 3.14 or latest is required to install MATE 1.18, which is no longer compatible with the GTK+ 2 series.

How to enable Remote Execution (Run Job) option in Foreman / Katello Dashboard

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 08:00:00 PM

From the Foreman dashboard we can execute Linux commands on the registered host but for that we have to install remote execution plugin in your Foreman or Katello Server.

Create beautiful ASCII text banners in Linux

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 07:00:00 PM

kerneltalks: Stylize your terminal!

Open source in death and beyond

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 06:00:00 PM

Benjamin Franklin was known to say, "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes."

How to Access Secure Shell (SSH) Servers Through Standard Web Browsers

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 05:00:00 PM

2daygeek: shellinabox is a Web based AJAX terminal emulator

Simple way to resolve NFS Stale File Handle error

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 04:00:00 PM

Linuxroutes: Sometimes we get NFS Stale File Handle error when we try to access the NFS mount point on the client machine.

A Penguin tries FreeBSD as a desktop operating system

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 03:00:00 PM

A Penguin tries FreeBSD 11.0 RELEASE on an old i386 PC as his main desktop operating system, for the first time, for a weekend.

KDE Frameworks 5.32.0 Released with Syntax Highlighting Improvements, More

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 02:00:00 PM

KDE Frameworks is an open-source initiative attempting to gather together over 70 add-on libraries to Qt, needed for providing various common functionality to the KDE Plasma 5 desktop installations.

Linux Kernel 4.10.2 Brings Wi-Fi Improvements, Updated F2FS and EXT4 Filesytems

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 02:00:00 PM

softpedia: Coming exactly two weeks after the release of the Linux kernel 4.10.1 maintenance update, Linux kernel 4.10.2 is a major update that changes a total of 174 files

Open Source and Cloud Computing: Friends or Foes?

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 02:00:00 PM

Datamation: Today's cloud runs on open source software, and many open source companies rely on the cloud to monetize their offerings. But is the situation really a win-win?

How to grow healthy open source project infrastructures

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 01:00:00 PM

Interest grows for open source projects who are open sourcing their entire, or portions of, the infrastructure used in their project.

Ten Years Later, Microsoft Admission on Dirty Tricks and Borderline Corruption Which It Uses to This Day in Order to Suppress GNU/Linux Adoption in Desktops

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 12:00:00 PM

techrights: Remarkable new admission from the former head of Microsoft Office development

Aptik - A Tool to Backup and Restore System Settings and Data in Ubuntu

Tuesday 14th of March 2017 11:00:00 AM

Aptik is a tool, that backup and restore system settings and data in Ubuntu-based distribution.

More in Tux Machines

Mesa and Intel Graphics

RadeonSI OpenGL vs. RADV Vulkan Performance For Mad Max

Feral Interactive today released their first Linux ported game into public beta that features a Vulkan renderer. Mad Max on Linux now supports Vulkan and OpenGL, making for some fun driver/GPU benchmarking. Up first are some Radeon RX 480 and R9 Fury Vulkan vs. OpenGL benchmarks for Mad Max when using Mesa 17.1-dev Git. Read more

Ubuntu 17.04: A mouse-sized step forward

It's almost the fourth month of the year. You know what that means. A new Ubuntu release is upon us. This time around, the release number is 17.04 and the name is Zesty Zapus. For those that don't know, a zapus is a genus of North American jumping mice and the only extant mammal with a total of 18 teeth. Which means the zapus is quite unique. Does that translate over to the upcoming release of one of the most popular Linux distributions on the planet (currently listed as fourth on Distrowatch)? Let's find out. Read more

Quad-core Atom thin client offers hardened ThinLinux

Dell revealed a tiny “Wyse 3040” thin client that runs ThinOS or a hardened new ThinLinux on a quad-core Intel SoC, and supports Citrix, MS, and VMware. Dell has launched its “lightest, smallest and most power-efficient thin client” yet, with a 101.6 x 101.6 x 27.9mm Wyse 3040 system that weighs 0.24kg and runs on under 5 Watts. The device is powered by a quad-core, 1.44GHz Intel Atom x5-Z8350 “Cherry Trail” SoC, giving it 30 percent better performance than “previous generations,” says Dell, presumably referring to the single-core Wyse 3010 and the dual-core 3020 and 3030. The power-efficient (2W SDP) SoC also runs on the UP board and UP Core SBCs. Read more