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Take Your Writing To The Next Level With Writefull

Tuesday 7th of February 2017 11:00:00 PM

Webupd8: Writefull is a tool that helps improve your writing by comparing your text against databases of correct language like Google Books, Web, Scholar and News.

A graduate degree could springboard you into an open source job

Tuesday 7th of February 2017 10:00:00 PM

opensource.com: Professor Joshua Pearce explains how to a graduate degree could springboard you into an open source job and where to get started.

How To Attach And Mount EBS Volume To EC2 Linux Instance in AWS

Tuesday 7th of February 2017 09:00:00 PM

LinuxRoutes: EBS(Elastic block store) is nothing but an extra volume or disk that can be attach to Ec2(virtual compute) for mounting extra mount point in linux.

Mesa developer Marek is looking to finally sort out threaded GL dispatch

Tuesday 7th of February 2017 08:00:00 PM

Marek, the Mesa developer from AMD posted a message to the public Mesa-dev mailing list asking to merge the threaded GL dispatch code and get it cleaned up to help with the high CPU overhead of Mesa.

Debian GNU/Linux 9.0 "Stretch" Has Entered the Final Phase of Development

Tuesday 7th of February 2017 07:00:00 PM

softpedia: Debian GNU/Linux 9.0 "Stretch" will be the next major release of the Debian GNU/Linux operating system

Linux Kernel 4.9.8 Has Many Networking Changes, XFS File System Improvements

Tuesday 7th of February 2017 06:00:00 PM

Linux kernel 4.9.8 is now considered the most advanced stable kernel build there is for GNU/Linux operating systems

Enterprise Linux's Big Three

Tuesday 7th of February 2017 05:00:00 PM

Not so long ago, Red Hat was about the only serious option for big enterprise customers seeking to make the move to Linux.

Apt Update Indicator For GNOME Shell Keeps You Informed About Available Updates

Tuesday 7th of February 2017 04:00:00 PM

webupd8: Apt Update Indicator is a GNOME Shell extension that keeps you informed about available updates in Ubuntu GNOME / Debian.

How To Clear A Specific Command From Bash History In Linux

Tuesday 7th of February 2017 03:00:00 PM

ostechnix: This tutorial describes how to clear a specific command from BASH history.

Try Raspberry Pi's PIXEL OS on your PC

Tuesday 7th of February 2017 02:00:00 PM

opensource.com: Raspbian, or the x86 PIXEL distro, wouldn't be possible without its construction on top of Debian.

OpenVAS - Vulnerability Assessment install on Kali Linux

Tuesday 7th of February 2017 01:00:00 PM

HowToForge: This tutorial documents the process of installing OpenVAS 8.0 on Kali Linux rolling.

How to Install and Configure Docker Swarm Mode on CentOS 7.x / RHEL 7.x

Tuesday 7th of February 2017 12:00:00 PM

LinuxTechi: Docker Swarm mode is a container orchestration and clustering tool for managing Docker hosts.

Linux Foundation Takes Ownership of RethinkDB Code

Tuesday 7th of February 2017 03:00:00 AM

EnterpriseAppsToday: A basic promise of open-source code is that even if a company goes out of business, the source code can live on.

Artificial Intelligence: When Will the Robots Rebel?

Tuesday 7th of February 2017 12:00:00 AM

Datamation: As Artificial Intelligence surges forward, how will it change our lives?

Arch Linux: The Simple Linux

Monday 6th of February 2017 11:00:00 PM

Arch Linux is called the simple Linux because it eschews the layers of abstraction and "helper" apps that come with so many Linux distributions. It as close to vanilla Linux as a packaged distribution can get.

An Introduction to the Shorewall Firewall Tool

Monday 6th of February 2017 10:00:00 PM

Linux.com: Shorewall is an open source firewalling tool that makes the task of network security easier.

How to Dual Boot Windows 10 Anniversary Update and Ubuntu

Monday 6th of February 2017 09:00:00 PM

 MakeTechEasier: Many people are running Windows 10 on their PC but want to try out Ubuntu.

4 of the Best Linux Distributions for Mac Users

Monday 6th of February 2017 08:00:00 PM

If you are a Mac user that is dissatisfied with the latest Macbook and are looking to switch, here are four of the best Linux distributions for Mac users.

AT&T wants to be the Linus Torvalds of network software

Monday 6th of February 2017 07:00:00 PM

NetworkWorld: Carriers are starting to look more like cloud companies, turning to standard hardware, virtualization and machine learning for rapid development of new services.

How to Setup DNS Server with Docker Containers

Monday 6th of February 2017 06:00:00 PM

A Dockerfile is used to create a Docker container image, this will be used to created the DNS Server.

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Software Freedom Conservancy Funding

  • Software Freedom Conservancy matching
    Non-profits that provide project support have proven themselves to be necessary for the success and advancement of individual projects and Free Software as a whole. The Free Software Foundation (founded in 1985) serves as a home to GNU projects and a canonical list of Free Software licenses. The Open Source Initiative came about in 1998, maintaining the Open Source Definition, based on the Debian Free Software Guidelines, with affiliate members including Debian, Mozilla, and the Wikimedia Foundation. Software in the Public Interest (SPI) was created in the late 90s largely to act as a fiscal sponsor for projects like Debian, enabling it to do things like accept donations and handle other financial transactions.
  • Clojars is Conservancy’s Newest Member Project
    Software Freedom Conservancy is pleased to announce the addition of Clojars as its newest member project. Clojars is a community-maintained repository for free and open source libraries written in the Clojure programming language. Clojars emphasizes ease of use, publishing library packages that are simple to use with build automation tools.

Leftovers: Software

  • systemd 233 about to be released, please help testing
    systemd 233 is scheduled to be released next week, and there is only a handful of small issues left. As usual there are tons of improvements and fixes, but the most intrusive one probably is another attempt to move from legacy cgroup v1 to a “hybrid” setup where the new unified (cgroup v2) hierarchy is mounted at /sys/fs/cgroup/unified/ and the legacy one stays at /sys/fs/cgroup/ as usual. This should provide an easier path for software like Docker or LXC to migrate to the unified hiearchy, but even that hybrid mode broke some bits.
  • Keep : A personal shell command keeper
    Introducing a new command line tool which solves the issue of memorizing commands or storing them somewhere which is difficult to find. With the grep and run commands, one can easily find their long forgotten commands and use them them right away.
  • qutebrowser v0.10.0 released
    I'm happy to annouce the release of qutebrowser v0.10.0! qutebrowser is a keyboard driven browser with a vim-like, minimalistic interface. It's written using PyQt and cross-platform. I haven't announced the v0.9.0 release in this blog (or any patch releases), but for v0.10.0 it definitely makes sense to do so, as it's mostly centered on QtWebEngine!
  • GNOME Pomodoro: A Pomodoro Timer With AppIndicator And GNOME Shell Support
    GNOME Pomodoro is, like the name suggests, a Pomodoro timer for GNOME. The application website mentions that it's currently only for GNOME Shell, however, an AppIndicator is also available.
  • 7 Awesome Open Source Build Automation Tools For Sysadmin/DevOps/Developers
    Build automation is a vital tool for devops, sysadmins, and developers. It is nothing but scripting or automating the process of compiling source code into binary. Sysadmins can use build tools to manage and update config files. Following is a list of awesome open source and popular tools associated with automating build processes on Linux or Unix-like system.

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