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Ubuntu on Phones, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Beta 1 Plans

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  • Ubuntu to Show Off Community Ports on OnePlus One & Sony Xperia Z1 at MWC 2016
  • Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition Announced, Comes with Samsung Exynos 7420, 5.7-Inch Display, 21.16MP Camera

    Chinese consumer electronics company Meizu is picking up their Pro 5 smartphone and repackaging it to create another version which is the Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition. According to a report by Slash Gear, the Chinese OEM has teamed up with Canonical, which is the developer of the Ubuntu mobile platform.

    It's not the first time though that Meizu has introduced a mobile device packed with the Ubuntu operating system. Tech Radar reported that Meizu has built four already. And despite the fact that Android and iOS are the leaders in the operating system world, Canonical isn't shying away in presenting their product to the world.

  • Sony Xperia and OnePlus One will get convergent Ubuntu images soon

    Just days after announcing the Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition high-end smartphone, Canonical has announced that Sony Xperia Z1 and OnePlus One devices will be getting a ROM which users can flash to those devices, the ROMs will come with support for convergence - meaning you can transform your phone into a full-fledged desktop by plugging in a monitor or keyboard and mouse. Both devices running Ubuntu will be shown off at Mobile World Congress (Hall 3 Booth 3J30).

  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Beta 1 Launches February 25, Remains Based on Linux Kernel 4.4.1

    On February 19, 2016, Canonical's Joseph Salisbury reports for the Ubuntu community the latest news from the Ubuntu Kernel Team, which just released their weekly newsletter with information about the latest kernel work for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.

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today's howtos

  • How to Calibre Server on Ubuntu 22.04

    Calibre is known for being a very efficient eBook manager and with important features to be ranked as one of the best. We can also deploy Calibre Server on Ubuntu 22.04 and thus have a more private management and accessible from anywhere. One of the main advantages of deploying our eBook server with Calibre is that it will be accessible using the Internet. This will also allow you to share it with family and friends without problems, and finally, you can read your eBooks from the web. So let’s get started.

  • What is PDB in Kubernetes? - Kernel Talks

    PDB i.e. Pod Disruption Budget is a method to make sure the minimum number of Pods are always available for a certain application in the Kubernetes cluster. That is a kind of one-liner for explaining PDB. Let’s dive deeper and understand what is PDB. What does PDB offer? Should I define PDB for my applications? etc.

  • How to Install Opera Browser on Linux Mint 21 LTS

    Opera is a freeware, cross-platform web browser developed by Opera Software. As a Chromium-based browser, Opera offers a clean, modern web browser that is an alternative to the other major players in the Browser race. Opera has created a sleek and lightweight browsing experience using the Blink layout engine. In addition, Opera has built-in features such as an ad blocker, battery saver, and free VPN. With these features, Opera provides users with an efficient browsing experience that is both fast and private. As more and more people are looking for alternatives to the major browsers, Opera is poised to become a leading player in the browser market. In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install Opera Browser on Linux Mint 21 LTS series that includes the stable, beta, and development (nightly) branch with steps to install, update and remove the browser using the command line terminal.

  • How to Install MySQL 8.0 on Rocky Linux 9

    MySQL is a relational database management system based on SQL (Structured Query Language). It is one of the most widely used database software for several well-known applications. MySQL is used for data warehousing, e-commerce, and logging applications, but web database storage and management is the most commonly used feature. MySQL has been in production use for over 20 years and is considered one of the most secure and reliable database systems. Despite this, it has several drawbacks that should be considered before using it for any mission-critical applications. One such drawback is that it does not support transactions across multiple tables, which can lead to data inconsistency in the event of a failure. Additionally, MySQL does not support some of the more advanced features in other database systems, such as stored procedures and triggers. MySQL is an excellent choice for many applications, but it must be aware of its limitations before using it in a production environment. In the latest release of MySQL 8.0, the database management system brings new features and security updates. This new release of MySQL adds support for joins with larger data sets, better performance when importing large files, and various improvements to InnoDB, SQL mode, named ‘strict sql_mode,’ which will make MySQL more compliant with the SQL standard. In addition, there are performance enhancements for DML statements and replication and several new security features. With these improvements, MySQL 8.0 provides a more robust and secure platform for managing data. In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install MySQL 8.0 on Rocky Linux 9 using the command line terminal with instructions on how to secure the MySQL service, update, and, if necessary, remove.

  • How to Install Akaunting on Ubuntu 22.04/20.04 | Mark Ai Code

    If you wish to install Akaunting for a demo on a local server or for permanent use on a cloud/hosting VPS server, this article will walk you through the procedures for installing Akaunitng on Ubuntu, Debian, and other comparable Linux distributions. Akaunting is a free and open-source accounting software accessible on GitHub that runs on PHP and MySQL. As a result, there is no need to utilize any client or install accounting software on every device in a business or household. Once installed, any user who wants to use the Akaunting for a small and medium company or for personal use may access it locally or remotely through the internet and browser. It has a web interface, comparable to certain WordPress-based websites, and the setup method is likewise similar. As a result, it is not only user-friendly but also a gadget. Yes, it is also compatible with cellphones and tablets.

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    We will show you how to install Akaunting, a free open-source accounting software, on Ubuntu 22.04/20.04 LTS.

  • Install & Use Darkstat Web Based Linux Network Traffic Analyzer

    Darkstat is an easy to use, low-resource, cross-platform, web-based network traffic analyzer application. For managing Linux servers, this is a great tool. It can analyze network traffic, calculates statistics concerning usage, and serves these reports over the HTTPS. This tool has an integrated web server. Darkstat also supports IPv6 protocol and asynchronous DNS resolution. Because of low-resource usage, it can keep running in the background and collect data and then present that data in a comprehensible format in its integrated web server. Let’s take a look at how to install Darkstat and then we will get into its uses.

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Raspberry Pi News and Projects

  • Say “aye” to Code Club in Scotland

    Since joining the Raspberry Pi Foundation as a Code Club Community Manager for Scotland earlier this year, I have seen first-hand the passion, dedication, and commitment of the Scottish community to support the digital, personal, and social skills of young people.

  • Blade-runner-inspired VK-Pocket camera

    James knew immediately that he wanted to use Raspberry Pi Pico for his VK-Pocket camera project. Moreover, composite video out, which Pico supports, was essential for driving the CRT (cathode ray tube) display he culled from an old video camera. “Raspberry Pi Pico was my first choice for this build. I love these things”, he exclaims! “They’re a full Linux PC in a microcontroller form factor. I’ve put them in all sorts of builds, from animatronic heads to robotic insects.” [Yes, we want to hear more about these projects, too - Ed].

  • SearchWing maritime search and rescue drones

    Flight paths are pre-planned on a tablet and parsed on board by the Raspberry Pi. Each flight lasts 60 minutes and the drones have an operating altitude of 300-500 metres. Cruising speed is 50km per hour, and they’re capable of scanning a 184km2. Constant contact with the base station is maintained and the drones have a 100km range.

    The drones are 102cm x 59cm x 59cm and weigh 2kg. They cost around €1000 to build. They are designed to be launched like a paper plane. You just throw them out into the air and they take flight.

  • Meet Matt Richardson: engaging the maker community for Raspberry Pi

    The one I had the most fun making was the dynamic bicycle headlight. I strapped a battery-operated projector to the handlebars of my bicycle and wired up a Raspberry Pi to read a sensor on the wheel and display my speed in the projector’s beam down ahead of me. The best part was when I was troubleshooting it, I had to log into its Raspberry Pi wirelessly via SSH. I thought it was crazy to be remotely logging into my own bicycle to get diagnostics and upload new code.