New story! First time with Linux: 30 installation tales

The Linux kernel turns another year older on Saturday, August 25. Twenty-six years ago it may have felt to the creator and BDFL Linus Torvalds that Linux would only amount to satisfying the needs of one. But today we know it has changed the lives of many. To celebrate, thirty of our readers share what their first Linux distro and installation was like. Some of their stories are magical, some maniacal. And, it's no surprise that the tension and passion of these Linux lovers is palpable. read more

New story! How to Install Anchor CMS on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Aug 20, 2018 11:04 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Ubuntu, Linux; Story Type: News Story
Anchor CMS is a free, open source, simple, lightweight and powerful content management system. It is specially designed with performance with a focus on simplicity and elegance. This guide will explain how to install Anchor CMS on Ubuntu 18.04 server.

New story! GIMP 2.10.6 Released With Vertical Text Support, Other Improvements

GIMP 2.10.6 was released yesterday, just one and a half months after the previous release. Even though this stable branch is mostly for bug fixes, quite a few new features and improvements were added with this release, like support for vertical text, two new filters or vertical straightening.

New story! flameshot – simple to use screenshot program

  • LinuxLinks.com; By Luke Baker (Posted by sde on Aug 20, 2018 8:35 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Community, Linux
Flameshot is an easy to use, open source, Qt-based screenshot utility which is adept at capturing custom areas of a desktop.

New story! Keeping patient data safe with open source tools

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Aug 20, 2018 7:50 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Healthcare is experiencing a revolution. In a tightly regulated and ancient industry, the use of free and open source software make it uniquely positioned to see a great deal of progress. read more

New story! How to install Linux applications on Chrome OS

  • Android Police; By Corbin Davenport (Posted by bob on Aug 20, 2018 2:06 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Chrome, Linux
One of the most exciting new features in Chrome OS is the ability to run applications designed for Linux. Most software that can run on Ubuntu, Debian, or other Linux distributions will work. This is the first time it has been possible to (officially) run traditional desktop software on Chromebooks, and the possibilities are endless.

New story! Opera 55 Web Browser Debuts with Easier Installation of Chrome Extensions, More

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Aug 19, 2018 11:14 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Chrome
Opera Software has promoted this week the Opera 55 Chromium-based web browser to the stable channel for all supported platforms, including Windows, Mac, and Linux.

New story! How to Install R on Ubuntu 18.04

  • linuxize.com; By linuxize (Posted by linuxize on Aug 19, 2018 8:23 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
This tutorial will guide you through the steps of installing R on an Ubuntu 18.04 machine.

New story! Linux users finally get a decent podcasts app called, well, ‘Podcasts’

  • dignited; By Clinton Madegwa (Posted by bob on Aug 19, 2018 5:31 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
A new app for Linux now makes it easy to follow, fave and listen to your favourite podcasts on the Linux desktop. The client for Linux desktop is designed specifically for the Gnome desktop environment but it should work well with other desktop environments.

New story! 10 Efficient Raspberry Add-ons To Enhance Performance - Part 8

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Aug 19, 2018 2:40 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Sometimes you may find yourself in great need to improve the functionality of your Raspberry Pi. There is a good chance your Raspberry does not support the functionality you want. There is also a chance that it supports your dream functionality but with the help of an external tool. An add-on in other words. It is pretty obvious that your dream add-on exists in the market or someone somewhere is cracking an algorithm to build. Never mind, here we compile a list of the best add-ons to get for your Raspberry in 2018.

New story! Red Hat's Jim Whitehurst on strategy and culture

  • itwire; By David M Williams (Posted by bob on Aug 19, 2018 9:28 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Red Hat
Red Hat Inc. is a successful, public open source software company. It’s the first open source company to crack $1b in revenue and is closing in on $3b. Here is some advice from the CEO for your own business.

New story! Linux Kernel 4.18 Now Available for Linux Lite Users, Here's How to Install It

Once again, Linux Lite users are among the first to install the latest Linux kernel series on their GNU/Linux distribution as project manager Jerry Bezencon announced the availability of Linux kernel 4.18 for all supported Linux Lite releases.

New story! Industrial Mini-ITX board pumps up with Coffee Lake

Commell’s “LV-67X” Mini-ITX board runs on 8th Gen “Coffee Lake” processors, with up to 32GB DDR4, 3x SATA, triple 4K displays, USB 3.1, and PCIe x16 and mini-PCIe expansion.

New story! How to check your CentOS Version

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to find your CentOS version. There are several ways to check what version of CentOS you are running.

New story! Tesla open sources its security software, Hollywood goes open source, and more news

  • Opensource.com; By Scott Nesbitt (Posted by bob on Aug 19, 2018 12:47 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Community
In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Tesla open sourcing its security software, Hollywood's new open source foundation, Creative Commons' $800K investment, and more.

New story! Zephyr Project Embraces RISC-V with New Members and Expanded Board Support

  • Linux.com - Original Content; By Eric Brown (Posted by bob on Aug 18, 2018 10:52 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Developer, Linux
The Linux Foundation’s Zephyr Project, which is developing the open source Zephyr real-time operating system (RTOS) for microcontrollers, announced six new members, including RISC-V members Antmicro and SiFive. The project also announced expanded support for developer boards.

New story! Endless OS and Asus, Update on L1TF Exploit, Free Red Hat DevConf.US in Boston, Linux 4.19 Kernel Update

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New story! AMDGPU-PRO 18.30 Radeon Linux Driver Released with Support for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Aug 18, 2018 7:04 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
AMD released a new major version of its AMDGPU-PRO graphics driver for Radeon GPUs to users of Linux-based operating systems, Radeon Software for Linux 18.30.

New story! GitHub goes off the Rails as Microsoft closes in

Ruby shop turns to Go, Java, and Kubernetes for platform makeover Analysis GitHub invited a handful of journalists to its San Francisco headquarters to explain how the social code hosting biz is evolving from a website into a platform.…

New story! How to Set Up Apache Virtual Hosts on CentOS 7

In this tutorial, we’ll provide a step by step instructions about how to set up Apache Virtual Hosts on a CentOS 7 server.

New story! Valve Working to Make Windows Games Run in Linux, Intel Vulnerability Being Patched, CentOS 7.5 Available, GNOME 3.29.91 Released

 Happy belated 21st birthday to GNOME! The project celebrated this milestone by releasing version 3.29.91. Good news to all the gamers out there: Valve is working on a set of compatibility tools to allow Windows developed games to run on Linux.

New story! Android 9 Pie Go Edition Coming This Fall to More Than 200 Entry-Level Phones

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Aug 18, 2018 11:26 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Android
With Android 9.0 Pie out the door, Google is now working hard to bring the great Android Pie experience to more entry-level phones running the Android Go edition of the Linux-based mobile operating system.

New story! Open source Zephyr RTOS snuggles up to RISC-V with new members

  • LinuxGizmos.com (Posted by bob on Aug 18, 2018 9:32 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
The Zephyr Project announced six new members including RISC-V boosters SiFive and AntMicro, and expanded development support to more than 100 boards. The Linux Foundation’s Zephyr Project, which is developing the open source Zephyr real-time operating system (RTOS) for microcontrollers, announced six new members, including RISC-V members Antmicro and SiFive. The project also announced expanded […]

New story! OERu makes a college education affordable

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Aug 18, 2018 7:37 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Open, higher education courses are a boon to adults who don’t have the time, money, or confidence to enroll in traditional college courses but want to further their education for work or personal satisfaction. OERu is a great option for these learners. It allows people to take courses assembled by accredited colleges and universities for free, using open textbooks, and pay for assessment only when (and if) they want to apply for formal academic credit. read more

New story! Lennart Jern: How Do You Fedora?

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Aug 18, 2018 5:43 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Interview; Groups: Fedora
The Fedora Magazine recently interviewed Lennart Jern on how he uses Fedora. This is part of a series  on the Fedora Magazine. This series profiles Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done...

New story! Windows 10 Linux Distribution Overload? We have just the thing

Processes, Services, Installations: One UI to rule them all. Almost. An attempt to cure the headache of a Windows 10 desktop festooned with Linux distributions has arrived in the form of WSLTools from Opsview.…

New story! AryaLinux: A Distribution and a Platform

  • Linux.com; By Jack Wallen (Posted by bob on Aug 18, 2018 1:54 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
AryaLinux doesn’t only offer an installable, open source operating system, they offer a platform with which users can build a complete GNU/Linux operating system. The provided scripts were created based on the instructions from Linux From Scratch and Beyond Linux From Scratch.

New story! Mixing software development roles produces great results

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Aug 18, 2018 12:00 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Most open source communities don’t have a lot of formal roles. There are certainly people who help with sysadmin tasks, testing, writing documentation, and translating or developing code. But people in open source communities typically move among different roles, often fulfilling several at once. In contrast, team members at most traditional companies have defined roles, working on documentation, support, QA, and in other areas. read more

New story! How to Install Odoo 10 on Ubuntu 16.04 with Nginx as a Reverse Proxy

In this tutorial we will show you how to install Odoo 10 on Ubuntu 16.04. We will also show you how install and configure the Nginx web server as a reverse proxy for your Odoo application.

New story! A record pager built with YAD

  • BASHing data; By Bob Mesibov (Posted by Bob_Mesibov on Aug 17, 2018 8:11 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
How to turn a YAD dialog into a GUI viewer/pager for records in a data table.

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