New story! Pi Zero Wireless out now for $10

Today, on the fifth anniversary of the release of the original Raspberry Pi, the Foundation has released Pi Zero W, a Pi Zero with built-in WiFi and Bluetooth, for $10. The original Pi Zero was great (and still is!)—but many people found its lack of wireless connectivity an inconvenience. Now with Zero W, you can connect to the Internet without using any adapters, and you can even use a Bluetooth mouse and keyboard rather than wired USB, or use a Bluetooth speaker for audio. The latest addition to the Raspberry Pi family has the same specifications as the original Pi Zero: read more

New story! How to use markers and perform text selection in Vim

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Feb 28, 2017 11:43 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
When using GUI-based text/source code editors, some features are a given, such as selecting text. I mean, most of us won't even consider this a feature anymore. But that's not the case with command line based editors like Vim. Specifically for Vim, when only using keyboard, you'll have to learn certain commands in order to select text the way you want. In this tutorial we will discuss this feature as well as the 'marks' feature of Vim in detail.

New story! Looks like Telltale's 'The Walking Dead' may be coming to Linux

  • GamingOnLinux; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Feb 28, 2017 10:34 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Awesome news to start the day, not only is Torment now available, but it seems like Telltale's 'The Walking Dead' may be heading to Linux.

New story! Choosing the Best Linux Filesystem for Your SSD

  • Make Tech Easier; By Derrik Diener (Posted by damien on Feb 28, 2017 9:26 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
When setting up a new Linux install with an SSD, many don’t know what file system to go with. Here are some of the best Linux filesystems for SSD that you can use.

New story! IoT gateway runs mainline Linux on i.MX7

Compulab’s “IOT-GATE-iMX7” gateway runs mainline Linux on its CL-SOM-iMX7 COM, and offers optional GbE, 3G, WiFi, BT, and ZigBee. Compulab has launched a Linux-driven Internet of Things gateway built around its CL-SOM-iMX7 COM, featuring NXP’s power-sipping i.MX7 SoC. The embedded world is awash in i.MX6-based IoT gateways, but this is the first i.MX7 based model we’ve seen.

New story! Sony, Microsoft Lobby Against Right To Repair Bills (Yet Refuse To Talk About It)

It's not just in Nebraska where this conversation is happening (the Nebraska bill just happens to be the furthest along legislatively). Similar bills are also winding their way through New York, Minnesota, Wyoming, Tennessee, Kansas, Massachusetts, and Illinois state legislatures. And in most of these states, the companies lobbying against these laws are using the same disingenuous arguments Apple has been embracing. Usually it's the trifecta of false claims that the bills will make users less safe, pose a cybersecurity risk, and open the door to cybersecurity theft.

New story! Calamares 3.1 Distribution-Independent Linux Installer Officially Released

The Calamares open-source universal installer framework for Linux-based operating systems has been updated recently to version 3.1, a major release the users of the KaOS GNU/Linux distribution can already enjoy.

New story! Mozilla Acquires Pocket

  • The Mozilla Blog; By Denelle Dixon-Thayer (Posted by bob on Feb 28, 2017 4:51 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Mobile, Mozilla
Mozilla is growing, experimenting more, and doubling down on our mission to keep the internet healthy, as a global public resource that’s open and accessible to all. As our first strategic acquisition, Pocket contributes to our strategy by growing our mobile presence.....

New story! Android struggling in tablets as Windows 10 2-in-1s come on strong

Unlike its heyday, tablets aren't expected to be huge presence at this year's Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona. Lenovo and Samsung are launching some Android tablets, but more attention is being heaped on Windows 10 2-in-1 PCs that can be tablets and laptops.

New story! Tiny COM features Apollo Lake and soldered RAM

The MSC C10M-AL COM Express Mini Type 10 module offers Intel Apollo Lake, up to 8GB soldered RAM, dual displays, and optional industrial temp support. MSC Technologies has launched an 84 x 55mm COM Express Mini Type 10 computer-on-module available with Windows 10, or optionally a Linux BSP on request.

New story! Persistent Memory Usage in Linux

  • Linux.com; By Dawn Foster (Posted by bob on Feb 28, 2017 1:25 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
In most cases, when a machine crashes or fails, we lose whatever we had loaded into memory, which for some applications can result in quite a bit of time and effort to recover when the system comes back online. At LinuxCon Europe, Maciej Maciejewski, Senior Software Engineer at Intel, talked about how persistent memory can be used to retain its contents after a power failure.

New story! Windows 10 Creators Update can block Win32 apps if they’re not from the Store

The latest Windows 10 Insider Preview build doesn't add much in the way of features—it's mostly just bug fixes—but one small new feature has been spotted, and it could be contentious.

New story! Calibre 2.80 Open-Source eBook Manager Supports Sideloading of KFX Files, More

Calibre developer Kovid Goyal is pleased to announce the availability of version 2.80 of his hugely popular, open-source and multi-platform ebook library management software.

New story! List All Installed Packages with apt on Ubuntu

Apt is a command-line interface that allows you to perform actions such as installing new software packages, removing unnecessary software packages, updating the existing software packages, searching for specific software packages etc. on a Linux VPS running Debian as an operating system or a Debian-based Linux distributions like Ubuntu. In this tutorial, we will show you how to list all installed packages with apt on Ubuntu (show all installed software on your VPS)

New story! Linux Command Line Browser To Surf Internet

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Feb 27, 2017 8:51 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
One of the most used applications by every user independently to any operating system is the Web Browser. At present, the entire world can be see through the Internet, a great percentage of our activities are made it using a web browser to get access to the Internet.

New story! The Great Debian Iceweasel/Icedove Saga Comes to an End

Now that Thunderbird is back in the Debian repositories, the decade long dispute that led to all Mozilla products in Debian being rebranded has ended.

New story! How to setup a Linux server on Amazon AWS,

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Feb 27, 2017 6:34 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Cloud; Story Type: News Story
This tutorial shows the creation of an Amazon EC2 Linux instance (virtual server) and how to login to that server with SSH from Windows. AWS (Amazon Web Services) is one of the leading cloud server providers worldwide. You can setup a server within a minute using the AWS platform. To get started, AWS provides a special account called "Free tier" where you can use the AWS technology free for one year with some minor restrictions.

New story! Ulauncher – A Lightweight Application Launcher for Linux

Ulauncher is a lightweight application launcher for Linux that loads instant search results with low resources.

New story! Top Security Centric Linux Distributions

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Feb 27, 2017 4:16 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
There are a lot of reasons to choose a security-centric Linux distribution to test your network and system as in ethical hacking or penetration testing or security analysis. Are you looking? Luckily for you, there are a lot of them available for use. So let’s dive in and look at the best security centric Linux distributions.

New story! Three Rescue Disks for Your Toolbox

If you're a SysAdmin, or work anywhere on the Ops side of DevOps, a rescue disc should be an essential part of your arsenal. With a bootable rescue system, either on a CD or on a thumb drive, you can recover a password, detect and remove a rootkit or other malware, repair a Master Boot Record, retrieve data from a damaged drive and more.

New story! IP camera design offers hexa-core SoC and triple 4K encoding

  • LinuxGizmos.com (Posted by bob on Feb 27, 2017 1:59 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Android; Story Type: News Story
Intrinsyc’s Android 5.0-ready Open-Q 650 IP Camera Reference Design is built on a Snapdragon 650, and supports up to three 4K H.264/H.265 30fps streams. Intrinsyc Technologies has followed up on last year’s Open-Q 410 Wearable Camera Reference Design with a more powerful Open-Q 650 IP Camera Reference Design. Like the 410 model, the 650 IP […]

New story! 3 cool machine learning projects using TensorFlow and the Raspberry Pi

In early 2017, the Raspberry Pi Foundation announced a Google developer survey, which requested feedback from the maker community on what tools they wanted on the Raspberry Pi. The blog post says that Google has developed tools for machine learning, IoT, wearables, robotics, and home automation, and that the survey mentions face- and emotion-recognition, speech-to-text translation, natural language processing, and sentiment analysis. read more

New story! Superb Way To perform storage migration using lvconvert Without Data-loss and Downtime

Your Storage system has reached almost to the end of support and you want to migrate to newer technologies. Area of concern here is downtime and data-loss.Of course you can do this using backup and restore methodology or using pvmove. However, smart way for performing storage migration using lvconvert. This method does not involve downtime also it guarantees 100% against data-loss.

New story! Automate building Fedora Atomic Host

Atomic Host from Project Atomic is a lightweight, container-based OS built upon the principle of immutable infrastructure using the LDK (Linux, Docker, Kubernetes) stack. Atomic Hosts are built from standard RPM packages composed into filesystem trees using rpm-ostree. Atomic Host comes... Continue Reading →

New story! As Long as Software Patents Are Granted and Microsoft Equips Trolls With Them, “Azure IP Advantage” is an Attack on Free/Libre Software

Microsoft is feeding enemies of GNU/Linux and Free/Libre Open Source software (FLOSS) in order to sell its ‘protection’, which it names “IP Advantage” in a rather Orwellian fashion (same naming as back in the Novell days)

New story! A look at OpenStack's newest release, Ocata

Are you interested in keeping track of what is happening in the open source cloud? Opensource.com is your source for news in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project. OpenStack around the web From news sites to developer blogs, there's a lot being written about OpenStack every week. Here are a few highlights. read more

New story! Linus Torvalds on SHA-1 and Git:

  • ZDNet; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Feb 27, 2017 6:05 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Yes, SHA-1 has been cracked, but that doesn't mean your code in Git repositories is in any real danger of being hacked.

New story! Linux From Scratch 8.0 and Beyond LFS 8.0 Land with GCC 6.2, GNU Binutils 2.27

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Feb 27, 2017 3:53 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Bruce Dubbs from the LFS and BLFS projects that allow experienced users to build their own Linux-based operating systems from scratch announced the release of Linux From Scratch 8.0 and Beyond LFS 8.0.

New story! Linux Security Fundamentals Part 5: Introduction to tcpdump and wireshark

  • Linux.com - Original Content (Posted by bob on Feb 27, 2017 1:42 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security, Tutorial; Groups: Linux
In this exercise, we learn about two of the most useful tools for troubleshooting networks. These tools will show what is happening as network traffic is transmitted and received. The tools are tcpdump and wireshark.

New story! The Fastest Graphics Card In The World Will Be Unveiled In Two Days

  • Forbes; By Marco Chiappetta (Posted by bob on Feb 26, 2017 11:30 PM EDT)
It has been widely speculated that NVIDIA will be unveiling a new flagship desktop GPU at the Game Developers Conference, which will be taking place in San Francisco this coming week. GDC just so happens to align perfectly with NVIDIA’s countdown timer.

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