New story! Dell releases latest Linux developer laptop with Comet Lake CPU

Dell's dedicated laptop for open-source programmers sees a new release featuring Intel's hot new laptop CPU: Comet Lake.

New story! The infrastructure is code: A story of COBOL and Go

COBOL remains the dominant language of mainframes. What can Go learn from its history to dominate the cloud? Old challenges are new again. In this week's Command Line Heroes podcast (Season 3, Episode 5), that thought comes with a twist of programming languages and platforms.

New story! Google's Chrome OS 76 Improves Support for Multiple Accounts on Chromebooks

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Aug 22, 2019 6:40 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Chrome
Google promoted the Chrome OS 76 operating system for supported Chromebook devices to the stable channel, and it is now rolling out to users from around the world with new features and improvements.

New story! Echo Command in Linux with Examples

Echo is a Unix/Linux command tool used for displaying lines of text or string which are passed as arguments on the command line. This command is mostly commonly used in shell scripts. In this tutorial, we will look at different options of echo command.

New story! Build a distributed NoSQL database with Apache Cassandra

Recently, I got a rush request to get a three-node Apache Cassandra cluster with a replication factor of two working for a development job. I had little idea what that meant but needed to figure it out quickly—a typical day in a sysadmin's job. Here's how to set up a basic three-node Cassandra cluster from scratch with some extra bits for replication and future node expansion.

New story! A look over Steam's top releases from July, plus some usual quick thoughts on Linux support

  •; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Aug 22, 2019 3:22 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
A look over July's top releases on Steam, plus some highlights about the Linux support status for those titles and some thoughts.

New story! How To Find USB Device Bandwidth Usage On Linux

Usbtop is a top-like CLI utility that helps us to find USB device bandwidth usage on Linux. It shows an estimated instantaneous bandwidth on USB buses and devices.

New story! Western Digital's Long Trip from Open Standards to Open Source Chips

It started as a microprocessor pioneer in the 1970s. Now, the company is charting a new course in open source silicon.

New story! US Hangs Tough on Restricting Huawei’s Participation in Standards Development

  • Standards Blog; By Andy Updegrove (Posted by Andy_Updegrove on Aug 21, 2019 11:39 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
On Monday, the US further restricted Huawei's ability to participate in standards development, and made it a lot harder for standards developing organizations to run their operations without fear of liability. The rules may also affect the ability of US developers to participate in open source projects using "copyleft" licenses like the GPL

New story! Rename Command in Linux

Renaming multiple files and directories with the mv command can be a tedious process as it involves writing complex commands with pipes, loops, and so on. This is where the rename command comes handy. It renames the given files by replacing the search expression in their name with the specified replacement. In this tutorial, we will explain how to use the rename command to batch rename files.

New story! 5 notable open source 3D printers

  •; By Michael Weinberg (Posted by bob on Aug 21, 2019 9:11 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Community
Open source hardware and 3D printers go together like, well, open source hardware and 3D printers. Not only are 3D printers used to create all sorts of open source hardware—there are also a huge number of 3D printers that have been certified as open source by the Open Source Hardware Association. That fact means that they are freely available to improve and build upon.

New story! How to Check How Long a Process Has Been Running in Linux?

If you want to figure out how long a process has been running in Linux for some reason; yes, it is possible and can be done with help of ps command.

New story! Vivaldi 2.7 Hopes to Boost Your Productivity, Improves Stability and Reliability

Vivaldi Technologies released today Vivaldi 2.7, a new version of the cross-platform, Chromium-based web browser that brings more productivity to your day and stability improvements.

New story! Getting Started with Go on Fedora

The Go programming language was first publicly announced in 2009, since then the language has become widely adopted. In particular Go has become a reference in the world of cloud infrastructure with big projects like Kubernetes, OpenShift or Terraform for example. Some of the main reasons for Go’s increasing popularity are the performances, the ease […]

New story! Rugged, Kaby Lake-U based IoT gateway offers Linux BSP

Advantech’s Linux-ready, DIN-rail mounted “ICO500-518” IoT gateway runs on 7th Gen Core U-series CPUs and provides swappable SATA, 4x USB 3.0, 2x GbE, 2x mini-PCIe, and 2x “PIM” slots for options including 8x GbE or isolated serial and CANBus. Advantech announced a compact modular edge gateway with ruggedization features for industrial IoT. Applications for the […]

New story! Guarding and Rescuing the FSF Titanic: There is More Than One Iceberg Ahead

This strategy is not far from when Microsoft talked about “de-commoditizing protocols” in the late 90s, as part of their plans to control, dominate, and end Open Source and Free software.

New story! ‘chmod command’ -How to change file/folder permissions in Linux ?

How to change file /folder permissions in Linux? You can use chmod to set permissions for files or folders. In Nix(Linux, Unix, and Mac) based systems, you can assign permissions for a file/folder to the owner of the file(User), a group of users or everyone else(Other)

New story! Mozilla takes action to protect users in Kazakhstan

Today, Mozilla and Google took action to protect the online security and privacy of individuals in Kazakhstan. Together the companies deployed technical solutions within Firefox and Chrome to block the …

New story! Latest Debian GNU/Linux Security Patch Addresses 14 Vulnerabilities, Update Now

The Debian Project released a new Linux kernel security update for its stable, supported distributions to address several vulnerabilities that may put users' computers at risk.

New story! Buy a Linux laptop: Star Labs laptops review

Linux users often face many difficulties, the most important of which is to find a computer that is compatible with the distribution they use, so that they enjoy using their preferred system without the headache of search for solutions and fixes that may be ineffective or useless.

Fortunately, after the increased use of Linux in the technical environment, some companies have begun to design and manufacture special computers that are compatible with the Linux system...

New story! Going where no Steam Play has gone before with Elite Dangerous on Linux

What’s the one game keeping you a dual booter? Maybe it’s PUBG, or Rainbow Six: Siege? Maybe it used to be Overwatch? For me, that game was Elite Dangerous, and one year on from Proton’s release, I have a story to tell.

New story! Serverless on Kubernetes, diverse automation, and more industry trends

  •; By Tim Hildred (Posted by bob on Aug 21, 2019 7:33 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Community
As part of my role as a senior product marketing manager at an enterprise software company with an open source development model, I publish a regular update about open source community, market, and industry trends for product marketers, managers, and other influencers. Here are five of my and their favorite articles from that update.

New story! Five reasons Chromebooks are better than Windows laptops

  • ZDNet | open-source RSS; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Aug 21, 2019 6:19 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Chrome, Microsoft
Windows is great for some things, but for many users, a Chromebook is better.

New story! How To Display Bash History Without Line Numbers

This brief tutorial describes all the possible ways to display Bash history without line numbers on Linux.

New story! Tails 4.0 Anonymous Linux OS Enters Beta Based on Debian GNU/Linux 10 "Buster"

The Tails development team is currently working on the next major release of the Tails amnesic incognito live GNU/Linux system, also known by many as the Anonymous OS.

New story! How to hide a File or Folder in Ubuntu

  •; By Karim Buzdar (Posted by vitux on Aug 21, 2019 2:36 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
In this article, we will explain how you can make a file or folder hidden, both through the command line and the Ubuntu UI.

New story! How to convert HTML to PDF with HTMLDoc on Debian 10

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Aug 21, 2019 1:21 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Debian, Linux
HTMLDOC is an open-source program that can be used to convert HTML and Markdown source files to PostScript and PDF files. In this tutorial, we are going to explain how to install HTMLDOC on Debian 10 and convert an HTML file to pdf.

New story! Mobile robot taps Jetson Xavier via new Aetina carrier board

Aetina announced a partnership to build an autonomous, solar-powered mobile robot with GPS tracking, sensors, and 6x HD cameras, based on its “AX710” carrier for the Linux-driven Jetson AGX Xavier. Taiwan-based Aetina and an undisclosed third party are developing a UGV (Unmanned Ground Vehicle) robot for border and shore patrol and other remote inspection and […]

New story! A brief introduction to learning agility

  • (Posted by bob on Aug 20, 2019 10:53 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
I think everyone can agree that the workplace has changed dramatically in the last decade—or is in the process of changing, depending on where you're currently working. The landscape has evolved. Distributed leadership, project-based work models, and cross-functional solution building are commonplace. In essence, the world is going open. read more

New story! Attack of the Clones with custom Proton builds for Steam Play on Linux

I know how you all love to tinker, so how about tinkering away with some custom builds of Steam Play Proton on this fine Tuesday afternoon?

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