New story! RISC-V Foundation Says Goodbye to the United States

For over thirty years companies have been launching new standards consortia, and then open source foundations, in the US. That's usually been just fine with the rest of the world, until now.

New story! Linux-driven RISC-V core to debut on an NXP i.MX SoC

  •; By Eric Brown (Posted by bob on Dec 12, 2019 2:54 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
The OpenHW Group unveiled a Linux-driven “CORE-V Chassis” eval SoC due for tape-out in 2H 2020 based on an NXP i.MX SoC, but featuring its RISC-V-and PULP-based 64-bit, 1.5GHz CV64A CPU and 32-bit CV32E cores. Meanwhile, Think Silicon demonstrated a RISC-V-based NEOX|V GPU. A not-for-profit, open source RISC-V initiative called the OpenHW Group that launched […]

New story! Annotate screenshots on Linux with Ksnip

  • (Posted by bob on Dec 12, 2019 1:40 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
I recently switched from MacOS to Elementary OS, a Linux distribution focused on ease of use and privacy. As a user-experience designer and a free software supporter, I take screenshots and annotate them all the time. After trying out several different tools, the one I enjoy the most by far is Ksnip, an open source tool licensed under GPLv2. read more

New story! Summarising Aggregating and Grouping data in Python Pandas

  •; By Abhi Phull (Posted by abhiphull on Dec 12, 2019 12:26 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Python
This post is a good primer about data analysis using Python Pandas Library. I have tried to explain through examples how to use Pandas aggregate and groupby methods to summarize the data.

New story! Install and Use Guake – A drop-down Terminal Emulator for Debian 10

  •; By Karim Buzdar (Posted by vitux on Dec 11, 2019 11:11 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Debian
In this article, we will describe how to install Guake on your Debian through the command line. We will also describe how to perform some basic functions on Guake through the keyboard. We have run the commands and procedures mentioned in this article on a Debian 10 Buster system.

New story! Enable your Python game player to run forward and backward

This is part 8 in an ongoing series about creating video games in Python 3 using the Pygame module. Previous articles are: read more

New story! Do I need a college degree to be a sysadmin?

Do I need a college degree to be a sysadmin? The short answer is: "It's complicated."

New story! Microsoft Teams Is Now Officially Available For Linux

Microsoft Teams client is now officially available for Linux users.

New story! Raspberry Pi 4: Chronicling the Desktop Experience – Remote Desktop – Week 8

I’ve received a few requests to see how the RPI4 fares as a remote desktop client. I can see this could make sense. The RPI4 offers dual monitor support. It should have sufficient CPU and GPU resources to act as a functional remote desktop, particularly when connecting to servers that have better system resources.

New story! Linux tools: examining hardware in the terminal with dmidecode

Linux distros have powerful command-line tools built-in. Here, we explore the DMI Decoder.

New story! Toplip - A Very Strong File Encryption And Decryption CLI Utility

Toplip is a free and open source encryption utility that uses a very strong encryption method called AES256, along with an XTS-AES design to safeguard your confidential data.

New story! How to Install ElkArte Forum with Apache and Let's Encrypt on Debian 10

ElkArte is a free, open-source and powerful forum software that allows you to create your own online forum community. In this tutorial, we will explain how to install ElkArte on Debian 10 server.

New story! Breaking Linux files into pieces with the split command

  • Network World; By Sandra Henry-Stocker (Posted by MDavidson6785 on Dec 11, 2019 1:17 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
Some simple Linux commands allow you to break up files and reassemble them as needed in order to accommodate size restrictions on file size for storage or email attachments.

New story! How to rebase to Fedora 31 on Silverblue

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Dec 11, 2019 12:02 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
Silverblue is an operating system for your desktop built on Fedora. It’s excellent for daily use, development, and container-based workflows. It offers numerous advantages such as being able to roll back in case of any problems. If you want to update to Fedora 31 on your Silverblue system, this article tells you how. It not […]

New story! Andes™ RISC-V SoC debuts with AI-ready VPU as Microchip opens access to its PolarFire SoC

  • (Posted by bob on Dec 11, 2019 10:48 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
Andes unveiled a Linux-ready, RISC-V-based “AndesCore 27-series” CPU core that features a VPU for AI applications. In other RISC-V on Linux news, Microchip opened early access to its FPGA-enabled PolarFire SoC and Hex Five announced MultiZone Security for Linux. In conjunction with the RISC-V Summit in San Jose this week, Andes Technology announced a Linux-focused […]

New story! Uname Command in Linux

  •; By linuxize (Posted by linuxize on Dec 11, 2019 9:34 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
uname is a command-line utility that prints basic information about the operating system name and system hardware.

New story! How to install Mastodon Social Network with Docker on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Dec 11, 2019 8:19 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Ubuntu, Linux; Story Type: News Story
Mastodon is a free, decentralized and open-source social network. It was created as an alternative to Twitter. This tutorial will teach you how to set up your instance of Mastodon on a server with Ubuntu 18.04 using Docker.

New story! Google Releases Chrome 79 for Linux, Windows, and Mac with 51 Security Fixes

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Dec 11, 2019 7:18 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Chrome
Google has promoted today the Chrome 79 web browser to the stable channel for all supported platforms, including GNU/Linux, macOS, Windows, Android, and Chrome OS.

New story! How to use systemd to troubleshoot Linux problems

  •; By ZIAD NAHDY (Posted by zn52 on Dec 11, 2019 6:16 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
On Linux operating system, the messages that are triggered by the kernel, by the system services and by the running applications are written and stored on log files. Different types of information are stored on different log files, for instance, security messages are stored on a specific log files, cron tasks log their messages on another log file and so forth.

New story! Meet Sparky Bonsai, SparkyLinux Portable Edition Featuring Joe's Window Manager

The Debian-based SparkyLinux operating system recently received a new community edition that you can run and use directly from a USB stick without installing anything on your personal computer.

New story! Linux sysadmin basics: User account management with UIDs and GIDs

Linux automatically handles UID and GID for you, but some of you might want more control over those attributes.

New story! Install LiteSpeed on Ubuntu 18.04

Install LiteSpeed on Ubuntu 18.04. In this guide you are going to learn how to install LiteSpeed web server on a virtual machine and configure firewall ports and update the default LiteSpeed port.

New story! Bash Script to View System Information on Linux Every Time You Log into Shell

This tutorial provides you with system information every time you log into a shell.

New story! Join us on our new journey, says Wunderlist -- as it vanishes down the Microsoft plughole

Popular to-do app dies in May. And here’s a worse version... Three months after its former CEO pleaded with Microsoft to sell him back Wunderlist, the software giant has confirmed the worst: it really is killing the popular to-do app.…

New story! How To Install The Latest Firefox (Non-ESR) On Debian 10 Buster (Stable) Or Bullseye (Testing)

  • Linux Uprising; By Logix (Posted by logix on Dec 11, 2019 12:07 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Debian
Debian Stable and Testing only have Firefox-ESR in their repositories. This article presents 2 ways of installing the latest non-ESR Firefox on Debian Stable (Buster) or Testing (Bullseye): installing it from the Debian Unstable repositories (with apt pinning and instructions to revert the changes in case you need it) or manually downloading and including Firefox in the applications menu.

New story! How To Scrape Reviews Using Python Scrapy

  •; By John Ludhi (Posted by johnludhi on Dec 10, 2019 11:05 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Python
This post is about scraping reviews using Python library Scrapy. The post is a good primer for Users who have never used Scrapy before.

New story! First Look: Ubuntu Cinnamon, Beautiful Remix Worthy of Becoming Official Flavor

A Cinnamon flavor of the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system is now finally available in a usable state for mass adoption, so we decided to have a first look and show you what the fuss is all about.

New story! SATA HATs support up to four drives on Raspberry Pi 4 or Rock Pi 4

Radxa’s Dual ($25) and Quad ($35) SATA HATs work on the Raspberry Pi 4 or Rock Pi 4 at up to 400 MB/s via USB 3.0. There’s also a faster, 800 MB/s $49 “Penta SATA HAT” for the Rock Pi 4 that uses PCIe to support 5x drives. You can find a few SATA HATs […]

New story! 3 easy steps to update your apps to Python 3

  • (Posted by bob on Dec 10, 2019 8:01 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Python; Story Type: News Story
The 2.x series of Python is officially over, but converting code to Python 3 is easier than you think. Over the weekend, I spent an evening converting the frontend code of a 3D renderer (and its corresponding PySide version) to Python 3, and it was surprisingly simple in retrospect, although it seemed relatively hopeless during the refactoring process. read more

New story! New Linux Kernel Update for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 & CentOS 7 Fixes Two Bugs

Red Hat Security team have published a new Linux kernel update that addresses two important bugs in the Linux 3.10 kernel packages of all supported Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 systems.

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