The calendar page had recently flipped to the new century when I had my own Road To Damascus moment. It was, in the truest sense of the phrase, a profound revelation. It built up in me like an electrical charge. A moment I realized that the monitor in front of me reflected something that was going to not only change my life, but had the potential to change lives of millions.
Marcel Thürmer has posted schematics for building a two-layer, Linux-ready “Blueberry Pi” SBC with a solderable, Cortex-A7 Allwinner V3 with 64MB RAM, plus WiFi/BT, Ethernet, USB, RGB, MIPI-CSI, and a 26-pin RPi header. Hardware developer Marcel Thürmer has gone to Hackaday to announce the release of open schematics for DIYers to build a Linux hacker […]
Flatpak, the Linux application sandboxing and distribution framework, has reached version 1.0 stable. Compared to the previous stable series (0.10.x), the new version should have faster installation and updates, it allows marking applications as end-of-life, and it asks the user to confirm app permissions at install time, among other improvements.
Are you worried about a few huge corporations controlling the web? Don’t like censorship on centralized social media sites like facebook and twitter? You need to decentralize! The internet was designed to be decentralized. Many common activities, from social media to email to voice calls, don’t actually require a centralized service. The basic requirement for […]
A user in Linux has a lot of information associated with it, including home and office phone numbers, office room number, and more. We usually skip filling this information (as it's all optional) while creating a user. But did you know there exists a command that lets you tweak all this information?
One of the key ideas of DevOps is infrastructure-as-code—having the infrastructure for your delivery/deployment pipeline expressed in code—just as the products that flow it.
Artificial intelligence is a threat—and an opportunity—for open
Today, Mozilla filed our brief in Mozilla v. FCC – alongside other companies, trade groups, states, and organizations – to defend net neutrality rules against the FCC’s rollback that went...
This tutorial shows you how to add and manage user accounts and groups effectively on Ubuntu 18.04 trough GUI and on the Shell.
VIDEO: Microsoft and Linux continue to move ever closer, with the announcement that SUSE has developed a custom Linux kernel tailored to Microsoft Azure.
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.
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.
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.
Flameshot is an easy to use, open source, Qt-based screenshot utility which is adept at capturing custom areas of a desktop.
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.
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.
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.
This tutorial will guide you through the steps of installing R on an Ubuntu 18.04 machine.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Here's four recent news topics.
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.
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.…
In this tutorial, we’ll provide a step by step instructions about how to set up Apache Virtual Hosts on a CentOS 7 server.
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