New story! V. Anton Spraul's Think Like a Programmer, Python Edition

What is programming? Sure, it consists of syntax and the assembly of code, but it is essentially a means to solve problems. To study programming, then, is to study the art of problem solving, and a new book from V. Anton Spraul, Think Like a Programmer, Python Edition, is a guide to sharpening skills in both spheres.

New story! KDE Plasma 5.11 Desktop Will Be Coming to Kubuntu 17.10 Soon After Its Release

KDE kicked off the development of the KDE Plasma 5.11 desktop environment a few months ago, and they've already published the Beta release, allowing users to get a first glimpse of what's coming in the final release next month.

New story! Intellectual Ventures, GNU/Linux/Android/FOSS Patents, and the Ascent of European Patent Trolls

The existing status of GNU/Linux in a world full of patent trolls, which not only target OEMs from Asia -- typically in the US -- but are also dragging them into Europe, aided by the EPO's 'patent bubble'

New story! Open source licensing: What every technologist should know

If you’re a software developer today, you know how to use open source software, but do you know how and why open source licensing started? A little background will help you understand how and why the licenses work the way they do. read more

New story! How to Create a Bootable Windows 10 USB in Linux

  • It's FOSS; By Abhishek Prakash (Posted by abhishekpc on Sep 22, 2017 6:01 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
This tutorial shows you how to create a bootable Windows 10 USB in Linux with a GUI tool called WoeUSB.

New story! Join the Magazine team

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Sep 22, 2017 4:35 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
The recent Flock conference of Fedora contributors included a Fedora Magazine workshop. Current editorial board members Ryan Lerch, Justin W. Flory, and Paul W. Frields covered how to join and get started as an author. Here are some highlights of the workshop and discussion that took place.... Continue Reading →

New story! How to Install and Configure Askbot with Nginx on CentOS 7

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Sep 22, 2017 3:21 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Python; Story Type: News Story
Askbot is an open source software for creating Q&A forums based on Python Django Framework. It's basically a Q&A system like StackOverflow, Yahoo Answers, and others. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Askbot Python Django application using uWSGI and Nginx web server on CentOS 7 system.

New story! Linux panel PC offers IP69K protection against jet spray

TechNexion has launched a 10.1 inch, 1280 x 800 capacitive touch panel PC that runs Linux or Android on an i.MX6, and offers IP69K protection. TechNexion, which has long been a provider of COMs and SBCs based on Freescale/NXP i.MX SoCs, also sells a line of Linux- and Android-friendly i.MX6, i.MX6UL, and i.MX7 based panel […]

New story! How to enable HTTP2 on WHM/cPanel with EasyApache 4

In this tutorial we are going to provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to enable HTTP2 on a CentOS 7 VPS with WHM/cPanel and EasyApache 4 installed on it.

New story! Manjaro Linux Discontinues 32-bit Support

  • It's FOSS; By John Paul (Posted by abhishekpc on Sep 22, 2017 8:38 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
Manjaro has joined the long list of Linux distributions dropping support for older hardware.

New story! Kaby Lake computers include Linux-ready beast with 9x GbE ports

Aaeon’s unveiled two rugged embedded PCs that run Intel’s 6th or 7th Gen CPUs. The Linux-friendly “BOXER-6640M” stands out with 9x GbE and 8x USB 3.0 ports. Aaeon’s BOXER-6640M and Boxer-6640 build on the same fanless design, ruggedization features, and support for 6th Gen Skylake and 7th Gen Kaby Lake processors as its recent Boxer-6639. […]

New story! Canonical Teams Up with Microsoft to Enable New Azure Tailored Ubuntu Kernel

In a joint collaboration with Microsoft's Azure team, Canonical managed to enable a new Azure tailored Ubuntu kernel in the Ubuntu Cloud Images for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on Azure starting today, September 21, 2017.

New story! cmus – A Small, Fast And Powerful Console Music Player For Linux

Is it possible to listen music in Linux terminal? Yes because nothing is impossible in Linux.

New story! Tracking Protection for Firefox for iOS Plus Multi-Tasking in Focus for Android New Today

Across the industry, September is always an exciting month in mobile, and the same is true here at Mozilla. Today, we’re launching the newest Firefox for iOS alongside an update ....

New story! You lost your ballpoint pen, Slack? Why's your Linux version unsigned?

Slack is distributing open Linux-based versions of its technology that are not digitally signed, contrary to industry best practice.

New story! Tiny PocketBeagle is the RPi Zero of the BeagleBone world

  • LinuxGizmos.com; By Eric Brown (Posted by bob on Sep 22, 2017 1:12 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Developer
BeagleBoard.org’s $25 “PocketBeagle” USB key-fob BeagleBone clone is based on the Octavo OSD3358-SM SiP module, and offers micro-USB and microSD links. BeagleBoard.org has released its smallest BeagleBone variant yet. The COM-like, 56 x 35 x 5mm PocketBeagle is a USB key-fob SBC built on the Octavo Systems OSD335x-SM System-In-Package (SiP) module that was announced earlier this week.

New story! Open Source Networking Days

Open Source Networking Days (OSN Days) are a series of regional events that are hosted and organized by local Open Source Networking user groups and members, with support from open source networking projects within the Linux Foundation: DPDK, FD.io, ONAP, OpenDaylight, OPNFV, PNDA, and others.

New story! Mozilla Adds Tracking Protection to Firefox for iOS, Firefox Focus Gets Multitasking

Mozilla released on Thursday new updates for its Firefox for iOS and Firefox Focus for Android apps adding new features like tracking protection and multi-tasking, along with various other improvements.

New story! Sysadmin 101: Leveling Up

This is the fourth in a series of articles on systems administrator fundamentals. These days, DevOps has made even the job title "systems administrator" seems a bit archaic like the "systems analyst" title it replaced.

New story! Puppet Acquires Distelli, Boosting Its Cloud Automation Offerings

In a blog posted Wednesday, the day the sale was announced, Mirchandani hinted that Distelli's software would be integrated into Puppet. The details, however, won't be coming until October at the company's conference, PuppetConf, in San Francisco.

New story! Advanced lm-sensors Tips and Tricks on Linux

  • Linux.com; By Carla Schroder (Posted by bob on Sep 21, 2017 7:01 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
I've been using the lm-sensors tool ever since CPUs became hot enough to melt themselves. It monitors CPU temperature, fan speeds, and motherboard voltages. In this two-part series, I'll explain some advanced uses of lm-sensors, and look at some of the best graphical interfaces to use with it.

New story! Open Source Summit: Day 2 features TensorFlow, BlockChain, and HitRecord

The actor and founder of HitRecord Joseph Gordon-Levitt kicked off the second day of the Open Source Summit. His open creative community, HitRecord, allows for the evolution of open source film projects. We learned how a company is using BlockChain to fight poverty while keeping plastic out of the ocean, and about how Microsoft and Google are now more deliberate about how they create a culture of openness inside and outside their companies. Watch as Jason Hibbets and I give you a quick summary of day 2, and I manage to understand what TensorFlow is along the way. read more

New story! How to Install WebERP On Ubuntu 16.04

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Sep 21, 2017 4:32 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Ubuntu, Linux; Story Type: News Story
WebERP a complete web based accounting and business management tool that can be used for online shop or a retail management system released under an OpenSource license. In this tutorial, I will show you step by step how to install WebERP on Ubuntu 16.04 server.

New story! Usability testing for early-stage software prototypes

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Sep 21, 2017 3:18 PM EDT)
  • Groups: GNOME; Story Type: News Story
In this article, Ciarrai Cunneen and I describe how to do a paper-based usability test, using an early redesign of the GNOME Settings app as an example. The updated Settings features in GNOME 3.26, released on September 13. When writing open source software, we often obsess about making our logic elegant and concise, coming up with clever ways to execute tasks and demonstrate ideas. But we sometimes forget a key fact: Software is not useful if it is not easy to use. read more

New story! How to Get Desktop Notifications from the Linux Command Line

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Sep 21, 2017 2:03 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
It would be helpful if your Linux scripts and terminal commands could send you desktop notifications. Well, they can, and it's super easy to set up!

New story! Chap tames Slack by piping it into Emacs

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Sep 21, 2017 12:49 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
And then filtering out all the stuff he doesn't need to read Emacs enthusiast Artur Malabarba has put the text editor to work taming Slack.…

New story! Key Considerations for Software Updates for Embedded Linux and IoT

The Mirai botnet attack that enslaved poorly secured connected embedded devices is yet another tangible example of the importance of security before bringing your embedded devices online. A new strain of Mirai has caused network outages to about a million Deutsche Telekom customers due to poorly secured routers.

New story! How to Set Up and Use AbanteCart on Ubuntu

  • Make Tech Easier; By Jackson Mwendwa (Posted by damien on Sep 21, 2017 10:20 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
AbanteCart is a free open source shopping cart software that you can use to start your own online shop . Learn how you can install, setup and use AbanteCart on Ubuntu.

New story! An introduction to machine learning today

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Sep 21, 2017 9:06 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Machine learning and artificial intelligence (ML/AI) mean different things to different people, but the newest approaches have one thing in common: They are based on the idea that a program's output should be created mostly automatically from a high-dimensional and possibly huge dataset, with minimal or no intervention or guidance from a human. Open source tools are used in a variety of machine learning and artificial intelligence projects. In this article, I'll provide an overview of the state of machine learning today. read more

New story! DeVeDe NG Review Create Video DVDs and CDs

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Sep 21, 2017 7:52 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
?Devede is an open source program that allows the creation of video CDs and DVDs from an MPEG, AVI and similar formats suitable for home DVD players. Devede uses Mplayer, Mencoder, DVDAuthor, and VCDimager, so you can use any video playable with Mplayer. It is available for multiple platforms including Windows and Linux.

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