New story! KDE Applications 17.12 Lands with Dolphin Enhancements, HiDPI Support for Okular

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Dec 17, 2017 9:25 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: KDE
The KDE Project announced on Thursday the general availability of the final release of the KDE Applications 17.12 open-source software suite.

New story! Linux Mint Releases Last KDE Edition

?Mint fans rejoice as the latest version of Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia with the KDE desktop is available to download on Linux Mint’s official website. The sad part is that this will be the last offering from Linux Mint that will feature the KDE desktop environment.

New story! Getting started with a TensorFlow surgery classifier with TensorBoard data viz

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Dec 17, 2017 1:33 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The most challenging part of deep learning is labeling, as you'll see in part one of this two-part series, Learn how to classify images with TensorFlow. Proper training is critical to effective future classification, and for training to work, we need lots of accurately labeled data. In part one, I skipped over this challenge by downloading 3,000 prelabeled images. I then showed you how to use this labeled data to train your classifier with TensorFlow. read more

New story! The Best Free FPS Games For Android

With the ever shining genre of First Person Shooters making it Huge in the PC market, game studios have brought the best of FPS action to people’s mobile devices. Here I present to you my best picks for the Free FPS games on Android.

New story! Top 5: Mining cryptocurrency, building games with Python, and more

This week we look at TensorFlow and image classification, mining cryptocurrencies with the Raspberry Pi, developing your own game with Python, and more.

New story! GNOME 3.28 Desktop Environment Gets Third Development Snapshot, More Meson Ports

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Dec 17, 2017 6:45 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: GNOME
GNOME leader Matthias Clasen announced a few moments ago the availability of the third development snapshot towards the GNOME 3.28 desktop environment for GNU/Linux distributions.

New story! How to Install Moodle on Ubuntu 16.04

Step-by-step Installation Guide on how to Install Moodle on Ubuntu 16.04. Moodle (acronym of Modular-object-oriented dynamic learning environment’) is a free and open source learning management system built to provide teachers, students and administrators single personalized learning environment.

New story! Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon Review: Best ‘Linux’ Distro for Beginners!

  • HecticGeek; By Gayan (Posted by hecticgeek on Dec 17, 2017 2:56 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Mint
Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon boots fast, very stable and the level of responsiveness it has shown is top-notch, probably matched only by another Linux Mint!

New story! Hands on With elementary OS Powered Centurion Nano Laptop by Alpha Store

  • It's Foss; By Sylvain Leroux (Posted by elobga on Dec 17, 2017 1:02 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews
We take the elementary OS powered Centurion Nano laptop for a test ride. And it seems to be a decent, value for money device.

New story! Parrot Security 3.10 Ethical Hacking OS Adds Full Firejail/AppArmor Sandboxing

ParrotSec devs released today a new stable version of their Debian-based Parrot Security OS ethical hacking and penetration testing GNU/Linux distribution.

New story! LXLE Review: A Hassle-free Linux for Older Hardware

  • It's FOSS; By John (Posted by abhishekpc on Dec 16, 2017 9:13 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
LXLE is a lightweight Linux distribution mainly focused on older systems. John takes it for a test drive and shares his experience in this LXLE review.

New story! Getting Started in Bitcoin? Check Out These 5 Bitcoin Clients for Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Bruno Edoh (Posted by damien on Dec 16, 2017 7:18 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
There are many Bitcoin clients that support Linux but only a few that are really good. Here are 5 of the best Bitcoin clients for Linux that we recommend.

New story! Why Hackers Are in Such High Demand, and How They're Affecting Business Culture

News headlines often focus on the hackers who launch cyber attacks and leak confidential data such as National Security Agency exploits, sensitive political emails, and unreleased HBO programming, but hackers can also affect organizations in positive ways.

New story! This Week in Open Source News: Bell Launches Open Source ONAP, Bug Bounty via Euro Commission & More

  • Linux.com - Original Content (Posted by bob on Dec 16, 2017 3:30 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
This week in open source news, Bell is the first company to launch an open source version of ONAP, the European Commission has announced a bug bounty program, & more

New story! IoT-oriented Linux ready SBC has an optional enclosure

Technologic’s TS-7553-V2 SBC runs Linux on an i.MX6UL and offers Ethernet, USB, GPIO, and serial I/O, plus WiFi/BT, XBee, cellular, and many other options. Technologic’s new “TS-7553-V2” single-board computer is a gen-2 re-spin of its 250MHz Cavium ARM9 SoC-based TS-7553 SBC.

New story! An introduction to Joplin, an open source Evernote alternative

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Dec 16, 2017 11:41 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Joplin is an open source cross-platform note-taking and to-do application. It can handle a large number of notes, organized into notebooks, and can synchronize them across multiple devices. The notes can be edited in Markdown, either from within the app or with your own text editor, and each application has an option to render Markdown with formatting, images, URLs, and more. Any number of files, such as images and PDFs, can be attached to a note, and notes can also be tagged. read more

New story! Installing PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu & CentOS

Gaming on Linux has never been a easy thing, there are not a lot of games available in the market. Most of companies are not willing to put an effort in bringing their games...

New story! 14 practical resources for DevOps practitioners

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Dec 16, 2017 7:52 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Are you looking for good reading material to help you implement (or strengthen) DevOps in your organization? DevOps expert Chris Short offers 14 options for your consideration in his All Things Open 2017 Lightning Talk. Most of Chris' recommendations are books, several are websites, and a couple aren't about DevOps at all. But all of them have something important to teach you about unifying software development and operations to work better, smarter, and faster. read more

New story! Fedora Classroom Session: Fedora QA 102

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Dec 16, 2017 5:58 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
Fedora Classroom sessions continue next week with a session on Fedora QA. The general schedule for sessions appears on the wiki. You can also find resources and recordings from previous sessions there. Here are details about this week’s session on Wednesday, December 22... Continue Reading →

New story! Easy Install SSL Certificate on linux for HTTPS

Recently changed to having self hosted SSL Certificates thanks to LetsEncrypt. This is how easy it can be.

New story! How to use Apache as Reverse Proxy on CentOS & RHEL

Reverse proxy is a kind of proxy server that takes http or https request & transfers/distributes them to one or more backend servers. Reverse proxy is useful in many ways, like – It can...

New story! How to add a player to your Python game

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Dec 16, 2017 12:15 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Python; Story Type: News Story
In the first article of this series, I explained how to use Python to create a simple, text-based dice game. In the second part, I showed you how to build a game from scratch, starting with creating the game's environment. But every game needs a player, and every player needs a playable character, so that's what we'll do next in the third part of the series. read more

New story! Peeking into your Linux packages

  • Network World; By Sandra Henry-Stocker (Posted by MLD67 on Dec 15, 2017 10:20 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Debian, Linux, Ubuntu
Some of the most useful commands for gaining insights into the packages installed on your Linux system — Debian style

New story! Linux Vs. Unix

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Dec 15, 2017 8:26 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
In computer time, a substantial part of the population has a misconception that the Unix and Linux operating systems are one and the same. However, the opposite is true. Let's look at it from a closer look.

New story! Top 5 Linux Music Players

  • Linux.com; By Jack Wallen (Posted by bob on Dec 15, 2017 6:32 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
If your music format of choice is of a digital nature (mine happens to be vinyl) and your platform is Linux, you’re going to want a good GUI player to enjoy that music.

New story! Intro to Sails.js: Creating your first app and hosting it on a Linode server

  • ThisHosting.Rocks; By ThisHosting.Rocks (Posted by Feenta on Dec 15, 2017 4:37 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Developer
If you’re new to Node.js but already familiar with MVC frameworks, Sails.js is a perfect fit for you. With Sails.js, you can easily build enterprise-grade Node.js apps

New story! How to Install Laravel 5 PHP Framework with Nginx on Ubuntu 16.04

Laravel is a free and open source PHP framework with MVC (Model-View-Controller) design pattern. In this tutorial, we will guide you step-by-step on how to install Laravel version 5.4 with Nginx as the web server, PHP-FPM 7.0 and MariaDB.

New story! What’s New in Fedora 27 Workstations

Fedora 27 Workstation is the latest release of Fedora Linux Distribution. This release features latest GNOME 3.26 as default desktop environment which offers new features like revamped Settings, color emoji support, and the ability for the system search to display more results at once.

New story! Turning a CentOS/RHEL 6 or 7 machine into a router

Learn to convert RHEL/CentOS 6 & 7 machines into a router by using NATting. Router as we know is layer 3 networking device that is used to...

New story! Introducing the Open Organization Workbook

The open organization community at Opensource.com is proud to announce the immediate release of The Open Organization Workbook, the sixth book in the Open Organization book series. The Open Organization Workbook features contributions from more than 30 managers, educators, technologists, consultants, and other experts, who offer concrete and actionable strategies for putting the principles of transparency, inclusivity, adaptability, collaboration, and community into practice. read more

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