New story! How to Create a Multiple Choice Menu in Bash Scripts

  •; By Steven Vona (Posted by savona on Jun 2, 2020 8:00 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
How to use select constructs and case statements to make multiple choice menus for your Bash scripts.

New story! Control your computer time and date with systemd

Most people are concerned with time. We get up in time to perform our morning rituals and commute to work (a short trip for many of us these days), take a break for lunch, meet a project deadline, celebrate birthdays and holidays, catch a plane, and so much more.

New story! 10th Gen Comet Lake computer has GTX GPU and 10 GbE ports

Sintrones’ fanless, Linux-ready “ABOX-5210G” transport PC features an up to 10-core Comet Lake-S CPU, Nvidia graphics, 3x M.2, 2x mini-PCIe, 3x DP, 2x HDMI, 2x SATA, and 10x GbE ports with optional PoE. Sintrones has announced the second embedded PC we’ve seen with an Intel 10th Gen Comet Lake-S processor after Vecow’s recent ECX-2000 Series. […]

New story! MX Linux 19.2 Arrives with Linux 5.6 and Mesa 20, Based on Debian GNU/Linux 10.4

The Debian-based, systemd-free and lightweight MX Linux 19.2 distribution is now available for download based on the latest stable Debian Buster release.

New story! How to Turn Your Raspberry Pi into a Music Server with Volumio

Turn your Raspberry Pi into a music server, where you can wirelessly stream any track from any device on your network or Spotify's catalogue.

New story! A Bgeinners Guide to Snap Packages

Snaps are software packages developed by Canonical initially for Ubuntu. Now they are available for all major Linux distributions and exhibit significant benefits over typical packaging systems like APT, RPM, and Pacman. The package manager used to manage snaps is known as snappy and the service behind it is known as snapd. This tutorial tells you how to install and manage snap packages from the GUI or command line in any Linux Distribution.

New story! Using pandas to plot data in Python

  •; By Shaun Taylor-Morgan (Posted by bob on Jun 2, 2020 1:25 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Developer, Python
In this series of articles on Python-based plotting libraries, we're going to look at an example of making plots using pandas, the hugely popular Python data manipulation library. Pandas is a standard tool in Python for scalably transforming data, and it has also become a popular way to import and export from CSV and Excel formats.

New story! Mozilla Firefox 78 Enters Beta with Updated Minimal Linux System Requirements

While we’re still waiting for the final Firefox 77 release to be announced later today, Mozilla already updated the beta channel to the upcoming Firefox 78 release.

New story! How to scale an open, energetic community

  •; By Bryan Behrenshausen, Ben Cotton, Laura Hilliger & Jen Kelchner (Posted by bob on Jun 2, 2020 11:22 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Community
Open communities live and breathe. They grow, shift, and change when people join or leave them, learn something new, contribute something different. New contributors step up; long-time contributors take breaks. And the community's dynamics reform every time they do. Just look at the Open Organization community. For the past five years, we've been helping the world better understand the ways open principles are changing the ways we work, manage, and lead. And we've never stopped evolving.

New story! Why I switched from Java to Kotlin

  •; By Stephon Brown (Posted by bob on Jun 2, 2020 10:20 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Developer
After years as an educator, I became a professional software developer. That brought me to Java, but recently, I began enjoying a totally different but compatible programming language called Kotlin.

New story! 6 Beautiful Linux Icon Themes You Should Install

There are plenty of icon sets for Linux to radically change your desktop's looks. Let's see some beautiful Linux icon themes to upgrade your OS's looks.

New story! Linux Lite Users Are the First to Install Linux Kernel 5.7, Here's How

That was fast! Linux Lite users are once again the first to be able to install the recently released Linux 5.7 kernel on their computers powered by a recent Linux Lite version.

New story! Compact Coffee Lake system features hot-swappable SATA

  •; By Eric Brown (Posted by bob on Jun 2, 2020 6:50 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Embedded
Neousys’ fanless, rugged “Nuvo-7531” embedded controller runs on 8th or 9th Gen Coffee Lake CPUs and offers up to 32GB DDR4, 4x GbE, 6x USB, 3x mini-PCIe, dual displays, and a hot-swappable SATA tray. Neousys announced a rugged embedded system for industrial automation, machine vision, robotics, and automated guided vehicle applications. Like its higher-end, Nvidia […]

New story! How to install VMware Workstation on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Linux

The objective is to install VMware Workstation PRO on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Linux. Then, you can set up virtual machines with VMware Workstation Pro on a single physical machine and use them simultaneously with the actual machine.

New story! When to choose C or Python for a command-line interface

  • (Posted by bob on Jun 2, 2020 4:21 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Python; Story Type: News Story
This article has a simple goal: to help new Python developers with some of the history and terminology around command-line interfaces (CLIs) and explore how to write these useful programs in Python. In the beginning… First, a Unix perspective on command-line interface design. read more

New story! AppGet 'really helped us,' Microsoft says, but offers no apology to dev for killing open-source package manager

Windows bod acknowledges project's influence on WinGet Microsoft's Andrew Clinick, a group program manager in the Windows team who is involved with the development of the WinGet package manager, has tried to make good with the open-source community by publishing an acknowledgement of what was borrowed from the existing AppGet project.…

New story! Linux Lite 5.0 Officially Released, It’s Based on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

The Linux Lite 5.0 distribution is out now and looks to be the most feature-rich and complete release to date of this Ubuntu-based OS .

New story! Raspberry Pi: Here's what's new in latest operating system update

New updates have been rolled out to Raspberry Pi's 32-bit operating system, which is now simply called Raspberry Pi OS.

New story! EA open sources code from Command & Conquer Remastered Collection

  • GamingOnLinux; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Jun 1, 2020 11:24 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
As they said they would late last month, it appears Electronic Arts have gone ahead and uploaded some of the source code for the Command & Conquer Remastered Collection.

New story! Timesys and NXP partner on BSP maintenance service for embedded Linux

Timesys announced a BSP Lifecycle Maintenance Service for embedded Linux products using NXP processors. The BSP service offers regular board support package release updates okys the Vigiles Prime security and management service. Last June, Timesys launched a Vigiles security monitoring and management service with CVE (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures) tracking for embedded Linux. Now, Timesys […]

New story! What It Would Take for Linus Torvalds to Leave Linux Foundation Without the Linux Trademark and Without Linux

It’s nice to think that the founder of Linux can just take his project and walk away, moving elsewhere, i.e. away from the Microsoft-employed executives who now “boss” him; but it’s not that simple anymore

New story! How to write a VS Code extension

Visual Studio Code (VS Code) is a cross-platform code editor created by Microsoft for Linux, Windows, and macOS. Unfortunately, Microsoft's version of VS Code is released under the Microsoft Software License, which is not an open source license. However, the source code is open source, released under the MIT license, with releases distributed by the VSCodium project. read more

New story! Use FastAPI to build web services in Python

FastAPI is a modern Python web framework that leverage the latest Python improvement in asyncio. In this article you will see how to set up a container based development environment and implement a small web service with FastAPI. Getting Started The development environment can be set up using the Fedora container image. The following Dockerfile […]

New story! Linux Kernel 5.7 Officially Released, This Is What’s New

Linus Torvalds announced the general availability of the final release of the Linux 5.7 kernel series, a major branch that brings numerous new features and improvements.

New story! How to Format a USB Disk as exFAT on Linux Graphically and Command Line

  • It's FOSS; By Dimitrios Savvopoulos (Posted by abhishekpc on Jun 1, 2020 3:58 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
This tutorial teaches you how to format a USB disk in exFAT format on Linux systems. Both GUI and command line methods have been discussed.

New story! What is open source project governance?

In many discussions of open source projects and community governance, people tend to focus on activities or resources like "speaking for the project" or "ownership of the web domain." While documenting these things is useful, they aren't truly governance matters. Alternately, others focus exclusively on technical matters like election rules, codes of conduct, and release procedures. While these might be the tools of governance, they're not governance itself. So what exactly is open source project governance?

New story! Nitrux 1.2.9 Is Out with KDE Plasma 5.18.5 and Linux 5.6, Based on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Ubuntu-based Nitrux 1.2.9 is now available for download as a new stable release of this desktop-oriented distribution featuring the beautiful NX Desktop and MauiKit applications.

New story! Install phpMyAdmin With LAMP Stack On Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

This step by step guide explains how to install phpMyAdmin with LAMP stack on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS server operating system.

New story! Rust marks five years since its 1.0 release: The long and winding road actually works

  • The Register; By Thomas Claburn (Posted by bob on Jun 1, 2020 11:01 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Developer
Programming language ready to leave the wilderness for mass adulation. The Rust programming language celebrated its fifth birthday on Friday and says the future looks bright.…

New story! Could it be? Really? The Year of Linux on the Desktop is almost here, and it's... Windows-shaped?

Windows Subsystem for Linux to gain out-of-the-box support for GUI apps, GPU chippery. Build Microsoft's Build 2020 appears to mark the long-awaited Year Of Linux on the Desktop thanks to incoming Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) improvements, including GUI support.…

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