New story! 12 open source tools for natural language processing

  • (Posted by bob on Mar 22, 2019 3:09 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Natural language processing (NLP), the technology that powers all the chatbots, voice assistants, predictive text, and other speech/text applications that permeate our lives, has evolved significantly in the last few years. There are a wide variety of open source NLP tools out there, so I decided to survey the landscape to help you plan your next voice- or text-based application. read more

New story! RaspEX Project Brings Kodi 18.1 and Linux Kernel 5.0 to Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+

RaspEX developer Arne Exton released today a new version of his Ubuntu/Debian-based distribution for the tiny Raspberry Pi single-board computers with all the latest GNU/Linux technologies.

New story! How to Install Slack on Ubuntu 18.04

  •; By linuxize (Posted by linuxize on Mar 22, 2019 12:40 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Ubuntu
Slack is one of the most popular collaboration platforms in the world that brings all your communication together. Conversations in Slack are organized in channels. You can create channels for your teams, projects, topics, or any other purpose to keep information and conversations organized. You can search through everything that’s been posted in channels or your messages. Slack also allows you to talk with your teammates over audio or video calls and share documents, images, videos, and other files.

New story! New features in OpenStack Neutron

The community of infrastructure developers working on Neutron—the network connectivity-as-a-service project used by 92% of production OpenStack deployments, according to the 2018 OpenStack User Survey—has been busy extending the project to support new use cases driven by the rollout of 5G, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and edge computing. read more

New story! How to create a Ubuntu repository server

This guide will show how to configure a local repository server based on Ubuntu Bionic, but it can be adapted to a previous version of Ubuntu or even to any distribution using Aptitude as the main package management system, like Debian or Mint. You might typically want to setup a local repository to save Internet bandwidth.

New story! Nulloy – Music Player with Waveform Progress Bar

Nulloy is a cross-platform Qt 4 based music player released under an open source license. A music player you may not have heard of, but one worth checking out!

New story! Top 10 New Linux SBCs to Watch in 2019

  • - Original Content; By Eric Brown (Posted by bob on Mar 22, 2019 7:43 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story, Roundups; Groups: Linux
Here we examine 10 of the most intriguing, Linux-driven SBCs among the many products announced in the last four weeks that bookended the recent Embedded World show in Nuremberg.

New story! Firefox 67 Will Add Support for Running Different Firefox Installs Side by Side

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Mar 22, 2019 6:29 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Mozilla
With the Firefox 66 release out the door, Mozilla is now concentrating its efforts on the next major release of its open-source and cross-platform web browser used by millions of computer and mobile users worldwide, Firefox 67.

New story! Retail-oriented 21.5-inch panel PCs run on Kaby Lake and Bay Trail

Ibase’s 21.5-inch “UPC-7210” and “UPC-6210” panel PCs run Linux or Windows on 7th Gen Kaby Lake-U and Bay Trail CPUs, respectively. Highlights include 64GB SSDs, mini-PCIe, mSATA, and IP65 protection. Sometimes there’s a fine line between digital signage players and touch-panel PCs. Touch panels tend to be bulkier with lower resolution and fewer multi-display options […]

New story! 4 questions Uber's open source program office answers with data

  • (Posted by bob on Mar 22, 2019 4:00 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
It's been said that "Software is eating the world," and every company will eventually become a "software company." Since open source is becoming the mainstream path for developing software, the way companies manage their relationships with the open source projects they depend on will be crucial for their success. read more

New story! How to Install and Configure Pydio on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Pydio is a free and open source cloud-based file-sharing and synchronization software that allows you to access all your data storages from the central location. It is very alternative to other file-sharing software such as ownCloud and Nextcloud. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install Pydio on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

New story! Why Open19 Designs Matter for Edge Computing

On the opening day of this year's Data Center World in Phoenix, Yuval Bachar, LinkedIn's principal engineer of data center architecture, was on hand to explain why the social network's Open19 Project will be an important part of data centers' move to the edge.

New story! Top 10 new Linux hacker boards to watch for in 2019

  • (Posted by bob on Mar 22, 2019 12:17 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
The last month has seen an explosion of new Linux-based SBCs ranging from a next-gen BeagleBone AI and a Whiskey Lake based UP Xtreme to the first maker boards from Google and Nvidia. A recent Global Market Insights report projects the single board computer market will grow from $600 million in 2018 to $1 billion […]

New story! Linux C Programming Tutorial Part 14 - Bitwise operators practical examples

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Mar 21, 2019 11:03 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
In one of our earlier articles, we discussed the basics of bitwise operators. I hope you went through that article and are now ready to witness and understand some practical usage examples of these operators.

New story! How Install Redis on CentOS 7

  •; By Linux4one (Posted by LinuxWave on Mar 21, 2019 9:48 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Redis is a in memory key-value data structure store mainly used as a database, message broker or as a cache. Redis supports wide languages with flexibility and high performance. It supports different data structures like strings, lists, sets, maps, spatial indexes, and bitmaps.

New story! How to Configure Mouse Settings in Ubuntu

  •; By Karim Buzdar (Posted by vitux on Mar 21, 2019 8:34 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
In this article, we will describe how to configure mouse settings in detail on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

New story! Bare-Bones Monitoring with Monit and RRDtool

How to provide robust monitoring to low-end systems.

New story! 5 IoT Projects You Can Do Yourself on a Raspberry Pi

If you own a Raspberry Pi and want to get involved with IoT projects, here are some IoT projects you can do yourself with your Raspbery Pi.

New story! Getting started with Jaeger to build an Istio service mesh

  • (Posted by bob on Mar 21, 2019 3:37 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Service mesh provides a dedicated network for service-to-service communication in a transparent way. Istio aims to help developers and operators address service mesh features such as dynamic service discovery, mutual transport layer security (TLS), circuit breakers, rate limiting, and tracing. read more

New story! How to Install Nginx on Ubuntu 18.04

Nginx is a free and open-source high-performance web server. It is also well-known for its reverse proxying, caching, load balancing, and media streaming. Configuring it is made simple, and it has low memory usage. A common misconception is that Apache is easier to use than Nginx – however, Nginx is just as easy-to-use as Apache. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Nginx on an Ubuntu 18.04 VPS.

New story! How To Check If A Port Is Open On Multiple Remote Linux System Using Shell Script With nc Command?

  •; By Magesh M (Posted by 2daygeek on Mar 21, 2019 1:08 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
2DayGeek: This small shell script allows you to check whether the given ports open or not on multiple servers?

New story! How to use Spark SQL: A hands-on tutorial

  • (Posted by bob on Mar 21, 2019 11:54 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Apache; Story Type: News Story
In the first part of this series, we looked at advances in leveraging the power of relational databases "at scale" using Apache Spark SQL and DataFrames. We will now do a simple tutorial based on a real-world dataset to look at how to use Spark SQL. We will be using Spark DataFrames, but the focus will be more on using SQL. In a separate article, I will cover a detailed discussion around Spark DataFrames and common operations. read more

New story! How to Watch Your Favorite Streaming Services on Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Mar 21, 2019 10:39 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Streaming services are more popular than ever, but many don't support Linux. Take these steps, and you'll be watching streamed content on Linux in no time!

New story! SteamOS is alive with a new beta and updated drivers, also a new Steam Client Beta is out

  •; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Mar 21, 2019 9:25 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Valve haven't given up on their home-grown Linux distribution yet, with SteamOS seeing another beta update. Additionally, there's another Steam Beta Client update about.

New story! Scaling relational databases with Apache Spark SQL and DataFrames

  • (Posted by bob on Mar 21, 2019 8:11 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Apache; Story Type: News Story
Relational databases are here to stay, regardless of the hype and the advent of newer databases often called NoSQL databases. The simple reason is that relational databases enforce essential structure, constraints, and provide a nice, declarative language to query data (which we love): SQL! read more

New story! How to Kick a User Off of a Linux System

  • Putorius; By Steven Vona (Posted by savona on Mar 21, 2019 6:56 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Learn how to kick a user off of a system. Sometimes it is necessary to forcefully disconnect a user from the system for maintenance or because of malicious activity. In this article we will discuss how to forcefully kick a user and basic sysadmin etiquette.

New story! Android clampdown on calls and texts access trashes bunch of apps

Users unchuffed, devs pulling bricked wares off Google Play. Android looks a little less open now that Google has begun to enforce draconian new rules on accessing a phone's call and text logs.…

New story! Tor-Powered Tails 3.13 Anonymous Linux OS Adds Extra Security and Latest Updates

Tails, the amnesic incognito live system based on the Debian GNU/Linux operating system, has been updated to version 3.13, a release that adds extra security and latest updates.

New story! 4 Ways to Install Mozilla Firefox in Ubuntu

  •; By Karim Buzdar (Posted by vitux on Mar 21, 2019 3:13 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
In this article, we will describe four ways to install Mozilla Firefox on your system. You can then make a choice based on the source you want to install Firefox from and also if you want to use the UI or the command line: Snap Store, Official Ubuntu Repository, Mozilla PPA repository and via download from

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