New story! Advanced image viewing tricks with ImageMagick

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Sep 25, 2017 12:35 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
In my introduction to ImageMagick, I showed how to use the application's menus to edit and add effects to your images. In this follow-up, I'll show additional ways to use this open source image editor to view your images. read more

New story! 10 Tips For First Time Linux Users

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Ryen Abdul Hakeem (Posted by MohdSohail on Sep 25, 2017 11:12 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
?New to Linux? Never fear, a superior operating system is here! You’ll go from asking everyone for help to re-compiling your own kernel in no time! (Relevant XKCD). Here are some tips for you newcomers on acclimating yourself with the realm of Linux:

New story! 14 Methods To Check Number Of CPU Cores On Linux

Did you know, how to check number of CPU cores in Linux?

New story! Packet radio lives on through open source software

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Sep 25, 2017 8:09 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Packet radio is an amateur radio technology from the early 1980s that sends data between computers. Linux has natively supported the packet radio protocol, more formally known as AX.25, since 1993. Despite its age, amateur radio operators continue to use and develop packet radio today. A Linux packet station can be used for mail, chat, and TCP/IP. It also has some unique capabilities, such as tracking the positions of nearby stations or sending short messages via the International Space Station (ISS). read more

New story! Microsoft’s Linux enthusiasm may not help open source

Microsoft has been hitting the headlines lately with its enthusiasm for Linux – but Open Source's messiah Richard Stallman is less than impressed.

New story! How to Install and Use Kliqqi on Ubuntu to Create Your Own Social Community

  • Make Tech Easier; By Jackson Mwendwa (Posted by damien on Sep 25, 2017 5:06 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
Kliqqi is a content management system that allows you to create your own social networks. This article will show you how to install Kliqqi on Ubuntu.

New story! Keeping up with advances in open source database administration

  • Opensource.com; By Jason Baker (Posted by bob on Sep 25, 2017 2:38 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Community
The world of open source databases is rapidly evolving. It seems like every day brings a new release of an open source technology that might make a database administrator's life easier, if only he or she knew about it.

New story! Open source-based business lessons from a seasoned CEO

  • Opensource.com; By Swapnil Bhartiya (Posted by bob on Sep 25, 2017 12:09 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Interview; Groups: Community
Evan Powell is a serial entrepreneur and served as founding CEO of three companies: Clarus Systems, Nexenta Systems, and StackStorm. Currently the CEO and chairman of Cloudbyte, Powell is also an advisor and investor in a number of startups, including Cloudian, Keewi, TextIQ, Journey Software, and others.

New story! Korora 26 'Bloat' Fedora-based Linux distro available for download -- now 64-bit only

Fedora is my favorite Linux distribution, but I don't always use it. Sometimes I opt for an operating system that is based on it depending on my needs at the moment. Called "Korora," it adds tweaks, repositories, codecs, and packages that aren't found in the normal Fedora operating system. As a result, Korora deviates from Red Hat's strict FOSS focus -- one of the most endearing things about Fedora. While you can add all of these things to Fedora manually, Korora can save you time by doing the work for you.

New story! How 10,000 people helped us rediscover our purpose

  • Opensource.com; By DeLisa Alexander (Posted by bob on Sep 24, 2017 7:12 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Red Hat
One of the greatest challenges an organization faces as it grows is sustaining, evolving, and scaling the unique set of values and behaviors that differentiate its culture. In my previous column, I shared some research that we've done at Red Hat to tackle this challenge. Today, I'll share an update on our culture project: "Rediscovering Red Hat's Why," which we launched in March.

New story! Open Source Summit in Los Angeles: Day 1 in 5 Minutes

Open Source Summit North America in Los Angeles was packed with keynotes, technical sessions, and special presentations, including a conversation with Linux creator Linus Torvalds. In case you couldn't make it, CodePop.com's Gregg Pollack has put together some short videos recapping highlights of the event.  Here's Day 1 in 5 minutes!

New story! 10 Best Free Photo Editors For Linux

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Sep 24, 2017 2:22 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
Linux has come a long way in terms of the applications that are available for the platform. Whatever your specific needs are, you can be sure that there are at least a few applications available for you to use. Today, we'll look at 10 free photo editors for Linux, and I must say, there are a lot of image editing tools available. This post selects just 10 of these awesome tools and talks about them briefly looking at what makes them stand out. In no particular order, let's get started.

New story! Take a trip through music history with the Great 78 Project

A few weeks ago, a friend sent me a link to the Great 78 Project, "a community project for the preservation, research, and discovery of 78 rpm records." The project is supported by the Internet Archive, George Blood, and the read more

New story! 2 awesome open source apps to share your terminal over the web

  • nixCraft; By Vivek Gite (Posted by penguinist on Sep 24, 2017 10:33 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
Want to share your terminal over the web for demo, learning or collaboration purpose? Try these two applications to share your terminal as a web application.

New story! Manifold Makes Managing Cloud Developer Services Easy

We love it here when superheroes drop their cloak of invisibility, emerge from stealth mode and reveal themselves to the world. Of course we do—it's the geek in us! Manifold has just done exactly that, emerged from stealth mode and is claiming to be the easiest way to find, buy and manage essential developer services.

New story! Top 5: Emacs and Vim alternatives, Linux cluster admin tips, and more

  • Opensource.com; By Don Watkins (Posted by bob on Sep 24, 2017 6:44 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
In this week's top 5, we take a look at Emacs and Vim alternatives, Linux cluster admin tips, and more.

New story! Best Self-Hosted CRM Apps

Customer relationship management or simply CRM is a term or specifically an approach to managing and analyzing the interaction of your current customers and leads.

New story! ASUS Launches Its Thinnest and Lightest Flippable Chromebook, the Flip C101

ASUS announced a new Chromebook on its website, the Flip C101, which is a smaller and lightweight version of the C302 model. Featuring a 10.1-inch touchscreen display, the all-new Chromebook is priced at only $299 in the US.

New story! Endless OS 3.2 Review - The Offline Distro

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Sep 24, 2017 1:01 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
Endless OS is a free, easy-to-use operating system preloaded with over 100 apps, making it useful from the moment you turn it on. Endless takes Linux to a whole different dimension. It is intuitive and quite different. The developers have come out with a distro that targets mainly developing countries and also computers with no or limited internet access. So even without internet, you will have access to stuff like Wikipedia. The aim is to provide an operating system that comes with everything you will need. Intrigued? Let us take a look at what makes Endless OS different, intuitive, and so powerful in its own right. Endless OS uses OSTree to manage a read-only file system and uses Flatpaks for application delivery and updates.

New story! Red Hat pledges patent protection for 99 per cent of FOSS-ware

Company has trove of 2,000 patents and won't enforce any of them if you licence right Red Hat says it has amassed over 2,000 patents and won't enforce them if the technologies they describe are used in properly-licensed open source software.…

New story! Enabling parallel Linux operating system deployment over a network on IBM PowerVM

  • IBM developerWorks : Linux (Posted by bob on Sep 23, 2017 9:12 PM EDT)
  • Groups: IBM, Linux; Story Type: News Story
This article explains how you can perform or enable parallel Linux OS installation on IBM PowerVM logical partitions.

New story! You Can Now Transform the Atom Hackable Text Editor into an IDE with Atom-IDE

GitHub and Facebook recently launched a set of tools that promise to allow you to transform your Atom hackable text editor into a veritable IDE (Integrated Development Environment). They call the project Atom-IDE.

New story! How To Use Ping, fping, and Gping For Varies Purpose In Linux

In this article we are going to teach you about Ping, fping, and Gping which helps user to troubleshoot varies issue.

New story! Security Tools to Check for Viruses and Malware on Linux

Wait, Linux needs antivirus and anti-malware solutions? I thought it was immune to such things. Perhaps a bit of clarification is necessary here.

New story! Improve Your Mental Mettle with These Open Source Puzzle Games

Puzzle video games are a type of game that focuses on puzzle solving. A puzzle is a problem or set of problems a player has to solve within the confines of the game.

New story! Minimal Linux Live now supports ZLIB and JDK 9

Minimal Linux Live is a set of Linux shell scripts which automatically build minimalistic Live Linux OS with basic network support via DHCP. The generated operating system is based on Linux kernel, GNU C library and BusyBox. All necessary sources are automatically downloaded and all build operations are fully encapsulated in the shell scripts.

New story! 4 must-have writing apps for Nextcloud

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Sep 23, 2017 10:13 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud; Story Type: News Story
If writing is part of your job or your everyday routine, you might find the Nextcloud open source file sync and share application a very useful tool. First, it provides you with free, secure, and easily accessible cloud file storage. read more

New story! Joomla patches eight-year-old critical CMS bug

Joomla has patched a critical bug which could be used to steal account information and fully compromise website domains. This week, the content management system (CMS) provider issued a security advisory detailing the flaw, which is found in the LDAP authentication plugin.

New story! Add-on board expands i.MX6 UL SBC

MYIR released an add-on board for its Linux-driven, i.MX6 UL-based MYS-6ULX SBC that adds a second LAN port, plus CAN, RS485, camera, audio, and RTC. In April, MYIR released a Linux-powered MYS-6ULX single board computer, which was notable for being available in two different versions using NXP’s low power, Cortex-A7 i.MX6 UltraLite (UL) or the more affordable, and almost identical i.MX6 ULL SoC.

New story! Vivaldi 1.12 Web Browser Debuts with Highly Requested Features, Improvements

Vivaldi, the Chromium-based web browser designed with the power user in mind, has been recently updated to version 1.12, a release that introduces highly requested features and a whole lot of under-the-hood improvements.

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