New story! What to Expect from the Ubuntu 17.10 Release

  • Make Tech Easier; By Ada Ivanova (Posted by damien on Oct 24, 2017 5:21 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
One of the hottest events in October is the release of Ubuntu 17.10 with Gnome desktop. Here’s what you can expect to find in this Ubuntu 17.10 release.

New story! The Smallest Server Suite Updated with Better Support for SCSI and RAID Devices

4MLinux developer Zbigniew Konojacki? is informing us today on the release and immediate availability for download of version 23.0 of his TheSSS (The Smallest Server Suite) lightweight and open-source Linux OS.

New story! MS-DOS variant PC-MOS/386 reborn as open source

  • ZDNet; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Oct 24, 2017 2:52 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Want a blast from your floppy disk past? PC-MOS/386, a 30-year-old MS-DOS clone operating system, is back as open source.

New story! PC/104-Plus SBC runs Linux on a Vortex86DX3

  • (Posted by bob on Oct 24, 2017 1:38 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
WinSystems has launched a rugged “PPM-C412” PC/104-Plus SBC with a dual-core Vortex86DX3, dual LAN ports, and -40 to 85°C and dual display support. The PPM-C412 is being promoted by Arlington, Texas based WinSystems as an upgrade path for users of the circa-2009 PPM-LX800, a PC/104-Plus SBC with a 500MHz AMD Geode LX800 processor much like […]

New story! How to Encode Data From Python To JSON

JSON is the universal format for passing data between programs and/or languages, especially on the web. Python has excellent built-in support for converting data from a Python program into JSON for another program to use.

New story! RaspAnd Brings Android 7.1.2 Nougat to Your Raspberry Pi 3 with GAPPS, Kodi 18.0

GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton announced the release of a new build of his commercial RasnAnd project that lets users run Google's Android mobile operating system on their Raspberry Pi 3 single-board computers.

New story! Processors – Everything You Need to Know

  •; By Rishabh (Posted by MohdSohail on Oct 23, 2017 9:26 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews
Our digital devices like Phones, Computers and laptops have grown to become so sophisticated, that they are no longer just devices, they have evolved to become a part of us.

New story! Protect Your Android Phone With OpenVPN In 10 Minutes

  •; By Elliot Cooper (Posted by ElliotCooper on Oct 23, 2017 8:12 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Android
This guide shows you how to install, configure and connect your Android phone to your own OpenVPN server in 10 minutes.

New story! 5 Most Beautiful Linux Desktop Environments

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Oct 23, 2017 6:57 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
When it comes to choosing a Linux distro, one thing that influences the choices of many is the desktop environment that comes with the distros. As such, many distros provide variants with different desktop environments to cater for the specific needs of users. Some desktop environments are preferred because of their stability, or their familiarity and many others are popular because of their aesthetics. So today I present some 5 very beautiful desktop environments that you can choose from. So let’s take a look.

New story! How to explain Kubernetes in plain English

Guidance on how to explain Kubernetes and orchestration in plain terms that people can at least begin to understand.

New story! How to use WordPress as a static site generator and host it on S3

There is a way to host a WordPress site on AWS that is secure, fast, cost-effective and can be setup by simply following the instructions in this blog post!

New story! Best Alternatives To Photoshop On Linux

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Oct 23, 2017 3:14 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
You need an image editing software and you do not yet feel ready to buy a Photoshop license. Besides the online retouching sites, there are also free alternatives adapted for each use of the famous Adobe software that will allow you to tinker with the pixel at a lower cost.

New story! How to Monitor and Detect Modified Files using Tripwire IDS on Ubuntu 16.04

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Oct 23, 2017 2:00 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Ubuntu, Linux; Story Type: News Story
Tripwire is a free and open source Intrusion Detection System (IDS). It's a security tool for monitoring and alerting file changes on the system. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configure Tripwire Host Based IDS on Ubuntu 16.04. We will also show you how to configure tripwire to monitor and detect modified files on the system.

New story! More ways to examine network connections on Linux

  • Network World; By Sandra Henry-Stocker (Posted by MLD67 on Oct 23, 2017 12:46 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
Several commands can help you see what's up with your network on Linux systems, including ip, ethtool, traceroute, tcptraceroute, and tcpdump.

New story! GIMP, More Awesome Than I Remember

For what seems like decades, GIMP (Graphic Image Manipulation Program) has been the de facto standard image editor for Linux. It works well, has many features, and it even supports scripting. I always have found it a bit clumsy, however, and I preferred using something else for day-to-day work.

New story! 5 ways to invigorate education with Raspberry Pi

  •; By Don Watkins (Posted by bob on Oct 23, 2017 10:17 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Raspberry Pi
A couple of years ago, I was talking to PayPal senior director of software development Harper Reed at All Things Open in Raleigh, N.C., when he suggested that the best way to invigorate education would be to purchase Raspberry Pis en masse and put them in public libraries.

New story! Updated Settings Application in Fedora 27 Workstation

Fedora 27 Workstation is slated for release later in the year, and it ships with version 3.26 of GNOME. One of the awesome changes from upstream GNOME that is shipping in Fedora 27 is the re-designed Settings application.

New story! A look at Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark

  •; By Mike Turcotte (Posted by bob on Oct 23, 2017 7:06 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews
Overall, I’d still say if you’re a fan of GNOME, or Ubuntu, it’s at least worth a look, maybe you’ll love it.

New story! openSUSE Tumbleweed Linux OS Patched Against WPA2 KRACK Bug, GCC 6 Now Removed

If you're using the openSUSE Tumbleweed operating system, you should know that one of the latest snapshots removed the GCC (GNU Compiler Collection) 6 packages from the default install and patched it against the WPA2 KRACK security vulnerability.

New story! Nextcloud to be available on 'free' smartphone

  • iTWire; By Sam Varghese (Posted by bob on Oct 23, 2017 2:20 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Announcements
Purism, a company that has successfully raised money to build the first smartphone that uses free software, has said it will be partnering with file sync and share solution company Nextcloud to build encrypted storage products and services.

New story! Party Like It's 1987 - PC-MOS/386 Goes Open Source

PC-MOS was a multi-user operating system that, like DR-DOS and others, competed with Microsoft's MS-DOS before eventually disappearing at the Redmond juggernaut crushed almost all its competition. Now, Roeland Jansen, Gary Robertson and Rod Roark have put the operating system onto GitHub as an open source project so we can all mess with its source code.

New story! Lubuntu Next 17.10 Rolls Out to Early Adopters with LXQt 0.11.1 Desktop

Lubuntu team announced the release and immediate availability for download of Lubuntu 17.10 and Lubuntu Next 17.10 distributions as part of the Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) operating system.

New story! Tech Giants Warn Against Kodi Scapegoating

  • TF; By Ernesto (Posted by bob on Oct 22, 2017 4:28 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The CCIA, which represents global tech firms including Amazon, Google, and Netflix, is cautioning the US Government against blaming open source media players such as Kodi for streaming box piracy. Any enforcement actions should be aimed at those who misuse the software for infringing means, not those who code it.

New story! Containers And Chromebooks: The Future Of Chrome OS

  • chrome unboxed; By Gabriel Brangers (Posted by bob on Oct 22, 2017 2:05 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews
This UI allows you to invoke Linux commands in Chrome OS directly in your browser. It is similar to the terminal found in desktop versions of Linux.

New story! Ubuntu 17.10 New Features and Upgrade Procedure

  • It's Foss; By Abhishek Prakash (Posted by elobga on Oct 22, 2017 11:42 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
Check out the new features in Ubuntu 17.10 and see how to upgrade to Ubuntu 17.10.

New story! Linux Foundation Launches OpenMessaging Project

Through a shared exertion bnb m from endeavors and groups put resources into the cloud, enormous information, and standard APIs, I'm eager to welcome the OpenMessaging project from The Linux Foundation. The OpenMessaging group will likely make a comprehensively embraced, merchant impartial, and open standard for dispersed informing that can be conveyed in the cloud, on-commence, and half and half utilize cases.

New story! LXQt 0.12.0 Desktop Environment Released with Better Support for HDPI Displays

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Oct 22, 2017 6:56 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The developers of the Lightweight Qt Desktop Environment (LXQt) were proud to announce today the release and immediate availability for download of the LXQt 0.12.0 desktop environment.

New story! Facebook open sources concurrent programming debugger

  • ZDNet; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Oct 22, 2017 4:33 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Community
One of the hardest tricks for any programmer to do is to master concurrent programming. Facebook's new tool, RacerD, goes a long way to helping developers spot concurrency errors.

New story! Top 5: Arduino and Raspberry Pi-powered wall art, Linux terminal emulators, and more

In this week’s Top 5 we look at how to turn Arduino and Raspberry Pi into wall art, a project to help beginners learn Python, running DOS programs in Linux, and more.

New story! Docker CEO Says Embracing Kubernetes Removes Potential Conflict

Steve Singh has ambitious plans for Docker Inc. that are nothing less than transforming the world of legacy applications into a modern cloud-native approach. Singh was named CEO of Docker on May 2 and hosted his first DockerCon event here Oct. 16-19. The highlight of DockerCon EU was the surprise announcement that Docker is going to support the rival open-source Kubernetes container orchestration system.

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