New story! How to Open multiple files and switch between them in vi editor

In this Article you will learn how to Open multiple files and switch between them in vi editor.

New story! How to turn a Raspberry Pi into an eBook server

Recently Calibre 3.0 was released which enables users to read books in the browser! Note that Raspbian's repositories have not yet been updated yet (as of this writing). read more

New story! How to Use Emojis in Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Ayo Isaiah (Posted by damien on Jun 27, 2017 10:50 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
The support for emojis on the Linux desktop is largely below par. Let’s take a look at some distro-agnostic ways to view and input emojis in Linux

New story! How to Install Restyaboard on CentOS 7

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Jun 27, 2017 9:24 AM EDT)
  • Groups: PHP, Linux; Story Type: News Story
Restyaboard is a free and open-source Kanban board application. It is the best self-hosted alternative to Trello. It is written in PHP and uses PostgreSQL to store its database. In this tutorial, we will install Restyaboard on CentOS 7 server.

New story! What our research taught us about scaling open culture

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jun 27, 2017 7:58 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Red Hat; Story Type: News Story
In an open organization, culture is critical. In my previous column, I explained how and why we’re on a journey at Red Hat to scale our open culture into the future. Today, I want to share the findings of the first phase of our "Scaling Our Culture For The Future" project, where we decided to gather and analyze some data, and at the same time, engage every Red Hatter in a company-wide conversation about our culture. Culture is everyone's job As we look to scale our open culture into the future, we wanted to know how Red Hatters would answer questions like: read more

New story! GStreamer 1.12 Open-Source Multimedia Framework Gets Its First Point Release

The GStreamer development team announced the availability of the first point release of the GStreamer 1.12 stable series of the popular and widely-used open-source and cross-platform multimedia framework.

New story! Basic Security Testing with Kali Linux

With computer hacking attacks making headline news on a frequent occasion, it is time for companies and individuals to take a more active stance in securing their computer systems.

New story! SolydXK 9 Linux Distributions Enter Beta Based on Debian GNU/Linux 9 "Stretch"

The developers of the Debian-based SolydX and SolydK GNU/Linux distributions announced today that the upcoming SolydXK 9 stable release entered Beta phase with Live ISO images available now for public testing.

New story! 18 open source translation tools to localize your project

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jun 27, 2017 2:15 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Localization plays a central role in the ability to customize an open source project to suit the needs of users around the world. Besides coding, language translation is one of the main ways people around the world contribute to and engage with open source projects. There are tools specific to the language services industry (surprised to hear that's a thing?) that enable a smooth localization process with a high level of quality. Categories that localization tools fall into include: read more

New story! 46-inch touchscreen AiO has optional mirror view for augmented reality

Advantech’s “UTC-542” AiO PC runs Ubuntu or Android on Skylake, and offers hot-swap SATA and a 42.6-inch, IP65 touchscreen with optional mirror coating. Advantech announced a 42.6-inch, 16:9 aspect ratio, all-in-one (AiO) HD touchscreen computer designed for interactive display applications. The IP65 protected system is notable for its dual hot-swappable HDD/SSD slots with RAID 0/1 […]

New story! Learn Lisp Programming with Free Books

Lisp (derives from "LISt Processing") is one of the oldest programming languages. It was invented in 1958, with the language being conceived by John McCarthy and is based on his paper "Recursive Functions of Symbolic Expressions and Their Computation by Machine". Over the years, Lisp has evolved into a family of programming languages. The most commonly used general-purpose dialects are Common Lisp and Scheme. Other dialects include Franz Lisp, Interlisp, Portable Standard Lisp, XLISP and Zetalisp.

New story! Linux is Running on Almost All of the Top 500 Supercomputers

  • It's FOSS (Posted by abhishekpc on Jun 26, 2017 9:58 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
Linux is still running on more than 99% of the top 500 fastest supercomputers in the world. Same as last year, 498 out of top 500 supercomputers run Linux while remaining 2 run Unix.

New story! Walmart takes its Amazon battle to the clouds

  • ZDNet; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Jun 26, 2017 8:32 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Cloud
The battle between the retail giants will take place not only on the streets but on the cloud as well.

New story! Linux-ready PC/104 board runs on 6 to 7 Watts

  • LinuxGizmos.com (Posted by bob on Jun 26, 2017 7:06 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Win Enterprises announced a “MB-83310” PC/104 COM with a Vortex DX3 SoC, GbE, Fast Ethernet, SATA, M.2, and a -20 to 70°C operating range. Win Enterprises has unveiled a PC/104 2.5 form-factor module that runs Linux, WES7, Windows XPE, DOS 6.22, or QNX (on request) on DMP’s dual-core, 1GHz Vortex86DX3 SoC. The x86 architecture DX3 […]

New story! Linux Kernels 4.4.74 LTS and 3.18.58 Fix Memory Leaks and Add More Improvements

Only two days after releasing the Linux 4.11.7 and 4.9.34 LTS kernel updates, Greg Kroah-Hartman is today announcing the availability of new maintenance releases for the long-term supported Linux 4.4 and 3.18 kernel series.

New story! When not to use a JavaScript framework

As the internet has evolved, web development has grown well beyond its intended abilities—for good and bad. To smooth over the rougher edges, web developers have invented a plethora of frameworks, both small and not so small. This has been good for developers, because browser fragmentation and standards problems abound, especially for those who want new features in APIs and more unified syntax for those features. read more

New story! LFCS Regular Expression (Part 2)

  • Linux.org; By Jarret B (Posted by kprojects on Jun 26, 2017 1:52 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
When dealing with files and folders on a system or even going through the contents of a file you will need to understand ‘Regular Expression’. ‘Regular Expression’ are characters used to define a pattern. The pattern can be used to search through a text file or listing files and folders.

Sometime instead of ‘Regular Expression’ you may see ‘regex’ or ‘regexp’.

New story! How Linux and makerspaces can strengthen our social fabric

In recent years, we've seen the rise of makerspaces, a new social invention where people with shared interests, especially in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math), gather to work on projects and share ideas. read more

New story! Debian Linux reveals Intel Skylake and Kaby Lake processors have broken hyper-threading

The latest Intel chips have a nasty bug that causes unpredictable system behavior.

New story! 3 Easy Ways To Get A Summary Of Disk Usage (Directory & Folders Size) In Linux

Print a disk usage summary to get an actual disk usage on your system.

New story! Upcoming Fedora Atomic Host lifecycle changes

The Fedora Project ships new Fedora Server and Workstation releases at roughly six-month intervals. It then maintains each release for around thirteen months. So Fedora N is supported by the community until one month after the release of Fedora N+2. Since... Continue Reading →

New story! Debian Devs Urge Intel Skylake and Kaby Lake Users to Disable HyperThreading

Debian developer Henrique de Moraes Holschuh is warning users of the popular GNU/Linux distribution about a new security flaw that affects Intel's 6th and 7th generation Skylake and Kaby Lake processors supporting HyperThreading.

New story! Microsoft recommends you ignore Microsoft-recommended update

Left hand quits trying to meet right hand, waves at customers saying 'don't break Skype' Earlier this month, Microsoft gave the world .NET Framework 4.7 and urged users to install it for the usual reasons: more fun bits to play with and a security improvements.…

New story! Introduction to Bash shell redirections

  • linuxconfig.org; By Egidio Docile (Posted by linuxer on Jun 26, 2017 3:51 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux, LPI
Redirection is the ability to redirect the input and output of various commands to and from files or devices. We are going to see how redirecting works in Bash: the default shell in the majority of Linux distributions.

New story! Google's Chrome OS Team Is Experimenting with Refreshed Sign-In/Lock Screens

Google's Chromium evangelist François Beaufort recently revealed that the Chrome OS team is currently experimenting with refreshed versions of the Sing-In and Lock screens in the operating system.

New story! Honeypots and the Internet of Things

  • SecureList; By Vladimir Kuskov, Mikhail Kuzin, Yaroslav Shmelev, Denis Makrushin, Igor Grachev (Posted by bob on Jun 26, 2017 12:11 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial, Security; Groups: Community
There were a number of incidents in 2016 that triggered increased interest in the security of so-called IoT or 'smart' devices. They included, among others, the record-breaking DDoS attacks against the French hosting provider OVH and the US DNS provider Dyn. These attacks are known to have been launched with the help of a massive botnet made up of routers, IP cameras, printers and other devices.

New story! To compete or to collaborate? 4 criteria for making the call

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jun 25, 2017 10:16 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
In my series on becoming more open, I've written about selecting teammates for an open project, working with people that have different personalities, and encouraging front-line decision-making. read more

New story! digiKam 5.6 Professional Photo Management App Released with HTML Gallery Tool

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jun 25, 2017 8:22 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The digiKam development team is pleased to announce the release of digiKam 5.6, a new stable update of the open-source and cross-platform professional photo management app for GNU/Linux, macOS, and Microsoft Windows platforms.

New story! Why aren't more researchers using open source?

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jun 25, 2017 6:28 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Academic researchers depend on a variety of highly specialized software to power their studies. The commercial software options in common use are expensive; either investigators must purchase a large number of licenses for common applications like data analysis tools, or they have to buy costly single licenses for specialized software, such as an application for a specific laboratory device. read more

New story! Red Hat moves into remote offices with Hyperconverged Infrastructure

  • ZDNet; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Jun 25, 2017 4:33 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Red Hat
Red Hat's new Hyperconverged Infrastructure brings datacenter capabilites into your branch offices.

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