New story! Red Hat changes its open-source licensing rules

Red Hat-initiated open-source projects, which use GPLv2 or LGPLv2.1, will be expected to add GPLv3's cure commitment language to their licenses.

New story! Testing KDE Plasma Vault on openSUSE Leap 15

  • Fossadventures.com; By Martin de Boer (Posted by mdutours on Jun 19, 2018 1:10 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: KDE, SUSE
I never considered using encrypted folders. But when the KDE project announced it with the release of the Plasma 5.11 desktop environment, it made total sense. Just like KDE Connect, this is one of these killer features that can convince people to give Linux a try. With the release of openSUSE Leap 15, it was the perfect time to test this application.

New story! From here on, Red Hat's GPLv2 software projects will have GPLv3 cure for license violators

We'll forgive you if you change your ways, says Linux giant. Red Hat on Monday said all of its newly initiated open-source projects that adopt GPLv2 or LGPLv2.1 licenses will be expected to include the GPLv3 "cure" provision.

New story! How to Install Ionic Framwork on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Ionic is an open-source Framework that can be used for developing hybrid mobile apps using Web technologies like CSS, HTML5, and Sass. In this tutorial, we will learn to install Ionic framework on Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver).

New story! Write fast apps with Pronghorn, a Java framework

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jun 18, 2018 9:27 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
In 1973, Carl Hewitt had an idea inspired by quantum mechanics. He wanted to develop computing machines that were capable of parallel execution of tasks, communicating with each other seamlessly while containing their own local memory and processors. read more

New story! How SUSE Is Bringing Open Source Projects and Communities Together

  • Linux.com; By Swapnil Bhartiya (Posted by bob on Jun 18, 2018 8:12 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux, SUSE
In this article, we talk with Thomas Di Giacomo, CTO of SUSE, about the need for better collaboration between open source projects that are being used across industries as we are move toward a cloud native world.

New story! Introducing PyInstaller

Want to distribute Python programs to your Python-less clients? PyInstaller is the answer.

New story! How to install Docker on Linux (RHEL/Centos/Ubuntu/Debian)

In this article we will be discussing step by step guide to install docker on Linux on various flavors such as RHEL/Centos/Ubuntu/Debian.

New story! How to deploy Ghost Blog with Nginx on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Ghost is a completely open source (MIT license) blogging platform, that is gaining popularity among developers and ordinary users. In this tutorial, we are going to set up and deploy a secure Ghost blog with the help of Ghost's Ghost-CLI tool on an Ubuntu 18.04 LTS server using Let's Encrypt, Acme.sh, Node.js, npm, Yarn, NGINX and MySQL/MariaDB.

New story! Open Source Web Design Editor Brackets 1.13 Released

Brackets is a free, open source editor focused on web development / design, created by Adobe. The editor is available on Mac, Windows and Linux, and what makes it special is its live HTML, CSS and JS editing / preview.

The latest Brackets 1.13 release brings new features, like the ability to opening remote files, drag and drop support for the FileTreeFiew, an option to automatically update Brackets, and bug fixes.

New story! How to Password Protect Directories in cPanel

  • How to Password Protect Directories in cPanel; By Rosehosting (Posted by RoseHosting on Jun 18, 2018 2:01 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
Normally, if you create a folder on your site, you can access all the files inside it just by visiting the file’s URL. Sometimes however, you want to password protect directories in cPanel – either you’re testing a new design that you’re not ready to show the world, or it’s a staging area for your site. Or maybe you just want to prevent unauthorized access to sensitive parts your site. Like the “wp-admin” area of WordPress for example.

New story! Linux unexpand Command Explained for Beginners (with Examples)

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Jun 18, 2018 12:46 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Working on the Linux command line requires to learn how to quickly perform some repetitive tasks. One such task that you may find yourself involved in sooner or later is converting blanks to tabs or vice-versa. In this tutorial, we will discuss a command line utility - dubbed unexpand - that'll be of great help in such situations.

New story! Anaconda improvements in Fedora 28

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Jun 18, 2018 11:33 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
Fedora 28 was released last month, and the major update brought with it a raft of new features for the Fedora Installer (Anaconda).  Like Fedora, Anaconda is a dynamic software project with new features and updates every release. Some changes are user visible, while others happen under the hood — making Anaconda more robust and […]

New story! Best Free Linux Instant Messaging Clients

Instant messaging (IM) is a form of real-time communication between two or more individuals based on typed text. The text is conveyed via devices connected over a network such as the Internet.

New story! What's all the C Plus Fuss? Bjarne Stroustrup warns of dangerous future plans for his C++

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Jun 18, 2018 9:04 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Interview
Language creator calls proposals 'insanity' Interview Earlier this year, Bjarne Stroustrup, creator of C++, managing director in the technology division of Morgan Stanley, and a visiting professor of computer science at Columbia University in the US, wrote a letter inviting those overseeing the evolution of the programming language to “Remember the Vasa!”…

New story! 5 open source alternatives to Dropbox

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jun 18, 2018 7:50 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Dropbox is the 800-pound gorilla of filesharing applications. Even it's a massively popular tool, you may choose to use an alternative. Maybe that's because you're dedicated to the open source way for all the good reasons, including security and freedom, or possibly you've been spooked by data breaches. Or perhaps the pricing plan doesn't work out in your favor for the amount of storage you actually need. read more

New story! Linspire 8.0 Alpha 1 Released

Today we have released Linspire 8 Alpha 1. This release is the beginning stages of our new Linspire release scheduled for a Christmas release. This is a rudimentary build and some things may not work as intended so expect some bugs. This release is NOT set in stone and you can expect numerous changes between now and final release.

New story! Debian GNU/Linux 8 "Jessie" Has Reached End of Security Support, Upgrade Now

Today, June 17, 2018, marks the end of regular security support for the Debian GNU/Linux 8 "Jessie" operating system series, which now reached end of life.

New story! 15 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver comes packed with many new updates and exciting features. The switch from Unity to GNOME and more updated snap apps. Below are 15 things to do, from customizing Ubuntu to enabling/disabling certain features using GNOME Tweaks tool and installing applications to boost your productivity.

New story! Complete Sed Command Guide Explained with Practical Examples

In a previous article, I showed the basic usage of Sed, the stream editor, on a practical use case. Today, be prepared to gain more insight about Sed as we will take an in-depth tour of the sed execution model. To truly understand Sed you must first understand the tool execution model.

New story! How to Back Up and Restore MySQL Databases with Mysqldump

This tutorial explains how to backup and restore MySQL or MariaDB databases from the command line using the mysqldump utility.

New story! openSUSE Tumbleweed Is Now Powered by Linux Kernel 4.17, KDE Plasma 5.13 Landed

As of today, the openSUSE Tumbleweed rolling operating system is now powered by the latest and most advanced Linux 4.17 kernel series, which landed in the most recent snapshot released earlier.

New story! Endless OS Launches New Major Version For Users Who Have Less Internet Access

The developers of Endless OS have just announced the release of version 3.4 of the distribution, it is a major update and it focuses mainly on helping users to take advantage of their Internet connection when they have it.

New story! Linus Torvalds Kicks Off Development of Linux Kernel 4.18, First RC Is Out Now

A day early than expected, Linus Torvalds kicked off the development cycle of the next kernel series, Linux 4.18, with the release of the first RC (Release Candidate) milestone.

New story! Microsoft is Still 'Cybermobbing' Its Competition Using Patent Trolls Such as Finjan

In the "cybersecurity" space, a sub-domain where many software patents have been granted by the US patent office, the patent extortion by Microsoft-connected trolls (and Microsoft's 'protection' racket) seems to carry on; but Microsoft continues to insist that it has changed its ways

New story! Debian GNU/Linux 10 "Buster" Artwork Proposals Call Welcomes Talented Artists

Debian Project's Jonathan Carter announced on Friday that artwork proposals are now officially open for the forthcoming Debian GNU/Linux 10 "Buster" operating system series.

New story! Google Launches VR180 Creator For Streamlined VR Video Editing

To help folks who are supporting Google's VR180 format along, the company has just released a tool for macOS and Linux... that allows users to plug their VR180 raw content in, then convert it for use in Adobe's Premiere Pro, or Apple's Final Cut Pro. Here's the tool in Linux...

New story! Canonical Releases Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Kernel Security Update for Raspberry Pi 2

Canonical released on Friday a new Linux kernel update for its Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating system series addressing three security vulnerabilities affecting the kernel for Raspberry Pi 2 devices.

New story! 3.5-inch Apollo Lake SBC is loaded with options

DFI is prepping an Ubuntu friendly 3.5-inch “AL551” SBC with an Apollo Lake SoC, triple display support, up to 2x GbE and SATA III ports, and mini-PCIe, M.2, and optional “expansion I/O” connectors. We discovered the AL551 while reporting on DFI’s Linux-ready, 15.6-inch KS-156AL panel PC...

New story! Deepin 15.6 Linux OS Launches with Improved HiDPI Support, Light and Dark Themes

The Deepin Project announced today the release of Deepin 15.6, a new maintenance update of the Debian-based GNU/Linux distribution targeted at x86_64 personal computers and laptops.

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