New story! How to Compare Numbers, Strings and Files in Bash Shell Script

Comparisons in a script are very useful & one of the most used statements, and we must know how we can use them to our advantage.

New story! Haters gonna hate: 7 ways to deal with criticism

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Apr 27, 2017 10:30 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
It's an unfortunate reality of sharing your work: Some people jump in to provide unwanted and unconstructive criticism. As a wise philosopher (OK, it was Taylor Swift) once put it, "Haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate." In healthy communities, constructive feedback (even if it's critical) will vastly outnumber the hate. Yet even in those cases, the "nonconstructive" feedback is often louder and easily gets more attention. Therefore, knowing how to "shake it off, shake it off" (to again draw from Ms. Swift's song) is important. read more

New story! Complete Guide: Linux grep command

Linux grep utility is famous for filtering the output or finding the specific words within a file. This post will touch major options available within Linux grep utility.

New story! LinuxAndUbuntu Distro Review Of The Week Debian Linux 8.7 (Jessie)

?I have always been a Ubuntu guy. I use Ubuntu or some other derivatives like Mint or elementary but never have I tried Debian. Well not anymore. I tested Debian and I must say I really like it. The thing with Debian is that stability is prioritized over all other factors. So if you are looking for the latest updates to packages, Debian is not the one. Debian is very popular amongst Linux users and rightly so. It enjoys a very superior community support compared to many other distros and most importantly the stability. So my experience? Let's start the distro review of the week, Debian 8.7.

New story! Big content cheers as Congress votes on changes to US Copyright Office

The bill is enthusiastically backed by big copyright holders, including the Copyright Alliance, the Motion Picture Association of America, and the Software & Information Industry Association. It's opposed by public interest groups and trade groups that advocate for a more balanced copyright system, including Public Knowledge, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and the Re:Create coalition.

New story! MPV 0.25.0 Open-Source Video Player Supports DVB-T2, MacBook Pro's Touch Bar

It's been more than two months since the MPlayer-based MPV open-source video player received an update, and the development team is proud to announce the immediate availability for download of MPV 0.25.0.

New story! Raspberry WebKiosk 6.0 has been released

Raspberry WebKiosk 6.0 has been released today with a complete update of its underlying operating system, from Raspbian Wheezy to Raspbian Jessie Lite (a Debian Jessie derived OS for the Raspberry Pi microcomputer). Raspberry WebKiosk is designed for web kiosks and multi-user web workstations (think about using it in cafès, offices, schools, hotels, hospitals, libraries) with the Raspberry Pi base, where people can surf the web with a normal browser. It’s a port of the more powerful Instant WebKoisk system for PCs.

New story! Free Webinar on Starting a Collaborative Open Source Project

Starting a collaborative open source software project involves more than a great idea and the code to get it going. Much of the work involves deciding how you want your community of developers to build and evolve the code. But there’s no need to be intimidated by the process.

New story! Canonical Releases Snapcraft 2.29 Snap Creator Tool for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and 17.04

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Apr 27, 2017 1:49 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Ubuntu
Canonical's Sergio Schvezov released version 2.29 of Snapcraft, the open-source command-line utility developed by Canonical for Ubuntu Linux to allow application developers to package their apps as Snaps.

New story! Don't install our buggy Windows 10 Creators Update, begs Microsoft

We'll give it to you when it's ready – and it is not Microsoft has urged non-tech-savvy people – or anyone who wants a stable computer – to not download and install the biggest revision to Windows this year. And that's because it may well bork your machine.…

New story! Libreboot Applies to Rejoin GNU

Libreboot has now officially applied to rejoin GNU, which it left in September. According to Leah Rowe, the "initial responses from GNU’s leadership seems positive."

New story! Most powerful 96Boards SBC yet offers M.2 expansion

  • LinuxGizmos.com (Posted by bob on Apr 26, 2017 10:06 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Archermind and LeMaker have launched a “Hikey 960” 96Boards CE SBC for AOSP using HiSilicon’s 4x -A73, 4x -A53 Kirin 960 SoC, and featuring M.2 expansion. The Hikey 960 design from Linaro’s 96Boards.org is now available from Archermind and LeMaker, which sell the boards via their Alpha Star and Lenovator sites respectively. The SBC is […]

New story! Get a Preview of Apache IoT Projects at Upcoming ApacheCon

The countdown until ApacheCon North America has begun. The blockbuster event will be in Miami this year and runs May 16-18. The Apache community is made up of many niche communities and ApacheCon offers something for all of them. Here, Roman Shaposhnik, Director of Open Source, Pivotal Inc., who is heading the Apache IoT track at the ApacheCon conference, gave us a sneak peek of what the Apache Internet of Things community can look forward to at the event.

New story! Download Files with Wget on the Linux Shell - Explanation and Examples

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Apr 26, 2017 7:37 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Are you a Linux newbie? Are you looking for a command line tool that can help you download files from the Web? If your answer to both these questions is yes, then you've come to the right place, as in this tutorial, we will discuss the basic usage of the WGET command line utility.

New story! How to set up a mail server with PostfixAdmin on CentOS 7

In this article, we will show you how to setup and configure a mail server with PostfixAdmin, Postfix, Dovecot and SQLite on a CentOS VPS. PostfixAdmin is a PHP-based web front-end that allows you to manage virtual domains and users for a Postfix mail transport agent. This guide should work on other Linux VPS systems as well but was tested and written for a CentOS 7 VPS.

New story! Best Linux Distros for Gaming in 2017

  • ThisHosting.Rocks; By ThisHosting.Rocks (Posted by Feenta on Apr 26, 2017 5:09 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Games, Linux
An up-to-date roundup of the best Linux distros for gaming in 2017.

New story! An Simple Way to Access/Setup Google Drive in Linux

Linux users can easily access/setup google drive in Linux completely free of cost through the Nautilus file manager.

New story! Qiana Studio Complete Multimedia Production

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Apr 26, 2017 2:40 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
Qiana Studio is a Ubuntu and Linux Mint based system for multimedia productions. It comes with many powerful tools and applications that make it a media creation powerhouse. The developers seek to make a lightweight - but powerful A/V-distro basing on Linux Mint! Let us take a look at this distro if it's worth your time

New story! How to get started learning to program

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Apr 26, 2017 1:26 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
There's a lot of buzz lately about learning to program. read more

New story! How to Install Deb Package in Arch Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Derrik Diener (Posted by damien on Apr 26, 2017 12:11 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Arch, Linux
If you have a need to install Deb packages in Arch Linux, here we outline three ways that you can install the application.

New story! EdgeX Foundry Promises IoT Security and More

The Linux Foundation has launched EdgeX Foundry as an all encompassing IoT solution.

New story! How to Install and Run Full Android OS Natively on Linux PC

  • Ubuntu Vibes; By Nitesh (Posted by Dart on Apr 26, 2017 9:43 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Android, Linux
It is now possible to install and run full Android OS on your Linux computer (without dual booting), thanks to open source project android-x86.

New story! Keybase on Fedora: crypto for everyone

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Apr 26, 2017 8:28 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
Keybase is a service that makes a security web of trust usable for everyone. It uses encryption to provide secure communications — including chat, file sharing, and publishing documents. But it extends encryption into a social context, like Github or Gitlab... Continue Reading →

New story! MKVToolNix 11.0 Open-Source MKV Manipulation Tool Released with New Features

MKVToolNix developer Moritz Bunkus proudly announced the release and immediate availability for download of MKVToolNix 11.0.0 "Alive" open-source MKV (Matroska) manipulation utility.

New story! Preparing Data for Machine Learning

When I go to Amazon.com, the online store often recommends products I should buy. I know I'm not alone in thinking that these recommendations can be rather spooky - often they're for products I've already bought elsewhere or that I was thinking of buying. How does Amazon do it?

New story! Martin Casado at ONS: Making SDN Real

Software Defined Networking (SDN) has evolved significantly since the concept began to be considered in the 1990s, and Martin Casado, General Partner, Andreessen Horowitz, used his keynote at the Open Networking Summit to talk about how he’s seen SDN change over the past 10 years.

New story! How to Safely and Securely Back Up Your Linux Workstation

Even seasoned system administrators can overlook Linux workstation backups or do them in a haphazard, unsafe manner. At a minimum, you should set up encrypted workstation backups to external storage. But it’s also nice to use zero-knowledge backup tools for off-site/cloud backups for more peace of mind.

New story! Tiny COM opens up Qualcomms wearables SoC

Intrinsyc‘s 31.5 x 15mm “Open?Q 2100 SOM” and Nano-ITX dev kit for wearables run Android 7.0 or Android Wear on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Wear 2100 SoC. Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Wear 2100 SoC, which runs on most Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches, among other wearables, is now open to a wider audience of developers.

New story! OpenELEC 8.0.2 Embedded Linux Entertainment OS Is Out with Mesa 17.0.4, More

The OpenELEC 8.0 open-source embedded Linux entertainment operating system received its second maintenance update, versioned 8.0.2, which fixes various issues reported by users lately and updates some core components.

New story! Turn on / off Linux servers with IFTTT button

  • Linux.org; By Rob Kennedy (Posted by kprojects on Apr 25, 2017 11:48 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
IFTTT stands for "If This Then That" and currently allows me to power on and off my Linux servers. Below i'll lay out exactly how I accomplished this.

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