One of the major games for Linux is ‘Extreme Tux Racer’, available for Android, Linux, Microsoft Windows, Macintosh operating systems and Ubuntu Touch. The goal of the game is to control Tux, or another chosen character, to get to the bottom of the hill. The character will slide down the hill of snow and ice on his belly. Along the way you can pick up herring.
Ubuntu Budgie is the newest addition to the officially supported Ubuntu flavours. It is quite interesting how these two parts can play together. The first time they married was the Ubuntu Budgie 16.04 remix. And since 17.04 Ubuntu Budgie is officially supported by Canonical.
Spotted on carrier control room screens - reports
The Royal Navy’s brand new £3.5bn aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth is running Windows XP in her flying control room, according to reports.…
Ngx-pagespeed is a free and open source Nginx module that can be used to speeds up your site and reduces page load time. It works by automatically applying web performance best practices to pages and associated assets without requiring you to modify your existing content or workflow. You can easily optimize various files such as CSS, HTML, png, and jpg using Ngx-pagespeed module.
Two years ago when openSUSE decided to move the base of openSUSE Leap to SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLE), they were entering uncharted territory. SLE is a tightly controlled enterprise ship that runs on mission critical systems. On the other hand openSUSE has been a community-driven project that, despite sponsorship from SUSE, is relatively independent.
Canonical, the company behind the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system, today announced that their Snappy-enabled Ubuntu Core OS is now available for Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 (CM3).
Open source software is developed by hobbyists and professionals alike. In fact, 65% of respondents to this year's GitHub open source survey who make contributions to open source projects do so as part of their job. However, the survey indicates that employers often lack a clear policy on employee contributions. A new project from GitHub aims to increase contributions to open source projects and to educate employers on why it's important.
In this Article you will learn how to Open multiple files and switch between them in vi editor.
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).
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
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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:
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 […]
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.
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.
The battle between the retail giants will take place not only on the streets but on the cloud as well.
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 […]
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.
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.
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’.
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.
The latest Intel chips have a nasty bug that causes unpredictable system behavior.
Print a disk usage summary to get an actual disk usage on your system.
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 →
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.
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.…
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