New story! SparkyLinux Operating System Launches for Raspberry Pi, Based on Debian Stretch

SparkyLinux developers have released the SparkyLinux 4.7 operating system for ARMhf hardware architectures supported on Raspberry Pi single-board computers.

New story! Getting started with the Notepadqq Linux text editor

  • (Posted by bob on Dec 13, 2017 3:06 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
I don't do Windows. The operating system, I mean. At least, not on my own computers and not with any of my own work. When I was a consultant, I often had to work out of my clients' offices, which meant using their hardware, which also meant using Windows at many of those offices. read more

New story! How to Search PDF Files from the Terminal with pdfgrep

  • Make Tech Easier; By Bruno Edoh (Posted by damien on Dec 13, 2017 1:46 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Most of the search commands only read plain text files and not PDFs. To search PDF files from the terminal, you can use pdfgrep. Learn about pdfgrep here.

New story! Early Returns on Firefox Quantum Point to Growth

  • The Mozilla Blog (Posted by bob on Dec 13, 2017 12:25 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Mozilla
When we set out to launch Firefox Quantum earlier this year, we knew we had a hugely improved product. It not only felt faster — with a look and feel...

New story! Make a DIY digital jukebox: Part 2

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Dec 13, 2017 11:05 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
Welcome to Part 2 of a DIY digital jukebox project. Part 1 of this project addressed how to tweak the system to provide optimal audio performance. With a minimal installation of Fedora Server, the system focused on doing one thing: playing... Continue Reading →

New story! GIMP 2.9.6 released!

Newly released GIMP 2.9.8 introduces on-canvas gradient editing and various enhancements while focusing on bugfixing and stability.

New story! Create a free Apache SSL certificate with Let’s Encrypt on CentOS & RHEL

Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated & open certificate authority that is supported by ISRG, Internet Security Research Group. Let’s encrypt provides X.509 certificates for TLS (Transport Layer Security) encryption via automated process which..

New story! Asynchronous decision-making: Helping remote teams succeed

  • (Posted by bob on Dec 13, 2017 7:17 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Asynchronous decision-making is a strategy that enables geographically and culturally distributed software teams to make decisions more efficiently. In this article, I'll discuss some of the principles and tools that make this approach possible. read more

New story! Challenges and Solutions in Edge Computing: The Future

  •; By Pam Baker (Posted by bob on Dec 13, 2017 5:57 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
This year’s Open Source Summit Europe (formerly LinuxCon) took place in Prague. The conference is part of a series of annual events that are always popular in the open source community, and the lineup featured many different tracks, reflecting the upsurge in the number of open source projects and adoptions. One of the more popular topics there was edge computing and IoT.

New story! Mozilla Joins Net Neutrality Blackout for "Break the Internet" Day

  • The Mozilla Blog (Posted by bob on Dec 13, 2017 4:37 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Mozilla
Today, is blacked out to support net neutrality. Net neutrality is something we can all agree on: our recent public opinion poll shows overwhelming support — across party lines — for net neutrality, with over three quarters of Americans (76%) supporting net neutrality.

New story! Juniper Expands Contrail, Moves Open-Source Project to the Linux Foundation

  • Enterprise Networking Planet; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Dec 13, 2017 3:17 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Cloud
When looking to figure out how to help solve the challenge of modern multi-cloud networking, Juniper has found that making things simpler is the right direction.

New story! Passive-IR USB dongle tells you if anyone's home

Gumstix’s Arduino-driven “RoomSense” board offers an ATSAMW25 MCU, WiFi, passive-IR, and sensors. Gumstix also unveiled a device tree tool for Geppetto. The Gumstix RoomSense is a USB dongle board that can detect room occupancy using passive infrared (PIR) technology and report on temperature, humidity, and barometric conditions.

New story! Kubernetes on AWS Leads CNCF Cloud Native Survey

By this time next year Amazon will be competing with itself as far as Kubernetes on AWS goes. The world's largest public cloud recently announced it's embracing Kubernetes and that sometime in 2018 it will make a new service, Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes, or EKS, available. Currently all instances of Kubernetes on AWS are user installed.

New story! Mining cryptocurrency with Raspberry Pi and Storj

I'm always looking for ways to map hot technologies to fun, educational classroom use. One of the most interesting, and potentially disruptive, technologies over the past few years is cryptocurrencies. In the early days, one could profitably mine some of the most popular cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, using a home PC. read more

New story! How To Install Git on CentOS 7

We’ll show you, How To Install Git on CentOS 7. Git is a distributed version control system, which you can use to track the code changes (versions) while developing software.

New story! Personal Backups with Duplicati on Linux

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Dec 12, 2017 8:37 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
This tutorial is for performing personal backups to local USB hard drives, having encryption, deduplication and compression.

New story! How to Install Arch Linux Step by Step Guide

  • It's FOSS; By Ambarish (Posted by abhishekpc on Dec 12, 2017 7:17 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
This tutorial shows you how to install Arch Linux in easy to follow steps.

New story! Useful Linux Commands that you should know

If you are Linux system administrator or just a Linux enthusiast/lover, than you love & use command line aks CLI. Until some years ago majority of Linux work was accomplished using CLI only &...

New story! How To Count The Number Of Files And Folders/Directories In Linux

  •; By Magesh Maruthamuthu (Posted by 2daygeek on Dec 12, 2017 4:36 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
2DayGeek: Set of tricky commands that helps you to count files and folders in Linux.

New story! Fedora 27 Server classic release after all -- and Modularity goes back to the drawing board

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Dec 12, 2017 3:16 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Fedora
You may remember reading about plans for Fedora 27 Server. The working group decided not to release that at the same time as the general F27 release, and instead provided a beta of Fedora 27 Modular Server. Based on feedback from...

New story! Dedoimedo interviews: Tuxmachines

News aggregation can be tricky; finding the right balance of quality content isn't easy, but even with the relatively recent change of ownership, tuxmachines marches on with solid consistency, ardently trying to offer its readers the best the open-source world has to report. I have always been a great fan and supporter, and I approached Roy for an interview. He agreed.

New story! How to squeeze the most out of Linux file compression

  • Network World; By Sandra Henry-Stocker (Posted by MLD67 on Dec 12, 2017 12:36 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
Linux systems offer lots of options for compressing files. Here's some advice for choosing the ones best for you.

New story! Mint 18.3: The best Linux desktop takes big steps forward

  • ZDNet; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Dec 12, 2017 7:40 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux, Mint
Linux Mint isn't just the best Linux desktop, it's the best desktop, period.

New story! Election night hackathon supports civic engagement

On November 7, 2017, members of the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) community came together for the annual Election Night Hackathon held in the Simone Center for Student Innovation. This marked the seventh anniversary of a civic tradition for the FOSS @ MAGIC community, in which students and faculty analyze civic problems in the local community, state, or country and propose a project to address them. read more

New story! What is Kubernetes?

  •; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Dec 12, 2017 5:00 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud
Kubernetes is more than just a container orchestration according to one of the Google engineers that helped to build the widely used cloud native platform.

New story! Rugged in-vehicle PC line includes Kaby Lake and Bay Trail models

Ibase’s rugged MPT V-Series in-vehicle computers offer 7th/6th Gen Core or Bay Trail CPUs, plus 2x mini-PCIe, 3x M.2, and optional CAN or OBD-II links. Ibase announced a new line of fanless MPT V-Series computers for IoT applications, starting with two rugged, in-vehicle models: the MPT-7000V with Intel’s 7th (“Kaby Lake”) or 6th (“Skylake”) Generation Core processors and the MPT-3000V with a quad-core, 1.91GHz Atom E3845 from the Bay Trail generation with 10W TDP.

New story! New Antivirus Live CD Release Is Out Now Based on 4MLinux 24.0 and ClamAV 0.99.2

4MLinux developer Zbigniew Konojacki informs Softpedia today on the general availability of the Antivirus Live CD 24.0-0.99.2 GNU/Linux distribution.

New story! Looking Back at Randa Meetings 2017: Accessibility for Everyone

Randa Meetings are crucial to the KDE community for developer interaction, brainstorming, and bringing great new things to KDE. Randa Meetings are a yearly collection of KDE Community contributor sprints that take place in Randa, Switzerland. With origins dating back to a Plasma meeting in 2009, Randa is one of the most important developer-related events in the community.

New story! SysAdmins and Kernel Developers Advance Linux Skills with LiFT

Bhumika Goyal, age 22, of India, has had more 340 patches accepted into the Linux kernel – an accomplishment that contributed in no small part to her receiving one of two Linux Kernel Guru scholarships from The Linux Foundation.

New story! Important BASH tips tricks for Beginners

  •; By LinuxTechLab (Posted by linuxtechlab on Dec 11, 2017 10:20 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
This post is dedicated to those users who are just getting started with their Linux Journey. I am sharing some Bash tips tricks which will make you more familiar with BASH &...

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