New story! Out-of-band management with Redfish and Ansible

  • (Posted by bob on Sep 26, 2017 12:14 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
In this article, I'll explain how Redfish and Ansible can be used together to fully automate, at large scale, systems management tasks from one central location, significantly reducing complexity and helping improve the productivity of IT administrators. read more

New story! Start Your Engines -- Firefox Quantum Lands in Beta, Developer Edition

Engines are important, both in cars and in browsers. That’s why we’re so revved up this morning – we’re releasing the Beta of a whole new Firefox, one that’s powered...

New story! What’s New in Manjaro Deepin 17.0.5

Manjaro Deepin 17.0.5 is the latest release of manjaro deepin developed by Manjaro Community, this release featuring the brand-new Deepin Desktop Environment 15.4.1 packages with some more Manjaro specific customization and fixes.

New story! Atari are launching a new gaming system, the 'Ataribox' and it runs Linux

  •; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Sep 26, 2017 8:31 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Another Linux-based gaming system is coming, this time from Atari. The Ataribox will run on an AMD processor and it sounds quite interesting.

New story! How strong are your programming skills?

Everybody's a critic, but today, we're asking you to evaluate yourself. How sharp are your programming skills? In the world of open source programming, you'll readily find people of all different skill levels. In fact, that's one of the best parts about it—beginners can gain valuable experience, while more seasoned developers have the opportunity to give back in the form of not only code, but mentorship as well. In a healthy project community, having contributors who span a spectrum of ability levels isn't a bug, it's a feature. read more

New story! Facebook Relents on React.js License Issue

So, what happened to bring about the abrupt change of heart? It appears as if the popular content management platform WordPress happened.

New story! Arduino unveils tiny, battery powered MKR boards for LoRa and 3G

Arduino launched two 67.6 x 25mm boards for wireless IoT nodes based on Atmel’s SAM D21 MCU: The MKR WAN 1300 offers LoRa, and the MKR GSM 1400 provides 3G. At the Maker Faire in New York this weekend, Arduino unveiled two new “MKR” IoT boards with the same 32-bit, Cortex-M0+ based Microchip/Atmel ATSAMD21 MCU used by last December’s MKRZero.

New story! Linus Torvalds Announces the Second Release Candidate of Linux Kernel 4.14 LTS

Development of the Linux 4.14 kernel series continues with the second Release Candidate (RC) milestone, which Linus Torvalds himself announces this past weekend. The update brings more updated drivers and various improvements.

New story! After Microsoft calls out HP Inc over stalled Windows 10 logins, HP bounces back with a fix

  • The Register; By Andrew Silver (Posted by bob on Sep 26, 2017 12:58 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: HP, Microsoft
Shove this tool into your PC if it's getting stuck during startup. After enduring roughly two weeks of complaints, HP Inc has today produced a fix for folks struggling with blank screens on their computers.…

New story! GNOME and KDE Join Librem 5 Linux Smartphone Party

Purism is making a true Linux smartphone called Librem 5. KDE and GNOME have just lent their support for Librem 5.

New story! $17 Raspberry Pi HAT features 8-channel ADC

A Raspberry Pi HAT called the “8-channel ADC Board” provides a 10-bit ADC with 8x channels split into voltage divider and zero-ohm jumper configurations. Burgessworld Custom Electronics has gone to Tindie to sell an “8-Channel ADC Board” Raspberry Pi HAT for $17.

New story! Nine reasons to use Fedora Modules for your container images

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Sep 25, 2017 9:15 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
Since Boltron is out and the team is working hard on Fedora 27 modular server, we could start talking more about what it all means. One of the aspects our team is interested in is utilizing modules in container images.... Continue Reading →

New story! A Quick Review Of Parabola Linux Distribution

  •; By Samuel (Posted by MohdSohail on Sep 25, 2017 8:01 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
?There is free software and then there is software that is entirely free as in freedom (libre). These distros are ready-to-use full systems whose developers have followed the Guidelines for Free Systems Distribution as put forward by the Free Software Foundation.

New story! 4 ways to have multiple blog pages with WordPress

  • Wesharethis; By Buzut (Posted by Horla on Sep 25, 2017 6:47 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
WordPress is a great blog engine, better, it is even a full CMS. The proof ? It propels the vast majority of self-hosted blogs (well in front of drupal, joomla etc) and is behind hundreds of sites: blogs, information sites, shop windows, ecommerces …

New story! SUSE Linux turns 25: From business distro leader to cloud power

SUSE, one of the oldest Linux and open-source businesses, celebrated its 25th birthday while setting its eyes on its future in the cloud and software-defined infrastructure.

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New story! Using machine learning to name colors

  • (Posted by bob on Sep 25, 2017 4:18 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
On a recent trip to Michigan, my friend Tim Sosa mentioned a blog post he read in which the author, Janelle Shane, describes how she built a neural network that generates color names from RGB values. I thought the idea was really neat, but I found the results underwhelming. read more

New story! Linux Free Command Explained for Beginners (6 Examples)

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Sep 25, 2017 3:04 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Sometimes, while working on the command line in Linux, you might want to quickly take a look at the total available as well as used memory in the system. If you're a Linux newbie, you'll be glad to know there exists a built-in command - dubbed free - that displays this kind of information. In this tutorial, we will discuss the basics of the free command as well as some of the important features it provides.

New story! Ubuntu Touch OTA-2 Rolls Out for Ubuntu Phones, Including Nexus 4 & Nexus 7 2013

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Sep 25, 2017 1:49 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Ubuntu
The UBports community has released this past weekend the second OTA (Over-the-Air) update to supported Ubuntu Phone devices, bringing support for some old devices that were requested by the community, as well as a set of new features.

New story! Advanced image viewing tricks with ImageMagick

  • (Posted by bob on Sep 25, 2017 12:35 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
In my introduction to ImageMagick, I showed how to use the application's menus to edit and add effects to your images. In this follow-up, I'll show additional ways to use this open source image editor to view your images. read more

New story! 10 Tips For First Time Linux Users

  •; By Ryen Abdul Hakeem (Posted by MohdSohail on Sep 25, 2017 11:12 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
?New to Linux? Never fear, a superior operating system is here! You’ll go from asking everyone for help to re-compiling your own kernel in no time! (Relevant XKCD). Here are some tips for you newcomers on acclimating yourself with the realm of Linux:

New story! 14 Methods To Check Number Of CPU Cores On Linux

Did you know, how to check number of CPU cores in Linux?

New story! Packet radio lives on through open source software

  • (Posted by bob on Sep 25, 2017 8:09 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Packet radio is an amateur radio technology from the early 1980s that sends data between computers. Linux has natively supported the packet radio protocol, more formally known as AX.25, since 1993. Despite its age, amateur radio operators continue to use and develop packet radio today. A Linux packet station can be used for mail, chat, and TCP/IP. It also has some unique capabilities, such as tracking the positions of nearby stations or sending short messages via the International Space Station (ISS). read more

New story! Microsoft’s Linux enthusiasm may not help open source

Microsoft has been hitting the headlines lately with its enthusiasm for Linux – but Open Source's messiah Richard Stallman is less than impressed.

New story! How to Install and Use Kliqqi on Ubuntu to Create Your Own Social Community

  • Make Tech Easier; By Jackson Mwendwa (Posted by damien on Sep 25, 2017 5:06 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
Kliqqi is a content management system that allows you to create your own social networks. This article will show you how to install Kliqqi on Ubuntu.

New story! Keeping up with advances in open source database administration

  •; By Jason Baker (Posted by bob on Sep 25, 2017 2:38 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Community
The world of open source databases is rapidly evolving. It seems like every day brings a new release of an open source technology that might make a database administrator's life easier, if only he or she knew about it.

New story! Open source-based business lessons from a seasoned CEO

  •; By Swapnil Bhartiya (Posted by bob on Sep 25, 2017 12:09 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Interview; Groups: Community
Evan Powell is a serial entrepreneur and served as founding CEO of three companies: Clarus Systems, Nexenta Systems, and StackStorm. Currently the CEO and chairman of Cloudbyte, Powell is also an advisor and investor in a number of startups, including Cloudian, Keewi, TextIQ, Journey Software, and others.

New story! Korora 26 'Bloat' Fedora-based Linux distro available for download -- now 64-bit only

Fedora is my favorite Linux distribution, but I don't always use it. Sometimes I opt for an operating system that is based on it depending on my needs at the moment. Called "Korora," it adds tweaks, repositories, codecs, and packages that aren't found in the normal Fedora operating system. As a result, Korora deviates from Red Hat's strict FOSS focus -- one of the most endearing things about Fedora. While you can add all of these things to Fedora manually, Korora can save you time by doing the work for you.

New story! How 10,000 people helped us rediscover our purpose

  •; By DeLisa Alexander (Posted by bob on Sep 24, 2017 7:12 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Red Hat
One of the greatest challenges an organization faces as it grows is sustaining, evolving, and scaling the unique set of values and behaviors that differentiate its culture. In my previous column, I shared some research that we've done at Red Hat to tackle this challenge. Today, I'll share an update on our culture project: "Rediscovering Red Hat's Why," which we launched in March.

New story! Open Source Summit in Los Angeles: Day 1 in 5 Minutes

Open Source Summit North America in Los Angeles was packed with keynotes, technical sessions, and special presentations, including a conversation with Linux creator Linus Torvalds. In case you couldn't make it,'s Gregg Pollack has put together some short videos recapping highlights of the event.  Here's Day 1 in 5 minutes!

New story! 10 Best Free Photo Editors For Linux

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Sep 24, 2017 2:22 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
Linux has come a long way in terms of the applications that are available for the platform. Whatever your specific needs are, you can be sure that there are at least a few applications available for you to use. Today, we'll look at 10 free photo editors for Linux, and I must say, there are a lot of image editing tools available. This post selects just 10 of these awesome tools and talks about them briefly looking at what makes them stand out. In no particular order, let's get started.

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