New story! Best Free and Open Source Alternatives to Adobe Products for Linux

  • It's FOSS; By Ambarish Kumar (Posted by abhishekpc on Sep 20, 2017 1:35 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
In this article, we list the best Adobe alternatives for Linux. These Adobe Creative Suite alternative for Linux are also free and open source.

New story! Innersource: How to leverage open source in the enterprise

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Sep 20, 2017 12:21 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Companies of varying sizes across many industries are implementing innersource programs to drive greater levels of development collaboration and reuse. They ultimately seek to increase innovation; reduce time to market; grow, retain, and attract talent; and of course, delight their customers. In this article, I'll introduce innersource and some of its key facets and examine some of the problems that it can help solve. I'll also discuss some components of an innersource program, including metrics. read more

New story! Using Redir to Alter Network Traffic: Part 1

  • Linux.com; By Chris Binnie (Posted by bob on Sep 19, 2017 11:07 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
There are times when, despite your best efforts, you have little choice but to put a quick workaround in place. Reconfiguring network-border firewalls or moving services between machines is simply not an option because the network’s topology is long established and definitely shouldn’t be messed about with.

New story! 3 Easy Ways To Check DNS (Domain Name Server) Records In Linux Terminal

DNS stands for Domain Name System or Domain Name Servers translates Internet domain and host names to IP addresses and vice versa.

New story! The eye-opening power of cultural difference

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Sep 19, 2017 8:38 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Inclusivity is the quality of an open organization that allows and encourages people to join the organization and feel a connection to it. Practices aimed at enhancing inclusivity are typically those that welcome new participants to the organization and create an environment that makes them want to stay. read more

New story! Portable Android SDR player supports DRM and DAB

  • LinuxGizmos.com (Posted by bob on Sep 19, 2017 7:24 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Android; Story Type: News Story
Titus SDR’s Android-based “Titus II” Software Defined Radio receiver has a 7-inch touchscreen, a WiFi hotspot, and support for FM, AM, DRM, DAB, and DAB+. Titus SDR is prepping an Android-based wideband digital RF receiver with Software Defined Radio (SDR) capabilities and a hi-fi amplifier. Built around a 7-inch Android tablet, the portable, battery-powered Titus […]

New story! 4 ways to check size of physical memory (RAM) in Linux

  • Linux blog Kernel Talks; By Shrikant Lavhate (Posted by kerneltalks on Sep 19, 2017 6:09 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Article explaining how to check physical memory (RAM) in Linux server. 4 different commands to get memory information from Linux server.

New story! Open Source Summit: Day 1 in 5 minutes

As you can see in the video below, the first day of the Open Source Summit was quite educational. My day was filled with clouds, containers, community building, flavors of Linux, and Linus Torvalds. Here are the links that go with the video above: read more

New story! What's New In Linux Lite 3.6

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Sep 19, 2017 3:41 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
I have reviewed this Ubuntu based distro, Linux Lite before and concluded that it could be a great distro to start off with Linux and stay forever. In this article, I'm going to take a look at the latest version of Linux lite 3.6 which team recently released.

New story! How to Setup Automatic Security Updates on CentOS 7

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Sep 19, 2017 2:26 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Security updates, as most of you'd agree, are very important. On Linux, it's always advisable to keep the installed packages up to date, especially when it comes to security. In general, users should apply security updates to their Linux systems within 30 days of being released. In this tutorial, we will discuss how you can configure a CentOS 7 server for automatic security updates.

New story! A quick tour of MySQL 8.0 roles

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Sep 19, 2017 10:55 AM EDT)
  • Groups: MySQL; Story Type: News Story
This year at the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference in Dublin, I'll be discussing a new feature introduced in MySQL 8.0: roles. This is a new security and administrative feature that allows database administrators to simplify user management and increases the security of multi-user environments. read more

New story! Black screen of death after Win10 update? Microsoft blames HP

OEM factory images create 'incorrect registry keys' Microsoft is pointing the finger of blame at HP's factory image for black screens of death appearing after a Windows Update.…

New story! Things You Need To Know About Bitcoins

Bitcoin is a digital currency or electronic cash the relies on peer to peer technology for completing transactions. Since peer to peer technology is used as the major network, bitcoins provide a community like managed economy. This is to mean, bitcoins eliminate the centralized authority way of managing currency and promotes community management of currency. Most Also of the software related to bitcoin mining and managing of bitcoin digital cash is open source.

New story! How a town uses an open source tool for collaboration and managing large files

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Sep 19, 2017 7:12 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud; Story Type: News Story
Like many organizations, governments and townships are confronting challenges that involve collaboration and sharing of large files. In today's age of widespread cloud adoption, public institutions may be tempted to view public cloud storage as a simple, low-cost solution to managing data; however, significant concerns persist around security, data protection liability, control, and platform/vendor lock-in. read more

New story! 5 Raspberry Pi Alternatives to Build Your Own Small Computer

The Raspberry Pi is not the only single board computer available. There are several others that are worth a look. Check out these Raspberry Pi alternatives.

New story! APNIC-sponsored proposal could vastly improve DNS resilience against DDoS

The domain name system (DNS) is vital to the internet's operations, which makes it an obvious target. The architecture of DNS can even amplify the effect of some distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. But a new technique could help change that.

New story! Linux friendly IoT gateway runs on 3.5-inch Bay Trail SBC

Win Enterprises’ rugged “Win IoT-380 Gateway” is built on a 3.5-inch - MB-80580 - SBC with an Atom E3826 SoC, dual GbE ports, mSATA, and optional WiFi and 3G. The Win IoT-380 Gateway is the first Internet of Things gateway we’ve seen from Win Enterprises, which says it’s built upon a 3.5-inch SBC.

New story! Linux Mint 18.3 to Be Dubbed "Sylvia," Enables HiDPI by Default in Cinnamon 3.6

Linux Mint project leader and creator Clement Lefebvre published today a new monthly newsletter to inform us all about some of the upcoming features coming to the Linux Mint 18.3 operating system later this fall.

New story! Linux 4.14 'getting very core new functionality' says Linus Torvalds

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Sep 19, 2017 1:00 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Memory management wonks, this release is for you. And also you Hyper-V admins Linus Torvalds has unsentimentally loosed release candidate one of Linux 4.14 a day before the 26th anniversary of the Linux-0.01 release, and told penguinistas to expect a few big changes this time around.…

New story! VirtualBox 5.2 to Let Users Enable or Disable Audio Input and Output On-the-Fly

Oracle announced new updates for its popular, cross-platform and open-source virtualization software, the third Beta of the upcoming VirtualBox 5.2 major release and VirtualBox 5.1.28 stable maintenance update.

New story! DevOps Jobs: 5 tips for making the transition

  • EnterprisersProject.com; By Kevin Casey (Posted by Lemeowski on Sep 18, 2017 10:31 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Developer
Recruiters and tech leaders share advice on how IT professionals can land a new gig in DevOps.

New story! How To Install And Setup Utangle Firewall

?Firewall! A great online protection tool for us, which protects us during online activity from various kind of viruses, hacking and other kinds of threats. Untangle firewall is also a similar, lightweight firewall which allows you to browse online without any kind of worry. Untangle firewall comes in basically two editions i.e. Free and Paid. We are gonna review the Free edition as it serves our purpose and all we need for simple home protection.

New story! Linux friendly IoT gateway runs on 3.5-inch Bay Trail SBC

  • LinuxGizmos.com (Posted by bob on Sep 18, 2017 8:03 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Win Enterprises’ rugged “Win IoT-380 Gateway” is built on a 3.5-inch “MB-80580” SBC with an Atom E3826 SoC, dual GbE ports, mSATA, and optional WiFi and 3G. The Win IoT-380 Gateway is the first Internet of Things gateway we’ve seen from Win Enterprises, which says it’s built upon a 3.5-inch SBC. The unnamed mainboard turns […]

New story! Linus Torvalds Kicks Off Development of Linux Kernel 4.14, the Next LTS Release

A day early than expected, Linux creator Linus Torvalds cautiously kicked off the development of the Linux 4.14 kernel series, which looks to be the next LTS (Long Term Support) branch, with the first Release Candidate (RC) milestone.

New story! Two Easy Ways To Install Bing Desktop Wallpaper Changer On Linux

Bing Desktop Wallpaper Changer will automatically downloads and changes desktop wallpaper to Bing Photo of the Day.

New story! Rugged panel PC scales up to a 19-inch touchscreen

  • LinuxGizmos.com (Posted by bob on Sep 18, 2017 4:20 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
WinSystems’ fanless, IP65-rated “PPC65B-1x” panel PC runs Linux or Win 10 on a quad-core Atom E3845, and offers 10.4 to 19-inch resistive touchscreens. WinSystems has begun shipping a 5-Wire resistive touch-panel PC for industrial HMI applications that features extensive ruggedization features. The PPC65B-1x provides -20 to 70°C support, as well as IEC 60068-2-64-rated vibration, IEC […]

New story! Linux fmt command - usage and examples

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Sep 18, 2017 3:05 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Sometimes you may find yourself in a situation where-in the requirement is to format the contents of a text file. Gladly, there exists a command that can cater to at-least some of the text formatting requirements. The tool in question is dubbed fmt. In this tutorial, we will discuss the basics of fmt, as well as some of main features it provides.

New story! Learn 'find' command with these 14 examples

  • Linux blog Kernel Talks; By Shrikant Lavhate (Posted by kerneltalks on Sep 18, 2017 1:51 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Learn find command with these 14 examples. Find command examples handpicked to help you in your day today operations.

New story! Running the Fedora kernel regression tests

When a new kernel is released, users often want to know if it’s usable. The kernel has a set of test cases that can be run to help validate it. These tests are run automatically on every successful build. They... Continue Reading →

New story! How to configure and use PDO for database access on Linux

  • linuxconfig.org; By Egidio Docile (Posted by linuxer on Sep 18, 2017 11:22 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux, MySQL
This guide aims to provide a quite complete overview of PDO, guiding the reader step by step from the establishment of a connection to the database, to the choice of the most appropriate fetch mode, showing how to create prepared statements and describing the possible error modes.

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