New story! Minimal Linux Live now supports ZLIB and JDK 9

Minimal Linux Live is a set of Linux shell scripts which automatically build minimalistic Live Linux OS with basic network support via DHCP. The generated operating system is based on Linux kernel, GNU C library and BusyBox. All necessary sources are automatically downloaded and all build operations are fully encapsulated in the shell scripts.

New story! 4 must-have writing apps for Nextcloud

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Sep 23, 2017 10:13 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud; Story Type: News Story
If writing is part of your job or your everyday routine, you might find the Nextcloud open source file sync and share application a very useful tool. First, it provides you with free, secure, and easily accessible cloud file storage. read more

New story! Joomla patches eight-year-old critical CMS bug

Joomla has patched a critical bug which could be used to steal account information and fully compromise website domains. This week, the content management system (CMS) provider issued a security advisory detailing the flaw, which is found in the LDAP authentication plugin.

New story! Add-on board expands i.MX6 UL SBC

MYIR released an add-on board for its Linux-driven, i.MX6 UL-based MYS-6ULX SBC that adds a second LAN port, plus CAN, RS485, camera, audio, and RTC. In April, MYIR released a Linux-powered MYS-6ULX single board computer, which was notable for being available in two different versions using NXP’s low power, Cortex-A7 i.MX6 UltraLite (UL) or the more affordable, and almost identical i.MX6 ULL SoC.

New story! Vivaldi 1.12 Web Browser Debuts with Highly Requested Features, Improvements

Vivaldi, the Chromium-based web browser designed with the power user in mind, has been recently updated to version 1.12, a release that introduces highly requested features and a whole lot of under-the-hood improvements.

New story! MongoDB Projects $100M from IPO

The backbone of MongoDB Inc is its NoSQL database, released as an open source project in 2009 and which began seeing considerable adoption almost immediately. Three years after the release it made a ninth place showing on The Wall Street Journal's "The Next Big Thing 2012" list and by 2014 the DB was already driving the back ends at Craigslist, eBay, SourceForge, Viacom, the New York Times and others.

New story! V. Anton Spraul's Think Like a Programmer, Python Edition

What is programming? Sure, it consists of syntax and the assembly of code, but it is essentially a means to solve problems. To study programming, then, is to study the art of problem solving, and a new book from V. Anton Spraul, Think Like a Programmer, Python Edition, is a guide to sharpening skills in both spheres.

New story! KDE Plasma 5.11 Desktop Will Be Coming to Kubuntu 17.10 Soon After Its Release

KDE kicked off the development of the KDE Plasma 5.11 desktop environment a few months ago, and they've already published the Beta release, allowing users to get a first glimpse of what's coming in the final release next month.

New story! Intellectual Ventures, GNU/Linux/Android/FOSS Patents, and the Ascent of European Patent Trolls

The existing status of GNU/Linux in a world full of patent trolls, which not only target OEMs from Asia -- typically in the US -- but are also dragging them into Europe, aided by the EPO's 'patent bubble'

New story! Open source licensing: What every technologist should know

If you’re a software developer today, you know how to use open source software, but do you know how and why open source licensing started? A little background will help you understand how and why the licenses work the way they do. read more

New story! How to Create a Bootable Windows 10 USB in Linux

  • It's FOSS; By Abhishek Prakash (Posted by abhishekpc on Sep 22, 2017 6:01 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
This tutorial shows you how to create a bootable Windows 10 USB in Linux with a GUI tool called WoeUSB.

New story! Join the Magazine team

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Sep 22, 2017 4:35 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
The recent Flock conference of Fedora contributors included a Fedora Magazine workshop. Current editorial board members Ryan Lerch, Justin W. Flory, and Paul W. Frields covered how to join and get started as an author. Here are some highlights of the workshop and discussion that took place.... Continue Reading →

New story! How to Install and Configure Askbot with Nginx on CentOS 7

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Sep 22, 2017 3:21 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Python; Story Type: News Story
Askbot is an open source software for creating Q&A forums based on Python Django Framework. It's basically a Q&A system like StackOverflow, Yahoo Answers, and others. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Askbot Python Django application using uWSGI and Nginx web server on CentOS 7 system.

New story! Linux panel PC offers IP69K protection against jet spray

TechNexion has launched a 10.1 inch, 1280 x 800 capacitive touch panel PC that runs Linux or Android on an i.MX6, and offers IP69K protection. TechNexion, which has long been a provider of COMs and SBCs based on Freescale/NXP i.MX SoCs, also sells a line of Linux- and Android-friendly i.MX6, i.MX6UL, and i.MX7 based panel […]

New story! How to enable HTTP2 on WHM/cPanel with EasyApache 4

In this tutorial we are going to provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to enable HTTP2 on a CentOS 7 VPS with WHM/cPanel and EasyApache 4 installed on it.

New story! Manjaro Linux Discontinues 32-bit Support

  • It's FOSS; By John Paul (Posted by abhishekpc on Sep 22, 2017 8:38 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
Manjaro has joined the long list of Linux distributions dropping support for older hardware.

New story! Kaby Lake computers include Linux-ready beast with 9x GbE ports

Aaeon’s unveiled two rugged embedded PCs that run Intel’s 6th or 7th Gen CPUs. The Linux-friendly “BOXER-6640M” stands out with 9x GbE and 8x USB 3.0 ports. Aaeon’s BOXER-6640M and Boxer-6640 build on the same fanless design, ruggedization features, and support for 6th Gen Skylake and 7th Gen Kaby Lake processors as its recent Boxer-6639. […]

New story! Canonical Teams Up with Microsoft to Enable New Azure Tailored Ubuntu Kernel

In a joint collaboration with Microsoft's Azure team, Canonical managed to enable a new Azure tailored Ubuntu kernel in the Ubuntu Cloud Images for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on Azure starting today, September 21, 2017.

New story! cmus – A Small, Fast And Powerful Console Music Player For Linux

Is it possible to listen music in Linux terminal? Yes because nothing is impossible in Linux.

New story! Tracking Protection for Firefox for iOS Plus Multi-Tasking in Focus for Android New Today

Across the industry, September is always an exciting month in mobile, and the same is true here at Mozilla. Today, we’re launching the newest Firefox for iOS alongside an update ....

New story! You lost your ballpoint pen, Slack? Why's your Linux version unsigned?

Slack is distributing open Linux-based versions of its technology that are not digitally signed, contrary to industry best practice.

New story! Tiny PocketBeagle is the RPi Zero of the BeagleBone world

  • LinuxGizmos.com; By Eric Brown (Posted by bob on Sep 22, 2017 1:12 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Developer
BeagleBoard.org’s $25 “PocketBeagle” USB key-fob BeagleBone clone is based on the Octavo OSD3358-SM SiP module, and offers micro-USB and microSD links. BeagleBoard.org has released its smallest BeagleBone variant yet. The COM-like, 56 x 35 x 5mm PocketBeagle is a USB key-fob SBC built on the Octavo Systems OSD335x-SM System-In-Package (SiP) module that was announced earlier this week.

New story! Open Source Networking Days

Open Source Networking Days (OSN Days) are a series of regional events that are hosted and organized by local Open Source Networking user groups and members, with support from open source networking projects within the Linux Foundation: DPDK, FD.io, ONAP, OpenDaylight, OPNFV, PNDA, and others.

New story! Mozilla Adds Tracking Protection to Firefox for iOS, Firefox Focus Gets Multitasking

Mozilla released on Thursday new updates for its Firefox for iOS and Firefox Focus for Android apps adding new features like tracking protection and multi-tasking, along with various other improvements.

New story! Sysadmin 101: Leveling Up

This is the fourth in a series of articles on systems administrator fundamentals. These days, DevOps has made even the job title "systems administrator" seems a bit archaic like the "systems analyst" title it replaced.

New story! Puppet Acquires Distelli, Boosting Its Cloud Automation Offerings

In a blog posted Wednesday, the day the sale was announced, Mirchandani hinted that Distelli's software would be integrated into Puppet. The details, however, won't be coming until October at the company's conference, PuppetConf, in San Francisco.

New story! Advanced lm-sensors Tips and Tricks on Linux

  • Linux.com; By Carla Schroder (Posted by bob on Sep 21, 2017 7:01 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
I've been using the lm-sensors tool ever since CPUs became hot enough to melt themselves. It monitors CPU temperature, fan speeds, and motherboard voltages. In this two-part series, I'll explain some advanced uses of lm-sensors, and look at some of the best graphical interfaces to use with it.

New story! Open Source Summit: Day 2 features TensorFlow, BlockChain, and HitRecord

The actor and founder of HitRecord Joseph Gordon-Levitt kicked off the second day of the Open Source Summit. His open creative community, HitRecord, allows for the evolution of open source film projects. We learned how a company is using BlockChain to fight poverty while keeping plastic out of the ocean, and about how Microsoft and Google are now more deliberate about how they create a culture of openness inside and outside their companies. Watch as Jason Hibbets and I give you a quick summary of day 2, and I manage to understand what TensorFlow is along the way. read more

New story! How to Install WebERP On Ubuntu 16.04

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Sep 21, 2017 4:32 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Ubuntu, Linux; Story Type: News Story
WebERP a complete web based accounting and business management tool that can be used for online shop or a retail management system released under an OpenSource license. In this tutorial, I will show you step by step how to install WebERP on Ubuntu 16.04 server.

New story! Usability testing for early-stage software prototypes

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Sep 21, 2017 3:18 PM EDT)
  • Groups: GNOME; Story Type: News Story
In this article, Ciarrai Cunneen and I describe how to do a paper-based usability test, using an early redesign of the GNOME Settings app as an example. The updated Settings features in GNOME 3.26, released on September 13. When writing open source software, we often obsess about making our logic elegant and concise, coming up with clever ways to execute tasks and demonstrate ideas. But we sometimes forget a key fact: Software is not useful if it is not easy to use. read more

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