New story! The most promising linux distributions in 2017

Linux distributions have already gained recognition of its users and with every year new products appear in the market. Many of them focus on the certain tasks, so you can’t create a single list of the best ones. Here we have chosen several fields of Linux use and those distributions that have all chances to take the initial positions in their niche in 2017.

New story! ZTE Axon M – The Phone With Two Displays

Haven’t we all loved the good old flip-phones? But the year is 2017 and just a flip phone isn’t going to work. So ZTE, the company behind the highly successful Blade series of Phones has a new offering called Axon M.

New story! Ubuntu Linux will never be the same after version 17.10

The latest version of Ubuntu Linux is here with the GNOME desktop as its new interface, as Ubuntu bids adieu to its own takes on the Linux desktop.

New story! RoseHosting to Sponsor 2017 WordCamp Riverside, CA

Managed cloud hosting provider RoseHosting is proud to be sponsoring the first ever WordCamp in Riverside, California. The 2017 WordCamp in Riverside, California, is an opportunity for WordPress developers to get to know each other and share ideas.

New story! Getting started with Logstash

Logstash, an open source tool released by Elastic, is designed to ingest and transform data. It was originally built to be a log-processing pipeline to ingest logging data into ElasticSearch. Several versions later, it can do much more.

New story! Ubuntu 17.10 Debuts Officially with GNOME 3.26 on Top of Wayland, Linux 4.13

Canonical today announced the release of the Ubuntu 17.10 operating system, dubbed Artful Aardvark, which brings major changes to Ubuntu Desktop as we know it.

New story! MongoDB's IPO Beats the Market Out of the Gate

The market opened at $33, about a third higher than Mongo's asking price. In total, the company raised somewhere around $192 million and is now valued at $1.17 billion. Those numbers could go up before it's all said and done, however. Underwriters have an option to purchase an additional 1.2 million of the Class A stocks that were on sale today.

New story! Top 7 open source terminal emulators for Linux

  • Opensource.com; By Jason Baker (Posted by bob on Oct 20, 2017 1:05 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial, Reviews; Groups: Linux
Are you a system administrator, Linux power user, or someone who just spends a lot of time at the command line? Chances are your choice of terminal emulator says something about you. Do you prefer something lightweight? Full of features and customizable options? Or do you just use the default that ships with your distribution?

New story! 3 Simple, Excellent Linux Network Monitors

  • Linux.com - Original Content; By Carla Schroder (Posted by bob on Oct 19, 2017 11:50 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
You can learn an amazing amount of information about your network connections with these three glorious Linux networking commands. iftop tracks network connections by process number, Nethogs quickly reveals what is hogging your bandwidth, and vnstat runs as a nice lightweight daemon to record your usage over time.

New story! Kubuntu 17.10 Switches to VLC as Default Media Player, Uses KDE Plasma 5.10.5

Following on the footsteps of Ubuntu 17.10 and Xubuntu 17.10, the Kubuntu 17.10 operating system arrived today for those who like to use the KDE Plasma 5 desktop environment on their personal computers.

New story! The origin and evolution of FreeDOS

  • Opensource.com; By Jim Hall (Posted by bob on Oct 19, 2017 9:22 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Community
I grew up in the 1970s and 1980s. My parents wanted to expose my brother and me to computers from an early age, so they bought an Apple II clone called the Franklin Ace 1000. I'm sure the first thing we used it for was playing games. But it didn't take long before we asked, "How does it work?" Our parents bought us a book about how to program in Applesoft BASIC, and we taught ourselves.

New story! 10 Reasons Why I Switched To Telegram Messenger

  • TheITstuff.com; By Rishabh Kandari (Posted by MohdSohail on Oct 19, 2017 8:07 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
Whatsapp may be the best player in the game when it comes to instant messaging apps, but Telegram Messenger is the entire game itself. Because Telegram is not just an app, it is an entire communication platform. It is not bound by restrictions or limitations like other apps.

New story! How to Install and Configure GitLab CE on CentOS 7

GitLab is an open source repository manager based on Rails developed by GitLab Inc. It is a web-based git repository manager that allows your team collaborate on coding, testing and deploying applications. In this tutorial, I will show you step by step how to install GitLab CE (Community Edition) on CentOS 7 Server.

New story! BeagleBone based 3D printer focuses on ease of use

The “Voladd 3D Printer” features a Linux-driven BeagleBone that connects to a cloud-based sharing site, plus a unique cartridge and cooling system. San Sebastián, Spain based Voladd has won Kickstarter funding for a Voladd 3D printer that runs Debian Linux on a BeagleBone Black SBC. Like several other Linux-based printers we’ve seen (see farther below) […]

New story! Update Tickets from the Command Line

I'm going to talk about a basic bash script I whipped up in a few minutes that can add a comment to a Jira ticket. Although my examples specifically are for use with the Jira ticketing system, you can adapt the same kind of idea to any ticketing system that allows you to interact with it via a web-based API.

New story! Blockchains: How They Work and Why They’ll Change the World

  • IEEE Spectrum; By Morgen E. Peck (Posted by bob on Oct 19, 2017 3:10 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews, Tutorial
eight years after the first blockchain was built, people are trying to apply it to procedures and processes beyond merely the moving of money with varying degrees of success. In effect, they’re asking, What other agreements can a blockchain automate? What other middlemen can blockchain technology retire?

New story! Crowdsourcing the way to a more flexible strategic plan

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Oct 19, 2017 1:56 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
When I became CIO at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2015, I confronted the same mandate every new IT leader faces when assuming the role: outlining, developing, and executing a strategic plan. The pressure to do this swiftly and immediately can be immense—and I think many CIOs feel compelled to articulate and hand down fully formed plans on Day 1. After all, that's typically the quickest way to assert your position and vision as a leader. But I like to take a different approach. I don't dictate my team's initial goals. I open them up. read more

New story! Let's dig into how open source could KO the Silicon Valley chat silos

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Oct 19, 2017 12:41 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Interview
Open Xchange boss maps out IMAP scheme Interview There's never been a better opportunity for the world to start untangling itself from the giant Silicon Valley data harvesters than now. Last week, we revealed a plan to embed open-source chat into three quarters of the world's IMAP servers.…

New story! How to install Node.js and npm on CentOS 7

n this guide, we will show you how to install Node.js and npm on a CentOS 7. Node.js is an open source JavaScript runtime built on Chrome’s V8 JavaScript engine and can be used to build different types of server-side applications. npm is a package manager for JavaScript, with hundreds of thousands of packages it is the world’s largest software registry.

New story! How to run DOS programs in Linux

The classic DOS operating system supported a lot of great applications: word processors, spreadsheets, games, and other programs. Just because an application is old doesn't mean it's no longer useful. read more

New story! How to: Upgrade Ubuntu 17.04 to Ubuntu 17.10

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Oct 19, 2017 8:58 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) was released today as Ubuntu's latest and greatest release, but it's coming with a different desktop environment by default, so we've prepared a quick and straightforward tutorial on how to upgrade from Ubuntu 17.04.

New story! Rugged, Linux-driven HMI touch panel has built-in 4G

  • LinuxGizmos.com (Posted by bob on Oct 19, 2017 6:48 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
MYIR has launched a $239, HMI touch panel with a 7-inch resistive screen that runs Linux on a TI AM335x, and offers -10 to 70°C support and a 4G LTE module. MYIR’s Linux-based “MY-EVC5100S-HMI” touch-panel computer is designed for HMI systems in industrial control, manufacturing, vending, food and beverage, automation, and utilities applications. MYIR has […]

New story! Beelink S1 Mini PC and Linux – Comedy Gold

  • https://www.ossblog.org/beelink-s1-mini-pc-and-linux-comedy-gold/; By Steve Emms (Posted by sde on Oct 19, 2017 5:33 AM EDT)
The Beelink S1 is a small, silent mini PC released in August 2017 retailing for around 300 dollars (250 euros). It’s produced by Shenzhen AZW Technology Co Ltd, a Chinese company that focuses on Android smart TV boxes, Intel mini PCs, and home cloud TV boxes.

New story! Docker on Docker at DockerCon EU 17

  • InternetNews.com; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Oct 19, 2017 4:19 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud
COPENHAGEN — Docker Inc. the company behind the open-source Docker container technology doesn't just build docker, it also uses the same technology to power its own services.

New story! Skylake embedded computer has a thin 1U profile

Advantech has expanded its line of fanless, barebone EPC computers with a 43mm high “EPC-T1232” system based on a Skylake U-series thin Mini-ITX board. In August, Advantech launched its Linux-ready AIMB-232 thin Mini-ITX SBC featuring 6th Gen “Skylake” U-Series CPUs. Now it has followed up with an EPC-T1232 barebone computer based on the SBC, or […]

New story! Samsung to let Linux run on Galaxy smartmobes

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Oct 19, 2017 1:50 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Even Linux desktops when lodged in DeX dock Samsung has announced it will soon become possible to run Linux on its Note8, Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones – and even Linux desktops.…

New story! Adobe patches zero-day vulnerability used to plant gov't spying software

On Monday, researchers from Kaspersky Lab revealed the new, previously unknown vulnerability, which has been actively used in the wild by advanced persistent threat (APT) group BlackOasis. Adobe has patched a zero-day vulnerability used by the BlackOasis APT to plant surveillance software developed by Gamma International.

New story! Ubuntu Drops Unity for GNOME in Artful Aardvark Release

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Oct 18, 2017 11:22 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Announcements; Groups: Ubuntu
Ever since the Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwal release in 2011, Ubuntu Linux, has had its own desktop environment known as Unity. With the new Ubuntu 17.10 Linux distribution set for general availability on Oct.19, Unity is no more and instead has been replaced the GNOME desktop environment that has long been the default for many of Ubuntu's commercial rivals.

New story! Install a Centralized Log Server with Rsyslog in Debian 9

In Linux, the rsyslog server can be configured to run a central log manager, in a service-client model fashion, and send log messages over the network via TCP or UDP transport protocols or receive logs from network devices, servers, routers, switches or other systems or embedded devices that generate logs.

New story! Kaby Lake Pico-ITX SBC features dual M.2 slots

Aaeon’s “PICO-KBU1” SBC is built on Intel 7th Gen U-series CPUs with up to 16GB DDR4, dual GbE ports, and M.2 B-key and E-Key expansion. The PICO-KBU1 SBC is equipped with Intel’s dual-core, 15W TDP 7th Gen U-series CPUs from the latest Kaby Lake generation.

There are 2 forums.

Message Board Who Last Post
LXer Meta Forum jdixon Jul 1, 2017 7:43 PM
Linux JaseP Jun 27, 2017 2:12 AM

Showing articles from all categories. Filter: