New story! Python Inheritance

Inheritance is yet another key concept in Object Oriented Programming, and it plays a vital role in building classes. It allows a class to be based off on an existing one. When you first started writing Python classes, you were told to just put "Object" in the parenthesis of the class definition and not think too much about it. Well, now's the time to start thinking about it.

New story! 5 big ways AI is rapidly invading our lives

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Mar 26, 2017 7:16 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Open source projects are helping drive artificial intelligence advancements, and we can expect to hear much more about how AI impacts our lives as the technologies mature. Have you considered how AI is changing the world around you already? Let's take a look at our increasingly artificially enhanced universe and consider the bold predictions about our AI-influenced future. read more

New story! Linux Remote Control (VNC)

  • Linux Forum; By Jarret Buse (Posted by kprojects on Mar 26, 2017 5:22 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
I am sure there have been times, for those of you who have multiple PCs in the home, when you wish you could be sitting in front of a different system for a few minutes. You hate having to go to the other system and you wish for a better way. The answer is Virtual Network Computing (VNC).

New story! NMAP FTP Bounce Attack

An NMAP FTP Bounce Attack is similar in nature to an Idle Scan Attack. The requirement for the Bounce Attack is a File Transfer Protocol (FTP) Server with FXP.

New story! How to Use Different Linux Bash Shells in Windows 10

It’s no secret that Linux dominates the cloud, whether it’s a private cloud running on OpenStack or if it’s AWS or Microsoft Azure cloud. Microsoft itself admits that one out of three machines run Linux in Azure cloud. However, as more customers were running Linux, they needed the ability to manage their Linux systems, and Windows 10 lacked Linux tools and utilities.

New story! This Week in Open Source News: Blockchain Helps China Go Green, Old Linux Vulnerability Exposed, and More

  • Linux.com - Original Content (Posted by bob on Mar 25, 2017 11:39 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
This week in Linux and open source news, The Linux Foundation's Hyperledger Project to help China get greener, an old Linux vulnerability surfaces, and more!

New story! CrossOver 16.2 Supports Microsoft Outlook 2013, Improves Windows Compatibility

CodeWeavers' Josh DuBois informed us via an email announcement that the CrossOver 16.2.0 commercial graphical user interface for Wine is now available for GNU/Linux and macOS operating systems.

New story! Top 5: Kubernetes on the Raspberry Pi, Securing your Raspberry Pi, and more

In this week's Top 5, we highlight Kubernetes on the Raspberry Pi, securing your Raspberry Pi, services for securing your email, making things cheaper with your 3D printer, and why users choose Linux and open source software. Top 5 articles of the week 5. Why do you use Linux and open source software? read more

New story! Microsoft Sued After Windows 10 Upgrade “Destroyed Users’ Computers”

Three Windows users whose computers were upgraded to Windows 10 decided to file a lawsuit against Microsoft after the operating system caused loss of data and hardware damage, which in the end led to substantial costs for each of them.

New story! How to Make Your Own Personal Cloud with NextCloud and Ubuntu

  • Make Tech Easier; By Derrik Diener (Posted by damien on Mar 25, 2017 4:01 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Cloud, Ubuntu
If you are not a fan of Dropbox, you can create your own personal cloud with NextCloud. Here’s how you can install and set up NextCloud in Ubuntu.

New story! Pandora on Linux (Pithos)

  • Linux Forum; By Jarret Buse (Posted by kprojects on Mar 25, 2017 2:07 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
Having access to a constant music of your liking is a great achievement of the Internet. Most people have a Pandora account, but are unable to play Pandora on their Linux System. A program called Pithos is available for Linux users which allows them to tap into their Pandora account and radio streaming.

New story! A Game Boy emulator for the Apple Watch, RPG Maker comes to Linux, and more gaming news

  • Opensource.com; By Robin Muilwijk (Posted by bob on Mar 25, 2017 12:13 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Games, Linux
In this bi-weekly open gaming roundup, we take a look at a Game Boy emulator for your Apple Watch, RPG Maker for Linux, Star Citizen switching to Vulkan, and more open gaming news.

New story! Embedded NUC SBC expands upon quad-core -A53 Snapdragon

Seco announced a wireless-ready “SBC-B47-eNUC” SBC that complies with the 4?4-inch eNUC form factor, and runs Linux or Android on a Snapdragon 410E. Seco is prepping its first SBC based on the 101.6 x 101.6mm (4.0 x 4.0-inch) Embedded NUC (eNUC) SBC standard from the Standardization Group for Embedded Technologies (SGET). The eNUC form factor […]

New story! It Certainly Looks Like Microsoft is Already Siccing Its Patent Trolls, Including Intellectual Ventures, on Companies That Use Linux

News about Intellectual Ventures and Finjan Holdings (Microsoft-funded patent trolls) reinforces our allegations -- not mere suspicions anymore -- that Microsoft would 'punish' companies that are not paying subscription fees (hosting) or royalties (patent tax) to Microsoft and are thus in some sense 'indebted' to Microsoft

New story! New Steam Client Update Improves In-Home Streaming, Fixes Xbox Controller Bug

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Mar 25, 2017 6:29 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Steam
Valve released a new stable Steam Client update for all supported platforms, including SteamOS, GNU/Linux, macOS, and Microsoft Windows, fixing some nasty issues, but also implementing various improvements.

New story! How to Install Cerb on CentOS 7

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Mar 25, 2017 4:35 AM EDT)
  • Groups: PHP, MySQL, Linux; Story Type: News Story
Cerb is a free and open source web-based application software for collaboration and email automation. It is written in PHP language and uses MySQL/MariaDB as a database. It is used for sending a large number of emails. Here, we will explain how to install Cerb on CentOS 7 server.

New story! Daimler Jumps on Linux Bandwagon

Germain automaker Daimler indicates that it's betting much of its future on Linux by investing in two Linux projects.

New story! Linux-based imaging dev kit targets Basler cameras

Critical Link unveiled an imaging dev kit based on its Cyclone V-based MitySOM-5CSx module, featuring an interface to Basler BCON dart cameras. Critical Link announced a Linux-driven “MitySOM Embedded Imaging Dev Kit” for automation, robotics, motion control, and vision applications based on its Intel Cyclone V based MitySOM-5CSx COM and baseboard.

New story! Linux Mint KDE Review: Easy And Beautiful

Linux mint, the most popular Linux distribution is recommended by almost all Linux users for newbies. By default, Linux mint is released with cinnamon. But thanks to the Kubuntu team, we now have a KDE edition. Well, new users are probably wondering what all this KDE thing is? KDE is a community. KDE is a compilation of software. We will look at it in more detail on the way.

New story! Ubuntu Budgie 17.04 Beta 2 Brings Latest GNOME 3.24 Apps, Budgie 10.2.9 Desktop

Ubuntu Budgie 17.04 Beta 2 launched as part of yesterday's Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) Final Beta release, and we'd like to share with you some of the new features and improvements included in this last development version.

New story! How to use Java and other NPAPI plugins in Firefox

Mozilla decided to stop supporting NPAPI plugins for Firefox browser two years ago. NPAPI plugins are binary components integrated to the browser. Some well known NPAPI plugins are Flash, Java, and the GNOME Shell web extension. The stock Firefox 52 browser... Continue Reading →

New story! Manjaro: User-Friendly Arch Linux for Everyone

  • Linux.com; By Jack Wallen (Posted by bob on Mar 24, 2017 5:09 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Arch, Linux
Manjaro Linux is easy to install and equally as easy to work with, making it suitable for every user -- from beginner to expert.

New story! Five HPC Cost Considerations to Maximize ROI

The benefits of HPC, where computing power and speed are increased dramatically by combining multiple compute nodes into tightly coordinated clusters,

New story! Chemistry on the Desktop

For this article, I thought I'd introduce another chemistry application—specifically, BKChem, a free chemical drawing program. As opposed to many other chemistry applications, BKChem provides both a nice GUI for constructing molecules and a set of chemical analysis tools to look at the properties of the newly constructed molecule.

New story! Quick guide Bash while loop with examples

Loops plays an important role in bash scripting. After For Loop another loop comes in to picture is Bash while loop. Basically Bash while loop executes sets of command till any condition is satisfied. Once condition turns false execution flow gets out of the bash while loop.

New story! How to install Skype 5.0 in Ubuntu and Linux Mint

Good News for Linux Desktop Users from Skype point of view that the Skype 5.0 is now available (deb and RPM package).

New story! Which Linux command shell do you prefer?

Which command shell do you prefer? When we asked this question a year ago as a part of our article on open source shell options, over six thousand of you responded, and Bash was the overwhelming winner that time around. But preferences change over time, and we thought it was high time to ask again. Which shell do you use, and why?

New story! How to integrate ONLYOFFICE with Nextcloud

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Mar 24, 2017 8:51 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Cloud; Story Type: News Story
This tutorial shows you how to integrate the ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editor with Nextcloud by using the Nextcloud ONLYOFFICE integration app. Nextcloud is a fork of the ownCloud project that offers you the ability to run a cloud storage service that you administer and control yourself. ONLYOFFICE is an application to easily create, edit and collaborate on text documents, spreadsheets, and presentations online.

New story! 2 new tools for creating more accessible projects

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Mar 24, 2017 7:29 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Accessibility has been an afterthought in development for far too long. The result has been costly retrofitting, the risk of inaccessible solutions, and unhappy users. We are where we are because developers often ignore accessibility in hopes that it will resolve on its own. read more

New story! FYI anyone who codes outside work: GitHub has a contract to stop bosses snatching it all

For better work-life balance, work more outside of work In contrast to the restrictions many companies place on their workers, GitHub believes it can loosen the reins through the release of its Balanced Employee Intellectual Property Agreement (BEIPA).…

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