New story! An introduction to Joplin, an open source Evernote alternative

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Dec 16, 2017 11:41 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Joplin is an open source cross-platform note-taking and to-do application. It can handle a large number of notes, organized into notebooks, and can synchronize them across multiple devices. The notes can be edited in Markdown, either from within the app or with your own text editor, and each application has an option to render Markdown with formatting, images, URLs, and more. Any number of files, such as images and PDFs, can be attached to a note, and notes can also be tagged. read more

New story! Installing PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu & CentOS

Gaming on Linux has never been a easy thing, there are not a lot of games available in the market. Most of companies are not willing to put an effort in bringing their games...

New story! 14 practical resources for DevOps practitioners

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Dec 16, 2017 7:52 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Are you looking for good reading material to help you implement (or strengthen) DevOps in your organization? DevOps expert Chris Short offers 14 options for your consideration in his All Things Open 2017 Lightning Talk. Most of Chris' recommendations are books, several are websites, and a couple aren't about DevOps at all. But all of them have something important to teach you about unifying software development and operations to work better, smarter, and faster. read more

New story! Fedora Classroom Session: Fedora QA 102

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Dec 16, 2017 5:58 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
Fedora Classroom sessions continue next week with a session on Fedora QA. The general schedule for sessions appears on the wiki. You can also find resources and recordings from previous sessions there. Here are details about this week’s session on Wednesday, December 22... Continue Reading →

New story! Easy Install SSL Certificate on linux for HTTPS

Recently changed to having self hosted SSL Certificates thanks to LetsEncrypt. This is how easy it can be.

New story! How to use Apache as Reverse Proxy on CentOS & RHEL

Reverse proxy is a kind of proxy server that takes http or https request & transfers/distributes them to one or more backend servers. Reverse proxy is useful in many ways, like – It can...

New story! How to add a player to your Python game

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Dec 16, 2017 12:15 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Python; Story Type: News Story
In the first article of this series, I explained how to use Python to create a simple, text-based dice game. In the second part, I showed you how to build a game from scratch, starting with creating the game's environment. But every game needs a player, and every player needs a playable character, so that's what we'll do next in the third part of the series. read more

New story! Peeking into your Linux packages

  • Network World; By Sandra Henry-Stocker (Posted by MLD67 on Dec 15, 2017 10:20 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Debian, Linux, Ubuntu
Some of the most useful commands for gaining insights into the packages installed on your Linux system — Debian style

New story! Linux Vs. Unix

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Dec 15, 2017 8:26 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
In computer time, a substantial part of the population has a misconception that the Unix and Linux operating systems are one and the same. However, the opposite is true. Let's look at it from a closer look.

New story! Top 5 Linux Music Players

  • Linux.com; By Jack Wallen (Posted by bob on Dec 15, 2017 6:32 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
If your music format of choice is of a digital nature (mine happens to be vinyl) and your platform is Linux, you’re going to want a good GUI player to enjoy that music.

New story! Intro to Sails.js: Creating your first app and hosting it on a Linode server

  • ThisHosting.Rocks; By ThisHosting.Rocks (Posted by Feenta on Dec 15, 2017 4:37 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Developer
If you’re new to Node.js but already familiar with MVC frameworks, Sails.js is a perfect fit for you. With Sails.js, you can easily build enterprise-grade Node.js apps

New story! How to Install Laravel 5 PHP Framework with Nginx on Ubuntu 16.04

Laravel is a free and open source PHP framework with MVC (Model-View-Controller) design pattern. In this tutorial, we will guide you step-by-step on how to install Laravel version 5.4 with Nginx as the web server, PHP-FPM 7.0 and MariaDB.

New story! What’s New in Fedora 27 Workstations

Fedora 27 Workstation is the latest release of Fedora Linux Distribution. This release features latest GNOME 3.26 as default desktop environment which offers new features like revamped Settings, color emoji support, and the ability for the system search to display more results at once.

New story! Turning a CentOS/RHEL 6 or 7 machine into a router

Learn to convert RHEL/CentOS 6 & 7 machines into a router by using NATting. Router as we know is layer 3 networking device that is used to...

New story! Introducing the Open Organization Workbook

The open organization community at Opensource.com is proud to announce the immediate release of The Open Organization Workbook, the sixth book in the Open Organization book series. The Open Organization Workbook features contributions from more than 30 managers, educators, technologists, consultants, and other experts, who offer concrete and actionable strategies for putting the principles of transparency, inclusivity, adaptability, collaboration, and community into practice. read more

New story! Low-cost embeddable SDR occupies a mini-PCIe card

  • LinuxGizmos.com (Posted by bob on Dec 15, 2017 2:21 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The Fairwaves “XTRX” mini-PCIe SDR card is a low-cost embeddable SDR card aimed at high data rate apps including 4G/5G and “massive” MIMO. Fairwaves Inc.’s “XTRX” SDR mini-PCIe card, which launched on Nov. 30 at Crowd Supply, has earned more than 80 percent of its funding goal with one month remaining. The company claims the […]

New story! A step-by-step guide to building open culture

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Dec 14, 2017 9:51 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
When we published The Open Organization in 2015, it ignited a spark of curiosity among companies of all shapes and sizes about what having an "open" culture really means. Even when I have the opportunity to talk to other companies about the benefits of working with our products and services, it doesn't take long for the topic of conversation to shift from technology to people and culture. It's on the mind of just about everyone interested in driving innovation and maintaining competitive advantage in their industries. read more

New story! Tiny quad-core Linux SBCs slim down and get an RPi-like carrier

  • LinuxGizmos.com (Posted by bob on Dec 14, 2017 8:31 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
FriendlyElec has unveiled COM-like variants of its tiny, low-cost quad-core, Allwinner H3- and H5-based NanoPi Neo and Neo2 SBCs, plus an RPi style carrier. FriendlyElec’s new $8 “NanoPi Neo Core” and $25 “NanoPi Neo Core2” boards are low-profile variants of the company’s earlier 40 x 40mm NanoPi Neo and NanoPi Neo 2 SBCs, but with […]

New story! Today's net neutrality vote an unsurprising, unfortunate disappointment

  • The Mozilla Blog (Posted by bob on Dec 14, 2017 7:11 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Mozilla
We are incredibly disappointed that the FCC voted this morning – along partisan lines – to remove protections for the open internet. This is the result of broken processes, broken...

New story! Easily Upgrade Ubuntu to a Newer Version with This Single Command

  • It's Foss; By Ambarish Kumar (Posted by elobga on Dec 14, 2017 5:51 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
Upgrading an Ubuntu system to a newer release is not a herculean task. Either with the GUI or with a couple of commands, you can easily upgrade your system to the latest release.

New story! IPv6 Auto-Configuration in Linux

  • Linux.com - Original Content; By Carla Schroder (Posted by bob on Dec 14, 2017 4:31 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
In Testing IPv6 Networking in KVM: Part 1, we learned about unique local addresses (ULAs). In this article, we will learn how to set up automatic IP address configuration for ULAs.

New story! Checking website statistics using Webalizer

Webalizer is a free & open source application for analyzing of apache web access logs & usage logs & creating website statistics. After analyzing web logs, it produces various website statistics like daily statistics,...

New story! How to Install and Use Encryptpad on Ubuntu 16.04

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Dec 14, 2017 1:51 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Ubuntu, Linux; Story Type: News Story
EncryptPad is a free and open source software application that can be used for viewing and editing encrypted text using a simple and convenient graphical and command line interface. It uses OpenPGP RFC 4880 file format. You can easily encrypt and decrypt file using EncryptPad.

New story! Open Source OS Still supporting 32-bit Architecture and Why it’s Important

  • It's FOSS; By Sylvain (Posted by abhishekpc on Dec 14, 2017 12:26 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
One after the other, Linux distributions are dropping 32-bit support. Or, to be accurate, they drop support for the Intel x86 32-bit architecture (IA-32). Indeed, computers based on x86_64 hardware (IA-64) are superior in every way to their 32-bits counterpart: they are more powerful, run faster, are more compact, and more energy efficient.

New story! Bash Scripting: Learn to use REGEX (Basics)

  • linuxtechlab.com; By LinuxTechLab (Posted by linuxtechlab on Dec 14, 2017 11:06 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Regular expressions or regex or regexp are basically strings of character that define a search pattern, they can be used for performing ‘Search’ or ‘Search & Replace’ operations as well as can be used...

New story! Build a game framework with Python using the Pygame module

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Dec 14, 2017 9:46 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Python; Story Type: News Story
In my first article in this series, I explained how to use Python to create a simple, text-based dice game. This time, I'll demonstrate how to use the Python module Pygame to create a graphical game. It will take several articles to get a game that actually does anything, but by the end of the series, you will have a better understanding of how to find and learn new Python modules and how to build an application from the ground up. read more

New story! I Built an Android App, and I Don’t Even Code

  • Medium; By Dmitri Popov (Posted by dmpop on Dec 14, 2017 8:26 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Android
For someone like me, who doesn’t write code for a living, creating even the simplest Android app can be a daunting proposition.

New story! Chromebooks and Office 365 together will challenge Windows laptops

  • ZDNet; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Dec 14, 2017 7:06 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Microsoft
With Microsoft porting Office 365 to Chromebooks, a big reason to stick with Windows has gone out the door.

New story! 6 open source home automation tools

  • Opensource.com; By Jason Baker (Posted by bob on Dec 14, 2017 5:46 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Community
Editor's note: This article was originally published in March 2016 and has been updated to include additional options and information.

New story! Server Edition of Fedora 27 Linux Is Finally Here, but It Lacks Modularity

One month after the launch of the Fedora 27 Linux operating system, the Fedora Project announced the release of Fedora 27 Server edition, but it's not what you might have expected.

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