New story! Microsoft Promises Not to Sue Over GPLv2 Compliance Issues

Microsoft and other tech giants agree to offer open source users and developers the chance to remedy GPLv2 compliance issues rather than pursue legal action.

New story! Microsoft joins group working to 'cure' open-source licensing issues

Microsoft is one of 10 companies now committed to work through open-source software licensing problems involving the GPL with customers before resorting to legal action.

New story! How to Install Apache Maven on CentOS 7

Apache Maven is a software project management tool based on the POM (Project, Object, Model) concept. Maven is a build automation tool used primarily for Java-based projects, but can also be used to build and manage projects written in C#, Ruby, Scala, and other languages. In this tutorial, we will show you step-by-step how to install and configure Apache Maven on a CentOS 7 system.

New story! Python 3.7 now available in Fedora

On February 28th 2018, the second beta of Python 3.7 was released. This new version contains lots of fixes and, notably, several new features available for everyone to test. The pre-release of Python 3.7 is available not only in Fedora Rawhide... Continue Reading →

New story! Using a Raspberry Pi to Monitor Internet Speeds

When diagnosing internet and network connectivity, having a way to monitor issues over time is important. Here we will look at how to periodically log up and down speeds of the network.

New story! 5 Useful Terminal Tools to Better Manage Processes in Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Casey Houser (Posted by damien on Mar 21, 2018 8:14 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
Linux offers a number of tools for examining your running processes. Here are some of the best terminal tools for you to better manage processes in Linux.

New story! Configure an amateur radio gateway with a Raspberry Pi

The APRS (Automatic Packet Reporting System) is a worldwide digital communications network for amateur radio, providing a single national channel where people can monitor what is happening in the surrounding area. APRS uses packet radio (AX.25), which Tom Karpiniec described in his excellent article "Packet radio lives on through open source software," as the transport layer. read more

New story! Raspberry Pi CM3 carrier has an Artik MCU for offline Bluetooth’s fleet-oriented “Fin” carrier runs its Docker-friendly ResinOS and IoT framework on a Raspberry Pi Compute Module. It offers RPi 3 like ports, plus a mini-PCIe slot and an Artik 020 MCU for offline Bluetooth links., the company behind the Linux/Javascript-based IoT framework for deploying applications as Docker containers, as well as […]

New story! Ubuntu 18.10 Will Boot Faster, Thanks to LZ4 Initramfs Compression

If you plan on upgrading to the forthcoming Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating system this spring, chances are your computer will boot a little faster thanks to the implementation of a stronger compression algorithm for the initial ramdisk.

New story! Docker Turns 5

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Mar 21, 2018 3:37 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Cloud
In March 2013, Solomon Hykes first introduced the world to a new generation of LInux containers that he dubbed - Docker. Over the last five years, Docker as a technology and as a company has remade both itself and the software industry.

New story! Migrating to Linux: Installing Software

  • - Original Content; By John Bonesio (Posted by bob on Mar 21, 2018 2:28 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
With all the attention you are seeing on Linux and its use on the Internet and in devices like Arduino, Beagle, and Raspberry Pi boards and more, perhaps you are thinking it's time to try it out. This series will help you successfully make the transition to Linux.

New story! Open source version of webOS launches with smart device focus

  •; By Eric Brown (Posted by bob on Mar 21, 2018 1:20 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
LG has released webOS Open Source Edition, expanding its HTML5-savvy Linux distro beyond its smart TVs and fridges to a larger “smart devices” market. In collaboration with the South Korean government, consumer electronics giant LG announced the release of webOS Open Source Edition, an open source version of its well-traveled, web-oriented Linux distro.

New story! Ubuntu 18.04 LTS New Features Recap

  • LinuxHint; By David Morelo (Posted by linuxhint on Mar 21, 2018 12:11 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Ubuntu
With the first beta release of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS available and the stable released planned on 26 April 2018, now is a great time to take a closer look at what you can expect to see in the latest version of Canonical’s Linux distribution.

New story! Can we build a social network that serves users rather than advertisers?

  •; By Dennis Hack (Posted by bob on Mar 20, 2018 11:02 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Community
Today, open source software is far-reaching and has played a key role driving innovation in our digital economy. The world is undergoing radical change at a rapid pace. People in all parts of the world need a purpose-built, neutral, and transparent online platform to meet the challenges of our time. And open principles might just be the way to get us there. What would happen if we married digital innovation with social innovation using open-focused thinking?

New story! Samsung Announces Galaxy Tab Active2, a Rugged Android Tablet for Mobile Workers

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Mar 20, 2018 9:54 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Android
Samsung announced today the Galaxy Tab Active2 rugged Android tablet designed for mobile workers conducting business outdoors in industrial locations, under harsh weather, and other difficult conditions.

New story! MIPI-CSI camera kit runs Linux on Apollo Lake

Congatec’s rugged, Linux-driven “Conga-CAM-KIT/MIPI” camera kit combines its Intel Apollo Lake based Conga-PA5 SBC with a MIPI-CSI 2 camera from Leopard Imaging and other components. Congatec announced a Conga-CAM-KIT/MIPI camera kit, also referred to as the MIPI-CSI 2 Smart Camera Kit. The kit runs a Yocto Project based Linux distribution on Congatec’s Conga-PA5......

New story! Mozilla's opt-out Firefox DNS privacy test sparks, er, privacy outcry

Mozilla's plan to test a more secure method for resolving internet domain names – known as Trusted Recursive Resolver (TRR) via DNS over HTTPs (DoH) – in Firefox Nightly builds has met with objections from its user community due to privacy concerns.

New story! GNOME 3.28 released & coming to Fedora 28

Last week, The GNOME project announced the release of GNOME 3.28. This major release of the GNOME desktop is the default desktop environment in the upcoming release of Fedora 28 Workstation. 3.28 includes a wide range of enhancements, including updates... Continue Reading →

New story! What’s New in ArchLabs 2018.03

ArchLabs 2018.03 is the latest release of Linux distribution based on Arch Linux featuring the Openbox window manager as the primary desktop interface. The project’s latest release ArchLabs 2018.03 brings a few fixes and improvements and improve the user.

New story! How 11 open source projects got their names

  • (Posted by bob on Mar 20, 2018 4:11 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
What is the meaning of "life"? Well, it's the condition that distinguishes animals and plants from inorganic matter, of course. So, what is the meaning of "open source life"? Leo Babauta, writing for LifeHack, says: read more

New story! Google Patches All Intel Chromebooks Against Spectre Variant 2 with Chrome OS 65

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Mar 20, 2018 3:02 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Google released a new stable version of its Linux-based Chrome OS operating system for Chromebooks, build 65.0.3325.167 (Platform version: 10323.58.0/1) bringing the Meltdown and Spectre mitigations to more devices and a bunch of other improvements.

New story! How to Install DokuWiki with Apache on Debian 9

DokuWiki is a free open source wiki application written completely in the PHP programming language and often deployed in Linux under Apache/Nginx web servers and PHP. This tutorial I will show you how to install and configure the latest version DokuWiki CMS platform on Debian 9.2 release, in order to create online documentation websites.

New story! Digital asset management for an open movie project

When it comes to frontend creative software for multimedia projects, Blender and Audacity tend to get the most attention, mainly because they are easy for beginners to use. But when you use them to produce a large multimedia project, like our animated open movie project Lunatics!, you quickly run into problems with the backend infrastructure. read more

New story! VMWare's Dirk Hohndel on Linux and Open Source Software

Which came first, the chicken or the egg? Ask the same question about Linux and open source software and the answer is clear — but still a surprise to some.

New story! Feed the dog and close the door with an open source home automation system

  • (Posted by bob on Mar 20, 2018 10:28 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
As voice assistants, smart bulbs, and other devices increasingly become household staples, more people than ever are bringing smart technology into their homes. But the bewildering assortment of products on the market can present challenges: Remembering which app to use and trying to link things together with automation can get complicated quickly. In this article, I’ll show you a few ways I used an open source home automation platform, Home Assistant, to bring all my devices together. read more

New story! How to install Chevereto Image Hosting on Ubuntu 16.04

Chevereto is a free, open source and easy to use image hosting script written in PHP language that allows you to create your own image hosting website. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install and configure Chevereto using Apache, PHP and MariaDB on Ubuntu 16.04 server.

New story! Dry – An Interactive CLI Manager For Docker Containers

  •; By Magesh Maruthamuthu (Posted by 2daygeek on Mar 20, 2018 8:10 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
2DayGeek: A command line Docker manager & monitoring tool for Linux.

New story! 6 common questions about agile development practices for teams

"Any questions?" You’ve probably heard a speaker ask this question at the end of their presentation. This is the most important part of the presentation—after all, you didn't attend just to hear a lecture but to participate in a conversation and a community. read more

New story! spins AI format tapped by new Arrow, HiSilicon, Rockchip, and Avnet SBCs

  • (Posted by bob on Mar 20, 2018 5:53 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Linaro and unveiled a “” initiative along with several Linux-based hacker boards that comply with it: Arrow’s DragonBoard 820C, HiSilicon’s Hikey970, Rockchip’s Rock960, Avnet’s Ultra96, and an upcoming Socionext board. At Linaro Connect in Hong Kong, Linaro announced yet another variation on its open source 96Boards spec called The Linux-supported platform is designed […]

New story! OpenPower Foundation Aims to Power Server Acceleration Beyond Moore's Law

  •; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Mar 20, 2018 4:45 AM EDT)
At the OpenPower Summit, execs reveal that initial enthusiasm by vendors to build their own silicon has been replaced by efforts to built accelerators.

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