New story! Testing modules and containers with Modularity Testing Framework

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Jun 28, 2017 2:25 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
Fedora Modularity is a project within Fedora with the goal of Building a modular operating system with multiple versions of components on different lifecycles. Fedora 26 features the first look of the modularity vision: the Fedora 26 Boltron Server. However, ... Continue Reading →

New story! Master Bash Programming with Free Books

Bash (acronym for the ‘Bourne-Again-SHell’) is the GNU Project’s shell and programming language. It’s an sh-compatible shell that incorporates useful features from the Korn shell (ksh) and C shell (csh). Bash has become a de facto standard for shell scripting. It runs on almost all versions of Unix and a few other operating systems including Windows platforms.

New story! 4 easy ways to work toward a zero trust security model

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jun 28, 2017 11:34 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
There has been a lot of talk about zero trust networks lately, but little consensus about what they actually are. Similar to DevOps or software defined networking, that zero trust means something a little different to everyone is becoming clear. That said, there is one thing we can all agree on: The network cannot be trusted. read more

New story! An introduction to functional programming in JavaScript

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jun 28, 2017 10:08 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
When Brendan Eich created JavaScript in 1995, he intended to do Scheme in the browser. Scheme, being a dialect of Lisp, is a functional programming language. Things changed when Eich was told that the new language should be the scripting language companion to Java. Eich eventually settled on a language that has a C-style syntax (as does Java), yet has first-class functions. Java technically did not have first-class functions until version 8, however you could simulate first-class functions using anonymous classes. read more

New story! How to Install The Latest Mesa Version On Debian 9 Stretch Linux

Mesa is a big deal if you're running open source graphics drivers. It can be the difference between a smooth experience and an awful one. Mesa is under active development, and it sees constant noticeable performance improvements. That means it's really worthwhile to stay on top of the latest releases.

New story! How to Set Up an Email Server in Ubuntu

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Jun 28, 2017 7:16 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
There are plenty of reasons to run your own email server. In the past it’s been a real pain, but now using Ubuntu, Docker, and Mailcow, it’s much easier.

New story! Open Tools Help Streamline Kubernetes and Application Development

New tools are emerging that help streamline Kubernetes and make building container-based applications easier. Here, we will consider several open source options worth noting.

New story! Type 7 module runs Yocto Linux on 16-core Atom C3000 SoC

DFI’s rugged, Linux-ready “DV970” COM Express Basic Type 7 module debuts the server-class, 16-core Atom C3000, and supports 4x 10GbE-KR and 16x PCIe 3.0. DFI promotes the DV970 as the first COM Express Basic Type 7 module based on the Intel Atom C3000 “Denverton” SoC, but it’s the first product of any kind that we’ve seen that uses the SoC.

New story! CrossOver for Android Lets You Run Windows Apps on Intel-Based Chromebooks

CodeWeavers?, the commercial company behind the well-known CrossOver for Linux and Mac application that lets users install and run Windows apps and games is still working to release an Android version.

New story! Rugged marine computer runs Linux on Skylake-U

  • LinuxGizmos.com (Posted by bob on Jun 28, 2017 1:33 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Avalue’s “EMS-SKLU-Marine” is an IEC EN60945 certified computer with 6th Gen Core CPUs, -20 to 60°C support, plus 2x GbE, 4x USB 3.0, M2, and mini-PCIe. The EMS-SKLU-Marine is designed for maritime applications such as control room or engine room, integrated bridge systems, propulsion control or safety systems, and boat entertainment systems. Avalue touts the […]

New story! Extreme Tux Racer 0.7.4

  • Linux.org; By Jarret B (Posted by kprojects on Jun 28, 2017 12:08 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Games
One of the major games for Linux is ‘Extreme Tux Racer’, available for Android, Linux, Microsoft Windows, Macintosh operating systems and Ubuntu Touch. The goal of the game is to control Tux, or another chosen character, to get to the bottom of the hill. The character will slide down the hill of snow and ice on his belly. Along the way you can pick up herring.

New story! Ubuntu Budgie 17.04 – new kid on the block

Ubuntu Budgie is the newest addition to the officially supported Ubuntu flavours. It is quite interesting how these two parts can play together. The first time they married was the Ubuntu Budgie 16.04 remix. And since 17.04 Ubuntu Budgie is officially supported by Canonical.

New story! HMS Windows XP: Britain's newest warship runs Swiss Cheese OS

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Jun 27, 2017 9:16 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Spotted on carrier control room screens - reports The Royal Navy’s brand new £3.5bn aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth is running Windows XP in her flying control room, according to reports.…

New story! Install Nginx with ngx_pagespeed on CentOS 7

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Jun 27, 2017 7:50 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Ngx-pagespeed is a free and open source Nginx module that can be used to speeds up your site and reduces page load time. It works by automatically applying web performance best practices to pages and associated assets without requiring you to modify your existing content or workflow. You can easily optimize various files such as CSS, HTML, png, and jpg using Ngx-pagespeed module.

New story! openSUSE Leap Is Now 99.9% Enterprise Distribution

  • Linux.com; By Swapnil Bhartiya (Posted by bob on Jun 27, 2017 6:25 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
Two years ago when openSUSE decided to move the base of openSUSE Leap to SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLE), they were entering uncharted territory. SLE is a tightly controlled enterprise ship that runs on mission critical systems. On the other hand openSUSE has been a community-driven project that, despite sponsorship from SUSE, is relatively independent.

New story! Ubuntu Core Now Officially Supported for Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 (CM3)

Canonical, the company behind the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system, today announced that their Snappy-enabled Ubuntu Core OS is now available for Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 (CM3).

New story! GitHub launches Open Source Friday 

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jun 27, 2017 3:33 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Open source software is developed by hobbyists and professionals alike. In fact, 65% of respondents to this year's GitHub open source survey who make contributions to open source projects do so as part of their job. However, the survey indicates that employers often lack a clear policy on employee contributions. A new project from GitHub aims to increase contributions to open source projects and to educate employers on why it's important. read more

New story! How to Open multiple files and switch between them in vi editor

In this Article you will learn how to Open multiple files and switch between them in vi editor.

New story! How to turn a Raspberry Pi into an eBook server

Recently Calibre 3.0 was released which enables users to read books in the browser! Note that Raspbian's repositories have not yet been updated yet (as of this writing). read more

New story! How to Use Emojis in Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Ayo Isaiah (Posted by damien on Jun 27, 2017 10:50 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
The support for emojis on the Linux desktop is largely below par. Let’s take a look at some distro-agnostic ways to view and input emojis in Linux

New story! How to Install Restyaboard on CentOS 7

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Jun 27, 2017 9:24 AM EDT)
  • Groups: PHP, Linux; Story Type: News Story
Restyaboard is a free and open-source Kanban board application. It is the best self-hosted alternative to Trello. It is written in PHP and uses PostgreSQL to store its database. In this tutorial, we will install Restyaboard on CentOS 7 server.

New story! What our research taught us about scaling open culture

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jun 27, 2017 7:58 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Red Hat; Story Type: News Story
In an open organization, culture is critical. In my previous column, I explained how and why we’re on a journey at Red Hat to scale our open culture into the future. Today, I want to share the findings of the first phase of our "Scaling Our Culture For The Future" project, where we decided to gather and analyze some data, and at the same time, engage every Red Hatter in a company-wide conversation about our culture. Culture is everyone's job As we look to scale our open culture into the future, we wanted to know how Red Hatters would answer questions like: read more

New story! GStreamer 1.12 Open-Source Multimedia Framework Gets Its First Point Release

The GStreamer development team announced the availability of the first point release of the GStreamer 1.12 stable series of the popular and widely-used open-source and cross-platform multimedia framework.

New story! Basic Security Testing with Kali Linux

With computer hacking attacks making headline news on a frequent occasion, it is time for companies and individuals to take a more active stance in securing their computer systems.

New story! SolydXK 9 Linux Distributions Enter Beta Based on Debian GNU/Linux 9 "Stretch"

The developers of the Debian-based SolydX and SolydK GNU/Linux distributions announced today that the upcoming SolydXK 9 stable release entered Beta phase with Live ISO images available now for public testing.

New story! 18 open source translation tools to localize your project

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jun 27, 2017 2:15 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Localization plays a central role in the ability to customize an open source project to suit the needs of users around the world. Besides coding, language translation is one of the main ways people around the world contribute to and engage with open source projects. There are tools specific to the language services industry (surprised to hear that's a thing?) that enable a smooth localization process with a high level of quality. Categories that localization tools fall into include: read more

New story! 46-inch touchscreen AiO has optional mirror view for augmented reality

Advantech’s “UTC-542” AiO PC runs Ubuntu or Android on Skylake, and offers hot-swap SATA and a 42.6-inch, IP65 touchscreen with optional mirror coating. Advantech announced a 42.6-inch, 16:9 aspect ratio, all-in-one (AiO) HD touchscreen computer designed for interactive display applications. The IP65 protected system is notable for its dual hot-swappable HDD/SSD slots with RAID 0/1 […]

New story! Learn Lisp Programming with Free Books

Lisp (derives from "LISt Processing") is one of the oldest programming languages. It was invented in 1958, with the language being conceived by John McCarthy and is based on his paper "Recursive Functions of Symbolic Expressions and Their Computation by Machine". Over the years, Lisp has evolved into a family of programming languages. The most commonly used general-purpose dialects are Common Lisp and Scheme. Other dialects include Franz Lisp, Interlisp, Portable Standard Lisp, XLISP and Zetalisp.

New story! Linux is Running on Almost All of the Top 500 Supercomputers

  • It's FOSS (Posted by abhishekpc on Jun 26, 2017 9:58 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
Linux is still running on more than 99% of the top 500 fastest supercomputers in the world. Same as last year, 498 out of top 500 supercomputers run Linux while remaining 2 run Unix.

New story! Walmart takes its Amazon battle to the clouds

  • ZDNet; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Jun 26, 2017 8:32 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Cloud
The battle between the retail giants will take place not only on the streets but on the cloud as well.

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