New story! Lubuntu Next 17.10 Rolls Out to Early Adopters with LXQt 0.11.1 Desktop

Lubuntu team announced the release and immediate availability for download of Lubuntu 17.10 and Lubuntu Next 17.10 distributions as part of the Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) operating system.

New story! Tech Giants Warn Against Kodi Scapegoating

  • TF; By Ernesto (Posted by bob on Oct 22, 2017 4:28 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The CCIA, which represents global tech firms including Amazon, Google, and Netflix, is cautioning the US Government against blaming open source media players such as Kodi for streaming box piracy. Any enforcement actions should be aimed at those who misuse the software for infringing means, not those who code it.

New story! Containers And Chromebooks: The Future Of Chrome OS

  • chrome unboxed; By Gabriel Brangers (Posted by bob on Oct 22, 2017 2:05 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews
This UI allows you to invoke Linux commands in Chrome OS directly in your browser. It is similar to the terminal found in desktop versions of Linux.

New story! Ubuntu 17.10 New Features and Upgrade Procedure

  • It's Foss; By Abhishek Prakash (Posted by elobga on Oct 22, 2017 11:42 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
Check out the new features in Ubuntu 17.10 and see how to upgrade to Ubuntu 17.10.

New story! Linux Foundation Launches OpenMessaging Project

Through a shared exertion bnb m from endeavors and groups put resources into the cloud, enormous information, and standard APIs, I'm eager to welcome the OpenMessaging project from The Linux Foundation. The OpenMessaging group will likely make a comprehensively embraced, merchant impartial, and open standard for dispersed informing that can be conveyed in the cloud, on-commence, and half and half utilize cases.

New story! LXQt 0.12.0 Desktop Environment Released with Better Support for HDPI Displays

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Oct 22, 2017 6:56 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The developers of the Lightweight Qt Desktop Environment (LXQt) were proud to announce today the release and immediate availability for download of the LXQt 0.12.0 desktop environment.

New story! Facebook open sources concurrent programming debugger

  • ZDNet; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Oct 22, 2017 4:33 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Community
One of the hardest tricks for any programmer to do is to master concurrent programming. Facebook's new tool, RacerD, goes a long way to helping developers spot concurrency errors.

New story! Top 5: Arduino and Raspberry Pi-powered wall art, Linux terminal emulators, and more

In this week’s Top 5 we look at how to turn Arduino and Raspberry Pi into wall art, a project to help beginners learn Python, running DOS programs in Linux, and more.

New story! Docker CEO Says Embracing Kubernetes Removes Potential Conflict

Steve Singh has ambitious plans for Docker Inc. that are nothing less than transforming the world of legacy applications into a modern cloud-native approach. Singh was named CEO of Docker on May 2 and hosted his first DockerCon event here Oct. 16-19. The highlight of DockerCon EU was the surprise announcement that Docker is going to support the rival open-source Kubernetes container orchestration system.

New story! Success! Beelink S1 Running Linux – Courtesy of the Open Source Community

From limited testing, the Beelink S1 functions as an excellent, inexpensive Linux-based mini PC. The quad-core Celeron processor is more than capable of handling most desktop tasks. The Intel GD Graphics 500 video performs competently.

New story! Bringing Mixed Reality to the Web

  • The Mozilla Blog (Posted by bob on Oct 21, 2017 7:30 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Mozilla
Today, Mozilla is announcing a new development program for Mixed Reality that will significantly expand its work in Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) for the web.

New story! 9 Things to do After Installing Ubuntu 17.10

  • It's Foss; By Abhishek Prakash (Posted by elobga on Oct 21, 2017 5:36 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
Here are the essential things to do after installing Ubuntu 17.10 in order to give you a better and smooth experience after the fresh install of Ubuntu 17.10.

New story! How To Install Wine And Run Windows Apps In Linux

?All kinds of software are currently available on Linux but every now and then, there is that Windows software or Game which is not available or has no equivalent on Linux Wine makes it possible to run those Windows programs and Games on your Linux desktop. So let’s look at how to install Wine on Linux and run Windows apps on Linux desktop.

New story! Microsoft and Nokia's Patent Trolls by Proxy: First Conversant, Now Provenance Asset Group Holdings LLC

Microsoft's shell game with patents (passing Android-hostile patents to trolls) carries on and publishers funded by these trolls offer the details, albeit vaguely and with obvious spin

New story! This Week in Open Source News: Linux 4.14 Means Tighter Security, Hyperledger Adds Quilt Project & More

This week in open source and Linux news, Linus Torvalds reveals that fuzzing is improving security in Linux, Hyperledger announces a new sub-project and member, and more!

New story! 15 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 17.10

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Oct 21, 2017 9:58 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
?The New Ubuntu 17.10 "Artful Aardvark" launch with GNOME3 has brought a big change and got a lot of people excited to try it as soon as they can. If you don't know yet the new stuff in Ubuntu 17.10, read the article we published today.

New story! Install Let's Encrypt and Secure Nginx with SSL/TLS in Debian 9

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Oct 21, 2017 8:04 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Debian, Linux; Story Type: News Story
This tutorial will show you how to install and secure a Nginx web server on Debian 9 with a TLS certificate issued for free by the Let’s Encrypt Certificate Authority. Furthermore, we will configure automatic renewal of Lets’ Encrypt TLS certificates using a cron job before the certificates expire.

New story! Canonical on Path to IPO as Ubuntu Unity Linux Desktop Ends

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Oct 21, 2017 6:10 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud, Ubuntu
VIDEO: Mark Shuttleworth discusses the next steps for his Linux business and why he made the decision to end develop on the Unity converged desktop environment.

New story! Flint OS, an operating system for a cloud-first world

  • (Posted by bob on Oct 21, 2017 4:15 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud; Story Type: News Story
Given the power of today's browser platform technology and web frontend performance, it's not surprising that most things we want to do with the internet can be accomplished through a single browser window. We are stepping into an era where installable apps will become history, where all our applications and services will live in the cloud. read more

New story! 10 Major Updates In Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark

So there you have it finally, Ubuntu 17.10. The release which we have been talking about because of its switch to Gnome from Unity. We've talked about most its features in a previous article here but let's again look at the final version of Ubuntu 17.10. At the end of this article, do take a poll and tell us if you're going to upgrade to Ubuntu 17.10 or not.

New story! DockerCon EU 17 Panel Debates Docker Container Security

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Oct 21, 2017 12:26 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security; Groups: Cloud
An eWEEK moderated panel of container security vendors at the DockerCon EU conference discussed what users need to know and how the vendors differentiate from each other.

New story! How to align your team around microservices

  • (Posted by bob on Oct 20, 2017 10:32 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Microservices have been a focus across the open source world for several years now. Although open source technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, Prometheus, and Swarm make it easier than ever for organizations to adopt microservice architectures, getting your team on the same page about microservices remains a difficult challenge. read more

New story! What’s New in Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark

Ubuntu 17.10 code named “Artful Aardvark” has been released and announced by canonical. Features the latest GNOME desktop 3.26 as default desktop environment, powered by the latest linux kernel 4.13 series, which means that it offers support for the latest hardware components available on the market.

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New story! Running Android on Top of a Linux Graphics Stack

You can now run Android on top of a regular Linux graphics stack. This was not the case before, and according to Robert Foss, a Linux graphic stack contributor and Software Engineer at Collabora, this is hugely empowering.

New story! 6 Best Open Source Alternatives to Microsoft Office for Linux

  • It's Foss; By Abhishek Prakash (Posted by elobga on Oct 20, 2017 6:15 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews
Looking for Microsoft Office in Linux? Here are the best free and open source alternatives to Microsoft Office for Linux.

New story! How Eclipse is advancing IoT development

Eclipse may not be the first open source organization that pops to mind when thinking about Internet of Things (IoT) projects. After all, the foundation has been around since 2001, long before IoT was a household word, supporting a community for commercially viable open source software development. read more

New story! Ubuntu 17.10: We're coming GNOME! Plenty that's Artful in Aardvark, with a few Wayland wails

You've got to admit, Canonical has guts For the first time in recent memory, there are some very big changes in the latest release of Ubuntu: 17.10. And it's not all to do with going, er, GNOME.…

New story! More ways to examine network connections on Linux

  • Network World; By Sandra Henry-Stocker (Posted by MLD67 on Oct 20, 2017 1:57 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
Several commands can help you see what's up with your network on Linux systems, including ip, ethtool, traceroute, tcptraceroute, and tcpdump.

New story! Firefox 57 coming soon: a Quantum leap

A few packages in Fedora get major updates outside the regular release cycle. The kernel is one of these, and Firefox is another. The maintainers do their best to handle these situations. Of course they always try to avoid any... Continue Reading →

New story! 3 Tools to Help You Remember Linux Commands

  •; By Jack Wallen (Posted by bob on Oct 20, 2017 11:17 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
there are various tricks and tools you can use, so that you’re not struggling on a daily basis to remember those commands. I want to offer up a few such tips that will go a long way to helping you work with the command line a bit more efficiently (and save a bit of brain power along the way).

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