New story! I made my own wearable computer with a Raspberry Pi, and it was almost too easy

  • The Verge; By Paul Miller (Posted by penguinist on Jul 27, 2017 10:26 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
Ever since I read about the crazy wearable pioneers back in the ‘90s and early 2000s, I've wanted a wearable computer of my own. I had two major requirements, however: it had to be a computer, and I had to be able to wear it...

New story! JavaScript explodes on the server side with the growth of Node.js

  • ZDNet; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Jul 27, 2017 9:18 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Cloud
With the rise of Node.js, server-side JavaScript is becoming an important cloud, container, and web development language.

New story! Gabedit: the Portal to Chemistry

Many chemistry software applications are available for doing scientific work on Linux. I've covered several here in previous issues of the magazine, and of them have their own peculiar specialties—areas where one may work better than another. So, depending on what your research entails, you may need to use multiple software packages to handle all of the work.

New story! JavaScript explodes on the server side with the growth of Node.js

  • ZDNet | open-source RSS; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Jul 27, 2017 7:00 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Cloud
With the rise of Node.js, server-side JavaScript is becoming an important cloud, container, and web development language. Thanks to Node.js, JavaScript has become a vital language not just for web development, but for Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) such as Cloud Foundry. In fact, according to the Stack Overflow 2017 Developer Survey of 64,000 programmers, Node.js is the most popular of all developer frameworks.

New story! Mentor’s Zynq UltraScale+ eval kit includes Linux and Android 6.0

Mentor’s “Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC ZCU102 Evaluation Kit” offers Mentor Embedded Linux, Nucleus, Code Sourcery, a hypervisor, and an Android 6.0 BSP. Mentor (formerly Mentor Graphics), which is now a Siemens business unit, likes to focus on supporting a few complex multicore SoC families with its embedded development tools, creating a one-stop shop for developers. […]

New story! Server Monitoring with OpenNMS on Ubuntu 16.04

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Jul 27, 2017 4:43 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Ubuntu, Linux; Story Type: News Story
OpenNMS is a free and open source enterprise grade network monitoring web application system that can be used to monitor unlimited devices at a single instance. OpenNMS detects and monitor services or nodes automatically in your network. You can also add particular device or service to monitor.

New story! Tilix brings powerful terminal emulation to Fedora

A couple of days after Fedora 26 was released on July 11, I began installing it on my herd of computers. Many of the improvements that Fedora 26 brings to the table are under the covers, such as improvements to the kernel and glibc. However, I noticed two updates right away. read more

New story! Flash... Nu-uh! Tech folk champing at the bit to switch off life support

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Jul 27, 2017 2:26 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
But others ain't so pleased When Adobe this week announced its intention to kill Flash by 2020, a cheer went up among techies everywhere – not least of which were the browser-makers, who seemed pleased to hasten its death on the web.…

New story! Create your own Linux Radio Station

  • Linux.org; By Jarret B (Posted by kprojects on Jul 27, 2017 1:17 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
Streaming audio to your local network or even to the Internet is possible on Linux. For those who like to listen to music wherever they go makes having your own radio station very handy.

Keep in mind that this will use some of your network bandwidth, but it is a nice feature to have when you want music handy everywhere.

New story! 9 Methods To Check If Your Linux System Is 32-bit or 64-bit

is it hard to check if your Linux system is 32-bit or 64-bit?

New story! Building IPv6 Firewalls: IPv6 Security Myths

  • Linux.com; By Carla Schroder (Posted by bob on Jul 27, 2017 11:00 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
We've been trundling along nicely in IPv6, and now it is time to keep my promise to teach some iptables rules for IPv6. In this two-part series, we'll start by examining some common IPv6 security myths. Every time I teach firewalls I have to start with debunking myths because there are a lot of persistent weird ideas about the so-called built-in IPv6 security.

New story! How to Install Apache ActiveMQ on CentOS 7

Apache ActiveMQ is a free and open source message broker and integration pattern server. It supports many cross language clients and protocols from JAVA, C++, C, Python, Perl, PHP etc. It provides many features such as Message Groups, Virtual Destinations, Wildcards and Composite Destinations etc. It can be easily integrated to spring applications. In this tutorial, we will install Apache ActiveMQ on CentOS 7 server.

New story! Digital transformation's people problem

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jul 27, 2017 8:43 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
"Digital transformation," while not a new term, is still a burning issue for business leaders. As digital technologies become more sophisticated, as organizations continue to adapt to shifting market needs, and as social trends demand new ways of doing work, we are faced with an ever-increasing need to transform our organization and cultural norms. read more

New story! GitHub wants more new contributors, because that's what GitHub is for

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Jul 27, 2017 7:34 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
'I started an eternal flamewar over code brackets and all I got was this stupid badge' GitHub has added a chunk of features it says will help new users and projects build better communities.…

New story! Best Self-hosted eCommerce Software

  • RoseHosting.com; By RoseHosting.com (Posted by RoseHosting on Jul 27, 2017 6:26 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
Starting a new eCommerce business? Great! The first thing you need to do is find an eCommerce app that’s going to fit your requirements.

New story! These 3 practices revolutionized Penn Manor's school culture

Free and open source software is the catalyst for Penn Manor School District's award-winning student learning programs. For one, they save the school district more than a million dollars on its technology budget. Besides fiscal savings are the open leadership principles that foster innovation among teachers and students, help to better engage the community, and create a more vibrant and inclusive learning community. read more

New story! Tired: Java. Desired: Node.js. Retired: The suggestion a JavaScript runtime is bonkers

Er, according to these JS framework fans Node Summit As the Node Summit got underway in San Francisco on Wednesday, Charles Beeler, general partner at Rally Ventures, said the Node community has come a long way since 2012, when everyone was talking about Node.js and no one was using it.…

New story! Snapdragon 835 neural processing SDK targets Android and Linux gizmos

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Neural Processing Engine SDK for the Snapdragon 835 supports Caffe, Caffe2, or TensorFlow AI frameworks on Linux or Android targets. In May 2016, Qualcomm announced its first deep learning software development kit, called the Snapdragon Neural Processing Engine for the Snapdragon 820 system-on-chip. Now, it’s releasing a more advanced SDK for the Snapdragon […]

New story! How to Integrate Containers in OpenStack

  • Linux.com; By Sander van Vugt (Posted by bob on Jul 27, 2017 1:51 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
One of the key features of the OpenStack platform is the ability to run applications, and quickly scale them, using containers. Containers are ready-to-run applications because they come packed with the entire stack of services required to run them.

New story! openSUSE Leap 42.3 Officially Released, Based on SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP3

openSUSE today announced the official and immediate availability for download of the latest and greatest update to the openSUSE Leap operating system series, version 42.3.

New story! Linux du Command Tutorial for Beginners (10 Examples)

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Jul 26, 2017 11:34 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Sometimes, while working on the Linux command line, you might want to quickly know disk usage for a set of files or for a complete directory. There's a specific command line tool that lets you do this, dubbed du. In this tutorial, we will discuss the basics of this tool as well as the features it provides using easy to understand examples.

New story! Open Source Mentoring: Your Path to Immortality

  • Linux.com; By Swapnil Bhartiya (Posted by bob on Jul 26, 2017 10:25 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
At Open Source Summit North America, Bowen will be delivering a talk titled "Mentoring: Your Path to Immortality." We talked to Bowen to know more about the secret of immortality and successful open source projects.

New story! Qualcomm's neural network SDK made free for all comers

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Jul 26, 2017 9:17 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Facebook uses it for AR apparently. What? That's a positive? Our bad Qualcomm's decided to open up its year-old AI, by making its Neural Processing Engine (NPE) available to all.…

New story! How to livestream games like the pros with OBS

OBS Studio (formerly Open Broadcaster Software) is now available in version 19.0.3, with installer downloads available for Mac and Windows, and repositories available for a variety of Linux flavors. The free, open source software for video recording and live streaming lets users record multiple sources simultaneously, including webcams, the desktop, and even individual windows. read more

New story! Opera Web Browser Now Has a Screen Capture Utility, Too, and It's Called "Snap"

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jul 26, 2017 7:00 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Following the latest trends of implementing a built-in screenshot utility into a web browser product, Opera Software on Monday announced that it added a new screen capture tool to the latest Opera developer release.

New story! How to Install Jenkins Automation Server with Nginx on CentOS 7

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Jul 26, 2017 5:51 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Jenkins is a free and open source continuous integration server. It can be used to automate various tasks related to software development such as building testing and deploying. In this tutorial, we will install Jenkins Automation Server on CentOS 7 server. We will also setup Nginx as a reverse proxy for Jenkins.

New story! 20 Linux commands every sysadmin should know

In a world bursting with new tools and diverse development environments, it's practically a necessity for any developer or engineer to learn some basic sysadmin commands. Specific commands and packages can help developers organize, troubleshoot, and optimize their applications and—when things go wrong—provide valuable triage information to operators and sysadmins. read more

New story! Le Grand Fromage of Open Source

This feature pays homage to individuals which, in our opinion, have made the most important contribution to the world of open source.

New story! DevOps Fundamentals, Part 3: Continuous Delivery and Deployment

  • Linux.com; By John Willis (Posted by bob on Jul 26, 2017 2:25 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
Continuous delivery is the process of releasing new software frequently through the use of automated testing and continuous integration...

New story! How to use the same SSH key pair in all AWS regions

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Jul 26, 2017 1:16 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
This article shows how to use the AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI) to configure a single SSH key pair on multiple AWS Regions. By doing this you can access EC2 instances from different regions using the same SSH key... Continue Reading →

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