New story! GoDaddy Terminates its OpenStack Cloud Server Business

Hosting vendor GoDaddy first debutedi ts own OpenStack powered cloud service in March 2016, with high hopes of success. Those hope have been dashed, as GoDaddy sent out notices to its customers this week advising them that the service will be shut down.

New story! Wine 2.13 Has Improvements for Grand Theft Auto V, The Witcher 3, and Eve Online

The Wine development team announced the release and immediate availability for download of the Wine 2.13 development release, which brings some new features and improves support for various Windows apps and games.

New story! Facebook Messenger CLI Chat Via Linux Terminal

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Jul 23, 2017 1:37 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Today I present an amazing terminal software call “FB Messenger CLI”. This helps us to read, write and send our messages through terminal! Now you can even socialize when messing with root or destroying your PC.

New story! Does your software development team use scrum?

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jul 22, 2017 11:42 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
To scale successfully, every software development team needs to have a plan in place to plan and manage their work, and open source is no different. For many software teams, a scrum methodology is the framework they use for project management. Scrum is all about making development agile while keeping work sprints on a regular, fixed cadence so that features and bug fixes get built, tested, and deployed on a regular basis. read more

New story! Full-sized Arduino Uno clone adds Grove expansion, shrinks price to $7

  • LinuxGizmos.com (Posted by bob on Jul 22, 2017 9:48 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Seeed Studio’s $7 “Seeeduino V4.2” board is a full-sized Arduino Uno clone with a micro-USB host port, Uno-style expansion headers, and 3x Grove interfaces. Arduino Pico We’ve encounted several tiny, low-cost Arduino clones over the past couple of years including the $10 BeanDuino (20 x 11mm), $14 Arduino Pico (15 x 15mm), and $18 µduino […]

New story! Q. What's today's top language? A. Python... no, wait, Java... no, C

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Jul 22, 2017 7:53 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Python; Story Type: News Story
Just learn them all and stop worrying about the popularity contest Among developers, Python is the most popular programming language, followed by C, Java, C++, and JavaScript; among employers, Java is the most sought after, followed by C, Python, C++, and JavaScript.…

New story! How to use Libraries.io data from millions of open source projects

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jul 22, 2017 5:59 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
What if we applied the techniques Google applied to index the internet back in 1998 to the world of open source software? That's exactly the thought Andrew Nesbitt had in 2014 which lead to the creation of Libraries.io, an open source project for indexing other open source projects. This month Libraries.io released metadata on over 25 million open source projects. read more

New story! Lucasfilm goes open source, DIY lab equipment, and more news

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jul 22, 2017 4:05 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Lucasfilm's MaterialX Library, the CatBoost machine learning library, DIY laboratory equipment, and more. Open source news roundup for July 9-21, 2017 read more

New story! What Is DNF Package Manager And How To Use It

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Jul 22, 2017 2:10 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora, Linux
?A package file is an archive which contains the binaries and other resources that make software and the pre and post installation scripts. They also provide the information regarding dependencies and other packages required for the installation and running of the software.

New story! Ubuntu 17.10: Back to a GNOME Future

It would have been impossible to avoid hearing that Canonical has decided to shift their flagship product away from their in-house Unity desktop back to an old friend: GNOME. You may remember that desktop — the one that so many abandoned after the shift from 2.x to 3.x.

New story! KDE Applications 17.08 Software Suite Enters Beta, Will Launch on August 17

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jul 22, 2017 10:22 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: KDE
One week passed since the dependency freeze stage took place for the upcoming KDE Applications 17.08 software suite, which means that today we can download and test drive the Beta milestone.

New story! This Week in Open Source News: Top 5 Virtualization Trends, New Mozilla OSS Speech Recognition Project & More

This week in Linux and open source headlines, ONAP leads the way in the automation trend, Mozilla launches new, open source speech recognition project, and more! Get up to speed with the handy Linux.com weekly digest!

New story! How to Create an Anonymous Bootable Tails USB

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Jul 22, 2017 6:33 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Tails is an excellent option for an anonymous operating system. Learn how to make your own bootable Tails USB to turn any PC into an anonymous one.

New story! Learn Linux, 101: Localisation and internationalisation

  • IBM developerWorks : Linux (Posted by bob on Jul 22, 2017 4:39 AM EDT)
  • Groups: IBM, LPI, Linux; Story Type: News Story
Learn how to use locale and time zone settings to put your Linux system in the right time and place. You can use the material in this tutorial to study for the LPI 102 exam for Linux system administrator certification or to learn for fun.

New story! What’s New in Fedora 26 Workstation

Fedora 26 Workstation is the latest version of Fedora’s desktop-focused edition provides new tools and features for general users as well as developers. This release features the new GNOME 3.24 desktop environment, which includes a host of updated functionality including Night Light, an application that subtly changes screen color based on time of day to reduce effect on sleep patterns, The Weather information is now included in the notification area.

New story! How to Monitor Nginx using Netdata on Ubuntu 16.04

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Jul 22, 2017 12:50 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Ubuntu, Linux; Story Type: News Story
Netdata is an open source monitoring tool for Linux servers. In this tutorial, I will show you how to monitor Nginx using Netdata. The tutorial will cover the Nginx web server installation, enable the 'stub_status' module in Nginx and the Netdata installation on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus.

New story! How to Configure a Sharded Cluster in MongoDB

  • Wesharethis; By Horla (Posted by Sulaimon on Jul 21, 2017 10:55 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
A sharded cluster is a set of Replica Sets (shards) whose function is to evenly distribute the workload, in such a way that allows us to scale our applications horizontally in order to work with large amounts of data. MongoDB uses shielding support for deployments with very large data sets

New story! Top 5: dwm Linux window manager, why be a sysadmin, and more

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jul 21, 2017 9:01 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
In this week's Top 5, we highlight sysadmin, graph databases, and more. Top 5 articles of the week 5. Neo4j and graph databases: Getting started read more

New story! Internet Bug Bounty Raises New Funding to Improve Open-Source Security

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jul 21, 2017 7:07 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
Bug bounty program that provides cash rewards for security researchers that responsibly disclose open-source code vulnerabilities, gets new money from Facebook, the Ford Foundation and GitHub.

New story! Changing Fedora kernel configuration options

Fedora aims to provide a kernel with as many configuration options enabled as possible. Sometimes users may want to change those options for testing or for a feature Fedora doesn’t support. This is a brief guide to how kernel configurations... Continue Reading →

New story! How To Allow A Normal User To Run Commands As root In Linux

Don't allow low end users to gain sudo (stand for superuser do) access which leads to damage the system.

New story! The Simplest And Tiny Linux Game Gravitation

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Jul 21, 2017 1:24 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
Gravitation is a game that truly keeps the spirit of being a game. There is no fancy heavy graphical artwork, only bitmaps though not entirely! Jason Rohrer authored the whole game including the audio effects! This game particularly suits those melancholy ones and likely revolves around the life of the author.

New story! Build a clock for your entertainment center with a Raspberry Pi

I'm a cord cutter—one of the many people who have canceled their expensive cable channel subscription and switched to cheaper, legal, alternative methods to get their TV entertainment. Just a few hours after I returned my cable set-top box, it became clear I had a gap to fill. The clock that was part of my cable box, sitting underneath my TV, was gone, and I never realized how much I used it until now! read more

New story! Install WordPress with Varnish and Nginx on Ubuntu

  • RoseHosting.com; By RoseHosting (Posted by RoseHosting on Jul 21, 2017 9:35 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
Varnish is a web application accelerator. It redirects the visitors to static pages whenever it is possible. Varnish can be installed and configured to cache the content in front of any HTTP server and it can speed up the delivery up to 300-1000 times.

New story! Monitor AMD Ryzen Temperatures In Linux with latest kernel modules

AMD's Ryzen CPUs have been out for several months now, but AMD still hasn't released any specifications or code to get temperature monitoring support for CPU sensors in Linux. Thankfully, there are fairly accurate sensors on Ryzen motherboards, and they are accessible through Linux.

New story! Red Hat Updates OpenShift Online Developers' Platform

Last week Red Hat introduced its new and improved version of Red Hat OpenShift Online, its platform as a service cloud offering. It comes in a free or paid version, both hosted on AWS. If my experience is any indication, however, you might have to stand in line for a while in order to take the free version for a ride.

New story! Firefox for iOS Offers New and Improved Browsing Experience with Tabs, Night Mode and QR Code Reader

  • The Mozilla Blog; By Nick Nguyen (Posted by bob on Jul 21, 2017 6:09 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Mozilla
Here at Firefox, we’re always looking for ways for users to get the most out of their web experience. Today, we’re rolling out some improvements that will set the stage for what’s to come in the Fall with Project Quantum. Together these new features help to enhance your mobile browsing experience and make a difference in how you use Firefox for iOS.

New story! Linus Torvalds: Gadget reviewer

  • ZDNet | open-source RSS; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Jul 21, 2017 5:00 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Community, Linux
If you know anything about Linus Torvalds, you know he's the mastermind and overlord of Linux. If you know him at all well, you know he's also an enthusiastic scuba diver and author of SubSurface, a do-it-all dive log program. And, if you know him really well, you'd know, like many other developers, he loves gadgets. Now, he's starting his own gadget review site on Google+: Working Gadgets.

New story! Tiny Arduino clone starts at $14

  • LinuxGizmos.com; By Eric Brown (Posted by bob on Jul 21, 2017 3:52 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Developer
A 15.24 x 15.24mm “Arduino Pico” board has launched on Kickstarter with a Leonardo-compatible 16MHz ATMEGA32U4 chip and a micro-USB port. A Toronto based startup called MellBell Electronics is closing in on funding its Arduino Pico Kickstarter project. Billed as “the world’s smallest Arduino board,” the Arduino Pico measures 0.6 x 0.6 inches, or 15.24mm squared.

New story! Will East Texas be able to keep patent cases despite the Supreme Court?

The top US patent court has been asked to consider an urgent appeal from a manufacturer of supercomputers that's desperate to escape an upcoming trial in the patent hotspot of East Texas.

The Eastern District of Texas has become known as a haven for the type of litigation shops sometimes derided as "patent trolls," but the district's strict discovery rules and tendency to favor jury trials has attracted operating companies seeking to enforce their patents, as well.

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