New story! Improved multimedia support with Pipewire in Fedora 27

Pipewire — a new project of underlying Linux infrastructure to handle multimedia better — has just been officially launched. The project’s main goal is to improve the handling of both audio and video. Additionally, Pipewire introduces a security model to... Continue Reading →

New story! How to Restore the Legacy System Tray in GNOME Shell

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Sep 20, 2017 2:31 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: GNOME
GNOME 3.26 completely removes the legacy system tray at the top of your desktop. Learn how to bring it back with the TopIcons Plus extension.

New story! Sublime Text 3.0 is Here! See, How to Install it on Linux

  • It's FOSS; By Derick Sullivan M. Lobga (Posted by abhishekpc on Sep 20, 2017 1:17 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
Sublime Text 3.0 is now available for Linux.

New story! Architecting the future with abstractions and metadata

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Sep 20, 2017 12:02 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Abstractions and metadata are the future of architecture in systems engineering, as they were before in software engineering. In many languages, there are abstractions and metadata; however, systems engineering has never adopted this view. Systems were always thought of as too unique for any standard abstractions. Now that we’ve standardized the lower-level abstractions, we’re ready to build new system-level abstractions. read more

New story! A look at some great Linux & SteamOS racing games available in 2017

  • GamingOnLinux.com; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Sep 20, 2017 10:48 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
We’ve come a long way since SuperTuxKart, here’s my little listicle of interesting racing games available for Linux & SteamOS.

New story! How to Install PHP 7.1 on Debian 8

I recently wrote a similar article for Ubuntu, but here is how to install on PHP 7.1 on Debian 8.

New story! Linux Foundation LFCE Georgi Yadkov Shares His Certification Journey

  • Linux.com - Original Content; By Jack Wallen (Posted by bob on Sep 20, 2017 5:18 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Interview; Groups: Community, Linux
The Linux Foundation is highlighting some of those who have recently passed the certification examinations. In this article, recently certified engineer Georgi Yadkov shares his experience.

New story! Fanless Skylake computer offers four PCI and PCIe slots

Adlink’s MVP-6010 and MVP-6020 embedded computers run Linux or Windows on Intel 6th Gen CPUs, and offer 4x PCI/PCIe slots, 6x USB ports, and 4x COM ports. If Adlink’s new MVP-6010/6020 Series looks familiar, that’s because it’s a modified version of the recent MVP-5000 and last year’s MVP-6000 industrial PCs.

New story! BlueBorne Vulnerability Is Patched in All Supported Ubuntu Releases, Update Now

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Sep 20, 2017 2:50 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Ubuntu
Canonical released today new kernel updates for all of its supported Ubuntu Linux releases, patching recently discovered security vulnerabilities, including the infamous BlueBorne that exposes billions of Bluetooth devices.

New story! Best Free and Open Source Alternatives to Adobe Products for Linux

  • It's FOSS; By Ambarish Kumar (Posted by abhishekpc on Sep 20, 2017 1:35 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
In this article, we list the best Adobe alternatives for Linux. These Adobe Creative Suite alternative for Linux are also free and open source.

New story! Innersource: How to leverage open source in the enterprise

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Sep 20, 2017 12:21 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Companies of varying sizes across many industries are implementing innersource programs to drive greater levels of development collaboration and reuse. They ultimately seek to increase innovation; reduce time to market; grow, retain, and attract talent; and of course, delight their customers. In this article, I'll introduce innersource and some of its key facets and examine some of the problems that it can help solve. I'll also discuss some components of an innersource program, including metrics. read more

New story! Using Redir to Alter Network Traffic: Part 1

  • Linux.com; By Chris Binnie (Posted by bob on Sep 19, 2017 11:07 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
There are times when, despite your best efforts, you have little choice but to put a quick workaround in place. Reconfiguring network-border firewalls or moving services between machines is simply not an option because the network’s topology is long established and definitely shouldn’t be messed about with.

New story! 3 Easy Ways To Check DNS (Domain Name Server) Records In Linux Terminal

DNS stands for Domain Name System or Domain Name Servers translates Internet domain and host names to IP addresses and vice versa.

New story! The eye-opening power of cultural difference

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Sep 19, 2017 8:38 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Inclusivity is the quality of an open organization that allows and encourages people to join the organization and feel a connection to it. Practices aimed at enhancing inclusivity are typically those that welcome new participants to the organization and create an environment that makes them want to stay. read more

New story! Portable Android SDR player supports DRM and DAB

  • LinuxGizmos.com (Posted by bob on Sep 19, 2017 7:24 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Android; Story Type: News Story
Titus SDR’s Android-based “Titus II” Software Defined Radio receiver has a 7-inch touchscreen, a WiFi hotspot, and support for FM, AM, DRM, DAB, and DAB+. Titus SDR is prepping an Android-based wideband digital RF receiver with Software Defined Radio (SDR) capabilities and a hi-fi amplifier. Built around a 7-inch Android tablet, the portable, battery-powered Titus […]

New story! 4 ways to check size of physical memory (RAM) in Linux

  • Linux blog Kernel Talks; By Shrikant Lavhate (Posted by kerneltalks on Sep 19, 2017 6:09 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Article explaining how to check physical memory (RAM) in Linux server. 4 different commands to get memory information from Linux server.

New story! Open Source Summit: Day 1 in 5 minutes

As you can see in the video below, the first day of the Open Source Summit was quite educational. My day was filled with clouds, containers, community building, flavors of Linux, and Linus Torvalds. Here are the links that go with the video above: read more

New story! What's New In Linux Lite 3.6

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Sep 19, 2017 3:41 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
I have reviewed this Ubuntu based distro, Linux Lite before and concluded that it could be a great distro to start off with Linux and stay forever. In this article, I'm going to take a look at the latest version of Linux lite 3.6 which team recently released.

New story! How to Setup Automatic Security Updates on CentOS 7

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Sep 19, 2017 2:26 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Security updates, as most of you'd agree, are very important. On Linux, it's always advisable to keep the installed packages up to date, especially when it comes to security. In general, users should apply security updates to their Linux systems within 30 days of being released. In this tutorial, we will discuss how you can configure a CentOS 7 server for automatic security updates.

New story! A quick tour of MySQL 8.0 roles

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Sep 19, 2017 10:55 AM EDT)
  • Groups: MySQL; Story Type: News Story
This year at the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference in Dublin, I'll be discussing a new feature introduced in MySQL 8.0: roles. This is a new security and administrative feature that allows database administrators to simplify user management and increases the security of multi-user environments. read more

New story! Black screen of death after Win10 update? Microsoft blames HP

OEM factory images create 'incorrect registry keys' Microsoft is pointing the finger of blame at HP's factory image for black screens of death appearing after a Windows Update.…

New story! Things You Need To Know About Bitcoins

Bitcoin is a digital currency or electronic cash the relies on peer to peer technology for completing transactions. Since peer to peer technology is used as the major network, bitcoins provide a community like managed economy. This is to mean, bitcoins eliminate the centralized authority way of managing currency and promotes community management of currency. Most Also of the software related to bitcoin mining and managing of bitcoin digital cash is open source.

New story! How a town uses an open source tool for collaboration and managing large files

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Sep 19, 2017 7:12 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud; Story Type: News Story
Like many organizations, governments and townships are confronting challenges that involve collaboration and sharing of large files. In today's age of widespread cloud adoption, public institutions may be tempted to view public cloud storage as a simple, low-cost solution to managing data; however, significant concerns persist around security, data protection liability, control, and platform/vendor lock-in. read more

New story! 5 Raspberry Pi Alternatives to Build Your Own Small Computer

The Raspberry Pi is not the only single board computer available. There are several others that are worth a look. Check out these Raspberry Pi alternatives.

New story! APNIC-sponsored proposal could vastly improve DNS resilience against DDoS

The domain name system (DNS) is vital to the internet's operations, which makes it an obvious target. The architecture of DNS can even amplify the effect of some distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. But a new technique could help change that.

New story! Linux friendly IoT gateway runs on 3.5-inch Bay Trail SBC

Win Enterprises’ rugged “Win IoT-380 Gateway” is built on a 3.5-inch - MB-80580 - SBC with an Atom E3826 SoC, dual GbE ports, mSATA, and optional WiFi and 3G. The Win IoT-380 Gateway is the first Internet of Things gateway we’ve seen from Win Enterprises, which says it’s built upon a 3.5-inch SBC.

New story! Linux Mint 18.3 to Be Dubbed "Sylvia," Enables HiDPI by Default in Cinnamon 3.6

Linux Mint project leader and creator Clement Lefebvre published today a new monthly newsletter to inform us all about some of the upcoming features coming to the Linux Mint 18.3 operating system later this fall.

New story! Linux 4.14 'getting very core new functionality' says Linus Torvalds

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Sep 19, 2017 1:00 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Memory management wonks, this release is for you. And also you Hyper-V admins Linus Torvalds has unsentimentally loosed release candidate one of Linux 4.14 a day before the 26th anniversary of the Linux-0.01 release, and told penguinistas to expect a few big changes this time around.…

New story! VirtualBox 5.2 to Let Users Enable or Disable Audio Input and Output On-the-Fly

Oracle announced new updates for its popular, cross-platform and open-source virtualization software, the third Beta of the upcoming VirtualBox 5.2 major release and VirtualBox 5.1.28 stable maintenance update.

New story! DevOps Jobs: 5 tips for making the transition

  • EnterprisersProject.com; By Kevin Casey (Posted by Lemeowski on Sep 18, 2017 10:31 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Developer
Recruiters and tech leaders share advice on how IT professionals can land a new gig in DevOps.

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