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Change brightness with the function keys on iMac running Debian

How to change brightness with the function keys on an iMac running Debian

How To Install Apache on Ubuntu 18.04

This tutorial explains how to install and manage the Apache web server on Ubuntu 18.04.

Debian 8.11 Has Been Released | The Last Maintenance Release For Debian 8 (Jessie)

The last maintenance for the long term support release Debian 8.11 (Jessie) has been released. Debian 8.11 brings several bug fixes and resolved various security issues. Check the release notes and update instructions.

10 Best Math Libraries for Python

  • LinuxHint; By Mats Tage Axelsson (Posted by linuxhint on Jun 24, 2018 1:40 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Python
The Mathematics module in the Python standard library has many features. For functions beyond that, below are some libraries specialized for certain needs. Here are the top best math libraries for Python.

Ubuntu Data Collection Report is Out! Read the Interesting Facts

Ubuntu started collecting some basic, not-personally-identifiable system data starting with Ubuntu 18.04. Two months after Ubuntu 18.04 release, Canonical has shared some interesting stats.

Essential Free Python Maths Tools

  • LinuxLinks.com; By Eilidih Parris (Posted by sde on Jun 24, 2018 9:52 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
I want to share some great libraries and tools that are useful for mathematicians working with Python. All of the 8 software receive my strongest recommendation. They expand immensely on the mathematics functionality provided by the Python Standard Library.

Oracle's new Java SE subs: Code and support for $25/processor/month

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Jun 24, 2018 7:57 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Oracle; Story Type: News Story
Prepare for audit after inevitable change, says Oracle licensing consultant Poll Oracle’s put a price on Java SE and support: $25 per processor per month, and $2.50 per user per month on the desktop, or less if you buy lots for a long time.…

Canonical Releases AMD Microcode Update for All Ubuntu Users to Fix Spectre V2

Canonical released a microcode update for all Ubuntu users with AMD processors to address the well-known Spectre security vulnerability.

Oracle's new Java SE subs: code and support for $25/server/month

Big Red says this is how you buy Linux, is cheaper and the key to long-term support. POLL Oracle’s put a price on Java SE and support: US$25/server/month and $2.50/user/month on the desktop, or less if you buy lots for a long time.…

Qseven duo showcases i.MX8M and i.MX8Quad

Seco unveiled a pair Qseven modules that run Linux or Android and offer optional industrial temp support. The Q7-C25 uses NXP’s quad -A53 i.MX8M while the Q7-C26 features the i.MX8Quad, which adds up to 2x -A72 cores. Starter kits are also available.

LibreOffice 6.0 Is Now Ready for Mainstream Users and Enterprise Deployments

The Document Foundation informed Softpedia today about the general availability of the fifth point release of the LibreOffice 6.0 open-source and cross-platform office suite for all supported operating systems.

New releases from Facebook and Google, CPTPPs potential open source impact, and more news

  • Opensource.com; By Scott Nesbitt (Posted by bob on Jun 23, 2018 10:25 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Community, Linux
In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look new open source from Facebook and Google, the CPTPP's potential to harm open source, open source traffic management, and more.

Weekend Reading: FOSS Projects

FOSS Project Spotlights provide an opportunity for free and open-source project team members to show Linux Journal readers what makes their project compelling.