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An introduction to the Django ORM

  • (Posted by bob on Nov 24, 2017 6:20 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Python; Story Type: News Story
You might have heard of Django, the Python web framework for "perfectionists with deadlines." It's that one with the cute pony. read more

Can the new Firefox Quantum regain its web browser market share?

  • Random thoughts, conocimiento no conocido, yachay mana yachasqachu; By Amos Batto (Posted by amosbatto on Nov 24, 2017 4:26 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Mozilla, Standards
Will the improved speed and security of the new Quantum components in Firefox be enough for the Mozilla Foundation to regain its fading influence over the web?

Munich council finds 49.3 million Euro for Windows 10 embrace

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Nov 24, 2017 2:31 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Open source dream officially dies in Bavarian city The city of Munich will spend €49.3m (£43.9m/ $58.4m) going all-in on Windows after local politicos agreed to call time on the failing 15-year open source project.…

Make a DIY Digital Jukebox

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Nov 24, 2017 12:37 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
Have you ever wondered what to do with an old computer sitting in a closet collecting dust? Why not create your own digital jukebox! This Do It Yourself (DIY) project will guide you through the steps to do just that... Continue Reading →

How to Get the Trello Desktop Client on Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Bruno Edoh (Posted by damien on Nov 24, 2017 10:43 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Trello is available for most platforms, except for Linux. If you are a Linux user, this unofficial client will allow you to access Trello from the desktop. Check it out!

10 things I learned about making LEGO bricks glow

By day, Jen Krieger is chief agile architect at Red Hat, but by night she architects stunning LEGO creations, including a Parisian café she demonstrated in her All Things Open 2017 Lightning Talk, "10 Things I Learned About Making LEGO Bricks Glow." Jen wanted to add lighting to her LEGO model, but in the open source maker tradition, she wanted to do it herself instead of simply ordering a pre-fab LEGO lighting kit.

openSUSE Tumbleweed Operating System Now Powered by Linux Kernel 4.14 LTS

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Nov 24, 2017 4:10 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: SUSE
Users of the openSUSE Tumbleweed rolling operating system have received the latest Linux 4.14 LTS kernel via a snapshot released this week in the stable software repositories.

Compact carrier matches the footprint of the Jetson TX2 that powers it

Aetina’s “ACE-N510” carrier for the Linux-powered Jetson TX1 and TX2 measures only 87 x 50mm, and offers HDMI, 2x USB 3.0, 2x CAN, and optional -20 to 70°C. When Aetina recently unveiled its Nano-ITX (120 x 120mm) ACE-N261 carrier for Nvidia’s Jetson TX2 and earlier, pin-compatible Jetson TX1 COMs, it mentioned an upcoming ACE-N510 that was even smaller.

Sponsored development is a win-win for users and developers

There is a myth that simply by making a software platform open source, qualified people will give up their nights and weekends to contribute to its development. With rare exceptions, that's not how the open source world works. Building a community of contributors takes time, and complex applications often have a steep learning curve before a developer becomes comfortable working with the code.

Oracle Adds Initial Support for Linux Kernel 4.14 LTS to VirtualBox

Oracle recently updated their VirtualBox open-source and cross-platform virtualization software with initial support for the latest Linux 4.14 LTS kernel series.

Intel Didn't Heed Security Experts Warnings About ME

The folks at Intel probably went to the nearest lavatory to wash egg off their faces after finding these flaws. This should never have happened. Security experts have been saying for years that Intel's ME was a security nightmare waiting to happen. Intel didn't listen, apparently because being the first (and now second) largest chip maker on the planet, it knew better.