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RHEL and its Linux relatives and rivals: How to choose

  • ZDNET | open-source RSS; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Dec 6, 2022 8:20 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Linux, Red Hat
There's a whole family of Red Hat Enterprise Linux variants, each with its own users. We'll break down the family tree and explain what's suited for dfiferent needs.

Rust in the Linux Kernel

  • thenewstack; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Dec 6, 2022 6:31 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Kernel, Linux
Why it's all happening for the Rust programming language, how it made it into the Linux kernel, and where it will go from here.

A data scientist's guide to open source community analysis

You might expect me, a data scientist, to tell you that data analysis and automation will inform your community decisions. It's actually the opposite. Use data analysis to With the ever-increasing pressure of being "data-driven," the treasure trove of information around open source communities can be a blessing and a curse. Using the methodology below, I will show you how to pick the needle out of the data haystack.

Fancy some fresh Linux Mint? 21.1 enters beta, should be here by Christmas

If you like the flavor of Cinnamon, good news: you'll get a new version. The first beta version of Mint 21.1 is now available for download, and the flagship Cinnamon desktop edition contains the biggest change, with a new version of the desktop.…

Why you should try the Nemo file manager on Linux

The Cinnamon project was formed as a reimplementation of GNOME 2 using the components of GNOME 3. Eventually, it diverged enough to be a true fork, and today the Cinnamon desktop uses GTK3 libraries and forked versions of key GNOME 3 applications to create a "classic" GNOME experience. One of the components contributing to the traditional GNOME experience is Nemo, a file manager based on the GNOME 2 version of Nautilus.

Twitter turns its back on open-source development

  • ZDNET; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Dec 6, 2022 5:51 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Community
Besides firing most of Twitter's technical staff, new owner and CEO Elon Musk has dropped support for Twitter's open-source efforts.

How we're making Firefox accessible and delightful for everyone

  • The Mozilla Blog; By Jamie Teh (Posted by bob on Dec 6, 2022 4:02 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Mozilla
I joined Mozilla in 2017 as an accessibility engineer and soon became the tech lead for accessibility. But for years prior, I was already deeply involved with the company. I co-created NVDA (NonVisual Desktop Access) in 2006, a screen reader for blind and vision impaired people like me. We wanted to make Firefox and NVDA […]

6 steps to get verified on Mastodon with encrypted keys

Mastodon permits its users to self-verify. The easiest method to do this is through a verification link. For advanced verification, though, you can use the power of shared encrypted keys, which Mastodon can link to thanks to the open source project Keyoxide.

An update on the SPDX python-tools

Progress with the SPDX Python tools Discussions regarding the development and direction of the SPDX Python tools often happen in the weekly meetings or smaller rounds and are not always visible to interested parties. This blog post intends to fill this gap, providing a condensed version of what was done and what is to come. […]

Linux 6.1 gets an eighth release candidate and Linus Torvalds is OK with that

Kernel devs offer emperor penguin early gifts of code for version 6.2 Linus Torvalds has announced an eighth release candidate for version 6.1 of the Linux kernel.…

Rugged Edge Mini-PC equipped with i.MX 8M Plus and dual 2.5GbE LAN ports

  • LinuxGizmos.com; By Giorgio Mendoza (Posted by bob on Dec 5, 2022 5:10 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Android
Last week, iBASE released a fanless Mini-PC based on the quad-core i.MX 8M Plus processor from NXP. The ISR215 also includes one HDMI 2.0 port,  M.2 Key-B (3052) for 5G connectivity and it can be configured with up to 4GB LPDDR4/128GB eMMC.  The i.MX 8M Plus quad-processor was recently seen in a similar rugged PC […]

Make your Linux computer feel faster with the Xfe file manager

The X File Explorer (Xfe) file manager ... doesn't feature fancy animations or effects, and it has few dependencies beyond some basic libraries, most of which are probably already on your Linux system.

$10.80 RISC-V AIoT module supports Linux

The Sipeed M1s is a compact module integrating the Bouffalo Lab BL808 RISC-V SoC module along with a NPU. The device also provides WiFi/BL, 802.15.4 Zigbee connectivity and support for interfaces such as UART, I2C, SPI, etc. The Bouffalo Lab BL808 SoC was also seen on the Ox64 embedded platform that was also released not […]

Mini-PC integrates 12th Gen Alder Lake processor

  • LinuxGizmos.com (Posted by bob on Dec 4, 2022 2:13 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Intel; Story Type: News Story
Minisforum recently launched a mini-PC powered by the 12th Gen Intel Core i9-12900H processor. The NAD09 is offered as barebone or it can be configured with up to 64GB DDR4 and 2TB SSD. Additionally, the NAD9 Mini-PC includes 1x GbE LAN port, 4x displays supporting 4K@60Hz, 2x 2.5” SATA slots, etc.  Similar to the Morefine […]

Feel like a Linux wizard with the Thunar file manager

Computers are fancy filing cabinets, full of virtual folders and files waiting to be referenced, cross-referenced, edited, updated, saved, copied, moved, renamed, and organized. In this article, I'll take a look at a file manager for your Linux system.

Google says Android runs better when covered in Rust

Banishing memory safety bugs cuts critical vulnerabilities Google has been integrating code written in the Rust programming language into its Android operating system since 2019 and its efforts have paid off in the form of fewer vulnerabilities.…

8 ideas for measuring your open source software usage

Those of us who support open source project communities are often asked about usage metrics — a lot. The good news is that there are approximations and alternative metrics that can satisfy your thirst for knowledge about the software's usage, at least partially. This article explores these alternatives including their benefits and shortcomings.

How to Install Apache Hadoop on Ubuntu 22.04

Apache Hadoop is an open-source framework for processing and storing big data. In this tutorial, we will install the latest version of Apache Hadoop on an Ubuntu 22.04 server. Hadoop gets installed on a single node server and we create a Pseudo-Distributed Mode of Hadoop deployment.

ARMedONE Cluster board supports up to 28x Popular Computer Modules

  • LinuxGizmos.com; By Giorgio Mendoza (Posted by bob on Dec 2, 2022 8:09 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Raspberry Pi
The ARMedOne is a carrier board in E-ATX form-factor that can handle popular SO-DIMM computer modules like the Raspberry Pi CM3/CM4, Jetson Nano/Xavier/TX2 NX, NXP iMX8, etc. The product is expected to be released around mid-December 2022 on Kickstarter. The ARMedOne is a PC/Server mainboard capable of housing up to 28 computer modules from Raspberry […]

Try this Java file manager on Linux

Computers are fancy filing cabinets, full of virtual folders and files waiting to be referenced, cross-referenced, edited, updated, saved, copied, moved, renamed, and organized. In this article, we're taking a look at a file manager for your Linux system.

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