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Getting Started with Flatpak

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Oct 12, 2017 6:48 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
Fedora is a distribution that does not shy away from emerging technology (after all, one of its founding principles is First). So it comes as no surprise that Fedora is on the leading edge of a revolutionary new software package... Continue Reading →

Ubuntu 17.10 New Features, Release Date and Upgrade Procedure

  • It's FOSS; By Abhishek (Posted by abhishekpc on Oct 12, 2017 5:28 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
This is a continually updated article to tell you about Ubuntu 17.10 release schedule, Ubuntu 17.10 features and other news associated with it.

5 benefits of contributing to open source projects

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Oct 12, 2017 4:08 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Open source was once seen as a risky bet for the enterprise. If open source software was used at all it was by small companies, or by larger firms in stealthy pockets by IT and development professionals who saw the value of the model but couldn't "sell" it upstream. read more

Here’s 10 Best Linux Desktop Environments

A desktop environment is a suite of tools which make it easier for you to use your computer. Linux users have a choice of many different desktop environments, all with their own styles and strengths. Here, we’ve created a list of the 10 best linux desktop environments.

Open source sets sights on killing WhatsApp and Slack

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Oct 12, 2017 1:28 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
See this IMAP, Zuck? It's pointing right at you Exclusive The company that writes the open-source software for three-quarters of the world's Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) email servers has a plan that could kill off proprietary chat services like Facebook's WhatsApp. And that means you, too, Slack.…

How to Enable Fractional Scaling in Gnome

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Oct 12, 2017 12:08 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: GNOME, Linux
HiDPI screens have been a sore spot for Linux users for a long time. GNOME 3.26 introduced fractional scaling to help improve the Linux desktop experience.

Puppet and Google Partner on Cloud On-Ramp

This looks pretty much like a win-win deal, although it appears as if Google has so far done most of the heavy lifting. That will change. Puppet will be doing its share of work when it comes time to support enterprise customers seeking to leverage the partnership to move older apps to Google's cloud.

How to Install Odoo 11 on Ubuntu 16.04 with Apache as a reverse proxy

Odoo is one of the most popular and most powerful Open Source ERP business software based on the Python programming language. For this version, much of the focus is given on the intuitiveness, usefulness and better accessibility to the end-users & development team. With Version 11, we can see new website dashboard incorporated with various keyboard shortcuts which makes navigating through Odoo quicker and easier than ever. In addition to this, there is a new global search option in the homepage itself.

rTorrent A CLI Based Torrent Client For Linux

Unlike familiar graphical torrent clients such as Deluge and uTorrent, rTorrent is a completely text-based torrent application, designed to be used in a terminal or terminal multiplexer such as tmux.

How to set up a Postgres database on a Raspberry Pi

  • Opensource.com; By Ben Nuttall (Posted by bob on Oct 12, 2017 6:47 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Raspberry Pi
Databases are a great way to add data persistence to your project or application. You can write data in one session and it'll be there the next time you want to look. A well-designed database can be efficient at looking up data in large datasets, and you won't have to worry about how it looks, just what you want it to find. It's fairly simple to set up a database for basic CRUD (create, record, update, delete) applications, which is a common pattern, and it is useful in many projects.

Perl turns 30 and its community continues to thrive

Larry Wall released Perl 1.0 to the comp.sources.misc Usenet newsgroup on December 18, 1987. In the nearly 30 years since then, both the language and the community of enthusiasts that sprung up around it have grown and thrived—and they continue to do so, despite suggestions to the contrary!

Sneak Peak: ODPi Webinar on Data Governance - The Why and the How

  • Linux.com - Original Content; By John Mertic (Posted by bob on Oct 12, 2017 4:07 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Community, Linux
We all use metadata everyday. You may have found this blog post through a search, leveraging metadata tags / keywords. Metadata allows data practitioners to use data outside the application that created it, find the right data sets, and automate governance processes. Metadata today has proven value, yet many data platforms do not have metadata support.

Discovering Linux opened a window to the open source world

  • Opensource.com; By Levi Moore (Posted by bob on Oct 12, 2017 2:47 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Linux
In the fall of 2011, I was a 19-year-old newlywed who was beginning to discover the depth and breadth of the wide and sometimes wild world of technology. Growing up in the '90s with the Nintendo64, Gameboy variants, and PlayStation, I was always drawn to technology. I remember watching my father replacing a damaged CPU on our family’s Gateway desktop and being fascinated by all the “little cities” on the motherboard.

How to Setup LibreNMS Monitoring Tool with Nginx on CentOS 7

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Oct 12, 2017 1:27 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: HP, Linux, MySQL, PHP
LibreNMS is an open source monitoring tool based on PHP/MYSQL/SNMP. It's a fully featured network monitoring system that provides support for wide range of network hardware and operating systems including, FreeBSD, Cisco, Linux, HP, and more. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configure LibreNMS using Nginx as the web server and MariaDB as the database.

Make “rm” Command To Move The Files To “Trash Can” Instead Of Removing Them Completely

Humans make mistakes so, take additional care while using rm command.

Networking appliance runs Linux on new quad- and octa-core Intel Denverton CPUs

Axiomtek’s “NA362” net appliance features Intel’s Atom C3538 and C3758 chips, and offers 6x GbE, 4x 10GbE SFP+, mini-PCIe, SATA, and up to 128GB DDR4 RAM. Axiomtek’s NA362 network appliance, which sits on the high end of our embedded coverage, gives you a choice of two new members of Intel’s Atom C3000 “Denverton” family: the quad-core C3538 and octa-core C3758.

SUSE Unveils Near-Zero Downtime for SAP Apps

Zero downtime is, of course, a mythical holy grail. According to IDC senior market analyst Prabhitha Sheethal Dcruz:

LinuxAndUbuntu Review Of Pantheon Desktop Environment

Pantheon is the default desktop environment originally created for the elementary OS distribution. It has won a lot of plaudits for its simplicity and clean aesthetics. It has some similarities with GNOME Shell and MacOS in particular. Pantheon is written from scratch using Vala and the GTK3 toolkit.

Using Containers? Look for the OCI Seal of Approval

Until July, when the Open Container Initiative released version 1.0 of its specification, there were no standards when it came to containers. Products from one vendor didn't necessarily work with the offerings from another. Obviously, this was a problem for DevOps working in diverse environments.

Endless OS Is First Linux Distro to Support Flatpak Apps from Flathub by Default

Endless Computers announced today on their Twitter account that Endless OS has recently become the first GNU/Linux distribution to enable support for Flatpak apps from Flathub by default with the latest release.

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