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Mozilla Launches Campaign to Raise Awareness for Internet Health

  • The Mozilla Blog; By Nefi Alarcon (Posted by bob on Jun 15, 2017 6:47 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Mozilla
Today, Mozilla unveils several initiatives including an event focused on Internet Health with special guests DeRay McKesson, Lauren Duca and more, a brand new podcast, new tech to help create a voice database, as well as some local SF pop-ups.

You Can Now Print Out Sound Waves with a Raspberry Pi, Thanks to Waves Project

Raspberry Pi Foundation's Alex Bate is informing the Raspberry Pi community today about the launch of a new audiovisual project called Waves, which makes it possible to print out sound waves with your favorite SBC.

Android Candy: the Verbification of Video Chat

People who study the history of languages probably will look back at our current time and scratch their heads. We keep inventing verbs! First, Google became the verb we use for searching. Then, "Facebooking" someone became a viable way to contact them. Heck, I forgot about "texting" someone. It seems we just keep taking perfectly good nouns and making them verbs.

Parrot Security OS Devs Mock systemd: It's an Immature Init System for GNU/Linux

We reported last week that the developers of the Parrot Security OS ethical hacking and penetration testing GNU/Linux distribution are evaluating a possible migration of their operating system from Debian GNU/Linux to Devuan GNU/Linux.

Young programmer turns love of gaming into a Google Summer of Code project

  • (Posted by bob on Jun 15, 2017 1:04 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Recently I installed the GCompris educational software suite on a friend's Linux laptop. While researching information about the application, I found out about Rudra Nil Basu, a young programmer from India, who has blogged about his contributions to GCompris. read more

Linux-based Eero mesh router adds Tri-Band plus wall-pluggable Eero Beacon

  • (Posted by bob on Jun 14, 2017 11:38 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Eero’s second-gen mesh networking router adds Tri-Band WiFi, a second GbE port, and an Eero Beacon model that doubles as a nightlight. The Eero made quite a splash when it launched in 2015 as one of the first mesh networking WiFi routers aimed at the home. Since then, it has been joined by mesh routers […]

How to use Linuxs built-in USB attack protection

  • ZDNet; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Jun 14, 2017 10:13 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
Worried over malicious USB sticks? Linux has you covered with USBGuard.

Linux Chgrp Command for Beginners (5 Examples)

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Jun 14, 2017 8:47 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Here at HowtoForge, we recently discussed the chown command which lets users change the owner as well as group of file (or a directory) in Linux. But did you know there exists a dedicated command line utility that you can use when it comes to changing group-related information? The tool in question is chgrp, and in this tutorial, we will be discussing this tool using easy to understand examples.

Quick tip: calculator in the Fedora Workstation overview

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Jun 14, 2017 7:21 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
Most Fedora users are probably aware that Fedora Workstation ships with a basic calculator application. This small app has pretty much always been a part of the Fedora desktop. However, did you know that the Calculator app in Fedora Workstation... Continue Reading →

Get to Grips with HTML with Free Books

HyperText Markup Language (HTML) is used to create web pages and other information that is intended for display in a web browser. Each markup code is known as an element or a tag. The web developer uses these elements to describe and define the content of a webpage. The elements tell the web browser how to display the information (both text and images) to the user.

Gifine – Quickly Create An Animated GIF and Video In Ubuntu/Debian

gifine is a pretty simple open source tool for making small gifs and videos in Linux

LFCS File Manipulation

  •; By Jarret B (Posted by kprojects on Jun 14, 2017 3:04 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
The Linux Foundation Certified Systems Administrator has listed in the Domains and Competencies to be able to ‘Analyze text files’. This article will cover the use of six commands to analyze the contents of a text file. The six commands are: wc, cat, head, tail, more and less.

Free computer advice comes with a price

  • (Posted by bob on Jun 14, 2017 1:29 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
If you're like most people who are knowledgeable about free and open source software (FOSS), you're probably also interested in encouraging more people to use it. The good news is there are many ways you can help people who are not as technically minded as you learn about and use FOSS. read more

Linux-driven Zynq SBC launches at $89 with WiFi, BT, and Arduino

  • (Posted by bob on Jun 14, 2017 11:40 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Avnet’s $89 MiniZed SBC is its lowest cost Zynq-based board yet. It offers 8GB eMMC, WiFi, BT, USB host, 2x micro-USB, and an Arduino interface. The MiniZed SBC breaks new ground in pricing among Avnet’s Xilinx Zynq-7000 based computer-on-modules and SBCs, selling for $89 compared to $199 for the MicroZed SBC. The MiniZed supports “industrial […]

Microsoft Joins Hot Open Source PaaS Project Cloud Foundry

Microsoft joins the organization as a second-tier gold member, which will cost it $100,000 a year. For its money, it gets to nominate a candidate to possibly fill one of two seats on the foundation’s board of directors and will have a seat on the technology advisory board. This will give Redmond input into the directions future development takes and help assure that its needs for the use of Cloud Foundry with Azure are taken into consideration.

5 totally incorrect ways to exit Vim

  • (Posted by bob on Jun 14, 2017 8:03 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Vim can be a challenge to learn. But for many first-time users, just exiting the program can be a problem. read more

Docker Getting Certified and Set to Grow in China

  •; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jun 14, 2017 6:14 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud
Docker Inc has been busy the first two weeks of June with a series of initiatives that aim to help grow the company's business opportunities.

Supreme Court will weigh in on troll-killing patent-review process

Boiled down, an IPR petition is a request for the US Patent and Trademark Office to reconsider whether it should have granted a certain patent in the first place. If the USPTO takes up an IPR petition, the result is a kind of "litigation-light," with briefing by lawyers and a short trial-like procedure at the USPTO. The IPR process was created by the 2011 America Invents Act, and the reviews got underway in 2012.

IPRs follow a process that is substantially faster, and a whole lot cheaper, than trying to invalidate a patent in district court.

Top 5 Ubuntu Themes Of The Month

Every month we select the top themes for Ubuntu. Many themes stay same and many change. Themes are one of the best ways to make our desktop beautiful and who doesn’t want to make his desktop beautiful? The themes mentioned below are paid and free too. Select as per your liking and install it right now.

Mozilla Launches Firefox 54, First Release to Use Multiple Content Processes

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jun 14, 2017 12:49 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Mozilla
Mozilla promoted today the Firefox 54.0 web browser to the stable channel for all supported operating systems, including GNU/Linux, macOS, and Microsoft Windows.

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