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Bodhi Linux 3.2.1 With Moksha: Another Path to Enlightenment

Earlier this week, I downloaded and installed this latest and greatest to revisit what continues to be one of my favorite distros. The last time I’d taken a look at Bodhi had been last August, for a review of 3.1.0, which had been the first version with Moksha.

Why do you use Linux?

There are many reasons why people switch to Linux: cost, stability, security, flexibility, and of course, the value that comes from being open source. Which of these reasons first led you to Linux? Regardless of what caused you to first make the switch, it's exciting to be a part of a community that supports so many different needs with a single ecosystem of overlapping project. The Linux community gives you choice, through a variety of distributions, to find an operating system that finely matches your individual needs. read more

Introducing Linux Photography

  • Scribbles and Snaps; By Dmitri Popov (Posted by dmpop on May 20, 2016 1:40 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Announcements
Setting up an efficient photographic workflow on Linux is more than just installing and mastering digiKam, the GIMP, and Darktable.

Containers and Persistent Data Storage on Docker and CoreOS

  •; By Chris Tozzi (Posted by Mcusanelli on May 20, 2016 12:43 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Persistent data storage is a challenge for containers. Here's how Docker and CoreOS currently solve the data storage problem.

Build your own artificial pancreas system to regulate insulin delivery

  • (Posted by bob on May 20, 2016 11:46 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial
For decades now, open source software (and lately, hardware!) has been transforming the ways that we live and work. It is, in the opinion of Dana Lewis, high time that we start using open source to innovate to save lives and solve health problems. read more

An app competition is fertile testing ground for open organization principles

  • (Posted by bob on May 20, 2016 10:49 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
It was just a typical, mundane day at school, when I happened to bump into my friend, Sheng Liang, who asked me if I was interested in participating in a competition with his friend, Li Quan. Sheng Liang has an entrepreneurial and competitive mindset, someone we usually see busy with some sort of idea or competition. So I was intrigued by his proposal. read more

How to install WikkaWiki on an Ubuntu VPS

In this tutorial we will show you how to install WikkaWiki on an Ubuntu 14.04 VPS.

WikkaWiki is a flexible, standards-compliant and lightweight wiki engine software written in PHP, which uses a MySQL database to store pages.

Git 2.8.3 Source Code Management System Introduces over 20 Improvements

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on May 20, 2016 8:55 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Git, the popular and acclaimed source code management system has received its third point release, version 2.8.3, bringing over 20 improvements and bug fixes to the current stable 2.8 branch.

Cleaning Up Your Linux Startup Process

  • - Original Content (Posted by bob on May 20, 2016 7:58 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
The average general-purpose Linux distribution launches all kinds of stuff at startup, including a lot of services that don't need to be running. Bluetooth, Avahi, ModemManager, ppp-dns… What are these things, and who needs them?

Cory Doctorow on the real-world dangers of DRM

  • (Posted by bob on May 20, 2016 7:00 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Cory Doctorow gave a fast-paced keynote at OSCON 2016 this year that served as a warning message against DRM (digital rights management): Open, closed, and demon haunted: An Internet of Things that act like inkjet printers. read more

Dueling Arduinos Include Linux in Recent SBC Announcements

Few would claim that the year-old fork and legal dispute between rival Arduino camps is healthy for the open source hardware community. Yet, so far, the platform remains strong, despite growing competition from open source Linux SBCs like the Raspberry Pi. In large part, this is due to the rising interest in Internet of Things (IoT) devices, which dovetails nicely with the low-power, gadget-oriented MCU-based platform.

Sneak peek: Arduino Srl’s Primo and Primo Core IoT duo

  • (Posted by bob on May 20, 2016 5:06 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Arduino Srl will unveil a wireless-rich, IoT oriented Arduino Primo SBC and companion Primo Core module at the Maker Faire in San Mateo, Calif. on Friday. Arduino Industrial 101 Arduino Srl is riding the IoT wave with a string of new product introductions this week. On Monday, the company unveiled the Arduino Industrial 101 single […]

The first steps to addressing your impostor syndrome

I've heard the term "impostor syndrome" tossed around a lot lately, and while I understand what it means in broad strokes, it wasn't until Christina Keelan's keynote at the Community Leadership Summit (CLS) this year that I began to gain a deeper understanding. read more

A Beginner's Guide To Conky

  •; By Gary Newell (Posted by gary_newell on May 20, 2016 3:31 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
This guide shows how to set up Conky and how to customise it so that it shows the information the way you want it and where you want it.

Aqua Launches Container Security Platform

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on May 20, 2016 2:44 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security; Groups: Cloud
The newly renamed company says finding vulnerabilities in containers isn't just about looking for known issues.

A 5-step process for hiring tech talent

  • (Posted by bob on May 20, 2016 1:57 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Bitnami cofounder and COO, Erica Brescia says hiring good engineers is difficult. One of the greatest challenges facing companies today is that the younger, less experienced engineers may be a better culture fit than engineers with more experience. Also, more experienced engineers may not apply at all because they are secure in their current jobs. read more

Pinguy OS Developer Wants to Pull the Plug On His Ubuntu-Based Operating System

Antoni Roman, the developer of the Ubuntu-based Pinguy OS GNU/Linux operating system wrote a short blog post on the distro's website to inform the community that he wants to pull the plug on the entire project.

Docker Founder Talks of New Tool and Open-Source Lessons He Learned

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on May 20, 2016 12:22 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud
Solomon Hykes, founder of Docker, details his firm's open-source experience and releases new tools at the OSCON conference.

Flock 2016 schedule is now out

The Flock 2016 schedule is now available! You can see all the sessions and speakers here on Each year, the Fedora community holds several premier events in different regions of the world. One of these is Flock, a conference for Fedora... Continue Reading →

BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition review: A rocky start to a new era

If you are looking for an iPad or Android tablet alternative, this Ubuntu tablet is not for you. There aren’t many apps that will help you do anything more than basic Web browsing, emailing, messaging and YouTube viewing.

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