News briefs for January 4, 2019.
Community-backed SBCs not called Raspberry Pi are increasingly differentiating with specialized features. New models in our New Years catalog of 122 hacker boards have branched off into voice control, networking, AI, and more. When I read Brian Benchoff’s recent claim in Hackaday that the maker board market was stalling, I had a sense that there […]
fdupes finds duplicate files in a given set of directories and sub-directories. It recognizes duplicates by comparing MD5 signature of files followed by a byte-to-byte comparison. The utility offers a lot of options to list, delete and replace files.
A hallmark feature of many GNU/Linux programs is the easy-to-edit configuration file. Nearly all common free software programs store configuration settings inside a plain text file, often in a structured format like JSON, YAML or “INI-like”. These configuration files are frequently found hidden inside a user’s home directory. However, a basic ls won’t reveal them. […]
Spotify is a digital music streaming service that gives you instant access to millions of songs, from old classics to the latest hits. In this tutorial we'll show you how to install Spotify on an Ubuntu 18.04 desktop.
Here are multiple ways you can get CPU information in Linux command line. You can get processor information like the number of real cores, logical cores, hyperthreading, CPU frequency etc.
Let's start with an uncontroversial point: Software developers and system operators love Kubernetes as a way to deploy and manage applications in Linux containers. Linux containers provide the foundation for reproducible builds and deployments, but Kubernetes and its ecosystem provide essential features that make containers great for running real applications, like: Continuous integration and deployment, so you can go from a Git commit to a passing test suite to new code running in production read more
Even if you encrypt your traffic with HTTPS or even use a VPN, in some cases, your DNS traffic remains open and readily readable to your ISP and the rest of the world. That might not sound like a lot, but it's a major privacy concern. DNS resolves the sites you visit, so reading your DNS records can easily tell the story of your browsing habits.
Today our development team is pleased to bring you Linspire 8.0 - the latest and greatest Linux desktop distribution from PC/OpenSystems LLC showcasing the latest open source technologies to our users. We have toiled diligently over the past year to improve security, stability and functionality in our alternative to Windows 10, ChromeOS and macOS.
I've covered tons of different scientific applications you can run on your computer to do rather complex calculations, but so far, I've not really given much thought to the hardware on which this software runs. So in this article, I take a look at a software package that lets you dive deep down to the level of the logic gates used to build up computational units.
If you've ever dreamed of piloting a plane, you'll love FlightGear. It's a full-featured, open source flight simulator that runs on Linux, MacOS, and Windows. read more
Wave, a startup developing hardware for deep learning in data centers, open sources the decades-old MIPS architecture.
A generation that tried the PGP plugin weeps Those who remember trying to configure the Thunderbird of old to work with PGP – an effort akin to learning how to run an Enigma machine while blindfolded – will be watching with interest: the project's coders promise that 2019 will be the year of easy encryption.…
Anaconda is the opensource package manager and distribution of Python and R Programming language. Anaconda is mainly designed for Data Science and Machine Learning and used for large-scale data processing, predictive analysis, and scientific computing.
The Linux Storage, Filesystem & Memory Management Summit gathers the foremost development and research experts and kernel subsystem maintainers to map out and implement improvements to the Linux filesystem, storage and memory management subsystems that will find their way into the mainline kernel and Linux distributions in the next 24-48 months.
Laravel is a most popular PHP framework which is free and opensource. In a short time span Laravel has got a lot of popularity because of that today Laravel has become the most popular PHP framework.
SuperGamer 3 is available. SuperGamer Linux is a spiritual successor to SuperGamer. While the original SuperGamer was based on VectorLinux and featured open source games exclusively, the new project is based on Ubuntu and features gaming options from GOG and Steam.
Git is an excellent version control tool for managing projects, but it can be hard for novices to learn. It's difficult to work from the Git command line unless you're familiar with the flags and options and the appropriate situations to use them. This can be discouraging and cause people to be stuck with very limited usage.
News briefs for January 3, 2019.
Linux overcame massive hardware security problems while Microsoft -- yes, Microsoft -- made its biggest ever open-source software move.