Plans integration, not alteration, and promises no ‘swamp’ of ads GitHub’s future CEO Nat Friedman has conducted a Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA) session and outlined a little of what Microsoft plans to do with the collaborative code locker once the acquisition is formalised and admitted that “if Microsoft screws this up, we will lose the trust of developers for a generation.”…
According to a study by the Pew Research Center, some members of older generations have a hard time learning computers because they were born at the wrong time to learn about computers in school or the workplace. It's a purely demographic phenomenon that tends to mostly affect older people. However, I firmly believe that these people can stay connected and can learn about the benefits of modern technology.
How to deal with Unicode's combining characters on the command line.
Purism, the computer technology company known for their high-quality, privacy and security-focused Linux laptops, announced on Wednesday that its Librem 5 Linux phone is on schedule for a January 2019 launch.
The gold rush for patents on algorithms (disguised as "AI" or "blockchain" among other hype waves which are being popularised nowadays) and why it's going to be a lot harder to enforce these in the courtrooms now that the Eastern District of Texas is ever more isolated (recent rulings which deny 'forum shopping' or litigation venue hopping).
ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors is the free open-source office suite distributed under GNU AGPL v.3.0. It comprises editors for text documents, spreadsheets, and presentations working offline. This tutorial will show you three different ways to install ONLYOFFICE on Ubuntu.
In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configure the ELK Stack on CentOS 7. Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana are the three open-source products which are part of the collection called ELK stack. It is a robust solution for search, analyzes, and visualization of data. The task of installing ELK Stack on CentOS 7 should be easy, you just need to follow the steps which are given below and the job will be done in less than ten minutes.
The U.S is once again home to the most powerful computer in the world. The U.S. Department of Energy on June 8 showed off the new IBM-built Summit supercomputer, boasting 200 petaflops of computational power.
Version 4.17 of the Linux kernel was officially released earlier this week. Meanwhile, the Fedora kernel team is completing the final integration for this new kernel into Fedora. To check and test this integration work, the Fedora Kernel and QA teams have organized a test day for Tuesday, June 12.
As a Linux command line user, you should be aware of utilities that help you with user-account management. Once such tool is passwd, which lets you change your account password. In this tutorial, we will discuss the basics of this command using some easy to understand examples.
If you have a LinuxForums.org account, it's recommended you change the password and use a new, unique, random-generated password instead.
GitLab is a web-based open source Git repository manager written in Ruby including wiki, issue management, code review, monitoring and continuous integration and deployment. It enables developers to create, review, and deploy their projects. This guide covers the steps necessary for installing and configuring GitLab (CE) on a Ubuntu 18.04 system using the Omnibus packages.
We will show you how to list all databases in MySQL. MySQL is an open-source relational database management system commonly used with web based applications like WordPress, Magento etc. In this tutorial we will show you how to list all databases in MySQL on a Linux VPS.
A lot has happened in the open-source community recently. First, Microsoft acquired GitHub and then people started to look for GitHub alternatives without even taking a second to think about it...... But, today, GitLab made a smart move by making some of its high-tier plans free for educational institutes and open-source projects. There couldn’t be a better time to offer something like this when a lot of developers are interested in migrating their open-source projects to GitLab.
Uniread aims at improving your reading speed by using a Spritz-like technique for fast reading. The application uses Node.js, runs on the command line, and it currently supports the EPUB ebook file format.
Samsung has updated the Galaxy J series of Android-powered smartphones with new Galaxy J3 and Galaxy J7 models that introduce key changes to the displays, cameras, and battery life.
As of now, there are two main universal package systems: Snap and Flatpak. Both function in similar fashion, but one is found by default on Ubuntu-based systems (Snap) and one on Fedora-based systems (Flatpak). I will walk you through the process of installing and using Flatpak on Ubuntu 18.04. If your platform of choice is Fedora (or a Fedora derivative), you can skip the installation process.
News briefs for June 8, 2018.
Google has promoted the upcoming Chrome 68 web browser to the Chrome Beta channel on Thursday for Chrome OS, Linux, Android, Chrome OS, macOS, and Windows platforms.
Red Hat is looking to make it easier for developers to build and integrate container applications both on-premises and in the cloud.