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Using the Alpine Linux email client to access messages from any network

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Oct 2, 2017 3:48 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Sometimes when I'm traveling, I have trouble sending email from my devices that typically connect to my ISP at home via hardwire or WiFi. This is because some ISPs do not like outbound email to leave their network unless it is routed through their own email servers. But you need to have an account with the ISP in order to send outbound email through their servers. read more

How To Install Android 8 Oreo In Oneplus 2

Android 8 or also known as “Oreo” or Android O was released on 21st August. There are several tweaks in the new release that you would love to enjoy in your Oneplus 2. Below is the video that shows what’s new in Android O.

Linux Gunzip Command Explained with Examples

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Oct 2, 2017 12:56 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
We have already discussed the gzip command in Linux. For starters, the tool is used to compress or expand files. To uncompress, the command offers a command line option -d. However, there's an entirely different tool that you can use for uncompressing or expanding archives created by gzip. The tool in question is gunzip. In this article, we will discuss the gunzip command using some easy to understand examples.

Ansible 2.4 available now in Fedora

Recently, the Ansible Community recently released version 2.4 of their open source automation engine. Ansible 2.4 is available for installation in both Fedora 25, and Fedora 26 — and is also available for pre-release versions of Fedora 27. Ansible is... Continue Reading →

Has Linux’s market share really doubled in two months?

  • tnw; By Matthew Hughes (Posted by bob on Oct 2, 2017 10:05 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
Something weird just happened. Linux – the sprightly insurgent of operating systems – just saw its market share double. According to NetMarketShare, its share of the desktop jumped from around 2.5 percent in July, to nearly 5 percent in September.

Little Backup Box Update and FAQ

  • Scribbles and Snaps; By Dmitri Popov (Posted by dmpop on Oct 2, 2017 8:39 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Raspberry Pi
I’ve been traveling quite a bit lately. And to fight the battery anxiety syndrome, I’ve bought an Anker PowerCore 20100 mAh power bank. This relatively compact and light pack features two USB charging ports capable of delivering up to 2.4 mAh.

Open educational resources movement gains speed

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Oct 2, 2017 7:13 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The rising cost of college education threatens many potential students' ability to access higher education, but a growing group of professionals is trying to help defray costs by applying lessons from open source development to course material development. These open educational resource (OER) supporters are actively advocating for open pedagogy and creating openly licensed, high-quality textbooks. read more

Apple open-sourced the kernel of iOS and macOS for ARM processors

  • TechCrunch; By Romain Dillet (Posted by bob on Oct 2, 2017 12:52 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Apple has always shared the kernel of macOS after each major release. This kernel also runs on iOS devices as both macOS and iOS are built on the same foundation. This year, Apple also shared the most recent version of the kernel on GitHub. And you can also find ARM versions of the kernel for the first time.

Tails 3.2: Privacy, Security, and Anonymity on the Internet Just Got Easier

  • NewAmerican; By Mitchell Shaw (Posted by bob on Oct 1, 2017 9:04 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Distributions
The operating system Ed Snowden used to communicate with journalists when he revealed the size and scope of NSA surveillance in 2013 received a major update...

How To Root Oneplus 2 Using Windows or Linux (OEM Unlocking)

In the last article, I discussed how rooting android phone gives you more control over your phone. You can use the full power of your device that you could never be possible without rooting your device. If you’ve read my last article "How to root Android phone", you already know the general steps. In this article, I’ll follow the same steps and show you how you can root your Oneplus 2 device.

An October pumpkin spice-free preview

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Oct 1, 2017 1:59 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
I realize it might not be fall where you live, but from where I'm sitting, the temperatures are slowly dropping, days are getting shorter, pumpkins and spider webs are starting to decorate front porches, and my friends and colleagues are gearing up for a cornucopia of annual end-of-year tech conferences.

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Linux Kernel LTS Releases Will Now Get 6 Years Support

This free and open source kernel serves as the base for most of the devices, including millions of Android and other ARM devices. Now, in a major change that involves how the kernel support is provided, the two-year lifecycle of Linux LTS kernel is being bumped to six years.

How to root Android Phone

Today most of us have android phones and use them as much as we can. Some even want to go beyond and root their Android phones to extend their functionalities. So if you’re one of them and want to root Android phone, here is the article.

Top 5: Becoming a Go programmer, naming colors with AI, and more

In this week's top 5, we take a look at naming colors with machine learning, the stages of becomming a Go programmer, and more.

Blockchain skills: Don't Try to Block the Chain

Blockchain technology is on the rise. Some might presume Bitcoin is the reason behind it. While it was developed for the digital currency, developers are finding other uses of blockchain technology. Most prominently is the open source project Ethereum.

This Week in Open Source News: 4 Ways to Build an Open Source Community, Change Healthcare Working With Hyperledger & More

This week in Linux and open source news, the Open Community Conference at Open Source Summit NA earlier this month provided useful ways to build open communities within an existing company, and more!

Improving the Firefox Privacy Notice

Back in 2014, we reorganized our privacy policies to make them simple, clear, and usable. Today I’m happy to announce another revision of our Firefox Privacy Notice, which follows our initial announcement on the topic. We continue to build our products focusing on user control and fulfilling our “no surprises” rule when it comes to privacy.

KDE Neon Complete Distro Review

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Sep 30, 2017 6:39 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
?It's no secret to anyone: KDE and its latest implementation, Plasma 5, have been my favorite applications and desktop suite for quite some time now. I started GNU / Linux with Gnome 2 that brought Ubuntu Feisty Fawn but quickly jumped to that unknown ocean, full of strange words with the letter K in them, called Kubuntu.

Facebook re-licenses React.js, a new open source tool from Oath, and more news

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Sep 30, 2017 4:45 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Facebook's about-face on React.js licensing, Oath open sourcing Vespa, and more. Open source news roundup for September 17-30, 2017 read more

Nuclear Music Player for Multi Source Music Streaming in Linux

  • It's FOSS; By Aquil Roshan (Posted by abhishekpc on Sep 30, 2017 2:50 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
We’ll have a look at Nuclear, one of the lesser known music players in Linux. It lets you stream music from a number of sources such as YouTube, SoundCloud etc.

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