I've been supporting student participation in humanitarian free and open source software (HFOSS) projects for over a decade. I've seen students get motivated and excited by working in a professional community while they learn and mature professionally. Out of the many reasons for supporting student participation in open source, here are five of the most compelling reasons. read more
This tutorial shows the installation of Seafile on Ubuntu 16.04. Seafile is a private cloud software, it supports encrypted file libraries to store data securely. To encrypt files in a library, you need to set a password when you create the library. The password won't be stored on Seafile cloud, so even the administrator of the servers cannot view your encrypted data without the password.
Linux mount gets a systemd wrapper The developers behind Systemd, the alternative to sysvinit, have added a mount tool to their user space bootstrapper.…
What are snaps and why you should use them? The Linux ecosystem has suffered from an old problem since the dawn of the concept of 'distribution', and that problem is fragmentation. One of the biggest issues that cause this fragmentation is different package formats.
The open source world pioneered the use of digital badges to reward skills, achievements, and to signal transparency and openness. Scientific journals should apply open source methods, and use digital badges to encourage transparency and openness in scientific publications. read more
Hi Guys, Today I am going to discuss messengers that you have in Windows but have you ever wondered that they have a version for Linux too. One of my friends asked me today if we have a Linux messenger for Facebook. There are several Linux messengers for Facebook but two messengers are that I used and I am very much satisfied.
The fourth annual Flock conference for Fedora contributors took place from August 2nd-5th in Krakow, Poland. Over 200 developers and enthusiasts from different continents met to learn, present, debate, plan, and celebrate. Although Fedora is the innovation source for a major Red Hat... Continue Reading →
Canonical, through Amrisha Prashar, has announced that the popular Snappy Ubuntu Core operating system is now available for Intel's recently launched Joule development board.
Linux users are set to assemble for the annual LinuxCon event, this time celebrating the 25th anniversary of the technology and how it has changed.
This is the BETA release for Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” KDE Edition.
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Yes, it's Sunday, and yes, Linus Torvalds has just announced the availability of a new RC (Release Candidate) development milestone towards the upcoming Linux 4.8 kernel series.
Students and recent graduates, Linux beginners, longtime sysadmins, aspiring kernel developers, and passionate Linux users are all counted among the winners announced today who will receive a 2016 Linux Foundation Training (LiFT) scholarship.
Linux kernel developer and maintainer of several kernel branches, Greg Kroah-Hartman, announced the release of the second maintenance update for the Linux kernel 4.7 series.
Procedure bellow identify Controller which has RouterDSA in active state and shutdown/startup this Controller ( controller-1 in particular case). Then log into conntroller-1 and restart pcs cluster on particular Controller, afterwards runs `pacemaker resource cleanup` for several resources what results bringing back cluster nodes in proper status
Peppermint OS is a lightweight option for those with old machines or those who loves fast and light OS.SIx years ago on May 2010 developer team of Peppermint OS released their first version of distribution. Peppermint OS is based on Ubuntu. Peppermint is beautiful in it's own way. Peppermint uses Lxde as default desktop environment, but there is a little twist in latest version.[Read More]
When I was first coming from Windows and exploring Linux, I found the Linux filesystem structure to be a bit confusing, simply because I didn’t know anything other than the Windows file system for my entire life. But after persisting through the learning curve, the mystery was unraveled and I can now comfortably switch between Linux and Windows whenever needed, and I actually feel like I understand the Windows file system better now after learning the Linux file system.
In the Doc Dish column, we often have focused on writing documentation, but that's not the whole story. Once documentation is written, it must get in front of the user so to be read. For anything beyond simple readme files, this can be a challenge; often documentation writers need design, hosting infrastructure, search tools, and so on. One project aims to make that a little easier.
The Linux Foundation's new online Linux security training program will cover a broad range of topics, from application security to network security.
We recently interviewed Alfonso Savio on how he uses Fedora. This is part of a series here on the Fedora Magazine where we profile Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done.