If you plan on trying something new on your brand new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ tiny computer, developer Arne Exton announced today the availability of a new version of his Ubuntu-based RaspEX OS featuring the Helium Desktop from BunsenLabs Linux.
Conversational interfaces are unique among the screen-based and physically manipulated user interfaces that characterize the range of digital experiences we encounter on a daily basis. As Conversational Design author Erika Hall eloquently writes, "Conversation is not a new interface. It's the oldest interface." And the conversation, the most human interaction of all, lies at the nexus of the aural and verbal rather than the visual and physical. read more
Katherine Druckman talks to Doc Searls about consumer privacy, Main Street, and heart attacks at Walmart.
This tutorial covers the steps required for installing and configuring Odoo 12 for production using Git source and Python virtual environment on an Ubuntu 18.04 system.
This tutorial shows how to Install OpenJDK, Oracle Java and Java SE Development Kit on Ubuntu and how to set the default Java version used by applications.
NTP (Network Time Protocol) is a networking protocol designed to synchronize the clocks of computers over a network. In this tutorial, we will learn to install NTP server and Setup time synchronization on Ubuntu 18.04 server.
In a move that's going to raise a lot of eyebrows, Microsoft has joined the Open Invention Network to 'protect Linux and other important open source workloads from patent assertions'.
If you are looking for a command line utility that you can use to access information about processes, CPU activity, memory, and more, you'll be glad to know that vmstat does this for you.
OIN loves Microsoft; OIN loves software patents as well. So Microsoft's membership in OIN is hardly a surprise and it's not solving the main issue either, as Microsoft can indirectly sue and "Microsoft has not included any patents they might hold on exfat into the patent non-aggression pact," according to Bradley M. Kuhn
Video: By joining the Open Invention Network, Microsoft is offering its entire patent portfolio -- with the legacy exception of its Windows and desktop application code -- to all of the open-source patent consortium's members.
When Linux founder Linus Torvalds temporarily stepped down from the helm, there was suddenly trouble.
Lots of web developers want to achieve fast loading web pages. As more page views come from mobile devices, making websites look better on smaller screens using responsive design is just one side of the coin. Browser Calories can make the difference in loading times, which satisfies not just the user but search engines that […]
GitLab Community Edition is an open source application that allows a team or developer to manage their project on their own servers, it’s an alternative to GitHub. GitLab Community Edition is designed to be hosted on our own infrastructure, and it provides flexibility in deploying as an internal repository store for our development team, a public way to interface with users, or a means for contributors to host their own projects.
Turtl is a "secure, encrypted Evernote alternative". The free and open source tool, which is considered beta software, can be used to take notes, save bookmarks, store documents and images, and anything else you may need, in a safe place.
In my experience as a sysadmin, I have often found network connectivity issues challenging to troubleshoot. For those situations, tcpdump is a great ally. Tcpdump is a command line utility that allows you to capture and analyze network traffic going through your system. It is often used to help troubleshoot network issues, as well as a security tool. read more
CentOS maintainer Johnny Hughes and Red Hat announced the availability of an important Linux kernel security update for the CentOS Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 operating system series that addresses two vulnerabilities.
it turns out that there's a pretty elegant little shuffle algorithm (shown in a kind of sloppy C for illustrative purposes) floating around the internet that can be tapped for this task...
You probably know (or can guess) what alerting and visualization tools are used for. Why would we discuss them as observability tools, especially since some systems include visualization as a feature? Observability comes from control theory and describes our ability to understand a system based on its inputs and outputs. This article focuses on the output component of observability. read more
Jenkins is an open source automation server that offers an easy way to set up a continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipeline.
This article focuses on software that lets you view images generated from DICOM devices.