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Add subtitles to your web videos with Amara

  • (Posted by bob on May 21, 2018 5:28 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Think of a foreign-language movie or song that you'd like to understand more deeply. Imagine being able to watch the movie at an airport with the sound muted to avoid interference with announcements. Wouldn't a subtitle improve your viewing experience (and your tiring layover)? read more

Guide to Linux Environment Variables

  • RoseHosting Blog; By RoseHosting (Posted by RoseHosting on May 21, 2018 4:14 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Objects that are given by names and contain data used by at least one, usually multiple applications are called environment variables. Put simply, an environment variable is nothing more than a variable that has a name and a value.

How to Install and Configure KVM on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Server

KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) is an open source full virtualization solution for Linux like systems, KVM provides virtualization functionality using the virtualization extensions like Intel VT or AMD-V.

GNOME 3.30 Desktop to Introduce New App for Finding Free Internet Radio Stations

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on May 21, 2018 1:45 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: GNOME
The GNOME Project has been working for a while on a new app called Internet Radio Locator, which apparently will make its debut with the upcoming GNOME 3.30 release of the desktop environment.

Linux vs. Unix: What's the difference?

If you are a software developer in your 20s or 30s, you've grown up in a world dominated by Linux. It has been a significant player in the data center for decades, and while it's hard to find definitive operating system market share reports, Linux's share of data center operating systems could be as high as 70%, with Windows variants carrying nearly all the remaining percentage. Developers using any major public cloud can expect the target system will run Linux. read more

Ansible Tutorial: Introduction to simple Ansible commands

  •; By Shusain (Posted by linuxtechlab on May 21, 2018 11:16 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
looking at the syntax of a simple ansible commands,

Audacity quick tip: quickly remove background noise

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on May 21, 2018 10:02 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
When recording sounds on a laptop — say for a simple first screencast — many users typically use the built-in microphone. However, these small microphones also capture a lot of background noise. In this quick tip, learn how to use Audacity in Fedora to quickly remove the background noise from audio files. Installing Audacity Audacity […]

How to modify an rpm package using rpmrebuild

Packages to be installed with RPM package manager have the .rpm extension and are basically archives which contain the files provided by a library or an application plus information needed for the package to be installed and run correctly, such as its dependencies. In this tutorial we will learn how to use rpmrebuild, a very powerful tool which let us modify an existing rpm package without having to rebuild it from source code.

9 Best Free Python Integrated Development Environments

There’s a diverse range chosen including IDEs specifically designed for beginners, as well as IDEs ideal for data science and machine learning. Hopefully, there will be useful software here for any Python programmer, whatever their level of familiarity with the language.

An introduction to cryptography and public key infrastructure

Secure communication is quickly becoming the norm for today's web. In July 2018, Google Chrome plans to start showing "not secure" notifications for all sites transmitted over HTTP (instead of HTTPS). Mozilla has a similar plan.

Introduction To VPS Or Virtual Private Server

  •; By Rishabh (Posted by MohdSohail on May 21, 2018 4:44 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews
VPS or Virtual Private Server is a virtual machine that’s hosted somewhere in the world. A VPS provider divides a physical computer into multiple virtual computers and one can buy and access those virtual machines as a service.

The open source AsteroidOS is a new alternative to Wear OS

  • Gadgets & Wearables; By Marko Maslakovic (Posted by bob on May 21, 2018 2:50 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Announcements; Groups: Linux
AsteroidOS is a new Linux-based open source operating system that can be used as a replacement to Wear OS. A small team of developers have been hard at work on the smartwatch platform for the last four years. As the culmination of their efforts, this week the first stable version was made available to the public. It plays nice with a few Wear OS-compatible smartwatches.

Raspberry Pi Series Part 4: Ten Raspberry Pi Linux Distributions To Get You Going In 2018

This is the first 10 things article in a series of articles about the Raspberry Pi. In this article, we feature 10 best Raspbian alternatives for your Raspberry Pi. Although the question here is not which is best for but which is best for which task. ?

Tennibot is a really cool Ubuntu Linux-powered tennis ball collecting robot

  • betanews; By Brian Fagioli (Posted by bob on May 20, 2018 11:01 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
A good example of Linux's scalability is a new robot powered by Linux which was recently featured on the official Ubuntu Blog. Called "Tennibot," the Ubuntu-powered bot seeks out and collects tennis balls.

Tesla releases some of its software to comply with open source licences

  • electrek; By Fred Lambert (Posted by bob on May 20, 2018 9:06 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Tesla has been taking some flak for years now in the software community for using open source software without complying with the licenses. But this week, Tesla started on the road to compliance by releasing some of its source code on GitHub.

Linux Network Management with netstat

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on May 20, 2018 7:12 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
The netstat (short for network statistics) command line tool helps in retrieving information such as network connections, network interfaces in use, routing tables, masquerade connections. It lists out all the TCP, UDP socket connections, and the UNIX socket connections.

How to Manage Fonts in Linux

Here, I’ll share some of the tips I’ve depended on over the years to help extend my “font-ability” in Linux. These tips will especially help those who undertake artistic endeavors on the open source platform. Because there are so many desktop interfaces available for Linux (each of which deal with fonts in a different way), when a desktop environment becomes central to the management of fonts, I’ll be focusing primarily on GNOME and KDE.

Nautilus Ability To Launch Binaries Or Scripts To Be Reverted, Might Be Implemented Differently

It looks like the decision to remove the ability to run binaries and scripts from Nautilus file manager will be reverted. The change comes after some use cases appeared that the developers agreed they need to support, "especially for enterprise and content creators". Also, there's currently a discussion to implement running binaries and scripts in a different, "legacy" way.

WordPress 4.9.6 Update Helps Websites Prepare for GDPR

A week ahead of the GDPR deadline, new open-source WordPress content management system update provides administrators with capabilities to protect user privacy.

This Week in Open Source News: Sprint Joins LF Networking Fund, Blockchain Consolidation Predictions & More

  • (Posted by bob on May 20, 2018 11:35 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
This week in open source and Linux news, Hyperledger's Brian Behlendorf predicts blockchain consolidation, Sprint joins LFN and ORAN Alliance, AGL is furthering the connected car movement in new and comprehensive ways, and more!

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