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Canonical to Introduce a Dash Browser for Scopes on Ubuntu Phones and Tablets

As you might have noticed earlier today on Google+, David Callé of Canonical teased the community with two mockups that suggested a brand new, tabbed design for the Scopes of the Ubuntu Touch mobile OS.

Raspberry Pi gets a hybrid tube audio amp HAT

Pi 2 Design's 503HTA Hybrid Tube Amp is a HAT add-on for 40-pin Raspberry Pi’s that taps a 24-bit, 192Khz DAC for that old-time tube amplifier sound. The Raspberry Pi has inspired a variety of retro technology hacks, from resurrecting ancient televisions to breathing new life into vintage gaming platforms.

Rule 41: Getting Around the Constitution and Having It Too

You don't have to be a rocket scientist to understand what's wrong with the proposed federal court updates to Rule 41.

Snapdragon SoCs to get Neural Processing Engine SDK

  • HackerBoards.com (Posted by bob on May 4, 2016 8:08 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Qualcomm announced a deep learning toolkit for implementing neural processing and other AI functions directly on devices that integrate Snapdragon 820 SoCs. The “Snapdragon Neural Processing Engine” is Qualcomm’s first deep learning software development kit for devices based on its Snapdragon 820 SoCs. The SDK, which is due for release in the second half of […]

Installing Nginx with PHP 7 and MySQL 5.7 (LEMP) on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Nginx (pronounced "engine x") is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server. Nginx is known for its stability, rich feature set, simple configuration, and low resource consumption. This tutorial shows how you can install Nginx on an Ubuntu 16.04 server with PHP 7 support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL support (LEMP = Linux + nginx (pronounced "engine x") + MySQL + PHP) .

Linux Foundation Offers Badges to Certify Open Source Code Quality

Open source code security and stability will be certified through "Best Practices Badges" from the Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative.

The Qt Company's Qt Start-Up

The Qt Company is proud to offer a new version of the Qt for Application Development package called Qt Start-Up, the company's C++-based framework of libraries and tools that enables t

How to Conduct Internal Penetration Testing

  • eSecurity Planet; By Paul Rubens (Posted by penguinist on May 4, 2016 3:56 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
Automated penetration testing tools and open source tools, especially those in Linux security distributions, are invaluable aids for internal pentests... In the simplest terms, a penetration test consists of a number of steps:

How to identify small problems for big team wins

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on May 4, 2016 2:53 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Every software project has moments where they have "a bit of spinach in their teeth"—that is, a simple problem that they just can't see. To address this, Deb Nicholson started SpinachCon, an informal workshop that brings free and open source software projects and volunteers together to identify and fix little problems that can pose big obstacles. read more

How to Toggle Unity Launcher on Ubuntu

  • aarongriffith.net; By AaronGriffith (Posted by Ajg9k on May 4, 2016 1:50 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
This short tutorial will demonstrate how to toggle the Unity Launcher on Ubuntu using a script.

USB stick brings neural computing functions to devices

Movidius unveiled a “Fathom” USB stick and software framework for accelerating neural networking processing on embedded and mobile devices. On April 28, Movidius announced availability of the USB-interfaced “Fathom Neural Compute Stick,” along with an underlying Fathom deep learning software framework. The device is billed as “the world’s first embedded neural network accelerator.” Fathom Neural […]

What makes React so special?

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on May 4, 2016 11:44 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Brian Holt is a senior user interface engineer at Netflix and self-described "life long learner." He is a graduate of Brigham Young University and previously worked at Reddit, Needle, and Deseret Digital Media. In addition to his work at Netflix, he serves as a curriculum advisor to the web design and online communications master's program at the University of Florida. read more

Waiting for Plugins: The Nylas N1 Email Client

  • My Linux Rig; By Steven Ovadia (Posted by steveov on May 4, 2016 10:41 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews
A review of the Nylas N1 email client. While it is ostensibly extensible, there still aren't many plugins for it and the default behavior is fairly limited. Thunderbird, though nowhere as nice looking, is probably a better option for those serious about their email client.

NIST readies 'post-quantum' crypto competition

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to help the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) defend cryptography against the onslaught of quantum computers.

Open Source ImageMagick Security Big Puts Sites at Risk

ImageMagick, an open source suite of tools for working with graphic images used by a large number of websites, has been found to contain a serious security vulnerability that puts sites using the software at risk for malicious code to be executed onsite. Security experts consider exploitation to be so easy they’re calling it “trivial,” and exploits are already circulating in the wild. The biggest risk is to sites that allows users to upload their own image files.

Server-jacking exploits for ImageMagick are so trivial, you'll scream

  • The Register (Posted by bob on May 4, 2016 7:33 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
All the more reason to deploy mitigations and patches Samples of booby-trapped image files that exploit ImageMagick to compromise servers and other computers are well and truly out in the open now.…

TripleO Installer - the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

TripleO installer is a great tool to deploy an OpenStack cloud. It’s backed by a large user community and doesn’t invent any new tools to install OpenStack.On the other hand, I’m somewhat sceptical about Heat being the right tool to do software configuration. Funneling the configuration options through the Heat templates down to the Puppet scripts seems cumbersome to me.

7 lessons from DuckDuckGo's Instant Answers project

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on May 4, 2016 5:27 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
DuckDuckGo is a search engine known for putting privacy first for users. So, when we passed 3 billion annual searches last year, we knew it was critical that we continue to serve users without sacrificing their privacy. The key, we realized, was open source. read more

Unity 8 Won't Be the Default Desktop Session for Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak)

The Ubuntu Online Summit started just a few moments ago, and you can watch the Ubuntu Engineering team live right now talking about the features planned for the next Ubuntu release.

Install LEMP Stack (Nginx, PHP, MariaDB & phpMyAdmin) on Ubuntu 16.04

LEMP stack stands for Linux, Nginx, MySQL, MariaDB, MongoDB, PHP, Perl, Python & phpMyAdmin. LEMP is bunch of open source software which is developed by different organization which will help us to maintain & develop websites.

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