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Microsoft PowerShell is a really powerful tool for IT professionals running Windows, and the Redmond-based software giant is making it the default shell in the operating system, but security experts that cybercriminals are also increasingly using it for spreading malware.
The KDE e.V. community report for the second half of 2015 is now available. It presents a survey of all the activities and events carried out, supported, and funded by KDE e.V. in that period, as well as the reporting of major conferences that KDE has been involved in.
For most people, any default Ubuntu installation will meet their needs. Ubuntu provides users with Web browsing, email, along with various communication tools right out of the box. Heck, even basic backups are provided...although you must take the time to configure it.
A few moments ago, Linux kernel maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman announced the release of Linux kernel 4.8.14, the fourteenth maintenance update to the most advanced kernel series.
ST unveiled a Cortex-M4F based “SensorTile” sensor and BLE module plus an open source dev kit that adds audio, micro-USB, and an Arduino-like interface. STMicroelectronics (ST) announced its SensorTile sensor module at its developer conference in October where it was one of the highlights of the show. Now the company has officially launched the 14 […]
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Google's continuous fuzzing service, the latest release of the small but powerful Refracta Linux distro, and more.
Open source news roundup for November 27-December 10, 2016
We are going to be focus on system logs, as that is where the heart of Linux troubleshooting lies. And the key issue here is, how do you view those log files?
VersaLogic’s Linux-friendly, EBX style “Viper” SBC offers a Bay Trail Atom E3800, up to 16GB DDR3L, -40 to 85°C support, and MIL-STD-202G ruggedization. A few weeks after WinSystems announced an EBC-C413 SBC for legacy shops wanting to upgrade their legacy EBX systems to the Intel Bay Trail Atom E3800, VersaLogic unveiled its own EBX form-factor […]
in this final part, we’ll put it all together with music.
This is quite an amazing little fix. Marek sent in a patch for Mesa that fixes a bug that has apparently been an issue for around 9 years.
Conexant and Amazon have launched an Alexa Voice Service development kit for the Raspberry Pi 3. The kit includes a Conexant AudioSmart CX20921 voice board. Since Amazon opened up access to its Alexa Voice Service (AVS) agent inside the Amazon Echo smart speaker/IoT hub, including an open source port to the Raspberry Pi, several projects […]
Previously, we covered the basics of what you need for this project and showed how to set up your Raspberry Pi. Here, we’ll focus on the components and connections for the light show, and in part 3, we’ll put it all together with the music.
What do you do when you want to open a PDF file in Ubuntu? Simple, double click on the PDF file icon, or right-click and select the "Open with Document Viewer" option. But what if you're asked to do the same task through the command line? Do you know the command line utility that will do the job for you? However, you'll be glad to know that there's way through which you can launch Evince for a PDF file, even if you don't know the fact that a command line utility of that name exists, and that's what we'll be discussing in this article.
In this week's Top 5, we highlight why the operating system matters, getting started with Raspberry Pi, seven projects you might have missed in 2016, ten tools for sysadmins, and an interactive calculator for the Linux command-line.
Top 5 articles of the week
5. ?Why the operating system matters even more in 2017
A few moments ago, Valve's engineers pushed a new Steam Client Beta, the fourth one for the week of December 5, and while it's not a major milestone, it brings an exciting feature for Steam Controller users on Linux platforms.
I built a music-light show for Halloween, but I improved it and added more features as I worked on the Christmas project. In this series, I'll provide comprehensive instructions to build a fully automated Christmas music/light show that turns on automatically at a given time or that you can plug and play.
If you want to develop the application with MS SQL database backend on Linux now possible, you can follow the following article.
Open source software enables Google to build things quickly and efficiently without reinventing the wheel, allowing us to focus on solving new problems. We stand on the shoulders of giants, and we know it. This is why we support open source and make it easy for Googlers to release the projects they're working on internally as open source.
Congatec’s “Conga-MA5” is a Linux-ready COM Express Compact Type 10 Mini module with Apollo Lake SoCs, up to 128GB eMMC 5.1, and -40 to 85°C support. Congatec was one of the first embedded vendors to announce computer-on-modules based on Intel’s Atom E3900 and other Apollo Lake Pentium and Celeron SoCs. The offerings included a Qseven […]
In this tutorial, we will explain how to install and configure an OpenVPN server which is one of the most popular VPN software solutions on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS, on both server-side and client-side. This guide should work on other Linux VPS systems as well but was tested and written for Ubuntu 16.04 VPS.
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