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Mark McIntyre: How Do You Fedora?

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Nov 20, 2017 4:05 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Interview; Groups: Fedora
We recently interviewed Mark McIntyre on how he uses Fedora. This is part of a series on the Fedora Magazine. The series profiles Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done.

Firefox Private Browsing vs. Chrome Incognito: Which is Faster?

  • The Mozilla Blog (Posted by bob on Nov 20, 2017 2:51 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Mozilla
With the launch of Firefox Quantum, Mozilla decided to team up with Disconnect Inc. to compare page load times between desktop versions of Chrome’s Incognito mode and Firefox Quantum’s Private...

Getting Started with Express.js: Ubuntu Server Setup

  • ThisHosting.Rocks; By Nick Reiner (Posted by Feenta on Nov 20, 2017 1:37 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
This tutorial demonstrates how to use install Node.js on an Ubuntu server and how to run your first Express app.

Reveal.js presentation hacks

Ryan Jarvinen, a Red Hat open source advocate focusing on improving developer experience in the container community, has been using the Reveal.js presentation framework for more than five years. In his Lightning Talk at All Things Open 2017, he shares what he's learned about Reveal.js and some ways to make better use of it. read more

How to use special permissions: the setuid, setgid and sticky bits

Normally, on a unix-like operating system, the ownership of files and directories is based on the default uid (user-id) and gid (group-id) of the user who created them. The same thing happens when a process is launched: it runs with the effective user-id and group-id of the user who started it, and with the corresponding privileges. This behavior can be modified by using special permissions.

How to Run Diablo II with the GLIDE-to-OpenGL Wrapper

Diablo II is usually a breeze to run on Linux, thanks to WINE and so often times you need no special tricks. However, if you're like me and experience a few glitches and washed out colours in the standard fullscreen mode, you have two options: run the game in windowed mode and go without cinematics, or install a GLIDE-OpenGL wrapper and get the game running properly in its fullscreen glory again, without the glitches and colour problems. I detail how to do that in this article.

GParted The Complete Partition Editor For Linux

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Nov 20, 2017 8:20 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
?Partition editing is a task which not only requires carefulness but also a stable environment. Today GParted is one of the leading partition editing tools on Linux environment. GParted is not only easy but also remains powerful at the same time. Today I am going to list out the installation as well as basics to use GParted which will be helpful to newbies.

SuperTuxKart Racing Game Now Available on Android, New Release Adds Many Changes

The developers of the SuperTuxKart open-source and cross-platform racing game built around the Linux mascot Tux the penguin announced today the release of SuperTuxKart 0.9.3.

Linux Kernel 4.14, Firefox Quantum, Fedora 27, Munich? Meh | This Week in Linux 14

Youtube Video: First 6 Year LTS Linux Kernel, Firefox Quantum Update, New distro releases from Fedora and Slax, Linux Supercomputer Domination, Easily Method for Checking for Steam Sales for Linux Gaming, and more.

Intel plans to end legacy BIOS support by 2020

  • liliputing; By Brad Linder (Posted by bob on Nov 19, 2017 3:08 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Intel
Intel’s Brian Richardson announced the move in a recent presentation (PDF link). In slightly more technical terms, Intel will require UEFI Class 3 or higher, which lacks legacy BIOS support. Note that this doesn’t mean “Secure Boot” will be mandatory.

How to Install and Use TeamViewer on Linux Complete Guide

  • It's FOSS; By Ambarish (Posted by abhishekpc on Nov 19, 2017 12:17 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
tep-by-step beginner’s guide to installing TeamViewer on Linux. It also explains how to use TeamViewer on Linux.

Announcing Season of KDE 2018

KDE Student Programs is pleased to announce the 2018 Season of KDE for those who want to participate in mentored projects that enhance KDE in some way.

Boot Linux ISO From Android Phone

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Nov 19, 2017 6:34 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
The Thing about us Linux users is that we are never committed to one particular distro. We are always looking for something new, something more exciting. It may be a new Desktop Environment, a newer kernel or a completely different Linux experience.

Canonical Releases Snapcraft 2.35 with Support for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Solus

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Nov 19, 2017 3:50 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Ubuntu
Two months in the works with more than 100 active contributors adding code to it, Canonical's Snapcraft Snap creator tool has been updated recently to version 2.35.

All the supercomputers in the world moved to Linux operating systems

  • Mice Times of Asia; By paradox (Posted by bob on Nov 19, 2017 12:58 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
Over the past six months operating systems based on Linux completely replaced the other OS and now are used on all 500 most powerful supercomputers.

Goodbye Apple, goodbye Microsoft... hello Linux

  • Irish Times; By Derek Scally (Posted by bob on Nov 18, 2017 10:07 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
Linux is everywhere – and will free your computer from corporate clutches. Rival operating systems: most people are too busy to look beyond Windows (left) and macOS (right), but Linux (centre) is worth making time for.

How to Speed Up WordPress with Redis Caching

  • RoseHosting Blog; By RoseHosting (Posted by RoseHosting on Nov 18, 2017 6:21 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
How to Speed Up WordPress with Redis Caching in few easy steps. Redis is an in-memory database which can be used as a data store or cache.

Akademy 2018 - Vienna, Austria - 11-17 August

Vienna Calling! This is not only a song by the famous austrian singer Falco, but could also the motto for next years Akademy. In 2018 Akademy will be held at the University of Technology (TU Wien) in Vienna, Austria, from Saturday 11th to Friday 17th August.

Snaps Are Coming to Ubuntu 18.04 by Default, Kubuntu Could Also Adopt Them

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Nov 18, 2017 2:44 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Ubuntu
Mark Shuttleworth's all-snap Ubuntu system dream is soon becoming a reality as the Ubuntu developers are currently discussing a strategy to bring Snaps by default in the upcoming release, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Top 5: Fortran turns 60, AutoCAD alternatives, and more

  • Opensource.com; By Don Watkins (Posted by bob on Nov 18, 2017 12:55 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups
This week, we look at Fortran at 60, open source CAD programs, programming-friendly fonts, and more.

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