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Netflix's Container Management System Is Now Open Source

On Thursday Netflix announced it's made its home grown container management system, Titus, open source. This should be good news for developers seeking a solution that not only scales in a big way, but which is also tightly integrated with Amazon Web Services.

How To Make Gedit More Programmer Friendly

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Apr 20, 2018 3:16 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
Gedit is the default text editor that comes pre-installed on Linux with GNOME as its desktop environment. It is extensible with plugins while at the same time simple and easy to use for newbies; pretty much like notepad you find on your Windows PC.

Help Canonical Test GNOME Patches, Android Apps Illegally Tracking Kids, MySQL 8.0 Released and More

News briefs for April 19, 2018.

How to start developing on Java in Fedora

Java is one of the most popular programming languages in the world. It is widely-used to develop IOT appliances, Android apps, web, and enterprise applications. This article will provide a quick guide to install and configure your workstation using OpenJDK. Installing the compiler and tools Installing the compiler, or Java Development Kit (JDK), is easy […]

Free Voice Typing with KDEConnect

  • Bash-Prompt.net; By Elliot Cooper (Posted by ElliotCooper on Apr 20, 2018 11:33 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
This guide shows you how to easily use KDEConnect to use Google's powerful voice recognition for voice typing into any linux desktop application.

Why Microsoft chose Linux for Azure Sphere

Why did Microsoft choose to launch an Arm/Linux SoC design with device-to-cloud security? A VDC analyst suggests that Azure Sphere is all about competing with Amazon FreeRTOS. The punchline: Microsoft just unveiled a mostly open source, embedded Arm SoC design with a custom Linux kernel.

More L337 Translations

Dave continues with his shell-script L33t translator.In my last article, I talked about the inside jargon of hackers and computer geeks known as "Leet Speak" or just "Leet". Of course, that's a shortened version of the word Elite, and it's best written as L33T or perhaps L337 to be ultimately kewl. But hey, I don't judge.

Video: Ubuntu 18.04 MATE Desktop Tour

A video showcasing the Ubuntu 18.04 MATE flavor.

A Perl module for better debugging

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Apr 20, 2018 7:15 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
It's occasionally useful to have a block of Perl code that you use only for debugging or development tweaking. That's fine, but having blocks like this can be expensive to performance, particularly if the decision whether to execute it is made at runtime. read more

Rise of the Tomb Raider is now officially available on Linux, here’s a look at it with benchmarks

  • GamingOnLinux.com; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Apr 20, 2018 6:13 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Feral Interactive have teamed up with Crystal Dynamics and Square Enix once again to bring a top title to Linux, this time we have Rise of the Tomb Raider.

Collabora Online 3.2 Brings More Powerful Features to LibreOffice in the Cloud

Michael Meeks of the Collabora Productivity has the pleasure of informing Softpedia today on the availability of Collabora Online 3.2, the second point release of the Collabora Online 3 series that promises yet another layer of new features and improvements to the enterprise-ready, cloud-based office suite.

Single-unit version of Odroid-MC1 cluster computer adds flexibility

Hardkernel has launched a stackable single-unit Solo version of its 4-board Odroid-MC1 cluster computer. The system runs Linux on a octa-core Samsung Exynos5422 based Odroid-XU4S SBC. Hardkernel has spun a single-unit version of its four-unit, 32-core Odroid-MC1 cluster computer for running Docker Swarm, Build Farm, and other parallel computing applications.

Microsoft Brings Linux Driven IoT Security to Azure

The word "tiny" pretty much explains why Microsoft has decided to turn to Linux instead of Windows for this project. The OS is designed to run on a new class of microcontroller chip (MCU) with limited resources, and Windows can't shrink down enough to fit. Not a surprise to anyone who's tried to shoehorn Windows onto a Raspberry Pi.

Learn to use GitHub with GitHub Learning Lab

  • ZDNet; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Apr 20, 2018 2:07 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Want to join the 27 million open-source programmers who develop on GitHub? Here's how to get your start.

Google Reportedly Working on Dual Boot Support for Chrome OS on Chromebooks

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Apr 20, 2018 1:05 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
It appears that Google might be working on implementing dual boot support for its Linux-powered Chrome OS operating system for Chromebook computers to let users boot other OSes.

gksu Removed From Ubuntu, Here's The Recommended Replacement

The gksu package, which provides GTK+ front-ends for su (gksu) and sudo (gksudo), was removed from the Ubuntu 18.04 repositories, so it won't be available starting with this Ubuntu release.

But how can you edit system files using a GUI without gksu?

Install Apache Hadoop on Ubuntu 17.10

Apache Hadoop is a big data solution for storing and analyzing large amounts of data. In this article we will detail the complex setup steps for Apache Hadoop to get you started with it on Ubuntu as rapidly as possible. In this post, we will install Apache Hadoop on a Ubuntu 17.10 machine.

A Developers Aims to Bring Bitcoin Payments for Retail By Integrating Lightning Network With NFC Technology

  • worldcoinindex.com; By Akolkar B (Posted by henke54 on Apr 19, 2018 10:01 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
One of the key areas where Bitcoin developers are working with all efforts is solving the scalability issue of the Bitcoin network. Lightning Network is the widely proposed solution in solving Bitcoin’s capability issue that allows for transactions to be taken off the Bitcoin blockchain thereby freeing up huge space in the Bitcoin network.

Microsoft's Lobbying for FRAND Pays Off as Microsoft-Connected Patent Troll Conversant (Formerly MOSAID) Goes After Android OEMs in Europe

The FRAND (or SEP) lobby seems to have caused a lot of monopolistic patent lawsuits; this mostly affects Linux-powered platforms such as Android, Tizen and webOS and there are new legal actions from Microsoft-connected patent trolls

How to Install Elastic Jamroom on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Elastic Jamroom is free, open source, scalable, and social networking software written in PHP that can be used by website developers for creating community websites. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install Jamroom CMS on Ubuntu 16.04.

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