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Using Linux Containers to Manage Embedded Build Environments

2 hours 52 min ago
Linux container technology has been proposed by companies like Resin.io as a simpler and more secure way to deploy embedded devices. And, Daynix Computing has developed an open source framework called Rebuild that uses Linux containers in the build management process of embedded IoT development.

KDE Applications 18.08 Software Suite Enters Beta, Adds Apple Wallet Pass Reader

Sunday 22nd of July 2018 05:34:48 AM
With KDE Applications 18.04 reached end of life with the third and last point release, the KDE Project started working earlier this month on the next release of their open-source software suite, KDE Applications 18.08.

What's New in Apache Subversion 1.10.2

Sunday 22nd of July 2018 03:40:26 AM
The first Subversion was released in 2000 and by then many improvements have been implemented till then.  This release of subversion 1.10.2 is the superset of previous releases and major enhancements have been incorporated in this release.

NetBSD 8.0 Released with Spectre V2/V4, Meltdown, and Lazy FPU Mitigations

Sunday 22nd of July 2018 01:46:04 AM
The NetBSD open-source operating system has been updated this week to version 8.0, a major release that finally brings mitigations for all the Spectre variants, Meltdown, and Lazy FPU security vulnerabilities, as well as many stability improvements and bug fixes.

Python's founder steps down, India's new net neutrality regulations, and more open source news

Saturday 21st of July 2018 11:51:42 PM
In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look Python's founder stepping down, India's new net neutrality regulations, O'Reilly's thoughts about tech giants, and more.Python loses its leader The head of one of the most popular free software/open source software projects is stepping down. Guido van Rossum announced that he's giving up leadership of the project he founded, effective immediately.read more

Streamlining build environment management with Linux containers

Saturday 21st of July 2018 09:57:20 PM
At the Open Source Summit, Daynix Computing’s Yan Vugenfirer demonstrated his company’s open source “Rebuild” framework, which uses Docker containers to help streamline the management of build environments. Linux container technology has been proposed by companies like Resin.io as a simpler and more secure way to deploy embedded devices. And, Daynix Computing has developed an […]

Chromebook Users Will Soon Be Able to Install Debian Packages via the Files App

Saturday 21st of July 2018 08:02:58 PM
Google continues to work on the Linux app support implementation for its Linux-based Chrome OS operating system for Chromebooks by adding initial support for installing Debian packages via the Files app.

Atomic Modeling with GAMGI

Saturday 21st of July 2018 04:14:14 PM
For this article, I'm moving back into the realm of chemistrysoftware—specifically, the General Atomistic ModellingGraphic Interface, or GAMGI. GAMGIprovides a very complete set of tools that allows youto design and visualize fairly complex molecules.

Cinnamon 4.0 Desktop Environment Promises to Be Fast and Have No Screen Tearing

Saturday 21st of July 2018 02:19:52 PM
Linux Mint project leader Clement Lefebvre announced today some of the work that he and his team are doing to improve the upcoming Linux Mint Debian Edition 3.0 operating system and Cinnamon 4.0 desktop environment.

32-Bit Vs. 64-Bit Operating System

Saturday 21st of July 2018 12:25:30 PM
This has really been confusing to some people choosing between 32-bit and 64-bit systems. Head over to any operating system’s website, you will be given a choice to download either versions of the same operating system. So what is the difference? Why do we have two different versions of the same OS? Let us solve this mystery here, once and for all.

Google Embraces New Kubernetes Application Standard

Saturday 21st of July 2018 10:31:08 AM
Google is brining commercial Kubernetes applications to its cloud marketplace, but it isn't using Helm charts.

Music Tagger MusicBrainz Picard 2.0 Ported To Python 3 And PyQt5, Brings Improved UI And More

Saturday 21st of July 2018 08:36:46 AM
MusicBrainz Picard version 2.0 was released after more than 6 years since the previous major release. The new version was ported to Python 3 and PyQt5 and includes Retina and HiDPI support, improved UI and performance, as well as numerous bug fixes.

How to Install Grafana Monitoring Tool on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Saturday 21st of July 2018 06:42:24 AM
Grafana is a free and open source enterprise-level monitoring and data visualization tool with support for Graphite, InfluxDB, Prometheus, Elasticsearch and many more databases. You can create your own dashboard to your own apps or infrastructure performance monitoring.

How to build a URL shortener with Apache

Saturday 21st of July 2018 04:48:02 AM
Long ago, folks started sharing links on Twitter. The 140-character limit meant that URLs might consume most (or all) of a tweet, so people turned to URL shorteners. Eventually, Twitter added a built-in URL shortener (t.co).read more

Why Google won't break a sweat about EU ruling

Saturday 21st of July 2018 02:53:40 AM
If you're expecting Tizens, Fires or alt-droids to flower, don't hold your breathComment The European Commission wants to see a thousand Android forks bloom as the result of its decision yesterday to demand remedies from Google for its anti-competitive conduct on mobile.…

An Introduction to Using Git

Saturday 21st of July 2018 12:59:18 AM
I will walk you through the very basics of getting Git up and running and using it with GitHub, so the development on your game-changing app can be taken to the next level. I’ll be demonstrating on Ubuntu 18.04, so if your distribution of choice is different, you’ll only need to modify the Git install commands to suit your distribution’s package manager.

Free eBook from Packt - Linux Mint Essentials

Friday 20th of July 2018 11:04:56 PM
Linux Mint Essentials is an all-inclusive guide to Linux Mint, and will teach you everything you need to know in order to use a Linux Mint system. The book starts with the installation process and covers task-oriented topics such as browsing the Internet and installing software as well as shell commands.

How to Install MongoDB on Debian 9

Friday 20th of July 2018 09:10:34 PM
In today’s artocle we are going to show you how to install MongoDB on Debian 9. MongoDB is a free and open-source NoSQL document-oriented database which is platform oriented. It stores all data in documents using JSON format (BSON) which makes the data to be highly flexible.

Convert video using Handbrake

Friday 20th of July 2018 07:16:12 PM
Recently, when my son asked me to digitally convert some old DVDs of his high school basketball games, I immediately knew I would use Handbrake. It is an open source package that has all the tools necessary to easily convert video into formats that can be played on MacOS, Windows, Linux, iOS, Android, and other platforms.read more

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KDE Applications 18.08 Software Suite Enters Beta, Adds Apple Wallet Pass Reader

With KDE Applications 18.04 reached end of life with the third and last point release, the KDE Project started working earlier this month on the next release of their open-source software suite, KDE Applications 18.08. KDE Applications is an open-source software suite designed as part of the KDE ecosystem, but can also be used independently on any Linux-based operating system. To fully enjoy the KDE Plasma desktop environment, users will also need to install various of the apps that are distributed as part of the KDE Applications initiative. KDE Applications 18.08 is the next major version of the open-source software suite slated for release on August 16, 2018. As of yesterday, July 20, the KDE Applications 18.08 software suite entered beta testing as version 18.07.80, introducing two new libraries, KPkPass and KItinerary. Read more

NetBSD 8.0 Released

  • Announcing NetBSD 8.0
    The NetBSD Project is pleased to announce NetBSD 8.0, the sixteenth major release of the NetBSD operating system.
  • NetBSD 8.0 Officially Released With USB3 Support, Security Improvements & UEFI
    While it's been on mirrors for a few days, NetBSD 8.0 was officially released this weekend. NetBSD 8.0 represents this BSD operating system project's 16th major release and introduces USB 3.0 support, an in-kernel audio mixer, a new socket layer, Meltdown/Spectre mitigation, eager FPU support, SMAP support, UEFI boot-loader support for x86/x86_64 hardware, and a variety of long sought after improvements -- many of which are improving the security of NetBSD.
  • NetBSD 8.0 Released with Spectre V2/V4, Meltdown, and Lazy FPU Mitigations
    The NetBSD open-source operating system has been updated this week to version 8.0, a major release that finally brings mitigations for all the Spectre variants, Meltdown, and Lazy FPU security vulnerabilities, as well as many stability improvements and bug fixes. Coming seven months after the first and last point release of the NetBSD 7 series, NetBSD 8.0 is here with mitigations for both the Spectre Variant 2 (CVE-2017-5715) and Spectre Variant 4 (CVE-2018-3639) security vulnerabilities, as well as for the Meltdown (CVE-2017-5754) and Lazy FPU State Save/Restore (CVE-2018-3665) vulnerabilities.

Neptune 5.4

We are proud to announce version 5.4 of Neptune . This update represents the current state of Neptune 5 and renews the ISO file so if you install Neptune you don't have to download tons of Updates. In this update we introduce a new look and feel package called Neptune Dark. This comes together with an modified icon theme optimized for dark themes called Faenza Dark. We improved hardware support further by providing Linux Kernel 4.16.16 with improved drivers and bugfixes. Read more

Plasma 5.14 Wallpaper “Cluster”

The time for a new Plasma wallpaper is here, so for 5.14 I’m excited to offer up “Cluster”. But first, please allow me to gush for a moment. In tandem with Inkscape, this is the first wallpaper for KDE produced using the ever excellent Krita. For graphic design my computer has a bit of beef to it, but when I work with Inkscape or GIMP things always chug just a bit more than I feel they should. Whenever I’ve had the distinct pleasure of opening Krita, even on my lesser powered laptop, it’s always been productive, rewarding, and performant. I’m looking forward to using Krita more in future wallpapers. *claps for Krita* Read more