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Valve developer shows off Gamescope for Linux at XDC 2020

Thursday 17th of September 2020 03:24:52 PM
One of the exciting presentations at XDC 2020 was from a Valve developer who is working on Gamescope.

GNOME 3.38 Desktop Environment Officially Released, This Is What’s New

Thursday 17th of September 2020 02:10:32 PM
The GNOME Project announced today the release of the GNOME 3.38 desktop environment, a major version that introduces many new features and improvements.

Compact module runs on Ryzen V1000

Thursday 17th of September 2020 12:56:12 PM
Axiomtek’s Linux-ready “CEM130” COM Express Compact Type 6 module provides a Ryzen Embedded V1000 SoC with up to 32GB DDR4 and support for quad displays, 2x SATA, 7x PCIe, 9x USB, and -20 to 60°C operation. Axiomtek, which has previously tapped AMD’s Ryzen Embedded V1000 SoC in a 3.5-inch CAPA13R SBC and DSP600-211 signage player, […]

Linux hardware: The history of memory and storage devices

Thursday 17th of September 2020 11:41:52 AM
Buckle in for a trip back in time for a look at the early days of memory and storage, and how we got to where we are today

Check INTERNET Speed using Linux CLI

Thursday 17th of September 2020 10:27:32 AM
Speed test by ookla is one of the most trusted websites to check internet speed. It is one of the most popular & widely used tool to check internet speed using your browser. Now it...

Create a SELF-SIGNED SSL Certficate in Linux

Thursday 17th of September 2020 09:13:11 AM
Security threats like data theft etc are on the rise & it is of utmost importance that we employ some security to avoid such incidents. This is especially true when we are trying to access some websites over the public internet & our connections are not secure.

Modules and dev kits run Linux on 2.3-TOPS equipped i.MX8M Plus

Thursday 17th of September 2020 07:58:51 AM
Variscite’s “VAR-SOM-MX8M-PLUS” and smaller “DART-MX8M-PLUS” modules run Linux or Android on NXP’s AI-enabled i.MX8M Plus with up to 4GB LPDDR4, 64GB eMMC, WiFi/BT, and optional dev kits. Variscite has launched some of the first embedded boards to support NXP’s i.MX8M Plus, an up to quad-core, Cortex-A53 SoC running at 1.8GHz and equipped with a 2.3-TOPs […]

GNOME 40 Is the Next Major Release of the Linux Desktop, Coming March 2021

Thursday 17th of September 2020 06:44:31 AM
The GNOME Project announced today that they've adopted a new versioning scheme for the next versions of GNOME desktop environment, starting with the next major release, which will be GNOME 40.

Top 10 Features of GNOME 3.38 Desktop Environment

Thursday 17th of September 2020 05:30:11 AM
The popular GNOME 3.38 desktop environment is here. In this post, we take a look at the top 10 new features of the GNOME 3.38 desktop environment, and updates that are going to change your desktop experience in the coming days.

Analyze Linux startup performance

Thursday 17th of September 2020 04:15:50 AM
Part of the system administrator's job is to analyze the performance of systems and to find and resolve problems that cause poor performance and long startup times. Sysadmins also need to check other aspects of systemd configuration and usage.read more

How to acquire Linux server hardware and put it into production

Thursday 17th of September 2020 03:01:30 AM
Server hardware for Linux is just as important now as it was before the days of cloud.

Manage your Raspberry Pi fleet with Ansible

Thursday 17th of September 2020 01:47:10 AM
The Raspberry Pi is a small, versatile device that makes interfacing with the real world a breeze for mere mortals. The Raspberry Pi Foundation's idea was to sell the devices at such a low cost that breaking one would be sad—but not a disaster. This is one reason it has been a massive success as an educational tool. But their usefulness has not escaped the business world, where they are becoming a valuable tool for automating the physical world.read more

AWOW AK41 Mini Desktop PC – SNES emulation – Week 11

Thursday 17th of September 2020 12:32:49 AM
For this week’s blog, Luke checks out how Snes9x performs on the AWOW AK41 Mini PC. Snes9x is an emulator for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System 16-bit home video game console.

How to Install Apache Spark on Ubuntu 20.04

Wednesday 16th of September 2020 11:18:29 PM
Apache Spark is an open-source framework and a general-purpose cluster computing system. Spark provides high-level APIs in Java, Scala, Python and R that supports general execution graphs.

Teach Python with Jupyter Notebooks

Wednesday 16th of September 2020 10:04:09 PM
Some things about the Ruby community have always impressed me. Two examples are the commitment to testing and the emphasis on making it easy to get started. The best example of both is Ruby Koans, where you learn Ruby by fixing tests.read more

How to persist data to PostgreSQL in Java

Wednesday 16th of September 2020 08:49:49 PM
Java is perhaps the most widely used programming language nowdays. It's robustness and platform-independent nature enables Java based applications to run on mostly anything. As is the case with any application, we need to store our data in some sort of reliable way - this need called databases to life.

How to Manage Your Startup Applications in Ubuntu

Wednesday 16th of September 2020 07:35:29 PM
It is easy to manage the startup applications in Ubuntu and clean out those apps/process that you don't need during boot up. Here's how to do it.

Improve your time management with Jupyter

Wednesday 16th of September 2020 06:21:09 PM
Python has incredibly scalable options for exploring data. With Pandas or Dask, you can scale Jupyter up to big data. But what about small data? Personal data? Private data?JupyterLab and Jupyter Notebook provide a great environment to scrutinize my laptop-based life.read more

How to Configure Static IP Address on Ubuntu 20.04

Wednesday 16th of September 2020 05:06:48 PM
This article explains how to set up a static IP address on Ubuntu 20.04.

Raspberry Pi lookalike showcases i.MX8M Mini

Wednesday 16th of September 2020 03:52:28 PM
Avnet’s $72.50 “MaaxBoard Mini” SBC offers Linux and Android images to run on an i.MX8M Mini with 2GB DDR4, GbE, 4x USB 2.0, MIPI DSI- and -CSI, WiFi/BT, and 40-pin GPIO. A year ago, Avnet’s Embest unit launched a $60 MaaXBoard SBC featuring NXP’s i.MX8M. We missed the company’s July announcement of the promised, i.MX8M […]

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Plasma and the systemd startup

Landing in master, plasma has an optional new startup method to launch and manage all our KDE/Plasma services via a system --user interface rather than the current boot scripts. This will be available in Plasma 5.21. It is currently opt-in, off by default. I hope to make it the default where available after more testing and feedback, but it is important to stress that the current boot-up method will exist and be supported into the future. A lot of work was put into splitting and tidying so the actual amount of duplication in the end result is quite small and manageable. Read more

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Mozilla Thunderbird 78.3 Is Out and You Can Finally Upgrade from Earlier Versions

Mozilla Thunderbird 78.3 open-source and free email client has arrived with more improvements and bug fixes, and you can now finally upgrade from older Thunderbird releases. When Thunderbird 78 launched earlier this year, it didn’t support automatic upgrades from version 68 or earlier. Automatic upgrade was blocked intentionally due to the revamped extension system that only supports MailExtensions, not classic extensions, to no break your Thunderbird installations. Three months later, Mozilla enabled automatic upgrades in Thunderbird with version 78.2.2 released a couple of weeks ago. Now Thunderbird 78.3 is out and it disables the installation of “legacy” MailExtensions. Read more

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