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Once again, Ritesh Raj Sarraf comes with great news for users who have a GNU/Linux operating system installed on a laptop computer, as the first point release of Laptop Mode Tools 1.68 has just been announced today.
Your files saved on Google Drive are encrypted by default. However, when you you need to send a file to a user, you download (to a specific file format) and then send that file to the user. That file you just sent is unencrypted.
The guys over Orange Pi have announced a new, cheaper version of their well-known Orange Pi 2 SBC (Single-Board Computer), which is dubbed Orange Pi PC, it's open source, and it's available for only $15 (€13).
Have you updated your Fedora system recently? Hopefully you do this regularly. Updates fix various bugs and even add new features to your most loved applications. An update, to our users, is generally a notification from the Software application. If you’re... Continue Reading →
In this article I have listed the best and worst Linux email clients. What makes a good email client? It needs to be easy to set up, be fully featured, be easy to use and provide better performance than the webmail equivalents.
A new stable version of the Arch Linux-based Manjaro operating system has been released, with a lot of changes, improvements, and a new installer.
In this tutorial we are going to provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to install Dotclear on a Debian 8 VPS.Dotclear is an open source web publishing software written in PHP, created to allow anyone publish websites, regardless of their technical skills.
Linus Torvalds has just revealed that the third Release Candidate for the 4.2 branch of the Linux kernel has been released and is now available for download and testing.
Q4OS is a distribution that I knew little about before I tried it. It uses the Trinity desktop environment which gives it an old school look and feel. It also has a striking resemblence to older versions of Windows which for Windows XP and Vista users is going to be very inviting.
If you want a super cheap Linux based computer, now is the chance to get it. Chip, a $9 Linux-based, super-cheap computer that raised some $2 Million beyond a pledge goal of just $50,000 on Kickstarter can soon be yours. After its successful Kickstarter campaign, now, the first run of devices is beginning to be distributed to backers.
Perfectron’s new EPIC SBC runs Linux on 5th Gen Core CPUs, expands modularly with a rare PCe/104 fork called StackPC, and supports -40 to 85°C operation. The dominant formats for standards based, mid-sized single-board computers introduced over the past few years have been Mini-ITX and the so-called “3.5-inch SBC” form-factor. Although Perfectron makes SBCs in […]
On the coastal edge of Tunisia, a signal bounces between 11 rooftops and 12 routers, forming an invisible net that covers 70 percent of the city of Sayada. Strategically placed, the routers link together community centers—from the main street to the marketplace. Not long ago, the Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali government censored access to the Internet. The regime is gone now. And this free network gives the community unfettered access to thousands of books, secure chat and file sharing applications, street maps, and more.
Github’s various education programs has hundreds of thousands of students enrolled in it. Further, Github is used as a teaching tool by more than 3,000 teachers.
In our formative years, we master the basics of spoken and written language. However, the vast majority of us do not progress past some basic processing rules when we learn how to handle text in our applications. Yet unstructured software comprises the majority of the data we see. NLP is the technology for dealing with our all-pervasive product: human language, as it appears in social media, emails, web pages, tweets, product descriptions, newspaper stories, and scientific articles, in thousands of languages and variants.
In a nod to the proliferation of Linux in drones, the Dronecode Project will host a workshop in conjunction with LinuxCon and the ELC in Dublin next month. The Linux Foundation’s Dronecode Project is hosting a workshop in Dublin, Ireland on Oct. 5, as well as a Flight Day event at a nearby airport on […]
Krita developer Boudewijn Rempt reports on the work done by the team responsible for porting the famous open-source and cross-platform digital painting software to the next-generation KDE Frameworks 5 and Qt 5 technologies.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Google's Brotli compression algorithm, Classroom for GitHub, C++ Core Guidelines, and more!Open source news roundup for September 20 - 26, 2015read more
Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) just got its final Beta last night and quite a lot of things have happened in the past few months, so we've put together a screenshot tour that shows off some of the new features.
Week 4 of The Open Organization book club kicked off on September 21. This week's topic was Chapter 4: Choosing meritocracy, not democracy, and Jim offered many tips on how to make meritocracy work in your organization.read more
More than 90 percent of the PCs in China run Windows, be it XP or 7, but it’s no secret that one of the reasons behind this absolute domination of Microsoft’s operating system is possible mostly because of the high level of software piracy in the country.