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Meet Hydrogen One, World's First Android Smartphone with Holographic Display

Friday 7th of July 2017 12:54:46 AM
RED, the leading manufacturer of professional digital cinema cameras, announced that it would develop the world's first holographic Android smartphone, which the company will launch sometime next year.

Linux for Everyone--All 7.5 Billion of Us

Thursday 6th of July 2017 11:46:09 PM
Linux has long since proven it's possible for one operating system to work foreveryone[he]mdash[/he]also that there's an approach to development that opens and frees code soeveryone can use it, improve it and assure its freedoms spread to everyone doing thesame.

Dell Precision 5520 Mobile Workstation review: The Ubuntu Linux laptop for power developers

Thursday 6th of July 2017 10:37:32 PM
For Linux programmers who want maximum power on the road, you can[he]#039[/he]t beat the Dell Precision 5520 Mobile Workstation.

LinkedIn's New Open Source Apps Should Get Quick DevOps Uptake

Thursday 6th of July 2017 09:28:55 PM
LinkedIn has announced the release of two applications under open source licenses that should be of interest to DevOps.

CoderDojo merges with the Raspberry Pi Foundation

Thursday 6th of July 2017 08:20:18 PM
In late May, CoderDojo Foundation, which runs a volunteer-led network of coding clubs for children around the world, announced that it was merging with the Raspberry Pi Foundation. This is a significant development that has tremendous potential to impact education, the maker movement, and the growth of coding around the more

Linux Csplit Command Explained for Beginners (6 Examples)

Thursday 6th of July 2017 07:11:41 PM
While working on the command line in Linux, you may find yourself in situations where-in you need to split a file into multiple parts. If you are already looking for a way to do this, or simply want to know how this can be done, you'll be glad to know there exists a tool - dubbed csplit - that's built for this purpose.

Cipher - Two Simple Commands To Encrypt/Decrypt File & Folder In Linux Command Line

Thursday 6th of July 2017 06:03:03 PM
Cipher is an Ash module that makes it easy to perform aes-256-cbc encryption for files and directories.

Recover user admin in Ubuntu

Thursday 6th of July 2017 04:54:26 PM
Recently there has been a question about how to recover an admin user. Specifically, it was when you opened the application “System Configuration[he]gt[/he] User Accounts” and changed the type of account to “Standard”. since there have been changes in the recent versions of Ubuntu regarding the group “admin” and in addition there are other causes that can cause the elevation of privileges to perform administrative tasks.

LFCS File Comparison

Thursday 6th of July 2017 03:45:49 PM
There are times when you may need to compare two files to check if they are the same. For instance, if you have two or more servers all running the same Operating System (OS) and on one server a file is causing issues then you can see if they are different. If they are different then it may be as simple as copying the one file from the working server to the failing server.

Practical Networking for Linux Admins: IPv6 Routing

Thursday 6th of July 2017 02:37:12 PM
Our story so far: We have learned the important bits about TCP/IP, IPv6, and IPv4 and IPv6 LAN Addressing, which is all very excellent. But, if you want your computers to talk to each other, then you must know about routing.

Dynamic tracing in Linux user and kernel space

Thursday 6th of July 2017 01:28:35 PM
Have you ever been in a situation where you realize that you didn't insert debug print at a few points in your code, so now you won't know if your CPU hits a particular line of code for execution until you recompile the code with debug statements? Don't worry, there's an easier solution. Basically, you need to insert dynamic probe points at different locations of your source code assembly more

Industrial touch-panel computer builds on Raspberry Pi 3

Thursday 6th of July 2017 12:19:57 PM
MASS unveiled an “RPI-07” touch-panel computer based on the Raspberry Pi 3 with a 7-inch, multi-touch display, VESA 75 mounting, and optional I/O modules. The Raspberry Pi 3 is increasingly being adopted for various industrial computers, and can now be found in an industrial touch-panel.

System76 Launches Their Own Linux Distribution Called Pop!_OS

Thursday 6th of July 2017 11:11:20 AM
It is a new day and a new Linux distro pops out. And the new(old) question remains, DO WE NEED ANOTHER LINUX DISTRO? For the most part, the answer is going to be a very big NO! But for this latest distro on the block, I believe it is a step in the right direction. System76 remains one of the few remaining big players when it comes to selling great Linux computers (DELL also sell great laptops that ship with Linux).

What a lack of trust can do to a team

Thursday 6th of July 2017 10:02:43 AM
Lincoln Loop is an open organization in many ways. We're distributed across 7 time zones. We have no central headquarters. All members of our core team can see all our financials (literally every penny earned or spent) and choose their own salaries. We have an open vacation policy and let people set their own work more

The Microsoft Operandi: Linux-Centric Xiaomi Pays Post-Microsoft Entryism Nokia for Patents

Thursday 6th of July 2017 08:54:06 AM
The passage around of patents still enables Microsoft to drive up the price of Free/libre operating systems, which are also under attack from European authorities owing to Microsoft's heavy lobbying there

Microsoft boasted it had rebuilt Skype 'from the ground up'. Instead, it should have buried it

Thursday 6th of July 2017 07:45:29 AM
Users slam attempt to infuse app with social media magic. Microsoft last month declared that it had rebuilt its Skype app "from the ground up." Those who use the app have been busy tearing it down.

Android Wear 2.0 Update Is Coming Soon to ZenWatch 2 and ZenWatch 3, Says ASUS

Thursday 6th of July 2017 06:36:52 AM
If you're a smartwatch owner and you choosed one that's powered by Google's Android Wear operating system, then you need to run the latest Android Wear 2.0 update.

How to build a DevOps center of excellence: 4 steps

Thursday 6th of July 2017 05:28:15 AM
A 4-step guide to break from the traditional waterfall approach and leverage agile capabilities

Kaby Lake box computer targets vision systems

Thursday 6th of July 2017 04:19:38 AM
Aaeon’s rugged, Linux ready “Boxer-6839” PC controls vision systems with 7th Gen Intel CPUs, PCIe, PCI, mini-PCIe, GbE, USB 3.0, and 6x RS-232/422/485. Like last year’s Boxer-6639, Aaeon’s Boxer-6839 industrial computer supports 6th Generation “Skylake” Core CPUs, and it can also use the latest 7th Generation Core “Kaby Lake” processors. The 264.2 x 156.2 x […]

Linux Kernel 4.12: "One of The Bigger Releases"

Thursday 6th of July 2017 03:11:01 AM
Linus Torvalds released Linux kernel 4.12 on Sunday, July 2 and remarked how it was "one of the bigger releases historically." Indeed, just shy of 12,000 commits, only 4.9 was significantly larger, and that was because Greg Kroah-Hartman declared it an LTS release.

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KDE: Krita 3.2.0 Beta 2, Akademy 2017

  • Krita 3.2.0: Second Beta Available
    We’re releasing the second beta for Krita 3.2.0 today! These beta builds contain the following fixes, compared to the first 3.2.0 beta release. Keep in mind that this is a beta: you’re supposed to help the development team out by testing it, and reporting issues on
  • KDE Arrives in Almería for Akademy 2017
    We have travelled from across the globe to meet for our annual gathering where we plan and discuss the next year's activities creating free software to share with the world. Almería is in the south east of Spain, a country which has long been a supporter of free software and collaboration with its creators. The sun here is hot but the water is also warm for those who make it to the beach to discuss their work with a pina colada and a swim. Over the last year KDE has run conferences in Brazil, India, Spain, Germany and sprints in Randa in Switzerland, Krita in the Netherlands, Marble in Germany, GSoC in the US, WikiToLearn in India, Plasma in Germany, Kontact in France, and sent representatives to OSCAL in Albania, FOSSASIA in Singapore, FUDCON in Cambodia, HKOSCon in Hong Kong and more.
  • Guest Post: Retired From KDE, by Paul Adams
    Long time no see, huh? Yes, I neglected my blog and as such didn't post anything since Akademy 2014... Interestingly this is the last one where my dear Paul Adams held a famous talk.  [...] During my PhD I was studying Free Software community productivity metrics. I was also working on research into software quality funded by the European Commission. KDE eV (the governance body1 for KDE) was also taking part in that project. At this time KDE was almost ready to release KDE 4. It was an exciting time to get involved.

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