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Jona Azizaj: How Do You Fedora?

Wednesday 4th of January 2017 07:46:08 PM
We recently interviewed Jona Azizaj on how she uses Fedora. This is part of a series on the Fedora Magazine. The series profiles Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done. Contact us on the feedback form... Continue Reading →

Table compares 90 hacker-friendly single board computers

Wednesday 4th of January 2017 06:43:14 PM
This table summarizes the core features of all of the single board computers that are profiled in our post that rings in 2017 with 90 hacker-friendly SBCs. Click the image below to view the 90 SBC comparison table. The complete article that profiles all 90 single board computers, is available here: Ringing in 2017 with […]

Automotive Grade Linux Moves to UCB 3.0

Wednesday 4th of January 2017 05:40:20 PM
The Linux Foundation’s Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) project has released version 3.0 of its open source Unified Code Base (UCB) for automotive infotainment development.

50 ways to avoid getting hacked in 2017

Wednesday 4th of January 2017 04:37:26 PM
When I was young, Paul Simon released his hit song, 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover. Inspired by this song, I've collected 50 ways sysadmins and laypeople can avoid getting hacked:"You just slip out the back, Jack"1. Backup your data. If you get hit with ransomware, you don't have to pay if you have backups.2. Use a syncstop when you have to charge your phone in a public place, or bring your own battery backup.read more

How to Install Qgit Viewer in Ubuntu

Wednesday 4th of January 2017 03:34:32 PM
Qgit Viewer is a Qt-based Git-viewing tool for Linux. It allows you to view Git repos with a GUI. Here is how to install Qgit viewer in Ubuntu.

DronePan: An app that captures panorama views with your aircraft

Wednesday 4th of January 2017 01:40:10 PM
The age of open source consumer drones is upon us.read more

Linux 2017: With great power comes great responsibility

Wednesday 4th of January 2017 11:45:48 AM
In 2016, Linux turned 25. When it began, it was a student project. Today, Linux runs everything. From smartphones to supercomputers to web servers to clouds to the car, it's all Linux, all the time. Even the one exception, the end-user, is moving to Linux. Android is now the most popular end-user opearating system. In addition, Chromebooks are becoming more popular. Indeed, even traditional Linux desktops such as Fedora, openSUSE, Mint, and Ubuntu are finally gaining traction.

Lumina 1.2 Desktop Lets You Transform It Into an Xfce, MATE, OSX or Windows UI

Wednesday 4th of January 2017 09:51:26 AM
Ken Moore, the creator of the TrueOS BSD-based distribution that was formerly known as PC-BSD, kicks off 2017 with a new stable release of his lightweight Lumina desktop environment.

TripleO QuickStart functionality and recent commit move the undercloud deploy role to quickstart-extras for composability

Wednesday 4th of January 2017 07:57:04 AM
TripleO QuickStart functionality and recent commit Merge "move the undercloud deploy role to quickstart-extras for composability".

Buuf – Art work design Icon Theme For Linux

Wednesday 4th of January 2017 06:02:42 AM
As of now, we have covered verity of icon themes, those are interrelated some how but today we are going to show you about Buuf icon theme, it’s entirely different what we covered till now because it’s based on art work design.

Top 5 Videos from Embedded Linux Conference and OpenIoT Summit 2016

Wednesday 4th of January 2017 04:08:20 AM
Now co-located with OpenIoT Summit, ELC promises to be the best place for embedded and application developers, product vendors, kernel and systems developers as well systems architects and firmware developers to learn, share and advance the technical work required for embedded Linux and IoT.

Intels Kaby Lake arrives on COM Express Compact at up to 3.9GHz

Wednesday 4th of January 2017 02:54:00 AM
This week at CES, Intel is expected to formally launch its 7th Gen Core “Kaby Lake” successors to its “Skylake” CPUs, going head to head with AMD’s introduction of its much hyped Ryzen processors.

What You'll Learn at Cloud Native/Kubernetes 101 Roadshow: Pacific Northwest!

Wednesday 4th of January 2017 01:39:40 AM
The Cloud Native Computing Foundation is taking to the road February 7-9 in Portland, Seattle and Vancouver to offer end users, developers, students and other community members the ability to learn from experts at Red Hat, Apprenda and CNCF on how to use Kubernetes and other cloud native technologies in production.

4 hot skills for Linux pros in 2017

Wednesday 4th of January 2017 12:25:19 AM
One of the problems with becoming a Linux expert is the definition is constantly changing. When I started in the Linux world, to be considered a Linux professional, you had to be able to compile your own kernel. Heck, if you wanted to use Linux on a laptop, you had to compile a custom kernel to even be a user. These days, compiling your own kernel is usually a waste of time. That's not to say it isn't important, but in the open source world we build on the successes of others, and Linux distributions provide us with kernels that work well.read more

Guide to the Open Cloud: The State of Micro OSes

Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 11:10:59 PM
What are micro operating systems and why should individuals and organizations focused on the cloud care about them? In the cloud, performance, elasticity, and security are all paramount. A lean operating system that facilitates simple server workloads and allows for containers to run optimally can serve each of these purposes. Unlike standard desktop or server operating systems, the micro OS has a narrow, targeted focus on server workloads and optimizing containers while eschewing the applications and graphical subsystems that cause bloat and latency.

Mozilla Welcomes Ashley Boyd, VP of Advocacy

Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 09:56:39 PM
Movement-building veteran joins the Mozilla leadership team This month, Ashley Boyd joins Mozilla as VP, Advocacy. Ashley will lead Mozilla’s work to fuel the open Internet movement and mobilize millions to stand up for a free, open web. Our mission … Read more

What does cross stitch have to do with programming? More than you think

Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 08:42:19 PM
Arts and crafts. Creativity and diligence. Taking the mundane and adding that touch of genius and individuality. A needleworker spends hours creating artwork with simple threads of many colors, and programming is the same—words and numbers woven over hours to create something with a purpose. read more

From DaVinci to The Avengers: Building Collective Genius

Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 07:27:59 PM
The 25th anniversary of Linux was a big milestone celebrated by many of us at LinuxCon events throughout the year, and it was a theme throughout many of the presentations. Thomas Di Giacomo, Chief Technology Officer at SUSE started his LinuxCon Europe keynote with a brief clip in the style of Mr. Robot where in 2016 even Evil Corp has gone open source and we have won.

Smith Charts for All

Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 06:13:39 PM
I've covered several different programs that areuseful when doing electrical engineering in the past. In this article, Iwant to lookat a program called linsmiththat helps you do calculations or seehow different parameters behave.

How to Mount CephFS on CentOS 7

Tuesday 3rd of January 2017 04:59:19 PM
I will show you how to mount Ceph as a File System on CentOS 7 in this third part of the Ceph tutorial series. Ceph is an open source storage platform, it offers high performance, reliability, and scalability. It's a free distributed storage system that provides an interface to object, block, and file-level storage without a single point of failure.

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Wine 2.0

  • Wine Announcement
    The Wine team is proud to announce that the stable release Wine 2.0 is now available.
  • Wine 2.0 is now officially available
    I just got the announce email from the Wine team that Wine 2.0 is now officially available. It's an absolutely massive release! For those sticking with development builds, you obviously won't really see a difference, but for those sticking to stable releases it's huge.
  • Wine 2.0 Makes Its Debut
    Wine 2.0 is now officially available. Wine 2.0 is the first release from WineHQ under their new time-based (annual) release cadence, following the Wine 1.9 development series. Wine 2.0 has many new features including GStreamer 1.0 support, Direct3D 9/11 improvements, X11 improvements, Direct2D enhancements, better support for many different Windows games, support for Microsoft Office 2013, and thousands of other changes in total.
  • Wine 2.0 Released, Supports Microsoft Office 2013
    A brand new stable release of Wine, the Windows compatibility programme, is now available to download. Wine 2.0 — yes, 2.0 — follows more than a year of development effort and marks the start of a new timed-based release cadence.

BlankOn Linux explained

Hi guys, welcome to the 15th segment of "Introduction with Linux Distro". We have made quite a few introductions from the start of this website, every segment has something unique to itself. So this time we will be having a Linux distribution which have pure philosophy and creativity, as our guest. Let's get to know more about BlankOn Linux. Read more

today's leftovers

FOSS in the European Union

  • Competition authorities first to implement DMS services
    The DRS are published as open source software using the European Union’s open source software licence EUPL, and are available on Joinup. The software provides connectors for most commonly-used document management systems, and includes scripts to create a database to implement the connecting web services.
  • Czech Republic is at the forefront of an open data international project
    With the beginning of the new year, an international project “Open crowdsourcing data related to the quality of service of high-speed Internet” was launched, which aims to encourage the development of open data in the user’s measurement of high-speed Internet.