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Testing IPv6 Networking in KVM: Part 1

Friday 3rd of November 2017 06:50:41 PM
Nothing beats hands-on playing with IPv6 addresses to get the hang of how they work, and setting up a little test lab in KVM is as easy as falling over — and more fun. In this two-part series, we will learn about IPv6 private addressing and configuring test networks in KVM.

Ubuntu 17.10 quick screenshot tour

Friday 3rd of November 2017 05:24:54 PM
Ubuntu 17.10 is the newest version of this world famous Linux distribution, and this one is especially interesting because Canonical decided to dump its controversial Unity baby and use GNOME desktop environment instead.It means that there are no longer separate Ubuntu and Ubuntu GNOME distributions. They are now the same. Linux notes from DarkDuck has reviewed the Ubuntu GNOME 17.04 not that long ago.Let's now have a quick whistle stop tour on Ubuntu 17.10 with GNOME desktop environment.

Top Ways To Learn Linux Online

Friday 3rd of November 2017 03:59:08 PM
Diving into the world of Linux can sometimes appear to be overwhelming to the newcomer. While anything browser-based is essentially the same as it is in Windows, there are some stark differences once you take the plunge and install Linux for the first time.

4 cool new projects to try in COPR for November

Friday 3rd of November 2017 02:33:21 PM
COPR is a collection of personal repositories for software that isn’t carried in Fedora. Some software doesn’t conform to standards that allow easy packaging. Or it may not meet other Fedora standards, despite being free and open source. COPR can offer these... Continue Reading →

Making transparency work for Harvard's Dataverse Project

Friday 3rd of November 2017 01:07:35 PM
A culture of transparency permeates the Dataverse project, contributing to its adoption in dozens of research institutions around the world. Headquartered at Harvard University, the Dataverse development team has more than a decade of experience operating as an open source project within an organization that values transparency: the Institute of Quantitative Social Science (IQSS). Working transparently helps the Dataverse team communicate changes to current development efforts, provides opportunities for the community to support each other, and facilitates contribution to the project.read more

Analyzing Song Lyrics

Friday 3rd of November 2017 11:41:49 AM
I was reading about the history of The Beatles a few days ago and bumped into aninteresting fact. According to the author, The Beatles used the word"love" in their songs more than 160 times. At first I thought,"cool", but the more I thought about it, the more I became skeptical about the figure. Infact, I suspect that the word "love" shows up considerably more than 160times.

Using OPNFV to Comprehensively Test Your NFV Cloud

Friday 3rd of November 2017 10:16:02 AM
In this article series, we have been discussing the Understanding OPNFV book (see links to previous articles below). Here, we will look at OPNFV continuous testing and writing and onboarding VNFs.

RaspArch OS That Lets You Run Arch Linux on Your Raspberry Pi 3 Gets an Update

Friday 3rd of November 2017 08:50:16 AM
GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton updated today his RaspArch project that lets users run the famous Arch Linux operating system on their Raspberry Pi 3 and Raspberry Pi 2 SBCs.

Intel debuts “Arduino Create” software on a new UP Squared Grove kit

Friday 3rd of November 2017 07:24:29 AM
Intel unveiled an “Arduino Create” toolkit for Intel-based systems running Linux. It debuts on a new Ubuntu-based “UP Squared IoT Grove Development Kit.” Intel may have killed its Curie-enabled Arduino 101 SBC when it discontinued the Curie, but now it’s working to improve Arduino connectivity on Intel based systems running Linux with its cloud-based Arduino […]

How to Install LineageOS on Raspberry Pi

Friday 3rd of November 2017 05:58:43 AM
LineageOS is a popular Android ROM. Recently, it was ported to the Raspberry Pi. Follow this process to install LineageOS on your Raspberry Pi.

How to Install Discourse Forum with Nginx on Ubuntu 16.04

Friday 3rd of November 2017 04:32:56 AM
Discourse is a free and open source software for creating Internet forum community and mailing list. Discourse forum software has been used by many organizations, including Codeacademy, Udacity, Twitter Developers, and Docker Community Forum. In this tutorial, we will show you step-by-step how to install and configure Discourse Forum with Nginx web server on Ubuntu 16.04.

F1 2017 released for Linux as Feral Interactive’s first Vulkan-only title, here’s a port report

Friday 3rd of November 2017 03:07:10 AM
Welcome back to Formula 1! Feral Interactive have given Linux gaming another great title, with the release of F1 2017 today.

A Tale of Two Arches: ArchLabs and ArchMerge

Friday 3rd of November 2017 01:41:23 AM
he rapidly growing Archlabs Linux distribution has split into two as the developers clash. As a result, we now have a new Linux distribution called ArchMerge.

Why Go is skyrocketing in popularity

Friday 3rd of November 2017 12:15:37 AM
The Go programming language, sometimes referred to as Google's golang, is making strong gains in popularity. While languages such as Java and C continue to dominate programming, new models have emerged that are better suited to modern computing, particularly in the cloud. Go's increasing use is due, in part, to the fact that it is a lightweight, open source language suited for today's microservices architectures.read more

Xiaomi Redmi Y And MIUI 9 Launched | Xiaomi Launch Event Highlights

Thursday 2nd of November 2017 10:49:50 PM
All Xiaomi fans have been eagerly waiting for the 2nd November Event as it was teased in a tweet from Xiaomi Redmi India that there would be a new series of phones launching on 2 of November.

F1 2017 Out Now on Steam for Linux, AMD Radeon and Nvidia GPUs Are Supported

Thursday 2nd of November 2017 09:24:04 PM
Feral Interactive, the UK-based video games publisher known for porting popular game titles to Linux and macOS platforms, is pleased to announce today the availability of F1 2017 on Steam for Linux.

3 open source alternatives to MATLAB

Thursday 2nd of November 2017 07:58:17 PM
Editor's note: This article was originally published in June 2016, and has been updated to provide some additional options which you may wish to consider.For many students in mathematics, physical sciences, engineering, economics, and other fields with a heavy numeric component, MATLAB is their first introduction to programming or scientific computing in general.read more

Demand for Certified SysAdmins and Developers Is On the Rise

Thursday 2nd of November 2017 06:32:31 PM
Even with a shortage of IT workers, some employers are still discerning in their hiring requirements and are either seeking certified candidates or offering to pay for their employees to become certified.

Zorin OS 12 Passes One Million Downloads Mark, 60% Are Windows and Mac Users

Thursday 2nd of November 2017 05:06:45 PM
Seven months after reaching half million downloads, the Zorin OS 12 GNU/Linux operating system passed today the one million downloads mark.

Why We Must Fight for the Right to Repair Our Electronics

Thursday 2nd of November 2017 03:40:58 PM
Over the past few years, this battle has been heating up. In 2017, twelve states introduced “right to repair” legislation that would make it easier for consumers to fix broken digital equipment.

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LibreELEC (Krypton) v8.2.1 MR

LibreELEC 8.2.1 is a maintenance release that includes Kodi 17.6. It also resolves a minor time-zone issue after recent daylight saving changes, a resume from suspend issue with the Apple IR driver, and it provides two new SMB client configuration options in Kodi settings. You can now set a minimum SMB protocol version to prevent prevent SMB1 from ever being used, and a ‘legacy security’ option forces weak authentication to resolve issues seen with the USB sharing functions on some older router/NAS devices. If updating to LibreELEC 8.2 for the first time PLEASE READ THE RELEASE NOTES below here before posting issues in the forums as there are disruptive changes to Lirc, Samba, and Tvheadend. Read more

Microsoft Worker Leaves for Google, Criticizes Post-Windows Vista Dev Strategy

Microsoft employee Tim Sneath, who spent no less than 17 years with the company, announced in a blog post that he’s leaving the software giant to work for Google on the new Flutter mobile framework. Sneath started his post by emphasizing how great Microsoft is, explaining that he company has “incredibly diverse interests” and is “filled with talented people.” Despite the good parts, however, the former Microsoft Program Manager who worked on a series of projects for developers, discussed what he described as the “missteps” that the Redmond-based software giant embraced beginning with the Windows Vista era. Read more Also: ‘Goodbye Microsoft, hello Linux’

LiFT Scholarship Recipients Advance Open Source Around the World

Fifteen people from 13 different countries have received Linux Foundation Training Scholarships (LiFT) in the category of Linux Newbies. This year, 27 people received scholarships across all categories — the most ever awarded by the Foundation. Now in its seventh year, the program awards training scholarships to current and aspiring IT professionals worldwide who may not otherwise have the means for specialized training. The Foundation has awarded 75 scholarships worth more than $168,000 since the program began. Read more