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Open source cape opens BeagleBone up to Lattice iCE40 FPGA

Friday 2nd of March 2018 11:03:05 AM
A CrowdSupply campaign is pitching an open source $85 “BeagleWire” BeagleBone cape with a Lattice iCE40HX-4k FPGA, 4x Grove interfaces, 4x PMODs, and 32MB RAM.

OpenStack Queens, RedDrop Android Spyware, Oracle's VirtualBox and More

Friday 2nd of March 2018 09:43:01 AM
News briefs for March 1, 2018.

Linux LAN Routing for Beginners: Part 2

Friday 2nd of March 2018 08:22:58 AM
Last week we reviewed IPv4 addressing and using the network admin's indispensible ipcalc tool: Now we're going to make some nice LAN routers.VirtualBox and KVM are wonderful for testing routing, and the examples in this article are all performed in KVM.

What's New in Qubes 4

Friday 2nd of March 2018 07:02:55 AM
Considering making the move to Qubes 4? This article describes a few of the big changes. I've been using Qubes as my primary desktop for more than two years, and I've written about it previously in my Linux Journal column, so I was pretty excited to hear that Qubes was doing a refactor of its own in the new 4.0 release.

How to Install Zulip Chat Server on Debian 9

Friday 2nd of March 2018 05:42:51 AM
Zulip is a free and open source group chat application software that can be used for sharing private and public messages. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install Zulip chat server on Debian 9.

Web Server Setup Series - Setup Domain Name To Point To CWP Server

Friday 2nd of March 2018 04:22:48 AM
Welcome to the third part of web server setup series. In the last article, I fixed all the errors and warnings of CWP. We're now ready to point a domain to our server. In this article, we'll setup our domain name to point to our hosting and then host a WordPress website. So let's get started!

How to set up a computer lab for less than $1500 with Raspberry Pi

Friday 2nd of March 2018 03:02:45 AM
Come back for more Raspberry Pi articles next week as we celebrate 3.14 on March 14, 2018.Setting up a typical school computer lab with computers, monitors, keyboards, cables, switches, and more can quickly become very expensive. In developing and less prosperous countries (which comprise the largest part of the world), it's common for several hundred students to share a single computer. Even in the developed world, small schools and clubs with small budgets often are poorly equipped with more

Raspbian GNU/Linux upgrade from Jessie to Raspbian Stretch 9

Friday 2nd of March 2018 01:42:41 AM
The upgrade from Raspbian Jessie to Raspbian 9 Stretch is a relatively simple procedure. However, exercise caution, as there is always a chance to break the entire system. The fewer installed 3rd-party packages and services, the more likely you are able successfully to upgrade your Raspbian Linux system.

Linux lscpu Command Tutorial for Beginners (5 Examples)

Friday 2nd of March 2018 12:22:38 AM
Lscpu is a neat tool to show you CPU related information right on the shell. In this article, we will discuss the lscpu command using some easy to understand examples.

How to hire the right DevOps talent

Thursday 1st of March 2018 11:02:34 PM
DevOps culture is quickly gaining ground, and demand for top-notch DevOps talent is greater than ever at companies all over the world. With the annual base salary for a junior DevOps engineer now topping $100,000, IT professionals are hurrying to make the transition into DevOps.But how do you choose the right candidate to fill your DevOps role?

How To Use History Command Effectively In Linux

Thursday 1st of March 2018 09:42:31 PM
2DayGeek: Efficient ways to read bash history in Linux.

Hands-On with Ubuntu's New "Minimal Installation" Feature in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Thursday 1st of March 2018 08:22:28 PM
Canonical is adding a new feature to its upcoming Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating system, due for release this spring at the end of April, allowing users to install a minimal and non-bloated Ubuntu OS on their PCs.

How to add fonts to Fedora

Thursday 1st of March 2018 07:02:25 PM
Fonts help you express your thoughts in creative ways through design. Whether you’re captioning an image, building a presentation, or designing a greeting or advertisement, fonts can boost your idea to the next level. Fortunately, Fedora makes installation easy. Here’s how to do it.

Bash Programmable Completion - Tutorial

Thursday 1st of March 2018 05:42:22 PM
This is a tutorial familiarizing users with the creation of bash completion scripts. With this walk-through readers gain a good understanding on how the bash completion mechanism works and they can use the knowledge to create their own completions scripts.

pip Uninstall | Uninstall a Package Installed with pip

Thursday 1st of March 2018 04:22:19 PM
We will show you how to uninstall a pip package that you installed with pip install. pip is a package management tool which can be used to install and manage software packages written in Python, which can be found in the Python Package Index (PyPI).

Mozilla Firefox 59 Web Browser Promises New Privacy and Security Features

Thursday 1st of March 2018 03:02:15 PM
Mozilla is currently working on the next stable release of its popular Firefox web browser, version 59, which is expected to land in the second week of March with new privacy and security features.

Democrats Officially Introduce Bills to Restore Net Neutrality

Thursday 1st of March 2018 01:42:12 PM
Standing in the sunshine outside the Capitol, Democratic Congressional leaders bantered, laughed, and made impassioned speeches Tuesday after formally introducing two bills to restore net neutrality.

Purism Announces Most Secure Laptops, Qualcomm Introduces Snapdragon 700 Mobile Phones, Red Hat Honors Open Source Educators

Thursday 1st of March 2018 12:22:08 PM
News briefs for February 28, 2018. in Android Education IOT Mobile News open source Purism Red Hat Security Ubuntu.

OpenStack Queens Accelerates the Open-Source Cloud with New Capabilities

Thursday 1st of March 2018 11:02:05 AM
The 17th release of the open-source OpenStack cloud platform is now generally available, including new capabilities to support advanced workloads with improved container integration.

Celebrate the Queens release with 5 new OpenStack tips and guides

Thursday 1st of March 2018 09:42:02 AM
Today marks the release of OpenStack's seventh release, Queens. After a 26-week release schedule, Queens brings into the fold new projects and new features, including strong container integration, support for vGPUs, and many advancements around NFV, edge computing, and machine learning applications.

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ZTE launches container networking solution for open source NFV

ZTE has unveiled an end-to-end container networking solution for open-source NFV, which it hopes will promote the development of cloud native technology and the open source ecosystem. The vendor says operators need the ability to quickly adapt to changing network demands with low cost solutions while maintaining continuous innovation. As such, it believes that containers are the best carrier for NFV transformation. ZTE says that container-based cloud native applications will become the trend for communications technology applications. However, the native Kubernetes network model used in the IT industry is too simple to meet telco service requirements. Read more

LuxMark OpenCL Performance On Windows vs. Linux With Radeon/NVIDIA

When carrying out this week's Windows vs. Linux gaming tests with AMD Radeon and NVIDIA GeForce GPUs on the latest drivers, I also took the opportunity to run some fresh OpenCL benchmarks on Windows and Linux with the competing GPU vendors. I was particularly interested in running this test given the maturing state of ROCm on Linux for providing a new and modern compute stack... That coming with Linux 4.17+ will even begin to work from a mainline Linux kernel. Albeit for this round of testing was using AMD/GPUOpen's stock ROCm Ubuntu packages for 16.04 LTS as outlined on their GitHub page. Read more

Top Linux tools for writers

If you've read my article about how I switched to Linux, then you know that I’m a superuser. I also stated that I’m not an “expert” on anything. That’s still fair to say. But I have learned many helpful things over the last several years, and I'd like to pass these tips along to other new Linux users. Read more

i.MX6 ULL module runs Linux with real-time patch

Artila’s “M-X6ULL” COM runs Linux 4.14 with the PREEMPT_RT patch on an 800MHz i.MX6 ULL, and offers dual LAN controllers, 4GB eMMC or an optional microSD slot, and an optional carrier board. The M-X6ULL, which follows other Artila i.MX based modules such as the i.MX537 based M-5360A, measures only 68 x 43mm. Still, that’s hardly a record for modules featuring NXP’s Linux-driven, power-sipping i.MX6 ULL. MYIR’s MYC-Y6ULX measures 39 x 37mm. Read more