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Not many presentations can start with a video co-promoting a new computer and the latest Star Trek movie, but Mark Atwood, Director of Open Source Engagement at HP Enterprise, started his LinuxCon Europe keynote with a video about The Machine and Star Trek Beyond.
Today, on the fifth anniversary of the release of the original Raspberry Pi, the Foundation has released Pi Zero W, a Pi Zero with built-in WiFi and Bluetooth, for $10.The original Pi Zero was great (and still is!)—but many people found its lack of wireless connectivity an inconvenience. Now with Zero W, you can connect to the Internet without using any adapters, and you can even use a Bluetooth mouse and keyboard rather than wired USB, or use a Bluetooth speaker for audio.The latest addition to the Raspberry Pi family has the same specifications as the original Pi Zero:read more
When using GUI-based text/source code editors, some features are a given, such as selecting text. I mean, most of us won't even consider this a feature anymore. But that's not the case with command line based editors like Vim. Specifically for Vim, when only using keyboard, you'll have to learn certain commands in order to select text the way you want. In this tutorial we will discuss this feature as well as the 'marks' feature of Vim in detail.
Awesome news to start the day, not only is Torment now available, but it seems like Telltale's 'The Walking Dead' may be heading to Linux.
When setting up a new Linux install with an SSD, many don’t know what file system to go with. Here are some of the best Linux filesystems for SSD that you can use.
Compulab’s “IOT-GATE-iMX7” gateway runs mainline Linux on its CL-SOM-iMX7 COM, and offers optional GbE, 3G, WiFi, BT, and ZigBee. Compulab has launched a Linux-driven Internet of Things gateway built around its CL-SOM-iMX7 COM, featuring NXP’s power-sipping i.MX7 SoC. The embedded world is awash in i.MX6-based IoT gateways, but this is the first i.MX7 based model we’ve seen.
It's not just in Nebraska where this conversation is happening (the Nebraska bill just happens to be the furthest along legislatively). Similar bills are also winding their way through New York, Minnesota, Wyoming, Tennessee, Kansas, Massachusetts, and Illinois state legislatures. And in most of these states, the companies lobbying against these laws are using the same disingenuous arguments Apple has been embracing. Usually it's the trifecta of false claims that the bills will make users less safe, pose a cybersecurity risk, and open the door to cybersecurity theft.
The Calamares open-source universal installer framework for Linux-based operating systems has been updated recently to version 3.1, a major release the users of the KaOS GNU/Linux distribution can already enjoy.
Mozilla is growing, experimenting more, and doubling down on our mission to keep the internet healthy, as a global public resource that’s open and accessible to all. As our first strategic acquisition, Pocket contributes to our strategy by growing our mobile presence.....
Unlike its heyday, tablets aren't expected to be huge presence at this year's Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona. Lenovo and Samsung are launching some Android tablets, but more attention is being heaped on Windows 10 2-in-1 PCs that can be tablets and laptops.
The MSC C10M-AL COM Express Mini Type 10 module offers Intel Apollo Lake, up to 8GB soldered RAM, dual displays, and optional industrial temp support. MSC Technologies has launched an 84 x 55mm COM Express Mini Type 10 computer-on-module available with Windows 10, or optionally a Linux BSP on request.
In most cases, when a machine crashes or fails, we lose whatever we had loaded into memory, which for some applications can result in quite a bit of time and effort to recover when the system comes back online. At LinuxCon Europe, Maciej Maciejewski, Senior Software Engineer at Intel, talked about how persistent memory can be used to retain its contents after a power failure.
The latest Windows 10 Insider Preview build doesn't add much in the way of features—it's mostly just bug fixes—but one small new feature has been spotted, and it could be contentious.
Calibre developer Kovid Goyal is pleased to announce the availability of version 2.80 of his hugely popular, open-source and multi-platform ebook library management software.
Apt is a command-line interface that allows you to perform actions such as installing new software packages, removing unnecessary software packages, updating the existing software packages, searching for specific software packages etc. on a Linux VPS running Debian as an operating system or a Debian-based Linux distributions like Ubuntu. In this tutorial, we will show you how to list all installed packages with apt on Ubuntu (show all installed software on your VPS)
One of the most used applications by every user independently to any operating system is the Web Browser. At present, the entire world can be see through the Internet, a great percentage of our activities are made it using a web browser to get access to the Internet.
Now that Thunderbird is back in the Debian repositories, the decade long dispute that led to all Mozilla products in Debian being rebranded has ended.
This tutorial shows the creation of an Amazon EC2 Linux instance (virtual server) and how to login to that server with SSH from Windows. AWS (Amazon Web Services) is one of the leading cloud server providers worldwide. You can setup a server within a minute using the AWS platform. To get started, AWS provides a special account called "Free tier" where you can use the AWS technology free for one year with some minor restrictions.
Ulauncher is a lightweight application launcher for Linux that loads instant search results with low resources.
There are a lot of reasons to choose a security-centric Linux distribution to test your network and system as in ethical hacking or penetration testing or security analysis. Are you looking? Luckily for you, there are a lot of them available for use. So let’s dive in and look at the best security centric Linux distributions.