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How to set up time zone on CentOS 7

Sunday 5th of June 2016 03:57:29 AM
In this tutorial we are going to show you how to set up the time zone on a Linux VPS running CentOS 7 as an operating system.

Tomb Raiders patch to improve gameplay and new games out for Linux

Sunday 5th of June 2016 02:03:07 AM
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week[he]#039[/he]s edition, we take a look at over half a million Steam controllers sold, Tomb Raider patch to improve gameplay, and new games out for Linux.Open gaming roundup for May 29 - June 4, 2016read more

New Chips Give Linux a Hand in Wearables

Sunday 5th of June 2016 12:08:45 AM
Aside from the Tizen-based Samsung Gear S2, and a dozen or so Android-based Android Wear watches, Linux has been something of a no-show in the smartwatch market. Most lower-end watches skip the overhead of Linux in favor of simpler RTOS-based devices running on MCUs.

Orbital Apps – A new generation of Linux Applications

Saturday 4th of June 2016 10:14:23 PM
Orbital Apps – A new generation of Linux Applications

FOSS and Grits With Southern Fried Linux

Saturday 4th of June 2016 08:20:01 PM
There’s a component to the SouthEast LinuxFest that’s not seen at most other free and open source conferences, as the conference seeks to celebrate not only FOSS, but Southern culture as well.

How to enable and use logging module in Python

Saturday 4th of June 2016 06:25:39 PM
Logging is an essential debugging feature for any programming and scripting language, which goes beyond simple print statements. For example, logging allows you to track in which module/function/linenumber logging messages are generated. You can also differentiate logging based on severity, and can direct logging messages to stdout/stderr, a file, a network socket, etc.

Genuino 101 review

Saturday 4th of June 2016 04:31:17 PM
For Intel’s desire to break into the maker market dominated by ARM and microcontrollers, is the third time the charm?

Sensor oriented Marvell Cortex-A7 SoC targets IoT

Saturday 4th of June 2016 02:36:55 PM
Marvell’s dual-core Cortex-A7 “IAP220” SoC for low-power IoT and wearables runs Linux, Android, or Brillo, and offers an integrated sensor hub. The latest in Marvell’s IoT Application Processor (IAP) family of processors, the IAP220 is the little sister to Marvell’s IAP140 SoC. The newly shipping IAP140, which runs Brillo on Marvell’s Andromeda Box Edge hacker […]

Even in remotest Africa, Windows 10 nagware ruins your day: Update burns satellite link cash

Saturday 4th of June 2016 12:42:33 PM
Lives could have been put at risk by pushy upgradeWhen you're stuck in the middle of the Central African Republic (CAR) trying to protect the wildlife from armed poachers and the Lord's Resistance Army, then life's pretty tough. And now Microsoft has made it tougher with Windows 10 upgrades.…

OpenSwitch Finds a New Home

Saturday 4th of June 2016 10:48:11 AM
OpenSwitch has joined the Linux Foundation's stable of networking projects.This is a significant step. It means the network operating system's development will be drivenby community needs, instead of the needs of few private companies.

This Week in Linux News: OpenSwitch Now a Linux Foundation Project, Linus Torvalds to Speak at LinuxCon Japan, & More

Saturday 4th of June 2016 08:53:49 AM
A round up of the major news stories in the Linux world.

How to Enable PGP Encryption in Evolution

Saturday 4th of June 2016 06:59:27 AM
Whether you’re using the Evolution groupware client for work or personal email, you very well might need to add a layer of security to your communications.

PCLinuxOS 64 2016.06 MATE Edition Launches with MATE 1.14.1, Kernel 4.4.11 LTS

Saturday 4th of June 2016 05:05:05 AM
Softpedia has been informed today, June 3, 2016, by an anonymous reader that there's a new build of the PCLinuxOS 64 MATE Edition operating system available for download, version 2016.06.

Top 5: 3D printed violin, Raspberry Pi or Arduino for beginners?, and more

Saturday 4th of June 2016 03:10:43 AM
In this week's Top 5, we highlight an open source 3D printed violin; a poll asking which of these two prominent boards, Raspberry Pi or Arduino, is best for beginners; one grandpa's Raspberry Pi project day with his grandkids; 6 open source architecture projects to check out; and a poll in honor of GIMP's 18 years since the release of version 1.0.

Build a network bridge with Fedora

Saturday 4th of June 2016 01:16:21 AM
Network switches are common these days. You can even find quite a few designed for home use. But you can also build a virtual switch using a network bridge in Fedora. Maybe you have a complex home network requirement. You might want to firewall some systems.

How to create a desktop launcher in GNU/Linux

Friday 3rd of June 2016 11:21:59 PM
How to create a desktop launcher in GNU/Linux

Destress Your Mail Server with Postfix Troubleshooting Tips: Part 2

Friday 3rd of June 2016 09:56:13 PM
Title: Destress Your Mail Server with Postfix Troubleshooting Tips: Part 23 JunLearn more

How to install and configure Solr 6 on Ubuntu 16.04

Friday 3rd of June 2016 08:59:02 PM
Apache Solr is an enterprise-class open source search platform written in Java which enables you to create custom search engines that index databases, files, and websites. This tutorial will show you how to install the latest Solr version on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus). The steps will most likely work with later Ubuntu versions as well.

Catalog of 81 open-spec, hacker friendly SBCs

Friday 3rd of June 2016 08:01:51 PM
This page of SBC descriptions and spec summaries accompanies our 2016 Hacker SBC Survey, which polls the popularity of 81 Linux friendly, open-spec SBCs. Summaries of each of the 81 single board computers in our 2016 Hacker SBC Survey appear below, in alphabetical order. In addition, a convenient table comparing summary specs of all 81 […]

If Your Kickstarter Campaign Isn’t Ready for Prime Time

Friday 3rd of June 2016 07:04:40 PM
What do you do if you have an open source idea you think might get some traction from a Kickstarter campaign but you’re not sure it’s ready?

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