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Advanced lm-sensors Tips and Tricks on Linux

Thursday 21st of September 2017 11:01:03 PM
I've been using the lm-sensors tool ever since CPUs became hot enough to melt themselves. It monitors CPU temperature, fan speeds, and motherboard voltages. In this two-part series, I'll explain some advanced uses of lm-sensors, and look at some of the best graphical interfaces to use with it.

Open Source Summit: Day 2 features TensorFlow, BlockChain, and HitRecord

Thursday 21st of September 2017 09:46:43 PM
The actor and founder of HitRecord Joseph Gordon-Levitt kicked off the second day of the Open Source Summit. His open creative community, HitRecord, allows for the evolution of open source film projects. We learned how a company is using BlockChain to fight poverty while keeping plastic out of the ocean, and about how Microsoft and Google are now more deliberate about how they create a culture of openness inside and outside their companies.Watch as Jason Hibbets and I give you a quick summary of day 2, and I manage to understand what TensorFlow is along the way.read more

How to Install WebERP On Ubuntu 16.04

Thursday 21st of September 2017 08:32:23 PM
WebERP a complete web based accounting and business management tool that can be used for online shop or a retail management system released under an OpenSource license. In this tutorial, I will show you step by step how to install WebERP on Ubuntu 16.04 server.

Usability testing for early-stage software prototypes

Thursday 21st of September 2017 07:18:03 PM
In this article, Ciarrai Cunneen and I describe how to do a paper-based usability test, using an early redesign of the GNOME Settings app as an example. The updated Settings features in GNOME 3.26, released on September 13.When writing open source software, we often obsess about making our logic elegant and concise, coming up with clever ways to execute tasks and demonstrate ideas. But we sometimes forget a key fact: Software is not useful if it is not easy to use.read more

How to Get Desktop Notifications from the Linux Command Line

Thursday 21st of September 2017 06:03:43 PM
It would be helpful if your Linux scripts and terminal commands could send you desktop notifications. Well, they can, and it's super easy to set up!

Chap tames Slack by piping it into Emacs

Thursday 21st of September 2017 04:49:23 PM
And then filtering out all the stuff he doesn't need to readEmacs enthusiast Artur Malabarba has put the text editor to work taming Slack.…

Key Considerations for Software Updates for Embedded Linux and IoT

Thursday 21st of September 2017 03:35:02 PM
The Mirai botnet attack that enslaved poorly secured connected embeddeddevices is yet another tangible example of the importance of securitybefore bringing your embedded devices online. A new strain of Mirai hascaused network outages to about a million Deutsche Telekom customers dueto poorly secured routers.

How to Set Up and Use AbanteCart on Ubuntu

Thursday 21st of September 2017 02:20:42 PM
AbanteCart is a free open source shopping cart software that you can use to start your own online shop . Learn how you can install, setup and use AbanteCart on Ubuntu.

An introduction to machine learning today

Thursday 21st of September 2017 01:06:22 PM
Machine learning and artificial intelligence (ML/AI) mean different things to different people, but the newest approaches have one thing in common: They are based on the idea that a program's output should be created mostly automatically from a high-dimensional and possibly huge dataset, with minimal or no intervention or guidance from a human. Open source tools are used in a variety of machine learning and artificial intelligence projects. In this article, I'll provide an overview of the state of machine learning today.read more

DeVeDe NG Review Create Video DVDs and CDs

Thursday 21st of September 2017 11:52:02 AM
?Devede is an open source program that allows the creation of video CDs and DVDs from an MPEG, AVI and similar formats suitable for home DVD players. Devede uses Mplayer, Mencoder, DVDAuthor, and VCDimager, so you can use any video playable with Mplayer. It is available for multiple platforms including Windows and Linux.

Pixelbook leak: Googles new high-end Chromebook expected October 4

Thursday 21st of September 2017 10:37:41 AM
Google[he]#039[/he]s top-of-the-line Chromebook Pixel is coming back with a new name and better specifications.

5 Ways to Secure Wi-Fi Networks

Thursday 21st of September 2017 09:23:21 AM
Wi-Fi is one entry-point hackers can use to get into your network without setting foot inside your building because wireless is much more open to eavesdroppers than wired networks, which means you have to be more diligent about security.

uniprof: Transparent Unikernel for Performance Profiling and Debugging

Thursday 21st of September 2017 08:09:01 AM
Unikernels are small and fast and give Docker a run for its money, while at the same time still giving stronger features of isolation, says Florian Schmidt, a researcher at NEC Europe, who has developed uniprof, a unikernel performance profiler that can also be used for debugging.

Linux Kernel 4.12 Reached End of Life, Users Are Urged to Move to Linux 4.13

Thursday 21st of September 2017 06:54:40 AM
Greg Kroah-Hartman published on Wednesday new maintenance updates for various of the supported Linux kernel branches that he maintains, including the Linux 4.12 series, which appears to have reached end of life.

Linux Groups Command for Beginners (with Examples)

Thursday 21st of September 2017 05:40:20 AM
In Linux, there's a concept of users (those who use the system), and then there's the concept of groups, which is basically a logical mechanism to manage a collection of users. To give you a basic idea, groups make it easy to manage users with, say, same security and access privileges.

Firefly COM dual boots Android and Ubuntu on hexa-core RK3399

Thursday 21st of September 2017 04:26:00 AM
Firefly’s “RK3399 Coreboard” compute module features Rockchip’s hexa-core RK3399 with up to 4GB RAM and 16GB eMMC, and is supported with a new dev board. Firefly has taken the guts of its Rockchip RK3399 based Firefly-RK3399 SBC and squeezed it onto a computer-on-module.

Pixelbook leak: Googles new high-end Chromebook expected October 4

Thursday 21st of September 2017 03:11:40 AM
According to Droid Life, on October 4, Google will release the first new retail version of the Chromebook Pixel since 2015, the Pixelbook. The Chomebook Pixel was the Rolls-Royce of Chromebooks. It was faster, more powerful, and came with a better display than any other laptop in its day. Thanks to Chromebook Pixel fans, Google has elected to start selling this luxury Chromebook again.

Ubuntu Dock Features Adaptive Transparency on Ubuntu 17.10, Here's How It Works

Thursday 21st of September 2017 01:57:20 AM
Ubuntu contributor Didier Roche continues his development on the look and feel of the upcoming Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) operating system, and today he announced that Ubuntu Dock is getting adaptive transparency.

YouTube on the Big Screen

Thursday 21st of September 2017 12:43:00 AM
For years I've been jealous of folks with iOS devices who could just sendtheir phone screens to their Apple TV devices. It seems like the Androidscreen-mirroring protocols never work right for me. My Sony Xperia hasmultiple types of screen mirroring, and none of them seem to work on mysmart TVs or Roku devices.

A Quick Review Of PCLinuxOS

Wednesday 20th of September 2017 11:28:40 PM
Sometimes while I review distros I come across some cool distros that many persons don’t know about. PCLinuxOS is one of them. A user-friendly, stable and quite cool in features and app selection are the things that made me love this distro.

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AndEX Puts Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 64-Bit on Your PC with GAPPS and Netflix

GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton has released a new build of his Android-x86 fork AndEX that leverages Google's Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 mobile operating system for 64-bit PCs with various updates and improvements. Read more

today's leftovers

  • Future Proof Your SysAdmin Career: Advancing with Open Source
    For today’s system administrators, the future holds tremendous promise. In this ebook, we have covered many technical skills that can be big differentiators for sysadmins looking to advance their careers. But, increasingly, open source skillsets can also open new doors. A decade ago, Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst predicted that open source tools and platforms would become pervasive in IT. Today, that prediction has come true, with profound implications for the employment market. Participating in open source projects -- through developing code, submitting a bug report, or contributing to documentation -- is an important way to demonstrate open source skills to hiring managers.
  • FreeType Improvements For The Adobe Engine
    With FreeType 2.8.1 having been released last week, a lot of new code landed in the early hours of today to its Git repository. The code landed includes the work done this summer by Ewald Hew for Google Summer of Code (GSoC 17) adding support for Type 1 fonts to the Adobe CFF engine. Type 1 is an older, less maintained font format.
  • Are You Fond Of HDR Photography? Try Luminance HDR Application In Ubuntu/Linux Mint
    Luminance HDR is an graphical user interface that is used for manipulation and creation of High Dynamic Range(HDR) images. It is based on Qt5 toolkit, it is cross-platform available for Linux, Windows and Mac, and released under the GNU GPL license. It provides a complete workflow for High Dynamic Range(HDR) as well as Low Dynamic Range (LDR) file formats. Prerequisite of HDR photography are several narrow-range digital images with different exposures. Luminance HDR combines these images and calculates a high-contrast image. In order to view this image on a regular computer monitor, Luminance HDR can convert it into a displayable LDR image format using a variety of methods, such as tone mapping.
  • Opera Web Browser Now Has Built-in WhatsApp and FB Messenger, Install in Ubuntu/Linux Mint
  • Enterprise open source comes of age
    In the age of digitalisation and data centre modernisation, open source has come of age. This is demonstrated by the growth that enterprise open source software provider SUSE has enjoyed over the last months. “SUSE is in good shape,” says Nils Brauckmann, CEO of SUSE. “In the last year, revenue grew at 21%, and it was profitable growth.” Business is positive going forward, he adds, with SUSE now part of the larger mothership Micro Focus group following the completion this month of the HPE Software spin merger. “Micro focus is now the seventh-largest pure-play software vendor in the world, with revenues approaching $4,5-billion,” Brauckmann points out.
  • Red Hat, Microsoft Extend Alliance to SQL Server
  • UbuCon Europe 2017
    I’ve been to many Ubuntu related events before, but what surprises me every time about UbuCons is the outstanding work by the community organising these events. Earlier this month, I was in Paris for UbuCon Europe 2017. I had quite high expectations about the event/location and the talks, especially because the French Ubuntu community is known for hosting awesome events several times a year like Ubuntu Party and Ubuntu install parties.
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Korora 26

  • Korora 26 is Here!
  • Linux Releases: “Lightweight” Tiny Core 8.2 And “Heavyweight” Korora 26 Distros Are Here
    Korora Linux distro is a derivative of popular Fedora operating system. It ships with lots of additional packages that are provided by Fedora community and helps the users to get a complete out-of-the-box experience. The developers of Korora Linux distro have just shipped Korora 26 “Bloat.” Bloat codename has been derived from the characters of the movie “Finding Nemo.”
  • Based on Fedora 26, Korora 26 Linux Debuts with GNOME 3.24, Drops 32-Bit Support
    Korora developer Jim Dean announced the release and general availability of the Korora Linux 26 operating system for personal computers, a release based on the latest Fedora Linux version and packed full of goodies. Dubbed "Bloat," Korora Linux 26 comes more than nine months after the release of Korora 25, it's based on Red Hat's Fedora 26 Linux operating system and ships with the latest versions of popular desktop environments, including GNOME 3.24. Also included are the KDE Plasma 5.10, Xfce 4.12, Cinnamon 3.4, and MATE 1.18 desktop environments, all of them shipping pre-loaded with a brand-new backup tool designed to keep your most important files safe and secure from hackers or government agencies.