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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS "Bionic Beaver" Might Launch with Linux Kernel 4.15, GNOME 3.28

Friday 27th of October 2017 01:02:54 AM
Earlier this week, Canonical's Mark Shuttleworth named the next major release of the Ubuntu Linux operating system as "Bionic Beaver," and now the Ubuntu Kernel team shares some insights of what will be the default Linux kernel of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

SODIMM-style COM and dev board run Android 7.1.1 on a Snapdragon 820

Thursday 26th of October 2017 11:37:08 PM
VIA’s “SOM-9X20” module runs Android 7.1.1 on a quad-core Snapdragon 820, with 4GB LPDDR4, 64GB eMMC, WiFi, BT, GPS, and an optional dev board. VIA Technologies has launched its VIA SOM-9X20 computer-on-module with an Android 7.1.1 BSP running on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820. The SODIMM form factor, 82 x 45mm module, which is accompanied by […]

Introduction To VPN And Here Is How to Use It In Linux

Thursday 26th of October 2017 10:11:22 PM
A VPN, or Virtual Private Network, is a security concept designed to allow remote users to connect to a particular local network to the internet via a secure tunnel. In simpler terms, a VPN is an encrypted connection between two (or more) remote computers.

But I don't know what a container is

Thursday 26th of October 2017 08:45:35 PM
I've been speaking about security in DevOps—also known as "DevSecOps"*—at a few conferences and seminars recently, and I've started to preface the discussion with a quick question: "Who here understands what a container is?" Usually I don't see many hands going up,**  so I've started briefly explaining what containers*** are before going much further.read more

Calculating IPv6 Subnets in Linux

Thursday 26th of October 2017 07:19:49 PM
We're going to look at some IPv6 calculators, sipcalc and subnetcalc, and some tricks for subnetting without breaking our brains. Let's start with reviewing IPv6 address types. There are three types: unicast, multicast, and anycast.

Ubuntu’s Parent Company Canonical is Heading for an IPO

Thursday 26th of October 2017 05:54:02 PM
Ubuntu’s founder Mark Shuttleworth has confirmed that plan for an IPO for Canonical is in progress.

Latest Linux laptops: from open SBC spin-offs to Coffee Lake conquerors

Thursday 26th of October 2017 04:28:16 PM
The Linux laptop scene is perking up with ARM-based open hardware projects on the low end to high-end models rocking the latest Intel 8th Gen CPUs. Recently, Linux desktop usage has grown from 2.14 percent to 3.23 percent according to NetMarketShare. Much of this increase appears to have come from Linux-based Chromebooks, which are likely […]

Live Stream Your Pets with Linux and YouTube!

Thursday 26th of October 2017 01:06:11 PM
Anyone who reads Linux Journal knows about my fascination withbirdwatching. I've created my own weatherproof video cameras witha Raspberry Pi. I've posted instructions on how to create your ownautomatically updating camera image page with JavaScript. Heck, I evenlearned CSS so I could make a mobile-friendly version of BirdCam thatfilled the screen in landscape mode.

How much do you comment your source code?

Thursday 26th of October 2017 10:57:43 AM
While it may be true that the best code is self-documenting, even the clearest written source code requires adequate documentation in order to be quickly parsed and understood by human readers.read more

Increase your network security: Deploy a honeypot

Thursday 26th of October 2017 08:17:47 AM
Deploying a honeypot system on your internal network is a proactive measure that enables you to immediately detect an intruder before any data is damaged or stolen.

7 open source alternatives to Dreamweaver

Thursday 26th of October 2017 06:52:00 AM
Editor's note: This article was originally published in March 2016, and has been updated to reflect changes in several of the originally recommended tools.Not all that many years ago, pretty much every webpage on the Internet was, at some level, designed painstakingly by hand. It was tough, and before CSS really took hold and became well supported across most common browsers, it often involved hacking a layout together by using HTML tables in a way they were never really envisioned to support.read more

Cisco and Google partner on new hybrid-cloud approach: Goodzilla

Thursday 26th of October 2017 05:26:14 AM
Look out Amazon Web Services, by using Kubernetes and Istio, Google will enable Cisco customers to easily move and run their applications both on their own data centers and Google Cloud Platform.

How to Install Mycroft AI Assistant On Raspberry Pi

Thursday 26th of October 2017 04:00:27 AM
Mycroft is an open-source alternative to Alexa and Google Home. Learn how to install your own Mycroft AI assistant on a Raspberry Pi 3.

KDE Plasma 5.8.8 LTS Desktop Environment Released with Various Improvements

Thursday 26th of October 2017 02:34:41 AM
The KDE Project is announcing today the release and immediate availability for download of the eighth maintenance update to the long-term supported KDE Plasma 5.8 desktop environment.

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Linux 4.10 To Linux 4.15 Kernel Benchmarks

The ThinkPad X1 Carbon has been enjoying its time on Linux 4.15. In addition to the recent boot time tests and kernel power comparison, here are some raw performance benchmarks looking at the speed from Linux 4.10 through Linux 4.15 Git. With this Broadwell-era Core i7 5600U laptop with 8GB RAM, HD Graphics, and 128GB SATA 3.0 SSD with Ubuntu 17.10 x86_64, the Linux 4.10 through 4.15 Git mainline kernels were benchmarked. Each one was tested "out of the box" and the kernel builds were obtained from the Ubuntu Mainline Kernel archive. Read more