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The long-anticipated OTA-11 update for Ubuntu Phone and Ubuntu Tablet devices is just around the corner, and today we'll have a quick look at what's coming in the Web Browser app.
A recent message on Twitter about an open source 3D printed violin sent me in search of more information about Hovalin. Much of the 3D printed universe is about robots and drones, so seeing a violin in the mix caused me to pause and wonder more about this unique project. I reached out to husband and wife team, Kaitlyn and Matt Hova.
GeckoLinux 421.160527.0 Cinnamon has been released. Added 3G USB dongle support (ModemManager and usb_modeswitch). GeckoLinux is a Linux spin based on the openSUSE distribution, with a focus on polish and out-of-the-box usability on the desktop. The distribution features many desktop editions which can be installed from live discs. Some patent encumbered open source software is included in GeckoLinux which is not available in the default installation of openSUSE. Special attention has been given to the quality of the font rendering.
We decided to take the Arch Linux based distribution Antergos out for a test drive. Here's how it handled, out in traffic and on the track.
I really like the Raspberry Pi computer because it is a fun way to learn about and play with computers. I wish I had had something like it when I was young but I did the best I could with my slide rule and the mainframe at the local college.I have also found the Raspberry Pi is a great way to connect with my grandchildren.read more
I'm always leery when I hear, Recent studies show.... But the idea thatlooking at electronic device screens before bed can cause sleep issuesseems to be fairly accepted. The fascinating part for me is that it isn'treally the screen itself, but the blue part of the color spectrum thatcontributes to the sleeplessness.
Today we would like to introduce our Linux readers to an upcoming edition of the Arch Linux-based Manjaro Linux operating system designed for gamers.
Notable Changes: Packages updated for the live and minimal install environments. Applied work-around for issue with gdk pixbuf query loaders cache that prevented the installer from starting in some cases.
Moritz Bunkus announced the second major release of his powerful and open source MKV (Matroska) manipulation utility for all supported operating systems, including Linux, Windows, and MacOS.
Ubuntu After Install is a small Ubuntu Application installer (Almost 86 Application included) which help users to automatically install a lot of useful extra software on Ubuntu after the initial desktop installation smiler to PostInstallerF & Fedy. This Application support from Ubuntu 12.04 & later Desktop.
PostgreSQL built in backup and restore options can be confusing at first but are relatively easy to set up and configure once you understand the basics. This post set out the backup options from using pgdump to continuous archiving with log shipping.
Sabayon ARM developer Ettore Di Giacinto announced the release of Sabayon ARM 16.06 Media Center Edition for Raspberry Pi 3 and Raspberry Pi 2 SBCs.
Last June, Opensource.com gave readers a behind the scenes look of PatternFly, how it came to be, and why developers should know about the project. This time around, I thought it was important to hear from the people who are actually using PatternFly. This series aims to learn more about PatternFly through the eyes of the developer.read more
Set up Gnome Desktop && VirtTools on Virtualization Server ( VIRTHOST ) and make remote connection to Virt-manager running on VIRTHOST (192.168.1.75). Then create VM via virt-manager as follows using standard CentOS 7.2 ISO image.
In this article, I'm covering something that's a littleabstruse: converting numeric bases within shell scripts.
Console based applications are light on system resources (very useful on low specified machines), can be faster and more efficient than their graphical counterparts, they do not stop working when X is restarted, and are perfect for scripting purposes. When designed well, console applications offer a surprisingly improvement in productivity. The applications are leaner, faster, easier to maintain, and remove the need to have installed a whole raft of libraries.
While the Linux Mint 18 operating system is still in heavy development, Clement Lefebvre and his team of developers announced a new update for the Cinnamon 3.0 desktop environment.
The Wine team announced the release of the eleventh milestone towards Wine 2.0, adding more improvements and fixing issues with various Windows applications and games.