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8 Linux Locate Command Examples for Beginners

Thursday 20th of April 2017 10:56:47 PM
While find is no doubt one of the most popular as well as powerful command line utilities for file searching in Linux, it not fast enough for situations where-in you need instantaneous results. If you want to search a file on your system through the command line, and speed is the top most priority, then there's another command that you can use: Locate.

Developing a wearable with Zephyr

Thursday 20th of April 2017 09:42:27 PM
At ELC, Fabien Parent and Neil Armstrong related how they used Zephyr to build a wearable. They praised Zephyr, but dinged the review tools and governance. The Linux Foundation’s open source Zephyr Project received considerable attention at this February’s Embedded Linux Conference (ELC). Although there are still no shipping products running this lightweight real-time operating […]

Secure Web Apps with JavaEE and Apache Fortress

Thursday 20th of April 2017 08:24:32 PM
ApacheCon is just a couple months away -- coming up May 16-18 in Miami. We asked Shawn McKinney, Software Architect at Symas Corporation,  to share some details about his talk at ApacheCon. His presentation -- “The Anatomy of a Secure Web Application Using Java EE, Spring Security, and Apache Fortress” will focus on an end-to-end application security architecture for an Apache Wicket Web app running in Tomcat. McKinney explains more in this interview.

Upcoming Features of LibreOffice 5.4

Thursday 20th of April 2017 07:10:12 PM
As reported the other day, The Document Foundation announced that the first bug hunting session for the upcoming LibreOffice 5.4 office suite would take place on April 28, 2017, debugging the first Alpha build.

3 Emacs extensions for getting organized

Thursday 20th of April 2017 05:55:51 PM
In the colophon to his book, Just a Geek, actor and writer Wil Wheaton wrote that he wanted to use Emacs to write the book but "couldn't find the text editor." Wheaton was joking, of course, but he highlighted an important point about Emacs: it's gone way beyond its roots as a tool for editing text.read more

What’s new in SSHGuard 2.0

Thursday 20th of April 2017 04:41:31 PM
SSHGuard is an intrusion prevention utility that parses logs and automatically blocks misbehaving IP addresses with the system firewall. It’s less configurable than the better-known Fail2Ban but has a smaller resource footprint and ships with full IPv6 support.

Firefox faster and more stable with the first big bytes of Project Quantum, simpler with compact themes and permissions redesign

Thursday 20th of April 2017 03:27:11 PM
Today’s release of Firefox includes the first significant piece of Project Quantum, as well as various visible and the under-the-hood improvements. The Quantum Compositor speeds up Firefox and prevents graphics … Read moreThe post Firefox faster and more stable with the first big bytes of Project Quantum, simpler with compact themes and permissions redesign appeared first on The Mozilla Blog.

How the 'itch-to-scratch model' can solve our UX woes

Thursday 20th of April 2017 02:12:50 PM
Open source is a developer-centric solutions model, which, in a nutshell, could be described as building communities of developers to solve problems.In its most simplistic form, the model has two stages. First, a developer has a problem, which they can fix with some new code, and they make a start on it. Second, if they then make their solution available to other developers it can develop into a full blown thriving open source community. When it works it is a fantastic process to behold and it this simple model that has changed the history of computing.read more

Dells new high-end all-in-one PC offers Ubuntu Linux or Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Thursday 20th of April 2017 12:58:30 PM
Do you want a no-expenses spared Linux desktop? Then check out the new Dell Precision 5720.

Docker wants to help put old enterprise apps into containers

Thursday 20th of April 2017 11:44:10 AM
Docker is offering enterprises an easier on-ramp to using containers with a new consulting program aimed at taking a legacy application and migrating it to a container in five days.

Share Fedora: Maintaining Existing Community

Thursday 20th of April 2017 10:29:50 AM
Last week the Fedora community was asked to share ideas for encouraging new contributors. Opensource.com collected many great responses. This week the blogging challenge continues with ideas on how to maintain existing community.

Mozilla Firefox 53.0 Web Browser Drops Linux Support for Older Processors

Thursday 20th of April 2017 09:15:30 AM
The Firefox 53.0 web browser was made available for download earlier today, for all supported platforms, but and an official announcement was published by the Mozilla folks a few moments ago with details about the new features.

Modular IoT gateway family has hot pluggable wireless options

Thursday 20th of April 2017 08:01:10 AM
Portwell’s highly modular, Linux-friendly “XM-1” line of IoT gateways offers a choice of ARM or x86 CPUs and hot-pluggable ZigBee, LoRa, WiFi, or 2G/3G/LTE. Portwell, which was an early member of the Intel Internet of Things Solutions Alliance, has released several x86-based Internet of Things gateways in recent years (see farther below). Now, the company […]

Steghide – An Easy way to Hide Confidential Data Inside Images and Sound Objects in Linux

Thursday 20th of April 2017 06:46:50 AM
Steghide is a steganography program that allows you to hide confidential files inside an image or audio file with a passphrase.

The best minds in open source gather at OpenStack Summit Boston

Thursday 20th of April 2017 05:32:30 AM
In my keynote address a year ago at the OpenStack Summit Austin, I offered the OpenStack community an ultimatum. First, I described how our world was exploding with connected devices (50 billion by 2020) and that 400 million new servers would be needed to process and store that data, which creates a massive challenge for those of us in the infrastructure business. How will we meet the needs of users at that scale?The answer is simple: collaborate or die.read more

How to install Moodle on ISPConfig

Thursday 20th of April 2017 04:18:10 AM
Moodle is a learning platform designed to provide educators, administrators, and learners with a single robust, secure and integrated system to create personalized learning environments. The tutorial is based on Debian 8, but it should work fine also with Ubuntu and other ISPConfig supported Distros.

Tinker Board ships in U.S. at $60

Thursday 20th of April 2017 03:03:50 AM
Asus has launched its Tinker Board SBC in the U.S. for $60, featuring a quad-A17 RK3288 with 2GB RAM, a 40-pin RPi connector, and an updated TinkerOS 1.8. Asus’ Tinker Board, which launched in the UK in January for 46 Pounds ($58) is now selling on Amazon in the U.S. for $59.99. The Raspberry Pi-like […]

TinkerOS_Debian V1.8 (Beta version) Released

Thursday 20th of April 2017 01:49:29 AM
There’s a new release of TinkerOS available to download on Asus’s website. TinkerOS is a Linux distribution for the Asus Tinker Board based on Debian.

PacketFence v7 Released

Thursday 20th of April 2017 12:35:09 AM
The Inverse team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of PacketFence v7.0. This major release brings many new features and enhancements such as database clustering integration using MariaDB Galera Cluster, IPv6 support, Golang-based firewall SSO and HTTP portal dispatcher and a revamped Web administration interface.

Docker Brings Open Collaboration With Moby Project

Wednesday 19th of April 2017 11:20:49 PM
It's easy to talk about community building, but more difficult to actually do it. Moby Project is an enticement, as it will offer a point around which a community of system developers can gather.

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  • Desk Changer is a Wallpaper Slideshow Extension for GNOME
    Have you been looking for a GNOME wallpaper slideshow extension? If so, you can stop. In the comments to our recent post on the way GNOME handles wallpapers a number of readers asked whether GNOME had an image slideshow feature built in, without the need for third-party apps and the like. The answer is yes, GNOME does. Sort of.
  • Minwaita: A Compact Version of Theme Adwaita for Gnome Desktop
    As you may already know that Ubuntu is switching back to Gnome, this is the transition time for Ubuntu to switch back. Some creators are motivated and creating themes for Gnome desktop, which is a good thing and hopefully we shall see plenty of Gnome themes and icons around soon. As its name shows "Minwaita" it is minimal/compact version of Adwaita theme, the theme is available after some enhancements to make Gnome more sleek and more vanilla Gnome experience without moving to away from Adwaita's design. This theme is compatible with Gnome 3.20 and up versions. This theme was released back in November, 2016 and still in continuous development that means if you find any problem or bug in the theme then report it to get it fixed in the next update. Obsidian-1 icons used in the following screenshots.
  • Gnome Pomodoro Timer Can Help You Increase Productivity
    If you are struggling with focus on something, it could be your work or study then try Pomodoro technique, this method developed by Francesco Cirillo in the late 1980s. The technique uses a timer to break down work into intervals, traditionally 25 minutes in length, separated by short breaks. You can read more about Pomodoro here.
  • Widget hierarchies in GTK+ 4.0
    In GTK+3, only GtkContainer subclasses can have child widgets. This makes a lot of sense for “public” container children like we know them, e.g. GtkBox — i.e. the developer can add, remove and reorder child widgets arbitrarily and the container just does layout.

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