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The podman play kube command now supports deployments

Friday 7th of August 2020 01:15:25 AM
One of the most exciting features we've added to Podman is support for interacting with Kubernetes objects. With the podman generate kube command, Podman can export your existing containers into Kubernetes Pod YAML for import into an OpenShift or Kubernetes cluster. Work back and forth between Podman and Kubernetes

TARS: Contributing to an open source microservices ecosystem

Friday 7th of August 2020 12:01:04 AM
Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin recently spoke at Cloud Native + Open Source Virtual Summit China 2020. We’d now like to republish his opening comments and a guide on how to get involved with the TARS project, the open source microservices framework.

Ubuntu Cinnamon Remix 20.04.1 LTS Released with New Look and Feel, Cinammon 4.4

Thursday 6th of August 2020 10:46:44 PM
Ubuntu Cinnamon Remix 20.04.1 LTS has been released today too, following closely on the heels of Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS (Focal Fossa) and Ubuntu Unity 20.04.1.

LibreOffice 7 Released

Thursday 6th of August 2020 09:32:24 PM
LibreOffice is the best open-source alternative to Microsoft Office. It is available for all major platforms and the document foundation releases frequent updates. With the new major update LibreOffice 7, it has got some nice features and performance improvements. The look and features of every LibreOffice are identical to MS Office or even better.

5 reasons to run Kubernetes on your Raspberry Pi homelab

Thursday 6th of August 2020 08:18:04 PM
There's a saying about the cloud, and it goes something like this: The cloud is just somebody else's computer. While the cloud is actually more complex than that (it's a lot of computers), there's a lot of truth to the sentiment. When you move to the cloud, you're moving data and services and computing power to an entity you don't own or fully control. On the one hand, this frees you from having to perform administrative tasks you don't want to do, but, on the other hand, it could mean you no longer control your own more

Pantheon Desktop Review: A Beautiful Alternative to macOS

Thursday 6th of August 2020 07:03:43 PM
The Pantheon Desktop is one of the most visually appealing desktops around. This Pantheon Desktop review will show you some of its notable features.

You don't need a computer science degree to work with open source software

Thursday 6th of August 2020 05:49:23 PM
I am mostly a self-taught programmer. When I was growing up in the late 1970s, our elementary school had a small resource room with an Apple II computer. My brother and I fell into a group of friends that liked computers, and we all helped each other learn the more

How to Install Tiki Wiki on Ubuntu 20.04

Thursday 6th of August 2020 04:35:03 PM
In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware on Ubuntu 20.04 with Apache web server, MySQL Server, and PHP 7.4. Also, we will secure the Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware with SSL Letsencrypt.

Things To Do After Installing openSUSE Leap 15.2

Thursday 6th of August 2020 03:20:43 PM
Today, we’ll go in a walk-through of things to do after installing the newly-released openSUSE Leap 15.2 distribution.

Vivaldi 3.2 Released with New Mute Button on Picture-in-Picture, More Improvements

Thursday 6th of August 2020 10:29:51 AM
Vivaldi Technologies announced today the general availability of the Vivaldi 3.2 web browser for all supported platforms, an update that brings various improvements and new features.

How to Install Mumble and Murmur Voice Chat on Debian 10

Thursday 6th of August 2020 09:15:30 AM
Mumble is a low-latency, high quality voice chat program for gaming. It features noise suppression, encrypted connections for both voice and instant messaging, automatic gain control and low latency audio with support for multiple audio standards.

PAM by example: Use authconfig to modify PAM

Thursday 6th of August 2020 08:01:10 AM
Learn more about PAM configuration files in Linux by exploring changes made by the authconfig utility.

AWOW AK41 Mini Desktop PC – Gaming – Week 5

Thursday 6th of August 2020 06:46:50 AM
For this week’s blog, Luke looks at gaming on the AWOW AK41 Mini PC. This tiny computer uses the Intel UHD Graphics 605, an integrated processor graphics unit from the Gemini Lake generation.

LibreOffice 7.0 Officially Released, This Is What's New

Thursday 6th of August 2020 05:32:30 AM
The LibreOffice Project announced today the general availability of the LibreOffice 7.0 office suite series for all supported platforms, including GNU/Linux, macOS and Windows.

How To Rescue Virtual Machines With Virt-rescue

Thursday 6th of August 2020 04:18:09 AM
Virt-rescue is like a rescue CD, but for virtual machines. This guide describes how to rescue virtual machines with Virt-rescue in Linux.

LibreOffice 7.0 is released. This is what's new

Thursday 6th of August 2020 03:03:49 AM
The latest version of LibreOffice 7.0 is here with major improvements and features. It is a massive release in terms of user features, compatibility and more.

Learning NFS through server and client configuration

Thursday 6th of August 2020 01:49:29 AM
I have used NFS in a limited capacity for years. I was familiar with the concept and had been accessing NFS shares, however, I had never actually configured one. Chances are, I am not alone in this. I thought I would learn how to set it all up and even bring you all along with me.

Kernel 5.8 brings significant updates to RockChip & MediaTek SoCs

Thursday 6th of August 2020 12:35:08 AM
Earlier this week, the massive Linux 5.8 kernel was released, bringing with it numerous updates for RockChip SoCs, including the addition of AFBC support, the upstreaming of the video decoder driver, and continued improvements to the camera drivers. Kernel 5.8 also brings a significant fix to MediaTek SoCs, enabling displays on MT8173 based devices (for example, the Lenovo IdeaPad Duet Chromebook) to be functional when using the mainline kernel.

Minesweeper but it's a rogue-lite with tons of features - DemonCrawl is out for Linux

Wednesday 5th of August 2020 11:20:48 PM
Oh no, I think DemonCrawl might just end up being my next 100 hour game and it's now available for Linux.

How to Install MongoDB on Ubuntu 20.04

Wednesday 5th of August 2020 10:06:28 PM
MongoDB is a free and open-source document database. It belongs to a family of databases called NoSQL, which is different from the traditional table-based SQL databases like MySQL and PostgreSQL. This tutorial describes how to install and configure MongoDB Community Edition on Ubuntu 20.04.

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Open Hardware: Folding@Home ARM64 Linux Beta , Jetson, Arduino

  • Folding@Home ARM64 Linux Beta Release for COVID-19 Vaccine Research

    A few months ago, we reported that Rosetta@Home supported 64-bit Arm SBC’s and Servers in the Fight against COVID-19. But Folding@home did not support Arm hardware just yet, but thanks to work from Nercotix, Linaro, Arm, miniNodes, and, we now get support for Foldering@home on ARM64 meaning you can help researchers studying SARS-CoV-2 virus and help them develop a COVID-19 vaccine with Raspberry Pi 3/4 boards, or other 64-bit Arm SBC’s and servers. The solution relies on Neocortix Cloud Services Platform allowing the unused capacity of large numbers of individual mobile phones or other connected nodes to be harnessed into a single, unified computational engine.

  • Xavier NX and Nano carriers include six-cam board and a dual Jetson system

    Auvidea has launched several carrier boards and systems for the Jetson Xavier NX and Nano: a JN34 with 6x FPD-Link III CSI-2 interfaces, JNX22 and JNX30 boards with PoE support, and a ES-JNX80/ES-J180 system for dual, mix-and-match Jetson modules. Back in February, we covered Auvidea’s JN30A and JN30B carriers for Nvidia’s Jetson TX1, TX2, and AGX Xavier along with some Jetson-powered boards from other vendors. Then in April, we posted a roundup of new Jetson Xavier NX carriers from D3, Diamond, and ConnectTech, Inc. In that story we mentioned some upcoming Auvidea Jetson carriers in passing. Auvidea has informed us that these and other boards are now available for order.

  • DIY Solar Powered LoRa Repeater (with Arduino)

    In today's video I be built a solar powered LoRa signal repeater to extend the range of my LoRa network. This can easily be used as the basis for a LoRa mesh network with a bit of extra code and additional repeaters. Even if you're not into LoRa networks all of the solar power hardware in this video can be used for any off-the-grid electronics projects or IoT nodes!

  • Keep your pool under control with ARDUPOOL

    Having a pool can be a great way to relax during the summer, but keeping the water crystal clear and safe to swim in can be a challenge. To help, engineer Diego Gomez has developed the Arduino Mega-powered ARDUPOOL, which is now crowdfunding on Kickstarter. This modular, open source device is capable of controlling up to four peristaltic pumps for dosing chlorine and other chemicals, as well as the filtration system. Programming is done via a simple LCD screen on the front, along with three buttons.

Ubuntu MATE 20.04.1 for Raspberry Pi Now Has a Second Beta Ready for Testing

Martin Wimpress published a new beta version of the upcoming Ubuntu MATE 20.04.1 images for Raspberry Pi devices, which you can download and test right now on the tiny computer. Ubuntu MATE 20.04.1 for Raspberry Pi promises major new features, such as support for the latest Raspberry Pi 4 SCBs, better graphics, experimental USB booting, basic rendering for the Firefox web browser by default, support for the rpi-eeprom utility for updating the Raspberry Pi 4 bootloader EEPROM, and a new configuration tool. Based on the recently released Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS (Focal Fossa) operating system, the upcoming Ubuntu MATE 20.04.1 for Raspberry Pi release is now in its latest stages of development, with a second beta version ready for public testing. Since beta 1, the team fixed Wi-Fi issues that occurred on the first boot during the initial setup wizard and dropped the gpu_mem memory option that lets you specify how much memory the GPU can use from the config.txt file for better performance. The beta 2 is also powered by the same Linux 5.4 LTS kernel used in Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS, and uses the latest MATE 1.24 desktop environment and most the core apps that are also available in the Ubuntu MATE 20.04.1 LTS release for PCs. Read more

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