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Signage-oriented Mini-STX SBC taps Ryzen V1000

Tuesday 10th of July 2018 12:28:14 AM
Sapphire has launched a Linux-friendly “FS-FP5V” SBC starting at $325 that features an AMD Ryzen V1000 SoC, as well as SATA III, 2x M.2, 4x DP++, 2x GbE, and 4x USB ports including a USB 3.1 Type-C. Sapphire, which makes AMD-based graphics cards and motherboards, has launched a 147.3 x 139.7mm Mini-STX (5?5-inch) form factor […]

How to upgrade to Linux Mint 19

Monday 9th of July 2018 11:13:54 PM
VIDEO: It's now possible to upgrade directly from Linux Mint 18.3 to Linux Mint 19. But, it[he]#039[/he]s not easy. Here[he]#039[/he]s you do it.

Anbox: How To Install Google Play Store And Enable ARM (libhoudini) Support, The Easy Way

Monday 9th of July 2018 09:59:34 PM
This article explains how to install Google Play Store And Google Play Services on Anbox, along with enabling ARM applications and games support via libhoudini. Anbox, or Android in a Box, is a free and open source tool that allows running Android applications on Linux.

Boost your typing with emoji in Fedora 28 Workstation

Monday 9th of July 2018 08:45:14 PM
Fedora 28 Workstation ships with a feature that allows you to quickly search, select and input emoji using your keyboard. Emoji, cute ideograms that are part of Unicode, are used fairly widely in messaging and especially on mobile devices. You may have heard the idiom “A picture is worth a thousand words.” This is exactly […]

Canonical Announces the New Minimal Ubuntu OS for Public Clouds and Docker Hub

Monday 9th of July 2018 07:30:53 PM
Canonical is pleased to announce today the new Minimal Ubuntu operating system targeted and optimized for public clouds and Docker Hub.

How to restrict access to the ONLYOFFICE editors to the users of your Nextcloud instance

Monday 9th of July 2018 06:16:33 PM
Nextcloud integrated with ONLYOFFICE allows users to build a private cloud office on their own server and get a total control over the data stored there. To deploy and integrate them, just follow the instructions of this tutorial.

Review: Linux Mint 19 "Tara" MATE + Xfce + Cinnamon

Monday 9th of July 2018 05:02:13 PM
The MATE edition has polished off more bugs than before and I can't really think of a bad thing to say about it. The Xfce edition is largely at the same high quality as before, while the Cinnamon edition is more stable than when I last tried it.

5 Firefox extensions to protect your privacy

Monday 9th of July 2018 03:47:53 PM
In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica story, I took a hard look at how far I had let Facebook penetrate my online presence. As I'm generally concerned about single points of failure (or compromise), I am not one to use social logins. I use a password manager and create unique logins for every site (and you should, too).read more

LMMS Tutorial Part 4: Custom Sounds, Instruments And Other Tricks

Monday 9th of July 2018 02:33:33 PM
In previous articles, you were introduced into the basics of LMMS, and using sound files and presets as instruments for your songs. Also, you were shown a few sound effect plugins using the FM Mixer interface. This series concludes by showing you some of my techniques that I use when composing music with LMMS. Hopefully, you will be able to experiment further with the features that LMMS has to offer and find a way to use these tools (and other ones) in a way that works for you.

How to List Users in Linux

Monday 9th of July 2018 01:19:13 PM
Have you ever wanted to list all users in your Linux system or to count the number of users in the system? There are commands to create a user, delete a user, list logged in users, but what is the command to list all users in Linux?

A sysadmin's guide to network management

Monday 9th of July 2018 12:04:53 PM
If you're a sysadmin, your daily tasks include managing servers and the data center's network. The following Linux utilities and commands—from basic to advanced—will help make network management easier.In several of these commands, you'll see <fqdn>, which stands for "fully qualified domain name." When you see this, substitute your website URL or your server (e.g.,, as the case may more

Canonical Fixes Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Regression Causing Boot Failures on AMD PCs

Monday 9th of July 2018 08:23:56 AM
On July 5, 2018, Canonical published a security advisory where it informs users of the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) operating system series about a regression causing boot failures on some AMD PCs.

How to enable all SysRq functions on Linux

Monday 9th of July 2018 06:00:59 AM
The SysRq key combination can be used to send commands directly to the Linux kernel in some specific circumstances: the kernel will respond to commands sent with command keys immediately, unless it is completely locked. Various command keys achieve specific tasks, and they can be combined to restore the system to a safe state, or to obtain a clean reboot when nothing else works: this is what we can obtain with the reisub sequence.

Pandas Python Data Analysis Library has released v0.23.3 final

Monday 9th of July 2018 03:38:01 AM
Pandas Python Data Analysis Library has released v0.23.3 final. Pandas is an open source library for the Python programming language which provides data structures and data analysis tools. This is a sponsored project by NumFOCUS. The new version of pandas python data analysis library has been released. In this release, a small bug is fixed.

OpenMandriva Lx 4 Launching Soon with KDE Plasma 5.13, GCC 8.1, and Linux 4.18

Monday 9th of July 2018 01:15:04 AM
OpenMandriva is working hard this summer to release the OpenMandriva Lx 4 Linux-based operating system, which will include numerous new features and all the latest technologies.

Weekend Reading: Python

Sunday 8th of July 2018 10:52:06 PM
Python is easy to use, powerful, versatile and a Linux Journal reader favorite. We've round up some of the most popular recent Python-related articles for your weekend reading.

The July 2018 Issue of the PCLinuxOS Magazine

Sunday 8th of July 2018 08:29:09 PM
The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the July 2018 issue.

All About SELinux

Sunday 8th of July 2018 06:06:12 PM
Almost all of us have heard about SELinux. It stands for Security-Enhanced Linux is a set of kernel modifications, patches, tools which separates the security decisions security policy. In simpler terms, the control of access to security policies including Mandatory Access Control (MAC) away from the security policies itself.

How to Install Go on CentOS 7

Sunday 8th of July 2018 02:44:16 PM
In this tutorial we will show you how to download and install Go on a CentOS 7 system. Go, often referred to as golang is a modern open source programming language created by Google. Many popular applications, including Kubernetes, Docker, Hugo and Caddy, are written in Go.

CPod – simple and elegant free podcast player

Sunday 8th of July 2018 12:49:54 PM
CPod (formerly known as Cumulonimbus) is a cross-platform, open source podcast player for the desktop. The application is built with web technologies – it’s written in the JavaScript programming language and uses the Electron framework.

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Debian: Google Summer of Code, Debian 9.5, and Tails

  • Google Summer of Code with a Debian Project
    Yes! My project proposal was selected. First of all I want to mention that I began my open source adventure with Debian. I started to participate in the open source events like Hackathons, BSP and Conferences and doing small contribution to different projects and this is how everything started.
  • Debian 9.5 Released: “Rock Solid” GNU/Linux Distro Arrives With Spectre v2 Fix
    Following the fourth point release of Debian 9 “stretch” in March, the developers of the popular GNU/Linux distro have shipped the latest update to its stable distribution. For those who don’t know, Debian 9 is an LTS version that’ll remain supported for 5 years. As one would expect, this point release doesn’t bring any set of new features and keeps focusing on improving an already stable experience by delivering security patches and bug fixes. In case you’re looking for an option that brings new features, you can check out the recently released Linux Mint 19.
  • Your Help Is Needed to Test VeraCrypt Support in the Tails Anonymous OS, GNOME
    The team behind the famous Tails operating system, also known as the Amnesic Incognito Live System or simply Anonymous OS, needs your help to test the integration of the VeraCrypt disk encryption software. In an attempt to provide Tails users with better security, the team is working hard these days on the integration of the VeraCrypt open-source and free disk encryption utility used for on-the-fly encryption of encrypted disk drives into the next-generation Tails OS as well as the GNOME desktop environment it uses by default. This will let Tails users easily unlock encrypted volumes on-the-fly when using the anonymous live system to stay hidden online while protecting their identity and privacy. To makes things even easier, they created the VeraCrypt Mounter utility for unlocking VeraCrypt encrypted drives.

Programming: Perl, RcppClassic, Git-cinnabar, Effective Python

  • Confessions of a recovering Perl hacker
    My name's MikeCamel, and I'm a Perl hacker. There, I've said it. That's the first step. My handle on IRC, Twitter and pretty much everywhere else in the world is "MikeCamel." This is because, back in the day, when there were no chat apps—no apps at all, in fact—I was in a technical "chatroom" and the name "Mike" had been taken. I looked around, and the first thing I noticed on my desk was the Camel Book, the O'Reilly Perl Bible. I have the second edition now, but this was the first edition. Yesterday, I happened to pick up the second edition, the really thick one, to show someone on a video conference call, and it had a thin layer of dust on it. I was a little bit ashamed, but a little bit relieved as well.
  • RcppClassic 0.9.11
    A new maintenance release, now at version 0.9.11, of the RcppClassic package arrived earlier today on CRAN. This package provides a maintained version of the otherwise deprecated initial Rcpp API which no new projects should use as the normal Rcpp API is so much better.
  • Mike Hommey: Announcing git-cinnabar 0.5.0 beta 4
    Git-cinnabar is a git remote helper to interact with mercurial repositories. It allows to clone, pull and push from/to mercurial remote repositories, using git.
  • Russ Allbery: Review: Effective Python