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After Ten Years, Vim (Vi IMproved) 8.0 Open-Source Text Editor Is Here

Tuesday 20th of September 2016 10:18:34 AM
After ten long years, the popular Vim (Vi IMproved) open-source text editor used by many programmers worldwide has received a major update that brings lots of interesting new features and improvements.

Universal prototyping shield supports numerous Arduino models

Tuesday 20th of September 2016 09:21:23 AM
On Indiegogo, Awesome PCB’s $13 “ArduShield” prototyping shield supports a wide variety of Arduino boards, including the Uno R3, Mini, Mini Pro, and Nano. The ArduShield “universal” prototyping shield is notable for supporting a wide variety of Arduino boards, including the Mini and Mini Pro. Created by Polish developer Szymon Mackow at his company, Awesome […]

Tiny low-cost WiFi module taps ESP8285 WiFi SoC

Tuesday 20th of September 2016 08:24:12 AM
Itead has launched a $2.10, 14 x 13.5mm “PSF-A85” WiFi module based on the ESP8285 SoC, a version of the ESP8266 that adds 1MB SPI flash. In recent months, before releasing the faster, Bluetooth enabled ESP32 big brother to its popular ESP8266 WiFi SoC, China-based Espressif released a follow-on to the ESP8266 called the ESP8285. […]

Black Lab Linux 7.7 Officially Released with Latest Security Updates from Ubuntu

Tuesday 20th of September 2016 07:27:01 AM
Black Lab Software's CEO Robert J. Dohnert informs Softpedia about the release of the seventh maintenance update to the long-term supported Black Lab Linux 7 computer operating system series.

Does Microsoft really love Linux?

Tuesday 20th of September 2016 06:29:50 AM
Also in today's open source roundup: AnandTech reviews the HTC 10 Android phone, and the story of Linux began 25 years ago.

How to Install Redmine 3.2 with Nginx on Ubuntu 16.04

Tuesday 20th of September 2016 05:32:39 AM
Redmine is an open source project management and issue tracking tool based on the Ruby on Rails Framework. This tutorial covers the Redmine 3 installation with Nginx as the web server and MySQL as the database on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) operating system.

Making installation easy, Hackathon winners, and more OpenStack news

Tuesday 20th of September 2016 04:35:28 AM
Are you interested in keeping track of what is happening in the open source cloud? is your source for news in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project.

Debian GNU/Linux 8.6 "Jessie" Live ISO Editions Are Now Available for Download

Tuesday 20th of September 2016 03:38:17 AM
Just yesterday, September 18, 2016, we reported on the official availability of the Debian GNU/Linux 8.6 "Jessie" operating system, but no installation mediums of Live editions were announced.

Ubuntu Touch OTA-13 Launches This Week for Ubuntu Phones, Here's What's New

Tuesday 20th of September 2016 02:41:06 AM
Today, September 19, 2016, Canonical was supposed to launch the OTA-13 update for Ubuntu Phone and Ubuntu Tablet devices, but it didn't happen.

Atop – Monitor real time system performance, resources, process & check resource utilization history

Tuesday 20th of September 2016 01:43:55 AM
Atop is an ASCII full-screen system performance monitoring tool for Linux that is capable of reporting the activity of all server processes (even if processes have finished during the interval).

Turn Your Feature TV Into A Smart TV For $30

Monday 19th of September 2016 11:49:33 PM
Do you have an HDMI-enabled dumb TV sitting around that needs a dedicated set-top box or game console to be used? Are you planning to buy a new smart TV? Stop. Here is a tutorial that will turn your current TV into a great Android Linux powered smart TV. At most, you have to spend $30 on it.

NetBeans Going to Apache: Is Java Next?

Monday 19th of September 2016 09:55:11 PM
don't be surprised if something similar doesn't happen to Java after Oracle exhausts its appeals in its Java based suit against Google. Last September, Paul Krill reported on InfoWorld that an unnamed "former high-ranking Java official" had written in an email that "Java has no interest to them [Oracle] anymore.... They have a winner-take-all mentality and they are not interested in collaborating. Proprietary product work will be done on WebLogic [Oracle's proprietary Java application server], and there'll be a proprietary microservices platform."

DevOps: How to Persuade Your Boss to Buy In

Monday 19th of September 2016 08:58:00 PM
So there you are, you and your ace tech team, all excited about DevOps. You know that DevOps is the methodology that will move you past "yak shaving" and into building an IT infrastructure that will streamline and move your company forward. But how do you sell this to your bosses, and especially your non-technical bosses? Victoria Blessing, Operations Engineer for the College of Architecture at Texas A&M University, described the basics in her LinuxCon North America 2016 presentation.

i.MX6 UltraLite COM offers up to 64GB on-board eMMC

Monday 19th of September 2016 08:00:49 PM
OpenEmbed’s “SOM6210” COM expands upon NXP’s i.MX6 UL SoC with up to 1GB RAM, up to 64GB eMMC, and optional -40 to 80? operating temperature support. OpenEmbed’s 55 x 42mm SOM6210 computer-on-module is not the smallest or most feature rich of the many COMs that have tapped NXP’s low-power, IoT oriented i.MX6 UltraLite. Yet, its […]

Ayoub Elyasir: How Do You Fedora?

Monday 19th of September 2016 07:01:38 PM
We recently interviewed Ayoub Elyasir on how he uses Fedora. This is part of a series on the Fedora Magazine. The series profiles Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done. Contact us on the feedback form... Continue Reading →

2016 LiFT Scholarship Winner Ksenija Stanojevic: Learning Linux Driver Development

Monday 19th of September 2016 05:12:13 PM
I started experimenting with the kernel over a year ago when I wrote a simple hello module and loaded it into the kernel. After that I started making simple fixes using scripts such as and submitting patches. My confidence grew and eventually I joined the Eudyptula challenge to deepen my knowledge and I started making even bigger changes to the kernel tree. After being

What Drones Did for the Sky, Robot Subs Are About to Do for the Sea

Monday 19th of September 2016 04:15:02 PM
The next drone revolution is happening underwater. Just as flying drones have changed from expensive specialist tools to mass-market million-sellers in a few short years, their aquatic counterparts are opening up the seas.

Switch to Overcloud with Network isolation been setup via Tripleo Master branch

Monday 19th of September 2016 03:17:51 PM
This post follows up "TripleO deployment of master branch via instack-virt-setup"Launchpad bug "Updating plans breaks deployment" has status "In Progress" so to be able redeploy "overcloud" heat stack the following bellow workaround wouldbe appiled.

Nextcloud Box: A cloud for your office or living room

Monday 19th of September 2016 02:20:40 PM
Is it paranoia when the hackers really are out to get you and your cloud-based data? I don't think so. And, neither does Nextcloud, the new open-source Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud company. So, Nextcloud, in partnership with Canonical and WDLabs, a division of Western Digital, has released the Nextcloud Box.

Revisited: Linux Mint 18 "Sarah" KDE + Xfce

Monday 19th of September 2016 12:09:00 PM
The KDE edition doesn't fix the usability issues for applications carried over from the main editions, while introducing a few new issues of its own. The Xfce edition is functionally nearly identical to the MATE edition, and is a little more customizable too.

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Top Web Browsers for Linux

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Tor Project Releases Tor (The Onion Router) with Important Bug Fixes

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