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16 Practical Examples of Linux LS command for Beginners

Wednesday 19th of April 2017 02:17:06 AM
Whenever it's required to take a look at the contents of a directory on the command line in Linux, ls is the command that's used. It lists the contents sorted in alphabetical order. While that's the tool's basic usage, it offers a plethora of features (in the form of command line options) that help you in several circumstances. In this tutorial, we will discuss the usage of some of these command line options through easy to understand examples.

Raspberry Pi pulse generator HAT targets motor control

Wednesday 19th of April 2017 01:02:45 AM
CNC Design’s “Pulse Train Hat” is a Raspberry Pi add-on that generates variable frequency pulses for automation systems such as stepper/servo motors. CNC Design Limited has launched a Pulse Train Hat (PTHAT) add-on board for the Raspberry PI designed to “make motor control easy, fast and accurate.” The Raspberry Pi HAT compliant board lets customers […]

Docker Opens Ups Container Platform with LinuxKit and Moby Project

Tuesday 18th of April 2017 11:48:25 PM
At Dockercon 17, Docker announced a pair of new projects to help developers and organizations build their own container-optimized Linux platforms.

How to deal with leaving an open source project

Tuesday 18th of April 2017 10:34:05 PM
In early 2015, I decided to leave my job, a job that I'd been at for just over two years. Nobody among my family and friends was surprised that I was pursuing another position. Making this move was a common thing to do, especially in the technology industry where we tend to change jobs frequently.read more

ADAS development system runs Linux on TI’s TDA2X

Tuesday 18th of April 2017 09:19:45 PM
D3 Engineering’s “DesignCore RVP-TDA2x Development Kit for ADAS” taps TI’s TDA2x, Jacinto 6, or AM562x, and offers a 3GHz FPD-Link III video input. D3 Engineering’s DesignCore RVP-TDA2x Development Kit for ADAS is a Rugged Vision Platform (RVP) development kit designed for evaluating ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) technology under realistic on-vehicle conditions. Applications include front […]

Grok the GIL: How to write fast and thread-safe Python

Tuesday 18th of April 2017 08:05:25 PM
When I was six years old, I had a music box. I'd wind it up, and a ballerina revolved on top of the box while a mechanism inside plinked out "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star." The thing must have been godawful tacky, but I loved that music box, and I wanted to know how it worked. Somehow I got it open and was rewarded with the sight of a simple device—a metal cylinder the size of my thumb, studded so that as it rotated, it plucked the teeth of a steel comb and made the notes.read more

10 Awesome Games You Can Play on Your Chromebook

Tuesday 18th of April 2017 06:51:05 PM
While Chromebook is not a typical gaming machine, there are still plenty of games you can play on it. Here are ten awesome games for Chromebook that you can play.

Best Python IDEs For Linux

Tuesday 18th of April 2017 05:36:45 PM
?Python is one of the first options thrown at beginners who want to learn to code. And rightly so, it is easy to get started with and is powerful enough to begin real-world projects. Python is employed in all areas of development, from software to websites and so much more. Python allows developers to work quickly and integrate systems more effectively. To get started with Python, you need to choose an IDE. There are many python IDEs available but which one do you choose.

Is Mastodon the new social media star, or imploding black hole?

Tuesday 18th of April 2017 04:22:25 PM
Mastodon is a FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) decentralized microblogging platform. It is a piece of software that has been written by Eugen Rochko to enable users to use the social network as an "alternative to commercial platforms."

AV Linux 2017.4.9 Distro Is Aligned with the Debian GNU/Linux 9 "Stretch" Repos

Tuesday 18th of April 2017 03:08:04 PM
The development team behind the Debian-based AV Linux distribution targeted towards audio and video enthusiasts announced the release of AV Linux 2017.4.9.

Red Hat steps up its Kubernetes game with OpenShift Container 3.5

Tuesday 18th of April 2017 01:53:44 PM
Kubernetes, the open-source system for managing Docker and Rkt containers across private, public, and hybrid cloud environments, grows every more popular. So, it's no surprise that Red Hat, with its intention to become a cloud power, is embracing OpenShift Container Platform 3.5. Red Hat wants you to manage your cloud containers with OpenShift Container Platform 3.5.

What will OpenStack R be Named?

Tuesday 18th of April 2017 12:39:24 PM
That time again, when members of the OpenStack community vote on the release name for the upcoming series of milestones. The current release is called Ocata, the next release is code named Pike and is set to debut August 28. The release after Pike, is named Quest andopenstack should be out early 2018.

How to move Linux Home to ZFS

Tuesday 18th of April 2017 11:25:03 AM
Recently, I had an issue with a P2V VM (physical PC converted to virtual machine) where /home was running out of space and needed to be expanded. My /home in this case was a completely separate virtual disk (sdb) that was 10GB, and I needed to restore a multiple-GB Thunderbird email archive.

Module runs Linux on new octa-core RZ/G1H SoC, has nano-ITX carrier

Tuesday 18th of April 2017 10:10:43 AM
iWave’s rugged “iW-RainboW-G21M-Q7” COM debuts the octa-core Renesas RZ/G1H, and adds 2GB DDR3, 4GB eMMC, and support for GbE, SATA 3.1, USB 3.0, and PCIe. iWave’s Qseven 2.0 form-factor iW-RainboW-G21M-Q7 computer-on-module, also referred to as the “RZ/G1H SOM,” appears to be the first embedded board showcasing the recently announced, octa-core RZ/G1H SoC from Renesas.

FFmpeg 3.3 "Hilbert" Open-Source Multimedia Framework Is Out, Here Is What's New

Tuesday 18th of April 2017 08:56:23 AM
The FFmpeg project proudly announced the release of a new series of their freely distributed collection of libraries and tools to process multimedia content, FFmpeg 3.3, which has been dubbed as "Hilbert."

Appeals court revives Apple’s patented “rubber banding” tech because of one small tweak

Tuesday 18th of April 2017 07:42:03 AM
In 2013, the US Patent and Trademark Office's reexamination unit rejected all claims of Apple's '915 patent. A patent appeal board upheld the cancelation, leaving Apple to turn to the Federal Circuit, which has ultimate jurisdiction. On Friday, a panel of Federal Circuit judges sided with the patent office on some of the claims, but revived three others.

Twistlock 2.0 Improves Container Security and Compliance

Tuesday 18th of April 2017 06:27:43 AM
Twistlock adds new Compliance Explorer and Runtime Radar features, helping organizations to better understand and control container deployments.

How to draw primitive shapes with BRL-CAD

Tuesday 18th of April 2017 03:17:21 AM
A primitive is a basic shape that has a unique polynomial equation within a CAD (Computer-Aided Design) software package used for geometric modeling of more complex shapes. Examples include an ellipse, a sphere, a torus, a square, and in our case a heart-shaped primitive with a sextic equation (a polynomial, which has six roots).read more

i3 A Tiling Window Manager For Advanced Users

Tuesday 18th of April 2017 01:22:59 AM
?i3wm is a window manager tiling tool for Linux and some BSD derivatives. It is designed with in mind for advanced users and alike, maybe for enthusiast too if you think you are tough and ready. i3wm is a great tool and a solution if you have a low resource system or maybe like me; want more space for the everyday task.

What Makes Up a Kubernetes Cluster?

Monday 17th of April 2017 11:28:37 PM
In our first three installments in this series, we learned what Kubernetes is, why it[he]#039[/he]s a good choice for your datacenter, and how it was descended from the secret Google Borg project. Now we[he]#039[/he]re going to learn what makes up a Kubernetes cluster.A Kubernetes cluster is made of a master node and a set of worker nodes. In a production environment these run in a distributed setup on multiple nodes. For testing purposes, all the components can run on the same node (physical or virtual) by using minikube.

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Easy ways to make your Android device more secure

How secure is your data on that Android smartphone? On a scale of "Alcatraz" to "open field of flowers," where does yours rank? If you're truly concerned about the security of your mobile device (which you should be), you know there are always steps to take to further clamp it down. Because some of these steps a bit more complicated, they are often overlooked by the average user. That's why I want to offer up a few easy ways anyone can bring a bit more security to their Android device. Read more

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Qt 5.10 and digiKam

  • Qt 5.10 Platform Support Changes Being Discussed
    Qt developers have begun a fresh round of discussions over the supported platforms / operating systems of Qt 5.10 that will be released in the later part of this calendar years. Among the officially supported Linux distribution changes would be moving to RHEL 7.3, openSUSE Leap 42.2, Ubuntu 17.04 (still keeping around 16.04 LTS too), moving the Windows MinGW to MinGW 6.3, and more.
  • digiKam – A Professional Photo Editing and Management Software
    digiKam is an advanced cross-platform digital photo management app inspired by photographers’ needs to view, tweak, enhance, organize, and share photographs across Linux systems. It possesses all the tools and feature set necessary to process, manage, organize, and transfer photographs, videos, and RAW files – while consistently receiving optimization upgrades to its feature set and workflow.