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A beginner's introduction to snaps the universal Linux package format

Monday 22nd of August 2016 02:47:58 PM
What are snaps and why you should use them? The Linux ecosystem has suffered from an old problem since the dawn of the concept of 'distribution', and that problem is fragmentation. One of the biggest issues that cause this fragmentation is different package formats.

How scientists are using digital badges

Monday 22nd of August 2016 01:50:47 PM
The open source world pioneered the use of digital badges to reward skills, achievements, and to signal transparency and openness. Scientific journals should apply open source methods, and use digital badges to encourage transparency and openness in scientific more

Linux Messengers For Facebook

Monday 22nd of August 2016 12:53:36 PM
Hi Guys, Today I am going to discuss messengers that you have in Windows but have you ever wondered that they have a version for Linux too. One of my friends asked me today if we have a Linux messenger for Facebook. There are several Linux messengers for Facebook but two messengers are that I used and I am very much satisfied.

Flock 2016 in Krakow – Recap

Monday 22nd of August 2016 11:56:25 AM
The fourth annual Flock conference for Fedora contributors took place from August 2nd-5th in Krakow, Poland. Over 200 developers and enthusiasts from different continents met to learn, present, debate, plan, and celebrate. Although Fedora is the innovation source for a major Red Hat... Continue Reading →

Intel's New Joule IoT Development Board Is Powered by Snappy Ubuntu Core

Monday 22nd of August 2016 10:59:14 AM
Canonical, through Amrisha Prashar, has announced that the popular Snappy Ubuntu Core operating system is now available for Intel's recently launched Joule development board.

LinuxCon to Highlight How Linux Has Changed in Its 25 Years

Monday 22nd of August 2016 09:04:52 AM
Linux users are set to assemble for the annual LinuxCon event, this time celebrating the 25th anniversary of the technology and how it has changed.

Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” KDE – BETA Release

Monday 22nd of August 2016 07:10:30 AM
This is the BETA release for Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” KDE Edition.

Easy way to install LAMP Server (Apache, MariaDB, PHP, phpMyAdmin) on Arch Linux based systems

Monday 22nd of August 2016 05:16:08 AM
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Linus Torvalds Announces a Fairly Small Third Linux Kernel 4.8 Release Candidate

Monday 22nd of August 2016 03:21:46 AM
Yes, it's Sunday, and yes, Linus Torvalds has just announced the availability of a new RC (Release Candidate) development milestone towards the upcoming Linux 4.8 kernel series.

The Linux Foundation Awards 14 Training and Certification Scholarships

Monday 22nd of August 2016 12:58:01 AM
Students and recent graduates, Linux beginners, longtime sysadmins, aspiring kernel developers, and passionate Linux users are all counted among the winners announced today who will receive a 2016 Linux Foundation Training (LiFT) scholarship.

Linux Kernel 4.7.2 Is a Big Update with Numerous AMDGPU and ARM64 Improvements

Sunday 21st of August 2016 10:06:28 PM
Linux kernel developer and maintainer of several kernel branches, Greg Kroah-Hartman, announced the release of the second maintenance update for the Linux kernel 4.7 series.

Emulation Triple0 QuickStart HA Controller's Cluster failover

Sunday 21st of August 2016 07:14:55 PM
Procedure bellow identify Controller which has RouterDSA in active state andshutdown/startup this Controller ( controller-1 in particular case).Then log into conntroller-1 and restart pcs cluster on particular Controller,afterwards runs `pacemaker resource cleanup` for several resources whatresults bringing back cluster nodes in proper status

Peppermint OS-A lightweight and fast Linux Distro

Sunday 21st of August 2016 04:23:22 PM
Peppermint OS is a lightweight option for those with old machines or those who loves fast and light OS.SIx years ago on May 2010 developer team of Peppermint OS released their first version of distribution. Peppermint OS is based on Ubuntu. Peppermint is beautiful in it's own way. Peppermint uses Lxde as default desktop environment, but there is a little twist in latest version.[Read More]

The Linux File System Structure Explained

Sunday 21st of August 2016 01:31:49 PM
When I was first coming from Windows and exploring Linux, I found the Linux filesystem structure to be a bit confusing, simply because I didn’t know anything other than the Windows file system for my entire life. But after persisting through the learning curve, the mystery was unraveled and I can now comfortably switch between Linux and Windows whenever needed, and I actually feel like I understand the Windows file system better now after learning the Linux file system.

Making documentation easy with Read the Docs

Sunday 21st of August 2016 08:26:08 AM
In the Doc Dish column, we often have focused on writing documentation, but that's not the whole story. Once documentation is written, it must get in front of the user so to be read. For anything beyond simple readme files, this can be a challenge; often documentation writers need design, hosting infrastructure, search tools, and so on. One project aims to make that a little easier.

Linux Foundation Offering New Online Security Course

Sunday 21st of August 2016 06:31:46 AM
The Linux Foundation's new online Linux security training program will cover a broad range of topics, from application security to network security.

Alfonso Savio: How Do You Fedora?

Sunday 21st of August 2016 04:37:24 AM
We recently interviewed Alfonso Savio on how he uses Fedora. This is part of a series here on the Fedora Magazine where we profile Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done.

Intel Euclid: a brain, vision, sensor, hotspot module for robots

Sunday 21st of August 2016 02:43:02 AM
Intel demoed a “Euclid” robotics compute module running Ubuntu on a quad-core Atom, and equipped with a RealSense 3D cam, WiFi hotspot, and various sensors. At the Intel Developer Conference in San Francisco this week, Intel showed off a prototype of an Intel Euclid robotics controller, equipped with a stereo depth-sensing Intel RealSense camera and […]

Top 5 open source web servers

Sunday 21st of August 2016 12:48:40 AM
Statistics show us that well over 80% of web applications and websites are powered by open source web servers. In this article, I look at the most popular open source web servers, and briefly review their history, technology, features, and more. I will also provide some tips so you can easily deploy one of the popular web servers more

Microsoft Powershell Is Now Available For Linux

Saturday 20th of August 2016 10:54:18 PM
?Powershell is a Windows command line tool and associated scripting language built on the .Net framework for performing administrative tasks on both local and remote Windows systems. Powershell has been a part of Windows systems for 10 years(November 14, 2006 ). On 18th August Microsoft announced on their blog that they have brought Powershell to Mac OSX and Linux.

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University fuels NextCloud's improved monitoring

Encouraged by a potential customer - a large, German university - the German start-up company NextCloud has improved the resource monitoring capabilities of its eponymous cloud services solution, which it makes available as open source software. The improved monitoring should help users scale their implementation, decide how to balance work loads and alerting them to potential capacity issues. NextCloud’s monitoring capabilities can easily be combined with OpenNMS, an open source network monitoring and management solution. Read more

Linux Kernel Developers on 25 Years of Linux

One of the key accomplishments of Linux over the past 25 years has been the “professionalization” of open source. What started as a small passion project for creator Linus Torvalds in 1991, now runs most of modern society -- creating billions of dollars in economic value and bringing companies from diverse industries across the world to work on the technology together. Hundreds of companies employ thousands of developers to contribute code to the Linux kernel. It’s a common codebase that they have built diverse products and businesses on and that they therefore have a vested interest in maintaining and improving over the long term. The legacy of Linux, in other words, is a whole new way of doing business that’s based on collaboration, said Jim Zemlin, Executive Director of The Linux Foundation said this week in his keynote at LinuxCon in Toronto. Read more

Car manufacturers cooperate to build the car of the future

Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) is a project of the Linux Foundation dedicated to creating open source software solutions for the automobile industry. It also leverages the ten billion dollar investment in the Linux kernel. The work of the AGL project enables software developers to keep pace with the demands of customers and manufacturers in this rapidly changing space, while encouraging collaboration. Walt Miner is the community manager for Automotive Grade Linux, and he spoke at LinuxCon in Toronto recently on how Automotive Grade Linux is changing the way automotive manufacturers develop software. He worked for Motorola Automotive, Continental Automotive, and Montevista Automotive program, and saw lots of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) like Ford, Honda, Jaguar Land Rover, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru and Toyota in action over the years. Read more

Torvalds at LinuxCon: The Highlights and the Lowlights

On Wednesday, when Linus Torvalds was interviewed as the opening keynote of the day at LinuxCon 2016, Linux was a day short of its 25th birthday. Interviewer Dirk Hohndel of VMware pointed out that in the famous announcement of the operating system posted by Torvalds 25 years earlier, he had said that the OS “wasn’t portable,” yet today it supports more hardware architectures than any other operating system. Torvalds also wrote, “it probably never will support anything other than AT-harddisks.” Read more