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Build and test applications with Ansible Container

Thursday 9th of November 2017 12:46:03 AM
Containers are an increasingly popular development environment. As a developer you have a large choice of tools to manage your containers. This article introduces you to Ansible Container and shows how you can run and test your application in a... Continue Reading →

How to Install VisualEditor for MediaWiki on CentOS 7

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 11:37:26 PM
In this tutorial, I will show you how to step-by-step install and configure VisualEditor for latest MediaWiki version 1.30. VisualEditor is a rich-text editor for MediaWiki. It's available as an extension and relies on the Parsoid parser service to be up and running for editing MediaWiki pages.

How to configure s3 bucket in AWS.

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 10:28:49 PM
In AWS, s3 stands for simple storage system which is used for storing unlimited data and you can access it using internet. This article will guide you about how to configure s3 bucket in AWS.

How to Install Jenkins on Ubuntu 16.04

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 09:20:12 PM
Jenkins is a simple, free and open-source Continuous Integration tool (CI), which is is one of the most popular application development practices in recent times. Jenkins is widely used for building, deploying and automating any project, providing hundreds of different plugins.

How the OpenType font system works

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 08:11:35 PM
Digital typography is something that we use every day, but few of us understand how digital fonts work. This article gives a basic, quick, dirty, oversimplified (but hopefully useful) tour of OpenType— what it is and how you can use its powers with free, libre, and open source software (FLOSS). All the fonts mentioned here are FLOSS, too.read more

Ubuntu 17.10 - unhappy remarriage

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 07:02:58 PM
Ubuntu 17.10 is a new operating system not just because it was released very recently, in October 2017. It is also the first operating system from Canonical since it reverted from Unity to the GNOME desktop environment as default. It was GNOME 2 in use at the divorce time, and now it is GNOME 3 after the re-marriage.

Captain Holetooth – Explorative 2D Platform Game for Kids

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 05:54:21 PM
Captain Holetooth is a small, action / adventure, platform game targeted at young children, primarily 4-8 year olds. The main goal of the game is to have fun.

Arch Linux Officially Kills 32-Bit Support, Migrate to Arch Linux 32 Fork Now

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 04:45:44 PM
The Arch Linux devs announced today that they are officially terminating support for 32-bit architectures, removing all i686 packages from the repositories by the end of the month.

Getting started with .NET for Linux

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 03:37:07 PM
When you know a software developer's preferred operating system, you can often guess what programming language(s) they use. If they use Windows, the language list includes C#, JavaScript, and TypeScript. A few legacy devs may be using Visual Basic, and the bleeding-edge coders are dabbling in F#. Even though you can use Windows to develop in just about any language, most stick with the usuals.read more

The Best Free Android Racing Games of 2017

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 02:28:30 PM
My love for Android Games has always been infinite. Whenever I am free, you can be very sure I am playing Games on my Android Smartphone. And even among those, the ones that always keep you on your toes and provide you with some high energy fun are the Android Racing Games. So here in this article let’s see the Top Free Android Racing games of 2017.

Google Patches KRACK WiFi Flaw in Android November Security Update

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 01:19:53 PM
Three weeks after critical WiFi vulnerability was first publicly disclosed, Android at long last, gets a patch.

Continuous infrastructure: The other CI

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 12:11:16 PM
Continuous delivery (CD) and continuous integration (CI) are two well-known aspects of DevOps. But the CI in vogue today is missing a critical “I:” infrastructure.read more

You Can Now Run Windows Apps on Chromebooks with ChromeOS, Thanks to CrossOver

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 11:02:39 AM
After more than a year in testing, CrossOver's ChromeOS support is now finally open to everyone, allowing Chromebook owners to run Windows apps on their computers running Google's ChromeOS.

How to Install PrestaShop on Debian 9

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 09:54:02 AM
In this guide, we’ll show you how to install and configure the latest version of Prestashop on Debian 9.1. Prestashop is a free Open Source e-commerce content management platform written in PHP programming language which is often deployed on Linux under Apache/Nginx web servers, PHP and MySQL/MariaDB database management system.

Juniper Integrates AppFormix into Contrail Cloud for OpenStack

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 08:45:25 AM
Juniper also announced an expanded relationship with Red Hat, displacing Ubuntu as the Linux vendor of choice for the Contrail Cloud.

Don’t Buy Gifts That Snoop: Introducing Mozilla’s Holiday Buyers’ Guide

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 07:36:48 AM
Is your smart toaster spying on you? Does your toddler’s new toy have an easily-hackable microphone or camera? This holiday season, don’t buy your loved ones an Internet-connected gadget that compromises their privacy or security — no matter how nifty or cute that gadget may be.

KDE Plasma 5.11.3 Desktop Environment Released with 40 Bugfixes and Improvements

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 06:28:10 AM
KDE today released the third maintenance update to its latest KDE Plasma 5.11 desktop environment, bringing more stability improvements by fixing various issues across core components.

Open-Source Acumos Project Aims to Make AI Apps More Accessible

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 05:19:33 AM
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the hottest areas in technology today, with enterprise application developers often struggling to figure out how to integrate the technology. A new open-source effort that is set to debut in early 2018 could change that situation, making AI easier to use and integrate.

How Microsoft Contributes to Kubernetes

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 04:10:56 AM
Microsoft has recently increased their stakes in the Kubernetes community through a variety of actions. For example, they acquired Deis, a company that specialises in Kubernetes container management technologies. And, Microsoft became a member of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, which is the home of the Kubernetes project.

OpenStack Continues to Grow Both Public and Private Cloud Deployments

Wednesday 8th of November 2017 03:02:19 AM
OpenStack is now powering over 60 public cloud datacenters around the world, with both private and public cloud revenues growing.

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Announcing Season of KDE 2018

KDE Student Programs is pleased to announce the 2018 Season of KDE for those who want to participate in mentored projects that enhance KDE in some way. Every year since 2013, KDE Student Programs has been running Season of KDE as a program similar to, but not quite the same as Google Summer of Code, offering an opportunity to everyone (not just students) to participate in both code and non-code projects that benefits the KDE ecosystem. In the past few years, SoK participants have not only contributed new application features but have also developed the KDE Continuous Integration System, statistical reports for developers, a web framework, ported KDE Applications, created documentation and lots and lots of other work. For this year’s Season of KDE, we are shaking things up a bit and making a host of changes to the program. Read more

How To Get Started With The Ubuntu Linux Distro

The Linux operating system has evolved from a niche audience to widespread popularity since its creation in the mid 1990s, and with good reason. Once upon a time, that installation process was a challenge, even for those who had plenty of experience with such tasks. The modern day Linux, however, has come a very long way. To that end, the installation of most Linux distributions is about as easy as installing an application. If you can install Microsoft Office or Adobe Photoshop, you can install Linux. Here, we'll walk you through the process of installing Ubuntu Linux 17.04, which is widely considered one of the most user-friendly distributions. (A distribution is a variation of Linux, and there are hundreds and hundreds to choose from.) Read more

today's leftovers

'Turbo Boost Max 3.0' and Mesa 17.2.4

  • Turbo Boost Max 3.0 Support For Skylake Fixed With Linux 4.15
    The platform-drivers-x86 updates have been sent in for Linux 4.15 and include a range of improvements for Intel hardware support. One of the bigger items is support for Skylake CPUs with Turbo Boost Max 3.0.
  • Mesa 17.2.4 Graphics Stack Lands for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 17.10 Gamers
    Canonical's Timo Aaltonen reports on the availability of the Mesa 17.2.4 open-source graphics drivers stack on the X-SWAT updates PPA for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 17.10 systems. Ubuntu systems have always lagged behind the development of the Mesa 3D Graphics Library, the Linux graphics stack containing open-source drivers for Intel, AMD Radeon, and Nvidia GPUs, but they usually catch up with it through a specially crafted PPA (Personal Package Archive) repository that can be easily installed by users.