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How to Install Chromium Web Browser on Ubuntu 18.04

Sunday 16th of June 2019 06:37:33 AM
Chromium is a fast, stable and secure browser built for the modern web. It is the base of many browsers including the most widely used web browser in the world Google Chrome.

How to Set Up the XFCE Desktop Environment on Arch Linux

Sunday 16th of June 2019 04:37:28 AM
By default, Arch Linux doesn't come with a desktop environment. Learn how to install the popular XFCE desktop environment on Arch.

Snap Store Is Available for Ubuntu!, How to Install It?

Sunday 16th of June 2019 02:37:23 AM
nap is a software used to install software packages that can run on various Linux distributions. This time Snap Store can be installed and used like using the Software Center (on Ubuntu), or GNOME Software. This application was created specifically to make it easier for users when installing software packages on Snap.

How to Set Up RVM on Debian 10 Buster

Sunday 16th of June 2019 12:37:18 AM
If you plan on doing any sort of Ruby development, RVM is a must. Even though Debian does have its own Ruby packages, they're bound to Debian's release schedules, making them an inflexible option for your projects. RVM is simple to get set up, and it allows a much greater decree of flexibility, no matter what sort of projects you're working on.

Wickr: Redefining the Messaging Platform, an Interview with Co-Founder, Chris Howell

Saturday 15th of June 2019 10:37:13 PM
In the modern era, messaging applications are a constant target for attackers, exposing vulnerabilities, disclosing sensitive information of nation states and insider-employee inappropriate behaviors or practices. There is a constant need to prioritize one's cybersecurity and upgrade one'sinfrastructure to the latest and greatest of defensive technologies. However, the messaging tools that these same organizations tend to rely onoften are the last to be secured, if at all. This is where Wickr comes in.

Up to 4.3GHz, hexa-core Coffee Lake-H on tap in new 3.5-inch SBC

Saturday 15th of June 2019 08:37:08 PM
Commell’s 3.5-inch “LE-37M” SBC showcases Intel’s 8th Gen H-series CPUs with triple displays, 4x USB 3.1, 2x SATA III, 2x GbE, and mini-PCIe and M.2 expansion. Commell has latched onto Intel’s 8th Gen “Coffee Lake” product line and is holding on tight. Last August, Commell launched the LV-67X industrial Mini-ITX board and followed up with […]

What is a Java constructor?

Saturday 15th of June 2019 06:57:44 PM
Java is (disputably) the undisputed heavyweight in open source, cross-platform programming. While there are many great cross-platform frameworks, few are as unified and direct as Java.

Install kubectl and minikube on Linux

Saturday 15th of June 2019 05:18:20 PM
Kubernetes is a great way to deploy your applications - and it's VERY popular out there with teams working in technology. Before you get going though, you'll need to install the kubectl cli tool and you may as well install minikube so you can test things out.

Use Albert Launcher On Linux To Boost Your Productivity

Saturday 15th of June 2019 03:38:56 PM
Albert is a productivity app inspired by Quicksilver, Alfred and other similar tools, that runs on Linux. Written in C++ / Qt5, this free and open source launcher uses a plugin-based architecture that makes it very flexible and powerful.

Canonical Announces Embedded Computer Manifold 2 for Drone Developers, Request For Help Testing Snap Package, PHP v7.4.0 Available, PyCharm 2019.2 EAP3 Released, Talks To Port Over Microsoft's Chromiu

Saturday 15th of June 2019 01:59:32 PM
Yesterday, Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu announced the availability of Manifold 2, a a high-performance embedded computer offered by leading enterprise drone manufacturer, DJI. This availability will allow developers access to containerized software packages (e.g. Snaps), allowing for infinite evolution and functionality changes.

Use Font Finder to Install Google Fonts on Ubuntu

Saturday 15th of June 2019 12:20:08 PM
In this article, we will explain how you can install Font Finder through Flatpak and use it to install and use your favorite Google fonts on Ubuntu.

Curseradio – curses interface for browsing and playing internet radio

Saturday 15th of June 2019 10:40:44 AM
Continuing our theme of reviewing free internet radio players, here's our verdict on Curseradio. It offers a curses interface for browsing and playing an OPML directory of internet radio streams.

How to Install Grav CMS on CentOS 7

Saturday 15th of June 2019 09:01:20 AM
Grav is a fast, simple, and flexible, file-based CMS platform. Grav comes with a powerful Package Management System to allow for simple installation and upgrading of plugins and themes, as well as simple updating of Grav itself.

Voice boards run Linux on Cortex-A35 based RK3308

Saturday 15th of June 2019 07:12:28 AM
Hangzhou Wild Chip Tech has launched two open-spec “MDK3308” dev kits with 6-mic arrays that extend a Linux-driven “Mcuzone MDK3308 Coreboard” module running a quad -A35 Rockchip RK3308. Over on AliExpress, there’s a new Mcuzone MDK3308 Coreboard module featuring a Cortex-A35 based Rockchip RK3308 SoC. The Mcuzone MDK3308 Coreboard sells for $23 (256MB RAM) or […]

A data-centric approach to patching systems with Ansible

Saturday 15th of June 2019 05:23:36 AM
When you[he]#039[/he]re patching Linux machines these days, I could forgive you for asking, "How hard can it be?" Sure, a yum update -y will sort it for you in a flash.

Personal assistant with Mycroft and Fedora

Saturday 15th of June 2019 03:34:44 AM
Looking for an open source personal assistant ? Mycroft is allowing you to run an open source service which gives you better control of your data. Install Mycroft on Fedora Mycroft is currently not available in the official package collection, but it can be easily installed from the project source. The first step is to […]

4-channel temp measurement HAT can be stacked eight high per Pi

Saturday 15th of June 2019 01:45:52 AM
MCC has released a stackable, $149 “MCC 134 Thermocouple Measurement HAT” for the Raspberry Pi with 4x isolated, 24-bit thermocouple inputs and a thermocouple detection feature. Measurement Computing Corp. (MCC) has launched its third DAQ HAT for the Raspberry Pi, this time taking on temperature measurement. The $149 MCC 134 Thermocouple Measurement HAT follows its […]

How To Upgrade Everything Using Topgrade CLI Utility In Linux

Friday 14th of June 2019 11:57:00 PM
The Topgrade utility will upgrade everything in Linux and Unix operating systems. It is free, open source and written using Rust.

Working around the BASH brace expansion rule

Friday 14th of June 2019 10:08:08 PM
Brace expansion in BASH is a neat way to build a Cartesian product, like all the combinations of a set of first names and a set of last names. Unfortunately, you can't do this with strings unless they're in comma-separated lists. This post explains two alternatives.

How to Save a File in Vim / Vi and Quit the Editor

Friday 14th of June 2019 08:19:16 PM
Vim is the text editor of choice for many users that spend a lot of time on the command line. Unlike other editors, Vim has several modes of operation which can be a little intimidating for new users.

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As I got started writing open source software, I generally preferred the MIT license. I actually made fun of the “copyleft” GPL licenses, on the grounds that they are less free. I still hold this opinion today: the GPL license is less free than the MIT license - but today, I believe this in a good way.

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