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Three essential tools for the GNU/Linux Photographer

2 hours 31 min ago
there are some pretty awesome tools available for free to GNU/Linux users I thought I might share. With the three together, I’ve got basically everything I have needed.

AMD unveils 14nm Ryzen Embedded V1000, boasting twice the performance of R-Series

5 hours 22 min ago
AMD announced its Linux-ready Ryzen Embedded V1000 SoCs with up to 4x cores and 3.6 TFLOPS, designed for mid-range embedded devices, plus an up to 16-core, Xeon-like Epyc Embedded 3000 for embedded servers. A few weeks after information leaked about several new boards based on AMD’s new Ryzen Embedded V1000, AMD formally introduced the new […]

Canonical Releases Major Kernel Security Update for Ubuntu 14.04 to Fix 26 Flaws

8 hours 14 min ago
Canonical released today a major kernel security update for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) operating system series, addressing more than 20 vulnerabilities and other issues.

This Week in Open Source News: Documentary Series on Women in Tech to Premiere Next Month, Fake Linux News & More

Sunday 25th of February 2018 06:55:07 AM
This week in open source and Linux news: an exciting documentary series by open source communications veteran Jennifer Cloer to premiere in March, Steven J Vaughan-Nichols is fed up with fake Linux vulnerability story, and more!

Mycroft AI on Plasma

Sunday 25th of February 2018 04:55:02 AM
Did you know you can install an AI personal assistant on your Plasma desktop? Mycroft is running through the last 24 hours of the crowdfunding campaign for its Mark II assistant. The machine looks awesome and offers similar functionality to other proprietary alternatives, but with none of the spying and leaking of personal data.

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Daily Builds Now Fuelled by Linux Kernel 4.15

Sunday 25th of February 2018 02:54:57 AM
As of today, the current daily builds of the upcoming Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating system are powered by the latest stable Linux 4.15 kernel series.

Non-Linux FOSS: Tales of Maj'Eyal

Sunday 25th of February 2018 12:54:52 AM
I love gaming, but I have two main problems with being a gamer. First,I'm terrible at video games. Really. Second, I don't have the time toinvest in order to increase my skills. So for me, a game that is easy toget started with while also providing an extensive gaming experience iskey. It's also fairly rare.

Plasma Mobile Could Give Life to a Mobile Linux Experience

Saturday 24th of February 2018 10:54:47 PM
a pure Linux on mobile experience doesn’t exist. Or does it? You may have heard of the Purism Librem 5...

3 reasons to say 'no' in DevOps

Saturday 24th of February 2018 08:54:42 PM
DevOps, it has often been pointed out, is a culture that emphasizes mutual respect, cooperation, continual improvement, and aligning responsibility with authority.Instead of saying no, it may be helpful to take a hint from improv comedy and say, "Yes, and..." or "Yes, but...". This opens the request from the binary nature of "yes" and "no" toward having a nuanced discussion around priority, capacity, and responsibility.However, sometimes you have no choice but to give a hard "no." These should be rare and exceptional, but they will occur.read more

What will OpenStack "S" Be Named?

Saturday 24th of February 2018 06:54:37 PM
From the "Name That Cloud" files:

To capture more of the desktop market, Linux needs to target the average user

Saturday 24th of February 2018 04:54:32 PM
Part of the reason the Linux desktop market share hasn't risen is because the marketing targets the wrong users and ignores that Linux is actually easy to use.

Top 5: Perl hashes and arrays, landing a Linux day job, and more

Saturday 24th of February 2018 02:54:27 PM
In this week's top 5, we take a look at Perl, wikis, what the Grateful Dead has to do with Creative Commons, and more.read more

Ubuntu Linux and Bash as a Windows Program!

Saturday 24th of February 2018 12:54:22 PM
An Ubuntu Bash shell as a Windows app? Fantastic! Here's how toproceed.

Docker has a business plan headache

Saturday 24th of February 2018 10:54:17 AM
Docker is the container technology of choice, but that doesn[he]#039[/he]t translate into Docker the successful business. Whatever Docker the business' future, Docker the technology is both open source and a standard. Docker could close up shop today, and you'd still be using Docker containers tomorrow.

Mycroft Widget, Atos and Red Hat's New Cloud Container Solution, npm Bug and More

Saturday 24th of February 2018 08:54:12 AM
News updates for February 23, 2018.

Overview Of tcpdump With Examples

Saturday 24th of February 2018 06:54:07 AM
You can view information about traffic coming and going from a given network interface using tcpdump. This diagnostic tool allows you to see packet information, that is where incoming packets come from and where outgoing packets are heading to on an interface, with some extra information. You can even save the output to a file to inspect later on. This article will demonstrate the simple examples of tcpdump.

Linux command history: Choosing what to remember and how

Saturday 24th of February 2018 04:54:02 AM
Linux command history is not just about repeating commands. You can selectively decide what to remember and whether to record the date and time your commands were used.

Spectre and Meltdown Mitigations Now Available for FreeBSD and OpenBSD Systems

Saturday 24th of February 2018 02:53:57 AM
More than a month since their public discloser the nasty Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerability have now been fixed for various BSD operating systems including FreeBSD and OpenBSD.

IBM's Phil Estes on the Turbulent Waters of Container History

Saturday 24th of February 2018 01:22:27 AM
Phil Estes painted a different picture of container history at Open Source 101 in Raleigh last weekend, speaking from the perspective of someone who had a front row seat. To hear him tell it, this rise and success is a story filled with intrigue, and enough drama to keep a daytime soap opera going for a season or two.

SUNY math professor makes the case for free and open educational resources

Friday 23rd of February 2018 11:50:58 PM
The open educational resources (OER) movement has been gaining momentum over the past few years, as educators—from kindergarten classes to graduate schools—turn to free and open source educational content to counter the high cost of textbooks.