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ASRock spins Whiskey Lake-U in thin Mini-ITX, 3.5-inch, and NUC formats

3 hours 42 min ago
ASRock announced four products based on Intel’s 8th Gen Whiskey Lake-U: a thin Mini-ITX “IMB-1216” board, a 3.5-inch “SBC-350,” and a NUC 4?4 form-factor “iBox-8365U” mini-PC and NUC-8365U mainboard. ASRock Industrial has been busy lately tapping the latest embedded-oriented x86 chips in products such as the Intel 8th Gen Whiskey Lake-U based iBox-8265U mini-PC, as [[he]#8230[/he]]

Kubuntu 19.04 Ships with KDE Plasma 5.15 Desktop, Experimental Wayland Session

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019 06:56:34 AM
The Kubuntu 19.04 official Ubuntu flavor has been released as part of the Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo) operating system series with various updated components and improvements.

3 Ways to Create an Encrypted Archive

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019 05:42:14 AM
Discussion on different methods to create an encrypted archive and the pros and cons of each.

Xubuntu 19.04 Drops Support for 32-Bit Systems, Ships with Xfce 4.13.3 Desktop

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019 04:27:54 AM
Xubuntu 19.04 arrived as part of the Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo) operating system series bringing some important changes to this lightweight official Ubuntu Linux flavor.

The Great GNU/Linux Division

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019 03:13:34 AM
With or without the nod to GNU, desktop Linux is still the same under the hood.

Bash Functions with Examples

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019 01:47:47 AM
Basically bash function is a set of commands. Bash function mainly used for executing a single or group of commands again and again. Functions make it easier to read the code and execute meaningful group code statements.

Linux Distributions Should Enhance how Sudo Asks for Passwords

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019 12:22:01 AM
sudo is probably the most famous command in the Linux world. It allows ordinary users to run other commands or programs using the superuser privileges, but it doesn't show you the password while you are typing it. This behavior should change by default.

8 environment-friendly open software projects you should know

Monday 22nd of April 2019 10:56:14 PM
For the last few years, I've been helping Greenpeace build its first fully open source software project, Planet 4. Planet 4 is a global engagement platform where Greenpeace supporters and activists can interact and engage with the organization. The goal is to drive people to action on behalf of our planet. We want to invite participation and use people power to battle global issues like climate change and plastic more

2 new apps for music tweakers on Fedora Workstation

Monday 22nd of April 2019 09:30:28 PM
Linux operating systems are great for making unique customizations and tweaks to make your computer work better for you. For example, the i3 window manager encourages users to think about the different components and pieces that make up the modern Linux desktop. Fedora has two new packages of interest for music tweakers: mpris-scrobbler and playerctl. […]

Building a Raspberry PI Cluster - Part II: Operating system installation

Monday 22nd of April 2019 08:04:42 PM
As per our first part, you now have your cluster all assembled and ready and want to install it. Do something with it already. For this we will have to download Raspbian Stretch Lite - a Linux distribution based on Debian and made especially for the Raspberry Pi. The ”Lite” version has an image file of 1,8GB and contains only the base system.

4 open source apps for plant-based diets

Monday 22nd of April 2019 06:38:56 PM
Reducing your consumption of meat, dairy, and processed foods is better for the planet and better for your health. Changing your diet can be difficult, but several open source Android applications can help you switch to a more plant-based more

Whats New in Ubuntu 19.04?

Monday 22nd of April 2019 05:13:09 PM
You may know that Canonical just launched a new version of Ubuntu, but is it worth the upgrade? Does Ubuntu 19.04 solve any problems you currently have?

Ubuntu MATE 19.04 Brings Improved Out of Box Nvidia GPU Experience for Gamers

Monday 22nd of April 2019 03:47:23 PM
The Ubuntu MATE 19.04 operating system has been released as part of the Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo) operating system series, a release that adds latest software updates and some interesting new features.

How To Monitor Disk I/O Activity Using iotop And iostat Commands In Linux?

Monday 22nd of April 2019 02:21:37 PM
2DayGeek: Learn how to monitor disk I/O usage or statistics in Linux.

9 ways to save the planet

Monday 22nd of April 2019 12:55:51 PM
What can be done to help save the planet? The question can seem depressing at a time when it feels like an individual's contribution isn't enough. But, who are we Earth dwellers if not for a collection of individuals? So, I asked our writer community to share ways that open source software or hardware can be used to make a difference. Here's what I heard back.9 ways to save the planet with an open source twist1. Disable the blinking cursor in your more

How to Mitigate ICMP Timestamp Vulnerabilities in Linux

Monday 22nd of April 2019 11:30:05 AM
Learn how to mitigate the ICMP timestamp vulnerability in Linux by blocking certain types of Internet Control Message Protocol at the firewall.

Excellent Utilities: lnav – the log file navigator

Monday 22nd of April 2019 10:04:18 AM
This is the second in a new series highlighting best-of-breed utilities. We’ll be covering a wide range of utilities including tools that boost your productivity, help you manage your workflow, and lots more besides. For this article, we’ll put lnav under the spotlight.

Tracking the weather with Python and Prometheus

Monday 22nd of April 2019 08:38:32 AM
Open source monitoring system Prometheus has integrations to track many types of time-series data, but if you want an integration that doesn't yet exist, it's easy to build one. An often-used example is a custom integration with a cloud provider that uses the provider's APIs to grab specific metrics. In this example, though, we will integrate with the biggest cloud provider of all: more

Nginx Commands You Should Know

Monday 22nd of April 2019 06:50:57 AM
In this guide, we will go over the most important and frequently used Nginx commands including starting, stopping, and restarting Nginx.

Color Picker Snap For Linux

Monday 22nd of April 2019 03:30:49 AM
Color picker is another cool flatpak app, for developers and UI designers that need to experiment with colors. Most development software comes with their own color palette tool but some lacks it. So this app is one way to generate customized color for your project during the development process.

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The Kodi Foundation made the release candidate for Kodi 18.2 available last week, and today you can grab the final version. As you’d expect, this is a bug fix release with no major new functionality, but there are a number of notable changes including improvements to the music database performance and a new Codec Factory for Android. Read more

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