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Gateworks Venice SBC runs Ubuntu on i.MX8M Mini

1 hour 25 min ago
Gateworks unveiled a “Venice” family of SBCs that run Ubuntu on an i.MX8M Mini, starting with a “GW7300” model with 2x GbE with PoE, USB host and OTG, MIPI-DSI and -CSI, and 3x mini-PCIe with SIM. Our readers seem like Gateworks SBCs despite the fact the San Luis, Obispo, Calif. based company often equips its […]

Turn a Kubernetes deployment into a Knative service

Thursday 24th of September 2020 05:49:29 AM
Discover great flexibility, easier deployments, and auto-scaling features by using Knative services.

Launching the European AI Fund

Thursday 24th of September 2020 04:35:08 AM
Right now, we’re in the early stages of the next phase of computing: AI. First we had the desktop. Then the internet. And smartphones. Increasingly, we’re living in a world …

Lenovo to roll out Ubuntu Linux 20.04 LTS across nearly 30 ThinkPads, ThinkStations

Thursday 24th of September 2020 03:20:48 AM
First, Fedora, and now, Ubuntu Linux. Lenovo is getting serious about the Linux desktop, with support for almost 30 ThinkPads and ThinkStations.

Intel's 10nm Elkhart Lake Atom chips feature Cortex-M7 and triple 4K

Thursday 24th of September 2020 02:06:28 AM
Intel unveiled a dozen 10nm “Elkhart Lake” Atom x6000E, Pentium, and Celeron SoCs at up to 3.0GHz Turbo with 4.5W to 12W TDPs and a Cortex-M7. The SoCs support 64GB RAM, triple 4K displays, 3x 2.5GbE with TSN, and OOB and safety features. At the Intel Industrial Summit 2020, Intel announced a new generation of […]

Strftime Python

Thursday 24th of September 2020 12:52:07 AM
Check out how to use Datetime Strftime method in Python to convert Datetime object to date string.

Lenovo Launches ThinkPad and ThinkStation PCs with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Wednesday 23rd of September 2020 11:37:47 PM
Lenovo and Canonical launched today personal computers from the ThinkPad and ThinkStation family that come preinstalled with the LTS (Long Term Support) version of the Ubuntu Linux operating system.

Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs go open source

Wednesday 23rd of September 2020 10:23:27 PM
Frictional Games have announced that they've now open source the game engine behind Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs as open source under the GPL.

Linux sysadmins: Understand ncat's power to avoid accidental security risks

Wednesday 23rd of September 2020 09:09:07 PM
The ncat command is a sysadmin's Swiss Army knife, but be careful to ensure you're using it safely.

How to Install RavenDB NoSQL database on Ubuntu 20.04

Wednesday 23rd of September 2020 07:54:46 PM
RavenDB is a free and open-source document-oriented NoSQL database that supports multiple databases, sharding, or partitioning the data across multiple servers. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install RavenDB on Ubuntu 20.04 server.

Apostrophe – distraction free Markdown editor

Wednesday 23rd of September 2020 06:40:26 PM
Apostrophe is a distraction free Markdown editor. It uses pandoc as the backend for Markdown parsing and offers a very clean and sleek user interface.

Run Linux apps on your Chromebook

Wednesday 23rd of September 2020 05:26:06 PM
Chromebooks have been a game-changer for PreK-12 school systems, enabling them to purchase low-cost laptop computers for students, teachers, and administrators to use. While Chromebooks have always been powered by a Linux-based operating system (Chrome OS), until recently, there was no way to run most Linux apps on one.read more

Create transparency in your game graphics with GIMP

Wednesday 23rd of September 2020 04:11:46 PM
Whether you're programming a game or an app with Python or Lua, you're probably using PNG graphics for your game assets. An advantage of the PNG format, which is not available in a JPEG, is the ability to store an alpha channel. Alpha is, essentially, the "color" of invisibility or transparency. Alpha is the part of an image you don't see.read more

Transfer Files And Folders Between Computers With Croc

Wednesday 23rd of September 2020 02:57:25 PM
Croc is a command line utility that allows you to easily, quickly and securely transfer files and folders between Computers in Linux.

5 ways to harden a new system with Ansible

Wednesday 23rd of September 2020 01:43:05 PM
Use Ansible to harden newly-deployed servers for consistent configurations with security in mind.

How to Install Mautic Marketing Automation Tool on Ubuntu 20.04

Wednesday 23rd of September 2020 12:28:45 PM
Mautic is an open source self-hosted marketing automation tool for everyone. You can use it to grow up your business, monitor your website, create landing pages, create campaign for your business, manage contacts, and even send marketing emails.

Install and Configure Graylog Monitoring Server Ubuntu 20.04

Wednesday 23rd of September 2020 11:14:25 AM
Graylog is a free and open-source log management software tool that can be used to monitor log of the network systems from the central server. It uses Elasticsearch to store logs data and provide search capabilities, and MongoDB for storing meta information.

Microsoft Edge comes to Linux in October as a preview

Wednesday 23rd of September 2020 10:00:04 AM
That's right, no need to wipe your glasses as that's a real headline here. Microsoft are bringing their Microsoft Edge browser to Linux in October.

Linux on Lenovo, jdk transition to Git, and more industry trends

Wednesday 23rd of September 2020 08:45:44 AM
As part of my role as a principal communication strategist at an enterprise software company with an open source development model, I publish a regular update about open source community, market, and industry trends. Here are some of my and their favorite articles from that update.

How to Install and Use FFmpeg on Ubuntu 20.04

Wednesday 23rd of September 2020 07:31:24 AM
FFmpeg is a free and open-source collection of tools for handling multimedia files. It contains a set of shared audio and video libraries such as libavcodec, libavformat, and libavutil. With FFmpeg, you can convert between various video and audio formats, set sample rates, capture streaming audio/video, and resize videos. This article describes how to install FFmpeg on Ubuntu 20.04.