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Rclone Browser Fork With Fixes And Enhancements

Wednesday 18th of September 2019 05:27:50 AM
Rclone Browser is a fairly popular cross-platform GUI for Rclone. Its development was stopped in 2017, but a Rclone Browser fork was created recently to fix some "small not working bits and pieces", like the transfer progress not working, while also adding some enhancements.

How to install SearX Search Engine on Ubuntu

Wednesday 18th of September 2019 04:13:30 AM
Searx is a decentralized and non-commercial search engine that respects user’s privacy. It is one of the best and free private search engines that aggregate results from more than 70 search services, including Google and Bing.

10 more essential Linux commands you need to know

Wednesday 18th of September 2019 02:59:10 AM
You've mastered installation and the basics of filesystem navigation. Now you're ready to take your skills to the next level with 10 more essential Linux commands.

Talking to machines: Lisp and the origins of AI

Wednesday 18th of September 2019 01:44:50 AM
Artificial intelligence (AI) is all the rage today, and its massive impact on the world is still to come, says the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI). According to an article on Nanalyze:read more

Richard Stallman has resigned from the Free Software Foundation and MIT

Wednesday 18th of September 2019 12:30:30 AM
Richard Stallman, founder of the Free Software Foundation has resigned and he's also left his position in CSAIL at MIT.

Why Open Source continues to be the foundation for modern IT

Tuesday 17th of September 2019 11:16:10 PM
The recent Open Source Summit North America once again highlighted the myriad ways open source technologies impact us all.

How To Disable GNOME's Overlay Scrollbars (Have The Scrollbars Permanently Visible)

Tuesday 17th of September 2019 10:01:50 PM
This article explains how to disable GNOME's overlay scrollbars, so that the scrollbars are always visible.

Stallman's final interview as FSF president: Last week we quizzed him over Microsoft visit. Now he quits top roles amid rape remarks outcry

Tuesday 17th of September 2019 08:47:30 PM
Shortly after The Register learned that Richard Stallman, founder and then president of the Free Software Foundation and creator of the GNU Project, had been invited to speak at Microsoft's corporate headquarters, we emailed him to ask about the apparent incongruity of advocating for software freedom at a company singled out by the FSF as a maker of malware.

PulseAudio 13 Released with Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio Support, More

Tuesday 17th of September 2019 08:20:19 PM
PulseAudio, the open-source sound system/server used by numerous Linux-based operating systems by default, has been updated to version 13, a major release that introduces new features and improvements.

Getting started with Zsh

Tuesday 17th of September 2019 05:51:39 PM
Z-shell (or Zsh) is an interactive Bourne-like POSIX shell known for its abundance of innovative features. Z-Shell users often cite its many conveniences and credit it for increased efficiency and extensive more

Four semanage commands to keep SELinux in enforcing mode

Tuesday 17th of September 2019 04:37:19 PM
Are you avoiding SELinux entirely, or leaving large portions of your systems in permissive mode? Read on to learn how to use the SELinux targeted policy.

Fantastic looking beat 'em up Shing! confirming to be releasing for Linux

Tuesday 17th of September 2019 03:22:59 PM
One we completely missed from Gamescom is Shing!, a new beat 'em up from developer Mass Creation releasing for Linux next year and it looks like it's going to be a lot of fun.

GNU Linux-Libre 5.3 Kernel Arrives for Those Seeking 100% Freedom for Their PCs

Tuesday 17th of September 2019 02:08:38 PM
The GNU Linux-libre project has announced today the release of the GNU Linux-libre 5.3 kernel, a 100% free version of the Linux 5.3 kernel that does not include any proprietary code.

Linux Plumbers, Appwrite, and more industry trends

Tuesday 17th of September 2019 12:54:18 PM
As part of my role as a senior product marketing manager at an enterprise software company with an open source development model, I publish a regular update about open source community, market, and industry trends for product marketers, managers, and other influencers. Here are five of my and their favorite articles from that update.

As Richard Stallman Resigns Let's Consider Why GNU/Linux Without Stallman and Torvalds Would be a Victory to Microsoft

Tuesday 17th of September 2019 11:39:58 AM
Stallman has been ejected after a lot of intentionally misleading press coverage; this is a dark day for Software Freedom

Amid Epstein Controversy, Richard Stallman is Forced to Resign as FSF President

Tuesday 17th of September 2019 10:25:38 AM
Richard Stallman, founder and president of the Free Software Foundation, has resigned as the president and from its board of directors. The announcement has come after a relentless campaign by a few activists and media person to remove Stallman for his views on the Epstein victims. Read more to get the details.

How to Install Anaconda Python Distribution on Debian 10

Tuesday 17th of September 2019 10:17:04 AM
Anaconda is an open-source distribution of the Python and R programming languages that can be used to simplify package management and deployment. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install Anaconda Python Distribution on Debian 10.

I got 99 problems but a switch() ain't one: Java SE 13 lands with various tweaks as per Oracle's less-is-more strategy

Tuesday 17th of September 2019 09:02:44 AM
All part of Big Red's regular small-ish release plan as opposed to large infrequent updatesCode One Oracle on Monday announced the release of Java SE 13 (JDK 13), saying it shows the tech titan's continued commitment to make innovation happen faster by sticking to a predictable six-month release cycle.…

Chmod Command in Linux

Tuesday 17th of September 2019 07:48:23 AM
In Linux, access to the files is managed through the file permissions, attributes, and ownership. This ensures that only authorized users and processes can access files and directories. This tutorial covers how to use the `chmod` command to change the access permissions of files and directories.

Compact Kaby Lake embedded PC supports Linux

Tuesday 17th of September 2019 06:34:03 AM
Axiomtek’s fanless, rugged “eBOX100-51R-FL” embedded PC runs Linux or Win 10 on a 7th Gen U-series CPU and offers a pair each of GbE, USB 3.0, USB 2.0, and serial ports plus a DP++ port and M.2 slots for WiFi and SATA. Axiomtek announced a compact (142 x 87 x 58mm) embedded computer equipped with […]