I need help with something, hopefully you can help me or point me in the right direction.
I've a raspberry pi 3 in which I've some video files. I want to watch the video files on my laptop without having to transfer the files. I want to stream them. However, since the raspberry pi doesn't run that well these video files, I want to run them on my laptop.
I've ssh (with keys) configured, but haven't found a way to do it. I want to open the files with VLC (or mpv or something like that)submitted by /u/user957
Purism announces the creation of its Advisory Board
Purism is pleased to announce the creation of its Advisory Board, comprised of top-tier experts from the Free Software community: Kyle Rankin, Matthew Garrett, Aaron Grattafiori, and Stefano Zacchiroli. Together, they bring their vision—with decades of experience in cybersecurity, privacy protection, and digital freedom—to Purism’s product development, as the company continues to create products that finally address privacy and digital rights by default, rights that 86% of computer users cite as a concern.
- Microsoft made 'em do it: The latest Kaby Lake, Zen chips will support only Windows 10
- Linux Journal September 2016
- September 2016 Video Preview
IBM links Blockchain with AI in new Industry Platforms business unit
IBM has underscored how seriously its taking Blockchain technology with the creation of a new business unit centered around it. The new business, called Industry Platforms, will be led by Global Business Services chief, Bridget van Kralingen.
IBM’s entire blockchain leadership team will transition to the new business, which was first announced last year.
As well as working on Blockchain technology, the Industry Platforms business will also work to promote its Watson artificial intelligence platform in the financial services sector.
“The Industry Platforms business will bring clients radically optimized processes and marketplaces that leverage Watson, IBM Cloud, IBM Systems, blockchain, deep domain expertise and ecosystems of partners and developers,” said IBM CEO Ginni Rometty.
Habitat: Automating Applications, Minus Platform and Infrastructure Hassles
Remember the days when technology platforms sat in silos and our fierce allegiance to them did too? “We’re a Mac shop,” admins would announce. “We’re all in on Windows,” another might say.
Those days are quickly fading, along with the barriers that used to separate platform and infrastructure technologies. Instead, we are moving toward a world of containers, multiple instances of virtual machines, and multiple operating systems working in tandem. This is especially true in data centers, and open source tools are helping to drive the trend.
There is a pronounced need for ways to run applications on multiple types of infrastructure, ranging from bare metal to virtual machines to containers to the cloud. That’s where Habitat comes in. It’s an open source project focused on “automation that travels with the application.” It has pedigree, too. Habitat comes from the makers of the venerable configuration management and automation platform Chef, which, like Puppet, has helped to optimize many heterogeneous technology environments.
KDE Arrives in Berlin, Elects Thomas Pfeiffer to the e.V. Board
Today KDE has been arriving in Berlin for Akademy, our annual meeting, which is year is part of the larger QtCon conference. This year we are teaming up with KDAB to gather together with the wider community of Qt developers for the first time, which is a major opportunity to share experiences between the open source and the commercial worlds. Also at the gathering are the VLC developers. VLC is one of the most successful open source projects successfully reaching out to users on all platforms and is a project we have long cooperated with. And the Free Software Foundation Europe will be brining the important political edge to our talks.
Kubuntu-16.04 and updates
I installed kubuntu-16.04 in April. Although I don’t use it much, I occasionally boot into it to check a few things. Whenever I booted into Kubuntu, I looked to see if the update applet was notifying me of updates. I left the system running for an hour or more, to give it plenty of time to find out.s
GTK Developers Continue Firming Up Their Long-Term Toolkit Plans
Earlier this summer at a hackfest of GTK+ developers they came up with a plan for GTK4 and beyond with reworking how they'll do long-term stable releases. With GNOME/GTK+ 3.22 approaching, they are firming up their plans.
Being published today via the GTK+ blog is Versioning and long term stability promise in GTK+. Hit that up if you want all the details about it.
Nautilus 3.22 Adds Batch File Renaming, Native Compression Features
There are plenty of new and improved features to enjoy in Nautilus 3.22, which is on course to ship as part of GNOME 3.22 late next month.
Tumbleweed Enhances Encryption, has Massive Updates
openSUSE users are at no loss for getting new software as this week the rolling distribution Tumbleweed had several snapshot releases and there was a beta release for openSUSE Leap 42.2.
openSUSE’s rolling distribution Tumbleweed, which was originally created by Linux kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman, had six snapshots two weeks ago and four last week. This week we will look at another six snapshots.
Red Hat Takes Aim at VMware With RHV
Although VMware and Red Hat might have seemed to be best buddies at last week's LinuxCon, this week it's become obvious that Red Hat is locked and loaded and has VMware in its sites. During a week when the suits at the virtualization company would doubtlessly like attention focused on Las Vegas and its VMWorld 2016 users' conference, Red Hat has been stealing the headlines on just about every major tech site with news of its own virtualization products.
Crash test dummy? Love the excitement of breaking an OS? Fedora 25 Alpha has landed
If you're a chronic complainer and nit-picker with a spare machine and a willingness to suffer multiple crashes, weird screen artefacts and possible data loss: Fedora 25's alpha has landed ahead of its anticipated November 2016 release.
If you want to help the developers by breaking stuff, don't risk dual-boot on OS X if you've got live data, because this known bug is a treat:
“The installer appears to support volume shrink for OS X volumes (Apple Core Storage) by offering a Shrink button and sizing slider in Automatic partitioning; and likewise allow numeric resizing in Manual partitioning. However, setting the installer to resize these volumes and proceeding with installation will result in complete data loss of the volume. Resize the volume in OS X's Disk Utility to create free space before proceeding with the installation of Fedora.”
Linaro Announces First Development Board Compliant with 96Boards TV Platform Specification
Linaro Ltd, the collaborative engineering organization developing open source software for the ARM® architecture, today announced support for the HiSilicon ‘Poplar’ board – the first development board compliant with the 96Boards Enterprise Edition TV Platform specification. The board is the latest addition to the 96Boards family, the open specification defining a platform for the delivery of low-cost 32-bit and 64-bit ARM ecosystem developer boards. It is available to purchase for under $100 from Tocoding Technologies.
HiSilicon's Poplar Is The First Linaro 96Boards EE TV Platform
Linaro has announced the first development board that supports their 96Boards' Enterprise Edition TV Platform specification.
The HiSilicon Poplar development board is their first TV Platform compliant product and targets set-top box developers and hobbyists. The Poplar dev board is powered by a Hi3798C V200 SoC that packs in a quad-core 64-bit Cortex-A53 processor and Mali T720 for graphics. The Poplar board costs $79 USD or closer to $100 when factoring in shipping.
100+ self-hosted alternatives to popular services
Most of us use online services like Gmail, Dropbox, Skype, Evernote etc. on a daily basis without having control over the service. However, now it’s easier than ever to find a self-hosted alternative to your favorite online service and have complete control over it. In this article, we will share a huge list of self-hosted alternatives to popular online services.
RockMongo - A Graphical MongoDB administration tool
RockMongo is a free, open source GUI database administration tool for MongoDB, just like phpMyAdmin to MySQL/MariaDB.
Atom 1.10 Hackable Text Editor Released with New Atom Package Manager Build
Today, August 31, 2016, GitHub has had the great pleasure of announcing the release and immediate availability of the Atom 1.10 stable version of their hackable text editor for application developers and programmers, along with the Beta of Atom 1.11.
Atom 1.10 is here exactly 30 days after the launch of the Atom 1.9 and Atom 1.10 Beta builds on the first day of August 2016, and, as promised during the Beta stages of development, the biggest new feature of the Atom 1.10 stable release is the upgrade of the Atom Package Manager (APM) to run on Node 4.4.5 and npm 3.10.5.
Peek Is An Animated GIF Screen Recorder Tool for Linux
Looking for a simple tool that lets you record a section of your screen and export it as a GIF? Take a peek at Peek, an app that can do exactly that.
OpenShot 2.1 Released With Animation Support, Improved Timeline
A new version of open-source video editor OpenShot 2.1 has been released. We show you what's new and how you can install it on Ubuntu using a PPA.
Flowblade Linux Video Editor – Is It Any Good?
Kdenlive is hugely popular and for good reason — it’s fast, easy to use and mostly stable.
But open-source is all about choice, and in the comments section to that article many of you wrote about your experiences with other well-known video editors.
Among those mentioned is long-time fave OpenShot, the hard-to-use Cinelerra, the buggy Shotcut, and (though not strictly a video editor) the powerful Blender.
One app that wasn’t mentioned in the comments was Flowblade, a Python-based video editor for Linux.
Quite on schedule (just one day later), Weblate 2.7 is out today. This release brings Subversion support or improved zen mode.
Geekbench 4 Lands On iOS, Android , Windows, Linux And Mac
Popular benchmarking application Geekbench has launched a new version of their software called Geekbench 4.
- Stable Channel Update for Desktop
Chrome 53 Released With Speed Improvements, Shadow DOM
Ending out August, Google has promoted Chrome/Chromium 53 to their stable channel.
Chrome 53 is primarily geared at delivering new developer features with notification improvements, Shadow DOM v1 support, security fixes, various speed optimizations, and more.
Drupal 8.2, now with more outside-in
Over the weekend, Drupal 8.2 beta was released. One of the reasons why I'm so excited about this release is that it ships with "more outside-in". In an "outside-in experience", you can click anything on the page, edit its configuration in place without having to navigate to the administration back end, and watch it take effect immediately. This kind of on-the-fly editorial experience could be a game changer for Drupal's usability.
When I last discussed turning Drupal outside-in, we were still in the conceptual stages, with mockups illustrating the concepts. Since then, those designs have gone through multiple rounds of feedback from Drupal's usability team and a round of user testing led by Cheppers. This study identified some issues and provided some insights which were incorporated into subsequent designs.
Two policy changes we introduced in Drupal 8 — semantic versioning and experimental modules — have fundamentally changed Drupal's innovation model starting with Drupal 8. I should write a longer blog post about this, but the net result of those two changes is ongoing improvements with an easy upgrade path. In this case, it enabled us to add outside-in experiences to Drupal 8.2 instead of having to wait for Drupal 9. The authoring experience improvements we made in Drupal 8 are well-received, but that doesn't mean we are done. It's exciting that we can move much faster on making Drupal easier to use.
- LLVM 3.9 Is Set To Be Released
Zeal: Offline Documentation for Countless Open Source Tools
Regularly here at OStatic, we provide updates on trends in free documentation and tutorials for popular open source platforms and applications. For example, one of the best resources for finding free open source-related documentation is FLOSS Manuals. It's an ongoing effort to build online guides for open source software.
What about an offline documentation solution, though? It's an interesting idea, and Zeal happens to be an offline software documentation browser covering almost 200 APIs, languages, applications and tools. Whether you're looking for how to express a C++ function or you need an HTML or Python answer, Zeal is a good go-to source.
- How to Install Spotio On Ubuntu 16.04
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Should You Upgrade To Ubuntu 16.04 From Ubuntu 14.04
Ubuntu 16.04 has been out for about 4 months now and it is the latest long term support release which gurarantees support for 5 more years.
Do you need to upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 right now or should you wait a while? In this guide I am going to list reasons for and against upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04 and help you to decide when it is right for you.
Ubuntu Working On Improved Low Graphics Mode For Unity 7
While Ubuntu developers continue work on preparing the Unity 8 desktop for rolling out across all form-factors, Unity 7 is still seeing some new improvements as their interim desktop solution.
5 Things We Secretly Miss About Ubuntu
Sure, it’s super stable, far more compatible, and less buggy than it was a few years back. The polish and professionalism mirrors Canonical’s own transition from scrappy startup to server-ruling stalwart.
Unreal Engine 4.13 Brings GPU Rendering Improvements
Epic Games announced the release this morning of Unreal Engine 4.13 as the newest version of their advanced game engine.
- Unreal Engine 4.13 Launches with Many New Rendering Features, Alembic Support
Steam crashing in Openmandriva LX 3.0? Try this solution
I have been using Openmandriva LX 3.0 for some time now and I am very happy with it. Since I installed it, this distro has fulfilled most of my requirements as a non-technical Linux user.
I did find a big problem, though. The Steam client refused to work, complaining about Steam runtime not working and missing dependencies. Even when I located the missing dependencies, nothing worked.
Yes, I know that some would call this a show-stopper. However, I decided to go to the forums to ask for help. The community is the power of Linux.
- Cities: Skylines - Content Creator Pack: Art Deco DLC is now available
- Steam Client Beta finally adds Big Picture Configuration editing for the Steam Controller and more
Here Are The Steam Survey Results For Linux During August 2016
You can see the latest Steam Survey results here. Keep in mind this is the Linux gaming population while generally the Linux desktop population is cited as 2~2.5% based upon various Internet figures.
- FairWare ransomware infects servers through exposed Redis instances [Ed: Rerunning a story from last month to make Linux sounds scary, due to a Redis misconfiguration]
- Insecure Redis Instances at Core of Attacks Against Linux Servers
Blackhat wannabes proffer probably bogus Linux scamsomware
A new purported ransomware variant is hitting Linux servers, deleting files and demanding payment for the return of lost data.
The scam is possibly a bluff, since it does not follow the regular format of encrypting files and leaving ransom notes for slick and automated payment.
Information on the attacks is scarce. Bleeping Computer researcher Lawrence Abrams suspects it is likely a copy of the deleted files with the web folder uploaded to an attacker's server, rather than complex encryption being applied.
Donald Ryan Austin, 27, of El Portal, Florida, was charged yesterday with hacking servers belonging to the Linux Kernel Organization (kernel.org).
According to a four-count indictment, Austin gained access to server credentials used by an individual associated with the Linux Kernel Organization.
Austin used the credentials to access four kernel.org servers located in a Bay Area data center, modified server configurations and installed rootkits and other trojans.