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Antergos installation guide with screenshots

Sunday 28th of August 2016 09:00:00 PM

A step by step Antergos installation guide with screenshots.

SFC's Kuhn in firing line as Linus Torvalds takes aim

Sunday 28th of August 2016 05:00:00 PM

A few days after he mused that there had been no reason for him to blow his stack, Linux creator Linus Torvalds has directed a blast at the Software Freedom Conservancy

High-end music player has a Raspberry Pi inside

Sunday 28th of August 2016 01:00:00 PM

Bryston has launched a high-end, compact "BDP-??" digital music player built on the Raspberry Pi running Raspbian, along with a HifiBerry "Digi+" audio HAT add-on.

How Google Does Open Source

Saturday 27th of August 2016 09:00:00 PM

Google is a leading contributor to open source today, but the search giant doesn't like all open source licenses.

LinuxConsole 2.5 Gaming Distro Out Now with Minecraft, SuperTux, and Many Games

Saturday 27th of August 2016 05:00:00 PM

 LinuxConsole ships with modern GNU/Linux technologies and open source software/games, as well as with both the LXDE and MATE desktop environments.

Can Linux survive another 25 years?

Saturday 27th of August 2016 01:00:00 PM

Linux's longevity is a testament to the open source community as a whole, and not just one man, such as Linus Torvalds.

StrongSwan based IPsec VPN using certificates and pre shared key on Ubuntu 16.04

Saturday 27th of August 2016 06:00:00 AM

Learn how to install the strongSwan IPsec VPN on Ubuntu 16.04 (LTS)

4 tips for teaching electronics to kids

Saturday 27th of August 2016 02:00:00 AM

Oyvind Nydal Dahl has dedicated himself to teaching electronics to beginners, both kids and adults.

Open source drone controller has an FPGA-enhanced brain

Friday 26th of August 2016 10:00:00 PM

Aerotenna has launched an open source, $499 OcPoc drone flight controller that runs Linux on an Altera Cyclone V ARM/FPGA SoC.

LinuxCon: Tracing Linux's Roots, Mapping Its Future

Friday 26th of August 2016 09:03:00 PM

Starting in 2017, LinuxCon will be renamed the Open Source Summit

How to Install nginx and google pagespeed on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus)

Friday 26th of August 2016 08:00:00 PM

This tutorial shows how to build a nginx .deb package for Ubuntu 16.04 from source that has Google PageSpeed module compiled in.

Microsoft at LinuxCon: Building Open Source Cred One Conference at a Time

Friday 26th of August 2016 07:00:00 PM

To say that Microsoft and open source have a rocky history would be an understatement.

Calamares 2.4 Universal Installer Framework Polishes Existing Functionality

Friday 26th of August 2016 06:00:00 PM

Calamares 2.4 adds a new module called netinstall to allow the choice of installing various packages during installation

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 Beta Adds NVDIMM Support, Improves Security

Friday 26th of August 2016 05:00:00 PM

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 Beta brings lots of improvements and innovations, support for new hardware devices, and improves the overall security of the Linux kernel-based operating system

Linus Torvalds says first Linux release wasn't public

Friday 26th of August 2016 04:00:00 PM

This week at LinuxCon NA, Linus Torvalds talked about the email he sent 25 years ago to announce Linux.

The 25 biggest events in Linux's 25-year history

Friday 26th of August 2016 03:00:00 PM

A year by year summary of the most significant events in Linux's history to date.

How To Completely Disable Mouse Acceleration

Friday 26th of August 2016 02:00:00 PM

WebUpd8: Mouse acceleration makes the pointer movement depend on the speed with which you move the mouse, accelerating as you move it faster.

Getting Started with Apache ModSecurity on Debian and Ubuntu

Friday 26th of August 2016 01:00:00 PM

ModSecurity is a Web Application Firewall: a program that can be used to inspect information as it passes through your web server,

MultiTail : Monitor Multiple Files Simultaneously in a Single Linux Terminal

Friday 26th of August 2016 12:00:00 PM

MultiTail is an open source ncurses utility that can be used to display multiple logfiles to standard output in a single window

The Sad State of Docker

Friday 26th of August 2016 11:00:00 AM

I am very disappointed lately how Docker handled the 1.12 release.

More in Tux Machines

GNOME News

  • The Begining
    The friendship/relationship with the awesome community of GNOME begins. What followed after 2 commits into the main branch, one application submission, and the result was the start of the most amazing few months. These months have been a humbling experience, the biggest learning experience, and the most productive time.
  • GTK+ Tester Window?
    For an internal application, I’ve created a Gtk.Window derived tester class, added some widgets to show current test, status, number of fails and a Gtk.Grid to attach custom widgets. This class expose some API to set a widget to test, autoclose and some signals you can use to run some tests.
  • GUADEC 2016
    A lot of great things happened – as always GUADEC with it’s perfect size got me to speak to a hell lot of new and interesting people. Thank you all for being there – it was a pleasure.

Leftovers: OSS and Sharing

  • #MyOpenHA Part 1 -Philosophy
    Home Automation. The holy hipster and geek grail. I have played with it. I have tried. I have failed. But today I am proud to have a solution I can truly endorse. So join me on this journey. This series will explain my solution, in excruciating detail. In the hope that I can learn from you while I am explaining. This series will be filled over time with more and more articles. But now, let’s talk about philosophy. The Why. Soon you will see the What and How. One promise, or the TL;DR: It is all 100% Open Source. Well, almost. I have integrated some quite non-open things but always in an Open Source Way.
  • Disable the new Firefox 48 location bar - Tutorial
    Here we are. Seven minutes later, our life is bearable again, but not perfect. Thank you Mozilla, thank you very much. This is exactly what I needed to enrich my life. After all, we all know, cosmetic changes are good, because that's what plants crave. Stop with these idiotic tweaks please. No one cares. It won't make the browser better. It won't change the market share. It will not attract idiots, as idiots are happy. It will only alienate diehard users who keep on using your browser because they have no alternative. From a loved favorite to the least of evils choice. That's what Firefox has become.
  • What’s Happening in OpenStack-Ansible (WHOA) – August 2016
    My goal with these posts is to inform more people about what we’re doing in the OpenStack-Ansible community and bring on more contributors to the project.
  • PowerShell on Linux? No, Thank You [comic]
  • LLVM Might Get An AAP Back-End (Altruistic Processor)
    There's an active proposal to incorporate a back-end into LLVM for AAP, a processor ISA for deeply-embedded Harvard architectures. AAP is designed for FPGA usage and there is an open-source soft-core with commercial deployments also being available. AAP is short for the Altruistic Processor and is described in technical detail here. AAP is said to be an original design but inspired by the OpenRISC / RISC-V projects.
  • UK-French Data Taskforce publishes joint report
    "Invest in and share experiences building core data registers, learning from the French National Address Database experience”; “develop initiatives to bring basic data literacy into primary and secondary education”; and “commission research into algorithmic transparency and accountability” are among the recommendations listed in a report published in July by the joint French-UK Data Taskforce.
  • Tuscany: how to promote the economy of sharing and collaboration
    In June, the region of Tuscany (Italy), in collaboration with Open Toscana and ANCI Toscana, launched a project, the goal of which is to “build a regional policy on the economy of sharing and collaboration”.
  • MS Tries But Just Doesn’t Get FLOSS
    This is what drove me to GNU/Linux so many years ago.
  • Microsoft's maps lost Melbourne because it used bad Wikipedia data
    Microsoft has laid part of the blame for Bing Maps' mis-location of the Australian city of Melbourne by a whole hemisphere on Wikipedia. Yes, Wikipedia, “the free encyclopaedia that anyone can edit.” Microsoft made its admission after your correspondent took to Twitter on Monday to do what we in publishing call “pimping"the story of Melbourne's mis-placement. Ricky Brundritt, a senior program manager at Bing Maps, noticed that pimping and responded as follows.
  • Northern Ireland promotes Open Data in education
    The Northern Ireland Department of Finance has supported a challenge that encourages the re-use of public Open Data in education. Called the OpenDataNI Challenge – Using Open Data for Education” (ODNI4EDU), this project, officially launched on June 14, intends to award two applications or educational tools and resources that make use of at least one dataset published on the portal OpendataNI.
  • Try this handy tool to convert a Web site into a native app with Electron
  • Introducing CloudiumOS [Ed: built on Electron]
    It is a complete multi platform operating system that allows you to manage your documents, access your media files and collaborate with other people on the go. CloudiumOS can work side-by-side with another operating system (either via a VM, a Desktop app or Mobile App) or as a standalone installation.

Opera Data Breach, Security of Personal Data

  • Opera User? Your Stored Passwords May Have Been Stolen
    Barely a week passes without another well-known web company suffering a data breach or hack of some kind. This week it is Opera’s turn. Opera Software, the company behind the web-browser and recently sold to a Chinese consortium for $600 million, reported a ‘server breach incident’ on its blog this weekend.
  • When it comes to protecting personal data, security gurus make their own rules
    Marcin Kleczynski, CEO of a company devoted to protecting people from hackers, has safeguarded his Twitter account with a 14-character password and by turning on two-factor authentication, an extra precaution in case that password is cracked. But Cooper Quintin, a security researcher and chief technologist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, doesn’t bother running an anti-virus program on his computer. And Bruce Schneier? The prominent cryptography expert and chief technology officer of IBM-owned security company Resilient Systems, won’t even risk talking about what he does to secure his devices and data.

Android Leftovers