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What's New in Peppermint OS 8 Respin

Wednesday 31st of January 2018 09:00:00 PM

Linuxscoop: Peppermint OS 8 respin is the latest release of Peppermint OS Linux Distribution.

Graphics and music tools for game development

Wednesday 31st of January 2018 08:00:00 PM

To build a playable game in just three days, you need good, fast, reliable tools.

12 Practical Examples Of wget Command In Linux

Wednesday 31st of January 2018 07:00:00 PM

Wget is a useful GNU command line utility used to download files from internet.

How to Install ionCube Loader on Debian 9

Wednesday 31st of January 2018 06:00:00 PM

HowToForge: IonCube is a PHP extension that can be used for decoding secured encrypted PHP files at runtime.

First Nautilus File Manager Release without Support for Desktop Icons Is Here

Wednesday 31st of January 2018 05:00:00 PM

Nautilus 3.27.4 is now available for public testing

Refreshing old computers with Linux

Wednesday 31st of January 2018 04:00:00 PM A middle school's Tech Stewardship program is now an elective class for science and technology students.

An introduction to the DomTerm terminal emulator for Linux

Wednesday 31st of January 2018 03:00:00 PM

Learn about DomTerm, a terminal emulator and multiplexer with HTML graphics and other unusual features.

How to Install and Configure RecalBox on Raspberry Pi

Wednesday 31st of January 2018 02:00:00 PM

 MakeTechEasier: RecalBox is an operating system that includes a wide variety of video game consoles,

Linux ln Command Tutorial for Beginners (5 Examples)

Wednesday 31st of January 2018 12:00:00 PM

 HowToForge: Sometimes, while working on the command line, you need to create links between files.

Best Linux Desktops for Business

Wednesday 31st of January 2018 07:00:00 AM

 Datamation: These Linux desktops can offer a cost effective option for businesses.

Monitoring network bandwidth with iftop command

Wednesday 31st of January 2018 03:00:00 AM

System Admins are required to monitor IT infrastructure to make sure that everything is up & running.

Red Hat Acquires Kubernetes Vendor CoreOS for $250M

Tuesday 30th of January 2018 11:01:00 PM

eWEEK: The deal will bring the technologies from two of the largest vendors in the Kubernetes container orchestration ecosystem together and demand and interest in multi-cloud technologies continues to grow.


Tuesday 30th of January 2018 10:18:53 PM

PiCluster aims to provide an easy-to-use solution to manage your Docker containers. A

A Korean Android OEM is Bullied by Patent Trolls Which Microsoft Gave Patents to and Paid

Tuesday 30th of January 2018 10:00:00 PM

TechRights: LG already pays Microsoft protection money for alleged patent infringements in Linux (since 2007)

Quick Look at the Arch Based Indie Linux Distribution: MagpieOS

Tuesday 30th of January 2018 09:00:00 PM

itsFOSS: Most of the Linux distros that are in use today are either created and developed in the US or Europe.

How to Use Continuous Release (CR) Repository in CentOS

Tuesday 30th of January 2018 08:00:00 PM

Tecmint: The CentOS CR (Continuous Release) repository contains packages that will ship in the next point release for a specific CentOS Version.

How to add remote Linux and Windows Host to Icinga 2 for Monitoring

Tuesday 30th of January 2018 07:00:00 PM

A Walk through guide on how to add remote CentOS 7 or RHEL 7 and Windows host (Windows Server 2012 R2) to Icinga 2 for monitoring

Cloud Native Computing Foundation Expands with Rook Storage Project

Tuesday 30th of January 2018 05:42:00 PM

eWEEK: The Cloud Native Computing Foundation announces its first new project for 2018, bringing in storage orchestration capabilities.

openSUSE Education Project Is Going Bye-Bye After Release of openSUSE Leap 15.0

Tuesday 30th of January 2018 04:00:00 PM

A public announcement was made last week by OpenSuSE Project's Lars Vogdt to inform the community about the future of the openSUSE Education project

A look inside Facebook's open source program

Tuesday 30th of January 2018 03:00:00 PM

Facebook developer Christine Abernathy discusses how open source helps the company share insights and boost innovation.

More in Tux Machines

Events: OpenStack Summit Vancouver, IBM Index, Eclipse CheConf 2018

  • OpenStack Summit Vancouver '18: Vote for Speakers
    The next OpenStack Summit takes place again in Vancouver (BC, Canada), May 21-25, 2018. The "Vote for Presentations" period started. All proposals are up for community votes. The deadline for your vote is will end February 25 at 11:59pm PST (February 26th at 8:59am CET)
  • IBM Index: A Community Event for Open Source Developers
    The first-ever INDEX community event, happening now in San Francisco, is an open developer conference featuring sessions on topics including artificial intelligence, machine learning, analytics, cloud native, containers, APIs, languages, and more.
  • Eclipse CheConf 2018 – Join the live stream February 21st at 10 am EST
    2017 was a fantastic year for the Che project, with more contributors, more commits, and more usage – this solidified Che’s position as the leading developer workspace server and browser IDE. Eclipse Che users logged over 7 million hours of public Che usage (plus more in private installs). We’ll discuss the growing cloud development market, Che’s position in it, and the exciting changes we’re planning for 2018.

Kernel News and Linux Foundation

  • Linux Kernel Module Growth
    The Linux kernel grows at an amazing pace, each kernel release adds more functionality, more drivers and hence more kernel modules. I recently wondered what the trend was for kernel module growth per release, so I performed module builds on kernels v2.6.24 through to v4.16-rc2 for x86-64 to get a better idea of growth rates...
  • A Linux Kernel Driver Is Being Worked On For Valve's Steam Controller
    Right now to make most use of the Steam Controller on Linux you need to be using the Steam client while there have been independent user-space programs like SC-Controller to enable Steam Controller functionality without the Steam client running. A new and independent effort is a Linux kernel driver for the Steam Controller. Through reverse-engineering, Rodrigo Rivas Costa has been developing a kernel driver for the Valve Steam Controller. This driver supports both USB cable and USB wireless adapters for the Steam Controller. This driver is being developed as a proper HID kernel driver so it should work with all existing Linux programs and doesn't require the use of the proprietary Steam client.
  • AT&T Puts Smart City IoT 'Edge' Computing On Direct Dial
  • Linux Foundation, AT&T Launch Akraino

Red Hat News and New Fedora 27 Live ISOs

Software: funny-manpages, Nginx, Cockpit and More

  • Have a Laugh With Funny Linux Man Pages
    There is a package unsurprisingly called funny-manpages and it adds some witty entries to the man pages.
  • HTTP/2 Server Push Directives Land in Nginx 1.13.9
    The open source Nginx 1.13.9 web server debuted today, providing support for a new HTTP/2 standard feature known as Server Push. The HTTP/2 web standard was completed three years ago in February 2015, with Nginx ahead of the curve in terms of HTTP/2 standard adoption. The NGINX Plus R7 release in September 2015 featured the first commercially supported enterprise-grade support provided by Nginx for HTTP/2.
  • Cockpit 162
    Cockpit is the modern Linux admin interface. We release regularly. Here are the release notes from version 162.
  • 6 Best Linux Music Players That Every User Must Try — (2018 Edition)
    Watching movies and playing music is one of the primary entertainment purposes served by our computers. So, when you move to a new operating system, it makes perfect sense if you look for useful media players. In the past, we’ve already told you about the best video players for Linux and, in this article, we’ll be telling you about the best music players for Linux-based operating systems. Let’s take a look at them:
  • CPod (formerly Cumulonimbus) – A Beautiful Podcast App
    Today, we introduce a somewhat new podcast application that is simple and yet delivers efficiently across all 3 desktop platforms. CPod, (formerly known as Cumulonimbus), is an electron-based podcast app player for audiobook and podcast lovers.
  • Apper 1.0.0 is out!
    Apper the package/apps manager based on PackageKit has got it’s 1.0.0 version on it’s 10th birthday!
  • VidCutter – Quickly Trim and Join Video Clips
    VidCutter is an open-source cross-platform video editor with which you can quickly trim and join video clips. It is Python and Qt5-based, uses FFmpeg for its encoding and decoding operations, and it supports all the popular video formats not excluding FLV, MP4, AVI, and MOV. VidCutter boasts a customizable User Interface that you can personalize using themes and a plethora of settings that you can tweak to make your video editing environment more appealing.
  • Weblate 2.19.1
  • Tusk Evernote Client Updated, Is Now Available as a Snap
    The Tusk Evernote client is now available as a Snap. We spotlighted the unofficial Evernote app last year, finding that it added to and improved on the standard Evernote web app in a number of ways.