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NXP's "crossover" Cortex-M7 chip gains uClinux BSP

Thursday 2nd of November 2017 01:00:00 PM

LinuxGizmos: Emcraft unveiled a uClinux BSP for NXP's new i.MX RT1050 EVK and up to 600MHz i.MX RT chip, which NXP calls the fastest Cortex-M processor yet.

How to Setup ZSH and Oh-my-zsh on Linux

Thursday 2nd of November 2017 12:00:00 PM

HowToForge: The Z Shell or zsh is an interactive UNIX shell and powerful command-line interpreter for scripting language including shell scripting.

Terminator - A Linux Terminal Emulator Which Support Multiple Resizable Terminal Panels In One Window

Thursday 2nd of November 2017 11:00:00 AM

Terminator allow users to manage multiple resizable terminal panels in one window.

20 questions DevOps hiring managers should be prepared to answer

Thursday 2nd of November 2017 06:00:00 AM

OpenSource.com: Fostering a diverse, inclusive work environment is more important than ever

12 emerging IT job titles with a bright future

Thursday 2nd of November 2017 02:00:00 AM

EnterprisersProject: What does the next wave of IT hiring hold?

How To Use Spell Check Feature In Vim Text Editor

Wednesday 1st of November 2017 10:00:00 PM

ostechnix: Use "Spell Check" feature in Vim editor to correct spelling mistakes and typos.

Ubuntu Desktops Compared

Wednesday 1st of November 2017 09:36:12 PM

Datamation: We look at the Ubuntu desktops and compare them

GNOME Project Welcomes Canonical and Ubuntu to GNOME Foundation Advisory Board

Wednesday 1st of November 2017 09:00:00 PM

Canonical will also support the GNOME Project by providing funding and expert consultation.

WordPress 4.8.3 Fixes Critical SQL Injection Vulnerability

Wednesday 1st of November 2017 08:00:00 PM

eSecurityPlanet: Researcher blasts security practices at widely used open-source CMS project as not being responsive enough.

Appeals court keeps alive the never-ending Linux case, SCO v. IBM

Wednesday 1st of November 2017 07:00:00 PM

Ars Technica: SCO says IBM released a "sham" version of Monterey OS to prop up AIX for Power.

GNOME 3.26.2 Released as Last Scheduled Maintenance Update

Wednesday 1st of November 2017 06:00:00 PM

softpedia: GNOME 3.26.2 is out just in time, as initially scheduled, and it's here three weeks after the first point release to improve the stability, security, and reliability of your GNOME 3.26 desktop environment.

A Tale of Two Arches: ArchLabs and ArchMerge

Wednesday 1st of November 2017 05:00:00 PM

ITSfoss: The rapidly growing Archlabs Linux distribution has split into two as the developers clash.

Write - An Open Source Word Processor for Writing

Wednesday 1st of November 2017 04:00:00 PM

FOSSmint: Write is a word processor app with which you can write like you would on a paper with a pen using a stylus.

How to Play Hearthstone on Ubuntu Linux

Wednesday 1st of November 2017 03:00:00 PM

MakeTechEasier: Hearthstone is not only a popular online card game, it's a major e-sport

Manjaro vs Antergos

Wednesday 1st of November 2017 12:00:00 PM

FreedomPenguin: Manjaro vs Antergos. On the surface, they might appear to share a number of similarities.

Open Source Cloud Storage Firm Finds Unsettling Number of Unpatched Instances Online

Wednesday 1st of November 2017 11:00:00 AM

Not only did they end up finding a disturbingly high number of vulnerable instances, but they found them running on domains where security should be considered critical

How to Install MediaWiki with Nginx on CentOS 7

Wednesday 1st of November 2017 06:00:00 AM

HowToForge: MediaWiki is a popular wiki software that was originally developed for use on Wikipedia.

OpenIndiana Hipster 2017.10 Released with Latest X.Org Server, MATE 1.18 Desktop

Wednesday 1st of November 2017 02:00:00 AM

 Remember OpenIndiana (nee OpenSolaris?) it's still alive.

How to make the case for Kubernetes

Tuesday 31st of October 2017 10:00:00 PM

EnterprisersProject: Need to convince people in your organization that orchestration tools like Kubernetes make sense for managing containers and microservices?

Beat the biggest threat to the open organization: Bias

Tuesday 31st of October 2017 09:00:00 PM

opensource.com: In meritocracies, everyone is a decision-maker.

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  • Can the new Firefox Quantum regain its web browser market share?
    When Firefox was introduced in 2004, it was designed to be a lean and optimized web browser, based on the bloated code from the Mozilla Suite. Between 2004 and 2009, many considered Firefox to be the best web browser, since it was faster, more secure, offered tabbed browsing and was more customizable through extensions than Microsoft’s Internet Explorer. When Chrome was introduced in 2008, it took many of Firefox’s best ideas and improved on them. Since 2010, Chrome has eaten away at Firefox’s market share, relegating Firefox to a tiny niche of free software enthusiasts and tinkerers who like the customization of its XUL extensions. According to StatCounter, Firefox’s market share of web browsers has fallen from 31.8% in December 2009 to just 6.1% today. Firefox can take comfort in the fact that it is now virtually tied with its former arch-nemesis, Internet Explorer and its variants. All of Microsoft’s browsers only account for 6.2% of current web browsing according to StatCounter. Microsoft has largely been replaced by Google, whose web browsers now controls 56.5% of the market. Even worse, is the fact that the WebKit engine used by Google now represents over 83% of web browsing, so web sites are increasingly focusing on compatibility with just one web engine. While Google and Apple are more supportive of W3C and open standards than Microsoft was in the late 90s, the web is increasingly being monopolized by one web engine and two companies, whose business models are not always based on the best interests of users or their rights.
  • Firefox Nightly Adds CSD Option
    I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Firefox 57 is awesome — so awesome that I’m finally using it as my default browser again. But there is one thing it the Linux version of Firefox sorely needs: client-side decoration.

First Renesas based Raspberry Pi clone runs Linux

iWave’s “iW-RainboW-G23S” SBC runs Linux on a Renesas RZ/G1C, and offers -20 to 85°C support and expansion headers including a RPi-compatible 40-pin link. iWave’s iW-RainboW-G23S is the first board we’ve seen to tap the Renesas RZ/G1C SoC, which debuted earlier this year. It’s also the first Renesas based SBC we’ve seen that features the increasingly ubiquitous Raspberry Pi 85 x 56mm footprint, layout, and RPi-compatible 40-pin expansion connector. The board is also notable for providing -20 to 85°C temperature support. Read more Also: GameShell Is An Open Source And Linux-powered Retro Game Console That You’ll Love

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