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Trying Out The FreeBSD-Powered TrueOS With Its Custom Qt Desktop

Wednesday 7th of September 2016 06:00:00 PM

Phoronix: TrueOS is PC-BSD's new unified brand

How to install and use new Mac-style note taking app Notes in Ubuntu

Wednesday 7th of September 2016 05:00:00 PM

HowToForge: If you are on Linux, and are looking for a simple and elegant note taking app, you may want to check out the appropriately named Notes

Simple way to install LEMP Server (Nginx, MariaDB, PHP, phpMyAdmin) on Arch Linux based systems

Wednesday 7th of September 2016 04:00:00 PM

 2daygeek: Currently 146 million websites use NGINX to deliver super-fast web experiences

Tiny $7 IoT module packs WiFi, BLE, and sensors, runs FreeRTOS

Wednesday 7th of September 2016 03:00:00 PM

hackerboards: SeeedStudio's "ESP3212" COM taps Espressif's IoT-focused ESP32 follow-on to the ESP8266 SoC, which uses a faster Tensilica LX6 MCU and adds BLE and sensors.

How to enable server-side encryption in Nextcloud

Wednesday 7th of September 2016 02:00:00 PM

TechRepublic: Out of the box, Nextcloud servers do not run with server-side encryption.

Jarvis, Please Lock the Front Door

Wednesday 7th of September 2016 01:00:00 PM

LinuxJournal: In recent years, a glut of products have been dumped onto the market, all toting options for automated lighting, wireless switches and so on.

Advanced Search and Replace with the Kate Text Editor

Wednesday 7th of September 2016 12:00:00 PM The powerhouse Kate text editor has advanced search-and-replace, including support for escape sequences and regular expressions, so you can make complex corrections without leaving your document.

Calamares 2.4 Universal Linux Installer Gets Its First Point Release to Fix Bugs

Wednesday 7th of September 2016 11:00:00 AM

Calamares 2.4.1 is here as a bug fix release that promises to patch a few of the issues there were discovered or reported by users since Calamares 2.4

Linux Top 3: Porteus Kiosk 4.1, 4MLinux 19 and TrueOS

Wednesday 7th of September 2016 06:00:00 AM

LinuxPlanet: Porteus Kiosk is as the name implies, a Linux distribution that is designed for web kiosk use-cases.

OpenStack Summit in Barcelona will be Last Design Summit

Wednesday 7th of September 2016 02:00:00 AM

InternetNews: New plan will see an evolution of the model that makes OpenStack unique

How Google created a new kind of open source program office

Tuesday 6th of September 2016 10:00:00 PM

Many companies have created open source program offices, but Google stands out for its open source efforts.

Look Ma, no hardware! Coding the Raspberry Pi in a web emulator

Tuesday 6th of September 2016 09:00:00 PM

Now you can code the Sense HAT for Raspberry Pi in an emulator in your web browser, without any hardware.

Best Linux Distros for Developers

Tuesday 6th of September 2016 08:00:00 PM

 Datamation: The best Linux distros for developers offer advanced work flow, among other sophisticated qualities.

How to create snapshot in Linux KVM VM/Domain

Tuesday 6th of September 2016 07:00:00 PM

 Nixcraft: KVM (Kernel Virtual Machine) does support both live and normal snapshots.

How To Install Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana (ELK Stack) on CentOS/RHEL 7

Tuesday 6th of September 2016 06:00:00 PM

 tecmint: In this article we will walk you through the process of setting up an ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana) stack to collect the system logs sent by two clients, a CentOS 7 and a Debian 8 machines.

Installing BlackArch Linux on a Raspberry Pi

Tuesday 6th of September 2016 04:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: Would you like to use a Raspberry Pi as a topflight security tool?

Git 2.10 Version Control System Is a Massive Release with Over 150 Changes

Tuesday 6th of September 2016 03:00:00 PM

Git 2.10 is here to add over 150 improvements since the previous stable branch,

VintOS Promises to Be the Chromium OS Fork You've Always Wanted and Needed

Tuesday 6th of September 2016 02:00:00 PM

World, meet VintOS! What's VintOS? Well, it's upcoming open-source fork of Chromium OS

Mesa 12.0.2 Released, Fixes For Intel Vulkan Driver, Wayland-EGL Crashes

Tuesday 6th of September 2016 01:00:00 PM

Phoronix: The long-awaited Mesa point release update to Mesa 12 is now available with a variety of fixes for these open-source graphics drivers.

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