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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Hits Beta With Improved System Performance

Monday 19th of November 2018 08:00:00 PM

eWEEK: Red Hat is now previewing the next version of its flagship Linux platform, which includes integrated container capabilities and a major boost in the amount of physical memory that a system can support.

Stumbling into Linux and open source from Vietnam to Amsterdam

Monday 19th of November 2018 07:00:00 PM

Five, short personal stories about first introductions to the world of open source software.

9 obscure Python libraries for data science

Monday 19th of November 2018 06:00:00 PM

Go beyond pandas, scikit-learn, and matplotlib and learn some new tricks for doing data science in Python.

How To Customize Bash Prompt In Linux

Monday 19th of November 2018 05:00:00 PM

ostechnix: Customize BASH prompt and enhance its look by adding some colors and styles.

Linux Shutdown Command: 5 Practical Examples

Monday 19th of November 2018 04:00:00 PM

The shutdown command in Linux allows you to shut down, reboot or schedule a shutdown of your system

OpenStack Rebranding Infrastructure Team as OpenDev

Monday 19th of November 2018 03:00:00 PM

ServerWatch: As OpenStack continues to evolve, the server management team and assets used are now changing as well.

How to Setup Riak KV Database Cluster on Ubuntu 18.04

Monday 19th of November 2018 02:51:07 PM

 HowToForge: Riak is a distributed NoSQL database that offers high-availability, fault tolerance, operational simplicity, and scalability.

How to configure proxy for YUM in RHEL, CentOS ?

Monday 19th of November 2018 02:17:23 PM

A quick tutorial to configure proxy for YUM in RHEL, CentOS or Fedora Linux.

Plata Is A New Gtk Theme Based On The Latest Material Design Refresh

Monday 19th of November 2018 02:00:00 PM

LinuxUprising: Plata is a new Gtk+ theme based on the latest Material Design refresh.

Linux zip Command Tutorial for Beginners (5 Examples)

Monday 19th of November 2018 01:00:00 PM

HowToForge: As the name suggests, the zip command lets you create archives

Essential System Tools: Nmap - network security tool

Monday 19th of November 2018 12:00:00 PM

LinuxLinks: Nmap is widely regarded as the de facto standard tool for network exploration and security auditing.

How to Sort Files in Linux (GUI and Shell)

Monday 19th of November 2018 02:00:00 AM

Learn how how to view sorted files and folders in the Ubuntu Nautilus file manager

Nix - The Purely Functional Package Manager for Linux

Sunday 18th of November 2018 10:00:00 PM

Nix is a powerful, purely functional package management system designed for reliable and reproducible package management

7 open source platforms to get started with serverless computing

Sunday 18th of November 2018 06:00:00 PM

Serverless computing is transforming traditional software development.

New Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ unveiled

Sunday 18th of November 2018 02:00:00 PM

Announcing a smaller, cheaper, lower-powered Pi 3.

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  • #RecruitmentFocus: Open source skills in high demand
    The unemployment rate in South Africa rose to 27.5% in the third quarter of 2018, while the demand for skills remains high - leaving an industry conundrum that is yet to be solved. According to SUSE, partnerships that focus on upskilling graduates and providing real-work skills, as well as placement opportunities - could be exactly what the industry in looking for.
  • Stable: not moving vs. not breaking
    There are two terms that brings a heavy controversy in the Open Source world: support and stable. Both of them have their roots in the “old days” of Open Source, where its commercial impact was low and very few companies made business with it. You probably have read a lot about maintenance vs support. This controversy is older. I first heard of it in the context of Linux based distributions. Commercial distribution had to put effort in differentiating among the two because in Open SOurce they were used indistictly but not in business. But this post is about the adjectivet stable…
  • Cameron Kaiser: A thank you to Ginn Chen, whom Larry Ellison screwed
    Periodically I refresh my machines by dusting them off and plugging them in and running them for a while to keep the disks spinnin' and the caps chargin'. Today was the day to refurbish my Sun Ultra-3, the only laptop Sun ever "made" (they actually rebadged the SPARCle and later the crotchburner 1.2GHz Tadpole Viper, which is the one I have). Since its last refresh the IDPROM had died, as they do when they run out of battery, resetting the MAC address to zeroes and erasing the license for the 802.11b which I never used anyway. But, after fixing the clock to prevent GNOME from puking on the abnormal date, it booted and I figured I'd update Firefox since it still had 38.4 on it. Ginn Chen, first at Sun and later at Oracle, regularly issued builds of Firefox which ran very nicely on SPARC Solaris 10. Near as I can determine, Oracle has never offered a build of any Firefox post-Rust even to the paying customers they're bleeding dry, but I figured I should be able to find the last ESR of 52 and install that. (Amusingly this relic can run a Firefox in some respects more current than TenFourFox, which is an evolved and patched Firefox 45.)
  • Protecting the world’s oceans with open data science
    For environmental scientists, researching a single ecosystem or organism can be a daunting task. The amount of data and literature to comb through (or create) is often overwhelming. So how, then, can environmental scientists approach studying the health of the world’s oceans? What ocean health means is a big question in itself—oceans span millions of square miles, are home to countless species, and border hundreds of countries and territories, each of which has its own unique marine policies and practices. But no matter how daunting this task may seem, it’s a necessary and vital one. So in 2012, the National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) and Conservation International publicly launched the Ocean Health Index (OHI), an ambitious initiative to measure the benefits that oceans provide to people, including clean water, coastal protections, and biodiversity. The idea was to create an annual assessment to document major oceanic changes and trends, and in turn, use those findings to craft better marine policy around the world.

Openwashing Leftovers

The Last Independent Mobile OS

The year was 2010 and the future of mobile computing was looking bright. The iPhone was barely three years old, Google’s Android had yet to swallow the smartphone market whole, and half a dozen alternative mobile operating systems—many of which were devoutly open source—were preparing for launch. Eight years on, you probably haven’t even heard of most of these alternative mobile operating systems, much less use them. Today, Android and iOS dominate the global smartphone market and account for 99.9 percent of mobile operating systems. Even Microsoft and Blackberry, longtime players in the mobile space with massive revenue streams, have all but left the space. Then there’s Jolla, the small Finnish tech company behind Sailfish OS, which it bills as the “last independent alternative mobile operating system.” Jolla has had to walk itself back from the edge of destruction several times over the course of its seven year existence, and each time it has emerged battered, but more determined than ever to carve out a spot in the world for a truly independent, open source mobile operating system. After years of failed product launches, lackluster user growth, and supply chain fiascoes, it’s only been in the last few months that things finally seem to be turning to Jolla’s favor. Over the past two years the company has rode the wave of anti-Google sentiment outside the US and inked deals with large foreign companies that want to turn Sailfish into a household name. Despite the recent success, Jolla is far from being a major player in the mobile market. And yet it also still exists, which is more than can be said of every other would-be alternative mobile OS company. Read more