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Intro to Systemd Runlevels and Service Management Commands

Thursday 6th of November 2014 11:13:46 PM

In olden times we had static runlevels. systemd has mechanisms for more flexible and dynamic control of your system.

10 Great Quotes from LinuxCon and CloudOpen Europe Keynote Videos 2014

Thursday 6th of November 2014 09:52:01 PM

There were many inspiring talks alongside the great technical content at LinuxCon, CloudOpen and Embedded Linux Conference in Dusseldorf last month. To give you a taste, I've chosen one of the quotes from each keynote that will get your blood pumping or pique your interest.

Mobile Linux Distros Keep on Morphing

Tuesday 4th of November 2014 06:16:28 PM

Over the last week, we saw how several mobile Linux platforms, including Firefox OS, Tizen, Ubuntu, and WebOS, are spreading out to new device types.

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Make Your Mark on the World With Linux

Linux and FOSS have already changed the world, and we're just at the beginning. This is a great time to learn to be a maker, in contrast to being a mere consumer. Clicking buttons on a smartphone is not being tech-savvy; hacking and building the phone is. Some people give Make Magazine the credit for launching the Maker Movement. Whether they launched it or just gave it a name, it is a real phenomenon, a natural evolution of do-it-yourselfers, inventors, and hackers in every generation. Remember Popular Mechanics, Popular Science, Hands-On (for Shopsmith projects), photography magazines, woodworking magazines, electronics...remember Heathkit? Remember when Radio Shack was still an electronics store? How about Edmund Scientific? That is still a wonderful playground of anatomical models, microscopes, telescopes, dinosaurs, prisms, lenses, chemistry sets, lasers, geology stuff, and tons more. All of these still exist, and have moved online like everything else. It's a feast of riches, plus we have all the cool new stuff that Make Magazine covers. This is absolutely the best time to be a curious tech adventurer. Read more

XnConvert Review – An Image Batch Processor like No Other

XnConvert is batch image processor that has been designed to work on multiple operating systems. It comes with a Linux client and it's one of the few tools of its kind on this platform. Let us now take a closer look at the application to see why it's incredibly useful. Read more