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5 Easy Tips for Linux Web Browser Security

Friday 16th of November 2018 03:39:48 PM
Title: 5 Easy Tips for Linux Web Browser Security16 NovLearn more

A Free Guide for Setting Your Open Source Strategy

Monday 12th of November 2018 03:49:40 PM
Title: A Free Guide for Setting Your Open Source Strategy12 NovLearn more

Must-Have Tools for Writers on the Linux Platform

Friday 9th of November 2018 03:59:54 PM
Title: Must-Have Tools for Writers on the Linux Platform9 NovLearn more

How to Move Files Using Linux Commands or File Managers

Thursday 8th of November 2018 02:53:26 PM
Title: How to Move Files Using Linux Commands or File Managers8 NovLearn more

RISC-V Linux Development in Full Swing

Wednesday 7th of November 2018 04:38:13 PM
Title: RISC-V Linux Development in Full Swing7 NovLearn more

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon

Tuesday 6th of November 2018 10:04:37 PM

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation’s flagship conference gathers adopters and technologists from leading open source and cloud native communities in Barcelona, Spain from May 20-23, 2019.

Event Title: KubeCon + CloudNativeCon6 NovLearn more

Advance Your Open Source Skills with These Essential Articles, Videos, and More

Tuesday 6th of November 2018 03:14:38 PM
Title: Advance Your Open Source Skills with These Essential Articles, Videos, and More6 NovLearn more

How to Work with Git and GitHub

Monday 5th of November 2018 02:48:40 PM
Title: How to Work with Git and GitHub5 NovLearn more

Two Open Source Mobile App Development Frameworks To Make Mobile Dev Easier

Friday 2nd of November 2018 02:00:24 PM
Title: Two Open Source Mobile App Development Frameworks To Make Mobile Dev Easier2 NovLearn more

How to Search for Files from the Linux Command Line

Thursday 1st of November 2018 03:00:05 PM
Title: How to Search for Files from the Linux Command Line1 NovLearn more

Catch Up on October Events with Videos from OS Summit, Linux Security Summit, and Open FinTech Forum

Wednesday 31st of October 2018 02:54:52 PM

October was big month for events at The Linux Foundation. Seriously, just this month, the LF-affiliated events included:

Open Networking Summit

Wednesday 31st of October 2018 12:32:06 AM


Open Networking Summit is the industry’s premier open networking event, gathering enterprises, service providers and cloud providers across the ecosystem to share learnings, highlight innovation and discuss the future of Open Source Networking, including SDN, NFV, orchestration and the automation of cloud, network, & IoT services. 

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Event Title: Open Networking Summit31 OctLearn more

Cloud Foundry Summit

Wednesday 31st of October 2018 12:24:13 AM

Whether you’re a contributor or committer building the platform, or you’re using the platform to attain your business goals, Cloud Foundry North America Summit is where developers, operators, CIOs and other IT professionals go to share best practices and innovate together.

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Event Title: Cloud Foundry Summit31 OctLearn more

Open Source Leadership Summit

Wednesday 31st of October 2018 12:14:37 AM
  Event Title: Open Source Leadership Summit31 OctLearn more

Automotive Grade Linux

Wednesday 31st of October 2018 12:08:51 AM


The Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) All Member Meeting takes place bi-annually and brings the AGL community together to learn about the latest developments, share best practices and collaborate to drive rapid innovation across the industry.

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Event Title: Automotive Grade Linux31 OctLearn more

Automotive Grade Linux

Wednesday 31st of October 2018 12:01:18 AM
Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) is a collaborative open source project that is accelerating development of a fully open software platform for automotive applications.

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Event Title: Automotive Grade Linux31 OctLearn more

Open Source Forum

Tuesday 30th of October 2018 11:54:15 PM

Open Source Forum is an invitation only event (request an invitation required – deadline is Nov. 23, 23:59, JST) that will be held in Japan annually. The event is designed to advance the open source industry in Japan by bringing the hottest open source technology topics and people together to collaborate.

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Event Title: Open Source Forum30 OctLearn more

55 Percent of Cloud Developers Contribute to Open Source, Says Survey

Tuesday 30th of October 2018 02:29:00 PM

In presenting the results of its survey of 4,300 cloud developers, DigitalOcean seemed surprised that only 55 percent of respondents contribute to open source projects. Yet to tech outsiders -- or old-timers -- it may be more surprising that more than half of developers do contribute. There are relatively few professions in which companies and their employers regularly offer pro bono services for the greater good of the industry.

Learn to Work with the Linux Command Line

Monday 29th of October 2018 02:11:22 PM
Title: Learn to Work with the Linux Command Line29 OctLearn more

An Overview of Android Pie

Friday 26th of October 2018 02:03:51 PM
Title: An Overview of Android Pie26 OctLearn more

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FreeBSD 12.0-RC1 Released, Fixes Ryzen 2 Temperature Reporting

Arguably most user-facing with this week's FreeBSD 12.0-RC1 release is updating the amdsmn/amdtemp drivers for attaching to Ryzen 2 host bridges. Additionally, the amdtemp driver has been fixed for correctly reporting the AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX core temperature. The 2990WX temperature reporting is the same fix Linux initially needed to for a 27 degree offset to report the correct temperature. It's just taken FreeBSD longer to add Ryzen 2 / Threadripper 2 temperature bits even though they had beat the Linux kernel crew with the initial Zen CPU temperature reporting last year. Read more Also: MeetBSD 2018: Michael W Lucas Why BSD?

GPU/Graphics: DRM/KMS and CUDA

  • Google's Pixel 3 Is Using The MSM DRM Driver, More Android Phones Moving To DRM/KMS Code
    It turns out Google's recently announced Pixel 3 smartphone is making use of the MSM Direct Rendering Manager driver associated with the Freedreno open-source Qualcomm graphics project. Google is also getting more Android vendors moving over to using DRM/KMS drivers to power their graphics/display. Alistair Strachan of Google presented at this week's Linux Plumbers Conference and the growing adoption of Direct Rendering Manager / Kernel Mode-Setting drivers by Android devices.
  • Red Hat Developers Working Towards A Vendor-Neutral Compute Stack To Take On NVIDIA's CUDA
    At this week's Linux Plumbers Conference, David Airlie began talking about the possibility of a vendor-neutral compute stack across Intel, Radeon, and NVIDIA GPU platforms that could potentially take on NVIDIA's CUDA dominance. There has been the work on open-source NVIDIA (Nouveau) SPIR-V compute support all year and that's ongoing with not yet having reached mainline Mesa. That effort has been largely worked on by Karol Herbst and Rob Clark, both open-source GPU driver developers at Red Hat. There has also been other compute-motivated open-source driver/infrastructure work out of Red Hat like Jerome Glisse's ongoing kernel work around Heterogeneous Memory Management (HMM). There's also been the Radeon RADV driver that Red Hat's David Airlie co-founded and continues contributing significantly to its advancement. And then there has been other graphics/compute contributions too with Red Hat remaining one of the largest upstream contributors to the ecosystem.

Endless OS Switching To The BFQ I/O Scheduler For More Responsive Linux Desktop

While Con Kolivas' kernel patch series decided to do away with BFQ support, the GNOME-aligned Endless OS Linux distribution has decided to do the opposite in move from CFQ as the default I/O scheduler over to BFQ. Endless OS has decided to switch to the BFQ (Budget Fair Queuing) I/O scheduler since it prioritizes interactive workloads and should make for a better experience for its users particularly when applications may be upgrading in the background. During heavy background I/O, Endless found that their launch time of LibreOffice went from taking 16 seconds with CFQ to just three seconds when using BFQ. Other tests were also positive for improving the interactivity/responsiveness of the system particularly during heavy background I/O. Read more

Goa to train teachers in new open-source software apps for cyber security

After working with Google India for wider adoption of internet safety in schools two years ago, Goa education agencies will implement another project to train computer, information and communication technology school and higher secondary teachers in new open-source software applications for cyber security integration. The State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education and Goa State Council Educational Research and Training (GSCERT) have decided to begin the second programme with over 650 computer teachers from December 4 to 18, Mr. Ajay Jadhav, Board of Study member and coordinator of the first project with Google, said on Friday. The cyber security training syllabus has been worked out and 18 resource persons are ready for the project. Read more