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Top 5 Linux Server Distributions

Friday 18th of January 2019 03:25:04 PM
Title: Top 5 Linux Server Distributions18 JanLearn more

Check Out the 2019 Linux Foundation Events and Expand Your Open Source Experience

Thursday 17th of January 2019 08:57:49 PM
Title: Check Out the 2019 Linux Foundation Events and Expand Your Open Source Experience17 JanLearn more

Protect Your Websites with Let's Encrypt

Thursday 17th of January 2019 12:00:38 PM
Title: Protect Your Websites with Let's Encrypt17 JanLearn more

Bash Shell Utility Reaches 5.0 Milestone

Wednesday 16th of January 2019 06:34:49 PM
Title: Bash Shell Utility Reaches 5.0 Milestone16 JanLearn more

Linux Tools: The Meaning of Dot

Tuesday 15th of January 2019 05:25:26 PM
Title: Linux Tools: The Meaning of Dot15 JanLearn more

Top 5 Linux Distributions for Productivity

Friday 11th of January 2019 03:35:47 PM
Title: Top 5 Linux Distributions for Productivity11 JanLearn more

Hyundai Joins AGL and Other Automotive News from CES

Thursday 10th of January 2019 08:56:46 PM
Title: Hyundai Joins AGL and Other Automotive News from CES10 JanLearn more

Migrating to Linux: Network and System Settings

Tuesday 8th of January 2019 04:04:21 PM
Title: Migrating to Linux: Network and System Settings8 JanLearn more

Aliases: To Protect and Serve

Monday 7th of January 2019 03:00:32 PM
Title: Aliases: To Protect and Serve7 JanLearn more

Linux Security Summit

Saturday 5th of January 2019 11:00:55 PM
  Event Title: Linux Security Summit5 JanLearn more

7 Things Desktop Linux Needs in 2019

Friday 4th of January 2019 03:21:25 PM
Title: 7 Things Desktop Linux Needs in 20194 JanLearn more

Automotive Linux Summit

Thursday 3rd of January 2019 10:38:11 PM

Automotive Linux Summit connects the developer community driving the innovation in automotive Linux together with the vendors and users providing and using the code in order to drive the future of embedded devices in the automotive arena. 

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Event Title: Automotive Linux Summit3 JanLearn more

Open Source Summit Japan

Thursday 3rd of January 2019 10:34:02 PM

Open Source Summit Japan is the leading conference in Japan connecting the open source ecosystem under one roof, providing a forum for technologists and open source industry leaders to collaborate and share information, learn about the latest in open source technologies and find out how to gain a competitive advantage by using innovative open solutions.

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Event Title: Open Source Summit Japan3 JanLearn more

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon + Open Source Summit China

Thursday 3rd of January 2019 09:55:03 PM

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon gathers all CNCF projects under one roof. Join leading technologists from open source cloud native communities to further the advancement of cloud native computing.

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Event Title: KubeCon + CloudNativeCon + Open Source Summit China3 JanLearn more

Cephalocon Barcelona 2019

Thursday 3rd of January 2019 09:41:44 PM

Cephalocon Barcelona aims to bring together more than 800 technologists and adopters from across the globe to showcase Ceph’s history and its future, demonstrate real-world applications, and highlight vendor solutions. Join us in Barcelona, Spain on 19-20 May 2019 for our second international conference event.

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Event Title: Cephalocon Barcelona 20193 JanLearn more

Linux Storage, Filesystem & Memory Management Summit

Thursday 3rd of January 2019 09:35:35 PM

The Linux Storage, Filesystem & Memory Management Summit gathers the foremost development and research experts and kernel subsystem maintainers to map out and implement improvements to the Linux filesystem, storage and memory management subsystems that will find their way into the mainline kernel and Linux distributions in the next 24-48 months. 

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Event Title: Linux Storage, Filesystem & Memory Management Summit3 JanLearn more

Linux Hacker Board Trends in 2018 and Beyond

Thursday 3rd of January 2019 05:29:27 PM
Title: Linux Hacker Board Trends in 2018 and Beyond3 JanLearn more

gRPC Conf

Wednesday 2nd of January 2019 11:03:54 PM

Join key customers, project leads, and contributors that make up the gRPC ecosystem for a full day of talks, demos and case studies. 

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Event Title: gRPC Conf2 JanLearn more


Wednesday 2nd of January 2019 10:57:58 PM

The ONAP and OPNFV developer communities will be coming together for an ONAP DDF + ONAP Plugfest January 8-11, 2019 at the Nokia facility in Nozay, France. The ONAP community will be working toward the Dublin release while the OPNFV community will be focused on testing the Gambia release. 

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Event Title: ONAP DDF + OPNFV Plugfest2 JanLearn more

2019 and the Strength of Open Source

Wednesday 2nd of January 2019 07:28:39 PM
Title: 2019 and the Strength of Open Source 2 JanLearn more

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OpenSUSE/SUSE: SLES for SAP and Christian Boltz Introduced

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications support update
    SUSE has announced effective December 1, 2018, two changes to its SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) for SAP Applications product. SLES for SAP Applications now includes support for a given service pack for 4.5 years with the regular subscription while the basic codestream is general available and itself fully maintained. This change reflects the request from clients to align OS upgrades with hardware life cycles. To explain this a bit further, this change affects SLES for SAP Applications 12 and 15 code streams. SLES for SAP Applications 11 is at the end of the general availability already, therefore SLES for SAP Applications 11 SP4 is the last service pack. If clients choose to stay on SLES for SAP Applications 11, then they will need to purchase LTSS to ensure ongoing support. This is especially true for clients that run SAP HANA 1 workloads on IBM Power Systems servers in Big Endian mode.
  • 2018-2019 openSUSE Board Elections: Meet incumbent Christian Boltz
    With two weeks to go until the ballots open on Monday, February 4, 2019, openSUSE News and the Elections Committee are running a “meet your candidates” series. Questions were sent out to the seven Candidates. The questions and answers will appear in the News, one Candidate each day, in alphabetical order.

ArchLabs Refresh Release, 2019.01.20

Gidday ArchLabbers, Happy New Year. With the new year comes an ISO refresh. All changes are listed at the change-log. If you encounter any issues, please post them at the forum. Also, ArchLabs related bugs need to be raised at BitBucket. Read more

Programming: Homebrew 1.9, JBoss EAP, Python, Qt and Inclusion

  • Homebrew 1.9 Adds Linux Support, Auto-Cleanup, and More
    The latest release of popular macOS package manager Homebrew includes support for Linux, optional automatic package cleanup, and extended binary package support. Linux support, merged from the Linuxbrew project, is still in beta and will become stable in version 2.0. It also enables the use of Homebrew on Windows 10 systems with the Windows Subsystem for Linux installed. Auto-cleanup is meant to optimize disk space occupation by removing all intermediate data that Homebrew generates when installing packages. This can be a significant amount when Homebrew actually builds the packages from sources instead of just installing binaries. Auto-cleanup is opt-in by setting the HOMEBREW_INSTALL_CLEANUP. This behaviour will become opt-out in version 2.0, where you will be able to set the HOMEBREW_NO_INSTALL_CLEANUP environment variable to disable auto-cleanup.
  • Streamline your JBoss EAP dev environment with Red Hat CodeReady Workspaces: Part 1
  • Counteracting Code Complexity With Wily - Episode 195
    As we build software projects, complexity and technical debt are bound to creep into our code. To counteract these tendencies it is necessary to calculate and track metrics that highlight areas of improvement so that they can be acted on. To aid in identifying areas of your application that are breeding grounds for incidental complexity Anthony Shaw created Wily. In this episode he explains how Wily traverses the history of your repository and computes code complexity metrics over time and how you can use that information to guide your refactoring efforts.
  • Qt Visual Studio Tools 2.3.1 Released
    The Qt VS Tools version 2.3.1 has now been released to the Visual Studio Marketplace.
  • Ben Cotton: Inclusion is a necessary part of good coding
    Too often I see comments like “some people would rather focus on inclusion than write good code.” Not only is that a false dichotomy, but it completely misrepresents the relationship between the two. Inclusion doesn’t come at the cost of good code, it’s a necessary part of good code. We don’t write code for the sake of writing code. We write code for people to use it in some way. This means that the code needs to work for the people. In order to do that, the people designing and implementing the technology need to consider different experiences. The best way to do that is to have people with different experiences be on the team. As my 7th grade algebra teacher was fond of reminding us: garbage in, garbage out.

Graphics: Vega, Radeon, Wayland on BSD

  • Vega 10 & Newer Getting More Fine-Grained PowerPlay Controls On Linux
    With the upcoming Linux 5.1 kernel cycle, discrete Radeon graphics cards based on Vega 10 and newer will have fine-grained controls over what PowerPlay power management features are enabled and the ability to toggle them at run-time. Queued into the work-in-progress AMDGPU code for the eventual Linux 5.1 kernel cycle is now a ppfeatures for sysfs. This new "ppfeatures" file on sysfs will allow for querying the PowerPlay features state and toggling them individually. This includes features like GFXOFF (the ability to turn off the graphics engine when idling), automatic fan control, LED display for GPU activity, the dynamic power management state for the various blocks, and other features. Up to now the PowerPlay features couldn't be toggled individually but just a blanket enable/disable.
  • AMD Radeon 7 Will Have Day One Linux Support
    Linux gamers shouldn't see a repeat performance of the Radeon RX 590 situation.
  • Wayland Support On The BSDs Continuing To Improve
    While Wayland was designed on and for Linux systems, the BSD support for Wayland and the various compositors has continued improving particularly over the past year or so but it's still a lengthy journey. In a little more than one year, the FreeBSD Wayland support has been on a steady rise. It's looking like this year could even mark the KDE Wayland session for FreeBSD potentially getting squared away. Besides KDE, the GNOME Wayland work for FreeBSD has advanced a bit and is available in some FreeBSD Ports but there has been some complications around libinput and its Linux'isms. Details on the current state of Wayland-related components in FreeBSD is drafted at the FreeBSD Wiki.