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Top Open Source Video Players for Linux

Friday 20th of September 2019 10:51:03 AM
Wondering which video player should you use on Linux? Here's a list of top open source video players available for Linux distributions.

Oracle Autonomous Linux: A Self Updating, Self Patching Linux Distribution for Cloud Computing

Thursday 19th of September 2019 05:47:03 AM
Oracle has launched Oracle Autonomous Linux, world's first autonomous operating system to take on cloud giants like Amazon and IBM. Can this be a game changer?

Become A Linux Foundation Certified Sysadmin [65% Off]

Wednesday 18th of September 2019 05:25:43 AM
The Linux Foundation is offering beginner sysadmin and advanced sysadmin training and certification bundle at more than 65% off. You have better career prospect as a certified Linux professional.

Amid Epstein Controversy, Richard Stallman is Forced to Resign as FSF President

Tuesday 17th of September 2019 05:53:10 AM
Richard Stallman, founder and president of the Free Software Foundation, has resigned as the president and from its board of directors. The announcement has come after a relentless campaign by a few activists and media person to remove Stallman for his views on the Epstein victims.

How to Check Linux Mint Version Number & Codename

Monday 16th of September 2019 06:53:05 AM
Learn to check Linux Mint version number and release information in command line or graphically. You can also get the base Ubuntu release details.

Meet PineTime: A $25 Linux Smartwatch in Making

Saturday 14th of September 2019 09:25:12 AM
After budget friendly Pine Tab, Pine Phone and Pine Notebook, PINE64 just revealed that it is working on a Linux based smartwatch called PineTime. It should cost around $25 when it is available.

GNOME 3.34 Released With New Features & Performance Improvements

Friday 13th of September 2019 10:13:39 AM
GNOME 3.34 "Thessaloniki" is here. Check out the new features this latest release brings to desktop Linux.

Huawei is Now Selling Linux Laptops

Friday 13th of September 2019 07:10:14 AM
Chinese manufacturer Huawei has been spotted selling its flagship laptop series MateBook preinstalled with Deepin Linux in China. Will it be coming to other countries?

Looks Like Microsoft Teams is Finally Coming to Linux

Tuesday 10th of September 2019 09:59:12 AM
Microsoft's Slack alternative Microsoft Teams might be coming to Linux. Here are more details on this development.

Manjaro Linux Graduates From A Hobby Project To A Professional Project

Monday 9th of September 2019 12:28:14 PM
Manjaro is taking things professionally. While the Manjaro community will be responsible for the development of the project and other related activities, a company has been formed to work as its legal entity and handle the commercial agreements and professional services.

How to Install Shutter Screenshot Tool in Ubuntu 19.04

Sunday 8th of September 2019 06:44:15 AM
Shutter is not available in Ubuntu 19.04 repositories. You can still install Shutter using a PPA in Ubuntu 19.04 and later releases. Here's how to do it.

Great News! Firefox 69 Blocks Third-Party Cookies, Autoplay Videos & Cryptominers by Default

Thursday 5th of September 2019 11:19:42 AM
If you're using Mozilla Firefox and haven't updated yet to the latest version, you are missing a lot of new and important features.

6 Open Source Paint Applications for Linux Users

Thursday 5th of September 2019 07:31:40 AM
Looking for Microsoft Paint alternative on Linux? Here are some open source paint applications for Linux users.

How to Change Themes in Linux Mint

Wednesday 4th of September 2019 06:35:43 AM
Bored with the same default look of Linux Mint? Learn how to change the looks of Linux Mint Cinnamon by installing and changing themes.

Get a Preconfigured Tiling Window Manager on Ubuntu With Regolith

Monday 2nd of September 2019 02:46:58 PM
Using tiling window manager in Linux can be tricky with all those configuration. Regolith gives you an out of box i3wm experience within Ubuntu.

Best Linux Distributions For Everyone in 2019

Saturday 31st of August 2019 06:44:15 AM
Which is the best Linux distribution? There is no definite answer to that question. This is why we have compiled this list of best Linux in various categories.

Endless Grants $500,000 Fund To GNOME Foundation’s Coding Education Challenge

Friday 30th of August 2019 05:54:13 AM
The GNOME foundation recently announced the "Coding Education Challenge", which is a three-stage competition to offer educators and students the opportunity to share their innovative ideas (projects) to teach coding with free and open-source software.

How to Create and Use Swap File on Linux

Thursday 29th of August 2019 08:47:03 AM
Learn the concept of swap file in Linux, why it is used and its advantages over the traditional swap partition. Also learn to create swap file and resize it.

How to Install Linux on Intel NUC

Wednesday 28th of August 2019 08:09:25 AM
This tutorial teaches you the steps to install Ubuntu Linux on an Intel NUC mini PC. This way, you can install multiple Linux distribution on a single system.

Someone Forked GIMP into Glimpse Because Gimp is an Offensive Word

Tuesday 27th of August 2019 11:35:36 AM
GIMP editor has been forked into Glimpse project because some people found the name offensive. But they do have plans to make GIMP better. Read more about it.

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Chromium/Mozilla Firefox: Chrome 78 Beta, Keygen Setback and iframes

  • Chrome 78 Beta: a new Houdini API, native file system access and more

    Unless otherwise noted, changes described below apply to the newest Chrome Beta channel release for Android, Chrome OS, Linux, macOS, and Windows. Find more information about the features listed here through the provided links or from the list on ChromeStatus.com. Chrome 78 is beta as of September 19, 2019.

  • Chrome 78 Hits Beta With Native File System API, Much Faster WebSockets

    Google on Friday released the Chrome 78 web-browser beta following last week's release of Chrome 77. Chrome 78 Beta is coming with a new Houdini API or more formally known as the CSS Properties and Values API Level 1, which lets developers register variables as fully custom CSS properties and can better handle animations and other use-cases.

  • Firefox 69 dropped support for <keygen>

    With version 69, firefox removed the support for the <keygen> feature to easily deploy TLS client certificates. It's kind of sad how used I've become to firefox giving me less and less reasons to use it...

  • [Mozilla] Restricting third-party iframe widgets using the sandbox attribute, referrer policy and feature policy

    Adding third-party embedded widgets on a website is a common but potentially dangerous practice. Thankfully, the web platform offers a few controls that can help mitigate the risks. While this post uses the example of an embedded SurveyMonkey survey, the principles can be used for all kinds of other widgets. Note that this is by no means an endorsement of SurveyMonkey's proprietary service. If you are looking for a survey product, you should consider a free and open source alternative like LimeSurvey.

DM-Clone Target Added To Linux 5.4 For Efficient Remote Replication Of A Block Device

Added to the device mapper (DM) code with the Linux 5.4 kernel is an interesting addition that benefits those wanting to carry out some interesting use-cases around remote replication of block devices. As explained in the original patch proposal for dm-clone, "dm-clone produces a one-to-one copy of an existing, read-only device (origin) into a writable device (clone): It presents a virtual block device which makes all data appear immediately, and redirects reads and writes accordingly. The main use case of dm-clone is to clone a potentially remote, high-latency, read-only, archival-type block device into a writable, fast, primary-type device for fast, low-latency I/O. The cloned device is visible/mountable immediately and the copy of the origin device to the clone device happens in the background, in parallel with user I/O." Read more

Devices: One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) XO-1.75, PiCAN3 CAN-Bus Board and BeagleBoard

IBM, Red Hat and Fedora

  • OpenShift Commons Gathering in Milan 2019 – Recap [Slides]

    On September 18th, 2019, the first OpenShift Commons Gathering Milan brought together over 300 experts to discuss container technologies, operators, the operator framework and the open source software projects that support the OpenShift ecosystem. This was the first OpenShift Commons Gathering to take place in Italy. The standing room only event hosted 11 talks in a whirlwind day of discussions. Of particular interest to the community was Christian Glombek’s presentation updating the status and roadmap for OKD4 and CoreOS. Highlights from the Gathering induled an OpenShift 4 Roadmap Update, customer stories from Amadeus, the leading travel technology company, and local stories from Poste Italiane and SIA S.p.A. In addition to the technical updates and customer talks, there was plenty of time to network during the breaks and enjoy the famous Italian coffee.

  • Powering the hybrid cloud on next-generation hardware: Red Hat Enterprise Linux on IBM System Z and LinuxONE

    For more than five years we have been driving our technology strategy around the idea that the future of enterprise IT does not reside solely in an enterprise datacenter or in the public cloud. Instead the next wave of computing is built on a blend of these technologies and infrastructure: in short, the future is hybrid. The value of hybrid clouds comes from the choice it delivers, pairing the control of the corporate datacenter alongside the scale and flexibility of public clouds. We strongly feel, however, that the most valuable hybrid clouds are those that offer not only a choice of deployment type and location, but also a choice of the underlying architecture and the capacity to run on multiple public clouds. [....] With RHEL available on Z15 and LinuxONE III, this helps pave the way for the rest of Red Hat’s hybrid cloud portfolio, including Red Hat OpenShift, to emerge on IBM enterprise platforms. We’re pleased to continue our work with IBM in bringing the world’s leading enterprise Linux platform to their next-generation systems.

  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform 15 Marks End of Short-Term Support

    Red Hat OpenStack Platform 15 is the last release that will only be supported for a year, as the company moves to a new model to support the open-source cloud platform.

  • Fedora rawhide – fixed bugs 2019/07