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Linux Groups Command for Beginners (with Examples)

1 hour 10 min ago
In Linux, there's a concept of users (those who use the system), and then there's the concept of groups, which is basically a logical mechanism to manage a collection of users. To give you a basic idea, groups make it easy to manage users with, say, same security and access privileges.

Firefly COM dual boots Android and Ubuntu on hexa-core RK3399

2 hours 24 min ago
Firefly’s “RK3399 Coreboard” compute module features Rockchip’s hexa-core RK3399 with up to 4GB RAM and 16GB eMMC, and is supported with a new dev board. Firefly has taken the guts of its Rockchip RK3399 based Firefly-RK3399 SBC and squeezed it onto a computer-on-module.

Pixelbook leak: Googles new high-end Chromebook expected October 4

3 hours 39 min ago
According to Droid Life, on October 4, Google will release the first new retail version of the Chromebook Pixel since 2015, the Pixelbook. The Chomebook Pixel was the Rolls-Royce of Chromebooks. It was faster, more powerful, and came with a better display than any other laptop in its day. Thanks to Chromebook Pixel fans, Google has elected to start selling this luxury Chromebook again.

Ubuntu Dock Features Adaptive Transparency on Ubuntu 17.10, Here's How It Works

4 hours 53 min ago
Ubuntu contributor Didier Roche continues his development on the look and feel of the upcoming Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) operating system, and today he announced that Ubuntu Dock is getting adaptive transparency.

YouTube on the Big Screen

6 hours 7 min ago
For years I've been jealous of folks with iOS devices who could just sendtheir phone screens to their Apple TV devices. It seems like the Androidscreen-mirroring protocols never work right for me. My Sony Xperia hasmultiple types of screen mirroring, and none of them seem to work on mysmart TVs or Roku devices.

A Quick Review Of PCLinuxOS

7 hours 22 min ago
Sometimes while I review distros I come across some cool distros that many persons don’t know about. PCLinuxOS is one of them. A user-friendly, stable and quite cool in features and app selection are the things that made me love this distro.

How To Use YUM History Command To Rollback An Updates In RHEL/CentOS Systems

8 hours 36 min ago
Yum history command allows administrator to rollback the system to a previous state on CentOS and RHEL Systems.

Linux-driven Sitara SiP module shrinks to 21mm square

Wed, 2017-09-20 23:00
Octavo’s OSD335x-SM is a 40 percent smaller version of its AM335x based OSD335x SiP that adds an EEPROM and more I/O. There’s also an open-spec dev board. Last year, Octavo Systems added a new twist to BeagleBone development when it released its 27 x 27mm OSD335x System-In-Package (SiP) module. The OSD335x, which went on to […]

Improved multimedia support with Pipewire in Fedora 27

Wed, 2017-09-20 21:45
Pipewire — a new project of underlying Linux infrastructure to handle multimedia better — has just been officially launched. The project’s main goal is to improve the handling of both audio and video. Additionally, Pipewire introduces a security model to... Continue Reading →

How to Restore the Legacy System Tray in GNOME Shell

Wed, 2017-09-20 20:31
GNOME 3.26 completely removes the legacy system tray at the top of your desktop. Learn how to bring it back with the TopIcons Plus extension.

Sublime Text 3.0 is Here! See, How to Install it on Linux

Wed, 2017-09-20 19:17
Sublime Text 3.0 is now available for Linux.

Architecting the future with abstractions and metadata

Wed, 2017-09-20 18:02
Abstractions and metadata are the future of architecture in systems engineering, as they were before in software engineering. In many languages, there are abstractions and metadata; however, systems engineering has never adopted this view. Systems were always thought of as too unique for any standard abstractions. Now that we’ve standardized the lower-level abstractions, we’re ready to build new system-level abstractions.read more

A look at some great Linux & SteamOS racing games available in 2017

Wed, 2017-09-20 16:48
We’ve come a long way since SuperTuxKart, here’s my little listicle of interesting racing games available for Linux & SteamOS.

How to Install PHP 7.1 on Debian 8

Wed, 2017-09-20 12:33
I recently wrote a similar article for Ubuntu, but here is how to install on PHP 7.1 on Debian 8.

Linux Foundation LFCE Georgi Yadkov Shares His Certification Journey

Wed, 2017-09-20 11:18
The Linux Foundation is highlighting some of those who have recently passed the certification examinations. In this article, recently certified engineer Georgi Yadkov shares his experience.

Fanless Skylake computer offers four PCI and PCIe slots

Wed, 2017-09-20 10:04
Adlink’s MVP-6010 and MVP-6020 embedded computers run Linux or Windows on Intel 6th Gen CPUs, and offer 4x PCI/PCIe slots, 6x USB ports, and 4x COM ports. If Adlink’s new MVP-6010/6020 Series looks familiar, that’s because it’s a modified version of the recent MVP-5000 and last year’s MVP-6000 industrial PCs.

BlueBorne Vulnerability Is Patched in All Supported Ubuntu Releases, Update Now

Wed, 2017-09-20 08:50
Canonical released today new kernel updates for all of its supported Ubuntu Linux releases, patching recently discovered security vulnerabilities, including the infamous BlueBorne that exposes billions of Bluetooth devices.

Best Free and Open Source Alternatives to Adobe Products for Linux

Wed, 2017-09-20 07:35
In this article, we list the best Adobe alternatives for Linux. These Adobe Creative Suite alternative for Linux are also free and open source.

Innersource: How to leverage open source in the enterprise

Wed, 2017-09-20 06:21
Companies of varying sizes across many industries are implementing innersource programs to drive greater levels of development collaboration and reuse. They ultimately seek to increase innovation; reduce time to market; grow, retain, and attract talent; and of course, delight their customers.In this article, I'll introduce innersource and some of its key facets and examine some of the problems that it can help solve. I'll also discuss some components of an innersource program, including metrics.read more

Using Redir to Alter Network Traffic: Part 1

Wed, 2017-09-20 05:07
There are times when, despite your best efforts, you have little choice but to put a quick workaround in place. Reconfiguring network-border firewalls or moving services between machines is simply not an option because the network’s topology is long established and definitely shouldn’t be messed about with.

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