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Top 5: Arduino and Raspberry Pi-powered wall art, Linux terminal emulators, and more

1 hour 49 min ago
In this week’s Top 5 we look at how to turn Arduino and Raspberry Pi into wall art, a project to help beginners learn Python, running DOS programs in Linux, and more.

Docker CEO Says Embracing Kubernetes Removes Potential Conflict

4 hours 12 min ago
Steve Singh has ambitious plans for Docker Inc. that are nothing less than transforming the world of legacy applications into a modern cloud-native approach. Singh was named CEO of Docker on May 2 and hosted his first DockerCon event here Oct. 16-19. The highlight of DockerCon EU was the surprise announcement that Docker is going to support the rival open-source Kubernetes container orchestration system.

Success! Beelink S1 Running Linux – Courtesy of the Open Source Community

6 hours 35 min ago
From limited testing, the Beelink S1 functions as an excellent, inexpensive Linux-based mini PC. The quad-core Celeron processor is more than capable of handling most desktop tasks. The Intel GD Graphics 500 video performs competently.

Bringing Mixed Reality to the Web

8 hours 29 min ago
Today, Mozilla is announcing a new development program for Mixed Reality that will significantly expand its work in Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) for the web.

9 Things to do After Installing Ubuntu 17.10

Sat, 2017-10-21 23:36
Here are the essential things to do after installing Ubuntu 17.10 in order to give you a better and smooth experience after the fresh install of Ubuntu 17.10.

How To Install Wine And Run Windows Apps In Linux

Sat, 2017-10-21 21:41
?All kinds of software are currently available on Linux but every now and then, there is that Windows software or Game which is not available or has no equivalent on Linux Wine makes it possible to run those Windows programs and Games on your Linux desktop. So let’s look at how to install Wine on Linux and run Windows apps on Linux desktop.

Microsoft and Nokia's Patent Trolls by Proxy: First Conversant, Now Provenance Asset Group Holdings LLC

Sat, 2017-10-21 19:47
Microsoft's shell game with patents (passing Android-hostile patents to trolls) carries on and publishers funded by these trolls offer the details, albeit vaguely and with obvious spin

This Week in Open Source News: Linux 4.14 Means Tighter Security, Hyperledger Adds Quilt Project & More

Sat, 2017-10-21 17:53
This week in open source and Linux news, Linus Torvalds reveals that fuzzing is improving security in Linux, Hyperledger announces a new sub-project and member, and more!

15 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 17.10

Sat, 2017-10-21 15:58
?The New Ubuntu 17.10 "Artful Aardvark" launch with GNOME3 has brought a big change and got a lot of people excited to try it as soon as they can. If you don't know yet the new stuff in Ubuntu 17.10, read the article we published today.

Install Let's Encrypt and Secure Nginx with SSL/TLS in Debian 9

Sat, 2017-10-21 14:04
This tutorial will show you how to install and secure a Nginx web server on Debian 9 with a TLS certificate issued for free by the Let’s Encrypt Certificate Authority. Furthermore, we will configure automatic renewal of Lets’ Encrypt TLS certificates using a cron job before the certificates expire.

Canonical on Path to IPO as Ubuntu Unity Linux Desktop Ends

Sat, 2017-10-21 12:10
VIDEO: Mark Shuttleworth discusses the next steps for his Linux business and why he made the decision to end develop on the Unity converged desktop environment.

Flint OS, an operating system for a cloud-first world

Sat, 2017-10-21 10:15
Given the power of today's browser platform technology and web frontend performance, it's not surprising that most things we want to do with the internet can be accomplished through a single browser window. We are stepping into an era where installable apps will become history, where all our applications and services will live in the cloud.read more

10 Major Updates In Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark

Sat, 2017-10-21 08:21
So there you have it finally, Ubuntu 17.10. The release which we have been talking about because of its switch to Gnome from Unity. We've talked about most its features in a previous article here but let's again look at the final version of Ubuntu 17.10. At the end of this article, do take a poll and tell us if you're going to upgrade to Ubuntu 17.10 or not.

DockerCon EU 17 Panel Debates Docker Container Security

Sat, 2017-10-21 06:26
An eWEEK moderated panel of container security vendors at the DockerCon EU conference discussed what users need to know and how the vendors differentiate from each other.

How to align your team around microservices

Sat, 2017-10-21 04:32
Microservices have been a focus across the open source world for several years now. Although open source technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, Prometheus, and Swarm make it easier than ever for organizations to adopt microservice architectures, getting your team on the same page about microservices remains a difficult challenge.read more

What’s New in Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark

Sat, 2017-10-21 03:06
Ubuntu 17.10 code named “Artful Aardvark” has been released and announced by canonical. Features the latest GNOME desktop 3.26 as default desktop environment, powered by the latest linux kernel 4.13 series, which means that it offers support for the latest hardware components available on the market.(Editor's note: This link opens with an auto-play video.)

Running Android on Top of a Linux Graphics Stack

Sat, 2017-10-21 01:41
You can now run Android on top of a regular Linux graphics stack. This was not the case before, and according to Robert Foss, a Linux graphic stack contributor and Software Engineer at Collabora, this is hugely empowering.

6 Best Open Source Alternatives to Microsoft Office for Linux

Sat, 2017-10-21 00:15
Looking for Microsoft Office in Linux? Here are the best free and open source alternatives to Microsoft Office for Linux.

How Eclipse is advancing IoT development

Fri, 2017-10-20 22:49
Eclipse may not be the first open source organization that pops to mind when thinking about Internet of Things (IoT) projects. After all, the foundation has been around since 2001, long before IoT was a household word, supporting a community for commercially viable open source software development.read more

Ubuntu 17.10: We're coming GNOME! Plenty that's Artful in Aardvark, with a few Wayland wails

Fri, 2017-10-20 21:23
You've got to admit, Canonical has gutsFor the first time in recent memory, there are some very big changes in the latest release of Ubuntu: 17.10. And it's not all to do with going, er, GNOME.…

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