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Video: Ubuntu 18.04 MATE Desktop Tour

Fri, 2018-04-20 14:16
A video showcasing the Ubuntu 18.04 MATE flavor.

A Perl module for better debugging

Fri, 2018-04-20 13:15
It's occasionally useful to have a block of Perl code that you use only for debugging or development tweaking. That's fine, but having blocks like this can be expensive to performance, particularly if the decision whether to execute it is made at runtime.read more

Rise of the Tomb Raider is now officially available on Linux, here’s a look at it with benchmarks

Fri, 2018-04-20 12:13
Feral Interactive have teamed up with Crystal Dynamics and Square Enix once again to bring a top title to Linux, this time we have Rise of the Tomb Raider.

Collabora Online 3.2 Brings More Powerful Features to LibreOffice in the Cloud

Fri, 2018-04-20 11:11
Michael Meeks of the Collabora Productivity has the pleasure of informing Softpedia today on the availability of Collabora Online 3.2, the second point release of the Collabora Online 3 series that promises yet another layer of new features and improvements to the enterprise-ready, cloud-based office suite.

Single-unit version of Odroid-MC1 cluster computer adds flexibility

Fri, 2018-04-20 10:10
Hardkernel has launched a stackable single-unit Solo version of its 4-board Odroid-MC1 cluster computer. The system runs Linux on a octa-core Samsung Exynos5422 based Odroid-XU4S SBC. Hardkernel has spun a single-unit version of its four-unit, 32-core Odroid-MC1 cluster computer for running Docker Swarm, Build Farm, and other parallel computing applications.

Microsoft Brings Linux Driven IoT Security to Azure

Fri, 2018-04-20 09:08
The word "tiny" pretty much explains why Microsoft has decided to turn to Linux instead of Windows for this project. The OS is designed to run on a new class of microcontroller chip (MCU) with limited resources, and Windows can't shrink down enough to fit. Not a surprise to anyone who's tried to shoehorn Windows onto a Raspberry Pi.

Learn to use GitHub with GitHub Learning Lab

Fri, 2018-04-20 08:07
Want to join the 27 million open-source programmers who develop on GitHub? Here[he]#039[/he]s how to get your start.

Google Reportedly Working on Dual Boot Support for Chrome OS on Chromebooks

Fri, 2018-04-20 07:05
It appears that Google might be working on implementing dual boot support for its Linux-powered Chrome OS operating system for Chromebook computers to let users boot other OSes.

gksu Removed From Ubuntu, Here's The Recommended Replacement

Fri, 2018-04-20 06:04
The gksu package, which provides GTK+ front-ends for su (gksu) and sudo (gksudo), was removed from the Ubuntu 18.04 repositories, so it won't be available starting with this Ubuntu release.But how can you edit system files using a GUI without gksu?

Install Apache Hadoop on Ubuntu 17.10

Fri, 2018-04-20 05:02
Apache Hadoop is a big data solution for storing and analyzing large amounts of data. In this article we will detail the complex setup steps for Apache Hadoop to get you started with it on Ubuntu as rapidly as possible. In this post, we will install Apache Hadoop on a Ubuntu 17.10 machine.

A Developers Aims to Bring Bitcoin Payments for Retail By Integrating Lightning Network With NFC Technology

Fri, 2018-04-20 04:01
One of the key areas where Bitcoin developers are working with all efforts is solving the scalability issue of the Bitcoin network. Lightning Network is the widely proposed solution in solving Bitcoin’s capability issue that allows for transactions to be taken off the Bitcoin blockchain thereby freeing up huge space in the Bitcoin network.

Microsoft's Lobbying for FRAND Pays Off as Microsoft-Connected Patent Troll Conversant (Formerly MOSAID) Goes After Android OEMs in Europe

Fri, 2018-04-20 02:59
The FRAND (or SEP) lobby seems to have caused a lot of monopolistic patent lawsuits; this mostly affects Linux-powered platforms such as Android, Tizen and webOS and there are new legal actions from Microsoft-connected patent trolls

How to Install Elastic Jamroom on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Fri, 2018-04-20 01:58
Elastic Jamroom is free, open source, scalable, and social networking software written in PHP that can be used by website developers for creating community websites. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install Jamroom CMS on Ubuntu 16.04.

Weekly Command: going over Git history with tig

Fri, 2018-04-20 00:56
An overview of tig, a text-based interface for Git

Understanding metrics and monitoring with Python

Thu, 2018-04-19 23:55
My reaction when I first came across the terms counter and gauge and the graphs with colors and numbers labeled "mean" and "upper 90" was one of avoidance. It[he]#039[/he]s like I saw them, but I didn[he]#039[/he]t care because I didn[he]#039[/he]t understand them or how they might be useful. Since my job didn[he]#039[/he]t require me to pay attention to them, they remained ignored.That was about two years ago. As I progressed in my career, I wanted to understand more about our network applications, and that is when I started learning about metrics.

Gnome: Save And Restore Running Applications And Window Positions With Window Session Manager

Thu, 2018-04-19 22:40
Being able to save open applications and window positions and restore them later can be useful in multiple situations and environments, like work, easily switching between tasks with predefined running apps and windows, and so on. Window Session Manager is an extension for Gnome Shell that lets you save and restore open applications and window positions / arrangements over multiple real and virtual displays, for X (including XWayland).

3 tips for organizing your open source projects workflow on GitHub

Thu, 2018-04-19 21:26
Managing an open source project is challenging work, and the challenges grow as a project grows. Eventually, a project may need to meet different requirements and span multiple repositories. These problems aren[he]#039[/he]t technical, but they are important to solve to scale a technical project. Business process management methodologies such as agile and kanban bring a method to the madness.

Here Are the System Requirements for Playing Rise of the Tomb Raider on Linux

Thu, 2018-04-19 20:12
After announcing earlier that it will launch the Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration action-adventure game on the Linux platform, Feral Interactive now revealed the official system requirements for playing the video game on your Linux PC.

Oracle demands dev tear down iOS app that has 'JavaScript' in its name

Thu, 2018-04-19 18:57
Ordinary folk may be confused by title, takedown demand suggestsOracle, claims developer Zhongmin Steven Guo, has demanded that Apple remove an app he created because it contains the trademarked term "JavaScript."…

LMMS Guide Part 2: Tempo, Time Signatures, Beats and Bass Lines

Thu, 2018-04-19 17:43
We continue on from part 1 of the LMMS tutorial where we got to do a little experimenting with melodies and beats using the sounds, instruments that came with LMMS. Today we begin exploring options of how to compose music with different time signatures, tempo, or beats per minute. We will also continue to experiment with drum tracks and basslines.