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Open Source Pioneer Munich Votes To Move All Remaining Linux PCs To Windows 10 In 2020

Thu, 2017-11-16 16:25
As per the local reports, these moves are a result of the political scenario in Munich. In the past, city’s IT chief has also said that there isn’t any compelling technical reason to ditch Linux. In the wake of attacks like WannaCry, Green Party had already warned that a move to Windows 10 is too risky.

10 easy steps from proprietary to open source

Thu, 2017-11-16 15:11
"But surely open source software is less secure, because everybody can see it, and they can just recompile it and replace it with bad stuff they've written." Hands up: who's heard this?1read more

How to Install Firefox Quantum in Ubuntu and other Linux Right Now

Thu, 2017-11-16 13:57
The game-changing Firefox Quantum is here to reclaim the lost userbase. Here’s how to install Firefox Quantum in Linux right now.

How becoming open and agile led to customer success

Thu, 2017-11-16 12:42
A few years ago, I worked as a service manager at Basefarm, a European managed services provider. I was part of a team supporting customers with infrastructure and managed services.read more

Facebook Open Sources Open/R, Its Distributed Network Software

Thu, 2017-11-16 11:28
Today the social network open sourced open/R, making it free to use by anyone who might be designing applications that will require routing at the speed of Facebook. It's being released under the "permissive" MIT license, which allows it to be used in both open source and proprietary projects.

Why pair writing helps improve documentation

Thu, 2017-11-16 10:14
Professional writers, at least in the Red Hat documentation team, nearly always work on docs alone. But have you tried writing as part of a pair? In this article, I'll explain a few benefits of pair writing.read more

How to Fix the No Space Left on Device’ Error on Linux

Thu, 2017-11-16 08:59
There is an annoying error on Linux systems that tells you you have no space when there is plenty on your filesystem. Explore these potential fixes.

Red Hat Bets Data Centers are Ready for ARM Servers

Thu, 2017-11-16 07:45
With the announcement, Red Hat joins Linux distributions SUSE and Ubuntu, both of which already support ARM with their server editions. However, it's not really late to the fair. The company has been actively working on an ARM version of RHEL for a while, having released its first "development preview" for the architecture in 2015.

How to create better documentation with a kanban board

Thu, 2017-11-16 06:31
If you[he]#039[/he]re working on documentation, a website, or other user-facing content, it[he]#039[/he]s helpful to know what users expect to find—both the information they want and how the information is organized and structured. After all, great content isn[he]#039[/he]t very useful if people can[he]#039[/he]t find what they[he]#039[/he]re looking for.

Linux-on-i.MX6 Pico-ITX SBC has 40-pin GPIO header

Thu, 2017-11-16 05:16
Habey’s “EMB-2230” SBC runs Linux on an i.MX6, and offers LVDS and MIPI-DSI/CSI links, -10 to 60°C support, a 40-pin GPIO header, and optional PoE. Habey promotes its Pico-ITX (100 x 72mm) EMB-2230 SBC as being smaller and more expandable than its 3.5-inch (146 x 102mm) EMB-3200 SBC. Like the EMB-3200, the EMB2230 runs Linux on Dual Lite or Quad versions of NXP’s 1GHz, Cortex-A9 i.MX6 SoC, and is aimed primarily at panel PCs.

More Than Half of Chromebooks Now Support Android Apps and Google Play Store

Thu, 2017-11-16 04:02
More than a year after it promised to expand Google Play Store and Android apps support, Google now finally made it happen and updated dozen more Chromebooks to the Stable Chrome OS channel.

Perfect Fluxbox Desktop on Kali Linux

Thu, 2017-11-16 02:48
For my job, I need a portable Linux environment to run tests, so I often find myself using Kali Linux from a low resourced virtual machine, or booted from a flash drive. In this case scenario, having a lightweight desktop is as important as the tools themselves. This tutorial shows the installation of Fluxbox Desktop on Kali Linux.

Portable, open source retro game player runs Linux and Arduino

Thu, 2017-11-16 01:33
Clockwork’s hackable “GameShell” retro game console runs Linux on a quad -A7 SoC, and offers a 2.7-inch LCD, gaming controls, GPIO, and Arduino links. Hangzhou, China based Clockwork has surpassed its Kickstarter funding goal for a handheld GameShell device that is billed as “the world’s first modular, portable game console with a GNU/LINUX embedded operating […]

It's Official: All of the World's Top 500 Supercomputers Now Powered by Linux

Thu, 2017-11-16 00:19
Believe it or not, Linux is dominating all of world's top 500 supercomputers as of November 2017, according to the Top500.org website, which maintains an up-to-date list of these supercomputers.

DevOps: How to avoid project death by hand-off

Wed, 2017-11-15 23:05
There's a notion in DevOps that our work begins when we understand the strategic business goals that we're trying to meet, then we deliver on them. This is typically a two-step process where one team creates goals, then hands them off to another team to implement them.What would happen if, instead of a thinking of this as two-step process, we thought of strategy and implementation as a single-flow, continuous learning cycle?read more

How to Install OpenVPN on CentOS 7

Wed, 2017-11-15 21:50
In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configure an OpenVPN server on CentOS 7. OpenVPN is one of the most popular VPN software solutions that implements virtual private network techniques for creating secure point-to-point or site-to-site connections.

Kubernetes vendors agree on standardization

Wed, 2017-11-15 20:36
Want to use Kubernetes, but worried about portability across clouds, containers, and vendors? Don[he]#039[/he]t be. The Cloud Native Computing Foundation has you covered.

3 open source alternatives to ArcGIS Desktop

Wed, 2017-11-15 19:22
Much more than just making pretty maps and helping us get from point A to point B, GIS technologies are what allow us to plan our cities, route the infrastructure that enables everything we do, preserve our natural resources, save lives in times of disaster, and so much more.read more

Linux Now Runs on All of the Top 500 Supercomputers

Wed, 2017-11-15 18:07
Linux might be struggling for a decent desktop market share but it is definitely ruling the world of supercomputers.

Open Source or Open Standards? (Yes!) The Future has Arrived

Wed, 2017-11-15 16:53
Can open source solve all interoperability problems? It can, but a mix of open source and open standards can be best of all. Kubernetes shows us how it's done.