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Ohio LinuxFest 2017

Sat, 2017-05-27 08:16
The Ohio LinuxFest is a grassroots conference for the GNU/Linux/Open Source Software/Free Software community that started in 2003 as a large inter-LUG (Linux User Group) meeting and has grown steadily since. It is a place for the community to gather and share information about Linux and Open Source Software.

Raspberry Pi enters thin client mainstream

Sat, 2017-05-27 06:22
NComputing’s “RX-HDX” thin client joins ViewSonic’s newly revised “SC-T25” as the second major Citrix HDX ready thin client based on the Raspberry Pi 3. Is the Raspberry Pi ready to take over the low-end thin client market? This week, NComputing unveiled the RX-HDX, its second Raspberry Pi based thin client.]

Debian GNU/Linux 9 "Stretch" Operating System Slated for Release on June 17, 2017

Sat, 2017-05-27 04:27
The long-anticipated Debian GNU/Linux 9 "Stretch" operating system now has a release date, as one of the team members announced a few moments ago that the distribution is slated for release on June 17, 2017.

5 myths busted: Using open source in higher education

Sat, 2017-05-27 02:33
Have you ever heard someone say, "It's impossible to do X with Linux"? Me too. This is the story of how I busted the myths about open source in my own head and used Linux to finish my PhD in fine arts.Many people think non-technical students can't use Linux, and they make a lot of assumptions about people who use it in their advanced degree programs. They scoff and reply with something along the lines of, "Well, of course; those people do 'computer stuff,' but in my [lofty, important, unique area] it's just not possible." Well, it is possible, and I'm proof.read more

Hurray For Init Freedom! Devuan 1.0.0 Stable Just Released!

Sat, 2017-05-27 00:39
Devuan Jessie 1.0.0 Stable is a major milestone in the new path drawn by the Devuan project and its development has provided an opportunity to lay down a strong foundation for the Devuan community. As promised, this will also be aLong-Term-Support (LTS) release.Of course, the best part is NO SYSTEMD!!!

5 Arduino projects to upgrade your car

Fri, 2017-05-26 22:44
From prohibition-era moonshiners to the 2000s MTV classic Pimp My Ride, people have repairing, upgrading, and modifying their cars for a long time. More recently, low-cost microcontrollers like the Arduino have opened new doors for makers looking to do fun and interesting things with their vehicles.read more

Wine 2.9 released with support for Direct3D tessellation shaders

Fri, 2017-05-26 20:50
Wine 2.9 is now officially available and it's a very interesting one. Fantastic work from the Wine developers. The Witcher 3 runs better on Linux now.

15 Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu 17.04

Fri, 2017-05-26 18:56
Well, last month Canonical released a new version of Ubuntu which is version 17.04. This will be the last version with unity and canonical will be switch back to GNOME. If you are that kind of person that likes to have everything updated to the latest version you should consider upgrading. If you are LTS kind of person, just keep using your LTS version and wait for 18.04 LTS. Below are some tips to do after installing Ubuntu 17.04.

Secure your webserver with improved Certbot

Fri, 2017-05-26 17:01
A year and a half ago the Let’s Encrypt project entered public beta. Just over a year ago, as the project left beta, the letsencrypt client was spun out of ISRG, which continues to maintain the Let’s Encrypt servers, into... Continue Reading →

APTIK- Have Settings Will Travel!

Fri, 2017-05-26 15:07
This How To article was prompted by participating in a Topic elsewhere where the Member was hoping to move his existing install of Linux Mint from a unit it shared with Windows 10 to a new SSD he had purchased which would be totally Linux driven.

Devuan 1.0 Officially Released, It's Based on Debian Jessie, but without systemd

Fri, 2017-05-26 13:21
Announced for the first time back in November 2014, Devuan is a Debian fork that doesn't use systemd as init system. It took more than two and a half years for it to reach 1.0 milestone, but the wait is now over and Devuan 1.0.0 stable release is here.

Linux-based gizmo offers remote monitoring and control of 3D printers

Fri, 2017-05-26 12:07
The $70 “Waggle” remote controller device for 3D printers offers a mobile app with a video feed and temp controls, plus a cloud-based slicing service. A Seoul-based startup called Ateam Ventures is closing in on its $10,000 Kickstarter goal for a Waggle 3D printer controller equipped with WiFi and a 720p video camera.

Red Hat Acquires Codenvy to Advance Cloud-Based Developer Tools

Fri, 2017-05-26 10:53
Codenvy's technology platform is based on the open-source Eclipse Che online developer workspace effort, providing a cloud based Integrated Developer Environment for building code.

Why Is Linux More Secure Than Windows?

Fri, 2017-05-26 09:38
When choosing an operating system, there are many different factors that are taken into consideration. However, security is becoming increasingly important. You only need to look at the news to see the increasing number of data breaches that are occurring around the world at present. Choosing an operating system with care is your first step when defending your personal data. With that in mind, read on to discover the reasons why Linux is more secure than Windows.

How to save keystrokes at the command line with alias

Fri, 2017-05-26 08:24
The alias command-line tool is both useful and relatively simple. Its purpose is to simplify a single-line command by creating a custom name for it. There is a good chance that you already have some aliases even if you've never used the tool. In Bash, aliases can be created with a simple text editor and are stored in your $HOME/.bashrc file. If you want to see what aliases have been set up, take look at that file, or simply type alias on a command line and press Enter/Return.read more

Quick Guide: How to Linux get ip address

Fri, 2017-05-26 07:10
This post will quickly guide about how to use Linux to get IP address, subnet and related networking information.

The Current Phase of the Moon

Fri, 2017-05-26 05:55
Ladies and gentlemen, we've left Mars. Well, at least I'm done with theMartian lander from my past few articles. I hope you had chance to experiment withit and find out that it's not too easy to land a craft on any planet!

Resetter – Simple Way To Reset Ubuntu/Linux Mint To Factory Defaults

Fri, 2017-05-26 04:41
Resetter is an application built with python and pyqt that will help users to reset an Ubuntu, Linux Mint and few other Linux distributions to factory defaults alike back to its factory settings.

5 laws every aspiring DevOps engineer should know

Fri, 2017-05-26 03:27
"A good engineer is a lazy engineer," some will say. And to a certain extent, it's true: Laziness is a great quality if you're automating repetitive tasks. But laziness flies in the face of learning new technologies and getting new work done. Somewhere between Junior Systems Administrator and Senior DevOps Engineer, laziness no longer becomes an advantage.Let's discuss the five laws aspiring DevOps engineers should follow if they want to become great DevOps engineers.read more

Skylake industrial PC offers DDR4 and front facing I/O

Fri, 2017-05-26 02:12
Adlink launched a rugged, Linux-ready “MVP-5000” industrial PV with 6th Gen Core processors, up to 32GB DDR4 RAM, and mini-PCIe based wireless options. The MVP-5000 is a close cousin to last year’s MVP-6000, the first in Adlink’s “value line” series of rugged, fanless MVP computers, which offer much of the functionality of its MXE line […]

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