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How to make a Fedora USB stick

Mon, 2017-05-22 19:58
The Fedora Media Writer application is the quickest and easiest way to create a Fedora USB stick. If you want to install or try out Fedora Workstation, you can use Fedora Media Writer to copy the Live image onto a... Continue Reading →

Master Haskell Programming with Free Books

Mon, 2017-05-22 18:04
Haskell is a standardized, general-purpose, polymorphically statically typed, lazy, purely functional language, very different from many programming languages. Recent innovations include static polymorphic typing, higher-order functions, user-definable algebraic data types, a module system, and more. It has built-in concurrency and parallelism, debuggers, profilers, rich libraries and an active community, with approximately 5,400 third-party open source libraries and tools.

How to create an Internet-in-a-Box on a Raspberry Pi

Mon, 2017-05-22 12:16
If you're a homeschool parent or a teacher with a limited budget, Internet-in-a-Box might be just what you've been looking for. Its hardware requirements are very modest—a Raspberry Pi 3, a 64GB microSD card, and a power supply—but it provides access to a wealth of educational resources, even to students without internet access in the most remote areas of the world.read more

How To Encrypt DNS Traffic In Linux Using DNSCrypt

Mon, 2017-05-22 10:21
?Dnscrypt is a protocol that is used to improve DNS security by authenticating communications between a DNS client and a DNS resolver. DNSCrypt prevents DNS spoofing. It uses cryptographic signatures to verify that responses originate from the chosen DNS resolver and haven’t been tampered with. DNSCrypt is available for multi-platforms including Windows, MacOS, Unix, Android, iOS, Linux and even routers.

Five Things Tech Companies Can Do Better

Mon, 2017-05-22 08:27
In the past three months, I've heard a lot of people talking about what they think tech companies can or should do in order to protect women and minorities and anyone who experiences unlawful treatment like harassment, discrimination, or retaliation. Most of the discussion has centered around promoting diversity and inclusion, which is fantastic and important, but, I believe, slightly misses the point.

The state of car infotainment: Forget horsepower, we want megahertz!

Mon, 2017-05-22 05:04
Linux, Android, and Blackberry's QNX race for control of car infotainment systems.

Intel’s “Euclid” robot module on sale for $399

Mon, 2017-05-22 03:09
Intel has launched its “Euclid” robotics compute module, which runs Ubuntu on an Atom x7-Z8700, and offers a RealSense 3D cam, WiFi, and sensors. When Intel demonstrated its Intel Euclid robotics controller at last August’s Intel Developer Conference, the company gave no indication of its release date or even if it would be more than […]

ReactOS 0.4.5 Open-Source Windows-Compatible OS Launches with Many Improvements

Mon, 2017-05-22 01:15
The development team behind ReactOS, an open source project attempting to create a free computer operating system that's 100% compatible with Windows binaries, announced the release of ReactOS 0.4.5.

Compact, rugged Apollo Lake SBC has swappable SATA

Sun, 2017-05-21 23:20
Axiomtek’s tough, Linux-ready “eBOX100-312-FL” embedded computer offers a Celeron N3350 SoC, a SATA bay, and 2x mini-PCIe, HDMI, GbE, and USB 3.0 ports. The fanless, 216 x 137.65 x 44mm eBOX100-312-FL is not quite as compact as Axiomtek’s similarly rugged, Bay Trail Atom based eBOX620-841-FL and eBOX625-841-FL computers. Yet, it offers benefits such as a […]

OpenShot 2.3.3 Open-Source Video Editor Released with Stability Improvements

Sun, 2017-05-21 21:26
OpenShot developer Jonathan Thomas is announcing the release and immediate availability of the third maintenance update to the OpenShot 2.3 stable series of the open-source and cross-platform non-linear video editor.

Arduino shows off LoRa gateway and node shields

Sun, 2017-05-21 19:32
Arduino is prepping a “LoRa Gateway Kit” to bring LoRa wireless to its Linux-driven Arduino Tian, plus a “LoRa Node Kit” for the Arduino Primo. At the Maker Faire Bay Area, Arduino and Semtech, the semiconductor company that developed the LoRa wireless standard, showed off some LoRa gateway and node shields that run on Arduino […]

Submitting Your First Patch to the Linux Kernel and Responding to Feedback

Sun, 2017-05-21 17:37
After working on the Linux kernel for Nexus and Pixel phones for nearly a year, and messing around with the excellent Eudyptula challenge, I finally wanted to take a crack at submitting patches upstream to the Linux kernel. I figure I’d document my workflow, now that I’ve gotten a few patches accepted...

Lubuntu Vs. Xubuntu

Sun, 2017-05-21 15:43
?Over the years, Lubuntu and Xubuntu have been two popular flavors that have provided an alternative to a lot of folks who have preferred something other than vanilla Ubuntu with the Unity desktop. Lubuntu and Xubuntu have been the choice of Linux enthusiasts and users who would rather have a lean or lightweight Linux distro or one that will provide the best performance on an old desktop or laptop. But how do these two distros compare, which one would I recommend and why? Let’s read along as I weigh the strengths and weaknesses of these two awesome Ubuntu flavors.

This Week in Open Source News: Google Fuchsia Pros s Steady Linux Embrace & More

Sun, 2017-05-21 13:49
This week in OSS & Linux news, Jack Wallen shares a rundown of Google Fuchsia features and how they affect Android, Microsoft can no longer ignore Linux in the data center, & more! Read on to stay open-source-informed!

Wine Staging 2.8 Improves Support for Star Wars: The Old Republic, StarCraft

Sun, 2017-05-21 11:54
The Wine Staging team announced the release of version 2.8 of the open-source compatibility layer for running Windows programs on top of Linux-based operating systems.

Arduino Cinque board taps SiFive RISC-V SoC and an ESP32 wireless chip

Sun, 2017-05-21 10:00
SiFive and Arduino unveiled a wireless-enabled “Arduino Cinque” board based on SiFive’s HiFive, featuring a RISC-V FE310 SoC and an ESP32 wireless SoC. At the Maker Faire Bay Area, Arduino joined with fabless RISC-V semiconductor firm SiFive to announce the first Arduino branded board using the open source RISC-V CPU architecture.

Pinebook (or any arm64) - Linux Mega.nz Howto

Sun, 2017-05-21 08:06
As I wrote before, Pinebook is a very interesting machine.....The not very developed arm64 architecture brings a lot of challenges to everyone working on it when it comes to have software for it. I wanted to exchange some files as easy as I do in all my machines, phones, tablets, etc. However there was nothing available in arm architecture, such as Dropbox, Ubuntu One as far as I see is no longer available, so I had to be creative, and I managed to find that mega had a binary for Raspbian, so from here it was a learning process...

IRC for the 21st Century: Introducing Riot

Sun, 2017-05-21 06:11
Internet relay chat (IRC) is one of the oldest chat protocols around and still popular in many open source communities. IRC's best strengths are as a decentralized and open communication method, making it easy for anyone to participate by running a network of their own. There are also a variety of clients and bots available for IRC.read more

You Can Now Install Microsoft's Visual Studio Code IDE as a Snap on Ubuntu Linux

Sun, 2017-05-21 04:17
After informing Ubuntu Linux users about the fact that it's possible to install GitHub's Atom hackable text editor as a Snap, Canonical's David Callé is now announcing the availability of Microsoft's Visual Studio Code IDE as a Snap.

NHS mulling Ubuntu switch after Windows XP fail?

Sun, 2017-05-21 02:22
The NHS could be considering switching its software infrastructure from Windows to Ubuntu, after Windows XP vulnerabilities were exploited in the recent cyber attack that crippled the National Health Service. Or is it just an elaborate gag?