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The new long-term Linux kernel, Linux 4.14, has arrived

Tue, 2017-11-14 06:57
For the next six years, Android smartphones, embedded Linux devices, and Linux-based Internet of Things gadgets will use the newly released Linux 4.14 kernel.

Firefox 57 Takes Quantum Leap Forward in Speed and Looks

Tue, 2017-11-14 05:42
Mozilla's open-source browser gets a new look and new features in its' biggest update in a decade.

In-vehicle computer runs Marshmallow on Snapdragon

Tue, 2017-11-14 04:28
Advantech’s rugged “Trek-530” in-vehicle computer runs Android 6.0 on a Snapdragon 212, and features isolated DIO, CAN, J1708/J1587, WiFi, BT, GPS, and LTE. Trucks appear to be heading for a switch to fully autonomous technology, creating new opportunities while also decimating yet another segment of the traditional workforce. In the meantime, trucking companies are smartening […]

Linux Lite Users Are Among the First to Get Linux 4.14, Here's How to Install It

Tue, 2017-11-14 03:14
Linux Lite maintainer Jerry Bezencon is once again the first to announce on Twitter the availability of the latest Linux kernel branch in the software repositories of his Ubuntu-based distribution.

Install WebMail Lite PHP based Webmail Client on Debian 9.1

Tue, 2017-11-14 01:59
In this guide, we’ll show you how to install the latest version of WebMail Lite PHP in Debian 9.1 and show you how to configure the application to fetch e-mails from a popular mail service Yahoo! Mail. The tutorial can be used for your own mail services as well, Yahoo is just used as an example.

3 open source alternatives to AutoCAD

Tue, 2017-11-14 00:45
Editor's note: This article was originally published in May 2016, and has been updated to include a few additional options.CAD—computer-aided design or computer-aided drafting, depending on who you ask—is technology created to make it easier to create specifications for real-world objects. Whether the object you're building is a house, car, bridge, or spaceship, chances are it got its start in a CAD program of one type or another.read more

How enterprise IT uses Kubernetes to tame container complexity

Mon, 2017-11-13 23:31
As containers accumulate, complexity grows. Here's how Kubernetes helps.

Watch: Ubuntu Linux Running on Galaxy S8 with Samsung DeX - Concept Demo

Mon, 2017-11-13 22:16
Samsung recently published a new video on its YouTube channel demoing the recently launched "Linux on Galaxy" concept it introduced last month for Galaxy S8, S8+, and Note8 smartphones.

Getting started with OpenProject

Mon, 2017-11-13 21:02
There are excellent open source alternatives to most proprietary software apps, and OpenProject is one great example. An easy-to-use, feature-rich application for project management and team collaboration, OpenProject includes agile and scrum functionalities, issue and bug tracking, Gantt charts, and more.read more

Microsoft: Sheltering Oneself From Patent Litigation While Passing Patents for Trolls to Attack GNU/Linux

Mon, 2017-11-13 19:48
Another closer look at Provenance Asset Holdings and what exactly it is (connection to AST, part of the cartel Microsoft subsidises to shield itself)

ARM emulator in a VM? Yup, done. Ready to roll, no config required

Mon, 2017-11-13 18:33
Also does MIPS, PowerPC, Sparc, and AARCH64Hacking ARM processors just became a little after a researcher who operates under the name Azeria Labs put together virtual machines that emulate common hardware .…

Complete Guide for Using AsciiDoc in Linux

Mon, 2017-11-13 17:19
This detailed guide discusses the advantages of using AsciiDoc and shows you how to install and use AsciiDoc in Linux.

pfSense: Not Linux, Not Bad

Mon, 2017-11-13 16:05
Through the years, I've used all sorts of router and firewall solutions at home and at work. For home networks, I usually recommend something like DD-WRT, OpenWRT or Tomato on an off-the-shelf router. For business, my recommendations typically are something like a Ubiquiti router or a router/firewall solution like Untangled or ClearOS.

Munich council: we're going full Windows in 2020

Mon, 2017-11-13 14:50
Munich city council's administrative and personnel committee has decided to move any remaining Linux systems to Windows 10 in 2020.…

Raspberry Pi and MoodleBox make an accessible e-learning platform pair

Mon, 2017-11-13 13:36
Are you a teacher, librarian, or homeschooler who's looking for a powerful, secure e-learning solution? MoodleBox may be the answer. Its small footprint on a Raspberry Pi makes it an affordable option with the strength and flexibility of Moodle, the de facto standard in open source learning management systems.read more

NetworkManager 1.10 Promises Basic Open vSwitch Support, Bluetooth NAP and WPS

Mon, 2017-11-13 10:55
Work on the next major NetworkManager 1.10 release started in early September under the 1.9.x umbrella, and the open-source network connection manager recently entered beta stages of development.

Samsung shows off Linux desktops on Galaxy smartmobes

Mon, 2017-11-13 07:35
Samsung teased the idea of Linux on its flagship phones in October 2017, promising that Linux would run in your hand or, if you use its DeX dock, in full desktop mode on a monitor. Now it’s released the video below to show off its idea.

Open Source Underwater Glider Wins 2017 Hackaday Prize

Mon, 2017-11-13 04:15
The Open Source Underwater Glider has just been named the Grand Prize winner of the 2017 Hackaday Prize.

Linux 4.14 arrives and Linus says it should have fewer 0-days

Mon, 2017-11-13 00:58
Which is nice as it's the next long-term release and gets Linux into the GPU gameLinus Torvalds has given the world version 4.14 of the Linux Kernel.…

Linux Kernel 4.14 LTS Officially Released, Supports AMD Secure Memory Encryption

Sun, 2017-11-12 22:29
Linus Torvalds announced a few moments ago the release of the next long-term supported (LTS) kernel series, Linux kernel 4.14, which introduces several new features and improvements.