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Reduce your Apache TIME_WAIT connections

Wed, 2017-05-24 12:51
If you manage an Apache server, you may be noticing a large amount of TIME_WAIT connections all of the time. Don't get me wrong, TIME_WAIT is a good thing.. it basically means that your server has closed the connection, but it's being kept around so any delayed packets matched to the connection can be handled properly. We can reduce them, however.

Turn Your Raspberry Pi into a Hi-Fi System with RuneAudio

Wed, 2017-05-24 11:37
RuneAudio is a powerful open-source media center that can turn your Raspberry Pi into a DIY Hi-Fi system. Learn the simple setup process.

KDE Plasma 5.8.7 LTS Desktop Environment Released with over 60 Improvements

Wed, 2017-05-24 10:23
KDE today announced the release and immediate availability of the seventh maintenance update to the long-term supported KDE Plasma 5.8 desktop environment.

Download Video From The Command Line With Youtube-dl

Wed, 2017-05-24 09:08
People have wanted to download videos from YouTube since the very beginning. Several methods have worked over the years, but youtube-dl provides the most direct and reliable approach. Youtube-dl is a Python script that pulls videos straight from YouTube and can format them on your computer. It can also separate audio or subtitles from videos.

Mozilla Thimble Gets a Makeover

Wed, 2017-05-24 07:54
We’re introducing major upgrades for our educational, browser-based code editor. Learning to code—from getting the hang of HTML tags to mastering the nuances of JavaScript—shouldn’t be a challenge.

Why productivity shouldn't be the key measure of agile transformation

Wed, 2017-05-24 06:40
As a principal agile coach, my focus is to energize and inspire developers to adopt and follow through on the agile frameworks across our teams. Initially, I failed, as I didn't really understand the mindset of teams that have been working in an open source ecosystem. My assumption was that since agile and open source values align so closely, the barrier for adopting agile frameworks would be low and our people would take to it like fish to water.read more

Total War: SHOGUN 2 and Fall of the Samurai Are Out Now on Linux and SteamOS

Wed, 2017-05-24 05:25
As expected, Feral Interactive today announced the availability of the Total War: SHOGUN 2 and Total War: Shogun 2 - Fall of the Samurai games on Linux and SteamOS platforms.

Cloud migrations: Pharma CIO shares best practices, pitfalls

Wed, 2017-05-24 04:11
Q&A with Nathan McBride, CIO of Amag Pharmaceuticals, on his cloud migration.

Chef expands its cloud and container menu

Wed, 2017-05-24 02:57
Chef, the popular DevOps company, has expanded its Chef Automate program to handle cloud-native and container-first server environments.

Three Portable Ways To Connect Ubuntu To Internet

Wed, 2017-05-24 01:42
?Most of you have probably used a dial-up connection or wired connection to access the resources available on the World Wide Web. But what if you’d just bought a new desktop or laptop and you don’t have the resources (router, modem, etc) to connect to the Internet. I’ll cover the three possible methods you could remedy that along with pros + cons and take note when I say portable you should get the humor because desktops just don’t blend in :P

RaspAnd Marshmallow 6.0.1 Android OS Now Available for Raspberry Pi 3 and 2 SBCs

Wed, 2017-05-24 00:28
After informing us about the availability of a new build of his RaspAnd Nougat operating system for Raspberry Pi 3 and 2 SBCs based on Android 7.1.2, Arne Exton released an updated RaspAnd Marshmallow 6 version.

Open source LimeNET SDR computers run Ubuntu Core on Intel Core

Tue, 2017-05-23 23:14
Lime Micro has launched three open source “LimeNET” SDR systems that run Ubuntu Core on Intel Core CPUs, including one with a new LimeSDR QPCIe board. Lime Microsystems has gone to Crowd Supply to launch three fully open source LimeNET computers for software defined radio (SDR) applications. The systems run Ubuntu “Snappy” Core Linux on […]

The Family Dashboard

Tue, 2017-05-23 21:59
I've written a little about PHP before, because I think it's a greatutility language for writing quick things you need to do. Plus, itallows you to use a web browser as your interface, and everyone hasa web browser. That makes it very convenient for my family, because Ican make simple web interfaces for the various things I normally have todo from the command line.

How to say "no" for the sake of your customers

Tue, 2017-05-23 20:45
When you're working in an organization where statements like "Good ideas can come from anyone" and "Experiment! We learn more from our mistakes than our successes!" are commonplace, does saying "no" create a contradiction that impedes adaptability and inclusivity?The answer depends on how you say "no" and the things you say "no" to.read more

Calibre A Free And Open Source Ebook Management System For Linux

Tue, 2017-05-23 19:31
Having ebooks is really a good thing. It can be read anywhere, you get free from the hassle of storage and many more benefits. But it creates a problem when you got an enormous number of ebooks also in various formats. You will have the problem of searching perfect ebook you want to read at a time, you have to maintain various kind of software for every format and much more.

Linux Uniq Command Tutorial for Beginners (10 examples)

Tue, 2017-05-23 18:16
The uniq command reports or even deletes repeated lines in a file. In this article, we will discuss uniq through easy to understand examples.

An introduction to Libral, a systems management library for Linux

Tue, 2017-05-23 17:02
Linux, in keeping with Unix traditions, doesn't have a comprehensive systems management API. Instead, management is done through a variety of special-purpose tools and APIs, all with their own conventions and idiosyncrasies. That makes scripting even simple systems-management tasks difficult and brittle.read more

SteamOS Now Based on Debian 8.8 with Linux 4.11, Uses Mesa Instead of AMDGPU-PRO

Tue, 2017-05-23 15:48
After a long wait, Valve pushed earlier a new update of its Debian-based SteamOS gaming operating system to the brewmaster_beta channel with some major improvements.

Improved high DPI display support in the pipeline

Tue, 2017-05-23 14:33
Support for high DPI monitors has been included in Fedora Workstation for some time now. If you use a monitor with a high enough DPI, Fedora Workstation automatically scales all the elements of the Desktop to a 2:1 ratio, and... Continue Reading →

Supreme Court makes it much harder for patent trolls to sue in East Texas

Tue, 2017-05-23 13:19
In a unanimous decision, the justices held that the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which handles all patent appeals, has been using the wrong standard to decide where a patent lawsuit can be brought. Today's Supreme Court ruling in TC Heartland v. Kraft Foods enforces a more strict standard for where cases can be filed. It overturns a looser rule that the Federal Circuit has used since 1990.