LXer

Subscribe to LXer feed
Linux and Open Source news headlines
Updated: 43 min 27 sec ago

How To Find Or Search (Top-10) Largest Or Biggest Files In Linux

Fri, 2018-01-12 21:35
Did you know how to find or search largest files in Linux?

SPDX clears confusion around software licenses

Fri, 2018-01-12 20:20
Around this time every year, our minds turn to copyright. Or maybe they turn more to copyright. After all, open source works because of copyright law. As you may already know, copyright laws give the authors of works the exclusive right to copy (among other things) their work. These rights attach as soon as the work is fixed in a tangible medium (written down, saved to disk, etc.). So the rights that open source licenses grant rely on copyright law.read more

Linux yes Command Tutorial for Beginners (with Examples)

Fri, 2018-01-12 19:06
Most of the Linux commands you encounter do not depend on other operations for users to unlock their full potential, but there exists a small subset of command line tool which you can say are useless when used independently, but become a must-have or must-know when used with other command line operations. One such tool is yes, and in this tutorial, we will discuss this command with some easy to understand examples.

Raspberry Pi Zero WH SBCs Are Now Available with Professionally Soldered Headers

Fri, 2018-01-12 16:24
The Raspberry Pi Foundation announced today a new variant of the tiny Raspberry Pi Zero W single-board computer that comes with a pre-soldered header.

Reading and searching through compressed files

Fri, 2018-01-12 15:10
This guide explains how to read and search through compressed text files without having to decompress them first.

Major Linux distros have Meltdown patches, but thats only part of the fix

Fri, 2018-01-12 13:55
All the major Linux distributions have now released their Intel chip meltdown patches. But, someone must retune all those servers to get their performance up to speed and replace network devices and servers running up-to-date Linux distros.

Krita 4.0 Open-Source Digital Painting Tool Enters Beta, Here's What to Expect

Fri, 2018-01-12 12:41
The developers of the Krita open-source and cross-platform digital painting software have released today the first beta version of the upcoming Krita 4.0 major release.

Linux Phones That Could Not Survive

Fri, 2018-01-12 11:27
Linux Enthusiasts have always wanted to get their favorite operating system in the palm of their hands. Just like our computers we wish to have robustness, customizability and the ability to do what we want on our phones too.

Akademy 2018 Call for Participation

Fri, 2018-01-12 10:12
Akademy is the KDE Community conference. The 2018 edition is from Saturday 11th to Friday 17th August in Vienna, Austria. If you are working on topics relevant to KDE or Qt, this is your chance to present your work and ideas at the Conference. The days for talks are Saturday and Sunday, 11th and 12th. The rest of the week will be BoFs, unconference sessions and workshops.

Multimedia Apps for the Linux Console

Fri, 2018-01-12 08:58
When last we met, we learned that the Linux console supports multimedia. Yes, really! You can enjoy music, movies, photos, and even read PDF files without being in an X session with MPlayer, fbi, and fbgs. And, as a bonus, you can enjoy a Matrix-style screensaver for the console, CMatrix.

Linux vs Meltdown: Ubuntu gets second update after first one fails to boot

Fri, 2018-01-12 07:44
Canonical, the company that makes Linux distro Ubuntu, has re-released its Meltdown update for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial users after the first attempt tripped up machines.

PiTalk, Gemini PDA, and Eelo take different paths to the Linux phone

Fri, 2018-01-12 06:29
The PiTalk is an RPi phone add-on board. The Gemini PDA is a clamshell re-spin of the Psion. Eelo is a privacy-oriented phone ROM. Samsung is planning to load Ubuntu desktops on Galaxy phones. They all want to reinvent the Linux phone concept.

Look Munich, City of Barcelona Is Dumping Windows and Moves to Ubuntu Linux

Fri, 2018-01-12 05:15
While the City of Munich is switching back to Windows after running Linux on their public PCs, a move that will cost them over €100 million euros, the City of Barcelona is making the smart choice of dumping Microsoft's products and switch to Linux and Open Source.

Tiny quad -A17 module has 4GB RAM and HDMI 2.0

Fri, 2018-01-12 04:01
Sudo’s solderable, 65 x 40mm “SudoProc” module features a 1.8GHz, quad-core, Cortex-A17 SoC with 4GB LPDDR3, up to 512GB eMMC, a GbE controller, HDMI 2.0, and -25 to 85°C support. Slovenia-based startup Sudo Sistemi reached out to us with news of an upcoming SudoProc computer-on-module touted for being solderable and compact (65 x 40 x 4.3mm).

How to Redirect a Domain

Fri, 2018-01-12 02:46
We’ll show you, how to redirect a domain. URL redirection, also called URL forwarding, is a World Wide Web technique for making a web page available under more than one URL address. When a web browser attempts to open a URL that has been redirected, a page with a different URL is opened. There are few ways to redirect a domain and it depends on the web server used etc. In this tutorial we are going to show you, how to redirect a domain with Apache web server and URL redirection with NGINX web server.

How to Install Snipe-IT Asset Management Software on Debian 9

Fri, 2018-01-12 01:32
Snipe-IT is a free and open source IT assets management web application that can be used for tracking licenses, accessories, consumables, and components. It is written in PHP language and uses MySQL to store its data. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install Snipe-IT on Debian 9 server.

openSUSE Tumbleweed Now Patched Against Meltdown/Spectre, Adopts LibreOffice 6.0

Fri, 2018-01-12 00:18
openSUSE Project reports today through Douglas DeMaio that the openSUSE Tumbleweed software repositories have been flooded this week by four new snapshots that brought updated components and other improvements.

Major Linux distros have Meltdown patches, but thats only part of the fix

Thu, 2018-01-11 23:03
All the major Linux distributions have now released their Intel chip meltdown patches. But, someone must retune all those servers to get their performance up to speed and replace network devices and servers running up-to-date Linux distros.

AI and machine learning bias has dangerous implications

Thu, 2018-01-11 16:08
Algorithms are everywhere in our world, and so is bias. From social media news feeds to streaming service recommendations to online shopping, computer algorithms—specifically, machine learning algorithms—have permeated our day-to-day world. As for bias, we need only examine the 2016 American election to understand how deeply—both implicitly and explicitly—it permeates our society as well.What’s often overlooked, however, is the intersection between these two: bias in computer algorithms themselves.read more

BASH drivers, start your engines

Thu, 2018-01-11 14:54
There's always more than one way to do a job in the shell, and there may not be One Best Way to do that job, either. Nevertheless, different commands with the same output can differ in how long they take, how much memory they use and how hard they make the CPU work.Out of curiosity I trialled 6 different ways to get the last 5 characters from each line of a text file, which is a simple text-processing task.

Pages