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The Future of Desktop Ubuntu

Sat, 2017-04-15 23:55
With all the changes happening at Canonical, you might wonder what this means for the future of desktop Ubuntu, besides the return to the GNOME desktop.

Make Linux Look Like OSX With OSX Arc Collection

Sat, 2017-04-15 22:00
Arc-OSX-Icons has been released its a icon theme to integrate seamlessly with the OSX-Arc theme collection it comes in two variants for the light & dark variants of the OSX-Arc theme collection, see my Github page for more details.

Ubuntu ditches Unity, Maryland embraces open textbooks, and more open source news

Sat, 2017-04-15 20:06
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Ubuntu going back to GNOME, universities in Maryland getting open textbook grants, and more.Open source news roundup for April 2-14, 2017read more

Canonical Gets Serious About Doing Enterprise Right

Sat, 2017-04-15 18:11
It's been a wild and crazy couple of weeks on the Isle of Man. As the dust settles, the brouhaha can probably best be summed up with words that ended a classic rock album: "Meet the new boss, same as the old boss."

Video-focused hacker SBC mimics RPi 3 and Odroid-C2

Sat, 2017-04-15 16:17
The NanoPi K2 is like an Odroid-C2 with WiFi and BT 4.0. The $40, open spec SBC offers a quad- A53, 1.5GHz Amlogic S905, 4x USB, GbE, and a 40-pin bus. Rampant imitation is making it easier to write up these new hacker board releases. Just cut and paste an existing feature table, add and […]

Wine 2.6 Fixes Bugs for The Solus Project, Aliens vs. Predator, and No Man's Sky

Sat, 2017-04-15 14:32
The Wine 2.6 development release was announced today bringing another set of bug fixes for various Windows games and applications, along with some much-needed optimizations and features.

Nano-iTX carrier for Jetson TX2 offers mini-PCIe add-ons

Sat, 2017-04-15 12:37
Aetina’s Nano-ITX “ACE-N620” carrier board for Nvidia’s Linux-driven Jetson TX2 and TX1 modules offers optional mini-PCIe expansion cards from Innodisk. Aetina’s Nano-ITX form-factor ACE-N620 carrier board offers some more development options for Nvidia’s Jetson TX2 COM, as well as its earlier, pin-compatible Jetson TX1.

Atom 1.16 Open-Source Hackable Text Editor Released with Various Improvements

Sat, 2017-04-15 10:43
GitHub's Andrea Liliana Griffiths is pleased to announce the release of Atom 1.16 as the latest stable version of the popular, multi-platform, and open-source hackable text editor, along with the Beta of Atom 1.17.

Learn Swift Programming with No-Charge Books

Sat, 2017-04-15 08:49
Swift is a powerful and intuitive general-purpose programming language for the OS X, iOS, watchOS, and Linux operating systems. It is developed by Apple Inc. Swift is intended to be more resilient to erroneous code (“safer”) than Objective-C, and more concise.

Termbox – An Easy way to Access Preconfigured Linux Command-Line Workspaces via Web Browser

Sat, 2017-04-15 06:54
Launch a Linux box with two clicks from termbox.

3 open source boilerplate web design templates

Sat, 2017-04-15 05:00
In the olden days, creating a website from scratch was easy.With a basic understanding of HTML, and maybe a little CSS, you could put together a pretty functional web page with very little effort. Throw it onto your web server, and you were good to go.read more

Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Zapus Released Available To Download

Sat, 2017-04-15 03:05
I recently wrote an article talking about where the Ubuntu 17.04 is heading. Now Ubuntu 17.04 'Zesty Zapus' is released. You can download and install it to taste things newly presented. Though, there are not major changes but there are. So let's get started and see what's new in Ubuntu 17.04 'Zesty Zapus'.

How to Create Users and Manage Their Sudo Privileges on Ubuntu

Sat, 2017-04-15 01:11
The sudo command allows normal users to run programs which are only available to the root user. In this tutorial, we will show you how to create a system user and manage its sudo privileges on a Linux VPS running Ubuntu 16.04 as an operating system.

Digital Business Start trial offering for IBM Power Enterprise Systems using EnterpriseDB (EDB) Postgres Advanced Server

Fri, 2017-04-14 23:17
This article describes how to quickly and easily install and configure EnterpriseDB Postgres Advanced Server with Linux on Power architecture, namely RHEL 7.2 LE. Although it is targeted towards customers who have eligible dark core resources on IBM Power Enterprise Servers, the installation instructions are valid for most IBM Power servers.

5 projects for Raspberry Pi at home

Fri, 2017-04-14 21:22
The Raspberry Pi computer can be used in all kinds of settings and for a variety of purposes. It obviously has a place in education for helping students with learning programming and maker skills in the classroom and the hackspace, and it has plenty of industrial applications in the workplace and in factories. I'm going to introduce five projects you might want to build in your own home.

A Linux-friendly DAC and headphone amplifier for listening to music

Fri, 2017-04-14 19:28
This month I'm taking a bit of a break from my tagging journey to look at the latest gizmo in my house—a new DAC (digital-to-analog converter).

Shrinking the Linux Kernel and File System for IoT

Fri, 2017-04-14 17:34
At last year’s Embedded Linux Conference Europe, Sony’s Tim Bird warned that the stalled progress in reducing Linux kernel size meant that Linux was ceding the huge market in IoT edge nodes to real-time operating systems (RTOSes).

Unpatched vulnerability exposes Magento online shops to hacking

Fri, 2017-04-14 15:39
An unpatched vulnerability in the Magento e-commerce platform could allow hackers to upload and execute malicious code on web servers that host online shops.

APIStrat Conference Now Organized By The Linux Foundation and Open API Initiative

Fri, 2017-04-14 13:45
APIStrat2017, to be held Oct. 31 - Nov. 2 in Portland, OR, will bring together everyone — from developers and IT teams, business users and executives to the API curious — to discuss opportunities and challenges in the API space. The event is now seeking speaking proposals from developers, industry thought leaders, and technical experts.

How to Fix the Edge

Fri, 2017-04-14 11:50
In December 2016, Peter Levine said the "total addressable market" in that next pendulum swing will include the Internet of Things, with trillions of devices, starting with today's cars and drones. He also said machine learning will be required to "decipher the nuances of the real world".

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