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City of Barcelona Kicks Out Microsoft in Favor of Linux and Open Source

Thu, 2018-01-11 12:37
Barcelona city administration has prepared the roadmap to migrate its existing system from Microsoft and proprietary software to Linux and Open Source software.

Deep learning wars: Is Facebook-backed PyTorch an answer to Google’s TensorFlow?

Thu, 2018-01-11 11:23
The rapid rise of tools and techniques in Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning of late has been astounding.

Why isnt open source hot among computer science students?

Thu, 2018-01-11 10:09
The technical savvy and inventive energy of young programmers is alive and well.T o learn more about what college students think when they hear "open source," I surveyed several college students who are members of the same professional computer science organization I belong to.

What is your favorite desktop Linux distribution?

Thu, 2018-01-11 08:54
There may be no question in the open source community which elicits quite the same passion in people[he]#039[/he]s responses as "What[he]#039[/he]s your favorite Linux distribution?"There are all sorts of reasons people take their pick. It could be based on familiarity, on the UI, on performance, on package availability, on stability, on support, or thousands of other factors. Every year, just once, we let you chime in and tell us your favorite.

Debian Stretch and Jessie Get Kernel Patches to Mitigate Meltdown Security Flaw

Thu, 2018-01-11 07:40
The Debian Project released updated Linux kernels for Debian GNU/Linux 9 "Stretch" and Debian GNU/Linux 8 "Jessie" operating system series to patch the Meltdown security vulnerability and other issues.

Fedora 28 Looking To Replace Glibc's libcrypt With libxcrypt

Thu, 2018-01-11 06:26
As upstream Glibc is working on deprecating libcrypt for its eventual removal from the codebase, Fedora developers are looking at using libxcrypt for their hashing/encoding crypto library.

Sleep Fast, Sleep Hard with the Pzizz Android App

Thu, 2018-01-11 05:11
Pzizz is an Android app that generates a custom "nap narrative" that helps ease you off to dreamland and wakes you up when it's over. I was very skeptical about how restful a 20-minute forced nap could be, and at first, I doubted I'd fall asleep at all. Thankfully, I was very wrong.

Rugged mobile gateway runs Linux

Thu, 2018-01-11 03:57
Artila’s “Matrix-713” mobile IoT gateway runs Linux on a Cortex-A5 ATSAMA5D35, and provides Fast and Gigabit Ethernet, 2x CAN, 2x mini-PCIe, GPS, and an IMU, and supports -20 to 80°C temperatures. Artila’s Mobile IoT Gateway Matrix-713 follows a similarly headless Matrix-710 embedded computer announced last May, which also runs Linux 4.9 ......

Canonical Fixes Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Regression Causing Boot Failure on Some PCs

Thu, 2018-01-11 02:43
Canonical has released on Wednesday a new Linux kernel update for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system series to address a regression introduced with yesterday's security patch against the Meltdown vulnerability.

Sayonara is A Beautiful Lightweight Music Player for Linux

Thu, 2018-01-11 01:28
If you are looking for a lightweight music player with clean, intuitive user interface and all the standard features, give Sayonara a try. Sayonara is one of the lesser known music players for Linux that deserve more attention. Sayonara is a small, lightweight music player available only for Linux systems. It is written in C++ and uses Qt framework. GStreamer is used as audio backend.

8 unusual FOSS tools for agile teams

Thu, 2018-01-11 00:14
You might be familiar with the expression: So many tools, so little time. In order to try to save you some time, I've outlined some of my favorite tools that help agile teams work better. If you are an agilist, chances are you're aware of similar tools, but I'm specifically narrowing down the list to tools that appeal to open source enthusiasts.read more

How To Install & Configure OTRS Help Desk Ticketing System On Linux

Wed, 2018-01-10 23:00
OTRS stands for Open-source Ticket Request System is one of the most flexible web-based ticketing systems.

The Perfect Server CentOS 7.4 with Apache, Postfix, Dovecot, Pure-FTPD, BIND and ISPConfig 3.1

Wed, 2018-01-10 21:45
This tutorial shows how to install ISPConfig 3.1 on a CentOS 7.4 (64Bit) server. ISPConfig 3 is a web hosting control panel that allows you to configure the following services through a web browser: Apache web server, Postfix mail server, MySQL, BIND nameserver, PureFTPd, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, Mailman, and many more.

How to build custom IoT hardware with Arduino

Wed, 2018-01-10 20:31
Recently I wanted to create an Arduino-based low-power Internet of Things (IoT) device for makers, with built-in sensors that could be used to deliver sensor data from any location to the cloud, and potentially control connected devices such as thermostats, lights, door locks, and other home automation products. Along the way, I learned that creating a new IoT device, from idea to prototype to final product, is not as simple as I thought it would be, and there was no "ready-to-go" development device to start with.read more

Intel Releases Processor Microcode Patch for Linux OSes, Here's How to Update

Wed, 2018-01-10 19:17
Intel has released an updated microcode patch for Linux-based operating systems to address the Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities.

Installing & Configuring MariaDB on RHEL/CentOS

Wed, 2018-01-10 18:02
MariaDB is an open-source Relational Database & is a community developed forked-out version of MySQL database. MariaDB has replaced MySQL as default database in RHEL/CentOS 7. In this tutorial, we are will be discussing...

Ubuntu Releases Security Patch For Meltdown

Wed, 2018-01-10 16:48
In another article, I have covered what is Meltdown and Spectre and told you how critical it is for us Linux users. The Linux had been fixed immediately after the two flaws were discovered. But the Ubuntu maintained kernel was not updated against Meltdown and Spectre.

Vipul Siddharth: How Do You Fedora?

Wed, 2018-01-10 15:34
We recently interviewed Vipul Siddharth on how he uses Fedora. This is part of a series on the Fedora Magazine. The series profiles Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done. Contact us on the feedback form... Continue Reading →

How to Find a File in Linux with the Find Command

Wed, 2018-01-10 12:52
Knowing where to find things on your PC is fundamental. In this article we’ll take you through a long list of ‘find’ commands that should help you find any file you’re looking for in Linux.

Linux Mint 18.3 “Sylvia” Mate Installation Guide with Screenshots

Wed, 2018-01-10 11:38
The Linux Mint team has come out with another popular release of the Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon and Mate version that has been much welcomed by the Linux Family. The 18.3 version of the Linux Mint is considered to be a long-term support release and it means that the team will provide its support and updates for a long time until 2021. This new version comes with a lot of new features along with major enhancements to the existing features as well.