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GNOME Calendar App to Support Adding and Modifying of Recurrences for GNOME 3.26

Sun, 2017-08-13 12:22
The Beta release of the upcoming GNOME 3.26 desktop environment is still not out as probably there's more apps and core components that need to be released, but this gives us extra time to look at the new features of various GNOME apps.

International Space Station set to receive its first supercomputer

Sun, 2017-08-13 10:28
The machine, dubbed Spaceborne Computer, is based on the Apollo 40 class systems and runs Linux. It will be fitted with a unique water-cooled enclosure for the hardware to address environmental constraints and reliability requirements of supercomputing in space.

Hackers are now using the exploit behind WannaCry to snoop on hotel Wi-Fi

Sun, 2017-08-13 08:33
A hacking group accused of linked meddling in the run up to the US presidential election is harnessing the Windows exploit which made WannaCry ransomware and Petya so powerful -- and using it to perform cyberattacks against hotels in Europe.

At last! Vivaldi lets you kill looping GIFs

Sun, 2017-08-13 06:39
#FirstWorldProblemsThe web browser for power users, Vivaldi, has gained a Reader mode and some accessibility features, but one new feature stands out. The reaction GIF may be one of the wonders of the 21st Century, but what if you don’t want your CPU cycles sucked dry by hilarious and ironic animated images?…

5 Reasons to Use Linux for Development

Sun, 2017-08-13 04:45
For years now, Linux has earned a reputation as a popular platform among IT enthusiasts. It’s attracted everyone from system administrators to experimenting students. Yet, not enough is said about Linux power as a programming platform. Here are five reasons why this open source operating system should be at the top of your list when choosing a development environment.

Android-Based RaspAnd OS Updated for Raspberry Pi 3 with Google Play Support

Sun, 2017-08-13 02:50
After announcing the latest build of his Ubuntu-based RaspEX Linux distro for Raspberry Pi 3 and 2 SBCs, GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton announced the release of RaspAnd Nougat 7.1.2 Build 170805.

Vivaldi Continues To Build Amazing Features With Vivaldi 1.11

Sun, 2017-08-13 00:56
To put it simply, Vivaldi is the browser for power users. Vivaldi packs a ton of features that allow you to make it personal and work the way you need it. Thus the customization and the flexibility is the direction Vivaldi has taken in the push to capture users. The updates are raining in a fast pace with the latest release version 1.11 released just this week. Vivaldi is available forLinux (DEB and RPM).

Getting started with Vesta Control Panel

Sat, 2017-08-12 23:02
In this tutorial, we are going to provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to install Vesta control panel on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS and help you getting started with it. Vesta control panel (VestaCP) is an open source hosting control panel, which can be used to manage multiple websites, creat and manage email accounts, FTP accounts, and MySQL databases, manage DNS records and more.

Final Android Things preview adds RPi3 features and new i.MX6 UL target

Sat, 2017-08-12 21:07
Google released Developer Preview 5 of Android Things, adding Android O, OpenGL ES and WebView on the RPi 3, and support for an i.MX6 UL based “SprIoT” kit. Google’s Android Things Developer Preview 5 (DP5) is the latest release of the original preview released last December when Google announced that its Brillo OS for IoT was being retooled into an Android Things distribution.

Linux env Command Tutorial For Beginners (5 Examples)

Sat, 2017-08-12 19:13
If your work involves doing stuff through the command line in Linux, more likely than not, you'll be using the Bash shell. Did you know there's an environment associated with the processes that are executed through the shell? And, if you want, you can tweak this environment specifically for the task you're doing? Well, in this article we will discuss a command line tool - env - that not only lets you access the shell environment, but also allows you to make changes to it as an when required.

Display Linux Distribution Logo in ASCII Art in Terminal

Sat, 2017-08-12 17:18
If you ever wondered how people share ascii form of Linux distribution logo in the terminal, now you know how they do it.

LSHW (Hardware Lister) – A Nifty Tool To Get A Hardware Information On Linux

Sat, 2017-08-12 15:24
lshw (stands for Hardware Lister) is a small nifty tool that generates detailed reports about various hardware components on the machine.

How to upgrade from Fedora 25 Atomic Host to 26

Sat, 2017-08-12 13:30
In July the Atomic Working Group put out the first and second releases of Fedora 26 Atomic Host. This article shows you how to prepare an existing Fedora 25 Atomic Host system for Fedora 26 and do the upgrade. If... Continue Reading →

Git, SVN and Mercurial Open-Source Version Control Systems Update for Critical Security Vulnerability

Sat, 2017-08-12 11:35
The three major open-source version control systems were all at risk from a flaw that could enable arbitrary code execution.

Apollo Lake Mini-ITX offers plenty of storage and expansion hooks

Sat, 2017-08-12 09:41
Axiomtek’s “MANO310” Mini-ITX SBC features the dual-core Celeron N3350 with triple display support and PCIe, mini-PCIe, SATA, and M.2 expansion. Like Axiomtek’s Intel Bay Trail based MANO500, but unlike most Intel Apollo Lake based mini-ITX boards we’ve covered, including DFI’s recent Ali17x, the new MANO310 is not a thin board. However, it targets embedded applications […]

Top 5: 13 years of OpenStreetMap, Linux-powered guitar amps, and more

Sat, 2017-08-12 07:47
In this week's top 5, we take a look at maps, robots, and more!This week's top articles5. 6 hardware projects for upgrading your homeWhen you make your house a little smarter, you’re going to want to use open hardware. Editor Alex Sanchez shares some projects that you can do yourself on your old house.read more

How to Integrate Git into Your Linux Desktop

Sat, 2017-08-12 05:52
Ask a developer to name their most important tools and very often the reply will include Git. There’s a good reason for that: Git is one of the most widely used distributed version control systems. Git can be set up as a local repository, used on a LAN, or used via the official, global service. With Git you can do things like add access control to your code, display the contents of a Git repository (via the web), and manage multiple repositories.

Open-spec audio streaming SBC runs Linux on a 996MHz i.MX6 ULL

Sat, 2017-08-12 03:58
PolyVection’s “VoltaStream Zero” is an audio streaming SBC that runs Linux on a 996MHz i.MX6 ULL, and offers a TI PCM5121 DAC, TOSLINK, USB, and WiFi. In 2013, Berlin based software developer Philip Voigt decided to build his own music streaming system. As detailed in this blog entry, Voight started with a Raspberry Pi, but […]

Fedora August 2017 election change

Sat, 2017-08-12 02:04
As seen earlier this week, the Fedora community holds elections in several groups. One group that elects seats this month is the Fedora Ambassador Steering Committee (FAMSCo). The FAMSCo election started along with others this week. However, due to a technical... Continue Reading →

So, about this Googler’s manifesto

Sat, 2017-08-12 00:09
You have probably heard about the manifesto a Googler (not someone senior) published internally about, essentially, how women and men are intrinsically different and we should stop trying to make it possible for women to be engineers, it’s just not worth it.

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