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Power-sipping embedded computer features CAN and mini-PCIe

Tue, 2017-05-16 01:40
Artila’s “Matrix-710” computer runs Linux on an Atmel SAMA5D35, and offers Fast and Gigabit Ethernet, 2x CAN, 8x serial, 4x USB, and mini-PCIe expansion. Artila has spiced up last year’s Matrix-700 IoT gateway and control computer with wireless expansion, isolated serial ports, CAN Bus support, and more USB ports. The fanless, Linux-driven Matrix-710 is designed […]

Linux and the WannaCry Attack

Tue, 2017-05-16 00:31
If a cyber attack is a mugger, windows is a physically small drunken person with wads of money sticking out of his pockets, staggering down a dark ally past the convention hall during a mugger’s conference, while Linux is a hundred sober and smart well trained Navy Seals each driving a separate armored car in undisclosed locations.Yes, you can attack the Navy Seals. But if you do that, they’ll make you wanna cry.

How to Install Mantis Bug Tracker on CentOS 7

Mon, 2017-05-15 23:22
Mantis is a free and open source issue tracker written in PHP language. It provides an easy to use web interface for tracking your applications. You can easily manage project and track your application bugs using Mantis. This tutorial shows how to install Mantis Bug Tracker on CentOS 7 server.

What you need to know about JSON in MySQL

Mon, 2017-05-15 22:14
Once upon a time there was one computer. Then someone built a second one and wanted some code off the first computer. That meant we needed a way to move information without dependencies on the underlying hardware. Since then, there have been many character encoding and interchange standards (ASCII, EBCIDIC, SGML, XML, etc.) that have had their time in the spotlight. For the past few years, JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) has been the most popular.read more

KDE Plasma 5.10 Enters Beta with Snap & Flatpak Support, Folder View by Default

Mon, 2017-05-15 21:05
As promised, today the KDE Project was pleased to announce the release of the Beta milestone of the upcoming KDE Plasma 5.10 desktop environment for GNU/Linux operating systems.

Automatic Slack Notifications

Mon, 2017-05-15 19:56
Slack is an incredible communication toolfor groups of any size (see my recent piece on it). At the company I work for during the day,Slack has become more widely used than email or instant messaging. Ittruly has become the hub of company communication.

3 ways to stay technical while becoming business savvy

Mon, 2017-05-15 18:48
Last week I was lucky enough to participate in Red Hat Summit 2017. We had tons of meetings and briefings with customers, analysts, and journalists. While walking between meetings and sessions, I started thinking about a challenge that hits a lot of technical people as they advance in their career—how do you stay technical while also becoming more business savvy?read more

Total War: SHOGUN 2 and Fall of the Samurai are heading to Linux from Feral Interactive

Mon, 2017-05-15 17:39
Total War: SHOGUN 2 and Fall of the Samurai are being ported to Linux from Feral Interactive and they will be released on May 23rd.

Map Photos with uMap and PHP

Mon, 2017-05-15 16:31
If you happen to use a photo publishing application like Mejiro that stores photos and their thumbnails in regular directories, you can automatically map your photos with uMap and a dash of PHP scripting.

How I got started with bash scripting

Mon, 2017-05-15 15:22
I wrote a script the other day. For some of you, that sentence sounds like no big deal. For others, and I know you're out there, that sentence is significant. You see, I'm not a programmer. I'm a writer.read more

Bringing together the best minds in open source geospatial technology

Mon, 2017-05-15 14:13
With the rapid rise of mobile computing and the Internet of Things, we are increasingly seeking to store and analyze information about the real world. And almost every piece of data about the world around us has a location element, making geospatial technology more important than ever. It’s in our everyday lives all around us: from the use of GPS for travel, to tracking mail, to planning a trip. Geospatial technologies are a huge part of our world.read more

Wine 2.8 Has Better HiDPI Support, Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III Fixes

Mon, 2017-05-15 11:56
Linux fans interested in running the latest Windows games and apps will be glad to learn that the Wine 2.8 development release arrived with support for the newest game titles and dozens of improvements to older ones.

How to Scan APK Files and Check If They Have a Virus

Mon, 2017-05-15 09:39
For some Android phones sideloading apps may be the only way to get new apps. For such cases, you may want to scan APK files for a virus before installing. Here’s how.

Linus Torvalds stops personally signing Linux tarballs

Mon, 2017-05-15 07:22
But Linux 4.12 rc1 made it out before Mother's day anyway, thanks to new kernel.org planLinus Torvalds might just be a big softie after all. The Linux Lord, infamous for his occasional foul-mouthed criticism of those who don't meet his standards, has just popped out release candidate one for Linux 4.12 a day early so he could give his undivided attention to Mother's Day.…

5 Tips To Master Linux

Mon, 2017-05-15 05:04
?So here we are fans of Linux! But are we up to the bar? To get our hands a little dirty and maybe do what a surgeon do :P Well if that disgust you then I didn’t mean cutting up your favorite distro and operating on it. I meant a minor thing like stitches and tending to some easy commands.

Linux 4.11 Gets First Point Release, It's Now the Latest Stable Kernel Available

Mon, 2017-05-15 02:47
Greg Kroah-Hartman announced today the immediate availability of the first point release of the Linux 4.11 kernel series, marking the new branch as stable on the kerne.org website.

Ransomware Attack Has Spread To Police Department, Institutions: Maharashtra Police

Mon, 2017-05-15 00:30
Globally active ransomware virus has partially affected the computer systems in some institutions in Maharashtra, including that of its police department, a police official said here... "Luckily, the system we use (in CCTNS) is linux-based, hence it has not at all affected."

OIN is Still a Distraction Unless We Want GNU/Linux to Coexist With Software Patents (Rather Than Eliminate Those)

Sun, 2017-05-14 22:13
Another wave of media coverage by/for the Open Invention Network (OIN) necessitates a reminder of what OIN stands for and why it is not tackling the biggest problems which Free/Open Source software (FOSS) faces

PuTTY SSH Client And Telnet Client

Sun, 2017-05-14 20:18
PuTTY as an SSH and Telnet client was originally developed by Simon Tatham for the Windows platform. It is the most popular SSH client on Windows. It is also available on Linux and other operating systems as a direct port of the Windows SSH client. It is also able to use as a client for rlogin and raw TCP computing protocols.

Which Official Ubuntu Flavor Is Best for You?

Sun, 2017-05-14 17:51
When Mark Shuttleworth decided to nix Unity, the choice was obvious to Canonical—make GNOME the official desktop of Ubuntu Linux. This begins with Ubuntu 18.04 (so April, 2018) and we’ll be down to the official distribution and four recognized flavors.