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An introduction to Udev: The Linux subsystem for managing device events

1 hour 32 min ago
Udev is the Linux subsystem that supplies your computer with device events. In plain English, that means it's the code that detects when you have things plugged into your computer, like a network card, external hard drives (including USB thumb drives), mouses, keyboards, joysticks and gamepads, DVD-ROM drives, and so on. That makes it a potentially useful utility, and it's well-enough exposed that a standard user can manually script it to do things like performing certain tasks when a certain hard drive is plugged in.read more

How to build your private cloud office using virtual app appliances

2 hours 47 min ago
Recently, a new method of installing integrated solutions has been introduced: virtual app appliances, which are basically VirtualBox or VMware images that consist of the apps, UCS management system and the UCS runtime environment. It gets ready-to-use pre-configured applications installed on private server with minimum expertise.

The open source racer 'SuperTuxKart' is looking for testers to try their new online play

4 hours 1 min ago
SuperTuxKart, one of the stalwarts of Linux open source gaming is finally getting online multiplayer. They're also now asking for testers.

iSH - An iOS Linux Shell for Your iPhone or iPad

5 hours 15 min ago
Have you ever wanted to run a Linux shell on your iOS device to transfer files, write shell scripts, or simply to use Vi to develop code or edit files? Now you can, with a project called iSH that is currently available as a TestFlight beta for iOS devices.iSH is a project that aims to bring a Linux shell to iOS devices using a usermode x86 emulator. iSH is built on the Alpine Linux distro, which is designed to have a small footprint, be secure, and easy to use with little or no distracting bells and whistles.

4 tips for learning Golang

6 hours 30 min ago
In the summer of 2014...read more

What does your Linux setup look like?

7 hours 46 min ago
For reasons related to human psychology, we love to compare. In the tech world, people want to know what other people[he]#039[/he]s laptop stickers look like, what text editors and distros they love (and hate), and, of course, details about their Linux setups. Our friend, Steve Ovadia has a whole blog dedicated to the question "What[he]#039[/he]s your Linux rig?"

Palliative care for Windows 10 Mobile like a Crimean field hospital, but with even less effort

9 hours 1 min ago
Dying OS abandoned by carers. Although Microsoft officially supports Windows 10 Mobile, each update breaks new things – and it has reached comical proportions. Or tragic, if you're still using it.…

Firefox Ups the Ante with Latest Test Pilot Experiment: Price Wise and Email Tabs

10 hours 15 min ago
Over the last few years, the Test Pilot team has developed innovative features for Firefox desktop and mobile, collaborating directly with Firefox users to improve the browser – from reminders [he]#8230[/he] Read moreThe post Firefox Ups the Ante with Latest Test Pilot Experiment: Price Wise and Email Tabs appeared first on The Mozilla Blog.

Wrap GObjects in Python

11 hours 29 min ago
Python is a wonderful language for coding graphical interfaces. Thanks to the speed at which working code can be written and the lack of a time-consuming compile cycle, interfaces can be up and running in minutes and usable not long after that. Couple this with Python's ability to easily link to native libraries, and an excellent environment emerges. Learning how to wrap GTK+ C modules for use in Python will enable you to use a C-coded GObject in Python whenever you like, whether or not you[he]apos[/he]re especially proficient in C.

Here's What You Need to Play Total War: WARHAMMER II on Linux and macOS

12 hours 44 min ago
UK based video games publisher Feral Interactive revealed today the official system requirements of the Total War: WARHAMMER II video game for Linux and Mac systems.

A Free Guide for Setting Your Open Source Strategy

13 hours 58 min ago
Running an open source program office involves creating a strategy to help you define and implement your approach as well as measure your progress. The Open Source Guides to the Enterprise, developed by The Linux Foundation in partnership with the TODO Group, offer open source expertise based on years of experience and practice.

How to Install Zimbra Collaboration Suite 8.8 on Ubuntu

15 hours 12 min ago
The Zimbra Collaboration Server is a mail server, collaborative web application and a web-based mail server admin console in a single application. It provides LDAP, antivirus, antispam, collaboration features and an ajax webmail client. Zimbra is easy to use for administrators as well as end users due to its fast Ajax-based web interface.

Managing VMs with the Virtual Machine Manager

16 hours 27 min ago
Explore the use of virt-manager, its capabilities on modest hardware, and how to use it to manage and monitor live VM performance.

Stay classy: Amazon's Jassy gets sassy with Larry

17 hours 41 min ago
AWS boss claims consumer division has switched off Oracle data warehouseAmazon’s consumer business has switched off its Oracle data warehouse and will be almost Big Red-free by Christmas – at least according to AWS boss Andy Jassy.…

Modular automation controller builds on UP Squared SBC

18 hours 55 min ago
Techbase is shipping a Linux-friendly industrial automation controller called the ModBerry M2000 based on the UP Squared SBC, featuring GbE, SATA, and M.2. Polish development firm Techbase offers a growing family of industrial control computers based on popular SBCs such as the Raspberry Pi 3B+ based ModBerry M500 and UP board based ModBerry M1000. Now, […]

Odd Realm is a sandbox settlement builder inspired by Dwarf Fortress and Rimworld with Linux support

20 hours 10 min ago
Inspired by the likes of Dwarf Fortress and Rimworld, Odd Realm is a sandbox settlement builder currently in Early Access on itch with full Linux support.

How to set up PySpark for your Jupyter notebook

Mon, 2018-11-12 23:29
Apache Spark is one of the hottest frameworks in data science. It realizes the potential of bringing together big data and machine learning. This is because:read more

OpenStack vs. Cloud Foundry vs. Kubernetes: What Fits Where?

Mon, 2018-11-12 22:15
VIDEO: Thomas Di Giacomo, CTO at SUSE, explains how the three major open-source cloud technologies intersect at his company.

Avoiding senior moments with command-line functions

Mon, 2018-11-12 21:00
The trick is to make the documentation available on the CLI. Also, how to get a "yes" or "no" answer from grep.

Debian GNU/Linux 9.6 "Stretch" Released with Hundreds of Updates, Download Now

Mon, 2018-11-12 19:46
The Debian Project announced the general availability of the sixth point release to the latest stable Debian GNU/Linux 9 "Stretch" operating system series.

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