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Top 10 Linux Tools

15 hours 8 min ago
One of the benefits to using Linux on the desktop is that there’s no shortage of tools available for it. To further illustrate this point, I’m going to share what I consider to be the top 10 Linux tools.

Software taking over, but hardware still has a role: Linux expert

16 hours 39 min ago
The tech industry is heading towards a stage where self service for standard IT requirements will become a norm, helped by the increase in software-defined infrastructure, a senior engineer from SUSE Linux claims.

Compact DAQ systems offer a choice of 12- or 16-bit I/Os

18 hours 11 min ago
Advantech’s Linux-ready “MIC-1810” and “MIC-1816” DAQ computers offer 12- and 16-bit analog I/O, respectively, plus 24x DIOs, Intel CPUs, and 4x USB ports. Advantech’s MIC-1810 and MIC-1816 are digital acquisition computers that run Linux or Windows 7/8/10 on Intel 3rd Gen “Ivy Bridge” processors. If the aging CPU is a turn-off, keep in mind that […]

Why is collaboration so difficult?

19 hours 42 min ago
Many contemporary definitions of "collaboration" define it simply as "working together"—and, in part, it is working together. But too often, we tend to use the term "collaboration" interchangeably with cognate terms like "cooperation" and "coordination." These terms also refer to some manner of "working together," yet there are subtle but important differences between them all.read more

ExLight Linux Distro Now Based on Ubuntu 17.10, Features Enlightenment Desktop

21 hours 14 min ago
A new version of the ExLight GNU/Linux distribution hit the streets this week bringing users an Ubuntu 17.10-based desktop experience featuring the lightweight Enlightenment desktop environment.

Record and Share Terminal Session with Showterm

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:39
You can record a terminal session with any screen recording program, but Showterm for Linux makes it very easy to record and embed on a site. Here’s how it works.

Wandboard.org launches i.MX8M-based SBC with RPi expansion

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 20:29
Technexion’s Wandboard.org unveiled open source “Wand-Pi-8M” SBCs that run Linux on a quad-A53 i.MX8M, and offer WiFi/BT, GbE, HDMI 2.0, and a 40-pin RPi link. Technexion and its Wandboard.org community project opened pre-orders on three successors to its i.MX6 based Wandboard and almost identical Wandboard Reload SBCs that tap NXP’s long awaited, quad-core, Cortex-A53 i.MX8M SoC.

After a year of intensely investigating password theft, here's what Google found

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 19:14
Hackers are constantly trying to break into Google accounts, so Google researchers spent a year tracing how hackers steal passwords and expose them on the internet's black market.

Firefox Quantum Now Rolling Out to All Ubuntu Linux Users, Update Now

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 18:00
Canonical announced today the general availability of the latest Mozilla Firefox 57.0 Quantum web browser for all of its supported Ubuntu Linux releases.

Raspberry Pi 3 clone offers Allwinner H2, H3, or H5 SoCs for $9 to $29

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 16:46
Libre Computer’s open source “Tritium” SBCs run Ubuntu or Android on Allwinner H2+, H3, or 64-bit H5 SoCs, and have an RPi 3 like layout and 40-pin header. Earlier this year, Shenzhen-based Libre Computer successfully funded its quad Cortex-A53 Amlogic S905X based Le Potato SBC on Kickstarter for $25 to $35. Now, the company has […]

How to Install Icinga 2 Monitoring Tool on Debian 9.2

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:31
In this guide we will discuss how to install and configure the latest version Icinga 2 web monitoring tool in Debian 9.2 release, in order to monitor all important network infrastructure devices, such as physical or virtual servers or VMs, routers, switches, firewall appliances and other network IoT devices.

5 Coolest Linux Terminal Emulators

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 14:17
Sure, we can get by with boring old GNOME terminal, Konsole, and funny, rickety, old xterm. When you're in the mood to try something new, however, take a look at these five cool and useful Linux terminals.

OnePlus 5T Keeps the Headphone Jack, Introduces Face Unlock and Parallel Apps

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:03
Five months after it launched its OnePlus 5 flagship Android smartphone, OnePlus unveiled today its successor, the OnePlus 5T, running the latest Android 8.0 (Oreo) mobile OS.

Fedora 27 Atomic Host is available on multiple architectures

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:54
The Fedora 27 Atomic Host now supports multiple architectures! Along with the x86_64 architecture, Atomic Host is also available on 64-bit ARM (aarch64) and PowerPC Little Endian (ppc64le). Both aarch64 and ppc64le architectures receive Atomic OSTree updates in the same... Continue Reading →

Linux Kernel 4.14 -- First Kernel to be Supported for Six Years

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 10:40
Linux Kernel 4.14 is here. It is a long-term support release and as stated earlier, it is the first Linux Kernel that will be supported for six years. Until now Linux Kernel LTS versions were supported for two years.

Open Source Pioneer Munich Votes To Move All Remaining Linux PCs To Windows 10 In 2020

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:25
As per the local reports, these moves are a result of the political scenario in Munich. In the past, city’s IT chief has also said that there isn’t any compelling technical reason to ditch Linux. In the wake of attacks like WannaCry, Green Party had already warned that a move to Windows 10 is too risky.

10 easy steps from proprietary to open source

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 08:11
"But surely open source software is less secure, because everybody can see it, and they can just recompile it and replace it with bad stuff they've written." Hands up: who's heard this?1read more

How to Install Firefox Quantum in Ubuntu and other Linux Right Now

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 06:57
The game-changing Firefox Quantum is here to reclaim the lost userbase. Here’s how to install Firefox Quantum in Linux right now.

How becoming open and agile led to customer success

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 05:42
A few years ago, I worked as a service manager at Basefarm, a European managed services provider. I was part of a team supporting customers with infrastructure and managed services.read more

Facebook Open Sources Open/R, Its Distributed Network Software

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 04:28
Today the social network open sourced open/R, making it free to use by anyone who might be designing applications that will require routing at the speed of Facebook. It's being released under the "permissive" MIT license, which allows it to be used in both open source and proprietary projects.