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Mozilla Firefox 64 Is Now Available for All Supported Ubuntu Linux Releases

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 13:09
Mozilla's latest Firefox release has landed in the main archives of all supported Ubuntu Linux releases, allowing users to update their installations to enjoy a better, safer, and more secure browsing experience.

Tips for using Flood Element for performance testing

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:07
In case you missed it, there’s a new performance test tool on the block: Flood Element. It’s a scalable, browser-based tool that allows you to write scripts in JavaScript that interact with web pages like a real user would.Browser Level Users is a newer approach to load testing that overcomes many of the common challenges we hear about traditional methods of testing. It offers:read more

Best Free Linux Application Launchers

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 11:06
Application launchers play an integral part in making the Linux desktop a more productive environment to work and play. They represent small utilities which offers the desktop user a convenient access point for application software and can make a real boost to users’ efficiency.

How to install Pip on Ubuntu 18.04

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 10:04
PIP stands for Python Package Index (PyPI) used for installation and management of software packages in Python. PIP makes it very easier to install packages in Python. Now you are going to install PIP on Ubuntu 18.04 and you will also learn some basic commands in PIP.

4 Ways to View the Partition Table in Linux

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 09:03
As Linux administrators, we need to view the partition table of our hard disk time and again. This article lists and explains the use of various Linux commands for you to view the partition table of your device.

Vivaldi 2.2 Introduces Picture-in-Picture, Smarter Tab Management and Navigation

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 08:01
Vivaldi Technologies have launched today Vivaldi 2.2, the second incremental update to the 2.x series of the Chromium-based web browser dedicated to power users and computer enthusiasts.

How to install LEMP Stack on Ubuntu 18.04

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 07:00
LEMP stack stands for Linux, Nginx, MariaDB, and PHP. Here in LAMP stack which stands for Linux, Apache, MariaDB and PHP, all components are not tightly coupled. So by replacing Apache With Nginx, we are installing LEMP stack. This tutorial outlines how to install LEMP stack on Ubuntu 18.04.

Preventing "Revenge of the Ancillaries" in DevOps

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 05:45
In "Why Doctors Hate Their Computers," Atul Gawande describes the frustration medical professionals experience when the requirements imposed by the electronic health records (EHR) system they must use to annotate their patient interactions get in the way of those same patient interactions. Sumit Rana, a senior vice president of EHR company Epic, called one of the more frustrating problems "the Revenge of the Ancillaries." Gawande wrote:read more

How to install Pip on Ubuntu 18.04

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 04:31
PIP stands for Python Package Index (PyPI) used for installation and management of software packages in Python. PIP makes it very easier to install packages in Python. Now you are going to install PIP on Ubuntu 18.04 and you will also learn some basic commands in PIP.

KDE Applications 18.12 Are Waiting for You

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 03:17
It[he]#039[/he]s that time of the year again. Everyone is in a festive mood and excited about all the new things they[he]#039[/he]re going to get. It[he]#039[/he]s only natural, since it[he]#039[/he]s the season of the last KDE Applications release for this year!

Relax by the fire at your Linux terminal

Fri, 12/14/2018 - 00:48
Welcome back. Here we are, just past the halfway mark at day 13 of our 24 days of Linux command-line toys. If this is your first visit to the series, see the link to the previous article at the bottom of this one, and take a look back to learn what it's all about. In short, our command-line toys are anything that's a fun diversion at the terminal.Maybe some are familiar, and some aren't. Either way, we hope you have fun.read more

MS-Linux? Lindows? Could Microsoft release a desktop Linux?

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 23:34
Yes, yes they could. And I would no longer bet they won[he]#039[/he]t. Here[he]#039[/he]s why.

Kubernetes Security Authentication Moving Forward With SIG-AUTH

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 22:19
At KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA 2018 members of the Special Interest Group tasked with looking at authorization security issues outline what has been going on to help improve Kubernetes security.

Nvidia unveils cheaper 4GB version of its Jetson TX2 and begins shipping its next-gen Xavier module

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 21:05
Nvidia announced a lower-cost 4GB version of its Linux-driven Jetson TX2 module with half the RAM and eMMC and has begun shipping its next-gen Jetson AGX Xavier. Nvidia will soon have three variants of its hexa-core Arm Jetson TX2 module: the original Jetson TX2, the more embedded, industrial temperature Jetson TX2i , and now a [[he]#8230[/he]]

C Programming Tutorial Part 2 - Preprocessors

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 19:51
In the first part of our ongoing C programming tutorial series, we briefly touched on the preprocessing stage. In this tutorial, we will discuss it in a little more detail so that you have a basic idea about it before learning other C programming aspects.

What is the Kubernetes hybrid cloud and why it matters

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 18:36
Kubernetes is hotter than hot? Why? A big reason is because many companies think it[he]#039[/he]s the way to the future of the cloud.

A crash course in embedded Linux software deployment

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 17:22
At ELC Europe, Mender.io’s Mirza Krak surveyed popular techniques for deploying embedded Linux software, including cross-dev strategies, IDEs, Yocto-OE package management, config utilities, network boot, and updating software. While many Embedded Linux Conference talks cover emerging technologies, some of the most useful are those that survey the embedded development tools and techniques ...........

Windows 10 can carry on slurping even when you're sure you yelled STOP!

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 16:08
All your activity are belong to usA feature introduced in the April 2018 Update of Windows 10 may have set off a privacy landmine within the bowels of Redmond as users have discovered that their data was still flowing into the intestines of the Windows giant, even with the thing apparently turned off.…

Major China company, Alibaba, joins Open Invention Network patent protection group

Thu, 12/13/2018 - 15:42
Alibaba and Ant Financial are trying to cool things off in the Sino-US intellectual property wars by joining the pro-Linux Open Invention Network patent protection organization.