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WITHIN creates distribution platform using WebVR

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 19:50
Virtual Reality (VR) pioneers at WITHIN have launched one of the first VR distribution platforms. Now anyone can enjoy gorgeous VR on their PC, headset, or mobile device, thanks to the WebVR API, created by Mozilla engineers. Read moreThe post WITHIN creates distribution platform using WebVR appeared first on The Mozilla Blog.

Docker and Kubernetes Security: It's Complicated

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 18:35
While there are a lot of things that containers do to help improve security, there are still some missing pieces.

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Users Can Now Install Mesa 18.1.1 to Improve Their Linux Gaming

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 17:21
Canonical's Timo Aaltonen announced today that the recently released Mesa 18.1 graphics stack is now available for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) users.

Cortex-A76, Mali-G76, and ML chip designs pump up AI

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 16:07
Arm’s Cortex-A76 design offers speed/efficiency improvements including a 4x boost in AI performance, and is paired with a new Mali-G76 GPU that is also said to aid AI. Meanwhile, Arm revealed more details on its upcoming ML co-processors. Very few non-server systems run software that could be called machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI).

Copyleft Terms May Become Unenforceable in 11 Countries under CPTPP

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 14:52
The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans PacificPartnership (CPTPP) is an enormous (roughly 6,000-page) treatybetween Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, NewZealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam that was signed in Chile onMarch 8, 2018. So far, only Mexico and Japan have ratified it. CPTPP is almostidentical to the original TPP, which included those 11 countries plusthe United States. In early 2017, the US withdrew from the treaty,which its President had previously described as a "terrible deal".

Introducing a Groff Macros cheat sheet

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 13:38
Linux has a handy text formatting command. GNU groff is quite old, but it[he]#039[/he]s still very useful to generate documents. Most people use groff to write papers, but you can also use groff as a lightweight intermediate report generator for an automated system.

Devuan GNU/Linux 2.0 "ASCII" Operating System Launches for Init Freedom Lovers

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 12:24
Devuan, the open-source GNU/Linux distribution designed to offers users a stable, reliable, and free operating system that doesn't depend on the systemd init, has been updated to version 2.0.

The Complete Guide to PlayStation Emulation on Ubuntu

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 11:09
The original Playstation was undoubtedly a great game console. It was the first console to bring disk-based games to the mainstream, and it was home to a whole host of now classic games, spawning more than a few legendary franchises. The day of the PS1 has long passed, but the games are still great, and the options to play them now are unfortunately limited. However, there is hope with emulators. For Linux systems like Ubuntu, one of the best emulators is PCSXR, and it’s available right from the default Ubuntu repositories.

The state of encryption: How the debate has shifted

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 09:55
Susan Landau, was a former distinguished engineer at Sun Microsystems and is now a professor at Tufts. I had an opportunity to check in with her at a recent event in Washington, D.C.

Plasma 5.13, a new version of KDEs desktop environment, is here

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 08:41
Optimized and less resource-hungry, Plasma 5.13 can run smoothly on under-powered ARM laptops, high-end gaming PCs, and everything in between.

Common Firewall Rules and Commands in iptables

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 07:26
Today we are going to show you some common firewall rules and commands in iptables. Iptables is a useful command line utility for configuring Linux kernel firewall.

Fedora 28 on Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 06:12
The Raspberry Pi model 3 B+ (RPi 3 B+) is the latest available in the Raspberry Pi series, released in mid-March 2018. RPi 3 B+ has some nice features and improvements over the previous RPi 3 B. They include faster 1.4 GHz processor clock speed, Gigabit Ethernet speed, dual-band 2.4GHz and 5GHz wifi support, and Bluetooth ..........

Systemd Services: Reacting to Change

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 03:43
In prior installments, we saw that systemd services can be started or stopped by hand or when certain conditions are met. Those conditions are not limited to when the OS reaches a certain state in the boot up or powerdown sequence but can also be when you plug in new hardware or when things change in the filesystem. You do that by combining a Udev rule with a systemd service.

Embedded Linux Conference Europe wants your presentations (and money)

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 02:29
The Linux Foundation opened a call for papers for the Embedded Linux Conference Europe to be held Oct. 22-24, in Edinburgh, and released the speaker list for the Aug. 29-31 Open Source Summit North America in Vancouver. The Linux Foundation is asking for presentation pitches for this fall’s Embedded Linux Conference Europe (ELCE) .........

Acer Chromebook 13 and Chromebook Spin 13 Will Support Linux Apps on Day One

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 01:15
Acer's recently announced Chromebook 13 and Chromebook Spin 13 appear to be the first Chromebooks to ship with support for Linux apps out-of-the-box at launch.

How to Install Java 10 on Debian 9

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 00:00
Java is a general-purpose programming language developed by Sun Microsystems before being bought by Oracle, who maintain and develop Java to this day.

Automation controller upgraded with new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 22:46
Techbase has upgraded its Linux-powered ModBerry M500 controller with the RPi 3 Model B+ SBC, advancing to a 1.4GHz SoC, GbE, and dual-band WiFi-ac. The launch follows several new NanoPi and Orange Pi based ModBerry M300 models. Techbase announced the availability of a new version of its ModBerry M500 industrial control computer (also called the […]

Linux ping Command Tutorial for Beginners (8 Examples)

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 21:31
Regardless of the type of Linux user you are (beginner or pro), there are certain tools that you must be aware of. One such utility is Ping. In this tutorial, we will discuss the basics of this tool using some easy to understand examples.

How to Install SilverStripe CMS on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 20:17
SilverStripe is a free, open source, secure and flexible CMS written in PHP language that can help you to create and manage the content of your websites and web applications. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install SilverStripe CMS on Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver).