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Open Source Compliance Projects Unite Under New ACT Group

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 01:06
The Linux Foundation has just launched an Automated Compliance Tooling (ACT) project to help companies comply with open source licensing requirements.

Goodbye, EdgeHTML

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 23:52
Microsoft is officially giving up on an independent shared platform for the internet. By adopting Chromium, Microsoft hands over control of even more of online life to Google.

3.5-inch SBC features Intel Coffee Lake chips

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 22:38
Commell’s 3.5-inch “LS-37L” SBC showcases Intel’s 8th Gen Core CPUs with triple displays, up to 16GB DDR4, 2x GbE, 2x SATA, 4x USB 3.1, 6x serial, and a mini-PCIe slot. In August, Commell launched the LV-67X, one of the first industrial Mini-ITX boards with Intel’s 8th Gen “Coffee Lake” CPUs. Now, it has followed up [[he]#8230[/he]]

Linux rename Command Tutorial for Beginners (with Examples)

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 21:23
If you work with files on the command line in Linux, renaming files is one of the most frequent tasks you may find yourself involved in. We've already discussed the mv command that lets you do this. And here, in this tutorial, we will discuss another such tool, dubbed rename.

5 Ways to Check Available Memory in Ubuntu

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 20:09
As Ubuntu users, especially administrators, we need to keep a check on how much memory resources our system is using and how much of them are free. The article explains the use of the following 5 commands in order to check the available memory.

How to Install SonarQube on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 18:55
SonarQube is an open source platform to continuously inspect code quality of applications, it supports more than 20 programming languages and different databases. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install SonarQube on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver).

TI’s first 64-bit SoC debuts on Linux-driven Phytec module

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 17:40
Phytec’s “phyCore-AM65x SOM” and dev kit runs Linux on TI’s new AM65x SoC, which combines 4x Cortex-A53 cores, a PowerVR GPU, 2x Cortex-R5F MCUs, and 6x real-time PRU chips that support up to 6x TSN capable GbE ports. Texas Instruments recently began sampling its first 64-bit ARMv8 SoC. The dual- or quad-core Cortex-A53 based Sitara […]

How to view XML files in a web browser

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 16:26
Once you learn that HTML is a form of XML, you might wonder what would happen if you tried to view an XML file in a browser. The results are quite disappointing—Firefox shows you a banner at the top of the page that says, "This XML file does not appear to have any style information associated with it. The document tree is shown below." The document tree looks like the file would look in an editor:read more

How To Auto-mount Partitions On Startup Using Gnome Disks

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 15:12
Gnome Disks has many features, like S.M.A.R.T. monitoring, partition management, benchmarking, and more, including one that might not be obvious, but is very useful: it can set drives to mount automatically at startup.

How Docker Engine Works to Enable Containers

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 13:57
At Dockercon Europe 2018, Docker details innovations in the latest Docker Engine release and provides some insight into what's coming.

10 Best Lightweight Linux Distributions For Older Computers

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 12:43
One of Linux's biggest selling points has always been its ability to trim down and use as few resources as possible. Linux can bring old computers back from the dead and make them fully functional again with less resource intensive systems.

Take a break at the Linux command line with Nyan Cat

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 11:28
We're now on day six of the Linux command-line toys advent calendar, where we explore some of the fun, entertaining, and in some cases, utterly useless toys available for your Linux terminal. All are available under an open source license.Will they all be unique? Yes. Will they all be unique to you? I don't know, but, chances are you'll find at least one new toy to play with by the time our advent calendar is done.read more

Finding changepoints in a list, revisited

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 10:14
Use a simple AWK command to locate the places in a list where the value of a data item suddenly changes.

Destination Linux EP99 - ASCII And You Shall Receive

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 09:00
on DL99: VyOS, Fedora 31 Potential Delay, Performance Killing Kernel Patches Reverted, Blender 2.80 Beta, Necuno Mobile, Kodi 18, Mesa VLK vs. Pro Drivers, Top Gifts For Linux Loved Ones, and more

Best Linux Marketing Campaigns

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 07:45
I have long held the opinion that one of the biggest problems holding back Linux-based systemsfrom dominating (market-share-wise) in the desktop computing space...is marketing. Our lack ofattention-grabbing, hearts-and-minds-winning marketing is, in my oh-so-humble opinion, one of themost glaring weaknesses of the Free and Open Source Software world.

SMARC module runs Linux on i.MX8M

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 06:31
Axiomtek’s “SCM180” SMARC module features NXP’s dual- or quad-core i.MX8M SoC with up to 4GB LPDDR4 and 64GB eMMC plus TPM, GbE, HDMI 2.0, MIPI-DSI/CSI, and support for up to -40 to 85°C temperatures. We cover a lot of Axiomtek products, but most are embedded systems or SBCs rather than computer-on-modules, which include last year’s [[he]#8230[/he]]

How To Install and Configure Redis on Debian 9

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 05:17
Redis is an open-source in-memory key-value data store. It can be used as a database, cache and message broker and supports various data structures such as Strings, Hashes, Lists, Sets, etc. Redis provides high availability via Redis Sentinel including monitoring, notifications Automatic failover. It also provides automatic partitioning across multiple Redis nodes with Redis Cluster.

Docker CEO Continues To Grow Container Business Opportunities

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 04:02
Docker CEO Steve Singh, says the container pioneer is growing at a rapid pace and sees the IBM acquisition of Red Hat as an opportunity.

Top 10 November must-reads: Python libraries for data science, getting started with serverless computing, command-line tools, and more

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 02:48
Thanks for another fun month of content and community on Opensource.com! Last month the site brought in 1,004,107 unique visitors who generated 1,524,240 page views. We published 84 articles in November and welcomed 17 new writers.....

Blueprint for a team with a DevOps mindset

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 01:34
I've had the privilege to work with some of the brightest minds and leaders in my 33 years of software engineering. I've also been fortunate to work for a manager who made me question my career daily and systematically broke down my passion—like a destructive fire sucking the oxygen out of a sealed space. It was an unnerving period, but once I broke free, I realized I had the opportunity to reflect on one of the greatest anti-patterns for effective teams.read more