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Google Chrome learns shape sensing, forgets subdomain hiding

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 04:17
Chrome 70 Beta rolls out dev and security goodies. Google Chrome 70 arrived as a beta release on Thursday, bringing with it a handful of meaningful improvements and some more esoteric features of interest to developers.…

Touch-enabled version of Raspberry Pi based Kano kit arrives

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 00:29
Kano has launched a $280 “Computer Kit Touch” version of its Raspberry Pi based computing education kit with an RPi 3B, a 10.1-inch HD touchscreen, plus a keyboard, speaker, mic, and 3000mAh battery. Kano’s Raspberry Pi Model B based Kano kit computing education platform and Raspberry Pi 3 Model B based Kano Computer Kit were […]

Who contributes most to open source? The answers will definitely surprise you

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 22:34
Video: By at least one measure, Microsoft is the world's top corporate contributor to open source. With more than 4,000 employees actively contributing to open source projects on GitHub, Microsoft has nearly double the number of contributors of open source heavyweights like Google (1,850 contributors) and Red Hat (1,549). This, however, doesn't tell the whole story... what happens if we measure the percentage of employees who actively contribute, balancing total employee numbers against total GitHub contributors? Suddenly, the podium finishers look very different.

How to Install and Configure GitLab on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 20:40
Gitlab is a web-based GIT repository manager that allows your team to work on code, perform feature requests, track bugs, and test and implement applications. In this tutorial, I will show you step-by-step how to install GitLab CE (Community Edition) on your own Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) server.

Refund offered for Raspberry Pi PoE HAT due to power issues

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 18:46
With several users reporting problems with the recently released Raspberry Pi Power-over-Ethernet HAT, the Raspberry Pi Foundation is offering to refund customers that have purchased the faulty board. In the days since its release in late August, users had been reporting limitations in the power supplied by the Raspberry Pi PoE HAT. The HAT is […]

Ansible Tower 3.3 arrives to make DevOps easier than ever

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 16:51
Video: This new version features more control, greater scalability, better container support, and can now be run on Red Hat[he]#039[/he]s OpenShift Container Platform.

Convert files at the command line with Pandoc

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 14:57
Pandoc is a command-line tool for converting files from one markup language to another. Markup languages use tags to annotate sections of a document. Commonly used markup languages include Markdown, ReStructuredText, HTML, LaTex, ePub, and Microsoft Word DOCX.In plain English, Pandoc allows you to convert a bunch of files from one markup language into another one. Typical examples include converting a Markdown file into a presentation, LaTeX, PDF, or even ePub.read more

Lights, Camera, Open Source: Hollywood Turns to Linux for New Code Sharing Initiative

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 13:02
In looking to code smarter, faster and more efficiently, developers across the globe and industries are turning to open-source components that allow them to add powerful features to their work without having to write everything from scratch themselves. One of the latest groups to embrace the Open Source movement is the entertainment industry...

Freespire Linux: A Great Desktop for the Open Source Purist

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 11:48
If you’re a purist, you probably strive to only use open source tools on your desktop. But how do you know, for certain, that your distribution only includes open source software? Fortunately, a few distributions go out of their way to only include applications that are 100% open. One such distro is Freespire.

Give Fedora Silverblue a test drive

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 10:34
Fedora Silverblue is a new variant of Fedora Workstation with rpm-ostree at its core to provide fully atomic upgrades.  Furthermore, Fedora Silverblue is immutable and upgrades as a whole, providing easy rollbacks from updates if something goes wrong. Fedora Silverblue is great for developers using Fedora with good support for container-focused workflows. Additionally,  Fedora Silverblue […]

How to Install Skype on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 09:19
In this article, we will show you how to install Skype on an Ubuntu 18.04 LTS system both through the command line and the graphical user interface.

Linux pgrep Command Tutorial for Beginners (10 Examples)

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 08:05
You might already know about the grep command in Linux, which searches for a pattern, and then prints the matching text in output. What if the requirement is to apply this kind of processing to fetch select information about processes currently running in the system?

A day in the life of a log message

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 06:51
Chaotic systems tend to be unpredictable. This is especially evident when architecting something as complex as a distributed system. Left unchecked, this unpredictability can waste boundless amounts of time. This is why every single component of a distributed system, no matter how small, must be designed to fit together in a streamlined way.read more

8 Lesser Known Yet Awesome Text Editors

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 05:36
Irrespective of the operating system used, the text editor is one of those quintessential applications for many users. A text editor is software used for editing plain text files. Text editors are used to write programming code, change configuration files, take notes, and more.

Life is Strange: Before the Storm Is Out Now for Linux and macOS

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 03:20
UK-based video games publisher Feral Interactive announced today the availability of the Life is Strange: Before the Storm adventure video game for the Linux and macOS platforms.

How to Install R on CentOS 7

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 02:06
This tutorial will teach you how to install R on an CentOS 7. R is a fast growing open source programming language and free environment that specializes in statistical computing and graphics representation.

KDE Plasma 5.14 Desktop Environment Enters Beta with New Features, Improvements

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 00:52
Today, the KDE Project announced the beta release of the upcoming KDE Plasma 5.14 desktop environment for Linux-based operating systems, a major release that adds new features and lots of improvements across several core components.

OpenDaylight Advances Open Source Software Defined Networking in Fluorine Release

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 23:37
Ninth release of Linux Foundation's SDN effort improves security, service function chaining and IP transport.

Plasma 5.14 Beta Updates Discover, KWin and Adds New Widgets

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 22:23
Thursday, 13 September 2018. Today KDE launches the beta release of Plasma 5.14. Plasma is KDE[he]#039[/he]s lightweight and full featured Linux desktop. For the last three months we have been adding features and fixing bugs and now invite you to test the beta pre-release of Plasma 5.14.