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Install Icinga 2 on Ubuntu 16.04

Tue, 2016-09-20 23:22
Icinga 2 is an open source network monitoring system which checks the availability of your network resources, notifies users of outages, and generates performance data for reporting.

21 Open Source Projects for IoT

Tue, 2016-09-20 22:25
The Internet of Things market is fragmented, amorphous, and continually changing, and its very nature requires more than the usual attention to interoperability. It’s not surprising then, that open source has done quite well here -- customers are hesitant to bet their IoT future on a proprietary platform that may fade or become difficult to customize and interconnect.

Multiple USB Writing on Linux

Tue, 2016-09-20 21:28
This quick tutorial will deal with the tasks of writing an ISO file on multiple USB pen drives, and writing multiple ISO files into one USB pen drive. These are two different tasks that require the utilization of different tools, but I thought it would be a good idea to cover them both in one article.

Latest Firefox Expands Multi-Process Support and Delivers New Features for Desktop and Android

Tue, 2016-09-20 20:30
With the change of the season, we’ve worked hard to release a new version of Firefox that delivers the best possible experience across desktop and Android. Expanding Multiprocess Support Last month, we began rolling out the most significant update in … Continue reading

GNU Emacs 25.1 Text Editor Arrives with Enhanced Network Security Features

Tue, 2016-09-20 18:58
Nicolas Petton had the great pleasure of announcing this past weekend the release and immediate availability for download of the GNU Emacs 25.1 open-source text editor software.

Dig into DNS: Part 3

Tue, 2016-09-20 18:01
In the first and second articles in this series, I introduced the powerful dig utility and its uses in performing DNS lookups along with a few time-saving examples of to put it into practice. In this part, I’ll look at my favorite dig utility feature -- which is definitely the “trace” option. For those unfamiliar with this process, let’s slowly run through it.

Star Trek: inspiring people and their tech since 1964

Tue, 2016-09-20 17:04
Star Trek has inspired fans, technologies, and careers ever since its creation in 1964 by Gene Roddenberry.read more

How to uninstall obsolete dependent packages

Tue, 2016-09-20 16:07
If your system is not fresh and you installed and removed a good dozen different applications using Synaptic or any other package manager, it is more likely than not that you have not removed all the obsolete dependent packages.

Dear younger self, here are four tips for reaching your goals

Tue, 2016-09-20 15:10
Dear younger me,I am writing to you from 10 years in the future.Over the next ten years, you'll find that you love computers, but there's a barrier to you starting a career based on this thing you love. You will trip over an oversupply of information from online publications, e-books, and tutorials promising to teach you X language and Y framework, and falter from a lack of direction. So, here are a few pointers from your future self.Do daily low-level programming exercises. They are your bread and butter, stick with them.read more

Oracle pledges continued support for Java and NetBeans

Tue, 2016-09-20 14:12
Java experts have questioned Oracle[he]#039[/he]s support for Java, but Oracle swears it[he]#039[/he]s fully behind Java Enterprise Edition and NetBeans.

Mozilla emits JavaScript debugger for Firefox and Chrome

Tue, 2016-09-20 13:15
When it's easier to rewrite than refactorMozilla developers have released a new JavaScript debugger for Firefox.…

After Ten Years, Vim (Vi IMproved) 8.0 Open-Source Text Editor Is Here

Tue, 2016-09-20 12:18
After ten long years, the popular Vim (Vi IMproved) open-source text editor used by many programmers worldwide has received a major update that brings lots of interesting new features and improvements.

Universal prototyping shield supports numerous Arduino models

Tue, 2016-09-20 11:21
On Indiegogo, Awesome PCB’s $13 “ArduShield” prototyping shield supports a wide variety of Arduino boards, including the Uno R3, Mini, Mini Pro, and Nano. The ArduShield “universal” prototyping shield is notable for supporting a wide variety of Arduino boards, including the Mini and Mini Pro. Created by Polish developer Szymon Mackow at his company, Awesome […]

Tiny low-cost WiFi module taps ESP8285 WiFi SoC

Tue, 2016-09-20 10:24
Itead has launched a $2.10, 14 x 13.5mm “PSF-A85” WiFi module based on the ESP8285 SoC, a version of the ESP8266 that adds 1MB SPI flash. In recent months, before releasing the faster, Bluetooth enabled ESP32 big brother to its popular ESP8266 WiFi SoC, China-based Espressif released a follow-on to the ESP8266 called the ESP8285. […]

Black Lab Linux 7.7 Officially Released with Latest Security Updates from Ubuntu

Tue, 2016-09-20 09:27
Black Lab Software's CEO Robert J. Dohnert informs Softpedia about the release of the seventh maintenance update to the long-term supported Black Lab Linux 7 computer operating system series.

Making installation easy, Hackathon winners, and more OpenStack news

Tue, 2016-09-20 06:35
Are you interested in keeping track of what is happening in the open source cloud? Opensource.com is your source for news in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project.

Debian GNU/Linux 8.6 "Jessie" Live ISO Editions Are Now Available for Download

Tue, 2016-09-20 05:38
Just yesterday, September 18, 2016, we reported on the official availability of the Debian GNU/Linux 8.6 "Jessie" operating system, but no installation mediums of Live editions were announced.

Ubuntu Touch OTA-13 Launches This Week for Ubuntu Phones, Here's What's New

Tue, 2016-09-20 04:41
Today, September 19, 2016, Canonical was supposed to launch the OTA-13 update for Ubuntu Phone and Ubuntu Tablet devices, but it didn't happen.

Atop – Monitor real time system performance, resources, process & check resource utilization history

Tue, 2016-09-20 03:43
Atop is an ASCII full-screen system performance monitoring tool for Linux that is capable of reporting the activity of all server processes (even if processes have finished during the interval).

How to Install Redmine 3.2 with Nginx on Ubuntu 16.04

Tue, 2016-09-20 02:46
Redmine is an open source project management and issue tracking tool based on the Ruby on Rails Framework. This tutorial covers the Redmine 3 installation with Nginx as the web server and MySQL as the database on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) operating system.