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Snappy Moves to New Platforms

Fri, 2016-06-17 11:07
Canonical's Snappy package manager is taking its first steps outside the Ubuntu world. As of now, you can install it on Arch, Debian, Fedora and several other popular distros.

30 days in a terminal: Day 0 — The adventure begins

Fri, 2016-06-17 10:10
In today’s world, is it possible to live 100% in a Linux shell—with no GUIs? Bryan Lunduke is going to find out. His adventure begins here.

PCLinuxOS 64 2016.05 Trinity Linux OS Brings Back Old Memories for KDE3.5 Fans

Fri, 2016-06-17 09:12
A senior member of the PCLinuxOS community has recently created a flavor of the RPM-based distribution built, as its name suggests for some of you, around the Trinity Desktop Environment (TDE), an open-source project that tries to keep the spirit of the old-school KDE3.5 desktop environment alive for various GNU/Linux operating systems.

Ubuntu Snap takes charge of Linux desktop and IoT software distribution

Fri, 2016-06-17 08:15
Canonical and Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth said in an interview that he hadn't planned on an announcement about Ubuntu's new Snap app package format. But then in a matter of a few months, developers from multiple Linux distributions and companies announced they would use Snap as a universal Linux package format.

How to install Mahara on Ubuntu

Fri, 2016-06-17 07:18
Mahara is a fully featured web application to build your electronic portfolio.

How Verizon Labs Built a 600 Node Bare Metal Mesos Cluster in Two Weeks

Fri, 2016-06-17 06:21
Verizon Labs is building some impressive projects around Apache Mesos and relies on a lot of open source software for functionality: operating systems, networking, provisioning, monitoring, and administration. Open source software is popular at Verizon Labs because it gives them the flexibility and the functionality to do what they want to do, without fighting vendor restrictions.

Make Peace With Your Processes: Part 2

Fri, 2016-06-17 05:24
In this article, we continue our look at processes and go back to school for a moment, where we’ll pick up some of the basics that will help us increase our knowledge later.

ContainerX Launches Free, Paid Versions of Enterprise Container Platform

Fri, 2016-06-17 04:36
ContainerX launched its flagship multi-tenant enterprise platform, the company announced on Thursday. A free version of the platform is now available, along with paid gold and platinum versions for large enterprises.

Goodbye rpm and deb. Hello Snaps!

Fri, 2016-06-17 03:49
Cross-distribution support for Snaps could turn the fragmented Linux desktop into one big platform and fix the Linux desktop mess.

Scientific Audio Processing, Part I - How to read and write Audio files with Octave 4.0.0 in Ubuntu

Fri, 2016-06-17 03:02
Octave, the equivalent software to Matlab in Linux, has a number of functions and commands that allow the acquisition, recording, playback and digital processing of audio signals for entertainment applications, research, medical, or any other science areas. In this tutorial, we will use Octave V4.0.0 in Ubuntu and will start reading from audio files through writing and playing signals to emulate sounds used in a wide range of activities.

Linux Tutorial: Learn how to disguise not only your networked services but also your Linux servers themselves

Fri, 2016-06-17 02:14
Making your servers invisible on the network reduces the chance of attack significantly.

10 Basic Linux Commands That Every Linux Newbies Should Remember

Fri, 2016-06-17 01:27
Linux has a big impact on our Lives. At least, your android phone has Linux kernel on it. However, getting started with Linux just make you discomfort for the first time. Because on Linux, you usually should use terminal commands instead of just clicking the launcher icon (as you did on Windows). But don't worry, We will give you 10 basic Linux commands & important commands that will help you get started.

It's Finally Coming, Fedora 24 Linux Has Been Approved for Landing on June 21

Fri, 2016-06-17 00:30
Yes, it's finally coming, the highly anticipated Fedora 24 Linux operating system has been approved for landing next week, June 21, 2016, when users can start upgrading their current Fedora 23 installations.

Koschei: Reducing bugs and saving time

Thu, 2016-06-16 23:45
Koschei is a continuous integration service for RPM packages. It helps developers fix bugs as fast as possible. It tracks package dependency changes in Rawhide, the bleeding-edge, development version of Fedora. Packages whose dependencies change too much are rebuilt. Koschei logs... Continue Reading →

Ubuntu MATE Linux: It’s Not Rocket Science

Thu, 2016-06-16 21:11
The continuing adventures of a new open source tinkerer and his experiences with Ubuntu MATE on a vintage Sony Vaio.

4 lessons about open organizations I learned offline

Thu, 2016-06-16 20:14
I'm a member of two non-profits in my city. One of them is a sporting league, the other a community initiative to save a bit of land from commercial development. Both organizations are member-run. No one is paid to participate and external funding is minimal; in fact volunteers pay membership dues each year. Neither has a "CEO" or "board chair" position (other than those members arbitrarily give). These small non-profits barely have web presences—let alone a connection to the open movement.read more

Basic NFS Installation and Configuration on Linux

Thu, 2016-06-16 19:17
Sharing files between computers and servers is an essential networking task. Thankfully, Linux’s NFS(Networked File System) makes it extremely easy. With NFS properly configured, moving files between machines is as easy as moving files around on the same machine. Since NFS functionality is built directly into the Linux kernel, it is both powerful and available on every distro, though the configuration differs slightly between them.

Little endian and Linux on IBM Power Systems

Thu, 2016-06-16 18:20
IBM Linux on Power Chief Engineer, Jeff Scheel, answers your questions about little endian and Linux on IBM Power Systems in this FAQ

3 ways to use open source alternatives to Acrobat

Thu, 2016-06-16 17:23
Aren't we supposed to be living in a paperless world by now?I can't be the only person who imagined the office of the future, free from the confines of the eight and a half by eleven sheet (or A4, for my international friends), would have long since arrived. Instead, we've managed to land in an intermediate state of not paperless, but less paper.It could be worse.read more

How high will Shuttleworth's snap initiative fly?

Thu, 2016-06-16 16:26
Over the last 12 years since he started the Ubuntu GNU/Linux distribution, Mark Shuttleworth, the man behind Canonical, has made many efforts to bring about what he has characterised as unity in the Linux community.