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Tip for auto-completion of commonly edited files using the bash "complete" built-in. Just define a "word list" file with our file names, and alias your favourite editor.
The folks behind the free but proprietary Opera browser announced today that the latest developer build includes Power Saving Mode, a new feature that the company claims can extend battery life by up to 50 percent. If true, this could be a serious game changer. Free and open source software advocates should hope that the developers at Mozilla are paying attention.
openSUSE Project's Douglas DeMaio today informed the openSUSE Tumbleweed community about the latest GNU/Linux technologies that landed in the rolling release operating system.
The latest version of the most popular server Linux, RHEL, is now ready to be deployed in your business.
A tiny open source “MiQi” SBC that runs Linux or Android on a Rockchip RK3288, with HDMI, GbE, four USB ports, and expansion headers has launched on Indiegogo.
Thanks to a few different people for their advice I have finally found a way to stop screen tearing with Nvidia proprietary drivers.
The Linux Foundation has launched a new self-paced, online course to help senior Linux sysadmins prepare for the advanced Linux Foundation Certified Engineer (LFCE) exam.
At CoreOS Fest, Lennart Poettering, one of the co-inventors of systemd explains how it works and how it compares to SELinux
This tutorial shows you how you can use incron on an Ubuntu 16.04 system to run commands when a file or directory is changed. The incron daemon is similar to cron, but instead of running commands based on time, it can trigger commands when a file or directory event occurs (e.g. a file modification, changes of permissions, etc.).
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I had the good fortune to to be able to interview Donna Benjamin and Leslie Hawthorn, both of whom are world-renowned community experts.read more
Edgier and Linuxier, tooThe latest Windows 10 preview has been released by Microsoft, with changes making it more Linux and web-friendly.…
With so many new cloud computing technologies, tools, and techniques to keep track of, it can be hard to know where to start learning new skills. This series on next-gen cloud technologies aims to help you get up to speed on the important projects and products in emerging and rapidly changing areas such as software-defined networking (SDN) , containers, and the space where they coincide: container networking.
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Codenamed “Xenial Xerus” has arrived. After Six month developments, Canonical officially releases the new Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on April 21, 2016. Here are the 10 New Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Features every ubuntu user should know
For the first time in the 11-year history of the Embedded Linux Conference (ELC), held in San Diego, April 4-6, the keynotes included a discussion with Linus Torvalds. The creator and lead overseer of the Linux kernel, and “the reason we are all here,” in the words of his interviewer, Intel Chief Linux and Open Source Technologist Dirk Hohndel, seemed upbeat about the state of Linux in embedded and Internet of Things applications.
During hours of unrelenting cross-examination today, Andy Rubin, Google’s former Android chief, was on the stand in the Oracle v. Google trial defending how he built the mobile OS. Rubin’s testimony began yesterday. He's another one of the star witnesses in this second courtroom showdown between the two software giants.......
digiKam bills itself as a digital photo management application. Suffice it to say that digiKam is a humble application, because "digital photo management" barely touches on the feature set.read more
The “Pigeon RB100” is a rugged automation controller that runs Linux on a Raspberry Pi Compute Module and offers optoisolated inputs, CAN, 1-wire, and more. Polish startup Pigeon Computers has launched the Pigeon RB100, which uses the Raspberry Pi Compute Module as the core of a rugged, automation controller. The company is also prepping a […]
The open source ecosystem grows every day, and with the proliferation of mobile devices around the globe, perhaps never has it been more important than now to make sure that phone and tablet users get access to the same high-quality open source software options that desktop users have long enjoyed.read more
Ubuntu was rapidly growing and becoming an Operating System for all your needs. The community was very happy with it until they decided to switch from Gnome to Unity and add the Amazon results right from the dash. At the beginning Unity didn't bother me because Gnome 3 was not that advanced by then. However the Amazon results felt like an embedded spyware. At that point Ubuntu didn't feel like the community driven and open source project we used to love. Then my faith in Ubuntu was dimming because they announced many projects that ended up in nothing.