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A perfect marriage: YOU and Ubuntu 16.04

Mon, 2016-04-25 18:52
But Richard Stallman might objectBefore I dive into what's new in Ubuntu 16.04, it's worth pausing to reflect on what's missing: Scopes online search, now off by default.…

If Android's wings are clipped, other Google platforms may gain

Mon, 2016-04-25 17:55
Drones, balloons, AI... you won't see the back of AlphabetIf Google's Android wings are clipped in the mobile market by European Union judgments, other elements of its portfolio may gain heavier strategic weight as it pushes to create a dominant platform that looks well beyond PCs and mobile devices, and into every object which will have a web connection in future.…

Ubuntu-Based Black Lab Linux 7.6 Released with Xfce 4.12 and LibreOffice 5.1.2

Mon, 2016-04-25 16:58
Roberto J. Dohnert, CEO of Black Lab Software, announced the release of the Black Lab Linux 7.6 operating system.

GOL SteamOS & Linux Survey results for March 2016

Mon, 2016-04-25 16:01
The results of the SteamOS & Linux monthly user survey, showing some pretty interesting statistics for anyone interested in what hardware Linux gamers are running.

5 Eclipse tools for processing and visualizing data

Mon, 2016-04-25 15:04
Gone are the days of scientists processing data by hand. Scientific tools are rapidly scaling to meet the increasing demands of their users, both in terms of complexity and sheer volumes of data.read more

Running Windows on System76

Mon, 2016-04-25 14:07
Some things are so counterintuitive that they seem just plain wrong, like a crime against natural order. Things like running Windows on a System76 machine, which is something that would never have occurred to me to do, not even if it was the only computer available and I absolutely had to boot into Windows. It would be like putting ketchup on a delicately seasoned and perfectly grilled spencer steak.

Bulldog: A surprisingly fast GPIO library

Mon, 2016-04-25 13:09
One of the most interesting features of computers like the Raspberry Pi is the ability to interact with the physical world via GPIO (general purpose input/output) pins. GPIO pins can capture inputs from multiple sources—including data from temperature, humidity, or one-axis sensors—and write output, which can anything from turning on an LED to controlling DC motors, LCD displays, or D/A converters.read more

Cinnamon 3.0 Desktop Environment Tagged for Linux Mint 18, Here's What's New

Mon, 2016-04-25 12:12
Linux Mint project leader and Cinnamon lead developer Clement Lefebvre has tagged the Cinnamon 3.0.0 desktop environment as ready for release on the project's GitHub page.

Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 Screenshot Tour

Mon, 2016-04-25 10:40
Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 has been released. Ubuntu GNOME (formerly Ubuntu GNOME Remix) is an official flavor of Ubuntu, featuring the GNOME desktop environment. It is intended as a mostly pure GNOME desktop experience built from the Ubuntu repositories.

MKVToolNix 9.1.0 Free MKV Manipulation Tool Adds Support for WebVTT Subtitles

Mon, 2016-04-25 08:46
MKVToolNix developer Moritz Bunkus has released this weekend a new major version of his wildly used, cross-platform, and open-source MKV (Matroska) manipulation software.

Creating Servers via REST API on RDO Mitaka via Chrome Advanced REST Client

Mon, 2016-04-25 06:52
In posting bellow we are going to demonstrate Chrome Advanced REST Client successfully issuing REST API POST requests for creating RDO Mitaka Servers (VMs) as well as getting information about servers via GET requests. All required HTTP Headers are configured in GUI environment as well asbody request field for servers creation.

Wireshark 2.0.3 Free and Popular Network Scanner Released with Over 40 Bug Fixes

Mon, 2016-04-25 04:57
Wireshark, the world's most popular, open-source, free, and cross-platform network protocol analyzer software has been updated to version 2.0.3.

How to allows incremental file sync for many users on Linux

Mon, 2016-04-25 03:03
Suppose you as a software developer has set up daily builds of your software for testing purposes. Every day you make a new build, users have to re-download the updated build to evaluate it. In this case you want to enable differential downloads, so that users can download only difference between two builds, thereby saving on the server's bandwidth.

16 ls command examples for newbe

Mon, 2016-04-25 01:09
What you should know about ls command in Linux? Just going to start Linux basics? Then you should not miss “ls command” which have all ingredients of Linux basics. In order to understand ls command output you should know following stuff.

Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) Daily Build ISOs Now Available for Download

Sun, 2016-04-24 23:14
It looks like the Ubuntu developers are not wasting any time, and they've already started working on the next release of the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system.

Microsoft reveals all about Windows 10's Linux subsystem

Sun, 2016-04-24 18:00
WSL is a collection of components that enables native Linux ELF64 binaries to run on Windows. It contains both user mode and kernel mode components. It is primarily comprised of ...

34 Best Free Linux Backup Software

Sun, 2016-04-24 16:06
You may have read the story about a man deleting his entire company with one mistaken piece of code: accidentally misusing rm -rf in Ansible. It was a fairly obvious hoax designed to be a viral marketing effort. It achieved that goal as scores of media sources carried the story. But at least it will have alerted readers to the importance of making sure their data is safe.

Open Morrowind release, Vector 36s native release on Linux, and Hyper Light Drifter

Sun, 2016-04-24 14:12
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition we take a look at Open Morrowind (OpenMW), Vector 36's native release on Linux, and Hyper Light Drifter, a 2D action role playing game developed by Heart Machine.Open gaming roundup for week for April 16 - 22, 2016.

Mythbuntu 16.04 LTS Out Now as a Point Release for 14.04 LTS, Gets MythTV 0.28

Sun, 2016-04-24 12:17
We almost forgot to tell you about the release of the Mythbuntu 16.04 LTS operating system, the officially recognized Ubuntu flavor build around the MythTV media center software.

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial Xerus Screencast and Screenshots

Sun, 2016-04-24 10:23
Canonical announced the release of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, featuring the new ‘snap’ package format and LXD pure-container hypervisor. An Ubuntu Long Term Support (LTS) release is supported and maintained by Canonical for five years, making it the most stable, reliable, secure and cost-effective Linux platform for long-term, large-scale deployments. This is the 6th such LTS release for Ubuntu, and marks the first time that the platform is supported on mainframes, the world’s largest and most powerful Linux systems.

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