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The fork? Node.js: Code showdown re-opens Open Source wounds

LXer - Fri, 2016-05-13 20:52
Left pad chaos highlighted madness behind scenesOpen Source Insider Open source software rarely receives the kind of attention that the press lavishes on the latest hot new thing blessed by Silicon Valley venture capitalists. Yet these projects are the foundations of the web world.…

Yun Shield adds OpenWrt and WiFi to Arduinos

LinuxToday - Fri, 2016-05-13 20:00

 hackerboards: Arduino LLC released a shield version of its Arduino Yun SBC, letting you add a WiFi and Linux to Arduino boards, along with Ethernet and USB ports.

Government Analytics Forum: Handling Big Data With Apache Spark

LXer - Fri, 2016-05-13 19:55
When you’re talking big data analysis, you’re almost always talking open source. Apache Hadoop is what often comes to mind as a valuable big data analysis tool. But do you know the advantages that Apache Spark has to offer? This May 5 presentation from IBM’s Government Analytics Forum in Washington, DC does a nice job of explaining the advantages.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.8 has landed

LinuxToday - Fri, 2016-05-13 19:00

ZDnet: What's new in RHEL 6.8?

How to Install phpwcms on a CentOS 7 VPS

LXer - Fri, 2016-05-13 18:57
phpwcms is a free and open source content management system and PHP development framework. It is very powerful, fast and flexible. It’s used by developers to create thousands of websites around the world.

GNOME's Sandboxing Tech "XDG-App" Now Renamed To "Flatpak"

Phoronix - Fri, 2016-05-13 18:41
For the past number of months GNOME developers have been working on XDG-App as their sandboxing mechanism for desktop applications built atop Linux standards. XDG-App is now no more but say hello to Flatpak...

Why is `eval` bad? Currently using it to export functions to a ssh session.

Reddit - Fri, 2016-05-13 18:35

so I am using eval and when I google anything about it, I always find a lot negativity towards it for not being secure. Why is that?

Current use is something like this:

temp=$(which foo) ; ssh -t 0.0.0.0 "eval $temp" ' foo' submitted by /u/nicman24
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Suspend option disappeared from Mint?

Reddit - Fri, 2016-05-13 18:07

I've been using Mint 17 for a little bit (installed it about 4 months ago) and I use the Suspend option all the time. Suddenly today it's gone ("quit" button now only shows "restart", "shutdown", "hibernate"). I havent done anything different or updated anything recently.

How do I get it back?

submitted by /u/TotalMelancholy
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ZFS Finally Lands In Debian

Phoronix - Fri, 2016-05-13 18:01
The latest Linux distribution seeing ZFS file-system packages officially added is none other than Debian...

Raspbian Switches to Linux Kernel 4.4 LTS, Gets Bluetooth UI and SD Card Copier

LXer - Fri, 2016-05-13 18:00
Raspberry Pi Foundation's Simon Long today announced that a major update is available for the main Linux kernel-based operating system for Raspberry Pi single-board computers.

How Long Will Desktop Linux Last?

LinuxToday - Fri, 2016-05-13 18:00

Datamation: Ok maybe the year of Desktop Linux isn't coming after all..

Linux Foundation Launches LFD301, Introduction To Linux, Open Source Development and Git Course For New Linux Users/Developers

TuxMachines - Fri, 2016-05-13 17:25

The Linux community is very large, it's around the globe. The community works very hard to solve new Linux users' issues. But The Linux Foundation has been working hard to not just solve issues of individual users but also train them the best and easiest way possible. The Linux Foundation has introduced many courses from beginner level to Kernel development. Recently The Linux Foundation has launched LFD301, Introduction To Linux, Open Source Development and Git.

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