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IoT-oriented Linux ready SBC has an optional enclosure
Technologic’s TS-7553-V2 SBC runs Linux on an i.MX6UL and offers Ethernet, USB, GPIO, and serial I/O, plus WiFi/BT, XBee, cellular, and many other options. Technologic’s new “TS-7553-V2” single-board computer is a gen-2 re-spin of its 250MHz Cavium ARM9 SoC-based TS-7553 SBC.
An introduction to Joplin, an open source Evernote alternative
Joplin is an open source cross-platform note-taking and to-do application. It can handle a large number of notes, organized into notebooks, and can synchronize them across multiple devices. The notes can be edited in Markdown, either from within the app or with your own text editor, and each application has an option to render Markdown with formatting, images, URLs, and more. Any number of files, such as images and PDFs, can be attached to a note, and notes can also be tagged.read more
Installing PlayOnLinux on Ubuntu & CentOS
Gaming on Linux has never been a easy thing, there are not a lot of games available in the market. Most of companies are not willing to put an effort in bringing their games...
Fedora Classroom Session: Fedora QA 102
Fedora Classroom sessions continue next week with a session on Fedora QA. The general schedule for sessions appears on the wiki. You can also find resources and recordings from previous sessions there. Here are details about this week’s session on Wednesday, December 22... Continue Reading →
14 practical resources for DevOps practitioners
Are you looking for good reading material to help you implement (or strengthen) DevOps in your organization? DevOps expert Chris Short offers 14 options for your consideration in his All Things Open 2017 Lightning Talk.Most of Chris' recommendations are books, several are websites, and a couple aren't about DevOps at all. But all of them have something important to teach you about unifying software development and operations to work better, smarter, and faster.read more
Easy Install SSL Certificate on linux for HTTPS
Recently changed to having self hosted SSL Certificates thanks to LetsEncrypt. This is how easy it can be.
How to use Apache as Reverse Proxy on CentOS & RHEL
Reverse proxy is a kind of proxy server that takes http or https request & transfers/distributes them to one or more backend servers. Reverse proxy is useful in many ways, like – It can...
How to add a player to your Python game
In the first article of this series, I explained how to use Python to create a simple, text-based dice game. In the second part, I showed you how to build a game from scratch, starting with creating the game's environment. But every game needs a player, and every player needs a playable character, so that's what we'll do next in the third part of the series.read more
Peeking into your Linux packages
Some of the most useful commands for gaining insights into the packages installed on your Linux system — Debian style
Linux Vs. Unix
In computer time, a substantial part of the population has a misconception that the Unix and Linux operating systems are one and the same. However, the opposite is true. Let's look at it from a closer look.
Top 5 Linux Music Players
If your music format of choice is of a digital nature (mine happens to be vinyl) and your platform is Linux, you’re going to want a good GUI player to enjoy that music.
Intro to Sails.js: Creating your first app and hosting it on a Linode server
If you’re new to Node.js but already familiar with MVC frameworks, Sails.js is a perfect fit for you. With Sails.js, you can easily build enterprise-grade Node.js apps
How to Install Laravel 5 PHP Framework with Nginx on Ubuntu 16.04
Laravel is a free and open source PHP framework with MVC (Model-View-Controller) design pattern. In this tutorial, we will guide you step-by-step on how to install Laravel version 5.4 with Nginx as the web server, PHP-FPM 7.0 and MariaDB.
What’s New in Fedora 27 Workstations
Fedora 27 Workstation is the latest release of Fedora Linux Distribution. This release features latest GNOME 3.26 as default desktop environment which offers new features like revamped Settings, color emoji support, and the ability for the system search to display more results at once.
Turning a CentOS/RHEL 6 or 7 machine into a router
Learn to convert RHEL/CentOS 6 & 7 machines into a router by using NATting. Router as we know is layer 3 networking device that is used to...
Introducing the Open Organization Workbook
The open organization community at Opensource.com is proud to announce the immediate release of The Open Organization Workbook, the sixth book in the Open Organization book series.The Open Organization Workbook features contributions from more than 30 managers, educators, technologists, consultants, and other experts, who offer concrete and actionable strategies for putting the principles of transparency, inclusivity, adaptability, collaboration, and community into practice.read more
Low-cost embeddable SDR occupies a mini-PCIe card
The Fairwaves “XTRX” mini-PCIe SDR card is a low-cost embeddable SDR card aimed at high data rate apps including 4G/5G and “massive” MIMO. Fairwaves Inc.’s “XTRX” SDR mini-PCIe card, which launched on Nov. 30 at Crowd Supply, has earned more than 80 percent of its funding goal with one month remaining. The company claims the […]
A step-by-step guide to building open culture
When we published The Open Organization in 2015, it ignited a spark of curiosity among companies of all shapes and sizes about what having an "open" culture really means. Even when I have the opportunity to talk to other companies about the benefits of working with our products and services, it doesn't take long for the topic of conversation to shift from technology to people and culture. It's on the mind of just about everyone interested in driving innovation and maintaining competitive advantage in their industries.read more
Tiny quad-core Linux SBCs slim down and get an RPi-like carrier
FriendlyElec has unveiled COM-like variants of its tiny, low-cost quad-core, Allwinner H3- and H5-based NanoPi Neo and Neo2 SBCs, plus an RPi style carrier. FriendlyElec’s new $8 “NanoPi Neo Core” and $25 “NanoPi Neo Core2” boards are low-profile variants of the company’s earlier 40 x 40mm NanoPi Neo and NanoPi Neo 2 SBCs, but with […]
Today's net neutrality vote an unsurprising, unfortunate disappointment
We are incredibly disappointed that the FCC voted this morning [he]#8211[/he] along partisan lines [he]#8211[/he] to remove protections for the open internet. This is the result of broken processes, broken...
Easily Upgrade Ubuntu to a Newer Version with This Single Command
Upgrading an Ubuntu system to a newer release is not a herculean task. Either with the GUI or with a couple of commands, you can easily upgrade your system to the latest release.
IPv6 Auto-Configuration in Linux
In Testing IPv6 Networking in KVM: Part 1, we learned about unique local addresses (ULAs). In this article, we will learn how to set up automatic IP address configuration for ULAs.
Checking website statistics using Webalizer
Webalizer is a free & open source application for analyzing of apache web access logs & usage logs & creating website statistics. After analyzing web logs, it produces various website statistics like daily statistics,...
How to Install and Use Encryptpad on Ubuntu 16.04
EncryptPad is a free and open source software application that can be used for viewing and editing encrypted text using a simple and convenient graphical and command line interface. It uses OpenPGP RFC 4880 file format. You can easily encrypt and decrypt file using EncryptPad.
Open Source OS Still supporting 32-bit Architecture and Why it’s Important
One after the other, Linux distributions are dropping 32-bit support. Or, to be accurate, they drop support for the Intel x86 32-bit architecture (IA-32). Indeed, computers based on x86_64 hardware (IA-64) are superior in every way to their 32-bits counterpart: they are more powerful, run faster, are more compact, and more energy efficient.
Bash Scripting: Learn to use REGEX (Basics)
Regular expressions or regex or regexp are basically strings of character that define a search pattern, they can be used for performing ‘Search’ or ‘Search & Replace’ operations as well as can be used...
Build a game framework with Python using the Pygame module
In my first article in this series, I explained how to use Python to create a simple, text-based dice game. This time, I'll demonstrate how to use the Python module Pygame to create a graphical game. It will take several articles to get a game that actually does anything, but by the end of the series, you will have a better understanding of how to find and learn new Python modules and how to build an application from the ground up.read more
I Built an Android App, and I Don’t Even Code
For someone like me, who doesn’t write code for a living, creating even the simplest Android app can be a daunting proposition.
Chromebooks and Office 365 together will challenge Windows laptops
With Microsoft porting Office 365 to Chromebooks, a big reason to stick with Windows has gone out the door.
6 open source home automation tools
Editor[he]#039[/he]s note: This article was originally published in March 2016 and has been updated to include additional options and information.
Server Edition of Fedora 27 Linux Is Finally Here, but It Lacks Modularity
One month after the launch of the Fedora 27 Linux operating system, the Fedora Project announced the release of Fedora 27 Server edition, but it's not what you might have expected.
NIST Releases New Cybersecurity Framework Draft
Updated version includes changes to some existing guidelines - and adds some new ones. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released the second draft of a proposed update to the national Cybersecurity Framework of 2014.
How to update ONLYOFFICE to version 9.5 with Docker
In this tutorial we'll learn how to easily update ONLYOFFICE Community Server to the latest version using Docker. ONLYOFFICE is an open source solution that combines powerful online document editors and broad collaborative capabilities: mail, CRM, projects, calendar, and community among them.
Ubucon Europe 2018 Ubuntu Conference Announced for 27-29 April in Xixón, Spain
The organizers of the Ubucon Europe conference for Ubuntu Linux users, contributors and developers announced the official dates next year's Ubucon Europe 2018 event.
How To Allow/Permit User To Access A Specific File or Folder In Linux Using ACL
2DayGeek: ACLs allows you to set different permissions to different users.
5 Kubernetes must-reads: Tips and trends
Practical tips on the popular Kubernetes container orchestration technology - and a peek at what's coming next
Chromebooks and Office 365 together will challenge Windows laptops
With Microsoft porting Office 365 to Chromebooks, a big reason to stick with Windows has gone out the door. It's no secret that I'm not a Windows fan. I'm beginning to wonder if Microsoft isn't either.
Debian 9 Complete Screenshot Tour
The world’s most stable upstream Linux distro has just announced a point upgrade on its latest Debian 9 Stretch release. The latest version is 9.3, it comes with many corrections and improvements on the security front as well as some adjustments to cater for some other serious issues. The point release is not a new version of Debian 9 but only updates are added, so users do not need to throw away the old installation media as users can easily upgrade to an up-to-date system using an updated mirror.
Complete “Beginners to PRO” guide for GIT commands
This is a complete reference guide for GIT commands to make any git beginner into a git pro.....
SparkyLinux Operating System Launches for Raspberry Pi, Based on Debian Stretch
SparkyLinux developers have released the SparkyLinux 4.7 operating system for ARMhf hardware architectures supported on Raspberry Pi single-board computers.
Getting started with the Notepadqq Linux text editor
I don't do Windows. The operating system, I mean. At least, not on my own computers and not with any of my own work.When I was a consultant, I often had to work out of my clients' offices, which meant using their hardware, which also meant using Windows at many of those offices.read more
How to Search PDF Files from the Terminal with pdfgrep
Most of the search commands only read plain text files and not PDFs. To search PDF files from the terminal, you can use pdfgrep. Learn about pdfgrep here.
Early Returns on Firefox Quantum Point to Growth
When we set out to launch Firefox Quantum earlier this year, we knew we had a hugely improved product. It not only felt faster [he]#8212[/he] with a look and feel...
Make a DIY digital jukebox: Part 2
Welcome to Part 2 of a DIY digital jukebox project. Part 1 of this project addressed how to tweak the system to provide optimal audio performance. With a minimal installation of Fedora Server, the system focused on doing one thing: playing... Continue Reading →
GIMP 2.9.6 released!
Newly released GIMP 2.9.8 introduces on-canvas gradient editing and various enhancements while focusing on bugfixing and stability.
Create a free Apache SSL certificate with Let’s Encrypt on CentOS & RHEL
Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated & open certificate authority that is supported by ISRG, Internet Security Research Group. Let’s encrypt provides X.509 certificates for TLS (Transport Layer Security) encryption via automated process which..
Asynchronous decision-making: Helping remote teams succeed
Asynchronous decision-making is a strategy that enables geographically and culturally distributed software teams to make decisions more efficiently. In this article, I'll discuss some of the principles and tools that make this approach possible.read more
Challenges and Solutions in Edge Computing: The Future
This year’s Open Source Summit Europe (formerly LinuxCon) took place in Prague. The conference is part of a series of annual events that are always popular in the open source community, and the lineup featured many different tracks, reflecting the upsurge in the number of open source projects and adoptions. One of the more popular topics there was edge computing and IoT.
Mozilla Joins Net Neutrality Blackout for "Break the Internet" Day
Today, Mozilla.org is blacked out to support net neutrality. Net neutrality is something we can all agree on: our recent public opinion poll shows overwhelming support — across party lines — for net neutrality, with over three quarters of Americans (76%) supporting net neutrality.
Juniper Expands Contrail, Moves Open-Source Project to the Linux Foundation
When looking to figure out how to help solve the challenge of modern multi-cloud networking, Juniper has found that making things simpler is the right direction.
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