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How to Install Turtl Server - Evernote Alternative - on Ubuntu 16.04

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 00:27
Turtl is a secure and encrypted Evernote alternative. It's an open source application that allows you to take notes, bookmark websites, store documents, share passwords with your coworkers. In this tutorial, we will show you step-by-step how to install and configure the Turtl server on Ubuntu 16.04.

How DevOps helps deliver cool apps to users

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 23:12
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, before DevOps became a mainstream practice, the software development process was excruciatingly slow, tedious, and methodical. By the time an application was ready to be deployed, a ginormous laundry list of changes and fixes to the next major release had already amassed. It took months to go back and work through the entire development cycle to prepare for each new release.

Attempt of evaluation TripleO QS (Master) overcloud containerized HA deployment on 32 GB VIRTHOST

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 21:58
Following bellow is a sample of tuning deploy-configHA.yaml which allows to obtainfairly functional overcloud topology with PCS HA Controller's cluster, then createNetworks, HA Router and launch F27 VM. Install on VM links text browser and surf the Netpretty fast and smoothly. Sizes of PCS Controller's were tuned rather then default sizeof undercloud as well as number VCPUS running undercloud VM.

Mozilla Announces Project Things, ZFS Version 0.7.6, Kali Linux New Release and More

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 20:44
News updates for February 7, 2018.

First Linux-Based RISC-V Board Prepares for Take-Off

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 19:29
Last October, SiFive announced the first Linux-driven RISC-V SoC with its quad-core, 64-bit Freedom U540 (AKA U54-MC Coreplex). A few days ago at FOSDEM, SiFive opened pre-sales for an open source HiFive Unleashed SBC that showcases the U540.

Announcing the Reality Redrawn Challenge Winners!

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 18:15
I’m delighted to announce the winners of Mozilla’s Reality Redrawn Challenge after my fellow judges and I received entries from around the globe.

For Open-Source Software, the Developers Are All of Us

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 17:01
In the world of cybersecurity, the message of the decade is "you're not safe." Your business secrets, your personal information, your money and your livelihood are at stake. And the worst part of it is, you're on your own.

Open spec Linux/Android SBCs tap high-end Allwinner and Rockchip SoCs

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 15:46
Pine64 has launched a “Pine H64” SBC for $26 to $45 featuring Allwinner’s H6 SoC, mini-PCIe, and USB 3.0. It also unveiled a Rockchip RK3399 based “RockPro64” SBC that will sell for $59 to $79 with PCIe, USB 3.0, and a USB Type-C based DisplayPort.

How to Create, Revert and Delete KVM Virtual machine (domain) snapshot with virsh command

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 08:04
Virtual machine snapshot is a copy of virtual machine’s disk at the specific point of time.

Mozilla’s IoT software for the Raspberry Pi gets major rev

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 06:50
Mozilla has released an improved 0.3 version of its open source, Linux-based Things Gateway software for setting up an home automation gateway on the Raspberry Pi, featuring a new rules engine and improved voice support. In July, Mozilla announced a Project Things Internet of Things project for a decentralized open source gateway that uses standard […]

Plasma 5.12 is out, and it is faster, stabler, and has more features than ever

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 05:36
Although performance and stability have been the prime goals for this version of Plasma, some of the new features include spring-loaded folder views, improved Wayland support, interactive notifications, and more.

Announcing "Project Things" - An open framework for connecting your devices to the web.

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 04:21
Last year, we said that Mozilla is working to create a framework of software and services that can bridge the communication gap between connected devices. Today, we are pleased to announce that anyone can now build their own Things Gateway to control their connected device directly from the web.

One million Linux and open-source software classes taken

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 03:07
Want to get a job in IT? Then, you need to know Linux and open-source software. While nothing beats hands-on experience, classes are a great way to get started. So, it comes as no surprise that The Linux Foundation recently announced would-be IT staffers have now taken a million Linux and open-source software classes.

Tiny i.MX7 module runs both Linux and FreeRTOS

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 01:53
F&S announced a 40 x 35mm “PicoCore MX7ULP” module that can run Linux and FreeRTOS on an NXP i.MX7. You also get up to 32GB eMMC plus optional WiFi/BT and extended temp support.

Programming in Color with ncurses

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 00:38
In parts one and two of my article series about programming with the ncurses library, I introduced a few curses functions to draw text on the screen, query characters from the screen and read from the keyboard. To demonstrate several of these functions, I created a simple adventure game in curses that drew a game map and player character using simple characters. In this follow-up article, I show how to add color to a curses program.

Why Linux is better than Windows or macOS for security

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 23:24
Decisions made years ago about which operating system to roll out can affect corporate security today. Of the big three in widespread use -- Windows, macOS X and Linux -- only one can credibly be called the most secure.

How to start an open source program in your company

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 22:10
Many internet-scale companies, including Google, Facebook, and Twitter, have established formal open source programs (sometimes referred to as open source program offices, or OSPOs for short), a designated place where open source consumption and production is supported inside a company. With such an office in place, any business can execute its open source strategies in clear terms, giving the company tools needed to make open source a success.read more

Secure WordPress Against Fake and Disposable Email Spam

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 20:55
In this howto, we'll show how to use the Fiddlemail Wordpress plugin to secure your Wordpress installation against the usage of disposable email addresses (also known as fake or trash mail addresses).

New Features in Upcoming elementary OS 5.0 Juno

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 19:41
Next release of elementary OS will be called 5.0, not 0.5. There are some interesting new features around the Pantheon desktop and App Store.

UQDS: A software-development process that puts quality first

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 18:27
The Ultimate Quality Development System (UQDS) is a software development process that provides clear guidelines for how to use branches, tickets, and code reviews. It was invented more than a decade ago by Divmod and adopted by Twisted, an event-driven framework for Python that underlies popular commercial platforms like HipChat as well as open source projects like Scrapy (a web scraper).read more

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