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[#] Wed May 17 2017 03:51:19 EDT from rss

Subject: Ubuntu MATE 17.04 - Fast Forward to the Past

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Small bugs here and there were quite annoying: frozen screen after the Keyboard icon click, no search in the menu, issues with the search in the default software management tool, issues with keyboard layout setup. And the memory usage is simply frightening.

[#] Wed May 17 2017 04:55:24 EDT from rss

Subject: Making your first open source contribution

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Lucy Wyman, a software engineer in test from Puppet Labs, gave a talk at OSCON in early May on a topic that's near and dear to my heart: "How Can I Contribute?"The first question you might be asking if you're new to open source is: Why should I contribute? Here are several answers:read more

[#] Wed May 17 2017 06:00:29 EDT from rss

Subject: New Simple Scan Designs Emerge; Seeking Devs to Implement Them

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Simple Scan is one of my personal favourite and perhaps even one of the "essential" apps on the Linux desktop for me. It does what it says on the tin: it's simple and it scans, with a nice preview system and enough options to be decently functional. Some new designs for the app have emerged and they are looking quite nice indeed.

[#] Wed May 17 2017 07:20:47 EDT from rss

Subject: What open source virtualization tools do you use?

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When it comes to managing virtual machines, there is no shortage of open source tools out there to choose from. Whether you are trying to virtualize a whole data center worth of servers in a cloud environment, test out a new operating system on your desktop, or something in between, it's important to choose the right tool for the more

[#] Wed May 17 2017 08:24:51 EDT from rss

Subject: Junior Python Developer Wins Hackathon, Lands Internship After Attending ApacheCon 2016 with Diversity Scholarship

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In 2016, The Linux Foundation awarded more than $75,000 in complimentary registration passes for diversity scholarship recipients to attend 12 Linux Foundation events in a variety of industries -- from automotive and cloud computing to embedded, IoT, and networking.

[#] Wed May 17 2017 09:29:55 EDT from rss

Subject: Python scripts to automatically replace text in Scribus

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In my last article, I described Autoquote, a script that converts typewriter (or "straight") quotes to typographic (or "curly") quotes, which was prompted by a question on the Scribus open source desktop publishing software's mail list. Most publications adhere to certain style conventions, including the type of quotation marks they use, and a script that automatically corrects deviations from house style is a big more

[#] Wed May 17 2017 10:35:00 EDT from rss

Subject: NetworkManager changes and improvements

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NetworkManager is the default service in Fedora for interfacing with the low level networking in the Kernel. It was created to provide a high-level interface for initializing and configuring networking on a system without shell scripts. Over the past few... Continue Reading →

[#] Wed May 17 2017 13:01:24 EDT from rss

Subject: How To Configure iptables Firewall In Linux

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?Iptables is a great firewall included in the netfilter framework of Linux. A firewall is a network security system that monitors and controls the incoming and outgoing network traffic based on predetermined security rules.

[#] Wed May 17 2017 14:06:27 EDT from rss

Subject: 10 Linux Cat Command Examples for Beginners

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If you a regular Linux command line user, I am sure you must have used the cat command. The tool is mostly used for displaying contents of a file, although it provides many other small but useful features. In this article, we will discuss the cat command in detail, explaining some of its key features.

[#] Wed May 17 2017 15:11:31 EDT from rss

Subject: OpenStack Gets...Easier

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Although the promise of OpenStack and private cloud is huge, and still largely in front ofus, the one challenge we've heard from people wanting to try it is "It's a bear!"Its reputation, whether or not well-deserved, is one of being a real challenge for evenskilled IT people to install and deploy.

[#] Wed May 17 2017 16:32:50 EDT from rss

Subject: What's the point of DevOps?

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Think about the last time you tried to change a personal habit. You likely hit a point where you needed to alter the way you think and make the habit less a part of your identity. This is difficult—and you're only trying to change your own ways of thinking.So you may have tried to put yourself in new situations. New situations can actually help us create new habits, which in turn lead to new ways of more

[#] Wed May 17 2017 17:36:55 EDT from rss

Subject: Possible Protections To Take Against WannaCry Ransomware Attack

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?Last week Windows users suffered a ransomware attack at a global scale and had their files encrypted. The attackers demanded a payment of $600 worth in bitcoins decrypt all the users' files. This is one of the biggest ransomware attacks recorded and still growing. Read the complete article published yesterday on LinuxAndUbuntu. In this article, we will talk about some of the possible actions one can take against this ransomware.

[#] Wed May 17 2017 18:41:58 EDT from rss

Subject: Improving Internet Security through Vulnerability Disclosure

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Supporting the PATCH Act for VEP Reform ? Today, Mozilla sent a letter to Congress in support of the Protecting Our Ability to Counter Hacking Act (PATCH Act) that was … Read moreThe post Improving Internet Security through Vulnerability Disclosure appeared first on The Mozilla Blog.

[#] Wed May 17 2017 19:47:03 EDT from rss

Subject: Simplify expense reports with Smart Receipts

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For a lot of professionals, summer brings opportunities to travel to conferences; with professional travel comes the pain of expense reports. From experience, I can tell you that as much of a pain as it is to keep track of things as you go, sorting through a pile of receipts and dealing with them later is even more painful! So this month, I[he]#039[/he]ll be showing you a great open source app for Android and iOS that helps you track expenses as you go and even put together your expense report at the end of the more

[#] Wed May 17 2017 20:52:06 EDT from rss

Subject: Fanless, Linux-friendly Skylake mini-PC has dual M.2 slots

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Aaeon’s “Nano-002N” mini-PC runs Fedora or Windows on Intel’s dual-core Skylake-U CPUs, and offers dual HDMI and GbE ports, 4x USB 3.0, and M.2 expansion. Aaeon’s Nano-002N follows its Intel 5th Gen “Broadwell” based Nano-001N, which has an identical 150 x 125 x 55mm footprint, and is similarly powered from a Nano-ITX mainboard. The fanless […]

[#] Wed May 17 2017 22:13:26 EDT from rss

Subject: The ultimate Linux Trojan horse: Windows Subsystem for Linux

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Fedora, openSUSE and Ubuntu are now available in the Windows Store, making life easier for Windows-dominant organizations to run open source software.

[#] Wed May 17 2017 23:18:31 EDT from rss

Subject: elementary OS 0.4.1 Arrives with New AppCenter, Latest HWE from Ubuntu 16.04.2

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Just a few moment ago, elementary OS developer and founder Daniel Foré announced the release and immediate availability for download of the first maintenance update to the elementary OS 0.4 "Loki" operating system.

[#] Thu May 18 2017 00:23:36 EDT from rss

Subject: Tiny Snapdragon 820 module offers Linux, Android 7.0, and 9-axis MEMs

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Mistral’s 51 x 26mm “820 Nano SOM” features a Snapdragon 820 SoC, up to up to 6GB LPDDR4 and 128GB storage, plus WiFi, BT, GPS, and a 9-axis MEMS. Bangalore, India-based Mistral Solutions, which has previously released a Nano SOM computer-on-module built around the i.MX6, has now launched an 820 Nano SOM that taps Qualcomm’s […]

[#] Thu May 18 2017 01:28:39 EDT from rss

Subject: Canonical Readies Mesa 17.1.0 for Ubuntu 16.04 and 17.04, Here's How to Install

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Canonical's Timo Aaltonen informs users of the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) and Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) operating systems that they can now install the latest Mesa 17.1.0 3D Graphics Stack from the X-Updates PPA repository.

[#] Thu May 18 2017 02:49:58 EDT from rss

Subject: Google's New Home for All Things Open Source Runs Deep

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Recently, Google launched a new home for its open source projects, processes, and initiatives. The site runs deep and has several avenues worth investigating. Here is a tour and some highlights worth noting.

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