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[#] Fri Sep 09 2016 02:54:36 EDT from rss

Subject: Tasksel – Install Group of Software in A Single Click on Debian/Ubuntu

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Tasksel is a handy tool for Debian/Ubuntu systems which will install Group of Software in a single click on your system.

[#] Fri Sep 09 2016 03:58:27 EDT from rss

Subject: 10 Million Raspberry Pi Computers Have Been Sold, New Starter Kit Available

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Raspberry Pi Founder Eben Upton was extremely proud to announce that a total of ten million Raspberry Pi single-board computers have been sold to date.

[#] Fri Sep 09 2016 05:14:42 EDT from rss

Subject: I asked "What are the best Linux distributions for the average person", You answered

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I asked recently for readers opinions as to the best distributions for the average user. This article highlights the results with contributions from all around the world.

[#] Fri Sep 09 2016 06:15:43 EDT from rss

Subject: How Google Uses and Contributes to Open Source

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Engineer Marc Merlin has been working at Google since 2001 but has been involved with Linux since 1993, in its very early days. Since then, open source adoption has dramatically increased, but a new challenge is emerging: Not many companies care about the license side of open source, Merlin stated in his talk “How Google Uses and Contributes to Open Source” at LinuxCon and ContainerCon North America.

[#] Fri Sep 09 2016 07:16:44 EDT from rss

Subject: Board-set aims Bay Trail Pico-ITX SBC at robotics apps

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Advantech’s 3.5-inch form-factor “MIO-6300” board-set aims the company’s Celeron N2930-based Pico-ITX SBC at robotics and other real-time control apps. In our recent coverage of Advantech’s Bay Trail-based MIO-3260 Pico-ITX single board computer, we highlighted the ability to use the SBC’s unique MIOe expansion bus to add application-specific I/O and real-world coastline ports by means of […]

[#] Fri Sep 09 2016 08:17:43 EDT from rss

Subject: The rise of the shareable document

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Higher education is increasingly embracing different concepts of openness, from open access to open education resources (OER). But where does that other open concept—open source—fit into this model? Open source represents the best way to ensure these materials can be easily modified, without risk of material suddenly becoming unchangeable or inaccessible.First, some quick definitions:read more

[#] Fri Sep 09 2016 09:18:42 EDT from rss

Subject: Linux Mint 18 "Sarah" KDE Edition Officially Released, Based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

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Clement Lefebvre has proudly announced the release and immediate availability of the final version of the Linux Mint 18 "Sarah" KDE Edition operating system.

[#] Fri Sep 09 2016 10:19:43 EDT from rss

Subject: Why the proprietary MQA music encoding system is better than DRM, but still not good

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In June 2016, I wrote about the MQA proprietary closed-source music encoding system and shared my thoughts on why I felt the system is not a good thing. Since then, I've been reading more about MQA so this month I'll share additional more

[#] Fri Sep 09 2016 11:20:42 EDT from rss

Subject: Why Linux? - Some Reasons For Converting To Linux

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Many organisations and businesses world wide are converting their core computer operating system to Linux as opposed to other operating systems for a number of reasons some of which we shall discuss here in after (why linux),this is mostly because of problems faced in daily computer usage both at home and at the work place.

[#] Fri Sep 09 2016 12:36:57 EDT from rss

Subject: How to search files from the terminal on Linux

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While there are many ways with which we can search and locate files and directories on Linux, the easiest and quickest is probably through the terminal. However, not many Linux users know about that, which leads to unneeded frustration. Here is a quick guide that will hopefully help you locate what you're looking for in your system.

[#] Fri Sep 09 2016 13:53:12 EDT from rss

Subject: What you need to know about PostgresOpen 2016

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PostgresOpen is the longest running PostgreSQL conference in the United States. This week I had the pleasure of chatting with Stephen Frost, who is the program committee chair and a main organizer of PostgresOpen, which takes place this year in Dallas, TX from September 13-15. We talked about who goes, what sessions to look for, and their charity event which will be helping a cause near and dear to my heart: diversity in more

[#] Fri Sep 09 2016 15:09:29 EDT from rss

Subject: AV Linux 2016.8.30 Screencast and Screenshots

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AV Linux 2016.8.30 has been released. It is a freely shared 32 and 64bit downloadable and installable ISO Image created from a carefully pre-configured snapshot of the Debian GNU/Linux “Testing” Distribution. This ISO image is provided to facilitate and initiate the use of Linux as an Audio/Video/Graphics content creation platform. AV Linux is essentially a collected showcase of the phenomenal work of Open-Source developers from all over the planet and celebrates and presents their work organized in an easy-to-use fashion.

[#] Fri Sep 09 2016 16:25:43 EDT from rss

Subject: elementary OS 0.4 "Loki" Officially Released, It's Based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

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Just a few minutes ago, the guys over elementary announced the release of the elementary OS 0.4 "Loki" GNU/Linux operating system.

[#] Fri Sep 09 2016 17:57:12 EDT from rss

Subject: White House appoints first Federal Chief Information Security Officer

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... retired Brigadier General Gregory J. Touhill will serve as the first federal Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). "The CISO will play a central role in helping to ensure the right set of policies, strategies, and practices are adopted across agencies and keeping the Federal Government at the leading edge of 21st century cybersecurity"

[#] Fri Sep 09 2016 19:13:27 EDT from rss

Subject: Open source Cortex-M3 board supports Arduino and FreeRTOS

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The USB-enabled 55 x 25mm “Explore M3” board is based on NXP’s LPC1768 Cortex-M3 MCU, and supports Arduino IDE, FreeRTOS, and bare metal development. Bangalore India-based startup Explore Embedded has soared past its exceptionally modest $700 CrowdSupply funding goal for its Explore M3 development board.

[#] Fri Sep 09 2016 21:00:12 EDT from rss

Subject: You Can Now Register for the Very First European Ubuntu Conference, UbuCon Europe

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Softpedia has been informed by Marius Quabeck from that the registration for the upcoming UbuCon Europe conference for Ubuntu Linux users and developers is now open.

[#] Fri Sep 09 2016 23:02:12 EDT from rss

Subject: Top 5: Coding the Raspberry Pi in a web emulator, DOS is alive with FreeDOS, and more

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In this week's Top 5, we highlight the Raspberry Pi in a web emulator; FreeDOS; Google's open source program office; tools for burning CDs and DVDs; and Flowblade for video editing.

[#] Sat Sep 10 2016 00:48:57 EDT from rss

Subject: This Week in Open Source News: Hyperledgers Growth Continues, Adobe Flash on Linux Resurrected, and More

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This week in Linux and open source news, Hyperledger's membership continues to surge, Adobe to resurrect Flash on Linux, and more!

[#] Sat Sep 10 2016 02:50:57 EDT from rss

Subject: Xen Project patches serious virtual machine escape flaws

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The Xen Project has fixed four vulnerabilities in its widely used virtualization software, two of which could allow malicious virtual machine administrators to take over host servers.

[#] Sat Sep 10 2016 04:37:34 EDT from rss

Subject: This USB stick will fry your unsecured computer

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A Hong Kong-based technology manufacturer,, has taken data security to the "Mission Impossible" extreme by creating a USB stick that uses an electrical discharge to fry an unauthorized computer into which it's plugged.

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