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Ubuntu & Other Ubuntu Spins Look At Making Room To Grow
(May 02, 2016, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: Ubuntu has raised the size limit for images now to 2GB for being able to accomodate the current oversized images plus still having room to grow.

Linux greybeards release beta of systemd-free Debian fork
(May 02, 2016, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

el Reg: Devuan 'Jessie' betas debut in the name of 'Init freedom'

learn how to set and view $PATH variables in Linux systems
(May 02, 2016, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: In Linux (also UNIX) $PATH is environment variable, used to tell the shell where to look for executable files.

Linux 4.6 rc6
(May 01, 2016, 22:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linus Torvalds: Things continue to be fairly calm, although I'm pretty sure I'll still do an rc7 in this series.

Codenvy, Samsung Team to Power IoT Development
(May 01, 2016, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxInsider: The ARTIK IDE is the first open source cloud IDE platform dedicated to IoT application development.

Linux Kernel 4.1.23 LTS Has PA-RISC and EXT4 Improvements, Updated Drivers
(Apr 30, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux kernel 4.1.23 LTS appears to be a fairly normal update to the Linux 4.1 LTS (Long Term Support) branch

Almost two-thirds of software companies contributing to open source
(Apr 29, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

NetworkWorld: Open source's march toward preeminence in business software continued over the past year

How to Use dir Command with Different Options and Arguments in Linux
(Apr 27, 2016, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: This article shows some examples of using the dir command to list the contents of a directory.

Cinnamon 3.0 Desktop Environment Tagged for Linux Mint 18, Here's What's New
(Apr 25, 2016, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

With updated dependencies on board and numerous bug fixes, Cinnamon 3.0 comes with multiple new features

Simplify Command-Line Package Management with APT instead of apt-get
(Apr 25, 2016, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

In the past, users needed to know multiple command structures for APT like apt-get, apt-cache, apt-config, and many more to utilize the full feature-set of APT.

Linux 4.6 rc5
(Apr 24, 2016, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linus Torvalds: This might be one of those rare releases that don't even get to rc7.

10 Useful Interview Questions and Answers on Linux Shell Scripting
(Apr 24, 2016, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: In this article we will be going through questions related to Linux Shell from interview point of view.

JavaZone Sells Open Source in TV Parodies
(Apr 22, 2016, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: Everyone loves poking fun at Microsoft - right?

How to Manage Logs in a Docker Environment With Compose and ELK
(Apr 22, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux.com: ELK, which stands for Elasticsearch + Logstash + Kibana, is one of the most standard solutions to collect and search logs.

Exponential growth of R's open source community threatens commercial competitors
(Apr 21, 2016, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

TechRepublic: With more than 2 million users and developers, how can proprietary vendors stand against the R programming language and software environment's open source community?

With the Rise of DevOps, Perl Shows Its Muscle
(Apr 21, 2016, 13:00) (1 talkbacks)

i-programmer: Perl is seeing a real revival in interest. Why? Because Perl is a fantastic DevOps tool

Finding Everything in Git
(Apr 21, 2016, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux.com: Remember, to save time and headaches, always consult the official Git documentation first.

Linux Kernel 4.1.22 LTS Released with Over 200 Changes, Many Btrfs Improvements
(Apr 20, 2016, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux kernel 4.1.22 LTS appears to be a major one, bringing a total of 224 changes

An introduction to terminal multiplexers
(Apr 20, 2016, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxConfig: If you're new to server administration and command-line, perhaps you haven't heard of terminal multiplexers or what they do.

Some Distributions Are Already Making Changes To Linux's Scheduler
(Apr 19, 2016, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: Already it's looking like the research from the recently covered The Linux Scheduler: a Decade of Wasted Cores that called out the Linux kernel in being a poor scheduler is having an impact.

Getting FOSS Text-to-Speech App Ready for Prime Time
(Apr 19, 2016, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: The lead developer of a new text-to-speech app based on MaryTTS talks about what's been done and what remains to do.

Some Of What You Can Find On Mozilla's Servo Roadmap
(Apr 19, 2016, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: There are a lot of other exciting items on the roadmap for developers working on Mozilla's Servo next-generation engine written in Rust.

Understanding LXC and LXD, Canonical's Open Source Container Solution
(Apr 18, 2016, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: A primer explaining LXC and LXD, open source container platforms developed largely by Canonical, as well as how they compare to Docker and CoreOS rkt.

Linux 4.6 rc4 released
(Apr 17, 2016, 22:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linus Torvalds: It's been a fairly calm week, and rc4 is not all that big.

Snapcraft 2.8 Now Live in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Adds Support for Snappy's New Interfaces
(Apr 17, 2016, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: Starting with Snapcraft 2.8, support for Snappy's "config" setting has been completely removed

Qt 5.7 Beta Is In Sight
(Apr 15, 2016, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: Qt 5.7 continues moving along and due to the concurrent release work with the much-delayed Qt 5.6 that finally shipped in March, the Qt 5.7 beta is already imminent

Android N: Here's what's inside the latest developer release
(Apr 15, 2016, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: Android N Developer Preview 2 has landed, with new features for developers to incorporate in their apps.

Get Weather Information From A Terminal Using Nothing But cURL
(Apr 15, 2016, 09:00) (1 talkbacks)

webupd8: wttr.in is a web frontent for Wego, a weather app for the terminal.

Apache Storm 1.0 packs a punch
(Apr 15, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

InfoWorld: Apache's streaming data processing system takes on Spark with better performance and more convenient debugging features

Dissecting The Myth That Open Source Software Is Not Commercial
(Apr 15, 2016, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

IEEE blog: In mainstream journalism, open source is still almost always portrayed as a spare-time activity pursued by irrepressible programmers who band together for the love of coding and for the satisfaction they get from releasing free tools to the world

Container Standardization Efforts Advance With Image Specification
(Apr 14, 2016, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The new container image specification effort gets started at the Open Container Initiative as Docker moves forward with implementing runtime specifications.

RealSense Robotics dev kit includes a Raspberry Pi-like SBC
(Apr 14, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 hackerboards: Intel's "RealSense Robotics Development Kit" features a Raspberry Pi-like single board computer based on a quad-core Atom x5-Z8350, along with a 3D RealSense camera.

Linux Kernel 3.12 to Be Supported Until 2017 Because of SUSE Linux Enterprise 12
(Apr 14, 2016, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux kernel 3.12.58 LTS is now available and those running it on their Linux kernel-based operating system must update as soon as possible.

How to run commands on File or Directory changes with Incron on Ubuntu
(Apr 12, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: This tutorial shows you how you can use incron on an Ubuntu system to run commands when a file or Directory is changed.

Edit Tar vs Rsync
(Apr 11, 2016, 14:00) (1 talkbacks)

 FreedomPenguin: Files getting lost or corrupted?

Linux 4.6 rc3
(Apr 11, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linus Torvalds: What _is_ surprising, though, is that about half the bulk of the rc3 patch is to filesystem code.

Canonical Eases Ubuntu App Development with New Build Dependency Rules
(Apr 11, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

The Ubuntu development team admits that the process of separating Ubuntu packages between the "main" and "universe" software repositories caused the Ubuntu development to be dragged down

How to build a kernel module with DKMS on Linux
(Apr 09, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

xmodulo: The DKMS framework enables you to automatically re-build kernel modules into the current kernel tree as you upgrade your kernel.

How to check available version of a package in Ubuntu repositories
(Apr 08, 2016, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ostechnix: Do you know what version of a package is available?

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