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Looking Back at Randa Meetings 2017: Accessibility for Everyone

LXer Linux News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 23:00
Randa Meetings are crucial to the KDE community for developer interaction, brainstorming, and bringing great new things to KDE. Randa Meetings are a yearly collection of KDE Community contributor sprints that take place in Randa, Switzerland. With origins dating back to a Plasma meeting in 2009, Randa is one of the most important developer-related events in the community.
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SysAdmins and Kernel Developers Advance Linux Skills with LiFT

LXer Linux News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 21:40
Bhumika Goyal, age 22, of India, has had more 340 patches accepted into the Linux kernel – an accomplishment that contributed in no small part to her receiving one of two Linux Kernel Guru scholarships from The Linux Foundation.
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What is Kubernetes?

Linux Today News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 21:00

ServerWatch: Kubernetes is more than just a container orchestration according to one of the Google engineers that helped to build the widely used cloud native platform.

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Important BASH tips tricks for Beginners

LXer Linux News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 20:20
This post is dedicated to those users who are just getting started with their Linux Journey. I am sharing some Bash tips tricks which will make you more familiar with BASH &...
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Mint 18.3: The best Linux desktop takes big steps forward

Ziff-Davis Open Source/Linux - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 19:52
Linux Mint isn't just the best Linux desktop, it's the best desktop, period.
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How to use WeKan to manage your work

LXer Linux News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 19:00
Managing your work—figuring out which tasks to carry out and scheduling them—can be difficult. Not only are other things competing for your attention, there's only so much time in the day for you to do what you need or want to do.There are any number of tools that you can use to help manage your workflow. You've probably used or test driven as many (or maybe even more) than I have. One that I find effective is WeKan.read more
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Apollo Lake based IoT gateway and embedded controller runs Ubuntu

LXer Linux News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 17:39
Adlink’s rugged “MXE-210” gateway offers Atom x7-E3950 or x5-E3930 SoCs, industrial protocol support, and mini-PCIe wireless and storage options. The Intel Apollo Lake based MXE-210 adds to a line of rugged Adlink MXE computers such as the Bay Trail Atom based MXE-200i. The compact, 140 x 110 x 58mm MXE-210 is an “IIoT-ready combination embedded […]
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What is a blockchain smart contract?

Linux Today News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 17:00

opensource.com: The first thing to know about blockchain smart contracts is they're not contracts, smart, nor necessarily on a blockchain.

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How to Upgrade Kernel on CentOS 7

LXer Linux News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 16:19
In this tutorial, I will show you how to upgrade CentOS 7 kernel to the latest version, and we will be using the kernel from ELRepo repository. CentOS 7 is using 3.10 as the default kernel version. And in this guide, we will install the latest stable version 4.11.2.
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Ubuntu Devs Work on Demoting Python 2 to "Universe" Repo for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Linux Today News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 16:00

softpedia: Canonical's Matthias Klose informed the Ubuntu community in a mailing list announcement that getting the Python 2 interpreter demoted from Ubuntu has been an ongoing task for the last few releases

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How to Upgrade Kernel on CentOS 7

Linux Today News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 15:00

HowToForge: Learn how to upgrade CentOS 7 kernel to the latest version

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Zephyr Project defends use of vendor HALs

LXer Linux News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 14:59
At Embedded Linux Conference Europe, NXP developer and Zephyr Project member Maureen Helm proposed that the benefits of vendor HALs outweigh the drawbacks. The use of vendor-supplied HALs (Hardware Abstraction Layers) in open source projects has been a source of ongoing debate. At the October ELC Europe conference in Prague, Maureen Helm, an MCU Software […]
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Toplip - A Very Strong File Encryption And Decryption CLI Utility

Linux Today News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 14:00

ostechnix: Toplip is a free and open source encryption utility that uses a very strong encryption method called XTS-AES256 to safeguard your confidential data.

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Ubuntu Devs Work on Demoting Python 2 to "Universe" Repo for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

LXer Linux News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 13:39
Ubuntu devs are currently working on removing the Python 2 interpreter from the Ubuntu repositories as end of life was announced upstream for the year 2020.
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Linux Kernel 5.0 Will be Coming in the Summer of 2018

Linux Today News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 13:00

itsFOSS: Linus Torvalds reveals the silly reason about why there will be a Linux Kernel 5 hopefully in the summer of 2018.

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The Linux-powered Ataribox will be available to pre-order on December 14th

LXer Linux News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 12:19
The retro Ataribox console powered by Linux is due for pre-orders on December 14th, hopefully then they will finally reveal more about the specifications.
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What is a blockchain smart contract?

LXer Linux News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 10:30
The first thing to know about blockchain smart contracts is they're not contracts, smart, or necessarily on a blockchain. They are, in fact, singularly ill-named.1 Let's address these issues in reverse order, and we should find out exactly what a smart contract actually is along the way. First, an introduction to what transactions are and things that aren't transactions.read more
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KDE Frameworks 5.41.0 Released with More Than 120 Improvements and Bugfixes

Linux Today News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 10:00

Each month, KDE releases a new KDE Frameworks build, and version 5.41.0 is now available for December 2017

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SysAdmins and Kernel Developers Advance Linux Skills with LiFT

Linux.com - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 09:22
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