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SMARC 2.0 module runs Linux on i.MX8M Mini

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 11:36
Congatec’s “Conga-SMX8-Mini” SMARC 2.0 module runs Linux on NXP’s i.MX8M Mini with up to 4GB LPDDR4 and 128GB eMMC and optional WiFi and -40 to 85°C. There’s also a new carrier and coolers for Congatec’s Epyc 3000 based conga-B7E3 module. NXP’s power-efficient, 14nm FinFET fabricated i.MX8M Mini has attracted considerable support among computer-on-module manufacturers, starting […]
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Flathub vs. Snap Store: Which App Store Should You Use?

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 10:22
Both the Snap and Flatpak formats have their own centralized marketplaces, Snap Store and Flathub. Both are useful, but which one of these is right for you?
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Examining AI's Effect on Media and Truth

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 09:08
Mozilla is announcing its eight latest Creative Media Awards. These art and advocacy projects highlight how AI intersects with online media and truth — and impacts our everyday lives
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GNOME Firmware App Launches Officially to Make Updating Firmware Easier on Linux

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 07:53
Just two weeks after its initial unveiling, the GNOME Firmware utility has been officially released as part of the GNOME 3.34 desktop environment series.
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SDR dev kit builds on Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 06:39
Avnet has launched an “RFSoC Development Kit” that extends Xilinx’s eval kit for its Linux-powered, Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC. The kit adds a Qorvo 2×2 Small Cell RF front-end for SDR prototyping and integrates MATLAB and Simulink. Xilinx launched its 5G-focused Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC variant of its Arm/FPGA hybrid Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoc last year and then […]
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Su Command in Linux

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 05:25
The su (short for substitute or switch user) utility allows you to run commands with the privileges of another user, by default the root user. Using su is the simplest way to switch to the administrative account in the current login session. This is especially handy when the root user is not allowed to log in to the system through ssh or using the GUI display manager. In this tutorial, we will explain how to use the su command.
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How to Add Custom Search Engines in Thunderbird

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 04:10
Adding a custom search engine in Thunderbird is tricky and prone to errors. Follow the steps here to access your favorite search engine from Thunderbird.
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Lenna's Inception, the Zelda-like action-adventure RPG is looking brilliant in the latest trailer - made by a Linux dev

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 02:56
Lenna's Inception, a name I've honestly not heard of since 2013 is closing in on release with a brand new trailer and some big news about the development.
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Setup a Local WordPress Development Environment with Vagrant

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 01:42
Vagrant is a tool for working with virtual environments. It provides an easy way to set up a local development environment with a few commands, and you can replicate a complete setup as many times as you want, with ease and without the hassle of installing everything manually.
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Rclone Browser Fork With Fixes And Enhancements

Wed, 09/18/2019 - 00:27
Rclone Browser is a fairly popular cross-platform GUI for Rclone. Its development was stopped in 2017, but a Rclone Browser fork was created recently to fix some "small not working bits and pieces", like the transfer progress not working, while also adding some enhancements.
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How to install SearX Search Engine on Ubuntu

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 23:13
Searx is a decentralized and non-commercial search engine that respects user’s privacy. It is one of the best and free private search engines that aggregate results from more than 70 search services, including Google and Bing.
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10 more essential Linux commands you need to know

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 21:59
You've mastered installation and the basics of filesystem navigation. Now you're ready to take your skills to the next level with 10 more essential Linux commands.
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Talking to machines: Lisp and the origins of AI

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 20:44
Artificial intelligence (AI) is all the rage today, and its massive impact on the world is still to come, says the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI). According to an article on Nanalyze:read more
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Richard Stallman has resigned from the Free Software Foundation and MIT

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 19:30
Richard Stallman, founder of the Free Software Foundation has resigned and he's also left his position in CSAIL at MIT.
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Why Open Source continues to be the foundation for modern IT

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 18:16
The recent Open Source Summit North America once again highlighted the myriad ways open source technologies impact us all.
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How To Disable GNOME's Overlay Scrollbars (Have The Scrollbars Permanently Visible)

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 17:01
This article explains how to disable GNOME's overlay scrollbars, so that the scrollbars are always visible.
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Stallman's final interview as FSF president: Last week we quizzed him over Microsoft visit. Now he quits top roles amid rape remarks outcry

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 15:47
Shortly after The Register learned that Richard Stallman, founder and then president of the Free Software Foundation and creator of the GNU Project, had been invited to speak at Microsoft's corporate headquarters, we emailed him to ask about the apparent incongruity of advocating for software freedom at a company singled out by the FSF as a maker of malware.
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PulseAudio 13 Released with Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio Support, More

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 15:20
PulseAudio, the open-source sound system/server used by numerous Linux-based operating systems by default, has been updated to version 13, a major release that introduces new features and improvements.
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Stallman's final interview as FSF president: Last week we quizzed him over Microsoft visit. Now he quits top roles amid Epstein email storm

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 14:05
GNU founder resigns after Minsky defense 'the final straw' for dev worldInterview Shortly after The Register learned that Richard Stallman, founder and then president of the Free Software Foundation and creator of the GNU Project, had been invited to speak at Microsoft's corporate headquarters, we emailed him to ask about the apparent incongruity of advocating for software freedom at a company singled out by the FSF as a maker of malware.…
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Getting started with Zsh

Tue, 09/17/2019 - 12:51
Z-shell (or Zsh) is an interactive Bourne-like POSIX shell known for its abundance of innovative features. Z-Shell users often cite its many conveniences and credit it for increased efficiency and extensive customization.read more
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