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4.19.63: longterm

Linux Kernel - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 00:27
Version:4.19.63 (longterm) Released:2019-07-31 Source:linux-4.19.63.tar.xz PGP Signature:linux-4.19.63.tar.sign Patch:full (incremental) ChangeLog:ChangeLog-4.19.63
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5.2.5: stable

Linux Kernel - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 00:25
Version:5.2.5 (stable) Released:2019-07-31 Source:linux-5.2.5.tar.xz PGP Signature:linux-5.2.5.tar.sign Patch:full (incremental) ChangeLog:ChangeLog-5.2.5
Categories: Linux Kernel

Microsoft loves Microsoft Linux

LXer Linux News - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 23:40
A very old cartoon/column (half a century old) rewritten to explain where Microsoft stands when it comes to "loving" Linux
Categories: General News

Manage the Linux /tmp directory like a boss

Linux Today News - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 21:00

The /tmp directory is a temporary landing place for files.

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Open-Source IoT Platforms Providing a Competitive Advantage Over Traditional Connectivity Platform Providers

Linux.com - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 18:09

According to a report,  IoT Connectivity market to grow from USD 3.8 billion in 2019 to USD 8.9 billion by 2024, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 18.7% from 2019 to 2024. Organizations are adopting advanced technologies, such as the IoT and cloud services, achieving successful digital transformation. IoT generates a substantial amount of data that needs to be deposited, managed, and analyzed efficiently. The increasing computational power of IoT devices aids in carrying out multiple functions in real time at a faster rate.

Smarter Grid Solutions Publishes Open Source OpenFMB Device Simulator

Linux.com - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 17:59

Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS) has published its first open source project today, an OpenFMB device simulator, which it hopes will accelerate the development, testing and adoption of distributed energy resources (DERs) that use the OpenFMB messaging and data model. Interoperability framework OpenFMB was developed in response to the proliferation of DERs, such as wind and solar power, and the resulting, increasingly-critical need for greater cohesion and information sharing among these systems.

Collabora Brings VR Support to Linux Desktop Environments

Linux.com - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 17:54

Collabora today announced a new open-source project that promises to enable Linux-based desktop environments and window managers to be aware of VR (virtual reality). Sponsored by Valve, the xrdesktop project is developed by Collabora and designed to integrate into existing desktop environments like KDE and GNOME, making them running in virtual reality (VR) runtimes. It does that by rendering windows in 3D space, allowing users to manipulate them with VR controllers and headsets.

Google Cloud To Offer VMware Data-center Tools Natively

Linux.com - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 17:53

Google this week said it would for the first time natively support VMware workloads in its Cloud service, giving customers more options for deploying enterprise applications. The hybrid cloud service called Google Cloud VMware Solution by CloudSimple will use VMware software-defined data center (SDCC) technologies including VMware vSphere, NSX and vSAN software deployed on a platform administered by CloudSimple for GCP. (Source: Network World)

Amazon, Google, Microsoft And IBM Renew Pledge To Support Interoperability And Advance Open Standards

Linux.com - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 17:24

Amazon, Google, Microsoft And IBM Renew Pledge To Support Interoperability And Advance Open StandardsThe six companies and competitors—Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and Salesforce— announced a renewed commitment to interoperability at the CMS Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference on Tuesday afternoon. The companies also are throwing their sizable weight behind recent interoperability proposed rules from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

From e-learning to m-learning: Open education's next move

LXer Linux News - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 17:08
"Access to computers and the Internet has become a basic need for education in our society."?U.S. Senator Kent Conrad, 2004I spent seventeen years working in higher education, both as a campus technology leader and as an adjunct professor. Today, I continue as an adjunct professor. I know firsthand that educational technology is invaluable to the teaching and learning mission of universities—and that it changes at a rapid pace.read more
Categories: General News

The 12 Best Gnome Shell Extensions

Linux Today News - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 17:00

The GNOME Desktop Environment is among the most loved Linux Desktop Environments and with the right Linux tools you can turn it into the perfect one for you.

The GNOME Desktop Environment is among the most loved Linux Desktop Environments and with the right Linux tools you can turn it into the perfect one for you.
Categories: General News

How to make Viewnior your default Image Viewer in Ubuntu

Linux Today News - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 16:00

Viewnior is an image viewer application, created to be simple, fast and elegant.

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How to make Viewnior your default Image Viewer in Ubuntu

LXer Linux News - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 15:53
Viewnior is an image viewer application, created to be simple, fast and elegant. Its minimalistic interface provides more screen space for your images.
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How to Check Apache Concurrent Connections in Linux Using netstat and ss Command?

Linux Today News - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 15:00

2DayGeek: The netstat and ss commands allow us to count Apache concurrent connections in Linux.

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How to run Ren'Py on Ubuntu?

LXer Linux News - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 14:39
Ren’Py is one of the VN (Visual Novel) Engine that can be run on various platforms. This open source software is very easy to run. In this article, I want to share how to run Ren’Py on Ubuntu. Please follow the steps below!.
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Open-spec board supports blockchain-based IoT with Ethereum

LXer Linux News - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 13:25
On Kickstarter: The “Elk” SBC is designed for a decentralized-web IoT applications using blockchain. It runs Linux on an Allwinner H3 and Arduino on an STM32 and supports Ethereum, Whisper, and IPFS. A Cairo, Egypt based startup called Elk has won Kickstarter funding for a tiny (55 x 25.5mm) IoT development board designed for decentralized […]
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Network And Packet Analysis Using tcpdump Command With Examples

Linux Today News - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 13:00

tcpdump is a network and packet analysis utility in linux/unix OSes for performing network and packet sniffing

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How to Add a Directory to PATH in Linux

LXer Linux News - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 12:10
When you type a command, the shell searches through all directories specified in the user $PATH variable for an executable file of that name.
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How to Add a Directory to PATH in Linux

Linux Today News - Tue, 07/30/2019 - 12:00

Learn how to add directories to your $PATH in Linux systems.

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