The politics of the Linux desktop

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opensource.com: If you're working in open source, why would you use anything but Linux as your main desktop?...

Fedora 26: samba Security Update

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Fedora Update Notification FEDORA-2017-366046c758 2017-11-27 23:57:42.622855 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Name : samba Product : Fedora 26 Version : 4.6.11 Release : 0.fc26 URL : http://www.samba.org/ Summary : Server and Client software to interoperate with Windows machines Description : Samba...

You Can Now Run a Custom Linux 4.14.2 Kernel on Your Slackware PC, Here's How

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Linux kernel 4.14 is not only the latest and greatest kernel available for Linux-based operating systems, but also a long-term support branch...

Raspberry WebKiosk 7.0 Launches for Raspberry Pi SBCs Based on Raspbian Stretch

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If you've ever wanted to turn your Raspberry Pi SBC (Single-Board Computer) into a powerful, secure, and reliable web kiosk system, then you should give Raspberry WebKiosk a try...

Building the Apache Portable Runtime (APR)

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Depending on your Linux distro, you may have to build the APR from scratch to take advantage of the higher performance of the OpenSSL library in Tomcat....

How to Upgrade Fedora 26 to Fedora 27 Workstation via GUI and Command Line

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A walk through Guide on Fedora 27 New Features and Upgrading from Fedora 26 to Fedora 27 workstation via GUI and Command line...

Fans of Unity Desktop Are Working on a New Remix

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In the last year, one of the biggest announcements in the Linux world was Canonical's discontinuation of the Unity desktop environment....

4 Ways to Speed Up SSH Connections in Linux

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tecmint: SSH is the most popular and secure method for managing Linux servers remotely....

Bashhub - Access Your Terminal History From Anywhere

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ostechnix: Bashhub saves every terminal command entered across all sessions and systems and provides powerful querying across all commands....

KDE Plasma 5.11.4 Desktop Environment Released with 45 Improvements and Bugfixes

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Coming three weeks after the KDE Plasma 5.11.3 update, today's KDE Plasma 5.11.4 release introduces a total of 45 improvements and bug fixes...

GPLv3 Comes to Rescue GPL Violators

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Red Hat adopts cure provisions of GPLv3 to help companies fix GPL violations....

Linus Torvalds’ Precious Advice to Security Experts

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Torvalds said that developers should focus more on debugging than resorting to fallback mode....

Running Chromium with Ozone-GBM on a GNU/Linux desktop system

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Ozone is Chromium's next-gen platform abstraction layer for graphics and input....

How did Linux come to dominate supercomputing?

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After years of pushing toward total domination, Linux finally did it. It is running on all 500 of the TOP500 supercomputers in the world , and who knows how many more after that....

Ubuntu 17.10: Return of the GNOME

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If you've been following the Linux world at all, you know this has been an entire year for spring cleaning. Early in 2017, Canonical stopped work on its homegrown Unity desktop, Mir display server, and its larger vision of "convergence"-a unified interface for Ubuntu for phones, tablets, and desktops....

SuSE: 2017:3103-1: important: the Linux Kernel

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An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has two fixes An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has two fixes An update that solves two vulnerabilities and has two fixes is now available. is now available....

Tech leaders team up to improve predictability in open source licensing

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Red Hat, Inc., Facebook, Inc., Google, and IBM Corp. are joining forces to help alleviate open source license issues, including compliance errors and mistakes. The GNU General Public License and GNU General Public License are two of the most common open source software licenses, covering almost all software, including parts of the Linux system....

File Manipulation Tips Tricks

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2DayGeek: How To Empty a File, Delete N Lines From a File, Remove Matching String From a File, And Remove Empty/Blank Lines From a File In Linux?...

Linux Kernel 4.13 Reached End of Life, Users Urged to Move to Linux 4.14 LTS Now

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Linux 4.13 won't receive any other updates....

What 'Grey's Anatomy' taught me about open scientific research

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opensource.com: Shifting from proprietary to open source thinking in scientific research harnesses our collective intelligence for the benefit of humankind....

Extending Linux Photographic Workflow with a QNAP NAS

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Medium: After years of dealing with VPS and home-grown backup solutions, I finally took the plunge and invested in a dedicated Network Attached Storage (NAS) appliance....