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That Was The Week That Was: Edition 1

Internationaal Linux nieuws - 19 februari, 2017 - 03:52
This is the first edition of TWTWTW, a weekly blog promoting interesting developments in the open source world. TWTWTW seeks to whet your curiosity. The name pays homage to the satirical British TV comedy programme aired in the early 1960s. Except satire isn’t the the raison d’etre for this blog.
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How to change the hostname on CentOS and Ubuntu

Internationaal Linux nieuws - 19 februari, 2017 - 01:58
The hostname is used to identify the server when connected on a network and it is configured during the initial server setup. Changing the initial server hostname is a task that you might like to perform while you are using the server and in this tutorial, we will show you how to change the hostname on a Linux VPS running CentOS 7 or Ubuntu 16.04 as an operating system.
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Node-RED Update Tech Talk

Internationaal Linux nieuws - 19 februari, 2017 - 00:03
Node-RED co-creators Nick O’Leary and Dave Conway-Jones describe and demonstrate some of the new features that make it even faster to create and debug flows, as well as where they see the project heading in 2017.
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Want to be a great leader? Assume positive intent

Internationaal Linux nieuws - 18 februari, 2017 - 22:09
Open source communities are some of the most passionate organizations I've ever seen. Their members care deeply about the work they do (often voluntarily), and that passion drives incredible innovations. That's no small feat, because open source communities are often collaborating in the face of geographic, cultural, and technological barriers that can lead to unfortunate misunderstandings.And yet open source communities are also extraordinarily resilient. Some of them have found clever ways to refocus their energies and eliminate sources of conflict.read more
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How The Linux Foundation is Advancing Next-Gen Internet Infrastructure

Internationaal Linux nieuws - 18 februari, 2017 - 20:15
The breadth of the The Linux Foundation (affectionately known as The LF) is often overlooked due to its eponymous name. However, what may not be apparent to the layman is that The LF is providing a true foundation for the next generation of Internet infrastructure by cultivating the biggest shared technology investment in history.
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Israeli soldiers hit in cyberespionage campaign using Android malware

Internationaal Linux nieuws - 18 februari, 2017 - 18:20
More than 100 soldiers from the Israel Defense Forces had their Android phones infected with malware by a cyberespionage group.
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Apple Wants To Stop You Fixing Your iPhone And iPad: Source Says It Will Testify Against 'Right To Repair' Legislation

Internationaal Linux nieuws - 18 februari, 2017 - 16:26
Even though the idea seems a no-brainer -- you bought it, why shouldn't you be able to repair it? -- progress has been extremely slow, as successive Techdirt articles have chronicled. One of the most important developments is a number of "Right to Repair" bills that are being considered by various state legislatures. These typically require electronics manufacturers to make service manuals available to the public, and to sell repair parts. The hope is that if even one or two of these are passed, manufacturers will find it simpler to comply nationally. However, an article on Motherboard suggests that the "Right to Repair" movement has a rather surprising enemy.
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Organizing your music: Tagging as you rip

Internationaal Linux nieuws - 18 februari, 2017 - 14:32
I think that I've always hated filing and organizing stuff. Equally, I always hate it when I can't find something because I haven't filed or organized it well. When it comes to enjoying my music, these two contradicting tendencies tend to show up when I try a new music player that can't figure out how my cover art is stored, can't find the correct cover image online because the album is unusual, or the version I have isn't correctly named.read more
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Top 5: Dropping GPL license usage, a quick intro to tmux, and more

Internationaal Linux nieuws - 18 februari, 2017 - 12:37
In this week's Top 5, I highlight dropping GPL license usage, sample data for apps with the tool Elizabeth, a tale of a brief career in open source, a muscian's journey from distro to distro, and a quick intro to tmux.Top 5 articles of the week5. A quick introduction to tmuxread more
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Insecure Android apps put connected cars at risk

Internationaal Linux nieuws - 18 februari, 2017 - 10:43
Android applications that allow millions of car owners to remotely locate and unlock their vehicles are missing security features that could prevent tampering by hackers, according to Kaspersky Lab researchers.
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Video: Linus Torvalds on How to Build a Successful Open Source Project

Internationaal Linux nieuws - 18 februari, 2017 - 08:48
Linux creator Linus Torvalds took the stage at Open Source Leadership Summit this week to share some of his secrets to success in building one of the world’s largest and most successful open source projects.
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How to install pandom: a true random number generator

Internationaal Linux nieuws - 18 februari, 2017 - 06:54
This tutorial explains how to install pandom: a timing jitter true random number generator maintained by ncomputers.org. The built-in Linux kernel true random number generator provides low throughput under modern circumstances, as for example: personal computers with solid state drives (SSD) and virtual private servers (VPS). This problem is becoming popular in Linux implementations, because of the continuously increasing need for true random numbers, mainly by diverse cryptographic purposes.
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Apple Will Fight 'Right to Repair' Legislation

Internationaal Linux nieuws - 18 februari, 2017 - 05:00
Manufacturers have lobbied hard against right to repair legislation in the past. Last year, a bill headed through the New York statehouse was killed in part due to lobbying from Apple and IBM, among other manufacturers. But nationwide, the legislation appears to have much more momentum this year as more states introduce right to repair bills. Last month, the American Farm Bureau Federation, an influential political organization representing farmers, officially endorsed right to repair legislation.
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Linux Lite Among The Best Lightweight Linux Distributions

Internationaal Linux nieuws - 18 februari, 2017 - 03:58
Another distro. Yeah, I know. I am getting tired too of all these distros popping out of everywhere. But I am still interested in trying them out. Each and every distro has a different reason for its existence. Today, we will look at Linux lite 3.2. This is neither a distro aiming to be a lightweight distro nor a distro trying to unleash the power of Linux with all apps preloaded. Instead, It tries to strike that perfect balance between them. Now, almost all of the distros aim to do that then, what is so special about this distro which makes it unique. Well, let me introduce to the distro first and I think why it achieved so much more than other distros becomes clear after that.
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Saving laptop power with powertop

Internationaal Linux nieuws - 18 februari, 2017 - 02:03
If there’s one thing you want from a laptop, it’s long battery life. You want every drop of power you can get to work, read, or just be entertained on a long jaunt. So it’s good to know where your power is going. You can... Continue Reading →
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Apply Multiple Hald-CLUT Presets in a Single Action with a Bash Shell Script

Internationaal Linux nieuws - 18 februari, 2017 - 00:49
Hald-CLUT files offer a straightforward way to apply color corrections to an image. But what if you have a handful of Hald-CLUT files and you want to apply them all to a specific photo?
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Using Python to find corrupted images

Internationaal Linux nieuws - 17 februari, 2017 - 23:35
Catch up on this series:Part 1: Automating repetitive tasks for digital artists with PythonPart 2: Python file-management tricks for digital artistsread more
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Understanding the difference between sudo and su

Internationaal Linux nieuws - 17 februari, 2017 - 22:20
In this article, we will discuss in detail the 'su' command as well as how it differs from the 'sudo' command. The main work of the su command is to let you switch to some other user during a login session. In other words, the tool lets you assume the identity of some other user without having to logout and then login (as that user).
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An Introduction to Regular Expressions for New Linux Users

Internationaal Linux nieuws - 17 februari, 2017 - 21:06
Regular expressions are a powerful means for pattern matching and string parsing that can be applied in so many instances. With this incredible tool you can...
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3D design contest for medical tools in Africa

Internationaal Linux nieuws - 17 februari, 2017 - 19:52
The moment the open source RepRap 3D printer was created, its potential for helping the developing the world was evident.read more
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