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Windows 10 accounts for roughly 42 percent of market share, according to the latest figures from StatCounter. It’s also the the most commonly used platform by developers, followed by Linux. That’s a huge market.
The most recent Linux Questions poll results are in, and the the winners of this popular desktop Linux survey have been revealed, with many expected winners and at least one big Microsoft surprise.
LibreOffice 6.0 is the most significant update ever to the open-source office suite used by millions of computer users worldwide, and it's easy to install on the popular Ubuntu and Linux Mint operating systems.
Contemporary Controls is launching a “BASpi” Raspberry Pi add on that supports the BACnet building control standard and Sedona Framework, and provides 6x relay outputs and 6x inputs, including analog, temp, contact closure, pulse, and resistance inputs.
The KDE Project released a new major version of their widely-used Plasma desktop environment for GNU/Linux distributions, a release that adds numerous new features and fixes security vulnerabilities.
GraspIO’s “Cloudio” IoT prototyping add-on board for the Raspberry Pi includes a 1-inch OLED display, sensors, 6x I/Os, and a servo, and is controlled using a mobile/cloud-based drag-and-drop app with IFTTT and voice support. Bangalore (Bengaluru), India based GraspIO (Grasp IO Innovations) has partnered with Premier Farnell to manufacturer and distribute its new Cloudio prototyping […]
One of my tasks at my new communications job is to re-activate and improve our social media channels. I've used Twitter and Facebook for many years, so that was easy. Now, I need to work on Instagram.read more
BookStack is an open source platform to create documentation/wiki content for your project. Your project documentation/wiki gets stored on BookStack as a 'Book', followed by 'Chapter' and 'Pages'. In this tutorial, I will show you step-by-step how to install and configure BookStack on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
Daniel Van Vugt, a member of the Ubuntu desktop team, is inviting users running the development release of the upcoming Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating system to test and give feedback on the video playback performance.
I have reviewed a very good Linux distribution that I first used full-time as opposed to just playing around with it 8 years ago. You could say that I was suckled on it so to speak. What attracted me to PCLinuxOS distribution was mainly how simple to use it was. They released a new ISO to download in November so I decided to give this release a go.
Editor's note: This article was originally published in December 2016 and has been updated to include additional information.Over the past few years, interest in civilian, military, and commercial drones has grown rapidly, which has also driven the maker community's interest in open source drone projects.read more
When we install a Linux distribution we see that a number of directories are created. These created directories may be same or partially different on various Linux distributions. You might know about the directory...
VIDEO: This Week in Linux is BACK! On Episode 20, we discussed Linux 4.15, MATE 1.20, Plasma 5.12, LibreOffice, VLC, Nextcloud, Mycroft, openSUSE, Rocket League & so much more.
Quickly now, before the suits show upOpen Source Insider The Open Source Initiative, a non-profit that advocates for open-source software and coined the term, celebrates its 20th anniversary this month. It's difficult to conceive of where the internet, indeed the world, would be today were it not for open-source software and, perhaps more importantly, the free software movement that preceded it and continues to promote free software today.…
I think one of the things that was clear to us right from the get go is that for it to really succeed and achieve its full potential it had to be legitimately open. It couldn't be something where we inside Google just held on to every line of control, because ultimately that would limit its applicability to its use on Google. For it to become something that was widely and richly embraced by the community, it had to be a legitimately open technology.
There are tons of operating systems coming out all the time, from free laptop systems like EasyPeasy to Manjaro, Mandriva, and Kubuntu. But all of them have their share of kinks.read more
If your work involves deep knowledge of executables and shared libraries in Linux, there are several command line tools that you should be aware of. One of those is ldd, which you can use to access shared object dependencies. In this tutorial, we will discuss the basics of this utility using some easy to understand examples.
Linux Lite 3.8 has been released by Linux Lite developer Jerry Bezencon, It’s the final release of Linux Lite 3.x series. This release brings various package updates and improvements, include implementation of the TLP power management tool for laptops in the Lite Tweaks utility, better support for the LibreOffice office suite, a new font viewer and installer, and regional support for DVDs.
The confidential source code to Apple's iBoot firmware in iPhones, iPads and other iOS devices has leaked into a public GitHub repo.
Tens of thousands of websites are going to find themselves labeled as unsafe unless they switch out their HTTPS certificate in the next two months.