If you know anything about Linus Torvalds, you know he’s the mastermind and overlord of Linux. If you know him at all well, you know he’s also an enthusiastic scuba diver and author of SubSurface, a do-it-all dive log program. And, if you know him really well, you’d know, like many other developers, he loves […]
A 15.24 x 15.24mm “Arduino Pico” board has launched on Kickstarter with a Leonardo-compatible 16MHz ATMEGA32U4 chip and a micro-USB port. A Toronto based startup called MellBell Electronics is closing in on funding its Arduino Pico Kickstarter project. Billed as “the world’s smallest Arduino board,” the Arduino Pico measures 0.6 x 0.6 inches, or 15.24mm […]
The top US patent court has been asked to consider an urgent appeal from a manufacturer of supercomputers that’s desperate to escape an upcoming trial in the patent hotspot of East Texas.The Eastern District of Texas has become known as a haven for the type of litigation shops sometimes derided as “patent trolls,” but the […]
The development team behind the very popular Wine (Wine Is Not an Emulator) compatibility layer for running Windows apps and games on several UNIX-like operating systems, announced today the release of Wine 2.0.2.
MYIR’s 91 x 63mm, $69 “Z-turn Lite” SBC runs Linux on a Xilinx Zynq-7000 SoC, with up to 28K FPGA logic cells and single or dual Cortex-A9 CPU cores. The Z-turn Lite board joins a growing number of SBCs and COMs built around the popular Xilinx Zynq-7000 ARM/FPGA SoC family. These include MYIR’s Z-turn board […]
In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configure PostgreSQL 9.6 Master-Slave Replication on Ubuntu 16.04 server. We will use Hot standby mode, and it’s a very good starting point to learn PostgreSQL in depth.
In a previous article, “Provisioning Docker with Puppet”, in the December2016 issue, I covered one of the waysyou can install the Docker service onto a new system with Puppet. Bycontrast, this article focuses on how to manage Docker images andcontainers with Puppet.
Sometimes your current EC2 instance is over utilized meaning that, resources within EC2 instance such as CPU or memory are remaining at their peak all the time. In such case you need to scale up the EC2 instance. This article will quickly guide you about how to resize AWS EC2 instance (Backed by EBS volume) […]
Are you a new Linux user? Does your work involve shell scripting? If your answer to both these questions is yes, the tool we’ll be discussing here will likely interest you. The name of the tool is dirname, and it’s mostly used in situations where-in you need to strip the last component from an absolute […]
We list 7 great apps that you can install as Flatpak apps on Ubuntu by using the Flathub repository, which is almost like the official Flatpak app store. This post, 7 Flatpak Apps You Can Install Right Now from Flathub, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Wireshark, the world’s most popular network protocol analyzer, an open-source and cross-platform network tool used for troubleshooting, development, analysis, and education purposes, has been updated today to version 2.2.8.
What happens when a bunch of awesome UI designers work on their own Linux distribution? Nitrux happens!
Oracle announced the release and immediate availability of VirtualBox 5.1.24 as the latest and most advanced version of the open-source and cross-platform virtualization software.
VirtualBox is a free and open-source virtualization software for the x86 platform. The last maintenance release of 5.1 branch has featured more support for AMD Ryzen processors, emulating more SSE2 instructions and included many bug fixes.
First, we need to ask ourselves why we should bother choosing a license?Are you:presenting your software to the public?representing your software in a way that leads others to believe they can copy it or build on it?Then, yes, you should choose a license. Be fair to your visitors and back up the appearance of permission […]