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Ubuntu 17.10: What’s New? [Video]

Ubuntu 17.10 features a big set of changes, including the GNOME Shell desktop by default. We spotlight this, plus other Ubuntu 17.10 changes, in this video. This post, Ubuntu 17.10: What’s New? [Video], was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

Kaby Lake Pico-ITX SBC features dual M.2 slots

Aaeon’s “PICO-KBU1” SBC is built on Intel 7th Gen U-series CPUs with up to 16GB DDR4, dual GbE ports, and M.2 B-key and E-Key expansion.The PICO-KBU1 SBC is equipped with Intel’s dual-core, 15W TDP 7th Gen U-series CPUs from the latest Kaby Lake generation.

Meet Bill Pollock, founder of No Starch Press

If you're a geek, a do-it-yourselfer, a maker, or just plain curious, you need to get your hands on some reading material from No Starch Press, which bills itself as “The Finest in Geek Entertainment.” I have used its books as reference materials when teaching students about the Linux operating system and helping them learn […]

Learn how to program in Python by building a simple dice game

Python is an all-purpose programming language that can be used to create desktop applications, 3D graphics, video games, and even websites. It's a great first programming language because it can be easy to learn and it's simpler than complex languages like C, C++, or Java. Even so, Python is powerful and robust enough to create advanced […]

Rugged Apollo Lake computer fits into small places

Portwell’s compact “WEBS-13D1” computer offers Apollo Lake options, 4K-ready DP and HDMI, 6x USB, -20 to 60°C support, and shock and vibration resistance. Portwell’s 200 x 150 x 80mm WEBS-13D1 is one of its smaller embedded computers, although it’s not quite as petite as the similarly Apollo Lake driven, 150 x 150 x 60mm WEBS-21D0.

[Android] PAGF # 194

“Paid Apps Gone Free (PAGF)” is a list of paid Android apps that have gone free for a limited time on Play Store. Check out today's list.Read more » [This is a content summary only. Click on the title link to see full content. First published on www.ubuntuvibes.com]

A Week-Long Festival for Internet Health

MozFest is convening technologists, activists and artists this October to tackle the biggest problems facing the web. The Internet is sick. From ransomware and trolls to misinformation and mass surveillance, the very health of the Internet is at risk.

What's New in Docker 17.09?

Much like the container microservices DevOps world itself, Docker iterates rapidly. In a session at the DockerCon EU conference in Copenhagen Vivek Saraswat, senior product manager at Docker detailed some of the new features in recently released versions of both Docker Community Edition (CE) and Docker Enterprise Edition (EE).

Docker to Bring Kubernetes to Its Flagship Enterprise Platform

In a classic case of “if you can’t lick ‘em, join ‘em,” Docker is bringing Kubernetes to Docker Enterprise Edition, its container platform for enterprises. Perhaps the move, announced Tuesday at DockerCon 17 in Copenhagen, was inevitable, as just about every organization that uses containers has jumped on the Kubernetes bandwagon.

A 7-step plan for engaging your community's naysayers

When you practice open communication and invite feedback, you get a lot valuable input that can improve your ideas, projects, and decisions. Yet one of the most common questions I hear is this: “That's all well and good, and I agree, it's best to open yourself up to that kind of feedback. But what about […]