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Arduino shows off LoRa gateway and node shields

Arduino is prepping a “LoRa Gateway Kit” to bring LoRa wireless to its Linux-driven Arduino Tian, plus a “LoRa Node Kit” for the Arduino Primo. At the Maker Faire Bay Area, Arduino and Semtech, the semiconductor company that developed the LoRa wireless standard, showed off some LoRa gateway and node shields that run on Arduino […]

Pinebook (or any arm64) – Linux Mega.nz Howto

As I wrote before, Pinebook is a very interesting machine…..The not very developed arm64 architecture brings a lot of challenges to everyone working on it when it comes to have software for it. I wanted to exchange some files as easy as I do in all my machines, phones, tablets, etc. However there was nothing […]

IRC for the 21st Century: Introducing Riot

Internet relay chat (IRC) is one of the oldest chat protocols around and still popular in many open source communities. IRC's best strengths are as a decentralized and open communication method, making it easy for anyone to participate by running a network of their own. There are also a variety of clients and bots available […]

How to Kill a Process from the Command Line

Picture this: You’ve launched an application (be it from your favorite desktop menu or from the command line) and you start using that launched app, only to have it lock up on you, stop performing, or unexpectedly die. You try to run the app again, but it turns out the original never truly shut down […]

Sumantro Mukherjee: How Do You Fedora?

We recently interviewed Sumantro Mukherjee on how he uses Fedora. This is part of a series on the Fedora Magazine. The series profiles Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done. Contact us on the feedback form… Continue Reading →

[Android] PAGF # 45

“Paid Apps Gone Free” (PAGF), is a new section on Ubuntu Vibes where we will post a list of paid Android apps that have gone free for a limited time. To know more about PAGFs, read our first post…. [This is a content summary only. Click on the title link to see full content. First […]

GtkHash – Hashing out the basics

GtkHash is a small utility that ships with some Linux Distros and is held in the Repositories of many more. If shipped, you will likely find it under Accessories. If available, but not installed, you can install it using either your Software Manager/Centre or your (Synaptic) Package Manager.

Linux cmp command tutorial for beginners (7 examples)

Pretty much regardless of your role, if your regular work involves doing stuff on the command line in Linux, you may find yourself in a situation where-in you’d want to compare two files using a command line utility. There are several command line tools that let you do this, and one among them is the […]

Adding IoT Flare to a Hot Springs and Spa Business

As the folks at Bozeman Hot Springs usher their hot springs and spa into the 21st centurywith new technology and pools, they are thinking about new ways to delighttheir customers and stay top of mind. One recurring request,no doubt from the avid skiing community, is the ability to read currentpool temperatures online, in the same […]