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Microsoft and IBM: Here’s why we back Google in Oracle Java API copyright case

Microsoft and IBM: Here’s why we back Google in Oracle Java API copyright case

January 15, 2020 at 9:12 pm 0 comments

IBM, Microsoft and other tech companies have filed court documents in support of Google ahead of the Supreme Court of the US hearing over whether copyright applies to software application programming interfaces. The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear the Google vs Oracle case inRead More

Top Open Source Machine Learning Tools

Top Open Source Machine Learning Tools

January 15, 2020 at 8:56 pm 0 comments

Google, Facebook, IBM, Microsoft and other tech giants including renowned developers have already taken a nimble step towards the Machine learning and Artificial intelligence to make the dream of human beings of creating a highly intelligent machine. And to armed others to partake in this journey of building a consciousRead More

Linux Developers Start Poaching Microsoft Users After Windows 7 End of Support

Linux Developers Start Poaching Microsoft Users After Windows 7 End of Support

January 15, 2020 at 8:44 pm 0 comments

Windows 7 has officially reached the end of support, so users running it have three options to choose from: stick with Windows 7 and face the obvious security risks, upgrade to newer Windows, or migrate to a non-Windows platform. As far as the last optionRead More

A New Desktop Theme Is Coming For Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

A New Desktop Theme Is Coming For Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

January 15, 2020 at 8:30 pm 0 comments

With Ubuntu 20.04 to see installation on many desktops (and servers) given its Long-Term Support status, Canonical and the Yaru community team have begun working on a successor to the Yaru theme for this Linux distribution release due out in April. Yaru has been theRead More

How to Setup FEMP Stack (FreeBSD, Nginx, MySQL 8 and PHP 7.4) on FreeBSD 12

How to Setup FEMP Stack (FreeBSD, Nginx, MySQL 8 and PHP 7.4) on FreeBSD 12

January 15, 2020 at 1:28 pm 0 comments

A FEMP stack, which is akin to a LEMP stack on Linux, is a collection of open-source software that is typically installed together to enable a FreeBSD server to host dynamic websites and web applications. FEMP is an acronym that stands for FreeBSD (operating system), Nginx (HTTP server pronounced Engine-x),Read More

How to Install a Kubernetes Cluster on CentOS 7

How to Install a Kubernetes Cluster on CentOS 7

January 15, 2020 at 5:39 am 0 comments

Donated by Google to the Opensource community, Kubernetes has now become the container management tool of choice. It can manage and orchestrate not just docker runtimes but also Containers and Rkt runtimes. A typical Kubernetes cluster would generally have a master node and several worker-nodes or Minions. The worker-nodes areRead More

4 Useful Tools to Monitor CPU and GPU Temperature in Ubuntu

4 Useful Tools to Monitor CPU and GPU Temperature in Ubuntu

January 15, 2020 at 5:27 am 0 comments

The CPU or GPU temperature depends entirely on the usage of running programs or applications. Sensitive computer components such as CPUs have a finite lifespan and running them at a temperature that exceeds a certain limit (or at higher temperatures generally) can shorten it. Besides, it can also cause thermalRead More

Meet Reachy, an expressive, open-source humanoid system

Meet Reachy, an expressive, open-source humanoid system

January 14, 2020 at 3:04 pm 0 comments

This is Reachy, a very expressive and open-source robot developed by the French company Pollen Robotics. The robot was presented during CES this year. Obviously, among the pros of the robot, the fact that it is based on an open-source platform capable of learning more and more. At the moment,Read More

Google gives $1 million to UVM to advance open source research

Google gives $1 million to UVM to advance open source research

January 14, 2020 at 2:46 pm 0 comments

The Google Open Source Programs Office, a division of Google that manages Google’s use and release of open source software and promotes open source programming, has provided the University of Vermont (UVM) Complex Systems Center a $1 million unrestricted gift to support open source research.Read More

Fedora 32 Greenlit For Enabling FSTRIM Support By Default

Fedora 32 Greenlit For Enabling FSTRIM Support By Default

January 14, 2020 at 2:31 pm 0 comments

Back in December was the proposal to finally enable FSTRIM by default for Fedora 32 in benefiting solid-state storage. Today the formal approval was given by the Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee to go ahead with this long overdue change. The change is to enableRead More

Why Should You Use Linux?

Why Should You Use Linux?

January 14, 2020 at 2:14 pm 0 comments

When people debate which operating system is the best-either MacOS or Windows-not many mention the third option: Linux. Why is that? See, Linux has its own niche in the tech industry, but that’s it. Yes, you can use Linux as your daily driver, but learningRead More

How to Install YetiForce CRM on Debian 10

How to Install YetiForce CRM on Debian 10

January 14, 2020 at 11:30 am 0 comments

YetiForce is a free and open-source Customer Relationship Management system that helps to manage relations with customers, suppliers, partners and staff. YetiForce can be integrated with LDAP, PBX, DAV, Maps, Social portals, and other web services. YetiForce enables you to remotely control your business anywhere in the world. It comesRead More

How to Set Up a Local Yum/DNF Repository on CentOS 8

How to Set Up a Local Yum/DNF Repository on CentOS 8

January 14, 2020 at 8:05 am 0 comments

In this article, you will learn how you can locally set up a DNF or YUM repository on your CentOS 8 system using an ISO or an installation DVD. CentOS 8 ships with 2 repositories: BaseOS and AppStream (Application Stream) – So what’s the difference between the two repositories? TheRead More

Want To Build An Open Source Hardware And Software Robot?

Want To Build An Open Source Hardware And Software Robot?

January 13, 2020 at 8:50 pm 0 comments

The 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is full of engineering marvels. Many of these marvels are manifested as advances in robots. For example, consider UBTech highlights are this year’s show. The company’s intelligent humanoid service robot named “Walker” won the Best of CES 2019 andRead More

Linux gaming made easy: The fastest way to get up and running

Linux gaming made easy: The fastest way to get up and running

January 13, 2020 at 8:38 pm 0 comments

Did you know that there are many top-tier commercial games available for Linux? Here’s the quickest way we know to get up and running. You don’t have to be running Windows to play great Triple-A game titles. Many are available in Linux. Let’s look atRead More

IBM Research open-sources SysFlow to tackle cloud threats

IBM Research open-sources SysFlow to tackle cloud threats

January 13, 2020 at 8:26 pm 0 comments

IBM Corp.’s research division today announced the release of SysFlow, an open-source security toolkit for hunting breaches in cloud and container environments. SysFlow is designed to tackle a common problem in network protection. Modern security monitoring tools capture system activity with a high degree ofRead More

It’s a no to ZFS in the Linux kernel from me, says Torvalds, points finger of blame at Oracle licensing

It’s a no to ZFS in the Linux kernel from me, says Torvalds, points finger of blame at Oracle licensing

January 13, 2020 at 8:14 pm 0 comments

Linux kernel jockey, Linus Torvalds, has taken time out to remind open source loyalists that he is no fan of the ZFS file system due, in part, to the sometimes tortuous nature of open source licensing. Torvalds was responding to a question late last weekRead More

Install and Secure phpMyAdmin on CentOS 8

Install and Secure phpMyAdmin on CentOS 8

January 13, 2020 at 2:37 pm 0 comments

phpMyAdmin is a free and open-source tool to manage MySQL and MariaDB servers over a web-based interface. With phpMyAdmin, you can create and manage databases and users, execute SQL-statements, import and export data, and performing database activities such as, creating, deleting, tables, columns, indexes, permissions and many more. phpMyAdmin isRead More

How to Increase Disk Inode Number in Linux

How to Increase Disk Inode Number in Linux

January 13, 2020 at 11:37 am 0 comments

When a new file system is created on a partition on a disk in Linux, and the kernel keeps aside space for inodes during the initial structuring of the file system. The number of inodes within a file system directly affects the number of files (i.e the maximum number ofRead More

How to Install Apache ZooKeeper on Debian 10

How to Install Apache ZooKeeper on Debian 10

January 10, 2020 at 7:31 pm 0 comments

Apache Zookeeper is a free and open-source service for distributed systems that helps you to manage a large set of hosts. It is a centralized service used for maintaining configuration information, naming and group services. It is written in Java and allows developers to focus on building software features withoutRead More

Copyright Notices in Open Source Software Projects

Copyright Notices in Open Source Software Projects

January 10, 2020 at 5:49 pm 0 comments

“What copyright notice should appear at the top of a file in an OSS project with many contributors?” This is a question we get all the time. Many of our communities have discussed this issue and aligned on a common approach that we thought would beRead More

How to Secure Nginx with Let’s Encrypt on CentOS 8

How to Secure Nginx with Let’s Encrypt on CentOS 8

January 10, 2020 at 6:10 am 0 comments

Founded in April 2016 by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), Let’s Encrypt is a free and automated digital certificate that provides TLS encryption for websites at absolutely no cost at all. The objective of Let’s Encrypt certificate is to automate the validation, creation, signing as well as auto-renewal of theRead More

Firefox 72 Released with Improved Tracking Protection + More

Firefox 72 Released with Improved Tracking Protection + More

January 10, 2020 at 4:22 am 0 comments

Mozilla Firefox 72 is now available to download, the latest in the web browser’s new monthly release cycle. The headline change in Firefox 72 for Linux and macOS users is out-of-the-box support for picture-in-picture video support on sites like YouTube and Netflix.[Source: OMG! Ubuntu] Read More

AWS announces AutoGluon, an open-source library for writing AI models

AWS announces AutoGluon, an open-source library for writing AI models

January 10, 2020 at 4:06 am 0 comments

Amazon Web Services Inc. today launched a new open-source library to help developers write, with just a few lines of code, machine learning-based applications that use image, text or tabular data sets. Building machine learning apps that rely on such data isn’t an easy task. For example,Read More

How Chrome is helping enterprises still using Windows 7

How Chrome is helping enterprises still using Windows 7

January 10, 2020 at 1:07 am 0 comments

Running an OS outside of official support can leave organizations vulnerable to potential security threats. On Windows 7, Chrome will continue to provide built-in security capabilities that help keep users safe while on the web. With Safe Browsing, Site Isolation and new advanced password andRead More

Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) Certification is Now Valid for 3 Years

Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD) Certification is Now Valid for 3 Years

January 10, 2020 at 12:52 am 0 comments

To match other CNCF and Linux Foundation certifications, the Certified Kubernetes Application Developer (CKAD)  is extending the expiration date of the earned certification from 24 months to 36 months! That means that if you met the Program Certification requirements, your certification will remain valid for 36Read More