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Apr
20th

Free Voice Typing with KDEConnect

Author: Elliot Cooper | Files under syndicated

This guide shows you how to easily use KDEConnect to use Google’s powerful voice recognition for voice typing into any linux desktop application.


Apr
20th

Why Microsoft chose Linux for Azure Sphere

Author: Eric Brown | Files under syndicated

Why did Microsoft choose to launch an Arm/Linux SoC design with device-to-cloud security? A VDC analyst suggests that Azure Sphere is all about competing with Amazon FreeRTOS. The punchline: Microsoft just unveiled a mostly open source, embedded Arm So…


Apr
20th

More L337 Translations

Author: Dave Taylor | Files under syndicated

Dave continues with his shell-script L33t translator.In my lastarticle, I talked about the inside jargon of hackers and computer geeksknown as "Leet Speak" or just "Leet". Of course, that’s a shortened versionof the word Elite, and it’s best written as L33T or perhaps L337 to beultimately kewl. But hey, I don’t judge.


Apr
20th

Gnome: Save And Restore Running Applications And Window Positions With Window Session Manager

Author: LXer Linux News | Files under syndicated

Being able to save open applications and window positions and restore them later can be useful in multiple situations and environments, like work, easily switching between tasks with predefined running apps and windows, and so on. Window Session Mana…


Apr
20th

Understanding metrics and monitoring with Python

Author: LXer Linux News | Files under syndicated

My reaction when I first came across the terms counter and gauge and the graphs with colors and numbers labeled “mean” and “upper 90″ was one of avoidance. It[he]#039[/he]s like I saw them, but I didn[he]#039[/he]t care because I didn[he]#039[/he]t und…


Apr
20th

Weekly Command: going over Git history with tig

Author: LXer Linux News | Files under syndicated

An overview of tig, a text-based interface for Git


Apr
20th

How to Install Elastic Jamroom on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Author: LXer Linux News | Files under syndicated

Elastic Jamroom is free, open source, scalable, and social networking software written in PHP that can be used by website developers for creating community websites. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install Jamroom CMS on Ubuntu 16.04.


Apr
20th

Microsoft’s Lobbying for FRAND Pays Off as Microsoft-Connected Patent Troll Conversant (Formerly MOSAID) Goes After Android OEMs in Europe

Author: LXer Linux News | Files under syndicated

The FRAND (or SEP) lobby seems to have caused a lot of monopolistic patent lawsuits; this mostly affects Linux-powered platforms such as Android, Tizen and webOS and there are new legal actions from Microsoft-connected patent trolls


Apr
20th

A Developers Aims to Bring Bitcoin Payments for Retail By Integrating Lightning Network With NFC Technology

Author: LXer Linux News | Files under syndicated

One of the key areas where Bitcoin developers are working with all efforts is solving the scalability issue of the Bitcoin network. Lightning Network is the widely proposed solution in solving Bitcoin’s capability issue that allows for transactions to be taken off the Bitcoin blockchain thereby freeing up huge space in the Bitcoin network.


Apr
20th

Install Apache Hadoop on Ubuntu 17.10

Author: LXer Linux News | Files under syndicated

Apache Hadoop is a big data solution for storing and analyzing large amounts of data. In this article we will detail the complex setup steps for Apache Hadoop to get you started with it on Ubuntu as rapidly as possible. In this post, we will install A…