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Nov
17th

Top 10 Linux Tools

Author: Matt Hartley | Files under syndicated

One of the benefits to using Linux on the desktop is that there’s no shortage of tools available for it. To further illustrate this point, I’m going to share what I consider to be the top 10 Linux tools.


Nov
17th

Software taking over, but hardware still has a role: Linux expert

Author: Sam Varghese | Files under syndicated

The tech industry is heading towards a stage where self service for standard IT requirements will become a norm, helped by the increase in software-defined infrastructure, a senior engineer from SUSE Linux claims.


Nov
17th

Compact DAQ systems offer a choice of 12- or 16-bit I/Os

Author: bob@lxer.com | Files under syndicated

Advantech’s Linux-ready “MIC-1810” and “MIC-1816” DAQ computers offer 12- and 16-bit analog I/O, respectively, plus 24x DIOs, Intel CPUs, and 4x USB ports. Advantech’s MIC-1810 and MIC-1816 are digital acquisition computers that run Linux or Windows 7/8/10 on Intel 3rd Gen “Ivy Bridge” processors. If the aging CPU is a turn-off, keep in mind that […]


Nov
17th

Why is collaboration so difficult?

Author: bob@lxer.com | Files under syndicated

Many contemporary definitions of "collaboration" define it simply as "working together"—and, in part, it is working together. But too often, we tend to use the term "collaboration" interchangeably with cognate terms like "cooperation" and "coordination." These terms also refer to some manner of "working together," yet there are subtle but important differences between them all.read more


Nov
17th

ExLight Linux Distro Now Based on Ubuntu 17.10, Features Enlightenment Desktop

Author: Marius Nestor | Files under syndicated

A new version of the ExLight GNU/Linux distribution hit the streets this week bringing users an Ubuntu 17.10-based desktop experience featuring the lightweight Enlightenment desktop environment.


Nov
16th

Record and Share Terminal Session with Showterm

Author: Bruno Edoh | Files under syndicated

You can record a terminal session with any screen recording program, but Showterm for Linux makes it very easy to record and embed on a site. Here’s how it works.


Nov
16th

Wandboard.org launches i.MX8M-based SBC with RPi expansion

Author: Eric Brown | Files under syndicated

Technexion’s Wandboard.org unveiled open source “Wand-Pi-8M” SBCs that run Linux on a quad-A53 i.MX8M, and offer WiFi/BT, GbE, HDMI 2.0, and a 40-pin RPi link. Technexion and its Wandboard.org community project opened pre-orders on three success…


Nov
16th

After a year of intensely investigating password theft, here’s what Google found

Author: Mark Kaufman | Files under syndicated

Hackers are constantly trying to break into Google accounts, so Google researchers spent a year tracing how hackers steal passwords and expose them on the internet’s black market.


Nov
16th

Firefox Quantum Now Rolling Out to All Ubuntu Linux Users, Update Now

Author: Marius Nestor | Files under syndicated

Canonical announced today the general availability of the latest Mozilla Firefox 57.0 Quantum web browser for all of its supported Ubuntu Linux releases.


Nov
16th

Raspberry Pi 3 clone offers Allwinner H2, H3, or H5 SoCs for $9 to $29

Author: bob@lxer.com | Files under syndicated

Libre Computer’s open source “Tritium” SBCs run Ubuntu or Android on Allwinner H2+, H3, or 64-bit H5 SoCs, and have an RPi 3 like layout and 40-pin header. Earlier this year, Shenzhen-based Libre Computer successfully funded its quad Cortex-A53 Amlogic S905X based Le Potato SBC on Kickstarter for $25 to $35. Now, the company has […]