Linux & IBM Shake Up the World

June 7th, 2016
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Using the Raspberry Pi camera

June 7th, 2016
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The Raspberry Pi camera module is a great accessory for the Pi—it’s great quality, and can capture still photos and record video in full HD (1080p). The original 5-megapixel camera module was released in 2013, and a new 8-megapixel version was released in April this year. Both versions are compatible with all Raspberry Pi models. There are also two variations—a regular visible light camera, and an infra-red camera—both available for US$ 25.
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Education, How To, Raspberry Pi, Raspian

Red Hat solutions on Azure

May 6th, 2016
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Get the best of both worlds. Add the power and scale of Azure to your Red Hat applications, and rely on Azure—the flexible, reliable, and open cloud platform—to quickly deploy them. Make the most of your Red Hat investments with a hybrid deployment model that lets you choose where to run your applications: on premises or in the cloud.

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Cloud, RedHat

Unity Tweak Tool

May 5th, 2016
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Unity Tweak Tool is a popular, easy-to-use settings manager for the Unity desktop (Ubuntu Default Desktop). It provides users with a simple and fast user interface which will help users to access/customize many useful features such as Launcher, Search, workspace switcher, window shaping, Themes, Icons & fonts on unity desktop environment to make nice & better user experience on system.

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Cloud Commander

May 5th, 2016
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Cloud commander is a web-based file manager application that allows you to view, access, and manage the files and folders of your system from any computer, mobile, and tablet via a web browser. It has a built-in console and editor, so that you can edit your files on the go.

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Performance monitoring with Monitorix

May 5th, 2016
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This tutorial shows the installation and configuration of Monitorix on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus). Monitorix is a free, lightweight, open source monitoring tool designed to monitor as many services and system resources as possible on servers and desktops. It consists mainly of two programs: a collector, called Monitorix, which is a Perl daemon that is started automatically as a system service, and a CGI script called monitorix.cgi. Since 3.0 version Monitorix includes its own HTTP server built in, so you aren’t forced to install a third-party web server to use it.

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Chalet OS – Modern Distro

May 4th, 2016
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ChaletOS, which “came from the style of the mountain houses in Switzerland” is a beautifully-crafted Linux distro that aims to ease the transition of users from other operating systems (specifically Windows) to Linux.

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40 Android Flaws in May Update

May 4th, 2016
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Google has released its fifth security update for its Android mobile operating system so far in 2016, this time patching 40 vulnerabilities. Of those, 12 are rated as critical, with two of the critical issues identified as remote code execution vulnerabilities in Android’s much maligned mediaserver component.

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Android, Security

Install Cinnamon 3.0 Desktop – Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

May 4th, 2016
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The final release of the Cinnamon 3.0 desktop environment was launched last week, tagged as ready for deployment as part of the upcoming Linux Mint 18 “Sarah” operating system.

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The Man Behind Linux

May 4th, 2016
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