Linux-powered Car

January 29th, 2017
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The Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) group’s membership is a who’s who of car manufacturers. This includes: Mazda. Suzuki, Honda, Nissan, Ford, and the world’s largest automobile company: Toyota. And, their numbers are only increasing.

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Distro - Other, Hardware, Really?

Container-based Apps & Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

January 29th, 2017
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The new Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 beta enables companies to migrate their existing RHEL 6 workloads into container-based applications for deployment on RHEL 7, RHEL Atomic Host, and Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform.

Yes, Red Hat’s forthcoming Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.9 will come with stability and security improvements. That’s not the real news. The big story is it supports the next generation of cloud-native applications through an updated Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 base image.


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Best Linux Laptop: 2017

January 29th, 2017
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If you still think laptops are generic and the only difference between them are their price-tags, Dell invites you to think again. The latest Dell XPS 13 developer editon is everything a programmer could want from a high-end laptop.


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Desktop, Distro - Other, Hardware

Continuous Delivery

January 29th, 2017
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After firing about 1,800 employees, most of whom were working on SPARC and Solaris Unix, it looked like Oracle was closing the door on Solaris. Instead, Oracle will be switching Solaris to a continuous delivery model.


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Distro - Other, Open Solaris

Encrypt And Decrypt Files From Commandline

January 5th, 2017
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Today, we are going to see how to encrypt and decrypt files from command line in Linux using a free utility called GPG. GNU Privacy Guard, shortly GPG or GnuPG, is a command line encryption and signing tool to secure files. We can easily encrypt the important and confidential files and documents using GPG and send/receive them over Internet. There are plethora of methods, applications, tools, and utilities are available to encrypt and decrypt files in Linux. But, I find this method is the easiest one.

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Education, How To

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9

January 5th, 2017
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Red Hat today released a beta of its Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.9 platform, providing a preview of the next incremental update for the company’s older supported release. RHEL 6 first debuted in November of 2010 and was superseded in June 2014 by RHEL 7 as the leading-edge edition of Red Hat’s enterprise Linux platform.

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Christmas Gifts for the Linux Fan

December 23rd, 2016
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It can be tricky to come up with gift ideas for Linux users in your life. And since you’ve probably got more than enough turkey on your plate this holiday season — ho, ho, ho — we thought we’d be swell and save you from getting snowed under trying to find something to buy.

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Distro - Other, Hardware, OpenSource - General

How To Check Laptop Battery Status In Terminal In Linux

December 7th, 2016
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inding your Laptop battery status in GUI mode is easy. You could easily tell the battery level by hovering the mouse pointer on the battery indicator app in the task bar. But, how about from the command line? Not everyone know this. I was asked this question from one of the user. Here is some simple commands that will help you to check Laptop battery status in Terminal in any Linux distribution.

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CommandLine(CLI), Debian, Distro - Other, Fedora, Mint, RedHat, Ubuntu

Calculator for the Linux command-line

December 7th, 2016
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There’s a lot about modern GUIs that make them superior, but in terms of power, speed, and flexibility, the command line still rocks, and even more so if you can type quickly.

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CommandLine(CLI), Desktop

Ubuntu Core 16 gets smaller

November 4th, 2016
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Canonical released its lightweight Ubuntu Core 16, now completely built with snap packages, featuring a smaller footprint and better lifecycle management.


Canonical released version 16 of Ubuntu Core, built entirely from the snap packages that debuted in the lightweight Snappy Ubuntu Core embedded version of Ubuntu Linux announced in Jan. 2015. Now there’s a single all-snaps version of Ubuntu Core that runs on embedded devices as well as the cloud.

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Debian, Distro - Other, Raspberry Pi, Ubuntu