Archive

Archive for June, 2015

Linux Kernel 4.1 Released

June 30th, 2015
Comments Off on Linux Kernel 4.1 Released

A brand new version of the Linux Kernel — the heartbeat of the modern world (if we you want us to be poetic about it) — has been released. The arrival has been announced by Linus Torvalds (who else?) on the Linux Kernel Mailing List (where else?) and comes almost two months after the first entry in the new 4.x series.

Complete Story

Distro - Other

Optimize images in Ubuntu VPS

June 30th, 2015
Comments Off on Optimize images in Ubuntu VPS

The author of this quick how-to article shows us how to optimize images on your Ubuntu based VPS using some command line tools. If you are paying for storage on your VPS these tools could save you GB’s of space and potentially money.

Complete Story

CommandLine(CLI), Education, How To, Ubuntu

70-Inch Android Touchscreen

June 30th, 2015
Comments Off on 70-Inch Android Touchscreen


ViewSonic’s new 70-inch HD touchscreen signage system runs Android on a dual-core ARM SoC, and is aimed at interactive education and business presentations.

Complete Story

Android, Education, Hardware

Plasma 5.3.2 Fixes Your Shutdown Scripts

June 30th, 2015
Comments Off on Plasma 5.3.2 Fixes Your Shutdown Scripts

Tuesday, 30 June 2015. Today KDE releases a bugfix update to Plasma 5, versioned 5.3.2. Plasma 5.3 was released in April with many feature refinements and new modules to complete the desktop experience.

Complete Story

Desktop, How To, KDE

Dronecode Project

June 30th, 2015
Comments Off on Dronecode Project


The Dronecode open-source UAV platform initiative has announced that it has welcomed on board a raft of new members, who’ll help drive the project towards becoming a de facto standard for consumer and commercial drones.

Complete Story

Distro - Other, Hardware

VectorLinux 7.1 is out

June 28th, 2015
Comments Off on VectorLinux 7.1 is out

On June 27, VectorLinux distro team announced the latest release of their lightweight operating system. VectorLinux 7.1 is out now and available to download and install for computers with both 32bit and 64bit architectures. It is a lightweight, easy to install distribution, based on Slackware concept. This new release is equipped with Linux kernel 3.18.1 and powerful XFCE desktop environment.

Complete Story

Distro - Other, How To, XFCE

Install MySecureShell SFTP Server

June 28th, 2015
Comments Off on Install MySecureShell SFTP Server

MySecureShell is an Open Source, Multi-platform, very secure FTP server based on OpenSSH. Since it is based on OpenSSH, you have the high level of security of it MORE functionality and POWERFUL FTP server. It is easy to install, configure and administrate.

Complete Story

Education, How To, Open Souce Applications

6 tips for teaching kids to code

June 19th, 2015
Comments Off on 6 tips for teaching kids to code

Programming is a creative activity that any kid can engage in. Your child might not care about writing data processing algorithms, but they might enjoy creating games, programming music, designing websites, or just playing around with code.

Complete Story

Education, Open Souce Applications

Linux Foundation Scholarships

June 19th, 2015
Comments Off on Linux Foundation Scholarships

You’ve read the articles: “Linux sysadmins in demand,” yadda yadda yadda. You’ve been using Linux for some time and have been thinking, “Gee, I wish I could make a living with Linux.”
You can get the training; but it costs so much, you might say. Well, now you can get a scholarship, so there’s no excuse not to go for it.

Complete Story

Distro - Other, Education, Linux Foundation

Extend Swap Space using Swap file in Linux

June 19th, 2015
Comments Off on Extend Swap Space using Swap file in Linux

There are some scenarios where our Linux box is running out of swap space so in that case we can extend the swap space using swap partition but due to unavailability of free partitions on the disk, we are unable to extend it.
So in such cases we can extend or increase swap space using a swap file.

Complete Story

Distro - Other, How To