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What I Wish I’d Known When I Was an Embedded Linux Newbie

Thu, 2016-08-18 18:00

This article is sponsored by Technologic Systems. more>>

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Wed, 2016-08-17 20:00

Serious practitioners of data science use the full scientific method, starting with a question and a hypothesis, followed by an exploration of the data to determine whether the hypothesis holds up. more>>

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Juniper Systems' Geode

Tue, 2016-08-16 21:55

Juniper Systems' new Geode rugged sub-meter GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) receiver collects real-time professional-grade data but is intuitive enough for novices. Designed foremost for versatility, the Geode features one-button simplicity and can be paired with any of Juniper Systems' rugged handhelds as well as a wide range of Android devices. more>>

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Analyzing Data

Mon, 2016-08-15 15:30

My first Web-related job was in 1995, developing Web applications for a number of properties at Time Warner. When I first started there, we had a handful of programmers and managers handling all of the tasks. But over time, as happens in all growing companies and organizations, we started to specialize. more>>

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SourceClear's Commit Watcher

Fri, 2016-08-12 11:00

Someone accidentally commits private AWS keys to an open-source project and ends up handing candy to a bitcoin miner. more>>

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All about printf

Thu, 2016-08-11 10:00

In my last article, "Fancy Tricks for Changing Numberic Base", I explored the surprising ability of the Linux shell to convert numeric bases on the fly, including this sweet little snippet that converts FF hexadecimal into decimal notation: $ echo $(( 0xFF )) 255 more>>

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Blender for Visual Effects

Wed, 2016-08-10 15:00

Video editing and visual effects are two closely related fields. They're also dominated by expensive proprietary software. There are open-source alternatives to some of these packages, and some of them stand up very well by comparison. more>>

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New Version of GParted

Tue, 2016-08-09 13:00

Back in my Windows days, disk maintenance was a task that filled me with dread. I remember the endless hours spent scanning, defragmenting and scanning again. more>>

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Snapchat, for Hoarders

Mon, 2016-08-08 15:30

I like Snapchat, but if I'm being totally honest, it's not something I use every day. I like it because my kids send me goofy pictures and videos, and it makes me happy that they think to include me in their Snapchatty world. more>>

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Tor Is Released

Fri, 2016-08-05 17:00

The latest version of the Tor project was released this week, offering greater security and anonymity to individuals and organizations. Here's why you should care. more>>

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A New Project for Linux at 25

Thu, 2016-08-04 10:00

John McPhee says his books on geology could all be compressed to a single statement: the summit of Mt. Everest is marine limestone. We can do the same for Linux with this one: is hosted on Linux. more>>

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SUSE Enterprise Storage

Wed, 2016-08-03 19:44

The conundrum for many enterprise-level businesses is that the demand for data storage is significantly outpacing the shrinking price for storage. The upshot for many is that budgets for storage are growing fast more>>

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Better Cloud Storage with ownCloud 9.1

Tue, 2016-08-02 16:15

A new version of ownCloud community edition has been released, and it brings a number of important updates, new features and security improvements. The result is a more useful and safe environment for collaboration and cloud storage. more>>

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August 2016 Issue of Linux Journal

Mon, 2016-08-01 17:32
Linux: Just Do It!

I recently had a conversation with a person in the tech world who does a lot of hiring. more>>

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The Firebird Project's Firebird Relational Database

Fri, 2016-07-29 17:38

Firebird distills its identity into the phrase "True universal open-source database" and boasts not only of being "free like free beer" but also, fittingly, of being "free li more>>

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SuperTuxKart 0.9.2 Released

Tue, 2016-07-12 15:30

Linux gamers all over the world will be happy to hear that a new version of SuperTuxKart is available. This should strike a nostalgic chord to people who have used desktop Linux to play games during the past ten years. more>>

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Google's SwiftShader Released

Mon, 2016-07-11 11:00

Year by year, plain-old HTML 5 websites are becoming fancier, and right now, the home entertainment world is buzzing about VR and 3D. But most sites are missing the boat; they have no 3D content. Well, that's about to change. more>>

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Managing Linux Using Puppet

Fri, 2016-07-08 13:30

At some point, you probably have installed or configured a piece of software on a server or desktop PC. Since you read Linux Journal, you've probably done a lot of this, as well as developed a range of glue shell scripts, Perl snippets and cron jobs. more>>

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LiveCode Ltd.'s LiveCode

Thu, 2016-07-07 17:55

"Everyone Can Code" is the vision that its maker has for LiveCode, a highly productive coding environment for Linux, Android, iOS, Mac, Windows and Server platforms. more>>

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Geek Guide: Machine Learning with Python

Wed, 2016-07-06 17:16

I first heard the term “machine learning” a few years ago, and to be honest, I basically ignored it that time. more>>

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