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Installing Vundle: The Plugin Manager For Vim

12 hours 37 min ago
Today, this guide will present a step-by-step guide of how to install and configure Vundle (Vim Bundle) from GitHub, and what issues you may face when installing Vundle. As many of you may know, vim is a console-based text editor that has numerous advanced features. One such feature is that its functionality can be extended and customized using plugins written by other people. Managing these plugins, however, can be rather tedious. Vundle attempts to assist users in managing these plugins for you by providing an interface.
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How to Install MariaDB on Ubuntu 16.04

12 hours 37 min ago
MariaDB is a community-developed fork of MySQL. It is a free and open source, very fast, stable and scalable database server, which makes it one of the most used database servers in the world. It is an improved, drop-in replacement for popular MySQL Database Server. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install MariaDB on Ubuntu 16.04. Installing MariaDB on Ubuntu 16.04 is an easy task, and if you carefully follow the steps of this tutorial, you should have it installed on your system in less than 10 minutes. Let’s get started.
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How To Install and Configure GitLab on CentOS 7

12 hours 37 min ago
GitLab is a web-based open source Git repository manager written in Ruby including wiki, issue management, code review, monitoring and continuous integration and deployment. It enables developers to build,deploy and run their applications. This tutorial covers the steps necessary for installing and configuring GitLab (CE) on a CentOS 7 system using the Omnibus packages.
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Snapdragon 2100 dev kit arrives as Fossil debuts smartwatch for new Snapdragon 3100

12 hours 37 min ago
Intrinsyc has launched an Android-based Open-Q 2500 SOM module and development kit for smartwatches based on the Snapdragon 2500. Meanwhile, Fossil unveiled the first watch to run Wear OS on the next-gen Snapdragon 3100. Intrinsyc has followed up on last year’s smartwatch oriented Open?Q 2100 SOM, featuring Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Wear 2100 SoC, with a new […]
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Snapshot Games have cancelled the Linux version of Phoenix Point

12 hours 37 min ago
Some news that I'm not particularly happy about. Snapshot Games, which includes X-COM creator Julian Gollop, have announced they've cancelled the Linux version of Phoenix Point.
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Linux-driven 96Boards SBC features AI and RISC-V companion chips

12 hours 37 min ago
Bitmain announced a “Sophon BM1880 EDB” 96Boards CE SBC featuring its new Sophon BM1880 AI chip plus dual Cortex-A53 cores that run Linux. There’s also a RISC-V chip and optional Raspberry Pi and Arduino modules. Beijing-based Bitmain, which is known primarily as a leading vendor of bitcoin mining chips and computers, also has a “Sophon” […]
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Paging Linux Users: What Made You Give Up on Windows?

12 hours 37 min ago
Once described by Microsoft as “a cancer,” the Linux world has become a key focus for Microsoft these days, especially as part of the company’s transformation started shortly after Satya Nadella took over the CEO role from Steve Ballmer.
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FDA releases open source code, open source software gets emotional, and more news

12 hours 37 min ago
In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at two open source companies getting funding, the FDA open sources app code, Barcelona upping its open source investment, and more.Open source firms finish funding roundsIn the last two weeks, IBM's acquisition of Red Hat led the open source business headlines. But two other companies that develop open source software also made some bold financial moves that filled their coffers quite nicely.read more
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How Microsoft Ignores Millions of Windows 10 Version 1809 Users

12 hours 37 min ago
Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) is without a doubt one of the buggiest releases in a long time, and the way Microsoft handles its very own blunder shows the company still has a lot to learn both from its rivals and from customers who have been sending their feedback for so long.
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Bash For Loop

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Loops are one of the fundamental concepts of programming languages. Loops are handy, if you want to run series of commands over and over again, until a condition situation is reached. In scripting languages such as Bash, loops are useful for automating repetitive tasks.
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Android Oreo dev kit showcases the Snapdragon 670

12 hours 37 min ago
Intrinsyc’s Android 8.0 driven Open-Q 670 HDK mobile development kit for the octa-core Snapdragon 670 SoC features a 5.65-inch touchscreen, 6GB LPDDR4, 6GB eMMC, WiFi, BT, GPS, NFC, and optional camera and sensor boards. The 170 x 170mm, Mini-ITX form-factor Open-Q 670 HDK is one of Intrynsic’s Android mobile “open frame” kits with a smartphone [[he]#8230[/he]]
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Stealth and hacking game 'OFF GRID' fully funded and heading to Linux

12 hours 37 min ago
OFF GRID, a stealth and hacking game about privacy and mass surveillance managed to get funded on Kickstarter and so it's coming to Linux.
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Comments In BASH - Learn BASH | Part 3

12 hours 37 min ago
Welcome to chapter three of BASH scripting series. Today we'll dive into a very important topic in programming called comment. Comment, in programming, is somewhat different from the online world of the Internet where you read an article or a blog and then throw some of your opinions or applaud the author in the comment section.
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VMware Buys Kubernetes-based Heptio to Boost Its Multi-Cloud Strategy

12 hours 37 min ago
Another important open source company has been picked up by a big proprietary player. This time it's the Seattle-based Kubernetes-focused Heptio, which is being acquired by the virtualization giant VMware. The deal was announced on Tuesday at VMworld Europe in Barcelona, just a little over a week after IBM picked up Red Hat for a cool $33 billion. Details of the sale are not being made public.
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Must-Have Tools for Writers on the Linux Platform

12 hours 37 min ago
A perfect storm of Linux evolution and web-based tools have made it such that any writer can get the job done (and done well) on Linux. But what tools will you need? You might be surprised to find out that, in some instances, the job cannot be efficiently done with 100% open source tools. Even with that caveat, the job can be done. Let’s take a look at the tools I’ve been using as both a tech writer and author of fiction.
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How To Use Dropbox On Non-Ext4 Filesystems (Btrfs, Ext3, XFS, ZFS, Etc.) On Linux

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In case you can't switch to a different cloud storage provider or use an Ext4 filesystem without eCryptfs for your Dropbox folder location, you can use a simple tool, called dropbox-filesystem-fix, that works around this Dropbox limitation, allowing the Dropbox desktop client to continue synchronizing files, no matter the filesystem type in use.
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Removing Duplicate PATH Entries

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The goal here is to remove duplicate entries from the PATH variable.But before I begin, let's be clear: there's no compelling reason toto do this. The shell will, in essence, ignore duplicates PATH entries;only the first occurrence of any one path is important.Two motivations drive this exercise.The first is to look at an awk one-liner that initiallydoesn't really appear to do much at all.The second is to feed the needs of those who are annoyed bysuch things as having duplicate PATH entries.
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How to Install Open Source Social Network (OSSN) on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

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Open Source Social Network (OSSN) is a free and open source social networking software written in PHP. It is used to create your own social network website and build relationships with your members. In this tutorial, we will be going to learn how to install Open Source Social Network on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS server.
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Developers are the new kingdom builders

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Stephen O[he]#039[/he]Grady[he]#039[/he]s The New Kingmakers is a great book that explains why developers are a business[he]#039[/he] most important assets. O[he]#039[/he]Grady says developers are shaping products in new ways, and organizations that understand and embrace the value of this shift will be the most successful in the coming years. He shows how developers today are making the decisions, not the traditional IT decision-makers of prior years. Developers have the power to make or break a business, whether by their experience, their talent, or their passion.
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RISC-V Linux development in full swing

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 21:20
All signs point to a happy marriage between Linux and RISC-V. At Embedded Linux Conference Europe, Comcast’s Khem Raj gave a presentation that strengthens the case. Most Linux users have heard about the open source RISC-V ISA and its potential to challenge proprietary Arm and Intel architectures. Most are probably aware that some RISC-V based [[he]#8230[/he]]
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