January 20, 2017


Mozilla Foundation släpper sin första Internet Health Report – en rapport om Internets hälsa

Internet Health Report har tagits fram av Mozilla Foundation som bland annat ligger bakom webbläsaren Mozilla Firefox och e-postprogrammet Mozilla Thunderbird. De har nu släppt sin första rapport om Internets hälsa och är en del av deras arbete för att värna om det öppna Internet. Internet Health Report sammanställer och analyserar forskning och statistik kring...

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av admin den January 20, 2017 07:51

January 16, 2017


Välkomna till styrelsemöte 26 januari

Välkomna till öppet styrelsemöte med DFRI torsdag den 26 januari klockan 18.00-19.00. Efteråt kommer styrelsen ha ett arbetsmöte inför årsmötet.

Alla medlemmar är välkomna.

Skicka ett mejl till: dfri@dfri.se så vi vet att du kommer! Vi meddelar också dig vart vi kommer vara via mejl.


Tid: 18.00-19.00.
Plats: Stockholms innerstad

Med vänliga hälsningar,

av Linda Sandberg den January 16, 2017 17:37

January 12, 2017


How To Verify Checksum In Linux [Beginner Guide]

What is Checksum in Linux?

Checksum is like a digital fingerprint of a file. In technical terms,
A checksum is a small-sized datum from a block of digital data for the purpose of detecting errors which may have been introduced during its transmission or storage.

Well, checksum is a long string of data containing various letters and numbers. You’ll generally find them while downloading files from the web, e.g. Linux distribution image, software packages etc.


January 12, 2017 17:42

January 11, 2017

Creative Commons

Nu är 4.0 och CC 0 översättningen till svenska är klar!

Stort tack till all som gjort detta möjligt!

Catharina Ekdahl – utan dig hade detta aldrig hänt!
Olle Pettersson ansvarig för CC0 översättningen.
Karl Jonsson
Jonas Öberg

Stefan Högberg och Lennart Guldbrandsson !


av Kristina Alexanderson den January 11, 2017 15:18

January 10, 2017


7 Great Ubuntu Application Launchers You Can Use

By default, Ubuntu comes with the Unity desktop environment, and while it is quite a good interface, especially for people who are new to Linux, you may want to use a different launcher. Maybe you want a launcher that looks more like the dock on your Mac, or the taskbar on Windows. Either way, there are quite a lot of options that you can choose from, when it comes to application launchers for Ubuntu. So, if you’re looking for some Unity launcher alternatives, here are 7 great Ubuntu application launchers you can use:

1. Docky

Docky is as close as you can get to the macOS dock on Ubuntu. The launcher works exactly the way a Mac’s dock

January 10, 2017 08:13

January 09, 2017


10 Best Indicator Applets For Ubuntu 16.04

If you are in a mood to make the most out of your desktop; you need to install some of the best indicator applets for Ubuntu 16.04. For beginners, we will also recommend installing indicator applets as one of the first things to do after installing Ubuntu 16.04.

What is indicator applet?

When you have indicator applets (IA) installed, you may observe to have more accessibility. Also, 3rd Party software developers can make things easier by offering an indicator applet for their application. Also, indicator applets act somewhat like widgets on your iPhone or Android.

January 09, 2017 21:28

January 08, 2017


Daimler joins Linux Foundation’s open source project Automotive-Grade-Linux

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 5, 2017: CESAutomotive Grade Linux (AGL), a collaborative open source project developing a Linux-based, open platform for the connected car, today announced that Daimler is joining The Linux Foundation and Automotive Grade Linux.

Daimler is the tenth automaker to join AGL and will actively contribute to developing the Unified Code Base (UCB), AGL’s connected car platform. The third version of the UCB was recently released

January 08, 2017 09:16

January 06, 2017


12 Useful Commands For Filtering Text for Effective File Operations in Linux

In this article, we will review a number of command line tools that act as filters in Linux. A filter is a program that reads standard input, performs an operation upon it and writes the results to standard output.

For this reason, it can be used to process information in powerful ways such as restructuring output to generate useful reports, modifying text in files and many other system administration tasks.

With that said, below are some of the useful file or text filters in Linux.

1. Awk Command

Awk is a remarkable pattern scanning and processing language, it can be used

January 06, 2017 21:57