New story! ExTiX “The Ultimate Linux System” Gets a Mini Version Based on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and Linux 5.6

Arne Exton released today a new version of his ExTiX “The Ultimate Linux System” distribution with a “Mini” flavor featuring the lightweight LXQt desktop environment.

New story! Building a sensing prosthetic with the Raspberry Pi

What's the first question you ask your surgeon when you're discussing reconstruction options after breast cancer? "How many USB ports can you give me?" is probably not the one that comes to mind for many people! Although the remark was said jokingly, it sparked a thread that would ultimately become SenseBreast—an early prototype of a sensing mastectomy prosthetic, based on open hardware.

New story! Take back your dotfiles with Chezmoi

  • Fedora Magazine; By Ryan Walter (Posted by bob on Apr 4, 2020 3:48 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Fedora, Linux
In Linux, dotfiles are hidden text files that are used to store various configuration settings for many such as Bash and Git to more complex applications like i3 or VSCode. Most of these files are contained in the ~/.config directory or right in the home directory. Editing these files allows you to customize applications beyond […]

New story! How to Install and Configure Mattermost on CentOS 8

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Apr 4, 2020 1:36 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Mattermost is a free, open-source and self-hosted enterprise team collaboration messaging system. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Mattermost with Nginx reverse Proxy on CentOS 8.

New story! How to Upgrade the Kernel on CentOS 8.0

  • vitux.com; By Karim Buzdar (Posted by vitux on Apr 4, 2020 11:25 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
The Kernel is the core of the Linux operating system. This guide will show you how to update the kernel in the CentOS 8.0 environment.

New story! How to Set or Change Timezone on Debian 10

Using the correct timezone is essential for many systems related tasks and processes. For example, the cron daemon uses the system’s timezone for executing cron jobs, and the timestamps in the log files are based on the same system’s timezone. On Debian, the system’s timezone is set during the install, but it can be easily changed at a later time. This article covers how to set or change the timezone on Debian 10 Linux.

New story! Bash History

  • UnixTutorial.org; By Gleb Reys (Posted by unixtutorial on Apr 4, 2020 7:02 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
Mini-howto for using history in Bash shell: how to find history file, how to add timestamps, where to update settings.

New story! How To Create A Montage From Images In Linux

  • ostechnix.com; By Senthil Kumar (Posted by ostechnix on Apr 4, 2020 4:50 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
This guide explains how to create a montage from images in Linux using Imagemagick suite. ImageMagick's Montage tool is used to create a composite image by combining several separate images.

New story! Contact Form 7 Datepicker Taken down from WordPress Plugin Repository

With great power comes great responsibility. Recently a WordPress plugin with as many as 100,000 installations was taken down from WordPress plugin repository due to a severe vulnerability.

New story! Get started with Bash scripting for sysadmins

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Apr 4, 2020 12:50 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The Bash shell is definitely not the only shell out there, but it's one of the most powerful. This makes it a popular choice for systems administrators needing to develop serious applications that go beyond a simple "laundry list" of commands to run on a system. There are lots of great uses for other shells (I default to Tcsh for Git hooks, for instance), but Bash is an easy choice for serious scripting, and here's why. read more

New story! Network troubleshooting with packet captures

Capturing network traffic packets provides insight into what's happening on your network but you don't want just anyone to do it.

New story! Best Linux based Operating Systems for Raspberry Pi

Choosing a specific operating system for Raspberry Pi can save plenty of time and effort in setting up your project. Here are some of the best Raspberry Pi OS choices.

New story! The 7 most popular ways to plot data in Python

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Apr 3, 2020 7:23 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Python; Story Type: News Story
"How do I make plots in Python?" used to have a simple answer: Matplotlib was the only way. Nowadays, Python is the language of data science, and there's a lot more choice. What should you use? read more

New story! Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Beta Is Now Available for Download

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Beta has been released today by Canonical to give the community an early taste of the new features and changes in the upcoming “Focal Fossa” release.

New story! How To Install Nim Programming Language On Linux

  • ostechnix.com; By Senthil Kumar (Posted by ostechnix on Apr 3, 2020 3:45 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Nim is an opensource, imperative, multi-paradigm and compiled programming language. This guide explains how to install Nim programming language on Linux.

New story! Compact, Linux-based computer extends I/O of networked systems

  • LinuxGizmos.com (Posted by bob on Apr 3, 2020 2:31 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Aitech’s compact, rugged “A174” computer can extend the I/O of multiple network-connected computers. The avionics focused A174 runs Linux on a Cyclone V SoC and provides I/O including serial, analog, discrete, ARINC-429, and more. Aitech’s FPGA-enabled A174 I/O expansion subsystem is designed as a companion computer for one or more avionics computers, but it can […]

New story! How to work from home like a pro

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Apr 3, 2020 1:17 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Across the globe, businesses are transitioning to remote work. While remote work or "working from home" has been an overall growing trend, the recent push to transition has been driven by the COVID-19 response; organizations are asking staff to work from home to help limit the spread of the Coronavirus. If you are like many of your peers, you may quite suddenly find yourself working from home. How can you remain productive at home when you're used to going into an office? read more

New story! GNOME 3.36 Desktop Environment Gets First Point Release

  • 9to5Linux; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Apr 3, 2020 10:01 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: GNOME
The GNOME Project announced today the general availability of GNOME 3.36.1 as the first point release to the latest GNOME 3.36 desktop environment series.

New story! How to Install OpenVPN on Debian 9

A VPN (short for Virtual Private Network) allows you to connect securely to the internet, a public network (such as free wifi at the airport), or any other public area. VPN also allows users to share data remotely through public networks. VPN is also often required in order to be able to access your corporate or office or home server resources. You can bypass filters and unblock location-restricted websites with a VPN.

New story! Rugged, 28.6-inch signage PC supports Linux

  • LinuxGizmos.com; By Eric Brown (Posted by bob on Apr 3, 2020 7:58 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
Ibase’s EN50155-certified “MRD-286” is a 28.6-inch, bar-type panel PC for passenger info and signage applications that runs Linux or Win 10 on an Apollo Lake SoC. It offers IP65 protection and -20 to 55°C support. Public touchscreen computers are a tough sell in these tough days of contagion, but there are plenty of applications out […]

New story! Setup a proxy server with Raspberry PI, Raspbian Buster Lite and Squid

Setup a proxy server with Raspberry PI, Raspbian Buster Lite and Squid. Step-By-Step procedure from OS installation to basic Squid configuration

New story! Shared hosting Vs. Dedicated hosting

Almost every business is trying to come online by having its own identity in the form of a website. And getting a website up and running is not a worry anymore with a huge list of web hosting services. Right? Well, let’s talk about it in detail.

New story! Huawei joins major US-based open-source patent protection consortium OIN

  • ZDNet | open-source RSS; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Apr 3, 2020 4:54 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Community, Linux
In a move many will find surprising, Huawei is joining the Linux and Open Invention Network, the leading US-based open-source patent non-aggression group.

New story! GNOME 3.38 Desktop Environment Slated for Release on September 16

  • 9to5Linux; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Apr 3, 2020 3:52 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: GNOME
The GNOME Project has published the release schedule for the upcoming GNOME 3.38 desktop environment, suggesting September 16, 2020, as the final release date.

New story! How to Install Attendize on FreeBSD 12

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Apr 3, 2020 2:51 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Attendize is an Open-source ticket selling and event management platform and is everything you need for a successful event. This tutorial will show you how to install Attendize on FreeBSD 12.

New story! OpenDaylight Magnesium Advances Open Source Software Defined Networking

  • Enterprise Networking Planet; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Apr 3, 2020 1:49 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Community
12th major release of the Linux Foundation's core SDN project brings new projects and features.

New story! Fanless Whiskey Lake industrial PC has wide power and operating ranges

Taicenn’s fanless “TBOX-28” industrial computer has an 8th Gen Whiskey Lake CPU, 2x GbE, 6x serial, 4x USB 3.1, HDMI, DP, SATA, and optional wireless. Taicenn has launched an embedded industrial PC that incorporates Intel’s 8th Gen, 15W Whiskey Lake-U processors, including dual- and quad-core Core i3, i5, and i7 models. No OS support was […]

New story! How to Create your First Java Program in Debian 10

  • vitux.com; By Karim Buzdar (Posted by vitux on Apr 2, 2020 11:46 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Debian
If you are unfamiliar with Java programming in the Debian operating system, this article will guide you towards writing and compiling the first Java program. We have run the commands and procedures mentioned in this article on Debian 10 system.

New story! Introduction to Bash Aliases

  • RoseHosting; By Jeff Simons (Posted by RoseHosting on Apr 2, 2020 10:44 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
In this article, we will show you how to make use of the alias command through some useful examples. We’ll cover creating aliases, show you a few useful examples, and show you how to delete aliases as well.

If you are working on the command line a lot of the time, you may have noticed that most of the commands you use are extended commands with flags, or options, along with piping the output of commands into other programs.

New story! Ansible streaming video series, open source security tools, and more industry trends

As part of my role as a senior product marketing manager at an enterprise software company with an open source development model, I publish a regular update about open source community, market, and industry trends for product marketers, managers, and other influencers. Here are five of my and their favorite articles from that update. read more

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