New story! Make Git easy with Git Cola

  • (Posted by bob on Mar 6, 2020 9:22 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Git is a Linux command to help you manage versions of your work. It's been ported to BSD, macOS, Windows, and more. It serves as the basis for popular code-hosting services, including open source services like GitLab and NotABug, and even to popular proprietary services. In short, Git has taken software development (and a few other industries) by storm. read more

New story! Create Users with useradd Command on Linux – Complete Guide

  • Cloudbooklet; By Pappin Vijak (Posted by cloudbooklet on Mar 6, 2020 7:10 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
Create Users and Manage with useradd Command – Linux Complete Guide. In Linux and other Unix operating systems you can create multiple users and assign them to a group or multiple groups.

New story! What my day looks like as a sysadmin

Ever wondered about the busy schedules of your favorite sysadmins? J?rg gives us a sneak peek into his work week!

New story! How to execute commands in parallel in Linux

  •; By ZIAD NAHDY (Posted by zn52 on Mar 6, 2020 3:44 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
In Linux, when we work from the command line, it is often very convenient to be able to execute several commands in a single line. For example if you want to download, decompress and open the resulting folder, you would execute a single command line as follows:

New story! Systemd 245 Enables Secure Management of Home Directories

  • 9to5Linux; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Mar 6, 2020 2:30 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The systemd 245 init system for Linux-based operating systems is now available for download and it’s a major release that adds new features and enhancements.

New story! How to set up OpenLDAP Client on Debian 10

In this tutorial, I will show you how to set up an OpenLDAP client using the Debian 10 Buster. Before using this guide, ensure that you have an OpenLDAP server installed on another node or server that the client can be connected to.

New story! Install ARCH Linux on ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 with encrypted filesystem and UEFI

In this article we will be installing Arch Linux on ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 7 Laptop. This tutorial contains installation instructions, basic configuration as well as some post-install tuning of Arch Linux to get you started.

New story! 5 productivity apps for Linux

I've had a soft spot for Elementary OS since I first encountered it in 2013. A lot of that has to do with the distribution being very clean and simple. Since 2013, I've recommended Elementary to people who I've helped transition to Linux from other operating systems. Some have stuck with it. Some who moved on to other Linux distributions told me that Elementary helped smooth the transition and gave them more confidence using Linux.

New story! How to Configure a Firewall with UFW on Debian 9

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and use the UFW firewall system on a Linux VPS running Debian 9. Security is a very important thing to consider when you run your own server.

New story! KDE Releases March 2020 Apps Update with Better Support for Samba Shares

  • 9to5Linux; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Mar 6, 2020 8:18 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: KDE
The KDE Project released today the March 2020 Apps update of its open-source software suite, adding various improvements and lots of bug fixes across many of the included apps.

New story! How to Extract tar.xz File

The tar command allows you to create and extract tar archives. It supports a vast range of compression programs such as gzip, bzip2, lzip, lzma, lzop, xz and compress. Learn how to use the tar command to extract .tar.xz or .txz archives.

New story! OpenSnitch Linux Application Firewall Fork With Improvements And Bug Fixes

OpenSnitch, an application firewall for Linux, is no longer under active development. This didn't mean it was the end for this project though, because Gustavo forked it about 8 months ago, and has been constantly improving it since.

The application monitors outbound connections that your applications are trying to make, preventing or permitting their connection based on a set of rules (the user is prompted to allow or deny access when no existing rules are found).

New story! 5 Ways to Free Up Disk Space on Debian 10

  •; By Karim Buzdar (Posted by vitux on Mar 6, 2020 4:35 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Debian
This article shows you 5 ways to clear up disk space on a Debian 10 Buster system, mostly through the graphical interface so that even a beginner can master this skill.

New story! Sysadmin tools: 11 ways to use the ls command in Linux

The ls command is a feature-rich command-line utility. Find out eleven different ways to use it.

New story! Standards and Open Source News Summary – March 5, 2020

  • Standards Blog; By Andrew Updegrove (Posted by Andy_Updegrove on Mar 6, 2020 2:19 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
There’s been a lot of activity in diverse parts of the standards and open source software development world of late. Here’s a selection of items you may have missed that I think might be of greatest interest.

New story! Inside the Free Software Foundation (FSF) – Part V: Richard Stallman is Not Going Away (Any Time Soon)

  • Techrights; By Roy Schestowitz (Posted by schestowitz on Mar 6, 2020 1:18 AM EDT)
  • Groups: GNU
The next step towards FSF success would be mending its relationship with Richard Stallman through the GNU Project

New story! Zorin OS 15.2 Released, Based on Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS

The Zorin OS project released today Zorin OS 15.2, the second maintenance update to the latest Zorin OS 15 series of this popular Ubuntu-based distribution.

New story! How To Install Samba on Debian 10 Buster

If you are working on a small to medium entreprise network, you probably have dozens of drives and printers that need to be shared. Besides the NFS protocol, there are plenty of other network protocols that can be used in order to share resources over a network. The CIFS, short for Common Internet File System, is a network filesystem protocol used to share resources among multiple hosts, sharing the same operating system or not. The CIFS, also known as the SMB protocol, is implemented by one popular tool : the Samba server.

New story! Collabora Online 4.2 Arrives with a Fresh Look and New Features

  • 9to5Linux; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Mar 5, 2020 10:13 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Collabora Productivity, the force behind putting LibreOffice in the Cloud, announced today the availability of Collabora Online 4.2, a new major release of their LibreOffice Online office suite.

New story! Manage tasks and projects on Fedora with Taskwarrior

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Mar 5, 2020 9:12 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
There are a multitude of applications to manage your todo list. One of these apps is Taskwarrior, it allows you to manage your task in the terminal without a GUI. This article will show you how to get started using it. What is Taskwarrior? Taskwarrior?is CLI task manager and organizer. It is flexible, fast, and […]

New story! How to Convert an IMG File to ISO File in Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Odysseas Kourafalos (Posted by damien on Mar 5, 2020 8:10 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
If you come across the IMG file format in Linux, don't panic. Here is how you can easily convert an IMG file to ISO format in Linux.

New story! Trash-CLI Command Line Recycle Bin - Never Lose Another File

  •; By Steven Vona (Posted by savona on Mar 5, 2020 7:09 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
If you work on the Linux command line long enough, you will eventually delete a file by accident. Enter Trash-CLI, the command line interface to the Linux trash can. In this Linux quick tip we will show you how to install and use this nifty little utility.

New story! How open source can sustain your reading habits

  • (Posted by bob on Mar 5, 2020 6:07 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Reading about technology often can build up your career. I recently shared, on Valentine's Day, how I read (what some would say is) too many books. I used to have a hard copy library that actually consumed two rooms in my house until my husband moved in. He respectfully requested space for, you know, people, and I considered a shift toward digital. read more

New story! Nmap command line info gathering magic

Nmap and its associated files provide a lot of valuable information, but you have to know how to get it.

New story! How to setup the rsync daemon on Linux

  •; By Egidio Docile (Posted by LinuxCareer on Mar 5, 2020 3:51 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
In a previous article we saw some basic examples of how to use rsync on Linux to transfer data efficiently. As we saw, to synchronize data with a remote machine we can use both a remote shell as ssh or the rsync daemon. In this article we will focus on the latter option, and we will see how to install and configure rsyncd on some of the most used Linux distributions.

New story! Multi-Media on a Chromebook

In this article, we provide tutorials on how to install some of the most popular multi-media applications on Chromebooks.

New story! Easily And Quickly Backup And Restore Linux Desktop System Settings With Dconf

  •; By Senthil Kumar (Posted by ostechnix on Mar 5, 2020 1:22 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
This guide explains how to backup and restore Linux desktop system settings with Dconf tool. It is useful when you want to transfer same system settings after reinstalling Linux desktop.

New story! Here’s Manjaro Linux Running on the PinePhone and PineTab

Manjaro Linux is the latest distribution to make great progress on PINE64’s amazing PinePhone open source Linux phone, as well as on the upcoming PineTab tablet.

New story! How to blog with Emacs Org mode

  • (Posted by bob on Mar 5, 2020 10:54 AM EDT)
  • Groups: GNU; Story Type: News Story
I used WordPress for the first few years of my blog, but I really wanted to publish it entirely using GNU Emacs. I tried Org2Blog, but something was still missing and it felt unsatisfying. read more

New story! Linux Foundation Adds Another Microsoft Executive to Its Leadership (Fourth by Count)

  • Techrights; By Roy Schestowitz (Posted by schestowitz on Mar 5, 2020 9:39 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
More and more management positions at the employer of Linus Torvalds are picked up by people who receive massive salaries from Microsoft (millions of dollars)

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