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Setup Zsh + Powerline on Solus
Have you asked yourself ? What is Zsh ? And why should I use it ? If yes, I will answer you briefly.The Z shell (Zsh) is a Unix shell that can be used as an interactive login shell and as a command interpreter for shell scripting. Zsh is an extended Bourne shell with a large number of improvements, including some features of Bash, ksh, and tcsh.If you are using Solus and you decided to switch your shell from bash to Zsh, I will show you how to Setup Zsh + Powerline on Solus.
Google's Go team decides not to give it a try
A key proposal for Go 1.14 – adding a built-in try keyword – has been declinedThe Go language will not be adding a "try" keyword in the next major version, despite this being a major part of what was proposed for version 1.14.…
Easy way to create a Debian package and local package repository
This article describes a simple way to create a home made debian package and include it into a local package repository. Although we could use an existing Debian/Ubuntu package, we will start from scratch by creating and packaging our own trivial application. Once our package is ready, we will include it into our local package repository. This article illustrates a very simplistic approach, however it may serve as a template in many different scenarios.
How to Install Tomcat 9 on Ubuntu 18.04
How to Install Tomcat 9 on Ubuntu 18.04. Tomcat is a web server that is used to serve Java applications. This tutorial guide you to install latest Apache Tomcat on Ubuntu 18.04
How To Automatically Disable Touchpad When Typing In Ubuntu
Three ways to automatically disable Touchpad when typing in Ubuntu operating system and its variants like Linux Mint.
Public Statement on Neutrality of Free Software
F-Droid abandons neutrality to censor Gab oriented apps.
Episode 23: Advertisers: Don't Be Creepy
Katherine Druckman and Doc Searls talk to Linux Journal's Danna Vedder about the current state of advertising.
IBM / Red Hat, Ubuntu & Nvidia, Firefox, Kdenlive, Syncthing, Huawei, Valve | This Week in Linux 74
On this episode of This Week in Linux, AMD releases BIOS fix for the Linux booting issue, IBM closes on the landmark acquisition of Red Hat,and Ubuntu announces that Ubuntu LTS users will be getting the latest nvidia drivers much more easily.......................
The 'Linux' Foundation is Acting Like a Microsoft ISV Now, Commitment to Linux and FOSS Deteriorates Even Further
The Linux Foundation has just announced a new Microsoft-funded initiative that's pushing GitHub and CLAs (passing copyrights on code to corporations)
Finding malformed markup
HTML tags in non-HTML documents sometimes get messed up. This post describes a two-step procedure for locating most of the usual errors.
Optimize JPEG/JPG Images in Ubuntu with Jpegoptim
In this article, we will describe how you can install the command line utility Jpegoptim on Ubuntu. We will also explain various ways in which you can use this application to optimize and compress your jpeg image files.
How to Install Lighttpd on CentOS 7
Lighttpd is a secure, open-source, fast, flexible and more optimized web server. Lighttpd has a high-speed infrastructure that allows for better performance with the same hardware when compared to other alternative web-servers. Lighttpd supports the FastCGI, SCGI and CGI interfaces and allows web applications that are written in any programming language to be used with the server. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Lighttpd on a Centos 7 VPS as well as set up MariaDB and PHP.
Destination Linux EP130 - Linux 5.2, Debian 10, AMD, System76’s Thelio, Valve’s Steam Labs & more
Debian 10, Linux Kernel 5.2, Pi 4 more Flaws, AMD News, System 76 Thelio and AMD, Nvidia Responds, Ubuntu Snaps, Red Hat & IBM Merge, Valve Rolls Out Steam Labs, Valve Early Access Dota Underlords
What you need to know to be a sysadmin
The system administrator of yesteryear jockeyed users and wrangled servers all day, in between mornings and evenings spent running hundreds of meters of hundreds of cables. This is still true today, with the added complexity of cloud computing, containers, and virtual machines.
Understanding Linux File Permissions
In Linux & Unix operating system, everything is a file. It’s well organized in the form of files and directories. This tutorial helps Linux beginners to understand the Linux file permissions in detail.
Redirect a GitHub Pages site with this HTTP hack
I run a few static websites for my private projects on GitHub Pages. I[he]#039[/he]m absolutely happy with the service, as it supports custom domains, automatically redirects to HTTPS, and transparently installs SSL certificates (with automatic issuing via Let[he]#039[/he]s Encrypt). It is very fast (thanks to Fastly[he]#039[/he]s content delivery network) and is extremely reliable (I haven[he]#039[/he]t had any issues for years).
Microsoft, Google and Apple clouds banned in Germanys schools
Did you know that Germany just banned its schools from using cloud-based productivity suites from Microsoft, Google, and Apple? The tech giants arent satisfying its privacy requirements with their cloud offerings, it warned. What are your thoughts?
Windows vs Ubuntu
Two of the most popular operating systems compared: Windows vs Ubuntu. Learn more about their differences, similarities, and which one's better for you.
Using a Checksum for File Integrity Checks on Linux
Using a checksum utilities to for file integrity checking is an important part of keeping a secure system. Learn how to generate a checksum, it's use cases and some basic cryptographic hashing functions.
How To Add Swap Space on Debian 10 Linux
Swap is a space on a disk that is used when the amount of physical memory is full. When a Linux system runs out of RAM, inactive pages are moved from the RAM to the swap space.
How to Setup Apache ZooKeeper Cluster on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Zookeeper is a centralized service for managing configuration information, naming, distributed synchronization, and provisioning of group services that is published as open source software. In this tutorial, we will learn how to set up a single node Apache ZooKeeper Cluster on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
IBM's New Open Source Kabanero Promises to Simplify Kubernetes for DevOps
At OSCON, IBM unveiled a new open source platform that promises to make Kubernetes easier to manage for DevOps teams.
How To Change Snap Refresh (Update) Schedule
Snap packages are set to refresh (update) 4 times per day by default, but this can be changed and this article will show you how.
Get going with EtherCalc, a web-based alternative to Google Sheets
Spreadsheets can be very useful—and not just for managing your finances. That said, desktop spreadsheets have their limitations. The biggest is that you need to be at your computer to use one. On top of that, collaborating on a spreadsheet can quickly become a messy affair.Enter EtherCalc, an open source, web-based spreadsheet. While not as fully featured as a desktop spreadsheet, EtherCalc packs enough features for most people.read more
From Linux to cloud, why Red Hat matters for every enterprise
Video: Today, Red Hat dominates enterprise Linux. Tomorrow, it wants to rule the cloud. With IBM beside it, don[he]#039[/he]t bet against it.
When Choosing Your Commercial Linux, Choose Wisely!
“Linux is Linux is Linux,” is a direct quote I heard in a meeting I had recently with a major multi-national, critical-infrastructure company. Surprisingly and correctly, there was one intelligent and brave engineering executive who replied to this statement...
Using Zorin OS 15 Gtk And Icon Themes On Ubuntu, Fedora And Others
Zorin OS 15 was launched early June, and among the changes is a new theme for its Gnome (Shell) desktop, which is available in 6 colors, blue, green, grey, orange, purple and red, each being available in light and dark versions. This article includes a preview of these themes, and instructions for installing them on other Linux distributions that use Gnome Shell.
How to Install Conky and Conky Manager on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
In this article, we will explain how you can install the Conky utility and the Conky Manager application through the Ubuntu command line.
How to install Kibana on MacOS
In my previous post, I walked Mac users through the steps they’ll take to install Elasticsearch, the world’s most popular enterprise search engine. (Here's a separate article for Linux users.) Its natural language processing power makes Elasticsearch excel at finding details within datasets.read more
Ryzen Embedded V1000 module supports four USB 3.1 ports
Ibase’s “ET976” COM Express Type 6 module builds on AMD’s Ryzen Embedded V1000 SoC with USB 3.1, SATA III, GbE, PCIe x8, PEG, and more. Ibase announced a COM Express Type 6 module equipped with AMD’s Ryzen Embedded V1000 system-on-chip. The announcement refers to the ET876 as a Compact module (95 x 95mm) like Ibase’s […]
How To Configure Apache Virtual Hosts In Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
This step by step tutorial explains how to configure apache virtual hosts in Ubuntu operating system.
Malicious Python Libraries Discovered on PyPI, Offensive Security Launches the Kali NetHunter App Store, IBM Livestreaming a Panel with Original Apollo 11 Technicians Today, Azul Systems Announces Ope
News briefs for July 17, 2019.
Bond WiFi and Ethernet for easier networking mobility
Sometimes one network interface isn’t enough. Network bonding allows multiple network connections to act together with a single logical interface. You might do this because you want more bandwidth than a single connection can handle. Or maybe you want to switch back and forth between your wired and wireless networks without losing your network connection. […]
10 Useful Examples of the Sort Command in Linux
Sort command in Linux is used for sorting the contents of the text files. This tutorial shows you some basic examples of the sort command.
Critical Vulnerability Found In Ad Inserter Wordpress Plugin
On July 12, Wordfence team(Another popular security plugin for WordPress), discovered a vulnerability called RCE -- Remote Code Execution in Ad inserter.
How to Change your Ubuntu Terminal’s font and font size
In this article, we will explain how you can change the font and font size of the text in Ubuntu Terminal through the Terminal itself. This includes changing the Terminal preferences, that we will learn in this article.
Start tinkering with the Circuit Playground Express
I[he]#039[/he]ve been a gadget person as long as I can remember, so I was delighted when I discovered an Adafruit Circuit Playground Express (CPX) in the swag bag I got at PyConUS in May. I became fascinated with these little devices last year, when Nina Zakharenko highlighted them in her All Things Open presentation, Five Things You Didn[he]#039[/he]t Know Python Could Do, with Python-powered earrings.
How To Install Nginx on Debian 10 Linux
Nginx is an open-source, high-performance HTTP and reverse proxy server that powers some of the largest sites on the Internet. Compared to Apache, Nginx can handle a much large number of concurrent connections and has a smaller memory footprint per connection. In this tutorial, we'll explain how to install and manage Nginx on Debian 10 Buster.
AOpen's new kiosk/signage systems span Kaby Lake and Whiskey Lake
AOpen’s compact, Linux-friendly “Digital Engine DE5500” embedded PC for kiosk and signage has a 7th Gen CPU, 2x HDMI 2.0, 2x GbE, 3x M.2, and SATA. AOpen is also prepping a Whiskey Lake based smart kiosk with OpenVINO and RealSense. Taiwanese signage vendor AOpen, which offers products such as its Android-driven, i.MX6-based MEP320 signage player, […]
How to Install and Use Foliate Ebook Reader on Linux
Foliate is an open source eBook reader for Linux. It brings many of the powerful features you'd expect from a top tablet eReader. Install Foliate now.
Arduino from the Command Line: Break Free from the GUI with Git and Vim!
In this article, I explore a new tool released by the Arduino team that can free you from the existing Java-based Arduino graphical user interface. This allows developers to use their preferred tools and workflow. And perhaps more important, it'll enable easier and deeper innovation into the Arduino toolchain itself.
Security scanning your DevOps pipeline
Security is one of the most important considerations for running in any environment, and using open source software is a great way to handle security without going over budget in your corporate environment or for your home setup. It is easy to talk about the concepts of security, but it's another thing to understand the tools that will get you there. This tutorial explains how to set up security using Jenkins with Anchore.read more
VirtualBox 6.0.10 Adds UEFI Secure Boot Driver Signing On Ubuntu And Debian 10+ Hosts
VirtualBox 6.0.10 was released today, and while this is a maintenance release, with mostly bug fixes, it does come with an important addition: support for UEFI secure boot driver signing on Ubuntu and Debian 10+ hosts.
RcloneTray: Easily Mount Rclone Remotes On Demand Using A GUI
RcloneTray is a GUI for Rclone, the "rsync for cloud storage" command line tool, which runs on Windows, Mac and Linux. Using this Electron tray application, you'll be able to quickly mount Rclone remotes, open the mount location using your default file manager, and perform other operations.
How to Install Cezerin eCommerce platform on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Cezerin is a free, open-source, React and Node.js based eCommerce platform that can be used for creating a Progressive Web Apps. In this tutorial, we will explain how to install Cezerin on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
Seven Concerns Open Source Should Worry About - Part 1
Free and open source software may have won the war with proprietary software, but that doesn't mean the future will always be safe and secure. Victory brings responsibilities as well as cause for celebration.
Become a lifelong learner and succeed at work
Continuous learning refers to the ongoing, career-driven, intentional learning process people undertake to develop themselves. For people who consider themselves continuous learners, learning never stops—and these people see learning opportunities in everyday experiences. Engaging with one's colleagues in debate, reflecting on feedback, scouring the internet for a solution to a frustrating problem, trying something new, or taking a risk are all examples of the informal learning activities one can perform on the job.read more
How To Reset/Change The NagiosAdmin Password in Linux?
2DayGeek: Easy way to reset/change the NagiosAdmin password in Linux
How to Install Java on Debian 10 Linux
In this tutorial, we will explain how to install Java (OpenJDK) on Debian 10 Linux.
An Ansible reference guide, CI/CD with Ansible Tower and GitHub, and more news
We’re always amazed to find and hear what people are achieving with Ansible. Naturally, we get lots of feedback from customers, but more often we find it is the community who pushes Ansible even further.read more
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