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Updated 2018-10-21 09:15
ethtool Commands and Examples
ethtool is a networking utility on Linux. It is used to configure Ethernet devices on Linux. ethtool can also be used to find a lot of information about connected Ethernet devices on your Linux computer. In this article, I will show you how to use ethtool command on Linux. I will be using Debian 9 Stretch for the demonstration.
Canonical Eyes FinTech With Ubuntu Server 18.10
Canonical says that the latest version of its Ubuntu Server Linux operating system incorporates input from the financial services industry.
Lubuntu 18.10 Is Out, First Release to Ship with the LXQt Desktop by Default
Lubuntu developer Simon Quigley inform Softpedia today about the general availability of the Lubuntu 18.10 operating system, the first to ship with the LXQt desktop environment by default, as part of Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish).
How to Install VsFTPD Server with TLS on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
This tutorial is about installing and configuring the well known and secure VsFTPD (Very Secure File Transfer Protocol Daemon) server on your Ubuntu system.
How to Install Odoo 12 on Ubuntu 16.04
In this article, we will show you how to install Odoo 12 on Ubuntu 16.04. Odoo (formerly OpenERP) is a suite of open source business apps that cover all your company needs: CRM, eCommerce, accounting, inventory, ERP, a point of sale, project management, and many more. Odoo comes in two editions, an open-source Community Edition, and Enterprise edition, the licensed one. In our case, we will install and use the Community edition of Odoo.
How To Set Up a Firewall with UFW on Debian 9
UFW (Uncomplicated Firewall) is a user-friendly front-end for managing iptables firewall rules and its main goal is to make managing iptables easier or as the name says uncomplicated. In this tutorial we will show you how to setup a firewall with UFW on Debian 9.
How to Set Up a Printer in Linux
Setting up a printer in Linux is not as difficult as you think. Most printer models are already supported by default. Learn how to set up a printer on your Linux desktop.
KaOS Linux Gets the KDE Plasma 5.14 Treatment, October Release Is Out Now
The development team behind the KaOS Linux distribution announced the availability of the October 2018 snapshot with the latest version of the KDE Plasma desktop environment and numerous other updated components.
openSUSE Tumbleweed Snapshots Update, Nominations Now Open for 2019 Red Hat Women in Open Source Awards, OpenSSH 7.9 Released, Some VestaCP Servers Compromised by New Linux/ChachaDDOS Malware and Kraf
News briefs for October 19, 2018.
Canonical: Snaps Are Used Worldwide, over 3M Installs Monthly and 100K Daily
To celebrate the release of the Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish) operating system, Canonical published a new infographic to show us how well its Snap universal package format is doing lately.
Hacker friendly LapPi laptop kit runs on Raspberry Pi 3B+
SB Components is Kickstartering a Raspberry Pi based “LapPi” laptop kit with 7- or 5-inch screens, keyboard, camera, speakers, and 3800mAh battery, starting at $220 with an RPi 3B+ or $178 without. SB Components has successfully funded its DIY LapPi kit on Kickstarter, and packages are available through Nov. 10 with December delivery.
What is your favorite Linux screen capture tool?
The ability to take screenshots in Linux is something that I find really useful when composing how-tos and training materials for students or readers. But there are many different ways to do this.read more
Doing Date Math on the Command Line - Part II
by Mitch Frazier In part II of this series of articles on doing date math fromthe command line we want to try to solve a problemwe noted in part I: passing the date commanda date specification something like "the first Monday after some date". Go to Full Article
Is New Ubuntu 18.10 Worth Installing?
The new Ubuntu release "Cosmic Cuttlefish" has hit the OS market after 6 months of development. I've been using it since it came out and now here is what I have to say about it. In this article, I'll talk about the new things it brings in and also if it's the release worth upgrading to. So let's go.
Doing your civic duty one line of code at a time
When it comes to doing our civic duty in today's technologically driven world, there is a perception that we don't care like older generations did. History teaches us that in the early 20th century's New Deal, Americans stepped up to the nation's challenges on a wide range of government-financed public works projects. Airport construction. Infrastructure improvements. Building dams, bridges, hospitals. This was more than just individuals "pulling themselves up by their bootstraps" but, by design, performing incredible civic duties. Quite an amazing feat when you think about it.read more
How To Encrypt An USB Drive With VeraCrypt (Compatible With Windows, macOS and Linux)
VeraCrypt is a free and open source disk encryption utility that can create a virtual encrypted disk within a file or encrypt a partition.This article explains how to encrypt an USB drive with VeraCrypt with step-by-step screenshots.
Linux tr Command Tutorial for Beginners (with Examples)
Depending on the kind of work you do on the command line in Linux, you may want a utility that can act as a Swiss army knife for quick text editing. Gladly, there exists a tool dubbed tr, which qualifies for this role.
Edit your videos with Pitivi on Fedora
Looking to produce a video of your adventures this weekend? There are many different options for editing videos out there. However, if you are looking for a video editor that is simple to pick up, and also available in the official Fedora Repositories, give Pitivi a go. Pitivi is an open source, non-linear video editor...
How To Remove Docker Containers, Images, Volumes, and Networks
This guide serves as a “cheat sheet” to help Docker users keep their system organized and to free disk space by removing unused Docker containers, images, volumes, and networks.
When the Problem Is the Story
Linus as a character got interesting for a few minutes last month ... the issues around it still matter.
Mark Shuttleworth Details Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish Linux Release
The latest Ubuntu Linux distribution release provides new capabilities for both desktop and server users.
How to use Pandoc to produce a research paper
This article takes a deep dive into how to produce a research paper using (mostly) Markdown syntax. We'll cover how to create and reference sections, figures (in Markdown and LaTeX) and bibliographies. We'll also discuss troublesome cases and why writing them in LaTeX is the right approach.read more
Use digiKam with a NAS and MariaDB
Got a NAS? Still store your photo library and digiKam databases on a local machine? It’s time to take your digiKam setup to the next level by moving your photo library to the NAS and switching to the MariaDB (or MySQL) database back end.
Essential System Tools: inxi – CLI system information tool
inxi is a command line system information script built for the console as well as Internet Relay Chat (IRC). The software also crops up in forum technical support for debugging purposes. It helps people to determine users’ system configurations and hardware without having to ask a lot of questions.
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish) Released, Includes Gnome 3.30 And New Default Yaru Theme
Ubuntu 18.10, codenamed Cosmic Cuttlefish, is available for download. This release will be supported for 9 months (after which you'll have to upgrade), and brings improvements ranging from updated Gnome to version 3.30 to a new default Gtk and icon theme called Yaru.
Understanding Linux Links: Part 1
Along with cp and mv, both of which we talked about at length in the previous installment of this series, links are another way of putting files and directories where you want them to be. The advantage is that links let you have one file or directory show up in several places at the same time.
Code Review--an Excerpt from VM Brasseur's New Book Forge Your Future with Open Source
If you're not a Rockstar Ninja 10x Unicorn Diva programmer, not only is your code review feedback still valuable, but you can also learn a great deal in the process: Code layout, programming style, domain knowledge, best practices, neat little programming tricks you'd not have seen otherwise, and sometimes antipatterns (or "how not to do things").
Arm cozies up to Intel for second time in a week - this time to borrow tools from Yocto Project for Mbed Linux
Aww, ain't that sweetEarlier this week, Arm drew Intel into its warm embrace when Chipzilla joined its Pelion IoT platform. The Softbank-owned design house has said it's now preparing to release a Linux-based OS, taking advantage of the Intel-backed Yocto Project tools.
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish) Is Now Available to Download
Canonical just released a few moments ago the final ISO images of the Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish) operating system ahead of the official launch later today.
Android Integration Extension For Gnome GSConnect v13 Stable Released
The latest GSConnect v13, released today, is a rewrite with with changes to the architecture, settings and default behavior, and it requires Gnome Shell 3.28 or 3.30. The new version includes redesigned settings, Do Not Disturb mode, quick reply from notifications, and other features and improvements.
Introduction To BASH Scripting - Learn BASH #1
Welcome to the introductory series on BASH scripting. This series will cover a complete guide on BASH starting from the foundation of computer programming then progressing on to the basic constructs of this scripting language and finally, you will also create a simple mini-project using this scripting language.
Official TV HAT brings DVB-T2 streaming to the Raspberry Pi
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has launched a Raspberry Pi TV HAT with a Sony CXD2880 TV tuner for receiving DVB-T2 transmissions in Europe. The $21.50 board debuts a half-size HAT format. The computer that was born to empower technology education in the UK can now be rejiggered into an old-fashioned idiot box. The Raspberry Pi […]
Love Microsoft Teams? Love Linux? Then you won't love this
Yesterday Linux users hoping to become first class citizens were dealt a cruel blow. A Microsoft representative has admitted that no, there is no dedicated engineering resource working on a Linux client.
Destination Linux EP92 - Elementary My Dear Distro
with guest host Gabriele of TechPills and Daniel Foré of elementary OS as a special guest to talk about elementary OS Juno
The case for open source classifiers in AI algorithms
Dr. Carol Reiley's achievements are too long to list. She co-founded Drive.ai, a self-driving car startup that raised $50 million in its second round of funding last year.read more
Configure Apache 2 to Control Browser Caching
In this article, we are going to talk about how to configure Apache2 to control browser caching. If you want to reduce the consumption of your server’s resources, improved responsiveness, bandwidth utilization, availability of content during network interruptions, and give your end users a faster experience, then you need to use the caching that will allow all of this.
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish) Officially Released, Here's What's New
Canonical announced today the general availability of Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish), the most recent version of the Linux-based operating system featuring all the latest GNU/Linux technologies and Open Source software products.
Linux: Find Out Which Port Number a Process is Listening on
As Linux users, we sometimes need to know which port number a particular process is listening upon. All ports are associated with a process ID or service in an OS. So how do we find that port? This article presents three different methods for you to find which port number a process is listening on.
4 open source alternatives to Microsoft Access
When small businesses, community organizations, and similar-sized groups realize they need software to manage their data, they think first of Microsoft Access. That may be the right choice if you're already paying for a Microsoft Office subscription or don't care that it's proprietary.read more
Ubuntu Linux 18.10 arrives
Like living dangerously? Keep running Windows. Like to take a little risk? Give the new version of Ubuntu Linux 18.10 a try.
How to start a vnc server for the actual display (scraping) with TigerVNC
VNC is a desktop sharing application. This howto offers you a solution, to connect via TigerVNC server to the actual active session on your linux desktop.
SSH Authentication Bug Opens Door If You Say You're Logged-In
Due to a coding error, the libssh SSH authentication library would pass anyone who said they'd already successfully logged-in.
TimelineJS: An interactive, JavaScript timeline building tool
TimelineJS 3 is an open source storytelling tool that anyone can use to create visually rich, interactive timelines to post on their websites. To get started, simply click “Make a Timeline” on the homepage and follow the easy step-by-step instructions.read more
Enterprise Java caretakers float new rules of engagement for future feature updates
Eclipse Foundation seeks to replace the Java Community Process for Jakarta EEThe Eclipse Foundation, saddled with oversight of Java EE last year after Oracle washed its hands of the thankless business of community governance, wants to revise the process by which enterprise Java – rechristened Jakarta EE when Oracle declined to grant use of its Java trademark – gets improved.…
How to enter nothing in a database
I call them NITS, which is short for Nothing Interesting To Say. They're the filler items that appear in spreadsheets and databases when the person entering the data has no information for a particular field.
Top 5 Free Open Source Web Hosting Control Panels
As a website owner, you know how complicated it is to manage your hosting server without using a control panel. The most popular control panel for web hosting is cPanel because it has a lot of features you'll definitely need in managing a website. However, cPanel comes with a price. If you're just starting up, you'll definitely stay away from paying for services particularly if you don't have enough resources. So, are there free alternatives? Of course! These tools will give you just what you need to get you started.
Arm Launches Mbed Linux and Extends Pelion IoT Service
Politics and international relations may be fraught with acrimony these days, but the tech world seems a bit friendlier of late. Last week Microsoft joined the Open Invention Network and agreed to grant a royalty-free, unrestricted license of its 60,000-patent portfolio to other OIN members, thereby enabling Android and Linux device manufacturers to avoid exorbitant patent payments.
How to Password Protect a File in Vim Editor
The Vim editor can be called a programmer’s text editor. In this article, we will explain the installation of the Vim Editor and then use it to create and open encrypted files.
Once more with feeling: Windows 10 October 2018 Update inches closer to relaunch
Second Insider build with more fixes for 1809. Could third time be the charm?Microsoft’s efforts to recover from the Windows 10 October 2018 Update debacle continued last night as a fresh build of the troubled operating system was emitted to Windows Insiders.
What Is Tor? Is Tor Safe?
In this time where everybody is attempting to ensure their information and protection, we hear a considerable measure about the TOR network. Some sing acclaim while others think of it as an apparatus for crooks. In this article, we give you the working standards of TOR by portraying likewise its preferences and drawbacks.