New story! Xen Project Hypervisor Power Management: Suspend-to-RAM on Arm Architectures

  • - Original Content (Posted by bob on Jul 18, 2018 12:25 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: ARM, Linux
About a year ago, we started a project to lay the foundation for full-scale power management for applications involving the Xen Project Hypervisor on Arm architectures. We intend to make Xen on Arm's power management the open source reference design for other Arm hypervisors in need of power management capabilities.

New story! You Can Now Install Android 8.1 Oreo on Your Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ Computer

Just two weeks after releasing the first build of his RaspAnd operating system based on Google's Android 8.1 Oreo mobile OS, Arne Exton today announced a new version with support for the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ computer.

New story! Open Source at 20

Open source software has been around for a long time. But calling it open source only began in 1998. Here's some history:

New story! How to Install and Use GIMP 2.10 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

  • LinuxHint; By Shahriar Shovon (Posted by linuxhint on Jul 17, 2018 8:42 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
After 6 years of development, a new version of GIMP, version 2.10 was released recently. GIMP 2.10 comes with a lot of new features and improvements. Today, learn how to install GIMP 2.10 on Ubuntu and how to do basic image editing with GIMP 2.10.

New story! Curl Command Examples

  •; By linuxize (Posted by linuxize on Jul 17, 2018 7:27 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Curl is command line utility for transferring data from or to a server designed to work without user interaction. In this tutorial, we will show you how to use the curl tool through practical examples and detailed explanations of the most common curl options.

New story! Curse of the CSV monster

  • BASHing data; By Bob Mesibov (Posted by Bob_Mesibov on Jul 17, 2018 6:13 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
How to convert a CSV to a TSV and complain about CSVs at the same time

New story! How to Create Your Own Video Conference Server using Jitsi Meet on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Jitsi is a set of open source projects that allow you to build a secure video conference system for your team which can be used from a web browser and mobile devices. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install your own video conference server using Jitsi meet on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

New story! What is Hostname in Linux and How Can You Change It?

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Jul 17, 2018 3:44 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Hostnames are an important piece of the Linux networking puzzle. They let you easily access Linux systems across a network with a name instead of an IP.

New story! Getting started with

Bootable USB drives are a great way to try out a new Linux distribution to see if you like it before you install. While some Linux distributions, like Fedora, make it easy to create bootable media, most others provide the ISOs or image files and leave the media creation decisions up to the user. There's always the option to use dd to create media on the command line—but let's face it, even for the most experienced user, that's still a pain. read more

New story! An Introduction to Cybersecurity: The First Five Steps

  • ThisHosting.Rocks; By Lindsey Havens (Posted by Feenta on Jul 17, 2018 1:16 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
If you’re just starting to take cybersecurity seriously, here are five steps you can take to secure your organization more effectively than 99 percent of your competitors.

New story! Red Hat Looks Beyond Docker for Container Technology

  •; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jul 17, 2018 12:01 PM EDT)
Red Hat has been busy leading multiple open-source efforts for managing, creating and deploying containers, including CRI-O, Buildah, Skopeo and Podman.

New story! The oldest, active Linux distro, Slackware, turns 25

Patrick Volkerding didn't set out to create a Linux distribution. He just wanted to simplify the process of installing and configuring Softlanding Linux System. But when SLS didn't pick up his improvements, Volkerding decided to release his work as Slackware. On July 17, 1993, he announced version 1.0. A quarter century and 30-plus versions later, Slackware is the oldest actively maintained Linux distribution. read more

New story! Users, Groups and Other Linux Beasts: Part 2

  •; By Paul Brown (Posted by bob on Jul 17, 2018 9:33 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
In this ongoing tour of Linux, we’ve looked at how to manipulate folders/directories, and now we’re continuing our discussion of permissions, users and groups, which are necessary to establish who can manipulate which files and directories. Last time, we showed how to create new users, and now we’re going to dive right back in.

New story! How to spot a DevOps faker

  •; By Kevin Casey (Posted by crudder on Jul 17, 2018 8:18 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Community
The growth of DevOps careers – as illustrated in these eye-opening stats – is certainly good news for IT pros with relevant skills and experience. If you’re a DevOps pro, you’re popular in the job market right now and in a command position at the negotiating table. That popularity also means that some job hunters are probably getting a little, um, creative with their resumes and LinkedIn profiles in hopes of getting a foot in the door for a DevOps role.

New story! Sysadmin guides, open source email clients, MacOS apps, SELinux, Firefox extensions, and more

  •; By Rikki Endsley (Posted by bob on Jul 17, 2018 7:04 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Games, Linux
Reader favorites from last week included articles for sysadmins, Linux games, tool round ups, and more.

New story! Chrome OS' Files App Redesigned to Support Viewing Android and Linux Files

Chromium evangelist at Google François Beaufort announced today that the Files app of the Chrome OS operating system was recently redesigned to accommodate viewing of Android and Linux files.

New story! IBMs new Nabla containers are designed for security first

IBM claims its new container design is more secure than Docker or other containers by cutting operating system calls to the bare minimum and thereby reducing its attack surface as small as possible.

New story! Compact, rugged box computer runs Ubuntu on Jetson TX2

Axiomtek’s “eBOX560-900-FL” fanless AI computer runs Ubuntu 16.04 on Nvidia’s Jetson TX2 module, and adds 2x GbE ports and single USB, HDMI 2.0, mini-PCIe, and M.2 with optional NVM. The fanless system offers IP40 protection, vibration resistance, and -10 to 50°C support.

New story! The Perfect Server - Ubuntu 18.04 (Nginx, MySQL, PHP, Postfix, BIND, Dovecot, Pure-FTPD and ISPConfig 3.1)

This tutorial shows the steps to install an Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver) server with Nginx, PHP, MariaDB, Postfix, pure-ftpd, BIND, Dovecot and ISPConfig 3.1. ISPConfig is a web hosting control panel that allows you to configure the installed services through a web browser. This setup provides a full hosting server with web, email (inc. spam and antivirus filter), Database, FTP and DNS services.

New story! Notes/Domino is alive! Second beta of version 10 is imminent

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Jul 16, 2018 11:38 PM EDT)
  • Groups: IBM; Story Type: News Story
Analytical email, modern web dev tools and more, for both of you who still care IBM’s effort to make its Notes/Domino platform relevant for the future kicks up a gear this week, as the company prepares a second beta of a new version 10.…

New story! Is BDFL a death sentence?

  • (Posted by bob on Jul 16, 2018 10:24 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Python; Story Type: News Story
A few days ago, Guido van Rossum, creator of the Python programming language and Benevolent Dictator For Life (BDFL) of the project, announced his intention to step away. read more

New story! Your Help Is Needed to Test VeraCrypt Support in the Tails Anonymous OS, GNOME

The team behind the famous Tails operating system, also known as the Amnesic Incognito Live System or simply Anonymous OS, needs your help to test the integration of the VeraCrypt disk encryption software.

New story! Where to start with Rsync command : 8 Rsync Examples

  •; By Shusain (Posted by linuxtechlab on Jul 16, 2018 7:55 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Rsync command is used for transferring of files on Linux machines from one system to another. It uses method on incremental file transfer for copying the files & since the file transfer is incremental, only the difference among the two files is copied & not the complete file as is the case with other tools like scp. Rsync is very lightweight, it is fast as well as secure & also uses very low bandwidth for data copy.

New story! Newsboat: A Snazzy Text-Based RSS Feed Reader

  •; By Luke Baker (Posted by sde on Jul 16, 2018 6:41 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Community, Linux
Newsboat is a sleek, open source RSS/Atom feed reader for the text console. The software is extremely configurable and offers a great feature set without any bloat.

New story! Confessions of a recovering Perl hacker

  • (Posted by bob on Jul 16, 2018 5:26 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
My name's MikeCamel, and I'm a Perl hacker. There, I've said it. That's the first step. read more

New story! openSUSE Tumbleweed: a Linux Distro review

  •; By Tim Adams (Posted by Experimenter on Jul 16, 2018 4:12 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews
A Linux tyro reflects on a year with openSUSE's rolling distro Tumbleweed.

New story! Opinion: GitHub vs GitLab

So, Microsoft bought GitHub, and many people are confused or worried. It's not a new phenomenon when any large company buys any smaller company, and people are right to be worried, although I argue that their timing is wrong.

New story! Get our Linux networking cheat sheet

  • (Posted by bob on Jul 16, 2018 1:43 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
If your daily tasks include managing servers and the data center's network. The following Linux utilities and commands—from basic to advanced—will help make network management easier. In several of these commands, you'll see <fqdn>, which stands for "fully qualified domain name." When you see this, substitute your website URL or your server (e.g.,, as the case may be. Download the cheat sheet read more

New story! Raspbian OS And Why Everyone Is So Attached To It

The Raspberry is a Debian based Linux distribution created for the Raspberry Pi. It is worth to mention that the Raspberry is designed to only function with the raspberry, however, to account for the rest of alternatives out there, it is all about competition and making the PI more adaptable and flexible.

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