New story! ethtool Commands and Examples

  • Linux Hint; By Shahriar Shovon (Posted by linuxhint on Oct 20, 2018 4:19 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
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.

New story! 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.

New story! 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.

New story! 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.

New story! What is your favorite Linux screen capture tool?

  • (Posted by bob on Oct 20, 2018 6:53 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
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

New story! Doing Date Math on the Command Line - Part II

by Mitch Frazier In part II of this series of articles on doing date math from the command line we want to try to solve a problem we noted in part I: passing the date command a date specification something like "the first Monday after some date".

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New story! 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.

New story! Doing your civic duty one line of code at a time

  • (Posted by bob on Oct 20, 2018 1:10 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
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

New story! 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.

New story! Linux tr Command Tutorial for Beginners (with Examples)

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Oct 19, 2018 9:22 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
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.

New story! Edit your videos with Pitivi on Fedora

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Oct 19, 2018 7:27 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: 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...

New story! 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.

New story! When the Problem Is the Story

Linus as a character got interesting for a few minutes last month ... the issues around it still matter.

New story! Mark Shuttleworth Details Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish Linux Release

  •; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Oct 19, 2018 1:44 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Ubuntu
The latest Ubuntu Linux distribution release provides new capabilities for both desktop and server users.

New story! How to use Pandoc to produce a research paper

  • (Posted by bob on Oct 19, 2018 12:30 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
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

New story! Use digiKam with a NAS and MariaDB

  • Scribbles and Snaps; By Dmitri Popov (Posted by dmpop on Oct 19, 2018 11:15 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
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.

New story! Essential System Tools: inxi – CLI system information tool

  •; By Steve Emms (Posted by sde on Oct 19, 2018 10:01 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Community
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.

New story! 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.

New story! Understanding Linux Links: Part 1

  • - Original Content; By Paul Brown (Posted by bob on Oct 19, 2018 7:32 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
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.

New story! 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").

New story! 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 sweet Earlier 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.

New story! 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.

New story! 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.

New story! 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.

New story! 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 […]

New story! 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.

New story! 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

New story! The case for open source classifiers in AI algorithms

  • (Posted by bob on Oct 18, 2018 8:23 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Dr. Carol Reiley's achievements are too long to list. She co-founded, a self-driving car startup that raised $50 million in its second round of funding last year. read more

New story! 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.

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