New story! How to transfer a file from a remote computer to a local machine on Linux/Ubuntu

  • net2.com; By ZIAD NAHDY (Posted by zn52 on Jan 20, 2020 5:53 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
To copy a file from another machine, you can use the scp utility. In this short tutorial you will see how to achieve this using simple commands.

New story! What's your favorite Linux terminal trick?

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jan 20, 2020 3:42 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
The beginning of a new year is always a great time to evaluate new ways to become more efficient. Many people try out new productivity tools or figure out how to optimize their most mundane processes. One area to assess is the terminal. Especially in the world of open source, there are tons of ways to make life at the terminal more efficient (and fun!) with shortcuts and commands.    read more

New story! How To Create a Git Branch

Git branches are created in order to isolate specific Git commits from the rest of your main Git history. If you main Git history is based on the master branch, you can create a separate Git branch in order to develop new features and merge them later on.

In this tutorial, we are going to see how you can easily create a Git branch.

New story! How to Protect Your Server with Fail2ban on CentOS 8

Fail2ban is a free, open-source and most widely used IPS (Intrusion Prevention System) application that can be used to protect your server against brute force password login attacks. In this post I have explained how to configure and install Fail2ban utility on Centos 8. Also Check out how you can protect your SSH and HTTP against different kinds of attacks using Fail2Ban.

New story! One open source chat tool to rule them all

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jan 19, 2020 9:07 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Last year, I brought you 19 days of new (to you) productivity tools for 2019. This year, I'm taking a different approach: building an environment that will allow you to be more productive in the new year, using tools you may or may not already be using. read more

New story! MariaDB X4 brings smart transactions to open source database

  • Tech Target; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jan 19, 2020 6:56 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: MySQL
Open source database vendor MariaDB updates its flagship platform with new features to enable the convergence of transactional and analytical databases

New story! Cloud-based test farm lets you check out edge AI software on Linux dev boards

FØCAL is a profiling and automated test farm platform based on Docker and LTTng for testing Linux edge AI software on the BeagleBone, Raspberry Pi, Jetson, Up Squared, and Google Coral. A venture-backed startup called FØCAL has launched a cloud-based test farm of the same name designed for hardware/software codesign of Linux-based edge AI and […]

New story! Open source fights cancer, Tesla adopts Coreboot, Uber and Lyft release open source machine learning

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jan 19, 2020 2:33 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look machine learning tools from Uber and Lyft, open source software to fight cancer, saving students money with open textbooks, and more! read more

New story! Bash if..else Statement

Condition making statement is one of the most fundamental concepts of any computer programming. Bash if statement, if else statement, if elif else statement and nested if statement used to execute code based on a certain condition.

New story! How To Synchronize Files And Directories Using Zaloha.sh

Zaloha.sh is a directory synchronizer that stands out by its small size and simplicity. It is actually a BASH script. It consists of only one file, Zaloha.sh, whose size is 125 kB. Approximately half of that file is documentation, the other half is program code. Zaloha.sh works out-of-the-box. This tutorial explains how to synchronize files and directories on Linux using Zaloha shell script.

New story! Firefox 73 Enters Development with New Default Zoom Settings, Improved Audio

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jan 19, 2020 7:58 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Mozilla
With the Firefox 72 release hitting the stable update channel last week, Mozilla kicked off the development of the next version of its popular, open-source and cross-platform web browser, Firefox 73.

New story! 4 core skills to level-up your tech career in 2020

We do a lot to level-up our careers. We learn new programming languages; we take on new projects at work; we work on side projects on the weekend; we contribute to open source communities. What if I were to tell you that, while these activities are helpful, there is one set of skills you should focus on if you truly want to advance your career.

New story! Organize your email with Notmuch

Last year, I brought you 19 days of new (to you) productivity tools for 2019. This year, I'm taking a different approach: building an environment that will allow you to be more productive in the new year, using tools you may or may not already be using.

New story! 6 handy Bash scripts for Git

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jan 19, 2020 1:24 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
I wrote a bunch of Bash scripts that make my life easier when I'm working with Git repositories. Many of my colleagues say there's no need; that everything I need to do can be done with Git commands. While that may be true, I find the scripts infinitely more convenient than trying to figure out the appropriate Git command to do what I want. read more

New story! How To Limit User's Access To The Linux System

Using Restricted Shell, we can easily limit user's access to the Linux system. Once you put the users in restricted shell mode, they are allowed to execute only limited set of commands.

New story! How and why to use Creative Commons licensed work

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jan 18, 2020 9:00 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Creative Commons (CC) copyright is a series of copyright licenses that make it easy for creators to share their work and adapt the work of others. Just because something is online doesn’t mean you are free to use it however you like. How do I know if a work has a CC license? If you don’t see a Creative Commons license on the work or the creator doesn’t tell you their work is free to use, you cannot use it. There are three ways to know if a work has a Creative Commons license:  read more

New story! Keep a journal of your activities with this Python program

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jan 18, 2020 6:49 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Python; Story Type: News Story
Last year, I brought you 19 days of new (to you) productivity tools for 2019. This year, I'm taking a different approach: building an environment that will allow you to be more productive in the new year, using tools you may or may not already be using. read more

New story! Id command in Linux

  • Linuxize.com; By linuxize (Posted by linuxize on Jan 18, 2020 4:37 PM EDT)
  • Groups: GNU
id is a command-line utility that prints the real and effective user and group IDs.

New story! PinePhone, the $149 Linux Phone, Has Started Shipping for the Brave of Heart

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jan 18, 2020 2:26 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The long-anticipated PinePhone Linux-powered smartphone has finally started shipping to customers who were brave enough to purchase the first batch.

New story! 7 things I learned from starting an open source project

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jan 18, 2020 12:14 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
I'm currently involved—heavily involved—in Enarx, an open source (of course!) project to support running sensitive workloads on untrusted hosts. I've had involvement in various open source projects over the years, but this is the first for which I'm one of the founders. We're at the stage now where we've got a fair amount of code, quite a lot of documentation, a logo, and (important!) stickers. read more

New story! Oracle Releases VirtualBox 6.1.2 with Initial Support for Linux Kernel 5.5

Oracle has released today the first maintenance update to the latest VirtualBox 6.1 series of its open-source and cross-platform virtualization software for all supported platforms.

New story! Vulkan API specification 1.2 released, new NVIDIA Vulkan Beta driver up

Today, The Khronos Group has released the next big update the Vulkan graphics API specification with Vulkan 1.2 now available.

New story! 4 things cloud-native Java must provide

  • Opensource.com; By Daniel Oh (Posted by bob on Jan 18, 2020 7:34 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Cloud
Java is still the pervasive development language among enterprise developers, even though it is not developers' preferred cloud-native runtime and is falling behind other languages, according to GitHub's Octoverse.

New story! How To Install Selenium and Chrome On Centos 7

Installing Chrome and Selenium can be quite challenging. This post goes through step by step tutorial to install Selenium and Chrome. I have also put together a small section at the end to cover "most commonly errors" during installation.

New story! How to Select or Choose the Best Hosting Services

Web Hosting is a service that allows individuals and organizations to publish web pages or sites to the Internet. A web hosting or web host supplier is a company that offers the services and technology needed to view a web page or website on the Internet. Sites are hosted or kept on superior, high-performance computers called servers. Your hosting service decides how your business will be perceived by your clients, and incorrect choices can cause the site to be unresponsive, slow, or worst of all-cause a lot of downtimes. Because there are so many hosting providers to choose from, deciding on a hosting service is easier said than done.

New story! Get started with this open source to-do list manager

  • Opensource.com; By Kevin Sonney (Posted by bob on Jan 18, 2020 3:51 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Last year, I brought you 19 days of new (to you) productivity tools for 2019. This year, I'm taking a different approach: building an environment that will allow you to be more productive in the new year, using tools you may or may not already be using. Todo is a powerful way to keep track of your task list. Learn how to use it in the seventh in our series on 20 ways to be more productive with open source in 2020.

New story! DuckDuckGo Bangs - Search Directly On Your Favorite Websites And Blogs

DuckDuckGo bangs allows you to search directly on your favorite websites and blogs, without having to visit them first.

New story! Kubuntu Focus: A new top-of-the-line Linux laptop arrives

  • ZDNet | open-source RSS; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Jan 18, 2020 1:23 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: KDE, Linux, Ubuntu
The KDE-empowered version of Ubuntu, Kubuntu, now has a high-powered laptop to call its own: The Kubuntu Focus.

New story! E-con ships 5MP cam for Nano Dev Kit, which gets rev’d with second CSI link

  • LinuxGizmos.com; By Eric Brown (Posted by bob on Jan 18, 2020 12:08 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
E-Con has launched a $69, 5-megapixel “e-CAM50_CUNANO” camera for the Jetson Nano Dev Kit with a MIPI-CSI2 interface and Linux driver. Meanwhile, Nvidia launched a revised “B01” version of the kit with a second CSI connector and support for the Xavier NX. E-Con Systems has followed its 3.4-megapixel e-CAM30_CUNANO camera for the Jetson Nano Dev […]

New story! Object-Oriented Programming Concepts

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Nadeem (Posted by MohdSohail on Jan 17, 2020 10:54 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
Object-Oriented Programming Concepts, as you know we are going to learn Java programming language, the Java is an object-oriented programing language. Don’t worry about it if you do not understand what it is because I will explain it to you.

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