New story! VMWorld: Look at Acquisitions for Virtualization's Cloud Play

This past year, VMware doubled their acquisitions pace. The buying spree is part of VMware's efforts to transform itself from its roots as a virtualization company into a container and Kubernetes (and yes, virtualization) focused cloud-everything company.

New story! alTrace, a new open source debugging tool for apps and games that use OpenAL

  • GamingOnLinux.com; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Aug 25, 2019 3:34 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Ryan "Icculus" Gordon has released a new open source tool today named alTrace, to help developers of games and software using OpenAL.

New story! How to Install MongoDB on Ubuntu 18.04

MongoDB is an open-source database management system that belongs to a family of NoSQL. NoSQL is different from traditional table-based SQL databases (MySQL and PostgreSQL) – the data is stored in flexible JSON-like documents with no pre-defined schema, which allows for large changes to be made to databases with no downtime. Let’s get started with the installation.

New story! Destination Linux 135 - Simon Steinbeiß of Xfce, Dalton Durst of UBports, KDE Apps 19.08, Huawei

Simon Steinbeiß of Xfce, Dalton Durst of UBports, KDE Applications, CutiePi Open Source Tablet, Huawei To Create Open Source Foundation, Rust Removes Linux Support, Stranded Deep Survival Game Fix

New story! How UCLA Library preserves rare objects with open source

The University of California, Los Angeles, (UCLA) Library houses a collection of millions of rare and unique objects, including materials dating from 3000 BCE, that could be damaged, destroyed, or otherwise threatened if they were displayed. To make these special collections widely available while keeping them secure, the UCLA Library has been modernizing its digital repository, which was established 15 years ago on now-outdated software.

New story! Save Web Pages As Single HTML Files For Offline Use With Monolith (Console)

Monolith is a command line tool to save any web page as a single HTML file that contains everything needed to render web page locally, without needing a working Internet connection.

New story! #OSSUMMIT: Confidential Computing Consortium Takes Shape to Enable Secure Collaboration

  • Infosecurity Magazine; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Aug 24, 2019 4:36 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
At the Open Source Summit in San Diego, California on August 21, the Linux Foundation announced the formation of the Confidential Computing Consortium. Confidential computing is an approach using encrypted data that enables organizations to share and collaborate, while still maintaining privacy.

New story! Outsourcing to Microsoft and Openwashing as a Service (OaaS): This is the Linux Foundation in 2019

The concept of "Open" at the Linux Foundation gives room for thought; are things really being opened or mostly marketed as "Open" and, if so, is the Foundation more like a marketing agency?

New story! From ProdOps to DevOps: Surviving and thriving

A reluctant former ProdOps pro's story of learning to love DevOps.

New story! How to Replace Spaces in Filenames with Underscores on the Linux Shell

  • vitux.com; By Karim Buzdar (Posted by vitux on Aug 24, 2019 10:02 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
In this article, we will explain two ways for you to convert all spaces in filenames to underscores, simply through the command line.

New story! The lifecycle of Linux kernel testing

In Continuous integration testing for the Linux kernel, I wrote about the Continuous Kernel Integration (CKI) project and its mission to change how kernel developers and maintainers work. This article is a deep dive into some of the more technical aspects of the project and how all the pieces fit together. read more

New story! How to Install FreeRADIUS and daloRADIUS on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Aug 24, 2019 5:39 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Ubuntu, Linux; Story Type: News Story
FreeRADIUS is a free and open-source client/server protocol that provides centralized network authentication on systems and daloRADIUS is a web-based application for managing RADIUS server. In this tutorial, I will explain step by step how to install FreeRADIUS and Daloradius on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

New story! How To Configure, Create, Scan, List, Query, Rename, Delete OracleASM Disk in Linux

Learn, how to configure raw disk as an ASM disk in Linux.

New story! The Linux kernel: Top 5 innovations

The word innovation gets bandied about in the tech industry almost as much as revolution, so it can be difficult to differentiate hyperbole from something that’s actually exciting. The Linux kernel has been called innovative, but then again it’s also been called the biggest hack in modern computing, a monolith in a micro world. Setting aside marketing and modeling, Linux is arguably the most popular kernel of the open source world, and it’s introduced some real game-changers over its nearly 30-year life span.

New story! How to Delete MySQL Users Accounts

MySQL allows you to create multiple user accounts and grant appropriate privileges so that users can connect and manage databases. If the user account is no longer needed, it is a good idea to either remove the user privileges or to completely delete the user account. This tutorial explains how to delete MySQL/MariaDB user accounts.

New story! 7 Excellent R Natural Language Processing Tools

  • LinuxLinks.com; By Steve Emms (Posted by sde on Aug 23, 2019 8:53 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
Natural language processing (NLP) is a set of techniques for using computers to detect in human language the kinds of things that humans detect automatically.

New story! How to Change Bulk File Permissions Recursively from “abc” to “xyz” in Linux

As Linux administrator, we always use chmod command to change file permissions in Linux. It may happens many times in a day, it depends on your environment size and team size. In this tutorial , learn how to change bulk file permissions recursively in Linux.

New story! IBM Open Sources Its Workhorse Power Chip Architecture

  • Data Center Knowledge; By Christine Hall (Posted by brideoflinux on Aug 23, 2019 4:30 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: IBM
RISC-V now has formidable competition from an architecture with a long track record in servers and supercomputers.

New story! Install ILIAS E-Learning LMS on Ubuntu

  • CloudBooklet; By Pappin Vijak (Posted by cloudbooklet on Aug 23, 2019 2:18 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
Install ILIAS E-Learning LMS on Ubuntu 16.04. This guide explains how to install and setup ILIAS Learning Management System with PHP 7.1, Apache and MySQL 5.7

New story! Linux Gaming FINALLY Doesn't SUCK!

A video about gaming on Linux.

New story! A muggle's guide to AWK arrays: 3

  • BASHing data; By Bob Mesibov (Posted by Bob_Mesibov on Aug 23, 2019 11:49 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
An AWK array can be something like a lookup table, held in memory. You can use that lookup table for data operations on another file, and in this post I demonstrate reformatting and table joining.

New story! What piece of advice had the greatest impact on your career in DevOps?

I love learning the what, why, and how of new open source projects, especially when they gain popularity in the DevOps space. Classification as a "DevOps technology" tends to mean scalable, collaborative systems that go across a broad range of challenges—from message bus to monitoring and back again. There is always something new to explore, install, spin up, and explore.

New story! 10 basic Linux commands you need to know

Out of the hundreds of possible Linux commands you could learn, here are the ten basic ones you really need to know.

New story! Gammy: Adaptive Screen Brightness Tool For Linux

Gammy, an adaptive screen brightness GUI tool that that was originally only available for Microsoft Windows, was ported to Linux (X11 only) recently.

New story! AlertManager and Prometheus Complete Setup on Linux

  • devconnected (Posted by SCHKN on Aug 23, 2019 6:52 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
When using modern monitoring solutions, we often want to be alerted when something goes wrong in our infrastructure. We may want to receive an email if one of our hosts goes down. Or we may want to receive a message on our team Slack if HTTPS certificates are about to expire for example. In your monitoring infrastructure, setting up custom alerts is crucial. In this tutorial, we are going to take a special look at the AlertManager with Prometheus.

New story! Microsoft acquires jClarity for optimizing Java workloads on Azure

JClarity is a key contributor to the AdoptOpenJDK project, which is building binaries of OpenJDK for a variety of platforms, including Linux and Windows. JClarity provides software performance analytics and tuning which they say is "driven by machine learning," and which is aimed at trying to solve Java performance problems on the desktop and in the cloud.

New story! How to Stream Video From VLC

Most Linux users are at least familiar with VLC, and a good portion of them have it installed. What many don't know is that VLC can handle much more than just playing your videos. In addition to its many other options, VLC can easily stream a video over your network.

New story! Top 3 Video Players for Ubuntu

  • vitux.com; By Karim Buzdar (Posted by vitux on Aug 23, 2019 3:09 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
In this article, we will give you an introduction to some famous video players for Ubuntu. We will also tell you where to find their websites and how to install them on Ubuntu.

New story! Open-source spyware makes it on the Google Play Store

You know Play Store security scans are really bad when spyware based on open source code manages to slip past Google's defenses, not once, but twice.

New story! Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and CentOS 6 Receive Important Kernel Security Update

The Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and CentOS 6 GNU/Linux operating systems have received an important Linux kernel security update that addresses several critical vulnerabilities and fixes various bugs.

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