New story! Linux Head Command

  •; By linuxize (Posted by linuxize on Apr 23, 2019 6:39 AM EDT)
  • Groups: GNU
The head command prints the first lines (10 lines by default) of one or more files or piped data to standard output.

New story! How to change passwords in Linux via the CLI (Terminal)

  • ThisHosting.Rocks; By Pulkit Chandak (Posted by Feenta on Apr 23, 2019 5:25 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
This tutorial will show you how to change your password, change another user's password, and more options with passwords in Linux.

New story! ASRock spins Whiskey Lake-U in thin Mini-ITX, 3.5-inch, and NUC formats

ASRock announced four products based on Intel’s 8th Gen Whiskey Lake-U: a thin Mini-ITX “IMB-1216” board, a 3.5-inch “SBC-350,” and a NUC 4?4 form-factor “iBox-8365U” mini-PC and NUC-8365U mainboard. ASRock Industrial has been busy lately tapping the latest embedded-oriented x86 chips in products such as the Intel 8th Gen Whiskey Lake-U based iBox-8265U mini-PC, as […]

New story! Kubuntu 19.04 Ships with KDE Plasma 5.15 Desktop, Experimental Wayland Session

The Kubuntu 19.04 official Ubuntu flavor has been released as part of the Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo) operating system series with various updated components and improvements.

New story! 3 Ways to Create an Encrypted Archive

Discussion on different methods to create an encrypted archive and the pros and cons of each.

New story! Xubuntu 19.04 Drops Support for 32-Bit Systems, Ships with Xfce 4.13.3 Desktop

Xubuntu 19.04 arrived as part of the Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo) operating system series bringing some important changes to this lightweight official Ubuntu Linux flavor.

New story! The Great GNU/Linux Division

With or without the nod to GNU, desktop Linux is still the same under the hood.

New story! Bash Functions with Examples

  •; By Linux4one (Posted by LinuxWave on Apr 22, 2019 9:47 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Basically bash function is a set of commands. Bash function mainly used for executing a single or group of commands again and again. Functions make it easier to read the code and execute meaningful group code statements.

New story! Linux Distributions Should Enhance how Sudo Asks for Passwords

  • FOSS Post; By M.Hanny Sabbagh (Posted by fosspost on Apr 22, 2019 8:22 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
sudo is probably the most famous command in the Linux world. It allows ordinary users to run other commands or programs using the superuser privileges, but it doesn't show you the password while you are typing it. This behavior should change by default.

New story! 8 environment-friendly open software projects you should know

  • (Posted by bob on Apr 22, 2019 6:56 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
For the last few years, I've been helping Greenpeace build its first fully open source software project, Planet 4. Planet 4 is a global engagement platform where Greenpeace supporters and activists can interact and engage with the organization. The goal is to drive people to action on behalf of our planet. We want to invite participation and use people power to battle global issues like climate change and plastic pollution. read more

New story! 2 new apps for music tweakers on Fedora Workstation

Linux operating systems are great for making unique customizations and tweaks to make your computer work better for you. For example, the i3 window manager encourages users to think about the different components and pieces that make up the modern Linux desktop. Fedora has two new packages of interest for music tweakers: mpris-scrobbler and playerctl. […]

New story! Building a Raspberry PI Cluster - Part II: Operating system installation

As per our first part, you now have your cluster all assembled and ready and want to install it. Do something with it already. For this we will have to download Raspbian Stretch Lite - a Linux distribution based on Debian and made especially for the Raspberry Pi. The ”Lite” version has an image file of 1,8GB and contains only the base system.

New story! 4 open source apps for plant-based diets

  • (Posted by bob on Apr 22, 2019 2:38 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Android; Story Type: News Story
Reducing your consumption of meat, dairy, and processed foods is better for the planet and better for your health. Changing your diet can be difficult, but several open source Android applications can help you switch to a more plant-based diet. read more

New story! Whats New in Ubuntu 19.04?

  • Make Tech Easier; By Alexandru Andrei (Posted by damien on Apr 22, 2019 1:13 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
You may know that Canonical just launched a new version of Ubuntu, but is it worth the upgrade? Does Ubuntu 19.04 solve any problems you currently have?

New story! Ubuntu MATE 19.04 Brings Improved Out of Box Nvidia GPU Experience for Gamers

The Ubuntu MATE 19.04 operating system has been released as part of the Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo) operating system series, a release that adds latest software updates and some interesting new features.

New story! How To Monitor Disk I/O Activity Using iotop And iostat Commands In Linux?

  •; By Magesh M (Posted by 2daygeek on Apr 22, 2019 10:21 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
2DayGeek: Learn how to monitor disk I/O usage or statistics in Linux.

New story! 9 ways to save the planet

What can be done to help save the planet? The question can seem depressing at a time when it feels like an individual's contribution isn't enough. But, who are we Earth dwellers if not for a collection of individuals? So, I asked our writer community to share ways that open source software or hardware can be used to make a difference. Here's what I heard back. 9 ways to save the planet with an open source twist 1. Disable the blinking cursor in your terminal. read more

New story! How to Mitigate ICMP Timestamp Vulnerabilities in Linux

Learn how to mitigate the ICMP timestamp vulnerability in Linux by blocking certain types of Internet Control Message Protocol at the firewall.

New story! Excellent Utilities: lnav – the log file navigator

  •; By Steve Emms (Posted by sde on Apr 22, 2019 6:04 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Community, Linux
This is the second in a new series highlighting best-of-breed utilities. We’ll be covering a wide range of utilities including tools that boost your productivity, help you manage your workflow, and lots more besides. For this article, we’ll put lnav under the spotlight.

New story! Tracking the weather with Python and Prometheus

Open source monitoring system Prometheus has integrations to track many types of time-series data, but if you want an integration that doesn't yet exist, it's easy to build one. An often-used example is a custom integration with a cloud provider that uses the provider's APIs to grab specific metrics. In this example, though, we will integrate with the biggest cloud provider of all: Earth. read more

New story! Nginx Commands You Should Know

  •; By linuxize (Posted by linuxize on Apr 22, 2019 2:50 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
In this guide, we will go over the most important and frequently used Nginx commands including starting, stopping, and restarting Nginx.

New story! Color Picker Snap For Linux

Color picker is another cool flatpak app, for developers and UI designers that need to experiment with colors. Most development software comes with their own color palette tool but some lacks it. So this app is one way to generate customized color for your project during the development process.

New story! How to Use Linux Screen Command With Examples

The screen command in Linux is used creating terminal multiplexing. By using screen you can run any number of the terminal based applications. Screen command can enable you to resume your work where last time you exited the application.

New story! New Features Coming to Debian 10 Buster Release

Debian 10 Buster is nearing its final stable release. Excited about the new major release? Here’s a list of the new features in Debian 10.

New story! Spreadsheet annoyance no. 2

Spreadsheets (LibreOffice Calc, Gnumeric, Excel) make dates out of entries that aren't dates. They do it to be helpful, but right around the world, at any hour and in many languages, users are shouting "IT'S NOT A DATE, YOU STUPID SPREADSHEET!" Non-date to date isn't the only unwanted conversion that spreadsheets are guilty of, as I recently learned.

New story! How to Install and Use Docker on Ubuntu 18.04

Docker is an application used to manage application processes in containers. Containers run applications in resource-isolated process. By using docker you can build, test and deploy applications that can run anywhere as portable and self-sufficient containers.

New story! How to Install BoltWire CMS on Ubuntu 18.04

  •; By (Posted by RoseHosting on Apr 21, 2019 8:44 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
BoltWire CMS is an open-source content management system that is easy-to-install and offers many features. Written in PHP, BoltWire CMS offers features that may not be available with other PHP-based CMSes, like WordPress, Joomla, or Drupal – instead, it helps you create personal or business websites in minutes by just uploading the content of these sites to your server.

New story! Open-spec touch panel computer runs on octa-core SoC

  •; By Eric Brown (Posted by bob on Apr 21, 2019 6:21 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Android
FriendlyElec’s $90 “Octa-Core 64-bit AiO Android System” touch-panel features a sandwich-style mainboard with a Smart6818 compute module running a Samsung S5P6818 plus a 9-inch, 1280 x 800 touchscreen, optional 4G, and -20 to 70? support. FriendlyElec (FriendlyArm) has launched an open source touch-panel computer called the Octa-Core 64-bit All-in-One Android System.

New story! A Simple Shell Script For MySQL/MariaDB Database Backup

  •; By Magesh Maruthamuthu (Posted by 2daygeek on Apr 21, 2019 4:27 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
A simple shell script can automate Linux admin job, which will reduce the human effort and save lots of time. As a server administrator you should take a regular backups of your databases. It can help you to restore the database if something goes wrong like database corrupted, etc,. We have written a small shell script to achieve this. This tutorial will show you how to backup MySQL/MariaDB database right from the Linux terminal using shell script.

New story! KDE Applications 19.04 Open-Source Software Suite Has Been Officially Released

The KDE Project released today the final version of the KDE Applications 19.04 open-source office suite for the KDE Plasma desktop environment and GNU/Linux operating systems.

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