New story! Writing Kubernetes controllers the wrong way is still useful

When you try to shoehorn an idea, approach, or code into a situation that's not expecting it, you get surprising and fun results. In his Lightning Talk at the 17th annual Southern California Linux Expo (SCaLE 17x), "Writing Kubernetes controllers 'the wrong way' is still useful," sysadmin Chris McEniry shares his experience with an out-of-cluster etcd-controller.

New story! LibreOffice 6.2 Open-Source Office Suite Is Now Ready for Enterprise Deployments

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Aug 18, 2019 12:27 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The Document Foundation announced the release of the sixth maintenance update to the LibreOffice 6.2 open-source and cross-platform office suite series, marking it as ready for mainstream users and enterprise deployments.

New story! Understanding Kubernetes Storage

Kubernetes storage is useful to storage administrators because it enables different forms of persistent, stateful data retention within Kubernetes cluster deployments, which are increasingly popular.

New story! How to Setup Grafana and Prometheus on Linux

In today’s tutorial, we are going to take a look at one of the most popular monitoring stacks : Grafana and Prometheus. Prometheus is a time series database, created in 2012 and part of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, that exposes dozens of exporters for you to monitor anything. On the other hand, Grafana is probably one of the most popular monitoring tools.

New story! Moreutils – A Collection Of More Useful Unix Utilities

We all know about GNU core utilities that comes pre-installed with all Unix-like operating systems. These are the basic file, shell and text manipulation utilities of the GNU operating system. Meet moreutilis, a growing collection of more useful Unix utilities. The moreutils can be installed on GNU/Linux, and various Unix flavours such as FreeBSD, openBSD and Mac OS.

New story! Concerns About IBM's Commitment to OpenSource.com After the Fall of Linux.com and Linux Journal

  • Techrights; By Roy Schestowitz (Posted by schestowitz on Aug 17, 2019 4:50 PM EDT)
  • Groups: IBM, Red Hat
The Web site OpenSource.com is over two decades old; in its current form it's about a decade old and it contains plenty of good articles, but will IBM think so too and, if so, will investment in the site carry on?

New story! GNOME and KDE team up on the Linux desktop, docs for Nvidia GPUs open up, a powerful new way to scan for firmware vulnerabilities, and more news

  • Opensource.com; By Scott Nesbitt (Posted by bob on Aug 17, 2019 2:56 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: GNOME, KDE, Linux
In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look two new powerful data visualization tools, Nvidia open sourcing GPU documentation, exciting new tooling to secure firmware for self-driving cars, and more!

New story! What Docker Storage is All About

  • Enterprise Storage Forum; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Aug 17, 2019 1:01 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud
Learn what Docker containers are all about, including how to enable different types of storage to support stateful application deployment.

New story! How to encrypt files with gocryptfs on Linux

Gocryptfs is a Filesystem in Userspace (FUSE)-mounted file-level encryption program. FUSE-mounted means that the encrypted files are stored in a single directory tree that is mounted, like a USB key, using the FUSE interface. This allows any user to do the mount—you don't need to be root. Because gocryptfs encrypts at the file level, synchronization operations that copy your files can work efficiently on each file.

New story! How to use apt Command in Linux

apt is a command-line utility for installing, updating, removing and otherwise managing deb packages on Ubuntu, Debian, and related Linux distributions. It combines the most frequently used commands from the apt-get and apt-cache tools with different default values of some options.

New story! VMware's proposed Pivotal acquisition shows Cloud Foundry's strength

Not so long ago there were fears that Cloud Foundry and other Platform-as-a-Service programs were on their way out. VMware's proposed purchase of Pivotal shows there's a dance in the old PaaS yet.

New story! Jetson Nano based robotics kit connects to SparkFun sensors

SparkFun has launched a version of Nvidia’s Jetson Nano based JetBot AI Kit robotics kit equipped with its Qwiic pHat, a wide-angle camera, and more. Also new: a SparkFun DLI Kit for Jetson Nano to use in conjunction with an Nvidia AI course. When Nvidia launched its Linux-powered Jetson Nano module and $99 Jetson Nano […]

New story! Cockpit and the evolution of the Web User Interface

Over 3 years ago the Fedora Magazine published an article entitled Cockpit: an overview. Since then, the interface has see some eye-catching changes. Today’s Cockpit is cleaner and the larger fonts makes better use of screen real-estate. This article will go over some of the changes made to the UI. It will also explore some of the general tools available in the web interface to simplify those monotonous sysadmin tasks

New story! Add-on for Octeon TX based SBCs enables up to 21 WiFi access points

Gateworks’ GW16081 mini-PCIe expansion modules can be connected to its Linux-driven Newport GW6400 and GW6300 networking SBCs, enabling up to 21 WiFi APs for multi-radio applications.

New story! How to Install Redmine on Ubuntu 18.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Redmine on an Ubuntu 18.04 VPS. Redmine is an open-source, cross-platform, and cross-database issue tracking and web-based project management application built on top on the Ruby on Rails framework.

New story! Designing open audio hardware as DIY kits

Previously in this series about people who are developing audio technology in the open, I interviewed Juan Rios, developer and maintainer of Guayadeque and Sander Jansen, developer and maintainer of Goggles Music Manager. These conversations have broadened my thinking and helped me enjoy their software even more than before.

New story! Canonical Outs Major Linux Kernel Updates for All Supported Ubuntu Releases

Canonical released major Linux kernel updates for all supported Ubuntu Linux operating system series to address dozens of security vulnerabilities affecting all supported architectures on desktop, server, and cloud.

New story! Understanding Linux /etc/shadow File Format

2DayGeek: It's mandatory for Linux admin to understand /etc/shadow file format. If you don't know, check out this article now.

New story! How to Convert Documents to PDF Format on the Ubuntu Command Line

  • vitux.com; By Karim Buzdar (Posted by vitux on Aug 16, 2019 10:03 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
In this article, we will explain how you can use the Ubuntu command line, the Terminal, in order to convert and batch convert .doc and .docx files to their pdf versions.

New story! How To Find Top Most Used Commands On Linux

Let us find out the top most used commands on your Linux box.

New story! Violin – minimalistic desktop music player

There’s a new music player on the block. It’s called Violin, seeing its first release in March this year. The author bills his multimedia app as “… fast, lightweight, and minimalistic desktop music player”.

New story! CloudBees Advances State of the DevOps World

  • IT Pro Today; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Aug 16, 2019 6:20 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Developer
At its annual user conference, CloudBees previews a new Software Delivery Management platform as the DevOps vendor celebrates 15 years of Jenkins.

New story! Type 2 customers can now update to Skylake and Kaby Lake

Adlink has released two Linux-ready COM Express Basic Type 2 modules for legacy customers: The Express-SL2 offers Intel 6th Gen and the Express-KL2 features 7th Gen processors.

New story! How to Install GitBucket with Nginx on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

GitBucket is a free and open-source Git platform powered by Scala with Github API compatibility. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install and configure GitBucket on Ubuntu 18.04 server.

New story! How to Install Node.js and npm on Debian 10 Linux

  • Linuxize.com (Posted by linuxize on Aug 16, 2019 2:37 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Debian
Node.js is a cross-platform JavaScript run-time environment built on Chrome’s JavaScript designed to execute JavaScript code on the server-side. With Node.js, you can build scalable network applications.

New story! 10 ways DevOps helps digital transformation

  • enterprisersproject.com; By Carla Rudder (Posted by crudder on Aug 16, 2019 1:23 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial
DevOps plays an essential role in digital transformation - from identifying patterns to uncovering new revenue streams. In fact, experts say it's hard to have one without the other

New story! Keeping track of Linux users: When do they log in and for how long?

  • Network World; By Sandra Henry-Stocker (Posted by MDavidson6785 on Aug 16, 2019 12:09 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
Getting an idea how often your users are logging in and how much time they spend on a Linux server is pretty easy with a couple commands and maybe a script or two.

New story! Long, narrow tables vs short, wide ones

To satisfy my curiosity about table shape, I carried out three processing tests on a table arranged "long" with 10000 rows and 100 columns, and arranged "short" with 100 rows and 10000 columns.

New story! Robotic Process Automation (RPA) vs. AI, explained

  • enterprisersproject.com; By Kevin Casey (Posted by crudder on Aug 16, 2019 9:40 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Community
What is the difference between RPA and AI? How do RPA and AI work together? How does machine learning fit in? What are some RPA and AI use cases and best practices? Let’s break it down in plain terms

New story! Linux top command Help and Examples

The top command is the most important and useful tool for system admin; it used to monitor system resources and processes on Linux operating system.

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