New story! Pause Music When Locking The Screen And Resume On Unlock For Spotify, Rhythmbox, Others

  • Linux Uprising; By Logix (Posted by logix on Aug 19, 2019 2:40 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: GNOME
pause-on-lock is a Bash script that pauses your music player when you lock the screen and resumes playback once the screen is unlocked.

New story! Six practical use cases for Nmap

  • Enable Sysadmin; By Shashank Nandishwar Hegde (Posted by enable_sysadmin on Aug 19, 2019 1:26 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
Nmap is a powerful network discovery and inventory tool for Linux. Here are six practical use cases to get you started

New story! A Raspberry Pi Based Open Source Tablet is in Making and it’s Called CutiePi

CutiePie is an 8-inch open-source tablet built on top of Raspberry Pi. Read more to find out about its specification, pricing, release date and availability.

New story! Moving files on Linux without mv

  • (Posted by bob on Aug 19, 2019 10:57 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
The humble mv command is one of those useful tools you find on every POSIX box you encounter. Its job is clearly defined, and it does it well: Move a file from one place in a file system to another. But Linux is nothing if not flexible, and there are other options for moving files. Using different tools can provide small advantages that fit perfectly with a specific use case. Before straying too far from mv, take a look at this command’s default results. First, create a directory and generate some files with permissions set to 777: read more

New story! Easy Way to Screen Mirroring Android on Ubuntu!

Screen Mirroring is one of the features found on smartphones, one of which is on Android. This feature serves to display the smartphone to a computer. This is very useful for example when used for demo applications that you make, or maybe for other things related to smartphones.

New story! How to Monitor Apache (httpd) Web Server Performance In Linux?

Learn, how to monitor Apache (httpd) web server performance in Linux.

New story! Great looking retro-inspired FPS Ion Fury is out now with Linux support

  •; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Aug 19, 2019 6:51 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Ion Fury (previously Ion Maiden) from Voidpoint and 3D Realms has been officially released, this retro inspired FPS looks fantastic and it comes with full Linux support.

New story! An introduction to bpftrace for Linux

Bpftrace is a new open source tracer for Linux for analyzing production performance problems and troubleshooting software. Its users and contributors include Netflix, Facebook, Red Hat, Shopify, and others, and it was created by Alastair Robertson, a talented UK-based developer who has won various coding competitions. read more

New story! Linux Candy: WallGen – image generator tool

  •; By Steve Emms (Posted by sde on Aug 19, 2019 3:59 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
Let’s start our candy adventure with WallGen. It’s a small command-line utility that generates HQ poly wallpapers with only a few text arguments for inputs. Depending on these arguments, you can create shape-based patterns, randomly filled surfaces, and even image-based patterns.

New story! Linux Journal and Should Have Been Kept Going

  • Techrights; By Roy Schestowitz (Posted by schestowitz on Aug 19, 2019 1:36 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
There's apparently no good explanation for the effective shutdown of Linux Journal and; London Trust Media Holdings (LTMH), owner of Linux Journal, saw numbers improving and the Linux Foundation, steward of, is loaded with money

New story! How to Remove Untracked Files in Git

The files in the Git working directory can be either tracked or untracked. Tracked files are the ones that have been added and committed and git knows about. Tracked files can be unmodified, modified, or staged. All other files in the working directory are untracked and git is not aware of those files. This article explains how to remove untracked files in Git.

New story! How to Install OpenVPN on Ubuntu 18.04

  •; By (Posted by RoseHosting on Aug 18, 2019 9:25 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
In this article, we will go over step-by-step instructions on how to install OpenVPN on an Ubuntu 18.04 VPS.

New story! Solve cable-based puzzles in the fully narrated game Filament, coming to Linux next year

  •; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Aug 18, 2019 7:02 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Currently in development by Beard Envy with publishing from Kasedo Games, the puzzle game Filament has you exploring a seemingly abandoned spaceship while sorting out all the cables.

New story! FOSS local multiplayer game Superstarfighter sees a great new release

  •; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Aug 18, 2019 4:40 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Superstarfighter is a FOSS local multiplayer game made with Godot Engine that continues to impress me and the latest update is out now with more great features.

New story! Openwashing Report: It’s Getting Worse, Fast. Everything is Apparently ‘Open’ Now Even Though It’s Actually Proprietary.

The latest examples (this past week’s) of openwashing in the media, ranging from 5G to surveillance

New story! What is an Operating System?

  •; By SATISH KUMAR (Posted by linuxconcept on Aug 18, 2019 11:54 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
An Operating System (OS) is system software that manages computer hardware and software resources and provides common services for computer programs.

New story! RaspArch Project Now Lets You Run Arch Linux on Your Raspberry Pi 4 Computer

GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton informs Softpedia News about the availability of a new version of his RaspArch project, which lets users run the Arch Linux operating system on the tiny Raspberry Pi computers.

New story! How to Install Pip on Debian 10

Pip is a package management system that allows you to install Python packages. With pip, you can install packages from the Python Package Index (PyPI) and other repositories.

New story! Xfce 4.14 Desktop Environment Arrives After More Than 4 Years, Here's What's New

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Aug 18, 2019 6:11 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Xfce
After almost 4 and a half years in development, the Xfce 4.14 desktop environment has been released and it's packed with lots of new features and improvements.

New story! How To Add a User to Sudoers On Debian 10 Buster

  • devconnected (Posted by SCHKN on Aug 18, 2019 4:16 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Debian
In today’s tutorial, we are going to see how you can add a user to sudoers on Debian distributions. The sudo command allows authorized users to perform commands as another user, which is by default the root user.

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 After the Fall of 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 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

  •; 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.

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