System administrators are critical to the reliable and successful operation of an organization and its network operations center and data center. A sysadmin must have expertise with the system's underlying platform (i.e., Windows, Linux) as well as be familiar with multiple areas including networking, backup, data restoration, IT security, database operations, middleware basics, load balancing, and more. Sysadmin tasks are not limited to server management, maintenance, and repair, but also any functions that support a smoothly running production environment with minimal (or no) complaints from customers and end users.
Dropbox has partially reverted the change of only supporting Ext4 filesystems on Linux. A Dropbox client update brings back support for ZFS and XFS on 64-bit Linux systems, and eCryptFS and Btrfs on all Linux systems.
enioka Haute Couture is joining KDE as a Patron and will support the work of KDE e.V. through the corporate membership program. enioka Haute Couture is a software development house that creates complete and tailor-made solutions. enioka strives to return ownership of the software development and innovation to its customers. To that effect, it co-creates the software with its customers' teams to allow them to retain control of their projects in complex systems or organizations.
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Although changes made to Linux desktop environments over the last decade have given innovation a bad name, some, like KDE’s Activities, show promise.
Linux kernel 5.3-rc1 has been released. Linus Torvalds writes, "This is a pretty big release, judging by the commit count. Not the biggest ever (that honor still goes to 4.9-rc1, which was exceptionally big), and we've had a couple of comparable ones (4.12, 4.15 and 4.19 were also big merge windows), but it's definitely up there." He also notes that "...there's a lot to like in 5.3."
MYIR’s “MYC-CZU3EG CPU Module” runs Linux on a quad -A53, FPGA-equipped Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC with 4GB of DDR4 and eMMC. There’s also a MYD-CZU3EG Development Board with GbE, CAN, PCIe, SATA, and Arduino I/O.
In this article, we will describe three tools through which you can listen to your favorite music right from your Linux Terminal. We will explain how you can install each of these tools, use them, and remove them from your system if need be.
Ulauncher is a fast application launcher for Linux. It has a minimal design, dependent on only a few resources, very fast, and works on virtually all Linux desktops. The software is written in Python, using GTK+.
Everybody knows that sysadmins are impossibly busy people. Consequently, it sometimes seems they are superhuman. The sysadmin's dirty secret, the same one shared by many open source users, is that they don't actually do all of the work it looks like they've done. One of the greatest tools in the sysadmin's kit is their ability to reuse work someone else has already done for them.
Oracle Linux 7 has been released for the Raspberry Pi 3. The release packages Btrfs as the root filesystem on the UEK-branded Linux 4.14 Long Term Support (LTS) kernel. A bootable disk image with a minimal install is provided along with a standard ISO installer.
In the beginning there was dual boot, it was the only way to have more than one operating system on the same laptop. At the time, it was difficult for these operating systems to be run simultaneously or interact with each other. Many years passed before it was possible, on common PCs, to run an […]
In this article, we will show you how to install and configure UFW on an Ubuntu 18.04 VPS. First, we will take a moment to introduce and explain what firewalls are, and then we’ll show you how to use UFW and how to make the appropriate UFW configuration.
Learn to install WP-CLI on Linux. Also learn to enable bash completion and use the basic WordPress commands in this tutorial.
VLC is one of the best video and audio player applications that are open source. We can install this application on various existing operating systems such as Linux, MAC, Windows, and also Android.
One of the common operation when working with strings is to split a string to an array of substrings using a given delimiter.
Mozilla Firefox is known for its privacy interests, but by default, it does not provide the protection and privacy that web browser users are looking for.
If you are interested about web privacy and protection, I will suggest you in this humble tutorial a basic Firefox privacy configuration.
Windows operating system has been supporting such kind of displays natively for a very long time, but Linux distributions do lack a lot of things in this field. There are many draw backs, issues and other things to consider. This article will take you in a tour about that.
In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps of installing Cockpit on a Debian 9 VPS as well as configure the Apache web server as a reverse proxy, that way you can access Cockpit with your domain name.
In order to boot Linux, a Linux boot loader such as GRUB needs to be installed. Sometimes, a fresh windows install eats ???? your grub or the MBR or GPT gets corrupted, erased or misconfigured for various reasons, resulting to missing the capability to boot into your linux installation.
If you install Manjaro on UEFI system and you need to restore the Grub bootloader, just boot the Manjaro Installation Media and follow me, as I will demonstrate to you in this tutorial how to properly restore it.
VirtualBox provides a set of drivers and applications (VirtualBox Guest Additions) which can be installed in the guest operating system. The Guest Additions offer several useful functionalities for guest machines such as shared folders, shared clipboard, mouse pointer integration, better video support and more. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install VirtualBox Guest Additions on Ubuntu 18.04 guests. The same instructions apply for Ubuntu 16.04 and any Ubuntu-based distribution, including Linux Mint and Elementary OS.
In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at database vendors going all in with open source, Facebook and Uber's latest open source releases, City of London's homebuilding app, and more!
Snap applications are not available for Arch Linux by default, but you can easily install the snap daemon via AUR. Here's how you can do it.
WoeUSB is an open source program that’s capable of burning Windows images (Windows 7, 8.1 and Windows 10) on Linux to USB sticks. It's very good in doing its job.
One of the most common operations when working with strings in Bash is to determine whether or not a string contains another string.
du is a command line tool in Linux that reports the amount of disk space used by directories and files. Here is some of the most handy usage of du in Linux
GameMode is an open source tool that allows the users to improve gaming performance on Linux.
Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish has completed its lifespan of 9 months. If you are using Ubuntu 18.10, you must upgrade to Ubuntu 19.04.
If you have an old-school printer or a printer without wireless connectivity, you can create a DIY wireless printer if you have a spare Raspberry Pi.
Redmond engineer hints at taking super-lang for a spin. Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC) is waxing lyrical about the risks inherent in C and C++ coding, arguing it may be time to dump "unsafe legacy languages" and shift to more modern, safer ones.…
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