New story! How to Schedule a Task or Job on Linux Using Crontab

2DayGeek: This tutorial helps you to schedule a task in Linux.

New story! qBittorrent 4.2.0 Adds Support For Libtorrent 1.2, New Features

  • Linux Uprising; By Logix (Posted by logix on Dec 5, 2019 6:47 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
qBittorrent 4.2.0 was released recently featuring support for libtorrent 1.2, some minor new features, as well as WebUI updates.

New story! 10 skills every Linux system administrator should have

Learn everything you can about everything you can. Here are ten essential skills that you need to learn as a system administrator.

New story! Debian GNU/Linux 11 "Bullseye" Installer Is Now Available for Public Testing

The Debian Project released today the first alpha development build of the installer for their upcoming Debian GNU/Linux 11 "Bullseye" operating system series.

New story! Microsoft Staff Repeatedly Refuses to Tell How Many People Use WSL, Defends Patent Extortion and Blackmail of Linux Instead

The people who develop WSL (mostly Microsoft employees) get easily irritated when asked how many people actually use this thing; but more interestingly, however, they reveal their disdain for GNU/Linux and support for Microsoft blackmail (for 'Linux patent tax')

New story! Disney+ now works with Linux

  • OMG! Ubuntu!; By Joey Sneddon (Posted by jdixon on Dec 5, 2019 2:16 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Ubuntu
For those Linux users with kids.

New story! Editing A Podcast With Audacity on Linux

What I use for editing audio, regardless of operating system or distribution, is Audacity. It's completely free and it's everything you need to put together a professional sounding podcast.

New story! Canonical Announces Ubuntu Pro, Premium Images for Amazon Web Services

Canonical today announced Ubuntu Pro, a set of premium images for Amazon Web Services (AWS) that are available right now in the AWS Marketplace for enterprise customers.

New story! Rock Pi N10 SBC delivers AI-enhanced RK3399Pro starting at $99

Radxa’s “Rock Pi N10” SBC runs Debian or Android 8.1 on an RK3399Pro for $99 (4GB RAM/16GB eMMC), $129 (6GB/32GB), or $169 (8GB/64GB), with the RAM split between the 6x CPU cores and the up to 3-TOPS NPU. The SBC is built around a Vamrs VMARC RK3399Pro SoM. Radxa has gone to Seeed to launch […]

New story! How to see the Terminal commands you use most often in Debian 10

  • vitux.com; By Karim Buzdar (Posted by vitux on Dec 5, 2019 6:12 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Debian
In this tutorial we will see two different methods by which you can see the commands that you have used most often in Terminal. We will use Debian 10 to describe the procedure mentioned in this article.

New story! Dell XPS 13 7390 Review: The Best Laptop For Desktop Linux Users

  • Linux.com; By Swapnil Bhartiya (Posted by bob on Dec 5, 2019 5:11 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
Dell updates the XPS line almost every year and the latest rollout was announced in October (link to video interview). XPS 13 (7390) is an incremental update to the series, and Dell was kind enough to send me a review unit.

New story! How to Install Apache Maven on Debian 10

Apache Maven is a build automation and software project management tool, mainly used for Java projects. In this tutorial, we will be installing Apache Maven on a Debian 10 system and testing it with a simple java application.

New story! Getting started with NFS

These basics can get you started using NFS to make files accessible to another computer.

New story! 4 ways to control the flow of your awk script

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Dec 5, 2019 2:06 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
There are many ways to control the flow of an awk script, including loops, switch statements and the break, continue, and next commands. Sample data Create a sample data set called colours.txt and copy this content into it: read more

New story! Sen. Cantwell Leads With New Consumer Data Privacy Bill

  • Electronic Frontier Foundation; By Adam Schwartz (Posted by bob on Dec 5, 2019 1:05 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
There is a lot to like about U.S. Sen. Cantwell’s new Consumer Online Privacy Rights Act (COPRA). It is an important step towards the comprehensive consumer data privacy legislation that we need to protect us from corporations that place their profits ahead of our privacy.

New story! Canonical Patches Intel Microcode Regression on Ubuntu PCs with Skylake CPUs

Canonical has published a new security advisory today where the company behind the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system apologizes for a regression introduced by the latest Intel microcode firmware update.

New story! Fedora Desktops - Memory Footprints

There are over 40 desktops in Fedora. Each desktop has it’s own strengths and weaknesses. Usually picking a desktop is a very personal preference based on features, looks, and other qualities. Sometimes, what you pick for a desktop is limited by hardware constraints. This article is to help people compare Fedora desktops based on the […]

New story! Spice up your Linux desktop with Cinnamon

When GNOME 3 was released, some GNOME users were not ready to give up GNOME 2. The Linux Mint project was so dissatisfied with GNOME 3 that it started its own desktop as an alternative, and thus the Cinnamon desktop was born.

New story! SMARC module runs Linux on power-sipping i.MX8M Nano

Congatec’s SMARC form-factor “Conga-SMX8-Nano” module runs Linux or Android on NXP’s under 2W TDP, quad -A53 i.MX8M Nano. Features include 2GB RAM, up to 128GB eMMC, a GbE controller, MIPI-CSI, LVDS, anbd optional -40 to 85°C support. Congatec added to its line of SMARC 2.0 modules running NXP i.MX8 processors with a Conga-SMX8-Nano module featuring […]

New story! Why some vendors are moving away from open source database software licensing

  • Tech Target; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Dec 4, 2019 7:57 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Cloud
While open source is a key to success for many database vendors, it can also potentially lead to a competitive threat from a cloud scale provider. Database vendors have started to use their own open source style licenses in a bid to stave off cannibalization by large cloud players such as Amazon Web Services.

New story! What we risk when we open up to customers (and why its worth it)

  • Opensource.com; By Tracy Giuliani (Posted by bob on Dec 4, 2019 6:56 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Community
Customer empowerment is one consequence of digital transformation. And as we explained in the first part of this series, it's a powerful one. Empowering customers can deepen their relationship with your organization—but it won't work if they don't trust you. In this article, we'll explain how acting openly can create that foundation of trust—and why it can lead to business success.

New story! 8 habits of successful DevOps team leaders

  • enterprisersproject.com; By Carla Rudder (Posted by crudder on Dec 4, 2019 5:54 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Community
What do great leaders do differently as organizations scale DevOps? Use these best practices to set everyone up for success

New story! How to Install Drupal on Ubuntu 18.04

Drupal is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) written in PHP. It’s designed for publishing web content in all sorts of formats and styles. Drupal is one of the most popular CMSes – it is used all over the world to power thousands of websites, ranging from personal blogs, to corporate, political, and government sites. In this post, we will explain how to install Drupal on an Ubuntu 18.04 VPS, together with MySQL, PHP-FPM 7.2, and Nginx.

New story! How to write a security integration module for Ansible

  • Opensource.com; By Adam Miller (Posted by bob on Dec 4, 2019 3:38 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Community
Ansible is a radically simple IT automation platform that makes your applications and systems easier to deploy. It allows you to avoid writing scripts or custom code to deploy and update your applications, systems, and various classifications of network-attached devices.

New story! Raspberry Pi 4: Chronicling the Desktop Experience – e-book Tools – Week 7

This week’s Raspberry Pi 4 blog focuses on excellent free and open source e-book software that runs on this single-board computer.

New story! 5 myths about 5G, debunked

  • enterprisersproject.com; By Kevin Casey (Posted by crudder on Dec 4, 2019 1:09 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Community
5G will change the rules for apps requiring high speed and near-zero latency. But what about coverage – and other issues that can get confusing amid the hype?

New story! AMD's unveils Ryzen Embedded mini-PC ecosystem, including new OnLogic systems

AMD has launched an “open ecosystem” for mini-PCs running on its Ryzen Embedded V1000 and R1000 CPUs including new Linux-ready models such as OnLogic’s ML100G-40 and MC510-40, EEPD’s BoxPC-NUCV and -NUCR, and the previously announced Simply NUC Sequoia. Here we take a closer look at the OnLogic systems. AMD has announced a Ryzen Embedded “open […]

New story! How to Mount a Windows Share Folder on Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Ben Stockton (Posted by damien on Dec 4, 2019 10:41 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Sharing files between Windows and Linux can be difficult but not impossible. Here is how you can mount a Windows Share folder in Linux.

New story! How to Increase VirtualBox HDD Size with Clonezilla

One common error in Virtualbox is the lack of hard drive space in the virtual machine. Here's how to increase Virtualbox hard drive space with Clonezilla.

New story! Why use the Pantheon desktop for Linux Elementary OS

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Dec 4, 2019 8:12 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Would you pay $20 for a Linux desktop? I would, and in fact, I regularly choose to pay more than that when I download free software! The reason I do this is that open source is worth it. For a copy of Elementary OS, US$ 20 happens to be the default asking price (you can download it for $1 or even $0 if you can't afford anything more). What you get in return is an excellent and heavily curated distribution that ships with its own Pantheon desktop design. read more

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