New story! How to Install Ruby 2.6 & Rails 6 on Ubuntu 19.04

  •; By Techiediaries (Posted by techiediaries on Jun 24, 2019 4:27 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
In this tutorial, we'll see how we can install the latest version of Ruby v2.6 on Ubuntu 19.04 Disco Dingo. and next we'll see how to set up a development environment for Ruby on Rails 6.

New story! Raspberry Pi 4 is here!

The latest version of the Raspberry Pi—Raspberry Pi 4—was released today, earlier than anticipated, featuring a new 1.5GHz Arm chip and VideoCore GPU with some brand new additions: dual-HDMI 4K display output; USB3 ports; Gigabit Ethernet; and multiple RAM options up to 4GB. read more

New story! Cloudflares random number generator, robotics data visualization, npm token scanning, and more news

  •; By Scott Nesbitt (Posted by bob on Jun 24, 2019 1:52 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Community, Linux
In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look Cloudflare's open source random number generator, more open source robotics data, new npm functionality, and more!

New story! Episode 21: From Mac to Linux

Katherine Druckman and Doc Searls talk to Linux Journal Editor at Large, Petros Koutoupis, about moving from Mac to Linux.

New story! How To Install Docker on Debian 9

  •; By (Posted by RoseHosting on Jun 23, 2019 11:12 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
In this article, we will be installing and setting up Docker on a Debian 9 VPS.

New story! Free Command in Linux Explained With Examples

This tutorial will give you a handy guide to install and setup a SFTP server in Linux.

New story! Play Ascii Patrol Game in Linux Terminal!

Typing a command in the Linux terminal is one of the exciting things. We are like a king who is giving orders to his soldiers to do certain things. Terminal on Linux has many benefits when you understand the commands that exist. In addition to executing a command, we can play games at the terminal.

New story! How to Install GCC Compiler on CentOS 7

  •; By Linuxize (Posted by linuxize on Jun 23, 2019 7:12 PM EDT)
  • Groups: GNU
This tutorial explains how to install GCC compiler on CentOS 7. We will show you how to install the distro stable version and the newer version of GCC available from the SCL repository.

New story! GNOME Asia Summit 2019 Announced for GNOME 3.36 "Gresik" Desktop in Indonesia

The GNOME Foundation announced the official dates for their summer developer and user conference, GNOME Asia Summit 2019, which will take place later this fall in Indonesia.

New story! Canonical are now saying Ubuntu's 32bit is not being entirely dropped, 32bit libraries will be "frozen"

  •; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Jun 23, 2019 4:32 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
As an update to the situation around Canonical planning to drop 32bit support (and Valve saying bye-bye to Ubuntu 19.10+ support), apparently they're not. Instead, the 32bit libraries will be frozen. Are you confused yet? I sure am.

New story! Ubuntu 19.10 Dropping 32-bit Support Leaves Developers Fuming

There will be no 32-bit support at all in Ubuntu 19.10. This is problematic for developers of Wine and Steam and gaming on Ubuntu might be in trouble.

New story! Arguments | Another way to work with user inputs – Part 7

Welcome to Arguments chapter of BASH scripting series. This chapter will introduce you to another new method of getting user inputs for your script. In the previous chapter, we’ve used the read command to get user inputs. The read command works after our bash program is invoked by our bash interpreter ie., user input is prompted after the program is run, but this time we are interested in getting inputs as parameters or arguments so it will later be processed by our program.

New story! rga: Search Text In PDF, Ebooks, Office Documents, Archives And More (ripgrep Wrapper)

rga (or ripgrep-all) is a command line tool to recursively search all files in a directory for a regex pattern, that runs on Linux, macOS and Windows. It's a wrapper for ripgrep, the line-oriented recursive search program, on top of which it enables search in a multitude of file types like PDF, DOCX, ODT, EPUB, SQLite databases, movies subtitles embedded in MKV or MP4 files, archives like ZIP or GZ, and more.

New story! Steam Won’t Support Ubuntu 19.10 and Future Releases

One of the downsides of dropping 32 bit support.

New story! Valve looking to drop support for Ubuntu 19.10 and up due to Canonical's 32bit decision

  •; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Jun 23, 2019 9:52 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Things are starting to get messy, after Canonical announced the end of 32bit support from Ubuntu 19.10 onwards, Valve have now responded.

New story! Why this developer wrote a quick and responsive music player

I wrote recently that "GogglesMM has been one of my favorite players for quite some time now." So, when I was thinking about interviewing developers who build and maintain open source music players, Sander Jansen came quickly to mind. read more

New story! CentOS 7 and RHEL 7 Get Important Linux Kernel Update to Patch SACK Panic Flaws

The Red Hat Enterprise Linux and CentOS Linux operating systems have received new Linux kernel security updates that are marked as important and address the recently disclosed TCP vulnerabilities affecting all GNU/Linux distributions.

New story! Microsoft Apparently Did a Patrick Durusau on Wim Coekaerts to Broaden Its Control Over GNU/Linux

Microsoft tactics for defection and takeover of the competition (without coming across as hostile) aren't new tactics; internal documents from Microsoft explain how to achieve this

New story! How to Show a List of All Databases in MySQL

  •; By linuxize (Posted by linuxize on Jun 23, 2019 3:51 AM EDT)
  • Groups: MySQL
This tutorial explains how to show all databases in a MySQL or MariaDB server through the command line.

New story! How to SSH into a running container

Containers have shifted the way we think about virtualization. You may remember the days (or you may still be living them) when a virtual machine was the full stack, from virtualized BIOS, operating system, and kernel up to each virtualized network interface controller (NIC). You logged into the virtual box just as you would your own workstation. It was a very direct and simple analogy. read more

New story! Good List of 5 Open Source Remote Desktop Software

In general, people are using the proprietary TeamViewer program to do that. But there are many other open source alternatives to TeamViewer that you can use. Here are 5 of them.

New story! Ubuntu Linux Gets Intel MDS Mitigations for Intel Sandy Bridge CPUs, Update Now

Canonical released another update for the intel-microcode firmware for all supported Ubuntu Linux operating systems to address recent Intel MDS (Microarchitectural Data Sampling) security vulnerabilities.

New story! Understanding Public Key Infrastructure and X.509 Certificates

Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) provides a framework of encryption and data communications standards used to secure communications over public networks. At the heart of PKI is a trust built among clients, servers and certificate authorities (CAs). This trust is established and propagated through the generation, exchange and verification of certificates. This article focuses on understanding the certificates used to establish trust between clients and servers. These certificates are the most visible part of the PKI (especially when things break!), so understanding them will help to make sense of—and correct—many common errors.

New story! Touch panel PCs offer a choice of 64 models mixing different sizes and Intel chips

  •; By Eric Brown (Posted by bob on Jun 22, 2019 4:45 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Intel, Linux
Taicenn’s Linux-friendly, IP65 protected “TPC-DCM” industrial panel PCs let you choose between 6th or 7th Gen U-series Core, Apollo Lake, or Bay Trail CPUs with 2x GbE, SATA, optional wireless, and capacitive touchscreens between 15 and 24 inches. Taicenn, which last year introduced an Intel Bay Trail based, in-vehicle TPC-DCXXXC1E panel PC has now returned […]

New story! How to Install Phorum with Nginx on Fedora 30

Phorum is a PHP and MySQL based Open Source forum software. In this guide, we will guide you step-by-step through the Phorum installation process on the Fedora 30 operating system using Nginx as the web server, MariaDB as the database, and and Let's Encrypt for HTTPS.

New story! The Linux Foundation’s New Vice Chair, Wim Coekaerts, Worked for Microsoft

The Linux Foundation is boosting the Microsoft boosters (as above) and calls that “community”

New story! You Can Now Buy Linux Notebooks Powered by Zorin OS from Star Labs

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jun 22, 2019 12:01 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
The makers of the Zorin OS Linux operating system announced today that they partnered with a computer manufacturer to offer users notebooks powered by Zorin OS.

New story! 7 infrastructure performance and scaling tools you should be using

  •; By Pradeep Surisetty (Posted by bob on Jun 22, 2019 10:26 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Cloud, Linux
Sysadmins, site reliability engineers (SREs), and cloud operators all too often struggle to feel confident in their infrastructure as it scales up. Also too often, they think the only way to solve their challenges is to write a tool for in-house use. Fortunately, there are options. There are many open source tools available to test an infrastructure's performance. Here are my favorites.

New story! Canonical Outs New Linux Kernel Live Patch for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and 16.04 LTS

Canonical released a new Linux kernel live patch for the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system series to address the recently disclosed TCP Denial of Service (DoS) vulnerabilities.

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