New story! Firefox Team Looks Within to Lead Into the Future

  • The Mozilla Blog; By Dave Camp (Posted by bob on Jan 24, 2020 9:41 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Mozilla
For Firefox products and services to meet the needs of people’s increasingly complex online lives, we need the right organizational structure. One that allows us to respond quickly as we continue to excel at delivering existing products and develop new ones into the future.

New story! How to Install Ruby on CentOS 8

Ruby is one of the most popular languages today. It has an elegant syntax, and it is the language behind the Ruby on Rails framework. We'll show how to install Ruby from the default CentOS 8 repositories and using the Rbenv and RVM scripts.

New story! How to Install Wekan Kanban with Nginx and Let's Encrypt SSL on Debian 10

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Jan 24, 2020 7:12 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Debian, Linux; Story Type: News Story
Wekan is a free and open-source Kanban Board built with the Meteor JavaScript framework and is distributed under the MIT license. It is very similar to Workflowy and Trello that helps you to manage day-to-day tasks, prepare todo lists, managing other people, etc.

New story! Zorin OS 15.1 Review

Zorin OS touts itself as a Windows alternative and is targeting Windows users that are looking to switch to Linux. Check out our review of Zorin OS.

New story! How to Convert Audio Files in Ubuntu

  • Make Tech Easier; By Odysseas Kourafalos (Posted by damien on Jan 24, 2020 4:44 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
If you have a bunch of audio files that you want to convert to MP3, you can make use of the popular SoundConverter to convert audio files in Ubuntu.

New story! Wine 5.0 Stable Released With Vulkan 1.1 Support, Reimplemented XAudio2, Proper Multi-Monitor Support

  • Linux Uprising (Posted by logix on Jan 24, 2020 3:29 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
Wine 5.0 is available for download after being in development for a year. This release includes over 7400 changes, the main highlights being proper multi-monitor support, Vulkan 1.1 support, the reimplementation of XAudio2, and built-in modules in the PE format.

New story! Apollo Lake in-vehicle PCs have four PoE ports

  •; By Eric Brown (Posted by bob on Jan 24, 2020 2:15 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Intel, Linux
Nexcom’s “nROK 6222” and similar “VTC 6222” are rugged, Linux-ready in-vehicle computers with an Intel Apollo Lake SoC, 5x GbE (4x with PoE), 3x mini-PCIe, 2x SATA, 2x HDMI, and CAN, serial, VGA, USB 3.0, and GPS. Nexcom announced a nROK 6222 computer for rolling stock applications and a similar VTC 6222 system for more […]

New story! Canonical announces high-performance Android services on the cloud

Building on top of Ubuntu on the cloud, Canonical is making it possible to run demanding Android apps from the cloud with the Anbox Cloud.

New story! Linux Foundation (LF) Now Dominated by Lots of Microsoft People and LF Chiefs Join Microsoft in Smearing GPL/Copyleft

We continue to see additional evidence which serves towards reinforcing our view that the so-called ‘Linux’ Foundation is actually hostile towards many things that are associated with Linux (unlike those looking to exploit/hijack Linux for proprietary ends)

New story! Install Adminer Database Management Tool on Debian 10

Managing database systems like MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, and SQLite form the web-based UI is easier than using the command-line tool. Adminer is one of the best full-featured database management tool written in PHP.

New story! How is the path environment variable managed in Linux/Ubuntu/Debian?

  •; By Amin Nahdy (Posted by zn52 on Jan 24, 2020 9:18 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Many users, beginners and advanced are sometimes confused on how the PATH environment variable is handled on Linux. Why are there so many files .bash_profile, .bashrc,.profile , .bash_login ? In this short article, we will try to clear up this confusion and will also explain how to add a path to PATH on Linux as well as provide a glimpse inon the different files involved and the way the way are invoked.

New story! How to Use Access Control Lists to Control File Permissions on Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Divya Lakshmanan (Posted by damien on Jan 24, 2020 8:03 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
A very useful feature in Linux is the "Access Control Lists" that controls access to files and directories. Here's how access control lists work in Linux.

New story! Wine 5.0 Officially Released with Multi-Monitor and Vulkan 1.1 Support, More

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jan 24, 2020 6:49 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Big news today for Linux gamers and ex-Windows users as the final release of the Wine 5.0 software is now officially available for download with numerous new features and improvements.

New story! Top 7 Predictions for Linux and Open Source In 2020

When it comes to prediction for Linux and open source in 2020, there are already a lot to take in to consider that 2020 will be a very eventful year in the open source community. 2020 already looks like a year with so much to offer already, so, I will quickly run through what the predictions are for the year. Here are my top 7 predictions.

New story! How To Find Broken Symlinks And Delete Them On Linux

  •; By Senthil Kumar (Posted by ostechnix on Jan 24, 2020 4:20 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Find and delete the unused broken symlinks on Linux using 'symlinks' utility and "find" command.

New story! New Confluent Platform release boosts event streaming quality

  • Tech Target; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jan 24, 2020 3:06 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Developer
Based on the open-source Kafka event streaming platform, the Confluent Platform 5.4 update adds new capabilities to help meet enterprise data management requirements

New story! How to install kafka on RHEL 8

Apache Kafka is a distributed streaming platform. With it's rich API (Application Programming Interface) set, we can connect mostly anything to Kafka as source of data, and on the other end, we can set up a large number of consumers that will receive the steam of records for processing. Kafka is highly scaleable, and stores the streams of data in a reliable and fault-tolerant way.

New story! bandwhich Shows What's Taking Up Your Network Bandwidth On Linux And macOS

  • Linux Uprising; By Logix (Posted by logix on Jan 24, 2020 1:41 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
bandwhich is a relatively new terminal bandwidth utilization tool for Linux, *BSD and macOS, written in Rust. It shows the current network utilization by process, connection and remote IP/hostname.

New story! Connect an Asterisk system to the public switched telephone network

Learn how to set up Asterisk so your softphones can receive incoming calls from outside and make outgoing calls outside your organization as well.

New story! New stable Steam Client up, fixing Steam Survey and NFS mounts on Linux, plus other Steam news

  • GamingOnLinux; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Jan 24, 2020 12:16 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
The first stable update for the Steam Client of 2020, pulling in all the recent changes from the Beta versions. Some needed fixes for Linux are in.

New story! Install Racket Programming Language On Linux

  •; By Senthil Kumar (Posted by ostechnix on Jan 23, 2020 11:34 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
This guide explains how to install Racket programing language on Linux.

New story! Tcpdump Command in Linux

  •; By linuxize (Posted by linuxize on Jan 23, 2020 10:52 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
tcpdump is a command-line utility that you can use to capture and inspect network traffic going to and from your system

New story! Building a home lab: Sysadmin after dark

Want to set up your own home sysadmin lab? Let's start by looking at the big-picture decisions regarding hardware and software.

New story! Do You Really Need Antivirus Software on Linux?

  • Make Tech Easier; By Odysseas Kourafalos (Posted by damien on Jan 23, 2020 9:27 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Linux can get viruses, but you don't need an antivirus. How can both those claims be true? Do you really need antivirus on your Linux machine?

New story! Use this open source tool to get your local weather forecast

  • (Posted by bob on Jan 23, 2020 8:44 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Last year, I brought you 19 days of new (to you) productivity tools for 2019. This year, I'm taking a different approach: building an environment that will allow you to be more productive in the new year, using tools you may or may not already be using. read more

New story! Beginners Guide to Command Substitution in Bash (And the Backslash Mystery)

  •; By Marco Cherisi (Posted by savona on Jan 23, 2020 8:02 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Learn the basics of command substitution, the rules of using backslashes in command substitution, and how to work with nested command substitutions.

New story! How to configure an Asterisk dialplan for intra-office calling

Learn how to configure Asterisk to let two softphones call each other. via #EnableSysadmin

New story! 6 things you should be doing with Emacs

  • (Posted by bob on Jan 23, 2020 6:37 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Python; Story Type: News Story
Imagine using Python's IDLE interface to edit text. You would be able to load files into memory, edit them, and save changes. But every action you perform would be defined by a Python function. Making a word all capitals, for instance, calls upper(), opening a file calls open, and so on. Everything in your text document is a Python object and can be manipulated accordingly. From the user's perspective, it's the same experience as any text editor. read more

New story! Ubuntu 20.04 – Release Date, New Features & More

  • ThisHosting.Rocks; By ThisHosting.Rocks (Posted by Feenta on Jan 23, 2020 5:55 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Ubuntu
Ubuntu 20.04 is the latest long-awaited LTS (Long Term Support) release of Ubuntu.

New story! The evolution of a Linux sysadmin

A tale of how a sysadmin went from hobbyist and Level 1 tech to the big time at Red Hat.

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