New story! Flying on Mars fueled with open-source software

  • ZDNet | open-source RSS; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Apr 20, 2021 7:10 AM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Community
For the first time in history, we've flown an aircraft, the mini-helicopter Ingenuity, on another planet. Opens-source software backed up its engineering.

New story! How to manage AWS EC2 instances using aws-cli

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Apr 20, 2021 4:59 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
This guide will show you how to get started with managing your AWS virtual machine instances from the Linux command line using aws-cli.

New story! Pi-sized SBCs run Linux on RK3328 and Allwinner H3

SmartBoardHome has announced two 85 x 56mm SBCs that run Linux: a “Pi-R2S3328-B” with an RK3328 and dual GbE ports and a “Pi-PC-H3 PK” with an Allwinner H3, HDMI, CSI, LAN, 2x USB, WiFi, and 40-pin GPIO. Shenzhen-based embedded computing vendor Shenzhen Pumpb Techical Co., Ltd has made us aware of its SmartBoardHome unit/brand. The […]

New story! Run Linux on Refurbished Mini PCs – Part 1

  • LinuxLinks.com; By LinuxLinks (Posted by sde on Apr 20, 2021 12:36 AM EST)
  • Groups: Linux
This is a series of articles about buying a refurbished mini PC to run Linux as a desktop machine. Along the way, we’ll explain what you really need.

New story! 4 steps to customizing your Mac terminal theme with open source tools

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Apr 19, 2021 10:24 PM EST)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Do you ever get bored with seeing the same old terminal window on your macOS computer? If so, add some bells and whistles to your view with the open source Oh My Zsh framework and Powerlevel10k theme. This basic step-by-step walkthrough (including a video tutorial at the end) will get you started customizing your macOS terminal. If you're a Linux user, check out Seth Kenlon's guide to Adding themes and plugins to Zsh for in-depth guidance. read more

New story! How to chmod files only on Linux

  • faqforge.com; By Till Brehm (Posted by vitux on Apr 19, 2021 8:13 PM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Sometimes, you might want to apply a chmod to files only and not directories. This guide shows you three different ways to achieve that goal on the Linux command line.

New story! 3 ways to check if a port is open on remote Linux system

  • 2daygeek.com; By Magesh (Posted by 2daygeek on Apr 19, 2021 6:01 PM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
It is mandatory to open the network port on the firewall, which allows the application for external access.

New story! LFCA: Learn Classes of Network IP Addressing Range – Part 11

  • Tecmint; By James (Posted by tecmint on Apr 19, 2021 3:50 PM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
In Part 10 of the LFCA series, we brushed over the classes of IP addresses and gave examples of the commonly used IP classes. However, that was just an overview and in this part, we will dive deeper and gain more understanding about IP addressing range and the number of hosts and networks each class of IP provides.

New story! 13 ways to get involved with your favorite open source project

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Apr 19, 2021 1:38 PM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story
Many of my blog's readers already know lots about open source, but I'm also aware that many know little, if anything, about it. I'm a big, big proponent of open source software (and beyond, such as open hardware), and there are lots of great resources you can find to learn more about it. read more

New story! Breaking news: Linux flies on Mars

  • LinuxLinks.com; By LinuxLinks (Posted by sde on Apr 19, 2021 11:27 AM EST)
  • Groups: Linux
This is a moment in history for us to remember. An open source operating system built by thousands flies a helicopter on another planet.

New story! Zorin OS 16 Beta Released with Remarkable Changes. Download and Test Now.

The Zorin OS team announced the release of the Zorin OS 16 Beta which is immediately available for download and testing. With this pre-release, Zorin OS promises some massive changes. Let's take a look.

New story! Google proposes Logica data language for building more manageable SQL code

  • The Register; By Thomas Claburn (Posted by bob on Apr 19, 2021 7:03 AM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Developer
COBOL-inspired caps lock English just don't add up when dealing with large SQL codebases. Structured Query Language (SQL) at scale can lead to unstructured, unmaintainable database code - at least as far as Google is concerned - so boffins affiliated with the biz have devised an open source logical programming language to make SQL more amenable to maintenance.…

New story! Linux Logical Volume Manager (LVM) tutorial

  • linuxconfig.org; By Lubos Rendek (Posted by LinuxCareer on Apr 19, 2021 4:52 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Logical Volume Manager (LVM) is used on Linux to manage hard drives and other storage devices. As the name implies, it can sort raw storage into logical volumes, making it easy to configure and use.

New story! Pop!_OS Announced GNOME Based COSMIC Desktop. Here's how it looks.

A stunning and revamped GNOME-based desktop announced by the Pop OS team - named COSMIC. Let's take a look.

New story! What job did you do before tech?

Who doesn't love a trip down memory lane? When recounting our career paths, they're often crooked and veer in unexpected directions. Many of us take pride in that. We trusted our intuition or a friend's advice and it led to experiences we'll never forget that shaped who we are today. And where we are today. I asked our community of writers to share a little bit about what kind of jobs they had before they got into tech. Here are 13 of them you're sure to enjoy. 

New story! EndeavourOS Linux Has a New ISO Release with BSPWM and Sway WMs, Various Improvements

The EndeavourOS Linux distro has a new ISO release to give you guys an up-to-date installation medium in case you want to use Arch Linux but don’t want to go through its complex installation process.

New story! EndeavourOS Introduces BSPWM, Sway, and Drops Deepin. Download and Update Now

EndeavourOS 2021.04 release is here. And the team brings a handful of new features and updates. Take a look.

New story! LFCA: Learn Binary and Decimal Numbers in Network – Part 10

  • Tecmint; By James Kiare (Posted by tecmint on Apr 18, 2021 5:54 PM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
In Part 9 of the LFCA series, we covered the basics of IP addressing. To better understand IP addressing, we need to pay more attention to these two types of IP address representation – binary and decimal-dotted quad notation.

New story! List of All Default Debian Official Wallpapers HD Gallery with Download Links

Here's a list of all Debian wallpapers from official releases with download links.

New story! Whats new with Drupal in 2021?

  • Opensource.com; By Shefali Shetty (Posted by bob on Apr 18, 2021 2:02 PM EST)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Community
The success of open source projects is largely carried by the pillars of the community and group collaborations. Without putting a stake in the ground to achieve strategic initiatives, an open source project can lose focus. Open source strategic initiatives should aim at solving impactful problems through collaboration involving the project's stakeholders.

New story! Lightweight Desktop LXQt 0.17 Released. This is What's New.

LXQt 0.17 is released. The lightweight desktop environment brings its latest version LXQt 0.17 with moderate improvements across modules and their components. This is what's new.

New story! Educational Distro Escuelas Linux 6.13 Introduces OBS Studio and Kolibri

The Escuelas Linux team informs 9to5Linux today about the general availability of Escuelas Linux 6.13, a new version of their educational-oriented GNU/Linux distribution derived from Bodhi Linux.

New story! OpenStack Wallaby Extends Open Source Cloud Infrastructure

  • IT Pro Today; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by tk21 on Apr 18, 2021 8:35 AM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Cloud
The open-source cloud infrastructure project continues to benefit from a high volume of contributors as the new Wallaby release improves compute, networking and security.

New story! Download A Portion Of Youtube Video with Youtube-dl And FFmpeg In Linux

  • ostechnix.com; By Senthilkumar (Posted by ostechnix on Apr 18, 2021 6:46 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
This brief guide explains how to download a portion of YouTube video with Youtube-dl and FFmpeg utilities in Linux.

New story! How To Install Jenkins on Ubuntu 20.04/18.04

  • Tecmint; By Ravi Saive (Posted by tecmint on Apr 18, 2021 4:57 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Jenkins is a leading self-contained open-source automation server that is used to automate repetitive technical assignments involved in building, testing, and delivering or deploying software. Jenkins is Java-based and can be installed through Ubuntu packages, Docker, or by downloading and running its web application archive (WAR) file that includes all the contents of a web application to run on a server.

New story! Install Discord On Linux

Today Discord has become a go-to app for team communications. One can create a Discord server and allow its members to use text or voice for sharing information. Or even create private channels to only allow certain members to join.

New story! Looking for a CentOS Replacement? Start Here

IT shops may be looking for a CentOS replacement in advance of its support sunsetting. Here are some alternative free Linux distros that are drop-in replacements for CentOS.

New story! How I digitized my CD collection with open source tools

The restrictions on getting out and about during the pandemic occasionally remind me that time is slipping by—although some days, "slipping" doesn't quite feel like the right word. But it also reminds me there are more than a few tasks around the house that can be great for restoring the sense of accomplishment that so many of us have missed.

New story! My journey into Linux system administration

Take a look inside one Linux sysadmin's path to achieving his goals.

New story! LXQt 0.17.0 Desktop Environment Released, Here’s What’s New

  • 9to5Linux; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Apr 17, 2021 7:53 PM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
The LXQt 0.17.0 desktop environment was released today with various new features and improvements for this lightweight, next-generation LXDE desktop environment written in Qt.

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