New story! How To Completely Disable Tracker, GNOME's File Indexing And Search Tool

This article explains how to completely disable Tracker, so it no longer indexes any files, and stop having any Tracker process running in the background. Tracker is a file indexing and search tool for Linux. Gnome makes use of it for some of its functionality, and as a result, Tracker is installed by default on quite a few Linux distributions.

New story! Cloudera Follows Hortonworks' Open Source Lead

Trying to survive the carnage AWS and the like are causing in the Big Data space, Cloudera is open sourcing its entire product line.

New story! How to Install and Configure OpenLiteSpeed Web Server on Debian 10

OpenLiteSpeed is a free, open-source and lightweight HTTP server developed by LiteSpeed Technologies. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install OpenLiteSpeed with MariaDB and PHP on Debian 10 server.

New story! How to use Email Encryption in Ubuntu

  •; By Karim Buzdar (Posted by vitux on Jul 20, 2019 11:46 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
In this article, we are going to learn how to use email encryption with Thunderbird, OpenPGP, and Enigmail in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

New story! How to Manage ConfigServer Security and Firewall (CSF) From Linux Command Line?

2DayGeek: csf firewall prevents Linux server from unnecessary attack.

New story! Modifying Windows local accounts with Fedora and chntpw

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Jul 20, 2019 7:23 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
I recently encountered a problem at work where a client’s Windows 10 PC lost trust to the domain. The user is an executive and the hindrance of his computer can affect real-time mission-critical tasks. He gave me 30 minutes to resolve the issue while he attended a meeting. Needless to say, I’ve encountered this issue […]

New story! FLOSS Weekly 538: Leo Laporte

Randal Schwartz and Jonathan Bennett talk to Leo Laporte about FLOSS's history and the TWiT Network.

New story! Data in a Flash, Part IV: the Future of Memory Technologies

I have spent the first three parts of this series describing the evolution and current state of Flash storage. I also described how to configure an NVMe over Fabric (NVMeoF) storage network to export NVMe volumes across RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE) and again over native TCP. But what does the future of memory technologies look like? As memory technologies continue to evolve, the method in which you plug that technology into your computers will evolve with it.

New story! Buying a Linux-ready laptop

  •; By Ricardo Berlasso (Posted by bob on Jul 20, 2019 12:49 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
Recently, I bought and started using a Tuxedo Book BC1507, a Linux laptop computer. Ten years ago, if someone had told me that, by the end of the decade, I could buy top-quality, "penguin-ready" laptops from companies such as System76, Slimbook, and Tuxedo, I probably would have laughed. Well, now I'm laughing, but with joy!

New story! How To Set Timezone And Enable Network Time Sync (NTP) From The Command Line

  • Linux Uprising (Posted by logix on Jul 19, 2019 10:37 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
This article explains how to use timedatectl to change the timezone and enable automatic synchronization of the system clock with a remote server using the NTP (Network Time Synchronization) protocol on Linux.

New story! Powered by Plasma: ALBA Synchrotron in Barcelona, Spain

We’re always looking for interesting stories from people who use KDE software at their workplace, in school, or in government institutions. You can imagine our delight, then, when we met Sergi Blanch-Torné at this year’s FOSDEM. Sergi is a Controls Software Engineer at ALBA, a KDE user, and a Free software advocate and contributor. Not only was he willing to tell us about his favorite KDE apps, but he also works at one of the most amazing places on Earth! In this interview, he tells us what it’s like to work at ALBA, and answers the burning question: “what even is a synchrotron?”.

New story! Use HackMD to collaborate on open source projects is an open source, collaborative Markdown editor. It allows people to share, comment, and collaborate on documents. As open source software, users can choose between using the online platform or installing it as a local service using the upstream project CodiMD.

New story! Installing Microsoft's fonts on Solus

Times New Roman, Arial, are one of the most popular fonts that are created by Microsoft. Solus, by default, does not include the major Microsoft fonts So in this tutorial i will show you how to install MS Fonts pack on Solus.

New story! Maestral Is A New Open Source Dropbox Client For Linux And macOS

Maestral is a new open source Dropbox client for macOS and Linux, that's currently in beta. Its porpose is to have a Dropbox client that supports syncing to drives which use Btrfs, Ext3, ZFS, XFS or encrypted filesystems. It's also a lot lighter than the official Dropbox client.

New story! Shrinking Linux Attack Surfaces

Often, a kernel developer will try to reduce the size of an attack surface against Linux, even if it can't be closed entirely. It's generally a toss-up whether such a patch makes it into the kernel. Linus Torvalds always prefers security patches thatreally close a hole, rather than just give attackers a slightly harder time of it.

New story! No love lost between security specialists and developers

GitLab finds 68% of security professionals feel that less than half of developers can spot security vulnerabilities, but most people feel it's a programmer's job to write secure code.

New story! Enable bootsplash on Manjaro

If you use Manjaro and you like to have a harmonic and beautiful Linux system from boot to desktop, follow me as i will show you in this tutorial how to enable and configure the bootsplash screen on Manjaro. Let's go

New story! Episode 23: Advertisers: Don't Be Creepy

Katherine Druckman and Doc Searls talk to Linux Journal's Danna Vedder about the current state of advertising.

New story! IBM / Red Hat, Ubuntu & Nvidia, Firefox, Kdenlive, Syncthing, Huawei, Valve | This Week in Linux 74

On this episode of This Week in Linux, AMD releases BIOS fix for the Linux booting issue, IBM closes on the landmark acquisition of Red Hat, and Ubuntu announces that Ubuntu LTS users will be getting the latest nvidia drivers much more easily.......................

New story! Setup Zsh + Powerline on Solus

Have you asked yourself ? What is Zsh ? And why should I use it ? If yes, I will answer you briefly. The Z shell (Zsh) is a Unix shell that can be used as an interactive login shell and as a command interpreter for shell scripting. Zsh is an extended Bourne shell with a large number of improvements, including some features of Bash, ksh, and tcsh. If you are using Solus and you decided to switch your shell from bash to Zsh, I will show you how to Setup Zsh + Powerline on Solus.

New story! Public Statement on Neutrality of Free Software

  • F-Droid; By F-Droid (actual author unnamed) (Posted by jdixon on Jul 19, 2019 1:45 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Announcements; Groups: Android
F-Droid abandons neutrality to censor Gab oriented apps.

New story! Google's Go team decides not to give it a try

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Jul 19, 2019 12:31 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
A key proposal for Go 1.14 – adding a built-in try keyword – has been declined The Go language will not be adding a "try" keyword in the next major version, despite this being a major part of what was proposed for version 1.14.…

New story! Easy way to create a Debian package and local package repository

This article describes a simple way to create a home made debian package and include it into a local package repository. Although we could use an existing Debian/Ubuntu package, we will start from scratch by creating and packaging our own trivial application. Once our package is ready, we will include it into our local package repository. This article illustrates a very simplistic approach, however it may serve as a template in many different scenarios.

New story! How to Install Tomcat 9 on Ubuntu 18.04

  • Cloubbooklet; By Pappin Vijak (Posted by cloudbooklet on Jul 18, 2019 10:02 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
How to Install Tomcat 9 on Ubuntu 18.04. Tomcat is a web server that is used to serve Java applications. This tutorial guide you to install latest Apache Tomcat on Ubuntu 18.04

New story! How To Automatically Disable Touchpad When Typing In Ubuntu

Three ways to automatically disable Touchpad when typing in Ubuntu operating system and its variants like Linux Mint.

New story! The 'Linux' Foundation is Acting Like a Microsoft ISV Now, Commitment to Linux and FOSS Deteriorates Even Further

The Linux Foundation has just announced a new Microsoft-funded initiative that's pushing GitHub and CLAs (passing copyrights on code to corporations)

New story! Finding malformed markup

  • BASHing data; By Bob Mesibov (Posted by Bob_Mesibov on Jul 18, 2019 6:19 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
HTML tags in non-HTML documents sometimes get messed up. This post describes a two-step procedure for locating most of the usual errors.

New story! Optimize JPEG/JPG Images in Ubuntu with Jpegoptim

  •; By Karim Buzdar (Posted by vitux on Jul 18, 2019 4:15 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
In this article, we will describe how you can install the command line utility Jpegoptim on Ubuntu. We will also explain various ways in which you can use this application to optimize and compress your jpeg image files.

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