New story! Maui Project Wants to Bring Convergent Apps to Linux Desktops and Android

From the people behind Nitrux, a gorgeous Ubuntu-based GNU/Linux distribution focused on portable apps, here comes Maui Project, an open source community for building convergent apps for Linux desktops and Android phones.

New story! How to List Cron Jobs in Linux

  • Linuxize.com; By linuxize (Posted by linuxize on Feb 16, 2020 5:24 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
Cron is a scheduling daemon that allows you to schedule the execution of tasks at specified intervals. These tasks are called cron jobs and can be scheduled to run by a minute, hour, day of the month, month, day of the week, or any combination of these.

New story! Minicomputers and The Soul of a New Machine

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Feb 16, 2020 3:12 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The Command Line Heroes podcast is back, and this season it covers the machines that run all the programming languages I covered last season. As the podcast staff puts it: read more

New story! Switching between different Linux distributions without losing data

  • net2.com; By amin nahdy (Posted by zn52 on Feb 16, 2020 1:01 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
So you installed the latest version of a Linux distribution but want to switch to another variant of Linux or want to upgrade to the latest version of a Linux distribution and prefer a clean install over regular upgrade ? Doing this will surely make you lose your personal data

New story! Metro Exodus is now live on Steam and Deep Silver say it's coming to Linux

While Metro Exodus was exclusive to the Epic Games Store for a while, it later went live on Google Stadia (which is Debian Linux) and today it's finally available on Steam. It also appears to be coming to the Linux desktop with news on that due soon.

New story! How to Install Lighttpd on Debian 9

In this tutorial, we will demonstrate how to install and deploy Lighttpd on a Debian 9 VPS with FPM/FastCGI support. Lighttpd is a free, open-source and high-performance web server developed by Jan Kneschke. It has a low memory footprint when compared to other web servers and is specially designed for speed-critical environments. It is secure, fast, and can handle up to 10,000 connections in parallel on a single server. It is used by many websites, including YouTube, Bloglines, WikiMedia, and many more. Lighttpd comes with a rich set of features, such as FastCGI, SCGI, Auth, URL-Rewriting, Output-Compression, event mechanism, and more. These features combined make for a compelling and high-performance web server solution.

New story! CoreOS Container Linux Will No Longer Be Supported After May 26, 2020

CoreOS Container Linux, the open-source operating system for deploying Linux container in large clusters, will be reaching end of life on May 26th, 2020, and will no longer be supported.

New story! How To Zoom Tmux Panes For Better Text Visibility

  • ostechnix.com; By Senthil Kumar (Posted by ostechnix on Feb 16, 2020 4:15 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
This guide explains how to zoom in Tmux panes to fit them into the full size of current Terminal window and zoom out them again to its normal position in Linux.

New story! New features for Raspberry Pi, Wireguard in the Linux kernel, NSA Python course and more open source news

In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at new features for Raspbian, Wireguard and Linux kernel, free Python course from the NSA and more! read more

New story! 25 years of Delphi and no Oracle in sight: Not a Visual Basic killer but hard to kill

Productivity or performance? Hey, why not both? On this day 25 years ago, Borland Software trotted out version 1.0 of the Delphi application development product, making the announcement at the Software Development '95 event in San Francisco.

New story! Blender 2.82 Released with AI Denoiser for Nvidia RTX GPUs, More

  • 9to5Linux; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Feb 15, 2020 9:40 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Blender Foundation released today Blender 2.82, a new update to the popular free and open-source 3D computer graphics software that adds new features and numerous improvements.

New story! Coffee Lake in-vehicle system has four PoE ports

  • LinuxGizmos.com (Posted by bob on Feb 15, 2020 7:29 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Nexcom’s rugged “VTC 7251-7C4” in-vehicle PC runs Linux or Win 10 on an 8th or 9th Gen Coffee Lake CPU and offers 4x GbE ports with PoE, 4x mini-PCIe slots, plus GPS, HDMI, USB, serial, and isolated CAN. Nexcom announced its second Coffee Lake based, VTC-branded in-vehicle system after the VTC 7250-7C8. The new VTC […]

New story! 3 steps for product marketing your open source project

I frequently get questions from open source project creators or new founders of commercial open source software (COSS) companies about the best way to market their product. Implicit in that inquiry lies more foundational questions: "What the hell is product marketing? How much time should I spend on it?" This article aims to share some knowledge and specific action items to help open source creators understand product marketing as a concept and how to bootstrap it on their own until a project reaches the next level of traction.

New story! Python programming language: Now you can take NSA's free course for beginners

Developers already have numerous options from the likes of Microsoft and Google for learning how to code in the popular Python programming language. But now budding Python developers can read up on the National Security Agency's own Python training materials.

New story! Kids Using Kali Linux Are the Next-Generation Hackers, UK Police Warn

A poster created by the West Midlands Regional Organised Crime Unit (WMROCU) and also featuring the logo of UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) warns that the kids using software like Tor Browser, Kali Linux, Discover, and Metasploit could be the next-generation hackers.

New story! Firefox 73 Is Now Available for All Supported Ubuntu Releases

The latest Mozilla Firefox 73 web browser has landed in the stable software repositories of all supported Ubuntu Linux releases and users can now update their installations.

New story! Install LibModsecurity Web Application Firewall with Nginx on CentOS 8

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Feb 15, 2020 8:05 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
LibModSecurity is a free and open-source web application firewall (WAF) that can be used to protect an Nginx server from different kinds of cyberattacks. In this tutorial, we will show you how to download and compile LibModSecurity with Nginx support on CentOS 8.

New story! How to install TaskBoard Kanban on Debian 10

  • vitux.com; By Karim Buzdar (Posted by vitux on Feb 15, 2020 6:50 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Debian
TaskBoard is a free and open-source PHP based tool that helps users to keep track of their important tasks. It has a simple user-friendly web interface that is intuitive and easy to use.

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! Coffee Lake system has a pair each of PCIe slots and removable SATA bays

Lanner’s rugged, Linux-friendly “LEC-2290” embedded system combines an 8th Gen CPU with 2x GbE, 4x PoE, 2x HDMI, 6x serial, 4x USB, 2x removable SATA bays, and 2x PCIe slots plus mini-PCIe, M.2, and DP. Lanner announced an industrial edge PC with Intel’s 8th Gen Coffee Lake S-series processors, following earlier embedded systems such as […]

New story! 7 Open Source Projects We Love

“In love, you must open your heart — and your source code.” -David Habusha, VP Product at WhiteSource. This Valentine’s Day, we are sharing a different kind of love, one only developers can truly appreciate: love of open source projects. If you’re a developer, open source probably plays a major role in your work. Perhaps you love it just as much as we do, and for that reason, we’ve created this post to share the seven open source projects we admire the most.

New story! Linux is ready for the end of time

2038 is for Linux what Y2K was for mainframe and PC computing in 2000, but the fixes are underway to make sure all goes well when that fatal time rolls around.

New story! Looks like the narrative thriller 'The Suicide of Rachel Foster' will come to Linux

  • GamingOnLinux; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Feb 15, 2020 12:39 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Releasing next week on February 19, it's looking like 'The Suicide of Rachel Foster' will also be coming to Linux although it's not clear yet exactly when.

New story! How to restore a single-core computer with Linux

In a previous article, I explained how I refurbish old dual-core computers ranging from roughly five to 15 years old. Properly restored, these machines can host a fully capable lightweight Linux distribution like Mint/Xfce, Xubuntu, or Lubuntu and perform everyday tasks. But what if you have a really old computer gathering dust in your attic or basement?

New story! How to install cassandra on RHEL 8

Apache Cassandra is an open-source NoSQL database. One of it's main features is it's decentralized nature that gives unique fault tolerance. Having our data replicated across datacenters means our production will not suffer from the loss of one of our sites, something all sysadmins dream of (or really happy to have such setup).

New story! Linux is our love language

2019 was a year of learning in the Cherry household. I am a senior software engineer who set out to learn new skills and, along the way, I taught my husband, Chris. By teaching him some of the things I learned and asking him to work through my technology walkthrough articles, I helped Chris learn new skills that enabled him to pivot his career deeper into the technology field. And I learned new ways to make my walkthroughs and training materials more accessible for readers to digest.

New story! Penguin Tux - An Interesting story behind Linux Mascot

Tux is still not a product of any hired advertising agency. There were no investments made into its developments.

New story! How I learned to stop worrying and love systemd

A personal journey of systemd discovery, from services and even containers.

New story! PHP Development on Fedora with Eclipse

Eclipse is a full-featured free and open source IDE developed by the Eclipse Foundation. It has been around since 2001. You can write anything from C/C++ and Java to PHP, Python, HTML, JavaScript, Kotlin, and more in this IDE. Installation The software is available from Fedora’s official repository. To install it, invoke: sudo dnf install […]

New story! How to Install and Use Curl on CentOS 8

  • Linuxize.com; By linuxize (Posted by linuxize on Feb 14, 2020 3:58 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
curl is a powerful command-line tool for transferring data from or to a remote server. With curl you can download or upload data using various network protocols, such as HTTP, HTTPS, SCP, SFTP, and http://FTP.

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