New story! How To Install and Configure Nagios on Ubuntu 18.04

Nagios is one of the most popular open source monitoring system. Nagios keeps an inventory of your entire IT infrastructure and ensures your networks, servers, applications, services, and processes are up and running. In case of failure or suboptimal performance Nagios will send notification alerts via various methods.

New story! Microsoft slips ads into Windows 10 Mail client - then U-turns so hard, it warps fabric of reality

  • The Register; By Chris Williams (Posted by bob on Nov 17, 2018 7:00 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Microsoft
We never meant to make that widely public which is why we made a public FAQ for it.. Microsoft was, and maybe still is, considering injecting targeted adverts into the Windows 10 Mail app.…

New story! 5 of the Best File Managers for Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Ada Ivanova (Posted by damien on Nov 17, 2018 5:06 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
A good file manager is essential to your work. These are some of the best Linux file managers you will find that you can use on your system.

New story! Kodak’s new 3D printer has a Raspberry Pi inside

Kodak has launched a Raspberry Pi 3 based Kodak Portrait 3D Printer with a dual-extrusion system, multiple filament types, a 5-inch touchscreen, and WiFi and Ethernet connections to a Kodak 3D Cloud service. Kodak and Smart Int’l. have collaborated on a professional, dual extrusion Kodak Portrait 3D Printer that runs a Linux-based 3DprinterOS on a […]

New story! Setting up an NFS Server and Client on Debian 9 (Stretch)

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Nov 17, 2018 12:19 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Debian, Linux
This guide explains how to set up an NFS server and an NFS client on Debian 9 (Stretch). NFS stands for Network File System; through NFS, a client can access (read, write) a remote share on an NFS server as if it was on the local hard disk. In this Tutorial I will show you two different NFS exports, the export of a client directory that stores files as user nobody / nogroup without preserving filesystem permissions and a export of the /var/www directory which preserves permissions and ownerships of files, as required on a hosting server setup.

New story! Toradex and Digi launch i.MX8X-based Colibri and ConnectCore COMs

Toradex and Digi have released Linux-friendly i.MX8X-based modules via early access programs. The Colibri iMX8X and Digi ConnectCore 8X each provide WiFi-ac and Bluetooth 4.2. NXP’s i.MX8X SoC has made quite a splash this week. Eight months after Phytec announced an i.MX8X-based phyCORE-i.MX 8X module, Variscite unveiled a VAR-SOM-MX8X module and then Congatec followed up […]

New story! Total War: WARHAMMER II will release for Linux on November 20th

Feral Interactive have announced that Total War: WARHAMMER II for Linux is officially releasing on November 20th.

New story! Mozilla Fights On For Net Neutrality

  • The Mozilla Blog; By Amy Keating and Alan Davidson (Posted by bob on Nov 17, 2018 6:35 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Mozilla
Mozilla took the next step today in the fight to defend the web and consumers from the FCC’s attack on an open internet.

New story! macOS vs.Windows: Which OS Really Is the Best?

And then there’s the issue of stability. Macs win on this count, too, mostly because Apple controls the hardware ecosystem (third-party drivers are a major cause of instability on Windows PCs). We’ve even seen blue screens on Microsoft’s own Surface computers. Those looking for the ultimate in stability, though, should check out Linux.

New story! Microsoft menaced with mega-fines in Europe for 'large scale and covert' gathering of people's info via Office apps

You've broken the GDPR, baby, Dutch govt's eggheads claim. Microsoft broke Euro privacy rules by carrying out a "large scale and covert" gathering of private data through its Office apps.…

New story! FOSS Project Spotlight: BlueK8s

Kubernetes (aka K8s) is now the de facto container orchestration framework. Like other popular open-source technologies, Kubernetes has amassed a considerable ecosystem of complementary tools to address everything from storage to security. And although it was first created for running stateless applications, more and more organizations are interested in using Kubernetes for stateful applications.

New story! Plata Is A New Gtk Theme Based On The Latest Material Design Refresh

  • Linux Uprising; By Logix (Posted by logix on Nov 16, 2018 10:58 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: GNOME
Plata is a new Gtk+ theme based on the latest Material Design refresh. The theme comes in 3 variants, regular (mixed), Lumiere (light) and Noir (dark), each with regular and compact versions.

New story! Linux zip Command Tutorial for Beginners (5 Examples)

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Nov 16, 2018 9:04 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
As the name suggests, the zip command lets you create archives. In this tutorial, we will discuss the basics of zip using some easy to understand examples.

New story! If at first or second you don't succeed, you may be Microsoft: Hold off installing re-released Windows Oct Update

  • The Register; By Iain Thomson (Posted by bob on Nov 16, 2018 7:09 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Microsoft
Six weeks after first release f build 1809, and Redmond still can't get it right The 1809 build of Windows 10 and Windows Server is fast becoming infamous, after Redmond pulled it shortly after release when it started deleting people's files and stumbling in other ways. Redmond reissued the software on Tuesday, and today it's clear you shouldn't rush into deploying it, if installing it at all, in its present state.…

New story! How old were you when you first started using Linux?

  • (Posted by bob on Nov 16, 2018 5:27 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Linux
Some folks grew up on Linux. But for most of us, we started using it later in life. Whether you switched from another operating system, or are one of the lucky few who knew no OS before it, all of us were beginners at some point. How old were you when you started using Linux? Do you remember that time clearly, or is it so far in the past that it's but a faint memory? Regardless of the answer, let us know when it was, and maybe, a bit about what that experience has meant to you.

New story! How to Sort Files in Linux (GUI and Shell)

  •; By Karim Buzdar (Posted by vitux on Nov 16, 2018 3:32 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
In this article, we will explain how to view sorted files and folders in the Ubuntu Nautilus file manager and also learn how to print the output of the ls command in the command line according to our sorting preferences.

New story! Death by PowerPoint: These talks break the mold

  •; By 16 Nov 2018 Katie McLaughlin (Posted by bob on Nov 16, 2018 1:38 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Community
Conferences can be amazing experiences, with interesting people, great locations, and insightful talks. However, if you attend enough conferences, or the wrong conferences, you could succumb to one of the worst pandemics of our age. No, not "conflu"—death by PowerPoint.

New story! Install TLPUI In Ubuntu Or Linux Mint From PPA

  • Linux Uprising; By Logix (Posted by logix on Nov 16, 2018 11:44 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
TLPUI, a user interface for TLP (an advanced power management configuration tool for Linux), is now available in a PPA.

New story! Essential System Tools: Nmap – network security tool

  •; By Steve Emms (Posted by sde on Nov 16, 2018 10:29 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Community, Linux
Nmap is widely regarded as the de facto standard tool for network exploration and security auditing. Network administrators use Nmap to identify devices running on their systems, discover available hosts and the services they offer, finding open ports and detecting security risks. While Nmap is often used for such security audits, many systems and network administrators find the tool helps with routine tasks such as network inventory, managing service upgrade schedules, and monitoring host or service uptime.

New story! Akash Angle: How do you Fedora?

  • Fedora Magazine; By Adam Šamalík (Posted by bob on Nov 16, 2018 9:15 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Fedora
We recently interviewed Akash Angle on how he uses Fedora. This is part of a series on the Fedora Magazine. The series profiles Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done.

New story! Firefox Monitor Launches in 26 Languages and Adds New Desktop Browser Feature

  • The Mozilla Blog; By Nick Nguyen (Posted by bob on Nov 16, 2018 8:01 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Mozilla
Since the launch of Firefox Monitor, a free service that notifies you when your email has been part of a breach, hundreds of thousands of people have signed up.

New story! HSTR Makes Searching Your Bash Or Zsh Command History Easy

  • Linux Uprising (Posted by logix on Nov 16, 2018 6:46 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
HSTR is a ncurses-based tool for Bash and Zsh that makes it easy to view, navigate and search your command history.

New story! Don't cross the Application Streams! Actually, maybe you can now in RHEL 8 beta

Allows updating user space without breaking everything. Hot on the heels of its OpenStack Platform 14, Red Hat has announced the beta of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.…

New story! Windows 10 1809's new rollout: Mapped drives broken, AMD issues, Trend Micro clash

VIDEO: Steer clear of the rereleased Windows 10 October 2018 Update, IT pro warns. Meanwhile, Microsoft promises fix for buggy mapped drives at some point next year.

New story! Red Hat releases Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 beta

  • ZDNet | open-source RSS; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Nov 16, 2018 3:03 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux, Red Hat
The next major RHEL update is on its way with more container friendliness than ever.

New story! How to install Tomcat 9 on CentOS 7

Tomcat is an open source implementation of the Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java Expression Language and Java WebSocket technologies. This tutorial covers the steps required to install Tomcat 9.0 on CentOS 7.

New story! Congatec shows off Qseven and SMARC modules with new i.MX8X

Congatec announced two industrial, Linux-ready modules equipped with NXP’s dual- or quad-A35 i.MX8X SoC: the Conga-QMX8X (Qseven) with optional PoE and the Conga-SMX8X (SMARC 2.0) with optional WiFi. When either Variscite or Congatec announces a computer-on-module based on a new processor, the other company typically follows suit shortly thereafter.

New story! Mark Shuttleworth reveals Ubuntu 18.04 will get a 10-year support lifespan

VIDEO: Ubuntu Linux founder Mark Shuttleworth talks about Ubuntu, OpenStack, competition with Red Hat, and Canonical's forthcoming IPO.

New story! New Raspberry Pi A+ board shrinks RPi 3B+ features to HAT dimensions

A HAT-sized, $25, Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ will soon arrive with the same 1.4GHz quad-A53 SoC, dual-band WiFi, and 40-pin GPIO of the RPi 3B+, but with only 512MB RAM, one USB, and no LAN. As promised, Raspberry Pi Trading has revived its old mini-size, four-year old Raspberry Pi Model A+ SBC with a […]

New story! How to Install Elgg Social Network on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Elgg is a free, open source and self-hosted social networking application that can be used to create your own social networking website. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Elgg with Apache web server on Ubuntu 18.04 server.

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