New story! How To Install and Use Docker Compose on Ubuntu 18.04

Docker Compose is a tool that allows you to define and manage multi-container Docker applications. It uses a YAML file to configure the application's services, networks and volumes.

New story! How To Change Linux Hostname In Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, Kali, CentOS, RedHat?

Hostname is used to name the systems. Normally the computer networks work with IP addresses in order to identify and communicate. But hostname provides human friendly way to name, identify, communicate with other systems.

New story! New Linux Distro Created Specifically for Windows 10

What’s important to note, however, is that WLinux is available on the Microsoft Store with a $19.99 price, but the distro is offered for a limited time with a 50 percent discount, so it costs just $9.99.

New story! Linux developers threaten to pull “kill switch”

  • lulz (Posted by bob on Sep 23, 2018 7:15 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Kernel
Linux powers the internet, the Android in your pocket, and perhaps even some of your household appliances. A controversy over politics is now seeing some of its developers threatening to withdraw the license to all of their code, potentially destroying or making the whole Linux kernel unusable for a very long time.

New story! Nmap-bootstrap-xsl Hack Creates Visually Appealing Nmap Scan Reports : Interview With Its Creator, Andreas Hontzia

  • Latest Hacking News; By Arif Khan (Posted by bob on Sep 23, 2018 3:50 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
As the title itself states, nmap-xsl-bootstrap, a brand-new utility or, better to say an Nmap hack, that helps in beautifying the regular Nmap output which comes out of your Nmap scans.

New story! Understanding Bitcoin’s Legacy: What Was Satoshi’s Bitcoin Vision?

  • Bitcoin Exchange Guide (Posted by bob on Sep 23, 2018 12:59 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Community
Bitcoin’s code has been open source from the very beginning. (Satoshi) didn’t patent it or try to sell it. Meanwhile, his stash of roughly a million bitcoins, mined during the early days of the bitcoin network, has never been moved (aside from a few test transactions back in 2009). At its height in December 2017, Satoshi’s stash of one million bitcoins was worth about $20 billion, which would have made him the 44th richest man on the planet. Satoshi, however, does not appear to have ever touched his wealth. At the same time, Satoshi has not publicly revealed himself, which suggests he doesn’t care much about fame.

New story! How to Set Up SSH Keys on Ubuntu 18.04

  • linuxize.com; By linuxize (Posted by linuxize on Sep 22, 2018 10:07 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Ubuntu
In this tutorial we will walk through how to generate SSH keys on Ubuntu 18.04 machines. We will also show you how to setup a SSH key-based authentication and connect to your remote Linux servers without entering a password.

New story! Solus 3.9999 ISO Refresh Released

While the release of Solus 4 isn’t around the corner for some time, the developers of this neat-looking and fast Linux distro have gone ahead and pushed a Solus 3 ISO refresh. They’ve called it Solus 3.9999.

New story! Fuzzy matching in practice

  • BASHing data; By Bob Mesibov (Posted by Bob_Mesibov on Sep 22, 2018 4:42 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
Approximate or "fuzzy" matching on the command line is easily done with tre-agrep. Here's a practical example.

New story! After Years of Abusive E-mails, the Creator of Linux Steps Aside

  • The New Yorker; By Noam Cohen (Posted by bob on Sep 22, 2018 11:28 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Kernel
After years of verbally abusing programmers who contribute to the Linux operating-system kernel he created, the celebrated coder Linus Torvalds is stepping aside and says he is getting help.

New story! Weekend Reading: Scary Tales from the Server Room

It's always better to learn from someone else's mistakes than from your own. This weekend we feature Kyle Rankin and Bill Childers as they tell stories from their years as systems administrators. It's a win-win: you get to learn from their experiences, and they get to make snide comments to each other. 

New story! Top Linux Distros for Software Developers

  • DevPro; By Bernadette Wilson (Posted by bob on Sep 22, 2018 6:25 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Distributions
If you’re ready to try Linux for programming, the next step is to choose which Linux distribution (aka distro) to use. In general, Linux operating systems are flexible, they offer a variety of tools and emulate a wide variety of environments, and they’re backed by active communities. But specifically, each Linux distro has its own features that may appeal more to you as a software developer. Here are the most popular Linux distros...

New story! With Linux’s founder stepping back, will the community change its culture?

  • The Verge; By Adi Robertson (Posted by bob on Sep 22, 2018 4:31 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Kernel
Earlier this week, the Linux community got an unusual message from Linux’s creator, Linus Torvalds. “This week people in our community confronted me about my lifetime of not understanding emotions,” wrote Torvalds in a Linux update email.

New story! How To Install Ruby on Debian 9

  • linuxize.com; By linuxize (Posted by linuxize on Sep 22, 2018 2:36 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Debian, Ruby
Ruby is one of the most popular languages today. It has an elegant syntax and it is the language behind the powerful Ruby on Rails framework. This tutorial will walk you through the steps of installing Ruby on a Debian 9 system.

New story! Deepin Linux: As Gorgeous As It Is User-Friendly

  • Linux.com; By Jack Wallen (Posted by bob on Sep 21, 2018 10:48 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
For the longest time, Deepin Linux was based on Ubuntu. But with the release of 15.7, that all changed. Now, Deepin’s foundation is Debian, but the desktop is still that beautiful Deepin Desktop. And when I say it’s beautiful, it truly is one of the most gorgeous desktop environments you’ll find on any operating system.

New story! Rugged, Linux-ready transportation PC has four SIM slots

Nexcom’s Apollo Lake based “VTC 6220-BK” in-vehicle PC features triple displays, 2x SATA bays, 3x GbE with optional PoE, Ublox GPS, and 4x mini-PCIe or M.2 slots paired with SIM slots. Intel-based in-vehicle computers have been around for a while — here’s a Linux-friendly Kontron model from 2004 -– but over the last year or […]

New story! FOSS Project Spotlight: Nitrux, a Linux Distribution with a Focus on AppImages and Atomic Upgrades

Nitrux is a Linux distribution with a focus on portable, application formats like AppImages. Nitrux uses KDE Plasma 5 and KDE Applications, and it also uses our in-house software suite Nomad Desktop.

New story! How to Check Ubuntu Hardware Info

  • LinuxHint; By Shahriar Shovon (Posted by linuxhint on Sep 21, 2018 5:05 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
Every computer has a lot of hardware components. They are from different vendors and they have many important information associated with them. If you run into any problems with any of these hardware components, then this information is crucial to solve them. In this article, I will show you how to check for hardware info on Ubuntu.

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

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Sep 21, 2018 3:10 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
In Linux, if you need to kill a process (for whatever reason) through the command line, you can you use the kill command, which requires you to pass as input the ID of the process you're trying to terminate. But did you know there also exists a way to kill processes without specifying their PIDs?

New story! How to Install the Latest VLC Player in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

  • vitux.com; By Karim Buzdar (Posted by vitux on Sep 21, 2018 1:44 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
In this article, we will show several ways for you to install the VLC Media Player depending on whether you choose the graphical interface or the command line of your Ubuntu 18.04 system.

New story! Top 3 benefits of company open source programs

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Sep 21, 2018 12:19 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Red Hat; Story Type: News Story
Many organizations, from Red Hat to internet-scale giants like Google and Facebook, have established open source programs (OSPO). The TODO Group, a network of open source program managers, recently performed the first annual survey of corporate open source programs, and it revealed some interesting findings on the actual benefits of open source programs. read more

New story! How Writing Can Expand Your Skills and Grow Your Career

  • Linux.com; By Amber Ankerholz (Posted by bob on Sep 21, 2018 10:53 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
“even if you don't consider yourself to be ‘a writer,’ you should consider writing about your open source contributions, project, or community.” Writing can be a great way to share knowledge and engage others in your work, but it has personal benefits as well. It can help you meet new people, learn new skills, and improve your communication style.

New story! Control your data with Syncthing: An open source synchronization tool

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Sep 21, 2018 9:39 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud; Story Type: News Story
These days, some of our most important possessions—from pictures and videos of family and friends to financial and medical documents—are data. And even as cloud storage services are booming, so there are concerns about privacy and lack of control over our personal data. From the PRISM surveillance program to Google letting app developers scan your personal emails, the news is full of reports that should give us all pause regarding the security of our personal information. read more

New story! How to install Paperwork on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Paperwork is a note-taking and archiving alternative to Evernote, Microsoft OneNote, and Google Keep, with the advantage of being FOSS (Free and Open Source Software), meaning it that can be hosted on the user premises, which is a requirement for people and businesses worried about privacy.

New story! Red Hat CEO Optimistic About OpenShift 4.0 as RHEL Lags

  • ServerWatch.com; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Sep 21, 2018 7:10 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud, Red Hat
Red Hat reports second quarter revenue of $823M, as interest in container technology continues to grow

New story! What is Istio?

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Sep 21, 2018 5:56 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Red Hat; Story Type: News Story
One of the key metrics or performance indicator of a microservices software architecture and environment is lead time (the amount of time it takes to get from idea to production). Many things have an impact on lead time, such as decision-making time, how quickly the code can be implemented, testing, continuous integration, etc. [This is part one of my ten-part Introduction to Istio series, originally published on Red Hat Developers.] read more

New story! calcurse – free calendar and scheduling application for the command line

  • LinuxLinks.com; By Steve Emms (Posted by sde on Sep 21, 2018 4:41 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Community, Linux
calcurse is an open source, text-based calendar and scheduling application. The software keeps track of events, appointments and everyday tasks.

New story! How to Create a Swap File in Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Matthew Muller (Posted by damien on Sep 21, 2018 3:27 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
A better alternative to a typical swap partition is to use a swap file, which is similar but gives you more control. Here’s how to create a swap file in Linux.

New story! How To Install Jenkins on CentOS 7

Jenkins is an open source, Java-based automation server that offers an easy way to set up a continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipeline. This tutorial will walk you through the steps of installing Jenkins on a CentOS 7 system using the official Jenkins repository.

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