New story! How To Map Oracle ASM Disk Against Physical Disk And LUNs In Linux?

2DayGeek: Learn how to map ASM disks against physical disks and LUNs in Linux.

New story! What proprietary tool do you need open source alternative to?

  • (Posted by bob on May 20, 2019 5:15 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Taking the plunge from easy and familiar proprietary tools we use every day to unknown and open source tools can be a challenge. When do you find the time to do the research to choose the right option for you? How do you choose? What will be daily repercussions be? Will the positive outweigh the negative? read more

New story! CentOS 8 Release Map And It’s Details

  •; By Magesh M (Posted by 2daygeek on May 20, 2019 4:00 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
LinuxTechNews: Find out the CentOS 8 roadmap details.

New story! 3 Ways to Reboot Ubuntu through the Command Line

  •; By Karim Buzdar (Posted by vitux on May 20, 2019 1:32 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
In this article, we will describe three ways for you to reboot your Ubuntu system through the command line using the reboot command, the shutdown command, and the init command. We have run the commands and procedures mentioned in this article on a Ubuntu 18.04 LTS system.

New story! How to use GNOME Boxes' remote access capabilities

In Part 1 of this series, I introduced GNOME Boxes, an open source virtualization tool maintained by the GNOME Project as part of its GNOME Desktop Environment. The GNOME Project describes Boxes as: "A simple GNOME application to view, access, and manage remote and virtual systems." read more

New story! Best Free Books to Learn about Lua

Lua is a lightweight, small, compact, and fast programming language designed as an embeddable scripting language.

New story! Getting set up with Fedora Project services

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on May 20, 2019 9:49 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
In addition to providing an operating system, the Fedora Project provides numerous services for users and developers. Services such as Ask Fedora, the Fedora Project Wiki and the Fedora Project Mailing Lists provide users with valuable resources for learning how to best take advantage of Fedora. For developers of Fedora, there are many other services […]

New story! While there's no date for the Linux version of Insurgency: Sandstorm, NWI remain committed to do it

  •; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on May 20, 2019 8:34 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
New World Interactive held a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) earlier this week for Insurgency: Sandstorm and naturally there was a question about the upcoming Linux version which they answered.

New story! Pop!_OS 19.04 – Based on Ubuntu 19.04 and Use GNOME 3.32 as Default Desktop

Pop!_OS 19.04 is the latest release of Pop!_OS, based on Ubuntu 19.04 and use GNOME 3.32 as default desktop environment that brings several other features like new icon theme, fractional scaling, permission control for each application, granular control on Night Light intensity among many other changes. Also, include most of the gnome applications 3.32.

New story! Zettlr – Markdown Editor for Writers and Researchers

  • It's FOSS; By John Paul (Posted by abhishekpc on May 20, 2019 6:06 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews
Zettlr is an open source markdown editor with features that help writers and researchers. Read and see if Zettlr can be your next favorite application.

New story! How to Create a Custom Login Banner or MOTD in Linux

  • Putorius; By Steven Vona (Posted by savona on May 20, 2019 4:51 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
A fun little article about how to display a custom login banner or motd in the Linux terminal.

New story! Getting started with GNOME Boxes virtualization

I've been a fan of virtualization technology for many years, using many different products along the way. Virtualization has advantages for both the data center and the desktop: data centers use it to increase server hardware utilization, while desktop users use it for modeling, testing, and development work. One operating system running on top of a different one on the same hardware, all thanks to the concept of a virtual machine (VM). read more

New story! A quick look at some fun games & expansions released with Linux support in 2019 so far

  •; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on May 20, 2019 1:52 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
We’re closing in on the midway point of 2019 so let’s slow down for a moment, take a step back and look at some of the top games released with Linux support so far this year.

New story! How to Install Memcached on CentOS 7

Memcached is a free and open-source high-performance in-memory key-value data store. It is mainly used as a caching system to speed up applications by caching various objects from the results of database calls. In this tutorial, we will explain how to install and configure Memcached on CentOS 7.

New story! The Many Changes & Additions To Find With The Linux 5.2 Kernel

  • Phoronix; By Michael Larabel (Posted by bob on May 19, 2019 8:09 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Kernel, Linux
here is a look at the new features to find with the Linux 5.2 kernel and the many other changes.

New story! South Korea Chooses Linux Over Windows 10

  • Tom's Hardware; By Nathaniel Mott (Posted by bob on May 19, 2019 5:17 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Migrations
Support for Windows 7 will end in January 2020. Microsoft probably hopes the moribund operating system's users will switch to Windows 10, but the South Korean government plans to switch its machines over to a Linux distribution instead, according to a May 17 report from The Korea Herald.

New story! Microsoft's hatred of all things GNU/Linux is always put to the test when someone 'dares' use it outside Microsoft's control and cash cows (e.g. Azure and Vista 10/WSL); will Microsoft combat its long

Microsoft's hatred of all things GNU/Linux is always put to the test when someone 'dares' use it outside Microsoft's control and cash cows (e.g. Azure and Vista 10/WSL); will Microsoft combat its longstanding urge to corrupt or oust officials with the courage to say "no" to Microsoft?

New story! Should IT Professionals Learn to Code?

  •; By Lyas Spiehler (Posted by lspiehler on May 19, 2019 5:07 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Developer
Do you have a non-development career in technology? Do you ever ask yourself if it would be worth the time to learn to code? If so, rest assured; the answer is absolutely YES! But what do you have to gain by learning a programming language or two?

New story! The Envelope Please

Giving a kid their very own first computer is one of the greatest feelings I can imagine. However, insuring that said recipient will use that computer productively is another whole line of code. Every machine we place is Linux-powered so that kid has an advantage from the beginning. How do we compete with the likes of Facebook and Instagram? Snapchat and Twitter? We've learned how to make STEM topics fun. Here's how we did it.

New story! How to Setup Discourse Forum on Digital Ocean

  • Linux Handbook; By Abhishek Prakash Chaturvedi (Posted by abhishekpc on May 18, 2019 11:24 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
This step-by-step tutorial teaches you to install a Discourse forum on Digital Ocean cloud server properly. You’ll have a functioning SMTP server with a free SSL installed on your forum.

New story! Building a Raspberry PI Cluster - Part III: Simultaneous Node Management

Here is out third article in the Building a Raspberry Pi Cluster series. We will talk about what software we can use to make all the cluster nodes respond to your commands all at once, so that you can install whatever you wish and do it only once for ll of the cluster nodes instead of configuring them one by one as separate entities. Such software greatly eases your work and reduces the time needed to perform operations. It does not matter if you have four, eight or fifty nodes to work with you can make them all do the same thing at the same time.

New story! The magic of BASH string expansion

  • BASHing data; By Bob Mesibov (Posted by Bob_Mesibov on May 18, 2019 5:41 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
If you've struggled with workarounds for certain character formats on the command line, this BASH trick will make you very happy. It allows AWK and sed to use BASH as an interpreter.

New story! Linux Wc Command

  •; By linuxize (Posted by linuxize on May 18, 2019 2:49 PM EDT)
  • Groups: GNU, Linux
On Linux and Unix-like operating systems, the wc command allows you to count the number of lines, words, and bytes of each specified file or standard input and print the result.

New story! How to Use KDE Connect with MATE on Ubuntu and Debian

KDE Connect is an excellent way to connect your Android phone and your Linux PC. Set it up with proper integration on the MATE Linux desktop.

New story! 10 valuable cloud computing certifications

Which IT certifications will boost your cloud computing credentials – and salary?

New story! Red Hat's Jim Whitehurst on the IBM Merger, SUSE and Ubuntu

At Red Hat Summit, ITPro Today sat down with Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst and talked about life after the IBM merger, hybrid cloud and the competition.

New story! Jetson Nano gains 3.4-megapixel HD camera

  • (Posted by bob on May 18, 2019 6:03 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
E-con has released a $79, 3.4-megapixel “e-CAM30_CUNANO” camera with a V4L2 Linux driver that supports Nvidia’s Jetson Nano dev kit. The MIPI-CSI2 driven S-mount camera streams 1080p@60 video. Nvidia’s new Linux-driven Jetson Nano, a scaled-down, lower power version of the Jetson TX2, now has a camera accessory thanks to E-con Systems’ $79 e-CAM30_CUNANO camera kit. […]

New story! 10 Places to Buy Linux Laptops

  • It's FOSS; By Abhishek Prakash (Posted by abhishekpc on May 18, 2019 3:51 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
Looking for a Linux laptop? Here are 10 places you can buy a Linux computer. Some of the shops even sell computers preinstalled with LibreBoot instead of BIOS. Check out the list.

New story! FOSS Project Spotlight: Bareos, a Cross-Network, Open-Source Backup Solution

Bareos (Backup Archiving Recovery Open Sourced) is a cross-network, open-source backup solution that preserves, archives and recovers data from all major operating systems. The Bareos project started 2010 as a Bacula fork and is now being developed under the AGPLv3 license.

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