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

  • vitux.com; 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.

New story! How to Install Lighttpd on CentOS 7

Lighttpd is a secure, open-source, fast, flexible and more optimized web server. Lighttpd has a high-speed infrastructure that allows for better performance with the same hardware when compared to other alternative web-servers. Lighttpd supports the FastCGI, SCGI and CGI interfaces and allows web applications that are written in any programming language to be used with the server. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Lighttpd on a Centos 7 VPS as well as set up MariaDB and PHP.

New story! Destination Linux EP130 - Linux 5.2, Debian 10, AMD, System76’s Thelio, Valve’s Steam Labs & more

Debian 10, Linux Kernel 5.2, Pi 4 more Flaws, AMD News, System 76 Thelio and AMD, Nvidia Responds, Ubuntu Snaps, Red Hat & IBM Merge, Valve Rolls Out Steam Labs, Valve Early Access Dota Underlords

New story! What you need to know to be a sysadmin

The system administrator of yesteryear jockeyed users and wrangled servers all day, in between mornings and evenings spent running hundreds of meters of hundreds of cables. This is still true today, with the added complexity of cloud computing, containers, and virtual machines.

New story! Understanding Linux File Permissions

In Linux & Unix operating system, everything is a file. It’s well organized in the form of files and directories. This tutorial helps Linux beginners to understand the Linux file permissions in detail.

New story! Redirect a GitHub Pages site with this HTTP hack

I run a few static websites for my private projects on GitHub Pages. I'm absolutely happy with the service, as it supports custom domains, automatically redirects to HTTPS, and transparently installs SSL certificates (with automatic issuing via Let's Encrypt). It is very fast (thanks to Fastly's content delivery network) and is extremely reliable (I haven't had any issues for years).

New story! Microsoft, Google and Apple clouds banned in Germanys schools

Did you know that Germany just banned its schools from using cloud-based productivity suites from Microsoft, Google, and Apple? The tech giants arent satisfying its privacy requirements with their cloud offerings, it warned. What are your thoughts?

New story! Windows vs Ubuntu

  • ThisHosting.Rocks; By Borche Jankovski (Posted by Feenta on Jul 18, 2019 7:35 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Ubuntu
Two of the most popular operating systems compared: Windows vs Ubuntu. Learn more about their differences, similarities, and which one's better for you.

New story! Using a Checksum for File Integrity Checks on Linux

Using a checksum utilities to for file integrity checking is an important part of keeping a secure system. Learn how to generate a checksum, it's use cases and some basic cryptographic hashing functions.

New story! How To Add Swap Space on Debian 10 Linux

  • Linuxize.com; By Linuxize (Posted by linuxize on Jul 18, 2019 5:06 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Debian
Swap is a space on a disk that is used when the amount of physical memory is full. When a Linux system runs out of RAM, inactive pages are moved from the RAM to the swap space.

New story! How to Setup Apache ZooKeeper Cluster on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Zookeeper is a centralized service for managing configuration information, naming, distributed synchronization, and provisioning of group services that is published as open source software. In this tutorial, we will learn how to set up a single node Apache ZooKeeper Cluster on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

New story! IBM's New Open Source Kabanero Promises to Simplify Kubernetes for DevOps

At OSCON, IBM unveiled a new open source platform that promises to make Kubernetes easier to manage for DevOps teams.

New story! How To Change Snap Refresh (Update) Schedule

Snap packages are set to refresh (update) 4 times per day by default, but this can be changed and this article will show you how.

New story! Get going with EtherCalc, a web-based alternative to Google Sheets

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jul 18, 2019 12:09 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Spreadsheets can be very useful—and not just for managing your finances. That said, desktop spreadsheets have their limitations. The biggest is that you need to be at your computer to use one. On top of that, collaborating on a spreadsheet can quickly become a messy affair. Enter EtherCalc, an open source, web-based spreadsheet. While not as fully featured as a desktop spreadsheet, EtherCalc packs enough features for most people. read more

New story! From Linux to cloud, why Red Hat matters for every enterprise

Video: Today, Red Hat dominates enterprise Linux. Tomorrow, it wants to rule the cloud. With IBM beside it, don't bet against it.

New story! When Choosing Your Commercial Linux, Choose Wisely!

“Linux is Linux is Linux,” is a direct quote I heard in a meeting I had recently with a major multi-national, critical-infrastructure company. Surprisingly and correctly, there was one intelligent and brave engineering executive who replied to this statement...

New story! Using Zorin OS 15 Gtk And Icon Themes On Ubuntu, Fedora And Others

Zorin OS 15 was launched early June, and among the changes is a new theme for its Gnome (Shell) desktop, which is available in 6 colors, blue, green, grey, orange, purple and red, each being available in light and dark versions. This article includes a preview of these themes, and instructions for installing them on other Linux distributions that use Gnome Shell.

New story! How to Install Conky and Conky Manager on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

  • vitux.com; By Karim Buzdar (Posted by vitux on Jul 17, 2019 7:12 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
In this article, we will explain how you can install the Conky utility and the Conky Manager application through the Ubuntu command line.

New story! How to install Kibana on MacOS

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jul 17, 2019 5:57 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
In my previous post, I walked Mac users through the steps they’ll take to install Elasticsearch, the world’s most popular enterprise search engine. (Here's a separate article for Linux users.) Its natural language processing power makes Elasticsearch excel at finding details within datasets. read more

New story! Ryzen Embedded V1000 module supports four USB 3.1 ports

  • LinuxGizmos.com; By Eric Brown (Posted by bob on Jul 17, 2019 4:43 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Embedded
Ibase’s “ET976” COM Express Type 6 module builds on AMD’s Ryzen Embedded V1000 SoC with USB 3.1, SATA III, GbE, PCIe x8, PEG, and more. Ibase announced a COM Express Type 6 module equipped with AMD’s Ryzen Embedded V1000 system-on-chip. The announcement refers to the ET876 as a Compact module (95 x 95mm) like Ibase’s […]

New story! How To Configure Apache Virtual Hosts In Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

This step by step tutorial explains how to configure apache virtual hosts in Ubuntu operating system.

New story! Start tinkering with the Circuit Playground Express

  • Opensource.com; By Don Watkins (Posted by bob on Jul 17, 2019 2:14 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Python
I've been a gadget person as long as I can remember, so I was delighted when I discovered an Adafruit Circuit Playground Express (CPX) in the swag bag I got at PyConUS in May. I became fascinated with these little devices last year, when Nina Zakharenko highlighted them in her All Things Open presentation, Five Things You Didn't Know Python Could Do, with Python-powered earrings.

New story! Bond WiFi and Ethernet for easier networking mobility

Sometimes one network interface isn’t enough. Network bonding allows multiple network connections to act together with a single logical interface. You might do this because you want more bandwidth than a single connection can handle. Or maybe you want to switch back and forth between your wired and wireless networks without losing your network connection. […]

New story! 10 Useful Examples of the Sort Command in Linux

  • Linux Handbook; By Christopher Murray (Posted by abhishekpc on Jul 17, 2019 10:31 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Sort command in Linux is used for sorting the contents of the text files. This tutorial shows you some basic examples of the sort command.

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