New story! 5 big myths about introverts in IT

  •; By Stephanie Overby (Posted by crudder on Jun 19, 2018 11:28 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Community
Common myths about IT introverts that keep leaders from realizing the full potential of all team members.

New story! Wget Command Examples

In this tutorial, we will show you how to use the Wget utility through practical examples and detailed explanations of the most common Wget options. GNU Wget is command line utility for downloading files from the web.

New story! Removing All Syscall Invocations from Kernel Space

There's an effort under way to reduce and ultimately remove all system call invocations from within kernel space. Dominik Brodowski was leading this effort...

New story! June 19 Has Been Declared National FreeBSD Day, Happy 25th Anniversary FreeBSD!

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jun 19, 2018 7:45 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The FreeBSD Foundation is pleased to announce today that June 19 has been declared National FreeBSD Day to celebrate the project's official name 25th anniversary.

New story! What is the Intersection of OpenStack and Kubernetes?

  •; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jun 19, 2018 6:30 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud
"OpenStack is really about automating infrastructure and its' primary purpose is to bridge from physical infrastructure into a virtualized infrastructure."

New story! Get 2018 FIFA World Cup Fixtures And Standings From The Command Line

The 2018 FIFA World Cup is an international men football (soccer) tournament currently taking place in Russia. If you're looking for a way to easily get a list of fixtures or standing from the command line, either because you spend most of your time working in a console, or for usage in scripts or other apps (like Conky), give wowcup a try.

New story! Getting started with Open edX to host your course

  • (Posted by bob on Jun 19, 2018 4:02 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Now in its seventh major release, the Open edX platform is a free and open source course management system that is used all over the world to host Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) as well as smaller classes and training modules. To date, Open edX software has powered more than 8,000 original courses and 50 million course enrollments. read more

New story! You Can Now Install LineageOS 15.1 on Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus and OnePlus One

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jun 19, 2018 2:47 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Android
The latest LineageOS 15.1 Android-based mobile operating system can now be installed on three new smartphones including Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus, OnePlus One, and Oppo Find 7.

New story! Try this vi setup to keep and organize your notes

  • (Posted by bob on Jun 19, 2018 1:33 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The idea of using vi to manage a wiki for your notes may seem unconventional, but when you're using vi in your daily work, it makes a lot of sense. read more

New story! How Linux and Open Tech Empower Medical Healthcare

  • ITSFOSS.COM; By Avimanyu Bandyopadhyay (Posted by elobga on Jun 19, 2018 12:19 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews
In this article, we discuss the various reasons behind adopting technologies such as AI and Blockchain powered with Linux and Open Source to improve the quality of ways to improve healthcare and fight diseases.

New story! Open source board lets you analyze SPI connections on a USB-connected laptop

  • (Posted by bob on Jun 19, 2018 11:04 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Excamera Labs has launched an open source, $27 and up “SPIDriver” board on Crowd Supply for analyzing and testing SPI-connected displays, sensors, flash, and other components on a laptop or via a built-in color LCD display. Monitoring SPI devices such as LCD panels, LED arrays, sensors, and SPI flash may not be quite as gnarly […]

New story! How to reset, revert, and return to previous states in Git

  • (Posted by bob on Jun 19, 2018 9:50 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
One of the lesser understood (and appreciated) aspects of working with Git is how easy it is to get back to where you were before—that is, how easy it is to undo even major changes in a repository. In this article, we'll take a quick look at how to reset, revert, and completely return to previous states, all with the simplicity and elegance of individual Git commands. read more

New story! Browse Wikipedia Offline With WebArchives For Linux

WebArchives is a web archive reader for Linux desktops which provides the ability to browse articles offline from websites such as Wikipedia or Wikisource, in multiple languages.

New story! How to Install Gitlab on an Ubuntu Server

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Jun 19, 2018 7:21 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
Looking to get away from Github? Gitlab is a great self-hosted alternative.

New story! Android Messages for Desktop Now Rolling Out as a Web-Based Service

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jun 19, 2018 4:53 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Android
It would appear that Google's long-anticipated Android Messages for Desktops feature that let you text from the web on your personal computer is finally rolling out to users worldwide.

New story! Why agile teams fail, Bash tips, Emacs vs. Vim, 12 fiction reads for Linux fans, and other greatest hits

  •; By Rikki Endsley (Posted by bob on Jun 19, 2018 3:38 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
Let's look back at the most popular reads from the week of June 11-17.

New story! Red Hat changes its open-source licensing rules

Red Hat-initiated open-source projects, which use GPLv2 or LGPLv2.1, will be expected to add GPLv3's cure commitment language to their licenses.

New story! Testing KDE Plasma Vault on openSUSE Leap 15

  •; By Martin de Boer (Posted by mdutours on Jun 19, 2018 1:10 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: KDE, SUSE
I never considered using encrypted folders. But when the KDE project announced it with the release of the Plasma 5.11 desktop environment, it made total sense. Just like KDE Connect, this is one of these killer features that can convince people to give Linux a try. With the release of openSUSE Leap 15, it was the perfect time to test this application.

New story! From here on, Red Hat's GPLv2 software projects will have GPLv3 cure for license violators

We'll forgive you if you change your ways, says Linux giant. Red Hat on Monday said all of its newly initiated open-source projects that adopt GPLv2 or LGPLv2.1 licenses will be expected to include the GPLv3 "cure" provision.

New story! How to Install Ionic Framwork on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Ionic is an open-source Framework that can be used for developing hybrid mobile apps using Web technologies like CSS, HTML5, and Sass. In this tutorial, we will learn to install Ionic framework on Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver).

New story! Write fast apps with Pronghorn, a Java framework

  • (Posted by bob on Jun 18, 2018 9:27 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
In 1973, Carl Hewitt had an idea inspired by quantum mechanics. He wanted to develop computing machines that were capable of parallel execution of tasks, communicating with each other seamlessly while containing their own local memory and processors. read more

New story! How SUSE Is Bringing Open Source Projects and Communities Together

  •; By Swapnil Bhartiya (Posted by bob on Jun 18, 2018 8:12 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux, SUSE
In this article, we talk with Thomas Di Giacomo, CTO of SUSE, about the need for better collaboration between open source projects that are being used across industries as we are move toward a cloud native world.

New story! Introducing PyInstaller

Want to distribute Python programs to your Python-less clients? PyInstaller is the answer.

New story! How to install Docker on Linux (RHEL/Centos/Ubuntu/Debian)

In this article we will be discussing step by step guide to install docker on Linux on various flavors such as RHEL/Centos/Ubuntu/Debian.

New story! How to deploy Ghost Blog with Nginx on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Ghost is a completely open source (MIT license) blogging platform, that is gaining popularity among developers and ordinary users. In this tutorial, we are going to set up and deploy a secure Ghost blog with the help of Ghost's Ghost-CLI tool on an Ubuntu 18.04 LTS server using Let's Encrypt,, Node.js, npm, Yarn, NGINX and MySQL/MariaDB.

New story! Open Source Web Design Editor Brackets 1.13 Released

Brackets is a free, open source editor focused on web development / design, created by Adobe. The editor is available on Mac, Windows and Linux, and what makes it special is its live HTML, CSS and JS editing / preview.

The latest Brackets 1.13 release brings new features, like the ability to opening remote files, drag and drop support for the FileTreeFiew, an option to automatically update Brackets, and bug fixes.

New story! How to Password Protect Directories in cPanel

  • How to Password Protect Directories in cPanel; By Rosehosting (Posted by RoseHosting on Jun 18, 2018 2:01 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
Normally, if you create a folder on your site, you can access all the files inside it just by visiting the file’s URL. Sometimes however, you want to password protect directories in cPanel – either you’re testing a new design that you’re not ready to show the world, or it’s a staging area for your site. Or maybe you just want to prevent unauthorized access to sensitive parts your site. Like the “wp-admin” area of WordPress for example.

New story! Linux unexpand Command Explained for Beginners (with Examples)

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Jun 18, 2018 12:46 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Working on the Linux command line requires to learn how to quickly perform some repetitive tasks. One such task that you may find yourself involved in sooner or later is converting blanks to tabs or vice-versa. In this tutorial, we will discuss a command line utility - dubbed unexpand - that'll be of great help in such situations.

New story! Anaconda improvements in Fedora 28

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Jun 18, 2018 11:33 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
Fedora 28 was released last month, and the major update brought with it a raft of new features for the Fedora Installer (Anaconda).  Like Fedora, Anaconda is a dynamic software project with new features and updates every release. Some changes are user visible, while others happen under the hood — making Anaconda more robust and […]

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