New story! Easy guide on how to install Java on Ubuntu systems

Java is a high level programming language that is being used for a large number of applications & is installed on large number of servers/systems. We have already covered how we can install java...

New story! Five Common Chromebook Myths Debunked

  • Make Tech Easier; By Andrew Braun (Posted by damien on Jun 21, 2018 12:10 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Chrome, Linux
Some prior facts about Chromebook and Chrome OS are no longer true today.

New story! How To Download & Install XAMPP On Linux

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Jun 21, 2018 10:55 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
XAMPP is a development tool for web developers specially targetted towards back-end web development i.e., server-side scripting, managing databases, etc. XAMPP is easy to install (and get to work), unlike other methods where one has to download all the individual programs manually and set them up on their choice of platform which is tedious and time consuming for newbies.

New story! Let’s discuss some examples of SED command

  •; By Shusain (Posted by linuxtechlab on Jun 21, 2018 9:41 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Sed command or Stream Editor is one of the most utilised utility for Linux systems. It is mainly used for text substitution, find/replace operations & also other text manipulations like search, insertions deletion. We...

New story! How to connect to a remote desktop from Linux

  • (Posted by bob on Jun 21, 2018 8:27 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
A remote desktop, according to Wikipedia, is "a software or operating system feature that allows a personal computer's desktop environment to be run remotely on one system (usually a PC, but the concept applies equally to a server), while being displayed on a separate client device." read more

New story! Best Free Unified Modeling Language Tools

Unified Modeling Language (UML) is a general-purpose, modeling language designed to provide a standard way for visualizing, specifying, constructing, and documenting the artifacts of distributed object systems. It’s the industry standard modeling language for software engineering.

New story! Facebook Open-Sources BOLT, Google Introduces VR180 Creator for Linux, 2018 Open Source Job Report Now Available and More

News briefs for June 20, 2018.

New story! CentOS Atomic Host 7.5 Released for Those Who Want to Run Linux Containers

The CentOS Atomic SIG team announced the release of the CentOS Atomic Host 7.5 (7.1805) operating system for those who want to run Linux containers on their infrastructures.

New story! Google's Fuchsia OS will support Linux apps

Google’s non-Linux-based Fuchsia OS has added an emulator for running Debian Linux apps. Like its upcoming Linux emulator for Chrome OS, Fuchsia’s “Guest” app will offer tighter integration than typical emulators. Google has added a Guest app to its emergent and currently open source Fuchsia OS to enable Linux apps to run within Fuchsia.......

New story! Open Hardware: Good for Your Brand, Good for Your Bottom Line

With the rise of IoT, we're inside a short window where "open" is a strong differentiator for hardware products. Is your company ready to take advantage of it?

New story! Random Wallpaper Gnome Extension Changes Your Desktop Background With Images From Online Sources

Random Wallpaper is an extension for Gnome Shell that can automatically fetch wallpapers from a multitude of online sources and set it as your desktop background.

New story! Hackable Raspberry Pi add-on boards enable CAN-bus home automation

Omzlo’s open spec “NoCAN” IoT platform for home IoT includes an “Omzlo PiMaster HAT” board for the Raspberry Pi that connects with multiple Arduino compatible CANZERO nodes on a CAN-bus cable that can stretch up to 300 meters. Athens, Greece based startup...

New story! How to Install MySQL on Ubuntu 18.04

MySQL is the most popular open-source relational database management system. In this tutorial we will show you how to install and secure MySQL on a Ubuntu 18.04 machine.

New story! How To Set Up Nginx with HTTP/2 Support on Debian 9

  •; By (Posted by RoseHosting on Jun 20, 2018 9:18 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
We will show you how to set up Nginx with HTTP/2 Support on Debian 9. HTTP/2 is a major revision of the HTTP network protocol and offers many benefits.

New story! Linux and open-source jobs are in more demand than ever

  • ZDNet; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Jun 20, 2018 8:03 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
VIDEO: The Linux Foundation and's 2018 Open Source Jobs Report shows the demand for open-source savvy employees is stronger than ever.

New story! Welcome to Fedora CoreOS

This is a message from Fedora Project Leader Matthew Miller. Hi everyone. If you saw my talk at this year, you’ll remember I discussed the Fedora / Red Hat relationship, and specifically how Fedora has historically worked with new technologies that come our way through acquisitions made by our primary sponsor. Little did I […]

New story! Linux netstat Command Tutorial for Beginners (8 Examples)

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Jun 20, 2018 5:35 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
If you are new to Linux command line, and are interested in learning networking stuff, there are many command line utilities that you should be aware of. One such tool is netstat. In this article, we will discuss this command using some easy to understand examples.

New story! How to Install ZSH Shell on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

  • LinuxHint; By Shahriar Shovon (Posted by linuxhint on Jun 20, 2018 4:20 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
ZSH or the Z Shell is another shell like Bash and SH. It has some advanced usability features that Bash and some other shells don’t have. Git version control system can be integrated really well with ZSH using plugins, which is great for software developers. ZSH is much more customizable than Bash. ZSH has themes and plugins support. Overall, it’s an amazing shell and Bash alternative. In this article, I will show you how to install and use ZSH Shell on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Let’s get started.

New story! Getting started with React Native animations

  • (Posted by bob on Jun 20, 2018 3:06 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
React Native animation is a popular topic for workshops and classes, perhaps because many developers find it challenging to work with. While many online blogs and resources focus on the performance aspects of React Native, few take you through the basics. In this article, I will discuss the fundamentals of how to implement React Native animations. First, let's review some background and history. read more

New story! Linux Running Too Slow? Here’s How to Find the Cause

  • Make Tech Easier; By Michael Aboagye (Posted by damien on Jun 20, 2018 1:52 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Despite high transmission speed and powerful hardware, your Linux computer is still running slow these days. Here are some of the causes for your slow running Linux computer.

New story! Google Ignores Windows and Releases its VR Video Editing Tool for Linux and Mac

  • ITSFOSS.COM; By Ankush Das (Posted by elobga on Jun 20, 2018 12:37 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Google just launched a VR180 Creator tool to let people edit VR content and convert it to a standardized format which can be later edited using Adobe Premier or Final Cut Pro or using Linux video editors.

New story! Anatomy of a perfect pull request

  • (Posted by bob on Jun 20, 2018 11:23 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Writing clean code is just one of many factors you should care about when creating a pull request. Large pull requests cause a big overhead during the code review and can facilitate bugs in the codebase. That's why you need to care about the pull request itself. It should be short, have a clear title and description, and do only one thing. read more

New story! How to Install Apache CouchDB on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

CouchDB is a free and an open source NOSQL database solution implemented in the concurrency-oriented language Erlang. It has a document-oriented NoSQL database architecture. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install Apache CouchDB on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS server.

New story! A summer reading list for open organization enthusiasts

The books on this year's open organization reading list crystallize so much of what makes "open" work: Honesty, authenticity, trust, and the courage to question those status quo arrangements that prevent us from achieving our potential by working powerfully together. These nine books—each one a recommendation from a member of our community—represent merely the beginning of an important journey toward greater and better openness. But they sure are a great place to start. read more

New story! Linux Mint vs Ubuntu

There probably aren't two Linux distributions more closely related than Ubuntu and Linux Mint. Actually, the two are so close to one another, there's serious debate about whether or not they are the same distribution.

New story! Twistlock Extends Container Security to Protect Serverless Functions

Container security vendor Twistlock announced on June 19 that it is adding serverless function protection to its platform. The new serverless capabilities are set to become generally available in July as part of the Twistlock 2.5 update. John Morello, CTO of Twistlock discusses why security controls are needed for serverless functions.

New story! Red Hat Launches Process Automation Manager 7, Brackets Editor Releases Version 1.13, Qt Announces New Patch Release and More

News briefs for June 19, 2018.

New story! SparkyLinux 5.4 GameOver, Multimedia, and Rescue Special Editions Are Out Now

The rollout of the Debian-based SparkyLinux 5.4 "Nibiru" operating system continues today with three more special editions including GameOver, Multimedia, and Rescue.

New story! Rugged NVR system for buses has 10x GbE ports for IP cameras

Lanner’s Linux-friendly “V6S” vehicle surveillance NVR computer runs on a Core i7-7600U CPU, and offers 10x PoE-ready GbE ports, 2x mini-PCIe slots, 2x swappable SATA bays, -20 to 60°C support, and shock/vibration resistance.

New story! Python and Bash - Contenders for the most used scripting language

  •; By Brittany Day (Posted by bob on Jun 20, 2018 12:42 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Python
Packt Publishing, publisher of software learning resources, has revealed the results of its 2018 Skill Up survey in a new report.

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