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A roundup of recent news.

New story! Best Websites For Programmers

As a programmer, you will often find yourself as a permanent visitor of some websites. These can be tutorial, reference or forums websites. So here in this article let us have a look at the best websites for programmers.

New story! Ubuntus Mark Shuttleworth pulls no punches on Red Hat and VMware in OpenStack cloud

Canonical CEO and Ubuntu Linux founder Mark Shuttleworth claims Canonical OpenStack is a better deal than either Red Hat or VMware's OpenStack offerings.

New story! Examining Data Using Pandas

NumPy is designed to be fast, but it's also a bit low level for some people. To get more functionality and a more flexible interface, many people use Pandas, a Python package that provides two basic wrappers around NumPy arrays: one-dimensional Series objects and two-dimensional Data Frame objects.

New story! How to Run Your Own Git Server

  • Linux.com; By Swapnil Bhartiya (Posted by bob on May 23, 2018 3:28 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
when you want more control, the best path is to run Git on your own server. Not only do you save costs, you also have more control over your server. In most cases a majority of advanced Linux users already have their own servers and pushing Git on those servers is like ‘free as in beer’.

New story! Linux tac Command Tutorial for Beginners (with Examples)

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on May 23, 2018 2:27 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
We've already discussed the Linux cat command in one of our earlier tutorials. As you may be aware, the cat command is mainly used for displaying file contents in output. However, what you may not be aware of is that there exists a command that does exactly opposite of what cat does. The tool in question is tac, and in this tutorial, we will discuss its basics using some easy to understand examples.

New story! How to Install Ariadne CMS on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Ariadne is a free, open source, feature rich cross-platform and security-focused Content Management System written in PHP language. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install Ariadne in Ubuntu 18.04 server.

New story! Facebook Open Sources Katran Load Balancer; Details Network Provisioning Tool

Facebook today made two announcements about the software it uses to run its network. The first is that it's releasing Katran, the load balancer that keeps the social site from crashing and burning, as open source. In addition, it's offering details on the inner workings of the Zero Touch Provisioning tool it uses to help engineers automate much of the work required to build its backbone networks.

New story! Here Is What's New In Fedora 28

For those who don't know about this Linux distro, Fedora is one of those Linux distributions that comes released with cutting-edge software rather than staying on the same boat with other distributions that prefers stability. Fedora comes in three flavors: Workstation, Server, and Atomic. I'll be reviewing Fedora Workstation; used by many developers and users as their general purpose computing platform.

New story! Weekly Command: inspecting network usage with iftop

  • monades.roperzh.com; By Roberto Dip (Posted by roperzh on May 22, 2018 10:21 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
If you need a tool to inspect your network usage, without having to wire a proxy or install a more complex tool like Wireshark, iftop may be what are you looking for.

New story! 22 essential security commands for Linux

  • Network World; By Sandra Henry-Stocker (Posted by MLD67 on May 22, 2018 9:19 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
If you're looking after the security of Linux systems, these are the commands you must know.

New story! Using Stratis to manage Linux storage from the command line

  • Opensource.com; By Andy Grover (Posted by bob on May 22, 2018 8:18 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
As discussed in Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, Stratis is a volume-managing filesystem with functionality similar to that of ZFS and Btrfs. In this article, we'll walk through how to use Stratis on the command line.

New story! What You Need to Know About Cryptocurrency ‘Malware’ Found on Ubuntu’s Snap Store

Recently, it was discovered that a couple of apps in the Ubuntu Snaps store contained cryptocurrency mining software. Canonical swiftly removed the offending apps, but several questions are left unanswered.

New story! How to install Drupal on Ubuntu 18.04

In this tutorial we will show you how to install Drupal 8.5 on an Ubuntu 18.04 machine. There are multiple ways to install Drupal, this tutorial covers the steps necessary for installing Drupal 8.5 using Composer.

New story! How OpenStack is Redefining Itself and Open Infrastructure

  • ServerWatch.com; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on May 22, 2018 5:00 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Cloud
The OpenStack Foundation is no longer interested in only its own cloud platform, but also in enabling the broader ecosystem of open infrastructure. In a session at the OpenStack Summit, Thierry Carrez, VP of Engineering at the OpenStack Foundation outlined the step the foundation is taking to create what he referred to as a better defined OpenStack. The key theme of the redefinition is that OpenStack is no longer just about the OpenStack cloud platform project.OpenStack is moving from being about cloud projects to a new model that aims to be goal oriented.

New story! Importing And Exporting Mysql Database With Progress Bar

  • Christopher Shaw Portfolio; By Christopher Shaw (Posted by cshaw on May 22, 2018 3:46 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Debian, Developer
When importing and dumping mysql databases, it can take a while to perform such tasks and common MySQL clients dont tend to handle large databases quite well, appearing to just hang. Instead its easier and more informative to perform these actions on the command line and pipe the output through Pipe Viewer, so you can see the progress and estimated completion time. This tutorial shows how to import and export large MYSQL Databses with Progress Bar.

New story! How to Install The Latest AMD Radeon Drivers on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

  • linuxconfig.org; By Nick Congleton (Posted by LinuxCareer on May 22, 2018 2:32 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
If you're planning on using an AMD graphics card with Ubuntu 18.04, you have a couple of options. Because Bionic is an LTS release, you do have the option of using the proprietary AMDGPU-PRO drivers. The open source drivers that come with Ubuntu are probably better for gamers, though. They're already installed, and you can configure your system to receive constant performance-boosting upgrades from the latest Mesa releases. Either way, you're going to have great experience working with AMD on Ubuntu 18.04.

New story! How Java EE found new life as Jakarta EE

The title of this post may seem strange, but if you look a bit into Java EE's recent history, it will make sense.

New story! Easy & simple guide to Backup & Restore GITLAB

Gitlab is a web GUI for git repositories with support for CI/CD, issue tracking & wiki. We have already discussed in detail, how we can install GITLAB on CentOS & Ubuntu systems. In this tutorial, we will discuss how we can backup & restore Gitlab.

New story! Advanced use of the less text file viewer in Linux

  • Opensource.com; By Yedidyah Bar David (Posted by bob on May 22, 2018 10:49 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
I recently read Scott Nesbitt's article "Using less to view text files at the Linux command line" and was inspired to share additional tips and tricks I use with less. LESS env var If you have an environment variable LESS defined (e.g., in your .bashrc), less treats it as a list of options, as if passed on the command line.

New story! Nextcloud 13: How to Get Started and Why You Should

Nextcloud could be the first step toward replacing proprietary services like Dropbox and Skype. In its simplest form, the Nextcloud server is "just" a personal, free software alternative to services like Dropbox or iCloud. You can set it up so your files are always accessible via the internet, from wherever you are, and share them with your friends. However, Nextcloud can do so much more.

New story! Security Researchers Find Two New Variants of the Spectre Vulnerability

Security researchers from Google and Microsoft have publicly disclosed today a third and fourth variant of the industry-wide issue known as the Spectre vulnerability.

New story! VMware OpenStack 5 Rolls Out for Data Centers and Telecoms

Although VMware has been releasing VIO since 2015, having two versions of the offering is relatively new, with the first release of Carrier and Data Center editions taking place last September. The Carrier version is designed to address specific requirements by telecoms deploying NFV-based network services, especially as they prepare for the 5G world.

New story! VMware Announces OpenStack 5, Tesla Releases Some Source Code, KDE's Plasma 5.13 Beta and More

News briefs for May 21, 2018.

New story! Linux Foundation LFCE: Hugues Clouâtre

  • Linux.com - Original Content; By Jack Wallen (Posted by bob on May 22, 2018 4:37 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Interview; Groups: Community, Linux
How well does the certification prepare you for the real world? To help illustrate that, this series features some of those who have recently passed the certification examinations. These testimonials should serve to help you decide if either Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) or Linux Foundation Certified Engineer (LFCE) certification is right for you. In this article, we talk with recently certified LFCE Hugues Clouâtre.

New story! Debian GNU/Linux 8 "Jessie" Will Reach End of Security Support on June 17, 2018

The Debian Project announced over the weekend that it plans to end support for regular security updates for the Debian GNU/Linux 8 "Jessie" operating system series beginning next month.

New story! VMware ready to release new OpenStack cloud program

  • ZDNet; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on May 22, 2018 2:08 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Cloud
VMware's heart is proprietary, but to to deliver its functionality to customers, it uses open-source OpenStack Infrastructure-as-a-Service cloud.

New story! OpenStack Moves Beyond the Cloud to Open Infrastructure

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on May 22, 2018 12:54 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Cloud
At the OpenStack Summit in Vancouver, the open-source effort outlines its efforts to help enable open infrastructure.

New story! Git, Python web frameworks, AI, machine learning, Android, Linux, and more must-reads

Our big hit last week was the latest installment in our new Git series by Kedar Vijay Kulkarni, followed by the newest article in our Python web framework series by Nicholas Hunt-Walker. Here's what else you don't want to miss.

New story! Lucky 13? Red Hat releases Red Hat OpenStack Platform 13

  • ZDNet | open-source RSS; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on May 21, 2018 10:25 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Cloud, Red Hat
The latest release of Red Hat's OpenStack Infrastructure-as-a-Service cloud focuses on using open-source OpenStack to bridge the gap between private and public clouds.

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