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Major Zorin OS Linux Release Is Coming This Fall Based on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

The Zorin OS developers announced the release and general availability of Zorin OS 12.4, the fourth maintenance update to the latest Zorin OS 12 operating system series based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus).

An introduction to the Django Python web app framework

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Aug 16, 2018 11:53 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Python; Story Type: News Story
In the first three articles of this four-part series comparing different Python web frameworks, we covered the Pyramid, Flask, and Tornado web frameworks. We've built the same app three times and have finally made our way to Django. read more

Happy Birthday, Debian. Here are 10 Interesting Facts about Debian project

  • It's FOSS; By Abhishek Prakash (Posted by abhishekpc on Aug 16, 2018 10:38 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
One of the oldest Linux distribution still in development, Debian has just turned 25. Let’s have a look at some interesting facts about this awesome FOSS project.

How to Monitor your Linux Server using osquery

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Aug 16, 2018 9:41 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Osquery is an open source Operating System monitoring, query, and analytics software. Created by Facebook, it exposes an operating system as a high-performance relational database that can be queried using SQL-based queries. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install osquery on

How to Use htop to Monitor System Processes in Ubuntu 18.04

  • vitux.com; By Karim Buzdar (Posted by vitux on Aug 16, 2018 8:27 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
In this article, we will show you how to install and use htop to monitor processes in Ubuntu. Htop is a Linux command line tool with a functionality that is similar to Windows Task manager.

NVIDIA are working towards better support for NVIDIA Optimus on Linux

  • GamingOnLinux.com; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Aug 16, 2018 7:30 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Thanks to a little Twitter tip, we've learned today that NVIDIA are indeed working to provide better support for NVIDIA Optimus on Linux.

Akademy 2018 Tuesday BoF Wrapup

Tuesday continued the Akademy BoFs, group sessions and hacking. There is a wrapup session at the end of the day so that what happened in the different rooms can be shared with everyone including those not present. Watch Tuesday's wrapup session in the video.

FOSS Software Alternatives to Popular Proprietary Software

A list of FOSS alternatives to popular proprietary software was compiled in to what is now a popular infographic by anonymiss@despora.de. We've contributed by making a text list of the infographic. Now it's your turn-- tell us what FOSS alternatives you recommend in each category and we'll add them to this master list.

How to Create a Dummy Zombie Process in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

As software testers, we sometimes need to know how a zombie process looks like on our system. If there is no zombie process running on your system, you can create a dummy for testing purposes as described in this article.

Embedded Linux Conference Europe tackles techs diversity problem

The Linux Foundation has posted session descriptions for the Embedded Linux Conference Europe and OpenIoT Summit Europe, to be held Oct. 22-24, in Edinburgh, with topics ranging from RISC-V to deep learning to workplace diversity.

Google bod want cookies to crumble and be remade into something more secure

Shifting session identifiers into HTTP works, but Facebook and others won't be happy. A key member of the Google Chrome security team has proposed the death of cookies to be replaced with secure HTTP tokens.…

.snap Vs ,deb Package

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Aug 16, 2018 12:50 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
With the growth of Linux applications in quantity and quality also comes the concern of security. Even with few cases of Linux attack known cases available it is possible to be attacked by virus or hackers or malware.

Railway computer runs Linux on Kaby Lake

Lanner’s rugged, Linux-friendly “R6S” railway computer runs on an Intel 7th Gen Core i7-7600U chip and offers 10x M12 PoE ports, 3x mini-PCIe slots, and EN 50155 and EN 45545 certification. The R6S uses the same dual-core, Kaby Lake Core i7-7600U CPU as Lanner’s recent V6S vehicle surveillance NVR computer and similarly offers 10x GbE […]

How to navigate your GNOME Linux desktop with only a keyboard

Almost ever since I first started using Linux, I've been on a mission to find the perfect window manager. My first experience with Linux was in the late 90s, and I first tried installing it on my own in the early 2000s. Like many converts, my previous experience was largely with Windows, and so my early mission was to find an experience that closely replicated Windows, or at least let me interact with it in a familiar way. read more

From the Vault: Quick and Dirty SSH Tunneling

Shawn shows us how to set up a quick SSH tunnel for accessing a computer behind a remote firewall. He demonstrates this from his hotel room 400 miles away from his home network!

Valve may be adding support for using compatibility tools for playing games on different operating systems

  • GamingOnLinux.com; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Aug 15, 2018 9:01 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Reddit seems to be buzzing with information from SteamDB showing indications that Valve might be adding support for compatibility tools to enable you to play games on operating systems they weren't designed for, like Wine

How to Back Up Your PostgreSQL Database

  • LinuxHostSupport.com; By LinuxHostSupport (Posted by RoseHosting on Aug 15, 2018 8:04 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Database backups are extremely important and absolutely necessary for protection against data loss. The lack of database backups can totally mess up business operations and can be devastating for a business. In this tutorial below we will teach you how to backup a PostreSQL database. PostgreSQL is an object-relational database management system used by many developers to store and manipulate data for their applications and websites.