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4 ways to engage your organizations various stakeholders

I've spent most of my professional life helping organizations be more open to their stakeholders. I'm a partner in a consulting company in Chile, whose typical customer is a for-profit organization wishing to develop some kind of public works project (for example, an electricity generation station, a transmission line, a mine, a road, an airport, or something similar). Projects like these typically aim to fill a social need—but they're often intended for locations where development and operation can have negative impacts (or, in economic terms, "externalities").

Configure WordPress with W3 Total Cache and CloudFlare CDN in LAMP

This guide will show you how to increase WordPress website load speed with W3 Total Cache Plugin and a CloudFlare CDN free account. In this tutorial, Wordpress CMS system is installed on top of a LAMP stack (Linux + Apache HTTP server + MariaDB RDBMS and PHP) on a Debian 9 server.

Future Proof Your SysAdmin Career: Getting Certified

In today’s rapidly changing system administration landscape, skills and credentials count for a lot, but professional certification can also make a difference. With that in mind, let's take a look at five valuable types of certification for sysadmins along with relevant training options.

Ecere SDK: A cross-platform toolkit for GUIs and graphics

Take a look at the 20-year history of the Ecere software development kit, now powering the GNOSIS GIS mapping software.

What you should know about CephFS

Today, new storage system interfaces are created regularly to resolve emerging challenges in distributed storage. For example, Amazon Simple Storage Service [S3] (an opaque object store) and Amazon Elastic Block Storage [EBS] (a virtual machine image provider) both provide an essential, scalable storage service within a cloud ecosystem; however even with these new technologies, the conventional file system remains the most-widely used storage interface in computing.

Linux expr command tutorial for beginners (with examples)

Sometimes, while working on the command line (especially when dealing with a shell script), you may find yourself in a situation where you have to perform actions like searching for a substring in a string, finding its index, as well as other things like performing comparisons and arithmetic operations. For those who aren't in the know, there exists a command line utility - dubbed expr - that lets you do all this.

Welcome Michael DeAngelo, Chief People Officer

As Chief People Officer, Michael is responsible for all aspects of HR and Organizational Development at Mozilla Corporation with an overall focus on ensuring we’re building and growing a resilient, high impact global organization as a foundation for our next decade of growth and impact.

Install Wordpress on LAMP in Debian 9

This tutorial will show you on how to install and configure the latest version WordPress on top of a LAMP stack in Debian 9 - Stretch. Wordpress, without a doubt, is one of the most popular open-source Content Management System or CMS used in these days for internet publishing, which powers more than 60 million websites worldwide, whether small blogging sites or notable huge name brands.

How to install and setup Plex Media Server Ubuntu 16.04

Plex is a free and open source feature-rich media library platform that provides a way to store all your movies, shows, and other media in one place. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install and configure Plex Media Server on Ubuntu 16.04.

WPS Office 2016 for Linux

Promising the world's best office experience for the Linux community, WPS Software presents WPS Office 2016 for Linux: a high-performing yet considerably more affordable alternative to Microsoft Office that is fully compatible with and comparable to the constituent PowerPoint, Excel and Word applications. The WPS Office suite, with more than 1.2 billion installs across all platforms, is a complete office suite, including Writer, Presentation, Spreadsheets and a built-in PDF reader. Linux, Windows, Android and iOS versions are available.

Tough little Apollo Lake module runs Linux

Axiomtek’s rugged, Linux-friendly “CEM311” Type 10 Mini “Apollo Lake” module offers optional 64GB, up to 4x PCIe, and wide temperature and input ranges. The CEM311 joins other 84 x 55mm COM Express Type 10 Mini modules based on Intel’s Apollo Lake system-on-chips, including Adlink’s nanoX-AL, Congatec’s Conga-MA5, and MSC’s MSC C10M-AL.

13 amazing maps to celebrate 13 years of OpenStreetMap

Maps have been helping humans find their way since the beginning of recorded time, but in the modern era of data, who owns the map you use, and what effect does that have on how you can use it? OpenStreetMap (OSM) was founded to provide a way for the global community to construct a map of the world which is available for anyone to use, for any purpose they see fit, under a free and open license.

A Realistic Approach to Mixing Open Source Licenses

  • Linux.com - Original Content; By Swapnil Bhartiya (Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Aug 9, 2017 11:33 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Interview; Groups: Linux
At the upcoming Open Source Summit in Los Angeles, Lars Kurth, director of Open Source Solutions at Citrix and chair of the Advisory Board of the Xen Project at The Linux Foundation, will be delivering a wealth of practical advice in two conference talks.

How to Create a Fully Featured Mail Server using Postal

Postal is a free and open source complete mail server for sending and receiving emails. It is written in Ruby and JavaScript. In this tutorial, we will install Postal Mail Server on Ubuntu 17.04.

How to Install TaskBoard on CentOS 7

TaskBaord is a free and open source application to keep a track of the tasks that needs to be done. It requires minimal dependencies to work. Database is stored in SQLite which eliminates the requirement of MySQL or any other database server.

The Actually Distributed Web

I thought my mind was through getting blown until I heard in mid-June 2017 that Brave raised $35 million in less than 30 seconds, though an ICO (Initial Coin Offering). I did know ICOs were hot stuff. I also knew Brave's ICO was about to happen, because Brendan Eich, the company CEO, said so over breakfast two days earlier.

Firefox Is Better, For You. WebVR and new speedy features launching today in Firefox

Perhaps you’re starting to see a pattern – we’re working furiously to make Firefox faster and better than ever. And today we’re shipping a new release that’s our best yet, one that introduces exciting, empowering new technologies for creators as well as improves the everyday experience for all Firefox users.

Chip IP designer ARM becomes - or is it arm?

Chip IP designer ARM Holdings has released a video that rebrands itself as “Arm” and promises to bring “happiness for everyone.” Eleven months after UK based semiconductor IP designer ARM Holdings was acquired by Japanese technology giant Softbank Group for about $31 billion, Arm has quietly rebranded itself with a hipper lower-case “arm” logo.

How to Install MySQL Server with phpMyAdmin on FreeBSD 11

MySQL is a free and open source relational management system. It stores data in tabular format. It is the most popular way of storing the data into the database. phpMyAdmin is also a free and open source application used to administrate a MySQL server instance through a rich graphical user interface.

TypeScript: Our Type of JavaScript

Dynamic typing is a great feature of JavaScript. Variables are capable of handling any type of object, and types are determined on the fly, with types cast implicitly when necessary. However, as an application begins to grow, the dynamic nature of JavaScript increasingly becomes harder to manage.

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