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3 essential Linux cheat sheets for productivity

  •; By Seth Kenlon (Posted by bob on Apr 15, 2021 9:24 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Reviews, Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Linux is famous for its commands. This is partially because nearly everything that Linux does can also be invoked from a terminal, but it's also that Linux as an operating system is highly modular. Its tools are designed to produce fairly specific results, and when you know a lot about a few commands, you can combine them in interesting ways for useful output. Learning Linux is equal parts learning commands and learning how to string those commands together in interesting combinations.

4 tips for context switching in Git

  •; By Olaf Alders (Posted by bob on Apr 15, 2021 5:41 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Developer
Anyone who spends a lot of time working with Git will eventually need to do some form of context switching. Sometimes this adds very little overhead to your workflow, but other times, it can be a real pain. Let's discuss the pros and cons of some common strategies for dealing with context switching using this example problem.

Make your data boss-friendly with this open source tool

  •; By Juanjo Ortilles (Posted by bob on Apr 15, 2021 4:26 AM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story, Reviews; Groups: Linux
Enterprise Data Analytics (EDA) is a web application that enables access to information through a simple, clear interface.

There's no place like GNOME: System 76 introduces COSMIC desktop GUI for its Pop!_OS Linux

  • The Register; By Tim Anderson (Posted by bob on Apr 15, 2021 12:20 AM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: GNOME, Linux
Private preview for now, Windows and macOS users sought for testing. System76, a US company which markets laptops, PCs and servers running Linux, is developing a new GNOME-based desktop GUI called COSMIC for its Pop!_OS distribution.…

Interview with Hilary Carter, VP of Linux Foundation Research

  •; By Jason Perlow (Posted by bob on Apr 14, 2021 11:19 PM EST)
  • Story Type: Interview; Groups: Linux
Jason Perlow, Director of Project Insights and Editorial Content at the Linux Foundation, spoke with Hilary Carter about Linux Foundation Research and how it will create better awareness of the work being done by open source projects and their communities. JP: It’s great to have you here today, and also, welcome to the Linux Foundation. […]

Fedora Workstation 34 feature focus: Btrfs transparent compression

The release of Fedora 34 grows ever closer, and with that, some fun new features! A previous feature focus talked about some changes coming to GNOME version 40. This article is going to go a little further under the hood and talk about data compression and transparent compression in btrfs. A term like that may […]

Raspberry Pi CM3+ based gateway combines BACnet and LoRaWAN

Innovelec’s “Dingo LoRaWAN BACnet” gateway runs a Linux-based Dingo stack on an RPi CM3+ and can control up to 2,000 LoRaWAN end nodes as virtual BACnet building control devices. UK-based Innovelec has announced a Dingo LoRaWAN BACnet Advanced Gateway/Server that combines a LoRaWAN gateway with local I/O features compatible with the BACnet building automation standard. […]

Using Web Assembly Written in Rust on the Server-Side

By Bob Reselman This article was originally published at TheNewStack WebAssembly allows you to write code in a low-level programming language such as Rust, that gets compiled into a transportable binary. That binary can then be run on the client-side in the WebAssembly virtual machine that is standard in today’s web browsers. Or, the binary can […]

The Linux Foundation launches research division to explore open source ecosystems and impact

  •; By Jason Perlow (Posted by bob on Apr 14, 2021 6:11 PM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
Linux Foundation Research will provide objective, decision-useful insights into the scope of open source collaboration SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – April 14, 2021 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced Linux Foundation Research, a new division that will broaden the understanding of open source projects, ecosystem dynamics, and […]

Tiny module and dev kit can run with Mini or Nano

Beacon EmbeddedWorks’ tiny “i.MX 8M Mini/Nano SOM” runs Linux or Android on the Mini or Nano with up to 8GB LPDDR4, eMMC, WiFi/BT, and an optional “Zoom” dev kit. Eden Prairie, Minn. Based Beacon EmbeddedWorks, which was formerly Logic PD and is now a subsidiary of electronics manufacturing services firm Compass Electronics Solutions, has announced […]

Create an encrypted file vault on Linux

  • (Posted by bob on Apr 14, 2021 1:08 PM EST)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Recently, I demonstrated how to implement full-drive encryption on Linux with LUKS and the cryptsetup command. While encrypting a whole drive is useful in many cases, there are reasons you might not want to encode an entire drive. For instance, you might require a drive to work across several platforms, some of which may not have Linux Unified Key Setup (LUKS) integration. read more

How to Install PrestaShop with Apache and Let's Encrypt SSL on CentOS 8

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Apr 14, 2021 8:11 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Apache, Linux, PHP
PrestaShop is an open-source shopping cart written in the PHP used to create and manage your online business. In this post, we will show you how to install PrestaShop with Apache and Let's Encrypt SSL on CentOS 8.

Inspur, Chinas largest cloud hardware vendor, joins open-source patent protection consortium

  • ZDNet | open-source RSS; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Apr 14, 2021 6:57 AM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Cloud, Linux
The Open Invention Network welcomes China's Inspur to its pro-Linux and open-source software patent protection organization.

Mini-PCIe adapter enables M.2-based 5G on Gateworks SBCs

  •; By Eric Brown (Posted by bob on Apr 14, 2021 5:42 AM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: ARM, Linux
Gateworks’ “5G Cellular M.2 Adapter” is a mini-PCIe card for its Ventana, Venice, and Newport SBCs equipped with an M.2 B-key slot that supports 5G modems plus dual nano-SIM slots. Gateworks offers a variety of mini-PCIe modules for its Arm/Linux SBCs, including last year’s Sub-1GHz and BLE-equipped GW16122 IoT Radio. Now, to keep its customers […]

How to create Cloudwatch alarms for a DynamoDB Table on AWS

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Apr 14, 2021 4:28 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
To monitor DynamoDB tables, metric data is sent to CloudWatch automatically. In this article, we will create an alarm for a DynamoDB table to monitor "ConsumedWriteCapacityUnits" and send a notification to the SNS topic.

Send your scans to a Linux machine over your network

  • (Posted by bob on Apr 14, 2021 3:14 AM EST)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
The free software movement famously got started because of a poorly designed printer. Decades later, printer and scanner manufacturers continue to reinvent the wheel, ignoring established and universal protocols. As a result, every now and again, you'll stumble onto a printer or scanner that just doesn't seem to work with your operating system. read more

How to Install Angular CLI on CentOS 8

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Apr 14, 2021 1:59 AM EST)
  • Groups: Linux, Mobile; Story Type: News Story
Angular is a popular open-source application development framework. It is highly extensible and used for developing mobile and web applications using TypeScript/JavaScript.

Make Conway's Game of Life in WebAssembly

  • (Posted by bob on Apr 13, 2021 10:33 PM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story
Conway's Game of Life is a popular programming exercise to create a cellular automaton, a system that consists of an infinite grid of cells. You don't play the game in the traditional sense; in fact, it is sometimes referred to as a game for zero players. read more

Key Perl Core developer quits, says he was bullied for daring to suggest programming language contained 'cruft'

'After saying this, I immediately received hostile messages' says pumpking of version 5.x On Monday, the Perl Core developer known as Sawyer X announced his intention to leave the three-person Perl Steering Committee, or Council, and the Perl Core group because of what he described as community hostility.…

Oracle vs Google: No, the Supreme Court did not say APIs aren't copyright -- and that's a good thing

Anyone wanting to bring a similar case in the future will have to be very, very bold and very, very rich. Column You won't be paying an Oracle tax on your next Android phone. After 10 years of Big Red claiming dibs on Android internals and Google telling them to GTFO, the legals have finally been settled by the US Supreme Court. Google has won.…

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