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How to Install Apache Solr on Debian 11

Apache Solr is an open-source enterprise-search platform from the Apache Lucene project. In this post, we will show you how to install Apache Solr on Debian 11.

5 open source alternatives to Zoom

  • (Posted by bob on Sep 27, 2021 6:26 AM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story
I recently attended the Practical Open Source Information POSI conference, which was held on a free and open source video conferencing platform. As I attended a series of excellent talks about practical uses of open source software, I realized how commonplace video conferencing had become over the past few years. If open source does anything, it provides choice, and now that more and more workers have the freedom of working remotely, having an option in the way you connect makes a lot of sense. read more

6 open source tools for orchestral composers

  •; By Pete Savage (Posted by bob on Sep 26, 2021 4:52 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Community
As an avid amateur musician, I've worked with many different software programs to create both simple and complex pieces. As my projects have grown in scope, I've used composition software ranging from basic engraving to MIDI-compatible notation to playback of multi-instrument works. Composers have their choice of proprietary software, but I wanted to prove that, regardless of the need, there is an open source tool that will more than satisfy them.

Getting Kubernetes up and running is one thing. Managing it successfully is quite another

Don’t be a Kubernetes dummy, download this ebook. Promo Kubernetes has made developing and managing cloud native applications at scale a far less complex undertaking. The result has been increased agility and flexibility for devs, a productivity boost and lowered risk for ops, and happy C-level execs as time to market for new apps and services is slashed.…

Fedora Linux earns recognition from the Digital Public Goods Alliance as a DPG!

In the Fedora Project community, we look at open source as not only code that can change how we interact with computers, but also as a way for us to positively influence and shape the future. The more hands that help shape a project, the more ideas, viewpoints and experiences the project represents — that’s […]

An open source alternative to Microsoft Exchange

Microsoft Exchange has for many years been nearly unavoidable as a platform for groupware environments. Late in 2020, however, an Austrian open source software developer introduced grommunio, a groupware server and client with a look and feel familiar to Exchange and Outlook users. read more

PowerShell on Linux? A primer on Object-Shells

In the previous post, Install PowerShell on Fedora Linux, we went through different ways to install PowerShell on Fedora Linux and explained the basics of PowerShell. This post gives you an overview of PowerShell and a comparison to POSIX-compliant shells. Table of contents Differences at first glance — Usability Speed and efficiency Aliases Custom aliases […]

How to Install MariaDB 10.6 on Rocky Linux 8

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Sep 24, 2021 6:33 PM EST)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
MariaDB, the Maria database software is an open-source relational database management system. This guide will show you how to install the latest MariaDB version on Rocky Linux.

CutefishOS: Unix-y development model? Check. macOS aesthetic? Check (if you like that sort of thing)

Also a range of homegrown apps. Still in beta, so plenty of rough edges, though Review One of the reasons Linux has never caught on as a desktop operating system, as Linux fans know, is that Linux isn't a desktop operating system, it's a kernel. And assembling it into a coherent package users can install is the job of a distribution.…

GNOME 41: Slick with heaps of new features for users and devs - but annoyances remain

  • The Register; By Tim Anderson (Posted by bob on Sep 23, 2021 11:49 PM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: GNOME, Linux
It'll take time for desktop environment to make its way into Linux distros anyway The GNOME Foundation has released GNOME 41 - six months after GNOME 40, which was the first to be based on the GTK4 toolkit.…

Ubuntu-on-a-phone folks UBports emit OTA-19, warn some devices face the chop in future

This could very well be the last release based on 16.04. Ubuntu Touch was Canonical's attempt at a mobile version of its OS, subsequently ditched by the Linux outfit and now maintained by UBports, which has just released the latest update, OTA-19.…

Privacy-focused Linux Distributions to Secure Your Online Presence in 2021

Linux distros are usually more secure than their Windows and Mac counterparts. Linux Operating Systems being open-source leaves very less scope of unauthorized access to its core. However, with the advancement of technologies, incidents of attacks are not rare.

Add storage with LVM

  •; By Ayush Sharma (Posted by bob on Sep 22, 2021 9:02 PM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Logical Volume Manager (LVM) allows for a layer of abstraction between the operating system and the hardware. Normally, your OS looks for disks (/dev/sda, /dev/sdb, and so on) and partitions within those disks (/dev/sda1, /dev/sdb1, and so on).

Install PowerShell on Fedora Linux

Learn how to install PowerShell either directly on a Fedora Linux host or inside a Podman or Toolbox container.

How to Install Docker and Docker Compose on Debian 11

Docker is a free and open-source platform to develop, ship, and run applications in the containerized environment. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Docker and Docker compose on Debian 11.

How to Install Docker on Rocky Linux 8

Docker is a virtualization platform that allows you to create isolated development containers. In this guide, you will learn how to install and use Docker on Rocky Linux 8.

Open Source Jobs Report: Explosive cloud growth knocks Linux off top spot for desired skillsets

455% hike in demand for Kubernetes qualifications causes a stir. The Linux Foundation and edX's latest annual Open Source Jobs Report highlights an explosion of interest in cloud technologies that has bumped Linux off the skillset top spot for the first time.…

Canonical gives administrators the chance to drag their feet a bit more on Ubuntu upgrades

  • The Register; By Richard Speed (Posted by bob on Sep 22, 2021 6:32 AM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Ubuntu
Two more years! Two more years! There was good news today for administrators looking nervously at their aging Ubuntu boxes. A few more years of support is now on offer as Canonical brings 14.04 and 16.04 LTS into the 10-year fold.…

The Linux Foundation Announces Agenda and Speaker Lineup for the 2021 Linux Foundation Member Summit

This by-invitation event for Linux Foundation member organizations fosters collaboration, innovation, and partnerships among the leading projects and organizations working to drive digital transformation with open technologies. SAN FRANCISCO, September 21, 2021 — The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the agenda and speaker lineup for the 2021 […]

Linux Foundation survey shows companies desperate to hire open-source talent

  • ZDNet | open-source RSS; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Sep 21, 2021 7:12 AM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
Companies have long been hungry for open-source savvy employees, now they're starving.

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