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MAKE MORE with Inkscape G-Code Tools

Inkscape can do much more than just generate nice graphics. This article will show how you can use Inkscape's G-Code Tools extension to convert your drawing to G-Code. You can then use the G-Code to program a plotter, engraver, or some other machine that does Computer Aided Manufacturing, Modeling, or Machining.

How to Install Kuma - Self-hosted Uptime Robot Alternative on Ubuntu 20.04

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Aug 20, 2021 3:42 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
Uptime-Kuma is an open source monitoring tool like "Uptime Robot" written in Nodejs. It's a self-hosted monitoring tool with a fancy beautiful dashboard and supports multiple notifications methods.

How to Install UrBackup Server and Client on Ubuntu 20.04

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Aug 19, 2021 4:17 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
UrBackup is an open-source and client/server backup system for Linux operating systems. It supports both file and image backups in a live system without interrupting current processes. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install the UrBackup server and Client on Ubuntu 20.04.

Faster .NET? Monster post by Microsoft software engineer shows serious improvements

  • The Register; By Tim Anderson (Posted by bob on Aug 19, 2021 3:03 AM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Microsoft
Essential reading for developers in search of performance and efficiency. The forthcoming .NET 6 will be significantly faster than its predecessors, according to a monster post by Microsoft Partner Software Engineer Stephen Toub.…

Easy guide to monitoring your systems with Checkmk

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Aug 19, 2021 12:34 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Cloud, Linux
This tutorial will show you how to take your first steps with Checkmk, a comprehensive IT monitoring system that identifies issues across your entire IT infrastructure. Checkmk monitors servers, applications, networks, cloud environments and many other systems.

How to Check Battery Status Using Linux Command Line

  • Linux Journal; By Suparna Ganguly (Posted by bob on Aug 18, 2021 10:06 PM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Community, Linux
Checking the battery status through GUI is easy. Hovering the mouse cursor over the battery indicator given in the Laptop task bar simply shows the battery level. But, did you know you can find the battery status through the Linux command line as well? Yes, there are some utilities in Linux that can be of help in this regard. This article explains 4 different methods of checking laptop battery status using the Linux command line. S

Is this indeed the light-house top I see? Microsoft updates its container Linux, CBL-Mariner

Stripped-down OS prepares to unroll the birthday bunting. Microsoft has updated its internal-use (and now public) container Linux, CBL-Mariner.…

Pi HAT brings Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) to Raspberry Pi 4

InnoRoute has launched its “Real-Time HAT,” a HAT for Raspberry Pi 4 that enables support for TSN and other real-time protocols. The Artix-7 FPGA-based HAT supports TSN and PoE through its 3 GbE ports. InnoRoute has rolled out the Real-Time HAT, a HAT that brings Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) capability to the Raspberry Pi 4. At […]

A guide to database replication with open source

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Aug 18, 2021 5:08 PM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story
In the world of constantly evolving data, one question often pops up: How is it possible to seamlessly replicate data that is growing exponentially and coming from an increasing number of sources? This article explains some of the foundational open source technologies that may help commoditize database replication tasks into data warehouses, lakes, or other databases. read more

below: a time traveling resource monitor

In this article, we introduce below: an Apache 2.0 licensed resource monitor for modern Linux systems. below allows you to replay previously recorded data. Background One of the kernel’s primary responsibilities is mediating access to resources. Sometimes this might mean parceling out physical memory such that multiple processes can share the same host. Other times […]

CentOS replacement AlmaLinux free on Azure, Microsoft to provide global network of mirrors

Those other AlmaLinux offerings with 'software plans'? Not affiliated, says community leader. CentOS replacement AlmaLinux will be available on Azure Marketplace at no extra software cost, and Microsoft will sponsor a global mirror network for the operating system, it was announced today.…

ByteDance, TikToks parent company, joins the Open Invention Network

  • ZDNet | open-source RSS; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Aug 18, 2021 2:16 AM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
Another major social network, TikTok, acknowledges the importance of Linux and open-source software by joining the OIN.

Qualcomm's latest drone platform features 5G and seven cameras

  • LinuxGizmos.com (Posted by bob on Aug 17, 2021 8:05 PM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
The “Qualcomm Flight RB5 5G Platform” runs Linux on Qualcomm’s octa-core, 15-TOPS QRB5165 and offers 7x up to 8K30 cameras for 350° obstacle avoidance plus WiFi 6 and 5G for autonomous beyond line-of-sight operation. Qualcomm Technologies announced its third-generation reference drone platform and the first to support cellular communications. The Qualcomm Flight RB5 5G Platform […]

4 alternatives to cron in Linux

  • Opensource.com; By Seth Kenlon (Posted by bob on Aug 17, 2021 6:50 PM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
The Linux cron system is a time-tested and proven technology. However, it's not always the right tool for system automation. There are a few other open source projects out there that can be used either in conjunction with cron or instead of cron.

How to Install Nextcloud on Rocky Linux

In this guide, you will learn how to install Nextcloud on the Rocky Linux 8.4. You will be installing Nextcloud under the LAMP Stack (Linux, Apache2/httpd, MySQL/MariaDB, and PHP).

Linux glibc security fix created a nastier Linux bug

  • ZDNet | open-source RSS; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Aug 16, 2021 11:01 PM EST)
  • Story Type: Editorial, Security; Groups: Linux
Sometimes a programming cure is worse than the disease. That's the case with this Linux glibc security bug.

How to Install RockyLinux 8.4

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Aug 16, 2021 8:40 PM EST)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
In this guide, we will show you step-by-step how to install a 64-bit version of Rocky Linux 8.4 as a stand-alone server. Additionally, we will verify the installation by accessing the Rocky Linux server through SSH from another machine.

Parse command-line arguments with argparse in Python

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Aug 16, 2021 4:57 PM EST)
  • Groups: Python; Story Type: News Story
There are several third-party libraries for command-line argument parsing, but the standard library module argparse is no slouch either. Without adding any more dependencies, you can write a nifty command-line tool with useful argument parsing. Argument parsing in Python When parsing command-line arguments with argparse, the first step is to configure an ArgumentParser object. This is often done at the global module scope since merely configuring the parser has no side effects. read more

How to Create Locally Trusted SSL Certificates with mkcert on Ubuntu 20.04

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Aug 16, 2021 3:43 PM EST)
  • Groups: Ubuntu, Linux; Story Type: News Story
Mkcert is a free, simple, and very useful tool that allows you to create a locally trusted certificate without buying it from the real CA. In this post, we will show you how to create a trusted SSL certificate for local development using Mkcert on Ubuntu 20.04.

Barrier: an introduction

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Aug 16, 2021 2:29 PM EST)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
"No one has TWO television sets." Perhaps you remember that line out of that 1980s movie. Well, if your hardware looks more like something out of the sequel then you might find barrier useful for managing all that equipment.

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