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Copying files in Linux

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Aug 10, 2019 3:49 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Copying documents used to require a dedicated staff member in offices, and then a dedicated machine. Today, copying is a task computer users do without a second thought. Copying data on a computer is so trivial that copies are made without you realizing it, such as when dragging a file to an external drive. read more

How to Install Attendize Event Management Software on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Aug 10, 2019 12:11 PM EDT)
  • Groups: PHP, Ubuntu, Linux; Story Type: News Story
Attendize is a free and open-source ticket selling and event management written in PHP on top of the Laravel framework. Attendize offers a simple solution for managing general admission events, without paying extra charges. In this tutorial, we will explain how to install Attendize on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS server.

Goodbye, Linux Journal

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Aug 10, 2019 8:34 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
I first discovered Linux in 1993, when I was an undergraduate physics student who wanted the power of Big Unix on my home PC. I remember installing my first Linux distribution, SoftLanding Systems (SLS), and exploring the power of Linux on my ‘386 PC. I was immediately impressed. Since then, I’ve run Linux at home—and even at work. read more

Kubernetes reports the results of its open-source security audit

All programs need security audits, but the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) took a new open-source approach and revealed all to its users.

GitHub Actions moves GitHub into DevOps

Git has always been an essential part of DevOps, now GitHub is adding DevOps' CI/CD features to its Git services.

Linux Journal runs shutdown -h now for a second time: Mag editor fires parting shot at proprietary software

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Aug 9, 2019 2:45 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
We are letting the tech giants win, says Kyle Rankin Linux Journal has closed with "no operating funds to continue in any capacity", according to a notice on its site.…

Linux Journal runs shutdown -h now for a second time: Mag editor fires parting shot at proprietary software

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Aug 9, 2019 1:44 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
We are letting the tech giants win, says Kyle Rankin Linux Journal has closed with "no operating funds to continue in any capacity", according to a notice on its site.…

How to Install Matomo Web Analytics with Nginx on FreeBSD 12.0

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Aug 8, 2019 9:38 PM EDT)
  • Groups: PHP, MySQL, Linux; Story Type: News Story
Matomo (formerly Piwik) is a free and open-source web analytics application developed by a team of international developers, that runs on a PHP/MySQL webserver. This tutorial will show you how to install Matomo on a FreeBSD 12.0 system using Nginx as the webserver and we will secure the website with a Let's Encrypt SSL certificate.

Scrum vs. kanban: Which agile methodology is better?

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Aug 8, 2019 8:36 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Because scrum and kanban both fall under the agile methodology umbrella, many people confuse them or think they're the same thing. There are differences, however. For one, scrum is more specific to software development teams, while kanban is used by many kinds of teams and focuses on providing a visual representation of an agile team's workflow. Some argue that kanban is about getting things done, and scrum is about talking about getting things done. read more

Sending custom emails with Python

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Aug 8, 2019 5:32 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Python; Story Type: News Story
Email remains a fact of life. Despite all its warts, it's still the best way to send information to most people, especially in automated ways that allow messages to queue for recipients. read more

How to Install Pico CMS with Nginx on Debian 10

Pico is an open-source simple and fast flat-file CMS written in PHP. In this tutorial, we will install Pico CMS with Nginx on Debian 10 (buster) system.

More Linux than Windows: El Reg takes Docker Desktop for WSL 2 preview out for a spin

Some gripes at this stage, but the potential is there. Hands On Container wunderkind Docker has released a preview of Docker Desktop for Windows Subsystem for Linux 2.…

Markdown beginner's cheat sheet

Markdown is a widely adopted plain-text formatting syntax used to specify HTML rendering. It is also an essential skill to learn if you want to contribute to open source software.  Like many concepts in open source communities, there are multiple, domain-specific distributions of Markdown. CommonMark provides an unambiguous rendering specification for defined Markdown incantations while many communities offer extensions to the official specification. read more

RV Offsite Backup Update

Having an offsite backup in your RV is great, and after a year of use, I've discovered some ways to make it even better.

Documenting Proper Git Usage

Jonathan Corbet wrote a document for inclusion in the kernel tree, describing best practices for merging and rebasing git-based kernel repositories. As he put it, it represented workflows that were actually in current use, and it was a living document that hopefully would be added to and corrected over time.

Understanding Python's asyncio

How to get started using Python's asyncio.

Oops! Debugging Kernel Panics

A look into what causes kernel panics and some utilities to help gain more information.

Running GNOME in a Container

Containerizing the GUI separates your work and play. Virtualization has always been a rich man's game, and more frugal enthusiasts—unable to afford fancy server-class components—often struggle to keep up. Linux provides free high-quality hypervisors, but when you start to throw real workloads at the host, its resources become saturated quickly. No amount of spare RAM shoved into an old Dell desktop is going to remedy this situation. If a properly decked-out host is out of your reach, you might want to consider containers instead.

DNA Geometry with cadnano

This article introduces a tool you can use to work on three-dimensional DNA origami. The package is called cadnano, and it's currently being developed at the Wyss Institute. With this package, you'll be able to construct and manipulate the three-dimensional representations of DNA structures, as well as generate publication-quality graphics of your work.

Experts Attempt to Explain DevOps--and Almost Succeed

What is DevOps? How does it relate to other ideas and methodologies within software development? Linux Journal Deputy Editor and longtime software developer, Bryan Lunduke isn't entirely sure, so he asks some experts to help him better understand the DevOps phenomenon. The word DevOps confuses me.

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