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How to Install and Configure OpenLiteSpeed Server on Ubuntu 18.04 along with MariaDB

OpenLiteSpeed is a lightweight and open source version of the popular LiteSpeed Server. In this tutorial, we will learn about how to Install OpenLiteSpeed Server on Ubuntu 18.04 along with PHP 7.2 and MariaDB server.

How To Install Oracle Java 11 In Ubuntu, Linux Mint Or Debian (From PPA Repository)

Oracle Java 11, the first long term support release, can now be installed in Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Debian from the Linux Uprising Java PPA.

6 tips for receiving feedback on your open source contributions

In the free and open source software world, there are few moments as exciting or scary as submitting your first contribution to a project. You've put your work out there and now it's subject to review and feedback by the rest of the community. Not to put it too lightly, but feedback is great. Without feedback we keep making the same mistakes. Without feedback we can't learn and grow and evolve. It's one of the keys that makes free and open source collaboration work. read more

Canonical Releases Important Ubuntu Kernel Live Patch to Fix L1TF, SpectreRSB

Canonical released a new kernel live patch for all its supported Ubuntu Linux operating systems to address several critical security vulnerabilities discovered by various researchers lately.

Linus' Behavior and the Kernel Development Community

On September 16, 2018, Linus Torvalds released the 4.19-rc4 version of the kernel, and he also announced he was taking a break from Linux development in order to consider his own behavior and to come up with a better approach to kernel development. This was partly inspired by his realization that he wasn't looking forward to the Kernel Summit event, and he said that "it wasn't actually funny or a good sign that I was hoping to just skip the yearly kernel summit entirely."

What was your first open source pull request or contribution?

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Oct 9, 2018 1:42 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Contributing to an open source project can be... Nervewracking! Magical. Boring? Regardless of how you felt that first time you contributed, the realization that the project is open and you really can contribute is quite awesome. read more

How to Flush the DNS Cache on Ubuntu

  • vitux.com; By Karim Buzdar (Posted by vitux on Oct 9, 2018 12:28 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
Our systems also maintain a list of DNS records so that we can access our frequently visited websites faster through quick resolution of IP addresses. This cache on our system needs to be flushed from time to time. So let us see how we can flush the DNS cache on our Ubuntu Systems.

Adding Graphics To LibreOffice when making labels

  • blog.worldlabel.com; By Bruce Byfield (Posted by rossendryv on Oct 9, 2018 11:13 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: ; Groups: OpenOffice.org
When people think of labels, the first thing that comes to mind is lines of text like addresses or tab markers. But these are just the simplest uses for labels. Photos, greeting cards, business cards, inserts for CD jewel cases

Who was the first computer programmer?

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Oct 9, 2018 9:59 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Ada Lovelace, daughter of the English poet Lord Bryon and Anne Isabella Noel Byron (née Milbanke), was arguably the world's first computer programmer. read more

12 Useful Linux Commands for New User

  • Make Tech Easier; By Tia Jackson (Posted by damien on Oct 9, 2018 8:45 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Using the command line on a Linux PC allows you to have more control of your system. Here are 12 useful Linux commands you should know as a Linux user.

ExTiX 18.10 Is the First Linux Distro Based on Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish)

GNU/Linux and Open Source software developer Arne Exton announced over the weekend the release of what it would appear to be the first Linux distro based on the upcoming Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish) operating system.

Install & Manage Flatpak Applications On Standard User Accounts

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Oct 9, 2018 6:16 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
Flatpak is the new way to install and run applications on Linux. Unlike distribution maintained applications, flatpak is a great way to deploy Linux applications without worrying about "which" Linux distro specifically.

KDE Plasma 5.15 Desktop Environment Will Start Faster, Bring More Improvements

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Oct 9, 2018 5:02 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: KDE
In the latest Usability & Productivity weekly report, KDE developer Nate Graham reveals some of the improvements and new features coming to the KDE Plasma 5.15 desktop environment, as well as the KDE Applications 18.12 and KDE Frameworks 5.51 software suites.

Redis Labs and Common Clause attacked where it hurts: With open-source code

Redis put some of the program's code under the anti-open-source Common Clause license. Now, developers are counterattacking by forking the code.

LoRa gateway and node boards run on Raspberry Pi power

Pi Supply is Kickstartering Iot LoRa Gateway and IoT LoRa Node pHAT add-ons for the Raspberry Pi, as well as a LoRa Node that works with the Micro:bit. An Arduino node is also in the works. Pi Supply, which has produced a variety of Raspberry Pi add-on boards including the Papirus E-Paper display and Flick […]

Gentoo-Based Calculate Linux 18 Released with Linux Kernel 4.18, Faster Boot

Alexander Tratsevskiy announced the release of Calculate Linux 18, a major version of his Gentoo-based operating system targeting the Russian Linux community.

Blockchain in 2019: 4 trends to watch

  • enterprisersproject.com; By Kevin Casey (Posted by crudder on Oct 9, 2018 12:04 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial
Blockchain trends you should be watching in the months ahead

How to Install NextCloud 14 on Ubuntu 16.04

We’ll show you how to install NextCloud 14 on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS. NextCloud is an open-source software suite that allows users to store their data such as files, contacts, calendars, news feed, TODO lists, and much more on their personal servers. It is a popular alternative to another widely used file hosting application called ownCloud. However, unlike ownCloud, NextCloud is fully open-source. Installing Nextcloud 14 on your Ubuntu 16.04 server is a fairly easy task, follow the steps below and you should have Nextcloud 14 installed on Ubuntu 16.04 in less than 10 minutes. Let’s get started with the tutorial!

3 areas to drive DevOps change

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Oct 8, 2018 9:36 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Pain avoidance is a powerful motivator. Some studies hint that even plants experience a type of pain and take steps to defend themselves. Yet we have plenty of examples of humans enduring pain on purpose—exercise often hurts, but we still do it. When we believe the payoff is worth the pain, we'll endure almost anything. read more

How to manage the expansion of empty or unset bash variables

  • linuxconfig.org; By Egidio Docile (Posted by linuxer on Oct 8, 2018 8:21 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Variables expansion is one of the most common feature used in the shell: when a variable exists and is part of a command, it is "expanded", so that is substituted by its value. The expansion of empty variables, is one of those things, that if not well managed, could cause serious damage to a system.

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