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Sometimes you need to revert or change a software package install in Linux. Learn how you can downgrade software for several major distributions in Linux.
The Linux kernel config/build system, also known as Kconfig/kbuild, has been around for a long time, ever since the Linux kernel code migrated to Git. As supporting infrastructure, however, it is seldom in the spotlight; even kernel developers who use it in their daily work never really think about it.
To explore how the Linux kernel is compiled, this article will dive into the Kconfig/kbuild internal process, explain how the .config file and the vmlinux/bzImage files are produced, and introduce a smart trick for dependency tracking.
When the physical memory or RAM on our system is full, we end to make use of the swap space on our systems. In this article, we will describe a few ways to check for available swap space on your Ubuntu system.
Sometimes, the waiting is the hardest part.
So you've picked out an open source project to contribute to. Maybe it's a program you use frequently in your day-to-day life, or maybe you selected it because you knew it was a project with some low-hanging fruit that would be an easy place to start.
You went through all of the steps: You cloned the project, read the README, agreed to the contributor guidelines, understood the project structure, made your edit or addition, checked it twice, and then issued the pull request. And then, you waited.
In this guide, I’ll show you how to install and configure the latest version Zen Cart on Debian 9, in order to create a free online shopping store. Zen Cart is a free open source e-commerce content management and shopping cart platform.
This article explains how to install the latest Tor in Ubuntu 18.04, and using it as a proxy with various applications.
The instructions include steps for setting up Privoxy, in case you want to use Tor with an application that doesn't support SOCKS5 proxies, manually setting up the proxy in case torsocks fails to launch an application, as well as configuring Tor to use country-specific exit nodes.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation released a new version of their Debian-based Raspbian operating system for the tiny Raspberry Pi single-board computers with various improvements and latest updates.
NEWS ANALYSIS: A decade after claiming that Linux and open-source software infringes on over 200 of its' patents, Microsoft is now pledging its patents to the Open Invention Network in support of Linux.
By joining OIN, Microsoft is legally pledging to make 60,000 patents available to Linux System developers. But it was already subject to a far more powerful obligation.
Developers have created third-party software (free or otherwise) that gives users a GUI to use for interacting with a repository. Here is an overview of a few programs that you can use. This is so you can have an idea of what you can expect from a GUI git client.
WildFly also known as JBoss is a free and open source application server written in Java which implements the Java Enterprise Edition (Java EE) specification. In this tutorial, I will explain how to install WildFly application server on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
That 60,000 patents in your pocket or are you just pleased to see us?
Who would have thought it? Not content with signing with LOT Network, Microsoft has taken the next step in patent cuddling and joined the Open Invention Network.…
If you plan on trying something new on your brand new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ tiny computer, developer Arne Exton announced today the availability of a new version of his Ubuntu-based RaspEX OS featuring the Helium Desktop from BunsenLabs Linux.
Conversational interfaces are unique among the screen-based and physically manipulated user interfaces that characterize the range of digital experiences we encounter on a daily basis. As Conversational Design author Erika Hall eloquently writes, "Conversation is not a new interface. It's the oldest interface." And the conversation, the most human interaction of all, lies at the nexus of the aural and verbal rather than the visual and physical.
Katherine Druckman talks to Doc Searls about consumer privacy, Main Street, and heart attacks at Walmart.
This tutorial covers the steps required for installing and configuring Odoo 12 for production using Git source and Python virtual environment on an Ubuntu 18.04 system.
This tutorial shows how to Install OpenJDK, Oracle Java and Java SE Development Kit on Ubuntu and how to set the default Java version used by applications.
NTP (Network Time Protocol) is a networking protocol designed to synchronize the clocks of computers over a network. In this tutorial, we will learn to install NTP server and Setup time synchronization on Ubuntu 18.04 server.
In a move that's going to raise a lot of eyebrows, Microsoft has joined the Open Invention Network to 'protect Linux and other important open source workloads from patent assertions'.
If you are looking for a command line utility that you can use to access information about processes, CPU activity, memory, and more, you'll be glad to know that vmstat does this for you.
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