The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the January 2019 issue.
New year, New Linspire. Today our development team is pleased to bring you Linspire 8.0 - the latest and greatest Linux desktop distribution from PC/OpenSystems LLC showcasing the latest open source technologies to our users. We have toiled diligently over the past year to improve security, stability and functionality in our alternative to Windows 10, ChromeOS and macOS. Linspire 8 offers the choice of a full desktop environment, KDE and Mate are available, bundling productivity, full multimedia playback, audio and video production, games and productivity.
The sysadmin job is challenging and requires a lot of firefighting. Knowing that putting out fires is a big part of your job, what one thing would you save if your datacenter was literally on fire? Please share your answers in the comments below. P.S. You can only save ONE thing! read more
Linux servers top the list of victims to a ransomware attack that seems to take advantage of poorly configured IPMI devices.
Microweber is a free and open source drag and drop CMS and website builder written in the PHP programming language and the Laravel 5 Framework. In this tutorial, we will explain how to install Microweber CMS on Ubuntu 18.04 server.
Fedora Classroom sessions continue with an introductory session on LaTeX. The general schedule for sessions is available on the wiki, along with resources and recordings from previous sessions. Topic: LaTeX 101 LaTeX is a typesetting system that the de-facto standard for scientific publishing. It is Free software, and enables the generation of a multitude of high […]
Linux distributions provide quite a few useful commands for gauging disk activity. Here's a look at a few of them, including dtstat, iostat, and iotop.
Here’s how to enable SSH on Ubuntu and Debian based Linux distributions. Also learn how to properly configure the SSH daemon on a Linux server to allow remote logins.
Over the last five years, I've worked in various roles bringing high-performance computing (HPC) into the public cloud. It's been fascinating to watch the industry change from saying "You can't do HPC in the cloud" to "How can I do HPC in the cloud?" to "Why wouldn't I do HPC in the cloud?" Of course, HPC is just one narrow slice of the tech sector, but you can see that same pattern (albeit on different timelines) across the industry. In 2018, it's pretty clear that the cloud model—whether public, private, or hybrid—is the way to go. read more
Gamers have a few choices when it comes to playing their SNES games. They can whip out their ageing SNES console, purchase the Nintendo Classic Mini SNES (where you’re limited to the included games), or play with a PC emulator.
Laravel is a most popular PHP framework which is free and opensource. In a short time span Laravel has got a lot of popularity because of that today Laravel has become the most popular PHP framework.
In August 2018, I published The Linux Philosophy for SysAdmins. It seems to be selling fairly well, and I started thinking about whether the original Linux philosophy (or my own version of it for system administrators) is still relevant.
MODICIA Desktop Ultimate 181229 has been released. MODICIA OS is a desktop Linux distribution, based on Xubuntu. The operating system features an interface which should appear familiar to macOS users. Samba and WINE are pre-installed to make it easier to share resources over the network and run Windows applications.
Webmin is an open source web control panel for administration of Linux servers. With Webmin you can manage the system users, groups, disk quotas as well as configure most popular services including web, ssh, ftp, email and database servers.
Wow! What a year 2018 has been for Python: A new PyPI software repository came out, it earned the most wanted language spot in Stack Overflow's survey, and Python 3.7 was released in June. read more
Anaconda is the opensource package manager and distribution of Python and R Programming language. Anaconda is mainly designed for Data Science and Machine Learning and used for large-scale data processing, predictive analysis, and scientific computing
Fortran is a programming language specially designed to perform numerical calculations, in order to fully exploit the arithmetic capabilities of all types of computers, from home PCs to supercomputers. Its name is an abbreviation: Formula Translating System, which refers to the niche to which the language is addressed: to scientists and engineers who require an easy-to-use but powerful language.
No matter how much of a cliché it may be, making New Year's Resolutions is hard to resist. There's something about the calendar flipping to a new year that causes even the most curmudgeonly, set-in-their-ways people to take stock of the year ending and make plans for improvements during the next trip around the sun. To that end, here are my five resolutions for 2019. Some relate to my job and wider life, others to my place in the community, and I think each one will make the world a better place. Feel free to put any or all of these on your list of plans for 2019. read more
Apache Tomcat is an opensource web server used to server Java Applications. It is an opensource implementation of Java Servlet, Java Server Pages and Java Expression Language.
Namib 18.02 GNOME has been released. Namib GNU/Linux is a desktop operating system based on (and compatible with) the Arch Linux distribution. Namib is available in multiple desktop editions and can be set up using the Calamares system installer.