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4 terminal applications with great command-line UIs

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on May 8, 2017 7:52 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
In this article, I'll look at a shortcoming of command-line interfaces—discoverability—and a few ways to overcome this problem. I love command lines. My first command line was DOS 6.2, back in 1997. I learned the syntax for various commands and showed off how to list hidden files in a directory (attrib). I would carefully craft my commands one character at a time. When I made a mistake, I would proceed to retype the command from the beginning. One fine day someone showed me how to traverse the history using the up and down arrow keys and I was blown away. read more

How to create custom AMI in AWS

  • Uxtechno; By Manmohan (Posted by UxTechno on May 8, 2017 6:43 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Cloud
Amazon Machine Image (AMI) gives the information required to launch an instance, which is a virtual server in the cloud. There are multiple AMI available within the AWS, But what if we want to create custom AMI in AWS. This tutorial is all about how to create custom AMI in AWS.

GNOME Recipes App to Soon Offer More Recipes, Cuisines, and Inline Editing

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on May 8, 2017 5:34 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: GNOME
GNOME Project's Matthias Clasen is reporting on the development of the recently introduced GNOME Recipes application, an open-source and easy-to-use program that'll help you to discover what to cook.

Linux homes for Ubuntu Unity orphans: Minty Cinnamon, GNOME or Ubuntu, mate?

Canonical is killing its Unity convergence play and Mir display, but fans of Ubuntu need not panic. You can continue to employ familiar Unity 7 interface for as long as you like, though you'll have to install it after you install Ubuntu by enabling the Universe repos.

How to Install Docker on Ubuntu 16.04

  • ThisHosting.Rocks (Posted by Feenta on May 8, 2017 2:37 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
We’ll show you how to install Docker on your Ubuntu 16.04 server. Short and straight-to-the-point tutorial.

Arch Linux Based Apricity OS Shuts Down

Apricity OS, another promising Linux distro has ceased development. "Lack of time" was cited as the major cause.

Patents of Microsoft’s Largest Troll, Intellectual Ventures, Are Sold to be Used Offensively

Intellectual Ventures, the world's largest patent troll which came from Microsoft, remains active and its shadow can be found in newly-filed patent cases, including requests for embargo

Arch Linux-Based Apricity OS GNU/Linux Distribution Is Now Officially Dead

We're extremely sorry to inform our readers that the team of developers behind the Apricity OS has ceased the development of the Arch Linux-based operating system.

How game design can help you build better software

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on May 7, 2017 7:22 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Games; Story Type: News Story
Games are an interesting medium. Unlike just about every other popular form of entertainment, such as film, literature, and theatre, games depend on player choice. As a game designer, most of your time is spent crafting which choices to present to the player. read more

Revisionism About Microsoft Software Patent Deals Implicating GNU/Linux

Sites of the patent microcosm are still rewriting history and distorting the record of Microsoft’s patent aggression against Free/Libre open source software — aggression that continues to present and gets disguised using euphemisms

Automate MySQL Database Backups with Backupninja

  • Linux.com; By Jack Wallen (Posted by bob on May 7, 2017 3:45 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux, MySQL
Title: Automate MySQL Database Backups with Backupninja5 MayLearn more

openSUSE Tumbleweed Users Get GNOME 3.24.1, KDE Plasma 5.9.5 and Linux 4.10.13

openSUSE Project's Douglas DeMaio reports today on the latest updates and security fixes that landed in the software repositories of the openSUSE Tumbleweed rolling operating system.

Open source NAS, offered as a device or bare PCB, wins funding

  • LinuxGizmos.com; By Rick Lehrbaum (Posted by bob on May 7, 2017 12:08 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Cloud
The “GnuBee Personal Cloud 1” open-source NAS device, featuring dual GbE ports and up to six internal 2.5-inch SSDs and/or HDDs, has funded at Crowd Supply. GnuBee designed its $168 “GnuBee Personal Cloud 1” (GB-PC1) NAS device to provide all the functionality of a commercial, proprietary NAS, “but at a much lower cost and with the transparency, reliability, and accessibility advantages that come with using FLOSS.

First Steps After Getting an Ubuntu VPS

Got a new Ubuntu VPS? That’s great. You can now start using it and experience all the advantages of a Linux VPS. If you moved from shared hosting to a VPS, even better, you can now directly compare your experience with shared hosting and VPS hosting. This guide will help you get started with your Ubuntu 16.04 VPS.

Quick way to setup AWS web server

We all aware about the fact that using web server we can access the webpages using HTTP protocol. This Post will quickly teach you how to setup AWS web server.

How to Enable SSH on Ubuntu

  • ThisHosting.Rocks (Posted by Feenta on May 7, 2017 6:42 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
How to enable SSH on an Ubuntu (or Lubuntu, or Debian) desktop and log into your server.

Lubuntu 17.04 - simple evolution

Lubuntu 17.04 continues to deliver a nice and friendly environment for those who like a light and snappy uncomplicated experience without many graphical bells and whistles. And it still lacks a common theme for applications and their design, because LXDE is not fully a “desktop environment” per se

Devuan GNU/Linux 1.0 "Jessie" to Support Raspberry Pi 3, Acer Chromebook Devices

The final release of the Devuan GNU/Linux 1.0.0 "Jessie" operating system is almost here, and a second Release Candidate (RC) milestone just hit the streets today with a great number of improvements and bug fixes.

Debian GNU/Linux 8.8 Officially Released with 90 Security Updates, 68 Bug Fixes

Those of you using the Debian Stable a.k.a. Debian "Jessie" operating system series will be glad to learn that the eighth point release was just launched today, Debian GNU/Linux 8.8, with more than 150 bug fixes and security updates.

How to Install CLoudStats Agent on Linux

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on May 6, 2017 11:28 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
CloudStats is a server monitoring platform which allows you to easily not only monitor your whole server infrastructure but also to act immediately and resolve issues. CloudStats monitoring tool does not require any special skills or knowledge to perform setup and start monitoring your server, URL or IP.

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