The Fedora Project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Fedora 28 Beta, the next big step on our journey to the exciting Fedora 28 release in May. Download the prerelease from our Get Fedora site: Get Fedora 28 Beta Workstation Get Fedora 28 Beta Server Get Fedora 28 Prerelease Atomic Host Or, check […]
The pwd command, like ls and cd, is one of most frequently used Linux utilities. Regardless of the kind of user you are (newbie or pro), you'll find yourself using this command line tool a lot. So in this tutorial, we will quickly discuss the basics of pwd through some easy to understand examples.
You may think you're new to Linux, but you're really not. There are 3.74 billion global internet users, and all of them use Linux in some way since Linux servers power 90% of the internet. Most modern routers run Linux or Unix, and the TOP500 supercomputers also rely on Linux. If you own an Android smartphone, your operating system is constructed from the Linux kernel. In other words, Linux is everywhere. read more
After a few evenings of coding and testing, I rolled out a new version of Little Backup Box. It is one of the most significant updates in the project’s life, and it introduces new functionality and a wide range of improvements.
This guide shows you how to quickly work our much profit or loss a local or cloud computer can generate for several crypto-currencies.
News briefs for April 2, 2018.
With the Linux 4.16 kernel out the door, we bet that some of you out there would want to install it on your Ubuntu or Linux Mint computers, so we've prepared a quick and straightforward tutorial just for that.
Axiomtek’s fanless, rugged “eBOX565-312-FL” embedded system runs Linux or Windows on a Celeron N3550, and offers dual HDMI, quad USB 3.0, an external SATA tray, and Power-over-Ethernet. Like last year’s eBOX100-312-FL, the similarly ruggedized eBOX565-312-FL features an Intel’s Celeron N3350, a dual-core, 1.1GHz/2.4GHz “Apollo Lake” SoC with 6W TDP.
Linux Journal's April issue takes a Deep Dive Into the Cloud.
The Linux 4.16 kernel is officially here, so we believe that Linux OS vendors would want to offer the new and improved version to their users. Linux Lite developer Jerry Bezencon is again the first to provide the most recent kernel version to his users.
The most popular articles on Opensource.com last week rounded up: Linux apps, dug into Python, and provided getting-started guides for Jupyter Notebooks, Ansible, Hugo, and more.
Google released on Monday the April 2018 Android Security Patch for supported Pixel and Nexus devices, addressing more than 40 security vulnerabilities and bugs.
SiFive has raised $50.6 million in Series C funding, and Western Digital pledged to produce 1 billion of SiFive’s RISC-V cores. Meanwhile, the new Linux 4.16 kernel boosted RISC-V support, and there are rumors of a RISC-V project led by Google, Qualcomm, and Samsung.
Many people now buy music only online. But there are millions — maybe billions — of music compact discs (CDs) in circulation. You can still find a lot of music in this form. Musicbrainz, a project of the Metabrainz Foundation,... Continue Reading →
Linus Torvalds released version 4.16 of the Linux Kernel on Sunday, April 1st, nine weeks after the previous version. After the rather eventful 4.15 cycle, which included the loss of the Linux Kernel Mailing List for several days and the fallout from the Meltdown and Spectre bugs, 4.16 has been mercifully smooth.
The majority of modern Linux distributions default to the ext4 filesystem, just as previous Linux distributions defaulted to ext3, ext2, and—if you go back far enough—ext. If you're new to Linux—or to filesystems—you might wonder what ext4 brings to the table that ext3 didn't. You might also wonder whether ext4 is still in active development at all, given the flurries of news coverage of alternate filesystems such as btrfs, xfs, and zfs. read more
VIDEO: on this episode: Linux Kernel 4.16, GIMP 2.10 RC, Firefox Facebook Container, Qubes OS, Barrier (synergy fork), Humble Indie Bundle 19, OpenMediaVault, Pop!_OS, DuckDuckGo Privacy Challenge & more
Vagrant is a powerful tool when it comes to virtual machines, here we will look at how to setup and use Vagrant with Virtualbox on Ubuntu to provision reproducible virtual machines.
If you're developing a web app in Python, chances are you're leveraging a framework. A framework "is a code library that makes a developer's life easier when building reliable, scalable, and maintainable web applications" by providing reusable code or extensions for common operations. read more
In this post we will show you how to reset a MySQL root password in case you have forgotten it. The following steps should work with any moder Linux distribution.