My team recently got a handwritten thank you note from one of our community members. The note was extremely nice, unexpected, and made us feel good. That's the power of saying thank you. For both the giver and receiver, sharing appreciation creates an emotional connection that is gratifying and humanizing. And to be honest, with today's high-paced work environments, polarizing politics, and natural disasters, we could use a lot more thankfulness in our world. read more
It was 2014, and everything seemed fine with Eren Niazi and the company he founded, Open Source Storage or OSS, although at the time, both the industry and the market were changing. Not only were open-source technologies used in every form and fashion to enable what has become the cloud, its users also were connecting in droves to take advantages of the many services it offered. We matured into an always connected society...
Ready to get dirty? Today, 'MXGP3 - The Official Motocross Videogame' has been officially released for Linux.
This tutorial covers an introduction to Spectre & Meltdown CPU Vulnerabilities, a test to find out if your hardware is affected and instructions on how to install Intel Microcode updates to fix the issue on Linux.
In this time of giving thanks, why not include those who maintain the projects you use? I’ve written about finding who those people are in GitHub projects, but in this post I’d like to discuss how to thank them. Giving someone a genuine "thank you" is hard. It can be awkward and make you feel vulnerable—but done right, a heartfelt thank-you can be truly meaningful. Here’s a simple, helpful script you can use on social media or in person: read more
Simple NFS GUI is a tool to easily set up a machine as a NFS server or client that should work on Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Debian.
For years we have been using Skype, and then Hangout, for peep to peer communication. Ring, however, is a new, free, open-source, and cross-platform communication solution built by Savoir-Faire Linux.
This is the eighth in a series of articles about migrating code from Perl 5 to Perl 6. This article looks at the differences in creating and handling exceptions between Perl 5 and Perl 6. The first part of this article describes working with exceptions in Perl 6, and the second part explains how you can create your own exceptions and how failure is an option in Perl 6. read more
Sometimes, while working on the Linux command line, you may want to reverse a string or line(s) of text. You'll be glad to know there are command line utilities that let you do exactly this.
This tutorial is actually a collection of Docker Tutorials that we have published (& will also update new tutorials that we add in future). The purpose of writing this tutorials is to actually make...
Jenkins X is an open source system that offers software developers continuous integration, automated testing, and continuous delivery, known as CI/CD, in Kubernetes. Jenkins X-managed projects get a complete CI/CD process with a Jenkins pipeline that builds and packages project code for deployment to Kubernetes and access to pipelines for promoting projects to staging and production environments. read more
Kontron announced an industrial-focused “Passepartout” development kit built around a Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 Light and equipped with a dual Ethernet, HDMI, CAN, 1-Wire, RPi 40-pin connectors. Kontron announced its first Raspberry Pi based product. The Passepartout — which is French for “goes everywhere” and the name of Phileas Fogg’s valet in Jules Verne’s […]
On an old Linux PC with a small amount of RAM, you can use zswap to compress the swap files and make the PC run faster. Here's how to do it.
I've never held a job as a developer nor in operations—so what am I doing writing an article about DevOps? I've always been interested in computers and technology. I also have a passion for people, psychology, and helping others. When I first heard about DevOps, the concept piqued my interest, as it seemed to merge many of the things I was interested in, even if I don't write code. read more
Jonathan Bryce, Executive Director of the OpenStack Foundation outlines some of the key features coming to the open source cloud platform in 2019.
Do you want the best of the best Linux laptop this holiday season and price is no object? If that's you, then you want the Ubuntu Linux-powered Dell's XPS 13 Developer Edition laptop.
In past articles, I've written about how to prepare for a vacation or other travel when you're on call. And, I just got back from a vacation where I put some of those ideas into practice, so I thought I'd write a follow-up and give some specifics on what I recommended, what I actually did and how it all worked.
U.S. consumers are expected to drop a bundle this Black Friday on smart speakers and home hubs. A Nov. 15 Canalys report estimates that shipments of voice-assisted speakers grew 137 percent in Q3 2018 year-to-year and are on the way to 75 million-unit sales in 2018.
phpMyAdmin is a free, open source PHP based application designed to simplify the administration of MySQL and MariaDB servers over a web-based interface. phpMyAdmin allows you to manage MySQL databases, user accounts and privileges, execute SQL-statements, import and export data in a wide variety of data formats and much more.
Elxis CMS is a free and open source CMS written in the PHP language that allows us to create a website from small to websites to corporate websites. It is simple, fast and easy to use so you can easily install it without any programming skills.