In this tutorial, I will guide you step-by-step to use docker-compose. We will deploy 'Wordpress' with Nginx, MySQL, and PHP-FPM. Each service has its own container, and we will use images from the docker hub registry. I will show you how to create containers from docker images and manage all containers with docker-compose.
If you ever need to validate certificates or certificate chains before deploying them, Golang provides a near foolproof test method. In this article, I will explain our use case that brought about the need for testing certificate chains, review appropriate web server security settings, and break down the Go code used for testing. read more
The Vivaldi web browser is continuing to add new features as it aims to differentiate itself from other web browsers. Vivaldi first hit its 1.0 milestone in April 2016 and has been steadily improving with regular updates ever since. The most recent update is Vivaldi 1.8.7 which was released on April 4.
After a long wait, it finally happened, Canonical pushed today the latest X.Org Server 1.19 display server to the main repositories of the upcoming Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) operating system.
Open source probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you think about medicine. But with standards for exchanging digital data comes a foot in the door for open source. By implementing these standards, open source gives patients access... Continue Reading →
After announcing earlier this year the release of the Dell Precision 5520 mobile workstation as the world’s thinnest and lightest 15” notebook powered by Ubuntu, Dell launches two new models for fans of the Linux-based operating system.
In the inaugural issue of the Journal of Open Hardware I review emerging business models for open source hardware. Many of these models are borrowed from the free and open source software industry and will no doubt be familiar to you. read more
The strategy of scattering software patents to patent trolls in order for them to sue one's competition is becoming ever more popular, and not only Microsoft is using this strategy to 'tax' GNU/Linux from many directions while the public fails to notice
In the first article of this series, we looked at some of the, admittedly limited, features of TFTP along with some reasons why you might want to use it. Here, we take a look at the main config file and how to enable and disable services for improved security.
The year was 1999. My father had just built me a computer with a 500MHz AMD Athlon processor, a 2GB HDD, 32MB of RAM and Windows 98. I was in heaven. Then, a friend of mine wanted to introduce me to Linux and asked if he could partition my hard drive in half so he could install Debian 2.1 (Slink). I told him, "Why not?" and while it was installing I asked how much he paid for it. He chuckled and said, "It's Linux, man. It's free!" I figured it was bootlegged and left it at that. read more
The end of March 2017 concluded with the end of life for various GNU/Linux distributions based on the Red Hat's RHEL5 (Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5) series.
We're learning about Kubernetes in this series, and why it is a good choice for managing your containerized applications. In part 1, we talked about what Kubernetes does, and its architecture. Now we'll compare Kubernetes to competing container managers.
Odoo is one of the most popular and most powerful Open Source ERP business software based on the Python programming language. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Odoo 10 on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS. This new version of Odoo includes numerous improvements including new manufacturing apps and faster website operations.
EditShare was proud to announce today, April 4, 2017, the general availability of the final release of the Lightworks 14.0.0 professional video editor for GNU/Linux, macOS, and Microsoft Windows operating systems.
Variscite launched a faster, 696MHz v1.2 spin of its 50 x 25mm DART-6UL COM, and an option for the power-efficient i.MX6 ULL in addition to the UL SoC. Variscite has added an option for NXP’s new, more power-efficient i.MX6 ULL SoC to a newly revised, v1.2 version of its i.MX6 UL (UltraLite) based DART-6UL computer-on-module.
In the first part of this article I’ve covered system installation, first login and GNOME/XFCE desktop environments usage and I’ve had a brief look at the init system of TrueOS. In this second part I’m reviewing TrueOS’ most exclusive and distinctive feature, the updates’ management.
Fedora Project's Ryan Lerch announced today, April 4, 2017, the release and immediate availability for download of the Alpha milestone of the upcoming Fedora 26 Linux operating system.
Do you think Ubuntu is the most popular Linux based desktop distribution available today? Or maybe not?
IRC (Internet Relay Chat) is an online chat protocol and a network of large chat rooms that has existed since 1988. Each room lets members of a community talk with each other from all corners of the world. read more