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Helm: The Kubernetes Package Manager

Thursday 24th of November 2016 12:24:43 PM
Helm aims to be the default package manager for Kubernetes. In Kubernetes, distributed applications are made of various resources: Deployments, Services, Ingress, Volumes, and so on (as discussed in parts one and two of this series). All in all, Helm tries to simplify complex application deployment on Kubernetes coupled with sharing of applications’ manifests.

Here's How to Upgrade a Fedora 24 Linux to Fedora 25 via GNOME Software or DNF

Thursday 24th of November 2016 10:30:21 AM
Fedora 25 arrived on November 22, 2016, as reported right here on Softpedia, and it ships with lots of modern GNU/Linux technologies and the latest open source software releases.

How to extract files from an RPM package on Linux

Thursday 24th of November 2016 08:35:59 AM
An RPM package contains a set of files, typically compiled software binaries, libraries, and their development source files. These files are packaged in a cpio archive format, and finally wrapped in an RPM file along with any necessary package-specific metadata.

Open source lab-on-a-board costs $29

Thursday 24th of November 2016 06:41:37 AM
The tiny, open source “EspoTek Labrador” board combines an oscilloscope, waveform generator, power supply, logic analyzer, and multimeter. We’ve seen several open source projects that have slashed the price and complexity of data acquisition (DAQ), testing and measurement, and other lab gear, such as the Red Pitaya, which is now selling kits under the STEMlab name starting at $199.

How to Install and Configure MongoDB on CentOS 7

Thursday 24th of November 2016 04:47:15 AM
MongoDB is a NoSQL database that provides high performance, high availability, and automatic scaling. This tutorial shows you how to install and configure MongoDB 3.2 (stable) on a CentOS 7 server.

Fedora 25 Linux arrives with Wayland display support

Thursday 24th of November 2016 02:52:53 AM
Linux desktop users have been waiting for Wayland, the X server display replacement, for years. It's finally here.

Non-Linux FOSS: Scripts in Your Menu Bar!

Thursday 24th of November 2016 12:58:31 AM
There are hundreds of applications for OS X that place information in the menu bar. Usually, I can find one that almost does what I want, but not quite. Thankfully I found BitBar, which is an open-source project that allows you to write scripts and have their output refreshed and put on the menu bar.

SQL Server in a Fedora Docker Container

Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 11:44:11 PM
You might have seen the Magazine’s previous article on running SQL Server v.Next on Fedora. That post talks about how to install it directly in to your Fedora installation. However, containers are an incredibly popular way to deploy apps especially if you just want to try it out. Read on for how to run the SQL Server public preview in a Docker container on Fedora.

Introducing the Linux-Hardware-Guide

Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 10:29:51 PM
The Linux-Hardware-Guide provides a knowledge base and hardware compatibility list to Linux users and Linux starters of all distributions in a convenient way. It is developed as self-financing Open Source project and started in 2012.

Tools for collecting and analyzing community metrics

Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 09:15:31 PM
Thus far, we've discussed the importance of setting goals to guide the metrics process, avoiding vanity metrics, and outlined the general types of metrics that are useful for studying your community. With a solid set of goals in place, we are now ready to discuss some of the technical details of gathering and analyzing your community metrics that align with those more

Monitoring Network Load With nload: Part 2

Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 08:01:11 PM
In part two of this tutorial, we show some specific examples of how to use nload with various options to monitor your network.

4 tips for creating a Wikipedia article

Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 06:46:50 PM
It is human nature to want to share the enthusiasm you have for a subject or project with others. Wikipedia is a great place for that, where you can record your expertise and create a fact-based touchpoint for your interest. The site's mission is altruistic, and it has been my experience that Wikipedia administrators zealously guard against content that has an obvious agenda, is not relevant to today's Zeitgeist, or does not provide the references and citations needed to prove more

LibreOffice 5.3 Beta Coming Soon, New Bug Hunting Event Takes Place November 25

Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 05:32:30 PM
We're getting closer and closer to the final release of the LibreOffice 5.3 open-source and cross-platform office suite, and now The Document Foundation, through Italo Vignoli, informs us about the next bug hunting session.

Education management with Moodle: The beginning, middle, and today

Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 04:18:10 PM
Moodle is the de facto standard in open source learning management systems. It is described as "a learning platform designed to provide educators, administrators and learners with a single robust, secure and integrated system to create personalised learning environments." Plus, Moodle is free software, licensed under the more

Masalla Icon Theme released, seven colours with dark & light variants

Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 03:03:50 PM
We all knows, flat design GTK themes & Icons are become more familiar among others now a days. So, give a try.

A developer's journey through DevOps

Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 01:49:30 PM
What does developer advocate Burr Sutter have to do with "DevOps king" Gene Kim and his book, The Phoenix Project?As Sutter explained in his five-minute lightning talk at All Things Open 2016, they share a passion for hands-on technologists—the developers that craft awesome code and the operators who spin out the infrastructure to run more

How to strengthen your agile heartbeat with powerful retrospectives

Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 12:35:10 PM
If you work in an open organization for any length of time, you're likely to hear someone mention "sprints" or "heartbeats" at some point. Understanding these terms is simple: Take a big goal, then break it into small pieces that help you get more

First 64-bit distro for Raspberry Pi 3 is SUSE

Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 11:20:50 AM
SUSE released the first 64-bit distribution for the Raspberry Pi 3 with its SUSE Linux Enterprise Server. Fedora and Ubuntu should be there soon. When we reported on the potential for 64-bit Linux distributions supporting the Raspberry Pi 3 earlier this year, the server focused SUSE Linux was not even on the radar. This week, [[he]#8230[/he]]

Fedora 25 released!

Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 10:06:29 AM
The Fedora Project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Fedora 25, the next big step our journey into the containerized, modular future! Fedora is a global community that works together to lead the advancement of free and open source software.

Fedora 25 Officially Released as the First Major Linux OS to Offer Wayland by Default

Wednesday 23rd of November 2016 08:52:09 AM
Fedora Project officially announced the release of the Fedora 25 Linux-based operating system, which is a major milestone featuring the latest GNU/Linux technologies and Open Source software.

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The Libreboot C201 from Minifree is really really really ridiculously open source

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