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Let’s have fun with Linux Terminal today. Also, if you are a developer, let’s reduce one context switch that you perform while development; switching to browser for solution in StackOverflow. It's well-known fact, less context switch, less distraction and more productivity. In this article, we’ll explore two fun and useful things that you can do right through terminal without opening browser that you would do normally.
Mirantis cofounder Boris Renski has bad news for infrastructure software companies: They need to "change their business model or perish."
Also in today's open source roundup: Linux gaming might get a boost from Vulkan graphics and new hardware, and new iOS 10 features that were borrowed from Android.
Our writer goes to the Queen City of Charlotte, North Carolina for the SouthEast LinuxFest. Instead of having a good time, however, the trip turned into a nightmare, but it's not SELF's fault.
Standout hardware, but how good is it in real life for a Linux user? We tested 8 different Linux distributions.
Flow is a mental state of intense focus and it's a state that your brain can enter while hula hooping and programming. I'm going to explore how we can mix these two things to enhance skill and learning.
In this tutorial, I will show you how to build your own file sync and share server with seafile on openSUSE Leap 42.1. Seafile is a free file hosting software with a functionally like Dropbox or Google Drive that can be installed on your own server.
Using auditd to monitor some preset events is already quite useful, but where it comes into its own is when you customize it to monitor whatever you want.
GParted developer Curtis Gedak has announced the availability of the first point release for the GParted 0.26 open-source partition editor utility announced back in April 2016.
Confession: I am a total book nerd! There are always a ton of book recommendations given while attending a conference, and this year at OSCON was no different. Instead of spreading my book recommendations out and including them in my OSCON event reports, I collected them all in here in one list. Enjoy and let me know if you have read and liked (or didn't) any of these! Or, feel free to leave a comment suggesting a great book for us to read.read more
A rundown of apps and services worth paying for -- for Linux and for Android.
Chris Prather never metaphor he didn't like.That's what he tells developers, at any rate. And on stage at SouthEast LinuxFest in Charlotte, NC, Prather explained how a deep understanding of metaphor—and the critical role it plays in cognitive function—can improve an open source software developer's work. He delivered his presentation, "I Never Metaphor I Didn't Like: How Cognitive Linguistics Can Help You Be A (More) Bad-ass Developer," last Friday.read more
Do you have some old hardware collecting dust in the basement, attic, or garage? Don’t let it go to waste just because it’s not powerful enough to run modern operating systems. Linux can breathe new life into such machines.
Ahead of a promised early July release, Nextcloud 9, the open-source personal and business private cloud, is now available.
Ever wondered what it’s like being involved with the Fedora Project? There are many different roles and types of people that help make Fedora what it is. One common form of contributing is packaging. This is when someone takes software,... Continue Reading →
Antergos' Dustin Falgout announced just a few minutes ago that the latest ISO images for the Arch Linux-based operating system are now available for download.
An 11-year-old asks her grandfather how computer games are made and he tells her they're created by programmers "using complex mathematical code." The next thing he knows, she's learning Python on her own, and getting her chums involved too.
We already know that open source gives us better and more secure software. But with the advent of 3D printing, the open source model shows even more meaningful promise in areas like open source bionics.
Could the transactional mechanism that drives Canonical’s IoT-focused Snappy Ubuntu Core help unify Linux and save it from fragmentation? Today, Canonical announced that the lightweight Snappy’s “snap” mechanism, which two months ago was extended to all Ubuntu users in Ubuntu 16.04, can also work with other Linux distributions.
Michael Ducy is a champion for the idea that you should staff your DevOps team with curious, hungry individuals (goats) from within your company, rather than from the outside.