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Managing software and services with Cockpit

Saturday 9th of November 2019 12:14:02 AM
The Cockpit series continues to focus on some of the tools users and administrators can use to perform everyday tasks within the web user-interface. So far we’ve covered introducing the user-interface, storage and network management, and user accounts. Hence, this article will highlight how Cockpit handles software and services. The menu options for Applications and […]

How To Install and Enable SSH Server on CentOS 8

Friday 8th of November 2019 11:12:30 PM
SSH, for Secure Shell, is a network protocol that is used in order to operate remote logins to distant machines within a local network or over Internet. In SSH architectures, you will typically find a SSH server that is used by SSH clients in order to perform remote commands or to manage distant machines. In this tutorial, we are going to see how you can install and enable SSH on CentOS 8 distributions.

Canonical Partners with Nvidia to Certify Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on NVIDIA DGX-2 AI

Friday 8th of November 2019 10:10:58 PM
Canonical announced today a partnership with Nvidia to certify its Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating system on the NVIDIA DGX-2 AI systems in an atempt to accelerate the adoption of AI and ML in multi-cloud environments and at the edge.

How to manage music tags using metaflac

Friday 8th of November 2019 09:09:26 PM
I[he]#039[/he]ve been ripping CDs to my computer for a long time now. Over that time, I[he]#039[/he]ve used several different tools for ripping, and I have observed that each tool seems to have a different take on tagging, specifically, what metadata to save with the music data. By "observed," I mean that music players seem to sort albums in a funny order, they split tracks in one physical directory into two albums, or they create other sorts of frustrating irritations.

How to Install Freeoffice in Linux

Friday 8th of November 2019 07:55:06 PM
If you need to find out how to install FreeOffice in Linux, we have you covered. Here's how to download it as well as FreeOffice's features and drawbacks.

Rust 1.39.0 released

Friday 8th of November 2019 06:46:52 PM
Version 1.39.0 of the Rust language is available.

Basic troubleshooting with telnet and netcat

Friday 8th of November 2019 05:32:32 PM
Two popular tools for testing network services on a basic level are telnet and Netcat. Here's how to use them.

The Beginner’s Guide to Using Nano Text Editor in Linux

Friday 8th of November 2019 04:18:12 PM
Nano is a text editor for the Linux terminal. It is simple to use and comes with powerful keyboard shortcuts. Here's how to use it.

System76 Darter Pro (darp6) with coreboot first looks

Friday 8th of November 2019 03:03:52 PM
I received my new Darter Pro (darp6) yesterday as my new 'work' laptop. My only complaint was the time from order to ship - which was ~15 days.Overall I love this thing - no complaints. Please check out the video below to watch!

Tuning your bash or zsh shell on Fedora Workstation and Silverblue

Friday 8th of November 2019 01:49:32 PM
This article shows you how to set up some powerful tools in your command line interpreter (CLI) shell on Fedora. If you use bash (the default) or zsh, Fedora lets you easily setup these tools. Requirements Some installed packages are required. On Workstation, run the following command: sudo dnf install git wget curl ruby ruby-devel […]

How to Upgrade Centos 7 to 8

Friday 8th of November 2019 12:35:12 PM
CentOS 8 has been released on Sep 23rd, 2019 ISO's are available on the official website. This tutorial I will show you how to upgrade from Centos 7 to Centos 8.

My first open source contribution: Keep the code relevant

Friday 8th of November 2019 11:20:52 AM
Previously, I explained the importance of forking repositories. Once I finished the actual "writing the code" part of making my first open source pull request, I felt excellent. It seemed like the hard part was finally over. What’s more, I felt great about the code that I wrote.

How to add a user to your Linux desktop

Friday 8th of November 2019 10:06:31 AM
Adding a user is one of the first things you do on a new computer system. And you often have to manage users throughout the computer[he]#039[/he]s lifespan. My article on the useradd command provides a deeper understanding of user management on Linux. Useradd is a command-line tool, but you can also manage users graphically on Linux. That[he]#039[/he]s the topic of this article.

SMARC module runs Linux on i.MX8X

Friday 8th of November 2019 08:52:11 AM
Advantech’s “ROM-5620” SMARC 2.0 module runs Linux or Android on a dual- or quad-core i.MX8X and offers 2GB LPDDR4, 16GB eMMC, and optional industrial temperature support. While covering Advantech’s newly announced, i.MX8M based ROM-5720 SMARC 2.0 module and i.MX8 QuadMax based ROM-7720 Qseven module, we noticed a product page for an i.MX8X-based ROM-5620 SMARC 2.0 […]

NPM today stands for Now Pay Me: JavaScript packaging biz debuts conduit for funding open-source coders

Friday 8th of November 2019 07:37:51 AM
Like a particular module? You're one command away from being able to donate some dosh for it. NPM Inc, maintainer of the widely used JavaScript package manager npm, has taken a step toward fulfilling a promise made in August to help open-source developers seek compensation for their labor.

Python overtakes Java to become second-most popular language on GitHub after JavaScript

Friday 8th of November 2019 06:23:31 AM
Data analytics helps to boost contributions by 151%GitHub's annual "State of the Octoverse" report shows that Python has overtaken Java as the second-most popular language after JavaScript, based on the primary language of repository contributors.…

An introduction to monitoring with Prometheus

Friday 8th of November 2019 05:09:10 AM
Metrics are the primary way to represent both the overall health of your system and any other specific information you consider important for monitoring and alerting or observability. Prometheus is a leading open source metric instrumentation, collection, and storage toolkit built at SoundCloud beginning in 2012.

Topping and tailing, and the slowness of GNU sort

Friday 8th of November 2019 03:54:50 AM
I noticed that with big tables, both my field-tallying function and its top-and-tailing variant ran pretty slowly. A simple diagnostic showed that the rate-limiting step was GNU sorting.

Python overtakes Java to become second most popular language on GitHub after JavaScript

Friday 8th of November 2019 02:40:30 AM
GitHub's annual "State of the Octoverse" report shows that Python has overtaken Java as the second most popular language after JavaScript, based on the primary language of repository contributors. Python is not the fastest growing language though, that honour belongs to Dart, up 532 per cent, probably thanks to the growth of Flutter, Google's cross-platform development framework. Next is Rust with 235 per cent growth. Python was up by 151 per cent, impressive given that it was already a top-three language.

AI accelerator for the Raspberry Pi claims to get more out of Myriad X

Friday 8th of November 2019 01:26:09 AM
Luxonis’ $99, Intel Myriad X based “DepthAI” module for robotics is available on CrowdSupply along with DepthAI-based Raspberry Pi HAT, USB adapter, and RPi CM3 B+ equipped boards. DepthAI provides up to 25.5 fps object detection.