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10 ways to get started with open source in 2021

Wednesday 20th of January 2021 12:56:01 PM
Opensource.com exists to educate the world about everything open source, from new tools and frameworks to scaling communities. We aim to make open source more accessible to anyone who wants to use or contribute to it. Getting started in open source can be hard, so we regularly share tips and advice on how you can get involved. If you want to learn Python, help fight COVID-19, or join the Kubernetes community, we[he]#039[/he]ve got you covered.

Deploy your own Matrix server on Fedora CoreOS

Wednesday 20th of January 2021 11:54:29 AM
Many open source projects distribute their software via container images. Learn how to deploy a Matrix server on Fedora CoreOS.

Organize your task list using labels

Wednesday 20th of January 2021 10:52:57 AM
In prior years, this annual series covered open source organization apps like Notmuch and Syncthing. This year, we are looking at all-in-one solutions in addition to strategies to help in 2021. Welcome to day 9 of 21 Days of Productivity in 2021.

Ethical-source movement opens new open-source organization

Wednesday 20th of January 2021 09:51:25 AM
Ethical-source leaders are trying to find more support for their open-source approach by creating the Organization for Ethical Source.

Set up a Linux cloud on bare metal

Wednesday 20th of January 2021 08:49:53 AM
Virtualization is one of the most used technologies. Fedora Linux uses Cloud Base images to create general-purpose virtual machines (VM), but there are many ways to set up Cloud Base images. Recently, the virt-install command-line tool for provisioning VMs added support for cloud-init, so it can now be used to configure and run a cloud image locally.

8 Must-Try Open Source ERP Systems

Wednesday 20th of January 2021 07:48:21 AM
An open source ERP is a software system that is available under one of the open source licenses, such as GPL or MIT. It allows you to host your own instance of that software, and modify it and use it however you like, according to the terms of that license.

Spreadsheet annoyance no. 3: quotes have priority

Wednesday 20th of January 2021 06:46:49 AM
Spreadsheets confuse non-dates with dates, and automatically interpret certain number strings with 2 colons as [h]:mm:ss. Grrr. I've now found another example of spreadsheets doing unexpected things with plain-text data. By default, spreadsheet programs see quotes (") as string delimiters. If there's a quote at the start of a data item but none at the end, the results are... interesting.

Terminology 1.9 Terminal Emulator Works Better with Debian-Based Systems

Wednesday 20th of January 2021 05:45:17 AM
Enlightenment’s Terminology terminal emulator for Linux systems has been updated to version 1.9, a release that comes about six months after version 1.8.

Security Auditing Tools For Ubuntu

Wednesday 20th of January 2021 04:43:45 AM
Malware, where aren’t thou found? Well, even our wonderful Ubuntu can be infected. So what can we do about it? Hope and pray we keep our system safe and better yet, audit our systems regularly for malwares and rootkits. There are 4 system auditors for Ubuntu that we will review - lynis, rkhunter, chkrootkit, and clamav.

How to install Node.js and npm on Ubuntu 20.04

Wednesday 20th of January 2021 03:42:13 AM
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Docker Swarm Cheat Sheet

Wednesday 20th of January 2021 02:40:41 AM
This is a Useful Docker Swam Cheat Sheet - All the useful Docker Swarm commands in one place - How to create a Docker Swarm, Add Swarm Worker Nodes, Create Docker Swarm Services

How to create .desktop shortcut Icon to App Manager in Linux

Wednesday 20th of January 2021 01:39:09 AM
One day I have installed a telegram application from the archive file. The problem was that whenever I need to open the telegram, I need to go to the directory where I have kept the telegram file and start the applications that were too frustrating every time I need to that.So, Today I’ll share with you the method through which you can create a .desktop shortcut icon to the App Manager.

How to connect to an FTP server using Python

Wednesday 20th of January 2021 12:37:37 AM
FTP (File Transfer Protocol) needs no presentations: it is among the most used file transfer methods between one or more clients and a server. By design it supports both anonymous access and authentication, but in its most basic form it doesn’t provide data encryption, that’s why it is often secured via TLS.

How to Install Wine 6.0 on Ubuntu 20.04

Tuesday 19th of January 2021 11:36:05 PM
Wine is an open-source application that acts as a compatibility layer to run Windows programs in Unix-like operating systems such as Linux, FreeBSD, etc. It is capable of converting the Windows system calls to POSIX calls used by Linux systems. This guide explains how to install Wine 6.0 on the Ubuntu 20.04 LTS focal fossa.

11 considerations for effectively managing a Linux sysadmin team

Tuesday 19th of January 2021 10:34:33 PM
Here are some guidelines for managers when dealing with your system administrator staff members.

Sync mpv, VLC, Plex And MPC-BE/MPC-HC With Trakt.tv Using Trakt Scrobbler

Tuesday 19th of January 2021 09:33:01 PM
Trakt Scrobbler is a Trakt.tv scrobbler for Linux, macOS and Windows, which supports VLC, MPV, MPC-BE/MPC-HC and Plex (doesn't require a Plex Pass).

Krita 4.4.2 Released with Mesh Gradients and Transforms, over 300 Changes

Tuesday 19th of January 2021 08:31:29 PM
The Krita Foundation released today Krita 4.4.2 as a major maintenance update to the latest Krita 4.4 series of this powerful open-source and cross-platform digital painting applications.

5 tips for configuring virtualenvs with Ansible Tower

Tuesday 19th of January 2021 07:17:09 PM
Virtualenvs are a great way to create isolated scenarios where you can experiment with different Python/Ansible modules.

How to List Directory Contents on Linux

Tuesday 19th of January 2021 06:02:49 PM
This article shows how to use the ls command to list directory contents on Linux. Including how to sort and filter output, show hidden files and more.

Linux Weekly Roundup: Wine 6.0, Fedora i3 Spin, and More

Tuesday 19th of January 2021 05:01:17 PM
Here’s this week’s (ending Jan 17, 2021) roundup series, curated for you from the Linux and the open-source world on application updates, new releases, distribution updates, major news, and upcoming highlights. Have a look.

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