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How to Setup LibreNMS Monitoring Tool with Nginx on CentOS 7

Thursday 12th of October 2017 05:27:45 AM
LibreNMS is an open source monitoring tool based on PHP/MYSQL/SNMP. It's a fully featured network monitoring system that provides support for wide range of network hardware and operating systems including, FreeBSD, Cisco, Linux, HP, and more. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configure LibreNMS using Nginx as the web server and MariaDB as the database.

Make “rm” Command To Move The Files To “Trash Can” Instead Of Removing Them Completely

Thursday 12th of October 2017 04:07:41 AM
Humans make mistakes so, take additional care while using rm command.

Networking appliance runs Linux on new quad- and octa-core Intel Denverton CPUs

Thursday 12th of October 2017 02:47:38 AM
Axiomtek’s “NA362” net appliance features Intel’s Atom C3538 and C3758 chips, and offers 6x GbE, 4x 10GbE SFP+, mini-PCIe, SATA, and up to 128GB DDR4 RAM. Axiomtek’s NA362 network appliance, which sits on the high end of our embedded coverage, gives you a choice of two new members of Intel’s Atom C3000 “Denverton” family: the quad-core C3538 and octa-core C3758.

SUSE Unveils Near-Zero Downtime for SAP Apps

Thursday 12th of October 2017 01:27:35 AM
Zero downtime is, of course, a mythical holy grail. According to IDC senior marketanalyst Prabhitha Sheethal Dcruz:

LinuxAndUbuntu Review Of Pantheon Desktop Environment

Thursday 12th of October 2017 12:07:31 AM
Pantheon is the default desktop environment originally created for the elementary OS distribution. It has won a lot of plaudits for its simplicity and clean aesthetics. It has some similarities with GNOME Shell and MacOS in particular. Pantheon is written from scratch using Vala and the GTK3 toolkit.

Using Containers? Look for the OCI Seal of Approval

Wednesday 11th of October 2017 10:47:28 PM
Until July, when the Open Container Initiative released version 1.0 of its specification, there were no standards when it came to containers. Products from one vendor didn't necessarily work with the offerings from another. Obviously, this was a problem for DevOps working in diverse environments.

Endless OS Is First Linux Distro to Support Flatpak Apps from Flathub by Default

Wednesday 11th of October 2017 09:27:25 PM
Endless Computers announced today on their Twitter account that Endless OS has recently become the first GNU/Linux distribution to enable support for Flatpak apps from Flathub by default with the latest release.

Customizable RPi expansion line adds stepper, breakout, and PoE LoRa boards

Wednesday 11th of October 2017 02:03:43 PM
Gumstix added to its line of “Gumstix Pi” add-ons for the Pi and Pi Compute Module 3 with a Stepper HAT, a breakout, and a PoE-driven LoRa gateway. In August, Gumstix announced several LoRa add-ons to its Geppetto board design service that work with a RisingHF LoRa module, and launched LoRa boards based on its […]

Europe pledges support for open source government solutions

Wednesday 11th of October 2017 12:43:39 PM
Estonia has long been the digital envy of many European Union member states. An effective and open policy approach to digital government has yielded extraordinary results—from 90%+ uptake of electronic identification (E-ID) solutions to an open source e-government platform (X-Road) to meet the ever-growing expectations of IT-savvy citizens as well as other countries wanting to pool IT across borders.read more

OnionShare – A Tool To Share Any Size Of Files Securely And Anonymously

Wednesday 11th of October 2017 11:23:36 AM
OnionShare is an open source tool that allows you to share any size of files securely and anonymously through Tor network.

How to Install Mailtrain Newsletter Application on CentOS 7

Wednesday 11th of October 2017 10:03:33 AM
Mailtrain is an open source self-hosted newsletter application written on Node.js. In this tutorial, we will install Mailtrain along with all the required dependencies on CentOS 7. We will also setup Nginx as a reverse proxy to serve the application on standard HTTP port.

In Device We Trust: Measure Twice, Compute Once with Xen, Linux, TPM 2.0 and TXT

Wednesday 11th of October 2017 08:43:29 AM
Is anything in my device the same as yesterday? When we observe our evolving devices and their remote services, what can we question and measure?

KDE Neon 5.11 Is the First Linux Distro to Ship with KDE Plasma 5.11 Desktop

Wednesday 11th of October 2017 07:23:26 AM
Just hours after the release of the KDE Plasma 5.11 desktop environment, the developers behind the KDE Neon GNU/Linux distribution have announced the availability of a new version that ships with Plasma 5.11.

Purism Linux smartphone makes its $1.5 million crowdfunding goal

Wednesday 11th of October 2017 06:03:22 AM
Hundreds of millions are happy with Android smartphones and iPhones. But there are some users who want the maximum possible control over their smartphones. For those people, Purism now has the funding it needs for its free-software smartphone without a trace of proprietary code or firmware: The Purism Librem 5 smartphone.

Nvidias latest Drive PX car computer offers Level 5 autonomy

Wednesday 11th of October 2017 04:43:19 AM
Nvidia unveiled a “Drive PX Pegasus” computer for Level 5 self-driving cars that runs Linux on up to 4x octa-core “Xavier” SoCs and a 640-core Volta GPU. At the GPU Technology Conference in Munich, Nvidia founder and CEO Jensen Huang announced a more powerful version of the chip designer’s Linux-based Drive PX platform for autonomous cars.

Librem 5 A Privacy And Security Centric Linux Smartphone

Wednesday 11th of October 2017 03:23:16 AM
While Google Continues to rule the Android market by spying on its Android users. Purism, the company that has always stood for user privacy, has their latest offering ‘Librem 5’ which is a phone that focuses on the security and privacy of its users.

Nginx 1.13.6 Patches Web Server for the Year 2038 Flaw

Wednesday 11th of October 2017 02:03:13 AM
Developers and organizations around the world rushed to fix the Y2K bug nearly 20 years ago as the calendar rolled over to the new millennium. There is also a similar bug that is resident in Unix/Linux systems known as the Year 2038 bug.

GNOME 3.28 Desktop Environment to Land March 14, 2018, Development Starts Soon

Wednesday 11th of October 2017 12:43:09 AM
Now that the GNOME 3.26 desktop environment received its first point release and it already started landing in the repositories of various popular GNU/Linux distributions, it's time for the GNOME devs to concentrate their efforts on the next major release.

Designing tabletop games with open source

Tuesday 10th of October 2017 11:23:06 PM
The print-on-demand industry is one of my favorite products of technological innovation. It removes gatekeepers and eliminates the bottleneck of physical bulk production. It gives anybody with a good idea and the drive to produce it a way to get their work out into the world.Print-on-demand combined with open source software is even more powerful, letting independent publishers generate content at whatever price they can afford at the time (or for nothing at all). And the tools are a pleasure to use.read more

Working with YouTube and Extracting Audio

Tuesday 10th of October 2017 10:03:03 PM
In my last few articles, I've been exploring the capabilities of ImageMagick,showing that just because you're working on a command linedoesn't mean you're stuck processing only text.

More in Tux Machines

Servers: Docker, Red Hat and InfluxData

Laptops: Chrome OS and System76

  • Chrome OS Gets Material Design for "Do Not Disturb," Android-Like Screenshots
    Chromium evangelist François Beaufort is sharing today information on a new Material Design refresh for Google's Chrome OS' "Do Not Disturb" mode, which landed in the latest Chrome Canary channel. According to the developer, the Material Design refresh for the "Do Not Disturb" mode will make the Notification Center look nicer, but also consistent with the Android user experience. Those using the Chrome Canary experimental channel can give it a try right now.
  • System76 'Lemur' and 'Galago Pro' Ubuntu Linux laptops get 8th gen Intel Core CPUs
    The famed Linux-laptop seller also says, "The Lemur you know and love is now even better with the Intel 8th Gen Coffee Lake CPU with 4 cores and 8 threads, allowing you to multitask up to 40-percent faster. The slim, 3.6 lb laptop with impressive 14.1-inch 1080p IPS display is still your perfect travel companion; easy to carry from meeting to meeting or across campus." New processors aside, these laptops should be pretty much identical to prior generations -- which is a very good thing. If you want to configure a Lemur with a Coffee Lake chip, you can build your own here. A Galago Pro with an 8th Gen Intel Core processor can be configured here.

Events: Open Source Summit Europe, LibrePlanet 2018

Licences: Eclipse Public Licence 2.0, GPL Copyright Troll, Fiduciary License Agreement 2.0

  • Eclipse Public License version 2.0 added to license list
    We recently updated our list of various licenses and comments about them to include the Eclipse Public License version 2.0 (EPL). In terms of GPL compatibility, the Eclipse Public License version 2.0 is essentially equivalent to version 1.0. The only change is that it explicitly offers the option of designating the GNU GPL version 2 or later as a "secondary license" for a certain piece of code.
  • Linux kernel community tries to castrate GPL copyright troll
    Linux kernel maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman and several other senior Linux figures have published a “Linux Kernel Community Enforcement Statement” to be included in future Linux documentation, in order to ensure contributions to the kernel don't fall foul of copyright claims that have already seen a single developer win "at least a few million Euros.” In a post released on Monday, October 16th, Kroah-Hartman explained the Statement's needed because not everyone who contributes to the kernel understands the obligations the GNU Public Licence 2.0 (GPL 2.0), and the licence has “ambiguities … that no one in our community has ever considered part of compliance.”
  • Fiduciary License Agreement 2.0
    After many years of working on it, it is with immense pleasure to see the FLA-2.0 – the full rewrite of the Fiduciary License Agreement – officially launch.