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Why eBPF is the Future of Linux and Cloud Native Networking

Thursday 19th of November 2020 11:00:36 PM
For decades, IPtables has been the cornerstone of Linux networking, but that's no longer the case. Over the last few years, extended Berkeley Packet Filter (eBPF) has emerged as a better option for Linux whether it's running on-premises, or more likely than not, in the cloud.

DataStax optimizes Cassandra for Kubernetes with K8ssandra

Thursday 19th of November 2020 09:46:16 PM
The data management vendor is combining monitoring tools, helm charts and an operator to improve Cassandra database deployment and management for cloud-native Kubernetes environments.

UP Xtreme i11 SBC runs pre-installed Ubuntu on Tiger Lake

Thursday 19th of November 2020 08:31:55 PM
Aaeon unveiled a Linux-ready “UP Xtreme i11” SBC with 11th Gen Tiger Lake with up to 64GB DDR4, 3x M.2, 1GbE and 2.5GbE, 4x USB 3.2 Gen2, and a USB 4.0 Type-C port. There is also an embedded PC model. Last month, Aaeon posted a teaser announcement about some upcoming products based on Intel’s 11th […]

Mir 2.2 Released with Support for Software Buffers on X11, Wayland, and GBM/KMS

Thursday 19th of November 2020 07:17:35 PM
Mir 2.2 Wayland compositor has been released today and it's now available for download from its GitHub page, adding various improvements and bug fixes.

The relationship between labor and open source

Thursday 19th of November 2020 06:03:15 PM
The open source software ecosystem is a fascinating blend of personal passion projects and massive, collaborative corporate efforts. Sometimes there is even overlap when the passion projects are actually key components of the huge corporate projects or when a corporate project is abandoned by the original maintainers, but someone takes up the cause and makes it their personal passion project. Regardless of where an open source project falls on that spectrum, there is a lot of labor involved in the development and maintenance of open source more

Chat On Telegram From libpurple-Based IM Programs (Pidgin, Etc.) Using The New tdlib-purple

Thursday 19th of November 2020 04:48:54 PM
tdlib-purple is a new libpurple plugin for Telegram, considered the successor of telegram-purple. With this you can chat on Telegram from chat clients that support libpurple, like Pidgin, Finch, Bitlbee, etc.

How to Install Rocket.Chat Server with Nginx on Ubuntu 20.04

Thursday 19th of November 2020 03:34:34 PM
Rocket.Chat is a web-based chat application written in JavaScript, using the Meteor full-stack framework. It is an open-source chat collaboration platform that allows you to communicate securely in real-time across multiple devices.

SiFive Pushes Open Source RISC-V Chip Architecture Closer to Prime Time

Thursday 19th of November 2020 02:20:14 PM
The open source RISC-V silicon specification flexes it's muscle with a new developers' board its maker, SiFive, is calling a PC.

Open Invention Network Linux patent protection group turns 15

Thursday 19th of November 2020 01:05:54 PM
For fifteen years, the Open Invention Network has been protecting Linux and open-source software developers and companies from open-source[he]#039[/he]s enemies and patent trolls. And, they[he]#039[/he]re not about to stop anytime soon.

Kali Linux 2020.4 Ethical Hacking Distro Is Out Now with ZSH as Default Shell, Linux 5.9

Thursday 19th of November 2020 12:04:22 PM
Kali Linux 2020.4 ethical hacking and penetration testing distribution based on Debian GNU/Linux is now available for download as the fourth and last update to the 2020 series.

Linux Lite 5.2 Review | Best Alternative OS for Older Hardware

Thursday 19th of November 2020 11:02:50 AM
It was on my list to write a short review about Linux Lite OS in a bit of detail for some time. So, here's a review of one of the best alternative OS for older hardware - Linux Lite 5.2.

Purism’s Librem 5 Mass Production Linux Phone Begins Shipping to Customers

Thursday 19th of November 2020 10:01:18 AM
Purism announced today that the mass production version of their Librem 5 Linux smartphone has begun shipping to users worldwide after being in development for several years.

Coffee Lake robotics controller to power Indy Autonomous Challenge racers

Thursday 19th of November 2020 08:59:46 AM
Adlink’s Linux-ready “DLAP-8000” robotics controller offers a 9th Gen CPU, 4x swappable SATA, 2x PCIe x16, 2x PCIe x8, and PCIe x4. The system will be used in the Indy Autonomous Challenge (IAC). Adlink announced that its “preliminary” DLAP-8000 Series robotics controller and “industrial GPU workstation” is being used by competitors in the Indy Autonomous […]

Mozilla Thunderbird 78.5 Released with More OpenPGP Improvements

Thursday 19th of November 2020 07:58:14 AM
Mozilla Thunderbird 78.5 has been released today as a new maintenance update to the latest 78 series of the open-source and free email client used by numerous GNU/Linux distributions.

How to use the Linux mtr command

Thursday 19th of November 2020 06:56:42 AM
mtr is an essential, real-time network diagnostic tool for your sysadmin toolbox.

Using an Ansible playbook to manage workstation and server updates

Thursday 19th of November 2020 05:55:10 AM
In part two of this series on writing playbooks, we examine updates for servers and workstations. This playbook manages updates differently depending on the role the systems play on the network

Using Bash printf Command for Printing Formatted Outputs

Thursday 19th of November 2020 04:53:38 AM
You may print simple outputs with echo command but that's not enough for complicated formatted outputs.

How to use mtr traceroute Command on CentOS 8

Thursday 19th of November 2020 03:52:06 AM
MTR is known as Matt’s traceroute. It is a simple and cross-platform utility for network diagnostic that is used for most of the command-line systems.

Interesting Linux Distributions To Enlighten Your 3rd Quarantine

Thursday 19th of November 2020 02:50:34 AM
So what to do in this long time of quarantine? A Linux user answer to that question would be simply trying a bunch of interesting Linux distributions in order to enjoy the time passing by.

Banana Pi quad-GbE router SBC features M.2 and five mini-PCIe slots with SIM

Thursday 19th of November 2020 01:49:02 AM
SinoVoip’s $750 “Banana Pi GrassRouter” is a quad-GbE router board for mobile communications that runs Linux on a dual-core -A53 MediaTek MT7622E and offers 5x mini-PCIe for 4G, M.2 for 5G, and 7x SIM slots. In Aug. 2019, SinoVoip launched a $68 Banana Pi BPI-R64 router board with 4x GbE ports, a WAN port, and […]