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Q4OS 4.0 “Gemini” Enters Development Based on Debian GNU/Linux 11 “Bullseye”

Tuesday 18th of February 2020 12:27:08 AM
The Q4OS team has kicked off the development of the next major release of their Debian-based distribution, Q4OS 4.0, and announced the availability of the first pre-release version for public testing.

Autostart Tmux Session On Remote Linux System When Logging In Via SSH

Monday 17th of February 2020 11:12:48 PM
This brief tutorial explains how to autostart Tmux session on a remote Linux system when logging in via SSH from your local system.

Automating unit tests in test-driven development

Monday 17th of February 2020 09:58:28 PM
DevOps is a software engineering discipline focused on minimizing the lead time to achieve a desired business impact. While business stakeholders and sponsors have ideas on how to optimize business operations, those ideas need to be validated in the field. This means business automation (i.e., software products) must be placed in front of end users and paying customers. Only then will the business confirm whether the initial idea for improvement was fruitful or not.read more

How to Install and Configure OpenLiteSpeed Server on Fedora 31 along with MariaDB

Monday 17th of February 2020 08:44:08 PM
OpenLiteSpeed is a lightweight and open-source version of the LiteSpeed Server developed by LiteSpeed Technologies. It supports Apache Rewrite rules, HTTP/2 and HTTP/3 along with TLS v1.3 and QUIC protocols. It comes with a WebGUI based Administration panel which makes it different from other servers and easier to manage.

How to use Eye of Gnome Image Viewer in Debian 10

Monday 17th of February 2020 07:29:48 PM
In this article, we will explain how to install EOG on Debian through the Debian command line. We will also explain how you can use it to view images in Debian and also how you can set it as a default application for opening/viewing photos.

How to get MongoDB Server on Fedora

Monday 17th of February 2020 06:15:28 PM
Mongo (from “humongous”) is a high-performance, open source, schema-free document-oriented database, which is one of the most favorite so-called NoSQL databases. It uses JSON as a document format, and it is designed to be scalable and replicable across multiple server nodes. Story about license change It’s been more than a year when the upstream MongoDB […]

Maui Project Wants to Bring Convergent Apps to Linux Desktops and Android

Sunday 16th of February 2020 11:35:53 PM
From the people behind Nitrux, a gorgeous Ubuntu-based GNU/Linux distribution focused on portable apps, here comes Maui Project, an open source community for building convergent apps for Linux desktops and Android phones.

How to List Cron Jobs in Linux

Sunday 16th of February 2020 09:24:21 PM
Cron is a scheduling daemon that allows you to schedule the execution of tasks at specified intervals. These tasks are called cron jobs and can be scheduled to run by a minute, hour, day of the month, month, day of the week, or any combination of these.

Minicomputers and The Soul of a New Machine

Sunday 16th of February 2020 07:12:50 PM
The Command Line Heroes podcast is back, and this season it covers the machines that run all the programming languages I covered last season. As the podcast staff puts it:read more

Switching between different Linux distributions without losing data

Sunday 16th of February 2020 05:01:19 PM
So you installed the latest version of a Linux distribution but want to switch to another variant of Linux or want to upgrade to the latest version of a Linux distribution and prefer a clean install over regular upgrade ? Doing this will surely make you lose your personal data

Metro Exodus is now live on Steam and Deep Silver say it's coming to Linux

Sunday 16th of February 2020 02:49:48 PM
While Metro Exodus was exclusive to the Epic Games Store for a while, it later went live on Google Stadia (which is Debian Linux) and today it's finally available on Steam. It also appears to be coming to the Linux desktop with news on that due soon.

How to Install Lighttpd on Debian 9

Sunday 16th of February 2020 12:38:17 PM
In this tutorial, we will demonstrate how to install and deploy Lighttpd on a Debian 9 VPS with FPM/FastCGI support. Lighttpd is a free, open-source and high-performance web server developed by Jan Kneschke. It has a low memory footprint when compared to other web servers and is specially designed for speed-critical environments. It is secure, fast, and can handle up to 10,000 connections in parallel on a single server. It is used by many websites, including YouTube, Bloglines, WikiMedia, and many more. Lighttpd comes with a rich set of features, such as FastCGI, SCGI, Auth, URL-Rewriting, Output-Compression, event mechanism, and more. These features combined make for a compelling and high-performance web server solution.

CoreOS Container Linux Will No Longer Be Supported After May 26, 2020

Sunday 16th of February 2020 10:26:46 AM
CoreOS Container Linux, the open-source operating system for deploying Linux container in large clusters, will be reaching end of life on May 26th, 2020, and will no longer be supported.

How To Zoom Tmux Panes For Better Text Visibility

Sunday 16th of February 2020 08:15:14 AM
This guide explains how to zoom in Tmux panes to fit them into the full size of current Terminal window and zoom out them again to its normal position in Linux.

New features for Raspberry Pi, Wireguard in the Linux kernel, NSA Python course and more open source news

Sunday 16th of February 2020 06:03:43 AM
In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at new features for Raspbian, Wireguard and Linux kernel, free Python course from the NSA and more!read more

25 years of Delphi and no Oracle in sight: Not a Visual Basic killer but hard to kill

Sunday 16th of February 2020 03:52:12 AM
Productivity or performance? Hey, why not both? On this day 25 years ago, Borland Software trotted out version 1.0 of the Delphi application development product, making the announcement at the Software Development '95 event in San Francisco.

Blender 2.82 Released with AI Denoiser for Nvidia RTX GPUs, More

Sunday 16th of February 2020 01:40:40 AM
Blender Foundation released today Blender 2.82, a new update to the popular free and open-source 3D computer graphics software that adds new features and numerous improvements.

Coffee Lake in-vehicle system has four PoE ports

Saturday 15th of February 2020 11:29:09 PM
Nexcom’s rugged “VTC 7251-7C4” in-vehicle PC runs Linux or Win 10 on an 8th or 9th Gen Coffee Lake CPU and offers 4x GbE ports with PoE, 4x mini-PCIe slots, plus GPS, HDMI, USB, serial, and isolated CAN. Nexcom announced its second Coffee Lake based, VTC-branded in-vehicle system after the VTC 7250-7C8. The new VTC […]

3 steps for product marketing your open source project

Saturday 15th of February 2020 09:17:38 PM
I frequently get questions from open source project creators or new founders of commercial open source software (COSS) companies about the best way to market their product. Implicit in that inquiry lies more foundational questions: "What the hell is product marketing? How much time should I spend on it?" This article aims to share some knowledge and specific action items to help open source creators understand product marketing as a concept and how to bootstrap it on their own until a project reaches the next level of traction.

Python programming language: Now you can take NSA's free course for beginners

Saturday 15th of February 2020 07:06:07 PM
Developers already have numerous options from the likes of Microsoft and Google for learning how to code in the popular Python programming language. But now budding Python developers can read up on the National Security Agency's own Python training materials.

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ctrlX Automation leverages Ubuntu Core, designed for embedded devices, and snaps, the universal Linux application containers, to deliver an open source platform to remove the barriers between machine control, operation technology and information technology, or OT-IT. Industrial manufacturing solutions built on ctrlX Automation with Ubuntu Core and snaps will benefit from an open ecosystem, faster time to production and stronger security across devices’ lifecycle. Through the use of an open architecture, industrial machine manufacturers selecting ctrlX Automation are freed from being tied to PLC specialists and proprietary systems with the software being decoupled from the hardware. Read more

Cosmo Communicator 2-in-1 Phone/Mini Laptop can now Dual Boot Debian Linux and Android

The Cosmo Communicator was released as a crowdfunded handheld device mixing smartphone and a small laptop features such as keyboard and display. It was launched in late 2019 and ran Google Android. The original units were shipped and fulfilled the requirements of the crowdfunding campaign, but still were missing something the company had wanted to provide: support for Linux. This is now fixed as Planet Computers, the company that makes Cosmo Communicator, just released a version of Debian Linux, that can be installed on the system, with the tools that the company has provided for free on its website. Read more

List of Linux Syscalls

In this guide you’ll find a full list of Linux syscalls along with their definition, parameters, and commonly used flags. You can combine multiple flags by using a logical AND and passing the result to the argument in question. Read more