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The Definitive Guide to Centralized Logging with Syslog on Linux

Monday 29th of July 2019 07:43:41 AM
...what if we could have a centralized way to store our logs, on a remote machine?

The Future Of Red Hat At IBM

Monday 29th of July 2019 05:32:10 AM
IBM has a long history of working with the open source community. Way back in 1999, IBM announced a $1billion investment in Linux. IBM is also credited for creating one of the most innovative advertisements about Linux. But IBM’s acquisition of Red Hat raised some serious and genuine questions around IBM’s commitment to Open Source and the future of Red Hat at the big blue.

GNOME 3.34 Desktop Environment Gets Fourth Snapshot, Beta Is Coming Early August

Monday 29th of July 2019 03:20:38 AM
With a delay of one week, the last snapshot in the upcoming GNOME 3.34 desktop environment is finally here and ready for testing before the beta milestones in August.

How to Install Apache CouchDB on Debian 9

Monday 29th of July 2019 01:09:07 AM
Apache CouchDB is a free and open-source NoSQL document-oriented database solution that uses JSON to store data. CouchDB is commonly used in mobile replication and synchronization devices as it does not lock the database files at the time of writing. In this article, we will show you how to install Apache CouchDB on a Debian 9 VPS.

How to Install Apache Web Server on Debian 10 Linux

Sunday 28th of July 2019 10:57:36 PM
Apache HTTP server is one of the most popular web servers in the world. It is an open-source and cross-platform HTTP server that powers a large percentage of the Internet’s websites. Apache provides many powerful features that can be extended through additional modules. In this tutorial, we’ll explain how to install Apache on Debian 10, Buster.

People From Half a Dozen Countries May be Banned From Participating in the Linux Foundation Because It's Outsourcing Many Projects to Microsoft/GitHub

Sunday 28th of July 2019 08:46:05 PM
The Linux/Microsoft Foundation is increasingly inheriting Microsoft policies, which are themselves in gross violation of the Four Freedoms enshrined/guaranteed by Free software licences

How to Install Memcached on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Sunday 28th of July 2019 06:34:34 PM
Memcached is a free and open-source memory object caching systems that can be used to speed up your applications by temporarily storing information in memory. In this tutorial, we will explain how to install Memcached on Ubuntu 18.04 server.

Edge computing: 6 things to know

Sunday 28th of July 2019 04:23:02 PM
Are you exploring use cases for edge computing? Pay attention to these factors - from security to cost

SDL 2.0.10 released, testing a more regular release cycle

Sunday 28th of July 2019 02:11:31 PM
If you're a game developer, you've likely heard of SDL 2 and plenty of you are probably already using it. In fact, SDL 2 helps power a huge amount of Linux games and a new release is out now.

How To Verify ISO Images In Linux

Sunday 28th of July 2019 12:00:00 PM
This brief guide describes how to verify ISO images in Linux to check the authenticiy and intergrity of the Linux ISO images.

179 Color Schemes For Your Gtk-Based Linux Terminal (Gnome Terminal, Tilix, Xfce Terminal, More)

Sunday 28th of July 2019 09:48:29 AM
This article will show you how to install and apply new terminal color schemes using Gogh, with the particularities this involves for each terminal application supported by Gogh (including workarounds, which are required in some cases).

SparkyLinux 5.8 Is Out as First Release Based on Debian GNU/Linux 10 "Buster"

Sunday 28th of July 2019 07:36:58 AM
The SparkyLinux 5.8 "Nibiru" operating system was released and it's the first release of the new stable line to be based on the Debian GNU/Linux 10 "Buster" operating system series.

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Games: Baba, Dicey Dungeons, Factorio and Enabling GameMode

  • Excellent rule-changing puzzle game Baba Is You is getting an official level editor

    Baba Is You, the truly excellent puzzle game where you have to break the rules of each level to beat them is getting a big update soon. See Also: previous thoughts on it here. How do you break these rules? Well, on each level there's logic blocks you can push around to change everything. Turn yourself into a rock, a jellyfish, make it so touching a wall wins instead of a flag you can't access and all kinds of really crazy things it becomes quite hilarious.

  • Dicey Dungeons outsold Terry Cavanagh's last two Steam games in the first month

    Terry Cavanagh, the indie developer behind VVVVVV, Super Hexagon and the latest Dicey Dungeons has a new blog post out talking about how well Dicey Dungeons has done and what's to come next. Leading up to the release, Cavanagh was doing a blog post each day for seven days. This latest post from yesterday then, is long overdue considering Dicey Dungeons launched in August.

  • Factorio is leaving Early Access in September next year

    As a result of the team behind Factorio feeling like it's going on for too long, they've now set a proper release date. In their latest Friday Facts update, they mentioned how their "when it's done" approach has served them well to create a high-quality game "but if we continued this way, we would be doing it basically forever". Part of the issue is that they want to work on new features and add content, instead of constant polishing. So they're setting a date publicly now "so we have to stick with it". With that in mind, it's going to leave Early Access on September 25, 2020. Development is not ending once they hit the big 1.0, they also don't want to say it's 100% finished either. Like a lot of games, as long as the money keeps coming in they will likely keep adding to it.

  • Enabling GameMode on Linux for best gaming performance

Red Hat Enterprise Linux and CentOS Now Patched Against Latest Intel CPU Flaws

After responding to the latest security vulnerabilities affecting Intel CPU microarchitectures, Red Hat has released new Linux kernel security updates for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 operating systems to address the well-known ZombieLoad v2 flaw and other issues. The CentOS community also ported the updates for their CentOS Linux 6 and CentOS Linux 7 systems. The security vulnerabilities patched in this new Linux kernel security update are Machine Check Error on Page Size Change (IFU) (CVE-2018-12207), TSX Transaction Asynchronous Abort (TAA) (CVE-2019-11135), Intel GPU Denial Of Service while accessing MMIO in lower power state (CVE-2019-0154), and Intel GPU blitter manipulation that allows for arbitrary kernel memory write (CVE-2019-0155). Read more

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Firefox vs. Chrome Browser Performance On Intel Ice Lake + Power/Memory Usage Tests

Using Firefox 70 (including WebRender) and Google Chrome 78, here are our latest round of Linux web browser benchmarks tested on the Dell XPS Ice Lake laptop. Making this round of Linux browser benchmarking more interesting is also including power consumption and RAM usage metrics for the different browser benchmarks. For those wondering about whether Firefox or Chrome makes the most sense for Linux laptops, these benchmarks from the Dell XPS with Intel Core i7-1065G7 will hopefully be useful. Ubuntu 19.10 with the Linux 5.3 kernel was running on this Intel Ice Lake laptop while using the official builds of Mozilla Firefox 70.0 (both out of the box and with WebRender) and Google Chrome 78. The AC system power consumption was monitored on battery and the total RAM usage was being monitored throughout testing as well. All of the benchmarking was carried out using the Phoronix Test Suite. Read more