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Installing Ubuntu with Two Hard Drives

2 hours 30 min ago
Many computers these days come with two hard drives, one SSD for fast boot speeds, and one that can be used for storage. My Dell G5 gaming laptop is a great example with a 128GB NAND SSD and a 1TB SSD. When building out a Linux installation I have a few options.

Newest IPFire Release Includes Security Fixes and Additional Hardware Support (IPFire 2.25 - Core Update 147)

3 hours 31 min ago
Michael Tremer, maintainer of the IPFire project, announced IPFire 2.25 Core Update 147 today. This is the newest IPFire release since Core Update 146 on June 29th.

How to Fix the “No Installation Candidate” Problem in Ubuntu

4 hours 33 min ago
In Ubuntu, you may encounter the "no installation candidate" issue when installing an application via the terminal. Learn ways to fix it.

Compact Whiskey Lake system builds on 3.5-inch SBC

5 hours 34 min ago
Ibase’s fanless, Ubuntu-ready “ASB200-919” embedded PC is stocked with an 8th Gen UE-series CPU with up to 32GB DDR4, 2x GbE, 2x DP via USB, 4x USB 3.1, and 2x M.2 with NVMe. Earlier this month, Ibase launched an ASB200-918 embedded computer based on its Ryzen Embedded based, 3.5-inch IB918 SBC. Now the company has […]

Use Node Affinity in Kubernetes

6 hours 36 min ago
Node affinity in Kubernetes is conceptually similar to nodeSelector -- it allows us to limit which nodes our pod is eligible to be scheduled on, based on labels on the node.

Fedora 33 Beta Released with Massive Changes

7 hours 37 min ago
The next version of the Fedora Linux Operating system - Fedora 33 Beta is released. Some massive updates coming up in this installment of Fedora.

Excellent System Utilities: CPU-X – system profiler tool

8 hours 39 min ago
CPU-X is a system profiler tool. It's similar to CPU-Z but differs in a few important ways. First, CPU-X is free and open source software. Second, it’s a tool designed for Linux. It can be used in graphical mode (GTK) or in text-based mode (NCurses or dump).

Run the Linux command line on your iPad

9 hours 41 min ago
Did you know that you can run a Linux command line on your iOS device? You might be asking, "why would I want to use text-based applications on my tiny iPhone?" OK, fair enough. That is a pretty reasonable question. But if you[he]#039[/he]re reading Opensource.com, you probably know the answer: Linux users want to be able to use any device, and they also want to use their own customizations.

Is it time to revise the Open Source Definition?

Thursday 1st of October 2020 06:42:46 AM
The Open Source Definition (OSD), maintained by the Open Source Initiative (OSI), is a foundational pillar of the open source movement. The OSI[he]#039[/he]s view is that software validly labeled "open source" must be made available in a manner that satisfies the 10 criteria set forth in the OSD, all but one of which pertain to licensing terms.

Bagisto: An Open Source eCommerce Platform

Thursday 1st of October 2020 05:41:14 AM
Bagisto is a relatively new open-source e-commerce platform built on Laravel. Let’s see what it has got to offer.

Use dnsmasq to provide DNS & DHCP services

Thursday 1st of October 2020 04:39:42 AM
dnsmasq is a lightweight and simple program which enables issuing DHCP addresses on your network and registering the hostname & IP address in DNS. This configuration also allows external resolution, so your whole network will be able to speak to itself and find external sites too. Learn how to provide DNS and DHCP services on your local network with dnsmasq.

Install ISPConfig 3 - Roundcube plugins on Debian 10

Thursday 1st of October 2020 03:38:10 AM
The ispconfig3_roundcube plugins integrate your ISPConfig mail account settings in Roundcube. In this tutorial, I will take you through the process of installing them.

An introduction to web application firewalls for Linux sysadmins

Thursday 1st of October 2020 02:36:38 AM
You've used host-based firewalls and network firewalls, but have you ever considered implementing a web application firewall? You should.

Linux-driven COM duo tap i.MX8M Plus

Thursday 1st of October 2020 01:35:06 AM
TechNexion’s rugged “EDM-G-IMX8M-PLUS” and “AXON-E-IMX8M-PLUS” modules run Linux on NXP’s 2.3 TOPS i.MX8M Plus with up to 8GB LPDDR4, 16GB eMMC, WiFi/BT, and starter kits. There are also new i.MX8M Mini and Nano EDM modules. TechNexion has posted product pages for two compute modules that feature NXP’s i.MX8M Plus. The EDM-G-IMX8M-PLUS is essentially the same […]

Ongoing problems connecting a Canon CanoScan 4400F scanner to Linux Mint

Thursday 1st of October 2020 12:33:34 AM
Linux Mint 19 "Tara" could recognize my Canon CanoScan 4400F scanner but couldn't properly communicate with it, attempts at fixing the problem led to a complete messing up of the OS, and Linux Mint 20 "Ulyana" can no longer recognize it at all.

The one-millionth commit: The search for the lucky Linux kernel contributor

Wednesday 30th of September 2020 11:32:02 PM
This week has been “a week of millions” for the Linux Foundation, with our announcement that over 1 million people have taken our free Introduction to Linux course. As part of the research for our recently published 2020 Linux Kernel History Report, the Kernel Project itself determined that it had surpassed one million code commits. […]

Tails 4.11 Anonymous OS Released with Tor Browser 10, Extended Persistent Storage

Wednesday 30th of September 2020 10:30:30 PM
Tails 4.11 is now available for download as a monthly update to this amnesic incognito live system a.k.a. the Anonymous OS bringing various improvements, updated components and security fixes.

A beginner's guide to gawk

Wednesday 30th of September 2020 09:28:58 PM
The gawk command is a standard sysadmin tool. Learn to use it to extract information from files and your system.

Jetson Nano based system can be powered over Ethernet

Wednesday 30th of September 2020 09:27:51 PM
Aaeon’s compact, $475 “Boxer-8222AI” embedded box runs Linux on a Jetson Nano along with 4x USB 3.1 Gen2, HDMI 2.0, RS-232, M.2, mini-PCIe, 40-pin GPIO, and 2x GbE ports, one with PoE/PD. In April, Aaeon unveiled two compact systems: the Nvidia Jetson Xavier NX-based Boxer-8251AI and similar Jetson Nano based Boxer-8221AI. At the time, the […]

KDE Plasma 5.18.6 LTS Brings WireGuard VPN, Wayland, and HiDPI Improvements

Wednesday 30th of September 2020 10:12:46 AM
The KDE Project announced today the general availability of KDE Plasma 5.18.6 LTS as the sixth maintenance update to the long-term supported KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS desktop environment series.