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How the Grateful Dead were a precursor to Creative Commons licensing

52 min 23 sec ago
The Grateful Dead shared the open source view that creative content should be set free, with protections.

How to install Odoo 11 in virtualenv on Ubuntu 16.04

Tuesday 20th of February 2018 06:19:38 AM
This guide covers the steps necessary for installing and configuring Odoo using Git source and Python virtualenv on Ubuntu 16.04.

Ansible, Part III: Playbooks

Tuesday 20th of February 2018 04:36:42 AM
Playbooks make Ansible even more powerful than before. Ansible goes out of its way to use an easy-to-read configuration file for making "playbooks", which are files full of separate Ansible "tasks". A task is basically an ad-hoc command written out in a configuration file that makes it more organized and easy to expand.

The state of AI: 10 eye-opening statistics

Tuesday 20th of February 2018 02:53:47 AM
For IT leaders early in their AI talks, consider these recent stats and trends.

How To Make Good Use Of 'grep' Command

Tuesday 20th of February 2018 01:10:51 AM
Linux and UNIX systems come with a shell command known as ‘grep’. This simply looks for a specified text, or pattern, in a file or an entire directory. The most common usage is for quickly searching a file for occurrences of a pattern, which can be in plain text, or in the form of a regular expression. Here, the patterns used will be simple text rather than regular expressions.

Rugged, Linux-friendly industrial PC serves up dual PCI or PCIe slots

Monday 19th of February 2018 11:27:55 PM
Axiomtek’s “IPC962-511-FL” industrial computer offers 6th or 7th Gen Intel CPUs, an extended temperature range, 2x swappable SATA drives, 2x PCI or PCIe expansion slots, and a choice of serial and DIO I/O configurations. Axiomtek’s new IPC962-511-FL that follows the rugged design tradition and multiple PCI/PCIe expansion options of other Intel-based IPC computers, such as its 4th Gen “Haswell” based IPC932-230-FL-ECM.

How to Install Varnish Reverse Proxy with Nginx on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Monday 19th of February 2018 09:44:59 PM
Varnish is a proxy server focused on HTTP caching. It's designed as HTTP accelerator and can act as reverse proxy for your web server Apache or Nginx. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install and configure varnish HTTP accelerator as a reverse proxy for Nginx web server.

Perl hashes and arrays: The basics

Monday 19th of February 2018 08:02:04 PM
I get asked from time to time why I enjoy programming in Perl so much. Ask me in person, and I'll wax poetic about the community of people involved in Perl—indeed, I have done so more than once here on already, and I make no secret of the fact that many of my closest friends are Perl more

Efficient Ways To Read The Log Files In Linux.

Monday 19th of February 2018 06:19:08 PM
2DayGeek: This will help you to read log files efficiently.

Linux adduser/addgroup command tutorial for beginners (7 Examples)

Monday 19th of February 2018 04:36:13 PM
As a Linux system administrator, one of the basic tasks that you'll have to perform is to create accounts for new users and manage user groups. Of course, there are command line utilities that let you do this, and this tutorial, we will discuss the basics of two such commands: adduser and addgroup.

Oracle open-sources DTrace under the GPL

Monday 19th of February 2018 02:07:09 PM
Which makes lots of sysadmins' fave tracing tool cool for LinuxOracle appears to have open-sourced DTrace, the system instrumentation tool that Sun Microsystems created in the early 2000s and which has been beloved of many-a-sysadmin ever since.…

Learn to code with Thonny -- a Python IDE for beginners

Monday 19th of February 2018 11:15:36 AM
Learning to program is hard. Even when you finally get your colons and parentheses right, there is still a big chance that the program doesn[he]#8217[/he]t do what you intended. Commonly, this means you overlooked something or misunderstood a language construct,... Continue Reading [he]#8594[/he]

Google Chrome's Ad Filtering, Intel Expands Bug Bounty Program, GNOME 3.28 Beta and More

Monday 19th of February 2018 08:11:12 AM
News briefs for February 15, 2018.Starting today, Google Chrome will begin removing ads from sites that don'tfollow the Better AdsStandards. For more info on how Chrome's ad filtering will work, see theChromiumblog.

Tutanota: Encrypted Open Source Email Service for Privacy Minded People

Monday 19th of February 2018 05:19:39 AM
I have heard of another email provider that you may be interested in. It’s a little different, but it touts some of the same features ProtonMail does: privacy, security, open-source code, etc. It’s called Tutanota, and like ProtonMail, I am a very big fan.

fail0verflow turns a Nintendo Switch into a full-fledged Linux PC

Monday 19th of February 2018 02:28:06 AM
Less than two weeks after demonstrating an exploit that allows Linux to be loaded unto a Nintendo Switch game console, fail0verflow is back with a new video showing what appears to be a full-fledged GNU/Linux-based operating system running on Nintendo’s tablet.

LibreOffice 6.0 Open-Source Office Suite Passes 1 Million Downloads Mark

Sunday 18th of February 2018 11:25:35 PM
The Document Foundation announced recently that its LibreOffice 6.0 open-source and cross-platform office suite reached almost 1 million downloads since its release last month on January 31, 2018.

How To Create Shell Scripts

Sunday 18th of February 2018 09:25:30 PM
Having to type the same command over and over again can be a daunting task and tiresome for that matter. The shell scripts are really easy to create and run saving you from a lot of misery and anguish if you really prefer using the terminal over using the GUI for running tasks.

Introducing Spyder, the Scientific PYthon Development EnviRonment

Sunday 18th of February 2018 06:17:27 PM
If you want to use Anaconda for science projects, one of the first things toconsider isthe spyder package, which is included in the basic Anaconda installation. Spyder isshort for Scientific PYthon Development EnviRonment.Think of it as an IDE for scientific programming within Python.

A better marketing plan for your open source software project

Sunday 18th of February 2018 04:17:22 PM
Open source software (OSS) marketing today is unique: it’s a process of co-creating and co-executing a marketing plan with an entire community—developers, end users and vendors. This makes it distinctly different than most traditional technology marketing efforts, which generally focuses on business decision-makers exclusively.