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Apache Rya matures open source triple store database

3 hours 24 min ago
Open source triple store database technology used by the U.S. Navy moves forward as a stable, mature project at the Apache Software Foundation.

DNS 101: An introduction to Domain Name Servers

5 hours 36 min ago
Domain names provide the internet much more user-friendly way of referencing servers, but have you ever wondered how it works under the covers?

How To Set Date and Time On Linux

7 hours 47 min ago
As a system administrator, you may be asked to set the system date on multiple servers. They may be configured badly or their timezones might not be configured properly. As a consequence, some of your programs may log invalid dates, leading to being unable to inspect some of your server logs for example. In this tutorial, we are going to see how you can properly set the date on Linux in order to match your current geographic timezone.

How to install Ubuntu on a MAC using a virtual box ?

9 hours 59 min ago
n this article, we will be showing how to install the Linux system Ubuntu on a virtual machine on MAC. VirtualBox provides system virtualization that is useful for trying out new operating systems and testing out new softwares while protecting the host system which is in our case MAC OS

Crusader Kings III announced with Linux support for release next year, to be more welcoming to new players

Monday 21st of October 2019 05:18:59 AM
As I suggested they would when setting Crusader Kings II permanently free, Paradox Interactive have announced Crusader Kings III.

How to Open Any YouTube Video Directly in VLC with Clipman in Linux

Monday 21st of October 2019 03:07:27 AM
VLC can be used to play YouTube videos but is a troublesome process that requires many clicks. Here is how to automate playing YouTube videos on VLC.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider Definitive Edition arrives on Linux on November 5th

Monday 21st of October 2019 12:55:56 AM
Feral Interactive have finally confirmed the Linux release date for Shadow of the Tomb Raider after announcing it for Linux back in November last year.

Destination Linux 143 - Linus Says Microsoft Has Changed, Flatpak, Jack Audio, Arch Linux

Sunday 20th of October 2019 10:44:25 PM
Arch Linux Decides It’s Not Hard Enough, Flatpak Updated 1.5, Jack Audio Finally Has A Release, Linus Says Microsoft Has Changed, DLN Discourse

How to use AppImage in Ubuntu ?

Sunday 20th of October 2019 08:32:54 PM
AppImage is a file format used for binary application distribution. It is meant to be a simple format that is easy to comprehend, create, remove and manage. Indeed, AppImage based software packages are intended to be binary compatible with as many distributions as possible, i.e. an AppImage software package for instance should run on all distributions that it was prepared for. In this article you will learn how to use AppImage in order to install applications in Ubuntu & sld (similar linux distros).

NVIDIA have released the big new Linux Beta driver 440.26 today

Sunday 20th of October 2019 06:21:23 PM
Today NVIDIA released the 440.26 Beta driver for Linux with a number of new features, enhancements and a few interesting bug fixes.

How to Install PHP on CentOS 8

Sunday 20th of October 2019 04:09:52 PM
PHP is one of the most used server-side programming languages. Many popular CMS and frameworks such as WordPress, Magento, and Laravel are built in PHP. In this guide, we will discuss how to install PHP 7.2, 7.3, or 7.4 on CentOS 8.

How to explain big data in plain English

Sunday 20th of October 2019 01:58:21 PM
You may think everyone knows what big data is by now, but misconceptions remain. Get expert advice for discussing big data in plain terms with colleagues, customers, or any audience

Shuttleworth sees the Linux desktop living on with Ubuntu 19.10

Sunday 20th of October 2019 11:46:50 AM
It may never be as big as Windows, but Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth still sees a bright future for the Linux desktop.

Managing user accounts with Cockpit

Sunday 20th of October 2019 09:35:19 AM
This is the latest in a series of articles on Cockpit, the easy-to-use, integrated, glanceable, and open web-based interface for your servers. In the first article, we introduced the web user interface. The second and third articles focused on how to perform storage and network tasks respectively. This article demonstrates how to create and modify local accounts.

How to Install Kali Linux

Sunday 20th of October 2019 07:23:47 AM
Kali Linux is a Linux distro for security testing. It includes software from Aircrack to John the Ripper. Here's how you can install Kali Linux on your PC.

VirtualBox Adds Support for Linux Kernel 5.3, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.1 Beta

Sunday 20th of October 2019 05:12:16 AM
Oracle released today VirtualBox 6.0.14, a new maintenance update in the latest VirtualBox 6.0 series of their open-source and cross-platform virtualization software.

Install Jira on Ubuntu 18.04 with Nginx and Let’sEncrypt SSL

Sunday 20th of October 2019 03:00:45 AM
Install Jira on Ubuntu 18.04 with Nginx and Let’sEncrypt SSL on Google Compute Engine. Jira is a software designed to help teams to plan, track, managing software developments easily. This setup is tested on Ubuntu 18.04 on Google Cloud Platform. These steps will work on other Linux distros and any VPS or Dedicated or AWS or Azure or any cloud hosting.

Fedora IoT Review

Sunday 20th of October 2019 12:49:14 AM
Fedora has released an Internet of Things edition called "Fedora IoT". Here is a review of Fedora IoT and its relevant installation instructions.

Some New Operating Systems on Distrotest that Caught My Attention!

Saturday 19th of October 2019 11:00:22 PM
Distrotest is one site that provides a variety of Linux distributions that can be run directly on the browser. Or you can also run it on a remote desktop client application, for example using Remmina. So, you can try various linux distributions online without having to install it or make a live CD.

How to Install Open eShop on Ubuntu 18.04

Saturday 19th of October 2019 09:11:30 PM
Open eShop is a free and open-source PHP-based web interface that allows its users to easily sell their digital goods such as MP3s, eBooks, Movies, Software, or any other downloadable item on offer. In this tutorial, we’ll go over the steps needed to install Open eShop on an Ubuntu 18.04 VPS. The installation of Open eShop is pretty easy, and this tutorial will go into details on how to install and configure Open eShop on an Ubuntu 18.04 VPS with Apache web server, MySQL database server and PHP.