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An interactive calculator for the Linux command-line

8 hours 34 min ago

See how a Bash script can turn the terminal into a powerful calculator.

How To Check Laptop Battery Status In Terminal In Linux

9 hours 34 min ago

 ostechnix: This brief guide explains how to check your Laptop battery status in Terminal In Linux.

Must have Ubuntu Packages

10 hours 34 min ago

Datamation: A list of top "must have" Ubuntu packages, along with an explanation of why you need each one.

Google Determines that FIDO U2F Security Keys Improve Security

11 hours 34 min ago

eWEEK: Google researchers publish a study based on two-years of Security Keys usage and determine that improved security, reliability and lower costs are the result.

Ubuntu-Based BackBox Linux 4.7 Is Out with Kernel 4.4 LTS, Updated Hacking Tools

12 hours 34 min ago

BackBox Linux 4.7 is here a little over six months since the end-of-May release of BackBox Linux 4.6

ROSA Desktop Fresh R8 Plasma 5: is it near-perfect?

13 hours 34 min ago

DarkDuck: The most recent release of ROSA is now ROSA Desktop Fresh R8, which is available in several flavours

Family Farming and Open Source Wireless Networking

14 hours 34 min ago

FOSSforce: It's not just huge corporate farmers that are incorporating technology into their methodology.

How to install Docker and run Docker containers on Fedora 25

15 hours 34 min ago

LinuxBSDos: It's not all that hard to do..

7 cool little open source projects that stood out in 2016

16 hours 34 min ago 2016 was a big year for open source software, but you may have missed some of these lesser-known projects.

7 Things to do After Installing KDE Plasma

17 hours 34 min ago

 Datamation: KDE Plasma users need to make a few decisions about how to setup Plasma. Here's an insider's guide.

How to setup rsyslog for Centralized Log Management

18 hours 34 min ago

HowToForge: We use rsyslog in this tutorial because it offers high-performance, great security and a modular design.

FOSS DOS For 21st Century Hardware

Wednesday 7th of December 2016 07:00:00 AM

FOSSforce: The founder and coordinator of the FreeDOS Project writes about FreeDOS 1.2, which is scheduled for a Christmas Day release.

Solus Packagers Rejoice: Solbuild Is the New, Faster Solus Package Build System

Wednesday 7th of December 2016 03:00:00 AM

softpedia: solbuild is the next-generation, chroot-based package build system that lets developers efficiently and safely build Solus packages from source in an isolated and highly controlled environment

Unbound cache-only DNS server setup on RHEL 7 Linux

Wednesday 7th of December 2016 12:10:18 AM

LinuxConfig: Unbound is a validating, recursive, and caching DNS server.

Troubleshooting disk usage on a Linux server with ncdu

Tuesday 6th of December 2016 11:00:00 PM

 LinuxBSDos: Do you know what is taking up space on your Linux systems?

Why You Should Have a Personal CI Server

Tuesday 6th of December 2016 11:00:00 PM

 dzone: For all the convenience that a central CI server brings, there are times when this environment lets me down.

10 open source tools for your sysadmin toolbox

Tuesday 6th of December 2016 10:00:00 PM Sysadmins don't lack for options when it comes to great open source software tools.

How to use and make the most of fuser command in Linux

Tuesday 6th of December 2016 09:00:00 PM

HowToForge: Suppose you are given a task to identify the processes that are using a particular file, and then kill them one by one - all this has to be done from the command line. What would you do?

12 lftp Commands to Manage Files with Examples

Tuesday 6th of December 2016 08:00:00 PM

Linoxide: LFTP supports many protocols in addition to FTP, such as HTTP, HTTPS, HFTP, FISH, FTPS and FXP.

Ubuntu Server Security Updates Only

Tuesday 6th of December 2016 07:00:00 PM

FreedomPenguin: Discover how to enable "security updates only" on Ubuntu server without relying on the unattended-upgrades package.

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