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  • How to Install IonCube Loader on Ubuntu - Cloudbooklet

    How to Install IonCube Loader on Ubuntu. IonCube Loader is a PHP extension used when you are using a PHP script that is encrypted using ionCube. IonCube needs to be installed in your webserver and made accessible to your PHP to use it.

    In this guide you are going to learn how to install ionCube loader on Ubuntu or Debian and configure your PHP or PHP-FPM and PHP-CLI to use it.

  • How to Setup CentOS Stream from AWS Marketplace

    In the current trend of IT Infrastructure, Cloud Computing occupies a tremendous role. Most of the top companies are looking for Cloud Providers to have their Infrastructure. As per our requirement, we can provision our servers at any time. According to the server configuration, we will be charged per usage.

    Amazon Marketplace is the place where you can find software from qualified third-party vendors. It is like an online software store where you can buy software and use it as per your need.

    In this article, we will see the detailed steps to launch CentOS-Stream from AWS Marketplace.

  • Create a MAN page for your own program or script with Pandoc - PragmaticLinux

    A MAN page is documentation for a software program or script, created in the groff typesetting system. Ever tried writing a MAN page? I bet you thought to yourself: “Yeez, there’s got to be an easier way to do this”. Luckily, there is. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to write a MAN page comfortably in Markdown. Then we’ll use Pandoc to create the actual MAN page for your program or script, properly formatted in the groff typesetting system.

  • Looking into Linux user logins with lslogins

    One convenient way to list details about user logins on a Linux system is to use the lslogins command. You'll get a very useful and nicely formatted display that includes quite a few important details.

    On my system and likely most others, user accounts will start with UID 1000. To list just these accounts rather than include all of the service accounts like daemon, mail and syslog, add the -u option as shown in the example below.

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Hyperbola Linux Review: Systemd-Free Arch With Linux-libre Kernel

In the last month of 2019, the Hyperbola project took a major decision of ditching Linux in favor of OpenBSD. We also had a chat with Hyperbola co-founder Andre Silva, who detailed the reason for dropping Hyperbola OS and starting a new HyperbolaBSD. HyperbolaBSD is still under development and its alpha release will be ready by September 2021 for initial testing. The current Hyperbola GNU/Linux-libre v0.3.1 Milky Way will be supported until the legacy Linux-libre kernel reaches the end of life in 2022. I thought of giving it a try before it goes away and switches to BSD completely. Read more

This week in KDE: Offline updates are now optional

I have good news for those of you who are upset by KDE Neon moving to offline updates by default: we’ve made a GUI setting to turn it off (there was already a CLI setting). I get that the nerdy tech crowd is not super thrilled by this new more Windows 10-style update mode. But though it sometimes be annoying, it really does improve your system’s stability. I can point to literally hundreds of bug reports about problems caused entirely by not rebooting the computer after installing updates. However, in KDE we want you to be in control, so starting in Plasma 5.22, you’ll be able to enable or disable offline updates to suit your preference. This work was done by Aleix Pol Gonzalez... Read more

Librem 14 Begins Shipping

As expected, there is a lot of demand for the Librem 14 and now that we are shipping we expect that demand to grow. We plan to reach shipping parity (the point where we have shipped all existing orders so that new orders ship within our normal 10-business-day window) as soon as possible and with the help of some overtime we have an internal goal to ship through all existing orders in May, any newly placed orders get into the ever growing queue for fulfillment in a first-in-first-out process. If you are already in the queue with a pre-order, we will confirm shipping details prior to your order being delivered. Read more

today's leftovers

     
  • openSUSE Tumbleweed – Review of the week 2021/15

    After I left you and Tumbleweed in the capable hands of Richard for two weeks, it is good to be back. The week has seen a slightly lower count of published snapshots, but only because openQA was nice enough to find bugs that we did not you having to fight with. So, we only released two snapshots (0408 and 0414). As usual, the large gap means a few snapshots were tested in between, and things accumulated.

  • Pop!_OS 21.04 Preview: Test-driving the Cosmic Desktop!

    System76 recently unveiled their plans to debut a new desktop, dubbed "Cosmic", along with Pop!_OS 21.04 this coming June. I can't wait that long, so I decided to check it out right now. In this video, I show-off the current in-development version of the Cosmic Desktop as of April 16th, 2021.

  • Ubuntu Blog: KubeCon co-located events: Operator Day is back!

    Another KubeCon is just around the corner and, due to popular demand, we’re hosting Operator Day again! Designed for KubeCon, but free and open to all. Last year, thousands of you joined us to get hands-on training from Ubuntu’s experts, so this time around we’re making the workshop even more elaborate and interactive! Operators simplify everyday application management on Kubernetes. Learn how to use them, how to create them in Python, and how to evolve from configuration management to application management. We’re working to create a community-driven collection of operators for everything that’s integrated and tested everywhere.

  • Tetrate Service Bridge for Istio On Hybrid Clouds Ready for Production | Data Center Knowledge

    The startup recently raised $40 million in venture funding and now has a product ready to make Istio palatable for enterprises.

  • What we learned from our survey about returning to in-person events

    Recently, the Linux Foundation Events team sent out a survey to past attendees of all events from 2018 through 2021 to get their feedback on how they feel about virtual events and gauge their thoughts on returning to in-person events. We sent the survey to 69,000 people and received 972 responses.

  • Linux Foundation Newsletter April 2021: 30 Percent off Training Sale, New Research Division, LF Fights Rare Genetic Diseases [Ed: Jason Perlow from Microsoft signed/published on this newsletter from the failing “Linux” Foundation, whose newsletter is still served on Microsoft Windows]