Purism announces the Librem Mini

March 29, 2020, 8:52 am CDT

A nice looking desktop replacement level mini-computer. A bit overpriced for what you get and still in the funding stage, so you might want to wait until it's in production.

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Introduction to the JavaScript Fetch API

March 29, 2020, 6:41 am CDT

Compared to XMLHttpRequest and the libraries built around it, like JQuery.ajax, the fetch API defines a more modern and cleaner way of performing asynchronous requests, based on the use of promises. In this article we will see some of the interfaces provided by the API, like Request and Response, and we will learn how to use the fetch method to perform various types of asynchronous requests.

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How to Install Gradle on Debian 10

March 29, 2020, 4:29 am CDT

Gradle is a powerful and flexible build tool used primarily for Java projects, combining the best features of Ant and Maven. Unlike its predecessors, which use XML for scripting, Gradle uses Groovy, a dynamic, object-oriented programming language for the Java platform to define the project and build scripts. This article describes how to install Gradle on Debian 10 Linux.

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5 Linux backup and restore tips from the trenches

March 29, 2020, 2:18 am CDT

Find out five backup and restore tips from someone who's been there, failed, and then succeeded.

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Navi - An Interactive Commandline Cheatsheet Tool

March 29, 2020, 12:06 am CDT

Navi is an interactive commandline cheatsheet tool. Navi provides a list of examples for a given command, skipping all other comprehensive text parts.

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Converting your Python 2 code to Python 3

March 28, 2020, 9:54 pm CDT

Python 2 reached the end of life on January 1, 2020. Python 3 has been available since 2008, but converting from 2 to 3 has been slow because of dependencies on libraries that were not available in Python 3 initially. This tutorial will show you how to convert Python 2 code to Python 3 using the 2to3 tool.

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Install and Use PHP Composer on CentOS 8

March 28, 2020, 7:43 pm CDT

Composer is a dependency manager for PHP. Composer will pull in all the required PHP packages your project depends on and manages them for you. It is used in all modern PHP frameworks and platforms such as Laravel, Symfony, Drupal, and Magento 2. This tutorial goes through the steps of installing Composer on CentOS 8.

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Kubernetes 1.18 Improves Networking and Security for Cloud Native

March 28, 2020, 5:31 pm CDT

New open source Kubernetes release lands with AppProtocol, security certificate and memory enhancements.

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Open source fights against COVID-19, Googles new security tool written in Python, and more open source news

March 28, 2020, 3:20 pm CDT

In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look open source solutions for COVID-19, Google's new security tool, code cleanup software from Uber, and more!

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How To Convert Images Into ASCII Format In Linux

March 28, 2020, 1:08 pm CDT

This brief guide teaches how to convert images into ASCII format in Linux using Jp2a. Jp2a is a CLI tool to convert the image(s) into ascii characters.

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KubeCF Is What DevOps Wanted: Marrying Cloud Foundry with Kubernetes

March 28, 2020, 10:57 am CDT

There are times when solutions that  seem to compete against each other turn out to be complementary. This is exactly what happened with Cloud Foundry and Kubernetes. 

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How to Install an Email Server with ISPConfig on Debian 10

March 28, 2020, 8:45 am CDT

This tutorial shows how to install a mail server on Debian 10 using ISPConfig server control panel.

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Pulling podman images from a container repository

March 28, 2020, 6:34 am CDT

Check out podman's new container image pulling options.

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How to install vsftpd FTP Server with TLS on Debian 10

March 28, 2020, 4:22 am CDT

This tutorial shows the installation of vsftpd FTP server on Debian. The FTP connection is secured by TLS and we will show you how to create an FTP user and connect with FileZilla to the FTP server.

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New Linux-powered SoC taps an old ARM9 architecture

March 28, 2020, 2:11 am CDT

Microchip has launched a 600MHz ARM9-based “SAM9X60” processor with a 2D GPU and -40 to 105°C tolerance along with a Linux-driven, $260 “SAM9X60-EK Evaluation Kit” with MikroBus and Raspberry Pi expansion. Microchip has revised the ARM9-based AT91SAM9260 SoC that was introduced in 2006 by its subsidiary Atmel. The new SAM9X60 model has boosted the clock […]

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Reasons to Give openSUSE a Try

March 27, 2020, 11:59 pm CDT

Users may fear trying openSUSE because of some reason. In any case, we’ll introduce you to the distribution and its features, and why you should give it a try.

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LOT Network is a One-Man (Millionaire's) Operation and Why This Should Alarm You

March 27, 2020, 9:48 pm CDT

The ugly story of Open Invention Network (OIN) and LOT; today we take a closer look at LOT and highlight a pattern of 'cross-pollination' (people in both OIN and LOT, even at the same time)

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Just another KVM setup on Debian Buster 10.3

March 27, 2020, 7:36 pm CDT

Sequence of steps and bridge network configuration on native Debian Buster 10.3 host seemed to me a bit different from manuals which are available in meantime on the Net. Specifically I've undertaken some additional steps to fix error with Radeon kernel

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6 tricks for developing a work from home schedule

March 27, 2020, 6:22 pm CDT

When you start working from home, one of the first things you might have noticed is that there almost no outside influences on your schedule. You probably have meetings—some over team chat and others over video— that you have to attend, but otherwise, there's nothing requiring you to do anything at any specific time. What you find out pretty quickly, though, is that there's an invisible influence that sneaks up on you: deadlines.

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How to detect outdated Kubernetes APIs

March 27, 2020, 5:08 pm CDT

Recently, deprecated APIs have been wreaking havoc on everyone's Kubernetes manifests. Why is this happening?!? It's because the objects that we've come to know and love are moving on to their new homes. And it's not like this happened overnight. Deprecation warnings have been in place for quite a few releases now. We've all just been lazy and thought the day would never come. Well, it's here!

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Fanless Whiskey Lake mini-PCs include a model based on Intel NUC Elements

March 27, 2020, 3:53 pm CDT

Bleujour has launched a $836 and up “Kubb Passive” NUC system and is prepping an even smaller NUC Elements based Meta U mini-PC, both of which run Linux Mint on Intel’s Whiskey Lake. If you’re spending more time than usual on your computer in these days of quarantine, you may ask yourself: Why does my […]

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Build a private chat server with a Raspberry Pi and Rocket.Chat

March 27, 2020, 2:39 pm CDT

The internet offers plenty of free messaging services. Applications like WhatsApp and Viber are part of our daily life and are the most common way we communicate with relatives and friends. But security awareness is increasing the demand for a truly private chat solution. Furthermore, messaging apps take up a lot of space in our devices, so an alternative chat channel could be useful to share media, info, and contacts with our friends.

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Antitrust Regulators Turn Attention to Standards Organizations

March 27, 2020, 1:25 pm CDT

We're used to thinking of standards organizations and open source projects as being societally beneficial - and they are. But they're also places where head to head competitors agree to so things the same way, and the regulators are watching.

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Editorial
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How to Install WonderCMS on Debian 9

March 27, 2020, 12:10 pm CDT

WonderCMS is a free and open-source lightweight CMS designed to make building websites easy. WonderCMS doesn’t require a MySQL database to save the data and content from the website. It uses flat-file technology, which enables WonderCMS to save all data to a text file named database.js. The database.js file is structured in the JSON format. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install WonderCMS on a Debian 9 VPS.

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How to Install Skype on CentOS 8

March 27, 2020, 10:56 am CDT

Skype is one of the most popular communication applications in the world. It allows you to make free online audio and video calls and affordable international calling to mobiles and landlines worldwide.

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Try our latest Test Pilot, Firefox for a Better Web, offering privacy and faster access to great content

March 27, 2020, 9:42 am CDT

Today we are launching a new Test Pilot initiative called Firefox Better Web with Scroll. The Firefox Better Web initiative is about bringing the ease back to browsing the web. …

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The big Stadia round-up from the 'Google for Games Keynote' - Splash Damage exclusive, open source and more

March 27, 2020, 8:27 am CDT

Recently, Google held an online Google for Games Keynote and quite a lot of new information came out of it including new games to come to the Linux-powered Stadia. Plus some new open source projects.

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Dual-GbE, 24-bit DAQ system does machine monitoring on the edge

March 27, 2020, 7:13 am CDT

Adlink’s “MCM-204” is a compact, rugged digital acquisition computer for machine condition monitoring with a Cortex-A9 SoC, 4x 24-bit ADC inputs, 2x GbE, 2x USB, isolated DIO, and a RESTful-enabled Linux SDK. Adlink has launched a rugged, dual-Ethernet DAQ system with a Linux-based SDK designed for machine condition monitoring (MCM) using a RESTful API. The […]

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Kubernetes 1.18: Buffing up the leading container orchestrator

March 27, 2020, 5:59 am CDT

There are no new major features in this Kubernetes release, but many users will be just fine with that.

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Make Your Linux Look Like Windows XP, 7 and 10

March 27, 2020, 2:28 am CDT

Luckily, you can easily turn your Linux installation into the look & feel of Windows, thanks to the B00merang Project.

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KDE's Plasma Bigscreen Project Aims to Bring Plasma Desktop to Smart TVs

March 27, 2020, 12:25 am CDT

The KDE Project announced today a brand new project called Plasma Bigscreen, which promises to deliver the powerful Plasma desktop environment to big TV screens.

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How to Change Cursor Size on Debian 10 Desktop

March 26, 2020, 11:24 pm CDT

This tutorial shows two ways to change the cursor size on a Debian 10 Desktop using settings utility on the shell and the GNOME Desktop settings app.

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How to Install and Use FFmpeg on Debian 10

March 26, 2020, 10:22 pm CDT

FFmpeg is a free and open-source collection of tools for handling multimedia files. It contains a set of shared audio and video libraries such as libavcodec, libavformat, and libavutil. With FFmpeg, you can convert between various video and audio formats, set sample rates, capture streaming audio/video, and resize videos.

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Bash Tips - How To cd and ls in one command

March 26, 2020, 9:21 pm CDT

This brief guide explains how to list directory contents automatically whenever you cd into it in Linux.

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Bodhi Linux Is Still Alive, Gets New Release Based on Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS

March 26, 2020, 8:19 pm CDT

It’s been one and a half years since the last Bodhi Linux release was published by its former maintainer Jeff Hoogland, and now a new release of the Ubuntu-based distribution has surfaced.

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How to Install WonderCMS with Apache and Let's Encrypt SSL on CentOS 8

March 26, 2020, 7:18 pm CDT

WonderCMS is a free, open-source, simple and lightweight content management system for building simple websites and blogs. It is a flat-file CMS and doesn't require any database.

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How to Run Penetration Test on Android Phone Camera Using Kali Linux

March 26, 2020, 5:15 pm CDT

You can check your Android phone camera's potential vulnerabilities by running a penetration test. Here is how you can do it with Kali Linux.

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Security
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15 Open Source Rescue Solutions For Companies Working Remotely under a Lockdown or Quarantine

March 26, 2020, 4:13 pm CDT

From project management to communication and file-sharing... We introduce 15 open source solutions that your company can utilize to transfer to remote work.

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Emulating MVS Mainframe on Raspberry PI and Raspbian Buster Lite

March 26, 2020, 2:59 pm CDT

Emulating Mainframe MVS on Raspberry PI to reproduce a vintage enterprise system in your credit card sized computer. Create your first dataset with TSO.

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Emulating MVS Mainframe on Raspberry PI and Raspbian Buster Lite

March 26, 2020, 2:59 pm CDT

Emulating Mainframe MVS on Raspberry PI to reproduce a vintage enterprise system in your credit card sized computer. Create your first dataset with TSO.

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npm joins GitHub, building operators in Kubernetes, and more industry trends

March 26, 2020, 1:44 pm CDT

As part of my role as a senior product marketing manager at an enterprise software company with an open source development model, I publish a regular update about open source community, market, and industry trends for product marketers, managers, and other influencers. Here are five of my and their favorite articles from that update.

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Open-spec RK3328 SBC offers dual GbE for $22

March 26, 2020, 11:16 am CDT

FriendlyElec’s $22 “NanoPi R2S” router SBC run FriendlyWrt or Ubuntu Core on a quad -A53 RK3328 with 1GB DDR4, a pair each of USB and 941Mbps Gigabit Ethernet ports, and an optional $3 case. FriendlyElec has launched an update to its community-backed NanoPi R1S-H3, NanoPi R1S-H5, and earlier NanoPi R1 router boards that similarly targets […]

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SUSE offers free enterprise Linux support to medical devices manufacturers

March 26, 2020, 10:01 am CDT

If you're building a medical device to fight coronavirus, Linux power SUSE wants you to know it has your back.

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The ultimate DIY guide for installing WordPress on openSUSE Tumbleweed

March 26, 2020, 8:47 am CDT

When I setup my first Wordpress website, I didn’t make an installation instruction. I have made this guide alongside creating my second Wordpress website. In this tutorial I have incorporated all the learnings from my previous experience. This tutorial is likely to be very beneficial for all Linux beginners, who want to install WordPress from scratch on a VPS server running openSUSE Tumbleweed.

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Raspberry Pi 4: Chronicling the Desktop Experience – Podcasts – Week 22

March 26, 2020, 3:10 am CDT

Podcasts are big business. We see celebrities, influencers, journalists, academics, one man and his dog owning a microphone and mixing desk produce regular podcast shows. The quality is variable. Some are truly awesome, others are strictly an acquired taste. Podcasts are a great way of keeping up to date with the latest news, reviews, banter, gossip, to deepen your understanding of the world we live in, and much more.

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How to Install Safari on Linux

March 25, 2020, 10:47 pm CDT

Apple has never created a build of Safari for Linux, but that doesn't mean you can't use it. Here is how you can install Safari on Linux.

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Track Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Statistics From Commandline

March 25, 2020, 6:24 pm CDT

This brief guide explains how to track Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) statistics from Commandline using Corona-cli on Linux.

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How to Install Vanila Forum and Secure it with Let's Encrypt on CentOS 8

March 25, 2020, 4:12 pm CDT

Vanilla is a free, open-source and flexible community forum software that can be used to build your own forum site. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install Vanilla forum on CentOS 8 and secure it with Let's Encrypt SSL.

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Why Components Of Login Screen In Ubuntu 20.04 Looks So Misaligned?

March 25, 2020, 2:01 pm CDT

While logging in, the password input field seems more rightward rather than centered and aligned with the avatar icon and the Ubuntu logo. Though, Ubuntu 20.04 now includes GNOME 3.36, this visual issue looks so weird.

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Autonomous car PC with 2nd Gen Xeon Scalable CPU claimed to be most advanced yet

March 25, 2020, 11:49 am CDT

Acrosser’s “AIV-C622V1” autonomous vehicle computer runs on 2x Intel 2nd Gen. Xeon Scalable CPUs with up to 28 cores, 48 PCI lanes, 2x GbE, 2x 10GbE, 12x USB, and 4x hot-swappable SSD bays. Not so long ago, it was relatively easy to differentiate between a server and an embedded computer, but in the new world […]

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