How To Limit User's Access To The Linux System

January 18, 2020, 9:12 pm CST

Using Restricted Shell, we can easily limit user's access to the Linux system. Once you put the users in restricted shell mode, they are allowed to execute only limited set of commands.

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Keep a journal of your activities with this Python program

January 18, 2020, 4:49 pm CST

Last year, I brought you 19 days of new (to you) productivity tools for 2019. This year, I'm taking a different approach: building an environment that will allow you to be more productive in the new year, using tools you may or may not already be using.

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Id command in Linux

January 18, 2020, 2:37 pm CST

id is a command-line utility that prints the real and effective user and group IDs.

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Oracle Releases VirtualBox 6.1.2 with Initial Support for Linux Kernel 5.5

January 18, 2020, 8:03 am CST

Oracle has released today the first maintenance update to the latest VirtualBox 6.1 series of its open-source and cross-platform virtualization software for all supported platforms.

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Vulkan API specification 1.2 released, new NVIDIA Vulkan Beta driver up

January 18, 2020, 6:49 am CST

Today, The Khronos Group has released the next big update the Vulkan graphics API specification with Vulkan 1.2 now available.

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4 things cloud-native Java must provide

January 18, 2020, 5:34 am CST

Java is still the pervasive development language among enterprise developers, even though it is not developers' preferred cloud-native runtime and is falling behind other languages, according to GitHub's Octoverse.

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How To Install Selenium and Chrome On Centos 7

January 18, 2020, 4:20 am CST

Installing Chrome and Selenium can be quite challenging. This post goes through step by step tutorial to install Selenium and Chrome. I have also put together a small section at the end to cover "most commonly errors" during installation.

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How to Select or Choose the Best Hosting Services

January 18, 2020, 3:06 am CST

Web Hosting is a service that allows individuals and organizations to publish web pages or sites to the Internet. A web hosting or web host supplier is a company that offers the services and technology needed to view a web page or website on the Internet. Sites are hosted or kept on superior, high-performance computers called servers. Your hosting service decides how your business will be perceived by your clients, and incorrect choices can cause the site to be unresponsive, slow, or worst of all-cause a lot of downtimes. Because there are so many hosting providers to choose from, deciding on a hosting service is easier said than done.

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Get started with this open source to-do list manager

January 18, 2020, 1:51 am CST

Last year, I brought you 19 days of new (to you) productivity tools for 2019. This year, I'm taking a different approach: building an environment that will allow you to be more productive in the new year, using tools you may or may not already be using. Todo is a powerful way to keep track of your task list. Learn how to use it in the seventh in our series on 20 ways to be more productive with open source in 2020.

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DuckDuckGo Bangs - Search Directly On Your Favorite Websites And Blogs

January 18, 2020, 12:37 am CST

DuckDuckGo bangs allows you to search directly on your favorite websites and blogs, without having to visit them first.

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Kubuntu Focus: A new top-of-the-line Linux laptop arrives

January 17, 2020, 11:23 pm CST

The KDE-empowered version of Ubuntu, Kubuntu, now has a high-powered laptop to call its own: The Kubuntu Focus.

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E-con ships 5MP cam for Nano Dev Kit, which gets rev’d with second CSI link

January 17, 2020, 10:08 pm CST

E-Con has launched a $69, 5-megapixel “e-CAM50_CUNANO” camera for the Jetson Nano Dev Kit with a MIPI-CSI2 interface and Linux driver. Meanwhile, Nvidia launched a revised “B01” version of the kit with a second CSI connector and support for the Xavier NX. E-Con Systems has followed its 3.4-megapixel e-CAM30_CUNANO camera for the Jetson Nano Dev […]

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How to check the installed RAM on Debian 10

January 17, 2020, 7:39 pm CST

In this article, we will explain the following things you can do about your installed RAM, through the Debian command line: check for Installed, Used and Available RAM, check the type and speed of your installed RAM and test your installed RAM for errors.

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Google is Reportedly Working to Bring Steam Support to Chromebooks

January 17, 2020, 5:11 pm CST

It would appear that Google is working to bring official Steam support to its Linux-based Chrome OS operating system for supported Chromebook devices.

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3 Music Media Players for the Debian 10 Terminal

January 17, 2020, 3:56 pm CST

In this article, we'll look at some tools that allow you to listen to your favorite music directly from the command line. This can be useful in scenarios like the one described above. We will also explain how to install and use these tools and how to remove them if necessary.

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How to Install OpenLiteSpeed HTTP Server with PHP on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

January 17, 2020, 2:42 pm CST

OpenLiteSpeed is an open-source HTTP server developed by LiteSpeed Technologies. It is a high-performance and lightweight HTTP server with a web-based GUI for administration. In this tutorial, we show you how to install OpenLiteSpeed with the MariaDB database and the current PHP 7.4 on the Ubuntu 18.04 server.

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How to Copy Files and Folders on Linux Using the cp Command

January 17, 2020, 1:28 pm CST

cp (copy) is one of the most basic commands that is often performed by a Linux administrator in a day.

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Boxtron, the Steam Play tool to run games through a native DOSBox on Linux has a new release

January 17, 2020, 10:59 am CST

Boxtron is another awesome Steam Play tool! Covered here a few times now, like Proton it enables you to play games on Linux that don't have a Linux build setup on Steam only this is for DOSBox games.

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Use this Python script to find bugs in your Overcloud

January 17, 2020, 9:45 am CST

OpenStack stores and manages a bunch of log files on its Overcloud nodes and Undercloud host. Therefore, it's not easy to use OSP log files to investigate a problem you're having, especially when you don't even know what could have caused the problem.

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What is the difference between Non-Login and Login, Non-Interactive and Interactive shell sessions in Linux/Ubuntu/Debian

January 17, 2020, 8:30 am CST

In this short article, we shall provide a simple explanation of the differences between login and non-login shells as well as between interactive and non-interactive shells.

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Fedora CoreOS out of preview

January 17, 2020, 7:16 am CST

The Fedora CoreOS team is pleased to announce that Fedora CoreOS is now available for general use. Fedora CoreOS is a new Fedora Edition built specifically for running containerized workloads securely and at scale. It’s the successor to both Fedora Atomic Host and CoreOS Container Linux and is part of our effort to explore new […]

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KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS Desktop Environment Enters Beta, Here's What's New

January 17, 2020, 5:34 am CST

The KDE Project announced today the general availability of the beta version of the upcoming KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS desktop environment for Linux-based operating systems and Linux-powered devices.

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Valve continue working behind the scenes for Linux gaming with 'Gamescope'

January 17, 2020, 4:32 am CST

Valve are definitely up to something. For a little while, Valve developer Pierre-Loup Griffais has been tweaking steamcompmgr, the SteamOS session compositing window manager.

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Why everyone is talking about WebAssembly

January 17, 2020, 3:31 am CST

If you haven’t heard of WebAssembly yet, then you will soon. It’s one of the industry’s best-kept secrets, but it’s everywhere. It’s supported by all the major browsers, and it’s coming to the server-side, too. It’s fast. It’s being used for gaming. It’s an open World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), the main international standards organization for the web, standard. It’s platform-neutral and can run on Linux, Macs, and Windows.

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Xfce 4.16 Desktop Environment Switches to Client-Side Decorations

January 17, 2020, 2:29 am CST

Work on the upcoming Xfce 4.16 desktop environment continues in 2020 with a lot of new features and improvements that the community can test drive using the Xfce 4.15 development branch.

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Things to consider when running Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Azure

January 17, 2020, 1:28 am CST

An example configuration for running Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Microsoft Azure.

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Organize and sync your calendar with khal and vdirsyncer

January 17, 2020, 12:26 am CST

Last year, I brought you 19 days of new (to you) productivity tools for 2019. This year, I'm taking a different approach: building an environment that will allow you to be more productive in the new year, using tools you may or may not already be using.

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Valve give a little more info on what 'Gamescope' actually does for Linux gaming

January 16, 2020, 11:25 pm CST

Recently, a Valve developer revived steamcompmgr (the SteamOS compositing and window manager) and renamed it to Gamescope. They've now given some more info on what it actually does for Linux.

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Basic Bash Commands for Linux Newbies

January 16, 2020, 8:20 pm CST

While bash is fast and powerful, it's also difficult for beginners to pick up. Here are some basic bash commands that all new users should know.

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How to use rsync command to copy data locally and over SSH

January 16, 2020, 7:18 pm CST

In this article, we will explain how to use rsync for copying data in Linux. We will use Debian 10 for describing the procedure mentioned in this article.

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Destination Linux 156 - CES 2020, Disaster Recovery Tips, Fallback Safe Distros?, Firefox

January 16, 2020, 6:17 pm CST

openEuler, New Firefox 72 Released, Linus Say No To ZFS In Kernel, New Dell Linux Laptop, Nvidia Wakes Up

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How to change timezone in Linux

January 16, 2020, 4:14 pm CST

When we install any Linux distribution, we can provide a timezone & time will be served based on that timezone. But we can also change the timezone once we have installed the operating system. In this tutorial, we…

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elementary OS 6 Will Be Based on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)

January 16, 2020, 3:12 pm CST

The elementary OS team is kicking off 2020 with a retrospective of the things they managed to do in 2019 and a set of goals for the year ahead as they want to further improve their Linux-based operating system.

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How to Install DokuWiki with Nginx and Let's encrypt SSL on Debian 10

January 16, 2020, 12:56 pm CST

DokuWiki is a simple to use and highly versatile Open Source wiki software that doesn't require a database. It is loved by users for its clean and readable syntax. This tutorial will show you how to install DokuWiki on a fresh Debian 10 (buster) server.

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Introduction to Bash Scripting Tutorial

January 16, 2020, 10:28 am CST

Linux Shell Scripting is & always has been one of the most desired skills that a System Administrator and now DevOps engineers are required to have. It has been used by Linux experts to perform all sorts of…

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How to Setup FEMP Stack (FreeBSD, Nginx, MySQL 8 and PHP 7.4) on FreeBSD 12

January 16, 2020, 9:13 am CST

FEMP is an acronym that stands for FreeBSD (operating system), Nginx (HTTP server pronounced Engine-x), MySQL (database server), and PHP (programming language to process dynamic PHP content). In this tutorial, we'll set up components of a FEMP stack on a FreeBSD 12.1 server using pkg, the FreeBSD package manager.

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Kaby Lake edge AI system features Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080

January 16, 2020, 7:59 am CST

Ibase’s Ubuntu-ready “EC-7100” edge AI computer combines a 7th Gen Intel Core i7 with Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 graphics. The system offers 2x M.2, mini-PCIe, 2x SATA 3.0, 4x DP, 4x USB 3.0, and up to 3x GbE ports. The EC-7100 is another example of the trend of adding discrete graphics cards to embedded systems […]

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Kubuntu Focus Linux Laptop Is Now Available for Pre-Order, Ships Early February

January 16, 2020, 6:45 am CST

Unveiled last month during the Christmas holidays, the Kubuntu Focus laptop is a collaboration between Kubuntu, Tuxedo Computers, and MindShareManagement Inc., and it aims to be the first-ever officially recognized Kubuntu Linux laptop targeted mainly at gamers, power users, and developers. The previously announced Kubuntu Focus Linux laptop is now available for pre-order and has a shipping date and a price tag for those who want a premium computer.

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Edge AI server packs in a 16-core Cortex-A72 CPU plus up to 32 i.MX8M SoCs and 128 NPUs

January 16, 2020, 5:30 am CST

SolidRun’s “Janux GS31 AI Inference Server” runs Linux on its CEx7 LX2160A Type 7 module equipped with NXP’s 16-core Cortex-A72 LX2160A. The system also supplies up to 32 i.MX8M SoCs for video and up to 128 Grylfalcon Lightspeeur 2803 NPUs via multiple “Snowball” modules. When people talk about edge AI servers, they might be referring […]

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Red Hat ups its OpenShift Kubernetes hybrid-cloud game

January 16, 2020, 4:16 am CST

Red Hat is releasing a new version of its OpenShift Kubernetes platform, OpenShift 4.3, with better container storage support via Red Hat OpenShift Container Storage 4.

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How to Use Top Command in Linux

January 16, 2020, 3:02 am CST

If you are a user, developer or system administrator then you must have enough knowledge on how to use top and htop command. The top is a command-line utility in Linux-based operating systems that can be used to display information about the top CPU processes and memory utilization. It displays the processor activity of your Linux system and tasks managed by kernel in real-time. In this tutorial, we will show you how to use top and htop command in Linux.

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No Mo'zilla for about 100 techies today: Firefox maker lays off staff as boss talks of 'difficult choices' and funding

January 16, 2020, 1:47 am CST

Enjoy that new version 72? Donate.mozilla.org is a thing, folks. On Wednesday Mozilla Corporation, maker of the Firefox browser and would-be internet privacy protector, said it plans to lay off an undisclosed number of employees.…

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How to install the NVIDIA drivers on RHEL 8 Workstation

January 15, 2020, 9:19 pm CST

The NVIDIA Driver is a program needed for your NVIDIA Graphics GPU to function with better performance. It communicates between your Linux operating system, in this case Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8, and your hardware, the NVIDIA Graphics GPU. The NVIDIA drivers can be installed by using the bash command after stopping the GUI and disabling the nouveau driver by modifying the GRUB boot menu.

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How to Set the Terminal as a Transparent Wallpaper in Kubuntu

January 15, 2020, 4:59 pm CST

Setting the terminal as a transparent wallpaper is a great way to use the terminal and enjoy your wallpaper at the same time. Here's how to do it in Kubuntu

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Download Packages With Dependencies Locally In Ubuntu

January 15, 2020, 2:30 pm CST

Download packages with dependencies locally in Ubuntu and its derivatives.

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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS to Feature a Refreshed Desktop Theme, Here's What It Looks Like

January 15, 2020, 1:16 pm CST

The upcoming Ubuntu 20.04 LTS operating system will be shipping with a refreshed default desktop theme that features a new color scheme and a third variation.

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How to Mount a Drive in Linux

January 15, 2020, 12:01 pm CST

In this tutorial, we will learn how to mount (attach) a drive in Linux with the EXT Linux file system, FAT or NTFS using mount command. We can use the same command to mount the USB drive and ISO image as well.

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CentOS Linux 8.1 Officially Released, Based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.1

January 15, 2020, 10:47 am CST

The CentOS community announced today the general availability of the CentOS Linux 8 (1911), based on the source code of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.1 operating system.

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Raspberry Pi 4: Chronicling the Desktop Experience – Reading Comics – Week 12

January 15, 2020, 9:50 am CST

I’ve covered some fairly meaty areas in this blog in recent weeks. For this week, I’m turning to a much lighter side of the Linux desktop. Reading comics on the RPI4.

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Develop GUI apps using Flutter on Fedora

January 15, 2020, 8:35 am CST

When it comes to app development frameworks, Flutter is the latest and greatest. Google seems to be planning to take over the entire GUI app development world with Flutter, starting with mobile devices, which are already perfectly supported. Flutter allows you to develop cross-platform GUI apps for multiple targets — mobile, web, and desktop — […]

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