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Some Thoughts on Open Core

Saturday 19th of January 2019 01:47:25 PM
I'd like to talk a bit about oneof the more problematic models out there, the open core model,because it's much more prevalent, and it creates some perverse incentivesthat run counterto Free Software principles.

How to Compile Brotli Compression Tool from Source on Debian 9

Saturday 19th of January 2019 11:53:03 AM
Brotli is a generic-purpose lossless compression algorithm that compresses data using a combination of a modern variant of the LZ77 algorithm, Huffman coding and 2nd order context modeling, with a compression ratio comparable to the best currently available general-purpose compression methods. This tutorial shows how to compile Brotli compression library from source on Debian 9 (stretch).

How Do You Fedora: Journey into 2019

Saturday 19th of January 2019 09:58:41 AM
Fedora had an amazing 2018. The distribution saw many improvements with the introduction of Fedora 28 and Fedora 29. Fedora 28 included third party repositories, making it easy to get software like the Steam client, Google Chrome and Nvidia’s proprietary drivers. Fedora 29 brought support for automatic updates for Flatpack. One of the four foundations […]

Nginx vs Apache: Which Serves You Best in 2019?

Saturday 19th of January 2019 08:04:19 AM
Both Apache and Nginx power almost 85% of the websites today. We pitted them against each other to see which web server software will serve you best in 2019.

How to Install Microsoft PowerShell 6.1.1 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Saturday 19th of January 2019 06:09:57 AM
Microsoft has recently introduced a snap package for PowerShell. This major advancement allows Linux users/admins to install and run the latest version of PowerShell in fewer steps explained in this article.

How to Install Visual Studio Code on Debian 9

Saturday 19th of January 2019 04:15:35 AM
Visual Studio Code is a free and open source cross-platform code editor developed by Microsoft. It has a built-in debugging support, embedded Git control, syntax highlighting, code completion, integrated terminal, code refactoring and snippets. Visual Studio Code functionality can be extended using extensions.

The definitive guide to MongoDB security

Saturday 19th of January 2019 02:40:55 AM
Picture this: you are all ready to pack up and head home after a tiring day at work, but just as you are about to shut down, this pops up:read more

LF – A Nifty Terminal File Manager For Linux Systems

Saturday 19th of January 2019 01:06:15 AM
2DayGeek: LF stands for List File is a nifty terminal file manager for Linux systems which was written in Go Language.

How to Install the Official Slack Client on Linux

Friday 18th of January 2019 11:31:35 PM
Slack is an extremely popular way for teams to collaborate and communicate online. Learn how to install the offical Slack client on Linux.

Get started with WTF, a dashboard for the terminal

Friday 18th of January 2019 09:56:55 PM
There seems to be a mad rush at the beginning of every year to find ways to be more productive. New Year's resolutions, the itch to start the year off right, and of course, an "out with the old, in with the new" attitude all contribute to this. And the usual round of recommendations is heavily biased towards closed source and proprietary software. It doesn't have to be that way.Here's the sixth of my picks for 19 new (or new-to-you) open source tools to help you be more productive in more

How to replace Windows 7 with Linux Mint

Friday 18th of January 2019 08:22:15 PM
VIDEO: Windows 7 has less than a year of supported life left. If you really, really don[he]#039[/he]t like Windows 10, it[he]#039[/he]s time to consider running Linux Mint instead.

CNC milling with open source software

Friday 18th of January 2019 06:00:15 PM
I'm always looking for new projects to create with my 3D printer. When I recently saw a new design for a computer numeric code (CNC) milling machine that mostly uses 3D printed parts, I was intrigued. When I saw that the machine works with open source software and the controller is an Arduino running open source software, I knew I had to make more

MellowPlayer – multi-platform cloud music integration

Friday 18th of January 2019 04:49:15 PM
MellowPlayer offers a web view of various music streaming services with integration with your desktop. It was developed to provide a Qt alternative to Nuvola Player.

Kubernetes security: 4 tips to manage risks

Friday 18th of January 2019 01:16:54 PM
Use these strategies to avoid missteps in work with containers and orchestration

How to Install HandBrake Video Converter on Ubuntu

Friday 18th of January 2019 12:02:34 PM
The Handbrake trans-coder is a free, open source and cross-platform solution for you to convert common media files from one format to another. In this article, we will show two ways to install the Handbrake on a Ubuntu system.

Fedora Classroom: Getting started with L10N

Friday 18th of January 2019 10:48:14 AM
Fedora Classroom sessions continue with an introductory session on Fedora Localization (L10N). The general schedule for sessions is available on the wiki, along with resources and recordings from previous sessions.

GNOME Software Package Manager to Feature Better Flatpak Support for GNOME 3.32

Friday 18th of January 2019 09:33:53 AM
GNOME Software, the app used for installing, updating, and removing software from your GNOME-based GNU/Linux operating system, will get a major revamp in functionality for the upcoming GNOME 3.32 desktop environment.

How to Use Tail Command in Linux

Friday 18th of January 2019 08:19:33 AM
Tail command prints last N number of lines from the given file. Tail command is complimentary of head command. This command mostly used to monitor log files which are changing continuously in real time.

Bash shell utility turns 5.0

Friday 18th of January 2019 07:05:13 AM
A few months prior to celebrating the 30th birthday of the Bash command language interpreter, the GNU Project has released Bash 5.0, featuring bug fixes and new shell variables. As we look forward to the release of Linux Kernel 5.0 in the coming weeks, we can enjoy another venerable open source technology reaching the 5.0 […]

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KDE: Usability & Productivity Report From Nate Graham

  • This week in Usability & Productivity, part 54
    This week in KDE’s Usability & Productivity initiative, something big landed: virtual desktop support on Wayland, accompanied by a shiny new user interface for the X11 version too. Eike Hein has been working on this literally for months and I think he deserves a round of applause! It was a truly enormous amount of work, but now we can benefit for years to come.
  • KDE Now Has Virtual Desktop Support On Wayland
    KDE landing virtual desktop support on Wayland this week is certainly quite exciting while also a new UI was added for the X11 virtual desktop support too. Some of the other KDE improvements that landed this week and relayed by Nate Graham include the digital clock widget now allowing adjustments to the date formatting, the KDE Information Center's USB devices section will now actually display all USB devices, wallpaper chooser view improvements, and various other improvements.

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Livepatching With Linux 5.1 To Support Atomic Replace & Cumulative Patches

With the Linux 5.1 kernel cycle that should get underway in just over one month's time, there will now be the long in development work (it's been through 15+ rounds of public code review!) for supporting atomic replace and cumulative patches. Read more