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This is how System76 does open hardware

Saturday 20th of April 2019 05:46:02 AM
Most people know very little about the hardware in their computers. As a long-time Linux user, I've had my share of frustration while getting my wireless cards, video cards, displays, and other hardware working with my chosen distribution. Proprietary hardware often makes it difficult to determine why an Ethernet controller, wireless controller, or mouse performs differently than we expect.read more

How To Make a Bootable Windows 10 USB On Linux Using WoeUSB

Saturday 20th of April 2019 03:51:40 AM
WoeUSB is a Linux tool for creating bootable Windows USB sticks for installing Windows, from an ISO or DVD image.WoeUSB 3.3.0 was released a few days ago with only one, but very important feature. The WoeUSB GUI now features an option that allows the user to select the target filesystem type (FAT or NTFS, with FAT being default), fixing a very common error users were previously encountering.

Tauon Music Box – Excellent desktop music player

Saturday 20th of April 2019 02:17:00 AM
Continuing my series, here’s a further graphical music player. Bearing the moniker Tauon Music Box (Tauon), it’s based around disposable playlists and the assumption that folders are albums. They are also intended to function as a kind of workspace or to keep different music collections separate.

How to Install and Configure TaskBoard on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Saturday 20th of April 2019 12:42:20 AM
TaskBoard is an open source Kanban-inspired app that can be used to keep track of things that need to get done. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install TaskBoard on Ubuntu 18.04 server.

4 cool new projects to try in COPR for April 2019

Friday 19th of April 2019 11:07:40 PM
COPR is a collection of personal repositories for software that isn’t carried in Fedora. Some software doesn’t conform to standards that allow easy packaging. Or it may not meet other Fedora standards, despite being free and open source. COPR can offer these projects outside the Fedora set of packages. Software in COPR isn’t supported by […]

Zend Framework Headed to the Linux Foundation as Open Source Laminas Project

Friday 19th of April 2019 09:33:00 PM
Core framework used by enterprise application developers for PHP is moving to an open governance model.

Creating a Self-Signed SSL Certificate

Friday 19th of April 2019 07:58:20 PM
A self-signed SSL certificate is a certificate that is signed by the person who created it rather than a trusted certificate authority. Self-signed certificates can have the same level of encryption as the trusted CA-signed SSL certificate.

What’s New In Ubuntu 19.04 “Disco Dingo”

Friday 19th of April 2019 06:23:40 PM
After 6 months of development, Ubuntu 19.04 is released. As always it was exciting to wait for the new Ubuntu release with new features. In this article, I am going to walk you through what’s new in Ubuntu 19.04 codenamed, “Disco Dingo”. So keep reading!

4 of the Best Screen Recorders for Ubuntu

Friday 19th of April 2019 04:29:18 PM
You have plenty of choices when it comes to screen recorders for Ubuntu. Here are some of the best screen recorders for Ubuntu that you can use.

KDE Applications 19.04 Released

Friday 19th of April 2019 02:34:56 PM
The first new applications bundle release of the year adds stability, coherence and new features that help users become more comfortable and more productive using KDE software. KDE[he]#039[/he]s file manager, Dolphin, can now show previews of more types of files, including Microsoft Office files, Blender 3D scenes, and EPUB eBooks.

Ubuntu Budgie 19.04 Released with Budgie 10.5 Desktop and Brand-New Theme

Friday 19th of April 2019 12:40:34 PM
The Ubuntu Budgie 19.04 operating system arrived today as part of the major Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo) release, adding several new features, a new look, and other improvements.

In-flight WiFi streamer supports 100 clients with 8TB of video

Friday 19th of April 2019 10:46:12 AM
Kontron has launched a “Cab-n-Connect” streaming wireless system for in-flight entertainment with an Atom C3000, dual 802.11ac access points for up to 100 clients, up to 8TB storage, and up to 12-hour batteries. Kontron announced production availability of an “entry-level” Cab-n-Connect P100 wireless streaming platform for in-flight entertainment (IFE) on commercial airplanes. The WiFi streaming [[he]#8230[/he]]

Fedora vs Ubuntu – Differences and Similarities

Friday 19th of April 2019 09:31:52 AM
Two of the most popular (yet different) Linux distros are Fedora and Ubuntu. There are quite a lot of differences and similarities between the two. For beginners, they may seem the same or very similar, but read our comparison and you’ll learn more about Fedora and Ubuntu and how they correlate to each other.

Echo Command in Linux with Examples

Friday 19th of April 2019 08:17:31 AM
The echo command is one of the most basic and frequently used commands in Linux. It prints the strings that are passed as arguments to the standard output.

Hard Links vs Soft (Symbolic) Links in Linux and How to Create Them

Friday 19th of April 2019 07:03:11 AM
Learn the difference between hard link and soft links in Linux and how to create them with examples.

17 Curl Command Examples in Linux

Friday 19th of April 2019 05:48:51 AM
Curl utility in Linux is used to transfer files to or from a server using protocols like HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, SCP, SFTP etc. This command is easy to use and can work without user interaction. Curl command can also be used to download or upload files with supported options like proxy support, resume transfer etc.

How to Start, Stop or Restart Services in Ubuntu

Friday 19th of April 2019 04:34:31 AM
In this article, I will show you different methods to start, stop and restart services in Ubuntu. The article covers systemd, the service command and init scripts.

Mark Shuttleworth Explains How the Disco Dingo Will Snap Up the Linux Desktop

Friday 19th of April 2019 03:20:11 AM
Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical and Ubuntu outlines new Linux innovations that are coming in the Ubuntu 19.04 Disco Dingo release.

Monitor Your Network with Zabbix

Friday 19th of April 2019 02:05:51 AM
Zabbix is a network monitoring application that lets you stay on top of all your network activities. The app is very scalable and can work on networks of any size, from a home network with a couple of computers to an enterprise with dozens. It’s cross-platform and will keep track of machines running Linux, Windows, or Mac OS X. You can use it to keep a close eye on every aspect of these machines. You can ask Zabbix to report on several aspects including free disk space, CPU load, network traffic statistics, memory consumption, application status, and much more.

How to Install Craft CMS on Debian 9

Friday 19th of April 2019 12:51:30 AM
This tutorial will walk you through the Craft CMS installation procedure on a fresh Debian 9 server using Nginx as the web server and we will secure the website with a Let's encrypt SSL certificate.

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