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How to Create a VPN Tunnel with Wireguard

Saturday 26th of January 2019 12:39:21 AM
From their website, "WireGuard® is an extremely simple yet fast and modern VPN that utilizes state-of-the-art cryptography. It aims to be faster, simpler, leaner, and more useful than IPsec, while avoiding the massive headache."Installing Wireguard is a straightforward procedure. Start by installing the Linux header files for your kernel using the following command..

Get started with Freeplane, an open source mind mapping application

Friday 25th of January 2019 10:44:59 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 13th of my picks for 19 new (or new-to-you) open source tools to help you be more productive in more

Popular Tools for easily Cropping and Resizing images in Ubuntu

Friday 25th of January 2019 09:30:39 PM
In this article, we will give you a brief introduction about all the popular, yet simple, Ubuntu tools that you can use for cropping and resizing your images. We will also explain where you can easily find these tools for installation and how to use them for editing your images.

Using Antora for your open source documentation

Friday 25th of January 2019 08:16:19 PM
Are you looking for an easy way to write and publish technical documentation? Let me introduce Antora — an open source documentation site generator. Simple enough for a tiny project, but also complex enough to cover large documentation sites such as Fedora Docs. With sources stored in git, written in a simple yet powerful markup language […]

How to Install Matomo Web Analytics on Debian 9

Friday 25th of January 2019 07:01:59 PM
Matomo (formerly Piwik) is a free and open source web analytics application developed by a team of international developers, that runs on a PHP/MySQL web server. This tutorial will show you how to install Matomo on a Debian 9 (stretch) system using Nginx as the web server and we will secure the website with a Let's Encrypt SSL certificate

LFCS – File Permissions

Friday 25th of January 2019 05:47:38 PM
Learning about file permissions for the LFCS exam is important, but it is also very important to know in everyday use of Linux.Keep in mind that all of the file permissions are used for every format except the FAT formats such as FAT32.

PyGame Zero: Games without boilerplate

Friday 25th of January 2019 04:33:18 PM
Python is a good beginner programming language. And games are a good beginner project: they are visual, self-motivating, and fun to show off to friends and family. However, the most common library to write games in Python, PyGame, can be frustrating for beginners because forgetting seemingly small details can easily lead to nothing more

odio – free to download radio streaming software

Friday 25th of January 2019 03:18:58 PM
odio is a cross-platform, no-charge radio streaming software with more than 20,000 radio stations. Linux support arrived with version 1.1.0 a few months ago.

What Makes Linux More Secure Than Windows?

Friday 25th of January 2019 02:04:38 PM
When you browse around old school computing forums, you will find the Linux vs. Windows debate raging in full force. People have been discussing this topic for years, arguing over which of the two systems is better for each kind of user, along which offers the best security. Unfortunately for most, Linux has long provided a better option for those who are more security conscious. How exactly does Linux manage to stay ahead of a company as large as Microsoft, though?

How to Use Shutdown Command in Linux

Friday 25th of January 2019 12:50:18 PM
The shutdown command is used to bring the system down in a secure way. When the process is initialized, all the users are notified that the system is going down instantly or after some time.

Embedded Linux Conference North America

Friday 25th of January 2019 11:35:57 AM
Embedded Linux Conference (ELC) is the premier vendor-neutral technical conference where developers working on embedded Linux and industrial IoT products and deployments gather for education and collaboration, paving the way for innovation. Attend, and join 800+ technical experts paving the way for transformation in these key areas from across the globe for education, collaboration and deep dive learning opportunities.Event Title:[he]nbsp[/he]Embedded Linux Conference North America24 JanLearn more

How To Set or Change Timezone on Ubuntu 18.04

Friday 25th of January 2019 10:21:37 AM
On Ubuntu, the system’s timezone is set during the install, but it can be easily changed at later time. This tutorial demonstrates how to set or change the timezone on Ubuntu 18.04 and previous versions from the command line, or through the GUI. The same instructions apply for any Ubuntu based distribution, including Kubuntu, Linux Mint and Elementary OS.

Debian and Ubuntu Fix Man-in-the-Middle Attack in APT Package Manager, Update Now

Friday 25th of January 2019 09:07:17 AM
The Debian Project and Canonical have released patched APT packages for all of their supported distributions to address a critical security vulnerability that could allow remote attackers to perform a man-in-the-middle attack.

How to Set JAVA_HOME Path in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Friday 25th of January 2019 07:52:56 AM
In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to install JDK on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and then set up the java home path.

Understanding Angle Brackets in Bash

Friday 25th of January 2019 06:38:36 AM
Bash provides many important built-in commands, like ls, cd, and mv, as well as regular tools such as grep, awk, and sed. But, it is equally important to know the punctuation marks -- the glue in the shape of dots, commas, brackets. and quotes -- that allow you to transform and push data from one place to another. Take angle brackets ([he]lt[/he] [he]gt[/he]), for example.

Debian GNU/Linux 9.7 "Stretch" Live & Installable ISOs Now Available to Download

Friday 25th of January 2019 05:24:16 AM
The Debian Project announced yesterday the general availability of the seventh point release of their latest Debian GNU/Linux 9 "Stretch" operating system series, which includes a single package update.

CoreDNS is all grown up now and ready to roll: Kubernetes network toolkit graduates at last

Friday 25th of January 2019 04:09:56 AM
CNCF project pulls on its big-project boots, will look for work in IT sector. On Thursday, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) plans to announce the graduation of its fourth open source project, the CoreDNS Kubernetes DNS server system.…

How To Install Plone CMS on Ubuntu 18.04

Friday 25th of January 2019 03:08:24 AM
Plone is a free and open source content management system built on top of the Zope (Python) application server. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install Plone CMS on Ubuntu 18.04 server.

Open sourcerers drop sick Fedora Remix to get Windows Subsystem for Linux pumping

Friday 25th of January 2019 02:06:52 AM
You'll have to pay for the privilege, though. Microsoft Windows 10 users are spoiled for choice when it comes to Linux these days, and now open-source startup Whitewater Foundry has added yet another option for penguinistas living in a Windows world.…

How to Stop and Disable FirewallD on CentOS 7

Friday 25th of January 2019 01:05:20 AM
Firewalld dynamically manages the trust level of network connections and comes as a complete firewall solution. Firewalld service mainly used to configure and manage network connections by deciding which packets to allow and block.

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Intel Preparing The Linux Kernel For Cascade Lake AP Multi-Die Support

Intel developers have begun posting their Linux kernel patches for enabling multi-die/package topology support to the Linux kernel as part of their Cascade Lake AP upbringing. Cascade Lake "Advanced Performance" is a multi-chip package of multiple Cascade Lake dies, expected to be up to 48 cores / 96 threads per package and twelve DDR4 memory channels. Cascade Lake SP and Cascade Lake X Linux support already has been in order -- or at least appears to be based upon previous commit activity -- while Cascade Lake AP is taking some additional work due to the new multi-die design. Cascade Lake dies are connected via Ultra Path Interconnect (UPI) links. Read more Also: Linux Seeing Support For The HyperBus

Wayland 1.17 & Weston 6.0 Reach Alpha, Officially Releasing Next Month

Out today are the first alpha releases for Wayland 1.17 and the Weston 6.0 reference compositor. This alpha release is about two weeks behind schedule but the developers have updated their plans to now ship the beta releases on 5 March, release candidates begin on 12 March, and potentially releasing the stable versions of Wayland 1.17.0 and Weston 6.0.0 on 19 March. The Wayland 1.17 Alpha release adds to the protocol support for expressing an internal server error message as well as an updated wl_seat protocol. There are also memory leak fixes for the Wayland scanner and various test updates. Details on the 1.17 alpha via wayland-devel. Also out today is the Weston 6.0 Alpha. On the Weston compositor front they have shifted to using the Meson build system while deprecating Autotools, XDG-Shell stable support, FreeRDP 2.0 updates, IVI shell improvements, and many other changes. Read more

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Linux-powered robot kit aims for sweet spot between pro and kid products

Vincross has launched a Kickstarter campaign for a modular “MIND Kit” robotics kit ranging from $89 for the Linux-driven, quad -A53 compute unit to $799 for a complete kit with servo controller, motors, battery, bases, sensors, lidar, and a mic array. Vincross, which was founded in 2014 by Tsinghua University AI scientist Tianqi Sun, went to Kickstarter last year to launch its six-legged, all-terrain HEXA robot, controlled by a Linux-based MIND SDK. Now, the company has returned with a smarter and more modular MIND Kit robotics kit with an updated MIND 2.0 SDK. The company also announced a $10 funding round led by Lenovo (see farther below). Read more