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How to Install Matomo Web Analytics on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Friday 18th of January 2019 04:36:32 AM
Matomo (formerly Piwik) is a free and open source web analytics application for web servers. This tutorial will show you how to install Matomo on a Ubuntu 18.04 LTS system using Nginx as the web server and we will secure the website with a Let's Encrypt SSL certificate.

Ditching Out-of-Date Documentation Infrastructure

Friday 18th of January 2019 03:22:12 AM
Long ago, the Linux kernel started using 00-Index files to list thecontents of each documentation directory. This was intended to explain whateach of those files documented. Henrik Austad recently pointed out thatthose files have been out of date for a very long time and were probablynot used by anyone anymore. This is nothing new. Henrik said in his postthat this had been discussed already for years, "and they have since thengrown further out of date, so perhaps it is time to just throw them out."

How to Install Blender 3D on Ubuntu 18.04

Friday 18th of January 2019 02:07:52 AM
This article describes how to install and launch the Blender application on your Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop. The tutorial covers the installation by download, from Ubuntu repository, and on the command line by using Snap or a third-party PPA repository.

Survey Indicates Container Security Concerns Limit Adoption

Friday 18th of January 2019 12:53:31 AM
A new survey indicates that 60 percent of IT pros working with containers experienced at least one container security incident in the last year.

Android Q Leak Confirms System-Wide Dark Theme, Experimental Desktop Mode

Thursday 17th of January 2019 11:39:11 PM
It's been confirmed many times that Google is working on a system-wide dark theme for a future version of its Linux-based Android mobile operating system, but the latest leak of Android Q gives a first look at the new dark mode and other upcoming features.

Simple guide to configure Nginx reverse proxy with SSL

Thursday 17th of January 2019 10:24:51 PM
A reverse proxy is a server that takes the requests made through web i.e. http & https, then sends them to backend server (or servers). A Backend server can be a single or group...

Cortana and Search to innovate separately in an amicable Windows 10 Insider split

Thursday 17th of January 2019 09:10:31 PM
Microsoft introduces the Schrödinger Linux Subsystem. (It might work. It might not.)Hot on the heels of a patch for the version of Windows 10 that Microsoft hopes will undo the woes of 2018 comes a fresh insider build to break stuff just a few days before the company's bug bash.…

Create a Kubernetes cron job in OKD

Thursday 17th of January 2019 07:56:11 PM
It can be daunting to get started with Kubernetes and OKD (a Kubernetes distribution formerly known as OpenShift Origin). There are a lot of concepts and components to take in and understand. This tutorial walks through creating an example Kubernetes cron job that uses a service account and a Python script to list all the pods in the current project/namespace. The job itself is relatively useless, but this tutorial introduces many parts of the Kubernetes & OKD more

How to Install Spotify on Linux

Thursday 17th of January 2019 06:41:51 PM
Spotify is easily the most popular music streaming service in the world, and they support Linux! Learn now to install the Spotify client on your Linux PC.

How to Update/Change Users Password in Linux Using Different Ways

Thursday 17th of January 2019 05:27:31 PM
2DayGeek: This tutorial helps you to change user password in multiple servers using Shell script.

Chromium on Fedora finally gets VAAPI support!

Tuesday 8th of January 2019 10:18:54 AM
Do you like playing videos in your web browser? Well, good news, the Chromium web browser available in Fedora gets a Video Acceleration API support. That makes video playback much smoother while using significantly less resources. A little bit of history Chromium with a VAAPI patch was already available on other distributions. But this was […]

Linux-driven i.MX ULL board drives $99 touch-panel kit

Tuesday 8th of January 2019 09:04:34 AM
MYIR’s new “MYD-Y6ULX-HMI” dev board, built on a previous iMX6 ULL module, also drives a new $99 “MYD-Y6ULX-CHMI” 7-inch touch-panel display kit with a pre-installed Linux HMI stack and optional wireless add-on. MYIR has launched a $59 and up development board built around its MYC-Y6ULX computer-on-module, which runs Linux on NXP’s power-sipping i.MX6 ULL SoC. [[he]#8230[/he]]

Linux 5 is on the way

Tuesday 8th of January 2019 07:50:14 AM
But even Linus Torvalds says it[he]#039[/he]s not that big of a deal.

Aliases: To Protect and Serve

Tuesday 8th of January 2019 06:35:53 AM
Here in the new year, we’re continuing our series on aliases. By now, you’ve probably read our first article on aliases, and it should be quite clear how they are the easiest way to save yourself a lot of trouble.

This is the last straw, evil Microsoft. Making private GitHub repos free? You've gone too far

Tuesday 8th of January 2019 05:21:33 AM
Redmond hits back: You (won't) pay for this. GitHub, the code storage and developer data gold mine acquired by Microsoft last year, has lowered the price it charges for private repositories from $7 per month to zero.…

December top 10: Linux command-line tricks, CI/CD tools, Ansible how-tos, Kubeflow, and more

Tuesday 8th of January 2019 02:52:53 AM brought in 943,071 unique visitors who made 1,505,694 page views in December, a 40% year-over-year increase from December 2017. We published 93 articles last month, and welcomed 16 new authors.

How To Install VirtualBox on Debian Linux 9

Tuesday 8th of January 2019 01:38:32 AM
VirtualBox is an open source cross-platform virtualization software which allows you to run multiple guest operating systems (virtual machines) simultaneously.

IBM Began Buying Red Hat 20 Years Ago

Tuesday 8th of January 2019 12:24:12 AM
Many interesting analyses have been and will be written about whyIBM bought Red Hat, and what it means for open source, Red Hat,Ubuntu, cloud computing, IBM, Microsoft and Amazon, amongst otherthings. But one aspect of the deal people may have missed isthat in an important sense, IBM actually began buying Red Hat 20years ago...

Getting started with Pelican: A Python-based static site generator

Monday 7th of January 2019 11:09:52 PM
If you want to create a custom website or blog, you have a lot of options. Many providers will host your website and do much of the work for you. (WordPress is an extremely popular option.) But you lose some flexibility by using a hosted solution. As a software developer, I prefer to manage my own server and keep more freedom in how my website more

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OpenSUSE/SUSE: SLES for SAP and Christian Boltz Introduced

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications support update
    SUSE has announced effective December 1, 2018, two changes to its SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) for SAP Applications product. SLES for SAP Applications now includes support for a given service pack for 4.5 years with the regular subscription while the basic codestream is general available and itself fully maintained. This change reflects the request from clients to align OS upgrades with hardware life cycles. To explain this a bit further, this change affects SLES for SAP Applications 12 and 15 code streams. SLES for SAP Applications 11 is at the end of the general availability already, therefore SLES for SAP Applications 11 SP4 is the last service pack. If clients choose to stay on SLES for SAP Applications 11, then they will need to purchase LTSS to ensure ongoing support. This is especially true for clients that run SAP HANA 1 workloads on IBM Power Systems servers in Big Endian mode.
  • 2018-2019 openSUSE Board Elections: Meet incumbent Christian Boltz
    With two weeks to go until the ballots open on Monday, February 4, 2019, openSUSE News and the Elections Committee are running a “meet your candidates” series. Questions were sent out to the seven Candidates. The questions and answers will appear in the News, one Candidate each day, in alphabetical order.

ArchLabs Refresh Release, 2019.01.20

Gidday ArchLabbers, Happy New Year. With the new year comes an ISO refresh. All changes are listed at the change-log. If you encounter any issues, please post them at the forum. Also, ArchLabs related bugs need to be raised at BitBucket. Read more

Programming: Homebrew 1.9, JBoss EAP, Python, Qt and Inclusion

  • Homebrew 1.9 Adds Linux Support, Auto-Cleanup, and More
    The latest release of popular macOS package manager Homebrew includes support for Linux, optional automatic package cleanup, and extended binary package support. Linux support, merged from the Linuxbrew project, is still in beta and will become stable in version 2.0. It also enables the use of Homebrew on Windows 10 systems with the Windows Subsystem for Linux installed. Auto-cleanup is meant to optimize disk space occupation by removing all intermediate data that Homebrew generates when installing packages. This can be a significant amount when Homebrew actually builds the packages from sources instead of just installing binaries. Auto-cleanup is opt-in by setting the HOMEBREW_INSTALL_CLEANUP. This behaviour will become opt-out in version 2.0, where you will be able to set the HOMEBREW_NO_INSTALL_CLEANUP environment variable to disable auto-cleanup.
  • Streamline your JBoss EAP dev environment with Red Hat CodeReady Workspaces: Part 1
  • Counteracting Code Complexity With Wily - Episode 195
    As we build software projects, complexity and technical debt are bound to creep into our code. To counteract these tendencies it is necessary to calculate and track metrics that highlight areas of improvement so that they can be acted on. To aid in identifying areas of your application that are breeding grounds for incidental complexity Anthony Shaw created Wily. In this episode he explains how Wily traverses the history of your repository and computes code complexity metrics over time and how you can use that information to guide your refactoring efforts.
  • Qt Visual Studio Tools 2.3.1 Released
    The Qt VS Tools version 2.3.1 has now been released to the Visual Studio Marketplace.
  • Ben Cotton: Inclusion is a necessary part of good coding
    Too often I see comments like “some people would rather focus on inclusion than write good code.” Not only is that a false dichotomy, but it completely misrepresents the relationship between the two. Inclusion doesn’t come at the cost of good code, it’s a necessary part of good code. We don’t write code for the sake of writing code. We write code for people to use it in some way. This means that the code needs to work for the people. In order to do that, the people designing and implementing the technology need to consider different experiences. The best way to do that is to have people with different experiences be on the team. As my 7th grade algebra teacher was fond of reminding us: garbage in, garbage out.

Graphics: Vega, Radeon, Wayland on BSD

  • Vega 10 & Newer Getting More Fine-Grained PowerPlay Controls On Linux
    With the upcoming Linux 5.1 kernel cycle, discrete Radeon graphics cards based on Vega 10 and newer will have fine-grained controls over what PowerPlay power management features are enabled and the ability to toggle them at run-time. Queued into the work-in-progress AMDGPU code for the eventual Linux 5.1 kernel cycle is now a ppfeatures for sysfs. This new "ppfeatures" file on sysfs will allow for querying the PowerPlay features state and toggling them individually. This includes features like GFXOFF (the ability to turn off the graphics engine when idling), automatic fan control, LED display for GPU activity, the dynamic power management state for the various blocks, and other features. Up to now the PowerPlay features couldn't be toggled individually but just a blanket enable/disable.
  • AMD Radeon 7 Will Have Day One Linux Support
    Linux gamers shouldn't see a repeat performance of the Radeon RX 590 situation.
  • Wayland Support On The BSDs Continuing To Improve
    While Wayland was designed on and for Linux systems, the BSD support for Wayland and the various compositors has continued improving particularly over the past year or so but it's still a lengthy journey. In a little more than one year, the FreeBSD Wayland support has been on a steady rise. It's looking like this year could even mark the KDE Wayland session for FreeBSD potentially getting squared away. Besides KDE, the GNOME Wayland work for FreeBSD has advanced a bit and is available in some FreeBSD Ports but there has been some complications around libinput and its Linux'isms. Details on the current state of Wayland-related components in FreeBSD is drafted at the FreeBSD Wiki.