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Jenkins is an automation server forked from the Hudson project. Jenkins is a server based application running in a Java servlet container, it has support for many SCM (Source Control Management) software systems including Git, SVN, and Mercurial. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install the latest Jenkins version on Ubuntu Server 16.04. We will run Jenkins on our own domain name, and we will to install and configure Jenkins to run under the apache web server with the reverse proxy for Jenkins.
It[he]#039[/he]s that time of year again! Our amazing community members shared some of their favorite open-source-related products and gifts with us, and we[he]#039[/he]ve pulled together some of the best for our annual holiday gift guide.Kick off the holiday shopping season by checking out these 10 great gifts for open source enthusiasts.
PINEBOOK should support most of the operating systems supported by PINE A64(+) boards including Android 5.1/7.0, Remix OS, Debian, Ubuntu, and others, but the firmware requires some (minor) modifications since the laptop is using LPDDR3 RAM.
On Thanksgiving day, Canonical's Lukasz Zemczak wrote yet another landing e-mail to inform the Ubuntu Phone and Tablet communities about the release date of the long-anticipated Ubuntu Touch OTA-14 software update.
Eyes hurting at night from the glare of your screen? Perhaps it's even affecting your sleep? Then maybe you should give Redshift a try, a program similar to Twilight on Android and inspired by the likes of f.lux.
Users of the openSUSE Tumbleweed rolling distribution should be happy to hear that the repositories were flooded this week with hundreds of updated packages.
Calling all infosec pros: What are the best books in your security library? On a second thought, let's take a step back. A better question may be: Do you have a security library at all? If not, why?
Technology is social before it's technical. —Gilles DeleuzeHumans are driven quite a bit by emotions. You may be a rational human being, but your emotions will still drive many of your choices. You can be excited, angry, interested, or sad about things—it doesn't matter—you'll react to those emotions and you'll very often leak that into your communications.read more
Debian developer and Ubuntu member Julian Andres Klode announced that he plans on turning off SHA1 support for APT repositories starting January 1, 2017.
As always, I am massively impressed with the progress the Mesa developers have made. The open source Vulkan driver 'radv' has continued to evolve recently.
If you are a Microsoft Windows user, and your work involves sending/receiving large files over network, there's quite a possibility that you'd have at-least heard of (if not used) the 7zip tool. For those who aren't aware, 7zip is an award-winning, open-source file archiver that is claimed to have "a high compression ratio.". In this article, we'll discuss how to install and use p7zip in Linux.
In March 2015, the leadership of Berlin-based Zalando gathered the company's entire tech team in a hip underground techno club (it's Berlin, after all) and announced a new way of working—something called "Radical Agility." Inspired by Daniel Pink's Drive, Brian Robertson's Holacracy system and the agile movement, Radical Agility emphasizes Drive's call for autonomy, mastery and purpose as the pillars of the company's tech strategy and culture.read more
An investigative team for a Seattle television station found finding malware on clean computers to be an everyday practice at Office Depot.
For anything involving code, programming clubs often turn to GitHub, which has become the standard for open source project hosting for thousands of projects all over the world. GitHub organizations are for creating teams of people working on projects; organizations can have many repositories and smaller teams inside of them. Here's how you get started.read more
Helm aims to be the default package manager for Kubernetes. In Kubernetes, distributed applications are made of various resources: Deployments, Services, Ingress, Volumes, and so on (as discussed in parts one and two of this series). All in all, Helm tries to simplify complex application deployment on Kubernetes coupled with sharing of applications’ manifests.
Fedora 25 arrived on November 22, 2016, as reported right here on Softpedia, and it ships with lots of modern GNU/Linux technologies and the latest open source software releases.
An RPM package contains a set of files, typically compiled software binaries, libraries, and their development source files. These files are packaged in a cpio archive format, and finally wrapped in an RPM file along with any necessary package-specific metadata.
The tiny, open source “EspoTek Labrador” board combines an oscilloscope, waveform generator, power supply, logic analyzer, and multimeter. We’ve seen several open source projects that have slashed the price and complexity of data acquisition (DAQ), testing and measurement, and other lab gear, such as the Red Pitaya, which is now selling kits under the STEMlab name starting at $199.
MongoDB is a NoSQL database that provides high performance, high availability, and automatic scaling. This tutorial shows you how to install and configure MongoDB 3.2 (stable) on a CentOS 7 server.
Linux desktop users have been waiting for Wayland, the X server display replacement, for years. It's finally here.