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Backup and restore Toolboxes

Monday 3rd of August 2020 08:29:06 PM
Create a backup of your Pet toolbox container. If you have ever spent time setting up a toolbox container and would like to back it up, this article is for you.

Stretchly – reminder to take breaks

Monday 3rd of August 2020 07:14:46 PM
There are lots of simple steps you can take to reduce eye strain and fatigue. These include adjusting the brightness, contrast settings, and text size displayed, as well as minimizing glare, and ensuring your room has proper lighting. Taking regular breaks is also very important. This is where Stretchly is designed to help.

IBM is Already Gutting Red Hat and Firing Employees Without Warning, Jim Whitehurst Isn't Even Using GNU/Linux

Monday 3rd of August 2020 06:00:26 PM
The situation at Red Hat isn’t good, employee morale is very low, and yet — perhaps unsurprisingly — nobody seems to be talking about it (at least not in the mainstream media)

How to run Python Scripts with Apache and mod_wsgi on Ubuntu 20.04

Monday 3rd of August 2020 04:46:06 PM
mod_wsgi is an Apache module that provides an interface for hosting Python based web applications under Apache. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install and set up of mod_wsgi with the Apache server on Ubuntu 20.04 server.

openSUSE 15.2 Is The Mercedes-Benz of Linux Distributions

Monday 3rd of August 2020 02:01:47 AM
openSUSE 15.2 is an excellent Linux distribution for power users who want to enjoy the ability of fully controlling their systems using a complete tool like YaST2. Version 15.2 of the distribution was released few weeks ago. And as usual, we’ve put our hands on it and tried it to see what’s new and what a user can expect of it. This is a full review of openSUSE 15.2.

Linux Distros Used BootHole Vulnerability Patches.. To Destroy the Boot

Sunday 2nd of August 2020 11:50:16 PM
BootHole is a newly discovered security vulnerability that affects Linux systems using UEFI Secure Boot feature. But Linux distributions patched it in the worse way possible.

How to Install Gitea on CentOS 8

Sunday 2nd of August 2020 09:38:45 PM
Gitea is a self-hosted open-source git server written in Go. It comes with a repository file editor, project issue tracking, users managements, notifications, built-in wiki, and much more.

Why making mistakes makes me a better sysadmin

Sunday 2nd of August 2020 07:27:14 PM
I've been a Fedora Linux contributor for a little over a decade now. Fedora has a large community of developers and users, each with a unique set of skills ranging from being a particularly discerning user to being an amazing programmer. I like this because it inspires and motivates me to develop new skills of my own.read more

Nitrux 1.3.1 Released with Latest Plasma Desktop, Improved Installer, and Faster Installation

Sunday 2nd of August 2020 05:15:43 PM
Uri Herrera announced the release of Nitrux 1.3.1, the first point release to the Nitrux 1.3 series of this gorgeous Linux distro based on the latest KDE technologies and Ubuntu.

The sysadmins journey: A series of unexpected events

Sunday 2nd of August 2020 03:04:12 PM
Dealing with frustration this System Administrator Appreciation Day? Check out these solutions to common challenges, from storage to configuration management to many others.

Venerable text editor GNU Nano reaches version 5.0 and adds the modern frippery that is scrollbars

Sunday 2nd of August 2020 12:52:41 PM
Three big upgrades since 2018 suggests it's far from terminalCult text editor GNU Nano has released a major update, taking the terminal-based program to its fifth version in twenty years.…

How to Install Thunderbird Email Client on Debian and Setup your GMail account in Thunderbird

Sunday 2nd of August 2020 10:41:10 AM
In this article, we will explain installing Thunderbird both through the Debian UI and the command line. We will then explain how to launch the application and use it to set up Thunderbird to access and use your already existing Email account (GMail) on your Debian.

Quickly Build Virtual Machine Images With Virt-builder

Sunday 2nd of August 2020 08:29:38 AM
Virt-builder is a command line tool for building variety of virtual machine images for local or cloud use, easily as well as quickly.

8 tips for running a virtual hackathon

Sunday 2nd of August 2020 06:18:07 AM
Hackathons are events where developers, product managers, designers, and others come together to tackle problems over a short time period. They have become increasingly popular over the last 15 years after OpenBSD ran the first hackathon in June 1999.These events provide several benefits—greater engagement across the community, innovation and new ideas, awareness for the organizers, and networking opportunities for participants.read more

Kontron debuts hardened OpenWrt stack on new rolling stock computer

Sunday 2nd of August 2020 04:06:36 AM
Kontron’s fanless EN50155-certified “SR-TRACe-G40x” railway server and router runs a hardened, new hypervisor based on OpenWrt called SEC-Line on a Skylake or Apollo Lake CPU and offers 2x SATA, 2x GbE, LTE, WiFi, and GNSS. Kontron unveiled an “edge data processing router/server gateway” for the rail industry based on 6th Gen Core or Apollo Lake […]

Defining cloud native, expanding the ecosystem, and more industry trends

Sunday 2nd of August 2020 01:55:04 AM
As part of my role as a principal communication strategist at an enterprise software company with an open source development model, I publish a regular update about open source community, market, and industry trends for product marketers, managers, and other influencers. Here are three of my and their favorite articles from that update.

How to Install Nagios on Ubuntu 20.04

Saturday 1st of August 2020 11:43:33 PM
Nagios keeps an inventory of your entire IT infrastructure and ensures your networks, servers, applications, services, and processes are up and running. In case of failure or suboptimal performance, Nagios will send notification alerts via various methods. This article explains how to install Nagios on Ubuntu 20.04.

4 ways I contribute to open source as a Linux systems administrator

Saturday 1st of August 2020 09:32:02 PM
I recently participated in The Linux Foundation Open Source Summit North America, held virtually June 29-July 2, 2020. In the course of that event, I had the opportunity to speak with a fellow attendee about my career in Linux systems administration and how it had led me to a career focused on open source. Specifically, he asked, how does a systems administrator who doesn[he]#039[/he]t do a lot of coding participate in open source projects?

15-inch touch panel PC builds on Raspberry Pi CM3

Saturday 1st of August 2020 07:20:31 PM
Comfile’s 15-inch “ComfilePi CPi-A150WR” touch-panel computer is built around a Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 and offers an IP65 protected, 1024 x 768 resistive touchscreen pus USB, LAN, serial, and 22x GPIO. Comfile Technology has added to its line of ComfilePi touch panel computers built around the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 (CM3). The new […]

RHEL and CentOS 7 Receive Important Kernel Security Update, Patch Now

Saturday 1st of August 2020 05:31:39 PM
RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) 7 and CentOS 7 operating system series received an important Linux kernel security and bug fix update that addressees four vulnerabilities and several other issues.

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Ubuntu MATE 20.04.1 for Raspberry Pi Now Has a Second Beta Ready for Testing

Martin Wimpress published a new beta version of the upcoming Ubuntu MATE 20.04.1 images for Raspberry Pi devices, which you can download and test right now on the tiny computer. Ubuntu MATE 20.04.1 for Raspberry Pi promises major new features, such as support for the latest Raspberry Pi 4 SCBs, better graphics, experimental USB booting, basic rendering for the Firefox web browser by default, support for the rpi-eeprom utility for updating the Raspberry Pi 4 bootloader EEPROM, and a new configuration tool. Based on the recently released Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS (Focal Fossa) operating system, the upcoming Ubuntu MATE 20.04.1 for Raspberry Pi release is now in its latest stages of development, with a second beta version ready for public testing. Since beta 1, the team fixed Wi-Fi issues that occurred on the first boot during the initial setup wizard and dropped the gpu_mem memory option that lets you specify how much memory the GPU can use from the config.txt file for better performance. The beta 2 is also powered by the same Linux 5.4 LTS kernel used in Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS, and uses the latest MATE 1.24 desktop environment and most the core apps that are also available in the Ubuntu MATE 20.04.1 LTS release for PCs. Read more

Android Leftovers

Video/Audio: Feren OS 2020.07, Curl, Command Line Heroes and More Red Hat

  • Feren OS 2020.07 Run Through

    In this video, we are looking at Feren OS 2020.07. Enjoy!

  • Daniel Stenberg: Video: Landing code in curl

    A few hours ago I ended my webinar on how to get your code contribution merged into curl.

  • Command Line Heroes - Season 5, episode 3: What Kind of Coder Will You Become?

    The 10x Coder is often positioned as a mythical developer who can always save the day. Saron Yitbarek and Clive Thompson investigate how much of that myth is grounded in truth.

  • How Quarkus fits into the Red Hat Runtimes formula

    There are plenty of new features to talk about in the world of Red Hat Runtimes. When I recently had the chance to speak with James Falkner, technical product manager for Red Hat Runtimes, he zeroed in on the Quarkus framework, or more specifically, the Red Hat branded build of Quarkus.

  • What the Dev?

    This week, we spoke to Eric Schabell, the portfolio architect director at Red Hat, about Agile integration. A lot of enterprises are moving in the direction of Agile teams all with an eye on the digital transformation story where they're headed towards delivering things in a cloud native fashion. You'll hear some of the best ways in which to achieve that Agile integration.

Fedora: Kernel Testing, OpenShift OKD and Project Intern

  • Contribute at the Fedora Test Week for Kernel 5.8

    The kernel team is working on final integration for kernel 5.8. This version was just recently released and will arrive soon in Fedora. As a result, the Fedora kernel and QA teams have organized a test week from Monday, August 17, 2020 through Monday, August 24, 2020. Refer to the wiki page for links to the test images you’ll need to participate. Read below for details.

  • OpenShift OKD on Fedora CoreOS on DigitalOcean Part 1: Deployment

    This blog post is the second in a series that illustrates how to set up an OpenShift OKD cluster on DigitalOcean. The first post in the series covered some background information and pre-requisites needed for deploying a cluster. At this point you should have chosen the domain for your cluster, set up your registrar to point to DigitalOcean nameservers, installed all necessary software (doctl, openshift-install, oc, aws cli, etc..), and configured appropriate credentials in your environment (DIGITALOCEAN_ACCESS_TOKEN, AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID, AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY).

  • Closing in on the end of the Summer

    Can you believe we’re two weeks through August already! And I’m so happy that my internship has been extended so last week isn’t my last week, even if it is the last full time week for awhile.