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How to Stop and delete Linux Raid array

Friday 17th of February 2017 12:48:42 PM
You must have seen my earlier post about replacing faulty disk in Linux raid , however if something goes wrong with system sometimes you need to stop and delete Linux Raid array. We will go first about how we can stop linux raid array. here is sample output of status of Raid array:

Microsoft's monthlong patch delay could pose risks

Friday 17th of February 2017 11:34:21 AM
Microsoft has decided to bundle its February patches together with those scheduled for March, a move that at least some security experts disagree with.

Why I’m Not a Full-Throttle FOSS Advocate

Friday 17th of February 2017 10:20:01 AM
"Software Freedom" shouldn't mean "use free software or else." It should mean you are free to use the software you choose.

AT&T, Intel, Google, Microsoft, Visa, and More to Speak at Open Networking Summit 2017

Friday 17th of February 2017 09:05:41 AM
The Linux Foundation has announced keynote speakers and session highlights for Open Networking Summit, to be held April 3-6, 2017 in Santa Clara, CA.

How Google reinvented security and eliminated the need for firewalls

Friday 17th of February 2017 07:51:21 AM
Over time, however, that perimeter developed holes as Google's increasingly mobile workforce, scattered around the world, demanded access to the network. And employees complained about having to go through a sometimes slow, unreliable VPN. On top of that, Google, like everyone else, was moving to the cloud, which was also outside of the castle.

HITMAN Stealth Game Out Now for Linux & SteamOS, AMD and Nvidia GPUs Supported

Friday 17th of February 2017 06:37:01 AM
The UK-based video game publisher Feral Interactive is proud to announce the immediate availability of the HITMAN: The Complete First Season stealth game for Linux and SteamOS platforms.

5 Tips on Enterprise Open Source Success From Capital One, Google, and Walmart

Friday 17th of February 2017 05:22:41 AM
Some of the world’s largest and most successful companies gathered this week at Open Source Leadership Summit in Lake Tahoe to share best practices around open source use and participation.

Gimp Photo Editor A Free Photoshop Alternative

Friday 17th of February 2017 04:08:20 AM
So Photoshop is the industry standard for photo editing but it is going to cost you as high as $600 a year. If you are looking for something arguably as good but cheaper as free, then you’ve got to go with GIMP. GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) is a cross-platform image editor available for GNU/Linux, OS X, Windows and more operating systems. So how good is GIMP? Can it effectively replace Photoshop? How far Let’s take a look.

Own Your DNS Data

Friday 17th of February 2017 02:54:00 AM
I honestly think most people simply are unaware of how much personaldata they leak on a daily basis as they use their computers. Even if theyhave some inkling along those lines, I still imagine manythink of the data they leak only in terms of individual facts, such astheir name or where they ate lunch.

When to Use Which Debian Linux Repository

Friday 17th of February 2017 01:39:40 AM
Nothing distinguishes the Debian Linux distribution so much as its system of package repositories. Originally organized into Stable, Testing, and Unstable, additional repositories have been added over the years, until today it takes more than a knowledge of a repository's name to understand how to use it efficiently and safely.

Open Source First: A manifesto for private companies

Friday 17th of February 2017 12:25:19 AM
This is a manifesto that any private organization can use to frame their collaboration transformation. Take a read and let me know what you think.read more

How to install Snap applications on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Thursday 16th of February 2017 11:10:59 PM
Ubuntu 16.04LTS was released by Canonical back in April last year. Among some of the key new features it brought, one was a new packaging format dubbed Snap. The feature has since only been available on Ubuntu 16.04. But that changed earlier this month, when the team behind the feature at Canonical announced that users of Ubuntu 14.04 can also use the new packaging format.

A quick introduction to tmux

Thursday 16th of February 2017 09:56:39 PM
For many people, the Linux terminal represents a substantial portion of where their most important work happens. Whether a system administrator managing multiple remote machines, a programmer trying to run a new snippet of code as they walk through the source, or simply an ordinary user who is trying to read a man page for documentation as they step through pecking out a lengthy command, it's not uncommon to need to run and see the output of multiple terminal applications at a time.read more

openSUSE on Raspberry Pi 3: From Zero to Functional System in a Few Easy Steps

Thursday 16th of February 2017 08:42:19 PM
Deploying openSUSE on Raspberry Pi 3 is not all that complicated, but there are a few tricks that smooth the process.

Alternative Global Menu For MATE And Xfce: Vala Panel AppMenu

Thursday 16th of February 2017 07:27:59 PM
Vala Panel AppMenu is a global menu panel applet for Xfce, MATE and Vala panels, which uses unity-gtk-module as its backend, and it works with all the applications supported by Unity's AppMenu.As a result, it provides global menu support for GTK2, GTK3, Qt4 and Qt5 applications, as well as applications like Firefox, Thunderbird, Google Chrome / Chromium, and LibreOffice.

Install Icinga2 (Network Monitoring Tool) on Ubuntu, Debian & Mint

Thursday 16th of February 2017 06:13:39 PM
Icinga2 designed to monitor large complex environments.

Hello, Modern Paste!

Thursday 16th of February 2017 04:59:18 PM
Fedora offers a pastebin service for its users and contributors. A pastebin lets you save text on a website for a length of time. This helps you exchange data easily with other users. For example, you can post error messages for help with... Continue Reading →

Master C++ Programming with Open-Source Books

Thursday 16th of February 2017 03:44:58 PM
Books are very personal and subjective possessions. And programming books are no exception. But regardless of their style, focus, or pace, good C++ programming books take the reader on a compelling journey, opening eyes to the capabilities of the language, and showing how it can be used to build just about anything.

Tips To Improve Ubuntu Speed

Thursday 16th of February 2017 02:30:38 PM
Chances are that your Ubuntu desktop will run so smooth. You will wonder why you did not switch from those other slow loading desktop operating systems (looking at you Windows). Ubuntu runs smoothly on most modern machines and older machines using variants such as Lubuntu, Xubuntu and Ubuntu MATE are going to be impressive as well. Very few times, your experience can get poorer on your Ubuntu desktop. On the off chance that your Ubuntu PC is not running as smoothly as you would like, there are a few things you could do to improve your system performance and response.

How to take screenshots on Linux using scrot.

Thursday 16th of February 2017 01:16:18 PM
If you are looking for an even better command line utility for taking screenshots, then you must give Scrot a try. This tool has some extra features that are currently not available in gnome-screenshot. In this tutorial, we will explain Scrot using easy to understand examples.

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3 little things in Linux 4.10 that will make a big difference

Linux never sleeps. Linus Torvalds is already hard at work pulling together changes for the next version of the kernel (4.11). But with Linux 4.10 now out, three groups of changes are worth paying close attention to because they improve performance and enable feature sets that weren’t possible before on Linux. Here’s a rundown of those changes to 4.10 and what they likely will mean for you, your cloud providers, and your Linux applications. Read more

SODIMM-style module runs Linux on VIA’s 1GHz Cortex-A9 SoC

VIA unveiled an SODIMM-style COM based on its Cortex-A9 WM8850 SoC, with 512MB RAM and 8GB eMMC, plus Ethernet, CSI, graphics, USB, and serial ports. The 68.6 x 43mm “SOM-6X50” computer-on-module appears to be VIA’s second-ever ARM COM. Back in Sept. 2015, the company released a 70 x 70mm Qseven form factor QSM-8Q60 COM, based on a 1GHz NXP DualLite SoC. Read more

Today in Techrights

today's leftovers

  • LinuXatUSIL – Previas 2 for #LinuxPlaya
    Damian from GNOME Argentina explained us some code based on this tutorial and the widgets in Glade were presented.
  • RancherOS v0.8.0 released! [Ed: and a bugfix release, 0.8.1, out today]
    RancherOS v0.8.0 is now available! This release has taken a bit more time than prior versions, as we’ve been laying more groundwork to allow us to do much faster updates, and to release more often.
  • The Technicals For Red Hat, Inc. (RHT) Tell An Interesting Tale
  • Ubuntu 17.04 Beta 1 Released | New Features And Download
    Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Zapus Beta 1 release is finally here. If you’re interested, you can go ahead and download the ISO images of the participating flavors, which are, Lubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Ubuntu Budgie, Ubuntu GNOME, Ubuntu Kylin, and Ubuntu Studio. Powered by Linux kernel 4.10, these releases feature the latest stable versions of their respective desktop environments. This release will be followed by the Final Beta release on March 23 and final release on April 13.
  • Ubuntu 17.04 Beta 1 Now Available to Download
    The first beta releases in the Ubuntu 17.04 development cycle are ready for testing, with Xubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME and Ubuntu Budgie among the flavors taking part.