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An open source bionic leg, Python data pipeline, data breach detection, and more news

Sunday 9th of June 2019 11:08:16 AM
In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at an open source bionic leg, a new open source medical imaging organization, McKinsey[he]#039[/he]s first open source release, and more!

CreatorCrate, a unique roguelike 2D platformer made on Linux is looking for funding

Sunday 9th of June 2019 08:56:45 AM
Jori Ryan of CreatorCrateGames emailed about their roguelike 2D platformer CreatorCrate. It's being developed on Linux (primarily on Manjaro) and so they're aiming for same-day Linux support with it.

Microsoft and Proprietary Software Vendors a Financial Boon for the Linux Foundation, But at What Cost?

Sunday 9th of June 2019 06:45:14 AM
The Linux Foundation is thriving financially, but the sources of income are diversified to the point where the Linux Foundation is actually funded by foes of Linux, defeating the very purpose or direction of such a nonprofit foundation (led by self-serving millionaires who don't use GNU/Linux)

Tmux Command Examples To Manage Multiple Terminal Sessions

Sunday 9th of June 2019 04:33:43 AM
Learn most-commonly used Tmux commands to manage multiple Terminal sessions.

Linux Privilege Escalation exploiting Sudo Rights?—?Part I

Sunday 9th of June 2019 02:22:11 AM
A few days back, I was trying to solve a box and getting the root access was looking a bit tricky at first. But after thinking about it for half an hour, I was able to figure out that some basic knowledge about Linux File permissions and text editors will do the work.This article explains in-depth ways to gain root access using common file editors such as Nano and Vim.

The Linux Foundation as a Facilitator of Microsoft's Abduction of Developers (for GitHub, Azure, Visual Studio and Windows)

Sunday 9th of June 2019 12:10:40 AM
There’s a profoundly disturbing pattern; in a rush for influence and money the Linux Foundation inadvertently (or worse — consciously and deliberately) paved the way to Microsoft’s more modern version of Embrace, Extend, Extinguish (EEE)

How to Install ISPConfig 3 on Ubuntu 18.04

Saturday 8th of June 2019 09:59:09 PM
ISPConfig is a well-known open-source web hosting control panel that allows us to manage services through a web browser. We can easily add Apache virtual host or Nginx server blocks, create/edit/delete databases, configure cron jobs, create email accounts, and much more. It is a free Install ISPConfig 3 on an Ubuntu 18.04 VPS alternative to paid control panels – you don’t have to spend any money to use this control panel. In this tutorial, we will show you how to set up and install ISPConfig 3 on a VPS running Ubuntu 18.04.

The Linux Foundation in 2019: Over 100 Million Dollars in Income, But Cannot Maintain

Saturday 8th of June 2019 07:47:38 PM
Today’s Linux Foundation gets about 0.1 billion dollars per year (as explained in our previous post), so why can’t it spend about 0.1% of that money on people who write for and maintain a site that actually promotes GNU/Linux?

Episode 20: Advertising is Broken, but Linux Isn't.

Saturday 8th of June 2019 05:36:07 PM
Katherine Druckman and Doc Searls talk to Don Marti, of Mozilla and formerly of Linux Journal, about ad technology, privacy, and the Linux community.

4 tools to help you drive Kubernetes

Saturday 8th of June 2019 03:24:36 PM
In the third article in this series, Kubernetes basics: Learn how to drive first, I emphasized that you should learn to drive Kubernetes, not build it. I also explained that there is a minimum set of primitives that you have to learn to model an application in Kubernetes.

R-Series based gaming box has triple DP

Saturday 8th of June 2019 01:13:05 PM
EFCO’s Linux-friendly “EGL8350” gaming computer runs on an AMD R-Series SoC with Radeon R5 or R7 GPUs and offers 3x DisplayPorts, 2x GbE, 4x each of USB and serial, 72x JAMMA GPIO, and a SATA-enabled “SmartBay.” After announcing an EGL6087 casino gaming logic box with an AMD G-Series GX218 LX earlier this year, EFCO has […]

Digital Will, Part I: Requirements

Saturday 8th of June 2019 11:01:34 AM
Digital assets are becoming as important as physical assets, so howyou do manage them after you die?

How to Install Lutris on Debian 10 Buster

Saturday 8th of June 2019 08:50:02 AM
If you plan on gaming on Debian, you're going to want Lutris. It's taken the cumbersome process of installing and playing games with Wine and automated everything to a point that makes everything nearly as easy as on Windows. Lutris is available from the developers through a Debian repository, so all you need to do is add it to your system to get started.

User Friendly Zorin OS 15 has been released, based on Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS

Saturday 8th of June 2019 06:38:31 AM
2DayGeek: A brand new version of Zorin OS 15 is now available to download.

How to Install and Configure mod_pagespeed Module with Apache on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Saturday 8th of June 2019 04:27:00 AM
Mod_pagespeed is an Apache module that can be used to improve the speed of Apache web server on Linux. Mod_pagespeed has several filters that automatically optimize Web Pages to improve better performance. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install Mod_pagespeed with Apache on Ubuntu 18.04 server.

How to Install and Setup Jenkins on Ubuntu 18.04

Saturday 8th of June 2019 02:15:28 AM
This tutorial focuses on installing Jenkins on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with Java 8 by configuring Firewall for Jenkins and create the first admin user.

5 of the Best Arch Linux-Based Distributions

Saturday 8th of June 2019 12:03:57 AM
If you’d like to use Arch Linux but don’t want to build everything from the ground up, here are 5 of the best Arch-based Linux distributions you can try.

Attempting to install Linux on a new laptop

Friday 7th of June 2019 09:52:26 PM
How I failed at installing Linux on a new laptop

How To Add a Git Remote

Friday 7th of June 2019 07:40:55 PM
Git remotes are pointers to the versions of the repository that are typically stored on other servers. These can be services such as GitLab, GitHub, BitBucket or a private Git repository.

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Games: Strange Loop Games and City Builder

Debian GNU/Linux riscv64 port in mid 2019

As it can be seen in the first graph, perhaps with some difficulty, is that the percent of arch-dependent packages built for riscv64 (grey line) has been around or higher than 80% since mid 2018, just a few months after the port was added to the infrastructure. Given than the arch-dependent packages are about half of the Debian['s main, unstable] archive and that (in simple terms) arch-independent packages can be used by all ports (provided that the software that they rely on is present, e.g. a programming language interpreter), this means that around 90% of packages of the whole archive has been available for this architecture from early on. Read more

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Software: Synapse, Qmmp and LibreOffice

  • How to install and use Synapse, the MacOS Spotlight alternative for Linux
    Mac OS is everybody’s favorite, and there are several reasons behind it. One of the most useful utilities you can find on Mac OS is Spotlight, which makes searching for things a piece of cake, all directly from the desktop. While most developers have already designed similar utilities for Windows, the open-source Linux based operating systems are no exception, as well. Most Linux operating systems like Ubuntu have its own search functionality, but it can sometimes be troublesome to reach there and isn’t as powerful as Spotlight. So with Synapse for Linux, you can do just that, and boost the power of the search functionality on your system. With Synapse for Ubuntu, you can even search for things on the web, which is cool, as well. Some Linux distros like Lubuntu, don’t offer decent search functionality, and Synapse can be a great solution in such cases. With Synapse, searching is easy with just the navigation buttons on your keyboard, and you are ready to go. Synapse can be downloaded and installed from the Linux official repository. Synapse can also be configured to run on startup so that too don’t need to search for, and open Synapse, each time you need to use it.
  • Qmmp 1.3.3 Released with Floating PulseAudio, ALSA, OSS4 Support
    Qmmp, Qt based audio player, released version 1.3.3 with improvements and bug fixes. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 18.10, Ubuntu 19.04.
  • Office Suites for Ubuntu 18.04
    Today we are looking at different office suites for Ubuntu 18.04. LibreOffice is the default LibreOffice suite for Ubuntu but it is by all means not the only one. In this article, we will look at different office suites for Ubuntu and all of its pros and cons. All these Office Suites are available for at least all Ubuntu based distros, and the installation method is the same for all the Ubuntu based distros.
  • Week 3 Report
    I continue working on Rewriting the logger messages with the new DSL grammar: