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Install and Use collectl Performance Monitoring Tool on Ubuntu 20.04

3 hours 35 min ago
Collectl is a light-weight performance monitoring tool that can be used to collect performance data that describes the current system status. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and use Collectl on Ubuntu 20.04.

Modernize network function development with this Rust-based framework

4 hours 50 min ago
The world of networking has undergone monumental shifts over the past decade, particularly in the ongoing move from specialized hardware into software defined network functions (NFV) for data plane1 and packet processing.read more

Renewed Interest in OpenStack Bare Metal Project Ironic, as Software Moves Closer to Hardware

6 hours 4 min ago
Instead of using a proprietary hypervisor that works one way on one cloud and another way on another, he said, users are saying that "as long as we have access to x86 or Arm, we can run Linux, and Linux can run anything."

Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS (Focal Fossa) Released, Available for Download Now

8 hours 41 min ago
Canonical released today Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS as the first point release to the latest Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) operating system series to provide the community with an up-to-date installation media.

Linux-driven Home Assistant smart hub starts at $219

9 hours 55 min ago
zPoint Products has gone to Indiegogo to pitch an open source, cloudless “BaHa Box” smart hub starting at $219 that runs Linux and Home Assistant on an Allwinner H2+ or i.MX6 ULL with 2x USB, 10/100 LAN, WiFi/BT, and optional Zigbee and Z-Wave. Delta, Canada based zPoint Products, a spin-off of TechSol (Technical Solutions Inc), […]

Choosing between Ansible's copy and template modules

11 hours 9 min ago
When it comes to transferring files to a remote system with Ansible, the copy and template modules are great tools for the job. Ansible's copy and template modules are a great way to get started with automation.

Virtual Tours of the Museum of the Fossilized Internet

Friday 7th of August 2020 06:12:46 AM
Let’s brainstorm a sustainable future together. Imagine: We are in the year 2050 and we’re opening the Museum of the Fossilized Internet, which commemorates two decades of a sustainable internet. …

Can LibreOffice 7.0 Be Awaited Microsoft Office Alternative?

Friday 7th of August 2020 04:58:26 AM
To answer that, we’ve put our hands on LibreOffice 7.0 to see what’s new in it and how well it can deal with Microsoft Office documents and presentation files.

Ubuntu Unity 20.04.1 Launches with Nemo as Default File Manager, Timeshift Backup Tool

Friday 7th of August 2020 03:44:05 AM
Following the release of Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS (Focal Fossa), the team behind the unofficial Ubuntu Unity flavor announced today the general availability of Ubuntu Unity 20.04.1.

How To Fix Busybox Initramfs Error On Ubuntu

Friday 7th of August 2020 02:29:45 AM
This brief guide explains how to fix Busybox Initramfs error on Ubuntu Linux.

The podman play kube command now supports deployments

Friday 7th of August 2020 01:15:25 AM
One of the most exciting features we've added to Podman is support for interacting with Kubernetes objects. With the podman generate kube command, Podman can export your existing containers into Kubernetes Pod YAML for import into an OpenShift or Kubernetes cluster. Work back and forth between Podman and Kubernetes

TARS: Contributing to an open source microservices ecosystem

Friday 7th of August 2020 12:01:04 AM
Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin recently spoke at Cloud Native + Open Source Virtual Summit China 2020. We’d now like to republish his opening comments and a guide on how to get involved with the TARS project, the open source microservices framework.

Ubuntu Cinnamon Remix 20.04.1 LTS Released with New Look and Feel, Cinammon 4.4

Thursday 6th of August 2020 10:46:44 PM
Ubuntu Cinnamon Remix 20.04.1 LTS has been released today too, following closely on the heels of Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS (Focal Fossa) and Ubuntu Unity 20.04.1.

LibreOffice 7 Released

Thursday 6th of August 2020 09:32:24 PM
LibreOffice is the best open-source alternative to Microsoft Office. It is available for all major platforms and the document foundation releases frequent updates. With the new major update LibreOffice 7, it has got some nice features and performance improvements. The look and features of every LibreOffice are identical to MS Office or even better.

5 reasons to run Kubernetes on your Raspberry Pi homelab

Thursday 6th of August 2020 08:18:04 PM
There's a saying about the cloud, and it goes something like this: The cloud is just somebody else's computer. While the cloud is actually more complex than that (it's a lot of computers), there's a lot of truth to the sentiment. When you move to the cloud, you're moving data and services and computing power to an entity you don't own or fully control. On the one hand, this frees you from having to perform administrative tasks you don't want to do, but, on the other hand, it could mean you no longer control your own computer.read more

Pantheon Desktop Review: A Beautiful Alternative to macOS

Thursday 6th of August 2020 07:03:43 PM
The Pantheon Desktop is one of the most visually appealing desktops around. This Pantheon Desktop review will show you some of its notable features.

You don't need a computer science degree to work with open source software

Thursday 6th of August 2020 05:49:23 PM
I am mostly a self-taught programmer. When I was growing up in the late 1970s, our elementary school had a small resource room with an Apple II computer. My brother and I fell into a group of friends that liked computers, and we all helped each other learn the system.read more

How to Install Tiki Wiki on Ubuntu 20.04

Thursday 6th of August 2020 04:35:03 PM
In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware on Ubuntu 20.04 with Apache web server, MySQL Server, and PHP 7.4. Also, we will secure the Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware with SSL Letsencrypt.

Things To Do After Installing openSUSE Leap 15.2

Thursday 6th of August 2020 03:20:43 PM
Today, we’ll go in a walk-through of things to do after installing the newly-released openSUSE Leap 15.2 distribution.

Vivaldi 3.2 Released with New Mute Button on Picture-in-Picture, More Improvements

Thursday 6th of August 2020 10:29:51 AM
Vivaldi Technologies announced today the general availability of the Vivaldi 3.2 web browser for all supported platforms, an update that brings various improvements and new features.

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Stable Kernels: 5.7.14, 5.4.57, 4.19.138, and 4.14.193

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    I'm announcing the release of the 5.7.14 kernel. All users of the 5.7 kernel series must upgrade. The updated 5.7.y git tree can be found at: git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git linux-5.7.y and can be browsed at the normal kernel.org git web browser: https://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-s...

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Ubuntu Kylin Point Release Boosts Desktop Performance by 46%

More than 418 updates, tweaks, and other improvements have been made to the uniquely styled desktop environment and distro since the release of Ubuntu Kylin 20.04 back in April. And as with the Ubuntu 20.04 point release Ubuntu Kylin’s refreshed installer image comes with all of those enhancements wrapped up, ready to go, out of the box — no lengthy post-install upgrades required. Read more

Open source is more than code: Developing Red Hat Satellite documentation upstream

The code base for Satellite begins upstream and moves downstream. Until recently, the Satellite documentation did not follow the same journey. In this post, I will outline what has been happening with Satellite documentation over the last year and how this benefits both the Foreman community and Red Hat Satellite users. The Foreman and Katello projects are the upstreams of Red Hat Satellite. The discussions and contributions that take place in the vibrant upstream community help shape the Red Hat Satellite code base. Red Hat’s open source and community strategy has made Red Hat Satellite a robust and flexible product that can manage complex management workflows. Read more

Android Mirroring App ‘Scrcpy’ Improves Shortcuts, Clipboard Support

Scrcpy v1.15 picks up the ability to forward ctrl and shift keys to your handset. Why is that useful? Because it means you can now use familiar keyboard shortcuts on your device in apps that support them, e.g., ctrl + t to open a new browser tab in a browser. This nifty addition is also able to pass ctrl + c and ctrl + v to Termux, if you use it. It also supports text selection easier using shift + → and similar. With the ctrl key now in use for shortcuts Scrcpy now uses the left alt or left super key as its shortcut modifier. Don’t like this? It can be changed. Read more