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Set up a service mesh on Istio

1 hour 52 min ago
Service mesh and serverless deployment models represent the next phase in the evolution of microservice architectures. Service mesh enables developers to focus on business feature development rather than managing non-functional microservices capabilities such as monitoring, tracing, fault tolerance, and service discovery.read more

GNOME Shell Dash To Panel v43 Released With GNOME 40 Support

3 hours 7 min ago
Dash to Panel, an icon taskbar for Gnome Shell, has been updated to version 43, bringing initial support for GNOME 40.

Ho to Run Nginx in a Docker Container: A Step by Step Guide

4 hours 22 min ago
In this tutorial, you will learn how to run Nginx as a Docker container, and expose it to your local network. In addition to, you will learn how to create a Docker data volume to share information between a container and the host file system.

Open-source projects glibc and gnulib look to sever copyright ties with Free Software Foundation

5 hours 37 min ago
Project maintainers follow GCC in dropping copyright assignment requirementThe GNU C Library (glibc) and GNU Portability Library (gnulib) are laying the groundwork to divorce themselves from the troubled Free Software Foundation by removing the requirement for copyright assignment.…

Linux for Starters: Your Guide to Linux – 8 Things to do after installing Ubuntu – Part 5

6 hours 52 min ago
After installing Ubuntu you’re ready to use your new system. But there are some additional steps we recommend you first perform before using your new system. This article identifies 8 things you need to consider.

Migrate virtual machines to Kubernetes with this new tool

8 hours 7 min ago
In 2017, the KubeVirt team launched the project to manage virtual machines (VMs) alongside containers in Kubernetes. The open source project's intent was to make VMs first-class citizens in this environment.read more

Linux Mint 20.2 Beta is Available for Download

9 hours 22 min ago
Linux Mint 20.2 Uma BETA is now Available for Testing. Download details inside with feature round-up.

Say helloSystem: Mac-like FreeBSD project emits 0.5 release

10 hours 37 min ago
Why? Because the Mac has lost its way and modern OSes are too controlled and too complex, creator argueshelloSystem, a project that gives FreeBSD a user interface reminiscent of macOS, hit the 0.5 landmark with a new build last week.…

How to use FreeDOS as an embedded system

11 hours 52 min ago
The FreeDOS website says that most people use FreeDOS for three main tasks:Playing classic DOS games Running legacy DOS software Running an embedded systemBut what does it mean to run an "embedded" system?read more

Most Commonly Used Windows Alternatives for Linux

13 hours 7 min ago
People hesitate, switching from Windows to Linux because they fear, they won’t get an appropriate program to perform their day-to-day tasks. Moreover, a general notion more or less that lies within us is: “A Paid service or a paid project would be more reliable as compared to a project that falls under the category of FOSS (Free and Open Source Software)”.

Fedora Classroom: RPM Packaging 101

16 hours 15 min ago
Learn how to build RPM packages for Fedora in this classroom session.

13 open source tools for developers

18 hours 26 min ago
Modern developers are highly technical, opinionated, passionate, community-focused, driven, polyglot, and most importantly, empowered decision-makers. Today, developers have a say in the products being built and the tools and technologies used to build them. Most importantly, time is precious, and developers and project managers can always benefit from great efficiency. To attain great efficiency, though, you must understand the software lifecycle, and how it can be organized and manipulated.read more

How To Create And Launch Ubuntu VMs With Multipass On Linux

Wednesday 16th of June 2021 05:30:55 AM
This guide explains what is Multipass and how to create and launch Ubuntu VMs with Multipass instantly in a matter of seconds in Linux.

Mutt – A Command Line Email Client to Send Mails from Terminal

Wednesday 16th of June 2021 03:19:24 AM
Mutt is a command line based Email client. It’s a very useful and powerful tool to send and read mails from command line in Unix based systems. Mutt also supports POP and IMAP protocols for receiving mails. It opens with a coloured interface to send Email which makes it user friendly to send emails from command line.

Install Chrome Remote Desktop on a Headless Ubuntu 20.04 Server

Wednesday 16th of June 2021 01:07:52 AM
In this tutorial we’ll install Chrome Remote Desktop on a headless remote machine (typically a server) running Ubuntu 20.04, along with XFCE desktop environment, then connect to it via Google Chrome browser and use it as a remote desktop.

Best CentOS Alternative Distributions (Desktop and Server)

Tuesday 15th of June 2021 10:56:21 PM
On 31st December 2021, the CentOS project makes the shift to CentOS Stream – a rolling release that will serve as the upstream version for future releases of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). Sadly, CentOS 8, which was to enjoy support until 2029, will come to an abrupt and premature end.

Best Free and Open Source Alternatives to Google Earth Pro

Tuesday 15th of June 2021 08:44:50 PM
Google Earth Pro lets you fly anywhere to see satellite imagery, 3D buildings, 3D trees, terrain, Street View, planets and much more.

Install FreeDOS without the installer

Tuesday 15th of June 2021 06:33:19 PM
Most people should be able to install FreeDOS 1.3 RC4 very easily using the installer. The FreeDOS installer asks a few questions, then takes care of the rest—including making space for FreeDOS and making the system bootable.read more

PDF Mix Tool 1.0 Released With Overhauled Interface, PDF Metadata Editing And Qt6 Support

Tuesday 15th of June 2021 04:21:47 PM
PDF Mix Tool, a Qt application used to manipulate PDF files, has reached version 1.0 stable (followed quickly by version 1.0.1). The new version includes an overhauled user interface, support for editing PDF metadata, Qt6 support, and more.

Funny Linux command: Install Steam Locomotive on Ubuntu 20.04

Tuesday 15th of June 2021 02:10:16 PM
Steam Locomotive is a fun utility for Linux-based systems to alert users to a very common mistake they make when typing the “ls” command. Let’s now see how we can install this utility on an Ubuntu 20.04 system.