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Red Hat Offers Certification Exams Online in Response to COVID-19

Thursday 13th of August 2020 11:39:18 PM
With travel and in-person gatherings made difficult by COVID-19, Red Hat is now offering certification testing online – and using a unique solution to deter cheating.

Facebook joins The Linux Foundation as a platinum member

Thursday 13th of August 2020 10:37:46 PM
For years, Facebook has relied on Linux and open-source software. Now it[he]#039[/he]s taking a leading role in The Linux Foundation. Most web-based companies are built on Linux and open-source software. Two-billion member social network Facebook is no different.

Love Ubuntu but want the latest KDE Plasma? KDE neon now sits atop Ubuntu 20.04

Thursday 13th of August 2020 09:36:14 PM
Merging together a solid Ubuntu 20.04 LTS foundation and the latest KDE Plasma packages, KDE neon has a fresh rebase out for you to try out. So what exactly is it? Is it another Linux distribution? Well, sort of. Not quite. It's just the long-term supported versions of Ubuntu with the freshest releases of the KDE Plasma desktop environment (plus Qt and other KDE software) stuck on top of it.

Add Trash Can to Activities Panel in GNOME Desktop

Wednesday 12th of August 2020 11:01:52 AM
In this article we will learn how to add the Trashcan to the Activities panel in the Debian system. We will create a script to add the trash can to the list of applications and then add it to your favorites.

Dont ignore .gitignore

Wednesday 12th of August 2020 09:47:31 AM
I have noticed that many developers do not use a .gitignore file, even though it[he]#039[/he]s a best practice to use one to designate files you don[he]#039[/he]t want Git to track in version control. Because .gitignore can boost your code quality, you should not ignore .gitignore in your repositories. What is .gitignore?

RetroArch 1.9 Released with Many Goodies for Retro Linux Gamers

Wednesday 12th of August 2020 08:33:11 AM
Daniel De Matteis released today RetroArch 1.9, a new major version of the popular and open-source frontend for emulators, video games, game engines, and media players.

New Foundation Aims to Tighten Security Across the Open Source Ecosystem

Wednesday 12th of August 2020 07:18:51 AM
While generally as safe as proprietary software -- if not safer -- open source software has some open source-specific problems.

When backups fail: A cautionary sysadmin tale

Wednesday 12th of August 2020 06:04:31 AM
When anything fails, fingers start to point. Here's one story of failed backups and inherited responsibility.

Limit Ranges in Kubernetes

Wednesday 12th of August 2020 04:50:10 AM
In this article, we will create a limit range and see how to set minimum and maximum values for the CPU resources used by Containers and Pods. We will see different scenarios with Limit and Request on the CPU.

How RBC Built Its Own GPU Farm for an Artificial Intelligence-Powered Banking Platform

Wednesday 12th of August 2020 03:35:50 AM
Its vendors, Nvidia and Red Hat, expect lessons from the collaborative project will benefit the broader fintech space, as well as other industries.

Changing World, Changing Mozilla

Wednesday 12th of August 2020 02:21:30 AM
This is a time of change for the internet and for Mozilla. From combatting a lethal virus and battling systemic racism to protecting individual privacy — one thing is clear: …

Setting up multi-factor authentication on Linux systems

Wednesday 12th of August 2020 01:07:09 AM
Pluggable Authentication Modules allow Linux to work with Google Authenticator and other OTP tools to add two-factor security to your system.

TCP window scaling, timestamps and SACK

Tuesday 11th of August 2020 11:52:49 PM
TCP Window scaling, timestamps and SACK. How to use system acknowledgements and window scaling with tcp to enhance networking performance and remain secure.

A bad day for open source: Mozilla slashes a quarter of its workforce, claims coronavirus threw a wrench in the works

Tuesday 11th of August 2020 10:38:29 PM
250 'true Mozillians' laid off, Taiwan office completely shuttered. Firefox maker Mozilla has axed 250 employees, or a quarter of its workforce, claiming the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is to blame after hitting it in the wallet.…

Linux Kernel 5.8 Gets First Point Release, It’s Now Ready for Mass Adoption

Tuesday 11th of August 2020 09:24:09 PM
The latest Linux 5.8 kernel series received its first point release today and it now has green light for distribution on production environments. Released by Linus Torvalds last week, Linux kernel 5.8 is dubbed as one of the biggest kernel releases of all time and brings with it numerous new features, updated hardware support, and several security enhancements.

RaspAnd Project Now Lets You Run Android 10 on Your Raspberry Pi

Tuesday 11th of August 2020 03:09:32 PM
Arne Exton released today a new version of his RaspAnd project that lets you run the latest Android 10 mobile operating system on your tiny Raspberry Pi computer.

Programming pioneer Fran Allen passes after a career of immense contributions to compilers

Tuesday 11th of August 2020 02:08:00 PM
First woman to win the Turing Award and be made an IBM FellowFrances Allen, one of the leading computer scientists of her generation and a pioneer of women in tech, died last Tuesday, her 88th birthday.…

Improve your focus and productivity with this Python tool

Tuesday 11th of August 2020 01:06:28 PM
Limiting distractions helps you focus on your work so you can increase productivity. Prioritizing your tasks, especially when you have too much on your plate, is one way to help you focus on the most important or high-attention things on your list. read more

KDE neon Is Now Based on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)

Tuesday 11th of August 2020 12:04:56 PM
The development team behind the KDE neon rolling release distribution announced that they’ve rebased the entire system on the latest Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) operating system series.

How to Install and Configure MongoDB on CentOS 8

Tuesday 11th of August 2020 11:03:24 AM
MongoDB is a NoSQL database that provides high performance, high availability, and automatic scaling. In this tutorial, I will guide you to install and configure MongoDB 4.4 (stable) on a CentOS 7 server. We will add and configure the administrator user for MongoDB and configure the authentication for MongoDB services.

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