Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

LXer

Syndicate content
Linux and Open Source news headlines
Updated: 32 min 1 sec ago

Rugged, Linux-friendly embedded PC plugs you into the CANBus

1 hour 30 min ago
IEI announced an IP40-protected “DRPC-130-AL” DIN-rail computer with an Atom x5-E3930, CANBus, SATA, eMMC, 4x USB 3.0, dual HDMI and GbE, extended temperature support, and shock and vibration resistance. IEI’s fanless DRPC-130-AL may be the quintessential compact industrial embedded PC.

Happy 25th Birthday, Debian!

Friday 17th of August 2018 06:45:21 AM
Today, August 16, 2018, the Debian Project celebrates its 25th anniversary since the late Ian Murdock announced the Debian Linux Release, which is now known as the Debian Project.

What is your favorite Linux window manager?

Friday 17th of August 2018 05:31:01 AM
While many Linux users have a strong preference for a window manager of choice, for those just making their way over from Windows or Mac, it may be hard to understand what a window manager is, or that it's even something you have a choice in. A window manager is the part of your system that dictates how individual application windows look, and how you can interact with, control, and arrange them.read more

MongoDB installation & configuration on RHEL/CentOS

Friday 17th of August 2018 04:16:40 AM
MongoDB is one of the famous , free & open source document oriented No-SQL database server. MongoDB uses JSON like document format to store data in database, rather than using rows & columns, as...

Distro inferno: Debian's still rocking at 25

Friday 17th of August 2018 03:02:20 AM
Sleeker, slimmer and now a bit greyerHot on the heels of Slackware's quarter century comes the 25th anniversary of the announcement that Debian was incoming.…

Linux-friendly embedded computer runs on Apollo Lake power

Friday 17th of August 2018 01:48:00 AM
Axiomtek has released a rugged, Ubuntu-ready “eBOX627-312-FL” embedded PC with a dual-core Celeron N3350, 2x GbE, 6x USB, and 4x serial ports plus mini-PCIe, HDMI, SATA, and “Flexible I/O.” The eBOX627-312-FL is a more rugged spin on two earlier eBOX industrial computers equipped with Intel’s Apollo Lake generation Celeron N3350 SoC: the low-profile eBOX100-312-FL and […]

Learn how to install several VPN protocols on your Linux device

Friday 17th of August 2018 12:33:39 AM
Linux is one of the most used operating systems, and it is highly regarded for its top-notch security and privacy features. However, it is never a bad idea to mix in a VPN with powerful encryption just to add that extra layer of security.

GNU Linux-Libre 4.18 Kernel Officially Released for Those Who Seek 100% Freedom

Thursday 16th of August 2018 11:19:19 PM
Alexandre Oliva announced the release and general availability of the GNU Linux-libre 4.18 kernel for Linux users seeking 100% freedom for their personal computers.

DevSecOps: How to conquer 3 big culture challenges

Thursday 16th of August 2018 10:04:59 PM
Tips for building a DevSecOps culture that bakes security into development from the start

Garbage collection in Perl 6

Thursday 16th of August 2018 08:50:39 PM
In the first article in this series on migrating Perl 5 code to Perl 6, we looked into some of the issues you might encounter when porting your code. In this second article, we’ll get into how garbage collection differs in Perl 6.read more

MariaDB administration commands for beginners

Thursday 16th of August 2018 07:36:19 PM
MariaDB is an open-source Relational Database & is a community developed forked-out version of MySQL database. MariaDB has replaced MySQL as default database in RHEL/CentOS 7.In this tutorial, we

How to Install Asterisk on Debian 9

Thursday 16th of August 2018 06:21:58 PM
In this tutorial, we will walk you through the installation of Asterisk on a Debian 9 VPS. Asterisk is the most popular open source software implementation of a telephone private branch exchange (PBX).

Major Zorin OS Linux Release Is Coming This Fall Based on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

Thursday 16th of August 2018 05:07:38 PM
The Zorin OS developers announced the release and general availability of Zorin OS 12.4, the fourth maintenance update to the latest Zorin OS 12 operating system series based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus).

An introduction to the Django Python web app framework

Thursday 16th of August 2018 03:53:18 PM
In the first three articles of this four-part series comparing different Python web frameworks, we covered the Pyramid, Flask, and Tornado web frameworks. We've built the same app three times and have finally made our way to Django.read more

Happy Birthday, Debian. Here are 10 Interesting Facts about Debian project

Thursday 16th of August 2018 02:38:58 PM
One of the oldest Linux distribution still in development, Debian has just turned 25. Let’s have a look at some interesting facts about this awesome FOSS project.

How to Monitor your Linux Server using osquery

Thursday 16th of August 2018 01:41:47 PM
Osquery is an open source Operating System monitoring, query, and analytics software. Created by Facebook, it exposes an operating system as a high-performance relational database that can be queried using SQL-based queries. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install osquery on

How to Use htop to Monitor System Processes in Ubuntu 18.04

Thursday 16th of August 2018 12:27:47 PM
In this article, we will show you how to install and use htop to monitor processes in Ubuntu. Htop is a Linux command line tool with a functionality that is similar to Windows Task manager.

NVIDIA are working towards better support for NVIDIA Optimus on Linux

Thursday 16th of August 2018 11:30:36 AM
Thanks to a little Twitter tip, we've learned today that NVIDIA are indeed working to provide better support for NVIDIA Optimus on Linux.

Akademy 2018 Tuesday BoF Wrapup

Thursday 16th of August 2018 10:33:25 AM
Tuesday continued the Akademy BoFs, group sessions and hacking. There is a wrapup session at the end of the day so that what happened in the different rooms can be shared with everyone including those not present.Watch Tuesday[he]#039[/he]s wrapup session in the video.

FOSS Software Alternatives to Popular Proprietary Software

Thursday 16th of August 2018 09:36:14 AM
A list of FOSS alternatives to popular proprietary software was compiled in to what is now a popular infographic by anonymiss@despora.de. We've contributed by making a text list of the infographic. Now it's your turn-- tell us what FOSS alternatives you recommend in each category and we'll add them to this master list.