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Update on Firefox Send and Firefox Notes

1 hour 59 min ago
As Mozilla tightens and refines its product focus in 2020, today we are announcing the end of life for two legacy services that grew out of the Firefox Test Pilot …

Zynq UltraScale+ SBC and AI Box support PaddlePaddle AI tools

3 hours 1 min ago
MYIR’s $699 and up “FZ5 Card” SBC and $729 and up “FZ5 EdgeBoard AI Box” run Linux on a Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC ZU5EV with 2.4-TOPS AI, 4-8GB DDR4, 32GB eMMC, GbE, HDMI-in, DP, 4x USB 3.0, and more. In July, MYIR launched a $259, Raspberry Pi like FZ3 Card SBC built around its MYC-CZU3EG CPU […]

How to Run Cron Jobs Every 5, 10 or 15 Minutes

4 hours 15 min ago
A cron job is a task that is executed at specified intervals. The tasks can be scheduled to run by a minute, hour, day of the month, month, day of the week, or any combination of these. Cron jobs are generally used to automate system maintenance or administration, such as backing up databases or data, updating the system with the latest security patches, checking the disk space usage , sending emails, and so on.

Build a personal Git server with Gogs and Podman

5 hours 30 min ago
Use a personal git server to save and manage your own code, to share code across different machines in your network, or to share with a small team.

Git Branching Tutorial for beginners

Friday 18th of September 2020 06:16:54 AM
Branching allows git to track multiple lines of development. This essentially allows you to have multiple versions of your project in development at the same time. For example, many projects will choose to have a stable master branch while new features or bug fixes are implemented in a development or testing branch. Once the project organizers are satisfied that the changes made in the development branch have reached the required level of maturity, they may choose to merge those changes into the master branch.

Introduction to Linux firewalld zones and rules

Friday 18th of September 2020 05:02:34 AM
In this second part of a beginner's guide to firewalld, you'll learn about zones and rules.

IBM Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Linux on Z, 5 Years of LinuxONE

Friday 18th of September 2020 03:48:13 AM
Today, IBM celebrates not one but three important milestones in their 20-year-long relationship with Linux and the Open Source community, 20th anniversary of Linux on Z, 5th anniversary of LinuxONE and first anniversary of Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Z and LinuxOne, as the company informs 9to5Linux.

Board-Level Solutions Dress for IoT Duty

Friday 18th of September 2020 02:33:53 AM
For applications where ruggedness is a requirement, board-level IoT solutions provide the kind of compact connectivity needed for the IoT edge. Board vendors have rolled out a variety of products designed to serve IoT implementation needs. These range from high compute-density boards to compact solutions for space constrained applications.

How to Remove All Files in a Git Repository

Friday 18th of September 2020 01:19:33 AM
By default we can delete only one file from a branch in a git repository. But if you need to delete all files and folders from the branch and make fresh start you need use the command line tool to remove all folders and files In this guide you are going to learn how to remove multiple files and folders from your git repository.

Nginx vs. Apache: When to Use One or the Other

Friday 18th of September 2020 12:05:12 AM
The two most popular web servers in the world are Apache and Nginx, with over 60% of all websites worldwide being run by these two web servers. Both Apache and Nginx offer excellent performance and similar features. However, they differ in terms of their architecture, security, and performance.

SiFive to demo PC running new RISC-V SoC and unveil next-gen AI SoC

Thursday 17th of September 2020 10:50:52 PM
SiFive will soon demo a Linux-driven, RISC-V based “FU740” SoC powering a PC and will unveil a new superscalar AI core. Interest in RISC-V is likely to increase if Nvidia completes its $40 billion acquisition of Arm. At the Linley Fall Virtual Processor Conference starting Oct. 20, SiFive CTO Yunsup Lee will unveil a Linux-driven […]

TUXEDO Book XUX7 Launches as Behemoth of a Linux Gaming Laptop

Thursday 17th of September 2020 09:36:32 PM
TUXEDO Computers unveiled today a new Linux laptop, the TUXEDO Book XUX7, which dubs as a high-end desktop replacements for Linux gamers who want the best possible gaming machine in a portable format.

20 years of Linux on Big Iron

Thursday 17th of September 2020 08:22:12 PM
Decades ago, people predicted that IBM and its mainframes would soon be history. But then IBM and Red Hat brought Linux to the mainframe and things would never be the same again.

Update devices remotely with open source tools

Thursday 17th of September 2020 07:07:52 PM
The ability to access, connect, and manage multiple devices remotely through a single account is important. Going a step further, being able to completely update devices remotely is another way for sysadmins to reduce effort and minimize headaches.

Whats new with rdiff-backup?

Thursday 17th of September 2020 05:53:32 PM
In March 2020, rdiff-backup advanced to version 2, 11 years after the last major release. The deprecation of Python 2 at the beginning of 2020 was the impetus for this update, but it gave the development team the opportunity to incorporate other features and benefits.

Configmaps in Kubernetes

Thursday 17th of September 2020 04:39:12 PM
In this article, we will see two examples to access data from configmaps in Kubernetes. In one example we will use config maps as environment variables in the pod command and in the other we will  populate a volume with data stored in a ConfigMap

Valve developer shows off Gamescope for Linux at XDC 2020

Thursday 17th of September 2020 03:24:52 PM
One of the exciting presentations at XDC 2020 was from a Valve developer who is working on Gamescope.

GNOME 3.38 Desktop Environment Officially Released, This Is What’s New

Thursday 17th of September 2020 02:10:32 PM
The GNOME Project announced today the release of the GNOME 3.38 desktop environment, a major version that introduces many new features and improvements.

Compact module runs on Ryzen V1000

Thursday 17th of September 2020 12:56:12 PM
Axiomtek’s Linux-ready “CEM130” COM Express Compact Type 6 module provides a Ryzen Embedded V1000 SoC with up to 32GB DDR4 and support for quad displays, 2x SATA, 7x PCIe, 9x USB, and -20 to 60°C operation. Axiomtek, which has previously tapped AMD’s Ryzen Embedded V1000 SoC in a 3.5-inch CAPA13R SBC and DSP600-211 signage player, […]

Linux hardware: The history of memory and storage devices

Thursday 17th of September 2020 11:41:52 AM
Buckle in for a trip back in time for a look at the early days of memory and storage, and how we got to where we are today

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