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An Easy Way To Monitor A Website From Command Line In Linux

Friday 23rd of December 2016 04:00:00 PM

 ostechnix: A simplest and quick way to monitor your websites using watch command from Terminal.

How to Install Apache Tomcat 8.5 on CentOS 7.3

Friday 23rd of December 2016 01:00:00 PM

HowToForge: In this tutorial, I will show you how to install and configure Apache Tomcat 8.5 on a CentOS 7 server.

5 open source gift ideas for non-techies

Friday 23rd of December 2016 12:00:00 PM

opensource.com: Check out gift ideas for the non-technical people in your life from Jason van Gumster, our open source creative expert.

Googler: A Command Line Tool to Do Google Search from Linux Terminal

Friday 23rd of December 2016 07:00:00 AM

Web browsers are for newbs.

Top 3 Linux Performance Monitoring Tools

Friday 23rd of December 2016 03:00:00 AM

 DarkDuck: Linux monitoring systems can help you with managing all critical performance tweaks so that critical issues/errors can be resolved well within the timelines.

Container Storage Vendor ClusterHQ Shuts Down

Thursday 22nd of December 2016 11:00:00 PM

eWEEK:  ClusterHQ which had been an early pioneer in the container storage market with its open-source Flocker project, ceases operations.

Red Hat Wins Big with OpenShift in 3Q17

Thursday 22nd of December 2016 10:00:00 PM

ServerWatch: Red Hat reports third quarter fiscal 2017 revenue of $615 million, with some large OpenShift deals helping to power the company forward.

What is Odoo Open Source ERP?

Thursday 22nd of December 2016 09:00:00 PM

 EnterpriseAppsToday: Odoo's open source application offerings range beyond ERP to include such features as CRM, website building, eCommerce and BI.

A Holiday Gift From Conexant: an ALSA Driver For Recent Cherry Trail SOC Based Devices

Thursday 22nd of December 2016 08:00:00 PM

 The LinuxWorks: Late on Monday Simon Ho of Conexant announced the release of a driver for the company's driver for CX2072X codec to the ALSA-devel mailing list.

KDE Contributor Showcases Android 6.0-Based Plasma Mobile Running on Nexus 5X

Thursday 22nd of December 2016 07:00:00 PM

softpedia: We know that KDE's Plasma Mobile operating system is still in the works and nowhere near becoming mainstream anytime soon, or even shipping on some no-name device.

Linux Mint, please stop discouraging users from upgrading

Thursday 22nd of December 2016 06:00:00 PM

 CIO.com: Security is not an 'If it ain't broke, don't fix it' problem.

Coopetition: All's fair in love and open source

Thursday 22nd of December 2016 05:00:00 PM

 opensource.com: Whether your product is open source or "open core," how do you collaborate with competitors, and still stand out from the competition?

The Document Foundation announces the MUFFIN, a new tasty user interface concept for LibreOffice

Thursday 22nd of December 2016 04:00:00 PM

MUFFIN is an acronym for My User Friendly & Flexible INterface

VirtualBox 5.1.12 Released

Thursday 22nd of December 2016 03:00:00 PM

VirtualBox 5.1.12 is mostly a maintenance release.

Are Chromebooks Fuelling Rise in #Linux OS Marketshare?O

Thursday 22nd of December 2016 02:00:00 PM

OMGchrome: It’s a question many have been asking over the past few months, as open-source enthusiasts rallied around reports that show Linux marketshare gaining ground for another consecutive month.

GCC 6.3 Released

Thursday 22nd of December 2016 01:00:00 PM

GCC 6.2 fixes 79 bugs

NFS Client Updates For The Linux 4.10 Kernel

Thursday 22nd of December 2016 12:00:00 PM

Phoronix: For users of the Network File System, there are more NFS client updates coming in the Linux 4.10 kernel.

More in Tux Machines

Linus Torvalds Announces Subsurface 4.6 Open-Source Dive Log and Planning App

Linus Torvalds not only works on the Linux kernel, but he's also part of the development team behind the open-source dive log and dive planning application most of you out there know as Subsurface. Read more

openSUSE Tumbleweed Gets XOrg Server 1.19 & Irssi 1.0, PulseAudio 10 Coming Soon

openSUSE Project's Douglas DeMaio is informing the Tumbleweed community today, January 18, 2017, about the latest software updates and other improvements delivered by a total of two snapshots released last week. Read more

today's leftovers

  • Linux use on Pornhub surged 14% in 2016
    Pornhub is one of the preeminent porn sites on the web. Each year Pornhub releases a year in review post with anonymous details about the site’s users. More and more Linux users are visiting Pornhub, Linux saw an impressive 14% increase in traffic share in 2016.
  • Amdocs partners with Linux Foundation to accelerate OpenECOMP adoption in Open Source
  • Calamares 2.4.6 Distribution-Independent Linux Installer Delivers Improvements
    The Calamares team is proud to announce the availability of the sixth maintenance update to the 2.4 stable series of the open-source, distribution-independent system installer Calamares, for Linux-based operating systems. Calamares 2.4.6 comes approximately two months after the release of the previous version, namely Calamares 2.4.5, and, as expected, it's a bugfix release that only delivers various improvements and bug fixes for some of the issues reported by users during all this time.
  • Shotwell Photo Manager 0.25.3 Released
    Photography fans will be pleased to hear that a new bug-fix release of photo management app Shotwell is now available to download.
  • AntiX 16.1 is available for public
    AntiX is Debian based Linux distribution. It uses lightweight desktop environments like Fluxbox, Icewm, Xfce, etc. This distribution is originated in Greece and is typically ideal for old systems. Few hours ago AntiX team released new version named AntiX 16.1. It is based on Debian Jessie.
  • Tumbleweed Preps for PulseAudio 10, Gets Ruby, Python Updates
    Developers using openSUSE Tumbleweed are always getting the newest packages as well as updated languages and past week’s snapshots delivered update versions of Python and Ruby. The most recent snapshot, 20170112, brought Python 2.x users version 2.7.13, which updated cipher lists for openSSL wrapper and supports versions equal to or greater than OpenSSL 1.1.0. Python-unidecode 0.04.20 was also updated in the snapshot. Another update related to OpenSSL 1.1.0 was PulseAudio 9.99.1, which is a release in preparation for PulseAudio 10.0. PulseAudio 10.0 includes compatibility with OpenSSL 1.1.0, a fix for hotplugged USB surround sound cards and and automatic switching of Bluetooth profile when using VoIP applications.
  • Genode OS Framework Planning For Async I/O, App ABI, Qt5 Plans For 2017
    The Genode Operating System Framework has announced their planned roadmap for this year as the involved developers continue working on this original OS initiative. The overall theme of the Genode OS work in 2017 is to focus on stability and scalability, but there is also much more on their road-map for this calendar year.
  • PrestaShop
    Helping people overcome the challenges of building and growing an online business is what the PrestaShop open-source ecommerce platform is all about. The significant PrestaShop 1.7 release provides innovations focused on three themes: sell faster, create easier and code better.
  • This Week in Spring: Reactor 3.0, Open Source CD, and All Kinds of Cloud

Linux on Servers

  • IBM i Open Source Business Architect Lays Out A Plan
    Enterprise level application development is no place for open source languages. Can you believe it? That was once the widely accepted truth. Jiminy Crickets! Things have changed. The number of the stable open source distributions available with comprehensive support and maintenance goes well beyond common knowledge. Industry giants, successful SMB players, and mom and pop businesses are finding good reasons to use open source. Even IBM uses open source for internal business reasons. There are reasons for you to do the same.
  • Lightning Talk - Realizing the Multi-Cloud Promise of Kubernetes by Blake White, The Walt Disney Co.
  • How Disney Is Realizing the Multi-Cloud Promise of Kubernetes
    The Walt Disney Company is famous for “making magic happen,” and their cross-cloud, enterprise level Kubernetes implementation is no different. In a brief but information-packed lightning talk at CloudNativeCon in Seattle in November, Disney senior cloud engineer Blake White laid out a few of the struggles and solutions in making Kubernetes work across clouds.
  • Puppet Launches its Latest State of DevOps Survey
    Folks who are focused on container technology and virtual machines as they are implemented today might want to give a hat tip to some of the early technologies and platforms that arrived in the same arena. Among those, Puppet, which was built on the legacy of the venerable Cfengine system, was an early platform that helped automate lots of virtual machine implementations. We covered it in depth all the way back in 2008. Fast-forward to today, and Puppet is still making news, creating jobs and more.