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How Linux Logo "Tux" Came About

54 min 34 sec ago
Linux is a very popular topic among computer geeks, especially FOSS enthusiast. It is a kernel that manages the computer hardware at the lowest level. Many associates Linux as another popular Operating System like Microsoft Windows and OS X. It is invented by a Finnish computer science student Linus Torvalds on September 17, 1991, and around that time, there arose the need for creating a Linux logo in the year 1996.

How to install SOPlanning on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

2 hours 8 min ago
SOPlanning is a free, open source and Simple Online Planning tool specially designed to efficiently organize projects and tasks. In this tutorial, I am going to explain how to install SOPlanning on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS server.

Deutsche Telekom's and Aricent's Open Source Edge Software Platform for 5G

3 hours 23 min ago
Big telecoms want to make sure that when 5G is rolled out wholesale, that data centers are ready to handle expected new use cases from the edge. To make sure of that, they're developing software designed to get the job done and are releasing it as open source.

Linux Code of Conduct, Librem Key, Quirky, Solus, Krita, Mir, elementary | This Week in Linux 38

4 hours 37 min ago
on TWinL38: Linux CoC, Librem Key, Quirky, Solus, Krita AMA, Mir 1.0, elementary OS Juno Beta 2, Fedora 29 Beta, Escuelas Linux, Game Development Book Bundle, Fanatical's Bundle Blast & more

Python libraries for data science, Linux firewalls, Raspberry Pi NAS, openmediavault, Syncthing, microservices, and more

5 hours 51 min ago
Recently we added two new cheat sheets to our growing cheat sheet collection:Learn the i3 Linux window manager shortcuts Python 3.7 beginner's cheat sheetDo you have an idea for a new cheat sheet? Let us know about it: open@opensource.com.read more

Ubuntu Minimal Install

7 hours 6 min ago
Today we will be going over the installation of the minimalist version of Ubuntu 18.04. You may be thinking of a minimalistic version of a Linux distro as the bare minimum version of a system. If so, you would be correct. The system we are going to install from comes in a 64MB ISO image.

How to Install Bolt CMS on Debian 9

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 20:50
Bolt CMS is a simple and flexible Open Source content management system written in PHP. In this tutorial, we’ll learn how to install and configure the latest version of Bolt CMS on Debian 9 on top of a LAMP stack.

Learn the i3 Linux window manager shortcuts

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 19:36
The i3 window manager is a lightweight tiling window manager for the Linux operating system. For more information about i3, check out this article: 5 reasons the i3 window manager makes Linux better. If you are ready to start with i3, check out Getting started with the i3 window manager on Linux.read more

Redefining Security Technology in Zephyr and Fuchsia

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 18:21
If you’re worried about the fact that Edward Snowden’s old employer is helping to write next generation OSes that could run our lives in 10 years, consider the upsides. First, since these are open source projects, any nefarious backdoors would be clearly visible. Second, the NSA knows a thing or two about security.

ModSecurity and nginx

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 17:07
nginx is the web server that's replacing Apache in more and more of theworld's websites. Until now, nginx has not been able to benefit from thesecurity ModSecurity provides. Here's how to install ModSecurityand get it working with nginx.

How many programming languages have you used?

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 15:53
Machines speak one language, but us humans, speak many different ones... programming languages, that is... from Python to Go to JavaScript and many more. It all got started with Grace Hopper."The most damaging phrase in the language is: It's always been done that way."read more

How to Install Nextcloud 14 on Debian 9

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 14:38
Nextcloud is a self-hosted file sharing application that allows you to store your data, such as files, contacts, images, calendars, news and more. Using Nextcloud to store your documents can remove your need for using third-party hosting software like Dropbox, Google Drive, iCloud. In this article, we will install Nextcloud 14 on Debian 9, with Apache web server, MariaDB and PHP 7.0.

How to Install Custom Fonts on a Ubuntu System

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 13:24
In this article, we will explain how to add and use a downloaded font on your Ubuntu 18.04 LTS system.

5 ways to play old-school games on a Raspberry Pi

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 12:10
They don't make 'em like they used to, do they? Video games, I mean.Sure, there's a bit more grunt in the gear now. Princess Zelda used to be 16 pixels in each direction; there's now enough graphics power for every hair on her head. Today's processors could beat up 1988's processors in a cage-fight deathmatch without breaking a sweat.But you know what's missing? The fun.read more

Linux or Windows: 25 Things You Must Know While Choosing The Best Platform

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 10:55
There are hundreds of Linux distributions available in the market which itself stands apart from the crowd and capable to compete with Windows OS or MacOS. In this article, I will tell you some of the best things to know when you go for choosing the best OS platform between Linux or Windows. So sit tight and get known all the facts and findings that are going to unchain you and let you feel the freedom.

How to create SWAP SPACE in Linux system

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 09:41
Swap file or swap space is a file on Linux file-system that is used to hold programs or pages, in the event that the Physical memory aka RAM of the machine is full. Swap...

Test the new features in Fedora 29 Atomic and Cloud

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 08:27
Development on Fedora 29 Atomic and Fedora 29 Cloud editions is wrapping up, and features a range of new features and enhancements. Latest Packages Fedora 29 Atomic and Cloud provides latest version of packages from Fedora 29. Both Fedora Cloud Base and Atomic Host provide the latest available versions of packages in Fedora 29 containing […]

Qmmp – Qt-based Multimedia Player – the sound with no limits

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 07:12
Qmmp is a cross-platform, open source, Qt-based multimedia player. The default user interface is similar to Winamp or xmms. But there’s also an alternative user interface.

Open Invention Network is Rendered Obsolete in the Wake of Alice and It’s Not Even Useful in Combating Microsoft’s Patent Trolls

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 05:58
Changes at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and in US courts’ outcomes may have already meant that patent trolls rather than software patents in general are a growing threat, including those that Microsoft is backing, funding and arming to put legal pressure on GNU/Linux (and compel people/companies to host GNU/Linux instances on Azure for patent ‘protection’ from these trolls)

PostgreSQL performance tuning for faster query execution

Mon, 09/24/2018 - 02:44
PostgreSQL is a reliable open source database available in many modern distribution's repository. The ease of use, the ability to use extensions and the stability it provides all add to it's popularity. While providing the base functionality, like answering to SQL queries, store inserted data consistently, handling transactions, etc. most mature database solutions provide tools and know-hows on how to tune the database, identify possible bottlenecks, and be able to solve performance problems bound to happen as the system powered by the given solution grows.