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How to Create and Delete a User on Debian 9

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 22:27
In this tutorial, we will show you how to create and delete a user on Debian 9. In the initial server setup, there is only one user account created and that is “root” user account. This root user has the highest privileges and has access to all files and commands on the system. But having too many privileges and running as root user is not always recommended and if you are not careful enough it can have destructive consequences for your system.

Piventory: LJ Tech Editor's Personal Stash of Raspberry Pis and Other Single-Board Computers

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 21:12
Occasionally, I'll hear people talk about how they have a Raspberry Pior some other small computer lying around, but they haven't figured outquite what to do with it yet. And it always shocks me, because I have a house full ofthose small computers doing all sorts of things, so in this article, Idescribe my personal"Piventory" ...

Bash tips for everyday at the command line

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 19:58
As the default shell for many of the Linux and Unix variants, Bash includes a wide variety of underused features, so it was hard to decide what to discuss. Ultimately, I decided to focus on Bash tips that make day-to-day activities easier.read more

HP Chromebook X2 Looks to Be First Detachable Chromebook to Support Linux Apps

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 18:44
Support for running Linux apps is becoming a thing among Chromebook fans, and it looks like each day new Chrome OS devices are getting Linux app support.

Secure your website with SSL sha2 certificate

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 17:29
Securing websites, especially those that saves users information, is of utmost importance. We use SSL certificates to secure communication between users & websites. SSL certificates helps...

Emacs, Vim, or something else?

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 16:15
Some topics are just bound to bring about a roaring argument spirited intellectual discussion. At the dinner table, it might be religion or politics. But among open source users, aside from asking about preferred Linux distributions, the next most rabblerousing stimulating question is likely around what text editor you prefer.read more

Linux sha1sum Command Tutorial for Beginners (with Examples)

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 15:01
Linux command line offers several tools for checking and verifying a file's integrity. One such tool is sha1sum, which we will be discussing here in this tutorial using some easy to understand examples.

openSUSE Leap 15 Linux OS Is Now Available for Raspberry Pi, Other ARM Devices

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 13:46
The openSUSE Project announced today that it released images for its openSUSE Leap 15 operating system for a bunch of ARMv7 and AArch64 (ARM64) devices, including the popular Rasberry Pi.

An introduction to the Tornado Python web app framework

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:32
In the first two articles in this four-part series comparing different Python web frameworks, we've covered the Pyramid and Flask web frameworks. We've built the same app twice and seen the similarities and differences between a complete DIY framework and a framework with a few more batteries included.read more

Docker: Installation and Basic Usage on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:16
Docker is an open-source project that provides an open platform for developers and sysadmins to build, package, and run applications anywhere as a lightweight container. Docker automates the deployment of applications inside software containers. This tutorial shows you how to install Docker on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) and how to start using it.

How to Find Files in Linux Using the Command Line

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 06:59
Find is a command-line utility which allows you to search for files and directories in a directory hierarchy based on a user given expression and applies a user specified action on each matched file.

How to Install the latest OpenSSL version from Source on Linux

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 05:44
OpenSSL is a widely used crypto library that implements SSL and TLS protocols to secure communications over computer networks. In this tutorial, I will show you step-by-step how to install the latest stable OpenSSL version from source on the Ubuntu 18.04 and CentOS 7.5 servers.

Debian variant offers safe homeland for systemd haters

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 04:30
The Devuan project has released a v2.0 ASCII version of its Devuan fork of Debian that replaces the systemd init with OpenRC, and let’s you load other inits of your choice. The release supports several major Linux hacker boards. The Devuan project was announced in 2014 as a Debian fork for those who prefer other […]

Fedora vs Ubuntu

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 03:16
Ubuntu and Fedora are both among the top desktop Linux distributions, but they are very different. Fedora is Redhat's testing ground, and it's geared more towards developers and system administrators. On the other hand, Ubuntu is Canonical's primary product, and it tries to please everyone.

Linux Gets Loud

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 02:01
Exploring the current state of musical Linux with interviews of developersof popular packages. Linux is ready for prime time when it comes to music production. Newofferings from Linux audio developers are pushing creative and technicalboundaries...

System-Wide PulseAudio Effects Software PulseEffects Update Includes Configurable Number Of Equalizer Bands

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 00:47
PulseEffects, the audio effects tool for PulseAudio, was updated to version 4.0 recently, with subsequent bug-fix releases to version 4.0.4, introducing new features like an option to change the number of its PulseAudio equalizer bands, or use a custom color for the spectrum, among others.

AI Is Coming to Edge Computing Devices

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 23:33
Very few non-server systems run software that could be called machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI). Yet, server-class “AI on the Edge” applications are coming to embedded devices, and Arm intends to fight with Intel and AMD over every last one of them.

Eric S. Raymond on Keeping the Bazaar Secure and Functional

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 22:18
Eric S. Raymond took the time at SELF to talk with ITPro Today about the need to "clean" legacy code, along with tips on how to help others maintain your code long after you're gone.

5 microservice testing strategies for startups

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 21:04
Testing microservices is hard. I learned just how hard it could be when I first dived into a tech stack with seven separate microservices, each with its own code base, dependency management, feature branches, and database schema—which also happened to have a unique set of migrations.Talk about hectic.The approach I took was to run everything locally. That meant that whenever I wanted to run end-to-end tests, I needed to go through the following five steps for each of the seven microservices:read more