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Linux pkill Command Tutorial for Beginners (5 Examples)

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 13:10
In Linux, if you need to kill a process (for whatever reason) through the command line, you can you use the kill command, which requires you to pass as input the ID of the process you're trying to terminate. But did you know there also exists a way to kill processes without specifying their PIDs?

How to Install the Latest VLC Player in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 11:44
In this article, we will show several ways for you to install the VLC Media Player depending on whether you choose the graphical interface or the command line of your Ubuntu 18.04 system.

Top 3 benefits of company open source programs

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 10:19
Many organizations, from Red Hat to internet-scale giants like Google and Facebook, have established open source programs (OSPO). The TODO Group, a network of open source program managers, recently performed the first annual survey of corporate open source programs, and it revealed some interesting findings on the actual benefits of open source programs.read more

How Writing Can Expand Your Skills and Grow Your Career

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 08:53
“even if you don't consider yourself to be ‘a writer,’ you should consider writing about your open source contributions, project, or community.” Writing can be a great way to share knowledge and engage others in your work, but it has personal benefits as well. It can help you meet new people, learn new skills, and improve your communication style.

Control your data with Syncthing: An open source synchronization tool

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 07:39
These days, some of our most important possessions—from pictures and videos of family and friends to financial and medical documents—are data. And even as cloud storage services are booming, so there are concerns about privacy and lack of control over our personal data. From the PRISM surveillance program to Google letting app developers scan your personal emails, the news is full of reports that should give us all pause regarding the security of our personal information.read more

How to install Paperwork on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 06:24
Paperwork is a note-taking and archiving alternative to Evernote, Microsoft OneNote, and Google Keep, with the advantage of being FOSS (Free and Open Source Software), meaning it that can be hosted on the user premises, which is a requirement for people and businesses worried about privacy.

Red Hat CEO Optimistic About OpenShift 4.0 as RHEL Lags

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 05:10
Red Hat reports second quarter revenue of $823M, as interest in container technology continues to grow

What is Istio?

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 03:56
One of the key metrics or performance indicator of a microservices software architecture and environment is lead time (the amount of time it takes to get from idea to production). Many things have an impact on lead time, such as decision-making time, how quickly the code can be implemented, testing, continuous integration, etc.[This is part one of my ten-part Introduction to Istio series, originally published on Red Hat Developers.]read more

calcurse – free calendar and scheduling application for the command line

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 02:41
calcurse is an open source, text-based calendar and scheduling application. The software keeps track of events, appointments and everyday tasks.

How to Create a Swap File in Linux

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 01:27
A better alternative to a typical swap partition is to use a swap file, which is similar but gives you more control. Here’s how to create a swap file in Linux.

How To Install Jenkins on CentOS 7

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 00:13
Jenkins is an open source, Java-based automation server that offers an easy way to set up a continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipeline. This tutorial will walk you through the steps of installing Jenkins on a CentOS 7 system using the official Jenkins repository.

KaOS Linux Gets the KDE Applications 18.08 Treatment, Latest Calamares Installer

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 22:58
KaOS Linux got a new release that brings all the latest software updates, as well as various improvements and bug fixes need to enrich users' experience when using the operating system on their personal computers.

Building a Secure Ecosystem for Node.js

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 21:44
At Node+JS Interactive, attendees collaborate face to face, network, and learn how to improve their skills with JS in serverless, IoT, and more. Stephanie Evans, Content Manager for Back-end Web Development at LinkedIn Learning, will be speaking at the upcoming conference about building a secure ecosystem for Node.js. Here she answers a few questions about teaching and learning basic security practices.

Slim signage player features Radeon E8860 GPU and six HDMI ports

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 19:15
Ibase’s high-end “SI-626” signage player runs Windows or Linux on 7th or 6th Gen Intel Core CPUs with Radeon E8860 graphics, and offers 6x HDMI 1.4b ports, EDID remote management, and a 30mm profile. Ibase’s new SI-626 digital signage and video wall player combines high-end functionality with a slim 30mm height .........

New SparkyLinux 5.5 "Nibiru" ISOs Released with Latest Debian Buster Updates

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 18:01
A new respin of the SparkyLinux 5.5 "Nibiru" Rolling images released in July 2018, are now available to download with all the latest software and security updates from the Debian Testing repositories.

How to Install Wine on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 16:47
Wine is a Windows Emulator which allows it to run many Windows Applications on Linux. This article describes installing Wine on an Ubuntu 18.04 system.

Python 3.7 beginner's cheat sheet

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 15:32
The Python programming language is known for its large community and diverse extension menu, but much is packed into the language itself. This cheat sheet rounds up a few built-in pieces to get new Python programmers started.Download the Python 3.7 beginner's cheat sheetread more

An Everyday Linux User Review Of Linux Mint 19

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 14:18
It has been a while since I have written a full Linux distribution review and so I have come back with a review of Linux Mint 19 as there really isn't a better place to start. It looks good, is easy to use and does just what you want it to.

Investigating Some Unexpected Bash coproc Behavior

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 13:05
Recently while refreshing my memory on the use of Bash's coproc feature,I came across a reference to a pitfall that described what I thought wassome quite unexpected behavior.This post describes my quick investigation of the pitfall and suggests a workaround(although I don't really recommend using it).