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How to Find a File in Linux with the Find Command

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 05:52
Knowing where to find things on your PC is fundamental. In this article we’ll take you through a long list of ‘find’ commands that should help you find any file you’re looking for in Linux.

Linux Mint 18.3 “Sylvia” Mate Installation Guide with Screenshots

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 04:38
The Linux Mint team has come out with another popular release of the Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon and Mate version that has been much welcomed by the Linux Family. The 18.3 version of the Linux Mint is considered to be a long-term support release and it means that the team will provide its support and updates for a long time until 2021. This new version comes with a lot of new features along with major enhancements to the existing features as well.

Using N_Port ID Virtualization (NPIV) with kernel-based virtual machine (KVM) guests on IBM Power servers

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 03:23
This article provides the basic steps to use N-Port ID Virtualization (NPIV) technology in a kernel-based virtual machine (KVM) guest. Additionally, the article also provides the significance of NPIV allowing multiple guests to make use of a single physical host bus adapter (HBA) to access multiple storage devices.

Working with Vi/Vim Editor : Advanced concepts

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 02:09
Earlier we have discussed some basics about VI/VIM editor but VI & VIM are both very powerful editors and there are many other functionalities that can be used with these editors. In this tutorial, we are going to learn some advanced uses of VI/VIM editor.

Tiny industrial temperature module runs Linux on a Zynq-7000

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 00:55
iWave’s “iW-RainboW-G28M” is a SODIMM-style module that runs Linux on a Zynq-7000 FPGA SoC, and offers -40 to 85°C support, up to 1GB DDR3, 512MB flash, a GbE controller, and optional WiFi/BT.

The 5 best Linux distros for the enterprise: Red Hat, Ubuntu, Linux Mint and more

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 23:40
As anyone in IT can tell you, Linux has invaded the server room. The operating system is running file servers, print servers, content delivery systems, global caching servers, data archives, VPN servers — you name it. A variety of high-quality Linux distributions allow you to expand your Linux OS deployments beyond the data center. These five are particularly good.

Working with VI editor : The Basics

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 22:26
VI editor is a powerful command line based text editor that was originally created for Unix but has since been ported to various Unix & Linux distributions. In Linux there exists another, advanced version...

Analyze Song Lyrics with a Shell Script, Part II

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 21:12
In my last article, I began exploring song lyrics. Not so you could have an epicKaraoke night, but more in the sense of analyzing song lyrics and word usagetherein.

Linux Foundation LFCS and LFCE: Miltos Tsatsakis

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 19:57
The Linux Foundation offers many resources for developers, users, and administrators of Linux systems. One of the most important offerings is its Linux Certification Program, which is designed to give you a way to differentiate yourself in a job market that's hungry for your skills.

openSUSE-Based GeckoLinux Receives New, Revamped Releases Built with KIWI

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 18:43
The developer of the openSUSE-Based GeckoLinux open-source operating system announced the release of a major update to both the GeckoLinux Static and NEXT series.

Best Linux Screenshot & Screencasting Tools

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 17:28
There comes a time you want to capture an error on your screen and send it to the developers or want help from Stack Overflow, you need the right tools to take that screenshot and save it or send it. There are tools in the form of programs and others as shell extensions for GNOME. Not to worry, here are the best Linux Screenshot taking tools that you can use to take those screenshots or make a screencast.

Install Concrete5 on Ubuntu 16.04

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 16:14
We’ll show you, how to install Concrete5 on Ubuntu 16.04. Concrete5 is free and open source Content Management System (CMS). It is an easy to use, but yet powerful tool allowing users with no technical skills to build different types of websites.

Linux Mint Devs Respond to Meltdown and Spectre Security Vulnerabilities

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 15:00
Linux Mint developers have published today a statement regarding the recently unearthed Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities, informing users on how to keep their PCs secure.

How to set up a Raspberry Pi for retro gaming

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 12:21
I grew up with console gaming and over the years I have had a number of systems, including Atari, SNES, Sega Genesis, and my all-time-favorite—the Commodore Amiga. I recently found a backup of old games I have been carrying around with me for years and got nostalgic for the glory days of retro gaming. I grabbed some old hardware and started tinkering with it so I could relive my childhood. I was surprised how well these games run on my Raspberry Pi and it's become something of a new hobby.read more

Linux size Command Tutorial for Beginners (6 Examples)

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 11:07
As some of you might already know, an object or executable file in Linux consists of several sections (like txt and data). In case you want to know the size of each section, there exists a command line utility - dubbed size - that provides you this information.

MongoDB installation & configuration on RHEL/CentOS

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 06:25
MongoDB is one of the famous , free & open source document oriented No-SQL database server. MongoDB uses JSON like document format to store data in database, rather than using rows & columns, as...

Asus Tinker Board S adds 16GB eMMC and more

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 05:10
Asus announced a “Tinker Board S” SBC that has the same Rockchip RK3288 as the original, but adds 16GB eMMC, HDMI-CEC support, a smart audio jack, and improved power management features. Asus unveiled a minor upgrade to its open-spec Tinker Board SBC, which was originally unveiled a year ago. Like the original, the Tinker Board […]

The Linux vs Meltdown and Spectre battle continues

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 03:56
Fixing Meltdown and Spectre will take Linux -- and all other operating systems -- programmers a long, long time. Here[he]#039[/he]s where the Linux developers are now.

Who Was To Blame For The Ubuntu BIOS Bug?

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 02:42
In this article I have analysed who is to blame for the Ubuntu BIOS bug which leaves the BIOS of some laptops in a read only state. So who is to blame? The developers, the manufacturers, the BIOS developers or indeed the users?

5 reasons Kubernetes is the real deal

Tue, 01/09/2018 - 01:27
I[he]#039[/he]ve been to a lot of tech conferences in my life, but there was something different about the December 2017 KubeCon/Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) Summit in Austin. Sure, there[he]#039[/he]s a ton of hype around Kubernetes, but it[he]#039[/he]s something more.