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How To Install and Connect an Agent to Pandora FMS Server

How To Install and Connect an Agent to Pandora FMS Server

February 13, 2020 at 6:53 am 0 comments

A Pandora FMS Agent is an application installed on computers to be monitored using the Pandora FMS Monitoring System. Software agents perform checks on server resources (such as CPU, RAM, storage devices, etc.) and installed applications and services (such as Nginx, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PostgreSQL, etc.); they send the collected dataRead More

OpenShot Video Editor Gets a Major Update With Version 2.5 Release

OpenShot Video Editor Gets a Major Update With Version 2.5 Release

February 12, 2020 at 10:48 pm 0 comments

OpenShot is one of the best open-source video editors out there. With all the features that it offered – it was already a good video editor on Linux. Now, with a major update to it (v.2.5.0), OpenShot has added a lot of new improvements andRead More

Install All Essential Media Codecs in Ubuntu With This Single Command

Install All Essential Media Codecs in Ubuntu With This Single Command

February 12, 2020 at 10:33 pm 0 comments

If you have just installed Ubuntu or some other Ubuntu flavors like Kubuntu, Lubuntu etc, you’ll notice that your system doesn’t play some audio or video file. For video files, you can install VLC on Ubuntu. VLC one of the best video players for LinuxRead More

Linux Kernel Continues Prepping For RISC-V’s Updated Supervisor Binary Interface

Linux Kernel Continues Prepping For RISC-V’s Updated Supervisor Binary Interface

February 12, 2020 at 10:21 pm 0 comments

RISC-V’s Supervisor Binary Interface “SBI” is the interface between the platform-specific firmware and the running operating system or hypervisor for interacting with the supervisor execution environment in the higher privileged mode. The Linux kernel has been working to support a newer version of the SBIRead More

How to Install Firefox Preview with uBlock Origin on Android

How to Install Firefox Preview with uBlock Origin on Android

February 12, 2020 at 10:09 pm 0 comments

Mozilla is working on a new Firefox version for Android, and the company recently released an update that allows users to enable extensions in the Nightly build of the browser. The first extension that can be activated in Firefox Preview on Android is also oneRead More

Kubernetes administration policy made easy with brewOPA

Kubernetes administration policy made easy with brewOPA

February 12, 2020 at 9:55 pm 0 comments

Cloud-native computing — with such technologies as Kubernetes, service-mesh, and continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) — is revolutionizing IT. But managing can still be a major pain in the server. That’s where Open Policy Agent (OPA), an open-source Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) project,Read More

Navigating man pages in Linux

Navigating man pages in Linux

February 12, 2020 at 9:43 pm 0 comments

Man pages provide essential information on Linux commands and many users refer to them often, but there’s a lot more to the man pages than many of us realize. You can always type a command like “man who” and get a nice description of howRead More

Try These 2 Things Before Choosing Your Desktop Linux OS

Try These 2 Things Before Choosing Your Desktop Linux OS

February 12, 2020 at 9:28 pm 0 comments

When macOS users decide “OK I’m done with the Apple ecosystem” and switch over to Windows, they have basically one choice for their operating system: Windows 10. When the reverse happens, people diving into Macs also have a single choice. When you take the plungeRead More

How to Install Django Web Application Framework on Debian 10

How to Install Django Web Application Framework on Debian 10

February 12, 2020 at 7:35 pm 0 comments

Django is an open-source web application framework that helps you to develop dynamic websites and applications. It is secure, fast and stable which allows you to create a complex website with less coding. There are several ways to install Django on your system. You can install it using the DebianRead More

How to Use the RPM Command (with Examples)

How to Use the RPM Command (with Examples)

February 11, 2020 at 8:02 pm 0 comments

RPM stands for “Redhat Package Manager” is a command-line package management tool for RHEL/CentOS based operating system. You can install, uninstall, update, query and verify package using the RPM command. This tool only works with packages built in .rpm format. RPM command can only install the specified package, it canRead More

How to Install OrangeScrum on CentOS 8

How to Install OrangeScrum on CentOS 8

February 11, 2020 at 7:51 pm 0 comments

Orangescrum is an open-source and collaboration web application written by using CakePHP. It is simple and easy to use tools to manage projects, teams, documents, tasks, and communicate with the team on important issues. It is a widely used tool for small to medium size businesses. Orangescrum has many usefulRead More

How to Install Java on Arch Linux

How to Install Java on Arch Linux

February 11, 2020 at 7:38 am 0 comments

Java is undoubtedly one of the most popular programming languages ever to grace the face of the planet, powering millions of applications both on Linux and Windows platforms. Java comprises of JRE (Java Runtime Environment) and JDK (Java Development Toolkit). JRE is a set of software applications that help inRead More

Bitcoin Startup Casa Names New CEO as Node Service Goes Open-Source

Bitcoin Startup Casa Names New CEO as Node Service Goes Open-Source

February 10, 2020 at 11:25 pm 0 comments

Bitcoin startup Casa is charging into 2020 with a new look – by winding down its hardware product and shuffling its front office. CEO Jeremy Welch is stepping down from the role with current head of product Nick Neuman taking the helm. CTO Jameson LoppRead More

Dino is a Modern Looking Open Source XMPP Client

Dino is a Modern Looking Open Source XMPP Client

February 10, 2020 at 10:09 pm 0 comments

XMPP (Extensible Messaging Presence Protocol) is a decentralized model of network to facilitate instant messaging and collaboration. Decentralize means there is no central server that has access to your data. The communication is directly between the end-points. Some of us might call it an “oldRead More

South Korea’s government explores move from Windows to Linux desktop

South Korea’s government explores move from Windows to Linux desktop

February 10, 2020 at 9:55 pm 0 comments

What’s holding the Linux desktop back? Linus Torvalds looks to Chromebooks and Android for the future of the Linux desktop, while Linux Mint developers aren’t happy with each other. With Windows 7 in its support coffin, some institutions are finally giving up on Windows entirely.Read More

elementary OS 5.1.2 Hera update fixes dangerous Linux sudo bug

elementary OS 5.1.2 Hera update fixes dangerous Linux sudo bug

February 10, 2020 at 9:23 pm 0 comments

A few days ago, we reported on an extremely serious sudo bug that impacted some Unix and Linux-based operating systems. While Ubuntu was not affected, two popular operating systems based on it — Linux Mint and elementary OS — were impacted, sadly. This was dueRead More

How to Install Skype on Arch Linux

How to Install Skype on Arch Linux

February 10, 2020 at 5:55 am 0 comments

Skype is a very popular chat application from Microsoft that allows you to chat and connect with your friends, colleagues and loved ones using free HD video and voice calls at absolutely no cost at all. At the time of writing this guide, the latest version of Skype for LinuxRead More

How to Install Seafile to Sync and Share Files on Ubuntu

How to Install Seafile to Sync and Share Files on Ubuntu

February 10, 2020 at 5:43 am 0 comments

Seafile is an open-source, small and secure cloud storage solution for file synchronization and sharing, built using C (at the core) and Python. It features file encryption and group sharing, organization of files into libraries and a library can be encrypted and protected using a password. It extends your localRead More

Where top VCs are investing in open source and dev tools

Where top VCs are investing in open source and dev tools

February 7, 2020 at 7:38 pm 0 comments

The once-polarizing world of open-source software has recently become one of the hotter destinations for VCs. As the popularity of open source increases among organizations and developers, startups in the space have reached new heights and monstrous valuations. Over the past several years, we’ve seenRead More

How fast are your disks? Find out the open source way, with fio

How fast are your disks? Find out the open source way, with fio

February 7, 2020 at 7:27 pm 0 comments

Storage benchmarking—much like Wi-Fi benchmarking—is a widely misunderstood black art. Admins and enthusiasts have for decades been tempted to just “get the big number” by reading or writing a large amount of data to a disk, getting a figure in MB/sec, and calling it aRead More

Open source takes on managing and securing the electrical grid

Open source takes on managing and securing the electrical grid

February 7, 2020 at 7:11 pm 0 comments

The first you may know about the next cyberwar might be when your power goes out. Just ask the citizens of Kiev, Ukraine — whose power was cut off for an hour by an attack from Russian hackers. Indeed, you probably don’t know it, butRead More

Intel’s Linux Distro Beats Windows 10 And Ubuntu — On AMD Hardware

Intel’s Linux Distro Beats Windows 10 And Ubuntu — On AMD Hardware

February 7, 2020 at 5:40 pm 0 comments

Looking for a Linux distribution that’s performance-optimized for your AMD processor? It may already exist, and it’s called Clear Linux. That’s right, Intel’s Clear Linux. In a recent battery of benchmarks performed on a $199 laptop from Walmart, Ubuntu proved 15-percent faster than the defaultRead More

How to Install RethinkDB Database System on Debian 10

How to Install RethinkDB Database System on Debian 10

February 7, 2020 at 5:23 pm 0 comments

RethinkDB is a free and open-source NoSQL database system that makes it easier for building realtime apps. It comes with a graphical user interface that can be accessible from the web browser and used to manage the database. It uses JSON to load the applications into and read the database.Read More

Major Japanese hardware vendor joins Open Invention Network

Major Japanese hardware vendor joins Open Invention Network

February 7, 2020 at 4:53 pm 0 comments

The Open Invention Network (OIN) is the largest patent non-aggression community in history. It’s chief job has been to protect Linux and open-source friendly companies from patent attacks. Now, Japanese hardware power Taiyo Yuden has joined the OIN as a community member. What does aRead More

How to Deploy Nginx on a Kubernetes Cluster

How to Deploy Nginx on a Kubernetes Cluster

February 7, 2020 at 5:28 am 0 comments

In our last article, we have discussed how to set up and run a Kubernetes Cluster, let’s discuss how we can deploy NGINX service on our cluster. I will run this deployment on a Virtual Machine Hosted by a public cloud provider. As it is with many public cloud services,Read More

Best Open Source eCommerce Platforms to Build Online Shopping Websites

Best Open Source eCommerce Platforms to Build Online Shopping Websites

February 6, 2020 at 10:10 pm 0 comments

Do you want to build your own online shopping websites? Thankfully, we have some good open source eCommerce solutions that you can deploy on your own Linux server. These eCommerce software are tailored for the sole purpose of giving you a shopping website. So theyRead More