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Linux needs easier bug reporting tools
(Jan 24, 2020, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

TechRepublic: The reporting of bugs is stuck in the early 2000s and needs to evolve into something end users won't hesitate to use.

Copy-left behind: Permissive MIT, Apache open-source licenses on the up as developers snub GNU's GPL
(Jan 24, 2020, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

The Register: Share all our code modifications with others? Think again, hippie

Timeout Command in Linux
(Jan 24, 2020, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linuxize: timeout is a command-line utility that runs a specified command and terminates it if it is still running after a given period of time.

How is the path environment variable managed in Linux/Ubuntu/Debian?
(Jan 24, 2020, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

Many users, beginners and advanced are sometimes confused on how the PATH environment variable is handled on Linux.

7 Commands to Check Memory Usage and Swap Space in Debian 10
(Jan 24, 2020, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Learn seven commands that can be used to check memory usage and swap space in Debian 10.

Install Adminer Database Management Tool on Debian 10
(Jan 24, 2020, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

HowToForge: Managing database systems like MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, and SQLite form the web-based UI is easier than using the command-line tool. A

The evolution of a Linux sysadmin
(Jan 24, 2020, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

A tale of how a sysadmin went from hobbyist and Level 1 tech to the big time at Red Hat.

Connect an Asterisk system to the public switched telephone network
(Jan 23, 2020, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

Learn how to set up Asterisk so your softphones can receive incoming calls from outside and make outgoing calls outside your organization as well.

How To Find Broken Symlinks And Delete Them On Linux
(Jan 23, 2020, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Find and delete the unused broken symlinks on Linux using 'symlinks' utility and "find" command.

Beginners Guide to Command Substitution in Bash (And the Backslash Mystery)
(Jan 23, 2020, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Learn the basics of command substitution

Do You Really Need Antivirus Software on Linux?
(Jan 23, 2020, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux can get viruses, but you don't need an antivirus?!

Tcpdump Command in Linux
(Jan 23, 2020, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

tcpdump is a command-line utility that you can use to capture and inspect network traffic

New Confluent Platform release boosts event streaming quality
(Jan 23, 2020, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Based on the open-source Kafka event streaming platform, the Confluent Platform 5.4 update adds new capabilities to help meet enterprise data management requirements.

Linux tools: Getting the message out with dmesg
(Jan 23, 2020, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

The dmesg command is a sysadmin's best friend for troubleshooting

How to Check and Kill Zombie Processes in Debian 10
(Jan 23, 2020, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

A zombie process is a type of process which is finished but its entry still remains in the process table

Terminal Phase - A Space Shooter Game That Runs In Terminal
(Jan 23, 2020, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

ostechnix: This guide explains how to install and play Terminal Phase space shooter game in Terminal on Linux.

Raspberry Pi 4: Chronicling the Desktop Experience - Screencasting
(Jan 23, 2020, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Can you use the Raspberry Pi 4 as a screencaster?

Optimize Jpeg/jpg Images through the Debian Command line
(Jan 23, 2020, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

Learn how to install the command line utility Jpegoptim

How to Compare Local and Remote Files in Linux
(Jan 22, 2020, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

diff (short for difference) is a simple and easy to use tool which analyzes two files and displays the differences in the files by comparing the files line by line.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2 beta arrives
(Jan 22, 2020, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: This forthcoming minor RHEL update will bring major sysadmin and developer improvements.

ProtonVPN Applications are Now 100% Open Source
(Jan 22, 2020, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

itsFOSS: ProtonVPN becomes the first VPN provider to open source its client applications and undergo an independent security audit.

Zorin OS 15.1 Review
(Jan 22, 2020, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

Zorin OS touts itself as a Windows alternative and is targeting Windows users that are looking to switch to Linux.

s-tui CPU Monitoring And Stress Testing Tool Sees Its First Stable (1.0.0) Release
(Jan 22, 2020, 12:44) (0 talkbacks)

s-tui, a terminal-based CPU monitoring and stress testing tool for Linux, has reached version 1.0.0 stable

Wine 5.0 Officially Released with Multi-Monitor and Vulkan 1.1 Support, More
(Jan 22, 2020, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

After being in development for more than one year, Wine 5.0 is finally here with a lot of enhancements

How to configure an Asterisk dialplan for intra-office calling
(Jan 22, 2020, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Learn how to configure Asterisk to let two softphones call each other.

Install Racket Programming Language On Linux
(Jan 22, 2020, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

ostechnix: This guide explains how to install Racket programing language on Linux.

bandwhich Shows What's Taking Up Your Network Bandwidth On Linux And macOS
(Jan 22, 2020, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxUprising: bandwhich is a relatively new terminal bandwidth utilization tool for Linux

DNF (Fork of YUM) Command to Manage Packages on Fedora, CentOS 8 and RHEL 8 Systems
(Jan 22, 2020, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

2DayGeek: This tutorial shows you how to use the DNF Package Management command on Fedora, CentOS/RHEL 8 systems.

Bash Script to Monitor CPU, Memory and Swap usage on Multiple Linux System With eMail Alert
(Jan 22, 2020, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

2DayGeek: This script will enable you to generate reports for the CPU, memory and swap usage of multiple Linux systems.

Schedule Jobs in Linux With 'at Command
(Jan 22, 2020, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

The at command in Linux can be used to schedule jobs that do not run on a regular schedule

GParted 1.1 Open-Source Partition Editor Is Out with Various Enhancements, Fixes
(Jan 22, 2020, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

Curtis Gedak released Gparted 1.1.0, a maintenance update aiming to include enhancements, bug fixes, as well as translation updates.

wc Command - Count Output by Linux, Words, or Characters
(Jan 21, 2020, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

The wc command is a great utility that can be used to count words, lines and characters in files or standard input.

Networking for sysadmins: Recognizing router problems
(Jan 21, 2020, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Multiple network components, including those of the ISP, can be the cause of a network incidents

How To Save Linux Command Output To An Image Or A Text File
(Jan 21, 2020, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ostechnix: Have you ever been in a situation where you wanted to send the output of a Linux command to your colleague or friend to get help?

LXMusic - music player designed for the minimalist
(Jan 21, 2020, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

LXMusic is a minimalist music player for LXDE

Delete Users in Linux With Userdel Command
(Jan 21, 2020, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

If you want to delete an existing user in Ubuntu or any other Linux distribution, you can use the userdel command in the terminal.

Where the open source InfluxDB time series database is going
(Jan 21, 2020, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Paul Dix, co-founder and CTO of InfluxData, discusses the origins of InfluxDB, why SQL isn't always enough as a query language and where his company is headed in 2020.

Learning about Partitions and How to Create Them for Fedora
(Jan 21, 2020, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Operating system distributions try to craft a one size fits all partition layout for their file systems.

GNU make 4.3 released
(Jan 21, 2020, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

GNU make is a tool which controls the generation of executables and other non-source files of a program from the program's source files.

Red Hat Shows Off Their vDPA Kernel Patches For Better Ethernet Within VMs
(Jan 21, 2020, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: Red Hat engineers have been developing virtual data path acceleration (vDPA) as a standard data plane that is more flexible than VirtIO full hardware offloading.

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