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This Week in Open Source News: Top 5 Virtualization Trends, New Mozilla OSS Speech Recognition Project & More

Linux.com - 1 hour 20 min ago
Title: This Week in Open Source News: Top 5 Virtualization Trends, New Mozilla OSS Speech Recognition Project & More21 JulLearn more

How to Monitor Nginx using Netdata on Ubuntu 16.04

HowToForge - 2 hours 48 sec ago
Netdata is an open source monitoring tool for Linux servers. In this tutorial, I will show you how to monitor Nginx using Netdata. The tutorial will cover the Nginx web server installation, enable the 'stub_status' module in Nginx and the Netdata installation on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus.
Categories: Software and Help

Ubuntu 17.10: Back to a GNOME Future

Linux.com - 3 hours 20 min ago
Title: Ubuntu 17.10: Back to a GNOME Future21 JulLearn more

Linux dirname command explained for beginners (4 examples)

Linux Today News - 3 hours 20 min ago

The name of the tool is dirname, and it's mostly used in situations where-in you need to strip the last component from an absolute file-name.

Categories: General News

Install WordPress with Varnish and Nginx on Ubuntu

LXer Linux News - 3 hours 45 min ago
Varnish is a web application accelerator. It redirects the visitors to static pages whenever it is possible. Varnish can be installed and configured to cache the content in front of any HTTP server and it can speed up the delivery up to 300-1000 times.
Categories: General News

Questions about SysAdmin Training from The Linux Foundation? Join the Next #AskLF

Linux.com - 3 hours 49 min ago

Let the knowledge-sharing continue! On Monday, July 31 at 10 AM PT, The Linux Foundation will present another installment in its #AskLF program: a series of monthly Twitter chats hosted by The Linux Foundation thought leaders and experts. The program allows the open source community to ask a designated host questions about the organization’s offerings and strategies.

Monitor AMD Ryzen Temperatures In Linux with latest kernel modules

LXer Linux News - 4 hours 53 min ago
AMD's Ryzen CPUs have been out for several months now, but AMD still hasn't released any specifications or code to get temperature monitoring support for CPU sensors in Linux. Thankfully, there are fairly accurate sensors on Ryzen motherboards, and they are accessible through Linux.
Categories: General News

F-Droid - A Collection of Free Android App Repository

Linux Today News - 5 hours 20 min ago

F-Droid is a collection of free and open-source apps.

Categories: General News

Red Hat Updates OpenShift Online Developers' Platform

LXer Linux News - 6 hours 2 min ago
Last week Red Hat introduced its new and improved version of Red Hat OpenShift Online, its platform as a service cloud offering. It comes in a free or paid version, both hosted on AWS. If my experience is any indication, however, you might have to stand in line for a while in order to take the free version for a ride.
Categories: General News

Things To Do After Installing Fedora

Linux Today News - 6 hours 20 min ago

If you are a new Fedora user, you may be wondering about what to do after installation.

Categories: General News

Firefox for iOS Offers New and Improved Browsing Experience with Tabs, Night Mode and QR Code Reader

LXer Linux News - 7 hours 10 min ago
Here at Firefox, we’re always looking for ways for users to get the most out of their web experience. Today, we’re rolling out some improvements that will set the stage for what’s to come in the Fall with Project Quantum. Together these new features help to enhance your mobile browsing experience and make a difference in how you use Firefox for iOS.
Categories: General News

The Truth About Sysadmins

Linux.com - 7 hours 19 min ago

You've probably heard many stereotypes about system administrators and the job itself. Like most stereotypes, they have varying levels of accuracy, so it's worth digging a little deeper if you're considering a career change.

Here's the truth about are some of the things you may have heard about network and system administration.

Linus Torvalds: Gadget Reviewer

Linux.com - 7 hours 49 min ago

If you know anything about Linus Torvalds, you know he's the mastermind and overlord of Linux. If you know him at all well, you know he's also an enthusiastic scuba diver and author of SubSurface, a do-it-all dive log program. And, if you know him really well, you'd know, like many other developers, he loves gadgets. Now, he's starting his own gadget review site on Google+Working Gadgets.

The Difference Between SOA and Microservices Isn’t Size

Linux.com - 8 hours 19 min ago

For those that have been in the technology industry for some time, there is a tendency to compare or even equate the current microservices phenomenon with the more archaic Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) approach. This is done implicitly in many cases, but also quite explicitly with statements such as “microservices is nothing more than the new SOA” or “Amazon is the only company to get SOA right.”

Linus Torvalds: Gadget reviewer

LXer Linux News - 8 hours 19 min ago
If you know anything about Linus Torvalds, you know he's the mastermind and overlord of Linux. If you know him at all well, you know he's also an enthusiastic scuba diver and author of SubSurface, a do-it-all dive log program. And, if you know him really well, you'd know, like many other developers, he loves gadgets. Now, he's starting his own gadget review site on Google+: Working Gadgets.
Categories: General News

Sustainable Open Source – Where Are the Vendors?

Linux.com - 9 hours 19 min ago

Harvard Business Review has an article comparing old, crusty open source code to the Y2K ordeal. Go ahead and read it – it’s worth your time.

Joshua Gans, the author, lists open source projects that are maintained by lonely developers who don’t make much money (if any) for producing their craft. He specifically calls out ntpd:

Tiny Arduino clone starts at $14

LXer Linux News - 9 hours 28 min ago
A 15.24 x 15.24mm “Arduino Pico” board has launched on Kickstarter with a Leonardo-compatible 16MHz ATMEGA32U4 chip and a micro-USB port. A Toronto based startup called MellBell Electronics is closing in on funding its Arduino Pico Kickstarter project. Billed as “the world’s smallest Arduino board,” the Arduino Pico measures 0.6 x 0.6 inches, or 15.24mm squared.
Categories: General News

Will East Texas be able to keep patent cases despite the Supreme Court?

LXer Linux News - 10 hours 36 min ago
The top US patent court has been asked to consider an urgent appeal from a manufacturer of supercomputers that's desperate to escape an upcoming trial in the patent hotspot of East Texas.The Eastern District of Texas has become known as a haven for the type of litigation shops sometimes derided as "patent trolls," but the district's strict discovery rules and tendency to favor jury trials has attracted operating companies seeking to enforce their patents, as well.
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