Software and Help

How to Install GitBucket with Nginx on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

HowToForge - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 09:26
GitBucket is a free and open-source Git platform powered by Scala with Github API compatibility. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install and configure GitBucket on Ubuntu 18.04 server.
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How to Install Pico CMS with Nginx and Let's Encrypt on CentOS 7

HowToForge - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 11:32
Pico is an open-source simple and fast flat-file CMS written in PHP. In this tutorial, we will install Pico CMS with Nginx on CentOS 7 system.
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VMware In Talks To Acquire Pivotal - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 20:23

VMware today confirmed that it is in talks to acquire software development platform Pivotal Software, the service best known for commercializing the open-source Cloud Foundry platform. The proposed transaction would see VMware acquire all outstanding Pivotal Class A stock for $15 per share, a significant markup over Pivotal’s current share price (which unsurprisingly shot up right after the announcement). (Source: TFiR)

CNCF Reaches 100 End User Community Members - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 18:24

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation  (CNCF), which sustains and integrates open source technologies like Kubernetes and Prometheus, today announced that its End User Community has grown to 100 members. The CNCF End User Community consists of enterprises and startups that are committed to accelerating the adoption of cloud native technologies and improving the deployment experience. (Yahoo!)

rideOS Launches Ridehailing Platform - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 18:23

rideOS, a technology platform designed to accelerate the safe, global rollout of next-generation transportation fleets, today launched its new Ridehail Platform — including a Ridehail API and open-source mobile apps. The Ridehail API offers an easy way for automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), autonomous vehicle (AV) companies, and transportation network companies (TNCs) to create and manage their own ridehailing network using rideOS’ underlying technology. (Yahoo!)

CloudBees And Google Cloud Partner To Accelerate Application Development On Anthos - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 18:19

CloudBees and Google Cloud are collaborating to deliver a modern DevOps platform based on open source technologies powered by Google Cloud’s Anthos. The companies are using transformational technologies like Jenkins X, Kubernetes and Tekton to create a unified, end-to-end software delivery system. CloudBees provides companies large and small with Jenkins-based continuous delivery solutions that are secure, open toolchain-enabled and scalable to transform software delivery processes across hybrid computing environments.

Google Cloud Adds Compute, Memory-Intensive VMs - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 11:58

Google added virtual machine (VM) types on Google Compute Engine including second-generation Intel Xeon scalable processor machines and new VMs for compute- and memory-heavy applications. The former, available in beta, are general-purpose VMs. They provide greater than 20% price-performance improvement for many workloads and support up to 25% more memory per virtual CPU compared with first-generation machines, according to Google.

How to install NetBox Network Documentation and Management Tool on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

HowToForge - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 09:15
NetBox is a free and opensource web application software that can be used to manage and document computer networks. In this tutorial, we will explain how to install NetBox on Ubuntu 18.04 server.
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Teaching People to Share Technology: Adafruit Founder Limor Fried - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 21:51
Title: Teaching People to Share Technology: Adafruit Founder Limor Fried14 AugLearn more

NVIDIA Publishes GPU Hardware Documentation - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 17:39

NVIDIA is releasing freely-available hardware interface documentation to assist in the development of the open-source NVIDIA Linux driver (Nouveau). The documentation made public at this point primarily covers Maxwell, Pascal, Volta, and Kepler generations of NVIDIA graphics as more is being worked on -- obviously the latest-generation Turing we'd certainly like to see sooner rather than later. When asking about open-source Turing documentation, I hear it's a work-in-progress. (Source: Phoronix)

Huawei To Help Create Nation's First Open-Source Foundation - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 12:01

Huawei Technologies Co said it plans to partner with other companies to set up China's first open-source software foundation, which is expected to begin to operate in a month or two to expand the nation's software community. The plan for the software foundation came after GitHub, the world's largest host of source code, prevented in July users in Iran and other nations sanctioned by the United States government from accessing portions of its service.

University Research Teams Open-Source Natural Adversarial Image DataSet for Computer-Vision AI - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 11:57

Research teams from three universities recently released a dataset called ImageNet-A, containing natural adversarial images: real-world images that are misclassified by image-recognition AI. When used as a test-set on several state-of-the-art pre-trained models, the models achieve an accuracy rate of less than 3%. (Source: InfoHQ)

Nvidia Breaks Real-time Conversational AI Records - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 11:54

Nvidia’s GPU-powered platform for developing and running conversational AI that understands and responds to natural language requests has achieved some key milestones and broken some records that have big implications for anyone building on their tech — which includes companies large and small, as much of the code they’ve used to achieve these advancements is open source, written in PyTorch and easy to run. (Source: TechCrunch)

Kasten Raises $14 Million For App Backup And Recovery Services - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 11:47

Kasten, which bills itself as an enterprise-scale and cloud-native data management company, today announced that it’s raised $14 million in series A funding led by Insight Partners, bringing its total raised to $17 million to date. CEO Niraj Tolia says the infusion will accelerate the growth of the Los Altos, California-based startup’s sales, engineering, and marketing departments and the expansion of its research and development center in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Essential Developer Guide for Building Blockchain Applications Using Hyperledger Sawtooth - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 08:07
Title: Essential Developer Guide for Building Blockchain Applications Using Hyperledger Sawtooth13 AugLearn more

Linux rename Command Tutorial for Beginners (with Examples)

HowToForge - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 01:58
If you work with files on the command line in Linux, renaming files is one of the most frequent tasks you may find yourself involved in. We've already discussed the mv command that lets you do this. And here, in this tutorial, we will discuss another such tool, dubbed rename.
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Rook v1.0 Adds Support for Ceph Nautilus - Mon, 08/12/2019 - 14:56

Rook, a storage orchestrator for Kubernetes, has released version 1.0 for production-ready workloads that use file, block, and object storage in containers. Highlights of Rook 1.0 include support for storage providers through operators like Ceph Nautilus, EdgeFS, and NFS. For instance, when a pod requests an NFS file system, Rook can provision it without any manual intervention. (Source: InfoQ, Rook)

Install Automad CMS with Nginx and Let's Encrypt SSL on Debian 10

HowToForge - Mon, 08/12/2019 - 06:05
Automad is a file-based content management system (CMS) and a template engine written in PHP. In this tutorial, we will go through the Automad CMS installation and setup on Debian 10 (buster) system by using NGINX as a web server.
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How to Install Attendize Event Management Software on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

HowToForge - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 07:59
Attendize is a free and open-source ticket selling and event management written in PHP on top of the Laravel framework. Attendize offers a simple solution for managing general admission events, without paying extra charges. In this tutorial, we will explain how to install Attendize on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS server.
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Huawei Announces HarmonyOS, An Open-Source Operating System - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 07:51

HarmonyOS is “the first microkernel-based distributed OS for all scenarios,” consumer group CEO Richard Yu told attendees at the Huawei Developer Conference. The new platform supports smartphones, smart speakers, computers, smartwatches, wireless earbuds, cars, and tablets. In fact, Yu says the platform supports RAM sizes ranging from kilobytes to gigabytes. (Source: Android Authority)