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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)

CNCF Completes Kubernetes Cybersecurity Audit - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 21:03

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) this week announced the results of its recent audit performed as part of its ongoing commitment to continuously improve Kubernetes security. CNCF CTO Chris Aniszczyk says as part of the effort, the CNCF later this year also plans to kick off a bounty program through which it will provide incentives to researchers who identify bugs and other cybersecurity flaws. (Source: Container Journal)

MIT Publishes Report On Open Source Publishing Tools And Platforms - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 20:53

The MIT Press has announced the release of a comprehensive report on the current state of all available open-source software for publishing. “Mind the Gap,” funded by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, “shed[s] light on the development and deployment of open source publishing technologies in order to aid institutions' and individuals' decision-making and project planning,” according to its introduction. It will be an unparalleled resource for the scholarly publishing community and complements the recently released Mapping the Scholarly Communication Landscape census.

GitHub Actions Moves GitHub Into DevOps - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 20:49

Yes, Git, Linus Torvalds' distributed source code control system, is essential to modern-day programming, but it's far more than that. Git is key to essentially all DevOps operations. GitHub recognizes that, and with GitHub Actions, it's transforming its Git services into a DevOps workflow pipeline. (Source: ZDNet)

NSA's Ghidra To Get New Features - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 20:46

Just five months ago at the RSA conference, the NSA released Ghidra, a piece of open source software for reverse-engineering malware. It was an unusual move for the spy agency, and it’s sticking to its plan for regular updates — including some based on requests from the public. (Source: CyberScoop)

How to Install Matomo Web Analytics with Nginx on FreeBSD 12.0

HowToForge - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 04:50
Matomo (formerly Piwik) is a free and open-source web analytics application developed by a team of international developers, that runs on a PHP/MySQL webserver. This tutorial will show you how to install Matomo on a FreeBSD 12.0 system using Nginx as the webserver and we will secure the website with a Let's Encrypt SSL certificate.
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How to Install Pico CMS with Nginx on Debian 10

HowToForge - Wed, 08/07/2019 - 13:18
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 Debian 10 (buster) system.
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CircleCI Brings Its CI To Microsoft Ecosystem - Wed, 08/07/2019 - 11:18

CircleCI has been supporting continuous integration for Linux and Mac programmers for some time, but up until today, Microsoft developers have been left on the outside looking in. Today, the company changed that announcing new support for Microsoft programmers using Windows Server 2019. (Source: TechCrunch)


Microsoft Open-Sources TensorWatch AI Debugging Tool - Tue, 08/06/2019 - 20:16

Microsoft Research open-sourced TensorWatch, their debugging tool for AI and deep-learning. TensorWatch supports PyTorch as well as TensorFlow eager tensors, and allows developers to interactively debug training jobs in real-time via Jupyter notebooks, or build their own custom UIs in Python. (Source: InfoQ)

Sysdig Injects More AI into Container Security - Tue, 08/06/2019 - 20:13

At the Black Hat USA conference, Sysdig today announced it has extended the capabilities of Sysdig Secure to include runtime profiling and anomaly detection enabled by machine learning algorithms with Kubernetes environments. At the same time, Sysdig unveiled Falco Rule Builder, a more flexible user interface (UI) for creating runtime security policies, which integrates tightly with Sysdig Secure.

FFmpeg 4.2, Open-Source Multimedia Framework Released - Tue, 08/06/2019 - 20:10

The FFmpeg project released a new major version of their open-source and cross-platform multimedia framework used by numerous games and applications, FFmpeg 4.2. Dubbed "Ada," the FFMpeg 4.2 series introduces some exciting new features and improvements, among which we can mention support for decoding AV1 files via the libdav1d library, support for ARIB STD-B24 caption (profiles A and C) based on the libaribb24 library, and support for decoding HEVC 4:4:4 content in nvdec and cuviddec.

Red Hat Launches Enterprise Linux 7.7 - Tue, 08/06/2019 - 20:06

Red Hat today announced the general availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7, the final Full Support Phase release of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 platform. As hybrid and multicloud computing helps to transform enterprise IT, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7 delivers enhanced consistency and control across cloud infrastructure for IT operations teams while also providing a suite of modern, supported container creation tools for enterprise application developers.

SWAPGS Attack, New Speculative Execution Flaw Affects All Modern Intel CPUs - Tue, 08/06/2019 - 20:04

A new variant of the Spectre (Variant 1) side-channel vulnerability has been discovered that affects modern Intel CPUs which leverage speculative-execution, and some AMD processors as well, Microsoft and Red Hat warn. Identified as CVE-2019-1125, the vulnerability could allow unprivileged local attackers to access sensitive information stored in the operating system privileged kernel memory, including passwords, tokens, and encryption keys, that would otherwise be inaccessible. (Source: Hackernews)

How to Setup Tonido Personal Cloud Server on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

HowToForge - Tue, 08/06/2019 - 14:57
Tonido is a free application server that allows you to access all your files on your computer from a web browser. You can share files with your family, friends, and colleagues, and also create a secure share to only allow authorized people. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install and configure Tonido Personal Edition on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
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Windows Terminal Preview v0.3 Released - Mon, 08/05/2019 - 15:11

Windows Terminal Preview v0.3 has been published to the Microsoft Store. The very-preview code has hit 0.3, and we took a look at version 0.3.2142.0, which can currently be found in the otherwise moribund Microsoft Store. The release can also be picked up on GitHub if downloading from the Store just isn't your thing. (Source: The Register)

Survey Identifies Myriad Kubernetes Adoption Drivers - Mon, 08/05/2019 - 15:02

One of the assumptions made about key drivers Kubernetes adoption is that organizations are trying to accelerate the rate at which software is built by embracing microservices based on containers. However, a survey of 130 attendees of three recent container conferences published by Replex, a provider of governance and cost management tools for Kubernetes, finds the top two drivers of Kubernetes adoption are improving scalability (61%) and resource utilization (46%), followed by a desire to adopt a cloud-native stack (37%) and shortening development and deployment times (42%).