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Understanding Kubernetes Storage

LXer Linux News - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 21:33
Kubernetes storage is useful to storage administrators because it enables different forms of persistent, stateful data retention within Kubernetes cluster deployments, which are increasingly popular.
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Development Release: antiX 19 Beta 3

DistroWatch.com - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 20:26
The third beta release of antiX 19, a lightweight, desktop-oriented Linux distribution featuring the IceWM window manager, is now available for testing. This major new version is based on Debian 10: "antiX 19 beta 3 'full' and 'base' editions (64-bit and 32-bit) are available. Our third beta build....
Categories: Distributions

How to Setup Grafana and Prometheus on Linux

LXer Linux News - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 19:39
In today’s tutorial, we are going to take a look at one of the most popular monitoring stacks : Grafana and Prometheus. Prometheus is a time series database, created in 2012 and part of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, that exposes dozens of exporters for you to monitor anything. On the other hand, Grafana is probably one of the most popular monitoring tools.
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Moreutils – A Collection Of More Useful Unix Utilities

LXer Linux News - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 17:44
We all know about GNU core utilities that comes pre-installed with all Unix-like operating systems. These are the basic file, shell and text manipulation utilities of the GNU operating system. Meet moreutilis, a growing collection of more useful Unix utilities. The moreutils can be installed on GNU/Linux, and various Unix flavours such as FreeBSD, openBSD and Mac OS.
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Concerns About IBM's Commitment to OpenSource.com After the Fall of Linux.com and Linux Journal

LXer Linux News - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 15:50
The Web site OpenSource.com is over two decades old; in its current form it's about a decade old and it contains plenty of good articles, but will IBM think so too and, if so, will investment in the site carry on?
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GNOME and KDE team up on the Linux desktop, docs for Nvidia GPUs open up, a powerful new way to scan for firmware vulnerabilities, and more news

LXer Linux News - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 13:56
In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look two new powerful data visualization tools, Nvidia open sourcing GPU documentation, exciting new tooling to secure firmware for self-driving cars, and more!
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What Docker Storage is All About

LXer Linux News - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 12:01
Learn what Docker containers are all about, including how to enable different types of storage to support stateful application deployment.
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Violin - minimalistic desktop music player

Linux Today News - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 12:00

There's a new music player on the block. It's called Violin

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How to encrypt files with gocryptfs on Linux

LXer Linux News - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 10:07
Gocryptfs is a Filesystem in Userspace (FUSE)-mounted file-level encryption program. FUSE-mounted means that the encrypted files are stored in a single directory tree that is mounted, like a USB key, using the FUSE interface. This allows any user to do the mount—you don[he]#039[/he]t need to be root. Because gocryptfs encrypts at the file level, synchronization operations that copy your files can work efficiently on each file.
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Distribution Release: Neptune 6.0

DistroWatch.com - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 08:24
Leszek Lesner has announced the release of Neptune 6.0, the distribution's first stable release based on Debian 10, featuring the KDE Plasma desktop with assorted desktop improvements: "We are proud to announce the release of Neptune 6.0. This new version is based upon Debian 10 "Buster" and it....
Categories: Distributions

How to use apt Command in Linux

LXer Linux News - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 08:12
apt is a command-line utility for installing, updating, removing and otherwise managing deb packages on Ubuntu, Debian, and related Linux distributions. It combines the most frequently used commands from the apt-get and apt-cache tools with different default values of some options.
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How to Setup SSH Passwordless Login in Debian 10

Linux Today News - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 08:00

Tecmint: SSH (Secure Shell) is a popular and widely used tool for remote login and file transfers over insecure networks, that uses encryption to secure the connection between a client and a server.

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VMware's proposed Pivotal acquisition shows Cloud Foundry's strength

LXer Linux News - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 06:58
Not so long ago there were fears that Cloud Foundry and other Platform-as-a-Service programs were on their way out. VMware[he]#039[/he]s proposed purchase of Pivotal shows there[he]#039[/he]s a dance in the old PaaS yet.
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Jetson Nano based robotics kit connects to SparkFun sensors

LXer Linux News - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 05:44
SparkFun has launched a version of Nvidia’s Jetson Nano based JetBot AI Kit robotics kit equipped with its Qwiic pHat, a wide-angle camera, and more. Also new: a SparkFun DLI Kit for Jetson Nano to use in conjunction with an Nvidia AI course. When Nvidia launched its Linux-powered Jetson Nano module and $99 Jetson Nano […]
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Cockpit and the evolution of the Web User Interface

LXer Linux News - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 04:29
Over 3 years ago the Fedora Magazine published an article entitled Cockpit: an overview. Since then, the interface has see some eye-catching changes. Today’s Cockpit is cleaner and the larger fonts makes better use of screen real-estate. This article will go over some of the changes made to the UI. It will also explore some of the general tools available in the web interface to simplify those monotonous sysadmin tasks
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Add-on for Octeon TX based SBCs enables up to 21 WiFi access points

LXer Linux News - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 03:15
Gateworks’ GW16081 mini-PCIe expansion modules can be connected to its Linux-driven Newport GW6400 and GW6300 networking SBCs, enabling up to 21 WiFi APs for multi-radio applications.
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How to Install Redmine on Ubuntu 18.04

LXer Linux News - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 02:01
In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Redmine on an Ubuntu 18.04 VPS. Redmine is an open-source, cross-platform, and cross-database issue tracking and web-based project management application built on top on the Ruby on Rails framework.
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Designing open audio hardware as DIY kits

LXer Linux News - Sat, 08/17/2019 - 00:46
Previously in this series about people who are developing audio technology in the open, I interviewed Juan Rios, developer and maintainer of Guayadeque and Sander Jansen, developer and maintainer of Goggles Music Manager. These conversations have broadened my thinking and helped me enjoy their software even more than before.
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Canonical Outs Major Linux Kernel Updates for All Supported Ubuntu Releases

LXer Linux News - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 23:32
Canonical released major Linux kernel updates for all supported Ubuntu Linux operating system series to address dozens of security vulnerabilities affecting all supported architectures on desktop, server, and cloud.
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Understanding Linux /etc/shadow File Format

LXer Linux News - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 22:18
2DayGeek: It's mandatory for Linux admin to understand /etc/shadow file format. If not, check out this article now.
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