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How to Install vsftpd FTP Server with SSL/TLS on CentOS 8

HowToForge - Tue, 02/25/2020 - 04:53
FTP is a widely used protocol used for transferring files between server and client. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install VSFTPD on CentOS 8 server and secure it with SSL/TLS.
Categories: Software and Help

Open source licenses: What, which, and why

LXer Linux News - Tue, 02/25/2020 - 03:58
Most people have at least heard of open source software by now—and even have a fairly good idea of what it is. Learn what open source licenses are, which one to choose, and why it matters.
Categories: General News

Network Configuration in Debian 10

LXer Linux News - Tue, 02/25/2020 - 02:56
In this article, we will explain how you can set up a basic network in a Debian based Linux OS. The basic setup includes setting a static IP, gateway, DNS, and hostname. We have used Debian 10 OS for describing the procedure mentioned in this article.
Categories: General News

How to View Running Processes on Linux

LXer Linux News - Tue, 02/25/2020 - 01:55
There are several Linux tools we can use to identify all of the processes on our system, and that's what we'll be covering in this guide.
Categories: General News

IPFire Open-Source Linux Firewall Gets a Revamped DNS System

LXer Linux News - Tue, 02/25/2020 - 00:53
IPFire, the hardened open-source and free firewall GNU/Linux distribution, just got it’s most exciting update in the new decade, IPFire 2.25 Core Update 141, which brings a revamped DNS system and lots of other goodies.
Categories: General News

Who cares about Emacs?

LXer Linux News - Mon, 02/24/2020 - 23:52
GNU Emacs isn't the oldest interactive text editor for Unix—it's predated (at least) by the Vi editor—nor is it the only Emacs in existence. However, it's surely the most popular Emacs and one of the best editors available on POSIX.read more
Categories: General News

5 Non-Technical Tips for the Linux Beginner

LXer Linux News - Mon, 02/24/2020 - 22:50
Let's take a look at 5 philosophies that I believe will help a Linux beginner more than remembering every switch for every command.
Categories: General News

Top 7 Linux File Compression and Archive Tools

LXer Linux News - Mon, 02/24/2020 - 21:49
Best Linux File Compression and Archive Tools.
Categories: General News

next-20200225: linux-next

Linux Kernel - Mon, 02/24/2020 - 21:22
Version:next-20200225 (linux-next) Released:2020-02-25
Categories: Linux Kernel

Supporting an open source operating system: a Q&A with the FreeBSD Foundation

Linux Today News - Mon, 02/24/2020 - 21:00

techradar: FreeBSD has continued to evolve thanks to its large community of developers

Categories: General News

How to Install Vanilla Forums on Ubuntu 18.04

LXer Linux News - Mon, 02/24/2020 - 20:47
In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Vanilla Forums on a Ubuntu 18.04 VPS. It provides all of the features you need to run a successful forum.
Categories: General News

What developers need to know about domain-specific languages

LXer Linux News - Mon, 02/24/2020 - 19:46
A domain-specific language (DSL) is a language meant for use in the context of a particular domain. A domain could be a business context (e.g., banking, insurance, etc.) or an application context (e.g., a web application, database, etc.) In contrast, a general-purpose language (GPL) can be used for a wide range of business problems and applications.read more
Categories: General News

How to Set Up Nginx Server Blocks on Debian 10

LXer Linux News - Mon, 02/24/2020 - 18:44
A server block is an Nginx directive that defines settings for a specific domain, allowing you to run more than one website on a single server.
Categories: General News

Using C and C++ for data science

LXer Linux News - Mon, 02/24/2020 - 17:43
While languages like Python and R are increasingly popular for data science, C and C++ can be a strong choice for efficient and effective data science.read more
Categories: General News

How to use Restricted Shell to limit user access to a Linux system

Linux Today News - Mon, 02/24/2020 - 17:00

TechRepublic: Learn how to prevent Linux users from executing certain commands and confining them to their home directory by employing rbash.

Categories: General News

How to fix Broken Pipe Error in Linux

LXer Linux News - Mon, 02/24/2020 - 16:41
Have you ever encountered a situation in which you were unable to download any package on your Linux machine ? Or you might have probably seen an error like package not installed? This kind of error can easily be fixed with a command like “sudo apt install –f”. On rare occasions, you may have experienced a broken pipe error.
Categories: General News

How to schedule tasks with systemd timers in Linux

LXer Linux News - Mon, 02/24/2020 - 15:40
The traditional way to schedule tasks on Linux, is to use the cron daemon, specifying time intervals and commands to be executed in crontabs. Systemd, the relatively new init system now adopted by all the major Linux distributions, among the other things, provides the ability to schedule tasks using dedicated units, called timers. In this article we will learn how they are structured and some examples of their usage.
Categories: General News

Why Postgres Continues to Grow in the Enterprise

Linux Today News - Mon, 02/24/2020 - 15:00

Enterprises are increasingly using the open source PostgreSQL database. Read in this Q&A where the growth is coming from and how some of it is from users in the cloud.

Categories: General News

Make free encrypted backups to the cloud on Fedora

LXer Linux News - Mon, 02/24/2020 - 14:38
Most free cloud storage is limited to 5GB or less. Even Google Drive is limited to 15GB. While not heavily advertised, IBM offers free accounts with a whopping 25GB of cloud storage for free. This is not a limited time offer, and you don’t have to provide a credit card. It’s absolutely free! Better yet, […]
Categories: General News

Freespire 6.0: A Return to GNOME2's Simpler Linux Days

Linux Today News - Mon, 02/24/2020 - 14:00

LinuxInsider: If you are tired of distro hopping and want a computing platform that works without drama, check out the latest Freespire Linux release.

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