At a recent Ansible London Meetup, I got chatting with somebody about automated hardware builds. “It’s all cloud now!” I hear you say. Ah, but for many large organisations it’s not—they still have massive data centres full of hardware. Almost regularly somebody pops up on our internal mail list and asks, “can Ansible do hardware provisioning?” Well yes, you can provision hardware with Ansible…read more
Source: LXer – Hardware bootstrapping with Ansible
Version 1.35 of the Rust programming language implementation was released today with a variety of different usability and convenience improvements…
Source: Phoronix – Rust 1.35 Released With Support For Empty Debug Macro, ~4x Faster ASCII Case Conversions
In addition to GNOME’s Mutter compositor / window manager seeing an important fix recently lowering the output lag under X11 so it matches GNOME’s Wayland performance, another important Mutter fix also landed…
Source: Phoronix – GNOME 3.34’s Mutter Gets Important Fix To Avoid Stuttering / Frame Skips
Learn two methods of tailing multiple files at the same time in the Linux terminal.
Source: Linux Today – How to Tail Multiple Log Files at One Time
Explainable AI means humans can understand the path an IT system took to make a decision. Let’s break down this concept in plain English – and explore why it matters so much.
Source: LXer – What is explainable AI?
For Ubuntu 19.10 the developers are adding the NVIDIA driver packages onto the ISO. The NVIDIA binary drivers won’t be activated by default, but will be present on the install media to make it easier to enable post-install…
Source: Phoronix – Ubuntu 19.10 To Bundle NVIDIA’s Proprietary Driver Packages As Part Of Its ISO
Linuxize: Learn how to create one and how to build a Docker image with Dockerfile.
Source: Linux Today – How to Build Docker Images with Dockerfile
As per your organization standard policy, you may need to allow only the list of users that are allowed to access the Linux system. Or you may need to allow only few groups, which are allowed to access the Linux system. How to achieve this? What is the best way? How to achieve this in a simple way?
Source: LXer – How To Enable Or Disable SSH Access For A Particular User Or Group In Linux?
The feature-packed and long-desired ZFS On Linux 0.8 release has finally taken place! ZoL 0.8 is out there!..
Source: Phoronix – ZFS On Linux 0.8 Released With Native Encryption, TRIM, Device Removal
Michael Crosby is one of the most influential developers working on Docker containers today, helping to lead development of containerd as well as serving as the Open Container Initiative (OCI) Technical Oversight Chair.
Source: Linux Today – The future of Docker containers
The recently released Mozilla Firefox 67 web browser is now available for download from the official software repositories of all supported Ubuntu Linux operating systems.
Source: LXer – Mozilla Firefox 67 Is Now Available for All Supported Ubuntu Linux Releases
Onion’s $99, sandwich-style Omega2 LTE SBC for remote sensor applications with a MIPS-based, WiFi-enabled Omega2S+ compute module, a Quectel EC25 chipset with LTE Cat 4 and GNSS, plus USB Type-C, microSD, and battery support. Last December, Onion updated its MIPS-based, WiFi-enabled Omega2 board with a similarly OpenWrt-driven Omega2 Pro SBC that increased RAM to 512MB […]
Source: LXer – Open-spec Omega2 LTE SBC features Cat 4 and GNSS
With tests over the past week following the disclosure of the Microarchitectural Data Sampling (MDS) vulnerabilities also known as “Zombieload”, we’ve looked at the MDS mitigation costs (and now the overall Spectre/Meltdown/L1TF/MDS impact) for desktop CPUs, servers, and some laptop hardware. I’ve also begun doing some tests on older hardware, such as some Phoronix readers curious how well aging Intel Haswell CPUs are affected…
Source: Phoronix – ZombieLoad Mitigation Costs For Intel Haswell Xeon, Plus Overall Mitigation Impact
Powered by the Linux 4.19.28 kernel, Kali Linux 2019.2 is here to introduce a new release of the Kali Linux NetHunter toolkit
Source: Linux Today – Kali Linux Ethical Hacking OS Now Supports More Than 50 Android Devices
IBM engineers have landed initial support for “-mcpu=future” into the GCC compiler… As they say in the commit message, “a future architecture level, as yet unnamed.”..
Source: Phoronix – IBM Begins Plumbing “Future” Processor Into GCC Compiler – POWER10?
HowToForge: Learn how to set up a development environment for Ruby on Rails applications using Docker and Docker compose.
Source: Linux Today – Setup Ruby on Rails Development environment with Docker and Docker Compose on Ubuntu
In the first two articles in this series, we explored the general requirements of a Source To Image (S2I) system and prepared an environment specifically for a Go (Golang) application. Now let[he]#039[/he]s give it a spin.
Source: LXer – Testing a Go-based S2I builder image
With Firefox 67 having released this week, Firefox 68 is in beta and its performance from our tests thus far on Ubuntu Linux are looking real good. In particular, if enabling the WebRender option that remains off by default on Linux, there are some nice performance gains especially.
Source: Phoronix – Firefox 68 Performance Is Looking Good With WebRender On Linux
Learn how you can install and use Vokoscreen on Ubuntu.
Source: Linux Today – How to use Vokoscreen to Record Videos on Ubuntu
NASA has deployed three free-flying “Astrobee” robots on the ISS for house-keeping tasks. The bots run Ubuntu/ROS and Android 7.1 on Snapdragon-based Inforce modules and a Wandboard and feature 3x payload bays, 6x cameras, and a touchscreen. We haven’t heard a news from the IBM Watson connected CIMON social robot since it debuted with a […]
Source: LXer – Space Station welcomes free-flying, Ubuntu-powered autonomous robots