In mid-October, System76 made an exciting announcement for open source hardware fans: It would soon begin shipping two of its laptop models, Galago Pro and Darter Pro, with the open source BIOS coreboot.read more
Source: LXer – System76 introduces laptops with open source BIOS coreboot
Plasma is the desktop environment for people who want modern looking, customizable, and want new features every now and then.
Source: LXer – KDE Plasma 5.17 Released
You can use the list command to view all installed apps on your Ubuntu
Source: Linux Today – How to view Installed APT Packages in Ubuntu Linux?
What training and certification opportunities should you seek as a Linux system administrator? Which ones should you look for if you want to hire a Linux system administrator? There are answers.
Source: LXer – Training and certification for Linux system administrators
As part of my role as a senior product marketing manager at an enterprise software company with an open source development model, I publish a regular update about open source community, market, and industry trends for product marketers, managers, and other influencers. Here are five of my and their favorite articles from that update.
Source: LXer – Hypervisor comeback, Linus says no and reads email, and more industry trends
A modular, open-spec “YABA DesktopBox” controller and IoT gateway has launched on Indiegogo with an RPi CM3 based control board and an Arduino based analog and digital I/O board. A USB 3.1 backplane supports LVDS/EtherCAT and I2C buses. A startup called YABA (Yet Another Backplane Architecture) based in Italy and Latvia has gone to Indiegogo […]
Source: LXer – Modular, open source automation controller runs on Raspberry Pi CM3
Google has released today the Android Security Patch for November 2019 to address various security vulnerabilities and fix bugs in its latest Android 10 mobile operating system.
Source: LXer – Google Outs Android Security Patch for November 2019, 38 Vulnerabilities Fixed
The ‘useradd’ command in linux is a popular tool used to create or add user accounts.Much like the command ‘usermod’, the ‘useradd’ command affects many files when it is invoked to create a new user account, namely, /etc/shadow, /etc/passwd, /etc/gshadow , /etc/login.defs, /etc/group
Source: LXer – How to create a user in Ubuntu/Debian: ‘useradd’ command usage, a beginner’s guide
When cloning a Git repository or creating new feature branches, you will have to set upstream branches in order to work properly. But what are upstream branches? Upstream branches are closely associated with remote branches. Upstream branches define the branch tracked on the remote repository by your local remote branch (also called the remote tracking branch)…
Source: LXer – How To Set Upstream Branch on Git
Conky is a system monitor for X originally based on torsmo. In this article, we will explain how you can install the Conky utility and the Conky Manager application through the Debian command line.
Source: LXer – How to Install Conky System Monitor and Conky Manager on Debian 10
This article explains how to use FFmpeg to extract the audio stream from a video, either without re-encoding (keeping the original format), or converting the resulting audio file to CBR (constant bitrate) or VBR (variable bitrate) MP3 or Ogg Vorbis.
Source: LXer – FFmpeg: Extract Audio From Video In Original Format Or Converting It To MP3 Or Ogg Vorbis
MakeTechEasier: Switching to Linux can be intimidating, but learning the command line can be very useful.
Source: Linux Today – 6 of the Most Useful Linux Commands for New Users
Dell has been offering Linux laptops for over a decade now, but never before have they offered so many high-end developer laptop models with 18 different configurations.
Source: LXer – Dell bets big on Ubuntu Linux laptops for developers
Nvidia has released today a new graphics driver for UNIX systems, including GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, and Solaris, to add support for new GPUs and various improvements.
Source: LXer – Nvidia Releases New Linux Graphics Driver with GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER Support
Discover three core security themes concerning containers.
Source: LXer – Basic security principles for containers and container runtimes.
Webmin is a free, open-source and web-based system configuration and management tool for Unix-like operating systems. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Webmin using two different methods on CentOS 8.
Source: LXer – How to Install Webmin on CentOS 8
A background process is a process/command that is started from a terminal and runs in the background, without interaction from the user.
Source: Linux Today – How to Run Linux Commands in Background
Awk comes in several varieties: There is the original awk, written in 1977 at AT&T Bell Laboratories, and several reimplementations, such as mawk, nawk, and the one that ships with most Linux distributions, GNU awk, or gawk. On most Linux distributions, awk and gawk are synonyms referring to GNU awk, and typing either invokes the same awk command. See the GNU awk user’s guide for the full history of awk and gawk.read more
Source: LXer – Fields, records, and variables in awk
If you ever attach to a WiFi system outside your home or office, you often see a portal page. This page may ask you to accept terms of service or some other agreement to get access. But what happens when you can’t connect through this kind of portal? This article shows you how to use […]
Source: LXer – Cloning a MAC address to bypass a captive portal
eSecurityPlanet: Application security is a widespread problem. These security tools can help find and fix application vulnerabilities before hackers exploit them.
Source: Linux Today – Top Application Security Products