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The new Ubuntu 18.04 will be released on 26th of April. If you are one of the inpatient Ubuntu users or you wish to run some tests before the official release date, you should know that you can upgrade your current Ubuntu system even now. This article will explain how you can upgrade from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and 17.10 to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
Nginx is a free, open-source and high-performance HTTP server. It is widely used for load balancing, mail proxy server, generic TCP/UDP proxy server, it provides reverse proxy configuration, media streaming and much more. It is designed to efficiently serve both low and high traffic websites and it is a very popular alternative to the Apache web server. Nginx is powering a lot of heavily loaded websites like Yandex, DropBox, NetFlix, WordPress.
This Week in Open Source News: Hyperledger Bug Bounty Program, The Linux Foundations Networking Harmonization Initiative & More
This week in Linux and open source news, Arpit Joshipura sheds light on the networking harmonization initiative, Hyperledger opens the doors of its bug bounty program to the public & more! Read on to stay abreast of the latest open source news.
Log.io is a simple but effective log management tool built on top of Node.js and Socket.io that monitors the system and provides real-time information on the system logs in a web browser. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install Log.io on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS server.
Mozilla's open source project, Common Voice, is well on its way to becoming the world’s largest repository of human voice data to be used for machine learning. Common Voice recently made its way into Black Duck's annual Open Source Rookies of the Year list.read more
Linux gives you a lot of control over network and system settings. On your desktop, Linux lets you tweak just about anything on the system. Most of these settings are exposed in plain text files under the /etc directory. Here I describe some of the most common settings you’ll use on your desktop Linux system.
In this tutorial we will show you how to enable and connect the Django admin interface on a CentOS 7 VPS. Django is one of the most popular open source web application frameworks. It is written in Python by experienced developers. Django was originally designed for news websites because it can be easily scaled to handle very heavy traffic and it allows developers to make web application development faster and create complex, database driven websites without having to start coding from scratch.
Are you looking for an easy tool for taking quick screencasts as animated GIFs? Take a look at Peek — a simple application that makes taking GIF screencasts a breeze. While there are other ways in Fedora to take screencasts, like the functionality built into the desktop, and the EasyScreenCast extension, Peek adds the ability […]
If you're looking for an application-level firewall for Linux that comes with a GUI, give OpenSnitch a try. This firewall software can monitor applications running on your system, blocking their Internet access until you allow or deny it.
The world of Linux desktop themes is an ever-evolving one, with new ones replacing old favorites all the time. Here are some really excellent available GTK themes. Check them out!
I do a lot of reading on my tablet every day. While I have bought a few eBooks, I enjoy finding things for free on Project Gutenberg; it rekindles fond memories of browsing through the stacks of a library for something to catch my interest. There are various ways to search the PG website by title or author, but this presumes you have some idea of what you’re looking for.read more
2DayGeek: Oracle OSWatcher Black Box (OSWbb) collects and archives operating system and network metrics that you can use to diagnose performance issues.
Riot is a free and open source decentralized instant messaging application that can be considered an alternative to Slack. We take a look at features of Riot, installation procedure and usage.
Open source technologies are solving many of our most pressing problems, in part because the open source model of cooperation, collaboration, and almost endless iteration creates an environment where problems are more readily solved. As the adage goes, "given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow."read more
On Thursday Netflix announced it's made its home grown container management system, Titus, open source. This should be good news for developers seeking a solution that not only scales in a big way, but which is also tightly integrated with Amazon Web Services.
Gedit is the default text editor that comes pre-installed on Linux with GNOME as its desktop environment. It is extensible with plugins while at the same time simple and easy to use for newbies; pretty much like notepad you find on your Windows PC.
Help Canonical Test GNOME Patches, Android Apps Illegally Tracking Kids, MySQL 8.0 Released and More
News briefs for April 19, 2018.
Java is one of the most popular programming languages in the world. It is widely-used to develop IOT appliances, Android apps, web, and enterprise applications. This article will provide a quick guide to install and configure your workstation using OpenJDK. Installing the compiler and tools Installing the compiler, or Java Development Kit (JDK), is easy […]
This guide shows you how to easily use KDEConnect to use Google's powerful voice recognition for voice typing into any linux desktop application.
Why did Microsoft choose to launch an Arm/Linux SoC design with device-to-cloud security? A VDC analyst suggests that Azure Sphere is all about competing with Amazon FreeRTOS. The punchline: Microsoft just unveiled a mostly open source, embedded Arm SoC design with a custom Linux kernel.