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Linux kernel maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman announced earlier this morning on his Google+ page that the upcoming Linux 4.14 kernel series will be an LTS (Long Term Support) branch.
Impact mapping is a technique for building shared understanding between leaders and project teams. Delivered in an engaging workshop format, impact mapping is the perfect way to initiate a work stream in a way that encourages innovation. Gojko Adzic first documented the technique in a 2011 brochure; it's an excellent guide for individuals who want to facilitate the workshop. This article aims to complement Adzic's original text with a guide for leaders who want to sponsor impact mapping initiatives but may not facilitate the workshops themselves.read more
?Linux is the operating system with more kinds of packages. Surely, if you have used Debian, you should know the file type .deb or maybe, if you have used Fedora, you should know the file type .rpm. In Linux, we have a lot of file types when we talk about installation packages, and surely, you know the format .tar.gz.
This is the 25th programming language covered in a series of excellent open source programming books. This article focuses on Forth, an imperative stack-based language.
Being able to edit your $PATH is an important skill for any beginning Linux user.read more
Installing WordPress is a fairly easy task and it only takes a few minutes. After installing WordPress, you may want to change the default theme and install a new one, install some WordPress plugins, create new posts and upload image files etc.
For some time now, Archphile has been my go-to Linux distro for my home music servers. I'm very sad to say that it appears Archphile is no longer, or at least so its website suggests.read more
Linux grew up with a networking stack as part of its core, and networking is one of its strongest features. Let's take a practical look at some of the TCP/IP fundamentals we use every day.
Axiomtek added a compact, fanless, Bay Trail Atom-based system to its line of rugged box-PCs for vehicle, railway, and marine applications. The tBOX100-838-FL, currently labeled “coming soon” on Axiomtek’s website, is described as a “small footprint fanless embedded system certified with E-Mark and ISO 7637 for vehicle applications.” The device joins half a dozen other […]
Open source software is nothing new in an age where even big tech giants are exploring and using it. More and more companies allow—if not outright encourage—employees to contribute to open source software on company hours. What's missing in open source, however, is high-quality, effective design.read more
One complaint some new users have is that the Linux filesystem hierarchy is confusing. After all, why are program executables stored in /usr/bin and what is home? For those who are accustomed to Linux, this all makes some strange form of sense. However, if you take a moment to step back and really look at it, you might think twice about that assessment. That is exactly why the developers of GoboLinux did what they did; they completely rethought the filesystem hierarchy.
Today i have found a small shell script which was written by Gary Stafford that help us to create/remove & mount swap file automatically in Linux.
This week in Linux and open source news, The Linux Foundation's ever-popular "Intro to Linux" MOOC is selected as one of the top courses of 2017, Cloud Foundry gains new Gold Member in Microsoft, and more!
Cyber-attacks are now constant, threats to privacy are increasing, and more rigidregulations are looming worldwide. To help IT folks relax in the face of thesechallenges, Jetico updated its BestCrypt Container Encryption solution to includeContainer Guard.
It's difficult, even in retrospect, to know which came first for us: containers or a shift towards DevOps culture.read more
Developer Arne Exton is today informing us about the availability of an updated build of his Android-Based RaspAnd operating system for Raspberry Pi 3 and Raspberry Pi 2 single-board computers that adds various improvements.
A lot of people who like to use their Linux system for gaming. There seems to be no shortage of gaming systems which can supply access to games. UALinux is a Ukrainian company which promotes the use of GNU/Linux. UALinux has created a Ubuntu version to fill the gap for gaming. The Operating System (OS) is called Ubuntu GamePack and is based off of Ubuntu 16.04.
Open source is at a critical juncture. The challenge? Fitting all the pieces together in complex stacks without using the right glue.
I have a script that compiles and sorts museum collection data. One of the data fields is for museum registration codes, and a plain sort doesn't understand that humans expect "KS.99", for example, to come before "KS.100". My script instead uses the magic "-V" option for GNU sort, and gets the human-friendly result.
Tails 3 Stretches Linux Security Distribution Forward