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How to Effectively and Efficiently Edit Configuration Files in Linux

2 hours 24 min ago
tools are available to you that go a very long way to make the editing of config files much, much easier. I’m going to introduce you to a few such tools, to ease some of the burden of your Linux admin duties.

How to install MediaWiki on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS

3 hours 27 min ago
In this tutorial we are going to provide you with step by step instructions on how to install MediaWiki on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS. MediaWiki is an open-source wiki software written in PHP.

Cacti vs nagios vs Pandora FMS

4 hours 30 min ago
In depth comparison of three monitoring software.

Blender 2.78 Open-Source 3D Graphics Software Released with Spherical Stereo VR

5 hours 33 min ago
The Blender Foundation released Blender 2.78, the latest stable and most advanced version of the popular, open-source, free, and cross-platform Blender 3D modelling software.

Blessed are the diffs: for they shall inherit the earth

6 hours 36 min ago
Recently I’ve been working more with the sophisticat that is Docker and it hasn’t escaped me that the foundations of the DevOps world is essentially comprised of layer after layer of diffs.

ScreenFetch – Fetch Linux System Information on Terminal with Distribution ASCII art logo

7 hours 39 min ago
We can easily check the System information on Windows PC but in Linux PC bit difficult to know all the information, even if we have GUI for that because it will provide very less info about computer, like that way screenfetch came to picture and providing detailed information about computer.

Tools for writing the next best seller

8 hours 42 min ago
Don't you wish you could write a novel? I always did. It's such a daunting and convoluted undertaking. How can anyone even organize and keep track of all the plots and characters? I have started a few stories, but quickly abandoned them because I just couldn't seem to write anything cohesive that seemed worthy of showing to other people.read more

Nmap 7.30 Security Scanner Adds 12 New IPv6 OS Fingerprints, 7 NSE Scripts

9 hours 45 min ago
The Nmap developers proudly announced the release of Nmap 7.30, the latest stable version of the free, open source and cross-platform security scanner and network mapper software.

Endless OS 3: Linux for the Net Less

10 hours 47 min ago
This Ubuntu-based Linux distribution provides the Internet for those who don't have 24x7 access to the net.

Linaro beams LITE at Internet of Things devices

11 hours 50 min ago
Linaro launched an “Linaro IoT and Embedded” (LITE) group, to develop end-to-end open source reference software for IoT devices and applications. Linaro, which is owned by ARM and major ARM licensees, and which develops open source software for ARM devices, launched a Linaro IoT and Embedded (LITE) Segment Group at this week’s Linaro Connect event […]

Kubernetes 1.4: One DevOps tool to rule all the containers

12 hours 53 min ago
There are other DevOps programs for container management, but Kubernetes is quickly becoming the best of them all.

GNOME Calendar App to Feature a New Sidebar, Week View & Attendees in GNOME 3.24

13 hours 56 min ago
GNOME developer Georges Stavracas wrote an in-depth blog post the other day to inform the community about the upcoming improvements and new features coming to the GNOME Calendar apps.

5 new OpenStack tutorials and guides

14 hours 59 min ago
Every month, the number of things that a developer or system administrator working with cloud technologies is expected to know seems to double. There are just so many promising projects and so little time.

Minijail: Google's Tool To Safely Run Untrusted Programs

16 hours 2 min ago
Google’s Minijail sandboxing tool could be used by developers and sysadmins to run untrusted programs safely for debugging and security checks, according to Google Software Engineer Jorge Lucangeli Obes, who spoke last month at the Linux Security Summit. Obes is the platform security lead for Brillo, Google's Android-based operating system for Internet-connected devices.

LibreOffice Office Suite Celebrates 6 Years of Activity with LibreOffice 5.2.2

17 hours 5 min ago
Italo Vignoli from The Document Foundation informs Softpedia via an email announcement about the general availability of the first point release of the LibreOffice 5.2 open-source and cross-platform office suite.

Tencent: Transforming Networks with SDN

18 hours 8 min ago
“SDN can really transform the way we do networks,” said Tom Bie, VP of Technology & Operation of Data Center, Networking and Server, Tencent, during his Wednesday keynote address at the Open Daylight Summit.

Google beats back Oracle again in Java Android case

19 hours 11 min ago
Oracle loses in court once again in its latest attempt to obtain Java copyright damages from Google.

How to Install Nagios Server Monitoring on Ubuntu 16.04

20 hours 8 min ago
Nagios is an open source software for system and network monitoring. Nagios can monitor the activity of a host and its services, and provides a warning/alert if something bad happens on the server. Nagios can run on Linux operating systems. At this time I will use Ubuntu 16.04 for the installation.

Ubuntu Budgie Remix 16.10 Beta 2 Officially Released with Budgie Desktop 10.2.7

21 hours 5 min ago
Softpedia was informed today by David Mohammed from the budgie-remix project about the availability of the second and last Beta release of the upcoming Ubuntu Budgie Remix 16.10 operating system.

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