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Getting started with Logstash

LXer - 1 hour 55 min ago
Logstash, an open source tool released by Elastic, is designed to ingest and transform data. It was originally built to be a log-processing pipeline to ingest logging data into ElasticSearch. Several versions later, it can do much more.

Ubuntu Leftovers: GNOME, Birthday and More

TuxMachines - 2 hours 3 min ago

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Flint OS, an operating system for a cloud-first world

TuxMachines - 2 hours 13 min ago

Given the power of today's browser platform technology and web frontend performance, it's not surprising that most things we want to do with the internet can be accomplished through a single browser window. We are stepping into an era where installable apps will become history, where all our applications and services will live in the cloud.

The problem is that most operating systems weren't designed for an internet-first world. Flint OS (soon to be renamed FydeOS) is a secure, fast, and productive operating system that was built to fill that gap. It's based on the open source Chromium OS project that also powers Google Chromebooks. Chromium OS is based on the Linux kernel and uses Google's Chromium browser as its principal user interface, therefore it primarily supports web applications.

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Ubuntu 17.10 Debuts Officially with GNOME 3.26 on Top of Wayland, Linux 4.13

LXer - 3 hours 9 min ago
Canonical today announced the release of the Ubuntu 17.10 operating system, dubbed Artful Aardvark, which brings major changes to Ubuntu Desktop as we know it.

MongoDB's IPO Beats the Market Out of the Gate

LXer - 4 hours 24 min ago
The market opened at $33, about a third higher than Mongo's asking price. In total, the company raised somewhere around $192 million and is now valued at $1.17 billion. Those numbers could go up before it's all said and done, however. Underwriters have an option to purchase an additional 1.2 million of the Class A stocks that were on sale today.

Top 7 open source terminal emulators for Linux

LXer - 5 hours 38 min ago
Are you a system administrator, Linux power user, or someone who just spends a lot of time at the command line? Chances are your choice of terminal emulator says something about you. Do you prefer something lightweight? Full of features and customizable options? Or do you just use the default that ships with your distribution?

Looking for embedded Linux/systems training in Southern California

Reddit - 5 hours 57 min ago

Hello all,

I have been trying to find courses in southern California that deal with embedded Linux/systems. I need/want to learn how to port over drives and recompile the kernel to an embedded system. I have been trying to find online class but have had no luck. Can someone please point me in the right direction?

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Just curious, how long have you guys been using your current Distro (Laptop and/or Desktop)

Reddit - 6 hours 23 min ago

Personally, I have been using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS since July 2016 on my Desktop and 16.04 LTS since July 2017 on my Laptop.

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3 Simple, Excellent Linux Network Monitors

LXer - 6 hours 52 min ago
You can learn an amazing amount of information about your network connections with these three glorious Linux networking commands. iftop tracks network connections by process number, Nethogs quickly reveals what is hogging your bandwidth, and vnstat runs as a nice lightweight daemon to record your usage over time.

Kubuntu 17.10 Switches to VLC as Default Media Player, Uses KDE Plasma 5.10.5

LXer - 8 hours 7 min ago
Following on the footsteps of Ubuntu 17.10 and Xubuntu 17.10, the Kubuntu 17.10 operating system arrived today for those who like to use the KDE Plasma 5 desktop environment on their personal computers.

What cd or dvd should I use to burn linux onto?

Reddit - 9 hours 19 min ago

I got a new laptop recently and I want to install linux cinnamon onto it. I've succesfully installed linux mint on my older laptop using a dvd rw disc in the past, but now it says the disc is too small since the linux mint is 1598 mb and the disc is half that size. The file I'm burning says linux cinnamon 18.2 64 bit though and I'm not sure if thats the same as the linux mint that I had on my previous laptop, but from what I'm seeing online its the same thing, I'm just confused why it can't fit on the same dvd I used it on as last time. Can anyone help me?

the dvd also has nothing on it.

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The origin and evolution of FreeDOS

LXer - 9 hours 21 min ago
I grew up in the 1970s and 1980s. My parents wanted to expose my brother and me to computers from an early age, so they bought an Apple II clone called the Franklin Ace 1000. I'm sure the first thing we used it for was playing games. But it didn't take long before we asked, "How does it work?" Our parents bought us a book about how to program in Applesoft BASIC, and we taught ourselves.

Ubuntu MATE 17.10 Welcomes Unity Fans with New Mutiny Layout, Ships with Snaps

TuxMachines - 10 hours 7 min ago

Ubuntu MATE 17.10 was released today as part of today's Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) operating system, bringing six month's worth of improvements and new features for fans of the MATE desktop environment.

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MongoDB's successful IPO reflects its differences with traditional open source

TuxMachines - 10 hours 9 min ago

MongoDB had a good first day of trading with share prices popping roughly 25% over their opening. As the latest big data platform company to IPO, Mongo's fortunes are being compared and equated to Cloudera and Hortonworks.

As upstarts, each is in a race to grow business while whittling down the red ink. Cloudera and Hortonworks are a bit further along this path as their operating losses have begun trending downward - but that happened only after those companies went public.

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10 Reasons Why I Switched To Telegram Messenger

LXer - 10 hours 35 min ago
Whatsapp may be the best player in the game when it comes to instant messaging apps, but Telegram Messenger is the entire game itself. Because Telegram is not just an app, it is an entire communication platform. It is not bound by restrictions or limitations like other apps.

today's leftovers

TuxMachines - 11 hours 3 min ago

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