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Linux df Command Tutorial for Beginners (8 Examples)

Tue, 2017-07-18 17:21
Sometimes, you might want to know how much space is consumed (and how much is free) on a particular file system on your Linux machine. There a specific command - dubbed df - that does this for you. In this tutorial, we will discuss the basics of this command, as well as some of the major features it offers.

Microsoft SQL Server for Linux Nears General Release

Tue, 2017-07-18 16:13
Microsoft has delivered a SQL Server release candidate for Linux, which means the relational database is nearly ready for production deployments on the open source operating system.

Alexa-ready digital alarm clock radio runs on hackable Chip Pro

Tue, 2017-07-18 15:04
PAI’s “Sandman Doppler” is an Alexa-enabled smart alarm clock and music streamer that runs Linux on the Chip Pro COM, and offers 6x USB charging ports. Palo Alto Innovation (PAI) had a troubled first-time Kickstarter launch with its original Sandman Clock, but the company fulfilled all its orders and moved on to a next generation […]

60,000,000 Clicks for Copyright Reform

Tue, 2017-07-18 13:55
More than 100,000 people—and counting—are demanding Internet-friendly copyright laws in the EU. 60,000,000 digital flyers. 117,000 activists. 12,000 tweets to Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). Europe has been...

Manage Your Linux Game Library With Lutris

Tue, 2017-07-18 12:47
Gaming on Linux can be a pain. Lutris is a Linux game manager that aims to change that by bringing all of your games together in one place.

How to resolve “Instance does not have a volume attached at root (/dev/sda1)” error.

Tue, 2017-07-18 11:38
Learn how to resolve “Instance does not have a volume attached at root (/dev/sda1)” error on AWS platform. This error comes when the device name not mapped properly while attaching volume to the EC2 instance.

Master Your Videos From The CLI With FFMPEG

Tue, 2017-07-18 10:29
Video formats can be a real pain. Some programs and devices only support a select few. Others take up loads of space on your hard drive. Even worse, the playback on poorly converted media is terrible. FFMPEG puts the power in your hands and all from the command line. You can use FFMPEG to wrangle your video files into exactly the right file formats without sacrificing quality or dealing with clunky and incomplete GUI tools that have more dependencies than functionality.

SparkyLinux 5.0 Rolling Released with LXQt, Xfce & MATE ISOs, Based on Debian 10

Tue, 2017-07-18 09:21
The development team behind the Debian-based SparkyLinux operating system announced today the release and immediate availability for download of SparkyLinux 5.0 Rolling.

Apache says 'no' to Facebook code libraries

Tue, 2017-07-18 08:12
Anti-patent-lawsuit restrictions land tools on banned list. The Apache Foundation has declared that none of its new software projects can include Facebook's booby-trapped licensed code.

Radiohead hides ZX Spectrum app in OK Computer re-release

Tue, 2017-07-18 07:04
Unclear if code was first mistaken for avant garde instrumentalRock deities Radiohead have snuck a program for the Sinclair ZX Spectrum into a re-release if their seminal 1997 album “OK Computer”.…

Design and produce 3D printed, custom breast prosthetics

Tue, 2017-07-18 05:55
As the market for 3D printers has moved from sophisticated, experienced designers into the mass consumer market, individuals are saving substantial money with pre-designed, DIY products made on 3D printers.read more

Remix OS for PC, Remix IO/IO+ 4K HDR Android Media Boxes Are Now Discontinued

Tue, 2017-07-18 04:46
Jide Technology, the company behind the popular Remix OS computer and tablet operating system, which was based on the Android-x86 project, announced today that they are no longer developing its products for the consumer space.

Unix: How random is random?

Tue, 2017-07-18 03:38
As anyone who thinks about random numbers very often might tell you, numbers generated by a program have a limitation. Programs follow carefully crafted steps, and those steps aren’t even close to being truly random. You can increase the randomness of RANDOM's value...

A Modern Day Front-End Development Stack

Tue, 2017-07-18 02:29
Application development methodologies have seen a lot of change in recent years. With the rise and adoption of microservice architectures, cloud computing, single-page applications, and responsive design to name a few, developers have many decisions to make, all while still keeping project timelines, user experience, and performance in mind. Nowhere is this more true than in front-end development and JavaScript.

Enhancing smart backups with Duply

Tue, 2017-07-18 01:20
Welcome to Part 2 in a series on taking smart backups with duplicity. This article builds on the basics of duplicity with a tool called duply. Duply is a frontend for duplicity that integrates smoothly with recurring tools like cron... Continue Reading →

Why you should become a sysadmin

Tue, 2017-07-18 00:12
We are at war with entropy, and Uncle Server wants YOU to be a system administrator.read more

LinuxAndUbuntu Distro Review Of The Week - NeptuneOS

Mon, 2017-07-17 23:03
?We want a nice looking distro, don’t we? We want a distro that does the best work when it comes to stability. Don’t we? Here we come across NeptuneOS, a Linux distro based on Debian with KDE desktop environment. As we all know when it comes to stability, there are a lot of fewer distros that can match Debian. Also being based on Debian, the number of compatible software increase a lot.

How to Install ProcessWire CMS on CentOS 7

Mon, 2017-07-17 21:55
ProcessWire is free and open source content management system. It provides an easy to use flexible platform which is fully customizable. It provides a simpler and stronger control over your pages, fields, templates, and markup at any scale. In this tutorial, we will install ProcessWire on CentOS 7 server.

How to extend-resize Linux root partition on AWS EC2

Mon, 2017-07-17 20:46
You need to find different approach when you want to extend-resize Linux root partition on AWS EC2. This article will quickly guide you on how we can extend-resize Linux root partition on AWS EC2.

Android signage computer taps new quad Cortex-A17 SoC

Mon, 2017-07-17 19:37
The “VIA ALTA DS 4K” signage computer runs Android 5.1.1 on a Zhaoxin ZX-2000 SoC, and offers dual Ethernet ports and support for simultaneous 4K and HD. VIA Technologies has been active in the Android digital signage market for years, with products such as its VAB-630 SBC. While that product tapped a homegrown dual-core, Cortex-A9 […]

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