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Meet the Frenchman masterminding a Google-free Android

Fri, 2018-06-15 13:53
What open-sourcery is this?Interview Open source had a moral purpose when it was fighting "The Borg", Microsoft, in the 1990s, but then it fell from view. You could say it has found its mojo again, only this time it is about loosening the grip of companies built on ever more intrusive personal data processing: Google and Facebook. One of the biggest but most promising challenges is creating an Android free of Google's data-slurping.…

The Easiest PDO Tutorial (Basics)

Fri, 2018-06-15 12:38
Approximately 80% of the web is powered by PHP. And similarly, high number goes for SQL as well. Up until PHP version 5.5, we had the mysql_ commands for accessing mysql databases but they were eventually deprecated due to insufficient security.

Going Global with Kubernetes

Fri, 2018-06-15 11:24
Kubernetes is often touted as the Linux of the cloud world, and that comparison is fair when you consider its widespread adoption. But, with great power comes great responsibility and, as the home of Kubernetes, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) shoulders many responsibilities, including learning from the mistakes of other open source projects while not losing sight of the main goal.

Samsung Unveils Chromebook Plus V2 Convertible with New Processor, Rear Camera

Fri, 2018-06-15 10:10
Samsung has unveiled on Thursday the second generation of its Samsung Chromebook Plus 2-in-1 convertible laptop powered by Google's Chrome OS Linux-based operating system.

15.6-inch Apollo Lake panel PC supports Fedora, Ubuntu, and Yocto Linux

Fri, 2018-06-15 08:55
DFI’s “KS-156AL” industrial touch-panel PC runs Linux or Windows on Apollo Lake and features a 15.6-inch, 1366 x 768 touchscreen with IP65 protection and shock and vibration resistance. DFI’s Linux-friendly, 15.6-inch KS-156AL panel PC is based on its AL171 mini-ITX board, which was announced a year ago along with the similar AL173 which is otherwise identical except for the addition of wide-range power.

How to Create and Delete a User on Debian 9

Fri, 2018-06-15 06:27
In this tutorial, we will show you how to create and delete a user on Debian 9. In the initial server setup, there is only one user account created and that is “root” user account. This root user has the highest privileges and has access to all files and commands on the system. But having too many privileges and running as root user is not always recommended and if you are not careful enough it can have destructive consequences for your system.

Piventory: LJ Tech Editor's Personal Stash of Raspberry Pis and Other Single-Board Computers

Fri, 2018-06-15 05:12
Occasionally, I'll hear people talk about how they have a Raspberry Pior some other small computer lying around, but they haven't figured outquite what to do with it yet. And it always shocks me, because I have a house full ofthose small computers doing all sorts of things, so in this article, Idescribe my personal"Piventory" ...

Bash tips for everyday at the command line

Fri, 2018-06-15 03:58
As the default shell for many of the Linux and Unix variants, Bash includes a wide variety of underused features, so it was hard to decide what to discuss. Ultimately, I decided to focus on Bash tips that make day-to-day activities easier.read more

HP Chromebook X2 Looks to Be First Detachable Chromebook to Support Linux Apps

Fri, 2018-06-15 02:44
Support for running Linux apps is becoming a thing among Chromebook fans, and it looks like each day new Chrome OS devices are getting Linux app support.

Secure your website with SSL sha2 certificate

Fri, 2018-06-15 01:29
Securing websites, especially those that saves users information, is of utmost importance. We use SSL certificates to secure communication between users & websites. SSL certificates helps...

Emacs, Vim, or something else?

Fri, 2018-06-15 00:15
Some topics are just bound to bring about a roaring argument spirited intellectual discussion. At the dinner table, it might be religion or politics. But among open source users, aside from asking about preferred Linux distributions, the next most rabblerousing stimulating question is likely around what text editor you prefer.read more

Linux sha1sum Command Tutorial for Beginners (with Examples)

Thu, 2018-06-14 23:01
Linux command line offers several tools for checking and verifying a file's integrity. One such tool is sha1sum, which we will be discussing here in this tutorial using some easy to understand examples.

openSUSE Leap 15 Linux OS Is Now Available for Raspberry Pi, Other ARM Devices

Thu, 2018-06-14 21:46
The openSUSE Project announced today that it released images for its openSUSE Leap 15 operating system for a bunch of ARMv7 and AArch64 (ARM64) devices, including the popular Rasberry Pi.

An introduction to the Tornado Python web app framework

Thu, 2018-06-14 20:32
In the first two articles in this four-part series comparing different Python web frameworks, we've covered the Pyramid and Flask web frameworks. We've built the same app twice and seen the similarities and differences between a complete DIY framework and a framework with a few more batteries included.read more

Docker: Installation and Basic Usage on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Thu, 2018-06-14 20:16
Docker is an open-source project that provides an open platform for developers and sysadmins to build, package, and run applications anywhere as a lightweight container. Docker automates the deployment of applications inside software containers. This tutorial shows you how to install Docker on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) and how to start using it.

How to Find Files in Linux Using the Command Line

Thu, 2018-06-14 14:59
Find is a command-line utility which allows you to search for files and directories in a directory hierarchy based on a user given expression and applies a user specified action on each matched file.

How to Install the latest OpenSSL version from Source on Linux

Thu, 2018-06-14 13:44
OpenSSL is a widely used crypto library that implements SSL and TLS protocols to secure communications over computer networks. In this tutorial, I will show you step-by-step how to install the latest stable OpenSSL version from source on the Ubuntu 18.04 and CentOS 7.5 servers.

Debian variant offers safe homeland for systemd haters

Thu, 2018-06-14 12:30
The Devuan project has released a v2.0 ASCII version of its Devuan fork of Debian that replaces the systemd init with OpenRC, and let’s you load other inits of your choice. The release supports several major Linux hacker boards. The Devuan project was announced in 2014 as a Debian fork for those who prefer other […]

Fedora vs Ubuntu

Thu, 2018-06-14 11:16
Ubuntu and Fedora are both among the top desktop Linux distributions, but they are very different. Fedora is Redhat's testing ground, and it's geared more towards developers and system administrators. On the other hand, Ubuntu is Canonical's primary product, and it tries to please everyone.