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Become Proficient in Forth with Free Books

Sun, 2017-06-18 02:15
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.

How to set your $PATH variable in Linux

Sun, 2017-06-18 00:32
Being able to edit your $PATH is an important skill for any beginning Linux user.read more

How to Fix ‘The uploaded file exceeds the upload_max_filesize directive in php.ini’ in WordPress

Sat, 2017-06-17 22:50
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.

How to power a music server with Armbian

Sat, 2017-06-17 21:07
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

Practical Networking for Linux Admins: TCP/IP

Sat, 2017-06-17 19:24
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.

Compact, rugged, low power box-PC targets transportation apps

Sat, 2017-06-17 17:41
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 […]

Ura Design donates great UX to open source projects

Sat, 2017-06-17 15:58
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

GoboLinux Redefines the Linux Filesystem Hierarchy

Sat, 2017-06-17 14:15
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.

Automatically Create/Remove And Mount Swap File In Linux Using Shell Script

Sat, 2017-06-17 12:32
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 Open Source News: Linux Foundation Intro Course Makes Best of 2017 List & More

Sat, 2017-06-17 10:49
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!

Jetico's BestCrypt Container Encryption for Linux

Sat, 2017-06-17 09:06
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.

How containers and DevOps transformed Duke University's IT department

Sat, 2017-06-17 07:23
It's difficult, even in retrospect, to know which came first for us: containers or a shift towards DevOps culture.read more

Android-Based RaspAnd Linux OS for Raspberry Pi 3 Gets Better Video Performance

Sat, 2017-06-17 05:40
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.

Ubuntu GamePack

Sat, 2017-06-17 03:57
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: Jumping the Shark or Poised for Dominance?

Sat, 2017-06-17 02:14
Open source is at a critical juncture. The challenge? Fitting all the pieces together in complex stacks without using the right glue.

Sorting numbers inside text strings

Sat, 2017-06-17 00:32
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.

New Tails 3.0 Privacy-Focused Linux Based on Debian 9 Stretch

Fri, 2017-06-16 22:49
Tails 3 Stretches Linux Security Distribution Forward

3 security tips for software developers

Fri, 2017-06-16 21:06
Every developer knows the importance of following best security practices. But too often we cut corners, maybe because we have to work hard until those security practices sink in. Unfortunately, that usually takes something like seeing a security malpractice that's so bad it gets marked in indelible ink in our brains.read more

Software dev bombshell: Programmers who use spaces earn MORE than those who use tabs

Fri, 2017-06-16 19:23
Well, of course – anyone using tabs should be paid zeroWeighing in on a longstanding religious war among software developers, community site Stack Overflow has found that developers who use spaces to indent their code earn more than those who use tabs.…

Get the Hang of Erlang with Free Books

Fri, 2017-06-16 17:40
Erlang is a general-purpose, concurrent, declarative, functional programming language and runtime environment developed by Ericsson, a Swedish multinational provider of communications technology and services. Erlang is dynamically typed and has a pattern matching syntax. The language solves difficult problems inherent in parallel, concurrent environments. It uses sets of parallel supervised processes, not a single sequential process as found in most programming languages.