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How To Use Dropbox On Non-Ext4 Filesystems (Btrfs, Ext3, XFS, ZFS, Etc.) On Linux

Sat, 2018-11-10 08:26
In case you can't switch to a different cloud storage provider or use an Ext4 filesystem without eCryptfs for your Dropbox folder location, you can use a simple tool, called dropbox-filesystem-fix, that works around this Dropbox limitation, allowing the Dropbox desktop client to continue synchronizing files, no matter the filesystem type in use.

Removing Duplicate PATH Entries

Sat, 2018-11-10 06:32
The goal here is to remove duplicate entries from the PATH variable.But before I begin, let's be clear: there's no compelling reason toto do this. The shell will, in essence, ignore duplicates PATH entries;only the first occurrence of any one path is important.Two motivations drive this exercise.The first is to look at an awk one-liner that initiallydoesn't really appear to do much at all.The second is to feed the needs of those who are annoyed bysuch things as having duplicate PATH entries.

How to Install Open Source Social Network (OSSN) on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Sat, 2018-11-10 04:37
Open Source Social Network (OSSN) is a free and open source social networking software written in PHP. It is used to create your own social network website and build relationships with your members. In this tutorial, we will be going to learn how to install Open Source Social Network on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS server.

Developers are the new kingdom builders

Sat, 2018-11-10 02:43
Stephen O[he]#039[/he]Grady[he]#039[/he]s The New Kingmakers is a great book that explains why developers are a business[he]#039[/he] most important assets. O[he]#039[/he]Grady says developers are shaping products in new ways, and organizations that understand and embrace the value of this shift will be the most successful in the coming years. He shows how developers today are making the decisions, not the traditional IT decision-makers of prior years. Developers have the power to make or break a business, whether by their experience, their talent, or their passion.

RISC-V Linux development in full swing

Sat, 2018-11-10 00:49
All signs point to a happy marriage between Linux and RISC-V. At Embedded Linux Conference Europe, Comcast’s Khem Raj gave a presentation that strengthens the case. Most Linux users have heard about the open source RISC-V ISA and its potential to challenge proprietary Arm and Intel architectures. Most are probably aware that some RISC-V based [[he]#8230[/he]]

7 reasons I love open source

Fri, 2018-11-09 22:54
Here[he]#039[/he]s why I spend so much of my time—including evenings and weekends—on GitHub, as an active member of the open source community. I’ve worked on everything from solo projects to small collaborative group efforts to projects with hundreds of contributors. With each project, I’ve learned something new.

How to Mount and Unmount File Systems in Linux

Fri, 2018-11-09 21:00
On Linux and UNIX operating systems you can use the mount command to attach (mount) file systems and removable devices such as USB flash drives at a particular mount point in the directory tree. The umount command detaches (unmounts) the mounted file system from the directory tree.

How Do You Appreciate Fedora?

Fri, 2018-11-09 19:34
This week is the first annual Fedora Appreciation Week. As an extension of the How Do You Fedora? series, this article presents how past interviewees appreciate Fedora. The Fedora Project defines four common values that it encourages all contributors and community members to uphold. Those values are known as the Four Foundations. One such value, Friends, represents [[he]#8230[/he]]

Import your files from closed or obsolete applications

Fri, 2018-11-09 18:08
One of the biggest risks with using proprietary applications is losing access to your digital content if the software disappears or ends support for old file formats. Moving your content to an open format is the best way to protect yourself from being locked out due to vendor lock-in and for that, the Document Liberation Project (DLP) has your back.

Essential System Tools: journalctl – query and display messages from the journal

Fri, 2018-11-09 16:43
journalctl is used for querying and displaying messages from the journal. Since the journal comprises of one or more binary files, journalctl is the standard way to read messages from it.

Install and Deploy Kubernetes on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Fri, 2018-11-09 15:28
Kubernetes is an open-source container management system for Docker containers. In this tutorial, we will explain how to install Kubernetes on an Ubuntu system and also deploy Kubernetes on a two-node Ubuntu cluster.

How to Generate a Self-Signed SSL Certificate on Linux

Fri, 2018-11-09 14:14
SSL is on a lot of people’s minds today. With free Let’s Encrypt certificates becoming extremely common, there’s no reason for anyone to not use SSL – not to mention the search ranking benefits, and the fact that browsers will trust your site.

Oracle Updates Its Linux Distro with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 Compatibility

Fri, 2018-11-09 13:00
Oracle announced the release and general availability of the Oracle Enterprise Linux 7.6 operating system, a maintenance update synced with the upstream repositories of Red Hat's Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6.

An Immodest Proposal for the Music Industry

Fri, 2018-11-09 11:45
From the 1940s to the 1960s, countless millions of people would put a dime in a jukebox to have a single piece of music played for them, one time. If they wanted to hear it again, or to play another song, they'd put in another dime. In today's music business, companies such as Spotify, Apple and Pandora pay fractions of a penny to stream songs to listeners. While this is a big business that continues to become bigger, it fails to cover what the music industry calls a "value gap".

Docker Enterprise 2.1 Accelerates Application Migration to Containers

Fri, 2018-11-09 10:31
Docker is adding support on its enterprise platform to help make it easier for Windows and Linux applications to migrate to containers.

Docker invites elderly Windows Server apps to spend remaining days in supervised care

Fri, 2018-11-09 09:17
Version 2.1 of Docker Enterprise brings Windows App Migration Program. Docker on Thursday plans to introduce a Windows Server Application Migration program with the release of Docker Enterprise 2.1.…

How to Move Files Using Linux Commands or File Managers

Fri, 2018-11-09 08:02
If you're familiar with Linux, you know there are always many routes to the same success. Moving files is no exception. You can opt for the power of the command line or the simplicity of the GUI – either way, you will get those files moved. Learn how to move files with Linux commands in this tutorial from our archives.

KDE Applications 18.08 Reaches End of Life, KDE Apps 18.12 Launches December 13

Fri, 2018-11-09 06:48
The KDE Project announced today the third stability update to the KDE Applications 18.08 open-source software suite, a bugfix update that marks the end of life of the series.

How To Install Kali Linux Tools In Ubuntu

Fri, 2018-11-09 05:34
Today I am going to do a quick demonstration of how to easily install a suite of security testing tools from Kali Linux onto a Ubuntu machine. For a bit of background information, Kali Linux is a distribution derived from Debian. Its sole purpose is to provide a suite of tools for penetration testing (pentesting) and forensics. It is provided by Offensive Security, an organization dedicated to providing security training. There is a very long list of tools available for Kali. Such tools include (but are not limited to) forensics, vulnerability checks, access checks, and stress testing.

How to Install and Sync DropBox on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Fri, 2018-11-09 04:19
In this article, we will explain how you can install the DropBox application on your Ubuntu system, both through the UI and the command line.