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Linux Journal Closes - iProgrammer

Google News - Sat, 08/10/2019 - 00:23
Linux Journal Closes  iProgrammer

Hard on the heels of the announcement that MSDN is giving up publishing on paper or online, we have the news that Linux Journal is going the same way - but ...

Stratus Redundant Linux 2.0 - Putman Media

Google News - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 21:30
Stratus Redundant Linux 2.0  Putman Media

The ztC Edge computing portfolio now includes Stratus Redundant Linux 2.0 virtualization and availability software and 110i hardware model, so users with ...

Huawei Announces HarmonyOS, An Open-Source Operating System - Linux.com

Google News - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 21:01
Huawei Announces HarmonyOS, An Open-Source Operating System  Linux.com

HarmonyOS is “the first microkernel-based distributed OS for all scenarios,” consumer group CEO Richard Yu told attendees at the Huawei Developer ...

Huawei Announces HarmonyOS, An Open-Source Operating System

Linux.com - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 20:51

HarmonyOS is “the first microkernel-based distributed OS for all scenarios,” consumer group CEO Richard Yu told attendees at the Huawei Developer Conference. The new platform supports smartphones, smart speakers, computers, smartwatches, wireless earbuds, cars, and tablets. In fact, Yu says the platform supports RAM sizes ranging from kilobytes to gigabytes. (Source: Android Authority)

How to Install the Linux 5.0 Update on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - How-To Geek

Google News - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 20:00
How to Install the Linux 5.0 Update on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS  How-To Geek

Canonical just released Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS, which features Linux kernel 5.0. This kernel, also found in Ubuntu 19.04, includes improved hardware support and ...

GCC vs. LLVM Clang vs. AOCC Compiler Benchmarks On The AMD EPYC 7742 2P Linux Server - Phoronix

Google News - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 19:06
GCC vs. LLVM Clang vs. AOCC Compiler Benchmarks On The AMD EPYC 7742 2P Linux Server  Phoronix

While AMD's hardware folks were launching the EPYC 7002 series, their software crew was pushing out the AMD Optimizing C/C++ Compiler 2.0 with ...

GCC vs. LLVM Clang vs. AOCC Compiler Benchmarks On The AMD EPYC 7742

Phoronix - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 19:00
While AMD's hardware folks were launching the EPYC 7002 series, their software crew was pushing out the AMD Optimizing C/C++ Compiler 2.0 with support/optimizations for the Zen 2 micro-architecture. Using the top-end AMD EPYC 7742 in a 2P Linux server configuration, here are C/C++ compiler benchmarks looking at the performance when built by the GNU Compiler Collection (GCC), LLVM Clang, and AOCC 2.0.

Global Linux Operating System Market 2019:2026, By Top Players – IBM, Ubuntu Linux, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, openSUSE - The Market-News 24

Google News - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 18:06
Global Linux Operating System Market 2019:2026, By Top Players – IBM, Ubuntu Linux, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, openSUSE  The Market-News 24

Global Linux Operating System Market 2019:2026. The New Research report on Global Linux Operating System Market studies the intense structure of the ...

F2FS Case-Insensitive Support Is Pending Ahead Of The Linux 5.4 Kernel

Phoronix - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 18:00
EXT4 set off the new trend for opt-in, per-directory case-insensitive file/folder support on Linux systems. EXT4 picked up that optional case-insensitive support for Linux 5.2 while the for Linux 5.4 kernel cycle the Flash-Friendly File-System (F2FS) is set to receive similar support...

A Modern Supermicro Kabylake Xeon Motherboard Now Supports Coreboot

Phoronix - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 17:27
While the tide may be eventually turning, as it stands today for those wanting to run Coreboot on x86 desktop/server hardware you are largely limited to generations-old platforms. But now there is a new option and that is a Coreboot port having been completed to a modern Supermicro motherboard for use with Intel Xeon "Kabylake" processors...

How Do You Handle Backups in Linux? Hardware, Software, Configuration, etc… - CNX Software

Google News - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 17:22
How Do You Handle Backups in Linux? Hardware, Software, Configuration, etc…  CNX Software

There's a file system corruption bug related to EXT-4 in Linux, and it happened to me a few times in Ubuntu 18.04. You are using your computer normally, then ...

Sway 1.2-RC1 Released For The i3-Inspired Wayland Compositor

Phoronix - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 17:03
Drew DeVault is working on buttoning up the Sway 1.2 Wayland compositor release as the newest feature update to this i3 window manager inspired compositor...

Ubuntu's Yaru Desktop Theme Seeing Updates - Big Update Against GTK's Latest Adwaita

Phoronix - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 16:53
Canonical's designers have been working to update their Yaru desktop theme ahead of the upcoming Ubuntu 19.10 "Eoan Ermine" release...

Copying files in Linux

opensource.com - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 15:02

Copying documents used to require a dedicated staff member in offices, and then a dedicated machine. Today, copying is a task computer users do without a second thought. Copying data on a computer is so trivial that copies are made without you realizing it, such as when dragging a file to an external drive.


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Mutation testing is the evolution of TDD

opensource.com - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 15:01

In "Failure is a feature in blameless DevOps," I discussed the central role of failure in delivering quality by soliciting feedback. This is the failure agile DevOps teams rely on to guide them and drive development. Test-driven development (TDD) is the conditio sine qua non of any agile DevOps value stream delivery.


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Goodbye, Linux Journal

opensource.com - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 15:00

I first discovered Linux in 1993, when I was an undergraduate physics student who wanted the power of Big Unix on my home PC. I remember installing my first Linux distribution, SoftLanding Systems (SLS), and exploring the power of Linux on my ‘386 PC. I was immediately impressed. Since then, I’ve run Linux at home—and even at work.


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How To Use Linux for an ESXi iSCSI Server - Virtualization Review

Google News - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 14:23
How To Use Linux for an ESXi iSCSI Server  Virtualization Review

Tom Fenton walks you through step-by-step to set up an iSCSI target on Ubuntu and how to connect ESXi to iSCSI.

How To Use Linux for an ESXi iSCSI Server - Virtualization Review

Google News - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 14:23
How To Use Linux for an ESXi iSCSI Server  Virtualization Review

Tom Fenton walks you through step-by-step to set up an iSCSI target on Ubuntu and how to connect ESXi to iSCSI.

8 Netcat (nc) Command with Examples

Tecmint - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 14:00
Netcat (or nc in short) is a simple yet powerful networking command-line tool used for performing any operation in Linux related to TCP, UDP, or UNIX-domain sockets. Netcat can be used for port scanning,...

How to install balenaEtcher on Linux to make bootable USB drive - H2S Media

Google News - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 10:37
How to install balenaEtcher on Linux to make bootable USB drive  H2S Media

To install BalenaEtcher on Linux operating system, we can use two methods. First is downloading a portable download a balenaEtcher AppImage.

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