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New ADM 3.4. with Cersion 3.4 Comes with Fully Installed Linux Kernel 4.14 - ThomasNet News

Google News - Thu, 07/25/2019 - 21:54
New ADM 3.4. with Cersion 3.4 Comes with Fully Installed Linux Kernel 4.14  ThomasNet News

Taipei, Taiwan - 24 July 2019 - ASUSTOR Inc. is thrilled to have released ADM 3.4. With version 3.4, ADM now comes with Linux Kernel 4.14 fully installed, ...

Zorin OS Is The Linux Distro We Wanted 10 Years Ago [Giveaway Inside] - Fossbytes

Google News - Thu, 07/25/2019 - 20:36
Zorin OS Is The Linux Distro We Wanted 10 Years Ago [Giveaway Inside]  Fossbytes

Zorin OS is a different offering in a large pool of competition. Zorin isn't groundbreaking but does manage to provide some features that are fairly unique. Zorin is ...

PHP 7.4 Reaches Feature Freeze, Beta 1 Released

Phoronix - Thu, 07/25/2019 - 20:11
After already having gone through three alpha releases, PHP 7.4 has reached its feature freeze and branching. As a result, the first PHP 7.4 beta is now available that will follow by multiple betas and release candidates while hopefully being released by the end of November...

PineBook Pro Arm Linux Laptop now up for pre-order for $199.99 - CNX Software

Google News - Thu, 07/25/2019 - 19:45
PineBook Pro Arm Linux Laptop now up for pre-order for $199.99  CNX Software

Pine64 unveiled a Pinebook Pro laptop prototype at FOSDEM 2019 as an update to the original Allwinner A64 powered Pinebook laptop, but instead of just ...

Razer's Linux Laptop Plans Appear To Have Been Mothballed

Phoronix - Thu, 07/25/2019 - 19:24
Remember back in 2017 when Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan talked about plans for better Linux support for their high-end gaming laptops on Linux? More than two years later, they have yet to ship a Linux laptop nor make any other measurable improvements to their Linux support...

Razer's Linux Laptop Plans Appear To Have Been Mothballed - Phoronix

Google News - Thu, 07/25/2019 - 19:24
Razer's Linux Laptop Plans Appear To Have Been Mothballed  Phoronix

Remember back in 2017 when Razer CEO Min-Liang Tan talked about plans for better Linux support for their high-end gaming laptops on Linux? More than two ...

Phoronix Test Suite 9.0 Milestone 1 Delivers New Result Viewer, Other Features

Phoronix - Thu, 07/25/2019 - 19:05
Two months have already passed since the release of Phoronix Test Suite 8.8 while today marks the first development snapshot/milestone of the next quarterly feature update, Phoronix Test Suite 9.0-Asker...

How to Add Swap Space on Ubuntu

Tecmint - Thu, 07/25/2019 - 18:55
One of the simplest ways of watching against out-of-memory problems in applications is to increase some swap size in your server. In this article, we will explain how to add a swap file to...

Global Linux Operating System Market 2019-25 IBM, Ubuntu Linux, Linux Mint - Market Analyst

Google News - Thu, 07/25/2019 - 18:43
Global Linux Operating System Market 2019-25 IBM, Ubuntu Linux, Linux Mint  Market Analyst

Global Linux Operating System Market 2019-2025 investigated the popular scenario within the descriptions, arrangements, applications, and business chain ...

Fedora's ARM SIG Is Looking At Making An AArch64 Xfce Desktop Spin

Phoronix - Thu, 07/25/2019 - 18:04
Another late change proposal being talked about for this autumn's Fedora 31 release is introducing a 64-bit ARM (AArch64) Xfce desktop spin...

The New Version Of Deepin Linux Has A Killer Feature That Every Distribution Needs - Forbes

Google News - Thu, 07/25/2019 - 15:42
The New Version Of Deepin Linux Has A Killer Feature That Every Distribution Needs  Forbes

Deepin Linux just keeps raising the bar. It's already one of, if not the most beautiful desktop Linux distribution on the planet. Its installer has a simple elegance to ...

24 sysadmin job interview questions you should know

opensource.com - Thu, 07/25/2019 - 15:02

As a geek who always played with computers, a career after my masters in IT was a natural choice. So, I decided the sysadmin path was the right one. In the process of my career, I have grown quite familiar with the job interview process. Here is a look at what to expect, the general career path, and a set of common questions and my answers to them.


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Introduction to GNU Autotools

opensource.com - Thu, 07/25/2019 - 15:01

Have you ever downloaded the source code for a popular software project that required you to type the almost ritualistic ./configure; make && make install command sequence to build and install it? If so, you’ve used GNU Autotools. If you’ve ever looked into some of the files accompanying such a project, you’ve likely also been terrified at the apparent complexity of such a build system.


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How to transition into a career as a DevOps engineer

opensource.com - Thu, 07/25/2019 - 15:00

DevOps engineering is a hot career with many rewards. Whether you're looking for your first job after graduating or seeking an opportunity to reskill while leveraging your prior industry experience, this guide should help you take the right steps to become a DevOps engineer.


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Clear Linux Moving Ahead With Their Third-Party Packaging Support

Phoronix - Thu, 07/25/2019 - 13:41
In recent months we've heard of Intel engineers working on better supporting third-party packages on Clear Linux that would be akin to Arch's AUR, Ubuntu's PPA, or Fedora's Copr systems for allowing unofficial/third-party packages to be more easily made available particularly in cases of closed-source software. It looks like that internally that system is now in beta as they work towards having more software available on Clear Linux...

How to Disable SELinux Temporarily or Permanently

Tecmint - Thu, 07/25/2019 - 12:32
Linux is regarded as one of the most secure operating systems you can use today, that is because of its illustrious security implementation features such as SELinux (Security-Enhanced Linux). For starters, SELinux is described...

DragonFlyBSD Replacing Their 48-Core Opteron Infrastructure With Ryzen 9 3900X CPUs

Phoronix - Thu, 07/25/2019 - 12:00
DragonFlyBSD is replacing their 48-core Opteron server named "Monster" with two of the new AMD Ryzen 9 3900X "Zen 2" processors as well as a spare Xeon server. DragonFlyBSD lead developer Matthew Dillon continues to be mighty impressed by AMD's latest processor offerings...

MoltenVK 1.0.36 Released With Many Fixes & Improvements For Vulkan On MacOS

Phoronix - Thu, 07/25/2019 - 07:27
The open-source MoltenVK continues advancing for supporting a healthy subset of the Vulkan API on Apple's macOS and iOS platforms. MoltenVK 1.0.36 was released today with support for more Vulkan extensions, many bug fixes, and a variety of other improvements...

BT Adopts Ubuntu OpenStack

Linux.com - Thu, 07/25/2019 - 07:21

British Telecom has chosen Ubuntu OpenStack, developed by open-source specialist Canonical, as the cloud platform that will help support the introduction of 5G and fibre-to-the-premises connectivity in the UK. As part of the deal, Canonical will provide the open-source virtual infrastructure manager (VIM) that will enable BT – and by extension, its mobile network EE - to run network functions as code, reducing the need for specialized telco hardware. (Source: The Registrar)

Extending the Linux kernel with built-in kernel headers – OSnews - OS News

Google News - Thu, 07/25/2019 - 07:03
Extending the Linux kernel with built-in kernel headers – OSnews  OS News

Linux kernel headers are the unstable, constantly-changing, internal API of the kernel. This includes internal kernel structures (for example, task_struct ) as well ...

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