Linux uptime Command Explained for Beginners with Examples

If you are a Linux newbie, and have interest in system administration, or you want to become a power user, then you need to have a solid knowledge of the command line. There are several commands that you should know about, and one of them is uptime. In this article, we will discuss the basics of this command using some easy to understand examples. Read More.

27 open solutions to everything in education

Openness (from open source software, to open hardware, to open principles) is changing the paradigm of education. So, to celebrate all that's gone on this year, I collected 27 of the best articles published on Opensource.com in 2017 on the subject. I divided them into broad themes, rather than ordering them by popularity.

Canonical Makes It Easier to Install Spotify for Linux on Ubuntu, Other Distros

Running the official Spotify for Linux client on a GNU/Linux distro like Ubuntu or Solus isn't all that easy these days, but with the availability of the Snap universal binary package across more and more distros, you can install the app with a single command on any Snappy-powered system, thanks to the Snapcraft team over at Canonical. Read More.

5 must-read sysadmin articles from 2017

Sysadmins are cool and unusual people; we have many interesting attributes that may make us seem antisocial, but it's really just that we are so focused on getting our work done. Paul English wrote a pair of excellent articles this year about the job of being a sysadmin, and "The truth about sysadmins" stands out for its excellent description of the challenges faced by sysadmins and the personality traits necessary to survive as a sysadmin. Read More.

How to create mobile-friendly documentation

I'm not sold on the whole idea of mobile first, but I do know that more people than ever are using mobile devices like smartphones and tablets to get information on the go. That includes online software and hardware documentation, much of which is lengthy and poorly suited for small screens. Often, it doesn't scale properly, and it can be difficult to navigate. Read More.

Beginner' guide to SELinux

SELinux or Security Enhanced Linux is advanced access control mechanism which was developed by US security agency NSA to prevent malicious intrusions & tempering. It implements MAC (Mandatory Access control) over already present DAC (Discretionary Access Control ) i.e. read, write , execute permissions. Read More.

50+ Best Lightweight Linux Distros for 2017

You don't have to throw away your old PCs and laptops. Install a lightweight Linux distro on them and they're as good as new. Lightweight distros don't even have to be used on old hardware. You can install them on some bleeding-edge hardware and get the ultimate performance. Most distros are portable and can run on a Live CD/USB, without a hard drive. Why should you use other OSes full of bloatware and unnecessary stuff when you can use a perfectly fine Linux alternative? Read More.

Kali Linux Review: Not Everyone's Cup of Tea

In this review of Kali Linux, we try to answer regular questions like what is Kali Linux, what is the use of Kali Linux and whether beginners should use Kali Linux or not?Read More.

10 useful ncat (nc) Command Examples for Linux Systems

ncat or nc is networking utility with functionality similar to cat command but for network. It is a general purpose CLI tool for reading, writing, redirecting data across a network. It is designed to be a reliable back-end tool that can be used with scripts or other programs. It's also a great tool for network debugging, as it can create any kind of connect one can need.Read More.

LinuxCertified Announces next Device Driver Development Training

LinuxCertified Inc, a leading provider of Linux training and services, announced its next three days Hands On Linux Device Driver Development class to be held in San Francisco Bay Area from December 18th, 2017.

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