Category: Linux Tutorials

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Linux dd Command Show Progress Copy Bar With Status nixCraft Updated Tutorials/Posts

I am using dd command for block level copy and just found out that there’s no built in way to check the progress. How do I use the Linux or Unix dd command while coping

E: Unable to locate package on Ubuntu Linux when using apt-get nixCraft Updated Tutorials/Posts

I am tying to install package using the apt or apt-get command line. I get an error that read: root@timothyray:~# apt-get install nginx Reading package lists… Done Building dependency tree Reading state information… Done E:

Debian/Ubuntu: Setup Planet Venus To Combine Two Or More RSS Feeds nixCraft Updated Tutorials/Posts

How do I setup “Planet Venus” under Debian or Ubuntu Linux to downloads news feeds (RSS) published by web sites and aggregates their content together into a single combined feed? How do I setup an

Install IPTraf on a CentOS / RHEL / Fedora Linux To Get Network Statistics nixCraft Updated Tutorials/Posts

How can I install IPTraf on a CentOS / RHEL / Fedora Linux or Red Hat Enterprise Linux to get a variety information on my network?IPTraf is a console-based network monitoring utility. IPTraf gathers data

Who does agile really benefit?

Who does agile really benefit?

Everyone wants to improve their experience at work.

Whether that takes the form of increasing efficiency, reducing confusion and anxiety about what needs to be done, feeling like your ideas and feedback are heard and respected, or simply knowing that the projects you work on are making an impact, there are seemingly endless ideas about how the nature of work can be improved for employees and employers alike.

Within the world of software, agile practices have been among the most talked about ways of improving processes. But are they all that they’re cracked up to be?

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Building a better thermostat with Home Assistant

A couple of years ago, I returned home from a 15-day trip in the middle of a heat wave, and my apartment was way too hot—at least 45ºC (113ºF) inside. Needless to say, it wasn’t

5 open source role-playing games for Linux

5 open source role-playing games for Linux

Gaming has traditionally been one of Linux’s weak points. That has changed somewhat in recent years thanks to Steam, GOG, and other efforts to bring commercial games to multiple operating systems, but those games are often not open source. Sure, the games can be played on an open source operating system, but that is not good enough for an open source purist.

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6 books on Raspberry Pi, Python, and more

Despite year-round schools and education of all types and stripes—from open courses and textbooks to online learning—this is a good time of year to consider new, innovative learning solutions. From software to hardware, we’ve got

Linux Iptables Setup Firewall For a Web Server nixCraft Updated Tutorials/Posts

I have setup an Apache web server on CentOS Linux. How do I configure firewall to allow or block access? How do I setup firewall for a web server under RHEL or CentOS Linux v6.x

Linux Find Files By Date And List Files Modified On a Specific Date nixCraft Updated Tutorials/Posts

How do I find files by date under UNIX and Linux system? How search for files that created on a specific date on Linux or Unix-like system? How to get a list all files that

Minify and Compress CSS/Javascript Files At a Linux/Unix Shell Prompt nixCraft Updated Tutorials/Posts

How do I minify and compress CSS & JS files on Linux or Unix-like system using shell prompt on my server? How can I minify JavaScripts and stylesheets at shell prompt so they can download

KVM virt-install: Install OpenBSD As Guest Operating System nixCraft Updated Tutorials/Posts

How do I install OpenBSD as guest operating system when using KVM? How can I use virt-install to setup OpenBSD VM under KVM running on a CentOS Linux 7 server?OpenBSD is a UNIX like system

OpenBSD Set Date and Time Command nixCraft Updated Tutorials/Posts

I am a new OpenBSD system user. How do I set new date and time under an OpenBSD UNIX server or desktop?You can set date and time using date command on OpenBSD. You must be

Create a Bootable Windows 10 USB in Linux With Ubuntu/Debian GUI nixCraft

I am a Linux user and sysadmin. However, I need to install a couple of Windows 10 enterprise or MS-Windows 10 LTSB on a desktop system for developers. How do I create a bootable Windows

How to remotely access Intel AMT KVM from Linux desktop nixCraft

I have enabled Intel AMT/ME in my Xeon server grade CPU hosted in remote data center building for OOB purpose. I do not want to use Windows 10 Pro edition. Is it possible to access

NASA open sources its Mars rover, Rome adopts LibreOffice, and more news

In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at NASA’s open source mars rover, Rome’s latest open source efforts, two new research projects, and more.

NASA open sources design for a Martian rover

Do you want to build your own Mars rover? Of course you do! And now you can, thanks to NASA’s JPL Open Source Rover (OSR for short).

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Top 10 July must-reads: Killer tools and practical guides for admins, Skype alternatives, Slackware turns 25, and more

Opensource.com brought in 776,198 unique visitors who generated 1,253,209 page views in July, a 22% year over year increase. We published 85 articles in July, and welcomed 14 new authors. More than 56% of our

Finding alternatives to proprietary online tools with Framasoft

Removing your reliance on proprietary online services with Framasoft

You can’t escape Google. At least, that’s how it seems.

The company doesn’t just dominate search. It also has its tendrils in personal storage, online productivity tools, books, music, social networking, and more. Billions of people the world over use their services because of the convenience and power.

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Getting started with Mu, a Python editor for beginners

Mu is a Python editor for beginning programmers, designed to make the learning experience more pleasant. It gives students the ability to experience success early on, which is important anytime you’re learning something new. If

Check and verify md5/sha1/sha256 checksums for MacOS X when I download files nixCraft Updated Tutorials/Posts

Malware is becoming more and more common for macOS. I wanted to make sure file I downloaded files such as an ISO image or firmware are safe before install on my system. How do I