Phoronix:The Linux 4.18 kernel will feature the initial Steam Controller kernel driver that works
Canonical: Bionic is out the door and we’ve started the Cosmic cycle so I wanted to take this opportunity to tell you about our plans for this cycle, the sorts of features we want to work on and what you can expect from 18.10 when it arrives in October.
Linuxize: This tutorial explains how to use the command line to create and manage MySQL or MariaDB databases and users.
Purism announced that it partnered with cryptography and GPG (GNU Privacy Guard) pioneer Werner Koch to create a new encrypted communication standard for its security-focused devices,
HowToForge: Sometimes you want to monitor what new information is being written to a file (think of log files), or for whatever reasons, want to access the last few lines of a file.
Download new cheat sheet of common Pandoc options and handy syntax for frequently used conversions.
Public Service Announcement: please do a backup if you haven't in awhile. This weekend we feature articles varying from scary backup stories to how-to safeguard your data with encrypted backup solutions.
by Paul Barry
Backups. We all know the importance of making a backup of our most important systems. Unfortunately, some of us also know that realizing the importance of performing backups often is a lesson learned the hard way. Everyone has their scary backup stories. Here are mine.
by Brian C. Lane
As a topic, backups is one of those subject likely to elicit as many answers as people you ask about it. It is as personal a choice as your desktop configuration or your operating system. So in this article I am not even going to attempt to cover all the options. Instead I describe the methods I use for building a reliable, useful backup system. This solution is not the right answer for everyone, but it works well for my situation.
by Mike Fogarty
When the company I work for, a civil engineering and surveying firm, decided to move all its AutoCad drawings onto a central fileserver, we were presented with a backup situation orders of magnitude larger than anything we had confronted before. We had at that time (now considerably larger) about 120,000 files, totaling 200GB, that were in active change and needed to be backed up at least daily.
My first thoughts were of some sort of tape backup system, but as I began to research them, I was shocked at the prices I encountered. A tape autoloader large enough to contain our filesystem ran about $12,000 and a 40Gig tape was $89. When I first convinced my boss to let me run Linux on our servers, cheap was a big selling point. So, what are the alternatives?
by Shawn Powers
In this video, editor Shawn Powers shows us how to do a basic backup in Linux. Or as he puts it, a public service announcement to please do a backup if you haven't in awhile!
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HowToForge: Learn how to install and configure Kubernetes and Docker on CentOS 7
ostechnix: GNU Ncurses is a programming library that allows the users to write text-based user interfaces(TUI).
GamingOnLinux: This is great, not long after the rather good release of Horizon Chase Turbo, we have another retro-inspired racer with Slipstream.
ScribblesAndSnaps: For someone who doesn't write code for a living, creating even the simplest Android app can be a daunting proposition.
These shortcuts allow you to easily and in a fast manner, perform certain activities such as accessing and running previously executed commands