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PERL is the go-to tool for many sysadmins who need something more powerful than sed or awk when writing complex parsing and automation scripts. It has a somewhat high learning curve due to its dense notation. But a recent survey indicates that PERL developers earn 54 per cent more than the average developer so it may still be a worthwhile language to learn. Read on for a demonstration of PERL using the popular strategy game Tic-Tac-Toe.
Where do you turn when you have a fleet of public workstations to manage? If you’re the Czech National Library of Technology (NTK), you turn to Fedora. Located in Prague, the NTK is the Czech Republic’s largest science and technology library. As part of its public service mission, the NTK provides 150 workstations for public […]
Support ends May 26. Users fretting over Fedora CoreOS's limitations might want to jump into Flatcar. Red Hat is set to fling a flaming arrow at Red Hat CoreOS Container Linux*, the software firm said as it laid out the details of the end of life timeline for the distro it acquired in January 2018.…
OpenLiteSpeed is a lightweight and open-source version of the LiteSpeed Server developed by LiteSpeed Technologies. It supports Apache Rewrite rules, HTTP/2 and HTTP/3 along with TLS v1.3 and QUIC protocols. It comes with a WebGUI based Administration panel which makes it different from other servers and easier to manage.
Mongo (from “humongous”) is a high-performance, open source, schema-free document-oriented database, which is one of the most favorite so-called NoSQL databases. It uses JSON as a document format, and it is designed to be scalable and replicable across multiple server nodes. Story about license change It’s been more than a year when the upstream MongoDB […]
There's no official Microsoft OneDrive client for Linux, but it's still possible to keep your OneDrive files in sync (with real-time file monitoring) with a folder on your Linux machine, and this article will show you how, by using a fork of OneDrive Free Client that's still maintained (a command line OneDrive client for Linux).
Kickstart installations let us easily script and replicate unattended or semi-unattended installations of Fedora, Red Hat Enterprise Linux or CentOS. The instructions needed to install the operating system are specified, with a dedicated syntax, inside a Kickstart file which is passed to the Anaconda installer.
2DayGeek: Glances is a best alternative to top/htop command on Linux. If you have never tried it before, you can try it now.
MPD, as the name implies, is a Music Playing Daemon. It can play music but, being a daemon, any piece of software can interface with it and play sounds, including some CLI clients. One of them is called ncmpcpp, which is an improvement over the pre-existing ncmpc tool. The name change doesn’t have much to […]
The kernel team is working on final integration for kernel 5.5. This version was just recently released, and will arrive soon in Fedora. This version has many security fixes included. As a result, the Fedora kernel and QA teams have organized a test week from Monday, February 10, 2020 through Monday, February 17, 2020. Refer […]
If you like the Microsoft Windows 10 tiling style, you can easily get your GNOME Shell desktop to support it with the help of an extension called WinTile. The extension brings quarter tiling functionality to GNOME Shell, using the Super/Win + Arrow keys or using the mouse (with previews and snapping when dragging the windows to the edges).
2DayGeek: These Linux commands allow you to check the memory usage on Linux.
2DayGeek: The top command enables you to identify high memory and cpu processes on Linux.
2DayGeek: This tutorial shows the difference between DNF vs YUM.
COPR is a collection of personal repositories for software that isn’t carried in Fedora. Some software doesn’t conform to standards that allow easy packaging. Or it may not meet other Fedora standards, despite being free and open source. COPR can offer these projects outside the Fedora set of packages. Software in COPR isn’t supported by […]
The instructions in this article should work with any Linux distribution that uses systemd, but I personally only tried this with Debian, Ubuntu, Manjaro and Fedora. Read on to see how to boot a Linux distribution in text mode (console mode), either temporarily or permanently.
Build a personal cloud using Fedora and Nextcloud.
Imagine you bought a new laptop with a shiny new USB-C docking station. You install fresh Fedora, encrypt your hard drive because laptop is a travel equipment and you do not want to travel around with non-ecrypted hard drive. You finish the installation, close the lid because you have external monitor, reboot the […]
You don’t need an internet connection to have an easily searchable and extendable dictionary on your Fedora computer. You can use sdcv (StarDict under Console Version) and the public Stardict files on the default repositories to keep a local record for offline use. This article shows you how. What is sdcv? sdcv is a command […]
Tuptime, the uptime command's alternative, is a command line utility to find Linux system uptime details.
Operating system distributions try to craft a one size fits all partition layout for their file systems. Distributions cannot know the details about how your hardware is configured or how you use your system though. Read on for a brief description of the historical reasons for separating some parts of the file system out into separate partitions so that you can make a more informed decision the next time you install your Linux operating system.
The Fedora CoreOS team is pleased to announce that Fedora CoreOS is now available for general use. Fedora CoreOS is a new Fedora Edition built specifically for running containerized workloads securely and at scale. It’s the successor to both Fedora Atomic Host and CoreOS Container Linux and is part of our effort to explore new […]
In this tutorial, we will learn how to mount (attach) a drive in Linux with the EXT Linux file system, FAT or NTFS using mount command. We can use the same command to mount the USB drive and ISO image as well.
When it comes to app development frameworks, Flutter is the latest and greatest. Google seems to be planning to take over the entire GUI app development world with Flutter, starting with mobile devices, which are already perfectly supported. Flutter allows you to develop cross-platform GUI apps for multiple targets — mobile, web, and desktop — […]
This guide explains how to quickly transfer large files between two systems over Network using netcat, tar, and pv commands in any GNU/Linux and Unix-like operating systems.
The Domain Name System, or DNS, as it’s more commonly known, translates or converts domain names into the IP addresses associated with that domain. DNS is the reason you are able to find your favorite website by name instead of typing an IP address into your browser. This guide shows you how to configure a […]
2DayGeek: This tutorial will help you to discover high CPU consumption processes in Linux.
Sway is a tiling Wayland compositor which has mostly the same features, look and workflow as the i3 X11 window manager. Because Sway uses Wayland instead of X11, the tools to setup X11 don’t always work in sway. This includes tools like xrandr, which are used in X11 window managers or desktops to setup monitors. […]
This tutorial will take you through various ways in which you can delete a directory in Linux.
Some topics are very popular, no matter when they’re first mentioned. And Fedora Magazine has a few articles that have proven to be popular for a long time. You’re reading the last article from the “best of 2019” series. But this time, it’s about articles written before 2019, but being very popular in 2019.
Display network bandwidth utilization by process, connection and remote IP or hostname on Linux.
EPEL repository is part of special groups within the fedora group, it creates & maintains additional packages for Enterprise Linux, mainly CentOS, RHEL, Scientific Linux, Oracle Linux. EPEL stands for Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux & provides packages…
Translation is an important step in software localization which helps make software more popular globally, and impacts international user experience. In recent years, localization processes have been evolving worldwide to become more continuous, faster, efficient with automation. In Fedora, the development of the Zanata platform and its plugins, then Transtats, and now the migration to […]
The year is still ending and the perfect time to reflect and look back at some Magazine articles continues. This time, let’s see if the editors chose some interesting ones from 2019. Yes, they did! Red Hat, IBM, and Fedora IBM acquired Red Hat in July 2019, and this article discusses how nothing changes for […]
Fkill, stands for Fabulous Kill, is a cross-platform command line utility to interactively search and kill multiple processes at once.
It’s this time of the year again — the time to reflect, and look back at some Fedora Magazine’s most popular articles in 2019. This time it’s all about desktop users. Let’s highlight a few of the many articles written by our great contributors in 2019, focusing on Fedora as a desktop OS. Dash to […]
This tutorial gives you several options to check Apache (http) web server uptime on Linux.
With the end of the year approaching fast, it is a good time to look back at 2019 and go through the most popular articles on Fedora Magazine written by our contributors. In this article of the “Best of 2019” series, we are looking at developers and how to use Fedora to be a great […]
Manage Python packages using Pipenv on Linux.
Getting audio, video technical and tag information using MediaInfo on Linux.
This tutorial allows the Linux administrator to automatically record the terminal activity of all users for future reference.
Plank is a Linux dock that allows starting pinned applications and manage open windows, for X11 environments (Wayland is not supported). This article presents an overview of Plank, how to install it on popular Linux distributions, how to install new themes, how to use multiple docks (e.g. with multiple monitors) and more.
The end of the year is a perfect time to look back on some of the Magazine’s most popular articles of 2019. One of the Fedora operating systems’s many strong points is its wide array of tools for system administrators. As your skills progress, you’ll find that the Fedora OS has even more to offer. […]
Search is a central concept in the GNOME user experience. It provides quick navigation and shortcuts to recently used documents, places and software. A search provider is used by an application to expose such data to the users via the GNOME Shell search screen. As for Web browsers currently only Gnome Web (Epiphany) have integrated […]
If you ever wondered how to execute commands on remote Linux systems over SSH from your local system, here is how to do it.
Check weather details from command line using wttr.in utility and curl command on Linux.
When you manage a Linux instance, you’ll find that your job is made much easier by the many tools designed specifically to deal with something specific within the system. For example, if you need to install packages, you have easy-to-use package managers that make that a breeze. If you need to create, resize or delete […]
Sometimes during a critical activity, working with overlapping windows becomes counterproductive. You might find a tiled window manager like sway to be a good alternative. Sway is a tiling Wayland compositor. It has the advantage of compatibility with an existing i3 configuration, so you can use it to replace i3 and use Wayland as the […]
“It’s all 1s and 0s.” People say this when they’re making a joke or a sarcastic remark. When it comes to computers thought, it’s really true. And at the hardware level, that’s all there is. The processor, the memory, various forms of storage, USB, HDMI, and network connections, along with everything else in that cell-phone, […]
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