Get started with Bareos, an open source client-server backup solution
May12

Get started with Bareos, an open source client-server backup solution

Get started with Bareos, an open source client-server backup solution Heike Jurzik Thu, 05/12/2022 – 03:00 1 reader likes this 1 reader likes this Bareos (Backup Archiving Recovery Open Sourced) is a distributed open source backup solution (licensed under AGPLv3) that preserves, archives, and recovers data from all major operating systems. Bareos has been around since 2010 and is (mainly) developed by the company Bareos GmbH...

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5 reasons to use sudo on Linux
May12

5 reasons to use sudo on Linux

5 reasons to use sudo on Linux Seth Kenlon Thu, 05/12/2022 – 03:00 1 reader likes this 1 reader likes this On traditional Unix and Unix-like systems, the first and only user that exists on a fresh install is named root. Using the root account, you log in and create secondary “normal” users. After that initial interaction, you’re expected to log in as a normal user. Running your system as a normal user is a...

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5 surprising things I do with Linux
May12

5 surprising things I do with Linux

5 surprising things I do with Linux Seth Kenlon Wed, 05/11/2022 – 03:00 3 readers like this 3 readers like this When you’re used to one operating system, it can be easy to look at other operating systems almost as if they were apps. If you use one OS on your desktop, you might think of another OS as the app that people use to run servers, and another OS as the app that plays games, and so on. We sometimes forget that an...

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Manage your Gmail filters from the Linux command line
May12

Manage your Gmail filters from the Linux command line

Manage your Gmail filters from the Linux command line Kevin Sonney Wed, 05/11/2022 – 03:00 4 readers like this 4 readers like this Automation is a hot topic right now. In my day job as an SRE part of my remit is to automate as many repeating tasks as possible. But how many of us do that in our daily, not-work, lives? This year, I am focused on automating away the toil so that we can focus on the things that are important....

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6 easy ways to make your first open source contribution with LibreOffice
May10

6 easy ways to make your first open source contribution with LibreOffice

6 easy ways to make your first open source contribution with LibreOffice Klaatu Tue, 05/10/2022 – 03:00 Register or Login to like Register or Login to like “Getting involved” with open source can seem a little confusing. Where do you go to get started? What if you don’t know how to code? Who do you talk to? How does anybody know that you have contributed, and besides that does anybody care? More great content...

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My open source journey with C from a neurodiverse perspective
May10

My open source journey with C from a neurodiverse perspective

My open source journey with C from a neurodiverse perspective Rikard Grossma… Tue, 05/10/2022 – 03:00 Register or Login to like Register or Login to like I was born in 1982, which in human years is only 40 years in the past (at the time of writing). In terms of computer development, it’s eons ago. I got my first computer, a Commodore 64, when I was ten years old. Later, I got an Amiga, and by 13 I got an “IBM...

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