Use Terraform to manage TrueNAS
Jun13

Use Terraform to manage TrueNAS

Use Terraform to manage TrueNAS Alan Formy-Duval Mon, 06/13/2022 – 03:00 Register or Login to like Register or Login to like Sometimes combining different open source projects can have benefits. The synergy of using Terraform with TrueNAS is a perfect example. TrueNAS is an OpenBSD-based operating system that provides network-attached storage (NAS) and network services. One of its main strengths is leveraging the ZFS file...

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Handling maps in Groovy vs Java
Jun10

Handling maps in Groovy vs Java

Handling maps in Groovy vs Java Chris Hermansen Fri, 06/10/2022 – 03:00 Register or Login to like Register or Login to like Java is a great programming language, but sometimes I want a Java-like language that’s just a bit more flexible and compact. That’s when I opt for Groovy. In a recent article, I reviewed some of the differences between creating and initializing maps in Groovy and doing the same thing in Java. In...

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Edit PDFs on Linux with these open source tools
Jun09

Edit PDFs on Linux with these open source tools

Edit PDFs on Linux with these open source tools Michael Korotaev Thu, 06/09/2022 – 03:00 Register or Login to like Register or Login to like Open source reading and editing tools for PDFs are often more secure and reliable alternatives to the applications residing in the first pages of “PDF editor” search results. There, you’re likely to see proprietary applications with hidden limitations and tariffs, lacking...

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A guide to container orchestration with Kubernetes
Jun09

A guide to container orchestration with Kubernetes

A guide to container orchestration with Kubernetes Seth Kenlon Thu, 06/09/2022 – 03:00 Register or Login to like Register or Login to like The term orchestration is relatively new to the IT industry, and it still has nuance that eludes or confuses people who don’t spend all day orchestrating. When I describe orchestration to someone, it usually sounds like I’m just describing automation. That’s not quite right....

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How I gave my old laptop new life with the Linux Xfce desktop
Jun08

How I gave my old laptop new life with the Linux Xfce desktop

How I gave my old laptop new life with the Linux Xfce desktop Jim Hall Wed, 06/08/2022 – 03:00 1 reader likes this 1 reader likes this A few weeks ago, I needed to give a conference presentation that included a brief demonstration of a small app I’d written for Linux. I needed a Linux laptop to bring to the conference, so I dug out an old laptop and installed Linux on it. I used the Fedora 36 Xfce spin, which worked great....

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Using Ansible to automate software installation on my Mac
Jun08

Using Ansible to automate software installation on my Mac

Using Ansible to automate software installation on my Mac Servesha Dudhgaonkar Wed, 06/08/2022 – 03:00 Register or Login to like Register or Login to like On most systems, there are several ways to install software. Which one you use depends on the source of the application you’re installing. Some software comes as a downloadable wizard to walk you through an install process, while others are files you just download and...

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