WSL-DistroLauncher is an open source tool designed to lure Linux distros to the Microsoft Store

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/26/microsoft-linux-open-source-wsl/ Is it cool that there are Linux distributions in the Microsoft Store? Eh, I suppose. While I don’t fully trust Microsoft’s commitment to both Linux and open source, understandably, … Read more

Suplemon – A Powerful Console Text Editor with Multi Cursor Support

Full Article : Tecmint – https://www.tecmint.com/suplemon-linux-text-editor-with-multi-cursor-support/ Suplemon is an open source, modern, powerful, intuitive and feature-rich command-line text editor with multi cursor support; it replicates Sublime Text like functionality in the terminal with the use … Read more

Moro – A Command Line Productivity Tool For Tracking Work Hours

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/moro-a-command-line-productivity-tool-for-tracking-work-hours/ Keeping track of your work hours will give you an insight about the amount of work you get done in a specific time frame. There are plenty of GUI-based … Read more

Linux Foundation announces open source ACRN hypervisor for the Internet of Things

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/19/linux-foundation-acrn-project-hypervisor/ The Linux Foundation has released details of one of its open source projects, ACRN — a hypervisor designed for the Internet of Things and embedded devices. And, yes, it … Read more

Netrunner 18.03 ‘Idolon’ Debian-based Linux distribution available for download

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/11/netrunner-debian-idolon-linux-kde/ As Windows 10 continues its trend of being a bloated and confusing mess (tighten it up, Microsoft!), Linux-based operating systems continue to be an excellent alternative. There are no … Read more

Ad-blocker and privacy tool Ghostery goes open source, and has new ways to make money

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/03/09/ghostery-ad-blocker-goes-open-source/ In an attempt to improve trust and transparency, ad-blocking tool Ghostery has gone open source. It comes after Ghostery was acquired by Cliqz last year and raised a few … Read more

Test Your BASH Skills By Playing Command Line Games

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/test-your-bash-skills-by-playing-command-line-games/ We tend to learn and remember Linux commands more effectively if we use them regularly in a live scenario. You may forget the Linux commands over a period of … Read more

Restic – A Fast, Secure And Efficient Backup Application

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/restic-fast-secure-efficient-backup-application/ Restic is a free, fast, open source, secure and cross-platform backup program, written using Go programming language. Restic encrypts the data with AES-256 in counter mode and authenticate it … Read more

How to Install NetBeans IDE 8.2 in Debian, Ubuntu and Linux Mint

Full Article : Tecmint – https://www.tecmint.com/install-netbeans-ide-in-ubuntu-debian-linux-mint/ The NetBeans is an open source and award-winning IDE (integrated development environment) application for Windows, Linux, Solaris and Mac. The NetBeans IDE provides a much powerful Java application framework … Read more

10 Steps to Improve Your Identity Management System

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/10-steps-improve-identity-management-system/ The identity management system is a central part of any IT department. As long as it is working, few people will take notice of its existence and consequently, it … Read more

Pyenv – Python Version Management Made Easier

Full Article : OSTechNix – https://www.ostechnix.com/pyenv-python-version-management-made-easier/ You’re a programmer who wants to test your python code on multiple different Python environments. What would you do? Install a specific python version and test your code and … Read more