Tag Archives: Linux Support

How to Extract tar xz File in Linux

n this brief guide, we will look at how you can compress and extract tar xz tarball files/directories with a .tar.xzfile extension in Linux. The xz format is a single-file compression format that is based on the LZMA2 algorithm. It offers lossless compression, implying that it keeps the original data without compromising on its quality. This makes it ideal for shipping software ...

Read More »

Printing from the Linux command line

There’s a lot more to printing from the Linux command line than the lp command. Check out some of the many available options. Printing from the Linux command line is easy. You use the lp command to request a print, and lpq to see what print jobs are in the queue, but things get a little more complicated when you want to print double-sided ...

Read More »

Linux Mint KDE Still Possible

If you’re the Linux Mint and KDE lover, then you know that starting from Linux Mint 19 “Tara”, your beloved Linux distro has stopped shipping with KDE. So Linux Mint KDE has died a brutal death. But we can revive the combination of the two best software, i.e. Linux Mint on KDE. In this article, I will show you how you can install KDE ...

Read More »

How to Install OpenLDAP on Ubuntu Server 18.04

The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) allows for the querying and modification of an X.500-based directory service. In other words, LDAP is used over a Local Area Network (LAN) to manage and access a distributed directory service. LDAPs primary purpose is to provide a set of records in a hierarchical structure. What can you do with those records? The best ...

Read More »

ONS Evolution: Cloud, Edge, and Technical Content for Carriers and Enterprise

The first Open Networking Summit was held in October 2011 at Stanford University and described as “a premier event about OpenFlow and Software-Defined Networking (SDN)”. Here we are seven and half years later and I’m constantly amazed at both how far we’ve come since then, and at how quickly a traditionally slow-moving industry like telecommunications is embracing change and innovation powered by ...

Read More »

Mageia Linux Is a Modern Throwback to the Underdog Days

The Mageia Welcome App is a boon for new Linux users. Used with permission I’ve been using Linux long enough to remember Linux Mandrake. I recall, at one of my first-ever Linux conventions, hanging out with the MandrakeSoft crew and being starstruck to think that they were creating a Linux distribution that was sure to bring about world domination for ...

Read More »

Top 10 Linux VPN Client and Services For You To Get Protected

Do you want to secure your online privacy? If yes then you have come to the right place. Despite the trademark as Linux is the most safest and secure OS, the online surfing and life are not as safe as you think. There are lots of unwanted intrusions ready to make your digital life imbalanced. Here you have to learn ...

Read More »

Linux Mint 19.1 Tessa is now available

Linux Mint 19.1 codename “Tessa” was released on December 19, 2018. The new version of the popular Linux distribution is a Long Term Support release that will receive updates until 2023.  It is based on Ubuntu 18.04. The Linux distribution is offered as three desktop environments: MATE, Cinnamon and Xfce. The developers of Linux Mint dropped support for the KDE desktop ...

Read More »

Streamlio Launches Streamlio Cloud, Firefox Announces Firefox Send, GraphQL Foundation Collaborating with the Joint Development Foundation, the Fedora Project Is Sponsoring Libravatar and the Linux Foundation Announces Community Bridge

Streamlio announces Streamlio Cloud, “its new cloud-native service for fast data”. Streamlio Cloud is powered by Apache Pulsar and runs within Amazon Web Services. The press release quotes Streamlio Co-Founder Karthik Ramasamy: “Streamlio’s new service makes the unique cloud-native architecture, performance, and flexibility of Apache Pulsar accessible to any organization in just a few clicks and without operational burdens, helping organizations move away ...

Read More »

How to configure a static IP address on Linux

When you need a Linux system to have a static IP address rather than one that is set dynamically by DHCP, all that’s required is some configuration changes and a restart. Follow these steps to make the switch. IP addresses on Linux systems are often assigned automatically by Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) servers. These are referred to as “dynamic addresses” ...

Read More »