One of my friends recently switched over from Windows to Ubuntu Linux. After spending a week or so with the new operating system, he came up with a question: “How do you get the system to display asterisks while typing a sudo password?”... Show More Summary
Article on end to end guide for running ASP.NET Core web applications on Linux servers on Amazon Cloud Service using Apache Server proxy
Hello everyone! Since Windows 10 has Ubuntu as his new partner, I have been using the new Ubuntu bash for compile the ArduPilot code. Before this, a Virtual Machine was needed if you wanted to join Linux with Windows; for all is known that this way is a bit frustrating when you want to get…
Ubuntu is still a popular desktop Linux, but it's clear that what Canonical really wants is to consolidate Ubuntu's position as the Linux for the cloud.
While there are many feature-rich weather applications available for Linux (both GUI-based and command line-based), from an end-user’s perspective it won’t be completely wrong to say that most of the time these apps are only used to know basic information like temperature.... Show More Summary
Because every new framework needs another “Hello World!” I’ve been forcing myself to try and learn this new.Net Core and in the past I’ve wrote about writing C# code on Windows and running it in Linux using the Mono framework and recently I wrote about using.Net Core with Y
Starting to work with Ubuntu Linux on my old PC and want to add a new user for testing. What's the quick and easy way to do that? The post Quick way to Add a New User on Ubuntu Linux? appeared first on Ask Dave Taylor.
Microsoft today released a new Windows 10 preview for PCs and phones. This build adds new Edge extensions, authentication changes for NAS devices and home file servers, and updates to the Windows Subsystem for Linux. Windows 10 is a service. As we wrote in our deep dive on how Microsoft is still building Windows 10, […]
Linux is awesome. In fact, I’ve already told you some of the reasons why Ubuntu is better than Windows. But if it’s so good, why do less than 2% of desktop computers actively run a Linux-based operating system? That’s a really tough question to answer. Show More Summary
While it’s arguably true that your choice of computer operating system (Windows, Linux, or Mac OS) says a lot about you, there’s something else computer-related that reflects your personality: your desktop wallpaper. For example, having...Show More Summary
Grep is a popular command line utility on unix operating systems. It stands for Global Regular Expression Print. Knowing grep command can help you on any unix based system, this includes Mac OS X, Ubuntu and linux based systems. As a software developer, I find these commands really handy for debugging and quick search on various systems. Show More Summary
Nextcloud, in partnership with Canonical and WDLabs, has released a Raspberry Pi and Ubuntu Linux powered cloud server for your home or office.
The legacy copyright industries keep insisting that it's "easy" to recognize when something is infringing and thus it's "easy" to stop copyright infringement. They're very, very wrong on both counts for a variety of reasons. We could go into the details for why, but it's easier to just let them show us themselves. Show More Summary
For a while now the Linux kernel has supported the Microsoft Xbox One controller officially. That being said, support isn’t the greatest. For starters there are some tweaks that could be done as well as the ability for multiple controller support and more. Show More Summary
I read on CNET that I can now go into developer mode and install a Bash shell and much of Ubuntu Linux within Windows 10? Excellent. How? The post How to Install Bash on Windows 10? appeared first on Ask Dave Taylor.
Windows 10 comes with Bash on Ubuntu feature which enables native Linux ELF64 binaries to run on Windows via the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). WSL is primarily comprised of an user mode session manager service that handles the Linux instance life cycle, pico provider drivers (lxss.sys, lxcore.sys) that emulate a Linux kernel by translating Linux […]
Oh, Unity, how we barely knew thee. In an attempt to unify users with their desktops, users with their Ubuntu phones, and users with other users; the Ubuntu team has managed to eliminate one of the most important aspects of Linux: customization. Show More Summary
Let’s be real here. When it comes to virus threats, Linux is the last thing on a hacker’s mind. However, that doesn’t excuse it from all attack-vectors. Though Linux benefits from “security by obscurity”, you still have to worry in some ways. Show More Summary