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  • How to play Battlefield V on Linux

    Battlefield V is the 16th entry in the first-person shooter developed by DICE and published by Electronic Arts. In the game, players compete against each other in historical battles, with 64 players at a time. In this guide, we’ll show you how to make it work on Linux.

  • How to play Baldur's Gate 3 on Linux

    Baldur’s Gate 3 is an up-comping RPG developed and published by Larian Studios. The game is in active development, and is on Steam as “early access.” Early access means even though the game is being worked on, users can play it as is. Here’s how to get it working on Linux.

  • 1 Click Libre Office Install on Ubuntu - LateWeb.Info

    LibreOffice is a powerful and free office suite, a successor to OpenOffice(.org), used by millions of people around the world. Its clean interface and feature-rich tools help you unleash your creativity and enhance your productivity. LibreOffice includes several applications that make it the most versatile Free and Open Source office suite on the market: Writer (word processing), Calc (spreadsheets), Impress (presentations), Draw (vector graphics and flowcharts), Base (databases), and Math (formula editing).

    LibreOffice is compatible with a wide range of document formats such as Microsoft® Word (.doc, .docx), Excel (.xls, .xlsx), PowerPoint (.ppt, .pptx) and Publisher. But LibreOffice goes much further with its native support for a modern and open standard, the Open Document Format (ODF). With LibreOffice, you have maximum control over your data and content – and you can export your work in many different formats including PDF.

  • How to add an OpenPGP repository key, now that apt-key is deprecated

    Now, you'll see the following warning: "Warning: apt-key is deprecated. Manage keyring files in trusted.gpg.d instead." What do you do?

    To install certain applications from non-standard repositories, those keys must be added. How do you add them? Unfortunately, it's not quite as easy as it once was. You'll still be issuing a command that pipes the downloaded file into another command, with the help of sudo.

    The confusing part is that you'll no longer use apt, in any way, to add the key. You'll be adding the key to your keyring. Let's stick with our Opera example, although installing Opera via their .deb package automatically installs and configures their repository for you.

  • How to install Foreman on Rocky or Almalinux 8 - Linux Shout

    Foreman is an open-source lifecycle management suite – this means that it covers all tasks that are pending, from creation to configuration and monitoring of a system. It is doesn’t matter whether it is physical or virtual systems or Docker containers, Foreman works the same for all of them. Hence, with the help of this provisioning, configuration, orchestration, and monitoring platform physical systems can therefore simply boot from the network and be installed automatically and standardized. Numerous hypervisor and cloud platforms can be addressed through plugins, for example, VMware, oVirt, Amazon EC2, Microsoft Azure, XEN, OpenStack, OpenNebula…

    Puppet is used by default for configuration management – however, Chef, Salt, or Ansible can also be used via plugins. Corresponding configuration rules can be created via the Foreman web frontend and the consistency of the system landscape can be displayed.

  • How to Use the ps Command in Linux to Kill Process - Make Tech Easier

    When you are working, sometimes your programs suddenly freeze. Other times, the programs are still running but with a high processor or memory consumption. There is a way to fix this in Linux using the ps (Process Status) command. Here we show you how to use the ps command in Linux to list the currently running processes and their PIDs. You can then find and kill the processes consuming your resources.

  • How to configure GlassFish Cluster with Automatic Load Balancing | RoseHosting

    GlassFish is an open-source implementation of the Java platform. It supports several technologies including, EJB, JPA, JSF, JMS, RMI, JSP, servlets and allows developers to create portable and scalable applications.

    GlassFish cluster is a collection of GlassFish Server instances that share the same applications, resources, and configuration information. It allows you to monitor all instances in a cluster from a single host. It is designed for failover, scalability, and load balancing.

    In this guide, we will explain how to deploy a GlassFish cluster with automatic load balancing on the RoseHosting Platform.

  • How To Install Google Cloud SDK on CentOS 8 - idroot

    In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Google Cloud SDK on CentOS 8. For those of you who didn’t know, Google Cloud SDK contains tools and libraries that enable you to easily create and manage resources on the Google Cloud Platform. It supports Linux, Mac & Windows as well.

    This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step-by-step installation of the Monit monitoring system on a CentOS 8.

  • Introduction to image builder

    Image Builder is a tool that allows you to create custom OS images (based on the upstream project Weldr), and it’s included in the base repos so you can build images right from the start.

    You can use the command line or a Cockpit plugin, and it’s a fairly simple and straightforward process which allows you to create images for most of the major platforms – Libvirt/KVM (RHV or general Linux virtualisation), VMware, Openstack, AWS and Azure. You can also deploy these images from Satellite.

  • Creating images for Toolbox

    One of the first things I needed to do in Toolbox was to create a custom image based on Red Hat Universal Base Image (UBI) that resembles the UX the users get with fedora-toolbox image, so I needed to learn how to create custom images for toolbox. It is surprisingly easy to do that!

    The first thing I needed to do was to take a look to the Toolbox documentation. In the toolbox repository README.md file there is an explaination of what do you need to create your custom images.

  • Linux ifconfig Command

    ifconfig (interface configuration) is a network management tool. It is used to configure and view the status of the network interfaces in Linux operating systems. With ifconfig, you can assign IP addresses, enable or disable interfaces, manage ARP cache, routes, and more.

    In this article, we’ll explore how to use the ifconfig command.

  • Step by step guide to create Docker Image - LinuxTechLab

    We have, in our earlier tutorial discussed the Dockerfile i.e. what are Dockerfiles & how to create one. We also mentioned three different examples, one each for CentOS, Fedora & Ubuntu to create docker images with Webserver (apache).

    We will now use one of those Dockerfiles (CentOS one) to create a Docker image & will then upload the created image to Docker Hub. To simply explain Docker Hub, it's a public registry that has over 15000 images that can be directly used or can be used to create a custom Docker image. Docker Hub is directly maintained by Docker.

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  • How to install go1.19beta on Ubuntu 22.04 – NextGenTips

    In this tutorial, we are going to explore how to install go on Ubuntu 22.04 Golang is an open-source programming language that is easy to learn and use. It is built-in concurrency and has a robust standard library. It is reliable, builds fast, and efficient software that scales fast. Its concurrency mechanisms make it easy to write programs that get the most out of multicore and networked machines, while its novel-type systems enable flexible and modular program constructions. Go compiles quickly to machine code and has the convenience of garbage collection and the power of run-time reflection. In this guide, we are going to learn how to install golang 1.19beta on Ubuntu 22.04. Go 1.19beta1 is not yet released. There is so much work in progress with all the documentation.

  • molecule test: failed to connect to bus in systemd container - openQA bites

    Ansible Molecule is a project to help you test your ansible roles. I’m using molecule for automatically testing the ansible roles of geekoops.

  • How To Install MongoDB on AlmaLinux 9 - idroot

    In this tutorial, we will show you how to install MongoDB on AlmaLinux 9. For those of you who didn’t know, MongoDB is a high-performance, highly scalable document-oriented NoSQL database. Unlike in SQL databases where data is stored in rows and columns inside tables, in MongoDB, data is structured in JSON-like format inside records which are referred to as documents. The open-source attribute of MongoDB as a database software makes it an ideal candidate for almost any database-related project. This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the MongoDB NoSQL database on AlmaLinux 9. You can follow the same instructions for CentOS and Rocky Linux.

  • An introduction (and how-to) to Plugin Loader for the Steam Deck. - Invidious
  • Self-host a Ghost Blog With Traefik

    Ghost is a very popular open-source content management system. Started as an alternative to WordPress and it went on to become an alternative to Substack by focusing on membership and newsletter. The creators of Ghost offer managed Pro hosting but it may not fit everyone's budget. Alternatively, you can self-host it on your own cloud servers. On Linux handbook, we already have a guide on deploying Ghost with Docker in a reverse proxy setup. Instead of Ngnix reverse proxy, you can also use another software called Traefik with Docker. It is a popular open-source cloud-native application proxy, API Gateway, Edge-router, and more. I use Traefik to secure my websites using an SSL certificate obtained from Let's Encrypt. Once deployed, Traefik can automatically manage your certificates and their renewals. In this tutorial, I'll share the necessary steps for deploying a Ghost blog with Docker and Traefik.