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Linux 5.1 Picking Up Keyboard Mappings For Full-Screen, Toggle Display Keys

Coming as a late addition to the Linux 5.1 kernel are some long overdue keyboard key mappings for different functionality...   Read more at: Phoronix
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Tutorial: Deploying a Web Application on Google Cloud Run

Google Cloud Run is a serverless environment to run containers. For the background and context of this latest Google Cloud Platform (GCP) service, refer to my previous article. In this tutorial, we will deploy a web application based on Node.js and MongoDB to the Cloud Run platform. Since Cloud Run...
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Cloud Foundry’s Eirini and the Commitment to Interoperability

A major theme at Cloud Foundry Summit North America last week in Philadelphia was interoperability and its importance to Cloud Foundry — as the core functional tests validating Cloud Foundry Application Runtime releases for Project Eirini begin. Speaking to this during a podcast, hosted by The New...
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Best Open Source Tools for Staying on Top of Projects

The type of organizing tools you use to plan your projects can make your work routine more efficient and improve your productivity. A project management application is an essential tool in some business environments. This week's Linux Picks and Pans takes a deep dive into some of the best project...
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Key Differences in Security, Management for Serverless vs. Containers

Serverless functions and containers are two of the hottest topics in the IT world today. They’re also two technologies that share a lot in common — after all, both are ways to deploy code inside isolated, discrete environments. They are by no means identical technologies, but in the abstract, they...
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OpenStack Stein Saunters Closer to Kubernetes, 5G, and the Edge

The OpenStack community is going for headlines with its latest platform release, which includes deeper integration with Kubernetes, 5G, and edge. That integration comes at a critical time as telecom operators increasingly focus on all three of those segments. The latest release is dubbed “Stein”...
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Linux Kernel 4.20 Reached End of Life, Users Urged to Upgrade to Linux 5.0

Renowned Linux kernel developer and maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman announced the end of life of the Linux 4.20 kernel series, urging users to upgrade to a newer kernel series as soon as possible. "I'm announcing the release of the 4.20.17 kernel. Note, this is the LAST release of the 4.20.y kernel....
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SREs Wish Automation Solved All Their Problems

Although the SRE job role is often defined as being about automation, the reality is that 59 percent of SREs agree there is too much toil (defined as manual, repetitive, tactical work that scales linearly) in their organization. Based on 188 survey responses from people holding SRE job roles,...
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Handling Complex Memory Situations

Jérôme Glisse felt that the time had come for the Linux kernel to address seriously the issue of having many different types of memory installed on a single running system. There was main system memory and device-specific memory, and associated hierarchies regarding which memory to use at which...
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Solus 4 Linux Gaming Report: A Great Nvidia, Radeon And Steam User Experience

This article is the third in a series on Linux-powered gaming that aims to capture the various nuances in setup, as well as uncover potential performance variations between nine different desktop Linux operating systems.  Solus is a fascinating Linux distribution. It's built from scratch, falls...
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