How to use the bmon command: 2-Minute Linux Tips

Hi, this is Sandra Henry-Stocker, author of the “Unix as a Second Language” blog on NetworkWorld.In this Linux tip, we’re going to look at bmon. It’s a graphical tool for looking at network bandwidth. Once installed, bmon can be started…

Oracle woos Red Hat users with Autonomous Linux

Sending a shot across the bow to rival Red Hat, Oracle has introduced Oracle Autonomous Linux, an “autonomous operating system” in the Oracle Cloud that is designed to eliminate manual OS management and human error. Oracle Autonomous Linux is patched,…

An introduction to WSL 2

At its recent Build conference Microsoft introduced the second version of its Windows Subsystem for Linux. It’s a major reworking of the original WSL concept, moving away from translating Linux system calls to Windows to shipping a complete Linux kernel…

Quark taps JavaScript to build ‘native’ desktop apps

A new open source tool dubbed Quark promises rapid creation of desktop applications with native capabilities while leveraging web development technologies. Built on top of GitHub’s Electron framework for cross-platform desktop apps, Quark is a general purpose tool that leverages JavaScript,…

What’s new in Fedora Linux

Fedora Linux, the Red Hat-sponsored Linux project that serves as both a developer-focused distribution and as an upstream proving ground for new ideas in Red Hat Enterprise Linux, is now available in version 30. Previous version: What’s new in Fedora…

What is Kubernetes? Your next application platform

Kubernetes is a popular open source platform for container orchestration — that is, for the management of applications built out of multiple, largely self-contained runtimes called containers. Containers have become increasingly popular since the Docker containerization project launched in 2013,…