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Infographic Reveals the Scale of Ubuntu’s Success

Ever wondered just how widely used Ubuntu is? Well, wonder no more! Canonical has put together a new infographic to highlight the scale and success Ubuntu has achieved across an enviable assortment of computing sectors. And it’s compelling stuff. Ubuntu is in use in some shape or other at some of the world’s biggest companies, where it’s…

Google is Now a Platinum Member of The Linux Foundation

A long-time member of the non-profit organisation, Google has chosen to increase the amount of money it donates to the foundation from $100k a year to a massive $500k. The bump sees Google go from ‘Silver’ member of the foundation to a ‘Platinum’ member — the highest level of membership available. In addition to bragging rights,…

Blocking country with Nginx without GeoIP module

There are always many solution to solve a single problem, if you prefer to use the Nginx GeoIP module, you may refer back to the previous post on the detail and step. In this article, I will share on how to do the blocking of country without the plugin module.…

How to get to know you Ubuntu server public IP

When come to configure server, we always want to know what’s our server public IP is in order to whitelist or configure the security access to it, when using Widnow server, you may easily open your browser and browse to the website such as http://www.ip2location.com or http://www.whatismyip.com to get to…

Country blocking using Nginx GeoIP in Ubuntu 16.04

In the following article, I will share on how to install the GeoIP module on Nginx and how to write the code in Nginx to block the visitor from certain country. There are many way to block the customer from certain country to access your website if you are not…

Google’s Linux workstations are switching from Ubuntu to Debian

Like many companies, Google uses a variety of operating systems in-house. macOS and Windows are used by a large number of employees, a modified build of Debian Linux is used on its servers (as of 2014, at least), and Chrome OS and Android devices are commonplace. In work environments where Linux is…

Linux Now Powers 100% of the World’s Top 500 Supercomputers

That’s according to the latest stats out from supercomputer hawks TOP500, who post a biannual list of the world’s most powerful commercially available computer systems.   Linux has long dominated the TOP500 list, powering the majority of the machines that make it. At last count, back in June, 99.6% (or 498) of the top…

5 Reasons to Use Linux for Development

For years now, Linux has earned a reputation as a popular platform among IT enthusiasts. It’s attracted everyone from system administrators to experimenting students. Yet, not enough is said about Linux power as a programming platform. Here are five reasons why this open source operating system should be at the top of…

40+ Most Used Linux Terminal Commands

Two things are true of the Linux command line: one, there are thousands of possible commands you can use at any given time, and two, you’ll only end up using a fraction of them. Despite the power offered, most of us just repeat the same commands over and over again.…