Tag: open source

WordPress® Auto-Updates: Should You Use Them?

Open Source projects just like WordPress have empowered more than a billion people in order to have an online profile. One factor that plagues the Open Source community is hackers. The nature of Open Source

Open Source Software: Hearts, Minds, and Acquisitions

In the past decade, Open Source Software has become a legitimized business model and has taken the world by storm. What started back in the 1980s as a free software initiative has grown into massive volunteer communities

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Moving from brick and mortar to an online presence

The future of brick and mortar shops has been changing into a hybrid of traditional and digital, and the current health crisis is fast-tracking the digital experience.  As the stay-home orders came in, and only

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Keeping your CMS safe and secure

Website security is one of the most important aspects of running an online presence. A hacked website can lead to countless hours of debugging and repair, loss of income, to loss of credibility and lawsuits. With

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Is open source the future?

Photo by Alex Holyoake on Unsplash Today open source software is used by everyone & everywhere knowingly or unknowingly. But it was not like this from the beginning. It all started around late ~60’s?—?early 70’s. This

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How to Install FFmpeg in Linux

FFmpeg is one of the best multimedia frameworks that contains various tools for different tasks. For example the ffplay is a portable media player that can be used to play audio/video files, ffmpeg can convert

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How to Install MediaWiki on CentOS 7

If you want to build your own wiki website, you can easily do it by using MediaWiki – a PHP opensource application, originally created for WikiPedia. Its functionality can be easily extended thanks to the

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Install ImageMagick (Image Manipulation) Tool on RHEL/CentOS and Fedora

ImageMagick is a free open source simple software suite for any kind of image manipulation that is used for creating, editing, converting, displaying image files. It can able to read and write over 200 image

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mStream – A Personal Streaming Server to Stream Music from Anywhere

mStream is a free, open source and cross-platform personal music streaming server that lets you sync and stream music between all your devices. It consists of a lightweight music streaming server written with NodeJS; you

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‘Software is meant to be free.’ A Brief History of Open Source

The term “Open Source”, although popular now?—?has only been defined as an actual term since it’s inception in the late 70’s and early 80’s. The open source software movement came from a widespread revolution, completely

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DevOps101?—?First Steps on Terraform: Terraform + OpenStack + Ansible

In DevOps101?—?Infrastructure as Code With Vagrant (LAMP Stack), I’ve introduced the Agile DevOps movement. It aims to automate work and allow you to launch faster. If you are planning to start a business or side-project,

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6 Cybersecurity Tools You’ll Need to Know About in 2019

It doesn’t take such a deep dive into 2018’s most important tech trends to understand how vital cybersecurity will be in the coming year. With the idea of cybersecurity taking a central role in US

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