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Linux Journal Issue #292/November 2018

From the Editor—Doc Searls

An Immodest Proposal for the Music Industry  
The Monitoring Issue  by Bryan Lunduke


Letters to the editor  


What's Your System's Uptime  by Ricardo Fraile
Patreon and Linux Journal   
Getting Started with Scilab  by Joey Bernard
FOSS Project Spotlight: BlueK8s  by Tom Phelan
Lessons in Vendor Lock-In: Shaving  by Kyle Rankin
Reality 2.0: a Linux Journal Podcast   
News Briefs  


Kyle Rankin's Hack and /   Schedule One-Time Commands with the UNIX at Tool  
Reuven M. Lerner's At the Forge   Testing Your Code with Python's pytest  
Dave Taylor's Work the Shell   Roman Numerals and Bash  
Zack Brown's diff -u   What's New in Kernel Development  
Glyn Moody's Open Sauce   Time for Net Giants to Pay Fairly for the Open Source on Which They Depend  

Deep Dive: Monitoring

Why Your Server Monitoring (Still) Sucks  by Mike Julian
Five observations about why your server monitoring still stinks by a monitoring specialist-turned-consultant.
CloudWatch Is of the Devil, but I Must Use It  by Corey Quinn
Let's talk about Amazon CloudWatch.
Bare-Bones Monitoring with Monit and RRDtool  by Andy Carlson
How to provide robust monitoring to low-end systems.
How-To: Implementing a Real-Time Syslog Shipper for Your Terminal  by Fabien Wernli
Ever wondered how to tail -F /var/log/messages from multiple servers at once? Read on.
Taking System Monitoring to the Next Level: an Interview with Scalyr CEO Steve Newmanl  by Petros Koutoupis
As computing ecosystems become more complex, monitoring and analyzing those often disconnected moving parts becomes increasingly challenging.


Review: the Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition Laptop  by Petros Koutoupis
A look at Dell's thin and sleek XPS 13 Developer Edition laptop that now ships with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS pre-installed.
Chrome OS Stable Channel Gets Linux Apps  by Philip Raymond
How to get started with Linux Apps for Chromebooks.
About ncurses Colors  by Jim Hall
Why does ncurses support only eight colors?
Game Review: Lamplight City  by Patrick Whelan
A well lit look into Grundislav Game's latest release..


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