Full article: Beyond lists: digital gazetteers and digital history

Full article: Beyond lists: digital gazetteers and digital history https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00182370.2020.1725992

ZDNet: Microsoft: WSL2’s Linux kernel will be delivered to Windows 10 users via Windows Update

Specifically, Microsoft has decided to remove the Linux kernel from the Windows OS image with WSL2. Instead, the company will deliver it to users’ machines using Windows Update. Users will be able to manually check for new kernel updates by clicking the “Check for Updates” button or by waiting for Windows to do this automatically.

“Our end goal is for this change to be seamless, where your Linux kernel is kept up to date without you needing to think about it. By default this will be handled entirely by Windows, just like regular updates on your machine,” said Microsoft Program Manager Craig Loewen in a blog post today outlining the coming change.


— ZDNet: Microsoft: WSL2’s Linux kernel will be delivered to Windows 10 users via Windows Update. https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-wsl2s-linux-kernel-will-be-delivered-to-windows-10-users-via-windows-update/

Live video streaming with open source Video.js | Opensource.com

Video.js is an open source JavaScript framework for creating custom HTML5 video players. Video.js is incredibly powerful, and it’s used by a host of very popular websites—largely due to its open nature and how easy it is to get up and running.

Source: Live video streaming with open source Video.js | Opensource.com

howtogeek.com: How to Use the fold Command on Linux

howtogeek.com: How to Use the fold Command on Linux.
https://www.howtogeek.com/538778/how-to-use-the-fold-command-on-linux/

Create a CentOS homelab in an hour

Set up a self-sustained set of basic Linux servers with nothing more than a system with virtualization software, a CentOS ISO, and about an hour of your time.

Source: Create a CentOS homelab in an hour

Good article that serves as a reminder just how easy it has become to work with Linux. Even though the article talks about CentOS the same strategy would work with Ubuntu, Debian, or just about any other flavor of Linux.

How We Helped Our Reporters Learn to Love Spreadsheets :: NY Times

How We Helped Our Reporters Learn to Love Spreadsheets https://open.nytimes.com/how-we-helped-our-reporters-learn-to-love-spreadsheets-adc43a93b919

This is how the NY Times answered the “should reporters learn to code” question. Turns out a little tech fluency goes a long way. There’s something here to emulate in legal education and the practice of law.

Putting the AMP into LAMP  in Linux Subsystem for Windows 10

Lets have a look on what we have on this article:

  • Setting up Apache 2 in Linux Subsystem for Windows 10
  • Setting up MySQL Server in Linux Subsystem for Windows 10
  • Setting up PHP in Linux Subsystem for Windows 10
  • Visual Studio Code and PHP Extensions
  • Few tweaks to work on PHP, Visual Studio Code with Linux Subsystem for Windows

Source: How to setup Apache, MySQL and PHP in Linux Subsystem for Windows 10

Hey, what good’s Ubuntu 18.04 for web dev without Apache, PHP, and MySQL? Getting the full LAMP stack up and running in WSL is a breeze and then you can get some work done. BTW, don’t forget Git.