Articles from Stef Walter

What's New in Cockpit?

Cockpit 0.9 has been released and includes some major milestones for the project. With Cockpit 0.8, we’d moved beyond the prototype stage, and have closed a bunch of security and stability issues.

With Cockpit 0.9 we added continuous integration tests for running on SELinux. We want to be the first to know if Cockpit breaks due to SELinux and not find out about it because someone ran into a problem...

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Cockpit 143 with New Software Updates Page

Cockpit is the modern Linux admin interface. We release regularly. Here are the release notes from version 143.

Software Updates page for package based operating systems

There is a new Software Updates page for classic dnf/yum/apt based systems, to complement the already existing one for OSTree on Atomic. This uses the PackageKit API for platform independence. This feature is shipped in the new cockpit-packagekit sub-package.

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Cockpit Does Kubernetes Data Volumes

Cockpit is the modern Linux admin interface. There’s a new release every week. Here are the highlights from this weeks 0.101 release.

Kubernetes Volumes

You can now set up Kubernetes persistent volume claims through the Cockpit cluster admin interface. These volumes are used to store persistent container data and possibly share them between containers. Each container pod declares the volumes it needs, and when deploying such an application admins configure the locations to store the data in those volumes.

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Cockpit 125 Now Available

Cockpit’s build 125 has been released.

Cockpit is the modern Linux admin interface. We release regularly. Here are the release notes from version 123, 124 and 125.

Cockpit is now properly translatable

Cockpit is now properly translatable. It was a big task to extract all the translatable strings and make translations work consistently between the browser and installed tools like the bridge.

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Cockpit Roadmap and Contributing

These days it’s easier than ever to contribute to Cockpit. Here’s how.

Make sure you have it installed and running. Then checkout the cockpit sources and link the modules directory into your home directory.

$ git clone https://github.com/cockpit-project/cockpit.git
$ mkdir -p ~/.local/share
$ ln -snf $(pwd)/cockpit/modules ~/.local/share/cockpit

Now log into Cockpit with your own user login....

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