Tails 4.11 Anonymous OS Released with Tor Browser 10, Extended Persistent Storage

September 30, 2020, 5:30 pm CDT

Tails 4.11 is now available for download as a monthly update to this amnesic incognito live system a.k.a. the Anonymous OS bringing various improvements, updated components and security fixes.

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A beginner's guide to gawk

September 30, 2020, 4:28 pm CDT

The gawk command is a standard sysadmin tool. Learn to use it to extract information from files and your system.

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Jetson Nano based system can be powered over Ethernet

September 30, 2020, 4:27 pm CDT

Aaeon’s compact, $475 “Boxer-8222AI” embedded box runs Linux on a Jetson Nano along with 4x USB 3.1 Gen2, HDMI 2.0, RS-232, M.2, mini-PCIe, 40-pin GPIO, and 2x GbE ports, one with PoE/PD. In April, Aaeon unveiled two compact systems: the Nvidia Jetson Xavier NX-based Boxer-8251AI and similar Jetson Nano based Boxer-8221AI. At the time, the […]

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KDE Plasma 5.18.6 LTS Brings WireGuard VPN, Wayland, and HiDPI Improvements

September 30, 2020, 5:12 am CDT

The KDE Project announced today the general availability of KDE Plasma 5.18.6 LTS as the sixth maintenance update to the long-term supported KDE Plasma 5.18 LTS desktop environment series.

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Xen on Raspberry Pi 4 adventures

September 30, 2020, 3:58 am CDT

Raspberry Pi (RPi) has been a key enabling device for the Arm community for years, given the low price and widespread adoption. According to the RPi Foundation, over 35 million have been sold, with 44% of these sold into industry. We have always been eager to get the […]

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Poll: Why are you still using Windows 7?

September 30, 2020, 2:44 am CDT

According to analytics data for tens of millions of website visits, as many as 10% of you are still running Windows 7. Rather than speculate on the reasons why, I've put together a poll. If you're still on Windows 7, please share your reasons.

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Module and dev kit run Linux on Arria 10 FPGA SoC

September 30, 2020, 1:29 am CDT

IWave’s “Arria 10 SoC SOM” and “Arria 10 SoC FPGA” dev kit run Linux 4.9.78 on Intel’s hybrid Arm/FPGA Arria 10 GX and SX SoCs along with PCIe, GbE, 10GbE SFP+, FMC, and PMOD. Back in 2016, IWave launched an Arria 10 SoC Module featuring Intel/Altera’s Arria 10 SX SoC. Now, the company has launched […]

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Need to know technologies for junior sysadmins.

September 30, 2020, 12:15 am CDT

Sit down and have a conversation with some experienced sysadmins about technologies valuable to aspiring sysadmins.

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Use TERRAFORM for Google Cloud (GCP) – Create a VPC

September 29, 2020, 11:01 pm CDT

In this tutorial, we will discuss how to use Terraform for GCP. We will take an example by creating a VPC using Terraform for GCP/Google cloud. This tutorial will demonstrate the complete steps involved in creating the VPC. So let’s start by discussing the prerequisites first.

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Nitrux 1.3.3 Released with KDE Plasma 5.19.5 Desktop, Smaller ISO Image

September 29, 2020, 9:46 pm CDT

Uri Herrera announced the release of Nitrux 1.3.3, a monthly update of this Ubuntu-based, desktop-oriented GNU/Linux distribution built around the KDE Plasma desktop environment.

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Elkhart Lake modules available in Type 6, Type 10, and SMARC formats

September 29, 2020, 8:32 pm CDT

Kontron announced three Linux-friendly Elkhart Lake based compute modules with support for optional 2.5GbE: a COM Express Compact Type 6 “COMe-cEL6 (E2)” with up to 32GB DDR4-3200 plus a Mini Type 10 “COMe-mEL10 (E2)” and a “SMARC-sXEL (E2).” Kontron unveiled its first products based on Intel’s Elkhart Lake Atom x6000E, Pentium, and Celeron SoCs. The […]

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Setting up Fedora 33 beta L1&&L2 KVM guests all seating on the same office LAN

September 29, 2020, 7:18 pm CDT

Following below verifies Fedora 33 beta L1 Guest ability to perform KVM deployment Fedora 33 beta L2 Guest inside itself. Deployment is based on bridge to virtual interface of L1 F33 beta guest due to L1 guest has been deployed on external office network , L2 Guest also appears to be set up on the same external network.

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How to show a Calendar in the Debian Terminal

September 29, 2020, 6:03 pm CDT

In this article, we will explain how you can display standard and customized calendars in the Debian Terminal. We have run the commands and procedures mentioned in this article on a Debian 10 Buster system.

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How to Install Redis Server on CentOS 8

September 29, 2020, 4:49 pm CDT

Redis is a free, open-source in-memory key-value store that supports different kinds of data structures. You can use it as a database, cache, message broker, and queue. In this tutorial, we will explain how to install Redis on CentOS 8 server.

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Announcing the release of Fedora 33 Beta

September 29, 2020, 3:35 pm CDT

Fedora 33 Beta is now available for download. Read more about some of the great features coming in the next Fedora release.

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Linux Emperor-os is a new Linux OS for programmers and data science users.

September 29, 2020, 2:20 pm CDT

Emperor-OS ALL in One OS ßß A new Linux distro for programmers and data science user. Best available programming software and tools.

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How to Disable Lock Screen in Ubuntu

September 29, 2020, 12:40 pm CDT

If you're the only one using your computer, you can disable the login screen. Here's how you can disable the lock screen in Ubuntu.

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This Python script mimics Babbage's Difference Engine

September 29, 2020, 11:25 am CDT

In Use this Python script to simulate Babbage's Difference Engine, Python offered an alternative solution to Babbage's problem of determining the number of marbles in a two-dimensional pyramid. Babbage's Difference Engine solved this using a table showing the number of marble rows and the total number of marbles.

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Present Slides in Linux Terminal With This Nifty Python Tool

September 29, 2020, 10:11 am CDT

There are so many amusing and fun stuff you can do in the terminal. Making and presenting slides is just one of them.

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Calibre 5.0 Ebook Manager Released with Text Highlighting Support, Dark Mode

September 29, 2020, 8:57 am CDT

Calibre developer Kovid Goyal released Calibre 5.0 series of his popular, free, multi-platform and open-source ebook management software for Linux, macOS, and Windows platforms.

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Linux graphical apps coming to Windows SubSystem for Linux

September 29, 2020, 7:42 am CDT

Linux on Windows is continuing to grow ever more powerful and functional. Now, graphical Linux programs are being integrated into WSL.

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SMARC module delivers Elkhart Lake with up to 256GB UFS

September 29, 2020, 5:14 am CDT

Advantech’s Linux-ready “SOM-2532” SMARC 2.1 module is built around Intel’s Atom-class, 10nm Elkhart Lake platform and supplies up to 16GB LPDDR4-3200, 256GB UFS 2.1, dual GbE with TSN, dual USB 3.1 Gen 2, dual CAN, and triple 4K support. Advantech is one of the early adopters of Intel’s newly announced Elkhart Lake Atom x6000E, Pentium, […]

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Elkhart Lake SBC features 2.5GbE port, 32GB RAM

September 29, 2020, 2:45 am CDT

Avalue’s rugged, 3.5-inch “ECM-EHL” runs Linux or Win 10 on an Atom x6000E and offers up to 32GB DDR4-3200, 2.5GbE and GbE, 2x USB 3.1 Gen2, triple 4K displays, and 2x M.2 slots with SIM. Avalue has posted specs for a 3.5-inch ECM-EHL SBC that runs on Intel’s new dual- or quad-core Elkhart Lake Atom […]

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dupeGuru – find duplicate files

September 29, 2020, 1:31 am CDT

dupeGuru finds duplicate files in a given set of directories and sub-directories. It recognizes duplicates by comparing MD5 signature of files followed by a byte-to-byte comparison.

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Create template files in GNOME

September 29, 2020, 12:16 am CDT

I just stumbled onto a new (to me) feature of the GNOME desktop that enables you to create a document template. A template is generally an empty shell of a document with certain things configured and is often referred to as boilerplate. An example might be a letterhead for a law firm, with its corporate title and address at the top. Another might be a bank or insurance carrier letter that contains certain disclaimers in the footer at the bottom of the document.

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First Look at Manjaro Deepin Edition: Deepin Beauty Powered by Arch Linux

September 28, 2020, 11:02 pm CDT

New editions of Manjaro Linux are in the works, Manjaro Deepin Edition with the Deepin Desktop Environment (DDE) and Manjaro UKUI Edition with Ubuntu Kylin’s UKUI desktop environment, and today I want to give you a first look at Manjaro Deepin Edition.

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Splitting Files on Context Lines on the Linux Command Line with csplit

September 28, 2020, 9:31 pm CDT

How to split a text file into multiple files using context lines. In this tutorial we discuss splitting files after a line with a matching string or after x number of lines.

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How To View Disk Usage With Duf On Linux And Unix

September 28, 2020, 7:19 pm CDT

Duf is a command line utility to find disk usage in Linux and Unix systems. It displays the disk usage details in a tabular-column layout.

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How to Install and Use Traefik as a Reverse Proxy with Docker on CentOS 8

September 28, 2020, 5:08 pm CDT

Traefik is an open-source HTTP reverse proxy and load balancer that helps you to deploy microservices easily. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configure Traefik as a reverse proxy on CentOS 8.

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Windows to become emulation layer atop Linux kernel, ensuring final triumph of Linux on the desktop, predicts Eric Raymond

September 28, 2020, 2:56 pm CDT

Happening in plain sight with Proton, WSL and Edge-for-Linux, says open source advocate

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Add sound to your Python game

September 28, 2020, 12:45 pm CDT

This is part 13 in an ongoing series about creating video games in Python 3 using the Pygame module. Previous articles are:

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Now and Then: The Journey of 5 Open Source Linux Music Players

September 28, 2020, 10:33 am CDT

Back in 2016, we carried a feature looking at 5 music software that were highly promising. The five music programs are qomp, Lollypop, Yarock, Pragha, and Volumio. How did these 5 music players fare over the last 4 years? Did they see a stable release, were they able to capture any market share at all, or are they only remembered like fingerprints on an abandoned handrail?

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Install Virtual Box on SparkyLinux 2020.09 (Debian bullseye Testing based distro)

September 28, 2020, 8:22 am CDT

Following below is a brief "howto" succeed with mentioned installation on SparkyLinux 2020.09 in meantime

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Linux Weekly Roundup: Debian 10.6, Edge for Linux and More - Sep 27, 2020

September 28, 2020, 6:10 am CDT

Here's the Linux Weekly roundup series, curated for you from the Linux and opensource world on application updates, new releases, distribution updates, major news, and upcoming highlights.

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Microsoft is Planning to Run Linux Programs on Windows

September 28, 2020, 3:59 am CDT

Running Windows apps on Linux is quite the norm for many Linux users, but Microsoft is flipping the table today with plans to run Linux programs on Windows.

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KaOS Linux 2020.09 Released with KDE Plasma 5.19.5, Improved Installer

September 28, 2020, 1:47 am CDT

KaOS Linux 2020.09 has been released as the September 2020 updated ISO snapshot for this KDE Plasma-based, desktop oriented independent GNU/Linux distribution inspired by Arch Linux.

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How to Find the Length of a List in Python

September 27, 2020, 11:36 pm CDT

Python has a built-in function len() that returns the length of a given object. The object can be a list , tuple, string, dictionary, etc. Lists are one of the most commonly used data types in Python and are used to store collections of items of the same type. This article shows how to find the length of a list.

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SQL – SQL Server Installation Guide

September 27, 2020, 9:24 pm CDT

After discussing what is a database and its queries we install the SQL Server and SQL Server Management Studio. We need to first set up the SQL server.

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Raspberry Pi: Five handy home office projects to try

September 27, 2020, 7:13 pm CDT

Take your remote working game to the next level with these Raspberry Pi home office projects.

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Deepin Desktop Review: A Stylish Distro and Desktop Environment

September 27, 2020, 5:01 pm CDT

Deepin is not a desktop environment that everybody will feel comfortable with. This Deepin Desktop review will discuss its features and who should use it.

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How to Install Let’s Encrypt on CentOS 8 With Nginx

September 27, 2020, 2:50 pm CDT

In this tutorial, we will explain how to install a free Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate on a CentOS 8 VPS with Nginx as a web server.

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How to manage sounds using PulseAudio on Ubuntu 18.04

September 27, 2020, 12:38 pm CDT

PulseAudio handles the sound that is emitted by your Linux application. It works like a proxy or a sound server which can manipulate the sound before it reaches your ears.PulseAudio has the ability to combine sounds from different sources (aka mixing). It can alter the sound format, decrease or increase sound channels, send the sound of one machine to another one.

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How to manage sounds using PulseAudio on Ubuntu 18.04

September 27, 2020, 12:38 pm CDT

PulseAudio handles the sound that is emitted by your Linux application. It works like a proxy or a sound server which can manipulate the sound before it reaches your ears.PulseAudio has the ability to combine sounds from different sources (aka mixing). It can alter the sound format, decrease or increase sound channels, send the sound of one machine to another one.

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Puppy Linux 9.5 is here based on Focal Fossa

September 27, 2020, 10:27 am CDT

The Puppy Linux team announced the latest Puppy release - Puppy Linux 9.5 based on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Focal Fossa.

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How to Install CentOS on a Raspberry Pi

September 27, 2020, 8:15 am CDT

Raspberry Pi is widely used as a home server. Here is how to install CentOS on your Raspberry Pi to create a rock-solid home server.

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Debian GNU/Linux 10.6 Released with Over 30 Security Updates, 53 Bug Fixes

September 27, 2020, 6:04 am CDT

Debian GNU/Linux 10.6 has been announced today as the sixth ISO maintenance update of the latest stable Debian GNU/Linux 10 “Buster” operating system series.

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Build a successful community using a Linux leaders playbook

September 27, 2020, 3:52 am CDT

I love books about technology. My idea of a relaxing weekend is—legitimately—settling in with my copy of DocBook: The Definitive Guide (TDG to those of us who us who've read the whole series). I love learning to understand and integrate technology, and so those are the books I read.

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COM quartet showcases Intel’s Elkhart Lake Atoms

September 27, 2020, 1:41 am CDT

TQ announced four “TQMxE40” compute modules with Intel’s 10nm “Elkhart lake” Atom x6000E SoCs in SMARC, COM Express Mini Type 10, and Compact Type-6 form factors. TQ-Embedded announced a quartet of TQMxE40 modules with Intel’s new Elkhart Lake Atom x6000E, Pentium, and Celeron SoCs. No OS support was listed, but Linux and Windows should work […]

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How to fix sound issues on Ubuntu 18.04

September 26, 2020, 11:29 pm CDT

Ubuntu 18.04 was possibly the most compatible and powerful of all Ubuntu versions. There are however some sound problems with certain types of hardware or even configurations.

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Manage Remote And Virtual Machines With Gnome Boxes

September 26, 2020, 9:18 pm CDT

This guide explains what is Gnome Boxes and how to install Boxes on various Linux distributions and then how to manage remote and virtual machines with Gnome boxes from a Linux desktop operating system.

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