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How to Mount Windows NTFS Partition in Linux

LXer Linux News - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 22:57
This is quite common for Dual Boot users who use Windows and Linux simultaneously for their work. You can easily mount Windows partitions through File Manager.
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Distribution Release: SparkyLinux 2021.03 - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 21:44
Paweł Pijanowski has announced the release of SparkyLinux 2021.03, the latest update of the project's semi-rolling-release distribution based on Debian's "Testing" branch. This release adds a new addition featuring the KDE Plasma desktop to the existing lineup: "SparkyLinux 2021.03 of the semi-rolling line is out. It is the....
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Linux Kernel 5.12 RC2 Released Early, Fixing the Scary Swap File Bug

LXer Linux News - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 20:45
The second release candidate of Linux Kernel 5.12 is out early because of a nasty swap file bug. And do not use Linux Kernel 5.12 RC1 for testing, you may lose data.
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SystemRescue 8.00 Released with Linux 5.10 LTS, Xfce 4.16, and Improved exFAT Support

LXer Linux News - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 18:34
The Arch Linux-based SystemRescue (formerly SystemRescueCd) live system for system rescue and recovery tasks has been updated today to version 8.00, a major release that introduces new technologies and updated tools.
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Development Release: FreeBSD 13.0-RC1 - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 16:24
Glen Barber has announced the availability of the first release candidate for FreeBSD 13.0: "The first RC build of the 13.0-RELEASE release cycle is now available. A summary of changes since 13.0-BETA4 includes: an update to handle partial data resending on ktls/sendfile has been added; a bug fix....
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How To Restore Or Recover Deleted Commands In Linux

LXer Linux News - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 16:22
In this brief tutorial, we will learn how to restore or recover deleted commands in Linux using coreutils and busybox.
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5 useful Moodle plugins to engage students

LXer Linux News - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 14:11
A good e-learning platform is important for education all over the world. Teachers need a way to hold classes, students need a friendly user interface to facilitate learning, and administrators need a way to monitor the educational system[he]#039[/he]s effectiveness. Moodle is an open source software package that allows you to create a private website with interactive online courses. It[he]#039[/he]s helping people gather virtually, teach and learn from one another, and stay organized while doing it.
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How To Fix "Implementation of the USB 2.0 controller not found!" VirtualBox Error In Linux

Linux Today News - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 12:00

This error usually occurs if you are running outdated version of VirtualBox extension pack.

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How To Fix "Implementation of the USB 2.0 controller not found!" VirtualBox Error In Linux

LXer Linux News - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 11:59
This brief guide explains how to fix "Implementation of the USB 2.0 controller not found!" error in VirtualBox in Linux.
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Manage containers on Raspberry Pi with this open source tool

LXer Linux News - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 09:48
Containers became widely popular because of Docker on Linux, but there are much earlier implementations, including the jail system on FreeBSD. A container is called a "jail" in FreeBSD terminology. The jail system was first released in FreeBSD 4.0 way back in 2000, and it has continuously improved since. While 20 years ago it was used mostly on large servers, now you can run it on your Raspberry Pi.
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How to Set Up Multi-Factor Authentication for SSH on Ubuntu 20.04

LXer Linux News - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 08:34
SSH is a “Secure Shell Protocol” used to connect and manage remote Linux systems securely over an unsecured network. It is very useful for system administrators to perform day-to-day tasks on the remote server. So securing an SSH server is an essential part of any system administrator.
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Distribution Release: SystemRescue 8.00 - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 07:51
François Dupoux has released SystemRescue 8.00, a major new version of the project's specialist, Arch-based distribution featuring a system rescue toolkit for administrating or repairing a system and data after a crash. It continues to be provided for both x86_64 and i386 systems. This version upgrades the Linux....
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Raspberry Pi CM4 carrier delivers isolated Modbus, 1-Wire, and CAN

LXer Linux News - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 07:19
On Kickstarter: an open-spec, $120 “CM Hunter” carrier for the RPi CM4 with GbE, HDMI 2.0, 2x USB 2.0, micro-USB OTG, LCD, relay, and isolated RS485/Modbus, 1-Wire, and CAN. The Raspberry Pi Compute Module carrier scene has always been interesting, as different companies focus on different applications. With its expanded feature set, the Raspberry Pi […]
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The Document Foundation updates LibreOffice Community to 7.1.1

LXer Linux News - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 04:51
Ninth anniversary celebrated with bug fixes for enthusiasts and power users. A month after version 7.1 of LibreOffice hit the streets, the first update has landed replete with a swathe of bug fixes for the suite.…
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How to configure network settings with Ansible system roles

LXer Linux News - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 03:36
In this part two of two articles, learn to configure network connections on managed nodes with Ansible system roles.
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Second Amlogic S905X3 based Banana Pi revealed

LXer Linux News - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 02:22
SinoVoip has posted specs for a 63 x 63mm, community-backed “Banana Pi BPI-M2 Pro” SBC with a quad -A55 Amlogic S905X3, 2GB RAM, 16GB eMMC, GbE, WiFi/BT, and 40-pin GPIO. SinoVoip’s Banana Pi project has unveiled its second Amlogic S905X3 based SBC after the Banana Pi BPI-M5. The similarly open-spec, but feature-reduced Banana Pi BPI-M2 […]
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Distribution Release: MakuluLinux 2021-03-05 - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 02:14
Jacque Montague Raymer has announced the release of MakuluLinux 2021-03-05 "LinDoz" edition, a desktop Linux distribution with a Cinnamon desktop customised to resemble the desktop interface of Microsoft Windows. This release is based on Ubuntu 20.04: "MakuluLinux 'LinDoz' is built on our new hybrid 2020/21 base (which fully....
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5 surprising things you can do with LibreOffice from the command line

LXer Linux News - Sat, 03/06/2021 - 01:08
LibreOffice has all the productivity features you'd want from an office software suite, making it a popular open source alternative to Microsoft Office or Google Suite. One of LibreOffice's powers is the ability to operate from the command line. For example, Seth Kenlon recently explained how he uses a global command-line option to convert multiple files from DOCX to EPUB with LibreOffice. His article inspired me to share some other LibreOffice command-line tips and more
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CaveExpress - classic 2D platformer with physics-based gameplay

LXer Linux News - Fri, 03/05/2021 - 23:53
CaveExpress is a classic 2D platform game set in prehistoric times. You play the hero masquerading as a caveman. Survival is paramount but there are beasties that want to change that. Dinosaurs, mammoths and giant fish to be precise.
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