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4.9.134: longterm

Linux Kernel - 5 hours 39 min ago
Version:4.9.134 (longterm) Released:2018-10-18 Source:linux-4.9.134.tar.xz PGP Signature:linux-4.9.134.tar.sign Patch:full (incremental) ChangeLog:ChangeLog-4.9.134
Categories: Linux Kernel

Once more with feeling: Windows 10 October 2018 Update inches closer to relaunch

LXer Linux News - 5 hours 48 min ago
Second Insider build with more fixes for 1809. Could third time be the charm?Microsoft’s efforts to recover from the Windows 10 October 2018 Update debacle continued last night as a fresh build of the troubled operating system was emitted to Windows Insiders.
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next-20181018: linux-next

Linux Kernel - 5 hours 54 min ago
Version:next-20181018 (linux-next) Released:2018-10-18
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What Is Tor? Is Tor Safe?

LXer Linux News - 7 hours 3 min ago
In this time where everybody is attempting to ensure their information and protection, we hear a considerable measure about the TOR network. Some sing acclaim while others think of it as an apparatus for crooks. In this article, we give you the working standards of TOR by portraying likewise its preferences and drawbacks.
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Linux-powered Jetson Xavier module gains third-party carriers

LXer Linux News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 23:36
CTI announced two carrier boards for the Nvidia’s AI/robotics focused Jetson AGX Xavier module: a compact Rogue carrier and a Mimic Adapter that plugs the Xavier into any CTI Jetson TX2/TX2i/TX1 carrier. Connect Tech, Inc. (CTI) has released two new developer options for Nvidia’s octa-core Jetson AGX Xavier computer-on-module, which is already supported by Nvidia’s […]
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We already have nice things, and other reasons not to write in-house ops tools

LXer Linux News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 22:22
When I was an ops consultant, I had the "great fortune" of seeing the dark underbelly of many companies in a relatively short period of time. Such fortune was exceptionally pronounced on one client engagement where I became the maintainer of an in-house deployment tool that had bloated to touch nearly every piece of infrastructure—despite lacking documentation and testing. Dismayed at the impossible task of maintaining this beast while tackling the real work of improving the product, I began reviewing my old client projects and probing my ops community for their more
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How To Install and Use Composer on Debian 9

LXer Linux News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 21:07
Composer is a dependency manager for PHP (similar to npm for Node.js or pip for Python). Composer will pull in all the required PHP packages your project depends on and manage them for you.
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How to run Python Scripts with Apache and mod_wsgi on Ubuntu 18.04

Linux Today News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 21:00

HowToForge: mod_wsgi is an Apache module that can be used for serving Python scripts over HTTP via Apache web server l

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Linux tcpdump Command Tutorial for Beginners (8 Examples)

LXer Linux News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 19:53
Everytime you open a webpage on your computer, data packets are sent and received on your network interface. Sometimes, analysing these packets becomes important for many reasons. Thankfully, Linux offers a command line utility that dumps information related to these data packets in output.
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Design faster web pages, part 2: Image replacement

LXer Linux News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 18:39
Welcome back to this series on building faster web pages. The last article talked about what you can achieve just through image compression. The example started with 1.2MB of browser fat, and reduced down to a weight of 488.9KB. That’s still not fast enough! This article continues the browser diet to lose more fat. You might […]
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Keeping Control in the Hands of the User

LXer Linux News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 17:24
Various efforts always are underway to implement SecureBoot and toadd features that will allow vendors to lock users out of controlling theirown systems. In that scenario, users would look helplessly on while theirsystems refused to boot any kernels but those controlled by the vendors.
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How to Setup FTP Server with VSFTPD on Ubuntu 18.04

Linux Today News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 17:00

Linuxize: vsftpd is a stable, secure and fast FTP server.

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Snappy's Snapd Installation Doesn't Work? Try This! (MX Linux, AntiX Linux, Manjaro Linux, Arch Linux)

LXer Linux News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 16:10
There's a current issue right now where Snappy's snapd calls systemctl without running it as PID 1, which causes it to fail. The following is a workaround fix for this which utilizes a script that creates a fake systemctl function.
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KDE Plasma 5.14 Desktop Environment Gets First Point Release, Update Now

Linux Today News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 16:00

softpedia: Among the highlights of the KDE Plasma 5.14.1 point release, we can mention keyboard support for navigating desktop icons and the KonsoleProfiles applet

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Configure System Locale on Debian 9

Linux Today News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 15:00

The system locale defines the language and country-specific setting for the programs running on your system and the shell sessions.

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Automating upstream releases with release-bot

LXer Linux News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 14:56
If you own or maintain a GitHub repo and have ever pushed a package from it into PyPI and/or Fedora, you know it requires some additional work using the Fedora more
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piwheels: Speedy Python package installation for the Raspberry Pi

Linux Today News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 14:00 The piwheels project is making third-party Python libraries from PyPI more easily available for Raspberry Pi users.

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How to Set Different Wallpaper on Each Monitor on Linux GNOME

LXer Linux News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 13:41
In Linux, if you have multiple monitors, it is not that easy to set different wallpaper on each monitor. This tutorial will show you how to do so in Linux Gnome.
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Manage your OpenStack cloud with Ansible: Day two operations

Linux Today News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 13:00

Automate upgrades, backups, and scaling with Ansible playbooks.

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Shutter Removed From Ubuntu 18.10 And Debian Unstable, New PPA Available

LXer Linux News - Wed, 10/17/2018 - 12:27
Shutter screenshot tool was removed from Debian Unstable and Ubuntu 18.10 (to be released tomorrow) recently.Since I use Shutter daily, I created a PPA for it and its dependencies, so others who prefer it to other screenshot tools can continue to use it.
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