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How to Manage ConfigServer Security and Firewall (CSF) From Linux Command Line?

LXer Linux News - 2 hours 16 min ago
2DayGeek: csf firewall prevents Linux server from unnecessary attack.
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Modifying Windows local accounts with Fedora and chntpw

LXer Linux News - 4 hours 28 min ago
I recently encountered a problem at work where a client’s Windows 10 PC lost trust to the domain. The user is an executive and the hindrance of his computer can affect real-time mission-critical tasks. He gave me 30 minutes to resolve the issue while he attended a meeting. Needless to say, I’ve encountered this issue […]
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FLOSS Weekly 538: Leo Laporte

LXer Linux News - 6 hours 39 min ago
Randal Schwartz and Jonathan Bennett talk to Leo Laporte about FLOSS's history and the TWiT Network.
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Distribution Release: Slackel 7.2 "Openbox" - 7 hours 1 min ago
Dimitris Tzemos has announced the release of Slackel 7.2 "Openbox", an updated build of the project's lightweight desktop distribution based on Slackware Linux and Salix. The new version comes with a set of new graphical tools that improve the creation and transfer of Slackel ISO images: "Slackel 7.2....
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Data in a Flash, Part IV: the Future of Memory Technologies

LXer Linux News - 8 hours 51 min ago
I have spent the first three parts of this series describing the evolution and current state of Flash storage. I also described how to configure an NVMe over Fabric (NVMeoF) storage network to export NVMe volumes across RDMA over Converged Ethernet (RoCE) and again over native TCP. But what does the future of memory technologies look like? As memory technologies continue to evolve, the method in which you plug that technology into your computers will evolve with it.
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Buying a Linux-ready laptop

LXer Linux News - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 23:49
Recently, I bought and started using a Tuxedo Book BC1507, a Linux laptop computer. Ten years ago, if someone had told me that, by the end of the decade, I could buy top-quality, "penguin-ready" laptops from companies such as System76, Slimbook, and Tuxedo, I probably would have laughed. Well, now I[he]#039[/he]m laughing, but with joy!
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How To Set Timezone And Enable Network Time Sync (NTP) From The Command Line

LXer Linux News - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 21:37
This article explains how to use timedatectl to change the timezone and enable automatic synchronization of the system clock with a remote server using the NTP (Network Time Synchronization) protocol on Linux.
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Powered by Plasma: ALBA Synchrotron in Barcelona, Spain

LXer Linux News - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 19:26
We’re always looking for interesting stories from people who use KDE software at their workplace, in school, or in government institutions. You can imagine our delight, then, when we met Sergi Blanch-Torné at this year’s FOSDEM. Sergi is a Controls Software Engineer at ALBA, a KDE user, and a Free software advocate and contributor. Not only was he willing to tell us about his favorite KDE apps, but he also works at one of the most amazing places on Earth! In this interview, he tells us what it’s like to work at ALBA, and answers the burning question: “what even is a synchrotron?”.
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Use HackMD to collaborate on open source projects

LXer Linux News - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 17:14 is an open source, collaborative Markdown editor. It allows people to share, comment, and collaborate on documents. As open source software, users can choose between using the online platform or installing it as a local service using the upstream project CodiMD.
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Optimize JPEG/JPG Images in Ubuntu with Jpegoptim

Linux Today News - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 16:00

Learn how you can install the command line utility Jpegoptim on Ubuntu.

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Installing Microsoft's fonts on Solus

LXer Linux News - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 15:03
Times New Roman, Arial, are one of the most popular fonts that are created by Microsoft.Solus, by default, does not include the major Microsoft fontsSo in this tutorial i will show you how to install MS Fonts pack on Solus.
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Oracle Linux 8 Released - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:17

Oracle has announced the general availability of Oracle Linux 8. With the release, the core operating environment and associated packages for a typical Oracle Linux 8 server are distributed through a combination of BaseOS and Applications Streams. BaseOS gives you a running user space for the operating environment. Application Streams provides a range of applications that were previously distributed in Software Collections, as well as other products and programs, that can run within the user space.

First Preview Release Of Fedora CoreOS - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:12

First Preview Release Of Fedora CoreOS

VMware To Acquire AI, ML Accelerator Bitfusion - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:07

VMware is acquiring Austin, Texas-based Bitfusion in a move to boost its ability to support artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) workloads in its core vSphere virtualization platform. Bitfusion last year joined VMware’s Technology Alliance Partner program. It later linked its FlexDirect platform with VMware and Mellanox for attaching GPUs to any virtual machine (VM) and be part of a common infrastructure resource pool.

Source: SDX Central

How To Automatically Disable Touchpad When Typing In Ubuntu

Linux Today News - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 14:00

Three ways to automatically disable Touchpad when typing in Ubuntu operating system and its variants like Linux Mint.

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Maestral Is A New Open Source Dropbox Client For Linux And macOS

Linux Today News - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 13:00

Maestral is a new open source Dropbox client for macOS and Linux, that's currently in beta.

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GLava - OpenGL audio spectrum visualizer for desktop windows or backgrounds

Linux Today News - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 12:00

GLava is an OpenGL audio spectrum visualizer for Linux.

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Beginner's guide on how to git stash :- A GIT Tutorial

Linux Today News - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 11:00

Git Stash allows us to keep aside the current working directory & provides us with a clean working directory.

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Maestral Is A New Open Source Dropbox Client For Linux And macOS

LXer Linux News - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 10:40
Maestral is a new open source Dropbox client for macOS and Linux, that's currently in beta. Its porpose is to have a Dropbox client that supports syncing to drives which use Btrfs, Ext3, ZFS, XFS or encrypted filesystems. It's also a lot lighter than the official Dropbox client.
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