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How to port an awk script to Python

LXer Linux News - 2 hours 32 min ago
Scripts are potent ways to solve a problem repeatedly, and awk is an excellent language for writing them. It excels at easy text processing in particular, and it can bring you through some complicated rewriting of config files or reformatting file names in a directory. 
Categories: General News

Sandwich-style SBC runs Linux on i.MX8M Mini

LXer Linux News - 4 hours 20 min ago
Boardcon has launched a “EM-IMX8M-MINI” SBC built around a “SOM-IMX8M-MINI” module that runs Linux on a quad -A53 i.MX8M Mini with 2GB LPDDR4, 8GB eMMC, and WiFi/BT. The SBC adds MIPI-DSI/CSI, GbE, USB, serial, CAN, and M.2. Boardcon has produced a lot of Samsung and Rockchip based embedded boards, such as its recent, Rockchip RK3399 […]
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D9VK developer is working on allowing DXVK to help Linux ports for Direct3D to Vulkan

LXer Linux News - 6 hours 9 min ago
You have a fancy game using Direct3D 11 and you want to port it to Linux? In future, DXVK may be able to help with that.
Categories: General News

Fedora pastebin and fpaste updates

LXer Linux News - 7 hours 58 min ago
Fedora and EPEL users who use fpaste to paste and share snippets of text might have noticed some changes recently. Recently, an update went out which sends pastes made by fpaste to the CentOS Pastebin instead of the Modern Paste instance that Fedora was running. Don’t fear — this was an intentional change, and is […]
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Like a BAT outta hell, Brave browser hits 1.0 with crypto-coin rewards for your fave websites

LXer Linux News - 9 hours 47 min ago
*Cough cough*, The privacy-focused Brave web browser has reached version 1.0, available now for Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS and Android.…
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How to create an S3 Bucket (Object Storage) on Amazon AWS

HowToForge - 11 hours 5 min ago
Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service) is an object storage where you can store your objects (Files, Videos, Images, Documents, and any-type-of-file). In this article, I will show you how to create an S3 Bucket on AWS, upload an object and perform basic operations.
Categories: Software and Help

New HA clustering on MicroK8s eases path to clustered edge appliances

LXer Linux News - 11 hours 59 min ago
Canonical announced high availability clustering in MicroK8s, its single-node Kubernetes environment for prototyping k8s applications and running edge containers on IoT gateways. The feature is enabled using Dqlite. Last month with the release of Ubuntu 19.10, Canonical announced “strict confinement” support for Canonical’s MicroK8s Kubernetes environment for single-node clusters, thereby enabling easier deployment on edge […]
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White Screen of Death: Admins up in arms after experimental Google emission borks Chrome

LXer Linux News - 14 hours 10 min ago
Change rolled back, but it's not a good look for Google. An experimental feature silently rolled out to the stable Chrome release on Tuesday caused chaos for IT admins this week after users complained of facing white, featureless tabs on Google's massively popular browser.
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How to Install Elastic Stack (Elasticsearch, Logstah and Kibana) on CentOS 8

LXer Linux News - 16 hours 22 min ago
In this tutorial, I will show you how to install and configure Elastic Stack on a CentOS 8 server for monitoring server logs. Then I'll show you how to install 'Elastic beats' on a CentOS 8 and an Ubuntu 18.04 LTS client operating system.
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4.9.202: longterm

Linux Kernel - 16 hours 26 min ago
Version:4.9.202 (longterm) Released:2019-11-16 Source:linux-4.9.202.tar.xz PGP Signature:linux-4.9.202.tar.sign Patch:full (incremental) ChangeLog:ChangeLog-4.9.202
Categories: Linux Kernel

4.4.202: longterm

Linux Kernel - 16 hours 28 min ago
Version:4.4.202 (longterm) Released:2019-11-16 Source:linux-4.4.202.tar.xz PGP Signature:linux-4.4.202.tar.sign Patch:full (incremental) ChangeLog:ChangeLog-4.4.202
Categories: Linux Kernel

How To Show Available WiFi Networks, Their Channels, Signal Strength And More

LXer Linux News - 18 hours 33 min ago
This article explains how to view available WiFi networks, list their channels, link quality, security, signal strength, and more on Linux using the command line.
Categories: General News

Manipulating text with grep

LXer Linux News - Fri, 11/15/2019 - 23:11
Want to get more out of grep? Check this out.
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Distribution Release: PCLinuxOS 2019.11 - Fri, 11/15/2019 - 22:04
The PCLinuxOS distribution has released updated install media which carries the version number 2019.11. The new media feature kernel and desktop environment updates for each edition. The project's release announcement offers further details: "The KDE versions both Full and the minimalistic Darkstar contain kernel 5.3.10 plus a fully....
Categories: Distributions

How to Install Gitea Code Hosting Platform with HTTPS on Debian 10

LXer Linux News - Fri, 11/15/2019 - 20:59
Gitea is a code hosting web application written in Go and forked from Gogs. As its name suggests, it is designed to be used with the popular source control program Git, similarly to Gitlab and Github. This guide will explain how to install Gitea on Debian 10 behind an HTTPS reverse proxy (Nginx).
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Tweet Directly from the Debian Command Line using Rainbow Stream

LXer Linux News - Fri, 11/15/2019 - 19:58
In this article, we will explain how you can Tweet directly from your Debian command line through the Rainbow Stream application. The process includes installing the application, giving it access to use your Twitter account, and then tweeting from your Terminal.
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Privacy Implications of Transparent Pixels

LXer Linux News - Fri, 11/15/2019 - 18:56
Save color values from transparent pixels? You may have seen it in your favorite image editing program. What does this option do? Well, it does what it says. If you leave this option checked when you export your image, any pixels you erased will be saved in the exported image. They will not be truly erased, just made fully transparent. This option has privacy implications. With it enabled, what you erase from an image may still be present in transparent pixels.
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Opera 65 Launches with Much-Improved Tracker Blocker, Redesigned Address Bar

LXer Linux News - Fri, 11/15/2019 - 17:55
Opera Software announced today the general availability of the Opera 65 web browser for desktop platforms, including GNU/Linux, macOS, and Windows, a release that brings a bunch of enhancements and new features.
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PyRadio: An open source alternative for internet radio

LXer Linux News - Fri, 11/15/2019 - 16:53
PyRadio is a convenient, open source, command-line application for playing any radio station that has a streaming link. And in 2019, almost every radio station (certainly, every one that has a web presence) has a way to listen online. Using the free PyRadio program, you can add, edit, play and switch between your own selected list of streaming radio stations. It is a command-line tool for Linux that can run on many computers, including Macintosh and tiny computers like Raspberry Pi.
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