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Sensory's custom voice assistant debuts on a Linux-based microwave

LXer Linux News - 4 hours 1 min ago
Sensory announced that its 100 percent locally processed TrulyHandsfree technology can be used to create custom voice assistants without sacrificing privacy, as demonstrated in a new Linux-based Farberware FM11VABK microwave. Sensory’s Linux-ready TrulyHandsfree voice stack has apepared on embedded Linux products such as Estone Technology’s i.MX8M Mini based EMB-2237-AI and i.MX8M powered EMB-2238 Pico-ITX SBCs, […]
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Fedora 34 Review - Impressive Performance and Stability with Cutting-Edge Linux

LXer Linux News - 6 hours 12 min ago
It has been some time I am using Fedora 34 and I believe it's time for a Fedora 34 review. Here I put down my experience with Fedora 34 overall in its workstation edition.
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How to Install MariaDB on CentOS 8

LXer Linux News - Fri, 05/07/2021 - 23:31
In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to install, configure and optimize MariaDB on CentOS 8. It’s a beginner-friendly step-by-step tutorial. It should work on other CentOS versions too.
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Ubuntu 18.04 Flavors Reach End of Life, Users Urged to Upgrade to 20.04 LTS

LXer Linux News - Fri, 05/07/2021 - 21:19
At the end of April 2021, all Ubuntu 18.04 LTS flavors reached end of life, including Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu MATE, Ubuntu Budgie, Ubuntu Studio, and Ubuntu Kylin.
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How to Develop Your Own Custom Linux Distribution From Scratch

Linux Today News - Fri, 05/07/2021 - 20:00

Developing a Linux Distribution from scratch is called Linux From Scratch (LFS). Here's how you do it.

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Linux for Starters: Your Guide to Linux – Choose a Distro – Part 2

LXer Linux News - Fri, 05/07/2021 - 19:08
You’ve decided that you want to try Linux but are unsure how to proceed. You are confused by the many hundreds of Linux distributions (distros) available. Which distro should you try?
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PART 2: Linux for Starters: Your Guide to Linux—Choose a Distro

Linux Today News - Fri, 05/07/2021 - 19:00

This is a series that offers a gentle introduction to Linux for newcomers.

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Protect Your Online Privacy with the Tor Browser Bundle

Linux Today News - Fri, 05/07/2021 - 18:30

Tor is both one of the most reliable ways to hide your identity and one of the easiest to use on Linux.

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VLC 4.0 Coming This Year with Completely Redesigned UI

Linux Today News - Fri, 05/07/2021 - 17:30

4.0 will be released later this year with a brand new user interface.

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How to Develop Own Custom Linux Distribution From Scratch

LXer Linux News - Fri, 05/07/2021 - 16:56
Have you ever thought of making your own Linux Distribution? Every Linux user in their journey to Linux thought of making their own Linux distribution, at-least once. Even I was not an exception as a newbie to Linux land and have given my considerable time developing my own Linux Distribution. Developing a Linux Distribution from scratch is called Linux From Scratch (LFS)
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How to Optimize Laptop Battery Life in Linux

Linux Today News - Fri, 05/07/2021 - 16:15

TLP's default settings are well optimized for saving Linux laptop battery power.

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Transfer Files between Your Linux PCs and Android Devices with Warpinator

Linux Today News - Fri, 05/07/2021 - 16:00

Warpinator allow you quickly and easily to transfer files between Linux PCs, Android phones, tablets, and other devices.

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Static and Dynamic IP Address Configurations for DHCP

Linux Today News - Fri, 05/07/2021 - 15:00

IP address configurations are critical, but what is the difference between static and dynamic addressing, and how does DHCP come into play?

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How to Rewrite URLs with mod_rewrite for Apache on Ubuntu 20.04

LXer Linux News - Fri, 05/07/2021 - 14:45
The mod_rewrite is an Apache module that uses a rule-based rewriting engine. It is used for translating and redirecting the requested URL to a new URL. In this post, we will show how to use mod_rewrite to rewrite the URL for Apache on Ubuntu 20.04.
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6 examples of open source best practices in knowledge-sharing projects

LXer Linux News - Fri, 05/07/2021 - 13:31
As someone who has watched my fair share of projects and initiatives come and go, I value the follow-on effects of good knowledge sharing. Even knowledge from bygone projects is available to learn from the past; such is the benefit and the curse of an internet that never forgets—all the practices good, no-longer-good, and never-were-good are out there to be found.
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Counterfit: Open-Source Tool for Testing the Security of AI Systems

Linux Today News - Fri, 05/07/2021 - 13:00

Counterfit started as a collection of attack scripts written to target individual AI models, but Microsoft turned it into an automation tool to attack multiple AI systems at scale.

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Ansible emphasizes inclusive language in new release

LXer Linux News - Fri, 05/07/2021 - 12:16
During this development cycle, the Ansible project has made significant progress in its goals to make the community and code more welcoming and inclusive. With the release of Ansible Core 2.11, harmful terminology in the Ansible codebase is deprecated and it comes with new replacement terms. These changes will follow our standard deprecation cycle to give users time to adapt.
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READER UPDATE: Our Twitter Feed Is Fixed

Linux Today News - Fri, 05/07/2021 - 12:00

We've updated some settings here at Linux Today World Headquarters and our Twitter feed should begin showing current headlines within the next day or so.

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Ubuntu 18.04 Flavors Reach End of Life, Upgrade to 20.04 LTS

Linux Today News - Fri, 05/07/2021 - 11:15

From this moment on, there will be no further point releases published for the Bionic Beaver series.

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