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How to Remove (Delete) Symbolic Links in Linux

Linux Today News - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 09:00

2DayGeek: The rm and unlink commands allows users to remove symbolic links on Linux.

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Excellent Utilities: Liquid Prompt – adaptive prompt for Bash & Zsh

LXer Linux News - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 08:31
For anyone spending time at the CLI, they’ll rely on the shell prompt. My favorite shell is Bash. By default, the configuration for Bash on popular distributions identifies the user name, hostname, and the current working directory. All essential information. But with Liquid Prompt you can display additional information such as battery status, CPU temperature, and much more.
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Getting started with data science using Python

LXer Linux News - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 07:17
Data science is an exciting new field in computing that's built around analyzing, visualizing, correlating, and interpreting the boundless amounts of information our computers are collecting about the world. Of course, calling it a "new" field is a little disingenuous because the discipline is a derivative of statistics, data analysis, and plain old obsessive scientific more
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Arch Linux Review in 2019

Linux Today News - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 07:00

Started in 2002, Arch Linux has built up a large, loyal following

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Debian possibly heading for another GR on systemd...

Linux Questions News - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 05:54
Quote: But I think we may be approaching a point where
we need to poll the project--to have a GR and ask ourselves how
committed we are to the different parts of this init diversity
discussion. Phoronix, other tech press and other similarly unreliable sources are reporting on this and people are jumping to conclusions, so I've quoted the original source only.
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Microsoft is Not an Open Source Authority But an Opponent of Open Source

LXer Linux News - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 00:50
Various outlets that are closely connected to Microsoft are trying to convince us that Microsoft is now 'king' of Open Source; nothing could be further from the truth however
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Paste Command in Linux

LXer Linux News - Sun, 09/22/2019 - 19:46
paste is a command that allows you to merge lines of files horizontally. It outputs lines consisting of the sequentially corresponding lines of each file specified as an argument, separated by tabs. In this tutorial, we will explain how to use the paste command.
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The Linux gaming Sunday round-up paper

LXer Linux News - Sun, 09/22/2019 - 17:35
Catch up on some recent big news and some things we haven't covered through the week...
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When was the last time you used Windows?

LXer Linux News - Sun, 09/22/2019 - 15:23
Which Windows version sounds most familiar to you? Take our poll.
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What’s the Best Alternative to Windows 7?

LXer Linux News - Sun, 09/22/2019 - 13:12
For consumers, migrating to Linux is a much easier thing to do, especially if we’re talking about power users. Distributions like Linux Mint have become much more user-friendly in the last couple of years and they provide users with a rather familiar UI similar to the one in Windows.
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The Linux Foundation to Host Open Source Project for Drone Aviation Interoperability

Linux Today News - Sun, 09/22/2019 - 12:00

Private and public interests converge to advance aviation interoperability for safe and efficient drone operations under Linux Foundation's open governance and collaboration model

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Manjaro 18.1: Goes Arch One Better

Linux Today News - Sun, 09/22/2019 - 08:00

LinuxInsider: Manjaro Linux 18.1, released on Sept. 12, is one of the most complete Linux OSes you will find.

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Pushd and Popd Commands in Linux

LXer Linux News - Sun, 09/22/2019 - 02:24
pushd and popd are commands that allow you to work with directory stack and change the current working directory in Linux and other Unix-like operating systems. Although pushd and popd are very powerful and useful commands, they are underrated and rarely used.
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Code it, ship it, own it with full-service ownership

LXer Linux News - Sun, 09/22/2019 - 00:12
Software teams seeking to provide better products and services must focus on faster release cycles. But running reliable systems at ever-increasing speeds presents a big challenge. Software teams can have both quality and speed by adjusting their policies around ongoing service ownership. While on-call plays a large part in this model, advancement in knowledge, more resilient code, increased collaboration, and better practices mean engineers don[he]#039[/he]t have to wake up to a nightmare.
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How to Install Go on Debian 10

LXer Linux News - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 22:01
Go is a modern open-source programming language created by Google, used to build reliable, simple, fast, and efficient software. Many popular applications, such as Kubernetes, Docker, Terraform, and Rancher, are written in Go.
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How spicy should a jalapeno be?

LXer Linux News - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 19:49
Everyone has opinions and preferences, especially when it comes to food. To establish a criterion when answering "How spicy should a jalapeño be?." the Scoville Heat Scale was developed as a standard to measure spiciness. This scale allows people to communicate and share information about how spicy we like our peppers.
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Weekly Roundup: The Passion Of Saint iGNUcius Edition

LXer Linux News - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 17:38
A defense of Richard Stallman
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Hone advanced Bash skills by building Minesweeper

LXer Linux News - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 15:26
I am no expert on teaching programming, but when I want to get better at something, I try to find a way to have fun with it. For example, when I wanted to get better at shell scripting, I decided to practice by programming a version of the Minesweeper game in Bash.
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Attempting to install Linux on a new laptop, a follow-up

LXer Linux News - Sat, 09/21/2019 - 13:15
[b]LXer Feature: 21-Sept-2019[/b]A successful conclusion..I recently detailed my attempts to install Linux as an alternative boot an SD card in a new Dell laptop. Those attempts failed. See [url=]Attempting to install Linux on a new laptop[/url] for the details. Microsoft has continued in their usual way and notified me last week that the current feature update of Windows on that laptop would soon be unsupported and urged me to update to the latest version.
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