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Low-cost air quality sensor works with Raspberry Pi

LXer Linux News - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 23:14
Metriful is launching a $39 “Sense” indoor air quality sensor module that works with the Raspberry Pi and other I2C-enabled systems. Other sensors include temperature, humidity, air pressure, light, and sound. In recent months, much of the world’s population has spent a lot of time indoors, often crowded into small apartments. If the air quality […]
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From Earth to orbit with Linux and SpaceX

LXer Linux News - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 22:00
SpaceX[he]#039[/he]s workhouse Falcon 9 rocket, which flew NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station, is powered by liquid oxygen, rocket-grade kerosene, and Linux.
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How to fix the 'Cannot autolaunch D-Bus without X11 $DISPLAY' error in AWS ECR

Linux Today News - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 21:00

How to fix the "Cannot autolaunch D-Bus without X11 $DISPLAY" error in AWS ECR.

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Show Full Paths of Shell Commands - Which?

LXer Linux News - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 20:45
The which command is a simple utility that shows you the full path of shell commands. It may not have a lot of options, but it does it's job really well.
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Let’s Discover Xubuntu 20.04 With Xfce 4.14; A Review

LXer Linux News - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 19:31
We’ll take you today in a tour in Xubuntu 20.04, what are its features and what bugs or issues you may face if you consider switching to it.
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How To Reset MySQL Root User Password In Linux

Linux Today News - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 19:00

This guide explains how to reset MySQL root user password in Linux operating systems.

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Code your hardware using this open source RTOS

LXer Linux News - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 18:17
In general computing, an operating system is software that provides a computer[he]#039[/he]s basic functions. It ensures that a computer detects and responds to peripherals (like keyboards, screens, mobile devices, printers, and so on), and it manages memory and drive space.
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Firefly's RK3399-based mini-PC can boot Ubuntu, Android, and media-savvy Station OS

LXer Linux News - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 17:02
Firefly’s “Station P1 Geek Mini PC” runs Ubuntu, Android, or an Android-based Station OS on an RK3399 and supports dual 4K displays. The price is $129 with 4GB LPDDR4 and 32GB eMMC or $179 with 4GB and 128GB. Since we covered Firefly’s Rockchip RK1808 based Core-1808-JD4 AI Core Board module and AIO-1808-JD4 dev kit in […]
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Systemd-Free Devuan GNU/Linux 3.0 Released, Based on Debian GNU/Linux 10.4

Linux Today News - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 17:00

Devuan GNU/Linux 3.0 is a stable release based on the latest Debian GNU/Linux 10.4 "Buster" operating system.

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Lenovo to Certify Its Full Workstation Portfolio for Ubuntu LTS and Red Hat Enterprise Linux

LXer Linux News - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 15:48
Lenovo announced that they will certify their entire portfolio of ThinkStation and ThinkPad P Series workstations for Ubuntu and Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
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Lenovo believes in the Linux desktop

Ziff-Davis Open Source/Linux - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 15:20
Lenovo is returning to its role as a leading Linux desktop supporter. It will certify and preload its entire Thinkpad/station lineup for Linux.
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5 common open source testing myths debunked

LXer Linux News - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 14:34
Open source tools are constantly changing the landscape of testing, and the community around these tools is bigger and more vocal than ever. The first-ever State of Open Source Testing Survey examines the latest trends and developments across the software development industry. This survey received over 2,000 responses from practitioners across the behavior-driven development, functional testing, and load testing domains.
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Zorin OS 15: An Ultimate Linux Desktop Designed for Windows and macOS Users

Linux Today News - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 14:00

Zorin is built from the ground up with beginners in mind, especially targeting those transitioning from Windows and macOS.

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Indian app that deleted Chinese apps from Androids deleted from Play store

LXer Linux News - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 13:19
Consumer boycott clicktivism at a time of border tensions? There was, briefly, a million-download app for that. Google has removed an app called "Remove China Apps" from its Android Play Store.…
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Nextcloud Hub 19 Brings Passwordless Authentication, Collaboration Online as Default Office App

Linux Today News - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 13:00

With Nextcloud Hub 19, the file sharing and collaboration platform introduces much-needed features for people who are forced to work from home during the COVID-19 crisis.

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The Linux Foundation introduces Cloud Engineer Bootcamp for cloud job seekers

Ziff-Davis Open Source/Linux - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 12:30
Want to work in the cloud, but need help getting started? The Linux Foundation can come to your aid with its new Cloud Engineer Bootcamp.
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Exploring Algol 68 in the 21st century

LXer Linux News - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 12:05
In the preface to his excellent textbook Algol 68: A First and Second Course, Andrew McGettrick writes: "This book originated from lectures first given at the University of Strathclyde in 1973-4 to first-year undergraduates, many of whom had no previous knowledge of programming. Many of the students were not taking computer science as their main subject but merely as a subsidiary subject. They, therefore, served as a suitable audience on whom to inflict lectures attempting to teach Algol 68 as a first programming language."
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Rust Programming Languages Enters Top 20 Popularity Rankings for First Time

Linux Today News - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 12:00

Memory-safe systems programming language Rust is finally capturing the attention of lots of developers.

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Lenovo Brings Linux to its ThinkPad and ThinkStation Workstation Portfolio

Linux Today News - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 11:00

Lenovo announced that it is certifying its entire ThinkPad and ThinkStation series laptops with the Linux operating system.

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Raspberry Pi 4: Chronicling the Desktop Experience – Dear Diary – Week 32

LXer Linux News - Wed, 06/03/2020 - 10:51
For this week’s blog, I’ve been putting diary software through its paces on the Raspberry Pi 4. Keeping a diary of your daily life is an activity that is important to many. It represents an effective way of storing personal or business information on a day-to-day-basis.
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