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Sysadmin job levels: What you need to know for each

LXer Linux News - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 20:12
Linux system administrator job descriptions can run the gamut from very generic to extremely specific. Fine-tune it for the right technical level.
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Vivaldi 2.8 Released with Unified Sync Support for Desktop and Android

LXer Linux News - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 19:11
Vivaldi Technologies released today the Vivaldi 2.8 web browser for desktop platforms, including GNU/Linux, macOS, and Windows, an incremental update that adds significant improvements.
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Linux on the mainframe: Then and now

LXer Linux News - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 18:09
Last week, I introduced you to the origins of the mainframe's origins from a community perspective. Let's continue our journey, picking up at the end of 1999, which is when IBM got onboard with Linux on the mainframe (IBM Z).According to the Linux on z Systems Wikipedia page:read more
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Linux 5.3 releases with support for AMD Navi GPUs

LXer Linux News - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 17:08
Linus Torvalds announced the release of Linux 5.3 on the Linux Kernel Mailing List (lkml).
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Flathub vs. Snap Store: Which App Store Should You Use?

Linux Today News - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 17:00

Both the Snap and Flatpak formats have their own centralized marketplaces

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Whereis Command in Linux

Linux Today News - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 17:00

whereis is a command-line utility that allows you to find the location of the binary, source, and manual page files for a given command.

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An introduction to audio processing and machine learning using Python

LXer Linux News - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 16:06
At a high level, any machine learning problem can be divided into three types of tasks: data tasks (data collection, data cleaning, and feature formation), training (building machine learning models using data features), and evaluation (assessing the model). Features, defined as "individual measurable propert[ies] or characteristic[s] of a phenomenon being observed," are very useful because they help a machine understand the data and classify it into categories or predict a value.read more
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Kmdr - Display CLI Commands Explanation In Terminal

Linux Today News - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 16:00

Kmdr provides CLI commands explanation for hundreds of programs.

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Install Peek Animated Gif Recorder on Ubuntu

Linux Today News - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 15:00

Peek is a screen recorder with an easy to use interface.

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CentOS Linux 7.7 Officially Released, Based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7

LXer Linux News - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 14:52
The CentOS Project has announced the release and general availability of the CentOS Linux 7.7 operating system, an incremental update to the CentOS 7.x series.
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How to freeze and lock your Linux system and why you would want to

Linux Today News - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 14:00

NetworkWorld: What it means to freeze a terminal window and lock a screen -- and how to manage these activities on your Linux system.

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Whereis Command in Linux

LXer Linux News - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 13:37
whereis is a command-line utility that allows you to find the location of the binary, source, and manual page files for a given command.
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How to recover deleted files with foremost on Linux

Linux Today News - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 13:00

Foremost is a very useful open source forensic utility which is able to recover deleted files using the technique called data carving

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Destination Linux 139 - Manjaro, Firefox VPN, Mumble, LVFS, Pine64 Smartwatch, RawTherapee, WSL

LXer Linux News - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 12:23
Manjaro, Firefox VPN, Mumble, RawTherapee, LVFS Grows, Pine64 Smartwatch, Microsoft, Freakout Game
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Stallman's final interview as FSF president: Last week we quizzed him over Microsoft visit. Now he quits top roles amid rape remarks outcry

Linux Today News - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 12:00

The Register: GNU man resigns after Minsky email defense 'the final straw' for dev world

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Source Command on Linux Explained

LXer Linux News - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 11:09
The source command on Linux is a pretty popular function run by system administrators daily. But what is the function of the source command? Used to refresh the current shell environment, the source command can also be used in order to import functions into other bash scripts or to run scripts into the current shell environment.
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Richard Stallman and the Fall of the Clueless Nerd

Linux Today News - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 11:00

Wired: The controversial pioneer of free software resigned from MIT over his remarks on Jeffrey Epstein and Marvin Minsky. Stallman won’t be the last.

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How Chrome OS works upstream

Linux Today News - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 10:00

LWN: Google has a long and interesting history contributing to the upstream Linux kernel.

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Canonical Outs New Linux Kernel Security Update for All Supported Ubuntu OSes

LXer Linux News - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 09:54
Canonical released today a new Linux kernel security update for all supported Ubuntu releases to address three vulnerabilities across all supported architectures.
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Best Essential Apps for Linux 2019

LXer Linux News - Thu, 09/19/2019 - 08:40
In this guide, we have put together a list of what we would consider as the most necessary applications that you should have in your Linux system to have a wholesome experience.
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