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How to password protect files in Vim editor

Linux Today News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 11:00

Learn how you can password protect your files in Vim editor.

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Microsoft Build - DirectX and Linux (WSL) plus more

LXer Linux News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 09:49
During the Microsoft Build 2020 developer conference, Microsoft has raised a number of eyebrows at their Linux plans.
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How To Repeat A Command Until It Succeeds In Linux

Linux Today News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 09:00

In this guide, we are going to learn how to repeat a command until it succeeds in Linux using BASH looping constructs:such as While loop and Until loop.

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Coffee Lake Box PC offers PCIe and PCI expansion

LXer Linux News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 08:34
Ibase’s semi-rugged “AMS210” box PC runs on 8th or 9th Gen Coffee Lake CPUs with features including dual SATA bays, 4x GbE, 6x USB, 3x DP, and PCI and PCIe expansion slots. Ibase announced an industrial embedded box PC and “automatic control system” for factory automation, machine vision, digital signage, and industrial IoT applications. The […]
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Endless OS 3.8.1 Released: A Mobile-Like Streamlined Linux Experience

Linux Today News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 08:00

Endless Computers, which builds a Linux-based operating system as well, has released a new point version Endless OS 3.8.1.

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2020 will be the year of Linux on the Windows desktop

Ziff-Davis Open Source/Linux - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 07:26
Linux on Windows just took a big graphical desktop step forward with Microsoft's plans for Windows Subsystem for Linux.
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Canonical Outs Linux Kernel Security Updates for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and 16.04 LTS

LXer Linux News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 07:20
Canonical’s Ubuntu Security Team has published new Linux kernel security updates for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS systems to address several vulnerabilities.
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How to Setup Django Python Framework on CentOS 8

Linux Today News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 07:00

Learn how to setup Django Python Framework on CentOS 8

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GitLabs take on the current state of DevOps

LXer Linux News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 06:06
A GitLab survey found that DevOps is continuing to gain momentum, but there[he]#039[/he]s plenty of room for improvement when it comes to testing and security.
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Getting started with GPG (GnuPG)

LXer Linux News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 04:51
A brief introduction to encrypting files with the GNU Privacy Guard (GPG, or GnuPG).
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Cross-platform game engine 'Defold' source code opens up

LXer Linux News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 03:50
Cross-platform game engine Defold has announced that the source code is now available under a reasonably generous license, along with the formation of a Defold Foundation.
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Could it be? Really? The Year of Linux on the Desktop is almost here, and it's... Windows-shaped?

LXer Linux News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 02:48
Windows Subsystem for Linux to gain out-of-the-box support for GUI apps, GPU chippery. Build Microsoft's Build 2020 appears to mark the long-awaited Year Of Linux on the Desktop thanks to incoming Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) improvements, including GUI support.…
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Add an issues field to a data table

LXer Linux News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 01:47
Some of the data tables I audit have an "Issues" field that flags problems with individual records. It's a kind of self-reporting "Look! I've got an error!" feature. I wondered if I could do something similar with my favourite data-processing language, AWK, and this post documents my tinkerings.
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How to Open Ports in Ubuntu

LXer Linux News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 00:45
Having a Firewall configured and with the right rules is important to maintain the security of the system. To make a suitable configuration it is convenient to know how to open ports in distributions as popular as Ubuntu.
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Embedded computers tap Jetson Xavier NX and AGX Xavier

LXer Linux News - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 23:44
Advantech’s “MIC-710AIX” edge AI computer and 8x PoE “MIC-710IVX” NVR system run Linux on Nvidia’s Jetson Xavier NX. There’s also an AGX Xavier based MIC-730AI system. Advantech has launched two embedded computers built around Nvidia’s Jetson Xavier NX module, which recently began shipping with a $399 Jetson Xavier NX Dev Kit. The MIC-710AIX is a […]
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An open source HTTP router to increase your network visibility

LXer Linux News - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 22:42
In my previous article, I introduced Skipper, an open source HTTP router and reverse proxy for service composition. This article focuses on how Skipper increases network visibility and describes its advantages for both developers of scalable applications and operators of the infrastructure they run on.read more
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How to password protect files in Vim editor

LXer Linux News - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 21:41
In this article, we will be going to discuss how you can password protect your files in Vim editor. We have used Debian 10 OS for explaining the procedure mentioned in this article.
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10 handy systemd commands: A reference

LXer Linux News - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 20:39
Here's a handy guide of useful systemd commands for your Linux sysadmin toolbox.
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How to Install PostgreSQL on FreeBSD 12

LXer Linux News - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 19:37
In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configure a PostgreSQL database server on FreeBSD. We will install the latest version of PostgreSQL 11 on the FreeBSD 12.0 system.
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24 Linux desktops you need to try

LXer Linux News - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 18:36
One of the great strengths of the Linux desktop is the choice it affords its users. If you don't like your application menu in the lower left of your screen, you can move it. If you don't like the way your file manager organizes your documents, you can use a different one. Admittedly, however, that can be confusing for new users who aren't used to having a say in how they use their computers. If you're looking at installing Linux, one of the choices you're going to have to make is which desktop you want to use, and the best way to do that is to try a few different ones until you find the onread more
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