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Simple guide to configure Nginx reverse proxy with SSL

Linux Today News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 14:00

A reverse proxy is a server that takes the requests made through web i.e. http & https, then sends them to backend server (or servers).

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Linux 5.4 Dropping Support For The Itanium IA64-Powered SGI Altix

Linux Today News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 13:00

Phoronix: With Intel having ended the Itanium CPU family at the beginning of the year and much of the open-source/Linux software support for IA64 already having been on the decline for years, the Linux kernel is beginning to remove more IA64 bits.

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Video - Linux File Permissions (chmod and chown)

LXer Linux News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 12:51
The following video shows you how to use chmod and chown to change up file permissions. It also goes over the various settings you can apply to files with chmod.
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How to Install and Enable Bash Auto Completion in CentOS/RHEL

Linux Today News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 12:00

Bash (Bourne Again Shell) is undoubtedly the most popular Linux shell out there, no wonder it is the default shell on many Linux distributions.

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SMARC 2.0 module runs Linux on i.MX8M Mini

LXer Linux News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 11:36
Congatec’s “Conga-SMX8-Mini” SMARC 2.0 module runs Linux on NXP’s i.MX8M Mini with up to 4GB LPDDR4 and 128GB eMMC and optional WiFi and -40 to 85°C. There’s also a new carrier and coolers for Congatec’s Epyc 3000 based conga-B7E3 module. NXP’s power-efficient, 14nm FinFET fabricated i.MX8M Mini has attracted considerable support among computer-on-module manufacturers, starting […]
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Why Open Source continues to be the foundation for modern IT

Linux Today News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 11:00

The recent Open Source Summit North America once again highlighted the myriad ways open source technologies impact us all.

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Flathub vs. Snap Store: Which App Store Should You Use?

LXer Linux News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 10:22
Both the Snap and Flatpak formats have their own centralized marketplaces, Snap Store and Flathub. Both are useful, but which one of these is right for you?
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Oracle woos Red Hat users with Autonomous Linux

Linux Today News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 10:00

InfoWorld: Oracle Autonomous Linux is patched, updated, and tuned automatically, but only in the Oracle Cloud

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Examining AI's Effect on Media and Truth

LXer Linux News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 09:08
Mozilla is announcing its eight latest Creative Media Awards. These art and advocacy projects highlight how AI intersects with online media and truth — and impacts our everyday lives
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Fedora Linux 31 Beta is here

Linux Today News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 09:00

betanews: Fedora may not be the flashiest or most exciting Linux distribution, but it is very reliable

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You'll get a new Firefox each month in 2020 as Mozilla speeds up releases

Linux Today News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 08:00

cnet: Monthly updates to the open-source web browser are scheduled to begin next year.

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GNOME Firmware App Launches Officially to Make Updating Firmware Easier on Linux

LXer Linux News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 07:53
Just two weeks after its initial unveiling, the GNOME Firmware utility has been officially released as part of the GNOME 3.34 desktop environment series.
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Call me crazy, but Windows 11 could run on Linux

Linux Today News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 07:00

ComputerWorld: Desktop Windows has had so many problems, desperate measures may be needed.

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SDR dev kit builds on Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC

LXer Linux News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 06:39
Avnet has launched an “RFSoC Development Kit” that extends Xilinx’s eval kit for its Linux-powered, Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC. The kit adds a Qorvo 2×2 Small Cell RF front-end for SDR prototyping and integrates MATLAB and Simulink. Xilinx launched its 5G-focused Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC variant of its Arm/FPGA hybrid Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoc last year and then […]
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Su Command in Linux

LXer Linux News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 05:25
The su (short for substitute or switch user) utility allows you to run commands with the privileges of another user, by default the root user. Using su is the simplest way to switch to the administrative account in the current login session. This is especially handy when the root user is not allowed to log in to the system through ssh or using the GUI display manager. In this tutorial, we will explain how to use the su command.
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How to Add Custom Search Engines in Thunderbird

LXer Linux News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 04:10
Adding a custom search engine in Thunderbird is tricky and prone to errors. Follow the steps here to access your favorite search engine from Thunderbird.
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Lenna's Inception, the Zelda-like action-adventure RPG is looking brilliant in the latest trailer - made by a Linux dev

LXer Linux News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 02:56
Lenna's Inception, a name I've honestly not heard of since 2013 is closing in on release with a brand new trailer and some big news about the development.
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Setup a Local WordPress Development Environment with Vagrant

LXer Linux News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 01:42
Vagrant is a tool for working with virtual environments. It provides an easy way to set up a local development environment with a few commands, and you can replicate a complete setup as many times as you want, with ease and without the hassle of installing everything manually.
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Rclone Browser Fork With Fixes And Enhancements

LXer Linux News - Wed, 09/18/2019 - 00:27
Rclone Browser is a fairly popular cross-platform GUI for Rclone. Its development was stopped in 2017, but a Rclone Browser fork was created recently to fix some "small not working bits and pieces", like the transfer progress not working, while also adding some enhancements.
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How to install SearX Search Engine on Ubuntu

LXer Linux News - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 23:13
Searx is a decentralized and non-commercial search engine that respects user’s privacy. It is one of the best and free private search engines that aggregate results from more than 70 search services, including Google and Bing.
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