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Sysadmin skills: What junior sysadmins need to know

LXer Linux News - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 07:07
It's not about being a tech whiz. Junior sysadmins need the foundational skills that help them grow.
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Recreate Debian Binary Packages That Are Already Installed On A System

LXer Linux News - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 05:18
dpkg-repack is a commandline Debian package archiving tool to recreate Debian binary packages that are already installed on your system.
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FreeFileSync: Open Source File Synchronization Tool

LXer Linux News - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 03:29
FreeFileSync is an open-source folder comparison and sync tool that can back up your data to an external disk, a cloud service or any other storage path.
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How to Install Yarn NPM Client on Debian and Manage Dependencies through it

LXer Linux News - Sun, 05/31/2020 - 01:40
In this article, we will explain how to install Yarn on a Debian system via its official APT repository. We will also learn how to manage package dependencies through Yarn.
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Alpine Linux 3.12 Released with Initial MIPS64 Port, Support for YubiKeys

LXer Linux News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 23:51
Alpine Linux 3.12 is out now as a new stable release of this security-oriented, independent and lightweight GNU/Linux distribution based on musl and BusyBox.
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Made with FOSS, Resolutiion is out now

LXer Linux News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 22:03
Resolutiion, an absolutely beautiful fast-paced action-adventure from Monolith of Minds and Deck 13 is out now. Made with FOSS software!
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Zynq Ultrascale+ Pico-ITX SBC offers Xilinx AI support

LXer Linux News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 20:14
iWave’s “iW-RainboW-G36S Corazon AI” Pico-ITX SBC runs Linux on an FPGA-equipped, Zynq Ultrascale+ MPSoC with 2x GbE, HDMI in and out, mini-PCIe and M.2, a -40 to 85°C range, and support for the Xilinx Vitis AI Stack. iWave has announced what appears to be the first Pico-ITX board based on the Arm/FPGA hybrid Xilinx Zynq […]
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Rebootless OpenSSL and Glibc patching is available with KernelCare+

LXer Linux News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 18:25
A new version of KernelCare adds detection and live patching for Glibc and OpenSSL vulnerabilities. It was created to ensure that critical APIs and libraries stay patched, as well as the Linux kernel. KernelCare+ automates the process of detecting vulnerabilities and patching these libraries, ensuring continual, automatic security updates.
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Minase – SIXEL-based terminal file manager

LXer Linux News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 16:36
There’s lots of terminal file managers available for Linux. One that we’ve not covered previously is Minase. It’s written in C++ and relatively unknown. Minase is a terminal file manager that uses libsixel, an encoder/decoder implementation for DEC SIXEL graphics. Minase is free and open source software.
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Total War: WARHAMMER II - The Warden & The Paunch DLC out now on Linux

LXer Linux News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 14:47
Feral Interactive announced that the work has been completed on porting over the Total War: WARHAMMER II - The Warden & The Paunch to Linux!
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Microsoft-Connected CloudGuru Doesn't Care About GNU/Linux and Now It's Gradually Killing the BSD/Linux-Centric Jupiter Broadcasting (Bought by Linux Academy)

LXer Linux News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 12:58
Assuming Docker is being 'killed' by Microsoft (or at least hijacked to push Windows, Azure and so on) while the GitHub-hosted (Microsoft) CloudGuru, whose co-founder comes from Microsoft, ‘finishes the job’ with Linux Academy and its assets, it’s time to take stock of a pattern/trend that ruins the media too
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Posting to social media with curl

LXer Linux News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 11:09
Want to curl your own social media posts? This is the way to do it.
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Latest BlackArch Linux ISO Adds More Than 150 New Hacking Tools, Linux 5.6

LXer Linux News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 09:20
The latest BlackArch Linux ISO release is now available for download with more than 150 new ethical hacking and penetration testing tools, a new kernel, and many other improvements.
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Udoo Bolt Gear mini-PC launches with Ryzen V1000 Udoo Bolt SBC

LXer Linux News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 07:32
Seco has launched a $399 “Udoo Bolt Gear” mini-PC kit built around its Ryzen Embedded V1000 based Udoo Bolt SBC. The $399 kit includes a metal case, 65W adapter, and a WiFi/BT M.2 card. A growing number of open-spec, community-backed SBCs ship with optional. and in some cases, standard enclosures, but most of these are […]
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How to Install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 20.04

LXer Linux News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 05:43
VirtualBox is open-source cross-platform virtualization software that allows you to run multiple guest operating systems (virtual machines) simultaneously. Generally, Virtualbox is used by desktop users as a testing and development environment. In this tutorial, we will show you two ways to install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 20.04:
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Myriad X based AI accelerator module has a built-in 12MP, 4K camera

LXer Linux News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 03:54
Luxonis is crowdfunding an open source, $169 “megaAI” AI acceleration and camera module with an up to 4-TOPS Intel Myriad X VPU, a USB 3.0 port, and a 12-megapixel, 4K camera. When Luxonis launched its Intel Movidius Myriad X DepthAI AI acceleration module last November, an external 4K camera was optional. Now, Luxonis has gone […]
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How to Install Docker Compose on Ubuntu 20.04

LXer Linux News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 02:05
With Compose, you can define a portable application environment that you can run on any system. Compose environments are isolated from each other, allowing you to run multiple copies of the same environment on a single host. Compose is typically used for local development, single host application deployments, and automated testing. This article explains how to install the latest version of Docker Compose on Ubuntu 20.04. We'll also explore the basic Docker Compose concepts and commands.
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FOSS sprite editor Pixelorama has a big new release

LXer Linux News - Sat, 05/30/2020 - 00:16
Pixelorama is an increasingly advanced free and open source sprite editor, and just recently it had a massive new release with plenty of new goodies.
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Compact 8K video encoder runs Linux on Kaby Lake

LXer Linux News - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 22:27
Advantech has launched a “VEGA-8300E 8K Broadcast Video Encoder” and streaming appliance for 8Kp60, 10-bit 4:2:2 HEVC real-time encoding. The system runs Ubuntu on a 7th Gen Kaby Lake CPU and offers 2x hot-swappable SATA bays. We realize that most of you are not in the market for an 8K video encoder, but we occasionally […]
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The Top Linux 5.7 Features From Apple Fast Charge To Official Tiger Lake Graphics

Linux Today News - Fri, 05/29/2020 - 21:00

Assuming no last minute concerns, the Linux 5.7 kernel is set to debut as stable this weekend.

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