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GNU Linux-Libre 5.3 Kernel Arrives for Those Seeking 100% Freedom for Their PCs

LXer Linux News - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 09:08
The GNU Linux-libre project has announced today the release of the GNU Linux-libre 5.3 kernel, a 100% free version of the Linux 5.3 kernel that does not include any proprietary code.
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Richard M. Stallman resigns

Linux Today News - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 09:00

On September 16, 2019, Richard M. Stallman, founder and president of the Free Software Foundation, resigned as president and from its board of directors.

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Linux Screen Command - Beginners Guide to Terminal Multiplexing

Linux Today News - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 08:00

How to use the Linux Screen command to detach and reattach terminal sessions and more...

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Linux Plumbers, Appwrite, and more industry trends

LXer Linux News - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 07:54
As part of my role as a senior product marketing manager at an enterprise software company with an open source development model, I publish a regular update about open source community, market, and industry trends for product marketers, managers, and other influencers. Here are five of my and their favorite articles from that update.
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As Richard Stallman Resigns Let's Consider Why GNU/Linux Without Stallman and Torvalds Would be a Victory to Microsoft

LXer Linux News - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 06:39
Stallman has been ejected after a lot of intentionally misleading press coverage; this is a dark day for Software Freedom
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Amid Epstein Controversy, Richard Stallman is Forced to Resign as FSF President

LXer Linux News - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 05:25
Richard Stallman, founder and president of the Free Software Foundation, has resigned as the president and from its board of directors. The announcement has come after a relentless campaign by a few activists and media person to remove Stallman for his views on the Epstein victims. Read more to get the details.
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How to Install Anaconda Python Distribution on Debian 10

LXer Linux News - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 05:17
Anaconda is an open-source distribution of the Python and R programming languages that can be used to simplify package management and deployment. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install Anaconda Python Distribution on Debian 10.
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I got 99 problems but a switch() ain't one: Java SE 13 lands with various tweaks as per Oracle's less-is-more strategy

LXer Linux News - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 04:02
All part of Big Red's regular small-ish release plan as opposed to large infrequent updatesCode One Oracle on Monday announced the release of Java SE 13 (JDK 13), saying it shows the tech titan's continued commitment to make innovation happen faster by sticking to a predictable six-month release cycle.…
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Chmod Command in Linux

LXer Linux News - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 02:48
In Linux, access to the files is managed through the file permissions, attributes, and ownership. This ensures that only authorized users and processes can access files and directories. This tutorial covers how to use the `chmod` command to change the access permissions of files and directories.
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Compact Kaby Lake embedded PC supports Linux

LXer Linux News - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 01:34
Axiomtek’s fanless, rugged “eBOX100-51R-FL” embedded PC runs Linux or Win 10 on a 7th Gen U-series CPU and offers a pair each of GbE, USB 3.0, USB 2.0, and serial ports plus a DP++ port and M.2 slots for WiFi and SATA. Axiomtek announced a compact (142 x 87 x 58mm) embedded computer equipped with […]
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cmus – free terminal-based audio player

LXer Linux News - Tue, 09/17/2019 - 00:19
When it comes to console-based music software, I really admire musikcube, a wonderful audio engine, library, player and server written in C++. This review looks at an alternative to musikcube. It’s called cmus.
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Delete Files That Have Not Been Accessed For A Given Time On Linux

LXer Linux News - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 23:05
This brief guide explains how to delete files that have not been accessed for a given time using Tmpwatch or Tmpreaper on Linux.
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Why Debian Is the Gold Standard of Upstream Desktop Linux

LXer Linux News - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 21:51
The last decade or so has seen Debian largely repositioned as an upstream distribution, making it an essential component of the desktop Linux infrastructure. Does your distro have “Debian Inside”?
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Wi-Fi 6 Launches Officially for the Next Generation of Wi-Fi

LXer Linux News - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 20:36
The Wi-Fi Alliance announced today the availability of the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED 6 certification program for vendors to provide customers with the latest and greatest Wi-Fi experience.
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CentOS 8 To Be Released Next Week

Slashdot - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 20:11
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How to Install Ranger Terminal File Manager on Linux

LXer Linux News - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 19:22
Ranger is a lightweight and powerful file manager that works in a terminal window. It comes with the Vi key bindings. It offers a smooth way to move into directories, view files and content, or open an editor to make changes to files.
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Copying large files with Rsync, and some misconceptions

LXer Linux News - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 18:08
There is a notion that a lot of people working in the IT industry often copy & paste from internet howtos. We all do it, and the copy & paste itself is not a problem. The problem is when we run things without understanding them. Some years ago, a friend who used to work on […]
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A Critical Exim Vulnerability, Lilocked Ransomware on the Rise, but Linux Not to Blame

Linux Today News - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 17:00

Exim may be the Internet's most popular email server, but the MTA's recent history with security vulnerabilities is concerning to say the least. 

Exim may be the Internet's most popular email server, but the MTA's recent history with security vulnerabilities is concerning to say the least.

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SAR – Linux System Performance Monitoring Tool (Check Linux System Activity Report Using the SAR Command)

LXer Linux News - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 16:53
The sar command allows you to check various historical performance data of the Linux system.
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Gunzip Command in Linux

Linux Today News - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 16:00

Gunzip is a command-line tool for decompressing Gzip files.

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