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SparkyLinux Finally Gets a KDE Plasma Edition, Xfce Flavor Updated to Xfce 4.16

5 hours 19 min ago
The developers behind the Debian-based SparkyLinux distribution released today SparkyLinux 2021.03 as March 2021’s update of their semi-rolling line and the first to introduce a KDE Plasma edition.
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How to Mount Windows NTFS Partition in Linux

Sat, 03/06/2021 - 22:57
This is quite common for Dual Boot users who use Windows and Linux simultaneously for their work. You can easily mount Windows partitions through File Manager.
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Linux Kernel 5.12 RC2 Released Early, Fixing the Scary Swap File Bug

Sat, 03/06/2021 - 20:45
The second release candidate of Linux Kernel 5.12 is out early because of a nasty swap file bug. And do not use Linux Kernel 5.12 RC1 for testing, you may lose data.
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SystemRescue 8.00 Released with Linux 5.10 LTS, Xfce 4.16, and Improved exFAT Support

Sat, 03/06/2021 - 18:34
The Arch Linux-based SystemRescue (formerly SystemRescueCd) live system for system rescue and recovery tasks has been updated today to version 8.00, a major release that introduces new technologies and updated tools.
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How To Restore Or Recover Deleted Commands In Linux

Sat, 03/06/2021 - 16:22
In this brief tutorial, we will learn how to restore or recover deleted commands in Linux using coreutils and busybox.
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5 useful Moodle plugins to engage students

Sat, 03/06/2021 - 14:11
A good e-learning platform is important for education all over the world. Teachers need a way to hold classes, students need a friendly user interface to facilitate learning, and administrators need a way to monitor the educational system[he]#039[/he]s effectiveness. Moodle is an open source software package that allows you to create a private website with interactive online courses. It[he]#039[/he]s helping people gather virtually, teach and learn from one another, and stay organized while doing it.
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How To Fix "Implementation of the USB 2.0 controller not found!" VirtualBox Error In Linux

Sat, 03/06/2021 - 11:59
This brief guide explains how to fix "Implementation of the USB 2.0 controller not found!" error in VirtualBox in Linux.
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Manage containers on Raspberry Pi with this open source tool

Sat, 03/06/2021 - 09:48
Containers became widely popular because of Docker on Linux, but there are much earlier implementations, including the jail system on FreeBSD. A container is called a "jail" in FreeBSD terminology. The jail system was first released in FreeBSD 4.0 way back in 2000, and it has continuously improved since. While 20 years ago it was used mostly on large servers, now you can run it on your Raspberry Pi.
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How to Set Up Multi-Factor Authentication for SSH on Ubuntu 20.04

Sat, 03/06/2021 - 08:34
SSH is a “Secure Shell Protocol” used to connect and manage remote Linux systems securely over an unsecured network. It is very useful for system administrators to perform day-to-day tasks on the remote server. So securing an SSH server is an essential part of any system administrator.
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Raspberry Pi CM4 carrier delivers isolated Modbus, 1-Wire, and CAN

Sat, 03/06/2021 - 07:19
On Kickstarter: an open-spec, $120 “CM Hunter” carrier for the RPi CM4 with GbE, HDMI 2.0, 2x USB 2.0, micro-USB OTG, LCD, relay, and isolated RS485/Modbus, 1-Wire, and CAN. The Raspberry Pi Compute Module carrier scene has always been interesting, as different companies focus on different applications. With its expanded feature set, the Raspberry Pi […]
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The Document Foundation updates LibreOffice Community to 7.1.1

Sat, 03/06/2021 - 04:51
Ninth anniversary celebrated with bug fixes for enthusiasts and power users. A month after version 7.1 of LibreOffice hit the streets, the first update has landed replete with a swathe of bug fixes for the suite.…
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How to configure network settings with Ansible system roles

Sat, 03/06/2021 - 03:36
In this part two of two articles, learn to configure network connections on managed nodes with Ansible system roles.
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Second Amlogic S905X3 based Banana Pi revealed

Sat, 03/06/2021 - 02:22
SinoVoip has posted specs for a 63 x 63mm, community-backed “Banana Pi BPI-M2 Pro” SBC with a quad -A55 Amlogic S905X3, 2GB RAM, 16GB eMMC, GbE, WiFi/BT, and 40-pin GPIO. SinoVoip’s Banana Pi project has unveiled its second Amlogic S905X3 based SBC after the Banana Pi BPI-M5. The similarly open-spec, but feature-reduced Banana Pi BPI-M2 […]
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5 surprising things you can do with LibreOffice from the command line

Sat, 03/06/2021 - 01:08
LibreOffice has all the productivity features you'd want from an office software suite, making it a popular open source alternative to Microsoft Office or Google Suite. One of LibreOffice's powers is the ability to operate from the command line. For example, Seth Kenlon recently explained how he uses a global command-line option to convert multiple files from DOCX to EPUB with LibreOffice. His article inspired me to share some other LibreOffice command-line tips and tricks.read more
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CaveExpress - classic 2D platformer with physics-based gameplay

Fri, 03/05/2021 - 23:53
CaveExpress is a classic 2D platform game set in prehistoric times. You play the hero masquerading as a caveman. Survival is paramount but there are beasties that want to change that. Dinosaurs, mammoths and giant fish to be precise.
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How to Install and Use Nmap on Linux Mint 20

Fri, 03/05/2021 - 22:39
Nmap is a very popular free and open-source network security tool and port scanner. In today’s tutorial, I will show you how to install and use Nmap on a Linux Mint 20 system and how to find which publicly accessible services are running on a remote system.
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Build a printer UI for Raspberry Pi with XML and Java

Fri, 03/05/2021 - 21:25
Creating a GUI from scratch is a very time consuming process, dealing with all the positions and alignments in hard code can be really tough for some programmers. In this article, I demonstrate how to speed up this process using XML.read more
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ytfzf - Search (With Thumbnails) And Play YouTube Videos From A Terminal

Fri, 03/05/2021 - 20:10
ytfzf is a script to search, download and play YouTube videos by making use of mpv and youtube-dl under the hood
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How to install Jenkins using a .war file on AWS EC2 Ubuntu 20.04 instance

Fri, 03/05/2021 - 18:56
Jenkins is an open-source Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment tool. In this article, we will install Jenkins using the .war file in Apache Tomcat.
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Self-supported Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server virty users see stealth inflation

Fri, 03/05/2021 - 17:42
Software remains pretty much the same... but at twice the price. Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server has maintained the same starting price over the past few years. Now, changes to the way the software is licensed have doubled the cost for some self-support customers using virtual machines.…
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