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KDE Plasma 5.18.4 LTS Desktop Environment Brings More Than 40 Fixes

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 14:50
The KDE Project released today the fourth maintenance update in the latest Plasma 5.18 LTS desktop environment series, Plasma 5.18.4, to address more issues and improve performance.
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PCIe-enabled Intel 9th Gen computer uses water cooling

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 13:36
Vecow’s Linux-friendly “RCX-1500W” edge AI computer cools its 9th Gen Coffee Lake Refresh chips and up to 4x PCIe cards with a water-cooling system. We rarely see liquid cooling systems on embedded computers because they tend to be complex, bulky, expensive, and must be carefully installed and maintained to avoid damage to the computer. Yet, […]
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D.I.Y. Coronavirus Solutions Are Gaining Steam

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 12:21
Essential medical supplies, from exam gloves to ventilators, are in short supply. In response, and at Mr. Cavalcanti’s prompting, the world’s open-source enthusiasts have banded together to dig up and catalog blueprints of critical do-it-yourself gear and tools that can save lives.
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How to Speed up Your Python Code

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 11:07
5 ways to increase performance, from using better algorithms to switching to an alternative Python implementation to multiprocessing
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More mojibake fun

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 10:25
How to correctly interpret [he]eth[/he][he]Yuml[/he][he]tilde[/he][he]permil[/he], [he]lt[/he]0#FF:[he]gt[/he] and a few other mysteries.
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How to Install TeamViewer on CentOS 8

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 09:11
TeamViewer is a cross-platform solution that can be used for remote control, desktop sharing, online meetings, and file transfer between computers. TeamViewer is proprietary computer software, and it is not included in the CentOS repositories. This article describes how to install TeamViewer on CentOS 8.
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Didn't see that coming: DataStax emits open source Kubernetes operator for Cassandra

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 07:57
Although you need to hop in the Management API sidecar for the really good stuff. NoSQL slinger DataStax has released an open source Kubernetes operator for Apache Cassandra as it seeks to cosy back up to the community.…
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Concurrency in Python

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 06:42
This article explores 3 ways to implement concurrency in your Python programs
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Flatpak 1.7 Enters Development with New Features and Improvements

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 05:28
Flatpak maintainer Alexander Larsson announced today a new unstable release series of the universal binary format for Linux-based operating systems, Flatpak 1.7.
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Modular rolling stock computer is loaded with wireless

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 04:14
Eurotech’s rugged, railway certified “BoltGate 20-31” transportation gateway runs Linux on an Apollo Lake SoC with standard LTE and GNSS, a choice of WiFi/BT or MVB, and optional expansion modules for GbE, storage, serial/CAN, DIO, and odometer. Eurotech announced an Intel Apollo Lake based “smart transportation” computer due in the second half of the year […]
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Share logs and files quickly from the command line with pastebinit

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 02:59
Pastebin.com and similar websites make it quick and easy to share snippets of code, data, or text. Pastebin sites are often used when filing bug reports because projects often request that lengthy files or log outputs are put into a separate site. Sharing (non-sensitive) data over a pastebin site is helpful for doing this type of troubleshooting or collaboration while keeping bug reports easy to read.read more
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Obarun – An Arch Based Linux Distro Without Systemd

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 01:45
Today’s Linux distribution review is not just for distro hoppers who love to try something new but it’s for people who have a specific purpose such as a Linux system without systemd. Systemd, as we all know, has always been criticized by a lot of developers and Linux users.
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World Backup Day: A plan of action

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 00:31
Backups are an essential service regardless of the size or scale of your environment and you need a plan of action. https://red.ht/2R1VMtc via #EnableSysadmin by @kenhess
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GNU Linux-Libre 5.6 Kernel Is Out for Those Who Seek 100% Freedom for Their PCs

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 23:16
Less than a day after the release of the Linux 5.6 kernel series, the GNU Linux-libre project announced the general availability of the GNU Linux-libre 5.6 kernel.
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Canonical Doubles Down on Raspberry Pi Support, Promises New Tools and Services

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 22:02
Canonical has updated their roadmap on the Raspberry Pi support for Ubuntu Linux, promising new configuration and building tools, as well as support for the industrial-grade Raspberry Pis.
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5 ways to level up your Vim skills

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 21:00
Vim is one of the most popular text editors out there, so it is definitely worth taking time to learn how to use it. If the only things you learn how to do with the ubiquitous Vi(m) command-line text editor are to open a file, enter and edit some text, save the edited files, and exit the program, you will be much better off for it.Circumstances where you will find it extremely convenient to know Vim nearly always involve tasks running remote shell operations. If you regularly use secure shell: read more
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How to setup EC2 Auto Scaling Group (ASG) on AWS

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 19:59
In this article, we will see how to create an ASG and see how the number of instances can be maintained if the count decreases or load on the system increases.
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Running a quick NMAP scan to inventory my network

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 18:57
Use Nmap, the open source network mapper tool, to better understand what's happening in your network.
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How To Make Linux System To Run Faster On Intel CPUs

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 17:56
This brief guide explains how to make Linux system to run faster on Intel CPUs by turning off the Spectre and Meltdown mitigations.
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If you've ever wished Visual Studio Code could be <i>more</i> open source, the Eclipse Foundation would like a word

Tue, 03/31/2020 - 16:54
DIY IDE Theia hits 1.0, and it's still compatible with all those extensionsThe Eclipse Foundation has pulled back the curtains on version 1.0 of Theia, an alternative to Microsoft's developer darling of the hour, Visual Studio Code.…
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