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How To Install and Configure Debian 10 Buster with GNOME

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 15:27
Debian 10 has been finally released on the 6th of July 2019, and it has come with a lot of very great features for system administratorsThis tutorial provides step-by-step instructions about how to install Debian 10 Buster with a GNOME desktop.
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Open Cloud Summit Shows Microsoft and the Linux Foundation Organising Events Together (as Full Partners, in Tandem)

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 12:58
The Linux Foundation’s Microsoft infatuation is more visible in lesser-visible events; putting together all these pertinent observations and facts (some of which very recent), one wonders how long Zemlin and the likes of him can avoid impeachment (community uproar is brewing and will become unbearable at some point)
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GitHub Pages is a CI/CD pipeline

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 11:44
One of GitHub's superpowers is the ability to magically turn your documentation into a website. If you configure a GitHub Page for your docs/ folder on your AwesomeProject website, you'll end up with yourname.github.io/awesomeproject, showing your documentation, all for free.read more
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Linux Mint vs Ubuntu Comparison

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 10:29
A comparison of the most used Debian based Linux Distros
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Install Automad CMS with Nginx and Let's Encrypt SSL on Ubuntu 18.04

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 09:15
Automad is an open-source file-based content management system (CMS) and a template engine written in PHP. All content is stored in human-readable text files instead of a database.
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Linux permissions 101

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 08:01
Understanding Linux permissions and how to control which users have access to files is a fundamental skill for systems administration.This article will cover standard Linux file systems permissions, dig further into special permissions, and wrap up with an explanation of default permissions using umask.read more
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Valve's new "ACO" Mesa shader compiler for AMD GPUs now has vertex shader support

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 06:46
ACO is a new Mesa shader compiler for AMD hardware, announced by Valve earlier this month. It's aimed as a replacement for LLVM and its main two goals are best-possible code generation for game shaders, and fastest-possible compilation speed.
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Continuous Integration/Continuous Development with FOSS Tools

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 05:32
One of the hottest topics within the DevOps space is Continuous Integrationand Continuous Deployment (CI/CD). This attention has drawn lots ofinvestment dollars, and a vast array of proprietary Software As A Service(SaaS) tools have been created in the CI/CD space, which traditionallyhas been dominated by free open-source software (FOSS) tools. Is FOSS still theright choice with the low cost of many of these SaaS options?
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COMPUTE ENGINE Install Grafana on Ubuntu 18.04 with Nginx

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 04:18
Install and setup Grafana on Ubuntu 18.04 with Nginx and add remote MySQL database as data source in Grafana to visualize the data
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Waves 2: Notorious, an absolutely mad twin-stick shooter arrives on Linux

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 03:03
As a follow-up to 2011's Waves, Waves 2: Notorious has arrived on Linux as part of the 0.73 Early Access update on Steam.
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Running Blockchain Applications in Hyperledger Explorer

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 01:49
Hyperledger Explorer is a powerful utility that allows users to create user-friendly web-based applications. It is a blockchain dashboard and provides the ability to view, invoke, deploy, and query raw blockchain data and network information, including block details, chain codes, and transactions stored in the ledger.
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How to display & control your Android devices on Linux (Solus/Ubuntu/Manjaro...) Part 1 ?

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 00:35
In the last 3 years I was searching for an easy to use app or a useful tool to display and control my Android smartphone. Unfortunately, I spent a lot of time searching unsuccessfully - I think the problem was with my research method - until I found last week what I was looking for that made me forget my past suffering.If you are interesting in displaying and controlling your Android device on Linux , you are on the right place as I will share with you in this tutorial my humble experience with the discovered application.
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How to restore your Ubuntu Linux system to its previous state

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 23:20
Sometimes the system becomes corrupted after installing an application or driver. Whatever the cause, you will definitely want to get back to the state where your system worked perfectly. Restoring the system to its previous state can help you restore the system to a normal state. In this article we will see how to restore Ubuntu OS to its previous state using the System Back Utility. We will see both GUI and CLI versions.
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Executing commands on a remote machine from Java with JSch

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 22:06
SSH is an every-day tool of any Linux System Administration job. It is an easy and secure way to access remote machines on the network, transfer data and execute remote commands. Apart from interactive mode, there are many tools exist that enable automation of remote tasks that also rely on the existing ssh server/client architecture. For one such tool, you can read about ansible on Ubuntu for example. You can also find many implementations of the ssh client, but what about accessing the abilities ssh provides from code?
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The VR Linux desktop is on its way

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 20:52
Want to use the GNOME or KDE Linux desktops on your virtual reality headset? A new open-source project aims to let you play games and use your Linux desktop with your VR head-mounted display.
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How To Display Asterisks When You Type Password In Linux Terminal?

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 19:37
It helps you to re-check that you have missed any characters or typed any extra characters in password.
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Multi-monitor wallpapers with Hydrapaper

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 18:23
When using multiple monitors, by default, means that your desktop wallpaper is duplicated across all of your screens. However, with all that screen real-estate that a multiple monitor setup delivers, having a different wallpaper for each monitor is a nice way to brighten up your workspace even more. One manual workaround for getting different wallpapers […]
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How to Install Google Chrome on Debian 10

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 17:09
Debian 10 is released and in this tutorial, we examine how you can install Google Chrome on Debian 10.
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Bash aliases you can't live without

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 15:54
A Bash alias is a method of supplementing or overriding Bash commands with new ones. Bash aliases make it easy for users to customize their experience in a POSIX terminal. They are often defined in $HOME/.bashrc or $HOME/bash_aliases (which must be loaded by $HOME/.bashrc).read more
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