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Linux Kernel - Wed, 02/26/2020 - 22:15
Version:next-20200227 (linux-next) Released:2020-02-27
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How to Create and Export Music Playlists on Linux

LXer Linux News - Wed, 02/26/2020 - 21:47
There are plenty of applications that you can use to create a playlist on Linux, but Clementine is a longstanding favourite media player that plenty of Linux users already rely on to play their music libraries.
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How to clear swap memory in Linux

Linux Today News - Wed, 02/26/2020 - 21:00

Got swappiness? Learn how to set appropriate swap settings in Linux, and clear your swap's contents.

Categories: General News

3 eBook readers for the Linux desktop

LXer Linux News - Wed, 02/26/2020 - 20:32
I usually read eBooks on my phone or with my Kobo eReader. I've never been comfortable reading books on larger screens. However, many people regularly read books on their laptops or desktops. If you are one of them (or think you might be), I'd like to introduce you to three eBook readers for the Linux desktop.read more
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This Week in Linux 94: Mesa 20, PipeWire, Linux Be Scary, MyPaint, GTK, Microsoft Defender

LXer Linux News - Wed, 02/26/2020 - 19:18
Mesa 20, PipeWire 0.3, MyPaint 2.0, GTK, Maui Project, Untangle Firewall, Red Hat, Container Linux, Nvidia, Microsoft Defender, Humble Bundle and much more on Your Weekly Source for Linux GNews!
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Raspberry Pi 4: Chronicling the Desktop Experience – Firefox Upgrade - Week 18

LXer Linux News - Wed, 02/26/2020 - 18:04
Raspbian's repositories now ship version 68.5.0 ESR of Firefox. This version was released in February 2020. As it's the latest Extended Support Release, I've revisited Firefox to see if it's a viable alternative to Chromium or Vivaldi on the RPI4.
Categories: General News

How to recover a root password in Red Hat-based Linux systems

Linux Today News - Wed, 02/26/2020 - 17:00

Forgetting or never having the root password for a Linux system is a bad thing.

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Use logzero for simple logging in Python

LXer Linux News - Wed, 02/26/2020 - 16:49
The logzero library makes logging as easy as a print statement, which is quite a feat of simplicity. I'm not sure whether logzero took its name to fit in with the series of "zero boilerplate" libraries like pygame-zero, GPIO Zero, and guizero, but it's certainly in that category. It's a Python library that makes logging straightforward.You can just use its basic logging to stdout the same way you might use print for information and debugging purposes, and it has a smooth learning curve towards more advanced logging, like logging to a file.read more
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Manjaro Linux 19.0 Kyria Officially Released, This Is What's New

Linux Today News - Wed, 02/26/2020 - 16:00

9to5Linux: Several months in development, Manjaro Linux 19.0 is dubbed Kyria and it;s the latest stable version of the GNU/Linux distribution that makes using Arch Linux a breeze

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Best 14 teamviewer alternatives for Linux/Ubuntu

LXer Linux News - Wed, 02/26/2020 - 15:35
One of the most popular software enabling computers to be controlled remotely is TeamViewer, but there are many other options that are available as well, which have just as many features (desktop sharing, online conferences, and data transfers). Since TeamViewer dominates the major online users, it has long ranked number one by many users.
Categories: General News

How to View Running Processes on Linux

Linux Today News - Wed, 02/26/2020 - 15:00

There are several Linux tools we can use to identify all of the processes on our systems

Categories: General News

How To Search DuckDuckGo From Commandline Using ddgr On Linux

LXer Linux News - Wed, 02/26/2020 - 14:21
ddgr is a command line client for DuckDuckGo search engine. This guide explains how to search DuckDuckGo from commandline using ddgr in Linux.
Categories: General News

VokoscreenNG: Open Source Screencasting Tool

Linux Today News - Wed, 02/26/2020 - 14:00

itsFOSS:  Vokoscreen, open source screencasting tool, has been reborn as vokoscreenNG.

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11 Linux commands I can’t live without

LXer Linux News - Wed, 02/26/2020 - 13:06
Here are 11 Linux commands that one sysadmin cannot live without.
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How Shodan Has Been Improved to Help Protect Energy Utilities

Linux Today News - Wed, 02/26/2020 - 13:00

While Shodan can potentially be used by hackers, it can also be used for good to help protect critical infrastructure, including energy utilities.

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Arch Linux Announces New Project Leader

Linux Today News - Wed, 02/26/2020 - 12:00

Phoronix: Aaron Griffin is stepping down as the Arch Linux Project Leader

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The easy-going syntax of AWK commands

LXer Linux News - Wed, 02/26/2020 - 11:52
Unlike some programming languages, AWK is flexible and tolerant. You can write AWK commands in several different ways and not worry too much about spaces, indentation and line breaks.
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How to Add an External Repository on Kodi in Linux

Linux Today News - Wed, 02/26/2020 - 11:00

Add-ons and external repositories are essential for getting the most out of Kodi.

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Reminder: At Linux Foundation in 2020 Three Board Members, Including the Vice Chair and Director at Large, Are Current or Past Microsoft Employees

LXer Linux News - Wed, 02/26/2020 - 10:38
Sometimes the facts speak for themselves (or pictures speak louder than words)
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Open-Source AI Projects For Linux

Linux Today News - Wed, 02/26/2020 - 10:00

Over the past few years, a number of open-source AI projects have popped up on the Internet.

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