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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.
Categories: General News

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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next-20190916: linux-next

Linux Kernel - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 17:35
Version:next-20190916 (linux-next) Released:2019-09-16
Categories: Linux Kernel

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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Constraint programming by example

LXer Linux News - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 15:39
There are many different ways to solve problems in computing. You might "brute force" your way to a solution by calculating as many possibilities as you can, or you might take a procedural approach and carefully establish the known factors that influence the correct answer. In constraint programming, a problem is viewed as a series of limitations on what could possibly be a valid solution.read more
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How to Convert Video Formats on Linux

LXer Linux News - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 14:25
There are a few ways to convert video files on Linux. If you're a fan of command line tools, check out our FFMPEG video conversion guide. This guide is going to focus on HandBrake, a powerful graphical video conversion tool to covert video from and to many formats such as MP4, AVI, WebM and many more.
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How to Install Lighttpd with PHP, MariaDB and Let's Encrypt SSL on Debian 10

Linux Today News - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 14:00

Lighttpd is a free, open-source and high-speed webserver specially designed for speed-critical environments.

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Distribution Release: Emmabuntus DE3-1.00

DistroWatch.com - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 13:41
The Emmabuntüs team has announced the release of a new version of their Debian-based distribution, featuring the Xfce desktop. The new version, Debian Edition 3-1.00, uses Debian 10 "Buster" as a base and features version 4.12 of the Xfce desktop. "On September 16th 2019, the Emmabuntüs Collective is....
Categories: Distributions

Linux Kernel 5.3 Officially Released, Here's What's New

LXer Linux News - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 13:10
Linus Torvalds announced today the release of the Linux 5.3 kernel series, a major that brings several new features, dozens of improvements, and updated drivers.
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PineTime is a $25 smartwatch companion for Linux smartphones (work-in-progress from Pine64)

Linux Today News - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 13:00

The folks at Pine64 have been selling inexpensive Linux laptops for a few years, and they’re getting ready to launch their first Linux smartphone.

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Archman Linux: Pure Arch With Extra Flair

Linux Today News - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 12:00

LinuxInsider: Archman is an Arch Linux-based rolling distribution featuring the Calamares system installer

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Linux commands to display your hardware information

LXer Linux News - Mon, 09/16/2019 - 11:56
There are many reasons you might need to find out details about your computer hardware. For example, if you need help fixing something and post a plea in an online forum, people will immediately ask you for specifics about your computer. Or, if you want to upgrade your computer, you'll need to know what you have and what you can have. You need to interrogate your computer to discover its specifications.The easiest way is to do that is with one of the standard Linux GUI programs:read more
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