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Linux security: 8 more system lockdown controls

Linux Today News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 16:00

Locking down a system isn't rocket science but it's not intuitive either.

Categories: General News

How to Use rsync and scp Commands in Reverse Mode on Linux

LXer Linux News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 15:30
2DayGeek: Learn how to use the rsync and scp commands in reverse mode on Linux.
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3.16.84: longterm

Linux Kernel - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 15:19
Version:3.16.84 (longterm) Released:2020-05-22 Source:linux-3.16.84.tar.xz PGP Signature:linux-3.16.84.tar.sign Patch:full (incremental) ChangeLog:ChangeLog-3.16.84
Categories: Linux Kernel

LibreOffice 6.4.4 Is Now Available for Download with 98 Bug Fixes

Linux Today News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 15:00

Coming five weeks after LibreOffice 6.4.3, the LibreOffice 6.4.4 point release is here to address several bugs and other issues reported by the community or discovered by the LibreOffice developers.

Coming five weeks after LibreOffice 6.4.3, the LibreOffice 6.4.4 point release is here to address several bugs and other issues reported by the community or discovered by the LibreOffice developers.
Categories: General News

Do Math on Linux Command Line with expr command

LXer Linux News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 14:15
The Linux terminal (shell) allows you to perform mathematical calculations including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, increment, and comparison of multiple numbers easily. This tutorial will show you various examples of basic mathematical calculations using expr command.
Categories: General News

How To Create Multiboot USB Drives With Ventoy In Linux

Linux Today News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 14:00

Ventoy is a free, open source and cross-platform program to easily and quickly create multiboot USB drives in Linux.

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The challenges and opportunities of open source Database as a Service

Linux Today News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 13:00

Instaclustr co-founder and CTO Ben Bromhead explains why open source databases like Cassandra are increasingly enterprise grade

Categories: General News

Ubuntu Budgie 20.04 Review: Smooth, Polished & Plenty of Changes

Linux Today News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 12:00

 itsFOSS: Check out what's new, what has changed and what it is like to use in this review of Ubuntu Budgie 20.04.

Categories: General News

How to Install PostgreSQL on Ubuntu 20.04

Linux Today News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 11:00

Linuxize: Learn how to install the PostgreSQL database server on Ubuntu 20.04

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2020 will be the year of Linux on the Windows desktop

Linux Today News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 09:00

ZDnet: Linux on Windows just took a big graphical desktop step forward with Microsoft's plans for Windows Subsystem for Linux.

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Use the internet from the command line with curl

LXer Linux News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 08:22
Curl is commonly considered a non-interactive web browser. That means it's able to pull information from the internet and display it in your terminal or save it to a file. This is literally what web browsers, such as Firefox or Chromium, do except they render the information by default, while curl downloads and displays raw information. In reality, the curl command does much more and has the ability to transfer data to or from a server using one of many supported protocols, including HTTP, FTP, SFTP, IMAP, POP3, LDAP, SMB, SMTP, and many more.read more
Categories: General News

next-20200522: linux-next

Linux Kernel - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 07:47
Version:next-20200522 (linux-next) Released:2020-05-22
Categories: Linux Kernel

GNOME gets big open-source patent win

Ziff-Davis Open Source/Linux - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 07:25
GNOME, the popular Linux desktop, didn't just avoid paying a patent troll, it won the right for any product under an Open Source Initiative license to use code covered by the company's patents.
Categories: General News

LibreOffice 6.4.4 Is Now Available for Download with 98 Bug Fixes

LXer Linux News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 07:08
The Document Foundation announced today the general availability LibreOffice 6.4.4 as the fourth maintenance update to the latest office suite series with various bug fixes and improvements to document compatibility.
Categories: General News

Linux distro review: Fedora Workstation 32

Linux Today News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 07:00

Ars Technica: We took Red Hat's bleeding-edge desktop distribution for an extended spin.

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Keeping open-source groups alive: FOSS Responders

Ziff-Davis Open Source/Linux - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 06:54
Open source is doing great, but some open-source groups are getting knocked around by the pandemic. That's where the newly formed FOSS Responders come in.
Categories: General News

Open source Raspberry Pi cluster software helps you evaluate cloud edge deployments

LXer Linux News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 05:53
RackN has launched an open source “Edge Lab” reference architecture for building automated, multi-node Raspberry Pi clusters using its Digital Rebar platform for evaluating edge computing systems or emulating cloud platforms. RackN has posted open source code, instructions, and hardware recommendations on GitHub for setting up a Raspberry Pi cluster that works with its RackN […]
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Why wait for Linux Mint Ulyana rather then install Cinnamon Desktop on native Ubuntu 20.04 ?

LXer Linux News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 04:39
That is a tutorial how to install Cinnamon Desktop as an alternative desktop on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Desktop or Server Linux. Provided as a simple slide show. You would have to run just one command$ sudo apt install cinnamon-desktop-environment
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How to Install Unity Desktop in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

LXer Linux News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 03:25
Unity desktop was an experience that came with a different take on usability on a Linux desktop environment. It has been loved by many and sufficiently criticized as well. This quick guide explains the steps to install Unity desktop in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.
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How To Install the Ampache Music Streaming Server on Ubuntu 20.04

HowToForge - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 03:19
Ampache is a free, open-source, and web-based software that allows you to host your own music streaming server. With Ampache, you can access your music and video over the internet. You can view, edit, and play your music via a web browser or any media streaming client.
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