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12 extensions for your GNOME desktop

LXer Linux News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 07:37
The GNOME desktop is the default graphical user interface for most of the popular Linux distributions and some of the BSD and Solaris operating systems. Currently at version 3, GNOME provides a sleek user experience, and extensions are available for additional functionality.
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How to Reinstall Ubuntu in Dual Boot or Single Boot Mode

Linux Today News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 07:00

 itFOSS: If you are tired of fixing your system, reinstalling would be the quick and dirty way to get out of it.

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Office 365 alternative: Consider LibreOffice for your next PC office suite

LXer Linux News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 05:54
If you want a standalone office suite for your computer, LibreOffice may soon not just be your best choice, it will be close to your only PC-based choice.
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Taz Brown: How Do You Fedora?

LXer Linux News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 04:11
We recently interviewed Taz Brown on how she uses Fedora. This is part of a series on the Fedora Magazine. The series profiles Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done. Contact us on the feedback form to express your interest in becoming a interviewee.
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Announcement: RapidDisk 6.0-1 Stable release

LXer Linux News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 02:28
RapidDisk is an advanced Linux RAM Disk which consists of a collection of modules and an administration tool. Features include: Dynamically allocate RAM as block device. Use them as stand alone disk drives or even map them as caching nodes to slower local disk drives. I just tagged release version 6.0-1 on GitHub.
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Convert Filenames to Lowercase through Ubuntu Command Line

LXer Linux News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 00:45
In this article, we will show you two ways to convert all files and folder names in a given path to lowercase, simply through the command line.
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How to install NetBox Network Documentation and Management Tool on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

LXer Linux News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 23:02
NetBox is a free and opensource web application software that can be used to manage and document computer networks. In this tutorial, we will explain how to install NetBox on Ubuntu 18.04 server.
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Immutable Linux with Silverblue: My favorite superpower

LXer Linux News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 21:19
As a security guy, I approve of defense-in-depth, which is why I like Silverblue.
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The Linux Foundation's Open Source Summit is a Proprietary Software Marketing Venue

Linux Today News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 21:00

 Techrights: Roy isn't exactly a fan of the Linux Foundation...

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VMware In Talks To Acquire Pivotal - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 20:23

VMware today confirmed that it is in talks to acquire software development platform Pivotal Software, the service best known for commercializing the open-source Cloud Foundry platform. The proposed transaction would see VMware acquire all outstanding Pivotal Class A stock for $15 per share, a significant markup over Pivotal’s current share price (which unsurprisingly shot up right after the announcement). (Source: TFiR)

SSLH – Share A Same Port For HTTPS And SSH

LXer Linux News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 19:36
SSLH, a SSL/SSH multiplexer, allows us to share a same port for https, ssh on Linux.
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CNCF Reaches 100 End User Community Members - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 18:24

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation  (CNCF), which sustains and integrates open source technologies like Kubernetes and Prometheus, today announced that its End User Community has grown to 100 members. The CNCF End User Community consists of enterprises and startups that are committed to accelerating the adoption of cloud native technologies and improving the deployment experience. (Yahoo!)

rideOS Launches Ridehailing Platform - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 18:23

rideOS, a technology platform designed to accelerate the safe, global rollout of next-generation transportation fleets, today launched its new Ridehail Platform — including a Ridehail API and open-source mobile apps. The Ridehail API offers an easy way for automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), autonomous vehicle (AV) companies, and transportation network companies (TNCs) to create and manage their own ridehailing network using rideOS’ underlying technology. (Yahoo!)

CloudBees And Google Cloud Partner To Accelerate Application Development On Anthos - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 18:19

CloudBees and Google Cloud are collaborating to deliver a modern DevOps platform based on open source technologies powered by Google Cloud’s Anthos. The companies are using transformational technologies like Jenkins X, Kubernetes and Tekton to create a unified, end-to-end software delivery system. CloudBees provides companies large and small with Jenkins-based continuous delivery solutions that are secure, open toolchain-enabled and scalable to transform software delivery processes across hybrid computing environments.

How To Find Out Linux Operating System (OS) Installation Date And Time?

LXer Linux News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 17:53
This tutorial help you to check when the Linux Operating system was installed on your system.
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Tiny i.MX8M Mini module plugs into carrier via M.2

LXer Linux News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 16:10
InnoComm’s audio focused “WB15” module is built around an i.MX8M Mini SoC and ships with 1GB LPDDR4, 8GB eMMC, WiFi/BT, and connectors that plug into dual M.2 expansion slots on the $195 “WB15EVK” dev kit. InnoComm has launched a tiny, 50 x 45mm compute module equipped with NXP’s quad-core, Cortex-A53 i.MX8M Mini SoC. The WB15 […]
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NVIDIA 435.17 Linux Beta Driver Adds PRIME Offloading For Vulkan and OpenGL+GLX

Linux Today News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 16:00

LinuxUprising: The latest NVIDIA 435.17 Linux beta driver has added Vulkan and OpenGL+GLX support for PRIME render offload.

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How to Add User to Sudoers in CentOS

Linux Today News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 15:00

sudo is a command-line utility designed to allow trusted users to run commands as another user, by default the root user.

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Best Chromebook laptops for school

LXer Linux News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 14:27
Some people still think you need a Windows laptop or an Apple iPad for school. Nope. By FutureSource's latest count of school computers, Windows is in decline, and iPads are holding their own, while Chromebook laptops grew to 60% of total K-12 school computer purchases in 2018.
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Listen to Online Radio on Ubuntu through Cantata

Linux Today News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 14:00

In this article, we will explain how you can install Cantata to your Ubuntu through the official Ubuntu repositories, and also through the PPA (for the latest version).

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