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Mozilla revamps Firefox's HTTPS address bar information

Linux Today News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 13:00

Mozilla plans to make changes to the information that the organization's Firefox browser displays in its address bar when it connects to sites.

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How to install Python on Windows

LXer Linux News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 12:44
So you want to learn to program? One of the most common languages to start with is Python, popular for its unique blend of object-oriented structure and simple syntax. Python is also an interpreted language, meaning you don't need to learn how to compile code into machine language: Python does that for you, allowing you to test your programs sometimes instantly and, in a way, while you write your more
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Xfce 4.14 Desktop Officially Released, This is What’s New

Linux Today News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 12:00

It’s been in development for over 4 years, but this weekend finally saw the long-awaited release of Xfce 4.14.

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Google Cloud Adds Compute, Memory-Intensive VMs - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 11:58

Google added virtual machine (VM) types on Google Compute Engine including second-generation Intel Xeon scalable processor machines and new VMs for compute- and memory-heavy applications. The former, available in beta, are general-purpose VMs. They provide greater than 20% price-performance improvement for many workloads and support up to 25% more memory per virtual CPU compared with first-generation machines, according to Google.

The lightweight desktop environments champion version 4.14 is here !

LXer Linux News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 11:01
XFCE is one of the best Linux desktop environments, its lightness, fast performance and High customization capability, made it very popular among Linux users, especially those with weak hardware.Despite the slow development of the project, we are surprised from time to time with new and impressive versions that bring with it a lot of improvements and new features.Today, after more than four years of development, the xfce team is giving the Linux community Xfce version 4.14 in a new look, which according to the news page of the official website. its main highlights is as follows...
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What open source is not

Linux Today News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 11:00 Here are some things that are not central to what open source is and where it’s going.

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How to Append to End of a File in Linux

Linux Today News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 10:00

Linoxide: Learn different ways to append text to the end of a file in Linux.

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Best Chromebook laptops for school

Ziff-Davis Open Source/Linux - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 09:30
And, as it happens, they're also the best Chromebook laptops for home or work, too.
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4 misconceptions about ethics and bias in AI

LXer Linux News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 09:18
At PyBay 2019 in August, I will continue a conversation I started at PyBay 2018 about the importance of ethics in the artificial intelligence (AI) we're developing, especially as it gains more and more influence in our everyday lives. In last year's keynote, I dug into how we're overlooking the essential role humans play in AI's more
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How to install NetBox Network Documentation and Management Tool on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

HowToForge - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 09:15
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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Reiser4 File-System Port Updated For The Linux 5.1 + Linux 5.2 Kernels

Linux Today News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 09:00

Phoronix: Bringing Reiser4 to the Linux 5.1 kernel required various changes to the block layer's interface.

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next-20190814: linux-next

Linux Kernel - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 08:08
Version:next-20190814 (linux-next) Released:2019-08-14
Categories: Linux Kernel

Cast To TV v10 GNOME Extension Adds Support For Casting To Other Linux Devices

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

Cast to TV is a GNOME Shell extension to cast videos, music and pictures to Chromecast or other devices over a local network.

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How to Add User to Sudoers in CentOS

LXer Linux News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 07:36
sudo is a command-line utility designed to allow trusted users to run commands as another user, by default the root user.To grant sudo access to a user you have two option. The first one is to add the user to the sudoers file. This file contains information that defines which users and groups are granted with sudo privileges as well as the level of the privileges.
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How to Avoid Server Reboots with Ubuntu Livepatch

Linux Today News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 07:00

Ubuntu livepatch can avoid server reboot without compromising security.

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Linux-driven i.MX6 gateway offers 4G plus isolated serial and CANBus

LXer Linux News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 05:53
Forlinx announced a compact “FCU1201” IoT gateway that runs Linux on an i.MX6 DualLite and offers 4G, WiFi/BT, LAN, CAN, HDMI, USB, serial, DIDO, and CANBus. Chinese embedded vendor Forlinx has unveiled a power-efficient FCU1201 IoT gateway equipped with NXP’s 1GHz, dual-core Cortex-A9 i.MX6 DualLite. Like the company’s i.MX6 UL-equipped FCU1101, the system combines extensive […]
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9 open source cloud native projects to consider

LXer Linux News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 04:10
As the practice of developing applications with containers is getting more popular, cloud-native applications are also on the rise. By definition:"Cloud-native technologies are used to develop applications built with services packaged in containers, deployed as microservices, and managed on elastic infrastructure through agile DevOps processes and continuous delivery workflows."read more
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The beast of 3D editors version 2.80 is free in the wild !

LXer Linux News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 02:27
Blender is the free and open source 3D creation suite. It is characterized by high features that made it a fierce competitor for commercial tools. It is considered one of the most important open source pieces.Recently, all those interested in the field of 3D tools have been closely watching the developments and news of version 2.80, and also waiting for its release date...
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Essential Developer Guide for Building Blockchain Applications Using Hyperledger Sawtooth

LXer Linux News - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 00:44
In this article, I give step-by-step guide for building blockchain applications using Hyperledger Sawtooth. Good knowledge of blockchain concepts, JavaScript and Python as well as basic skills in Linux OS is required in order to complete tutorials listed on this article.
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The Linux Foundation's Open Source Summit is a Proprietary Software Marketing Venue

LXer Linux News - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 23:01
The distortion of the term Open Source and promotion of proprietary software such as GitHub shows that the foundation called after “Linux” is actually more of a front group of hostile corporations — large brands and rich people to whom Open Source represents a threat that needs to be controlled
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