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DirectX comes to Linux (via WSL2): Microsoft unveils tricks needed to flash a GPU at a penguin

LXer Linux News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 19:14
Driver code open-sourced. Build Microsoft has followed up the crowd-pleasing announcement of GUI and GPU-enablement for Linux apps running on Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) 2 with details of the tweaks needed to make the magic happen.…
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How to Install PostgreSQL on Ubuntu 20.04

LXer Linux News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 18:13
PostgreSQL or Postgres is an open-source general-purpose object-relational database management system with many advanced features that allows you to build fault-tolerant environments or complex applications. In this guide, we will explain how to install the PostgreSQL database server on Ubuntu 20.04, and explore the basics of PostgreSQL database administration.
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Fanless edge server has 24-core Arm SoC and 3-TOPS-per-Watt NPU

LXer Linux News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 17:11
Foxconn, Socionext, and Hailo are launching a fanless “BOXiedge” AI edge server with Socionext’s Linux-driven SynQuacer SC2A11 SoC with 24x Cortex-A53 cores. The system also features an up to 26-TOPS Hailo-8 NPU for analyzing 20 streaming cam feeds in real time. In January, Foxconn, Socionext, and Network Optix announced a BOXiedge AI video analysis solution […]
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Open Source Artificial Intelligence: Leading Projects

Linux Today News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 17:00

Datamation: These leading open source AI projects are producing the artificial intelligence advances of the future.

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Kernel Live Patch Security Update Available for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and 16.04 LTS

LXer Linux News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 16:10
Canonical published today a new Linux kernel live patch security update Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS systems to address a single security vulnerability.
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KDE's May 2020 Applications Update Makes Kid3 an Official KDE App

Linux Today News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 16:00

 9to5Linux: The KDE Applications 20.04.1 point release adds several changes to many of KDE's official applications

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Fdisk Command in Linux (Create Disk Partitions)

Linux Today News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 15:00

 Linuxize: fdisk is a menu-driven command-line utility that allows you to create and manipulate partition tables on a hard disk.

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Teach kids Python by building an interactive game

LXer Linux News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 14:46
Python has earned a reputation as a wonderful beginner programming language. But where does one begin?One of my favorite ways to get people interested in programming is by writing games.PursuedPyBear (ppb) is a game programming library optimized for teaching, and I recently used it to teach my children more about my favorite programming language.read more
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How to Install Unity Desktop in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Linux Today News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 14:00

This quick guide explains the steps to install Unity desktop in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.

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Fdisk Command in Linux (Create Disk Partitions)

LXer Linux News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 13:32
fdisk is a menu-driven command-line utility that allows you to create and manipulate partition tables on a hard disk.
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Cross-platform game engine 'Defold' source code opens up

Linux Today News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 13:00

Cross-platform game engine Defold has announced that the source code is now available under an open source license

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What Is WireGuard VPN?

LXer Linux News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 12:17
Wireguard is a new connection protocol to make your VPN connection more secure. Learn what Wireguard is and how it works with just about everything.
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Getting started with GPG (GnuPG)

Linux Today News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 12:00

A brief introduction to encrypting files with the GNU Privacy Guard

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How to configure your router using VTY shell

LXer Linux News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 11:03
Recently, I wrote an article explaining how we can implement Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) using the Quagga routing suite. There are multiple software suites that can be used instead of Quagga to implement different routing protocols. One such option is free range routing (FRR).read more
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How to Install and Use MongoDB on Ubuntu 20.04

HowToForge - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 11:03
MongoDB is an open-source and cross-platform document-oriented database system written in C++. It stores data in collections of JSON-like, flexible documents and used to create powerful websites and applications. In this tutorial, we will explain how to install and use MongoDB on Ubuntu 20.04 server.
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How to password protect files in Vim editor

Linux Today News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 11:00

Learn how you can password protect your files in Vim editor.

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Microsoft Build - DirectX and Linux (WSL) plus more

LXer Linux News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 09:49
During the Microsoft Build 2020 developer conference, Microsoft has raised a number of eyebrows at their Linux plans.
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How To Repeat A Command Until It Succeeds In Linux

Linux Today News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 09:00

In this guide, we are going to learn how to repeat a command until it succeeds in Linux using BASH looping constructs:such as While loop and Until loop.

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Coffee Lake Box PC offers PCIe and PCI expansion

LXer Linux News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 08:34
Ibase’s semi-rugged “AMS210” box PC runs on 8th or 9th Gen Coffee Lake CPUs with features including dual SATA bays, 4x GbE, 6x USB, 3x DP, and PCI and PCIe expansion slots. Ibase announced an industrial embedded box PC and “automatic control system” for factory automation, machine vision, digital signage, and industrial IoT applications. The […]
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Endless OS 3.8.1 Released: A Mobile-Like Streamlined Linux Experience

Linux Today News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 08:00

Endless Computers, which builds a Linux-based operating system as well, has released a new point version Endless OS 3.8.1.

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