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Teaching People to Share Technology: Adafruit Founder Limor Fried

Linux.com - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 21:51
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With Microsoft dumping MS Office, consider LibreOffice for your next PC office suite

LXer Linux News - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 21:28
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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Easy rTorrent + ruTorrent Installation And Configuration Script For Debian Or Ubuntu

Linux Today News - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 21:00

Installing and setting up rTorrent and ruTorrent on an Ubuntu or Debian server can be a complicated, tedious task, specially for inexperienced users.

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Listen to Online Radio on Ubuntu through Cantata

LXer Linux News - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 19:45
Cantata is a free graphical MPD client for Linux, macOS, Windows, and Haiku. 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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A comprehensive guide to agile project management

LXer Linux News - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 18:02
With a focus on continuous improvements, agile project management upends the traditional linear way of developing products and services. Increasingly, organizations are adopting agile project management because it utilizes a series of shorter development cycles to deliver features and improve continually. This management style allows for rapid development, continuous integration (CI), and continuous delivery (CD).read more
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NVIDIA Publishes GPU Hardware Documentation

Linux.com - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 17:39

NVIDIA is releasing freely-available hardware interface documentation to assist in the development of the open-source NVIDIA Linux driver (Nouveau). The documentation made public at this point primarily covers Maxwell, Pascal, Volta, and Kepler generations of NVIDIA graphics as more is being worked on -- obviously the latest-generation Turing we'd certainly like to see sooner rather than later. When asking about open-source Turing documentation, I hear it's a work-in-progress. (Source: Phoronix)

Killing zombies, Linux style

Linux Today News - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 17:00

Confused about zombie processes, what they are, what they cause, and how to get rid of them?

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How to install Freeoffice "Softmaker" on Solus?

LXer Linux News - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 16:19
Finding a good alternative to the Commercial MS office is one of the main action when switched to Linux, So are you a Solus user ? And are you looking for a MS office alternative ?If yes you have two choices :The first is using the amazing open source Libreoffice and living free. The second, is using a MS files format compatible alternative, in this case you either should install Wps office which is no longer available as a third party package, or install Freeoffice from Softmaker using their installer shell. In this tutorial i will show you how to install it.
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Why Linux & DevOps go hand in hand

Linux Today News - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 16:00

Linux and DevOps share a common agenda - scalability.

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How to Install & Use VirtualBox Guest Additions on Ubuntu

Linux Today News - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 15:00

Install VirtualBox Guest Additions in Ubuntu and with this you'll be able to copy-paste, drag and drop between the host and guest system.

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Killing zombies, Linux style

LXer Linux News - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 14:36
Confused about zombie processes, what they are, what they cause, and how to get rid of them? Jake Walters will help get you started.
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How to Use sed to Find and Replace String in Files

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

With sed you can perform basic text manipulation on files and input streams such as pipelines.

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To equip tomorrow's cybersecurity experts, we'll need an open approach

LXer Linux News - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 12:53
Today's world—marked by an increase of Internet-connected devices, digital assets, and information systems infrastructure—demands more cybersecurity professionals. Cybersecurity is the practice of defending these devices, assets, and systems against malicious cyberattacks from both internal and external entities. Often these cyberattacks are linked to cybercrimes, or crimes committed using a computer to generate profit or to affect the integrity, availability, and confidentiality of the data or system.read more
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Huawei To Help Create Nation's First Open-Source Foundation

Linux.com - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 12:01

Huawei Technologies Co said it plans to partner with other companies to set up China's first open-source software foundation, which is expected to begin to operate in a month or two to expand the nation's software community. The plan for the software foundation came after GitHub, the world's largest host of source code, prevented in July users in Iran and other nations sanctioned by the United States government from accessing portions of its service.

How to Launch PowerShell as a snap on Ubuntu

Linux Today News - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 12:00

PowerShell is a command-line shell designed specifically for system administrators to simplify and automate server management.

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University Research Teams Open-Source Natural Adversarial Image DataSet for Computer-Vision AI

Linux.com - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 11:57

Research teams from three universities recently released a dataset called ImageNet-A, containing natural adversarial images: real-world images that are misclassified by image-recognition AI. When used as a test-set on several state-of-the-art pre-trained models, the models achieve an accuracy rate of less than 3%. (Source: InfoHQ)

Nvidia Breaks Real-time Conversational AI Records

Linux.com - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 11:54

Nvidia’s GPU-powered platform for developing and running conversational AI that understands and responds to natural language requests has achieved some key milestones and broken some records that have big implications for anyone building on their tech — which includes companies large and small, as much of the code they’ve used to achieve these advancements is open source, written in PyTorch and easy to run. (Source: TechCrunch)

Kasten Raises $14 Million For App Backup And Recovery Services

Linux.com - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 11:47

Kasten, which bills itself as an enterprise-scale and cloud-native data management company, today announced that it’s raised $14 million in series A funding led by Insight Partners, bringing its total raised to $17 million to date. CEO Niraj Tolia says the infusion will accelerate the growth of the Los Altos, California-based startup’s sales, engineering, and marketing departments and the expansion of its research and development center in Salt Lake City, Utah.

How to Append to End of a File in Linux

LXer Linux News - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 11:10
In this tutorial, we learn different ways to append text to the end of a file in Linux. You can achieve this using several methods in Linux, but the simplest one is to redirect the command output to the desired filename.
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