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Different Types of Kernel for Arch Linux and How to Use Them

Linux Today News - Mon, 10/19/2020 - 12:00

You can install a hardened kernel or go with the LTS kernel. Here are various kinds of kernels available for Arch Linux and the steps to use them.

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Linux sysadmins: What is your cloud migration strategy?

LXer Linux News - Mon, 10/19/2020 - 11:51
If you're migrating to the cloud, how far in are you willing to go?
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Linux Candy: Evolvotron - interactive generative art software

Linux Today News - Mon, 10/19/2020 - 10:00

Are you looking for an original desktop background? Do you enjoy evolutionary art? Evolvotron is an interactive "generative art" application

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How to Monitor Network Usage with nload in Linux

HowToForge - Mon, 10/19/2020 - 09:46
If you are a network administrator then you will need to monitor your network bandwidth usage in day-to-day tasks. In this case, nload will help you to makes your job easier.
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Parted Magic Distro Switches to Xfce Desktop, It’s Now a Full 64-Bit System

LXer Linux News - Mon, 10/19/2020 - 09:40
Patrick Verner’s commercial Parted Magic live distro for disk partitioning, cloning, rescue and benchmarking received a new important version with some major changes.
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10 Practical Examples Using Wildcards to Match Filenames in Linux

Linux Today News - Mon, 10/19/2020 - 08:00

Wildcards (also referred to as meta characters) are symbols or special characters that represent other characters.

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C vs. C++ vs. C# Difference

LXer Linux News - Mon, 10/19/2020 - 07:28
First, there is a low-level programming language and then a high-level programming language. Low-Level Programming language works very close to the hardware and High-Level Programming language works close to human beings.
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Open Invention Network adds Microsoft's exFAT to Linux System Definition, Satan spotted throwing snowballs

LXer Linux News - Mon, 10/19/2020 - 05:17
AOSP 10 also popped into patent non-aggression pact. The Open Invention Network (OIN) has expanded the scope of its Linux System Definition to include the likes of exFAT and Android AOSP 10.…
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Gentoo-Based Porteus Kiosk 5.1 Distro Adds Support for EFI-Based HP PCs, Firefox 78.3 ESR

LXer Linux News - Mon, 10/19/2020 - 03:05
The Gentoo-based Porteus Kiosk 5.1 distribution has been released today for those who want a powerful and secure kiosk operating system to deploy on public access computers or other appliances.
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Apollo Lake panel PCs offer 7H hard, IP65 touchscreens

LXer Linux News - Mon, 10/19/2020 - 00:54
Vecow has released an “MTC-8000 Series” of IP65-protected industrial panel PCs that run Linux or Win 10 on Apollo Lake with 10.1- to 21.5-inch, 16:9 capacitive touchscreens plus SATA and 2x mini-PCIe. In June, Vecow announced an MTC-7000 Series of 10.1- to 21.5-inch panel PCs with 8th Gen Whiskey Lake processors. Now it has followed […]
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Linux Lite Users Are the First to Try Linux Kernel 5.9, Here’s How

LXer Linux News - Sun, 10/18/2020 - 22:42
Once again, users of the Ubuntu-based Linux Lite distribution are the first to be able to install and try the latest and greatest Linux kernel, in this case Linux 5.9.
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Manjaro Linux kernel headers installation

LXer Linux News - Sun, 10/18/2020 - 20:31
A Linux kernel is the core of a Linux distribution and consists of three things: the kernel itself, the kernel's headers, and the kernel's extra modules. The kernel headers are used to define device interfaces. For example, they can be used to compile the module that controls your computer's video card and driver
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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 888 - Sun, 10/18/2020 - 19:07
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Tails 4.11News: UBports improves installer, IPFire explains location lookupsQuestions and answers: Detecting and dealing with rootkitsReleased last week: Porteus Kiosk 5.1.0, Parted Magic 2020_10_12, OpenBSD 6.8Torrent corner: antiX, CloudReady, KDE neon, PCLinuxOS, Porteus Kiosk, Redo Rescue, Rescuezilla, Ultimate Edition, UntangleUpcoming releases: Ubuntu....
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Build a Kubernetes Minecraft server with Ansibles Helm modules

LXer Linux News - Sun, 10/18/2020 - 18:19
One of the best outcomes of Ansible[he]#039[/he]s move towards content collections is it spreads the thousands of modules in Ansible[he]#039[/he]s "core" repository into many more independent repositories. This means movement on issues and modules that had long been delayed (often due to the sheer volume of issues and pull requests in the repo) can progress more rapidly.
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Linux Kernel 5.9 Gets First Point Release, It’s Now Marked as “Stable”

LXer Linux News - Sun, 10/18/2020 - 16:08
The latest Linux 5.9 kernel series received its first point release, which also marks the branch as “stable” on the website and therefore ready for mass adoption.
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Python 3.9 Brings Timely Improvements to Programming Language

Linux Today News - Sun, 10/18/2020 - 16:00

The increasingly popular open source Python programming language is being updated with new capabilities that will improve the way it works.

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systemd Free Distro antiX 19.3 Brings Latest Update

LXer Linux News - Sun, 10/18/2020 - 13:56
antiX project releases its latest bug-fix, updated version antiX 19.3 based on stable Debian 10 "Buster".
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Google’s Dev Board Mini SBC launches for $100

LXer Linux News - Sun, 10/18/2020 - 12:07
Seeed has opened $100 pre-orders on Google’s “Coral Dev Board Mini,” which runs Linux on a quad -A35 MediaTek 8167s along with a 4-TOPS Edge TPU. The Mini supplies 2GB LPDDR3, 8GB eMMC, WiFi/BT, micro-HDMI, MIPI-DSI/CSI, 2x Type-C, and 40-pin GPIO. In January, Google announced a stripped down Coral Dev Board Mini version of its […]
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BSD Release: OpenBSD 6.8 - Sun, 10/18/2020 - 11:31
The OpenBSD project produces a free, multi-platform UNIX-like operating system. Its efforts emphasize portability, standardisation, correctness, proactive security and integrated cryptography. The project's latest release, OpenBSD 6.8, introduces support for the powerpc64 CPU architecture, improves the speed of time-related operations, and offers several fixes. "New/extended platforms: New powerpc64....
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