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Cast To TV v12 Chromecast Extension For GNOME Shell Adds Automatic Image Slideshow, Audio Only Transcoding

LXer Linux News - Sun, 02/23/2020 - 03:43
Cast to TV, a GNOME Shell extension to cast media (with optional transcoding) to Chromecast and other devices over the local network, has been updated to version 12. In this release, the extension has received an option for audio only transcoding, automatic image slideshow, support for casting files from network GVFS mounts, and much more.
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Live video streaming with open source Video.js

LXer Linux News - Sun, 02/23/2020 - 01:55
Last year, I wrote about creating a video streaming server with Linux. That project uses the Real-Time Messaging Protocol (RMTP), Nginx web server, Open Broadcast Studio (OBS), and VLC media player.read more
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How to add a wallpaper to the Debian 10 terminal

LXer Linux News - Sun, 02/23/2020 - 00:06
This article shows how you can change the Terminal’s traditional look by adding a custom wallpaper to a Terminal’s background. We will use Debian 10 for describing the procedure mentioned in this article.
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Red Hat finds enterprise users are adopting open-source software at a rapid pace

LXer Linux News - Sat, 02/22/2020 - 22:17
The Red Hat survey found that proprietary software usage is in decline as open-source software continues its take over of the enterprise software world.
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Linux-ready Apollo Lake panel PC has IP65 protection

LXer Linux News - Sat, 02/22/2020 - 20:28
WinSystems’ IP65-protected, 12-inch “PPC12-427” capacitive panel PC runs on an Apollo Lake SoC with up to 8GB DDR3L ECC RAM, 2x GbE, 2x 4K DP, 4x USB, and -30 to 85°C support. Grand Prairie, Texas based WinSystems has announced a fanless, 12.1-inch, panel PC designed for signage, kiosk, food service, and industrial IoT HMI applications. […]
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Linux Mint Debian Edition 4 Beta Is Now Available for Download

LXer Linux News - Sat, 02/22/2020 - 18:39
The final release of the upcoming LMDE (Linux Mind Debian Edition) 4 operating system is just around the corner as the Linux Mint team released today the beta version for public testing.
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How to Install VMware Tools in Ubuntu 18.04

LXer Linux News - Sat, 02/22/2020 - 16:50
When using VMware as the hypervisor, it is important to install VMware Tools in the guest to enhances the virtual machine performance.
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New GTK Website Goes Live to Boost Linux App Dev

Linux Today News - Sat, 02/22/2020 - 16:00

omgUbuntu: A major redesign of the GTK project website is now live.

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Demonstrating PERL with Tic-Tac-Toe, Part 1

LXer Linux News - Sat, 02/22/2020 - 15:01
PERL is the go-to tool for many sysadmins who need something more powerful than sed or awk when writing complex parsing and automation scripts. It has a somewhat high learning curve due to its dense notation. But a recent survey indicates that PERL developers earn 54 per cent more than the average developer so it may still be a worthwhile language to learn. Read on for a demonstration of PERL using the popular strategy game Tic-Tac-Toe.
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How To Reset Root user password in CentOS 8 and RHEL 8 server

LXer Linux News - Sat, 02/22/2020 - 12:50
This brief tutorial explains how to reset Root user password in CentOS 8 and RHEL 8 server editions from emergency mode or single user mode.
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Sysadmins: Is LibreOffice a viable office suite choice for your users?

Linux Today News - Sat, 02/22/2020 - 12:00

LibreOffice is a full-featured office tool, but it has been slow to replace proprietary alternatives in many spaces.

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The Rise and Fall of Free Software

LXer Linux News - Sat, 02/22/2020 - 10:38
“We simply need to make the movement less corporate, and more grassroots.”
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How To Install RHEL 8 Step by Step with Screenshots

LXer Linux News - Sat, 02/22/2020 - 08:27
RHEL 8 is the latest release of the popular enterprise distribution. Whether you're installing RHEL for the first time, or you're installing the latest version, the process is going to be fairly new to you. This guide walks you through the steps in the latest Red Hat Anaconda installer.
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How to Build a Hacking Station with Raspberry Pi and Kali Linux

LXer Linux News - Sat, 02/22/2020 - 06:15
Learn how you can build a hacking station with Raspberry Pi and Kali Linux and use it to identify security vulnerabilities in your smart home system.
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Find a file the lazy way with this script

LXer Linux News - Sat, 02/22/2020 - 04:04
Here's the scenario: Whenever I need some source code or a bundle of art assets or a game from the internet, I download it to my ~/Downloads directory, navigate to the folder, and promptly realize I forgot the file name. It's not that I don't remember what I downloaded; it's the proliferation of file types that throws me off. Was it a tarball or a ZIP file? What was the version number? Have I downloaded a copy before?read more
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Understanding the Differences Between Soft and Hard Links in Linux

LXer Linux News - Sat, 02/22/2020 - 01:52
In Linux, you can use a soft or hard link to connect two files together. Check out the differences between soft and hard links and which one you should use.
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How to create animated GIFs with FFmpeg

LXer Linux News - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 23:41
Learn to install and use this free video converter
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Don't like loops? Try Java Streams

LXer Linux News - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 21:52
In this article, I will explain how to not write loops anymore.What? Whaddaya mean, no more loops?read more
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How To Autostart Screen Session On Linux When Logging In

LXer Linux News - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 20:03
This guide explains how to automatically start Screen session on Linux when logging in. Auto-starting Screen sessions wil be useful when running long running process via SSH.
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Toradex launches Verdin module family starting with i.MX8M Mini and Nano models

LXer Linux News - Fri, 02/21/2020 - 18:14
Toradex unveiled a “Verdin” compute module family with a form factor similar to its Colibri family, but with 60 more pins and improved power features. Due in March are Linux-driven Verdin modules based on the i.MX8M Mini and Nano. Toradex announced the Verdin iMX8M Mini and Verdin iMX8M Nano — the first two members of […]
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