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Why I use rxvt as my terminal

LXer Linux News - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 14:34
I[he]#039[/he]m a fan of Konsole and GNOME Terminal, and I use them both regularly. They[he]#039[/he]re great projects, and they represent modern terminals that meet the needs of users who spend their day in a shell, as well as users who only dip into a Unix shell every now and again. They integrate nicely into a desktop environment, bridging the gap between common GUI tasks and common shell tasks. I use GNOME Terminal at work and Konsole at home, and I enjoy them both.
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3 Ways Of Installing Tor Browser On Linux

Linux Today News - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 14:00

LinuxUprising: Tor Browser, previously known as Tor Browser Bundle, is a web browser that protects your privacy while you are surfing the Internet.

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Plasma 5.17 is out!

LXer Linux News - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 13:20
KDE launches the new version of its acclaimed desktop environment, Plasma 5.17. Plasma 5.17 is the version where the desktop anticipates your needs. Among many new features and improvements..........
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starship - elegant cross-shell prompt at your fingertips

Linux Today News - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 13:00

By default, the configuration for Bash on popular distributions identifies the user name, hostname, and the current working directory

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Getting started with regular expressions: An example

LXer Linux News - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 12:05
Dive right into a regular expression example in this second of four regular expression articles.
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A Guide to running a Reverse proxy for HTTP(S), SSH and MySQL/MariaDB using NGINX

Linux Today News - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 12:00

HowToForge: This guide will walk you through the installation and configuration of NGINX

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How to Deploy a Dynamic DNS Server with Docker on Debian 10

HowToForge - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 11:24
This article will guide you through the complete setup of a Dynamic DNS server in a Docker container on a Debian 10 system, including setting up the required DNS records, placing the management API behind an Nginx HTTPS reverse proxy, and automating the client-side DNS record updates.
Categories: Software and Help

Use sshuttle to build a poor man’s VPN

Linux Today News - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 11:00

sshuttle  lets you set up a quick and dirty VPN with just SSH access.

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Linux Kernel 5.2 Reached End of Life, Users Urged to Upgrade to Linux Kernel 5.3

LXer Linux News - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 10:51
Greg Kroah-Hartman, a renowned Linux kernel developer, recently announced that the Linux 5.2 kernel series has reached end of life and that users must now upgrade to Linux kernel 5.3.
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Linux security hole: Much sudo about nothing

Ziff-Davis Open Source/Linux - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 10:32
Yes, the sudo command has a security bug. But, in the real world, it's hard to see how it could be used against you.
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Distribution Release: Zevenet 5.10.1 "Community"

DistroWatch.com - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 10:20
Zevenet is a load balancer and application delivery system based on Debian. The Zevenet platform provides HTTP and HTTPS connections for web applications as well as load balancing services for TCP and UDP traffic. The project has published a new version of their Community Edition. The new Zevenet....
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How to make a Halloween lantern with Inkscape

Linux Today News - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 10:00

opensource.com: Use open source tools to make a spooky and fun decoration for your favorite Halloween haunt.

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How to Install Lynis on Ubuntu 18.04

LXer Linux News - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 09:37
Lynis is an open-source tool for security auditing, compliance testing, and vulnerability detection. Lynis also scan for general system information and possible configuration issues and provide tips for further system hardening. In this guide, we will explain how to install the Lynis community edition on an Ubuntu 18.04 VPS. Lynis runs on all Linux distributions and it is used by thousands of developers, system administrators, IT auditors, and penetration testers all around the world.
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The OpenStack Train keeps chugging on

Linux Today News - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 09:00

ZDnet: SUSE may be leaving OpenStack, but the project has lots of customers and it's getting ready to release its 20th version: Train.

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How GNOME uses Git

LXer Linux News - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 08:22
“What’s your GitLab?” is one of the first questions I was asked on my first day working for the GNOME Foundation—the nonprofit that supports GNOME projects, including the desktop environment, GTK, and GStreamer. The person was referring to my username on GNOME’s GitLab instance.
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Developers in 2020 need open source and want the ability to work remotely

Linux Today News - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 08:00

TechTarget: Allowing developers to work from home is key for finding good people.

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PostgreSQL 12 boosts open source database performance

LXer Linux News - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 07:08
Widely used open source PostgreSQL database platform gets a major update providing users with new SQL query capabilities for JSON and improved performance.
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ASRock Rack EPYCD8 Series Make For Great Value AMD EPYC Motherboards With Rome Support

Linux Today News - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 07:00

Phoronix: For those that have been interested in AMD's EPYC 7002 "Rome" processors for your own server build, more 7002 series supported motherboards have been hitting Internet stores in recent weeks.

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How to Install and Secure Redis on CentOS 7

HowToForge - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 06:16
Redis is a distributed in-memory key-value database with optional durability. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configure Redis Server on CentOS 7. We will install the Redis Server from the Remi repository, and then secure the installation.
Categories: Software and Help

Dmesg Command in Linux

LXer Linux News - Tue, 10/15/2019 - 05:54
The dmesg command allows you to view and control the kernel ring buffer. It can be very useful when troubleshooting kernel or hardware issues.
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