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RISC-V gains new performance leader with Alibaba’s 16-core XT 910

Linux Today News - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 13:00

LinuxGizmos: Alibaba announced a 16-core XuanTie 910 RISC-V CPU with a 7.1/MHz CoreMark score.

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Open Cloud Summit Shows Microsoft and the Linux Foundation Organising Events Together (as Full Partners, in Tandem)

LXer Linux News - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 12:58
The Linux Foundation’s Microsoft infatuation is more visible in lesser-visible events; putting together all these pertinent observations and facts (some of which very recent), one wonders how long Zemlin and the likes of him can avoid impeachment (community uproar is brewing and will become unbearable at some point)
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Multi-monitor wallpapers with Hydrapaper

Linux Today News - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 12:00

FedoraMagazine: When using multiple monitors, by default, means that your desktop wallpaper is duplicated across all of your screens.

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GitHub Pages is a CI/CD pipeline

LXer Linux News - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 11:44
One of GitHub's superpowers is the ability to magically turn your documentation into a website. If you configure a GitHub Page for your docs/ folder on your AwesomeProject website, you'll end up with, showing your documentation, all for more
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How to migrate from Microsoft Exchange Server to ONLYOFFICE

HowToForge - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 11:24
ONLYOFFICE is an open-source solution that comprises online editors for text documents, spreadsheets, and presentations combined with the groupware platform: mail, projects, CRM, calendar, chat. In this tutorial, we’ll learn how to switch from MS Exchange and transfer users, mailboxes, and messages to ONLYOFFICE.
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Systemd 243 RC1 Brings Its PStore Service, Zen2/RdRand Workaround & More

Linux Today News - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 11:00

Phoronix: Lennart Poettering has made available the first release candidate of the upcoming systemd 243 update.

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Linux Mint vs Ubuntu Comparison

LXer Linux News - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 10:29
A comparison of the most used Debian based Linux Distros
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How to Run Angular Apps Using Angular CLI and PM2

Linux Today News - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 10:00

In this article, we will show you how to run Angular applications using Angular CLI and PM2 Node.js process manager.

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Install Automad CMS with Nginx and Let's Encrypt SSL on Ubuntu 18.04

LXer Linux News - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 09:15
Automad is an open-source file-based content management system (CMS) and a template engine written in PHP. All content is stored in human-readable text files instead of a database.
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Valve proposes game-friendly changes to the Linux kernel

Ziff-Davis Open Source/Linux - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 08:53
Valve has long wanted Linux to be a serious gaming platform. It's now taking its efforts into the Linux kernel itself.
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Linux permissions 101

LXer Linux News - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 08:01
Understanding Linux permissions and how to control which users have access to files is a fundamental skill for systems administration.This article will cover standard Linux file systems permissions, dig further into special permissions, and wrap up with an explanation of default permissions using more
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Executing commands on a remote machine from Java with JSch

Linux Today News - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 08:00

SSH is an every-day tool of any Linux System Administration job

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Canonical Announces the Availability of Xibo as a Snap, Chrome 76 Released, Viruses Discovered in LibreOffice, Pop!_OS 18.10 Reaches End of Life, and Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security Warns of Microsoft Office Online Privacy Risks

Linux Journal - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 07:14

News briefs for August 1, 2019.

Canonical yesterday announced the availability of the Xibo open-source digital signage platform as a snap. From the announcement: "Xibo provides a comprehensive suite of digital signage products, with its Content Management System (CMS) at the heart of this experience-led offering. Xibo for Linux is completely free and natively built for the Xibo CMS, which can be installed on servers or combined with Xibo cloud hosting." You can download the Xibo snap here.

The Chrome team has promoted Chrome 76 to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. According to Softpedia News, "Highlights of the Chrome 76 release include Flash plugin blocked by default, Dark Mode support for websites, more improvements to the Payments API to allow merchant websites or web apps to respond when a user changes payment instruments, better support for PWAs (Progressive Web Apps), and the ability to control the 'Add to Home' screen mini-infobar."

Silent macro viruses have been discovered in LibreOffice. The Register reports that there's an "issue where documents can be configured to run macros silently on opening". The vulnerability was reported by Nils Emmerich and assigned CVE-2019-9848. According to The Register, "It appears that the supposedly fixed 6.2.5 is still vulnerable—confirmed by us." There is an updated bug report here. To fix it, "disable LibreLogo immediately if it is present and enabled in your build of LibreOffice."

System76 announces that Pop!_OS 18.10 has reached end of life and will no longer receive security updates. To keep your system secure and up to date, upgrade your OS to version 19.04.

Due to security and privacy risks, the Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security is warning government institutions not to use Microsoft Office online or mobile apps. According to The Register, "A report from Privacy Company, which was commissioned by the ministry, found that Office Online and the Office mobile apps should be banned from government work. The report found the apps were not in compliance with a set of privacy measures Redmond has agreed to with the Dutch government."

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How to restore your Ubuntu Linux system to its previous state

Linux Today News - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 07:00

Sometimes the system becomes corrupted after installing an application or driver.

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He Built A $1 Billion Open Source Company With No Headquarter - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 06:55

GitLab is one of the most innovative tech companies that’s disrupting the industry. First and foremost, it’s an open-source company that’s making Linus Torvald’s Git usable for everyone by offering it as a project and commercializing it as a product. But what’s really unique about GitLab is the way it runs the business. It’s a fully remote company with no headquarters. It has employees in 50 different countries and they work when they feel like working, from home.

Valve's new "ACO" Mesa shader compiler for AMD GPUs now has vertex shader support

LXer Linux News - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 06:46
ACO is a new Mesa shader compiler for AMD hardware, announced by Valve earlier this month. It's aimed as a replacement for LLVM and its main two goals are best-possible code generation for game shaders, and fastest-possible compilation speed.
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Continuous Integration/Continuous Development with FOSS Tools

LXer Linux News - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 05:32
One of the hottest topics within the DevOps space is Continuous Integrationand Continuous Deployment (CI/CD). This attention has drawn lots ofinvestment dollars, and a vast array of proprietary Software As A Service(SaaS) tools have been created in the CI/CD space, which traditionallyhas been dominated by free open-source software (FOSS) tools. Is FOSS still theright choice with the low cost of many of these SaaS options?
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COMPUTE ENGINE Install Grafana on Ubuntu 18.04 with Nginx

LXer Linux News - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 04:18
Install and setup Grafana on Ubuntu 18.04 with Nginx and add remote MySQL database as data source in Grafana to visualize the data
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Waves 2: Notorious, an absolutely mad twin-stick shooter arrives on Linux

LXer Linux News - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 03:03
As a follow-up to 2011's Waves, Waves 2: Notorious has arrived on Linux as part of the 0.73 Early Access update on Steam.
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Running Blockchain Applications in Hyperledger Explorer

LXer Linux News - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 01:49
Hyperledger Explorer is a powerful utility that allows users to create user-friendly web-based applications. It is a blockchain dashboard and provides the ability to view, invoke, deploy, and query raw blockchain data and network information, including block details, chain codes, and transactions stored in the ledger.
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