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Linux Kernel - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 01:11
Version:next-20190801 (linux-next) Released:2019-08-01
Categories: Linux Kernel

How to display & control your Android devices on Linux (Solus/Ubuntu/Manjaro...) Part 1 ?

LXer Linux News - Thu, 08/01/2019 - 00:35
In the last 3 years I was searching for an easy to use app or a useful tool to display and control my Android smartphone. Unfortunately, I spent a lot of time searching unsuccessfully - I think the problem was with my research method - until I found last week what I was looking for that made me forget my past suffering.If you are interesting in displaying and controlling your Android device on Linux , you are on the right place as I will share with you in this tutorial my humble experience with the discovered application.
Categories: General News

How to restore your Ubuntu Linux system to its previous state

LXer Linux News - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 23:20
Sometimes the system becomes corrupted after installing an application or driver. Whatever the cause, you will definitely want to get back to the state where your system worked perfectly. Restoring the system to its previous state can help you restore the system to a normal state. In this article we will see how to restore Ubuntu OS to its previous state using the System Back Utility. We will see both GUI and CLI versions.
Categories: General News

Steam Proposes Linux Kernel Changes To Improve Game Performance

Linux.com - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 22:50

The game distribution company, Steam, has proposed changes to the Linux kernel to gain access to extra core functionality they need to improve performance of gaming on Linux. Steam recently released the first build of Proton 4.11, a WINE based tool that can run Windows games on Linux. They observed that the performance can be significantly improved if the proposed changes are made to the kernel.

Executing commands on a remote machine from Java with JSch

LXer Linux News - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 22:06
SSH is an every-day tool of any Linux System Administration job. It is an easy and secure way to access remote machines on the network, transfer data and execute remote commands. Apart from interactive mode, there are many tools exist that enable automation of remote tasks that also rely on the existing ssh server/client architecture. For one such tool, you can read about ansible on Ubuntu for example. You can also find many implementations of the ssh client, but what about accessing the abilities ssh provides from code?
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Ansible: IT automation for everybody

Linux Today News - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 21:00

Kick the tires with Ansible and start automating with these simple tasks.

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The VR Linux desktop is on its way

LXer Linux News - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 20:52
Want to use the GNOME or KDE Linux desktops on your virtual reality headset? A new open-source project aims to let you play games and use your Linux desktop with your VR head-mounted display.
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How To Display Asterisks When You Type Password In Linux Terminal?

LXer Linux News - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 19:37
It helps you to re-check that you have missed any characters or typed any extra characters in password.
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Multi-monitor wallpapers with Hydrapaper

LXer Linux News - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 18:23
When using multiple monitors, by default, means that your desktop wallpaper is duplicated across all of your screens. However, with all that screen real-estate that a multiple monitor setup delivers, having a different wallpaper for each monitor is a nice way to brighten up your workspace even more. One manual workaround for getting different wallpapers […]
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How to Install Google Chrome on Debian 10

LXer Linux News - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 17:09
Debian 10 is released and in this tutorial, we examine how you can install Google Chrome on Debian 10.
Categories: General News

How To Display Asterisks When You Type Password In Linux Terminal?

Linux Today News - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 17:00

2DayGeek: It helps you to re-check that you have missed any characters or typed any extra characters in password.

Categories: General News

How To Install OpenLDAP Server for Centralized Authentication

Linux Today News - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 16:00

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP in short) is an industry standard, lightweight, widely used set of protocols for accessing directory services.

Categories: General News

Bash aliases you can't live without

LXer Linux News - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 15:54
A Bash alias is a method of supplementing or overriding Bash commands with new ones. Bash aliases make it easy for users to customize their experience in a POSIX terminal. They are often defined in $HOME/.bashrc or $HOME/bash_aliases (which must be loaded by $HOME/.bashrc).read more
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Bash Shell Games: Let's Play Go Fish!

LXer Linux News - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 14:40
Between the previous 163 columns I've written here in Linux Journal and the dozensof games I programmed and explored during the creation of my Wicked CoolShell Scripts book, I've written a lot of Bash shell games. The challenge is tofind one that's simple enough where a shell script will work, but isn't sosimple that it ends up being only a half-dozen lines.
Categories: General News

Find Length of String in Bash

Linux Today News - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 14:00

There are multiple ways to get the length of a string in bash programming or from the bash terminal.

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Advantech launches its first SMARC module

LXer Linux News - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 13:38
Advantech has launched a rugged, soldered “SOM-2569” SMARC module that runs Linux or Windows on an Apollo Lake SoC and offers WiFi and Bluetooth, dual GbE controllers, and triple display support. Advantech has posted preliminary specs for its first SMARC form-factor computer-on-module. Available with the full range of Intel’s Apollo Lake Atom, Celeron, and Pentium […]
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Moving the Linux desktop to another reality

Linux Today News - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 13:00

Collabora is very excited to announce xrdesktop, a new open source project sponsored by Valve

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Collabora Brings VR Support to Linux Desktop Environments, Sponsored by Valve

LXer Linux News - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 12:37
Collabora today announced a new open-source project that promises to enable Linux-based desktop environments and window managers to be aware of VR (virtual reality).
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How To Set Up Time Synchronization On Ubuntu

Linux Today News - Wed, 07/31/2019 - 12:00

This guide describes how to set up time synchronization on Ubuntu and its variants like Linux Mint, Elementary OS.

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