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VirtualBox Adds Support for Linux Kernel 5.3, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.1 Beta

Linux Today News - Sat, 10/19/2019 - 08:00

VirtualBox 6.0.14 is here to add support for new technologies,

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How to install Linux on Windows With a VMware Virtual Machine ?

LXer Linux News - Sat, 10/19/2019 - 07:07
The best way to test the Linux based distribution without out-right installing it on your hard drive as dual boot system is to install it in a virtual machine, be it Virtual Box (by Oracle) or VMware Workstation (either Pro version or a Player, by VMware).
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Top 5 stress reliefs for sysadmins

LXer Linux News - Sat, 10/19/2019 - 04:55
Compression is best applied to data, not humans. Here are a few of my favorite ways to distance myself from the pressures of being a sysadmin.
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CentOS 8 Package Management with DNF on the Command Line

LXer Linux News - Sat, 10/19/2019 - 02:44
DNF stands for Dandified YUM is a software package manager for RPM-based Linux distributions. It is used to install, update and remove packages in the Fedora/RHEL/CentOS operating system. In this tutorial, we will explain how to manage package with DNF on CentOS 8.
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COM offers 9th or 8th Gen Coffee Lake with 10Gbps USB 3.2 and up to 96GB RAM

LXer Linux News - Sat, 10/19/2019 - 00:32
Avalue’s Linux-friendly “ESM-CFH” is a COM Express Basic Type 6 module with 8th and 9th Gen Coffee Lake CPUs, up to 96GB DDR4, and support for 4x USB 3.2 Gen2, 4x SATA, 8x PCIe, and triple displays. Avalue has announced a COM Express Basic Type 6 that represents the current pinnacle of Intel-based compute modules […]
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How I built and maintain Cantata, an open source music player

LXer Linux News - Fri, 10/18/2019 - 22:21
This is the third in a series of conversations with developers who build and maintain open source music players. Craig Drummond is the developer and maintainer of Cantata, an open source music player that acts as a frontend (client) to the Music Player Daemon (MPD) music server. I have two small headless computers at home configured as music servers—one connected to our stereo in our living room, one in my upstairs more
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Development Release: FreeBSD 12.1-RC2 - Fri, 10/18/2019 - 21:31
Glen Barber has announced the release of the second of third release candidates for FreeBSD 12.1. The new development snapshot features relatively few changes as the 12.1 branch is nearing its stable launch. The release announcement lists the following adjustments since the first release candidate: "A summary....
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Bash Script to Delete Files/Folders Older Than "X" Days in Linux

LXer Linux News - Fri, 10/18/2019 - 20:09
2DayGeek: This bash script will delete log files and folders that are older than 10 days, once in a day.
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Linux Candy: Ternimal – animated lifeform in the terminal

LXer Linux News - Fri, 10/18/2019 - 17:58
Ternimal simulates a lifeform in the terminal using Unicode block symbols. It’s a script written in Rust. It has no dependencies and consumes very few resources.
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Databricks contributes Delta Lake to the Linux Foundation

Linux Today News - Fri, 10/18/2019 - 17:00

Databricks has found a new home at the Linux Foundation for its open source Delta Lake data lake project, in a bid to help grow a broader community and accelerate adoption.

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Distribution Release: Ubuntu Kylin 19.10 - Fri, 10/18/2019 - 16:38
Ubuntu Kylin is an official Ubuntu subproject whose goal is to create a variant of Ubuntu that is more suitable for Chinese users using the Simplified Chinese writing system. The distribution has published Ubuntu Kylin 19.10 which offers nine months of support. The release announcement (Chinese, English) lists....
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Fedora at 15: Why Matthew Miller sees a bright future for the Linux distribution

Linux Today News - Fri, 10/18/2019 - 16:00

TechRepublic: Fedora project leader Matthew Miller discusses lessons learned from the past, future architectural changes, as well as hot-button topics, including systemd.

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Perceiving Python programming paradigms

LXer Linux News - Fri, 10/18/2019 - 15:46
Early each year, TIOBE announces its Programming Language of The Year. When its latest annual TIOBE index report came out, I was not at all surprised to see Python again winning the title, which was based on capturing the most search engine ranking points (especially on Google, Bing, Yahoo, Wikipedia, Amazon, YouTube, and Baidu) in more
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Intro to the Linux useradd command

Linux Today News - Fri, 10/18/2019 - 15:00

Add users (and customize their accounts as needed) with the useradd command.

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Distribution Release: Ubuntu Budgie 19.10 - Fri, 10/18/2019 - 14:53
The Ubuntu Budgie team has released version 19.10 of their distribution which features nine months of security updates and ZFS on root support. The project's release announcement lists the features users can expect in Ubuntu Budgie 19.10: "We are pleased to announce the release of the new version....
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Fedora 31 Release Held Up By Installer + DNF Bugs

Linux Today News - Fri, 10/18/2019 - 14:00

Fedora release is getting delayed...

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How to use the Gzip command in Linux ?

LXer Linux News - Fri, 10/18/2019 - 13:17
The gzip utility is Linux is a common tool to compress files, or in other words, to reduce their size. The original file, when compressed by gzip will have the extension .gz by default. The file name however, when itis very long, will be changed after the compression, .i.e. It will be truncated.
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Shuttleworth sees the Linux desktop living on with Ubuntu 19.10

Linux Today News - Fri, 10/18/2019 - 13:00

ZDnet: It may never be as big as Windows, but Canonical CEO Mark Shuttleworth still sees a bright future for the Linux desktop.

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