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My Linux story: Covering open source in Spanish

LXer Linux News - Sat, 11/30/2019 - 13:30
From time to time, when I[he]#039[/he]m looking for some help on how to do something on my GNU/Linux desktop or server, I[he]#039[/he]ll come across an article or conversation in a language other than English. If that language happens to be French or Spanish, that[he]#039[/he]s fine for me. If it[he]#039[/he]s in Portuguese or Italian, I can stumble through it. And, for other languages, occasionally, I[he]#039[/he]ll give one of those online AI translators a go in the hopes of gleaning something useful.
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Kali Linux 2019.4 includes new undercover mode for pentesters doing work in public places

Linux Today News - Sat, 11/30/2019 - 12:00

Kali Linux 2019.4 is the latest iteration of the Kali Linux penetration testing platform

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Guest Article: It All Began With Stallman

LXer Linux News - Sat, 11/30/2019 - 11:18
How “Free Water” and “Free/Libre Software” (nowadays rebranded “OSS” or “FOSS”) relate to one another
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Holiday gift guide: Books for the learner, explorer, or tinkerer on your list

LXer Linux News - Sat, 11/30/2019 - 09:07
It is my pleasure to introduce Opensource.com[he]#039[/he]s selection of books that would make excellent holiday gift ideas. We hope you find them interesting items to give as gifts this holiday season or to add to your own holiday wishlist. Each book exhibits qualities that make them excellent gifts for open source enthusiasts, as they all encourage learning, exploring, and tinkering.
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How to Find DNS (Domain Name Server) Records On Linux Using the Dig Command

Linux Today News - Sat, 11/30/2019 - 08:00

2DayGeek: The dig command allows you to check various DNS records for a domain from the Linux terminal.

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How To Automate Repetitive Typing (Text Expansion) With AutoKey On Linux

LXer Linux News - Sat, 11/30/2019 - 06:55
Text expansion (or substitution) helps you save time by transforming abbreviations into a long string of text. Use it to boost your productivity by quickly inserting a phrase that you need to type frequently, your address, code and so on, in any application. This tutorial explains how to automate repetitive typing using AutoKey, a desktop automation utility for Linux / X11.
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Linux Kernel 5.4 Gets First Point Release, It's Now Ready for Mass Deployments

LXer Linux News - Sat, 11/30/2019 - 04:44
Renowned Linux kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman released today the first point release to the latest Linux 5.4 kernel series, which is now stable and ready for mass deployments.
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After four years, Rust-based Redox OS is nearly self-hosting

LXer Linux News - Sat, 11/30/2019 - 02:32
A better operating system thanks to Rust's combination of safety and performance? The Redox OS, written in Rust and currently under development, is only "a few months of work away" from self-hosting, meaning that the Rustc compiler would run on Redox itself, according to its creator Jeremy Soller.…
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Orange Pi 4 launches at $60 with 4GB RAM

LXer Linux News - Sat, 11/30/2019 - 00:21
The Orange Pi 4 and 4B SBCs have launched at $59.90 and $69.90, respectively, running Linux or Android on a RK3399 with 4GB LPDDR4, 16GB eMMC, WiFi/BT, GbE, HDMI, Type-C with DP, 40-pin, PCIe, and more. The 4B adds a 2.8-TOPS NPU. Earlier this month, Shenzhen Xunlong teased a Rockchip RK3399 based Orange Pi 4 […]
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Adding a second drive to LVM on RHEL8

LXer Linux News - Fri, 11/29/2019 - 22:09
We have all been in the situation where we ran out of space, and need to add another drive. Back before LVM, you would have to add a second drive, create a partition, and find a decent place to mount it. You will be happy to hear those days are over. It is a bit more complicated, but the space is just magically available for LVM to put wherever you need it.
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Zorin OS Responds to the Privacy Concerns

Linux Today News - Fri, 11/29/2019 - 20:00

There were some privacy concerns around data collection in Zorin OS.

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Time Is Running Out for Windows 7 Fanboys

LXer Linux News - Fri, 11/29/2019 - 19:57
The clock is ticking for Windows 7, as Microsoft is projected to stop servicing this OS version on January 14.But at the same time, Linux continues to be a worthy alternative.
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How to write a Python web API with Django

LXer Linux News - Fri, 11/29/2019 - 17:46
Django is the comprehensive web framework by which all other frameworks are measured. One of the most popular names in Python API development, Django has surged in popularity since its start in 2005.Django is maintained by the Django Software Foundation and has experienced great community support, with over 11,600 members worldwide. On Stack Overflow, Django has around 191,000 tagged questions. Websites like Spotify, YouTube, and Instagram rely on Django for application and data management.read more
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