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Canonical Ends Ubuntu Unity Linux Desktop in Favor of GNOME
NEWS ANALYSIS: After six years of pitching the dream of a converged Linux desktop experience that crosses desktop, mobile, server and cloud, Canonical pulls the plug. (Apr 05, 2017)

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BASH a block of bytes
(Apr 26, 2017, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

theLinuxRain: To standardise the task, it's this: print six separate lines, each of which has six randomly generated 8-bit bytes separated by a single whitespace, as in the image above.

Puppet : Automate/Reset first time root password for MySQL 5.7.x
(Apr 26, 2017, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Use this custom puppet code/module to automate first root password for MySQL 5.7.x.

10 Useful locate Command Practical Examples for Linux Newbies
(Apr 26, 2017, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

tecmint: The locate utility works better and faster than its find counterpart

Auto Shutdown, Reboot, Suspend, Hibernate Your Linux System At A Specific Time
(Apr 25, 2017, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Auto Shutdown, Suspend, Hibernate Your Linux System At A Specific Time using qShutdown and Autopoweroff utilities.

How To Suspend A Process And Resume It Later In Linux
(Apr 24, 2017, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

This brief tutorial describes how to suspend or pause a running process and resume it later in Unix-like operating systems.

Linux 4.11 rc8
(Apr 24, 2017, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linus Torvalds: So originally I was just planning on releasing the final 4.11

5 ways to succeed at learning a programming language
(Apr 23, 2017, 22:00) (0 talkbacks)

A few best practices will help you pick up new programming skills.

Understanding Shell Initialization Files and User Profiles in Linux
(Apr 22, 2017, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

tecmint: Learn about shell initialization files in relation to user profiles for local user management in Linux.

nano: CLI Text Editor For Everyone [basic tutorials]
(Apr 21, 2017, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

nano is a Command Line Interface text editor for GNU/Linux designed to emulate Pico text editor.

Docker Inception: Play with Docker
(Apr 20, 2017, 22:23) (0 talkbacks) Turtles all the way down.

Containerize Legacy Apps with Docker MTA
(Apr 20, 2017, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

The keyword phrase here is "certain legacy applications." Docker learned while developing MTA that when it comes to migrating to containers, not all legacy apps are created equally.

3 Emacs extensions for getting organized
(Apr 20, 2017, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Want to get organized? Look no further than the Emacs text editor with these three helpful modes.

How To Add Linux Commands To The Queue And Execute Them One By One
(Apr 20, 2017, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ostechnix: Task Spooler is a command line program to queue up other commands and execute them one after other.

What is LinuxKit and why does it matter?
(Apr 20, 2017, 10:00) (0 talkbacks) Building a highly customized yet containerized operating system can be a super expensive, high-infrastructure requirement for new companies.

Fasd - A Commandline Tool That Offers Quick Access to Files and Directories
(Apr 20, 2017, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

Fasd (pronounced as fast) is command-line productivity booster, a self-contained POSIX shell script which enables quick and more efficient access to files and directories.

First GNOME 3.26 Desktop Environment Features Revealed, Here's What's Coming
(Apr 20, 2017, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

GNOME Usage is a new app planned for the GNOME 3.26 cycle, promising to be a GNOME 3 application that can display the current resource usage of the host system where the GNOME desktop is installed

Grok the GIL: How to write fast and thread-safe Python
(Apr 19, 2017, 05:00) (0 talkbacks) We explore Python's global interpreter lock and learn how it affects multithreaded programs.

Docker Opens Ups Container Platform with LinuxKit and Moby Project
(Apr 18, 2017, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: At Dockercon 17, Docker announced a pair of new projects to help developers and organizations build their own container-optimized Linux platforms.

How To View CPU Temperature On Linux
(Apr 17, 2017, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

ostechnix: Lm_sensors is an acronym for Linux-monitoring sensors.

GoTTY - Share Your Linux Terminal (TTY) as a Web Application
(Apr 17, 2017, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

tecmint: GoTTY is a simple GoLang based command line tool that enables you to share your terminal(TTY) as a web application.

Linux 4.11 rc7
(Apr 16, 2017, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linus Torvalds: We're in the late rc phase, and this may be the last rc if nothing surprising happens.

More Unknown Linux Commands
(Apr 14, 2017, 23:00) (0 talkbacks) Explore the outer limits of Linux with Carla Schroder in this roundup of little-known utilities.

12 ways to study a new programming language
(Apr 13, 2017, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

You've decided to learn a new programming language. How do you get started?

Micro - A Modern Terminal Based Text Editor with Syntax Highlighting
(Apr 12, 2017, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

tecmint: Micro is a modern, easy-to-use and intuitive cross-platform terminal-based text editor that works on Linux, Windows and MacOS.

It's Becoming Easier To Write Linux DRM Drivers
(Apr 11, 2017, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: Ready to write some DRM drivers? (and no it's not the DRM you're thinking off)

Instant messaging service Wire open-sources its server code
(Apr 11, 2017, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

NetworkWorld: Wire has started the process of releasing its server code on GitHub

How to program games with the LoVE gaming engine on the Raspberry Pi
(Apr 11, 2017, 12:00) (0 talkbacks) What's the next step after you've outgrown drag-and-drop programming? We explain how to get started with the LÖVE game engine, which uses the scripting language Lua.

Python vs. Ruby: Which is best for web development?
(Apr 11, 2017, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Python and Ruby are similar in some ways but are worlds apart in their approach to solving problems.

Taskwarrior - An Easy Way to Manage TODO List From The Command Line
(Apr 11, 2017, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

Taskwarrior is a Free, Open Source, and powerful command line task manager that manages our TODO list in a well organized format.

Tracing the user space and Operating System interactions
(Apr 11, 2017, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

Like the bug that no one can solve, many issues occur on the interface between the user application and the operating system.

Unity 8 Now Has a New Home over at UBports, Development Will Start Very Soon
(Apr 10, 2017, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

Unity 8 has a new home at, and new builds will be rolling out very soon, available at

Red Hat and Fedora Teams Welcome Ubuntu to GNOME and Wayland with Open Arms
(Apr 09, 2017, 22:00) (0 talkbacks)

For some time now, we were all very much aware of the fact that Unity 8 doesn't have a future

Linux 4.11 rc6
(Apr 09, 2017, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linus Torvalds: Things are looking fairly normal, so here's the regular weekly rc.

OpenGL vs Vulkan in Mad Max, re-tested
(Apr 07, 2017, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

GamingOnLinux: Since Feral Interactive have fixed up the OpenGL renderer in the Mad Max Beta, here are some fresh OpenGL vs Vulkan tests.

Red Hat Software Collections 2.4 and Red Hat Developer Toolset 6.1 Enter Beta
(Apr 07, 2017, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

Designed for aspiring developers who want to create modern applications, Red Hat Software Collections 2.4 Beta delivers a set of new language additions

Cheap Arm Project: Affordable, Open Source DIY Robotics
(Apr 06, 2017, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

FOSSforce: Not so long ago, when we mentioned "open source," we were nearly always talking about software.

Canonical Ends Ubuntu Unity Linux Desktop in Favor of GNOME
(Apr 05, 2017, 14:02) (0 talkbacks)

NEWS ANALYSIS: After six years of pitching the dream of a converged Linux desktop experience that crosses desktop, mobile, server and cloud, Canonical pulls the plug.

The Story of Ubuntu's Mir Abstraction Layer (MirAL)
(Apr 04, 2017, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: More and more recently we have found ourselves talking about Mir's abstraction layer, MirAL.

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