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Oracle woos Red Hat users with Autonomous Linux
(Sep 18, 2019, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

InfoWorld: Oracle Autonomous Linux is patched, updated, and tuned automatically, but only in the Oracle Cloud

Fedora Linux 31 Beta is here
(Sep 18, 2019, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

betanews: Fedora may not be the flashiest or most exciting Linux distribution, but it is very reliable

You'll get a new Firefox each month in 2020 as Mozilla speeds up releases
(Sep 18, 2019, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

cnet: Monthly updates to the open-source web browser are scheduled to begin next year.

Call me crazy, but Windows 11 could run on Linux
(Sep 18, 2019, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

ComputerWorld: Desktop Windows has had so many problems, desperate measures may be needed.

How to Convert Video Formats on Linux
(Sep 17, 2019, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

There are a few ways to convert video files on Linux.

How to Install Ranger Terminal File Manager on Linux
(Sep 17, 2019, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Ranger is a lightweight and powerful file manager that works in a terminal window.

Delete Files That Have Not Been Accessed For A Given Time On Linux
(Sep 17, 2019, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

This brief guide explains how to delete files that have not been accessed for a given time using Tmpwatch or Tmpreaper on Linux.

Why Debian Is the Gold Standard of Upstream Desktop Linux
(Sep 17, 2019, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

The last decade or so has seen Debian largely repositioned as an upstream distribution

How To Disable GNOME's Overlay Scrollbars (Have The Scrollbars Permanently Visible)
(Sep 17, 2019, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

This article explains how to disable GNOME's overlay scrollbars, so that the scrollbars are always visible.

Four semanage commands to keep SELinux in enforcing mode
(Sep 17, 2019, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

Are you avoiding SELinux entirely, or leaving large portions of your systems in permissive mode?

Rclone Browser Fork With Fixes And Enhancements
(Sep 17, 2019, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

Rclone Browser is a fairly popular cross-platform GUI for Rclone.

Richard M. Stallman resigns
(Sep 17, 2019, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

On September 16, 2019, Richard M. Stallman, founder and president of the Free Software Foundation, resigned as president and from its board of directors.

Linux Screen Command - Beginners Guide to Terminal Multiplexing
(Sep 17, 2019, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

How to use the Linux Screen command to detach and reattach terminal sessions and more...

A Critical Exim Vulnerability, Lilocked Ransomware on the Rise, but Linux Not to Blame
(Sep 16, 2019, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Exim may be the Internet's most popular email server, but the MTA's recent history with security vulnerabilities is concerning to say the least. 

Exim may be the Internet's most popular email server, but the MTA's recent history with security vulnerabilities is concerning to say the least.

Gunzip Command in Linux
(Sep 16, 2019, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Gunzip is a command-line tool for decompressing Gzip files.

How to Install Lighttpd with PHP, MariaDB and Let's Encrypt SSL on Debian 10
(Sep 16, 2019, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Lighttpd is a free, open-source and high-speed webserver specially designed for speed-critical environments.

PineTime is a $25 smartwatch companion for Linux smartphones (work-in-progress from Pine64)
(Sep 16, 2019, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

The folks at Pine64 have been selling inexpensive Linux laptops for a few years, and they’re getting ready to launch their first Linux smartphone.

Archman Linux: Pure Arch With Extra Flair
(Sep 16, 2019, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxInsider: Archman is an Arch Linux-based rolling distribution featuring the Calamares system installer

CNAB ready for prime time, says Docker
(Sep 16, 2019, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

Docker announced yesterday that CNAB, a specification for creating multi-container applications, has come of age.

Intel Resurrecting FSGSBASE Support For Linux To Help With Performance
(Sep 16, 2019, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: The FSGSBASE instruction allows for reading/write to the FS/GS BASE from any privilege and should help with performance

How to stop, start, and restart Apache on various Linux distributions
(Sep 16, 2019, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

TechRepublic: Need to know how to start, stop, restart, enable, and disable Apache? Here's how.

Accessing SELinux policy documentation
(Sep 16, 2019, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

SELinux has a large volume of policy documentation,

Manjaro Linux 18.1 Is Officially Released, And You Have A New Choice To Make
(Sep 16, 2019, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Forbes: The latest stable version of the Arch-based Linux distribution is available now with a ton of new features, and a new choice to make during installation

Automate your Linux system tasks with cron
(Sep 16, 2019, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

It's all about timing with cron, the scheduling daemon.

Linux 5.3 Released
(Sep 15, 2019, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linus Torvalds: So we've had a fairly quiet last week, but I think it was good that we ended up having that extra week and the final rc8.

FreeBSD Applying Security Updates Using pkg/freebsd-update
(Sep 15, 2019, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Nixcraft: Learn how to update packages and apply security upgrades on FreeBSD

9 Tools to Monitor Linux Disk Partitions and Usage in Linux
(Sep 15, 2019, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Monitoring storage device(s) space usage is one of the most important tasks of a SysAdmin

How to Truncate (Empty) Files in Linux
(Sep 14, 2019, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Learn how to truncate files to zero size in Linux systems using shell redirection and the truncate command.

Agile project management: 10 reasons to use it
(Sep 14, 2019, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Making the shift to agile project management delivers compelling benefits

How to display gif files in Ubuntu Terminal
(Sep 14, 2019, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Learn how you can install the GIF for CLI tool on your Ubuntu and watch gifs through it inside the Terminal.

KDE Plasma 5.12.9 LTS Desktop Environment Released with More Than 20 Bug Fixes
(Sep 13, 2019, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

Released more than one and a half years ago, the KDE Plasma 5.12 series is currently the latest LTS (Long Term Support) version of the acclaimed desktop environment

WebAssembly Source Code Can Now Be Debugged Outside the Browser with GDB and LLDB
(Sep 13, 2019, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Mozilla recently demonstrated debugging of WebAssembly binaries outside the browser, using standard debuggers like GDB and LLDB.

Reactive Foundation tackles next phase of software architecture
(Sep 13, 2019, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

To accelerate reactive programming and technologies for the next generation of networked applications, the Linux Foundation announced the launch of the Reactive Foundation.

SUSE Bolsters Security, Advanced Networking in SUSE CaaS Platform 4
(Sep 13, 2019, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

SUSE's Cloud Application Platform is also updated with a variety of user interface enhancements.

Huawei Just Started Selling Laptops With A Beautiful Linux OS Pre-Installed
(Sep 13, 2019, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Some of the best and most affordable premium laptops on the market are now shipping with Linux pre-installed.

How to Allow Remote Connections to MySQL Database Server
(Sep 13, 2019, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

By default, the MySQL server listens for connections only from localhost.

Starship Is A Minimal And Fast Shell Prompt Written In Rust
(Sep 13, 2019, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxUprising: Written in Rust, the prompt is supposed to work with most common shells on most common operating systems.

Watch Out, Linus Torvalds: Microsoft Bought Tons of Git Repositories and Now It Goes After Linux
(Sep 13, 2019, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

techrights: Microsoft reminds us how E.E.E. tactics work

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