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Destination Linux 138 - GNOME 3.34, Firefox 69, Librem 5, Chromebooks, Signal Messenger & more

Saturday 14th of September 2019 05:40:12 AM
On DL 138 Gnome 3.34 Drops This Week, Super Grub2 Disk 2.04s1 Released, Firefox 69 Released, Purism Librem 5 Shipping, Chromebooks Targeting The Enterprise, Phantom 3D Coming To Linux

Sayonara Player – small, clear and fast audio player

Saturday 14th of September 2019 03:28:40 AM
One of the traits I love about Linux is the breadth of open source available. And music players are no exception. There’s many excellent open source music players available ranging from sublime GUI software like Tauon Music Player to terminal based software such as musikcube. They are two of my favorite audio apps. But there’s always room for more.

How To Find & Locate Files on a Linux System

Saturday 14th of September 2019 01:17:09 AM
As a system administrator, it is a very common task to look for a specific file on your file system. However, it might be sometimes hard to find files on a Linux filesystem especially if you have dozens of different users.There are two commands that can help you achieve your goal : find and locate. In this tutorial, we are going to see how to use those commands effectively and how they can be tuned to achieve what we are looking for.

The Pentagon Needs to Make More Software Open Source, Watchdog Says

Friday 13th of September 2019 11:05:38 PM
The White House in 2016 required every agency to make at least 20 percent of its custom software available for reuse across the government, but the Pentagon isn’t even halfway there, according to the Government Accountability Office.

Highly rated action rpg rogue-lite 'Unexplored' now has a Linux test build available

Friday 13th of September 2019 08:54:07 PM
Something we've been waiting on quite some time, Unexplored from Ludomotion released in 2017 and now game porter Ethan Lee has given it a go with a Linux test build up.

How to Truncate (Empty) Files in Linux

Friday 13th of September 2019 06:42:36 PM
This tutorial explains how to truncate files to zero size in Linux systems using shell redirection and the truncate command.

Add leading zeroes that aren't really leading

Friday 13th of September 2019 05:28:15 PM
A leading zero can be a useful addition to a number, and there are several ways to add one or more leading zeroes on the command line. The addition is a little less straightforward if the leading zero sits inside a non-numeric string.

What politics can teach us about open source

Friday 13th of September 2019 04:13:55 PM
Many sobering lessons from history emphasize democracy is not a finished product. The Roman Empire ended in a dictatorship, while the feudal Middle Ages delivered the Magna Carta and the Renaissance; despite the American Revolution, slavery continued for many years, while the French Revolution resulted in the restoration of the monarchy. That said, more people are living in democracies around the world today than at any time before, and living standards in democracies continue to more

Huawei selling MateBook laptops with Linux preinstalled

Friday 13th of September 2019 02:59:35 PM
Huawei is now selling the Matebook 13, Matebook 14, and Matebook X Pro at VMALL, Huawei's ecommerce marketplace in China, with Deepin Linux preinstalled.

While not on Linux officially, Far Cry New Dawn seems to work amazingly well on Linux

Friday 13th of September 2019 01:45:14 PM
A recent benchmark video is currently doing the rounds showing off Far Cry New Dawn from Ubisoft, despite it not supporting Linux thanks to Wine, DXVK and Steam Play it seems to run beautifully.

10 edge computing myths, debunked

Friday 13th of September 2019 12:30:54 PM
Is edge a cloud killer? Is edge the same as IoT? As edge computing becomes more important to enterprises, you’ll want to clear up these and other common myths

Qualcomm IPQ4019-based SOM and dev board run OpenWrt Linux

Friday 13th of September 2019 11:16:34 AM
The “Habanero” module from 8devices runs OpenWrt on Qualcomm’s IPQ4019 SoC. The $55 open spec board supports dual-band, MU-MIMO 802.11ac (Wave2). A development kit for with module adds 5 Ethernet ports and USB. 8devices has added the Habanero as a new member to its line of dual-band system-on-modules (SOMs). The SOM is available in two […]

Ultra Strangeness will bring clay graphics and stop-motion to Linux next year

Friday 13th of September 2019 10:02:14 AM
I absolutely love hand-made clay stop-motion animation, ever since watching Trap Door when I was much younger it left a lasting impression so I'm always keen to see what games can do with it. Ultra Strangeness is one such title that caught me here.

How to Find and Replace a String in File Using the sed Command in Linux

Friday 13th of September 2019 08:47:53 AM
The sed command allows you to perform various file manipulation functions, such as search, find, modify, insert or delete files on Linux.

How to setup NRPE for client side monitoring

Friday 13th of September 2019 07:33:33 AM
Nrpe, or Nagios Remote Plugin Executor, is the client side service of a monitoring setup. The monitoring server will send commands to the client, which listens passively when got no work to do. Upon incoming command, the nrpe checks it's local configuration, and executes the plugin configured with the command, then sends back the results to the server for processing. You can read more about the server side installation in the Nagios installation guide, while this guide will focus on the client side.

KDE Plasma 5.12.9 LTS Desktop Environment Released with More Than 20 Bug Fixes

Friday 13th of September 2019 06:19:13 AM
The KDE Project announced the release and general availability of the ninth maintenance update to the long-term supported KDE Plasma 5.12 desktop environment series.

How to display gif files in Ubuntu Terminal

Friday 13th of September 2019 05:04:53 AM
In this article, we will explain how you can install the GIF for CLI tool on your Ubuntu and watch gifs through it inside the Terminal.

Working on Linux's nuts and bolts at Linux Plumbers

Friday 13th of September 2019 03:50:32 AM
Linux is built on the Linux Kernel Mailing List (LKML) and numerous other more specialized development mailing lists. But email and Internet Relay Chat (IRC) can only get you so far. Sometimes, to get things done, top Linux programmers really need to talk face-to-face with each other. That's where the Kernel Maintainers Summit and Linux Plumbers comes in.

Accessing SELinux policy documentation

Friday 13th of September 2019 02:36:12 AM
SELinux has a large volume of policy documentation, but you have to know how to find what you're looking for.

GNOME 3.34 Desktop Environment Officially Released, Here's What's New

Friday 13th of September 2019 01:21:52 AM
The GNOME Project announced today the release and general availability of the highly anticipated GNOME 3.34 desktop environment for Linux-based operating systems.