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Linux pwd Command Tutorial for Beginners (with Examples)

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 02:34:33 PM
The pwd command, like ls and cd, is one of most frequently used Linux utilities. Regardless of the kind of user you are (newbie or pro), you'll find yourself using this command line tool a lot. So in this tutorial, we will quickly discuss the basics of pwd through some easy to understand examples.

10 commands every Linux user should know

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 01:13:21 PM
You may think you're new to Linux, but you're really not. There are 3.74 billion global internet users, and all of them use Linux in some way since Linux servers power 90% of the internet. Most modern routers run Linux or Unix, and the TOP500 supercomputers also rely on Linux. If you own an Android smartphone, your operating system is constructed from the Linux kernel.In other words, Linux is everywhere.read more

Big Update for Little Backup Box

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 11:52:09 AM
After a few evenings of coding and testing, I rolled out a new version of Little Backup Box. It is one of the most significant updates in the project’s life, and it introduces new functionality and a wide range of improvements.

Quickly Evaluate A Computer For Crypto Currency Mining Profit

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 10:30:57 AM
This guide shows you how to quickly work our much profit or loss a local or cloud computer can generate for several crypto-currencies.

How to Install Linux Kernel 4.16 on Ubuntu 17.10 and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 07:45:17 AM
With the Linux 4.16 kernel out the door, we bet that some of you out there would want to install it on your Ubuntu or Linux Mint computers, so we've prepared a quick and straightforward tutorial just for that.

Rough, tough fanless box has dual HDMI and PoE

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 06:24:05 AM
Axiomtek’s fanless, rugged “eBOX565-312-FL” embedded system runs Linux or Windows on a Celeron N3550, and offers dual HDMI, quad USB 3.0, an external SATA tray, and Power-over-Ethernet. Like last year’s eBOX100-312-FL, the similarly ruggedized eBOX565-312-FL features an Intel’s Celeron N3350, a dual-core, 1.1GHz/2.4GHz “Apollo Lake” SoC with 6W TDP.

Now Available: April 2018 issue of Linux Journal

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 05:02:53 AM
Linux Journal's April issue takes a Deep Dive Into the Cloud.

Linux Kernel 4.16 Now Available for Linux Lite Users, Here's How to Install It

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 03:41:41 AM
The Linux 4.16 kernel is officially here, so we believe that Linux OS vendors would want to offer the new and improved version to their users. Linux Lite developer Jerry Bezencon is again the first to provide the most recent kernel version to his users.

Ansible, Linux apps, Jupyter Notebooks, a Raspberry Pi baby monitor, Python, and more

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 02:20:29 AM
The most popular articles on Opensource.com last week rounded up: Linux apps, dug into Python, and provided getting-started guides for Jupyter Notebooks, Ansible, Hugo, and more.

Google Releases April 2018's Android Security Patch for Pixel? and Nexus Devices

Tuesday 3rd of April 2018 12:59:17 AM
Google released on Monday the April 2018 Android Security Patch for supported Pixel and Nexus devices, addressing more than 40 security vulnerabilities and bugs.

RISC-V leader gains $50 million in funding and Western Digital vow to build 1 billion chips

Monday 2nd of April 2018 11:44:57 PM
SiFive has raised $50.6 million in Series C funding, and Western Digital pledged to produce 1 billion of SiFive’s RISC-V cores. Meanwhile, the new Linux 4.16 kernel boosted RISC-V support, and there are rumors of a RISC-V project led by Google, Qualcomm, and Samsung.

Use Musicbrainz to get CD information

Monday 2nd of April 2018 10:30:37 PM
Many people now buy music only online. But there are millions — maybe billions — of music compact discs (CDs) in circulation. You can still find a lot of music in this form. Musicbrainz, a project of the Metabrainz Foundation,... Continue Reading →

Linux Kernel 4.16: Networking Patches and More

Monday 2nd of April 2018 09:16:17 PM
Linus Torvalds released version 4.16 of the Linux Kernel on Sunday, April 1st, nine weeks after the previous version. After the rather eventful 4.15 cycle, which included the loss of the Linux Kernel Mailing List for several days and the fallout from the Meltdown and Spectre bugs, 4.16 has been mercifully smooth.

Understanding Linux filesystems: ext4 and beyond

Monday 2nd of April 2018 08:01:57 PM
The majority of modern Linux distributions default to the ext4 filesystem, just as previous Linux distributions defaulted to ext3, ext2, and—if you go back far enough—ext.If you're new to Linux—or to filesystems—you might wonder what ext4 brings to the table that ext3 didn't. You might also wonder whether ext4 is still in active development at all, given the flurries of news coverage of alternate filesystems such as btrfs, xfs, and zfs.read more

Linux Kernel 4.16, GIMP 2.10 RC, Firefox Facebook Container, Qubes OS & more | This Week in Linux 26

Monday 2nd of April 2018 06:47:37 PM
VIDEO: on this episode: Linux Kernel 4.16, GIMP 2.10 RC, Firefox Facebook Container, Qubes OS, Barrier (synergy fork), Humble Indie Bundle 19, OpenMediaVault, Pop!_OS, DuckDuckGo Privacy Challenge & more

How To Install And Setup Vagrant

Monday 2nd of April 2018 05:33:16 PM
Vagrant is a powerful tool when it comes to virtual machines, here we will look at how to setup and use Vagrant with Virtualbox on Ubuntu to provision reproducible virtual machines.

An introduction to the Flask Python web app framework

Monday 2nd of April 2018 04:18:56 PM
If you're developing a web app in Python, chances are you're leveraging a framework. A framework "is a code library that makes a developer's life easier when building reliable, scalable, and maintainable web applications" by providing reusable code or extensions for common operations.read more

How to reset a MySQL root password

Monday 2nd of April 2018 03:04:36 PM
In this post we will show you how to reset a MySQL root password in case you have forgotten it. The following steps should work with any moder Linux distribution.

You Can Now Run Arch Linux on the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ Computer with RaspArch

Monday 2nd of April 2018 01:50:16 PM
RaspArch developer Arne Exton released today a new build of his Arch Linux-based operating system designed for Raspberry Pi single-board computers (SBCs), adding support for the recently launched Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ computer.

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Purism's Librem 5 Linux Phone Will Support Ubuntu Touch, Thanks to UBports

Lead by talented Linux developer Marius Gripsgard, the UBports Foundation keeps the Ubuntu Touch mobile OS developed by Canonical, the company behind the widely-used Ubuntu Linux operating system, alive for various popular smartphones, including Fairphone 2, Nexus 5, OnePlus One, as well as the BQ Aquaris M10 FHD tablet that was designed to run Ubuntu Touch in the first place. Now, Purism and UBports are partnering to offer the Ubuntu Touch mobile operating system on the upcoming Librem 5 Linux phone, which raised more than $2 million last fall​, promising to be the privacy and security-focused smartphone you've been expecting for a long time. While not the default OS, users will be able to easily run Ubuntu Touch on the Librem 5 phone. Read more also: UBPorts Ubuntu Touch To Be Supported By The Purism Librem 5

Ubuntu-Based ExTiX Distro, the Ultimate Linux System, Updates Its Deepin Edition

Based on the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating system, the ExTiX 18.4 Deepin Edition is now available and it ships updated components, including the latest Deepin 15.5 Desktop, the Calamares 3.1.12 universal installer framework, and a custom Linux 4.16.2 kernel with extra hardware support. "I’ve made a new extra version of ExTiX with Deepin 15.5 Desktop (made in China!)," said Arne Exton in the release announcement. "Only a minimum of packages is installed in ExTiX Deepin. You can, of course, install all the packages you want, even while running ExTiX Deepin live, i.e. from a DVD or USB stick." Read more

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Things You Should Know About Ubuntu 18.04

This article answers frequently asked questions about Ubuntu 18.04 and thus informing you of the important things you should know about Ubuntu 18.04. Read more