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Plasma 5.16 by KDE is Now Available

Wednesday 12th of June 2019 01:33:42 AM
Say hello to Plasma 5.16, a the newest iteration of KDE[he]#039[/he]s desktop environment, chock-a-block with new features and improvements.

KDE Plasma 5.16 Desktop Environment Officially Released, Here's What's New

Wednesday 12th of June 2019 12:19:22 AM
The KDE Project released today the KDE Plasma 5.16 desktop environment, a major release that adds a plethora of new features and enhancements, along with many improvements to make your Plasma experience more enjoyable and reliable.

What is a Linux user?

Tuesday 11th of June 2019 11:05:02 PM
In only two years, the Linux kernel will be 30 years old. Think about that! Where were you in 1991? Were you even born? I was 13! Between 1991 and 1993 a few "proper" Linux distributions were created, and at least three of them—Slackware, Debian, and Red Hat–provided the backbone the Linux movement was built more

Bash Case Statement with Examples

Tuesday 11th of June 2019 09:50:42 PM
Bash case statements can be used to replace multi-level if… else statement. You can use the case statement to match one variable against several values. The bash case statement is similar to switch statement in C programming but bash switch statement does not go ahead one it’s found.

How to Access a Bitlocker-Encrypted Windows Partition from Linux

Tuesday 11th of June 2019 08:36:22 PM
If your Windows partition is BitLocker-encrypted, it's difficult to access it in Linux. Here's how you can mount a Bitlocker-encrypted partition in Linux.

How To Find Linux System Details Using inxi

Tuesday 11th of June 2019 07:22:02 PM
Find Linux system details, such as CPU, Kernel, Memory, Processes and a lot more using Inxi utility.

How to Set Up a Python Virtual Environment on Debian 10 Buster

Tuesday 11th of June 2019 06:07:42 PM
There are two very simple ways to create a Python virtual environment on Debian 10. They're very similar and offer nearly the same benefits. As an added bonus, you won't need to install anything outside of the default Debian repositories to use them.

How to Use a Private Key and PuTTY to Log into Your Server Securely

Tuesday 11th of June 2019 04:53:22 PM
With security becoming increasingly important in today’s modern world of information theft and privacy concerns, keeping your server safe and secure has almost become a necessity.

Three Ways to Lock and Unlock User Account in Linux

Tuesday 11th of June 2019 03:39:02 PM
2DayGeek: This article helps admin to lock or unlock user accounts in multiple ways in Linux.

Android Application To Run GNU/Linux Distributions Without Root!

Tuesday 11th of June 2019 02:24:41 PM
Now is an era where smartphones are a necessity for everyone. And some developers make an application project, which can run Linux distributions on an Android device. Here are some applications that can run Linux distributions on Android without the root device!.

Teaching algorithmic ethics requires an open approach

Tuesday 11th of June 2019 01:10:21 PM
Artificial intelligence (AI) tools and other algorithmic systems are increasingly impacting social, political, and economic structures around us. Simultaneously, and as part of this impact, these systems are increasingly used to inform—or directly make—decisions for policymakers and other institutional more

How to Install GCC Compiler on Ubuntu 18.04

Tuesday 11th of June 2019 11:56:01 AM
The GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) is a collection of compilers and libraries for C, C++, Objective-C, Fortran, Ada, Go, and D, programming languages. Many open source projects including the GNU tools and the Linux kernel are compiled with GCC.

How to install Deepin desktop environment on Ubuntu

Tuesday 11th of June 2019 10:41:40 AM
Deepin is an elegant and easy to use desktop environment that optimizes your desktop depending upon your system hardware. In this article, we will learn how to install Deepin desktop environment on Ubuntu OS.

Data in a Flash, Part III: NVMe over Fabrics Using TCP

Tuesday 11th of June 2019 09:27:20 AM
A remote NVMe block device exported via an NVMe overFabrics network using TCP.

Neofetch – Display Linux system Information In Terminal

Tuesday 11th of June 2019 08:13:00 AM
Neofetch is a simple, yet useful command line system information utility written in Bash. It is used to display your Linux system information in Terminal.

How to speed up Apache with Varnish HTTP cache on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Tuesday 11th of June 2019 06:58:40 AM
In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configure the Varnish HTTP accelerator as a reverse proxy for an Apache web server. Varnish is a proxy server focused on HTTP caching. It's designed as an HTTP accelerator and can act as a reverse proxy for your web server.

Graviton: A Minimalist Open Source Code Editor

Tuesday 11th of June 2019 05:44:20 AM
Graviton is a free & open source, cross-platform code editor in development. Check out the features of this promising application.

Applications for writing Markdown

Tuesday 11th of June 2019 04:29:59 AM
Markdown is a lightweight markup language that is useful for adding formatting while still maintaining readability when viewing as plain text. Markdown (and Markdown derivatives) are used extensively as the priumary form of markup of documents on services like GitHub and pagure. By design, Markdown is easily created and edited in a text editor, however, […]

Three Ways To Change User’s MySQL/MariaDB Password in Linux

Tuesday 11th of June 2019 03:15:39 AM
MySQL/MariaDB is an opensource database management software, which is very famous, user friendly and widely used for data storage. This will allow the user to create a database, database user, grant different permission based on their requirements and you can access it anywhere. If you have forgotten your MySQL user password, if you would like to change a password for a user, you can reset it by following the steps in this article.

Try a new game on Free RPG Day

Tuesday 11th of June 2019 02:01:19 AM
Have you ever thought about trying Dungeons [he]amp[/he] Dragons but didn[he]#039[/he]t know how to start? Did you play Traveller in your youth and have been thinking about returning to the hobby? Are you curious about role-playing games (RPGs) but not sure whether you want to play one? Are you completely new to the concept of tabletop gaming and have never heard of RPGs until now? It doesn[he]#039[/he]t matter which of these profiles suits you, because Free RPG Day is for everyone!

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As part of the work I’ve been doing with cpmish I’ve been trying to track down the copyright holders of some of the more classic pieces of CP/M software and asking them to license it in a way that allows redistribution. One of the people I contacted was R.T. Russell, the author of the classic Z80 BBC BASIC, and he very kindly sent me the source and agreed to allow it to be distributed under the terms of the zlib license. So it’s now open source! Read more

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As it can be seen in the first graph, perhaps with some difficulty, is that the percent of arch-dependent packages built for riscv64 (grey line) has been around or higher than 80% since mid 2018, just a few months after the port was added to the infrastructure. Given than the arch-dependent packages are about half of the Debian['s main, unstable] archive and that (in simple terms) arch-independent packages can be used by all ports (provided that the software that they rely on is present, e.g. a programming language interpreter), this means that around 90% of packages of the whole archive has been available for this architecture from early on. Read more