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More Unknown Linux Commands

Friday 14th of April 2017 02:13:30 AM
A roundup of the fun and little-known utilities termsaver, pv, and calendar. termsaver is an ASCII screensaver for the console, and pv measures data throughput and simulates typing. Debian's calendar comes with a batch of different calendars, and instructions for making your own.

Review: Manjaro Linux 17.0.1 "Gellivara" Xfce

Friday 14th of April 2017 12:47:43 AM
It isn't totally suitable for newbies due to the subtleties in changing various configuration settings, but it is easy enough for someone who may have used Linux even just a little bit to use.

Stacer – Linux System Optimizer and Monitoring Tool

Thursday 13th of April 2017 11:21:57 PM
Stacer is an open source system optimizer and Monitoring tool that helps users to manage entire system with different aspects.

How to upgrade the Linux kernel with a handy GUI

Thursday 13th of April 2017 09:56:10 PM
There are certain Linux distributions that always seem to be behind the curve, when it comes to kernel updates. One such distribution is Ubuntu. There's a reason for that (of course); Ubuntu always wants to ensure the best possible user experience. To that end, the platform tends to lag behind a bit in the kernel sector.

LinuxAndUbuntu Distro Review Of The Week blackPanther OS

Thursday 13th of April 2017 08:30:24 PM
We all search for a stable Linux platform for everyday use. I am also that type of guy who looks for a stable Linux distro, so that my family can use my PC with ease, without getting frustrated by some lib or symlink error. That is why today I am going to discuss in LinuxAndUbuntu distro review of the week the same distro which aims for a similar goal i.e. stability, ease of access, and for daily use.

How to build and edit LibreOffice dictionaries

Thursday 13th of April 2017 07:04:37 PM
When writing or editing scientific-type text in LibreOffice Writer, I rely a lot on its spellchecker. Unfortunately, the scientific terms I'd like to check aren't in the default dictionaries behind LibreOffice's spellchecking routine. There are two ways out of this dilemma...

How to install and use MuseScore to create your own music

Thursday 13th of April 2017 05:38:51 PM
Last year in March, I wrote about MuseScore, a great open source application for musical notation. At the time, I was still using version 1, but since then I've upgraded to 2.0.3, and I've found that MuseScore version 2 provides a refined user interface and a healthy dose of polish to nearly every feature.MuseScore is a stable, long-lived application, and that's a good thing because it means you can spend your time writing music instead of worrying about weekly updates pushing you toward the "cutting edge."read more

5 Great Steam Alternatives for Linux

Thursday 13th of April 2017 04:13:04 PM
If you are not a fan of Steam, there is plenty of other software for you to manage your games. Here are 5 Steam alternatives for Linux.

Canonical CEO Jane Silber resigns

Thursday 13th of April 2017 02:47:18 PM
Mark Shuttleworth, Canonical and Ubuntu[he]#039[/he]s founder, will take over the top spot at the Linux powerhouse.

How to Make two Ec2 instances connect each other in AWS

Thursday 13th of April 2017 01:21:32 PM
We build Ec2 instances like linux instances in aws. Sometime we need to make two Ec2 instances connect each other so that they can exchange files etc. However by default this communication is not available. We need to make some configuration changes to make two Ec2 instances connect each other. Here is quick way to do so.

12 ways to study a new programming language

Thursday 13th of April 2017 11:55:45 AM
So, you've decided that you want to add a particular programming language to your repertoire. Now what?In this article, I outline 12 suggestions for study techniques. Remember that everybody learns differently. Some of these techniques may work excellently for you, whereas others may not meet your needs at all. If you start to feel stuck with one strategy, try another and see where it gets you.read more

Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) Officially Released, Available to Download Now

Thursday 13th of April 2017 10:29:59 AM
Today, April 13, 2017, Canonical released the final version of the Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) operating system, which has been in development for the past six months, since last October's launch of Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak).

Tor Security for Android and Desktop Linux

Thursday 13th of April 2017 09:18:34 AM
Internet service providers in the United States have just been given the green light to sell usage history of their subscribers by S J Res 34, opening the gates for private subscriber data to become public. The law appears to direct ISPs to provide an "opt-out" mechanism for subscribers to retain private control of their usage history, which every subscriber should complete.

How to install Nextcloud 11 on CentOS 7

Thursday 13th of April 2017 07:52:47 AM
Nextcloud is an open source software for creating and using file hosting services. It has a lot of extra Calendar, Sync and Contacts features, apart from their file hosting features. It is a great free alternative to some popular services such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, etc.

Canonical Enhances Its Ubuntu Linux OS With 'Zesty Zapus' Release

Thursday 13th of April 2017 06:27:01 AM
It's the swan song for Unity ...Zesty Zapus is released on April 13th.

Pico-ITX SBC duo spins Kaby Lake with different expansion paths

Thursday 13th of April 2017 05:01:15 AM
Axiomtek’s “PICO512” SBC offers 7th Gen Core CPUs plus mini-PCIe and homegrown expansion. A “PICO511” model skips the HDMI port but adds a second mini-PCIe. The PICO512 and PICO511 boards are slight tweaks of last year’s PICO500 PICO-ITX SBC, but with one arguably major difference: a switch from Intel’s 6th Gen “Skylake” Core and Celeron CPUs to 7th Gen “Kaby Lake” chips.

OpenShot Video Editor Basic Openshot Video Editing Skills

Thursday 13th of April 2017 03:35:28 AM
OpenShot is a free and open source video editing application both for enthusiasts and professionals alike... uh... but don’t expect it to be better than lightworks or those adobe suit (video editing) counter-parts. Anyway, it’ll surprise you with many features and yes the integration with blender gives you the power of 3D on your hands!

SBC offers choice of i.MX6 UL or ULL, starting at $25 in single units

Thursday 13th of April 2017 02:09:42 AM
MYIR’s 70 x 55mm MYS-6ULX SBC runs Linux 4.1.15 on the i.MX6 UL or new i.MX6 ULL, offering -40 to 85°C support or WiFi, respectively. MYIR, which has built SBCs based on the TI AM437x (Rico Board) and Zynq-7000 (Z-turn Board), among others, has announced what appears to be the first SBC to offer both […]

How to join your Linux server to the NTP pool project

Thursday 13th of April 2017 12:43:55 AM
This tutorial explains how to configure a NTP (Network Time Protocol) server (using ntpd) and join it to the continuously more demanded NTP pool project.

How to setup linux iSCSI target initiator on RHEL7 for Storage allocation

Wednesday 12th of April 2017 11:18:09 PM
Using iscsi you can share block level storage to the client machine. This iscsi uses the existing ip to share and access the storage over the network.We can setup linux iSCSI target initiator , so that storage can be shared from one Linux server to the client linux machine. So Let’s setup linux iSCSI target initiator on RHEL7.

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GNOME News

  • Desk Changer is a Wallpaper Slideshow Extension for GNOME
    Have you been looking for a GNOME wallpaper slideshow extension? If so, you can stop. In the comments to our recent post on the way GNOME handles wallpapers a number of readers asked whether GNOME had an image slideshow feature built in, without the need for third-party apps and the like. The answer is yes, GNOME does. Sort of.
  • Minwaita: A Compact Version of Theme Adwaita for Gnome Desktop
    As you may already know that Ubuntu is switching back to Gnome, this is the transition time for Ubuntu to switch back. Some creators are motivated and creating themes for Gnome desktop, which is a good thing and hopefully we shall see plenty of Gnome themes and icons around soon. As its name shows "Minwaita" it is minimal/compact version of Adwaita theme, the theme is available after some enhancements to make Gnome more sleek and more vanilla Gnome experience without moving to away from Adwaita's design. This theme is compatible with Gnome 3.20 and up versions. This theme was released back in November, 2016 and still in continuous development that means if you find any problem or bug in the theme then report it to get it fixed in the next update. Obsidian-1 icons used in the following screenshots.
  • Gnome Pomodoro Timer Can Help You Increase Productivity
    If you are struggling with focus on something, it could be your work or study then try Pomodoro technique, this method developed by Francesco Cirillo in the late 1980s. The technique uses a timer to break down work into intervals, traditionally 25 minutes in length, separated by short breaks. You can read more about Pomodoro here.
  • Widget hierarchies in GTK+ 4.0
    In GTK+3, only GtkContainer subclasses can have child widgets. This makes a lot of sense for “public” container children like we know them, e.g. GtkBox — i.e. the developer can add, remove and reorder child widgets arbitrarily and the container just does layout.

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