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networkctl - Query the Status of Network Links in Linux

Tuesday 31st of July 2018 09:00:00 PM

Tecmint: Networkctl is a command line utility for viewing a summary of network devices and their connection status.

7 of the Best KDE Plasma Themes for Linux

Tuesday 31st of July 2018 08:00:00 PM

MakeTechEasier: KDE Plasma truly is a beautifully-designed Linux desktop.

IPFire Hardened Linux Firewall Distribution Gets Major Update, Here's What's New

Tuesday 31st of July 2018 07:00:00 PM

The most prominent new feature in IPFire 2.21 Core Update 122 is the Linux 4.14.50 kernel, which contains mitigations for both the Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities

ABC of using Traceroute command in Linux

Tuesday 31st of July 2018 06:00:00 PM

LinuxTechLab: The Traceroute command is a well known networking utility

Dell XPS 13 now ships with Ubuntu 18.04 Linux

Tuesday 31st of July 2018 05:00:00 PM

ZDnet: Want a top-flight laptop with a high-end Linux pre-installed?

Linux aspell Command Tutorial for Beginners (5 Examples)

Tuesday 31st of July 2018 04:00:00 PM

A spell checker is an important tool if your work involves writing or editing text files or documents.

A single-user, lightweight OS for your next home project

Tuesday 31st of July 2018 03:00:00 PM

Five reasons hobbyists should take a look at RISC OS.

Extracting and displaying data with awk

Tuesday 31st of July 2018 02:00:00 PM

 opensource.com: Get our awk cheat sheet.

How to Setup Jenkins Master and Slave on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Tuesday 31st of July 2018 01:00:00 PM

HowToForge: Jenkins is an automation server with support for many SCM (Source Control Management) systems including Git, SVN, and Mercurial. Jenkins provides hundreds of plugins to automate your project

OSCON at 19, Open Source at 20, Linux at 27

Tuesday 31st of July 2018 06:00:00 AM

Linux Journal: Cooperation isn't as exciting as conflict, but it does get the most done.

EasySSH is your next favorite GUI SSH client

Tuesday 31st of July 2018 02:00:00 AM

TechRepublic: EasySSH offers a convenient way to connect to your remote Linux servers. Even with a couple of caveats, it can make your admin life a bit easier.

Linux Without systemd: Why You Should Use Devuan, the Debian Fork

Monday 30th of July 2018 10:00:00 PM

MakeUseOf: Systemd is more than an init system. It includes other software, such as networkd and logind, which manage other aspects of your computer.

5 Major Improvements Coming in Nautilus 3.30

Monday 30th of July 2018 09:00:00 PM

OMGubuntu: Upcoming release of the famous file manager packs some neat new features

Three Graphical Clients for Git on Linux

Monday 30th of July 2018 08:00:00 PM

OpenSource.com: Learn how these three Git GUI tools can enhance your development workflow.

Linux 4.18 Lands Random Patch To Fix Slow Boot Times For Some Systemd-Based Boxes

Monday 30th of July 2018 06:00:00 PM

Phoronix: The change has now ended up being queued into Linux 4.18 rather than having to wait for 4.19.

7 Essential and Practical Usage of Paste Command in Linux

Monday 30th of July 2018 05:00:00 PM

itsFOSS: Learn how to use the paste utility on practical examples to merge text files, and discover a couple of tricks and pitfalls of that command at the same time.

Microsoft's Biggest Patent Troll Now Leverages the US 'International' Trade Commission (ITC) for Embargo Attempts

Monday 30th of July 2018 04:00:00 PM

techrights: The latest reports about the supranatural court that works from the US and imposes US patent law worldwide serve to show that Intellectual Ventures too has its finger in the pie

Lubuntu To No Longer Target Older Computers

Monday 30th of July 2018 03:00:00 PM

LinuxUprising: Lubuntu is no longer a low system requirements Linux distribution for older computers.

reStructuredText - what-you-see-is-what-you-get plaintext markup language

Monday 30th of July 2018 02:00:00 PM

reStructuredText (often abbreviated as reST) is an easy-to-read, what-you-see-is-what-you-get plaintext markup syntax and parser system.

How to Use Timeshift to Backup and Restore Linux System

Monday 30th of July 2018 01:00:00 PM

FOSSmint: Timeshift is an open-source system restore tool that creates incremental filesystem snapshots

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5 of the Best Linux Educational Software and Games for Kids

Linux is a very powerful operating system, and that explains why it powers most of the servers on the Internet. Though it may not be the best OS in terms of user friendliness, its diversity is commendable. Everyone has their own need for Linux. Be it for coding, educational purposes or the internet of things (IoT), you’ll always find a suitable Linux distro for every use. To that end, many have dubbed Linux as the OS for future computing. Because the future belongs to the kids of today, introducing them to Linux is the best way to prepare them for what the future holds. This OS may not have a reputation for popular games such as FIFA or PES; however, it offers the best educational software and games for kids. These are five of the best Linux educational software to keep your kids ahead of the game. Read more

Kernel: NSA Code/Algorithm in Linux, Performance Superiority Over Windows, and Linux Foundation News

  • Linux 4.18 brings support for Vega M, Volta GV100 and, er, SPECK
    AFTER A WEEK'S DELAY, Linux kernel 4.18 stable has arrived. Announcing the release on Sunday, head of Linuxing Linus Torvalds said: "One week late(r) and here we are - 4.18 is out there. It was a very calm week, and arguably I could just have released on schedule last week, but we did have some minor updates." One notable change is that there's been a lot of code ditched - around 100,000 lines of obsolete code has been slashed.
  • The AMD Threadripper 2990WX shows even higher numbers when benchmarked on Linux
    Phoronix has done a performance comparison of the AMD Threadripper 2990WX in Windows 10 Pro and Linux and the results show Threadripper numbers significantly lower under Windows 10 Pro than in Linux. In some tests such as 7-Zip Compression, the Threadripper 2990WX posted almost 58% higher scores in Linux compared to Windows 10 Pro implying that Linux is a better OS of choice when testing high core count CPUs.
  • Diversity Empowerment Summit Highlights Importance of Allies
    Diversity and inclusion are hot topics as projects compete to attract more talent to power development efforts now as well as build their ranks to carry the projects into the future. The Diversity Empowerment Summit co-located with Open Source Summit coming up in Vancouver August 29-31, will offer key insights to help your project succeed in these endeavors. Although adoption of diversity and inclusion policies is generally seen as simply the right thing to do, finding good paths to building and implementing such policies within existing community cultures continues to be challenging. The Diversity Empowerment Summit, however, provides hard insights, new ideas, and proven examples to help open source professionals navigate this journey.
  • Hollywood rolls out red carpet for open source developers
    The launch of the ASWF is almost like creating a GitHub for the developers behind motion pictures, but open source is nothing new to the film industry. It dates back about 20 years, Andy Maltz, managing director of the Science and Technology Council at the Academy, told CIO Dive. Film "is the only art form that has a fundamental reliance on technology," he said. The film industry's use of tech dates back to photochemical technologies and proceeds to today's digital image capture.

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Debian GNU/Linux project to mark 25th birthday on Thursday

The Debian GNU/Linux project will turn 25 on Thursday, with the Linux distribution having made its debut on 16 August in 1993 under the leadership of the late Ian Murdock. In its original manifesto, Murdock stated: "Many distributions have started out as fairly good systems, but as time passes attention to maintaining the distribution becomes a secondary concern." Maintaining a Debian system was made simple after some developers created a package management system known as apt. Apt — and its derivatives like aptitude and synaptic — have served to make the task of updating a Debian system simple. With apt, the secondary concern that Murdock referred to was effectively taken care of. Incidentally, there are now about 29,000 packages available in Debian. Read more Also new (Debian-related news):

  • DebConf 18
  • Google Summer of Code 2018- Final Report
    This project aims at developing tools and packages which would simplify the process for new applicants in the open source community to get the required setup. It would consist of a GUI/Wizard with integrated scripts to setup various communication and development tools like PGP and SSH key, DNS, IRC, XMPP, mail filters along with Jekyll blog creation, mailing lists subscription, project planner, searching for developer meet-ups, source code scanner and much more! The project would be free and open source hosted on Salsa (Debian based Gitlab) I created various scripts and packages for automating tasks and helping a user get started by managing contacts, emails, subscribe to developer’s lists, getting started with Github, IRC and more.