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How Wizards and Muggles Break Free from the Matrix

Monday 9th of April 2018 09:00:00 PM

Linux Journal: The obvious parts of that Matrix are maintained by Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, Amazon and so on.

Use restic on Fedora for encrypted backups

Monday 9th of April 2018 08:00:00 PM

Restic is a fast, efficient, free and open source backup application that secures your data with AES-256 encryption.

MX Linux: A Mid-Weight Distro Focused on Simplicity

Monday 9th of April 2018 07:00:00 PM

Jack Wallen says this distro can make anyone feel right at home on Linux. Image courtesy: MX Linux.

The Big Changes Merged This Week For The Linux 4.17 Kernel

Monday 9th of April 2018 06:00:00 PM

Phoronix: We are now through the first week of the two week long Linux 4.17 kernel merge window process for introducing the new features/functionality to this next big kernel release.

Important Kernel Update for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Patches 39 Security Vulnerabilities

Monday 9th of April 2018 05:00:00 PM

softpedia: The new kernel update addresses a total of 39 security vulnerabilities for the long-term supported Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

The Shuf Command Tutorial With Examples For Beginners

Monday 9th of April 2018 04:00:00 PM

ostechnix: The Shuf Command Tutorial With Examples For Beginners

Aqua Extends Container Security Platform with Compliance Features

Monday 9th of April 2018 03:00:00 PM

eWEEK: Aqua Security brings enhanced policy and compliance capabilities to its container security platform.

What's New in Enso OS 0.2.1

Monday 9th of April 2018 02:00:00 PM

LinuxScoop: Enso OS 0.2.1 is the latest release of Enso Linux Distribution 0.2 series.

Linux sdiff Command Tutorial for Beginners (6 Examples)

Monday 9th of April 2018 01:00:00 PM

HowToForge: learn how to use sdiff

How to create a bash completion script

Monday 9th of April 2018 12:00:00 PM

Bash completion is a functionality through which bash helps users type their commands faster and easier.

20 Outstanding Backup Utilities for Linux Systems in 2018

Monday 9th of April 2018 11:00:00 AM

Backup on personal computers or servers is always important to prevent permanent data loss.

What NASA Has Been Doing About Open Science

Monday 9th of April 2018 01:00:00 AM

itsFOSS: How NASA is using Open Source approach to improve science I

2-Minute Linux Tip: Learn how to use the contrab command

Sunday 8th of April 2018 09:00:00 PM

NetworkWorld: Unfamiliar with the contrab command?

Symantec may violate Linux GPL in Norton Core Router

Sunday 8th of April 2018 05:00:00 PM

ZDnet: A top Linux security programmer, Matthew Garrett, has discovered Linux in Symantec's Norton Core Router.

Newsboat - An RSS/Atom Feed Reader for Linux Terminals

Sunday 8th of April 2018 01:00:00 PM

Tecmint: Newsboat is a free, open source RSS/Atom feed reader for Linux terminals.

How To Register The Oracle Linux System With The Unbreakable Linux Network (ULN)

Sunday 8th of April 2018 01:00:00 AM

2DayGeek: This tutorial helps you to register the oracle Linux system with ULN and it's offers useful packages that are not included in the original distribution.

Submitting my first patch to the Linux kernel

Saturday 7th of April 2018 09:00:00 PM Here's how I went from Linux newbie to community contributor...

How to Install Spotify on Ubuntu/Debian and Fedora Using Snap

Saturday 7th of April 2018 05:00:00 PM

fossmint: Use the snapd service to put a Spotify desktop client on your Linux workstation

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Final Beta Released, Available for Download Now

Saturday 7th of April 2018 02:00:00 AM

softpedia: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS is Canonical's seventh LTS (Long Term Support) release, and it comes with several exciting changes for the Ubuntu community.

How to Install and Dual-Boot Ubuntu on Mac

Friday 6th of April 2018 10:00:00 PM

MakeTechEasier: It is easy to dual boot Ubuntu on Mac.

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Ubuntu: Ubuntu 18.04 Install and First Look, Canonical and Trilio Deal, Ubuntu Server Development and Shuttleworth's Controversy

  • Ubuntu 18.04 Install and First Look
    The long anticipated Ubuntu 18.04 “Bionic Beaver” Long Term Support (LTS) release has arrived… Let’s install it and take a look around.
  • Canonical Managed Cloud adds data protection and recovery with Trilio
    Canonical and Trilio announced today a partnership agreement to deliver TrilioVault backup and recovery solutions as part of BootStack, Canonical’s fully managed OpenStack private cloud solution. TrilioVault will also be made available as an option to Ubuntu Advantage support customers. As a result, users already taking advantage of the Ubuntu platform for their OpenStack deployment now have seamless access to the only OpenStack-native data protection solution on the market. Together, the two companies are pushing the boundaries of enterprise OpenStack clouds to become increasingly easier to build, simpler to manage, and more reliable in the event of a disaster.
  • Ubuntu Server development summary – 22 May 2018
  • Ubuntu's Shuttleworth Creates Controversy with OpenStack Summit Vancouver Keynote
    The OpenStack Foundation is facing a bit of drama and controversy as it deals with issues related to a keynote delivered by Ubuntu Linux founder, Mark Shuttleworth at the OpenStack Summit here on May 21. Typically the OpenStack Foundation posts videos of all its session online within 24 hours, but with the Shuttleworth keynote, the video was apparently posted and then promptly removed. During his keynote, Shuttleworth took direct aim at his OpenStack competitor Red Hat, which apparently made some people in the OpenStack Summit community uncomfortable.

Offline Computing – 10 Apps for the Digital Nomad

In today’s always-connected, constantly-inturrupted world, it can often be rewarding to go offline. Disconnecting from the Internet doesn’t mean you have to buy a yurt, live on beans, and get no work done though! While there’s a ton of great apps in the Snap store which rely on a connection to function, there’s also a lot you can do offline. So whether you’re taking a trip that doesn’t offer (reasonably priced) in-flight wifi, or want to live life the digital nomad style, we’ve got some apps for you! These all work offline, so once installed you can work, study & play without a connection. Read more Also: Linux Release Roundup: GNOME Twitch, Shotwell & GIMP

Finally: Historic Eudora email code goes open source

The source code to the Eudora email client is being released by the Computer History Museum, after five years of discussion with the IP owner, Qualcomm. The Mac software was well loved by early internet adopters and power users, with versions appearing for Palm, Newton and Windows. At one time, the brand was so synonymous with email that Lycos used Eudora to brand its own webmail service. As the Mountain View, California museum has noted, "It’s hard to overstate Eudora’s popularity in the mid-1990s." Read more Also: The Computer History Museum Just Made Eudora Open Source