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Manipulating Directories in Linux

Fri, 2018-05-18 05:03
If you are new to this series (and to Linux), take a look at our first installment. In that article, we worked our way through the tree-like structure of the Linux filesystem, or more precisely, the File Hierarchy Standard. I recommend reading through it to make sure you understand what you can and cannot safely touch. Because this time around, I’ll show how to get all touchy-feely with your directories.

New Technologies Lead to New Linux and Cloud Training Options

Fri, 2018-05-18 03:49
At KubeCon + CloudNativeCon in Copenhagen, Denmark recently, I met many users, technologists, and business leaders -- all aware of the dramatic pace of innovation and eager to learn about the new technologies that are coming out of open source space. With these rapid changes, many companies are now also worried about finding skilled developers who are well versed in the latest technologies.

Mozilla Firefox 60.0.1 Released with Many Improvements, Disables WebVR on macOS

Fri, 2018-05-18 02:35
Mozilla released on Wednesday the first point release to the Firefox 60.0 web browser, version 60.0.1, which brings several improvements and fixes some annoyances reported by users lately.

New Cherry Trail Pico-ITX SBC also available in 7- and 10-inch touch-panels

Fri, 2018-05-18 01:20
Estone Technology (AKA Habey) has launched a Linux-friendly “EMB-2610” Pico-ITX SBC built on an Atom x5-Z8350 with WiFi, BT, and optional PoE, and also introduced 7- and 10-inch touch-panel PCs built on it.

Horizon Chase Turbo is a super smooth and fun retro-inspired racer, now out with Linux support

Fri, 2018-05-18 00:06
Honestly, I'm amazed games like Horizon Chase Turbo are still made. A retro-inspired racer that's not only super smooth, but damn fun too.

What is Captcha? | Why Do Use Captcha Codes On Websites?

Thu, 2018-05-17 22:52
Remember the good old times when the internet was run by humans and used by humans. Well, it is still run by humans but we now have robots using it too.

Ubuntu Budgie 18.04 Review: The Perfect Blend of Ubuntu and Budgie Desktop

Thu, 2018-05-17 21:37
Ubuntu Budgie is perhaps the most obscure Ubuntu flavor. In the review of Ubuntu Budgie 18.04, we take a look at the main highlights and user experience of the new release.

Convert files at the command line with this Pandoc Cheat Sheet

Thu, 2018-05-17 20:23
Pandoc is an incredible command-line tool for converting documents between all manner of digital formats. Pandoc is to documents what FFMPEG is to video or ImageMagick is to images. Of course, when a tool can do as much as Pandoc, a series of options stops resembling a command and starts looking more like a magical incantation. Download new cheat sheet of common Pandoc options and handy syntax for frequently used conversions.

Generating Good Passwords, Part I

Thu, 2018-05-17 19:09
Here's a new method for generating secure passwords with the help of 1Password. This is a terrific password manager. You can learn moreabout it here, but the key feature I'm using is a combination of having it securely store my passwords for hundreds of websites and having a simple and straightforward password generator feature.

Publishers need to stop using insecure HTTP

Thu, 2018-05-17 18:07
Academic publishers play a major role in the dissemination of scholarly information. As a society, we need to be able to rely on these publishers to provide information securely, accurately, and with content integrity. We also want to ensure that our personal information (e.g., a site password) is secure, and scholarly publishers have a responsibility to the community to protect our data.

How to find your IP address in Linux

Thu, 2018-05-17 17:06
Internet Protocol (IP) needs no introduction—we all use it daily. Even if you don[he]#039[/he]t use it directly, when you type website-name.com on your web browser, it looks up the IP address of that URL and then loads the website.

Gnome Shell Dash To Panel Gets Intellihide, Configurable Window Previews Size

Thu, 2018-05-17 16:04
The Gnome Shell Dash to Panel extension combines the Dash with the top Gnome panel. The result is a single panel that provides an icon taskbar, the tray, system menu, and date / time indicator. This is similar to the KDE Plasma and Windows 7 (and newer) taskbar. The extension supports Gnome Shell 3.18 and newer.

openSUSE Leap 15 Promises Enterprise Migration to SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLE) 15

Thu, 2018-05-17 15:03
The openSUSE Project is getting ready to release the openSUSE Leap 15 operating system, which is built on the sources of SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLE) 15 and offers several improvements and optimizations.

Tiny, Linux-driven i.MX7 module starts at $34 in volume

Thu, 2018-05-17 13:52
E-Con[he]#8217[/he]s 55 x 30mm “eSOMiMX7” COM can simultaneously run Linux and FreeRTOS on the Cortex-A7 and MCU-driven i.MX7 SoC. It offers up to 2GB RAM and 64GB eMMC, with options including WiFi/BT, up to 2x GbE, extended temp support, and an “Acacia” carrier.

Update on Fight for Net Neutrality in U.S. s up to the House

Thu, 2018-05-17 12:38
Today, the U.S. Senate passed a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to save net neutrality and overturn the FCC’s disastrous order to end net neutrality protections. We’re pleased this resolution passed – it’s a huge step, but the battle to protect net neutrality and reinstate the 2015 rules isn’t over. The next step is for the motion to go to the House of Representatives for a vote before the order is supposed to go into effect on June 11. Unfortunately, the rules in the House will make passage much harder than in the Senate

Make Ubuntu Bootable USB In Windows 10

Thu, 2018-05-17 11:24
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS has recently been released and what’s better than trying out a freshly launched distro. Lucky for us, it is extremely easy to make an Ubuntu bootable drive that can not only be used for installing Ubuntu but you can use that to run Ubuntu live(without installing) as well. So let us begin step by step.

mod.io is a new open API for cross-platform Steam Workshop-like mod support

Thu, 2018-05-17 10:09
This is really interesting. The guys behind Indie DB and Mod DB have announced mod.io, a new cross-platform API to give any game Steam Workshop-like mod support.

Building a DIY amp kit that's great for vinyl records

Thu, 2018-05-17 08:55
About a week after I wrapped up my last article where I talked about needing another stage of amplification to take advantage of my new 0.4mV phono cartridge, all the remaining bits and pieces I had ordered online to build the Muffsy phono head amplifier kit arrived.read more

Termux turns Android into a Linux development environment

Thu, 2018-05-17 07:41
So you finally figured out how to exit Vim and you can write the most highly optimized version of "Hello World" this side of the Mississippi. Now it's time to up your game! Check out Termux for Android.read more

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