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How to remove Google from your life?

Mon, 2017-11-20 10:29

The headline is pretty straightforward. I just got a Pixel 2 and the fluidity and convenience of Google's ecosystem feels amazing.

But this year I began to realize how disturbing it is to give into a company that makes money selling your behavior. I just watched Citizenfour and realized I have to at least try something. Frankly, I don't think I'll stick with it.

But how do you replace Gmail? Autosaving Google Docs? Google Photos? And most importantly, how do I replace my Android device? I think I'll just have to accept the fact that there is no real solution and have to compromise certain electronic conveniences in my life.

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sed command in Linux

Mon, 2017-11-20 10:08

Short question: Is there a WineDB-like database for Lutris scripts?

Mon, 2017-11-20 10:06

Browsing this sub lately and saw that some of us here have Lutris scripts to install games. I was wondering where did you guys get the scripts from.

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Just In: SCO vs. IBM - SCO shall file a response to IBM's petition on or before December 1, 2017

Mon, 2017-11-20 04:16

The latest SCO vs. IBM filing reads: "This matter is before the court on Appellee’s Petition for Panel or En Banc Rehearing. Appellant shall file a response to the petition on or before December 1, 2017." See https://www.scribd.com/document/364912220/SCO-vs-IBM-SCO-shall-file-a-response-to-the-petition-on-or-before-December-1-2017

Read more about IBM's petition at https://www.reddit.com/r/linux/comments/7d9a2i/just_in_sco_vs_ibm_petition_of_defendantappellee/

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Locked out of LFCS exam due to typo in sudoers file! Was that just bad luck?

Mon, 2017-11-20 04:07

After working for three n half years as Systems support specialist I decided to give my first Linux certification exam, I was attempting free retake of LFCS(Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator) because I couldn't make it in first time, at question 20 it was assigning sudo permissions to a user and I added to a file in /etc/sudoers.d/ and saved the file. I realized after that I had a typo in file and it was too late at that time because I sudo plugin was unable to parse that file and I was left with no Sudo permissions. I asked for the root password to Procter but they didn't know. I had around 40mins left for 7 questions to do which were really easy but I had no permissions to do pretty much anything to answer any more question!! I guess just being really unlucky.

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Sysvinti,upstart and now Systemd what are they and whats their job

Mon, 2017-11-20 02:05

i now when intird and init are and there job during boot but whats Systemd's job

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Linux flavours in businesses

Mon, 2017-11-20 00:02

I'm often seeing jobs advertise that they use linux in their production systems, which is great, but there's always a something in brackets following it. For example "(centos)"

Why are places getting so hung up on a specific distro of linux being on their systems ?

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Zero-K released on Itch.io

Sun, 2017-11-19 20:44

Never used Linux - Kali interests me a lot

Sun, 2017-11-19 20:42

Hi all

Really want to get into Linux to further help my career into network security

As such Kali is the way to go, however with no experience where do I start

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