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Get Your Weather Forecast From the Linux CLI

LXer - Mon, 2017-10-16 18:52
It's be convenient to be able to retrieve the latest weather forecast right from your terminal without opening up a web browser, wouldn't it? What about scripting it or setting a cron job? Well, you can.

KDE: KDE Frameworks 5.39.0, New Kubuntu ISOs, Krita Interview

TuxMachines - Mon, 2017-10-16 18:26
  • Release of KDE Frameworks 5.39.0

    KDE Frameworks are 70 addon libraries to Qt which provide a wide variety of commonly needed functionality in mature, peer reviewed and well tested libraries with friendly licensing terms. For an introduction see the Frameworks 5.0 release announcement.

  • KDE Frameworks 5.39 Brings KWayland, Kirigami Updates

    KDE Frameworks 5.39.0 was released this weekend as the latest complementary add-ons/libraries to Qt.

  • Updated Kubuntu 17.10 RC ISOs now available

    Following on from yesterday’s 1st spin of the 17.10 RC images by the ubuntu release team, today the RC images (marked Artful Final on the QA tracker) have been re-spun and updated.

    Please update your ISOs if you downloaded previous images, and test as before.

    Please help us by testing as much as you have time for. Remember, in particular we need i386 testers, on “bare metal” rather than VMs if possible.

  • Interview with Cillian Clifford

    I consider digital painting to be one of my weakest areas of art skills, so I spend a lot of time trying to improve it. Other areas of digital art I’m interested in include CAD, 3d modeling, digital sculpting, vector animation, and pixel art.

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Games: Football Manager, Ravenfield, Dying Light, Tower of Time, Immortal Redneck, Let Them Come, DwarfCorp

TuxMachines - Mon, 2017-10-16 18:11

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How to Create Hard and Symbolic Links in Linux

LinuxToday - Mon, 2017-10-16 18:00

 In Unix-like operating systems such as Linux, everything is a file and a file is fundamentally a link to an inode

Renesas taps new 10-year SLTS kernel from the Civil Infrastructure Platform

TuxMachines - Mon, 2017-10-16 17:55

Renesas upgraded the Linux stack for its RZ/G SoCs to use CIP’s 10-year SLTS kernel. Meanwhile, the standard LTS kernel will expand from 2 to 6 years.

The Linux Foundation launched the Civil Infrastructure Platform (CIP) project a year ago with the intention of developing base layer, open source industrial-grade software starting with a 10-year Super Long-Term Support (SLTS) kernel. The SLTS kernel is now ready to go, and is being incorporated by Renesas in its RZ/G Linux Platform stack for its ARM-based RZ/G system-on-chips.

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DragonFlyBSD 5.0 Released With Initial HAMMER2 Support, Support For 900k+ Processes

Phoronix - Mon, 2017-10-16 17:52
Today marks the official availability of DragonFlyBSD 5.0...

Upgrade Fedora Workstation to Fedora 27 Beta

LXer - Mon, 2017-10-16 17:49
In case you missed the news, Fedora 27 Beta was released last week. If you’re running Fedora Workstation, it’s easy to upgrade to the Beta release. Then you can try out some of the new features early. This article explains... Continue Reading →

How to Recover or Rescue Corrupted Grub Boot Loader in CentOS 7

LinuxToday - Mon, 2017-10-16 17:00

Tecmint: In this tutorial we'll cover the process of rescuing a corrupted boot loader in CentOS 7 or Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and recover the a forgotten root password.

Linux Competitors (besides the obvious ones)?

Reddit - Mon, 2017-10-16 16:37

Just curious about this. Let's first decide not to talk about desktops or mobile devices. I assume everyone reading this knows about the competitive situation in those markets.

But what about other Linux scenarios?

1) Running the web: I know Windows servers are a thing, but I assume the scale ends somewhere. Could Walmart or Facebook run on Windows servers? Are there other, presumably Unix like, operating systems that are relevant here (BSD? etc)? And by relevant I mean that they are actually used, not that they could be used.

2) Supercomputers and such: again, are the Unix-like relevant OSs? Non Unix?

3) Large-scale commercial operations: do proprietary (from the likes of IBM etc) have any relevance in 2017?

4) Embedded devices: I know some entertainment systems run Windows, but what are the other alternatives?

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LinuxAndUbuntu Review Of BunsenLabs Linux

LXer - Mon, 2017-10-16 16:29
Once upon a time there was Crunchbang Linux, and then it was no more, and then the community brought it back to life in another form known as BunsenLabs Linux. This distribution offers a lightweight and easily customizable Openbox desktop.

KDE Frameworks 5.39 Brings KWayland, Kirigami Updates

Phoronix - Mon, 2017-10-16 16:03
KDE Frameworks 5.39.0 was released this weekend as the latest complementary add-ons/libraries to Qt...

Getting started with HTTP/2

LinuxToday - Mon, 2017-10-16 16:00

Over the years the amount of data that needs to be retrieved for displaying a website has gradually grown

Is there any easy way to find packages that are not actively maintained?

Reddit - Mon, 2017-10-16 15:40

I just wanted to know how you guys make sure the packages installed are actively maintained by the developer or community. If they are outdated, will they be removed from the repositories? Sorry if it is a stupid question.

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Researchers Reveal Critical KRACK Flaws in WPA WiFi Security

LXer - Mon, 2017-10-16 15:08
Widely used WPA2 protocol for WiFi security is revealed by researchers to be at risk from a form of replay attack that could leave hundreds of millions of devices vulnerable to attack.

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