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Linux Candy: Ternimal – animated lifeform in the terminal

3 hours 42 min ago
Ternimal simulates a lifeform in the terminal using Unicode block symbols. It’s a script written in Rust. It has no dependencies and consumes very few resources.

Perceiving Python programming paradigms

5 hours 53 min ago
Early each year, TIOBE announces its Programming Language of The Year. When its latest annual TIOBE index report came out, I was not at all surprised to see Python again winning the title, which was based on capturing the most search engine ranking points (especially on Google, Bing, Yahoo, Wikipedia, Amazon, YouTube, and Baidu) in 2018.read more

How to use the Gzip command in Linux ?

8 hours 22 min ago
The gzip utility is Linux is a common tool to compress files, or in other words, to reduce their size. The original file, when compressed by gzip will have the extension .gz by default. The file name however, when itis very long, will be changed after the compression, .i.e. It will be truncated.

VMware’s Joe Beda: Enterprise Open Source Is Growing

9 hours 36 min ago
One of the fathers of Kubernetes says enterprise customers see the most benefit from the community-driven approach because their users get the opportunity to influence the direction development takes.

How To Migrate From Weebly To WordPress

10 hours 51 min ago
Building our own website has become extremely easy. Most website builders provide drag-n-drop functionality that attracts people, makes them sign up and create something wonderful.

A Trustworthy, Free/Libre Computer

12 hours 5 min ago
A project in building a Free computer, using Free tools for both the OS and the hardware, turning an FPGA into a SoC with networking, video, storage, and PCIe. And it's self-hosting, in Linux!

How to Configure Network Interfaces using NMCLI on Centos 7.6

13 hours 19 min ago
The first thing after installing a Linux OS as a server is configuring the network interface to have remote access and from your workstation/laptop. In this tutorial, we will use nmcli which stands for Network Manager Command Line tool for configuring our network interfaces.

Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine) Officially Released, Here's What's New

14 hours 34 min ago
Canonical has officially released today the highly anticipated Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine) operating system, a major release that introduces numerous new features, new GNU/Linux technologies, updated apps and components, and much more.

Screen Command on Linux Explained

15 hours 48 min ago
The screen command is a very common command used on Linux to launch and arrange multiple terminal shells within one single shell. Screen is most of the time used for two purposes: it can either be used in order to organize multiple shells and navigate between them easily. In this tutorial, we are going to have a complete overview of what the screen command on Linux is and how it can be used effectively.

The Linux port of Shadow of Mordor from Feral Interactive has gained a Vulkan Beta, a massive difference

17 hours 2 min ago
This is quite a surprise! Early yesterday we were notified that Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, which Feral Interactive ported to Linux in 2015 has gained a Vulkan Beta.

Augmented Reality (AR): 4 enterprise use cases

18 hours 17 min ago
What are companies doing with augmented reality? Let’s examine some real-world use cases

How to Upgrade Ubuntu 19.04 to Ubuntu 19.10

19 hours 31 min ago
With the release of Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine) knocking at the door, it's time to upgrade your existing Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo) installations.

Handwritten Notes And PDF Annotation Tool Xournal++ Update Brings New Floating Toolbox

Friday 18th of October 2019 05:54:28 AM
Xournal++ was updated to version 1.0.14 recently, quickly followed by a minor 1.0.15 release. With this update, the application has received a new experimental floating toolbox, redesigned preferences, and some notable quality of life changes.

Fedora at 15: Why Matthew Miller sees a bright future for the Linux distribution

Friday 18th of October 2019 04:40:08 AM
Fedora project leader Matthew Miller discusses lessons learned from the past, future architectural changes, as well as hot-button topics, including systemd.

Explaining Soft Link And Hard Link In Linux With Examples

Friday 18th of October 2019 03:25:48 AM
This tutorial explains what is Soft link and Hard link in Linux and Unix operating systems with some practical examples.

Linux rsync command Help and Examples

Friday 18th of October 2019 02:24:16 AM
The Linux command rsync is used to do a backup operation and fast copy file into the local system or remote system in UNIX/Linux.

How to type emoji on Linux

Friday 18th of October 2019 01:22:44 AM
Emoji are those fanciful pictograms that snuck into the Unicode character space. They're all the rage online, and people use them for all kinds of surprising things, from signifying reactions on social media to serving as visual labels for important file names. There are many ways to enter Unicode characters on Linux, but the GNOME desktop makes it easy to find and type an emoji.read more

This fall, Ubuntu 19.10 stars as Eoan Ermine in... Dawn of the Stoats

Friday 18th of October 2019 12:21:12 AM
Out today: Experimental ZFS on root, diminished compatibility with 32-bit applicationsCanonical has released Ubuntu 19.10, codenamed Eoan Ermine for some reason.…

Regular expressions: Pulling it all together

Thursday 17th of October 2019 11:19:40 PM
It's time to refine your understanding of building regular expressions with grep and sed.

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Dragora 3.0-beta1 released

I am pleased to announce the release of Dragora 3.0 Beta 1.

Dragora is a complete and reliable distribution of the GNU/Linux operating system that is entirely free software. Dragora is founded on the concepts of simplicity and elegance, it can be run for almost any purpose (desktop,
workstation, server, development, etc.). The intended audience is people
interested in learning more about the technical aspects of a friendly
GNU/Linux distribution.  Also people looking to use the purest ethical
software for daily use.

The beginning of the development of the series 3.0 represents the
migration towards a new C library, Musl.  The continuation of
supervision capabilities (introduced for the services in 2012).
The restructuring of the hierarchy of directories, the improvement of
the tools provided by the distribution, a new automatic method to build
the distribution, the prebuilt cross-compiler set, and much more!

The homepage is at www.dragora.org

Current development pages are located at
https://git.savannah.nongnu.org/cgit/dragora.git/ and
https://notabug.org/dragora/

Changes in this version:

  * A new installer for this series has been introduced, it can be
    invoked from the command line as `dragora-installer'.

  * A new tool (based on dialog(1)) has been introduced to
    configure the keyboard mapping in the console, it is called
    `dragora-keymap'.

  * Our simple and friendly package manager has reached version 1.3,
    which contains minor changes and fixes.  It is worth mentioning
    that Qi now uses `tarlz' to produce, list packages in parallel.
    Tarlz uses a simplified and safer variant of the POSIX pax format
    compressed with our favorite compressor "lzip".

  * To complement the security in general, for binaries with PIE and
SSP (both are default features in Dragora), they are now complemented
    with RELRO by default.

  * The main toolchain has been upgraded.  This -beta1 have Binutils
    2.33.1, The GNU C Compiler 9, GNU Linux libre 4.19.78, and
    Musl 1.1.24.

  * LibreSSL has been upgraded to the version 3.0.1

  * Ruby (programming language) version 2.6.5 has been introduced.

  * Support for FUSE (in the kernel) and user space, is now available
    in Dragora.

  * Xfce 4.14 has been introduced in this version.

  * dragora-ice, a customized version of IceWM has been added.

  * All the official X.Org components has been updated (drivers, server,
    applications, etc.).  Included new drivers: xf86-input-elographics,
    xf86-video-amdgpu, xf86-video-vboxvideo.  The configuration for the
    xf86-video-intel driver has been fixed this time.

  * Work to complete DocBook support in Dragora is underway.

  * Build recipes for new packages have been built:

    Please, traverse the /usr/pkg hierarchy for a full view of
    installed packages.

  * Many general fixes, improvements, and clean ups have been performed.

The ISO images may be fetched at:

    https://sourceforge.net/projects/dragora/files/beta/

See http://dragora.org/en/mirrors.html for a list of available mirrors.

The sha256sums are:

59a1c1693d62c2d61a0d5b4b826313ce8b736768b1a42097f1478a20a37f7a80 dragora-3.0-i586-beta1-live.iso 3127ea5b619b8e049b45a17e1e4d9c538b35ac067a7cd63d2262a30782e7cc2d dragora-3.0-i586-beta1-packages.iso 1c0f63a69cd4b674b742550562605f240e98cdbc63ab670c9f8cdd5d2d134efc dragora-3.0-x86_64-beta1-live.iso 2dd58b1e6429876aa1883b4682914184bce6cac2adfe53ea7c2e0c46d7987385 dragora-3.0-x86_64-beta1-packages.iso

Dragora is available in "live" or hybrid ISO image form. You need the .iso
for the packages if you want to perform a hard disk installation.

Notes:

* The password for the root user in the Live CD is: dragora

This beta version can be considered as stable, it is catalogued just as
beta because it lacks many things that we will try to complement in future
versions.

We welcome feedback at our Freenode IRC channel, #dragora, and on our
mailing list.  We are looking for help with documentation, testing,
bug reports, patches, etc.

Thank you to all of you who support this humble project made with great
sacrifice.  And thank you especially for supporting the philosophy and
spirit of software freedom that Dragora aims to promote.

Best regards,
Matias Fonzo, Dragora author and maintainer.

--
``Someone told me I would never be free
The way you are is way you'll always be
But it's all wrong!
There's Time To Burn'' - Ronnie James Dio

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PCLinuxOS 2019.10 updated installation media release

The PCLinuxOS project has announced the release of updated installation media for PCLinuxOS. The new media carries the version number 2019.10 and contains a fully updated system as of October 15 2019. Please note it is not required to do a clean installation each month since PCLinuxOS is a rolling release. These ISOs are being provided so new users don’t have a large update to perform after installation from a dated ISO. Read more

Firefox Reality Top Picks - Bringing You New Virtual Reality Experiences Weekly

So you bought yourself a fancy VR headset, you’ve played all the zombie-dragon-laser-kitten-battle games (we have too!) and now you’re wondering… what else is there? Where can I find other cool stuff to explore while I have this headset strapped to my face? We felt the same way, so we built Firefox Reality to help you in your quest for the most interesting, groundbreaking and entertaining virtual reality content on the Web. The real promise of VR is the ability to immerse yourself into countless other places and perspectives - both real and imaginary - and to experience things you’ve never done before. Our Top Picks page is a great place to start exploring, with fresh recommendations coming weekly so you always have new content to check out. Of course, if you want to explore on your own, you can use Firefox Reality for that too. Firefox Reality Top Picks is the start of what we hope will evolve into a thriving and sustainable ecosystem connecting creators, VR content, and audience. Read more Also: Faster Layouts with CSS Grid (and Subgrid!)

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