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Reddit: Got my dads laptop to finally work.

57 min 31 sec ago

A Macbook 2,1 with Libreboot and Debian unstable installed. It works pretty well with xfce and 4 GB of ram. I am pretty happy with how well it works for an older computer.

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Reddit: Forensic delete

59 min 4 sec ago

Hey has anyone written a version of rm that writes over things 7 times before marking them deleted? I know it wouldn't be too difficult to write a script that does this. But I'd rather not try to reinvent the wheel. I want to use this new version of rm on my private email server.

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Phoronix: Oracle Pushes Out Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel R4U6

1 hour 19 min ago
Oracle has announced the release of their Linux Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 4 Update 6...

LXer: Ubucon Europe 2018 Ubuntu Conference Announced for 27-29 April in Xixón, Spain

1 hour 55 min ago
The organizers of the Ubucon Europe conference for Ubuntu Linux users, contributors and developers announced the official dates next year's Ubucon Europe 2018 event.

Reddit: Is WINE good enough for gaming?

1 hour 58 min ago

~~Months ago, back around April, I jumped ship to Linux, eventually having to jump back to it literally for nothing but game support. I loved Linux from the start, but majority of game developers don’t, unfortunately. Anyway, I’m here to ask if WINE can run (recent) things well without much issues and such? Like ReDoom, for example. ~~

EDIT: I’m an idiot and I just remembered about passthrough on VM’s.

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Reddit: What is the ethical difference between DRM encryption and security(SSL and PGP) encryption.

3 hours 10 min ago

Around these parts we love or PGP and SSL, but hate that confounded DRM. I am the same, but if I were asked by the MPAA why we can have encryption, but they can't what would I say. What is the fundamental difference between them in the eyes of the free software community.

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LXer: How To Allow/Permit User To Access A Specific File or Folder In Linux Using ACL

3 hours 16 min ago
2DayGeek: ACLs allows you to set different permissions to different users.

Phoronix: DXVK Is Making Some Steadfast Progress In Running Direct3D 11 Over Vulkan

4 hours 24 min ago
Last month on Phoronix I featured the DXVK project that's working to implement Direct3D 11 over Vulkan (not to be confused with VK9 as the separate effort to get D3D9 over Vulkan). This project is making a surprising amount of progress in its early stages...

LXer: 5 Kubernetes must-reads: Tips and trends

4 hours 36 min ago
Practical tips on the popular Kubernetes container orchestration technology - and a peek at what's coming next

Reddit: I want to change distro, need ideas for what to try next

4 hours 51 min ago

i Switched to linux about five months ago This was a choice i made because of the open source philosophy of linux and it's customizability I use debian with i3 and i would like to use one distribution that would force me to learn more about linux(arch linux was the first idea i had but i would like to hear you guys' toughts) thanks a lot.

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Reddit: Archiving LinuxJournal?

5 hours 18 min ago

I'm no good at really scripting things of this sort, but I had an idea and wanted feedback on feasibility.

Is there perhaps an easy way to download or somehow archive LinuxJournal? My idea is to download the articles in some sort of simple, static HTML format and post them to S3 - making a website that mimics LinuxJournal, but is simply a static archive.

I'm familiar enough with AWS and web hosting that I think I could make this work, but I'm not a web dev guru and don't really know how to download to the point of making a site that would require minimal manual interaction before posting to a web-browsable AWS bucket.

Feel free to yuck it up if this is a ridiculous idea, but it's been floating around in my head for a few weeks - and LJ has been such a great resource for me, I figure it's worth a shot bringing it up to the community.

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LXer: Chromebooks and Office 365 together will challenge Windows laptops

5 hours 56 min ago
With Microsoft porting Office 365 to Chromebooks, a big reason to stick with Windows has gone out the door. It's no secret that I'm not a Windows fan. I'm beginning to wonder if Microsoft isn't either.

Phoronix: FreeNAS 11.1 Rolls Out With Better OpenZFS Performance, Docker Support

6 hours 20 min ago
FreeNAS 11.1 is now available as the latest feature update to this popular FreeBSD-based Network Attached Storage (NAS) operating system...