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LXer: Peeking into your Linux packages

2 hours 53 min ago
Some of the most useful commands for gaining insights into the packages installed on your Linux system — Debian style

Reddit: Linux Haters.

2 hours 57 min ago

Is it normal for everyone to hate Linux unnecessarily? I use Kali and Ubuntu, still an amateur but slowly gaining some comprehension as time is passing. Anyway, so I fire up my laptop, start ubuntu and start using the terminal. My friends go like "Holy shit!" When all I was trying to do show them a simple virus which installs millions of text files. It was a stupid bash script. Later I was trying to set up apache2 for dvwa. The point is, cretins look at the terminal, they see some commands running and then quickly compare it to the Hollywood films and then start acting weird. Moreover I'm tired of my dad accusing me of fucking up wp10 on our desktop and I tried to explain to him that the fucking Kali has been installed in a separate partition with a different file form (ext4) which windows doesn't use. However he won't listen. He's adamant that Linux is responsible for wp10 fucking up. My parents can't stand the CLI I use on a daily basis and do not understand that I can use wine and run every single app they want on Lin. I find this closed mindedness very stupid. Especially when it is directed to a good OS. Wp10 sucks and hangs frequently nowadays. It takes 5-6 minutes to boot sometimes and then additionally work like shit.

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TuxMachines: Games Leftovers

4 hours 2 min ago

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TuxMachines: today's howtos

4 hours 12 min ago

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TuxMachines: KDE Partition Manager 3.3 and future work

4 hours 20 min ago

KDE Partition Manager 3.3 is now ready. It includes some improvements for Btrfs, F2FS, NTFS file systems. I even landed the first bits of new LUKS2 on-disk format support, now KDE Partition Manager can display LUKS2 labels. More LUKS2 work will follow in KPM 3.4. There were changes in how LVM devices are detected. So now Calamares installer should be able to see LVM logical volumes. Once my pull request lands, Calamares should also support partitioning operations on LVM logical volumes (although Calamares would need more work before installation and booting from root file system on LVM works). KPMcore library now only depends on Tier 1 Frameworks instead of Tier 3 (although, we will later require Tier 2).

Most of the work is now done in sfdisk branch. Currently, the only functional KDE Partition Manager backend uses libparted but sfdisk backend is now fully working (I would say RC quality). I would have merged in already but it requires util-linux 2.32 which is not yet released.

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TuxMachines: Linux Mint 18.3 “Sylvia” KDE and Xfce

4 hours 32 min ago
  • Linux Mint 18.3 “Sylvia” KDE released!

    Linux Mint 18.3 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2021. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use.

  • Linux Mint 18.3 “Sylvia” Xfce released!

    Linux Mint 18.3 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2021. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use.

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LXer: Linux Vs. Unix

4 hours 48 min ago
In computer time, a substantial part of the population has a misconception that the Unix and Linux operating systems are one and the same. However, the opposite is true. Let's look at it from a closer look.

Phoronix: ZFS On Linux 0.7.4 Brings Linux 4.14 Support, Fixes

6 hours 16 min ago
ZFS On Linux 0.7.4 was released this week as the newest stable release for this ZFS file-system implementation for the Linux kernel...

LXer: Top 5 Linux Music Players

6 hours 42 min ago
If your music format of choice is of a digital nature (mine happens to be vinyl) and your platform is Linux, you’re going to want a good GUI player to enjoy that music.

Reddit: Desktop environment for 3d Modeling and rendering

7 hours 40 min ago

what is the best desktop environment for 3d Modeling and rendering (Blender and Maya) and using game engines like Unreal Engine. i will be using linux (manjaro) just for 3D modeling, animation and rendering, don't care about ease of use, effects, shiny stuff etc. Which desktop environment uses the least GPU resources. NOTE - i will use linux for testing games and 3D stuff in windowed mode not full screen

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Phoronix: Wine 3.0-RC2 Released

7 hours 47 min ago
Since last week's code/feature freeze for the upcoming Wine 3.0, the second release candidate is now available...

LXer: Intro to Sails.js: Creating your first app and hosting it on a Linode server

8 hours 37 min ago
If you’re new to Node.js but already familiar with MVC frameworks, Sails.js is a perfect fit for you. With Sails.js, you can easily build enterprise-grade Node.js apps