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Install Gnome Tweak Tool on Fedora 27

Friday 23rd of February 2018 07:00:00 AM

LinuxHint: GNOME Tweak Tool is used to configure many aspects of the GNOME 3 Desktop Environment.

How to Force User to Change Password at Next Login in Linux

Friday 23rd of February 2018 06:13:00 AM

 Do you know how to force users to change their passwords?

3 reasons to say 'no' in DevOps

Friday 23rd of February 2018 03:00:00 AM Even in the most collaborative environment, you sometimes need to draw a line of responsibility.

Set Up A Python Django Development Environment on Debian 9 Stretch Linux

Friday 23rd of February 2018 01:33:43 AM

 Linuxconfig: Django is the top Python web development framework and for good reason.

Useful FFMPEG Commands for Managing Audio and Video Files

Friday 23rd of February 2018 01:18:59 AM

 MakeTechEasier: FFMPEG is a powerful command-line tool for manipulating your media files.

IBM's Phil Estes on the Turbulent Waters of Container History

Thursday 22nd of February 2018 11:06:47 PM

ITprotoday: Phil Estes painted a different picture of container history

You Can Now Turn Your Old Moto G2 "Titan" Phone Into an Ubuntu Phone, Here's How

Thursday 22nd of February 2018 11:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Walid Hammami managed to port UBports' Ubuntu Touch mobile operating system on the Moto G2 2014 smartphone

Canonical Outs New Ubuntu Kernel Update with Compiler-Based Retpoline Mitigation

Thursday 22nd of February 2018 10:00:00 PM

Spectre is a nasty hardware bug in microprocessors that use branch prediction and speculative execution and it could allow unauthorized memory reads via side-channel attacks.

Linux crontab - Automate System Tasks

Thursday 22nd of February 2018 09:00:00 PM

Cron is driven by a crontab (cron table) file, a configuration file that specifies shell commands to run periodically on a given schedule.

Installing and using Git and GitHub on Ubuntu: A beginner's guide

Thursday 22nd of February 2018 08:00:00 PM

HowToForge: This tutorial will be a quick setup guide for installing and using GitHub and how to perform its various functions of creating a repository locally

How to Manage User Password Expiration and Aging in Linux

Thursday 22nd of February 2018 07:00:00 PM

 Passwords aren't forever.

What is LLVM? The power behind Swift, Rust, Clang, and more

Thursday 22nd of February 2018 06:00:00 PM

InfoWorld: Learn how the compiler framework for programmatically generating machine-native code has made it easier than ever to roll new languages and enhance existing ones

How to Get Started Using WSL in Windows 10

Thursday 22nd of February 2018 05:00:00 PM WSL gives you access to the Linux Bash shell on Windows.

Linux Weather Forecast

Thursday 22nd of February 2018 04:00:00 PM

Short-term forecast: the 4.16 kernel can be expected on April 1 or 8.

Bang & Olufsen’s RPi add-on brings digital life to old speakers

Thursday 22nd of February 2018 03:00:00 PM

LinuxGizmos: Bang & Olufsen has collaborated with HiFiBerry to create the open source, $189 Beocreate 4 channel amplifier kit.

How to configure an Apache web server

Thursday 22nd of February 2018 02:27:37 PM

Learn to host your own website with Apache, a solid, well-known, and easy-to-configure web server.

Oxidizing Fedora: Try Rust and its applications today

Thursday 22nd of February 2018 02:00:00 PM

FedoraMagazine: In recent years, it has become increasingly important to develop software that minimizes security vulnerabilities.

Suse, AWS Nudge SAP Customers to the Cloud

Thursday 22nd of February 2018 01:00:00 PM

LinuxInsider: Suse recently entered an agreement to expand its relationship with Amazon Web Services, allowing Suse Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications to be sold directly on the AWS Marketplace.

Linux: To recurse or not

Thursday 22nd of February 2018 12:00:00 PM

NetworkWorld: Some Linux commands recurse without being asked, while others have to be nudged with just the right option.

How to Install and Use Netdata Performance Monitoring Tool on Debian 9

Thursday 22nd of February 2018 07:00:00 AM

HowToForge: Netdata is a free, open source, scalable, distributed, real-time, performance and health monitoring tool for Linux based operating systems.

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