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Best free Microsoft Office alternative software

Tuesday 28th of May 2019 01:07:48 AM

Thanks to the Open Document Format, you can easily access all files and edit and save them with no hassle.

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4 Ways to Run Linux Commands in Windows

Tuesday 28th of May 2019 12:44:34 AM
Here are several ways to run Linux bash commands in Windows.

Install WordPress with Apache, PHP 7.3, Let’s Encrypt SSL on Ubuntu 18.04

Tuesday 28th of May 2019 12:14:25 AM
How to Install WordPress with Apache, PHP 7.3, Let's Encrypt SSL on Ubuntu 18.04.

How to Use fd to Quickly Find Files in Linux and macOS

Monday 27th of May 2019 09:44:21 PM
fd is a simpler alternative to the find command. It uses a truncated syntax to keep your typed commands short. Learn how to use fd on Linux and macOS.

Do You Know What Secrets Your SQL Servers Are Sharing?

Monday 27th of May 2019 09:25:00 PM
Here's how to check the current state of connections to the production SQL Server, what to look for and why.

Knot DNS: One Tame and Sane Authoritative DNS Server

Monday 27th of May 2019 09:14:23 PM
How to install and minimally configure Knotto act as your home lab's local domain master and slave servers.

Olivia: Cloud-Based Music Player With YouTube Support And Over 25,000 Online Radio Stations

Monday 27th of May 2019 08:44:27 PM
Olivia is a fairly new free, open source Qt5 cloud-based music player for Linux. It can play music from YouTube, comes with more than 25,000 Internet radio stations, it supports themes, has a mini player mode, it can save songs for offline playback, and much more.

Choosing the right model for maintaining and enhancing your IoT project

Monday 27th of May 2019 07:44:50 PM
In today's connected embedded device market, driven by the Internet of things (IoT), a large share of devices in development are based on Linux of one form or another. The prevalence of low-cost boards with ready-made Linux distributions is a key driver in this. Acquiring hardware, building your custom code, connecting the devices to other hardware peripherals and the internet as well as device management using commercial cloud providers has never been more

How to Install Mezzanine CMS on CentOS 7

Monday 27th of May 2019 06:44:22 PM
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Left Is A Minimalist, Distraction-Free Text Editor For Writers

Monday 27th of May 2019 06:14:20 PM
Left is a free and open source distraction-free text editor for Linux, Windows and Mac. Its main goal of is to get you to focus on writing, sporting writing essentials like autocomplete, synonym suggestions and writing statistics.

Packit — auto-package your projects into Fedora

Monday 27th of May 2019 05:44:37 PM
What is packit Packit ( is a CLI tool that helps you auto-package your upstream projects into the Fedora operating system. But what does it really mean? As a developer, you might want to add or update your package in Fedora. If you’ve done it in the past, you know it’s no easy task. If […]

GUI To Batch Rename Files On Linux With Exif And Music Tags Support: Inviska Rename

Monday 27th of May 2019 05:14:25 PM
Inviska Rename is a free and open source GUI batch file rename utility for Linux, Mac and Windows. It supports renaming based on music tags and Exif information, and much more.

Episode 19: Democratizing Cybersecurity

Monday 27th of May 2019 04:14:26 PM
Katherine Druckman and Doc Searls talk to Alex Gounares of Polyverse Linux about Cybersecurity for everyone.

[$] Memory: the flat, the discontiguous, and the sparse

Monday 27th of May 2019 04:05:15 PM
The physical memory in a computer system is a precious resource, so a lot of effort has been put into managing it effectively. This task is made more difficult by the complexity of the memory architecture on contemporary systems. There are several layers of abstraction that deal with the details of how physical memory is laid out; one of those is simply called the "memory model". There are three models supported in the kernel, but one of them is on its way out. As a way of understanding this change, this article will take a closer look at the evolution of the kernel's memory models, their current state, and their possible future.

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Introduction to the Linux chgrp and newgrp commands

In a recent article, I introduced the chown command, which is used for modifying ownership of files on systems. Recall that ownership is the combination of the user and group assigned to an object. The chgrp and newgrp commands provide additional help for managing files that need to maintain group ownership. It is important to understand how to manage users, groups, and permissions. It is also good to know a few alternative ways to work around problems you might encounter since not all environments are set up the same way. Read more

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Linux-powered BeabgleBoard AI Single Board Computer (SBC) has been launched by the BeagleBoard foundation at a $125 price tag. The new SBC runs Debian GNU/Linux out of the box. The organization says that the new SBC fills the gap between small Raspberry Pi-like computers and more powerful desktop machines. The BeagleBoard AI was shown way back in February 2019 and now it has finally been launched. In my experience, Beagleboard computers are really awesome devices. We have even included the original Beagleboard, the Beagleboard Black and the X15 on our list of “Best Raspberry-Pi Alternatives.” Read more

Redcore Linux 1908 LXQt

Redcore is a Gentoo-based project which strives to make it easy to install the distribution and immediately have access to a pre-configured desktop environment. Redcore is available in two editions, KDE Plasma and LXQt, and offers builds for 64-bit (x86_64) machines exclusively. The latest version of Redcore Linux has shifted from using Gentoo's Stable branch as its upstream source to Gentoo Testing. Software now flows from Gentoo Testing, into Redcore's Testing repository, and then into Redcore Stable where most Redcore users will access it. The Redcore ISO files are relatively large with both editions being 3.4GB downloads. Given the similarities in size, I decided to try the LXQt edition. Booting from the Redcore media brings up a graphical login screen with a mostly-white background. We can sign into the live desktop using the username and password "redcore". The default wallpaper is mostly white with abstract lines. The combination makes for a bright screen populated with harsh lines that I personally found unpleasant and I soon switch to another background. There are two icons on the LXQt desktop. One opens the Calamares installer and the other is labelled "Ask for help". Clicking the latter icon causes LXQt to pop-up an error saying the selected icon is an invalid desktop entry file. Clicking the installer icon brings up a prompt asking if we would like to open or execute the installer's desktop file. Along the bottom of the screen we find a panel containing the application menu, task switcher and system tray. Read more