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How to Install and Use Okteta for RAW Data Files in Linux

Sat, 10/09/2021 - 14:00

Not many Linux editors can match the processing power of Okteta in terms of handling the complexities of raw data files. Okteta meets its functional objectives through the implementation of simplified algorithmic raw data display mechanisms.

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How to Change the MAC address on Ubuntu 20.04 using Macchanger

Sat, 10/09/2021 - 13:00

Macchanger is an amazing Linux utility that can be used to view as well as to change the MAC address of any desired networking device. In this article, we will begin with the installation of this utility on a Ubuntu 20.04 or Linux Mint 20 system and then we will teach you how you can change the MAC address with the help of this utility.

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How To Restore .bashrc Files To Default Settings In Ubuntu

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 23:00

If you unknowingly messed up your .bash_profile or .bashrc files, you can easily restore .bashrc files to their default settings in Ubuntu as described in this guide. Learn more here.

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How to Install Redis Server on Debian 11

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 21:00

Redis is a free, open-source, cross-platform NoSQL, and in-memory key-value data structure store, used as a database server, cache, and message broker. In this tutorial, I will explain how to install the Redis server on Debian 11.

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GPUFORT Published as Open Source to Address CUDA’s Dominance

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 19:00

NVIDIA dominates the parallel computing industry largely thanks to its own solution, CUDA. In response to this domain, AMD has published the source code of GPUFORT, a project that will be under Radeon Open eCosystem (ROCm) and that aims to offer a translation tool so that large codebases in CUDA can work outside of the closed ecosystem of the green giant. Learn more about GPUFORT here.

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KeenWrite – Java-based Desktop Text Editor

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 18:30

KeenWrite is a Java-based desktop text editor with live preview, string interpolation, and formulas.

A text editor is software used for editing plain text files. It has many different uses such as modifying system configuration files, writing programming language source code, jotting down thoughts, or even making a grocery list.

Whatever the level of sophistication of the editor, they typically have a common set of functionality, such as searching/replacing text, formatting text, undo/redo, importing files, as well as moving text within the file. However, some editors have interesting features. KeenWrite is an example of a text editor that stands out from the crowd.

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Flatpak 1.12 Released with Better Support for the Steam Linux Runtime Mechanism, More

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 17:30

Flatpak 1.12 comes eight months after Flatpak 1.10 as the new stable series that introduces numerous new features and improvements. Highlights include better support for the Steam Linux Runtime mechanism, allowing Steam to launch games with its own container runtime as /usr.

In fact, this new feature allows any subsandbox to have a different /usr and/or /app. Also new is support for TUI (text-based user interface) programs like GNU Debugger, support for Flatpak instances of the same app-ID to share their /tmp or /dev/shm directories, as well as their $XDG_RUNTIME_DIR.

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Feren OS 2021.10 Comes with Some Visual Improvements

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 17:00

Feren OS is a Linux distribution with a focus on visual aesthetics, user interface, and user experience. Now Feren OS has just released their latest snapshot to their user-friendly distribution, bringing us to version 2021.10. So let’s jump right in and have a look at what’s new.

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Lsyncd – Synchronize Local Directories with Remote Linux

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 16:00

Lsyncd (Live Syncing Mirror Daemon) is a lightweight Linux solution for synchronizing remote and local directories. The use of this Linux solution does not affect the performance of your local filesystem in any way.

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10 Best Games For Linux

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 15:00

I wrote a list of the best FPS games for Linux a few years ago. At the time, there were only a few games available that could compete with Windows games. But Linux gaming has come a long way since then. Read on to learn more about the best games for Linux on the market.

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How to Suspend a Process And Resume It Later in Linux

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 14:00

This brief tutorial explains how to suspend a process and resume it later using “ps” and “kill” commands in Linux operating systems.

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Twitch Data Leak 2021 Includes 125GB Private Data

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 13:53

Another breach of the year 2021 is the Twitch Data Leak, which comprises 125GB of company data as well as the platform’s source code. An anonymous member on 4chan leaked the data on October 6, 2021.

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Squid Proxy Server 5.2 Bugfix Release Now Available

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 13:00

Squid is one of the most popular proxy/cache servers, and the 5.2 version fixes several vulnerabilities and bugs found in the prior Squid releases.

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How to Check Laptop Battery Status and Level From Commandline In Linux

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 12:00

This guide lists 5 methods to check a Laptop battery status and level from commandline in any Linux distribution.

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How to Install Icinga 2 Monitoring Software on Debian 11

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 11:00

Icinga2 is a free, open-source, and one of the most popular network monitoring tools. In this article, I will show you how to install the Icinga2 monitoring server on Debian 11.

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GNU nano 5.9 Text Editor Comes with YAML Syntax Highlighting Support

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 10:00

The legendary open source text editor GNU Nano has released version 5.9. It is a simple command-line text editor inspired by Pico and included by default in the most Linux distributions.

So let’s take a look at what features this new release brings.

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What is EFS (Elastic File System) in AWS? And How Is It Used on Ubuntu?

Fri, 10/08/2021 - 09:00

Amazon Elastic File System(EFS) provides an NFS file system for use with AWS Cloud services and on-premises resources which is simple, scalable, fully managed. We can mount this file system either on AWS Cloud or our on-premises servers. In this article, we will focus on creating a simple EFS filesystem and mount it on an Ubuntu EC2 instance.

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Install or Upgrade Nvidia Graphic Drivers on Linux Mint 20

Thu, 10/07/2021 - 23:00

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install Nvidia Graphic Drivers for the series 470.xx / 465.xx / 460.xx / 390.xx and 340.xx from the Nvidia Proprietary Repository, giving you the latest in software available.

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KDE Gear 21.08.2 Is Out to Improve Dolphin, Okular, Konsole, Gwenview, Kate, and Other Apps

Thu, 10/07/2021 - 21:00

KDE Gear 21.08.2 is here about five weeks after the first point release to KDE Gear 21.08 with more improvements for your favorite KDE apps, including the popular Dolphin file manager, which no longer stays open in the background after running an archive operation using the context menu and then exiting the app.

KDE’s standard document viewer app Okular has been updated in KDE Gear 21.08.2 to automatically enable the “Force rasterization” setting when printing a document using a scaling mode that requires this setting to be active, as well as to strip off trailing newline characters when copying text and prompt users to save a read-only file on a different location.

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Feren OS 2021.10 Available to Download

Thu, 10/07/2021 - 20:30

Feren OS is a desktop Linux distribution based on Ubuntu. Featuring the KDE Plasma desktop, the project’s latest snapshot is Feren OS 2021.10 which includes a new lock screen, new splash screen, and a customized Firefox experience.

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