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KaOS 2016.07 Adds KDE Plasma 5.7.2 and Linux Kernel 4.6, July's Software Updates

TuxMachines - 53 min 9 sec ago

The KaOS development team proudly announced the release of the KaOS 2016.07 ISO refresh for the month of July, bringing all the goodies that have been pushed to the main software repositories of the rolling release operating system since June 2016.

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How to Install and Configure Nextcloud on CentOS 7 / RHEL 7

LXer - 1 hour 33 min ago
Nextcloud is a free and open source file hosting solution which allows the users to keep and sync their files, mails, contacts and calendars from their mobile devices and desktop client to nextcloud server.

Share some scripts that you've made or ones you have found.

Reddit - 1 hour 43 min ago

What scripts do you use to make your life easier or just use in general, I would like to get into scripting and i would like if i could look at some scripts that other people have made.

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Requesting removable storage assistance

Reddit - 1 hour 44 min ago

I'm running Raspbian (debain wheezy, jessie) on a 16GB microSD card.

When I mount a 2TB external drive, all's well until I meet/exceed the space alotted on the internal SD card

aka, when I toss 14gb of data onto the 2TB drive /dev/root is maxed out.

Is there something I can do so that I can use the full 2TB of storage space on the external drive without comromising space on the little baby SD card?

I am using the external for backing up mobile phones with adb pull.

Thanks for any assistance.

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Elive 2 Is Still in Beta, Version 2.7.1 Introduces Audacity, Google Voice Search

TuxMachines - 1 hour 57 min ago

The Debian and Enlightenment-based Elive GNU/Linux operating system is still in the Beta stages of development for the upcoming 2.x series, and the devs announced recently the release of the Elive 2.7.1 Beta milestone.

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How to Find the Best DevOps Tools

LXer - Thu, 2016-07-28 23:35
Automation and orchestration are key in any infrastructure setup. DevOps professionals need tools that can help them do their jobs more accurately and efficiently, but there isn’t one key to open all doors. According to a recent report from The New Stack, for example, more than 40 percent of survey respondents said an orchestration platform was the primary way they managed containers in their organization.

Linux mint will not allow me to change users

Reddit - Thu, 2016-07-28 22:53

I'm currently using Linux Mint 18 and have had it installed for about two days on a new hard drive. Last night I made an account for my girlfriend and set up a log in screen. Everything worked fine. Now fast forward to this morning, Linux freezes up on the log in screen and goes black. Then I'm automatically logged into my girlfriends account. It won't allow me to log out, or switch users. Everytime I try I'm given a black screen, and then right back to her account. This is my first time using Linux, and I've loved it till now. Any help would be appreciated.

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Functional ForEach In Bash

Reddit - Thu, 2016-07-28 22:50

Comic-Con and FOSS Comic Book Solutions

LXer - Thu, 2016-07-28 22:38
After whetting his appetite at this year's Comic-Con, our resident Linux newbie discovers free and open source apps for reading digital comics, as well as a treasure trove of available sources for free comics online.

What makes it (/dev/tty1-7) a virtual terminal?

Reddit - Thu, 2016-07-28 22:36

So apparently we call it a virtual terminal/console because these things existed?

But this is what I don't get. When you look at what constituted a terminal your average computer has all that and more, we're not emulating a completely different and unrelated platform. It is the native way to physically operate the system. So what's so virtual about it?

When I think 'virtual' terminal I think pseudo terminals or emulators like screen, ssh, xterm, etc.

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XMPP Remote Command & Control Linux Bot/Client?

Reddit - Thu, 2016-07-28 22:35

I've been looking and I see many projects but nothing that seems to fit what I specifically am looking for. Basically I'm seeing if I can have a private XMPP server run with multiple linux machines connected for cli remote access through the bot/client.

Does anyone know of a XMPP bot/client that:

  • Can be daemonized
  • Can connect to XMPP with auth
  • Can pass commands to a shell
  • Can capture return and send reply
  • Does not require many depends or is self-contained
  • Does not need every command programmed in (pass it to a shell!)

All of the projects I've found seem to have been made as a chat bot first, and any commands that you want to run locally you need to specifically write them in.

I doubt something exists that is what I'm looking for, I just wanted to ask the community before I start playing around with making my own.

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Upcoming Samsung Z2 Tizen Handset Caught on Video, with Z1 and Z3

TuxMachines - Thu, 2016-07-28 22:22

Yesterday we had the online leak of the full Z2 User Manual and also news that the device will be released in the Africa and Southeast Asia. It seems like lots of our news of late has been of the upcoming Z2 device and today seems no different. We have a video showing the Z2, Z3, and Z1 in action (going from left to right). A unity game is launched on each device and checked for functionality. Looking at the Z2 the front of the device looks like similar to the Samsung Z3 whilst the back is more like the Z1.

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How to perform a system upgrade with DNF

LinuxToday - Thu, 2016-07-28 22:00

Learn how to use the new dnf system-upgrade capabilities in Fedora to make your Linux upgrade process smooth and easy.

Possible Items On The OpenCL Roadmap: Improved Vulkan Interop, Arbitrary Precision

Phoronix - Thu, 2016-07-28 21:58
There was an OpenCL BoF during the Khronos Group day at SIGGRAPH 2016. At this session yesterday they did comment on OpenCL roadmap discussions taking place...

Flock: conference preview for Fedora contributors

LXer - Thu, 2016-07-28 21:41
This year, the Polish city of Kraków hosts the fourth annual Flock conference. Flock is a working conference for contributors to Fedora. Each year, Fedora contributors come together to discuss new ideas for Fedora, and work to make those ideas a reality.... Continue Reading →

Why open source programming languages are crushing proprietary peers

TuxMachines - Thu, 2016-07-28 21:20

It's no secret that open source now dominates big data infrastructure. From Kubernetes to Hadoop to MongoDB, "No dominant platform-level software infrastructure has emerged in the last ten years in closed-source, proprietary form," as Cloudera chief strategy officer Mike Olson reminded us.

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How to donate CPU/GPU resources to science with Boinc

LinuxToday - Thu, 2016-07-28 21:00

 HowToForge: Altruism is one thing that I'd like to believe characterizes all Linux users out there.

Facebook Open Sources 17-Camera Surround360 Rig with Ubuntu Stitching Software

Linux.com - Thu, 2016-07-28 20:55

In April, Facebook announced it had built a “Surround360” 3D-360 video capture system, but that it did not plan to sell it. Instead, the social networking giant promised it would open source both the hardware and the Ubuntu Linux-based software used to stitch together images from the camera into stereoscopic 360 panoramas.

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