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Understanding Load Average on Linux

Linux News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 21:20
Load average is a measurement of the amount of work versus free CPU cycles available on a system processor. In this article I’ll define the term, demonstrate how Linux calculates this value, then provide insight into how to interpret system load.
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Faucet: An open source SDN controller for high-speed production networks

Linux News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 21:20
Thanks to open source software, we can now take control over and modify the behavior of almost every component in an IT system. We can modify everything from the networking stack in the kernel all the way down to web server code in user space to make improvements or implement new features.The final hurdle to having complete control over our hardware and software stack is the physical network hardware. These devices are usually built from the open source tools we love, but they are presented as black boxes that can't easily be modified by network operators.read more
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Deepin Linux 15.9 Released with Support for Touchscreen Gestures, Faster Updates

Linux News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 21:20
Deepin 15.9 was released today two months after the Deepin 15.8 update, adding yet another layer of improvements and performance optimizations, but also a couple of new features for fans of this Linux-based operating system.
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Bash Functions

Linux News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 21:20
A Bash function is essentially a set of commands that can be called numerous times. The purpose of a function is to help you make your bash scripts more readable, and to avoid writing the same code over and over again.
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Using Linux containers to analyze the impact of climate change and soil on New Zealand crops

Linux News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 21:20
New Zealand's economy is dependent on agriculture, a sector that is highly sensitive to climate change. This makes it critical to develop analysis capabilities to assess its impact and investigate possible mitigation and adaptation options. That analysis can be done with tools such as agricultural systems models. In simple terms, it involves creating a model to quantify how a specific crop behaves under certain conditions then simulating altering a few variables to see how that behavior changes.read more
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ffsend: Secure File Share From The Command Line (Firefox Send Client)

Linux News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 21:20
With ffsend you can easily and securely share files from the command line, by making use of a Send, a Firefox test pilot project. Firefox Send is a file sharing experiment by Mozilla, which allows sending encrypted files to other users.
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Bash's Built-in printf Function

Linux News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 21:20
Even if you're already familiar with the printf command, if you got your information via "man printf" you may be missing a couple of useful features that are provided by bash's built-in version of the standard printf(1) command.
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Comparing 3 open source databases: PostgreSQL, MariaDB, and SQLite

Linux News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 21:20
In the world of modern enterprise technologies, open source software has firmly established itself as one of the biggest forces to reckon with. After all, some of the biggest technology developments have emerged because of the open source movement.read more
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Getting started with Emacs Detailed Guide

Linux News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 21:20
This detailed guide will give you enough information to start using Emacs, and enough extra to make you want more.
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Essential System Tools: Krusader – KDE file manager

Linux News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 21:20
This is the latest in our series of articles highlighting essential system tools. These are small, indispensable utilities, useful for system administrators as well as regular users of Linux based systems. The series examines both graphical and text based open source utilities. For this article, we’ll look at Krusader, a free and open source graphical file manager.
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Get started with Cypht, an open source email client

Linux News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 21:20
There seems to be a mad rush at the beginning of every year to find ways to be more productive. New Year's resolutions, the itch to start the year off right, and of course, an "out with the old, in with the new" attitude all contribute to this. And the usual round of recommendations is heavily biased towards closed source and proprietary software. It doesn't have to be that way.Here's the fourth of my picks for 19 new (or new-to-you) open source tools to help you be more productive in 2019.read more
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Zipping files on Linux: the many variations and how to use them

Linux News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 21:20
There are quite a few interesting things that you can do with "zip" commands on Linux other than compress and uncompress files. Here are some other zip options and how they can help.
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Where There's No Distance or Gravity

Linux News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 21:20
The more digital we become, the less human we remain.
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How to connect ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors to Nextcloud

Linux News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 21:20
ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors is the free open-source office suite distributed under GNU AGPL v.3.0. In this tutorial, we'll learn how to easily connect ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors to your Nextcloud instance.
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Snakes on a Spaceship - An Overview of Python in Heliophysics

Linux News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 21:20
A scientific paper that discusses the standards for peer review of code and analysis using the open source language Python in scientific research.
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VirtualBox 6.0.2 Released with Support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12.4

Linux News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 21:20
Oracle released today the first point release to the massive VirtualBox 6.0 series announced at the end of 2018, fixing various annoyances and implementing more new features and enhancements.
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Google hands out roses to preferred Android MDM vendors

Linux News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 21:20
Lucky few get Chocolate Factory's endorsement as Enterprise Mobility ManagementGoogle is extending its Android Enterprise Recommended program to mobile device management.…
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What Are Various Debian Installation Discs

Linux News - Wed, 01/16/2019 - 21:20
Ever got confused by the amount of disc made available for downloading on Debian servers? Worry not, if this is your approach looking around the Internet for an explanation why and what are those various discs for installing Debian on your beloved computer, you are at the right place. I'll try to be quick and concise so you can get on with Debian installation within 2 minutes read :)
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Linux Tools: The Meaning of Dot

Linux News - Tue, 01/15/2019 - 21:20
Let's face it: writing one-liners and scripts using shell commands can be confusing. Many of the names of the tools at your disposal are far from obvious in terms of what they do (grep, tee and awk, anyone?) and, when you combine two or more, the resulting "sentence" looks like some kind of alien gobbledygook.
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