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Septor Linux For Surfing Internet Anonymously

tuxmachines.org - Sob, 07/13/2019 - 04:05

Septor Linux is based on Debian, and uses Tor technologies to make users anonymous online. Septor 2019.4 has Linux kernel 4.19 and customized version of KDE Plasma 5.14.3.

If you do not know what Tor is, you can read this guide to know Tor in detail. But in short, Tor network transfers users requests through different other Tor clients used by people in other parts of the World which makes users completely anonymous. Due to this nature of transferring requests through many clients, it is also called the onion network.

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Top 30 Best Game Emulator Consoles for Linux System in 2019

tuxmachines.org - Sob, 07/13/2019 - 04:03

Everybody cherish those days when we used to play classic games all the time on retro consoles such as Sega, early PlayStations, and Nintendos. With personal computers getting beefier than ever and smartphones packing way much power than people imagined in those times, retro consoles are indeed in decline. However, you’re not the only one who’d like to play such old games on their modern, more recent hardware. There’s many like you and developers have created robust game emulator console systems which enable everyday Linux users to re-live those childhood nostalgias again. It’s our earnest desire to present you the best retro games emulator in this guide.

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Project Trident 19.07 Available

tuxmachines.org - Sob, 07/13/2019 - 03:52

This is a packages update with some important bugfixes from upstream TrueOS.

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Towards Guix for DevOps

tuxmachines.org - Sob, 07/13/2019 - 03:46

Hey, there! I'm Jakob, a Google Summer of Code intern and new contributor to Guix. Since May, I've been working on a DevOps automation tool for the Guix System, which we've been calling guix deploy.

The idea for a Guix DevOps tool has been making rounds on the mailing lists for some time now. Years, in fact; Dave Thompson and Chris Webber put together a proof-of-concept for it way back in 2015. Thus, we've had plenty of time to gaze upon the existing tools for this sort of thing -- Ansible, NixOps -- and fantasize about a similar tool, albeit with the expressive power of Guile scheme and the wonderful system configuration facilities of Guix. And now, those fantasies are becoming a reality.

"DevOps" is a term that might be unfamiliar to a fair number of Guix users. I'll spare you the detour to Wikipedia and give a brief explanation of what guix deploy does.

Imagine that you've spent the afternoon playing around with Guile's (web) module, developing software for a web forum. Awesome! But a web forum with no users is pretty boring, so you decide to shell out a couple bucks for a virtual private server to run your web forum. You feel that Wildebeest admirers on the internet deserve a platform of their own for discussion, and decide to dedicate the forum to that.

As it turns out, C. gnou is a more popular topic than you ever would have imagined. Your web forum soon grows in size -- attracting hundreds of thousands of simultaneous users. Despite Guile's impressive performance characteristics, one lowly virtual machine is too feeble to support such a large population of Wildebeest fanatics. So you decide to use Apache as a load-balancer, and shell out a couple more bucks for a couple more virtual private servers. Now you've got a problem on your hands; you're the proud owner of five or so virtual machines, and you need to make sure they're all running the most recent version of either your web forum software or Apache.

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Friends of GNOME Update – June 2019

tuxmachines.org - Sob, 07/13/2019 - 03:43

In April we visited FOSS North in Gothenburg, Sweden and Linux Fest Northwest in Bellingham, Washington, USA. Our table at FOSS North was staffed by Kristi and Neil, and volunteers Bastian, Anisa and Stefano. GNOMEie Zeeshan Ali presented on open source geolocation. Molly and Sri were at LFNW, where Molly spoke about following through on a code of conduct. Kristi participated remotely in FLISOL. There were two hackfests in May, Rust+GNOME 2019 Hackfest#5 in Berlin and Gstreamer Spring Hackfest 2019 in Oslo. We’ll be in Portland, OR, USA in July for OSCON. After OSCON we‘ll be hosting a West Coast Hackfest, July 18th – 21st.

Also: Librem 5 July Update

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Vdor v japonsko kriptomenjalnico Bitpoint odnesel 28 milijonov evrov

Slo-Tech - Pet, 07/12/2019 - 22:08
Vdor v japonsko kriptomenjalnico Bitpoint odnesel 28 milijonov evrov Slo-Tech - Japonska kriptomenjalnica Bitpoint je sporočila, da je bila tarča hekerskega napada, v katerem so napadalci uspeli ukrasti 3,5 milijarde jenov (28 milijonov evrov) kriptovalut, od tega je 2,5 milijarde jenov pripadalo komitentom. Ukradli so pet kriptovalut: bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ripple, ether in litecoin. Vdor je prizadel denarnico za sprotne transakcije oziroma zagotavljanje likvidnosti, ki je bila povezana v internet (hot wallet), medtem ko odklopljeno skladišče (cold wallet) ni bilo prizadeto. Več na Slo-Techu.

[$] 5.3 Merge window, part 1

LWN.net - Pet, 07/12/2019 - 21:51
As of this writing, exactly 6,666 non-merge changesets have been pulled into the mainline repository for the 5.3 development cycle. The merge window has thus just begun, there is still quite a bit in the way of interesting changes to look at. Read on for a list of what has been merged so far.

today's leftovers

tuxmachines.org - Pet, 07/12/2019 - 20:40
  • Installing normal (non-ESR) Firefox on Debian 10 Buster (works on other distributions too)

    If you enjoyed this video, please click the like button, and share it on your favorite social networking platform (Facebook, Twitter, etc)

  • Add-Ons Outage Post-Mortem Result

    The first question that everyone asks is “how did you let this happen?” At a high level, the story seems simple: we let the certificate expire. This seems like a simple failure of planning, but upon further investigation it turns out to be more complicated: the team responsible for the system which generated the signatures knew that the certificate was expiring but thought (incorrectly) that Firefox ignored the expiration dates. Part of the reason for this misunderstanding was that in a previous incident we had disabled end-entity certificate checking, and this led to confusion about the status of intermediate certificate checking. Moreover, the Firefox QA plan didn’t incorporate testing for certificate expiration (or generalized testing of how the browser will behave at future dates) and therefore the problem wasn’t detected. This seems to have been a fundamental oversight in our test plan.

  • SUSECON 2020 is coming to the Emerald Isle!

    Get ready! SUSECON 2020 is coming to Dublin, Ireland, March 23-27, 2020 at the Convention Centre Dublin!

  • We can make it better than it was. Better...stronger...faster.

    It is not a novel observation that computers have become so powerful that a reasonably recent system has a relatively long life before obsolescence. This is in stark contrast to the period between the nineties and the teens where it was not uncommon for users with even moderate needs from their computers to upgrade every few years.

    This upgrade cycle was mainly driven by huge advances in processing power, memory capacity and ballooning data storage capability. Of course the software engineers used up more and more of the available resources and with each new release ensured users needed to update to have a reasonable experience.

    And then sometime in the early teens this cycle slowed almost as quickly as it had begun as systems had become "good enough". I experienced this at a time I was relocating for a new job and had moved most of my computer use to my laptop which was just as powerful as my desktop but was far more flexible.

    As a software engineer I used to have a pretty good computer for myself but I was never prepared to spend the money on "top of the range" equipment because it would always be obsolete and generally I had access to much more powerful servers if I needed more resources for a specific task.

  • Security updates for Friday

    Security updates have been issued by CentOS (dbus), Debian (firefox-esr, python3.4, and redis), Mageia (ffmpeg), Oracle (firefox, libvirt, and qemu), Red Hat (firefox and virt:8.0.0), Scientific Linux (firefox), and SUSE (kernel).

  • Canonical’s GitHub account hacked [Ed: A Microsoft GitHub account hacked; how conveniently they attribute breaches of Microsoft things to others]
  • Paragon Software Group Releases Free Paragon APFS SDK [Ed: Just openwashing patent traps using Microsoft GitHub]

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Upcoming FSF Talks and Alex Oliva (Linux-libre/GNU) Leaves Red Hat

tuxmachines.org - Pet, 07/12/2019 - 20:38

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Pretakanje pornografije po internetu ustvari toliko izpustov ogljikovega dioksida kakor Belgija

Slo-Tech - Pet, 07/12/2019 - 20:22
Pretakanje pornografije po internetu ustvari toliko izpustov ogljikovega dioksida kakor Belgija Slo-Tech - Doslej smo največkrat slišali ocene, koliko energije porabi rudarjenje bitcoina in ostalih kriptovalut, ki so se navadno gibale v okviru kakšne manjše države (denimo Švice ali Slovenije). Celoten internet porabi že krepko več kot odstotek vse električne energije in po nekaterih ocenah presega 10 odstotkov. Nekoliko bolj nenavadno dejstvo pa je v raziskavi emisij ogljikovega dioksida odkril francoski think-tank The Shift Project. Po njihovih ocenah je vsa digitalna tehnologija odgovorna za 4 odstotke svetovnih izpustov ogljikovega dioksida. Samo prenos in predvajanje (pretočne vsebine) videoposnetkov prek interneta naj bi bilo odgovorno za 300 milijonov ton izpustov...

Več na Slo-Techu.

Googlovi zaposleni poslušajo vaše pogovore z Google Assistantom

Slo-Tech - Pet, 07/12/2019 - 20:21
Googlovi zaposleni poslušajo vaše pogovore z Google Assistantom Slo-Tech - Ta teden je odjeknila vest, da imajo Googlovi zaposleni dostop do pogovorov, ki jih opravljamo s pomočnikom Google Assistant, in da jih tudi sistematično poslušajo. Novinarji belgijske hiše VRT NWS so odkrili, da zaposleni poslušajo te pogovore, da bi izboljšali iskanje. Nekateri izmed teh pogovorov so povsem neškodljivi, drugi pa lahko vsebujejo tudi zelo osebne informacije. Več na Slo-Techu.

Find lost files with Scalpel

tuxmachines.org - Pet, 07/12/2019 - 20:18

As a system administrator, part of your responsibility is to help users manage their data. One of the vital aspects of doing that is to ensure your organization has a good backup plan, and that your users either make their backups regularly, or else don’t have to because you’ve automated the process.

However, sometimes the worst happens. A file gets deleted by mistake, a filesystem becomes corrupt, or a partition gets lost, and for whatever reason, the backups don’t contain what you need.

As we discussed in How to prevent and recover from accidental file deletion in Linux, before trying to recover lost data, you must find out why the data is missing in the first place. It’s possible that a user has simply misplaced the file, or that there is a backup that the user isn’t aware of. But if a user has indeed removed a file with no backups, then you know you need to recover a deleted file. If a partition table has become scrambled, though, then the files aren’t really lost at all, and you might want to consider using TestDisk to recover the partition table, or the partition itself.

What happens if your file or partition recovery isn’t successful, or is only in part? Then it’s time for Scalpel. Scalpel performs file carving operations based on patterns describing unique file types. It looks for these patterns based on binary strings and regular expressions, and then extracts the file accordingly.

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BSD News: BSDCan and DragonFlyBSD

tuxmachines.org - Pet, 07/12/2019 - 20:13
    BSDCan 2019 Trip Report: Mark Johnston

    Thanks to the FreeBSD Foundation, I was able to make the trip from Toronto to Ottawa to attend BSDCan 2019 and the FreeBSD developer summit. Following the conference, I also made it to a small hackathon held at the University of Waterloo. I work from home, which can create a sense of isolation despite the ability to easily communicate with colleagues over the Internet; conferences are thus an important way to recharge my enthusiasm for working on FreeBSD. This year’s BSDCan was not a disappointment: I attended a number of interesting talks, collaborated on some designs for future projects, and helped review and debug some code.

  • DragonFlyBSD Gets Fix To Be Able To Boot AMD Zen 2 Processors

    Separate from the Linux boot issue affecting AMD Ryzen 3000 (Zen 2) processors that has been attributed to RdRand, DragonFlyBSD is the first BSD at least we've seen getting a separate fix to be able to boot these new AMD processors.

    DragonFlyBSD lead developer Matthew Dillon who has been mesmerized by the AMD Threadripper performance for the past year now has his hands on new Zen 2 hardware. But it turns out the current DragonFlyBSD releases can't boot with these processors due to a separate problem from what we've seen on the Linux side.

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today's howtos

tuxmachines.org - Pet, 07/12/2019 - 20:04
  • How to Install phpMyAdmin with Apache (LAMP) on Ubuntu 18.04
  • How to Install WonderCMS on Fedora 30
  • How to install Mageia 7
  • How To Install The Budgie Desktop on Ubuntu
  • How to install Skype on Debian Linux 9
  • Matthias Clasen: Settings, in a sandbox world
  • How to change hostname on Debian 10 Linux
  • How to install Debian 10 "Buster" (Net Install Method) Installation Walkthrough
  • How to install Debian 10 "Buster" (Live Media Method) Installation Walkthrough and Tutorial
  • How to Install Vanilla Forums on CentOS 7
  • 10 Useful Examples of the Sort Command in Linux
  • How to fix media keys not working on Linux

    Lots of desktop keyboards have media playback buttons the user can use to pause, stop, skip and play music with the press of a button. For the most part, the Linux kernel, and Linux operating systems have support for these devices, due to increased Linux driver development over the years. That said, not every single keyboard’s media keys are supported out of the box, and that’s a real shame.

    If you’re looking to get your play, pause, stop, and skip buttons on the keyboard to work with your favorite open-source media players, you’ve come to the right place. Follow along as we show you how to fix media keys not working on Linux!

  • How to Install Jenkins with Docker on Ubuntu 18.04

    What is Docker? Docker is a free and open source software tool that can be used to pack, ship and run any application as a container. It has not any packaging system or frameworks, it can be run from anywhere from a small computer to large servers. You can easily deploy and scale your applications, databases and other services without depending on any provider.

  • Install Nagios Monitoring Tool On RHEL 8

    In this tutorial, we will show you the method to install the Nagios monitoring tool on Redhat operating system. Nagios or Nagios Core is an open-source IT monitoring, server, network monitoring, and application monitoring tool. You can monitor servers, switches, applications, and services.

  • How to make the Plasma desktop look like a Mac

    The world of things falls into three categories - the things you don't want to do but have to, the things you want to do but can't and the things you can do. Skinning your KDE desktop to look like macOS falls in the third category. It serves no higher purpose, philosophical or existential, but it is something that Plasma users have the option to try, and try they will.

    I've dabbled in the Mac transformation packs for many years now. The original Macbuntu test was the best. Ever since, the subsequent attempts came out somewhat short. However, I've always done this on Gnome- and Unity-based desktops, never Plasma. Well, that's about to change. We're attempting the unattemptable.

  • Creating Debian 10 Bootable USB Thumb Drive for Installing Debian 10

    In this age, very few people use CDs and DVDs to install a new operating system on computers. The USB thumb drive has replaced bootable CDs and DVDs. It is cheaper as you can reuse the USB thumb drive over and over again. It is also simpler.
    There are many ways to make a bootable USB thumb drive on Windows and Linux.

    In this article, I am going to show you how to create a Debian 10 Buster (the new kid in town) bootable USB thumb drive on Windows and Linux.

  • Bash History: How To Show A Timestamp When Each Command Was Executed

    With the help of the HISTTIMEFORMAT Bash variable you can show the date and time when each command was executed. This can be useful in various occasions, including to remember which commands you ran in a specific time-frame, to undo various operations, and so on.

    It's worth noting that if this variable is set, the time stamps are written to the history file so they are preserved across shell sessions. So the first time you enable it, you won't see the correct date and time for your previously used commands.

  • Upgrade Debian 9 Stretch to Debian 10 Buster

    Debian 10 Buster was released recently. Debian 10 comes with Linux Kernel 4.19, GNOME 3.30, KDE Plasma 5.14, Cinnamon 3.8, LXDE 0.99.2, LxQt 0.14, MATE 1.20, Xfce 4.12 and many more. Debian 10 also comes with awesome new artworks.

    Debian may be your daily driver. So, you may have a lot of important files and softwares in your Debian 9 installation. In that case, you can simply upgrade your existing Debian 9 installation to Debian 10.

    In this article, I am going to show you how to upgrade your existing Debian 9 Stretch installation to Debian 10 Buster.

  • Vim Split Screen

    The controls of Vim circulate around keyboard and the keyboard only. This is especially useful when you’re dealing with code and tasks that require full focus. The “keyboard-only” nature allows more focus headroom for your code. Well, you’re free to interact using the mouse.

    Say, you’re working with a file that requires keeping an eye on multiple parts of the file. For programming, that’s a common scenario. There are also other scenarios when a split view can be useful. Yes, let’s check out how to split view and edit on Vim.

  • How to Install the latest WPS Office on Linux

    The Free and Open-Source alternative to Microsoft’s widely popular Office Suite of apps is evolving and the latest update is rather controversial. Other than dropping support for 32 bit operating systems, it picks up a bunch of new tricks.

    WPS Office 11.1.0.8722 features a stack of iterative improvements, but no major new features to speak of, besides the ability to open and display PDF documents natively.

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Games: Gibbous, Street Uni X, Age of Wonders 3 and More

tuxmachines.org - Pet, 07/12/2019 - 19:51
  • Gibbous - A Cthulhu Adventure officially releasing with Linux support on August 7th

    Comedy cosmic horror adventure, Gibbous - A Cthulhu Adventure, from developer Stuck In Attic now has a release date! Another game that was funded thanks to the help of people on Kickstarter, where Stuck In Attic managed to get CHF (Swiss franc) 53,862 from 1,929 backers.

  • Street Uni X, an extreme sports unicycling game will support Linux that's on Kickstarter

    I will be honest, unicycling is not something that comes to mind when I think about any kind of sports but it's apparently quite big. So big in fact, a game is being made called Street Uni X as a homage to classic sports games.

    Street Uni X plans to include some of the top street-unicyclists from around the world and have a bunch of tricks from the "street/trials/flatland unicycling disciplines". It will have videos of those included stars to unlock, as well as additional levels to unlock, secret characters, secret parts of levels to find and so on.

  • Something for the weekend: Age of Wonders 3 free to keep, Humble Store sale again

    It's Friday, which means the weekend is almost ready to crash into our lives once again. Here's a few tips in case you need a new game or two to try out.

    First of all, on Steam you can pick up Age of Wonders 3 which supports Linux for free and keep it. The deal lasts until July 15th. Anyone who has Age of Wonders 3, will also then be eligible for 10% off on Age of Wonders: Planetfall’s Premium Edition, although that title will not be supporting Linux (may work in Steam Play).

  • A simple guide to Steam Play, Valve's technology for playing Windows games on Linux

    Looking to test the waters with Linux gaming and don't want to lose access to your favourite Windows games? Here's a simple no-nonsense guide to actually using Steam Play.

  • Help test the new demo of Devader, a very intense twin-stick shooter that's coming to Linux

    Developer Falkenbrew notified us of a new demo available for their crazy twin-stick shooter Devader, as they're looking for feedback on it.

    If you've not heard of Devader before, it's one that captured my interest a while ago due to the way it's being designed. The developer confessed they're "not an artist" so they came up with a way to make seriously cool, weird and sometimes quite freakish enemies which you can read more about here. The results are seriously impressive and while the gameplay feels similar to other twin-stick shooters, the design is firmly unique.

  • The chaotic and brilliant "Streets of Rogue" has left Early Access

    Easily in my top five releases this year, Streets of Rogue from Matt Dabrowski and tinyBuild has now left Early Access with Linux support in good shape.

    Streets of Rogue is pretty difficult to describe accurately. You're part of The Resistance, who are trying to take down the Mayor. How you go about doing that, is entirely your choice. You can run through every level guns blazing, you can sneak and hack, you can put everyone to sleep or take over their body. There's choices within choices with a sprinkle of absolute chaos.

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Android Leftovers

tuxmachines.org - Pet, 07/12/2019 - 19:08

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Purism's Librem 5 July Update Cites Software Progress, No Hardware Update

Phoronix - Pet, 07/12/2019 - 19:07
Purism has shared their July update on their Librem 5 Linux smartphone progress, which is mostly focused around inching along their software support but without any update on their hardware or final design. While their latest public information has continued to report a "Q3" ship date, that's looking increasingly unlikely...

WinSystems and Beelink With GNU/Linux Options

tuxmachines.org - Pet, 07/12/2019 - 18:49
  • Beelink L55 Review – An Intel Core i3-5005U Mini PC Tested with Windows 10 & Ubuntu 18.04

    With the shortage of Gemini Lake processors, some manufacturers have taken to releasing new mini PCs using older CPUs.

  • Bay Trail mini-PC supports extended temperatures

    WinSystems’ Linux-friendly “SYS-ITX-N-3800” is an Intel Bay Trail based industrial mini-PC with dual GbE ports, SATA, DP, USB 3.0, mini-PCIe, and -25 to 60°C support.

    WinSystems has launched a fanless, Nano-ITX form-factor industrial computer that runs Linux, Windows 10, or Windows 10 IoT on Intel’s dual-core, 1.75GHz Atom E3827 or quad-core, 1.91GHz Atom E3845 Bay Trail processors. The specs don’t match up perfectly, but the SYS-ITX-N-3800 mini-PC might be built around a variation of the company’s SBC35-CC405 Nano-ITX SBC.

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Meet Matthias Clasen

tuxmachines.org - Pet, 07/12/2019 - 18:46

I have been involved GNOME for a long time. My first commits to GTK are from sometime around 2002. GTK is where I spend most of my development and project maintenance time. But I’ve been involved in many other parts of GNOME at one point or another, from GLib to GNOME Software.
Apart from writing code and fixing bugs, I am a member of the release team, and do a few of the GNOME releases every cycle. In recent years, I’ve often done the .0 stable releases.

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