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Linux Installation Types: Server Vs. Desktop

I have previously covered obtaining and installing Ubuntu Linux, and this time I will touch on desktop and server installations. Both types of installation address certain needs. The different installs are downloaded separately from Ubuntu. You can choose which one you need from Ubuntu.com/...
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pdd - Tool to Find Date and Time Difference in Linux Command Line

In some occasions where you want to check by how many years someone older than you, how old you are (in days, years or months), the countdown to an event or the next flash sale. There is a python-based command line application known as pdd which enables you to calculate date and time differences....
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Ubuntu 17.10 Will Have an Always Visible Dock, Wayland Session by Default

GNOME Project's GUADEC (GNOME Users And Developers European Conference) developer conference is now over, and Canonical's Didier Roche was there to collaborate with the GNOME team for the upcoming Ubuntu 17.10 release. It's no news that Canonical decided to bury its excellent Unity user interface...
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Difference Between apt vs apt-get Explained

You might be wondering what’s the difference between apt-get and apt? And if they have a similar command structure, what was the need for the new apt command? You might also be thinking if apt is better than apt-get? Should you be using the new apt command or stick with the good old apt-get...
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system update
The all-in-one uCareSystem app takes care of many upgrading tasks.

Easily Update Ubuntu and Debian Systems with uCareSystem

Updates are something that are often ignored for one reason or another. However, if you’re not making a daily (or at least weekly) habit of updating your systems, then you are doing yourself, your servers, and your company a disservice. And, even if you are regularly updating your Ubuntu and Debian...
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Multi-Server Samba Installation to Protect Your Network Against Outages and Network Attacks

The recent outages of AWS and the attacks on the DNS network have shown the need of distributing critical infrastructures across multiple cloud providers. This distribution is particularly important for centralized authentication services, which provide users and permissions for various services...
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open source
Is open source the new normal in data and analytics? Hortonworks CTO Scott Gnau says yes in Forbes this past week.

This Week in Open Source: OSS as New Normal in Data, New Linux Foundation Kubernetes MOOC

This week in open source and Linux news, Hortonworks CTO considers why open source is the new normal in analytics, new Linux Foundation edX MOOC called a "no-brainer" and more! Read on for the top headlines of the week 1) Hortonworks CTO unpacks how open source data architectures are "now...
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Linux systemd Bug Could Have Led to Crash, Code Execution

Developers with Canonical pushed out a handful of patches for the Linux-based operating system Ubuntu this week, including one that resolves a bug that could have let an attacker cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code with a TCP payload. Chris Coulson, a software and electronics...
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Best Linux Distro: Linux Experts Rate Distros

Selecting the best Linux distro is a matter of personal choice, based on your daily work flow. Two Linux experts list their personal picks for best distro and discuss each distro’s merits and challenges. Bruce Byfield’s Picks The best Linux distro is always subjective. My own list of the best Linux...
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Ubuntu Budgie
Ubuntu Budgie is just one of the few officially recognized flavors of Ubuntu. Jack Wallen takes a look at some important differences between them.

Which Official Ubuntu Flavor Is Best for You?

Ubuntu Linux comes in a few officially recognized flavors, as well as several derivative distributions. The recognized flavors are: Kubuntu - Ubuntu with the KDE desktop Lubuntu - Ubuntu with the LXDE desktop Mythbuntu - Ubuntu MythTV Ubuntu Budgie - Ubuntu with the Budgie desktop Xubuntu...
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