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Experimental Linux Live OS For Showcasing Wayland Updated With Latest Desktops

Phoronix - Thu, 05/07/2020 - 18:40
Years ago long before GNOME had great Wayland support and was used by default on the likes of Fedora Workstation and long before other Wayland compositors had mature support along with other areas of the stack, there was a Linux distribution offering up an experimental Linux "Live DVD/USB" OS for showcasing Wayland. That distribution is now out with a new release...

DragonFlyBSD 5.8.1 Released Due To HAMMER2 Bugs, Kernel Fixes

Phoronix - Thu, 05/07/2020 - 15:58
DragonFlyBSD 5.8 debuted in March while now shipping is v5.8.1 as the latest update for this BSD operating system...

9 kubectl commands sysadmins need to know - Thu, 05/07/2020 - 15:03

Kubernetes is the dominant technology for infrastructure today, and that means sysadmins need to be familiar with administering it. I have been managing Kubernetes clusters every day for years now, and I picked up a few tricks that I highly recommend for others looking to simplify their admin experience.

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Using the systemctl command to manage systemd units - Thu, 05/07/2020 - 15:02

In the first two articles in this series, I explored the Linux systemd startup sequence. In the first article, I looked at systemd's functions and architecture and the controversy around its role as a replacement for the old SystemV init program and startup scripts. And in the second article, I examined two important systemd tools, systemctl and journalctl, and explained how to switch from one target to another and to change the default target.

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Beginner guides, Windows, networking, and more Ansible news - Thu, 05/07/2020 - 15:00

We've mentioned it before in Ansible around the web, but there are big changes afoot with Ansible itself and the move to collections. To keep the developer community updated with the rate of progress, our own Greg DeKoenigsberg has started a newsletter, The Bullhorn. You should check it out!

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How to Install TeamViewer on Debian 10

Tecmint - Thu, 05/07/2020 - 14:59
TeamViewer is a cross-platform and widely used application for remote meetings, desktop sharing, and file sharing between remote machines over the internet. It comes extremely handy when you have an issue that you cannot...

Mesa 20.1-RC2 Released For Vetting This Set Of Open-Source OpenGL / Vulkan Drivers

Phoronix - Thu, 05/07/2020 - 13:35
On Wednesday marked the second weekly release candidate for the forthcoming Mesa 20.1...

Oracle Linux 8 Update 2 Released, Now Defaulting To UEK R6 Kernel For New Installs

Phoronix - Thu, 05/07/2020 - 12:00
Following the recent release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2, Oracle has now released Oracle Linux 8 Update 2 as their RHEL8-based distribution with various extra features on top and even an alternative kernel option...