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How to Upgrade from RHEL 6 to RHEL 8

Tecmint - Wed, 07/22/2020 - 18:09
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (RHEL 7) is the first major release that offers in-place upgrades from the earlier RHEL major release (RHEL 6) to a new major release of RHEL 7 operating system.

New KDE Slimbook Released - Powered By AMD Ryzen 7 4800H

Phoronix - Wed, 07/22/2020 - 16:30
The KDE Slimbook is getting a big upgrade in the form of the ProX and ProX 15 that are powered by AMD's Ryzen 7 4800H "Renoir" processor for offering much better performance and all-around better specs...

Student Linux club refurbishes computers to support distance learning

opensource.com - Wed, 07/22/2020 - 15:03

This article is co-written by Cam Citrowske, a member of the Penguin Corps.


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The feature that makes D my favorite programming language

opensource.com - Wed, 07/22/2020 - 15:01

Back in 2017, I wrote about why the D programming language is a great choice for development. But there is one outstanding feature in D I didn't expand enough on: the Universal Function Call Syntax (UFCS). UFCS is a syntactic sugar in D that enables chaining any regular function on a type (string, number, boolean, etc.) like its member function of that type.


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6 ways to contribute to an open source alternative to Slack

opensource.com - Wed, 07/22/2020 - 15:00

Mattermost is a messaging platform built in Go and React for DevOps teams. You can discuss topics in channels, private groups, or one-to-one with rich Markdown formatting and easily share code snippets with syntax highlighting in more than 50 programming languages. You can self-host or deploy on a private cloud to connect in-house systems with plugins, Slack-compatible integrations, and extensive API support.


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How to Install Security Updates on CentOS 8

Tecmint - Wed, 07/22/2020 - 13:31
Keeping your Linux system up-to-date is a very critical task, especially when it comes to installing security updates. This ensures that your system stays safe, stable, and keeps you on top of the latest

10 Best Linux Server Distributions of 2020

Tecmint - Wed, 07/22/2020 - 12:41
Linux is free and open-source, this has emanated into the low total cost of ownership of a Linux system, compared to other operating systems. Although Linux operating systems (distributions) are not entirely doing well

10 Most Promising New Linux Distributions to Look Forward in 2020

Tecmint - Wed, 07/22/2020 - 12:06
If you visit Distrowatch regularly, you will notice that the popularity ranking barely changes from one year to another. There are Linux distributions that will always make it to the top ten, whereas others

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