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Introduction to the Linux chgrp and newgrp commands

opensource.com - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 15:02

In a recent article, I introduced the chown command, which is used for modifying ownership of files on systems. Recall that ownership is the combination of the user and group assigned to an object. The chgrp and newgrp commands provide additional help for managing files that need to maintain group ownership.


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Getting started with data science using Python

opensource.com - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 15:01

Data science is an exciting new field in computing that's built around analyzing, visualizing, correlating, and interpreting the boundless amounts of information our computers are collecting about the world. Of course, calling it a "new" field is a little disingenuous because the discipline is a derivative of statistics, data analysis, and plain old obsessive scientific observation.


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Mutation testing by example: How to leverage failure

opensource.com - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 15:00

In my article Mutation testing is the evolution of TDD, I exposed the power of iteration to guarantee a solution when a measurable test is available. In that article, an iterative approach helped to determine how to implement code that calculates the square root of a given number.


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DragonFlyBSD's HAMMER2 Gets Basic FSCK Support

Phoronix - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 13:57
DragonFlyBSD's now-default HAMMER2 file-system now has initial file-system checking "fsck" support...

Linux-Powered BeagleBoard AI Comes With Debian Out-of-the-box - Fossbytes

Google News - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 13:06
Linux-Powered BeagleBoard AI Comes With Debian Out-of-the-box  Fossbytes

Linux powered BeabgleBoard AI Single Board Computer (SBC) has been launched by the BeagleBoard foundation at a $125 price tag. The new SBC uses ...

NVIDIA Video Codec SDK 9.1 Brings CUDA CUStream Support, Other Encoder Improvements

Phoronix - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 12:09
Following the February release of Video Codec SDK 9.0, NVIDIA recently did a quiet release of the Video Codec SDK 9.1 update that furthers along this cross-platform video encode/decode library...

Grow your virtualization environments without breaking the bank

Red Hat News - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 12:00

An IT director at a large financial services company shares the benefits and cost reductions they’ve experienced by switching to Red Hat Virtualization. In just three years, it’s paved the way for an efficient, stable and cost-effective virtualization environment.

Building A Linux HTPC / Storage Server With The SilverStone CS381 - Phoronix

Google News - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 06:18
Building A Linux HTPC / Storage Server With The SilverStone CS381  Phoronix

SilverStone recently sent over their CS381 chassis that has proven to be quite a versatile micro-ATX enclosure that can accommodate up to twelve hard drives ...

Building A Linux HTPC / Storage Server With The SilverStone CS381

Phoronix - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 06:16
SilverStone recently sent over their CS381 chassis that has proven to be quite a versatile micro-ATX enclosure that can accommodate up to twelve hard drives (eight of which are hot-swappable) all while coming in at just 400 x 225 x 316mm. The SilverStone CS381 could work quite well as a Linux HTPC / DIY Steam Linux gaming living room PC or SOHO file server system with its compact size while offering immense storage potential. Here's more on the SilverStone CS381 and our build with using a Ryzen 5 3400G that is playing well under Linux with an ASUS B450 motherboard.

Intel Icelake Thunderbolt Support, Stratix10 Additions & Other Material Hits Linux 5.4

Phoronix - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 03:37
The "char/misc" changes for the Linux 5.4 are as eventful as ever...

Intel Icelake Thunderbolt Support, Stratix10 Additions & Other Material Hits Linux 5.4 - Phoronix

Google News - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 03:37
Intel Icelake Thunderbolt Support, Stratix10 Additions & Other Material Hits Linux 5.4  Phoronix

The "char/misc" changes for the Linux 5.4 are as eventful as ever. Greg Kroah-Hartman sent in the char/misc changes earlier this week for the Linux 5.4 merge ...

Install Linux Mint 19 from a bootable USB drive - H2S Media

Google News - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 01:42
Install Linux Mint 19 from a bootable USB drive  H2S Media

Here we are installing the latest Linux Mint 19.2 Cinnamon 64-bit using Live bootable USB drive created from its ISO file.

Best free Linux firewalls of 2019: go beyond Iptables for desktops and servers - TechRadar

Google News - Sun, 09/22/2019 - 22:44
Best free Linux firewalls of 2019: go beyond Iptables for desktops and servers  TechRadar

Move beyond Iptables with these firewall options for Linux distros, as we feature the best in free open source software.

Best free Linux firewalls of 2019: go beyond Iptables for desktops and servers - TechRadar

Google News - Sun, 09/22/2019 - 22:44
Best free Linux firewalls of 2019: go beyond Iptables for desktops and servers  TechRadar

Move beyond Iptables with these firewall options for Linux distros, as we feature the best in free open source software.

Best free Linux firewalls of 2019: go beyond Iptables for desktops and servers - TechRadar

Google News - Sun, 09/22/2019 - 22:44
Best free Linux firewalls of 2019: go beyond Iptables for desktops and servers  TechRadar

Move beyond Iptables with these firewall options for Linux distros, as we feature the best in free open source software.

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