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Welcome to Linux Consultant

This site is a collection of tips, examples and small chunks of code I’ve used over the years as I’ve worked with Linux. Mostly the items found here are for my own use but I’ve made the site public in the chance that it will help other people. If you find something useful please let me know. Also if you think something I’ve mentioned could be done better I would welcome the feedback.

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Who needs ransomware when a faulty software update can shut down critical infrastructure?

This should be the last security wake-up calls for organizations.

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What caused the great CrowdStrike-Windows meltdown of 2024? History repeating

When a trusted software provider delivers an update that causes PCs to immediately stop working across the world, chaos ensues. Last week’s incident wasn’t the first such event. Here’s how to make sure it doesn’t happen again.

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10 Lesser Known Linux Commands – Part 2

The post 10 Lesser Known Linux Commands – Part 2 first appeared on Tecmint: Linux Howtos, Tutorials & Guides .Following up on our previous discussion of lesser-known Linux commands, this article will explore more hidden commands, which are extremely
Th…

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Internxt: Open Source Secure Cloud Storage for Linux

The post Internxt: Open Source Secure Cloud Storage for Linux first appeared on Tecmint: Linux Howtos, Tutorials & Guides .There are countless cloud storage platforms that provide safe and secure storage space for your files. Popular cloud storage apps…

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9to5Linux Weekly Roundup: July 21st, 2024

The 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup for July 21st, 2024, brings news about Blender 4.2, Audacity 3.6, OpenMandriva Lx 24.07, NVIDIA 560 shipping with open-source kernel modules, VirtualBox 7.0.20, KDE Plasma 6.1.3, GNU Linux-Libre 6.10, KaOS Linux 2024.07, as…

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GitHub Copilot Alternatives: Best Open Source LLMs for Coding

Looking to deploy an AI model for coding or just want an open-source GitHub Copilot replacement? We got you!

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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 1080

The DistroWatch news feed is brought to you by TUXEDO COMPUTERS. This week in DistroWatch Weekly:
Review: Andronix – Running Linux distributions on an Android phone
News: Solus dropping AppArmor and Snap support, openSUSE’s Aeon Desktop gaining full …

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Tiling Shell GNOME Extension Adds New Way to Tile Windows Quickly

If you’ve tried the Tiling Shell GNOME extension you’ll know how easy it makes it to tile application windows in GNOME Shell, from simple to more complex. The latest update, which began rolling out through the GNOME Extensions website this …

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OpenMandriva Lx 24.07 “ROME” Released with KDE Plasma 6.1 and Linux Kernel 6.10

OpenMandriva 24.07 ROME distribution is now available for download with the KDE Plasma 6 desktop environment and Linux kernel 6.10. Here’s what else is new!
The post OpenMandriva Lx 24.07 “ROME” Released with KDE Plasma 6.1 and Linux Kernel…

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Is the European Commission Dropping Support for Important Open-Source Funding?

Maybe it’s just an oversight, but the European Commission’s draft of projects for next year fails to mention the NGI Zero Commons Fund, an important source of funding for FOSS projects.
The post Is the European Commission Dropping Support for Important…

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Want to be an IT pro? Here are 4 ways to look like a great job candidate

Companies aren’t just looking for people with strong tech aptitude. Attitude matters, too, say business leaders.

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parallel @ Savannah: GNU Parallel 20240722 (‘Assange’) released [stable]

GNU Parallel 20240722 (‘Assange’) has been released. It is available for download at: lbry://@GnuParallel:4

Quote of the month:

  parallel is frickin great for launching jobs on multiple

  machines. Ansible and Jenkins and others may be good t…

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Distribution Release: OpenMandriva 24.07 “ROME”

The DistroWatch news feed is brought to you by TUXEDO COMPUTERS. The OpenMandriva project has released a new snapshot of the project’s rolling “ROME” branch. The new snapshot, version 24.07, migrates the Plasma desktop to version 6 and updates LXQt to…

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GNUnet News: DHT Technical Specification Milestone 5

DHT Technical Specification Milestone 5

We are happy to announce the completion of milestone 5 for the DHT specification.
The general objective is to provide a detailed and comprehensive guide for implementors of the GNUnet DHT “R

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Ubuntu 24.10 Wallpaper Contest Opens for 20th Anniversary

Wallpaper Contest for the upcoming Ubuntu 24.10, Oracular Oriole, is open, accept artwork for the 20th anniversary! Like the last wallpaper contest, the artwork submissions are separated into 4 categories. Each category will have 2 winners, and finally 8 mixed images will be included in the Ubuntu 24.10 disc image as optional wallpapers. With Ubuntu 24.10, […]

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Open External Links in AppImage for Login

Having trouble logging in with AppImage application? Here’s what you can do.

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How Apple can rescue miserable Sonos users

With legacy Sonos systems turning into paperweights, Apple has a golden opportunity to leverage AI and transform HomePod and Apple Music into superior multi-room sound solutions.

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The Graying Open Source Community Needs Fresh Blood

The deep experience of the older tech crowd is nothing short of vital, yet projects need new devs to move forward.
The post The Graying Open Source Community Needs Fresh Blood appeared first on Linux Today.

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How to Install MySQL Workbench on Ubuntu

MySQL Workbench is a powerful visual tool for database management, development, and administration. It provides a graphical interface for working with MySQL databases, allowing users to easily design, create, and maintain databases.
In this tutorial, w…

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Best Open-Source CRM Software (2024)

With an open-source CRM, you can save time and money. Learn what open source CRM is, the benefits of using it, and the most popular software solutions.
Here are some of the top open-source CRM providers on the market, each with unique features and func…

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