| by Scott Kilroy

The sys admin’s daily grind: pwquality

Regular password changes are a thing of the past: Strong passwords for each individual service provide more protection. Charly pimped his Ubuntu accordingly with a suitable PAM module.

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| by Scott Kilroy

Graphing the pandemic with open data

Lots of COVID-19 data is available through online REST APIs. With a little ingenuity and some open source tools, you can extract and analyze the data yourself.

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| by Scott Kilroy

Linux Magazine Full Feed 2020-09-30 01:02:28

In the news: Lenovo now offering Fedora Linux as an option; System76 launches new high-end kaptop; Mozilla lays off staff, receives more cash; VirtualBox now supports Linux Kernel 5.8; three major threats to Linux discovered; and Linux K…

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| by Scott Kilroy

A web-based server management tool

Ease the process of managing Linux installations remotely with the web-based Ajenti control panel.

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| by Scott Kilroy

Write Inkscape extensions that modify objects

Writing your own extension for Inkscape opens up a whole world of possibilities. Apart from creating new objects, you can modify existing objects and even animate them.

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| by Scott Kilroy

Manipulating stored geocoordinates in cellphone photos

Mike Schilli loves his privacy. That’s why he’s created a Go program that adds a geo-obfuscation layer to cellphone photos before they are published on online platforms to prevent inquisitive minds from inferring the location.

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| by Scott Kilroy

A modern diff utility

With support for more than 60 file formats, diffoscope extends the power of diff beyond the plain text or HTML file.

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Linux Magazine 20th Anniversary Archive DVD

This month’s DVD includes the 2020 edition of the Linux Magazine Archive DVD – every previous issue of Linux Magazine on a single, searchable disc. Browse the pages of every article we’ve ever published, and experience our special b…

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