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System76 Announces AMD Threadripper Linux Workstations

System76 is a Denver, Colorado-based American computer manufacturer. They are specializing in the sale of Linux powered laptops, desktops, and servers. Last year System76 announced two Intel laptops with Coreboot, which as an alternative to proprietary BIOS using Intel 10th Gen CPUs. Now, System76 updated its Linux workstations line and ship with the latest AMD chips for CPU-intensive workloads. But how much of a difference can 64 cores AMD CPU make?A high-end computer like this is handy for doing tasks such as ADVERTISEMENTS Compiling and building large apps Running tons of Virtual machines and Linux containers Virtual LAB HD/4K Video … Read more

Linux / Unix desktop fun: gti get jeep/car when you mistype git

One of the most common mistakes developers and ops people make is typing gti instead of git command. I set an alias i.e. alias gti=git, but then you may miss out on the jeep/car on your screen. ADVERTISEMENTS Install gti software to get jeep/car gti is nothing but humorous typo-based git runner. It drives a car over the terminal. Type the following apt command/apt-get command on a Debian / Ubuntu Linux after enabling gti via add-apt-repositorysudo add-apt-repository ppa:mamantoha/gtisudo apt-get updatesudo apt-get install gtiFedora Linux user type the following dnf command:sudo dnf install gtiExecute the following brew command on a macOS … Read more

Linus Torvalds warned developers not to use an Oracle-owned file system

The file system, called ZFS, was built by Sun Microsystems, which has since been acquired by Oracle. Torvalds wrote in an online forum on Jan 6 that he does not feel “safe” in adding ZFS code to the Linux project because of oracle tendency to file lawsuits against other companies, including and ongoing legal brawl between Google and Oracle.

CentOS Linux 8.1 (1911) released and here is how to upgrade it

CentOS Linux 8.1 (1191) released. It is a Linux distribution derived from RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux) 8.1 source code. CentOS was created when Red Hat stopped providing RHEL free. CentOS 8.1 gives complete control of its open-source software packages and is fully customized for research needs or for running a high-performance website without the need for license fees. Let us see what’s new in CentOS 8.1 (1911) and how to upgrade existing CentOS 8.0.1905 server to 8.1.1911 using the command line. ADVERTISEMENTS CentOS Linux 8 (1911) released From the mailing list: Updates released since the upstream release are all … Read more

Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition 2020 Ubuntu Laptop Announced

Look like Dell listing to customer feedback. Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition is the ultimate Linux laptop for developers and Linux enthusiasts/power users. The Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition 2020 now supports 10th Gen Intel CPU and 32GB ram. This system comes pre-installed with Ubuntu Linux 18.04, but you can install any other distro.One of the most requested features for Dell XPS 13 developer edition was an option for 16GB or more RAM to run VMs or Linux containers workload. Dell listened to our demands, and you can grab device up to 32GB RAM. ADVERTISEMENTS Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition … Read more

Helios64 Arm-Based Linux NAS announced

Helios64 is an upgraded version Helios4 of ARM-based NAS SBC (Single-board computer) for Linux. This NAS (Network Attached Storage) comes with 5 SATA 3.0 port, M.2 sata slot, LPDDR 4 ram, and hexacore SoC. Let us see some details about the Helios64 Arm-Based Linux NAS SBC, including pricing and hardware specs information. ADVERTISEMENTS Helios64 Arm-Based Linux NAS Hardware Specification CPU: ARM 64-bit Hexacore SoC RK3399(K) (2x Cortex A-72 and 4x Cortex-A53) Memory: LPDDR4 4GB Storage: eMMC 5.1 – 16GB SATA storage ports: 5x SATA 3.0 M.2 SATA Slot: 1x (shared with one SATA 3.0) Ethernet: 2.5 Gbe and 1 GB … Read more

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