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DMS to DD to KML with AWK and sed

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In a 2014 Linux Rain article I describe a fast 'points plotter' for Google Earth. First I copy a list of latitude/longitudes (lat/lons) from a spreadsheet to the clipboard, then I launch a shell script with a keyboard shortcut. The script builds a KML file from the copied list and opens the KML for…

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Building a gazetteer table from KML files

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Geoscience Australia has a freely downloadable gazetteer of Australian placenames with more than 370 000 entries. The download is a .zip file (83 mb) containing a user guide together with placenames data in GML, KML and Microsoft Access (.mdb) formats. What I wanted from all that data was a simple…

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How to perform a system upgrade with DNF

Learn how to use the new dnf system-upgrade capabilities in Fedora to make your Linux upgrade process smooth and easy.

How to donate CPU/GPU resources to science with Boinc

 HowToForge: Altruism is one thing that I'd like to believe characterizes all Linux users out there.

Access Blocked Websites In Censored Regions With Lantern

webupd8: Lantern is a free, open source internet censorship circumvention software

Parrot Security OS : A Debian Based Distro for Penetration Testing, Hacking and Anonymity

Parrot Security operating system is a Debian-based Linux distribution built by Frozenbox Network for cloud oriented penetration testing.

Stagefright Poses Serious Risks 1 Year After It First Surfaced

eWEEK: One year after the Stagefright Android flaw was first reported, its effects are widespread. More than 100 related flaws have emerged and millions of users remain at risk.

Group-buy site launches 40Msps BeagleBone ADC cape

 hackerboards: Crowdfunding and group-buying site GroupGets has launched a $79, open source "PRUDAQ" BeagleBone ADC cape with 40Msps analog input capabilities.

Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) Reached End of Life, Upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Ubuntu 15.10 is not an LTS (Long Term Support) release, which means that it has a short life support cycle of only 9 months.

Linux Kernel 4.4.16 LTS Released with Over 150 Changes, It's Already in Solus

Linux 4.4 is currently the most advanced LTS (Long Term Support) kernel branch

Perl tricks for system administrators

Scripting in Perl is quick and easy, and its portability makes your scripts amazingly useful.

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