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File manager: open a terminal, but not here


Each of the two file managers I use — Thunar and Xfe — allows me to open a terminal in a selected directory. In Thunar, I right-click on a directory and choose Open Terminal Here, and in Xfe I use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + t. In both cases, though, the terminal window opens right on top of the fil…

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Quick Tip: Integrate Window Buttons into Xfce Panel


For any Xfce gurus who may have tried to emulate the Unity desktop look, or maybe just wanted to save a bit of screen real estate, this may not be new to you. For anyone else though, here's a tip on this neat functionality. It's no secret that the venerable Xfce desktop is very configurable,…

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Xfce 4.13 Development COPR Repo Available for Fedora


For those wanting to try out the latest development version packages for Xfce 4.13 (which will become 4.14 at the stable release) in Fedora, user 'nonamedotc' has set up a COPR repo to try out. The COPR repo provides packages for Rawhide, Fedora 25 and Fedora 26 and as one can imagine, anything…

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Tutorial: How to use the KWin Window Manager with Xfce


Is Xfce's default window manager (Xfwm4) getting you down? Not enough effects for your fancy? Or perhaps it's giving you that infamous screen tearing with the lack of OpenGL VSync? There's plenty of alternatives out there, but had you considered KDE's compositing window manager, KWin? It can be…

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Collabora & GStreamer 1.14

After a particularly long cycle of over 10 months, the GStreamer community accumulated a hefty batch of improvements

Node.js Is Now Available as a Snap on Ubuntu, Other GNU/Linux Distributions

NodeSource, the organization behind Node.js, announced they made a Snap package to allow Linux developers to more easily install the popular JavaScript runtime environment

Hybrid cloud security: Emerging lessons

 enterprisersproject: New and emerging security lessons becoming evident as hybrid cloud infrastructures grow up.

You Can Finally Send and Receive Money with Google Assistant on Android and iOS

If you live in the United States, it is possible to send money to your friends and family, as well as to receive money from your contacts using the Google Assistant virtual assistant on your Android or iOS mobile phone

How to create a Bash completion script

Learn how to create a Bash script that helps users work more efficiently and accurately.

How To Find If A CPU Supports Virtualization Technology (VT)

ostechnix: This tutorial describes four different methods to find if a CPU supports virtualization or not.

Where does OpenStack fit in a public cloud world?

As more companies turn to a hybrid cloud approach, the future looks bright for OpenStack.

Tips for building a Kubernetes proof of concept

Here's how to make a business case for Kubernetes.

How to setup an SFTP server on CentOS

HowToForge: SFTP stands for SSH File Transfer Protocol or Secure File Transfer Protocol.

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