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Bash: 10 Examples of Parameter Expansion

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Parameter expansion is a powerful feature of Bash which will allow you to work on strings with great ease and just a little typing. Here are 10 simple examples on how to use just a bit of the power of parameter expansion to quickly modify and work on strings.

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Created by Chris7mas 4 weeks 6 hours ago
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Linux Mint 17.1 with Cinnamon 2.4 Looks Beautiful [Overview, Screenshots, What's New]

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The next Linux Mint Cinnamon edition is knocking on the door and a Release Candidate was put out yesterday. This release will bear the version number 17.1, and it is codenamed “Rebecca”.

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We Distribute - Part 0: This is Not Instagram

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We Distribute is a series of short articles explaining Free Software in relation to the ongoing efforts of various projects to bring decentralized server-to-server communication to the web. For this installment, we will look into the need for decentralized platforms on the web, and we'll look at how GNU MediaGoblin can replace platforms like Instagram, Flickr, DeviantArt, and YouTube.

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TEDxGeneva2014: Freedom in the Digital Age

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The stories of Echelon, Wikileaks, Snowden and the NSA scandal lead the information society to question the notions of information privacy, transparency, common sense, and the use of personal data for commercial purposes. To be “free”, is it simply the freedom to enjoy without restraint? Freedom of speech? Freedom of opinion or free will? Freedom to use gratis everything we find on the Net?

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Programmers Tools Group Test: Linux Text Editors

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In this group test Mayank Sharma of Linux Voices looks at five humble text editors that are more than capable of heavy-lifting texting duties. They can highlight syntax and auto-indent code just as effortlessly as they can spellcheck documents. You can use them to record macros and manage code snippets just as easily as you can copy/paste plain text.

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Created by JRepin 19 weeks 3 days ago
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Free edX course: Introduction to Linux

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Develop a good working knowledge of Linux using both the graphical interface and command line, covering the major Linux distribution families.

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Created by JRepin 19 weeks 3 days ago
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Best Linux Desktop: KDE's Plasma

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KDE’s Plasma earns best Linux desktop honors due to its design, customization and innovation.

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Created by JRepin 20 weeks 3 days ago
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KDE Releases Plasma 5

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KDE proudly announces the immediate availability of Plasma 5.0, providing a visually updated core desktop experience that is easy to use and familiar to the user. Plasma 5.0 introduces a new major version of KDE's workspace offering. The new Breeze artwork concept introduces cleaner visuals and improved readability.

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EU's Anti-Open Source Approach to Procurement

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The continuing failure of the European Commission to embrace free software - with huge costs for European citizens as a result, to say nothing of lost sovereignty.

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Created by JRepin 22 weeks 3 days ago
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KDE Releases Frameworks 5

https://dot.kde.org

The KDE Community is proud to announce KDE Frameworks 5.0. Frameworks 5 is the next generation of KDE libraries, modularized and optimized for easy integration in Qt applications. The Frameworks offer a wide variety of commonly needed functionality in mature, peer reviewed and well tested libraries with friendly licensing terms.

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Created by JRepin 23 weeks 12 hours ago
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Dr. Geo 14.07

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Dr. Geo 14.07 release. Dr. Geo is the free interactive geometry and programming software you can modify from itself!
This release comes with the new Cairo based Athens rendering engine.

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Linux Mint 17 KDE Overview & Screenshots

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Linux Mint 17 ‘Qiana’ KDE and Xfce editions were released late last month, just a few weeks after the main editions (Cinnamon and MATE) were put out. This release will have the same lifespan as the distribution which is based on, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, so it will be supported until 2019, for no less than five years.

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Created by Chris7mas 23 weeks 4 days ago
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Free Open Source CMS SeoToaster Unveils Powerful New Features & Fresh UI

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SeoSamba launches a completely redesigned version of SeoToaster, its high-performance and open source free CMS software, coupled with a free eCommerce solution built for SEO & marketing.

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[Howto] Linking Docker containers with netcat

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Playing around with Docker is fun. Things get even more exciting when you start linking containers together. This can easily be tested with the help of Netcat.

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Created by liquidat 26 weeks 4 days ago
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Over 30 European parliamentarians support free software

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The newly elected European Parliament will include at least 33 members from 7 member states that have pledged their support to free software, according to advocacy groups April and the FSFE. The provisional results of their campaign show that of these, 17 come from France, 7 from Germany, 3 from the Netherlands, 2 from Italy, 2 from Spain, 1 from Belgium and 1 from Portugal.

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