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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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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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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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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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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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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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Krusader Twin-Panel FM - Good Alternative to Dolphin & Konqueror

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When it comes to file managers, the choices can be made from a very wide range, from simple, minimalist ones like Thunar up to more feature-rich ones like Konqueror and GNOME Commander, or the console-based applications like Midnight Commander.

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Like Puzzle Games? Have a Look at Enigma

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Reviewing a batch of free Linux games the other day, I stumbled upon Enigma, which immediately got my attention because of its simple rules, yet addictive game style. I found Enigma to be a great game, despite the fact that I’m not much into puzzle games.

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Free, Open-Source Linux Games Part IV: 5 More

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This is the fourth article in a series covering completely free and open-source games available for Linux, usually included in any of the popular distributions. These games are all included in the Ubuntu repositories, so you can install them with APT.

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The Latest Midori Browser Has Rewritten AdBlock, WebKit Improvements (Ubuntu Installation)

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Midori is a GTK-based browser with a clean interface that resembles the one of Google Chrome, using the WebKit rendering engine, and offering plenty of the usual features browsers like Firefox or Chrome ship with.

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Created by Chris7mas 36 weeks 12 hours ago
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Globulation 2 - Free 2D Strategy

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Globulation 2 is a free 2D real-time strategy game for Linux with a different gameplay than the normal strategies, in which you build structures and have to defeat your opponent(s).

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Created by Chris7mas 36 weeks 15 hours ago
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Yet Another 5 Free, Open-Source Games for Linux

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In the past I had a look at 17 free games available for Linux, overviewed here and here. In this article I will have a look at five more completely free and open-source games available to install in any distribution out there.

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A Look at Sunflower File Manager [Ubuntu Installation]

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Although it describes itself as a minimalist file manager, I have only words of praise for Sunflower, since it rather gathers a lot of features in a compact interface, and I do believe it needs a bit more attention.

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