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International Cometary Explorer Passes Through Comet



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Here's a recap of the stories we've been going nuts over this week at FreeGeek Chicago. If you have news, article, photos or other material you wish to share with us, email it to share@freegeekchicago.org


How to:

How To Easily Compare Different Processors or Graphics Cards – Thanks Dan!



Top 5 Mistakes New Linux Users Make – Thanks Dan!


Linux News



Awesome links:

Detecting Falsified Fingerprints with a Raspberry Pi


Linux Mint 18.3 Release Date


Time Travel Isn’t Possible…or Is It?


Inside the store that only accepts personal data as currency



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Command of the Day:

locate, slocate
Locate reads one or more databases and writes file names matching certain patterns to output.
Finding files/directories efficiently with locate.

And as always, if you have a story, article or photos you would like to see us post email it to share@freegeekchicago.org


-The FreeGeek Chicago Team