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This Day in Tech History:

Sputnik Launches the Space Age

http://thisdayintechhistory.com/10/04/sputnik-launches-the-space-age/

 

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Hello again Geeks,

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:

Finding Files in the Command Line (How To)

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2017/09/finding-files-in-command-line

Software/Video:

Being a PC System Builder is EASY MONEY... right? - Thanks Dan!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WgzThkM3DuQ

Week Of Linux & Security News 01 October 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oln6gPgl_Mg

 

Awesome links:

Atari’s New Games Console Runs Linux

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2017/09/atari-ataribox-runs-linux

A mini version of the Commodore 64 is coming in 2018

https://www.engadget.com/2017/09/29/commodore-64-mini-releases-in-2018/

An introduction to Linux filesystems

https://opensource.com/life/16/10/introduction-linux-filesystems

 

Command of the day:

chmod
Chmod changes the access mode (permissions) of one or more files. Only the owner of a file or a privileged user may change the access mode.
See examples of changing the permissions of files using chmod.

 

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