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The AI Nightmare, Ransomware Attacks, Electric Battery Mountain Hits China

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Last Flight of the Concorde

http://thisdayintechhistory.com/10/24/last-flight-of-the-concorde/

 

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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:

How to Eet Up a Virtual Private Network with Ubuntu

http://www.linuxandubuntu.com/home/how-to-setup-virtual-private-network-vpn-in-linux-ubuntu-based-distributions

 

Software/Video:

Xournal

http://xournal.sourceforge.net/

 

Linux News

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DAcTZACp5N8

 

Awesome Links:

Artificial intelligence tells nightmare-inducing tales of terror

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2151239-artificial-intelligence-tells-nightmare-inducing-tales-of-terror

'Bad Rabbit' Ransomware Strikes Russia and Ukraine [Update: Vaccine Found] 

https://gizmodo.com/bad-rabbit-ransomware-strikes-russia-and-ukraine-1819814538

China's recyclers eye looming electric vehicle battery mountain

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-batteries-recycling-insight/chinas-recyclers-eye-looming-electric-vehicle-battery-mountain-idUSKBN1CR0Y8

 

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Command of the Day:

df

The df command is used to see the available disk space in each of the partitions in your system. You can just type in df in the command line and you can see each mounted partition and their used/available space in % and in KBs. If you want it shown in megabytes, you can use the command “df -m

 

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