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This Day in Tech History

Tetris Sneaks Into the US
http://thisdayintechhistory.com/01/29/tetris-sneaks-into-the-us/

 

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How to:

How to Create a Streaming Media Server with Linux Using Plex

https://www.linux.com/learn/how-create-streaming-media-server-linux-using-plex

Linux mkdir Command Explained for Beginners (with

https://www.howtoforge.com/linux-mkdir-command/

 

News Links:

Open source voice assistant speaker promises user privacy

http://linuxgizmos.com/open-source-voice-assistant-promises-user-privacy/

Linux Foundation seeks to bring rhyme and reason to open-source networking projects

http://www.zdnet.com/article/linux-foundation-seeks-to-bring-rhyme-and-reason-to-open-source-networking-projects/

Ubuntu 18.04 Includes a New Desktop App

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2018/01/ubuntu-18-04-new-app-to-do


Ewaste News:

Recycling e-Waste in Rwanda

http://www.dw.com/en/recycling-e-waste-in-rwanda/av-42312096

Australian 'micro-factories' turn e-waste into high-value 3D printer filament

https://www.3ders.org/articles/20180125-australian-micro-factories-turn-e-waste-into-high-value-3d-printer-filament.html

E-waste advocacy group renews push for 'right to repair' legislation in 16 states

https://www.wastedive.com/news/e-waste-advocacy-group-renews-right-to-repair-legislation/514188/

 

Videos and Programs:

Tux Paint

http://www.tuxpaint.org/

Aero

http://robotics.ee.uwa.edu.au/aero/

Linux News

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79pAzVMfONc

 

Command of the Week

alias
Alias allows you to substitute a small or more familiar name in place of a long string.

 

 

Until next time!

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