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Is Desktop Dying? Command Line Edits & Prison for E- Waste

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How to:

How do I edit files on the command line?

https://www.howtoforge.com/faq/how-to-edit-files-on-the-command-line

 

News Links:

Whatever Happened To The Desktop Computer?

https://hackaday.com/2018/02/16/whatever-happened-to-the-desktop-computer/

Ubuntu adds ‘Minimal Install’ option to installer

https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2018/02/ubuntu-18-04-minimal-install-option

fail0verflow turns a Nintendo Switch into a full-fledged Linux PC

https://liliputing.com/2018/02/fail0verflow-turns-a-nintendo-switch-into-a-full-fledged-linux-pc.html

Servers? We don't need no stinkin' servers!

https://www.zdnet.com/article/servers-we-dont-need-no-stinkin-servers/

The knitting printer and more art with open source

https://opensource.com/article/18/2/making-art-open-source-technology

 

Ewaste News:

One person's trash is another's DIY 3D printer at this volunteer-run innovation hub

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-02-17/using-ewaste-to-build-3d-printers-and-electric-bikes-brisbane/9449604

‘E-waste’ recycling innovator faces prison after losing fight with Microsoft

https://www.seattletimes.com/business/e-waste-recycling-innovator-faces-prison-after-losing-fight-with-microsoft/

Prison for 'e-waste' recycling innovator trying to extend life of PCs?

http://www.dailyherald.com/business/20180217/prison-for-e-waste-recycling-innovator-trying-to-extend-life-of-pcs


Videos and Programs:

Mega

https://mega.nz/

How Linux is Built
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yVpbFMhOAwE
Introduction to Programming

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJnvq0A_7WQ

A Beginner’s Guide To Quantum Computing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRIPV0dPAd4

 

Command of the Week

snort
Snort is an open source network intrusion-prevention and detection system utilizing a rule-driven language, which combines the benefits of signature, protocol and anomaly based inspection methods. With millions of downloads to date, Snort is the most widely deployed intrusion detection and prevention technology worldwide and has become the de facto standard for the industry.

 

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