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A Crazy Day for Apple
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How to:

How to back up your Linux computer

https://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-back-up-your-linux-computer/

 

News Links:

Microsoft’s Newest OS is Based on Linux

https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2018/04/microsoft-linux-custom-kernel-azure-sphere

How to reset a Windows password with Linux

https://opensource.com/article/18/3/how-reset-windows-password-linux?sc_cid=70160000001273HAAQ

Startup’s Crazy High-Res Satellite Can See You Pick Your Nose In Traffic

https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/04/startups-crazy-high-res-satellite-can-see-you-pick-your-nose-in-traffic

Cryogenically Frozen Brains Will Be ‘Woken up’ and Transplanted in Donor Bodies Within Three Years, Neurosurgeon Claims

https://futurism.com/cryogenically-frozen-brains-woken-up-transplanted-donor-bodies-within-three-years-neurosurgeon-claims/

Researchers illuminate the path to a new era of microelectronics

https://lifeboat.com/blog/2018/04/researchers-illuminate-the-path-to-a-new-era-of-microelectronics

 

Ewaste News:

E-waste recycler Eric Lundgren loses appeal on computer restore disks, must serve 15-month prison term

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/true-crime/wp/2018/04/24/recycling-innovator-eric-lundgren-loses-appeal-on-computer-restore-discs-must-serve-15-month-prison-term/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.10234f31ddc9

Why failing to recycle electronics leaves gold mines untapped

https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/23/17270960/electronic-waste-urban-mining-materials-recycling

Europe Is Smuggling its E-Waste to Nigeria Inside Used Cars

https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/59jew8/e-waste-smuggling-nigeria

While you're staring at your new phone, scientists are finding ways to recycle your old one

https://www.popsci.com/cellphone-e-waste-recycling

 

Videos and Programs:

Ubuntu Budgie 18.04 LTS

https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2018/03/ubuntu-budgie-18-04

Synaptic

http://www.nongnu.org/synaptic/

Linux Action News 50

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3pyJ7TTPWOA

Apple SUES iPhone screen repair shop and LOSES! - Thanks Dan!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNl2q6YZXlA

Free Geek Arkansas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOdmEmx53-I


Command of the Week

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

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