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This Day in Tech History

Happy Birthday, Pac-Man!
http://thisdayintechhistory.com/05/22/happy-birthday-pac-man/


Deal of the Week!

iMac 21.5" i5 @ 2.5 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 500GB HDD w/ El Capitan OS installed = $275 *Includes keyboard and mouse* - https://bit.ly/2s5FguP

 

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How to:

How to Fix the No Sound Issue in Ubuntu

https://www.maketecheasier.com/fix-no-sound-issue-ubuntu/

How to manage MySQL databases and users from the command line

https://linuxize.com/post/how-to-manage-mysql-databases-and-users-from-the-command-line/

How to find your IP address in Linux

https://opensource.com/article/18/5/how-find-ip-address-linux


News Links:

Desktop plans for 18.10

https://blog.ubuntu.com/2018/05/18/desktop-plans-for-18-10

It’s Official: Linux Apps Are Coming to Chromebooks

https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2018/05/google-confirms-linux-apps-support-chromebooks

Must-Complete Projects for Every Hardcore Tech Geek

https://www.wired.com/2012/02/must-complete-projects-for-every-hardcore-tech-geek/

Google Introduces Lifelike AI Experience With Google Duplex

https://bit.ly/2IX47eE

Critical Linux Flaw Opens the Door to Full Root Access

https://threatpost.com/critical-linux-flaw-opens-the-door-to-full-root-access/132034/

Tesla releases some of its software to comply with open source licenses

https://electrek.co/2018/05/19/tesla-releases-softwar-open-source-licences/

 

Ewaste News:

The Internet of Trash: IoT Has a Looming E-Waste Problem

https://spectrum.ieee.org/telecom/internet/the-internet-of-trash-iot-has-a-looming-ewaste-problem

Almost everything you know about e-waste is wron

https://phys.org/news/2018-05-e-waste-wrong.html


Videos and Programs:

How Black Panther's Visual Effects Were Made | WIRED

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M-E5wDgptQA

Faster Internet for FREE in 30 seconds - No... Seriously

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

What the heck is an AI Phone?! - Honor 10 Showcase

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGIUl9i_Oyo

Building a $10,000 PC in the Corsair 1000D - Riptide Part 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqwOf-FJHkQ


Command of the Week

wc
Word count, used to count words (and characters, and lines) in files.
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Until next time!

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