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How to download webcomics from the command line on Linux

Do you never miss a new strip from xkcd? Read webcomics regularly? Or would you like to back up all the strips of your favorite website? Hopefully, the open source community has the solution: a command line program to download all your favorite webcomics from your terminal. Before we begin, remember that you should keep […]Continue reading... The post How to download webcomics from the command line on Linux appeared first on Xmodulo. Related FAQs: How to access Amazon S3 cloud storage from command line in Linux How to download YouTube playlist in Linux How to sync Google Drive from the command line on Linux How to check Internet speed from the command line on Linux How to access Dropbox from the command line in Linux

5 key insights on the transition from Windows to Linux

  • opensource.com (Posted by bob on Apr 21, 2014 7:28 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
When I began my current job at Algoma University as the systems librarian, I really had no idea what I was getting into. Despite a decade in library information technology (IT), I felt nervous over my primary task: to help develop and administer Evergreen, an open source library catalogue system. The problem? My experience was almost totally in the world of Windows.

Embedded tech and use of Linux at the 2014 GPU Technology Conference

This year I attended my first GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, California (it took place the week after the Game Developers Conference). Hosted by NVIDIA, the event featured a range of talks from a large array of market segments including automotive, motion picture, gaming, scientific, cloud, system integrators, and startups.

Learning Emacs

In this tutorial, I am going to talk about setting up emacs so that it will be easier for new users to get to their programming or editing tasks without much barrier.

Oracle issues Heartbleed update

  • Oracle (Posted by bob on Apr 21, 2014 3:46 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security; Groups: MySQL
Global Product Security has determined that the following products have used OpenSSL cryptographic libraries which have been reported as vulnerable to CVE-2014-0160. Oracle has issued fixes for these products. Further mitigation instructions required to prevent the exploitation of this vulnerability may also be provided at a later time.

Canonical Pushes Ubuntu 14.04 as XP, Windows 7 Alternative

Hoping to catch the attention of those upgrading from dead-end Microsoft operating systems, Canonical this week released Ubuntu 14.04 LTS for the desktop.

What Would You Do to Improve Linux?

I’ve spent a good share of my time asking myself what would have to change in order to make Linux on the desktop a viable choice for the mainstream user. I became curious enough to ask you a question: if you could wave your magic wand and change only one thing about Linux or even the Linuxsphere in general, what would it be? Let’s take a look at what some of you had to say.

Millie Colourful Puzzle Game Released On Steam For Linux

A joyful, casual puzzle game that will tease both your wits and your memory! Well that's what the developers claim anyway.