Linux opensource cheat sheet to start learning

One of the most useful things, when you start learning something new, is the cheat sheet: a list with the most important things to learn at first. So you can read, memorize and remember things with an easy method, just a quick look at needs. The following list is only scratching the surface of Linux commands. There is far more[…]

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64 node AMD EPYC CPUs Mammoth computing cluster to aid COVID research

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and its partners AMD, Supermicro, and Cornelis Networks have installed a new high-performance computing (HPC) cluster with memory and data storage capabilities optimized for data-intensive COVID-19 research and pandemic response. Funded by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the “big memory” cluster, called Mammoth, will be used at LLNL to perform genomics[…]

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Youtube-dl is taken down due to DMCA takedown notice by RIAA

The video downloading utility youtube-dl, like other large open-source projects, accepts contributions from all around the globe. It is used practically wherever there’s an Internet connection. It’s especially shocking, therefore, when what looks like a domestic legal spat–involving a take-down demand written by lawyers representing the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), a U.S. industry group, to Github, a U.S.[…]

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