Ubuntu

What is the difference between APT and dpkg in Ubuntu?

Ubuntu and other Debian-based distributions manage packages using APT and dpkg. But which one is best suited to your needs? If you are using Ubuntu or any other Debian based Linux distribution, you have undoubtedly read the installation instructions asking you to use the APT command, while others have told …

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Which is the best Linux operating system: Fedora or Ubuntu?

Linux is one of the most popular and influential operating systems in the world. After significant improvements over the years, Linux is now user friendly enough to replace Windows on PCs. However, the Linux operating system is much different than Windows and macOS, with several distributions available to choose from. …

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Big open source projects abandon Freenode in hostile takeover

Dozens of organizations and projects continue to move away from popular Freenode IRC discuss network, which has long been synonymous with Open source projects. Since last week, several reputable projects and organizations such as Wikimedia (a non-profit that manages Wikipedia), Adafruit, as well as several Linux Distributions such as Ubuntu, …

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Installing Django on Ubuntu

Django is a Python internet framework which means you can build interactive web sites and functions. You can simply create Python internet functions with Django and depend on the framework to do a lot of the heavy lifting for you. It’s fast and designed to help builders get their applications …

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It’s time for Africa

Professor Francis Petersen Africa has come a long way in shedding the image of a continent that is constantly dependent on the rest of the world and lagging behind the rest of the world for investment, development, leadership and validation. We are diversifying our economies to move away from economic …

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art museum exhibition curated by black youth

The Boston Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) has a new exhibit featuring black artists and influencers – an episode curated by black youth from the Boston area. Black Stories, Black Futures, which was exhibited in January, ends at the end of June. “Black Histories, Black Futures” features the work of …

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5 tips for supercharging your Linux VirtualBox machines

Tired of the poor performance offered by virtual machines? Here is what you need to do to improve the performance of your VirtualBox. VirtualBox is a great way to install Linux distributions with other operating systems without having to restart, but the system performance of a virtual machine is nothing …

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