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KDE Frameworks 5.41.0 Released Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF 
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The KDE Project released today a new version of its open-source KDE Frameworks software stack, a collection of over 70 add-on libraries to the Qt application framework, for GNU/Linux distributions.

Each month, KDE releases a new KDE Frameworks build, and version 5.41.0 is now available for December 2017, bringing a month's worth of improvements, bug and security fixes, as well as updated translations.

More than 120 changes are included in the KDE Frameworks 5.41.0 software stack, improving components like Plasma Framework, syntax highlighting, KIO, KWayland, KTextEditor, Kirigami, KFileMetaData, KEmoticons, KDeclarative, and KCoreAddons. READ MORE

Posted by W2NAP on Sunday, December 10, 2017 @ 14:14:52 EST (3 reads)

Ham Spots Offline Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF 
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Hamspots.net is offline and will be until sometime in 2018.
Posted by W2NAP on Friday, December 08, 2017 @ 15:57:19 EST (3 reads)

Cheat – A Collection Of Practical Linux Command Examples Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF 
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Many of us very often checks Man Pages to know about command switches (options), it shows you the details about command syntax, description, details, and available switches but it doesn’t has any practical examples. Hence, we are face some trouble to form a exact command format which we need. READ MORE
Posted by W2NAP on Thursday, December 07, 2017 @ 19:40:01 EST (3 reads)

W1AW to begin scheduled transmissions on 6 meters starting January 2, 2018 Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF 
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Beginning with the 9 AM EST fast code practice on Tuesday, January 2, 2018, W1AW will add 6 meters - specifically 50350 kHz - to its regular CW code practice, and CW, digital and phone bulletin transmission schedule.

Prior to late 1989, W1AW had a presence on 6 meters for all its CW practice, and regular bulletins. Since that time however, the station was absent on 6 meters, with the exception of regular visitor operations and contests. READ MORE

Posted by W2NAP on Monday, December 04, 2017 @ 16:04:44 EST (5 reads)

Linux Journal Ceases Publication Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF 
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It looks like we’re at the end, folks. If all goes according to a plan we’d rather not have, the November issue of Linux Journal was our last.

The simple fact is that we’ve run out of money, and options along with it. We never had a wealthy corporate parent or deep pockets of our own, and that made us an anomaly among publishers, from start to finish. While we got to be good at flying close to the ground for a long time, we lost what little elevation we had in November, when the scale finally tipped irrevocably to the negative. READ MORE
Posted by W2NAP on Saturday, December 02, 2017 @ 20:56:22 EST (3 reads)

Slow-Scan TV Transmissions from ISS Scheduled for December 6-8 Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF 
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ARISS has announced that the MAI-75 Slow-Scan (SSTV) system in the Russian Service Module of the International Space Station (ISS) will be on the air starting on December 5 at around 1500 UTC and continuing until December 6 at 0900 UTC, transmitting test images on 145.800 MHz FM that should be available worldwide. READ MORE
Posted by W2NAP on Friday, December 01, 2017 @ 08:07:49 EST (14 reads)

ANYONE CAN HACK MACOS HIGH SIERRA JUST BY TYPING  Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF 
THERE ARE HACKABLE security flaws in software. And then there are those that don't even require hacking at all—just a knock on the door, and asking to be let in. Apple's macOS High Sierra has the second kind.

On Tuesday, security researchers disclosed a bug that allows anyone a blindingly easy method of breaking that operating system's security protections. When anyone hits a prompt in High Sierra asking for a username and password before logging into a machine with multiple users, installing an application or changing settings, they can simply type "root" as a username, leave the password field blank, click "unlock" twice, and immediately gain full access. READ MORE
Posted by W2NAP on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 @ 21:17:23 EST (3 reads)

FCC Dismisses Radio Amateur’s Petition to Revise Call Sign Rules Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF 
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The FCC has dismissed a rule making petition filed last May by Thomas J. Alessi, K1TA, of Stamford, Connecticut, that sought to amend the Part 97 rules regarding Amateur Radio Service call signs. The Commission action came in a November 28 letter from Scot Stone, Deputy Chief of the FCC Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Mobility Division. Alessi had asked the FCC to make call signs consisting of one letter, followed by two digits, followed by one letter (1 ×× 1 format) available to Amateur Extra Class licensees. Alessi asserted that the number of Amateur Extra Class licensees who desire short call signs exceeds the available supply of 1 × 2 and 2 × 1 call signs, and that his plan would make available an additional 7,800 four-character call signs. READ MORE
Posted by W2NAP on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 @ 19:31:09 EST (6 reads)

Fedora 25 End Of Life Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF 
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With the recent release of Fedora 27, Fedora 25 officially enters End Of Life (EOL) status on December 12th, 2017. After December 12th, all packages in the Fedora 25 repositories no longer receive security, bugfix, or enhancement updates. Furthermore, no new packages will be added to the Fedora 25 collection.

Upgrading to Fedora 27 or Fedora 26 before December 12th 2017 is highly recommended for all users still running Fedora 25 READ MORE
Posted by W2NAP on Monday, November 27, 2017 @ 12:18:07 EST (5 reads)

Linux Mint 18.3  Score: Comment Printer Friendly Send to a Friend Save as PDF 
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There's no official announcement published by the Linux Mint team at the moment of writing this article, but it shouldn't be long until the Linux Mint 18.3 "Sylvia" Cinnamon and MATE editions are published on the project's website, and you can download the ISO images right now from their main FTP mirror.

Linux Minx 18.3 "Sylvia" is based on the Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system and uses the Linux 4.10 kernel series by default. While the Cinnamon edition ships with the latest and greatest Cinnamon 3.6 desktop environment, the MATE edition is using the MATE 1.18 desktop. READ MORE
Posted by W2NAP on Saturday, November 25, 2017 @ 20:37:49 EST (18 reads)

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