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Windows 10 with Ubuntu now in public preview • The Register

Microsoft’s latest “Insider” Windows 10 preview Build 14316, includes the Windows Subsystem for Linux along with a flurry of other new features.The addition of a Linux command-line to Windows was announced at Microsoft’s Build conference last week. The feature is aimed at developers, allowing them to use Linux utilities without having to run up a virtual machine or log into a remote system.Installing the Subsystem for Linux is a matter of first enabling Developer Mode, par of the Update and Security settings, and then selecting Linux from the Windows Features dialog. Once it is enabled, you can open a command prompt, type bash, and be prompted to install “Ubuntu on Windows”. The subsystem is then downloaded from the Windows Store.

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10 Most Dangerous Commands – You Should Never Execute On Linux

1. rm -rf CommandThe rm -rf command is one of the fastest way to delete a folder and its contents. But a little typo or ignorance may result into unrecoverable system damage. The some of options used with rm command are. rm command in Linux is used to delete files. rm -r command deletes the folder recursively, even the empty folder. rm -f command removes ‘Read only File’ without asking. rm -rf / : Force deletion of everything in root directory. rm -rf * : Force deletion of everything in current directory/working directory. rm -rf . : Force deletion of current folder and sub folders.

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PowerMatcherSuite for producing and balancing energy

The software development process has evolved from vendors owning, controlling, and selling proprietary software into a collaborative, open source model. The process of producing energy is going through a similar evolution. Consumers have become producers, generating and sharing sustainable solar, wind, and hydro energy, and open source software is part of that energy production evolution. In this article, I will introduce PowerMatcherSuite, a Flexiblepower Alliance Network project licensed under the Apache

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Plans for Google Summer of Code 2015

Google Summer of Code is getting ready to kick off their 11th iteration of the program. It offers a unique opportunity for students to get involved in open source, with the original slogan of the program being: “Flip bits, not burgers.” All of the mentoring organizations have been announced, the student proposals are in, and the selected projects were just announced this week.

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