Starting with this issue, Interesting Reads will become Unix Tutorial Digest. As promised, I will keep this as a monthly feature.
Please get in touch if you want to suggest a useful link for the next digest.
Unix and Linux News
- beta of Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish has just been published
- Oracle 11.4 SRU1 is released – wow, these are almost monthly updates now!
- WLinux was announced – it's the first Linux distro built and fully optimised for running on Windows WSL subsystem
- Chrome OS 69 released – now allowing to run standard Linux apps on select models of hardware via KVM setup
- nginx 1.15.4 released
- Mir 1.0 display server is released – now aimed at IoT devices. It's based on Wayland and not X11, just so you know.
Interesting and Useful
- How to download audio tracks of YouTube videos – great for lectures that you can then listen to on your mobile
- How to use RAR files in Ubuntu
- Test port connectivity with nc
- Linus Torvalds took some time off from Linux kernel maintenance