2.5 Admins
2.5 Admins
Oct 15, 2020
2.5 Admins 14: Not a database
35 min

How not to store test results, AMD firmly on top of the desktop space, what moving to remote work means for corporate networks, and deduplication of disorganized data.



Allan’s summary of the OpenZFS Devsummit 2020

All Things Open

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Why using Microsoft’s tool caused Covid-19 results to be lost

AMD’s new Zen 3 Ryzen desktop CPUs arrive November 5

Yesterday’s corporate network design isn’t working for working from home


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Joe asked for advice on deduplicating some old disorganized data.




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DLN Xtend
DLN Xtend
Destination Linux Network
35: Our Linux Workstations | DLN Xtend
On this week's episode of DLN Xtend We talk about our Linux Powered Home Studio set-ups. Welcome to episode 35 of DLN Xtend. DLN Xtend is a community-powered podcast. We take conversations from the DLN Community from places like the DLN Discourse Forums, Telegram group, Discord server, and more. We also take topics from other shows around the network to give our takes. 00:00 Introductions 10:04 Our Linux Workstations 33:12 Host Related Interests 41:50 Wrap Up Wendy (Main System): Case: Thermaltake Core X71 Motherboard: ASUS Prime X750-Pro CPU:Ryzen 9 3900X CPU Cooler: Noctua ND-D15 in black RAM: G.SKILL Ripjaws DDR4 3600 32GB GPU: MSI ARMOR RX580 OC Fans: 3 140mm; 2 200mm Powersupply: Fractal Designs Ion+ Platinum 860W Keyboard: Cooler Master MK750 with blue switches Mouse: Logitech G502 Hero Camera: Nikon for now and Atomos Ninja Inferno 7" for video Mic: Audio-Technica AT875 Line + Gradient Shotgun Condenser Microphone and Shock Mount Kit with dead cat Interface: BEHRINGER U-PHORIA UMC22 AUDIOPHILE 2X2 Matt (Editing System) Elitebook 8760w CPU: Intel i7 2760 QM RAM: 32GB DDR3 1333 Storage: 2x Silicon Power Ace 512GB 2.5" SSD GPU: Nvidia Quadro K3100m Screen: 17" Dreamcolor 1920x1080 Mouse: Redragon M601 Keyboard: Redragon K502 Webcam: Logitech C920 OS: Salient OS Plasma Microphone: Marantz MPM-2000u Cost-200 Initial Cost 100 in ssd upgrades and ram Nate Main System Dell Latitude E6440 CPU: Intel i7 4900MQ RAM: 16 GB DDR3 GPU: Mesa DRI Intel® HD Graphics 4600 GPU: AMD Radeon HD 8600M Series 2 GB Screen: Laptop: 1920x1080; External 2560x1080 Ultrawide Storage: 128 GB mSATA BTRFS 58%; 960 GB 2.5 SSD XFS 92%; 1 TB HDD media bay XFS 89%;Mouse: Something Dell and Laser for my corded; Logitech Performance MX when I do CAD stuf Keyboard: Dell Latitude E6440 built in because it is just right Webcam: The built in special to the Latitude Microphone: USB Fifine Distribution: openSUSE Tumbleweed Matt- Game- https://store.steampowered.com/app/295790/NeverAloneKisima_Ingitchuna/ Wendy- A community member mentioned software fur culling images (https://discourse.destinationlinux.network/t/what-software-do-you-use/2284/19?u=thewendypower) Geeqie (http://www.geeqie.org/) Nate: Major Tumbleweed update on my Server over 5000 packages, so basically a whole new software stack from top to bottom. Total number of issues: 0 Join us in the DLN Community: Discourse: https://discourse.destinationlinux.network/ Telegram: https://destinationlinux.org/telegram Mumble: https://destinationlinux.network/mumble/ Discord: https://destinationlinux.org/discord servers to continue the discussion! Contact info Matt (Twitter @MattDLN) Wendy (DestinationLinux.Network) Nate (cubiclenate.com)
43 min
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