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Linux kernel 6.1: Rusty release could be a game-changer

3 hours 24 min ago
Don't sob into your battered copy of K&R though, the shift will move slowlyOpinion Linus Torvalds is happy to tell you that Linux release numbers aren't a big deal.…

Deepin 20.8 Comes with a Brand-New Deepin Home App

5 hours 2 min ago
Deepin 20.8 is available for download powered by Linux kernel 5.15 LTS, bringing a new set of desktop features and improvements.

Linux Foundation Annual Report 2022: Leadership in Security and Innovation

6 hours 51 min ago
In 2022, the Linux Foundation, in collaboration with our community, engaged in new initiatives to secure the software supply chain, enabled innovations with social, economic, regional, and environmental impact, supported open industry standards, and continued to embrace diversity and inclusivity.  Read the report today.

Over a decade of anti-tracking work at Mozilla

8 hours 39 min ago
I joined the Firefox privacy and security team in 2016. For years, the privacy engineers here at Mozilla have known that online trackers use every identifier they can get to track and re-identify people all over the internet. Over the last six years, I’ve been able to contribute to Private Browsing, Tracking Protection, Containers, Monitor, […]

Manage and Run Your Tasks with Kabmat

Friday 9th of December 2022 06:54:03 AM
Graphical program that runs on the terminal (TUI) to manage kanban boards with Vim style key combinations.

KDE Gear 22.12 Improves Dolphin, Gwenview, Kate, Kalendar, KDE Connect, and Many Apps

Friday 9th of December 2022 05:05:24 AM
The KDE Project announced today the release of the KDE Gear 22.12 software suite for the KDE Plasma desktop environment and other projects with many improvements for various apps.

Manage your file system from the Linux terminal

Friday 9th of December 2022 03:16:46 AM
I tend to enjoy lightweight applications. They're good for low spec computers, for remote shells, for the impatient user (OK, I admit, that's me), and for the systems we scrap together to fight the inevitable zombie apocalypse. In my search for a perfect blend of a lightweight application with all the modern conveniences we've learned from experience, I stumbled across a file manager called nnn.

Our favorite markup languages for documentation

Friday 9th of December 2022 02:07:23 AM
Documentation is important for so many reasons. Readable documentation is even more so. In the world of open source software, documentation is how to use or contribute to an application. It's like the rulebook for a game. 

7 pro tips for using the GDB step command

Friday 9th of December 2022 12:37:27 AM
A debugger is software that runs your code and examines any problems it finds. GNU Debugger (GBD) is one of the most popular debuggers, and in this article, I examine GDB's step command and related commands for several common use cases.

10 Useful and Practical PostgreSQL Commands

Thursday 8th of December 2022 11:07:31 PM
In this tutorial, we are going to explain ten useful and practical PostgreSQL commands in Linux.

Mouse cursor is not visible in Fedora and Wayland Fixed

Thursday 8th of December 2022 09:37:35 PM
How to fix cursor not visible problem in wayland sessions in Fedora and Ubuntu for many applications such as Firefox and LibreOffice.

Kumandar Linux: Lightweight Debian & Xfce Spin with Windows 7 Look

Thursday 8th of December 2022 08:07:39 PM
First look of Kumandar Linux Alpha which brings Xfce desktop and Debian Stable together with a unique pre-built Windows 7 look.

How to Install OpenMRS (Open Medical Record System) on Debian 11

Thursday 8th of December 2022 06:19:01 PM
OpenMRS stands for "Open Medical Record System", is a free, open-source, and efficient electronic medical record (EMR) storage and retrieval system. In this post, we will show you how to install OpenMRS on Debian 11.

Install PHP 8.2 on Fedora Linux

Thursday 8th of December 2022 05:12:06 PM
The following tutorial will teach you how to import the REMI PHP Module and install PHP 8.2 on Fedora.

Cygwin 3.4.0 Is Here as the Last Release Supporting Windows 7 and 8

Thursday 8th of December 2022 03:23:27 PM
Cygwin, a Linux-like environment for Windows, released version 3.4.0, comes with full ASLR enabled by default.

Blender 3.4 Released with Native Wayland Support on Linux, Many Improvements

Thursday 8th of December 2022 01:34:48 PM
The Blender Foundation released today Blender 3.4 as the latest stable version of this open-source, free, and cross-platform 3D computer graphics software that brings various new features and many improvements.

How to Install InfluxDB and Telegraf on Rocky Linux 9

Thursday 8th of December 2022 11:46:10 AM
InfluxDB is an open-source time series database written in Go. It is a high-performance time series platform with purpose-built to collect, store, process, and visualize time series data. In this tutorial, you will install the influxdb open-source time series database and Telegraf on a Rocky Linux 9 server.

Asahi Linux Brings Hardware Acceleration to Apple Silicon Systems

Thursday 8th of December 2022 09:57:31 AM
Asahi Linux devs announced the first public Apple Silicon GPU driver release bringing OpenGL support to all Apple M-series systems.

Install Latest MariaDB 10.6 LTS on Ubuntu 22.04/20.04

Thursday 8th of December 2022 08:08:52 AM
The following tutorial will teach you how to install or upgrade MariaDB 10.6 on Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish or 20.04 Focal Fossa LTS using MariaDB's APT mirror for the latest LTS version.

Desktop OpenSolaris fork OpenIndiana shoots fresh version - Hipster

Thursday 8th of December 2022 06:20:13 AM
Latest offshoot of Illumos project continues development of FOSS version of Solaris. The OpenIndiana project has opened the gates on "Hipster", its latest release and the first this year, and it includes MATE 1.26, LibreOffice, and more.…

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  • How to install go1.19beta on Ubuntu 22.04 – NextGenTips

    In this tutorial, we are going to explore how to install go on Ubuntu 22.04 Golang is an open-source programming language that is easy to learn and use. It is built-in concurrency and has a robust standard library. It is reliable, builds fast, and efficient software that scales fast. Its concurrency mechanisms make it easy to write programs that get the most out of multicore and networked machines, while its novel-type systems enable flexible and modular program constructions. Go compiles quickly to machine code and has the convenience of garbage collection and the power of run-time reflection. In this guide, we are going to learn how to install golang 1.19beta on Ubuntu 22.04. Go 1.19beta1 is not yet released. There is so much work in progress with all the documentation.

  • molecule test: failed to connect to bus in systemd container - openQA bites

    Ansible Molecule is a project to help you test your ansible roles. I’m using molecule for automatically testing the ansible roles of geekoops.

  • How To Install MongoDB on AlmaLinux 9 - idroot

    In this tutorial, we will show you how to install MongoDB on AlmaLinux 9. For those of you who didn’t know, MongoDB is a high-performance, highly scalable document-oriented NoSQL database. Unlike in SQL databases where data is stored in rows and columns inside tables, in MongoDB, data is structured in JSON-like format inside records which are referred to as documents. The open-source attribute of MongoDB as a database software makes it an ideal candidate for almost any database-related project. This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the MongoDB NoSQL database on AlmaLinux 9. You can follow the same instructions for CentOS and Rocky Linux.

  • An introduction (and how-to) to Plugin Loader for the Steam Deck. - Invidious
  • Self-host a Ghost Blog With Traefik

    Ghost is a very popular open-source content management system. Started as an alternative to WordPress and it went on to become an alternative to Substack by focusing on membership and newsletter. The creators of Ghost offer managed Pro hosting but it may not fit everyone's budget. Alternatively, you can self-host it on your own cloud servers. On Linux handbook, we already have a guide on deploying Ghost with Docker in a reverse proxy setup. Instead of Ngnix reverse proxy, you can also use another software called Traefik with Docker. It is a popular open-source cloud-native application proxy, API Gateway, Edge-router, and more. I use Traefik to secure my websites using an SSL certificate obtained from Let's Encrypt. Once deployed, Traefik can automatically manage your certificates and their renewals. In this tutorial, I'll share the necessary steps for deploying a Ghost blog with Docker and Traefik.

Red Hat Hires a Blind Software Engineer to Improve Accessibility on Linux Desktop

Accessibility on a Linux desktop is not one of the strongest points to highlight. However, GNOME, one of the best desktop environments, has managed to do better comparatively (I think). In a blog post by Christian Fredrik Schaller (Director for Desktop/Graphics, Red Hat), he mentions that they are making serious efforts to improve accessibility. Starting with Red Hat hiring Lukas Tyrychtr, who is a blind software engineer to lead the effort in improving Red Hat Enterprise Linux, and Fedora Workstation in terms of accessibility. Read more

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