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How to Install Deb Package in Arch Linux

1 hour 59 min ago
If you have a need to install Deb packages in Arch Linux, here we outline a few ways that you can install the application.

AWS DocumentDB not MongoDB-compatible, says MongoDB Inc

3 hours 14 min ago
Amazon's DocumentDB database service is described by the cloud corp as "MongoDB compatible", but MongoDB CTO Mark Porter has told The Register this is not entirely the case.

AssaultCube 1.3 Free Multiplayer Shooter is Finally Here

4 hours 28 min ago
AssaultCube is a free multiplayer first-person shooter game, based on the CUBE engine. It hasn't seen a new release since 2013, but now it’s back with AssaultCube 1.3 Lockdown Edition to the delight of all Linux fans.

How to Change the Output Color of Echo on the Linux Shell

5 hours 42 min ago
Sometimes it’s nice to be able to change the text, or foreground, color when working with shell scripts or the Linux command line. This is a useful trick as it allows us to make the text more readable and the output more interesting. This can be done using ansi escape codes. This article shows you how.

Website Load Testing with Apache JMeter on Ubuntu 20.04

6 hours 57 min ago
JMeter is an open-source Java-based load testing tool. It is useful to check and improve the performance after developing a new website. In this article, I will show you how to install Apache JMeter and how to use it to do load testing on websites.

MySQL a 'pretty poor database' says departing Oracle engineer

Tuesday 7th of December 2021 07:06:19 AM
You've collected your leaving card, novelty presents, and perhaps a bottle of wine – what's next on the list for the departing developer? For one, it's a blog rubbishing the technology he's been working on for five years. That was the choice of Steinar Gunderson, a former principal software engineer at Oracle and member of the MySQL optimiser team. In an online missive, the engineer, who has now taken up a role in Google's Chrome team, left no reader in doubt of his views on MySQL.

LibreOffice 7.2.4 and 7.1.8 Released with an Important Security Fix, Update Now

Tuesday 7th of December 2021 05:51:59 AM
The Document Foundation announced today the release and general availability of the LibreOffice 7.2.4 and LibreOffice 7.1.8 updates that address an important security vulnerability.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 946, 6 December 2021

Tuesday 7th of December 2021 04:37:39 AM
The Internet is full of lurking threats. Malicious actors are constantly scanning for vulnerabilities, seeking out unpatched systems, and trying to guess passwords. One of the many tools we can use to protect ourselves from malicious attacks on-line is a firewall.

How to Install Visual Studio Code on Ubuntu

Tuesday 7th of December 2021 03:23:19 AM
If you are a programmer, chances are you might already be familiar with the nuances and capabilities of Visual Studio Code. In this guide, you will learn how to install VS Code on Ubuntu and its related distros. For those who might be wondering what Visual Studio Code is all about, here’s a small inkling into its build features.

Helios-NG: An open-source cluster OS that links the Atari ST and Commodore Amiga

Tuesday 7th of December 2021 02:08:59 AM
What is old is new again: linking open source Unix-alikes, native cluster OSes for massively parallel computers, and 1980s platform rivalries. You get all this in a somewhat dusty project hoping to "breathe new life" into Helios, a manycore OS from the '90s.

Bash Shell Scripting for beginners (Part 3)

Tuesday 7th of December 2021 12:54:38 AM
Beginners shell script part 3. Covers string and numeric comparison, while and if statements

Firefox 95 Is Now Available for Download with New Picture-in-Picture Feature, More

Monday 6th of December 2021 11:40:18 PM
The Mozilla Firefox 95 web browser is now available for download ahead of its December 7th official launch for all supported platforms, including GNU/Linux, macOS, and Windows.

Fly Pie Is A GNOME Shell Launcher For Users With One Hand On The Mouse Most Of The Time

Monday 6th of December 2021 10:25:58 PM
Fly Pie is a GNOME Shell launcher (available as an extension) designed for users who have one hand on the mouse most of the time. It can be used to launch applications, URLs, recent files, simulate hotkeys, access the clipboard, and more. It works under both X11 and Wayland.

How To Setup MySQL With Docker In Linux

Monday 6th of December 2021 09:11:38 PM
This guide explains how to setup MySQL with docker and how to connect to MySQL databases from command line and MySQL Workbench graphical client in Linux.

Vivaldi 5.0 Web Browser Released with Shareable Themes

Monday 6th of December 2021 07:00:07 PM
Vivaldi is a fast web browser that certainly pays attention to its users needs, privacy, and web experience. Vivaldi 5.0 is a major update and carries a couple of key feature updates and a lot of bug fixes and changes. Here’s what’s new.

The 10 Best Arduino Wearables Projects

Monday 6th of December 2021 05:03:07 PM
Arduino is an open-source electronics platform. Originally created for educational purposes, it has since expanded its range of boards for makers as well as some commercial use. Some Arduino boards have a small form factor and are ideal for wearable projects. Let's take a look at some wearables made with the Arduino.

Sign and verify container images with this open source tool

Monday 6th of December 2021 03:07:58 PM
Many open source software projects get used in software builds every day, which is critical for almost every organization. Open source software brings many benefits and helps software developers focus on innovation and efficiency rather than reinventing the wheel.

5 surprising reasons I use Krita for photo editing on Linux

Monday 6th of December 2021 12:56:27 PM
Krita is best known as a digital painting application, but in my experience, it[he]#039[/he]s kind of a digital imaging powerhouse. Recently, a fork of GIMP called GLIMPSE had to pause its development, and because I like alternatives, it occurred to me that Krita could be a reasonable photo editor for at least some use cases. It isn[he]#039[/he]t easy to measure the suitability of an application for a group of tasks because different people require or prefer different things. What[he]#039[/he]s very common and indispensable to one person is an edge case for someone else.

Best Free and Open Source Alternatives to Autodesk EAGLE

Monday 6th of December 2021 10:44:56 AM
EAGLE is a scriptable electronic design automation (EDA) application with schematic capture, printed circuit board (PCB) layout, auto-router and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) features. EAGLE is available for Linux but it’s proprietary software. What are the best free and open source alternatives?

9to5Linux Weekly Roundup: December 5th, 2021

Monday 6th of December 2021 08:33:25 AM
The sixty-second installment of the 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup is here for the week ending on December 5th, keeping you guys up to date with the most important things happening in the Linux world.