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How to Install Mumble and Murmur Voice Chat on Debian 10

Thursday 6th of August 2020 09:15:30 AM
Mumble is a low-latency, high quality voice chat program for gaming. It features noise suppression, encrypted connections for both voice and instant messaging, automatic gain control and low latency audio with support for multiple audio standards.

PAM by example: Use authconfig to modify PAM

Thursday 6th of August 2020 08:01:10 AM
Learn more about PAM configuration files in Linux by exploring changes made by the authconfig utility.

AWOW AK41 Mini Desktop PC – Gaming – Week 5

Thursday 6th of August 2020 06:46:50 AM
For this week’s blog, Luke looks at gaming on the AWOW AK41 Mini PC. This tiny computer uses the Intel UHD Graphics 605, an integrated processor graphics unit from the Gemini Lake generation.

LibreOffice 7.0 Officially Released, This Is What's New

Thursday 6th of August 2020 05:32:30 AM
The LibreOffice Project announced today the general availability of the LibreOffice 7.0 office suite series for all supported platforms, including GNU/Linux, macOS and Windows.

How To Rescue Virtual Machines With Virt-rescue

Thursday 6th of August 2020 04:18:09 AM
Virt-rescue is like a rescue CD, but for virtual machines. This guide describes how to rescue virtual machines with Virt-rescue in Linux.

LibreOffice 7.0 is released. This is what's new

Thursday 6th of August 2020 03:03:49 AM
The latest version of LibreOffice 7.0 is here with major improvements and features. It is a massive release in terms of user features, compatibility and more.

Learning NFS through server and client configuration

Thursday 6th of August 2020 01:49:29 AM
I have used NFS in a limited capacity for years. I was familiar with the concept and had been accessing NFS shares, however, I had never actually configured one. Chances are, I am not alone in this. I thought I would learn how to set it all up and even bring you all along with me.

Kernel 5.8 brings significant updates to RockChip & MediaTek SoCs

Thursday 6th of August 2020 12:35:08 AM
Earlier this week, the massive Linux 5.8 kernel was released, bringing with it numerous updates for RockChip SoCs, including the addition of AFBC support, the upstreaming of the video decoder driver, and continued improvements to the camera drivers. Kernel 5.8 also brings a significant fix to MediaTek SoCs, enabling displays on MT8173 based devices (for example, the Lenovo IdeaPad Duet Chromebook) to be functional when using the mainline kernel.

Minesweeper but it's a rogue-lite with tons of features - DemonCrawl is out for Linux

Wednesday 5th of August 2020 11:20:48 PM
Oh no, I think DemonCrawl might just end up being my next 100 hour game and it's now available for Linux.

How to Install MongoDB on Ubuntu 20.04

Wednesday 5th of August 2020 10:06:28 PM
MongoDB is a free and open-source document database. It belongs to a family of databases called NoSQL, which is different from the traditional table-based SQL databases like MySQL and PostgreSQL. This tutorial describes how to install and configure MongoDB Community Edition on Ubuntu 20.04.

What I learned while teaching C programming on YouTube

Wednesday 5th of August 2020 08:52:08 PM
The act of breaking something down in order to teach it to others can be a great way to reacquaint yourself with some old concepts and, in many cases, gain new more

Pinta Open-Source Image Editing and Drawing App Sees New Major Release After 5 Years

Wednesday 5th of August 2020 07:37:48 PM
Pinta, the open-source, free and multi-platform image editing and drawing software, received a new major release after more than five years of absence.

How to install Memcached on Ubuntu 20.04

Wednesday 5th of August 2020 06:23:27 PM
Memcached is a distributed in-memory object caching system for small chunks of data from the results of database queries or API calls, etc.

How to create compressed encrypted archives with tar and gpg

Wednesday 5th of August 2020 05:09:07 PM
There are many reasons why you may want to create compressed encrypted file archives. You may want to create an encrypted backup of your personal files. Another possible scenario is that you may want to privately share content with a friend or colleague over the web or through cloud storage. Tar.gz files, or compressed tarballs, are created using the tar command. These tarballs are pretty much the standard go-to format for archives on GNU/Linux, however they are not encrypted. In the above scenarios that we mentioned it is often desirable to have encryption in order to secure your data. This is where gpg comes in.

Matthew Arnold: Why I switched to Fedora

Wednesday 5th of August 2020 03:54:47 PM
To a veteran user of other distributions, Fedora can be a challenge. If you are making the transition from another distribution, here are a few observations and tips to get you started.

Network Policy in Kubernetes

Wednesday 5th of August 2020 02:40:26 PM
By default, pods accept traffic from any source. A network policy helps to specify how a group of pods can communicate with each other and other network endpoints.

Latest Firefox rolls out Enhanced Tracking Protection 2.0; blocking redirect trackers by default

Wednesday 5th of August 2020 01:26:06 PM
Today, Firefox is introducing Enhanced Tracking Protection (ETP) 2.0, our next step in continuing to provide a safe and private experience for our users. ETP 2.0 protects you from an …

You Can Now Install Linux Kernel 5.8 on Linux Lite, Here’s How

Wednesday 5th of August 2020 12:11:46 PM
Once again, Linux Lite users are among the first to be able to install the most recent Linux kernel series, in this case Linux kernel 5.8, on their personal computers.

GOverlay makes Linux gaming overlay MangoHud even easier to use

Wednesday 5th of August 2020 10:57:26 AM
MangoHud has become the go-to way to get a decent readout of game performance with an overlay on Linux, and now with the latest improvements the GOverlay interface has made it much easier to use.

Storage in Kubernetes

Wednesday 5th of August 2020 09:43:05 AM
Data cannot be stored in the pod, when the pod is deleted or is terminated the data within it does not stay on the system. To provide long-term and temporary storage to Pods in the cluster, Kubernetes provides different types of storage mechanisms.

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Stable Kernels: 5.7.14, 5.4.57, 4.19.138, and 4.14.193

  • Linux 5.7.14
    I'm announcing the release of the 5.7.14 kernel. All users of the 5.7 kernel series must upgrade. The updated 5.7.y git tree can be found at: git:// linux-5.7.y and can be browsed at the normal git web browser:

  • Linux 5.4.57
  • Linux 4.19.138
  • Linux 4.14.193

Ubuntu Kylin Point Release Boosts Desktop Performance by 46%

More than 418 updates, tweaks, and other improvements have been made to the uniquely styled desktop environment and distro since the release of Ubuntu Kylin 20.04 back in April. And as with the Ubuntu 20.04 point release Ubuntu Kylin’s refreshed installer image comes with all of those enhancements wrapped up, ready to go, out of the box — no lengthy post-install upgrades required. Read more

Open source is more than code: Developing Red Hat Satellite documentation upstream

The code base for Satellite begins upstream and moves downstream. Until recently, the Satellite documentation did not follow the same journey. In this post, I will outline what has been happening with Satellite documentation over the last year and how this benefits both the Foreman community and Red Hat Satellite users. The Foreman and Katello projects are the upstreams of Red Hat Satellite. The discussions and contributions that take place in the vibrant upstream community help shape the Red Hat Satellite code base. Red Hat’s open source and community strategy has made Red Hat Satellite a robust and flexible product that can manage complex management workflows. Read more

Android Mirroring App ‘Scrcpy’ Improves Shortcuts, Clipboard Support

Scrcpy v1.15 picks up the ability to forward ctrl and shift keys to your handset. Why is that useful? Because it means you can now use familiar keyboard shortcuts on your device in apps that support them, e.g., ctrl + t to open a new browser tab in a browser. This nifty addition is also able to pass ctrl + c and ctrl + v to Termux, if you use it. It also supports text selection easier using shift + → and similar. With the ctrl key now in use for shortcuts Scrcpy now uses the left alt or left super key as its shortcut modifier. Don’t like this? It can be changed. Read more