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Gentoo-Based Porteus Kiosk 5.3 Released with Hardware Video Decoding, Virtual Keyboard

Tuesday 19th of October 2021 11:46:07 AM
Tomasz Jokiel announced today the release of Porteus Kiosk 5.3 as the latest version of this Gentoo-based GNU/Linux distribution designed for kiosk and other public computers.

Amid drama at the .NET Foundation, Microsoft staffer reveals it was meant to be like the GNOME Foundation

Tuesday 19th of October 2021 10:31:46 AM
The troubled .NET Foundation was intended to "borrow as much as possible from the GNOME Foundation," according to Miguel de Icaza, co-founder of GNOME and now at Microsoft, who was involved in its original design. De Icaza's remarks were triggered by a post from Reed Copsey, president of earth science research company C Tech and executive director of the F# Foundation.

Get memory use statistics with this Linux command-line tool

Tuesday 19th of October 2021 09:17:26 AM
In my programming work, I often need to know the memory used by web applications. A rough estimate is usually enough before getting down to details and browser profiling tools.

Migrate containers from Raspberry Pi OS to Fedora Linux

Tuesday 19th of October 2021 08:03:06 AM
This article explains how to transition a typical container setup from Raspberry Pi OS to Fedora Linux at the example of the Traefik reverse-proxy. We start with an already setup Fedora Linux to keep this one to the point, which is getting to know fundamental differences and options when first touching down on Fedora Linux and podman.

Ubuntu 21.10: Plan to do yourself an Indri? Here's what's inside... including a bit of GNOME schooling

Tuesday 19th of October 2021 06:48:45 AM
Canonical has released Ubuntu 21.10, or "Impish Indri" as this one is known. This is the last major version before next year's long-term support release of Ubuntu 22.04, and serves as a good preview of some of the changes coming for those who stick with LTS releases.

How Podman runs on Macs and other container FAQs

Tuesday 19th of October 2021 05:34:25 AM
As the Podman machine function becomes more used—particularly on Macs—there have been many questions about how this all works. Some of what is tossed around on the internet is pure speculation, so this article aims to eliminate any speculation.

How To Find Available Network Interfaces On Linux

Tuesday 19th of October 2021 04:20:05 AM
This detailed tutorial addresses all the possible ways to find available network interfaces on Linux and Unix operating systems.

Linux Tablets: What are Your Options?

Tuesday 19th of October 2021 03:05:45 AM
There are plenty of Linux-based laptops available. There are also mini-PCs preloaded with Linux. A few Linux-based smartphones are also present in the market. How about tablets? Are there some good Linux-based tablets? The answer is not straightforward.

Valve launches Deck Verified, to show off what games will work well on the Steam Deck

Tuesday 19th of October 2021 02:06:48 AM
We've been wondering what Valve had planned to show off Steam Deck compatibility for games and now they've launched Deck Verified as their answer.

4 Linux tools to erase your data

Tuesday 19th of October 2021 01:03:03 AM
One of the best ways to keep your data secure is by only writing data to an encrypted hard drive. On a standard drive, it[he]#039[/he]s possible to view data just by mounting the drive as if it were a thumb drive, and it[he]#039[/he]s even possible to display and recover even deleted data with tools like Scalpel and Testdisk.

How to Install Memcached on Ubuntu 20.04

Monday 18th of October 2021 11:48:43 PM
Memcached is a free and open-source program that eases the re-extraction of information from a database with an object caching program, which allows for PHP-based apps such as WordPress and Joomla to run smoothly without much latency.

How to Download & Install Ubuntu 21.10 Impish Indri

Monday 18th of October 2021 10:34:22 PM
The following tutorial will go over the steps needed to successfully download and install Ubuntu 21.04 Impish Indri, with screenshots included in every effort possible.

Best Free and Open Source Alternatives to Adobe Photoshop

Monday 18th of October 2021 09:20:02 PM
Adobe Photoshop is a raster graphics editor. Photoshop can edit and compose raster images in multiple layers and supports masks, alpha compositing and several color models including RGB, CMYK, CIELAB, spot color, and duotone. What are the best free and open source alternatives to Photoshop?

How to Install KDE Plasma Desktop on Fedora 35

Monday 18th of October 2021 08:05:42 PM
In the end of the tutorial, you will have learned how to install KDE Desktop Environment on your Fedora 35 system.

9to5Linux Weekly Roundup: October 17th, 2021

Monday 18th of October 2021 06:51:22 PM
The fifty-five installment of the 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup is here for the week ending on October 17th, keeping you guys up to date with the most important things happening in the Linux world.

All Things Open: Diversity Event Today – Big Top Goes Up Monday!

Monday 18th of October 2021 05:37:02 PM
As ATO moves back to being an in-person event, it’s not forgetting those who still need to stay at home — by live streaming the entire event, along with many hours of additional content only available online.

helloSystem, the Mac-like FreeBSD OS, Takes Another Step Towards Full Release

Monday 18th of October 2021 04:22:42 PM
Recently, the helloSystem devs released the newest version of their operating system. helloSystem is a newer project that wants to create a simple and easy to use operating system and is based on FreeBSD. Let’s take a look at what that means to you and me.

How to Turn Raspberry Pi on and Off

Monday 18th of October 2021 03:08:22 PM
If you’ve just got your Raspberry Pi, you probably noticed it lacks a power button. This might leave you wondering how to turn the miniature computer on and off. Let’s walk through it all, step by step.

How I use open source to play RPGs

Monday 18th of October 2021 01:54:02 PM
I play a lot of tabletop role-playing games (RPGs), in terms of both frequency and variety. Generally, I prefer playing RPGs in person with friends, but over the past two years, I've been playing online. At first, I wasn't sure how to run a long-term game online. I knew there were a lot of tools out there to make it possible, but none of them interested me until I discovered the world of open source online tabletop gaming. With a small collection of open source applications, I've been able to run all my games exclusively on open source.

PinePhone Pro is here, Finally. A premium Linux Smartphone

Monday 18th of October 2021 01:04:43 PM
PINE64 announced that a pro version of the popular PinePhone is now available for pre-order. Here’s the spec and information.

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Ubuntu 21.04 and 20.04 LTS Users Get New Linux Kernel Security Update, Patch Now

Coming only three weeks after the previous kernel security update, the new one is currently only available for Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) and Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS (Focal Fossa) systems running the Linux 5.11 kernel series, and it’s available for all supported architectures and kernel flavors that Ubuntu supports. Read more

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