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This PinePhone Multi-Distro Image Lets You Run 13 Distros on the Linux Phone

Wednesday 16th of September 2020 02:38:08 PM
There’s a new project out there providing a multi-boot/multi-distro image that lets you run no less than 13 different Linux distributions on the PinePhone Linux phone from PINE64.

How to Record System Sound on Linux

Wednesday 16th of September 2020 01:23:48 PM
Ever wanted to record whatever you played on your speakers directly to an MP3 file? Here is how you can record system sound in Linux.

Optimizing a Red Hat Enterprise Linux installation ISO image

Wednesday 16th of September 2020 12:09:28 PM
Reduce the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.8 DVD ISO size for optimized delivery.

3 open source alternatives to Confluence

Wednesday 16th of September 2020 10:55:07 AM
One of the most important things to do well in a modern enterprise is to collect company knowledge. Organizations need shared workspaces where individuals and teams can collaborate and share their experience and knowledge. This makes knowledge-management systems essential in today[he]#039[/he]s agile environments.

Install Puppet Master and Agent on Ubuntu 20.04

Wednesday 16th of September 2020 09:40:47 AM
Puppet is a free and open-source administration automation engine for Linux, Unix and Windows operating systems. In this tutorial, we will explain how to install Puppet server and agent on Ubuntu 20.04 server.

How To View Linux System Statistics With Saidar

Wednesday 16th of September 2020 08:26:27 AM
Saidar is a simple, curses-based tool used to view system statistics and resource usage in real-time in Linux and Unix operating systems. It is part of libstatgrab library that can be used to access key system statistics including CPU, processes, load, memory, swap, network I/O, disk I/O, and file system information.

Setting up port redirects in Linux with ncat

Wednesday 16th of September 2020 07:12:06 AM
Learn how ncat is an essential power tool for debugging and other network activities in Linux.

IMB Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Linux on Z, 5 Years of LinuxONE

Wednesday 16th of September 2020 05:57:46 AM
Today, IBM celebrates not one but three important milestones in their 20-year-long relationship with Linux and the Open Source community, 20th anniversary of Linux on Z, 5th anniversary of LinuxONE and first anniversary of Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Z and LinuxOne, as the company informs 9to5Linux.

How to install Mono on CentOS 8

Wednesday 16th of September 2020 04:43:26 AM
In this article, we will describe how to install Mono on CentOS 8 and how to write and compile your first C# program on Linux.

Oracle's Java 15 rides into town, waving the 'we're number one' flag, demands 25th birthday party

Wednesday 16th of September 2020 03:29:06 AM
'51 billion' active JVMs can't be wrong. Oracle on Tuesday marked the arrival of Java 15, known as Oracle JDK 15 among those concerned about formalities and trademarks, in the 25th year of the programming language's existence.…

Finding one-to-many entries in a data table

Wednesday 16th of September 2020 02:09:07 AM
The command described in this post answers this question: Are there records in your data table with non-blank entries in field 1 that have multiple corresponding entries in field 2, instead of just an expected one entry?

New Tor Stable Release Adds v3 Onion Balance Support, Many Improvements

Tuesday 15th of September 2020 11:57:36 PM
The Tor Project announced today the general availability of Tor 0.4.4.5 as newest stable release of their free and open-source software for enabling anonymous communications.

KeePassXC is An Amazing Community Driven Open Source Password Manager Not Cloud Based

Tuesday 15th of September 2020 09:46:05 PM
KeePassXC is a useful open-source cross-platform password manager that doesn’t compromise on features even if it’s not a cloud-based tool.

Git tutorial for Beginners

Tuesday 15th of September 2020 07:34:34 PM
If you have been using GNU/Linux for any amount of time chances are pretty good that you have heard of git. You may be wondering, what exactly is git and how do I use it? Git is the brainchild of Linus Torvalds, who developed it as source code management system during his work on the Linux kernel. Since then it has been adopted by many software projects and developers due to its track record of speed and efficiency along with its ease of use. Git has also gained popularity with writers of all kinds, since it can be used to track changes in any set of files, not just code.

Incremental backups with Btrfs snapshots

Tuesday 15th of September 2020 05:23:02 PM
This is a howto guide to use btrfs snapshots combined with the send/receive commands to setup an incremental backup routine on Fedora.

How to Install and Use Wireshark on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Tuesday 15th of September 2020 03:11:31 PM
Wireshark is an open-source network protocol analyzer. In this article, we will explain how to install Wireshark on the Ubuntu system. The installation procedures have been tested on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.

Install Plex Media Server on Ubuntu 20.04

Tuesday 15th of September 2020 01:00:00 PM
Plex is a powerful and feature-rich media streaming server that can be used to organize your video, music, and photo, and stream them to remote the remote devices from anywhere. In this tutorial, we will explain how to install Plex media server with Nginx as a reverse proxy on Ubuntu 20.04 server.

The future of virtual conferences, service mesh, and more industry trends

Tuesday 15th of September 2020 10:48:28 AM
As part of my role as a principal communication strategist at an enterprise software company with an open source development model, I publish a regular update about open source community, market, and industry trends. Here are some of my and their favorite articles from that update.

Comet Lake-S systems provide PoE+ and optional PCIe or PCI

Tuesday 15th of September 2020 08:36:57 AM
Vecow’s rugged “ECX-2200/2100 Series” embedded computers run Linux or Win 10 on 10th Gen Comet-Lake-S CPUs with up to 64GB DDR4, 2x SATA, 2x or 6x GbE with optional PoE+, 3x M.2, and PCI or PCIe x16 slots. Vecow announced six embedded computers that follow its similarly 10th Gen Comet-Lake-S based ECX-2000 Series. The ECX-2200/2100 […]

ArchEX Linux Now Ships with Deepin and LXQt Desktops, Linux Kernel 5.8.8

Tuesday 15th of September 2020 06:25:26 AM
ArchEX developer Arne Exton informs 9to5Linux about the availability of a new version of his Arch Linux-based ArchEX Linux distribution, which now ships with a dual-desktop setup and latest kernel release.

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Plasma and the systemd startup

Landing in master, plasma has an optional new startup method to launch and manage all our KDE/Plasma services via a system --user interface rather than the current boot scripts. This will be available in Plasma 5.21. It is currently opt-in, off by default. I hope to make it the default where available after more testing and feedback, but it is important to stress that the current boot-up method will exist and be supported into the future. A lot of work was put into splitting and tidying so the actual amount of duplication in the end result is quite small and manageable. Read more

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Mozilla Thunderbird 78.3 Is Out and You Can Finally Upgrade from Earlier Versions

Mozilla Thunderbird 78.3 open-source and free email client has arrived with more improvements and bug fixes, and you can now finally upgrade from older Thunderbird releases. When Thunderbird 78 launched earlier this year, it didn’t support automatic upgrades from version 68 or earlier. Automatic upgrade was blocked intentionally due to the revamped extension system that only supports MailExtensions, not classic extensions, to no break your Thunderbird installations. Three months later, Mozilla enabled automatic upgrades in Thunderbird with version 78.2.2 released a couple of weeks ago. Now Thunderbird 78.3 is out and it disables the installation of “legacy” MailExtensions. Read more

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