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Mac and Linux games leave Humble Bundle’s Trove after January 31st

Sunday 16th of January 2022 11:07:32 AM
If you're on Humble Bundle and use a Mac or a Linux computer, you may want to download all the games you can from the service's Trove before the month ends. Starting on February 1st, the Mac and Linux versions of the games in the Humble Trove will no longer available.

First Look at the Maui Shell - The Future of Linux Desktop Test Drive+Video

Sunday 16th of January 2022 09:53:12 AM
We compiled the brand new Maui Shell and test drive it. Here's the first look on this amazing vision of Linux desktop.

macOS, Windows, Linux all targeted by new cross-platform exploit

Sunday 16th of January 2022 08:38:51 AM
The new "SysJoker" backdoor can reportedly attack multiple operating systems, including macOS, Windows, and Linux. On January 11, researchers from Intezer revealed they had found SysJoker, a backdoor that was originally discovered to be attacking Linux. Shortly after, variants of the same backdoor were uncovered that went after Windows and macOS.

How to add a GUI package manager to Ubuntu on the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)

Sunday 16th of January 2022 07:24:31 AM
If you're using Ubuntu on WSL, did you know you can have a GUI package manager to use as well as the command line?

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS to leverage zswap to run on Raspberry Pi 4 with 2GB RAM

Sunday 16th of January 2022 06:10:11 AM
Canonical used to recommend Raspberry Pi 4 with at least 4GB RAM to run Ubuntu Desktop, but Ubuntu 22.04 LTS should run more smoothly on the Raspberry Pi 4 2GB as the company has enabled zswap by default to allow the Linux operating system to run better on systems with less memory.

Serious Security: Linux full-disk encryption bug fixed – patch now!

Sunday 16th of January 2022 04:55:51 AM
Lots of people “run Linux” without really knowing or caring – many home routers, navigational aids, webcams and other IoT devices are based on it; the majority of the world’s mobile phones run a Linux-derived variant called Android; and many, if not most, of the ready-to-go cloud services out there rely on Linux to host your content.

How To Add, Remove and Update Software in Linux Using Apt

Sunday 16th of January 2022 03:41:30 AM
Linux has many ways to install software. We can build our own executables or use AppImage to run containerized applications. But at the heart of many Linux distros is a package management system, which for Debian based systems, such as the Raspberry Pi and Ubuntu, is Apt.

Flameshot 11.0 Screenshot Tool Is Here with Completely Refactored CLI

Sunday 16th of January 2022 02:27:10 AM
Flameshot is a cross-platform, free and open-source tool to take screenshots with many built-in features to save you time. Now the first release of Flameshot for this year is out so let’s see what are the new features.

What If You Could Fully Customize Your Ubuntu Desktop Experience

Sunday 16th of January 2022 01:12:50 AM
9to5Linux was recently made aware of a new project that lets you customize your Ubuntu Desktop appearance to make it look and act just the way you wanted.

Why use a Raspberry Pi to power your business

Saturday 15th of January 2022 11:58:30 PM
Why small, single-board computers can be the future for smart working and small offices. With the pandemic changing the way we're working, job decentralization is becoming an important challenge for all companies.

How to Troubleshoot the Apt Command

Saturday 15th of January 2022 10:44:10 PM
How to troubleshoot and reinstall the apt command if it isn't available on your Linux system.

How To Connect Snowflake With SnowSQL CLI Client

Saturday 15th of January 2022 09:29:50 PM
In this tutorial, we will learn what is SnowSQL CLI client, how to install SnowSQL in Linux and Windows, and finally how to connect to Snowflake with SnowSQL.

RISC-V Powered Mango Pi Takes on Raspberry Pi Zero at Its Own Game

Saturday 15th of January 2022 08:15:30 PM
Over the past decade there have been many Raspberry Pi clones. The latest clones the Raspberry Pi Zero form factor but introduces a RISC-V processor in place of the usual Arm powered SoC. MangoPi has appeared in a series of Twitter posts (as reported by Liliputing), and looks like a good choice for those needing more fruit in their diet.

openSUSE Leap 15.2 Reached End of Life, Users Urged to Upgrade to openSUSE Leap 15.3

Saturday 15th of January 2022 07:01:09 PM
The openSUSE Project announced the end of life (EOL) of their openSUSE Leap 15.2 release, urging users to upgrade their installations to the latest openSUSE Leap release.

Network Intrusion Detection Using Snort

Saturday 15th of January 2022 05:46:49 PM
This document takes you through the basics of intrusion detection, the steps necessary to configure a host to run the snort network intrusion detection system, testing its operation, and alerting you to possible intrusion events.

3 tools for troubleshooting packet filtering

Saturday 15th of January 2022 04:32:29 PM
Use Nmap, Wireshark, and tcpdump to sniff out router problems on your network.

Backdoor for Windows, macOS, and Linux went undetected until now

Saturday 15th of January 2022 03:18:09 PM
Researchers have uncovered a never-before-seen backdoor written from scratch for systems running Windows, macOS, or Linux that remained undetected by virtually all malware scanning engines.

FFmpeg 5.0 “Lorentz” Released with New Encoders, Decoders, Muxers, and More

Saturday 15th of January 2022 02:15:28 PM
FFmpeg, an open-source and cross-platform multimedia framework providing a collection of libraries and tools to process multimedia content, has been updated to version 5.0.

How to Install and Use Podman (Docker Alternative) on Ubuntu 20.04

Saturday 15th of January 2022 01:01:08 PM
Podman is an open-source tool for managing containers, images, volumes, and pods (group of containers). It's used the libpod library APIs for managing container lifecycles and supports multiple container image formats, including OCI (Open Container Initiative) and Docker images.

How to Install OpenLiteSpeed Web Server on Rocky Linux 8

Saturday 15th of January 2022 11:46:48 AM
OpenLiteSpeed is a fast open-source web server application that comes with a built-in fast PHP module. This guide will show you how to install and configure OpenLiteSpeed on Rocky Linux 8 and CentOS 8.