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All Virtual LibrePlanet 2022 Scheduled for March 19-20

Friday 3rd of December 2021 02:56:26 AM
Call for Sessions and FSF Award nominations have been extended until December 15. No news yet on whether Richard Stallman will be a speaker.

Raspberry Pi OS gets a legacy version to offer extended stability

Friday 3rd of December 2021 01:54:54 AM
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced the release of its first Raspberry Pi OS (Legacy). It’s a new-but-old OS aimed at giving developers a platform that won’t see major changes quite as often as the main branch of the operating system. Legacy will be based on the Debian oldstable release — which is currently Debian 10 Buster.

Nutanix, VMware end legal fight over CEO Rajiv Ramaswami

Friday 3rd of December 2021 01:16:02 AM
Nutanix and VMware have ended a legal fight sparked when the hyperconverged upstart lured Rajiv Ramaswami away from Virtzilla and into its CEO seat. Ramaswami was VMware's cloud boss when he made the jump, but started talking to Nutanix about a new gig while still on the payroll and without telling Virtzilla. VMware alleged that was a conflict of interest due to the possibility that Ramaswami's knowledge of the company's strategies and plans were of obvious benefit to Nutanix.

EdgeX Foundry Announces Jakarta, the Project’s First Long Term Support Release

Friday 3rd of December 2021 12:14:30 AM
EdgeX Foundry, a Linux Foundation project under the LF Edge project umbrella, today announced the release of version 2.1 of EdgeX, codenamed ‘Jakarta.’ The project’s ninth release, it follows the recent Ireland release, which was the project’s second major release (version 2.0). Jakarta is significant in that it is EdgeX’s first release to offer long term support (LTS).

The December 2021 Issue of the PCLinuxOS Magazine

Thursday 2nd of December 2021 11:16:11 PM
The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the December 2021 issue.

Support OLF and Possibly Win a Prize

Thursday 2nd of December 2021 10:14:39 PM
OLF, previously known as Ohio Linuxfest, has been one of the most popular community-run open source events for nearly two decades. The event brings together individuals from around the country and world to gather and share information about Linux and open source software. This year’s event takes place December 3-4 in Columbus, Ohio, and The Linux Foundation is proud to be one of the event sponsors.

How to create a multiboot USB on Linux

Thursday 2nd of December 2021 09:13:07 PM
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a multiboot usb device on Linux.

How to Install PHP 8.1 on AlmaLinux 8

Thursday 2nd of December 2021 08:11:35 PM
In the following tutorial, you will learn how to import and install PHP 8.1 on AlmaLinux 8.

First Arch Linux ISO Powered by Linux Kernel 5.15 LTS Is Now Available for Download

Thursday 2nd of December 2021 07:10:03 PM
The Arch Linux community released today a new Arch Linux ISO image, for December 2021, the first to be powered by the latest and greatest Linux 5.15 LTS kernel series.

New DevOps Bootcamp: Linux Foundation offers low introductory price

Thursday 2nd of December 2021 06:08:31 PM
Want a DevOps job? Check out the Linux Foundation and Continuous Delivery Foundation[he]#039[/he]s new DevOps Bootcamp.

AlmaLinux Now Has Mailing Lists for Both Users and Devs

Thursday 2nd of December 2021 05:06:59 PM
AlmaLinux has opened some doors to make it easier for its community to stay in touch with the Linux distribution.

How to Install MySQL Database on Ubuntu 20.04

Thursday 2nd of December 2021 04:20:47 PM
MySQL is an open-source relational database management system (RDBMS), it’s widely used and part of the popular LAMP/LEMP stacks.

These researchers wanted to test cloud security. They were shocked by what they found

Thursday 2nd of December 2021 03:19:15 PM
Insecure cloud-computing services can be a huge risk for organizations because they're a regular target for cyber criminals. Researchers have demonstrated how vulnerable or misconfigured cloud services can be, after deploying hundreds of honeypots designed to look like insecure infrastructure, some of which lasted just minutes before being compromised by hackers.

WordPress co-founder, Matt Mullenweg, to Talk Open Source, at ‘State of the World’

Thursday 2nd of December 2021 02:38:11 PM
The “State of the Word” address from the WordPress CMS project will be both live and in person, as well as streamed for viewing from home.

NixOS 21.11 “Porcupine” Released with GNOME 41, KDE Plasma on Wayland

Thursday 2nd of December 2021 01:47:29 PM
Timothy DeHerrera and Tom Bereknyei proudly announced today the release and general availability of NixOS 21.11 as the latest stable version of this independently developed GNU/Linux distribution.

Dead Cells: The Queen and the Sea announced for 2022

Thursday 2nd of December 2021 12:45:57 PM
Developers at Motion Twin / Evil Empire have announced Dead Cells: The Queen and the Sea DLC that will be releasing in early 2022 (Q1) and it has a teaser.

How to Install OpenEMR on Ubuntu 20.04 with a LAMP Stack

Thursday 2nd of December 2021 11:44:25 AM
OpenEMR is a popular open-source software for the healthcare industry. It offers electronic health records and medical practice management solutions.

Beijing wants to level up China's software industry, with an emphasis on FOSS

Thursday 2nd of December 2021 10:42:53 AM
China's software industry is underperforming internationally and needs to lean into open source technology to improve, the nation's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) on Tuesday. "Software is the soul of a new generation of information technology, the foundation of digital economic development, and the key support for the construction of manufacturing power, network power and digital China," according to a (machine-translated) announcement from the Ministry.

Writing and unit testing a Python application to query the RPM database

Thursday 2nd of December 2021 09:41:21 AM
When installing software on a Linux system, your package manager keeps track of what's installed, what it's dependent upon, what it provides, and much more. The usual way to look at that metadata is through your package manager. In the case of Fedora or Red Hat Enterprise Linux, it is the RPM database.

How To Backup And Restore Files Using Borg In Linux

Thursday 2nd of December 2021 08:39:49 AM
This tutorial explains what is BorgBackup and how to backup and restore files using Borg in Linux and Unix-like systems.