Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

LXer

Syndicate content
Linux and Open Source news headlines
Updated: 1 hour 39 min ago

Linux Fu: The Ultimate Dual Boot Laptop?

Wednesday 1st of December 2021 07:05:35 PM
I must confess, that I try not to run Windows any more than absolutely necessary. But for many reasons, it is occasionally necessary. In particular, I have had several laptops that are finicky with Linux. I still usually dual boot them, but I often leave Windows on them for one reason or another. I recently bought a new Dell Inspiron and the process of dual booting it turned out to be unusually effective but did bring up a few challenges.

New Quantum Intermediate Representation Alliance Serves as Common Interface for Quantum Computing Development

Wednesday 1st of December 2021 06:23:12 PM
The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today announced the new QIR Alliance, a joint effort to establish an intermediate representation with the goal to facilitate interoperability within the quantum ecosystem and provide a representation suitable for current and future heterogenous quantum processors. Founding members include Honeywell, Microsoft, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Quantum Circuits Inc. and Rigetti Computing.

AsmREPL: Wing your way through x86-64 assembly language

Wednesday 1st of December 2021 05:40:49 PM
Ruby developer and internet japester Aaron Patterson has published a REPL for 64-bit x86 assembly language, enabling interactive coding in the lowest-level language of all. REPL stands for "read-evaluate-print loop", and REPLs were first seen in Lisp development environments such as Lisp Machines.

How to Install Rudder System Configuration and Auditing Tool on Ubuntu 20.04

Wednesday 1st of December 2021 04:58:26 PM
Rudder is an open-source and user-friendly web-based system configuration and audit tool. It helps you to manage your IT infrastructure by automating system configurations while ensuring visibility and control of your infrastructure.

Combinations from 2 lists: speed trials

Wednesday 1st of December 2021 04:16:04 PM
This post was inspired by a recently published scientific paper describing how Python was used to build a list of a million scientific names. Each name was composed of parts taken from a list, and combinations of those parts were generated. The result was something like a Cartesian product, about which I've blogged before. This time I was interested in performance: how does the time required to get a result vary with the number of combinations to be built?

Nextcloud Forms European Coalition — Begins Antitrust Actions Against Microsoft

Wednesday 1st of December 2021 03:15:55 PM
Nextcloud, The Document Foundation, FSFE, OnlyOffice, and 26 other organizations are pushing the EU and member states to end noncompetitive actions by Microsoft and others.

Collaborate on a file using Linux diff and patch

Wednesday 1st of December 2021 02:03:13 PM
If you've ever tried to collaborate on files over email or chat, and you've found yourself trying to describe where you need a change made, then you'll love diff and patch.

4MLinux 38.0 Released with New Apps, Basic Support for 32-bit Apps, and a Games Pack

Wednesday 1st of December 2021 12:14:21 PM
4MLinux maintainer Zbigniew Konojacki announced today the release and general availability of 4MLinux 38.0 as the latest stable release of this lightweight and independent GNU/Linux distribution featuring the JWM (Joe’s Window Manager) window manager.

You loved running JavaScript in your web browser. Now, get ready for Python scripting

Wednesday 1st of December 2021 10:25:29 AM
Python, one of the world's most popular programming languages, may soon become even more ubiquitous as it finds a home within web browsers. Ethan Smith, a Berkeley-based software developer, recently revealed a project that allows CPython, the default implementation of the Python programming language, to run within web browsers via WebAssembly, or WASM.

How to Find Default Gateway IP in Linux

Wednesday 1st of December 2021 08:36:37 AM
2DayGeeK: In this guide, you will learn about routes, static route and default gateway IP in Linux.

3 ways to optimize Ansible Automation Platform for scale and performance

Wednesday 1st of December 2021 06:47:45 AM
The new features in Ansible Automation Platform 2 bring exciting changes that support running Ansible on a large scale, including separating the control and execution planes. This ensures that job execution does not impact the web user interface (UI) or user experience. In addition, it allows for scaling each plane independently.

Responsively App Is A Browser For Faster Responsive Web Development (FOSS)

Wednesday 1st of December 2021 04:58:53 AM
Responsively App is a free and open source dev tool for responsive web development, available for Linux, Microsoft Windows and macOS.

Can Rust save the planet? Why, and why not

Wednesday 1st of December 2021 03:10:01 AM
Here at a depleted AWS Re:invent in Las Vegas, Rust Foundation chairwoman Shane Miller and Tokio project lead Carl Lerche made the case for using Rust to minimize environmental impact, though said its steep learning curve made the task challenging.

An Introduction To Apache Cassandra

Wednesday 1st of December 2021 01:21:09 AM
In this guide, we will discuss what is Cassandra, the Market leading NoSQL DB, Cassandra architecture, key components and and its use cases in detail.

CUPS 2.4.0 Printing System Released, Check Out What’s New

Tuesday 30th of November 2021 11:32:17 PM
The Common UNIX Printing System (CUPS) is a cross-platform printing solution used on many different Linux distros. Now the OpenPrinting project has just released CUPS 2.4.0 formed without Apple’s participation, which has since 2007.

KDE Plasma 5.23.4 Update Brings Back the Touchpad Applet, Fixes More Bugs

Tuesday 30th of November 2021 09:43:25 PM
The KDE Project announced today the release and general availability of KDE Plasma 5.23.4 as the fourth maintenance update to the latest KDE Plasma 5.23 desktop environment series.

Laptop Dual Boot Project Part 2

Tuesday 30th of November 2021 07:54:33 PM
[url=http://lxer.com/team.php][img]http://lxer.com/content/Scott_Ruecker.jpg[/img][/url] [b]LXer Feature: 30-Nov-2021[/b] Here continues my journey to boot different versions of Linux onto my laptop and see how things go.

New Side-Channel Vulnerability in the Linux Kernel Enabling DNS Cache Poisoning

Tuesday 30th of November 2021 06:14:56 PM
A recent research paper by a team at University of California, Riverside, shows the existence of previously overlooked side channels in the Linux kernels that can be exploited to attack DNS servers. According to the researchers, the issue with DNS roots in its design, that never really took security as a key concern and that made it extremely hard to retrofit strong security features into it.

Linux Mint 20.3 Arriving Soon with a Surprise New App

Tuesday 30th of November 2021 04:23:45 PM
More updates available about what's in store for Linux Mint 20.3 "Una" with a gift from the team - a new app.

RedHat: RHSA-2021-4848:07 Moderate: Migration Toolkit for Containers (MTC)

Tuesday 30th of November 2021 02:12:14 PM
The Migration Toolkit for Containers (MTC) enables you to migrate Kubernetes resources, persistent volume data, and internal container images between OpenShift Container Platform clusters, using the MTC web console or the Kubernetes API.

More in Tux Machines

Who's new

  • trendoceangd
  • Onzarwadabun
  • kmcmillan
  • Marius Nestor
  • johnwalsh