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Open source game achievements

Saturday 18th of September 2021 05:43:46 AM
Learn how Gamerzilla brings an achievement system to open source games and enables all developers to implement achievements separate from the game platform. Some open source games rival the quality of commercial games. While it is hard to match the quality of triple-a games, open source games compete effectively against the indie games. But, gamer […]

Install phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 20.04 with Apache

Saturday 18th of September 2021 04:29:26 AM
phpMyAdmin is a web-based application for interacting with MySQL database server. This tool provides you with a user interface to make MySQL operations so you don’t have to use the command line interface.

Install LEMP Stack (Nginx, PHP and MariaDB) on Debian 11

Saturday 18th of September 2021 03:15:06 AM
The LEMP Stack is a set of open-source software and frameworks or libraries that are used to host web applications on the internet. A stack consists of Linux operating system, Nginx web server, MariaDB/MySQL database server, and PHP language.

Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS Released with BootHole Patches, Latest Security Updates

Saturday 18th of September 2021 02:00:46 AM
Canonical releases today Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS as up-to-date installation/live images to its long-term supported Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating system series.

IPv4 vs IPv6

Saturday 18th of September 2021 12:46:25 AM
The Internet Protocol (IP) is a set of rules that specifies addressing and routing the data between computers. This article explains the Internet Protocol and how IPv6 differs from IPv4.

Excellent Utilities: Deskreen – live streaming desktop to a web browser

Friday 17th of September 2021 11:32:05 PM
Deskreen is free and open source software that lets you use any device with a web browser as a secondary screen. This device can be a wide range of hardware such as a smartphone, tablet, smart TV, or a notebook. And you can connect as many devices as required.

Top 5 Open-Source eLearning Platforms for Linux

Friday 17th of September 2021 10:17:45 PM
The world of education, like other sectors, has been undergoing the process of digital transformation for years. With the creation of e-learning platforms, education is now available to anyone who has access to the Internet.

FTP vs FTPS vs SFTP: The Difference Between Them Explained

Friday 17th of September 2021 09:03:25 PM
FTP, FTPS, and SFTP are protocols that are used to transfer files over a network. While the acronyms for these protocols are similar, there are some key differences among them. Here’s a comparison of FTP vs. FTPS vs. SFTP.

Start using YAML now

Friday 17th of September 2021 07:49:05 PM
YAML (YAML Ain't Markup Language) is a human-readable data serialization language. Its syntax is simple and human-readable. It does not contain quotation marks, opening and closing tags, or braces. It does not contain anything which might make it harder for humans to parse nesting rules. You can scan your YAML document and immediately know what's going on.YAML featuresYAML has some super features which make it superior to other serialization formats:read more

How to Install Nodejs on Rocky Linux 8.4

Friday 17th of September 2021 06:34:45 PM
Node.js is a cross-platform java-script runtime for server-side programing language. It's built on top of Chrome's V8 JavaScript engine, allows you to execute JavaScript code on the server-side. In this tutorial, you will learn how to install Node.js on Rocky Linux using two different methods.

Watch commands and tasks with the Linux watch command

Friday 17th of September 2021 05:20:24 PM
See how the watch command can let you know when a task has been completed or a command has been executed.

Macast DLNA Media Renderer: Easily Cast Videos, Music And Pictures From A Phone To Your Computer

Friday 17th of September 2021 04:06:04 PM
Macast is a new free and open source tool to use your computer as a DLNA media renderer, so you can cast videos, pictures and music from your phone (or another computer) to your desktop, kind of like a Chromecast.

15 Practical Examples of ‘echo’ command in Linux

Friday 17th of September 2021 02:51:44 PM
The echo command is one of the most commonly and widely used built-in commands for Linux bash and C shells, that typically used in a scripting language and batch files to display a line of text/string on standard output or a file.

The Linux Foundation and Fintech Open Source Foundation Announce Keynote Speakers for Open Source Strategy Forum London 2021

Friday 17th of September 2021 01:37:24 PM
The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, along with co-host Fintech Open Source Foundation (FINOS), a nonprofit whose mission is to accelerate adoption of open source software, standards and best practices in financial services, today announced keynote speakers for Open Source Strategy Forum London (OSSF). The event takes place October 5, preceded by a FINOS Member event on October 4, in London, England. The schedule can be viewed here and the keynote speakers can be viewed here.

How to Install Tor Browser on Linux Mint 20

Friday 17th of September 2021 12:23:03 PM
In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install the latest Tor Browser on Linux Mint 20.

15 Basic ‘ls’ Command Examples in Linux

Friday 17th of September 2021 11:08:43 AM
ls command is one of the most frequently used commands in Linux. I believe the ls command is the first command you may use when you get into the command prompt of Linux Box.

How to Install and Use MongoDB on Rocky Linux 8

Friday 17th of September 2021 09:54:23 AM
MongoDB is an object-oriented, schema-less, NoSQL database server used in developing modern dynamic apps. This tutorial will cover how to install MongoDB on Rocky Linux 8.

The Great Resignation: New gig? Here are 7 tips to ensure success

Friday 17th of September 2021 08:40:03 AM
If recent surveys and polls ring true, over 40% of the global workforce is considering leaving their employer this year. Despite COVID-19 causing initial turnover due to the related economic downturn, the current phenomenon coined “The Great Resignation” is attributed to the many job seekers choosing to leave their current employment voluntarily. Mass vaccinations and […]

Kentik Labs Launches With Open Source Networking Tools Leveraging eBPF

Friday 17th of September 2021 07:25:42 AM
The networking startup says the new platform is aimed at "the other side of the house" from its usual network engineering customers.

How I patched Python to include this great Ruby feature

Friday 17th of September 2021 06:11:22 AM
Ruby, unlike Python, makes lots of things implicit, and there's a special kind of if expression that demonstrates this well. It's often referred to as an "inline-if" or "conditional modifier", and this special syntax is able to return one value when a condition is true, but another value (nil, specifically) when a condition is false. Here's an example:read more

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today's howtos

  • How to use wall command in linux - Unixcop

    wall is (an abbreviation of write to all) is a Unix command-line utility that displays the contents of a computer file or standard input to all logged-in users. It is used by root to send out shutting down message to all users just before poweroff. It displays a message on the terminals of all logged-in users. The messages can_be either typed on the terminal or the contents of a file. Also usually, system administrators send messages to announce maintenance and ask users to log out and close all open programs.The messages ‘re shown to all logged in users with a terminal open.

  • Any Port in a Storm: Ports and Security, Part 1

    When IT and Security professionals talk about port numbers, we’re referring to the TCP and UDP port numbers a service is running on that are waiting to accept connections. But what exactly is a port?

  • Book Review: Data Science at the Command Line By Jeroen Janssens

    Data Science at the Command Line: Obtain, Scrub, Explore, and Model Data with Unix Power Tools written by Jeroen Janssens is the second edition of the series “Data Science at the Command Line”. This book demonstrates how the flexibility of the command line can help you become a more efficient and productive data scientist. You will learn how to combine small yet powerful command-line tools to quickly obtain, scrub, explore, and model your data. To get you started, author Jeroen Janssens provides a Docker image packed with over 80 tools–useful whether you work with Windows, macOS, or Linux.

  • How to Take a Typing Test on Linux With tt

    In the modern era of technology, typing has become one of the most common activities for a lot of professions. Learning to type faster with accuracy can help you get more things done in the same amount of time. However, touch typing is not a skill that you can master overnight. It takes regular practice and testing to improve your speed and accuracy gradually. While there are a lot of websites that help you achieve this, all you essentially need on Linux is a terminal. Let's see how.

  • FIX: Google Chrome doesn’t work on Kali linux
  • How to install OpenToonz on a Chromebook

    Today we are looking at how to install OpenToonz on a Chromebook. Please follow the video/audio guide as a tutorial where we explain the process step by step and use the commands below. If you have any questions, please contact us via a YouTube comment and we would be happy to assist you!

Security and DRM Leftovers

Linux 5.15-rc3

So after a somewhat rocky merge window and second rc, things are now
actually looking pretty normal for rc3. Knock wood.

There are fixes all over, and the statistics look fairly regular, with
drivers dominating as they should (since they are most of the tree).
And outside of drivers, we have a fairly usual mix of changes -
architecture fixes, networking, filesystems, and tooling (the latter
being mostly kvm selftests).

Shortlog appended, it's not too long and easy to scan through to get a
flavor for the details if you happen to care.

Please do give it a whirl,


Read more Also: Linux 5.15-rc3 Released - Looking "Pretty Normal" Plus Performance Fix - Phoronix

Huawei launches OS openEuler, aims to construct 'ecological base of national digital infrastructure'

Chinese tech giant Huawei launched openEuler operating system (OS) on Saturday, another self-developed OS after the HarmonyOS, as it tries to "solve the domestic stranglehold problem of lacking its homegrown OS in basic technology," and build a full-scenario covered ecosystem to prepare for more US bans. The openEuler OS can be widely deployed in various forms of equipment such as servers, cloud computing and edge computing. Its application scenarios cover Information Technology, Communication Technology and Operational Technology to achieve unifying an operating system with multi-device support, according to the company's introduction. In the ICT field, Huawei provides products and solutions such as servers, storage, cloud services, edge computing, base stations, routers, industrial control among others, all of which need to be equipped with an OS. Huawei has therefore been building capabilities to achieve a unified OS architecture, and meet the demands of different application scenarios, the firm said on Saturday. The openEuler program was initially announced back in 2019 as an open source operating system. Today's launch is an updated one. Read more