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An Introduction To Snowflake Data Warehouse

Tuesday 11th of January 2022 10:42:51 PM
In this tutorial, we will be discussing what is Snowflake Data Warehouse, Snowflake architecture, and how to access Snowflake WebUI.

Most Simple Linux Commands With 10 Examples

Tuesday 11th of January 2022 09:41:19 PM
In this guide you are going to learn the most simple yet powerful Linux commands which every Linux system user should know. These commands are used over and over on your daily work.

How to Setup Varnish SSL Termination with Nginx Web server on Rocky Linux 8

Tuesday 11th of January 2022 08:39:47 PM
Varnish cache software does not support SSL/TLS by default. You need additional software to enable SSL/TLS support on Varnish. In this article, you will learn how to set up Varnish SSL Termination with the Nginx web server.

DXVK 1.9.3 Released with Improvements for Black Mesa, Crysis 3, and Many Other Games

Tuesday 11th of January 2022 07:25:27 PM
DXVK developer Philip Rebohle announced today the release of DXVK 1.9.3 as the third maintenance update to the DXVK 1.9 series of this open-source Vulkan-based implementation of D3D9, D3D10, and D3D11 for Linux.

It might be time to consider running Ubuntu on your smartphone

Tuesday 11th of January 2022 06:11:07 PM
Ubuntu Touch OTA-21, the latest version of the Linux-based OS, delivers a fix for problems with the set-up and synchronization of Google accounts, first encountered by users more than two years ago. Now, however, users should be able to sync their Google calendar and contacts without any issues.

Linux kernel 5.16 now available with performance tweaks, Nintendo Switch controller drivers, and more

Tuesday 11th of January 2022 05:28:43 PM
The Linux kernel is at the heart of countless devices and operating systems, including Android phones and tablets, Chromebooks, desktop Linux distributions, and much more. New versions are usually released every few months, and now version 5.16 is available to try out.

Linux Mint is reverting Firefox to Mozilla config after partnership signed

Tuesday 11th of January 2022 04:14:23 PM
Mozilla and Linux Mint have signed a partnership that will see the Linux distribution dump its customisation of the web browser, in favour of rolling out the defaults chosen by Mozilla.

JavaScript dev deliberately screws up own popular npm packages to make a point of some sort

Tuesday 11th of January 2022 03:00:03 PM
Two popular open-source packages were recently sabotaged with mischievous commits, creating confusion among those using the software and exacerbating concerns about the fragility of the open-source software supply chain.

Linux Mint Devs Announce Partnership with Mozilla to Improve Firefox in Linux Mint

Tuesday 11th of January 2022 01:45:43 PM
Linux Mint’s lead developer Clement Lefebvre announced today a partnership with Mozilla, the maker of the popular Firefox web browser, to improve Firefox in the Linux Mint distribution.

Digital Checklist: How to Start 2022 Right

Tuesday 11th of January 2022 12:31:23 PM
For most, the New Year marks a time to reflect, reset and re-prioritize. While learning a new language, creating a budget or starting up a new hobby have become staples of our New Years’ Resolutions, as our lives increasingly shift online, it’s important we also use this opportunity to reassess our digital habits. Whether you […]

Firefox 96 Is Now Available for Download, Here’s What’s New

Tuesday 11th of January 2022 11:17:02 AM
Mozilla’s upcoming Firefox 96 open-source and cross-platform web browser is now available to download for all supported platforms ahead of the official release tomorrow, January 11th, 2022.

How to upgrade Linux Kernel to 5.16 Release

Tuesday 11th of January 2022 10:02:42 AM
With the latest release, many new generation Intel and AMD hardware support were added along with the CPU and GPU devices. AMD processor having uphand on this update by the benchmark test done by Phoronix. Except that the latest kernel is also available for ARM-based devices like Raspberry PI 4.

Still the top: Linux Mint 20.3 is the best Linux desktop

Tuesday 11th of January 2022 08:48:22 AM
Year after year, Linux Mint remains the best Linux desktop for both beginners and experienced users.

Linux Mint sells out for Mozilla money -- Google becomes default search in Firefox

Tuesday 11th of January 2022 07:34:02 AM
So, you decided to get rid of Windows and switch to Linux because you have strong beliefs about free and open source software, eh? Well done! That is quite the noble action, and you should be proud that you are following your morals. You could have chosen a Chromebook but you didn't, as you didn't want to support Google. Fair enough...

How to Install Apache Tomcat 10 with Nginx on Rocky Linux 8

Tuesday 11th of January 2022 06:51:35 AM
Tomcat is an open-source web server for Java-based applications. It is used for deploying Java Servlet and JSP applications. We will install Tomcat 10 along with the Nginx server to act as a reverse proxy and protect it using SSL.

Create fast, easy, and repeatable containers with Podman and shell scripts

Tuesday 11th of January 2022 05:37:14 AM
Get started with containers in a fast, repeatable way through the familiar shell scripting interface.

Fork, exec, wait and exit system call explained in Linux

Tuesday 11th of January 2022 04:22:54 AM
In this article, we are going to discuss the Linux syscalls fork(), exec(), wait() and exit() in detail with examples and the use cases.

How to Install Linux Kernel 5.16 on Ubuntu or Linux Mint

Tuesday 11th of January 2022 03:08:34 AM
Linux kernel 5.16 is now available so here’s a tutorial on how to install it on your Ubuntu or Linux Mint distributions, or a similar derivative.

How to Install Spigot Minecraft Server on Ubuntu 20.04

Tuesday 11th of January 2022 01:54:13 AM
Spigot is a modified Minecraft server software based on CraftBukkit. It provides additional performance optimizations, configuration options and features while maintaining compatibility with all existing plugins and mods.

Linux 5.16 Graphics Performance In Great Shape For AMD Ryzen APUs

Tuesday 11th of January 2022 12:39:53 AM
Back on Christmas Eve I noted how the Linux 5.16 performance was looking real good for AMD APUs as a performance improvement not widely noted to that point with significant uplift over Linux 5.15 stable. The good news is Linux 5.16 is set to debut as stable today and the benchmark results with AMD APU graphics is looking very promising after carrying out tests on additional available systems.