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KDE Gear 22.08 Gets First Point Release to Further Improve Your Favorite KDE Apps

Monday 12th of September 2022 04:46:12 PM
The KDE Project released today KDE Gear 22.08.1 as the first point release to the latest and greatest KDE Gear 22.08 software suite series for the KDE Plasma desktop environment and other projects.

Retrieving Emails From Remote Servers With fetchmail on Debian

Monday 12th of September 2022 02:34:41 PM
Retrieving Emails From Remote Servers With fetchmail on Debian Linux. Fetchmail is a program for retrieving emails from remote servers. Imagine you have five email accounts on five different servers. Of course, you don't want to connect to each of them to get your emails. This is where fetchmail comes into play. If you have a user account on a Linux server, you can make fetchmail download emails from remote servers and put them into just one mailbox (the one of your Linux user), from where you can retrieve them with your email client (e.g. Thunderbird or Outlook).

Open 3D Foundation Welcomes New Members OPPO and Heroic Labs as Community Optimizes Software to Embrace Mobile-First Gaming

Monday 12th of September 2022 12:23:10 PM
Foundation growth driven by organizations seeing new use cases that require modular solutions to build the future of 3D technology SAN FRANCISCO – September 7, 2022 – As gaming increasingly becomes a mobile-first experience, OPPO and Heroic Labs are joining as Premier and General members, respectively, of the Open 3D Foundation (O3DF). The two companies […]

GNOME Shell on Mobile Is Shaping Up Nicely, Gets New Navigation Gestures, Quick Settings

Monday 12th of September 2022 10:11:38 AM
It’s been more than three months since GNOME developer Jonas Dreßler teased us with what was done and what’s coming to the GNOME Shell for mobile devices, and now we have a new report to share with you.

FOSS News Quiz for September 9, 2022

Monday 12th of September 2022 08:00:07 AM
How closely did you follow the news about Linux and free and open source software this week? You can get an idea about how well informed you are (and have some fun in the process) by taking our weekly FOSS News Quiz.

Debian GNU/Linux 11.5 “Bullseye” Released with 53 Security Updates and 58 Bug Fixes

Monday 12th of September 2022 05:48:36 AM
The Debian Project announced today the general availability of Debian GNU/Linux 11.5 as the fifth point release to the Debian GNU/Linux 11 “Bullseye” operating system series.

5 ways to resize and optimize images for the web on Linux

Monday 12th of September 2022 03:37:04 AM
There was a time when 5 MB was the reasonable maximum size for an email attachment. Today, it's easily possible for a single photo to be 5 MB. Accordingly, the maximum attachment size has increased to, say, 25 MB. But of course file sizes are getting bigger and bigger too, and so eventually the attachment limit will go up too. It's an endless cycle, common in the digital world: the tools are built for today's data, and today's data increases in complexity and size until the tools are revised and improved. You have to contain data, preferably in the smallest packaging possible, so that sharing it online goes faster for everyone. Here are five ways to optimize images for the Internet.

Debian 10.13 and Debian 11.5 Are Available as Bugfix Releases

Monday 12th of September 2022 01:25:33 AM
The Debian project has announced 10.13 and 11.5 updates to its “Buster” and “Bullseye” series, which mainly address security issues.

First Look at Crystal Linux, an Arch Linux-Based Distro Focused on Ease of Use and Usability

Sunday 11th of September 2022 11:14:02 PM
Today I am introducing you to Crystal Linux, an Arch Linux-based distribution focused on ease of use and out-of-the-box usability and accessibility for those who want to use Arch Linux.

What is a CDN and Why You Need It?

Sunday 11th of September 2022 09:02:31 PM
A Content Delivery Network is a distribution of servers that lets your website’s content load much quicker for all users worldwide, regardless of their location.

Best Free and Open Source Alternatives to Apple Screenshot

Saturday 10th of September 2022 10:42:08 AM
Apple Screenshot is a small utility that’s part of macOS. Screenshot is proprietary software and not available for Linux. We recommend the best free and open source alternatives to Apple Screenshot.

Fedora Devs Plans to Replace DNF with DNF5 in Fedora Linux 39

Saturday 10th of September 2022 08:30:37 AM
Fedora, as we all know, has always excelled in its pursuit of innovation and offering its users the most cutting-edge Linux technology. There is a proposal for Fedora 39 to use DNF5 for software package management to improve performance and user experience.

How To Avoid Duplicate Entries In Bash History In Linux

Saturday 10th of September 2022 06:19:05 AM
When working from commandline, you might have run some Linux commands multiple times. In this brief guide, we will learn how to avoid duplicate entries in Bash history in Linux.

How to Install Containerd Container Runtime on Ubuntu 22.04

Saturday 10th of September 2022 04:07:34 AM
Containerd is a high-level container runtime that supports OCI Image Spec and OCI Runtime Spec (Open Container Initiative). This tutorial will go over how to install the Containerd Container Runtime on an Ubuntu 22.04 server. This tutorial will go over two different methods for installing Containerd, manually by downloading the binary package or and installing Containerd via the APT repository.

DebugPoint Weekly Roundup #22.04: DNA-Based Storage platform from Seagate, Deepin Teases Testing Channel

Saturday 10th of September 2022 01:56:03 AM
DebugPoint Weekly Roundup #22.04: Salix 15 release, elementary OS 7 dev updates, Fedora 37 beta is a GO and more.

Linux Mint 21 Review: Still Fresh and Easiest Distro to Try

Friday 9th of September 2022 11:44:32 PM
A detailed review and benchmark of Linux Mint 21 "Vanessa" Cinnamon Edition in terms of features, performance and user feedback.

How to use modern Python packaging and setuptools plugins together

Friday 9th of September 2022 09:33:01 PM
Python packaging has evolved a lot. The latest ("beta") uses one file, pyproject.toml, to control the package.A minimal pyproject.toml might look like this...

Arch2appimage: Convert Arch Package into Appimage using Python Script on Linux

Friday 9th of September 2022 07:21:30 PM
Arch2appimage (inspired by Arch-Deployer) is a free and open-source script or tool written in Python with the goal of converting Arch Linux packages either from the official Arch Linux Repositories or from the AUR into Appimage.

Using the Ubuntu Docker image

Friday 9th of September 2022 05:09:58 PM
In this post, I show you how to make the most of the base Ubuntu images while building your own Docker images.

LibreOffice 7.3.6 Is Now Available for Download, 50 Bugs Fixed

Friday 9th of September 2022 02:58:27 PM
The Document Foundation released today LibreOffice 7.3.6 as the sixth maintenance update to the LibreOffice 7.3 office suite series to add yet another layer of bug fixes and improvements.