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How to Install Python 3.9 on Ubuntu 20.04

Sunday 17th of October 2021 03:52:53 PM
In the following article, we’ll walk through the installation of your Python 3.9 version with two options. Installing it directly from the APT repository or building the Python 3.9 from the source. Python is one of the world’s most popular programming languages.

Is Linux a Waste of Time and Should You Stick to Windows?

Sunday 17th of October 2021 01:43:07 PM
Some people find out about Linux, dive in, then walk away feeling like Linux is a waste of time. That's a pretty broad brush to paint the entire operating system with, but there are some use-cases where Linux is great and others where you might run into some challenges. Here are some frustrations people have expressed about Linux and what you can do about it if you decide that Linux is still for you.

5 open source tabletop RPGs you should try

Sunday 17th of October 2021 12:16:03 PM
Open source arrived in the pen-and-paper RPG industry back at the turn of the century, when Wizards of the Coast, publisher of Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons [he]amp[/he] Dragons, developed the Open Game License (OGL). Many publishers have since adopted the OGL themselves or use similar licenses, such as Creative Commons.

Pine64 Announces Updated PinePhone Pro Linux Powered Cell Phone

Sunday 17th of October 2021 10:04:31 AM
Pine64 today announced its latest Linux-powered device, the PinePhone Pro, an update to the original PinePhone which sees a more powerful device running mainline Linux (Manjaro in this case) on a mobile device that works as a cell phone and a desktop computer.

Ubuntu 21.10 “Impish Indri” Available To Download

Sunday 17th of October 2021 07:53:00 AM
After 6 months of development, Ubuntu 21.10 codenamed “Impish Indri” is now available for download. Ubuntu 21.10, a short-term support release, improves on its predecessor Ubuntu 21.04 by including an updated desktop environment, applications, and several bug fixes.

How to Install VLC Media Player on Linux Mint 20

Sunday 17th of October 2021 05:41:29 AM
In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install VLC Media Player on your Linux Mint system.

Computer scientists at University of Edinburgh contemplate courses without 'Alice' and 'Bob'

Sunday 17th of October 2021 03:29:58 AM
Academics advised to consider excluding certain terminology for the sake of inclusivity. A working group in the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland has proposed a series of steps to "decolonize" the Informatics curriculum, which includes trying "to avoid using predominantly Western names such as Alice/Bob (as is common in the computer security literature)."…

How to Install Fish Shell on CentOS 8 and Rocky Linux 8

Sunday 17th of October 2021 01:18:27 AM
Fish Shell also known as ‘Friendly interactive shell’ used for Unix/Linux-like operating distributions. It provides a smart, fully equipped, and user-friendly command-line environment for all Linux users.

Reach your open source community with content marketing

Saturday 16th of October 2021 11:06:56 PM
Both startups and more established firms are increasingly turning to content marketing as a way of reaching prospective customers. However, corporate marketers often consider the open source software (OSS) community a challenge to reach. This article features ways your technology and content marketing teams can work together to target and reach the community around an OSS project your organization supports.

How to Stop Distro-Hopping and Find the Perfect Linux Distro for Yourself

Saturday 16th of October 2021 09:45:19 PM
Do you ever find yourself stuck in the never-ending loop of switching between multiple Linux distros for months? Maybe you want to explore all the available options in search of the best, but with so many distros to try, that seems like an impossible task. Although as fun it is to install and test new operating systems, settling with a feature-rich Linux distro that fits your needs is far better than going on a wild goose chase.

How to Upgrade Ubuntu 21.04 to 21.10 Impish Indri

Saturday 16th of October 2021 09:01:41 PM
In the following tutorial, you will learn how to upgrade from Ubuntu 21.04 to 21.10 with complete steps and screenshots.

How to Install OpenLiteSpeed on AlmaLinux 8

Saturday 16th of October 2021 06:50:10 PM
OpenLiteSpeed is a free, open-source web server that you can use for administering and serving websites. This tutorial will show you how to install OpenLiteSpeed web server on Alma Linux 8.

My Fedora Linux home network part 1 – the data server

Saturday 16th of October 2021 04:38:39 PM
The following article is the first of a series about how I’ve used the Fedora Linux operating system to create a home network. My goal is to demonstrate a few ways that Fedora Linux can be useful to a home user or a Small Office / Home Office (SOHO) user and to encourage more people to test, implement and use Fedora Linux. There is also demand in the workforce for Information Technology (IT) professionals who are ready to step into duties that require familiarity with Linux. With Linux, you can start without big investments. You can use what equipment you have and grow with your ideas.

GNOME 41 Desktop Lands in openSUSE Tumbleweed, KDE Plasma 5.23 Is Coming Soon

Saturday 16th of October 2021 02:27:08 PM
Dominique Leuenberger published today a brief review over what landed in the software repositories of the openSUSE Tumbleweed rolling-release distribution in the past two weeks, including the latest GNOME 41 desktop enviornment.

How to Install Apache Spark on Debian 11

Saturday 16th of October 2021 12:15:37 PM
Apache Spark is a free, open-source, general-purpose, and distributed computational framework that is created to provide faster computational results. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Apache Spark on Debian 11.

How to Install Unity Desktop on Ubuntu 21.10 Impish Indri

Saturday 16th of October 2021 10:04:05 AM
In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install the latest Unity Desktop Environment on Ubuntu 21.10 Impish Indri.

Devuan 4.0 ‘Chimaera’ Systemd-Free Distro Released

Saturday 16th of October 2021 07:52:34 AM
The Devuan community has announced the release of Devuan 4.0 with code name Chimaera, which strives to make GNU/Linux free of systemd.

PinePhone Pro Linux Smartphone Unveiled with 4GB RAM, Custom Rockchip SoC

Saturday 16th of October 2021 05:41:03 AM
PINE64 unveiled today the PinePhone Pro as their flagship Linux smartphone and the successor of the original PinePhone, featuring more powerful internals and an upgraded display.

Excellent System Utilities: Pingnoo – traceroute/ping analyser

Saturday 16th of October 2021 03:29:32 AM
This article looks at Pingnoo, an open-source cross-platform application for analysing and measuring the round trip time (latency) between two hosts. It offers a graphical representation for traceroute and ping output.

How to test any Linux Distro online

Saturday 16th of October 2021 02:28:00 AM
In this tutorial you will learn how to test any linux distro online.

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