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5 new improvements in Apache ShardingSphere

3 hours 39 min ago
Apache ShardingSphere, a powerful distributed database, recently released a major update to optimize and enhance its features, performance, testing, documentation, and examples. In short, the project continues to work hard at development to make it easier for you to manage your organization's data.

How to Install Matrix Synapse Chat Server on Ubuntu 22.04

5 hours 50 min ago
Matrix is a free, open-source, and web-based solution used for messaging and VoIP services. It is an open standard VOIP protocol that allows you to communicate with other users on a different service provider via voice-over-IP and chat.

Learn the OSI model in 5 minutes

8 hours 2 min ago
The Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model is a standard for how computers, servers, and people communicate within a system. It was the first standard model for network communications and was adopted in the early 1980s by all major computer and telecommunications companies.The OSI model provides a universal language for describing networks and thinking about them in discrete chunks, or layers.

Beelink SEi12 mini PC available for preorder at $459

Wednesday 5th of October 2022 06:00:06 AM
Beelink announced their latest mini PC which is based on a 12th Gen i5 Core processor from Intel. The SEi12 offers up to 32GB of RAM, 500GB of SSD storage, dual 4K displays and dual fans for efficient cooling. As of now, the SEi12 mini PC only supports the following Alder Lake-U processor: i5-1235U  — […]

Introducing NVK, a new open-source Vulkan driver for NVIDIA hardware in Mesa

Wednesday 5th of October 2022 03:48:34 AM
Say hello to NVK, a brand new, open-source Vulkan driver for NVIDIA hardware in Mesa, written almost entirely from scratch using the new official headers from NVIDIA.

System 76’s COSMIC Desktop Ditched GTK in Favor of Iced

Wednesday 5th of October 2022 01:37:03 AM
System 76’s engineers picked Iced, a Rust-based cross-platform GUI toolkit, over GTK for their in-house developed COSMIC Desktop.

Installing LibreOffice On Slackware 15

Tuesday 4th of October 2022 11:25:32 PM
Slackware has been one of my favorite GNU/Linux distributions for a very long time, especially since Version 8.0 came out, many moons back. The reason is that it embodies the "KISS" method of designing a distribution. Sadly, Slackware didn't include back then, and it doesn't include LibreOffice now. Fortunately, there is a way to install a fully-functional, latest-greatest, LibreOffice on our Slackware 15.0 computers and use it. T

Debian Linux accepts proprietary firmware in major policy change

Tuesday 4th of October 2022 09:14:01 PM
Instead of being made entirely of free software, the next release of Debian Linux, Bookworm, will include proprietary drivers and firmware.

GNU Linux-Libre 6.0 Kernel Released for Those Who Seek 100% Freedom for Their PCs

Tuesday 4th of October 2022 06:05:33 PM
Alexandre Oliva announced today the release and general availability of the GNU Linux-libre 6.0 kernel for those who seek 100% freedom for their GNU/Linux computers.

Here come the new Red Hat Enterprise Linux distros

Tuesday 4th of October 2022 03:54:02 PM
Red Hat ups its security and developer game in its RHEL 8.7 and 9.1 betas.

Big changes coming in Debian 12: Some parts won't be FOSS

Tuesday 4th of October 2022 01:42:31 PM
Vote result good news for new users, but might be bad for remixesThe next major release of Debian will ship installation images that are not 100 percent free open source software.…

PostgreSQL 15 promises to ease Oracle and SQL Server migrations

Tuesday 4th of October 2022 11:31:00 AM
MERGE means more code can be copied from earlier installation, because let's be real – that's how it's happening. PostgreSQL, the popular open source relational database, is getting support for MERGE statements, a move which is intended to make migration from SQL Server and Oracle-based systems easier.…

9to5Linux Weekly Roundup: October 2nd, 2022

Tuesday 4th of October 2022 09:19:28 AM
The 105th installment of the 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup is here for the week ending on October 2nd, 2022, keeping you guys up to date with the most important things happening in the Linux world.

Is your old computer 'obsolete', or is it a Linux opportunity?

Tuesday 4th of October 2022 07:07:57 AM
Too often older computers are labeled 'obsolete'. Linux changes that. Refurbish an old computer and make it useful again for someone who needs it.

Linux kernel 6.0 debuts, Linus Torvalds teases 'core new things' coming in version 6.1

Tuesday 4th of October 2022 04:56:26 AM
Linux boss' launch message is more ‘6.0 is overrated’ than ‘The joy of 6.0’. Linus Torvalds has released a stable cut of version 6.0 of the Linux kernel.…

Linux 6.0 kernel enhances security with Runtime Verification, improves CPU energy efficiency

Tuesday 4th of October 2022 02:44:54 AM
“It’s a fundamental feature for enabling the usage of Linux in safety-critical systems, a trend that is mainly led by automotive and industrial applications,” de Oliveira told VentureBeat. “But it will also help to improve Linux’s reliability in general across industries and use scenarios.”

Debian Votes for One Installer ISO with Non-Free Firmware

Tuesday 4th of October 2022 12:33:23 AM
Debian team votes for one single installer ISO with non-free firmware packages for better discovery and user experience for installation.

How to Install Linux Kernel 6.0 on Ubuntu 22.10

Monday 3rd of October 2022 10:21:52 PM
Good news for Ubuntu users as they can now install the latest and greatest Linux 6.0 kernel series on their PCs, or on an Ubuntu-based distribution if it’s based on a supported release. Here’s how!

Streaming with Linux: TIDAL

Monday 3rd of October 2022 08:10:21 PM
TIDAL is a global music streaming platform. It was the first streaming service to offer hi-res audio thanks to its adoption of MQA technology.

Linux Kernel 6.0 is Officially Out with Run-Time Kernel Verification

Monday 3rd of October 2022 05:58:50 PM
Release highlights of Linux Kernel 6.0 (mainline) which bring improvements across GPU, CPU, storage and misc updates.

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