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Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish Daily Builds Are Now Available

4 hours 25 min ago
The development starts for Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and daily builds are now available for download.

openSUSE Tumbleweed Has Received a Bunch of Updates

6 hours 37 min ago
The past week produced two openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots and both included a lot of updates for users of KDE. Douglas DeMaio from OpenSUSE project has announced the new Tumbleweed snapshots.

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Jammy Jellyfish) Daily Builds Are Now Available for Download

8 hours 48 min ago
It’s that time of the year again, when Canonical kicks off the development cycle of the next major Ubuntu Linux release, in this case Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Jammy Jellyfish), and daily builds are now available for download.

Raspberry Pi BMO is Fully Assembled and Ready for OctoPrint

11 hours 30 sec ago
In a recent episode of our weekly Raspberry Pi podcast, The PiCast, we had the honor of featuring developer and Artist Geeky Faye Art who’s been hard at work creating a huge BMO figure, a character from the show Adventure Time, with a Raspberry Pi inside. According to Geeky Faye Art, the goal of this project is to create a figure that looks like BMO, talks like BMO, and runs OctoPrint, an open-source system developed just for the Raspberry Pi to help manage and control 3D printers.

XClicker is a Simple Auto Clicker for Linux Desktops

13 hours 12 min ago
Mouse auto clickers are incredibly useful in scenarios that require you to repeat mouse movements and clicks. XClicker is an open source, easy to use, feature-rich, blazing fast auto clicker for Linux desktops using x11. It generates mouse clicks automatically at preset intervals, and it doesn’t cost any money.

Our journey to open source during Google Summer of Code

15 hours 23 min ago
Every year, Google organizes a program called Summer of Code (GSoC). Students worldwide can write open source code under an open source mentoring organization and get paid to do so! You get to work on cool open source projects, network with talented engineers, and get paid during the summer break. How cool is that!?

KDE Plasma 5.24 Desktop Environment to Introduce Support for Fingerprint Readers

17 hours 35 min ago
The upcoming KDE Plasma 5.24 desktop environment will introduce support for fingerprint readers to allow users to authenticate in to their Plasma sessions faster, easier, and more secure.

Microsoft under fire again from open-source .NET devs: Hot Reload feature pulled for sake of Visual Studio sales

Sunday 24th of October 2021 06:45:26 AM
Windows giant has a funny way of 'loving' Free software. Microsoft has enraged the open-source .NET community by removing functionality from open-source .NET to bolster the appeal of Visual Studio, not least against its cross-platform cousin Visual Studio Code.…

How to Block any IP Address on Nginx

Sunday 24th of October 2021 04:38:35 AM
Learn how to block any IP address on Nginx easily via three steps.

Canonical Wants Your Feedback on the New Ubuntu Desktop Installer

Sunday 24th of October 2021 02:27:04 AM
Canonical is still developing a new desktop installer for future Ubuntu releases, written in Google’s Flutter SDK, and they want your feedback on their latest work.

Raspberry Pi Powers Neural Network Processor Dev Kit

Sunday 24th of October 2021 12:15:33 AM
BrainChip, the neuromorphic AI specialist, has announced on Twitter that it is now taking orders for two new development kits for its Akida advanced neural networking processor, as spotted by CNX Software. One of the development kits comes with a Raspberry Pi 4, and the other, which is twice the price, comes with a barebones X86 mini PC.

DXVK Native 1.9.2a is out for translating Direct 3D 9 / 10 / 11 to Vulkan for Linux games

Saturday 23rd of October 2021 10:11:49 PM
DXVK Native is the fork of the original translation layer DXVK, the part of Proton that translates Direct 3D 9 / 10 / 11 to Vulkan but this is meant for Linux native builds and a new release is out now. Developed by Joshua Ashton who has been involved in DXVK, VKD3D-Proton, updating a few Valve games and more. Be sure to check out our previous interview!

How to Download & Install Fedora 35 & GNOME 41 from USB Bootable Disk

Saturday 23rd of October 2021 08:01:47 PM
In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install Fedora 35 on a PC with complete steps, screenshots from creating a USB bootable drive to installing and first time set up.

Master the Vim Text Editor on Linux Using Vimtutor

Saturday 23rd of October 2021 05:50:16 PM
Learning how to use a terminal-based text editor like Vim can be hard. But you don't have to go through with all that trouble, not with Vimtutor.

Install Sails.js Framework with Nginx on CentOS 8

Saturday 23rd of October 2021 03:38:45 PM
Sails.js is a Javascript framework for Node.js. It is used for developing real-time applications very quickly. It allows you to resemble the MVC architecture from frameworks like Ruby on Rails. In this post, we will show you how to install Sails.js with Nginx on CentOS 8

MAKE MORE with Inkscape – Papercraft et al.

Saturday 23rd of October 2021 01:29:11 PM
Papercraft is more then a simple hobby. It is the basis for rapid prototyping, package design and many other creative works. Find out how to make Papercraft with Inkscape.

3 tips for printing with Linux

Saturday 23rd of October 2021 11:17:40 AM
I have a confession to make. This may be an unpopular opinion. I actually enjoy reading documents on a piece of paper as opposed to digitally. When I want to try a new recipe, I print it out to follow it so I don[he]#039[/he]t have to continually swipe my mobile device to keep up with the steps. I store all my favorite recipes in sheet protectors in a binder. I also like to print out coloring pages or activity sheets for my kids. There are a ton of options online or we create our own!

MX Linux 21 “Wildflower” is Here with UEFI Live Boot Menus

Saturday 23rd of October 2021 09:06:09 AM
MX Linux has gained a lot of traction in the last few years. Now the brand new release of MX Linux 21 codenamed “Wildflower“ has hit the download mirrors. Let’s check out what’s new!

How to install ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors on Linux Mint

Saturday 23rd of October 2021 07:00:30 AM
ONLYOFFICE desktop app is an open-source office suite pack that comprises editors for text documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. In this tutorial, we’ll learn how to install ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors on your Linux Mint.

How and Why to Install Latte Dock From Source Code

Saturday 23rd of October 2021 04:48:59 AM
If you plan to install the Latte Dock on your KDE desktop, you'll get much better results if you install from source code. Here's how to do that.