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GIMP 2.10.28 is Here as a Bugfix Release, Version 2.10.26 Was Skipped

Sunday 19th of September 2021 02:56:37 AM
The latest GIMP 2.10.28 release is in principle a “minor” bug-fix release. It is mostly the same program, there are no big changes like there are in the development branch for the next major version that will be released as GIMP 3.0, but there are some noteworthy bug fixes and performance adjustments mainly aimed at Windows users.

Why my public library chooses Linux and open source

Sunday 19th of September 2021 01:42:16 AM
The Crawford County Federated Library System has been using Linux and open source software in its IT operations since 1999. They realized early on the potential of open source and integrated it into their enterprise. They were a part of my own Linux journey as I built a content filtering system for our school district. Twenty years ago, there were few models for the use of open source in libraries and education. Meadville Public Library and the Crawford County Federated Library System were the leaders then and now.

How to Install PHP 8 on Debian

Sunday 19th of September 2021 12:27:56 AM
The following tutorial guides you step by step through the process of installing PHP 8.0 on Debian 10. PHP is an open-source general-purpose scripting language, mostly used by web developers as it can be easily be embedded into HTML.

How to Install Joomla 3.9 on Ubuntu 20.04

Saturday 18th of September 2021 11:13:36 PM
Joomla is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) built in PHP Joomla allows users to publish different kinds of websites, such as personal blogs, government applications, corporate intranets and extranets, small and large business websites, etc.

How to Install Skype on CentOS 8

Saturday 18th of September 2021 09:59:15 PM
In this tutorial, you will learn how to install Skype on CentOS 8.

How to Install Redis on Debian 11 Bullseye

Saturday 18th of September 2021 08:44:55 PM
At the end of the guide, you will know how to install and configure Redis on your Debian 11 Bullseye operating system.

GIMP 2.10.28 Released with Improvements and Bug Fixes, New Script-Fu Function

Saturday 18th of September 2021 07:30:35 PM
The GIMP project released today GIMP 2.10.28 as a new maintenance update to the GIMP 2.10 series of this very popular and powerful open-source and cross-platform image editor software.

Researchers Find Malware Hiding in Windows Subsystem for Linux

Saturday 18th of September 2021 06:16:15 PM
Black Lotus Labs revealed on Thursday that it's discovered new malware that uses the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) to avoid being detected by security tools.

Neptune 15 v2 from Juno is a Linux Gaming Laptop with 240 Hz Display

Saturday 18th of September 2021 05:12:56 PM
Nowadays, it is a little difficult to choose a perfect Linux gaming laptop, but it is not impossible to get it. The Neptune 15? V2 from Juno Computers is powered by Intel’s 10th-gen Comet Lake chipsets, and can be configured with up to 64GB of RAM.

Google extends right-to-be-forgotten to app permissions on older Android devices

Saturday 18th of September 2021 10:41:07 AM
In December, Google plans to have app runtime permissions expire on older versions of Android for apps that haven't been opened for several months, extending the availability of a privacy protection feature introduced in Android 11.

How to Install VirtualBox on Ubuntu 20.04

Saturday 18th of September 2021 09:26:47 AM
In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install VirtualBox on your Ubuntu 20.04 LTS operating system along with creating a new Virtual Machine from scratch.

How to Find and Remove Duplicate/Unwanted Files in Linux Using ‘FSlint’ Tool

Saturday 18th of September 2021 08:12:27 AM
Very recently I have written a post on fdupes utility which is used to find and replace duplicate files in Linux. This post aims at throwing light on what is fslint, its features, installation and usages.

How to Gzip Large (100GB+) Files Faster in Linux

Saturday 18th of September 2021 06:58:06 AM
Linux users and system administrators will never fail to cross paths with file management routines. As the Linux system, programs, and user files grow from Megabytes to Gigabytes, there is always the need to zip or compress some of your OS-bound files.

Open source game achievements

Saturday 18th of September 2021 05:43:46 AM
Learn how Gamerzilla brings an achievement system to open source games and enables all developers to implement achievements separate from the game platform. Some open source games rival the quality of commercial games. While it is hard to match the quality of triple-a games, open source games compete effectively against the indie games. But, gamer […]

Install phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu 20.04 with Apache

Saturday 18th of September 2021 04:29:26 AM
phpMyAdmin is a web-based application for interacting with MySQL database server. This tool provides you with a user interface to make MySQL operations so you don’t have to use the command line interface.

Install LEMP Stack (Nginx, PHP and MariaDB) on Debian 11

Saturday 18th of September 2021 03:15:06 AM
The LEMP Stack is a set of open-source software and frameworks or libraries that are used to host web applications on the internet. A stack consists of Linux operating system, Nginx web server, MariaDB/MySQL database server, and PHP language.

Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS Released with BootHole Patches, Latest Security Updates

Saturday 18th of September 2021 02:00:46 AM
Canonical releases today Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS as up-to-date installation/live images to its long-term supported Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating system series.

IPv4 vs IPv6

Saturday 18th of September 2021 12:46:25 AM
The Internet Protocol (IP) is a set of rules that specifies addressing and routing the data between computers. This article explains the Internet Protocol and how IPv6 differs from IPv4.

Excellent Utilities: Deskreen – live streaming desktop to a web browser

Friday 17th of September 2021 11:32:05 PM
Deskreen is free and open source software that lets you use any device with a web browser as a secondary screen. This device can be a wide range of hardware such as a smartphone, tablet, smart TV, or a notebook. And you can connect as many devices as required.

Top 5 Open-Source eLearning Platforms for Linux

Friday 17th of September 2021 10:17:45 PM
The world of education, like other sectors, has been undergoing the process of digital transformation for years. With the creation of e-learning platforms, education is now available to anyone who has access to the Internet.