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Things To Do After Installing openSUSE Leap 15.2

1 hour 5 min ago
Today, we’ll go in a walk-through of things to do after installing the newly-released openSUSE Leap 15.2 distribution.

Vivaldi 3.2 Released with New Mute Button on Picture-in-Picture, More Improvements

5 hours 56 min ago
Vivaldi Technologies announced today the general availability of the Vivaldi 3.2 web browser for all supported platforms, an update that brings various improvements and new features.

How to Install Mumble and Murmur Voice Chat on Debian 10

7 hours 10 min ago
Mumble is a low-latency, high quality voice chat program for gaming. It features noise suppression, encrypted connections for both voice and instant messaging, automatic gain control and low latency audio with support for multiple audio standards.

PAM by example: Use authconfig to modify PAM

8 hours 25 min ago
Learn more about PAM configuration files in Linux by exploring changes made by the authconfig utility.

AWOW AK41 Mini Desktop PC – Gaming – Week 5

Thursday 6th of August 2020 06:46:50 AM
For this week’s blog, Luke looks at gaming on the AWOW AK41 Mini PC. This tiny computer uses the Intel UHD Graphics 605, an integrated processor graphics unit from the Gemini Lake generation.

LibreOffice 7.0 Officially Released, This Is What's New

Thursday 6th of August 2020 05:32:30 AM
The LibreOffice Project announced today the general availability of the LibreOffice 7.0 office suite series for all supported platforms, including GNU/Linux, macOS and Windows.

How To Rescue Virtual Machines With Virt-rescue

Thursday 6th of August 2020 04:18:09 AM
Virt-rescue is like a rescue CD, but for virtual machines. This guide describes how to rescue virtual machines with Virt-rescue in Linux.

LibreOffice 7.0 is released. This is what's new

Thursday 6th of August 2020 03:03:49 AM
The latest version of LibreOffice 7.0 is here with major improvements and features. It is a massive release in terms of user features, compatibility and more.

Learning NFS through server and client configuration

Thursday 6th of August 2020 01:49:29 AM
I have used NFS in a limited capacity for years. I was familiar with the concept and had been accessing NFS shares, however, I had never actually configured one. Chances are, I am not alone in this. I thought I would learn how to set it all up and even bring you all along with me.

Kernel 5.8 brings significant updates to RockChip & MediaTek SoCs

Thursday 6th of August 2020 12:35:08 AM
Earlier this week, the massive Linux 5.8 kernel was released, bringing with it numerous updates for RockChip SoCs, including the addition of AFBC support, the upstreaming of the video decoder driver, and continued improvements to the camera drivers. Kernel 5.8 also brings a significant fix to MediaTek SoCs, enabling displays on MT8173 based devices (for example, the Lenovo IdeaPad Duet Chromebook) to be functional when using the mainline kernel.

Minesweeper but it's a rogue-lite with tons of features - DemonCrawl is out for Linux

Wednesday 5th of August 2020 11:20:48 PM
Oh no, I think DemonCrawl might just end up being my next 100 hour game and it's now available for Linux.

How to Install MongoDB on Ubuntu 20.04

Wednesday 5th of August 2020 10:06:28 PM
MongoDB is a free and open-source document database. It belongs to a family of databases called NoSQL, which is different from the traditional table-based SQL databases like MySQL and PostgreSQL. This tutorial describes how to install and configure MongoDB Community Edition on Ubuntu 20.04.

What I learned while teaching C programming on YouTube

Wednesday 5th of August 2020 08:52:08 PM
The act of breaking something down in order to teach it to others can be a great way to reacquaint yourself with some old concepts and, in many cases, gain new insights.read more

Pinta Open-Source Image Editing and Drawing App Sees New Major Release After 5 Years

Wednesday 5th of August 2020 07:37:48 PM
Pinta, the open-source, free and multi-platform image editing and drawing software, received a new major release after more than five years of absence.

How to install Memcached on Ubuntu 20.04

Wednesday 5th of August 2020 06:23:27 PM
Memcached is a distributed in-memory object caching system for small chunks of data from the results of database queries or API calls, etc.

How to create compressed encrypted archives with tar and gpg

Wednesday 5th of August 2020 05:09:07 PM
There are many reasons why you may want to create compressed encrypted file archives. You may want to create an encrypted backup of your personal files. Another possible scenario is that you may want to privately share content with a friend or colleague over the web or through cloud storage. Tar.gz files, or compressed tarballs, are created using the tar command. These tarballs are pretty much the standard go-to format for archives on GNU/Linux, however they are not encrypted. In the above scenarios that we mentioned it is often desirable to have encryption in order to secure your data. This is where gpg comes in.

Matthew Arnold: Why I switched to Fedora

Wednesday 5th of August 2020 03:54:47 PM
To a veteran user of other distributions, Fedora can be a challenge. If you are making the transition from another distribution, here are a few observations and tips to get you started.

Network Policy in Kubernetes

Wednesday 5th of August 2020 02:40:26 PM
By default, pods accept traffic from any source. A network policy helps to specify how a group of pods can communicate with each other and other network endpoints.

Latest Firefox rolls out Enhanced Tracking Protection 2.0; blocking redirect trackers by default

Wednesday 5th of August 2020 01:26:06 PM
Today, Firefox is introducing Enhanced Tracking Protection (ETP) 2.0, our next step in continuing to provide a safe and private experience for our users. ETP 2.0 protects you from an …

You Can Now Install Linux Kernel 5.8 on Linux Lite, Here’s How

Wednesday 5th of August 2020 12:11:46 PM
Once again, Linux Lite users are among the first to be able to install the most recent Linux kernel series, in this case Linux kernel 5.8, on their personal computers.