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Wireshark 4.0 Released as World’s Most Popular Network Protocol Analyzer

Friday 7th of October 2022 06:13:33 AM
Wireshark, the world’s most popular and widely-used open-source and cross-platform network protocol analyzer, has been updated to version 4.0, a major release that adds support for new protocols and other changes.

OpenStack ends requirement for six-monthly upgrades with a SLURP plan

Friday 7th of October 2022 04:02:02 AM
As version ‘Zed’ debuts, project slows down a little. OpenStack has completed an alphabet’s worthy of releases, with the project on Wednesday issuing “Zed” – the 26th version of the open-source cloud stack and also adding an optional slower upgrade cadence.…

EuroLinux Desktop Review: A Worthy Alternative to Ubuntu LTS?

Friday 7th of October 2022 01:50:30 AM
A detailed review of EuroLinux desktop, which is a Linux distro based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) aims for institutions and users.

Install sysPass Password Manager with Free Let's Encrypt SSL on Ubuntu 22.04

Thursday 6th of October 2022 11:38:59 PM
sysPass is a free, open-source, and PHP-based password management tool used to save your passwords in a safe location. It is web-based, secure, reliable, and designed for multi-user environments.

Collabora Announces NVK, a New Open-Source Vulkan Driver for NVIDIA Hardware in Mesa

Thursday 6th of October 2022 09:27:28 PM
Collabora’s Jason Ekstrand announced today a new Vulkan graphics driver for NVIDIA hardware called NVK, which will be implemented in the Mesa open-source graphics stack for everyone to enjoy.

How to find your motherboard model and other hardware information in Linux

Thursday 6th of October 2022 07:15:57 PM
Regardless of your motherboard’s manufacturer, a single command line tool makes it simple to find your hardware’s manufacturer, model, and more in Linux.

Linux 6.1: Rust to hit mainline kernel

Thursday 6th of October 2022 05:04:25 PM
New language will be official, probably within a couple of months. The first big change for the forthcoming Linux kernel 6.1 is in… and it's a big one.…

Canonical Launches Free Ubuntu Pro Subscriptions for Everyone

Thursday 6th of October 2022 02:52:54 PM
Canonical today launched a free tier of its Ubuntu Pro commercial offering for everyone who wants to extend the coverage of security updates on their Ubuntu PCs to up to 10 years and also access exclusive tools.

IceWM reaches version 3 after a mere 25 years

Thursday 6th of October 2022 12:41:23 PM
And it's not the only venerable window manager still in development. A new version of a quarter-century-old window manager shows that there's still room for improvement and innovation, even in established, mature tools.…

Working with Btrfs - General Concepts

Thursday 6th of October 2022 10:29:52 AM
This article is part of a series of articles that takes a closer look at Btrfs. This is the default filesystem for Fedora Workstation and Fedora Silverblue since Fedora Linux 33. Introduction Filesystems are one of the foundations of modern computers. They are an essential part of every operating system and they usually work unnoticed. […]

Use OCI containers to run WebAssembly workloads

Thursday 6th of October 2022 08:18:20 AM
WebAssembly (also referred to as Wasm) has gained popularity as a portable binary instruction format with an embeddable and isolated execution environment for client and server applications. Think of WebAssembly as a small, fast, efficient, and very secure stack-based virtual machine designed to execute portable bytecode that doesn't care what CPU or operating system it runs on.

How to Install WonderCMS on Ubuntu 22.04

Thursday 6th of October 2022 06:06:49 AM
WonderCMS is a content management system written in PHP that uses javascript, jQuery, and CSS. In this tutorial, we are going to install WonderCMS on Ubuntu 22.04, and we will use Nginx as a web server.

VideoLAN to India: If you love FOSS so much, why have you blocked downloads of our tools?

Thursday 6th of October 2022 03:55:18 AM
Local activists help pen letter to government requesting - in very stern language - reasons why it's been targeted. Developers of the open source VideoLAN media player have challenged India’s government to explain why the project’s web site has been blocked.…

SUSE wheels out first public prototype of its server Linux distro, asks for feedback

Thursday 6th of October 2022 01:43:46 AM
Adaptable Linux Platform v0.01 shows that the future of SLE is containerized. As we reported back in July, the future direction of SUSE Linux Enterprise is starting to take shape, and it's containers all the way down.…

Fedora and openSUSE Are Dropping Support for Some Video Codecs

Wednesday 5th of October 2022 11:32:15 PM
Fedora and openSUSE are removing H.264, H.265, and VC-1 VA-API video codecs support from Mesa to avoid potential license issues.

Best Free and Open Source Alternatives to Microsoft Teams

Wednesday 5th of October 2022 09:20:44 PM
Microsoft Teams is a proprietary business communication platform. The service integrates with the company’s Office 365 subscription office productivity suite.

How To Install and Use NVM (Node Version Manager) on Ubuntu 22.04

Wednesday 5th of October 2022 07:09:13 PM
NVM, also called "Node Version Manager" used for installing and managing multiple Node.js versions in Linux. It provides a command line utility that helps developers to install multiple Node versions and switch between multiple versions as per their project requirements.

How to Make Your First Linux App With Flutter

Wednesday 5th of October 2022 04:57:42 PM
Want to build your first Linux app using Flutter? Check out this guide that teaches you the basics you need to know.

Linux Foundation Events Now ‘Run’ by Linux’s Biggest Foe

Wednesday 5th of October 2022 02:46:11 PM
The Linux Foundation expresses gratitude, upfront, to only one company: Microsoft

5 new improvements in Apache ShardingSphere

Wednesday 5th of October 2022 12:34:40 PM
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.