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Shadow of the Tomb Raider coming to Linux on Nov 5

16 hours 9 min ago
Gamers are in for a treat as Shadow of the Tomb Raider Definitive Edition is set to make its debut on both Linux and macOS systems this November 5th. Shadow of the Tomb Raider is the third and final installment to the famous Tomb Raider origins trilogy.

Configuring Automatic Login and Lock Screen on Ubuntu 19.10

Wednesday 16th of October 2019 01:15:52 AM
Whether it's Linux or Windows, Ubuntu, or Fedora, I am not an 'automatic' type of guy.  That is to say, and I don't want my login automated, nor do I want my updates automatically installed.  This preference directly results from over thirty years in Information Technology, prudence, habit, and experience.  Plus, it's just plain smart security sense.

How to download files using command-line in Ubuntu Terminal

Monday 14th of October 2019 04:51:29 PM
One of the usual daily tasks is downloading files. Using the command line, you can easily carry out this task quickly.

Tails 4.0 RC out now with Linux 5.3, Tor Browser 9.0

Monday 14th of October 2019 12:20:54 PM
You can now download the latest Tails release candidate that not only comes with increased privacy but also Linux 5.3 and Tor Browser 9.

How to verify a Linux ISO image before installing it

Sunday 13th of October 2019 04:20:13 AM
Making use of the corrupted ISO images for installation can cause an unstable PC or in worst cases, an inoperable PC too. Hence, I suggest to first authenticate the ISO image before installing it.

Test drive a Linux distro online before you hate it

Saturday 12th of October 2019 05:37:02 PM
I have been using MX-Linux as the distro on my primary laptop for over a year now.  That’s the longest I’ve ever primarily used a single distro.  I’m proud of that accomplishment. It took me years to get here! When I first started with Linux, I was a notorious distro hopper, habitually jumping from one […]

How to install Google Fonts on Fedora

Friday 11th of October 2019 01:25:28 AM
Did you want to add some style to your documents or maybe create a beautiful banner on Gimp? You will need some stylish fonts to jazz it up a bit. In this tutorial, we are going to walk you through installing Google Fonts on Fedora by using the following two methods.

Tmux takes your Linux terminal to a whole new level

Thursday 10th of October 2019 02:16:00 AM
tmux is a terminal multiplexer. It allows several terminals to be created, accessed, and managed from a single screen. It also can perform some cool functions. Read on for more information.

Nvidia starts funding Blender development

Wednesday 9th of October 2019 12:40:15 AM
Nvidia has decided to help with the development of Blender massively as the company is now part of the Blender Foundation Development Fund.

Flatpak 1.5 released with version pinning and update monitoring

Tuesday 8th of October 2019 11:41:54 AM
We finally got to see a significant update to Flatpak, and it also happens to accompany several new features and enhancements. The new Flatpak 15.0 features version pinning, which means that you can now pin app versions and stop the system from automatically updating.

How to install Cinnamon Desktop on Fedora

Tuesday 8th of October 2019 02:00:43 AM
Fedora workstation comes with a GNOME desktop installed. If you do not prefer the GNOME look and would like to try Linux Mint's Cinnamon desktop, you can install it on your Fedora too. Let's show you how.

6 Essential Command-Line Utilities Every Linux User Should Know

Sunday 6th of October 2019 11:08:32 PM
Last week, we shared with you several “cool and fun” commands to get comfortable and confident with the Linux command-line. In our quest to further aid Linux users with mastery of the command line, or CLI, we present you with a variety of command-line utilities essential for all Linux users, regardless of proficiency level. Note: For […]

How to customize your Ubuntu terminal prompt

Friday 4th of October 2019 01:36:03 AM
Here, we're going to explain how users can customize the look of their Ubuntu Terminal. The final part of this article can be used in any other distribution as well.

How to install Odoo 12 with PostgreSQL 11 on CentOS 7

Wednesday 2nd of October 2019 03:26:19 PM
At FOSS Linux, we are focused on open-source apps, so in this tutorial, we are going to install and configure the Oddo community version on CentOS.

Linux Mint new logo revealed, LMDE 4 to be named Debbie

Wednesday 2nd of October 2019 02:06:55 PM
The Linux Mint Monthly newsletter for September has been posted and we've gotten to know some very important details about the future of Linux Mint and LMDE 4.

Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine) Beta Installation and Overview

Tuesday 1st of October 2019 09:18:06 PM
It may be early, but I've been looking forward to the release of Ubuntu 19.10 for some time now. As an impatient person, and promised readers in the FOSSLinux article announcing the release of Eoan Ermine that we would provide you a review of Ubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine - Beta.  So, here it goes.

Linux kernel 5.4 to get lockdown functionality

Monday 30th of September 2019 09:52:16 PM
After years of review and deliberation, Linux creator and principal developer Linus Torvalds approved a new security feature for the Linux kernel, referred to as 'lockdown.'

How to install and configure Docker-CE on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Monday 30th of September 2019 01:25:54 AM
Docker is a containerization technology designed to create, deploy, and run applications by using containers —from hybrid cloud to the edge. This tutorial provides you fully tested step-by-step guide on installation the Docker on your Ubuntu system.

6 cool and fun Linux commands you don’t want to miss

Sunday 29th of September 2019 02:01:12 AM
The real purpose of this article is to help Linux newbies get comfortable and confident with the Linux command-line.  While knowledge and comfort of the Linux GUI allow great power, it is the mastery of the command line, or CLI, affords the Linux user unlimited power and certifies them as a Linux power user well on their way to becoming an expert.

Ubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine Beta available for download

Saturday 28th of September 2019 01:31:59 AM
FOSS Linux first brought you news of Eoan Ermine back in May of this year.  Earlier this month, we reported on the Canonical Team's decision to use LZ4 compression in Ubuntu 19.10 as it was the most effective compromise between best compression and decompression.

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Audiocasts/Shows/Screencasts: FLOSS Weekly, Containers, Linux Headlines, Arch Linux Openbox Build and GhostBSD 19.09

  • FLOSS Weekly 551: Kamailio

    Kamailio is an Open Source SIP Server released under GPL, able to handle thousands of call setups per second. Kamailio can be used to build large platforms for VoIP and realtime communications – presence, WebRTC, Instant messaging and other applications.

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    Containers changed the way the IT world deploys software. We give you our take on technologies such as docker (including docker-compose), Kubernetes and highlight a few of our favorite containers.

  • 2019-10-16 | Linux Headlines

    WireGuard is kicked out of the Play Store, a new Docker worm is discovered, and Mozilla unveils upcoming changes to Firefox.

  • Showing off my Custom Arch Linux Openbox Build
  • GhostBSD 19.09 - Based on FreeBSD 12.0-STABLE and Using MATE Desktop 1.22

    GhostBSD 19.09 is the latest release of GhostBSD. This release based on FreeBSD 12.0-STABLE while also pulling in TrueOS packages, GhostBSD 19.09 also has an updated OpenRC init system, a lot of unnecessary software was removed, AMDGPU and Radeon KMS is now valid xconfig options and a variety of other improvements and fixes.

MX-19 Release Candidate 1 now available

We are pleased to offer MX-19 RC 1 for testing purposes. As usual, this iso includes the latest updates from debian 10.1 (buster), antiX and MX repos. Read more

The Linux Mint 19.2 Gaming Report: Promising But Room For Improvement

When I started outlining the original Linux Gaming Report, I was still a fresh-faced Linux noob. I didn’t understand how fast the ecosystem advanced (particularly graphics drivers and Steam Proton development), and I set some lofty goals that I couldn’t accomplish given my schedule. Before I even got around to testing Ubuntu 18.10, for example, Ubuntu 19.04 was just around the corner! And since all the evaluation and benchmarking takes a considerable amount of time, I ended up well behind the curve. So I’ve streamlined the process a bit, while adding additional checkpoints such as out-of-the-box software availability and ease-of-installation for important gaming apps like Lutris and GameHub. Read more