New story! Percona launches management system aimed at open-source databases

Open-source database services biz Percona has confirmed general availability of a database management platform initially targeted at PostgreSQL, MySQL, and MongoDB. Dubbed Percona Platform, the company's first product will be available as a subscription service aiming to bring together the management of three open-source databases under a single system.

New story! How to use Screen Command on Linux

Screen is a very useful command which gives us the ability to use multiple Shell(SSH) Sessions from a single SSH session. It means you do not need to explicitly open different SSH sessions to perform multiple operations parallelly.

New story! Inkscape adds multi-page support with v1.2 update

"This is one of the features that Inkscapers have been clamoring for over the past few years," the team acknowledged, and the functionality works well. It's possible to create standard or custom-sized pages in the same document, give them names, arrange them, and export them.

New story! Top 10 Best GNOME Extensions in 2022 With a Bonus List

  •; By arindam (Posted by arindam1989 on May 18, 2022 4:05 AM EDT)
  • Groups: GNOME
A list of 10 finest GNOME Extensions in 2022 which you can try in Ubuntu, Fedora and other Linux distributions. Take a look.

New story! Linux Administration: Ubuntu Linux Tutorial for Beginners

Linux is a multi-user system that serves as a reliable open-source system for desktops, and servers. Linux is the most widely used open-source Operating System (OS). In this article, we will be using Ubuntu Server Version to learn to use Linux using Commands.

New story! Rocky Linux 8.6 Is Now Available for Download, Based on RHEL 8.6

The Rocky Linux developers announced today the release and general availability of Rocky Linux 8.6 as the latest stable version of this enterprise-ready, CentOS Linux 8 alternative based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).

New story! Hardening in the enterprise: SUSE releases Rancher 2.6.5 and NeuVector 5.0

SUSE acquisition Rancher is growing up, with a decidedly enterprise-friendly 2.6.5 release and version 5.0 of NeuVector. SUSE appears to be increasingly becoming the container company, and used this year's EU Kubecon event to make its first release of NeuVector since it open-sourced the container security platform earlier this year.

New story! Software Freedom Conservancy wins big step forward for open-source rights

  • ZDNet; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by Scott_Ruecker on May 17, 2022 11:13 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The Software Freedom Conservancy (SFC), a non-profit organization that promotes open-source software and defends the free software General Public License (GPL), recently sued major TV vendor Vizio for abusing the GPL with its Linux-based SmartCast OS. Vizio replied that the SFC had no right to ask for the source code. On May 13, however, the SFC succeeded in federal court with its motion to have its lawsuit against Vizio remanded back to Superior Court in Orange County, CA.

New story! Umount Command in Linux

  •; By linuxopsys (Posted by techgeek007 on May 17, 2022 9:58 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
Learn about umount command in Linux to unmount Filesystem. It detaches a filesystem from the file system hierarchy of Linux.

New story! Travel off the grid and still send emails with putmail

In "normal times" my wife and I travel a lot. And as anyone who similarly travels a lot knows, connectivity can be very expensive. We were recently on a cruise and the "Premium" ship-board internet cost upwards of $200 for the full 7 days, and even then it had all the drawbacks of satellite internet in terms of speed and congestion. So to make my life easier, I set up offlineimap to download my mail, dovecot to let me use an IMAP client to read my mail, and msmtp to send mail from my various accounts. I covered much of this setup in 2020, and the rest is documented in many places online.

New story! Nordic Semiconductors offers low cost nRF5340 optimized for Bluetooth LE Audio products

Last week, Nordic Semiconductors introduced an Audio Development Kit (DK) equipped with their own nRF5340 System on Chip (SoC) and nPM1100 Power Management IC. Additionally, the nRF4340 Audio DK implements the Cirrus Logic’s CS47L63 high performance DAC and differential output driver enhanced for external loads (headphones w/ mono-only and direct speaker output).

New story! 4 ways you can preserve the Earth's livability with open source

Earth's uniqueness in creating a stable environment for life in a completely hostile space is a miracle. Various life forms have taken billions of years to build up the natural resources humans depend on, such as a protective atmosphere, fertile soil, stable weather, and clean drinking water.

New story! GPL legal battle: Vizio told by judge it will have to answer breach-of-contract claims

The Software Freedom Conservancy (SFC) has won a significant legal victory in its ongoing effort to force Vizio to publish the source code of its SmartCast TV software, which is said to contain GPLv2 and LGPLv2.1 copyleft-licensed components.

New story! How to Build and Install a Custom Kernel on Ubuntu

Compiling your own custom Linux kernel allows you to extract the most of your hardware and software. Learn how to install one in Ubuntu today.

New story! The sad state of Linux desktop diversity: 21 environments, just 2 designs

As a mainstream desktop OS, Linux is doing better than ever. The Year of Linux on the Desktop came some time ago, and it is ChromeOS (Chromebooks were outselling Macs until recently). But there's a problem – there is almost no diversity of design.

New story! The Linux Foundation Initiates “World of Open Source” Research Series

The Linux Foundation, a global nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, today launches the World of Open Source research series with its initial focus on the European community. The initiative will be championed by LF Research in collaboration with several European distribution and research partners. Furthermore, key executives of the Linux Foundation and partners will be speaking at KubeCon in Valencia, Spain this week as they kickstart the research series and meet with the extended open source and cloud native communities.

New story! Inkscape 1.2 Released with Support for Multi-Page Documents, Numerous Enhancements

  • 9to5Linux; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on May 17, 2022 1:40 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
Inkscape 1.2 has been released today as the latest update to this open-source, free, and cross-platform SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) editor for GNU/Linux, macOS, and Windows systems bringing numerous enhancements and new features.

New story! Kali Linux 2022.2 Comes with the Latest GNOME and KDE Desktop Environments

Kali Linux is a popular operating system designed for security professionals and Linux enthusiasts. This year’s second Kali Linux update, 2022.2, brings the latest versions of the GNOME and KDE desktop environments and many other improvements.

New story! Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.6: Better security, more options

The headlines went to the long-anticipated arrival of RHEL 9, but for more pragmatic Linux users, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.6 has arrived as well.

New story! Install Drupal 9 on Apache Web Server

Apache is a well-known web server on the Internet. According to w3techs, Apache web server hosts 31.5 percent of websites.

New story! Kali Linux 2022.2 Is Here with GNOME 42, KDE Plasma 5.24 LTS, and New Tools

Ethical hackers and penetration testers have a new Kali Linux release to play with, Kali Linux 2022.2, which brings some of the latest and greatest desktop environments, new tools, and many enhancements.

New story! Red Hat's Partnership With GM: From Edge to Data Center and Back Again

The partnership announced last week will see Red Hat working with General Motors to bring connected vehicles to a new level.

New story! China's Kylin Linux targets second RISC-V platform

China's military-derived and government-approved Linux distribution, Ubuntu Kylin, has revealed plans to target a second RISC-V platform. Ubuntu Kylin is Ubuntu’s official version for China and was developed in partnership with Chinese authorities, including the military.

New story! How to Install Varnish 7 on AlmaLinux

  •; By RoseHosting (Posted by RoseHosting on May 17, 2022 5:04 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
Varnish is a free, and open-source web application accelerator used for caching website content in memory. It is designed for HTTP to speed up caching of heavy dynamic websites. It is capable of speeding up your website page loading time by a factor of 10x to 300x.

New story! 5 benefits of switching from Google Analytics to Plausible

Google Analytics (GA) has been the industry standard web analytics tool for about as long as there have been analytics tools. Nearly every brief that my WordPress agency receives specifies that GA must be installed. And there is rarely any debate around whether it's the best tool for the job.

New story! Mini-ITX Single Board Computer w/ Tiger Lake processors, quad display, PCIe x4 and dual GbE ports produced by ICP

The KINO-TGL is equipped with 11th Gen Intel Core Processors (Tiger Lake), 64GB of DDR4 RAM, quadruple display, and abundant expansion slots including PCIe x4 and Wi-Fi/Bluetooth support.

New story! Warble - word-guessing game

  • (Posted by sde on May 17, 2022 1:46 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Games, Linux
You may have heard about Wordle, a simple online game that went viral over the past few months. Fancy playing Wordle on your desktop? Warble is inspired by (and not affiliated with) by Wordle. It differs from Warble in a few respects, notably that you’re not limited to one puzzle a day.

New story! PS Command in Linux

  • (Posted by techgeek007 on May 17, 2022 12:45 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
Here learn how to use the ps command on your Linux computer. It is also known as process status, is used to display information about the running Linux process.

New story! How to Install Code-Server IDE platform on Ubuntu 20.04

  •; By RoseHosting (Posted by RoseHosting on May 16, 2022 11:43 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
Code-Server IDE is a development platform running remotely on a server that can be accessed via a web browser.

New story! How to Install Nginx with ModSecurity 3 on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

ModSecurity, often referred to as Modsec, is a free, open-source web application firewall (WAF). ModSecurity was created as a module for the Apache HTTP Server and also exists for Nginx. In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install WAF on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS.

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