New story! Linux Jargon Buster: What are Upstream and Downstream?

The terms: upstream and downstream are rather ambiguous terms and, I think, not really used by the general public. If you are a Linux user and do not write or maintain software, chances are pretty good that these terms will mean nothing to you, but they can be instructive in how communication between groups within the Linux world works.

New story! Book List for Learning Ansible

A list of books for learning how to use Ansible

New story! How to Install MySQL on CentOS (7, 8)

  • ThisHosting.Rocks (Posted by Feenta on Jan 24, 2022 4:36 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: MySQL
In this tutorial, we’re going to show you how to install MySQL on CentOS. Step-by-step instructions on how to configure and install MySQL.

New story! How I use Linux accessibility settings

  •; By Don Watkins (Posted by bob on Jan 24, 2022 2:24 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Linux
When I started using Linux in the 1990s, I was in my mid-40s and accessibility was not something I gave much thought to. Now, however, as I'm pushing 70, my needs have changed. A few years ago, I purchased a brand new Darter Pro from System76, and its default resolution is 1920x1080, and it's high DPI, too. The system came with Pop_OS!, which I found that I had to modify to be able to see the icons and text on the display. Thank goodness that Linux on the desktop has become much more accessible than in the 1990s.

New story! Valve Is Sponsoring More CI Testing For The Open-Source Radeon Linux Graphics Driver

As good news not only to future Steam Deck users but all Linux gamers making use of the Mesa open-source graphics drivers, Valve is sponsoring additional continuous integration (CI) testing of Mesa commits.

New story! 10 Great Apps to Improve Your GNOME Experience Part 3

We present the next set of great GNOME Apps that brings multitude of productivity boost while using your favorite GNOME desktop.

New story! $55-and-up Orange Pi 4 LTS drops 40-pin GPIO, adds 3G RAM option

Shenzhen Xunlong unveiled a $55 to $70 “Orange Pi 4 LTS” variant of the Orange Pi 4 SBC with the same RK3399 but a new 3G RAM option, 26- vs. 40-pin GPIO, and different WiFi, GbE, and audio chips.

New story! The Pros and Cons of Using Windows Subsystem for Linux

The announcement that Windows users would be able to run native Linux apps on their machines with Windows Subsystem for Linux seemed like a real "when pigs fly" moment. It's certainly easy to run Linux and Windows under WSL without dual-booting or using a virtual machine, but are there any drawbacks to this setup? This article weighs the pros and cons of using WSL to run Linux on Windows.

New story! Multilingual blink for Raspberry Pi Pico

A year ago today we launched our Raspberry Pi Pico board, the first product powered by the RP2040 microcontroller, a brand-new chip developed right here at Raspberry Pi. A year later we’ve sold nearly 1.5 million Picos, and thousands of you have used RP2040 in your own electronic projects and products.

New story! SiFive Shifting Production Focus To Next-Gen HiFive Development Board

SiFive's HiFive Unmatched is the best, readily available RISC-V developer board at the moment with enough horsepower for modest development/porting work and continues seeing improvements with the mainline Linux kernel. But availability on HiFive Unmatched is beginning to dry up and SiFive isn't planning on any further production runs as it begins focusing on the board's successor.

New story! How to Install Apache (HTTPD) on Fedora 35

In the tutorial, you will learn how to install and configure Apache (HTTPD) on Fedora 35 Workstation or Server with a free TLS/SSL certificate from Let’s Encrypt.

New story! Critical Bugs in Control Web Panel Expose Linux Servers to RCE Attacks

Researchers have disclosed details of two critical security vulnerabilities in Control Web Panel that could be abused as part of an exploit chain to achieve pre-authenticated remote code execution on affected servers.

New story! Our favorite Linux commands to use just for fun

The Linux command line is known for being a productivity powerhouse. It's also a place to have some fun, too!

New story! The 5 Best Pomodoro Apps to Maximize Your Productivity on Linux

Have you ever found yourself lacking motivation for doing even the simplest of tasks? The Pomodoro technique is a well-known time management system you can use to get things done, within the time limit you set for yourself.

New story! How to Install Oracle JDK 17 (Java 17 LTS) on Linux Mint 20

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install Oracle Java 17 (JDK 17) on Linux Mint 20.

New story! Peak Code — Part II: Lost Source

  • Techrights; By Dr. Andy Farnell (Posted by schestowitz on Jan 23, 2022 12:41 AM EST)
  • Groups: GNU, Linux
Debian and Mozilla played along. They were made “Yeoman Freeholders” in return for rewriting their charters to “work closely with the new Ministry in the interests of all stakeholders” – or some-such vacuous spout… because no one remembers… after that it started.

New story! AMD Preps for Zen 4: Different Types of Cores Now Supported in Linux

Tech sleuths are following AMD as it prepares its new Zen 4-based architecture. As the prepares its next-gen CPU, some eagle-eyed individuals have found details about the next-gen parts on Linux and other platforms.

New story! Apache Hop data orchestration hits open source milestone

The open source technology moves beyond its roots to enable a full data platform as data moves from one source to another for operations, business intelligence and analytics.

New story! How to use Filters in Wireshark

Wireshark (Formerly Ethereal) is used for capturing and investigating the traffic on a network. In this guide, we are going to explore how to create and efficiently apply filters in Wireshark. Let us get started now.

New story! How to Install Vivaldi Browser on Rocky Linux 8

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install Vivaldi Browser on Rocky Linux 8 Workstation.

New story! You Can Now Install 64-Bit EndeavourOS ARM on the Raspberry Pi 4

Good news today for owners of a Raspberry Pi 4 single-board computer as they can now install the EndeavourOS ARM distribution with a 64-bit kernel, along with new graphical environments.

New story! Can Linux steal the desktop PC crown from Windows? Experts weigh in.

"The year of Linux" kind of, sort of comes every year, wherein a few more people give it a try, and enthusiasts continue to love it. It's an OS that's gotten better for gaming and one that's made such an imprint on Windows Central that not all of us even bother much with Windows anymore."The year of Linux" kind of, sort of comes every year, wherein a few more people give it a try, and enthusiasts continue to love it. It's an OS that's gotten better for gaming and one that's made such an imprint on Windows Central that not all of us even bother much with Windows anymore.

New story! Intel's Unaccepted Memory Support Updated For Substantially Faster Booting Of TDX VMs

Way back in August Intel posted a set of Linux kernel patches for supporting "unaccepted memory" by the Linux kernel in preparation for next-generation Xeon processors and speeding up the boot time for guest virtual machines making use of Intel's Trust Domain Extensions (TDX) security feature. Unaccepted memory support hasn't yet made it to the mainline kernel but now a second iteration of the patches have been posted.

New story! What you need to know about fuzz testing and Go

The usage of Go is growing rapidly. It is now the preferred language for writing cloud-native software, container software, command-line tools, databases, and more. Go has had built-in support for testing for quite some time now. It makes writing tests and running them using the Go tool relatively easy.

New story! MongoDB 5.2 database improves time series capabilities

Open source database vendor is improving on capabilities introduced in MongoDB 5.0, with an update that continues the company's push to support operational and analytics workloads.

New story! Ubuntu MATE 21.10 Released for the GPD Pocket 3 Tiny Computer

Ubuntu MATE developer Martin Wimpress announced today the release and general availability of the Ubuntu MATE 21.10 distribution for the tiny GPD Pocket 3 computer.

New story! How Podman can extract a container’s external IP address

Podman is a useful tool for deploying and managing containers. In part one of this article series, I covered how to deploy Podman containers and defined the environment I'll use in the rest of the series. In part two, I demonstrated several ways to list running containers and format their output. Read the previous parts first to understand the environment and necessary toolkit.

New story! How to install Mattermost on Alma Linux 8

Mattermost is a free, open-source, and secure platform for communication, collaboration, and workflow orchestration across tools and teams. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Mattermost with Nginx on Alma Linux 8.

New story! Make a video game with Bitsy

There are many game design programs and many different possible approaches to game design, but for me, the one that stands out is Bitsy. Created by Adam Le Doux in 2017 and released under an MIT license, Bitsy is, in the words of its creator: "A little editor for little games or worlds. The goal is to make it easy to make games where you can walk around, talk to people, and be somewhere."

New story! Quoter – The Console Based Stock Quote Tool

  •; By LinuxLinks (Posted by sde on Jan 21, 2022 7:32 PM EST)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
Quoter is a small command-line tool to fetch stock prices. It’s written in Java and published under an open source license.

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