New story! 4MLinux 38.0 Released with New Apps, Basic Support for 32-bit Apps, and a Games Pack

4MLinux maintainer Zbigniew Konojacki announced today the release and general availability of 4MLinux 38.0 as the latest stable release of this lightweight and independent GNU/Linux distribution featuring the JWM (Joe’s Window Manager) window manager.

New story! You loved running JavaScript in your web browser. Now, get ready for Python scripting

Python, one of the world's most popular programming languages, may soon become even more ubiquitous as it finds a home within web browsers. Ethan Smith, a Berkeley-based software developer, recently revealed a project that allows CPython, the default implementation of the Python programming language, to run within web browsers via WebAssembly, or WASM.

New story! How to Find Default Gateway IP in Linux

  • 2daygeek.com; By Magesh (Posted by 2daygeek on Dec 1, 2021 3:36 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
2DayGeeK: In this guide, you will learn about routes, static route and default gateway IP in Linux.

New story! 3 ways to optimize Ansible Automation Platform for scale and performance

The new features in Ansible Automation Platform 2 bring exciting changes that support running Ansible on a large scale, including separating the control and execution planes. This ensures that job execution does not impact the web user interface (UI) or user experience. In addition, it allows for scaling each plane independently.

New story! Responsively App Is A Browser For Faster Responsive Web Development (FOSS)

  • Linux Uprising; By Logix (Posted by logix on Nov 30, 2021 11:58 PM EST)
  • Story Type: Reviews
Responsively App is a free and open source dev tool for responsive web development, available for Linux, Microsoft Windows and macOS.

New story! Can Rust save the planet? Why, and why not

Here at a depleted AWS Re:invent in Las Vegas, Rust Foundation chairwoman Shane Miller and Tokio project lead Carl Lerche made the case for using Rust to minimize environmental impact, though said its steep learning curve made the task challenging.

New story! An Introduction To Apache Cassandra

In this guide, we will discuss what is Cassandra, the Market leading NoSQL DB, Cassandra architecture, key components and and its use cases in detail.

New story! CUPS 2.4.0 Printing System Released, Check Out What’s New

  • Linuxiac.com; By Bobby Borisov (Posted by bobolin on Nov 30, 2021 6:32 PM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story
The Common UNIX Printing System (CUPS) is a cross-platform printing solution used on many different Linux distros. Now the OpenPrinting project has just released CUPS 2.4.0 formed without Apple’s participation, which has since 2007.

New story! KDE Plasma 5.23.4 Update Brings Back the Touchpad Applet, Fixes More Bugs

The KDE Project announced today the release and general availability of KDE Plasma 5.23.4 as the fourth maintenance update to the latest KDE Plasma 5.23 desktop environment series.

New story! Laptop Dual Boot Project Part 2



LXer Feature: 30-Nov-2021

Here continues my journey to boot different versions of Linux onto my laptop and see how things go.

New story! New Side-Channel Vulnerability in the Linux Kernel Enabling DNS Cache Poisoning

A recent research paper by a team at University of California, Riverside, shows the existence of previously overlooked side channels in the Linux kernels that can be exploited to attack DNS servers. According to the researchers, the issue with DNS roots in its design, that never really took security as a key concern and that made it extremely hard to retrofit strong security features into it.

New story! Linux Mint 20.3 Arriving Soon with a Surprise New App

More updates available about what's in store for Linux Mint 20.3 "Una" with a gift from the team - a new app.

New story! RedHat: RHSA-2021-4848:07 Moderate: Migration Toolkit for Containers (MTC)

The Migration Toolkit for Containers (MTC) enables you to migrate Kubernetes resources, persistent volume data, and internal container images between OpenShift Container Platform clusters, using the MTC web console or the Kubernetes API.

New story! Virtual Machine Secure Boot Database Updates Made Easy with Oracle Linux

New utilities from Oracle provide a straightforward way to update the UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) Secure Boot database for VMs running Oracle Linux. This blog provides a brief overview of Secure Boot and discusses how the new utilities can be used to keep a VM up-to-date with the latest known vulnerabilities and to update the signing certificates stored in a Secure Boot database in a VM.

New story! PHP Foundation Breathes New Resources into Open Source Language

  • itprotoday.com; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by tk21 on Nov 30, 2021 4:49 AM EST)
  • Groups: Developer, PHP
The newly created PHP Foundation will help fund and support the continued development of the open source PHP programming language.

New story! JetBrains embraces remote development with new IDE for multiple programming languages

  • The Register; By Tim Anderson (Posted by bob on Nov 30, 2021 2:37 AM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Developer
Security, collaboration, flexible working: Fleet does it all, says project lead. JetBrains has introduced remote development for its range of IDEs as well as previewing a new IDE called Fleet, which will form the basis for fresh tools covering all major programming languages.…

New story! Anyone can compile open source code in these three simple steps

There are many ways to install software, but you get an option not available elsewhere with open source: You can compile the code yourself. The classic three-step process to compile source code:..

New story! Find The Execution Time Of A Command Or Process In Linux

  • ostechnix.com; By Senthilkumar (Posted by ostechnix on Nov 29, 2021 10:14 PM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
GNU time is a command line utility that is designed to easily find the execution time of a command or process in Linux and Unix systems.

New story! Give Your Cinnamon Desktop Fresh And Elegant Look With Orchis GTK Theme

In this video I’am going to show you how to customize cinnamon desktop fresh and elegant look with orchis theme. this customize using Linux Mint with Cinnamon Desktop 5.0 series. You can apply this customize on most popular linux distributions with cinnamon as default desktop, such as : Fedora spin cinnamon edition, Arch Linux with Cinnamon Desktop, Gentoo with Cinnamon Desktop, Feren OS Cinnamon, Manjaro Cinnamon Edition, Artix Linux Cinnamon

New story! How to Securely Transfer Files between Ubuntu Systems Using Croc

  • vitux.com; By Karim Buzdar (Posted by vitux on Nov 29, 2021 5:51 PM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
Croc is an open-source CLI-based tool that allows to securely transfer files between systems. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install Croc on Ubuntu 20.04 and how to transfer files and folders securely using Croc.

New story! How to Setup SSH Login Without Password

SSH is used to remotely log into servers for running the commands and programs. However, sometimes you might want or even need to automatically log in to an SSH server without entering your username and password. Here's how to do it!

New story! Best Free and Open Source Alternatives to Apple Photos

Apple Photos is a photo management and editing application. It lets you organize your collection into albums, or keep your photos organized automatically with smart albums. It's proprietary software and not available for Linux. What are the best free and open source alternatives?

New story! Use Diffoscope in packager workflows

  • Fedora Magazine; By Zbigniew Jedrzejewski-Szmek (Posted by bob on Nov 29, 2021 11:17 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Fedora
Diffoscope is a "smart binary diff" tool that "knows" text and binary formats, and will recursively unpack and compare blobs, making it useful in package maintenance.

New story! Endless OS Review - Desktop Linux Done Right for the Masses

We review the popular Endless OS as Linux Desktop with the new features and updates of the latest version 4.0.

New story! Why We Can't Teach Cybersecurity

I teach cybersecurity. It's something I really believe in, but it's hard work for all the wrong reasons.

New story! How to hash passwords on Linux

Passwords should never be stored as plain text. Whether we are talking about a web application or an operating system, they should always be in hash form (on Linux, for example, hashed passwords are stored in the /etc/shadow file). Hashing is the process through which, by the use of some complex algorithms, a password is turned into a different string.

New story! How to create and extract cpio archives on Linux Examples

  • LinuxConfig.org; By Egidio Docile (Posted by linuxer on Nov 29, 2021 12:12 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Although the cpio archiving utility is nowadays used less than other archiving tools like tar, it is still good to know how it works, since it is still used, for example, to create initramfs images on Linux and for rpm packages, which are used mainly in the Red Hat family of distributions. In this tutorial we see how to create and extract cpio archives using the GNU cpio utility, and how to obtain a list of the files they contain.

New story! 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup: November 28th, 2021

  • 9to5Linux; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Nov 28, 2021 8:48 PM EST)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
The sixty-first installment of the 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup is here for the week ending on November 28th, keeping you guys up to date with the most important things happening in the Linux world.

New story! How to Install Apache Cassandra on Ubuntu and Other Linux

Apache Cassandra is a free and open-source NoSQL database management system drawn to manipulate large amounts of information across many servers, providing high availability with no single point of failure. I am not going into the details of NoSQL database. I am going to so you how you can install Apache Cassandra on Ubuntu based Linux distributions.

New story! Distribution Release: EuroLinux 8.5

EuroLinux is a clone of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The project's latest release is EuroLinux 8.5. The distribution's release announcement offers highlights on the latest version

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