New story! You Can Now Install KDE Plasma 5.23 on Kubuntu 21.10, Here’s How

The wait is over, Kubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) users can now update their installations to the latest KDE Plasma 5.23 desktop environment series. Here’s how!

New story! The ELISA Project Continues to Grow its Global Ecosystem by Welcoming Red Hat as a Premier Member and Banma, Lotus Cars and SUSE

Today, the ELISA (Enabling Linux in Safety Applications) Project, an open source initiative that aims to create a shared set of tools and processes to help companies build and certify Linux-based safety-critical applications and systems, announced that it Red Hat has upgraded its membership to premier member and welcomes Banma, Lotus Cars and SUSE as the newest members.

New story! Brave's homegrown search claims to protect your privacy but there's a long way to go if it's to challenge the big G

  • The Register; By Tim Anderson (Posted by bob on Oct 21, 2021 12:44 PM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Community
Ad-free now but not forever. The Brave browser will now default to the company's own search engine, claimed to preserve privacy, while a new Web Discovery Project aims to collect search data again with privacy protection.…

New story! Sending EmailsSend them from Linux Terminal?

Does your job require sending a lot of emails on a daily basis? And you often wonder if or how you can send email messages from the Linux terminal. This article explains about 6 different ways of sending emails using the Linux terminal. Let’s go through them.

New story! IBM Unveils ‘Open Source Cloud Guide’ at All Things Open

At this year’s All Things Open conference, IBM unveiled a new cloud guide focused on open source and hybrid cloud deployments.

New story! Kontron takes Raspberry Pi into Industry 4.0 with Codesys

Industrial control language Codesys will now run on Kontron’s Raspberry Pi compute module-based Pi-Tron CM3+ PCB computer.

New story! Crims target telcos' Linux and Solaris boxes, which don't get enough infosec love

A mysterious criminal gang is targeting telcos' Linux and Solaris boxes, because it perceives they aren't being watched by infosec teams that have focussed their efforts on securing Windows.

New story! Distribution Release: Redcore Linux 2102

Redcore Linux is a desktop-oriented distribution based on Gentoo. The project's latest snapshot, version 2102, carries the "Polaris" code name.

New story! 8 Excellent Alternative Desktops for Fedora and How to Install Them

There are over 30 different desktop environments and window managers available for Fedora Linux. We’re going to show you how to install and switch between any of them in just minutes. In general, the best-known desktop environments are probably GNOME and KDE Plasma. GNOME is the default desktop environment for Fedora but you can install the OS with KDE (as well as a few other desktops) by using one of the many Fedora spins.

New story! How to install Mattermost Server on Rocky Linux 8

Mattermost is messaging software well suited for corporate environments and software development teams. There are mattermost clients available for all major desktop and mobile OS. This tutorial shows how to install a mattermost Server on Rocky Linux 8.

New story! 7 handy tricks for using the Linux wget command

Wget is a free utility to download files from the web. It gets data from the Internet and saves it to a file or displays it in your terminal. This is literally also what web browsers do, such as Firefox or Chromium, except by default, they render the information in a graphical window and usually require a user to be actively controlling them. The wget utility is designed to be non-interactive, meaning you can script or schedule wget to download files whether you're at your computer or not.

New story! Redcore Linux is a Gentoo-based Distro for Human Beings

  • Linuxiac.com; By Bobby Borisov (Posted by bobolin on Oct 21, 2021 2:33 AM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
Redcore Linux is a Gentoo-based live-installable distribution that aims to bring Gentoo’s power to home users. It targets casual desktop users and, to some extent, even power users. The Redcore Linux devs has announced the release of version 2102 “Polaris”, which is mostly focused on polishing and fixing bugs.

New story! I Spy With My Raspberry Pi, Doom Running in a Skull's Eye

Just when you think there’s nowhere else for Doom to be played, a developer known as Foone manages to run Doom in the eye of a skeleton—all with the help of our favorite SBC, the Raspberry Pi.

New story! You Can Now Install the UnityX Desktop in Arch Linux, Here's How

  • 9to5Linux; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Oct 21, 2021 12:30 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Arch, Linux
The UnityX desktop environment has landed in the AUR software repositories of the Arch Linux distribution and you can install the latest version following the instructions presented in this tutorial.

New story! How to Install GoAccess Web Log Analyzer on Rocky Linux 8

GoAccess is an open-source lightweight log analyzer that can read and analyze log files of multiple formats, including Apache, Nginx, Amazon S3, Elastic Load Balancing, CloudFront, Caddy, etc. In this tutorial, you will learn to install GoAccess Analyzer on a Rocky Linux-based server and configure it to read Nginx logs and serve real-time reports.

New story! Store Passwords Securely with Hashicorp Vault on Ubuntu 20.04

  • vitux.com; By Karim Buzdar (Posted by vitux on Oct 20, 2021 10:27 PM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
Hashicorp Vault is a solution that can be used to store secrets. It protects all the secrets stored on it and keeps secured. In this article, we will learn how to install Hashicorp vault on ubuntu 20.04.

New story! Bash String Manipulation Explained With Examples In Linux

  • ostechnix.com; By Senthil Kumar (Posted by ostechnix on Oct 20, 2021 9:25 PM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
String manipulation is one of the fundamental concepts of bash scripting. This guide explains how to create and manipulate strings in bash.

New story! How to Install Prometheus System Monitoring Tool on Debian 11

Prometheus is a free, open-source and web-based monitoring application that collects metrics from your services and stores them in a time-series database. In this post, we will show you how to install Prometheus monitoring on Debian 11.

New story! Deploy and remove a web server with Ansible

Ansible is an agentless IT automation tool that unravels the mystery of how work gets done. Many sysadmins run Ansible ad hoc commands or playbooks daily to handle their automated tasks. They rely on Ansible's default command-line interface (CLI) output to visualize and understand what happens after their command or playbook finishes running.

New story! Redcore Linux Still Aims to Bring Gentoo Linux to the Masses, Now Ships with Linux 5.14

The Redcore Linux Project announced today the release of Redcore Linux 2102 as the latest version of their Gentoo-based GNU/Linux distribution for the masses.

New story! Diagnose connectivity issues with the Linux ping command

Networked computers are so common these days that most of us take it for granted that a computer on one side of a room can contact one on the other side of the room, much less the other side of the world. When it works as designed, networking is what makes the Internet, the cloud, file shares, media streaming, remote administration, printing, and much more possible. When something goes wrong, it can sometimes be challenging to diagnose. One of the most fundamental diagnostic tools for networked connectivity is the ping command.

New story! Docker and Fedora 35

In June of 2020, we published an article related to running Docker and Fedora 32. We described various workarounds that were required to run Docker, and we explained the bothersome situation at that time. But Docker has evolved, and it’s time to return to our previous tutorial. Thus, today we’ll talk about using Docker on Fedora Linux 35.

New story! Linux for Starters: Your Guide to Linux – Wine – Part 21

Wine (originally an acronym for “Wine Is Not an Emulator”) is a free and open-source compatibility layer that aims to allow computer programs developed for Microsoft Windows to run on Unix-like operating systems including Linux. This article walks you through the installation process.

New story! Ubuntu 21.04 and 20.04 LTS Users Get New Linux Kernel Security Update, Patch Now

Canonical published a new Linux kernel security update for Ubuntu 21.04 and Ubuntu 20.04 LTS systems running Linux kernel 5.11 to address a total of eight security vulnerabilities.

New story! Inspect the capabilities of ELF binaries with this open source tool

If Linux is your primary working environment, then you might be familiar with the Executable and Linkable Format (ELF), the main file format used for executables, libraries, core-dumps, and more, on Linux. I've written articles covering native Linux tools to understand ELF binaries, beginning with how ELF binaries are built, followed by some general tips on how to analyze ELF binaries. If you are not familiar with ELF and executables in general, I suggest reading these articles first.

New story! How to Install and Configure Fail2ban on Ubuntu 20.04

Fail2ban is an open-source tool used to help you protect your server from cyber-attacks.

New story! Juno readies Intel Tiger Lake-H and AMD Ryzen 5000U Linux-based laptops

The refreshed Juno lineup includes the budget-oriented 15-inch Nyx models with AMD Ryzen 7 5700U processors and integrated Vega 7 graphics, the Saturn mid-ranger with intel COre i7-11800H and RTX 3050 / 3050 Ti dGPU options, and the Neptune high-end solutions with i7-11800H and Max-Q variants of the RTX 3070 / 3080 dGPUs.

New story! Supply chain woes lead to a “temporary” Raspberry Pi 4 price hike

Pandemic-driven supply chain problems have prompted the first-ever price increase for a Raspberry Pi product, according to Raspberry Pi founder Eben Upton. Acknowledging that the 2GB configuration of the Raspberry Pi 4 and the Raspberry Pi Zero had been particularly hard-hit by shortages, Upton announced that the price of the 2GB Pi 4 would increase from $35 to $45 and that a previously discontinued version of the Pi 4 with 1GB of RAM would be reintroduced at $35.

New story! VirtualBox 6.1.28 Released with Initial Support for Linux 5.14 and 5.15 Kernels

Oracle released today VirtualBox 6.1.28 as a hefty update to their open-source and cross-platform virtualization software for GNU/Linux, macOS, and Windows systems.

New story! Microsoft tells sysadmins to update PowerShell 7 to fix flaw that could expose credentials in Linux

Microsoft has issued a stark warning to system administrators, advising them of the importance of updating PowerShell 7 as soon as possible. Versions prior to PowerShell 7.0.8 and PowerShell 7.1.5 are vulnerable to a .NET Core Information Disclosure flaw that is being tracked as CVE-2021-41355. There is a degree of urgency to upgrading to a non-vulnerable version of PowerShell, as the flaw could expose credentials in plain text in Linux.

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