New story! GDB debugging tutorial for beginners

You may already be versed in debugging Bash scripts (see How to Debug Bash Scripts if you are not familiar with debugging Bash yet), yet how to debug C or C++? Let’s explore. GDB is a long-standing and comprehensive Linux debugging utility, which would take many years to learn if you wanted to know the tool well. However, even for beginners, the tool can be very powerful and useful when it comes to debugging C or C++.

New story! How to Install PHP 8 on Debian

  • Cloudbooklet; By Pappin Vijak (Posted by cloudbooklet on Nov 30, 2020 3:14 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
How to Install PHP 8 on Debian.

New story! Laptop Dual Boot Project

LXer Feature: 30-Nov-2020

I got a new laptop and I want to use a jump-drive to run different versions of Linux on it. These are my adventures..

New story! Journal five minutes a day with Jupyter

  • (Posted by bob on Nov 30, 2020 12:16 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Some people follow the tradition of creating New Year's resolutions. A year is a long time, though, so I plan with a seasonal theme or trajectory. Each quarter, I sit down and look at the upcoming three-month season and decide what I'll work on during that time. For my latest theme, I decided I wanted to write a daily journal. I like having clear commitments, so I committed to writing for five minutes each day. I also like having observable commitments, even if it is just for me, so I put my entries in Git. read more

New story! Minder – mind-mapping tool

  •; By LinuxLinks (Posted by sde on Nov 30, 2020 10:04 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
Minder is a tool that lets you create, develop and visualize your ideas. It’s written in Vala and published under an open source license.

New story! Bloomberg Embraces TypeScript Language to Improve JavaScript Code

The TypeScript open source project can help make JavaScript code more robust, which is why Bloomberg has embraced it across millions of lines of code.

New story! Linus Torvalds doubts Linux will get ported to Apple M1 hardware

"I'd absolutely love to have [an M1 laptop] if it just ran Linux," Torvalds said.

New story! Why MX Linux reminds me of old-school Linux--in the best ways

You might not know this, but according to Distrowatch, MX Linux is currently the No. 1 most downloaded Linux distribution.

New story! Linux Weekly Roundup: Blender 2.91, LibreOffice 7.1 Beta, Ardour 6.4

Here's this week's roundup series, curated for you from the Linux and open-source world on application updates, new releases, distribution updates, major news, and upcoming highlights.

New story! OpenOffice Still Gets +1.5 Million Downloads Per Month, Despite Being Discontinued

Despite being an unmaintained software that didn’t get any similar quality features that its rival LibreOffice was receiving over the period of 10 years, OpenOffice is still being downloaded more than 1.5 million times per month, as shown on the project’s page on SourceForge. Which is mind-boggling.

New story! Cyber Week 2020: 13 ideas for what to buy the sysadmin in your life

It’s that special time of year when you can get great discounts on tech for your favorite sysadmin. Read More at Enable Sysadmin The post Cyber Week 2020: 13 ideas for what to buy the sysadmin in your life appeared first on

New story! 5 Reasons Why KDE Plasma Is The Best Desktop Environment

  •; By Michael Tunnell (Posted by MichaelTunnell on Nov 29, 2020 2:12 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Video; Groups: KDE
KDE Plasma is my favorite desktop environment on Linux. In this video, I offer my Top 5 Reasons why I think KDE Plasma is the best desktop environment for me.

New story! Enable Timestamp For History Command In Zsh In Linux

  •; By Senthil Kumar (Posted by ostechnix on Nov 29, 2020 12:00 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
This brief guide explains how to enable timestamp for history command in Zsh shell in Linux operating system.

New story! GNOME 40 App Grid Now Scrolls Horizontally

The GNOME 40 is under development at the moment. And a recent change on App Grid functionality shows that it now scrolls horizontally.

New story! A Linux Survey For Beginners

So you have decided to give the Linux operating system a try. You have heard it is a good stable operating system with lots of free software and you are ready to give it a shot. It is downloadable for free, so you get on the net and search for a copy, and you are in for a shock. Because there isn’t one “Linux”, there are many. Now you feel like a deer in the headlights. You want to make a wise choice, but have no idea where to start. Unfortunately, this is where a lot new Linux users give up. It is just too confusing.

New story! Raspberry Pi finds its inner PC

We take a look at discounted Waveshare kits that extend the Raspberry Pi 400 with an up to 13.3-inch touchscreen and check out some RPi 4 kit discounts, an overview of the RPi laptop scene, a Vulkan driver for the Pi, and more.

New story! How to Install OpenNMS Network Monitoring Tool in CentOS 8

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Nov 28, 2020 3:14 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
OpenNMS is a free and open-source network monitoring and network management platform used for managing enterprise networks around the world. It is based on Java and is designed to manage thousands of devices from a central location.

New story! Install KDE Plasma on SparkyLinux GameOver 08/11 2020

  •; By Boris Derzhavets (Posted by dba477 on Nov 28, 2020 1:02 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Debian, KDE
At the time of writing KDE Plasma install on any SparkyLinux 2020.09 might be committed via GDM3 installation right after KDE Plasma due to after system reboot GDM seems to be the only one DM on Sparky detecting previously installed KDE.

New story! How To Enable Timestamp In Bash History In Linux

  •; By Senthil Kumar (Posted by ostechnix on Nov 28, 2020 10:51 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
How do you know the time at which the command was executed? Easy! This guide explains how to enable timestamp in Bash history in Linux.

New story! Linux Subshells for Beginners With Examples

  •; By Roel Van de Paar (Posted by LinuxCareer on Nov 28, 2020 8:39 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Making use of subshells in Bash provides you with an ability to generate context sensitive information from right within your Bash command. For example, if you want to modify a text string right inside an echo statement, then this can be done easily with subshells.

New story! 4 questions about AI ethics and how open source can help

  • (Posted by bob on Nov 28, 2020 6:28 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Python; Story Type: News Story
As a high school student, I've become very interested in artificial intelligence (AI), which is emerging as one of the most impactful innovations of recent times. This past summer, I was selected for the AI4ALL program, where we learned how to develop AI systems using Python. read more

New story! How to Install PHP 8 on Ubuntu

  • Cloudbooklet; By Pappin Vijak (Posted by cloudbooklet on Nov 28, 2020 4:16 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
This guide let you learn how install the latest PHP version 8 and upgrade to latest on your Ubuntu 20.04 or 18.04 systems or your Ubuntu server on any VPS or any Cloud or any Dedicated hosting and configure it with Apache and Nginx.

New story! TUXEDO Computers Enables Full Linux Support on the Intel-TongFang QC7 Gaming Laptop

  • 9to5Linux; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Nov 28, 2020 2:05 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
After several months of development, TUXEDO Computers is proud to announce today that they are now offering full Linux support for the Intel-TongFang QC7 reference gaming laptop, free of charge

New story! Comparing the similarities and differences between inner source and open source

  • (Posted by bob on Nov 27, 2020 11:53 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Open source software (OSS) has been around since the 1990s and has thrived, quickly growing to become mainstream. It is now more well understood around the world than it has ever been before. Some refer to it as FOSS to highlight the Freedom part of open source (Free and Open Source Software). And in 2014, at OSCON, the term "inner source" was debuted, and people started talking about how to use the principles of open source, but inside of a company. It raised several questions for those unfamiliar with the term, which I hope to answer with this article. read more

New story! Linux Candy: XScreenSaver – Framework and collection of screensavers

  •; By LinuxLinks (Posted by sde on Nov 27, 2020 9:42 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
XScreenSaver offers a couple of hundred different screen savers together with a framework for blanking and locking the screen. The screen savers are known in the software’s development as ‘hacks’ and range from simple 2D effects to 3D demonstrations of complex mathematical principles, to simulations of other computer systems, space phenomena, to re-creations of artifacts and effects from movies such as Tron, Star Wars and The Matrix.

New story! Connect to WiFi Using Terminal in Arch Linux and Other Distros

This quick guide explains the steps you need to set up and connect to WiFi using terminal in Arch Linux and other distros.

New story! How to choose a wireless protocol for home automation

  • (Posted by bob on Nov 27, 2020 5:19 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud; Story Type: News Story
In the second article in this series, I talked about local control vs. cloud connectivity and some things to consider for your home automation setup. In this third article, I will discuss the underlying technology for connecting devices to Home Assistant, including the dominant protocols that smart devices use to communicate and some things to think about before purchasing smart devices. read more

New story! Multimedia-Oriented AV Linux Distro Rebased on MX Linux, Adds New and Updated Audio Tools

The multimedia-oriented AV Linux distribution has a new release with a brand-new base derived from the popular, lightweight, and systemd-free MX Linux distro.

New story! Top Tips to Protect Your Linux System

Linux is one of the most secure operating systems out there. Running on only about 2 percent of desktop computers in the world, Linux doesn’t attract much attention from cybercriminals. But being part of a small minority doesn't guarantee security. Linux malware exists and Linux devices get hacked, stolen, or lost. Use these tips to keep your Linux computer protected at all times.

New story! Getting started with Fedora CoreOS

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Nov 27, 2020 12:10 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
Read about how to get started with Fedora CoreOS. Give Fedora CoreOS a try in a virtual machine, and see how easy it is to provision a Fedora CoreOS system.

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