New story! Quartz64 SBC starts at $60 and Pine64 unveils SOQuartz module with same RK3566

Pine64 has launched a “Quartz64 model-A” SBC for $60 (4GB) or $80 (8GB). Upcoming projects include a “SOQuartz” module that runs Linux on the same Rockchip RK3566 and a PineDio LoRa gateway. Pine64 unveiled its open-spec, Rockchip RK3566 powered Quartz64 model-A SBC in February and followed by announcing a smaller, Raspberry Pi sized Quartz64 model-B […]

New story! How to Connect to a Ubuntu 20.04 Server via Remote Desktop Connection using xRDP

  •; By EdXD (Posted by bytexd on Jun 17, 2021 4:31 PM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
xRDP is an open source implementation of the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP), developed by Microsoft. In this tutorial you’ll learn to install xRDP on an Ubuntu 20.04 server, install desktop environments (GUI) on it, connect to the remote machine from multiple operating systems, and adjust some settings to try and speed up slower connections.

New story! Get Started with Android application development using Linux and Android SDK

Developers interested in the Android mobile operating system are able to use the Android SDK and various IDE software to code applications. These apps can then be made available and marketed to Android users around the world.

New story! Dependable Debian is like a rock in a swirling gyre of 'move fast and break things', and version 11 is no different

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Jun 17, 2021 2:01 PM EST)
  • Groups: Debian; Story Type: News Story
A lot of effort has gone into this release and it shows – everything 'just works' Hands on The Debian 11 is the venerable Debian Project's first new release in more than two years, nicknamed "Bullseye" after the Toy Story character and supplanting Debian 10 "Buster" (all Debian releases bear names from the kids' film).…

New story! Nasty Linux systemd root level security bug revealed and patched

This obnoxious Linux systemd bug has been fixed, which means if you're running most recent Linux distributions, you'll need to patch it now.

New story! Try this new open source tool for data analytics

  • (Posted by bob on Jun 17, 2021 11:31 AM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story
Data analytics is a trendy field with many solutions available. One of them is Cube.js, an open source analytical platform. You can think of Cube.js as a layer between your data sources and applications. As the diagram below shows, Cube.js supports serverless data warehouses and most modern relational database management systems (RDBMS). You can work with any JavaScript front-end library for data visualization, and Cube.js will take care of the rest, including access control, performance, concurrency, and more. read more

New story! How to Create 100% CPU Load on Linux System

  • LinuxShellTips; By LinuxShellTips (Posted by tecmint on Jun 17, 2021 10:16 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
To ensure that your Linux machine is stable and reliable, you need to stress test and benchmark certain key aspects of it including CPU performance. This helps you foresee how it will respond in real-world situations in which it is subjected to computing demands.

New story! Build a static website with Eleventy

  • (Posted by bob on Jun 17, 2021 9:01 AM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story
A static site generator is a tool that generates a full, static HTML website based on raw data and a set of templates. It automates the task of coding individual HTML pages and gets those pages ready to serve to users. Because the HTML pages are prebuilt, they load very quickly in users' browsers. read more

New story! Listen to music on FreeDOS

  • (Posted by bob on Jun 17, 2021 7:46 AM EST)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Music is a great way to relax. On Linux, I listen to music using Rhythmbox. But did you know you can listen to music on FreeDOS, as well? Let's take a look at two popular programs to listen to music: read more

New story! Send Messages From Your Scripts To Multiple Messaging Platforms Using PingMe

  • Linux Uprising; By Logix (Posted by logix on Jun 17, 2021 6:31 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
PingMe is a command line tool for sending messages or alerts from Linux, Windows or macOS to various messaging platforms like Discord, Slack, Telegram, Microsoft Teams, Twillio, Mastodon, and more.

New story! How to setup Traefik load balancer with Docker in Ubuntu 20.04

  •; By Karim Buzdar (Posted by vitux on Jun 17, 2021 5:16 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
Traefik is a modern reverse proxy and load balancing server that supports layer 4 (TCP) and layer 7 (HTTP) load balancing. This article will demonstrate how to use Traefik load balancer in layer 7 (HTTP) mode.

New story! WP-CLI - Managing WordPress from the Linux Terminal

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Jun 17, 2021 4:01 AM EST)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
WP-CLI is a powerful command-line tool specifically designed to manage WordPress from the command line. In this post, I will show how to install and use WP-CLI to manage WordPress sites.

New story! Testing cameras with lc-compliance on KernelCI

Earlier this month, the very first KernelCI sprint or "hackfest" was held virtually, with more than a dozen engineers & developers from different communities in attendance. Initiated as a joint effort by the Google Chrome OS team and Collabora, the sprint's main objective was to extend KernelCI's coverage, including adding new tests such as the ability to detect regressions on the Linux kernel that can directly affect cameras.

New story! The curious world of check digits

  • BASHing data; By Bob Mesibov (Posted by Bob_Mesibov on Jun 17, 2021 1:31 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
In many standardised numerical codes, one or more digits are special. They're called check digits and they can be used to check that the code hasn't changed due to human or computer error. This post shows how they work and includes an AWK function for checking one kind of numerical code.

New story! freenode is IRC; As in “Dumbest Takeover in History”

  • FOSS Post; By FOSS Post Team (Posted by fosspost on Jun 17, 2021 12:16 AM EST)
  • Groups: Community
Just today morning, freenode pulled the trigger on their servers and removed all channels, all users, all settings… Everything. And they say that they have restarted the network and will move to a new “fork”.

New story! Funny how Sir Tim Berners-Lee, famous for hyperlinks, is into NFTs, glorified hyperlinks

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Jun 16, 2021 11:01 PM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story
Source code auction 'similar to selling an autograph copy of a book' Internet trailblazer Sir Tim Berners-Lee is auctioning off a link to his very early World Wide Web browser and server source code in the form of a non-fungible token.…

New story! 6 Best Arch Linux Based User Friendly Distributions of 2021

  • Tecmint; By Tecmint (Posted by tecmint on Jun 16, 2021 9:46 PM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
If you’re an avid Linux user you probably know by now that it is no Operating System for the weak at heart (well sometimes). The chances of you getting crushed when trying to install a Linux-based Operating System or learning the usual curves in your first week are pretty high.

New story! Micro – A Command Line Based Text Editor for Linux

  • LinuxShellTips; By LinuxShellTips (Posted by tecmint on Jun 16, 2021 8:31 PM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Tired of using a Nano text editor? Then surely you have to try Micro – is a simple terminal-based text editor written in Go Language and released under MIT license.

New story! Set up a service mesh on Istio

  • (Posted by bob on Jun 16, 2021 7:16 PM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story
Service mesh and serverless deployment models represent the next phase in the evolution of microservice architectures. Service mesh enables developers to focus on business feature development rather than managing non-functional microservices capabilities such as monitoring, tracing, fault tolerance, and service discovery. read more

New story! GNOME Shell Dash To Panel v43 Released With GNOME 40 Support

Dash to Panel, an icon taskbar for Gnome Shell, has been updated to version 43, bringing initial support for GNOME 40.

New story! Ho to Run Nginx in a Docker Container: A Step by Step Guide

  •; By Bobby Borisov (Posted by bobolin on Jun 16, 2021 4:46 PM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
In this tutorial, you will learn how to run Nginx as a Docker container, and expose it to your local network. In addition to, you will learn how to create a Docker data volume to share information between a container and the host file system.

New story! Open-source projects glibc and gnulib look to sever copyright ties with Free Software Foundation

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Jun 16, 2021 3:31 PM EST)
  • Groups: GNU; Story Type: News Story
Project maintainers follow GCC in dropping copyright assignment requirement The GNU C Library (glibc) and GNU Portability Library (gnulib) are laying the groundwork to divorce themselves from the troubled Free Software Foundation by removing the requirement for copyright assignment.…

New story! Linux for Starters: Your Guide to Linux – 8 Things to do after installing Ubuntu – Part 5

  •; By LinuxLinks (Posted by sde on Jun 16, 2021 2:16 PM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
After installing Ubuntu you’re ready to use your new system. But there are some additional steps we recommend you first perform before using your new system. This article identifies 8 things you need to consider.

New story! Migrate virtual machines to Kubernetes with this new tool

  • (Posted by bob on Jun 16, 2021 1:01 PM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story
In 2017, the KubeVirt team launched the project to manage virtual machines (VMs) alongside containers in Kubernetes. The open source project's intent was to make VMs first-class citizens in this environment. read more

New story! Linux Mint 20.2 Beta is Available for Download

Linux Mint 20.2 Uma BETA is now Available for Testing. Download details inside with feature round-up.

New story! Say helloSystem: Mac-like FreeBSD project emits 0.5 release

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Jun 16, 2021 10:32 AM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story
Why? Because the Mac has lost its way and modern OSes are too controlled and too complex, creator argues helloSystem, a project that gives FreeBSD a user interface reminiscent of macOS, hit the 0.5 landmark with a new build last week.…

New story! How to use FreeDOS as an embedded system

The FreeDOS website says that most people use FreeDOS for three main tasks: Playing classic DOS games Running legacy DOS software Running an embedded system But what does it mean to run an "embedded" system? read more

New story! Most Commonly Used Windows Alternatives for Linux

  • Tecmint; By Tecmint (Posted by tecmint on Jun 16, 2021 8:02 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
People hesitate, switching from Windows to Linux because they fear, they won’t get an appropriate program to perform their day-to-day tasks. Moreover, a general notion more or less that lies within us is: “A Paid service or a paid project would be more reliable as compared to a project that falls under the category of FOSS (Free and Open Source Software)”.

New story! Fedora Classroom: RPM Packaging 101

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Jun 16, 2021 4:53 AM EST)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
Learn how to build RPM packages for Fedora in this classroom session.

New story! 13 open source tools for developers

Modern developers are highly technical, opinionated, passionate, community-focused, driven, polyglot, and most importantly, empowered decision-makers. Today, developers have a say in the products being built and the tools and technologies used to build them. Most importantly, time is precious, and developers and project managers can always benefit from great efficiency. To attain great efficiency, though, you must understand the software lifecycle, and how it can be organized and manipulated. read more

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