New story! How to test any Linux Distro online

In this tutorial you will learn how to test any linux distro online.

New story! 3 ways to manage RPG character sheets with open source

It's that time of year again for gamers everywhere. Tomorrow is Free RPG Day, a day when publishers across the tabletop role-playing game industry release games for players both new and experienced, and they're all completely free. Although Free RPG Day was canceled in 2020, it's back this year as a live event with some virtual support by way of free RPG sampler downloads from Dungeon Crawl Classics and Paizo. And if the event's virtual offerings aren't enough, you might check out my list of open source tabletop RPGs.

New story! Spanner in the works: The goal is not 100% compatibility, Google says of PostgreSQL interface

Google has clarified details of the interface between its popular distributed SQL database-management-cum-storage-service Spanner and the open-source RDBMS PostgreSQL. According to a blog published this week, Spanner's PostgreSQL interface uses "the familiarity and portability of PostgreSQL" to make developers' lives easier.

New story! How to Install Gradle on Debian 11

Gradle is a general-purpose build tool with a focus on Java projects. This article describes how to install Gradle on Debian.

New story! How to Upgrade to Ubuntu 21.10 From 21.04

Here’s how you can upgrade from Ubuntu 21.04 to Ubuntu 21.10 “Impish Indri”.

New story! Citrix has built a browser, and lost a CEO

Chrome, Edge, and Opera can rest easy – this one's designed just to run virtual apps Citrix already manages. Citrix has created a web browser and lost its CEO. According to a regulatory filing, in early October, the company's board appointed Robert M. Calderoni as interim CEO, after David Henshall stepped down from the role. The change was sudden and unexpected but appears to have been amicable as Henshall continues as an advisor to Calderoni. The company is hunting for a new CEO.

New story! KDE Plasma 5.23 Continues the Trend of Incremental Improvements

  • Linuxiac.com; By Bobby Borisov (Posted by bobolin on Oct 15, 2021 3:24 PM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: KDE
The new KDE Plasma 5.23 release offers users a more beautiful Plasma desktop and immersive experience for its 25th Anniversary. This release is mainly focused on small but very useful features and incremental improvements.

New story! Devuan debuts version 4.0 – as usual without a hint of the hated systemd

The team of self-described "veteran Unix admins" who opposed Debian's adoption of systemd instead of sysvinit init, have released a fourth version of their alternative Linux distro, "Devuan". Devuan Chimaera 4.0 is based on Debian 11.1, and version 5.10 of the Linux Kernel. That version of the kernel enjoys long-term support until 2026, and Debian 11.1 will also be tended to until that year. Devuan's devs are clearly thinking long-term!

New story! How to Install MATE Desktop 1.26 on Fedora 35

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install the latest stable MATE Desktop 1.26 on Fedora 35.

New story! Devuan GNU+Linux 4.0 “Chimaera” Released for Software Freedom Lovers, Based on Debian Bullseye

The development team behind the Devuan GNU+Linux distribution announced today the release and general availability of Devuan GNU+Linux 4.0.

New story! Microsoft releases Linux version of the Windows Sysmon tool

Microsoft has released a Linux version of the very popular Sysmon system monitoring utility for Windows, allowing Linux administrators to monitor devices for malicious activity. For those not familiar with Sysmon (aka System Monitor), it is a Sysinternals tool that monitors a system for malicious activity and then logs any detected behavior into system log files. Sysmon's versatility comes from the ability to create custom configuration files that administrators can use to monitor for specific system events that may indicate malicious activity is occurring on the system.

New story! Hacked! Unravelling a data breach

This is a story about paying a steep price for a pair of cheap socks. The first loose thread in June One Tuesday morning as I was having my coffee and toast before kicking off the work day, I got a text from my credit card company alerting me to a suspected fraud charge.

New story! Arch Linux vs Ubuntu: which to choose?

Arch Linux and Ubuntu are two major Linux distributions that both get a lot of attention, have dedicated fanbases, and are used base-distributions for other systems that are forked off of them… But, how they do things are quite different, and some users might find one more to their liking than the other.

New story! The newest Ubuntu Linux, Impish Indri, arrives

First things first. An Indri, aka a Babakoto, is a very large lemur. Ubuntu 21.10, Impish Indri, is Canonical's latest Ubuntu Linux release. It's the short-term -- nine months of support -- predecessor to the company's next long-term support (LTS) version, Ubuntu 22.04.

New story! You Can Now Upgrade Ubuntu 21.04 to Ubuntu 21.10, Here's How

Ubuntu 21.10 is out today, so Ubuntu 21.04 users will probably want to upgrade their installations to the new release. And, for that, here's a step-by-step tutorial with screenshots.

New story! The Compute Module Comes Of Age: Say Hello to the Real Cutting Edge Raspberry Pi

If we wanted to point to an epoch-making moment for our community, we’d take you back to February 29th, 2012. It was that day on which a small outfit in Cambridge put on the market the first batch of their new product. That outfit was what would become the Raspberry Pi Foundation, and the product was a run of 10,000 Chinese made versions of their very first single board computer, the Raspberry Pi Model B. With its BCM2835 SoC and 512 megabytes of memory it might not have been the first board that could run a Linux distribution from an SD card, but it was certainly the first that did so for pocket money prices.

New story! You Can Use Raspberry Pi 400 As a PC Keyboard and Mouse Combo

If you’re a fan of Pimoroni, you’re probably familiar with its software lead Phil Howard (aka Gadgetoid) and his developments in the Raspberry Pi community. Today we’re sharing an awesome project he put together using our favorite keyboard PC, the Raspberry Pi 400. Using the right cable and a bit of code, the Raspberry Pi 400 can function as a regular, USB HID keyboard. The best Raspberry Pi projects are easy to recreate and the only accessory you need to pull this project off is a USB Type-C to USB Type-A cable.

New story! Ubuntu 21.10 brings GNOME 40 debut and a focus on devs

Ubuntu 21.10 comes out today, an interim release with nine months of support, and the first to use GNOME 40 for the desktop. The Ubuntu release cycle delivers a new LTS (Long Term Support) version every two years, the next one being 22.04 in April. This means that 21.10 is a handy preview of features that may not get production use until 22.04.

New story! Ubuntu 21.10 Impish Indri Now Available for Download. This is What's new

  • debugpoint.com; By arindam (Posted by arindam1989 on Oct 15, 2021 6:20 AM EST)
  • Groups: Ubuntu
The final release of 2021 for Ubuntu - Ubuntu 21.10 Impish Indri is here, and we round up the release in this page.

New story! Ubuntu 21.10 Official Flavors Released, Here’s What’s New

As part of the today’s Ubuntu 21.10 “Impish Indri” release, all the official Ubuntu flavors have been updated to version 21.10 and I want you to be the first to read about their new features and improvements.

New story! What Happens When You Run a Command in Linux?

Most Linux users are often unaware of the internal working of the operating system. You might be running Linux commands on the shell for a long time, but have you ever wondered what's happening behind the scenes when you hit Enter? By the end, you'll have a brief understanding of how the shell processes the typed command in Linux.

New story! Want a piece of GitLab? It's going to cost you: IPO price per share settles at $77

The one-stop shop approach by DevOps darling GitLab appears to have attracted an Initial Public Offering price of $77, giving the loss-making biz a potential valuation of $11bn. GitLab finally filed for an IPO in September and this week upped the estimated price per share to between $66 and $69. The eventual price has turned out to be $77, well above the initial $55 to $60 first estimated.

New story! How to Set Environment Variables in Docker

  • RoseHosting Blog; By Jeff Wilson (Posted by RoseHosting on Oct 15, 2021 2:14 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Docker is an open-source application that provides lightweight operating-system-level virtualization through the use of containers. It is a kind of virtualization technology that is specially designed to easily develop and deploy applications inside of neatly packaged virtual containerized environments. Docker containers are in essence a set of software packages that run as one application that’s isolated from others. We can deploy it to any machine without any compatibility issues. By using this, the software stays system agnostic, simpler to use, less work to develop, and easy to maintain.

New story! LibreOffice 7.2.2 Community Released with 68 Bug Fixes, Update Now

  • 9to5Linux; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Oct 15, 2021 1:13 AM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
The Document Foundation announced today the release of LibreOffice 7.2.2 as the second maintenance update to the latest and greatest LibreOffice 7.2 open-source office suite series.

New story! How to Install PHP Composer on Debian 11

PHP Composer is a dependency manager for PHP. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Composer on Debian 11. All the steps should work on other Debian-based distributions as well.

New story! KDE Plasma 5.23 Release Brings a Fresh Look with Performance Updates

The 25th-anniversary edition - KDE Plasma 5.23 is released with brand-new features and performance updates. Here's what's new.

New story! Ubuntu Unity 21.10 Released to Keep the Unity7 Desktop Alive in 2021

The Ubuntu Unity team released today Ubuntu Unity 21.10 as the latest version of their unofficial Ubuntu flavor featuring the good old Unity desktop environment.

New story! Google adds VM support to Anthos, admits not everyone is ready for containerised everything

Google has added support for workloads running in virtual machines to its Anthos hybrid Kubernetes platform. "While we have seen many customers make the leap to containerization, some are not quite ready to move completely off of virtual machines," wrote Google Application Modernization Platform vice-presidents Jeff Reed and Chen Goldberg.

New story! How To Install Jenkins on Rocky Linux 8

Jenkins is an open-source continuous build system. In this guide, we walk you through the process of installing and configuring a Jenkins server on a Rocky Linux 8 machine. This guide is also applicable for other Red Hat Linux and SUSE Linux OS.

New story! ISO establishes SBOM standard for open source development with SPDX

You’re in the news. But not with the headline you want. You’re not getting attention because of your choice of text editor or the number of spaces you use to indent code blocks. However motivating those preferences are for you and me, the non-technical world sees them as private choices. You find your code in the headlines for a different and unpleasant reason: open source dependency management.

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