New story! DietPi February 2024 news (version 9.1)

DietPi’s new release, version 9.1, launched this week, brings exciting new support and enhancements to the lightweight Linux OS. This version is particularly notable for its extended support for the Raspberry Pi 5 and several other single-board computers , along with improvements across various dietpi-software options. DietPi: DietPi is a lightweight and optimized OS based […]

New story! Sway 1.9 Debuts with Advanced Rendering

  • Linuxiac.com; By Bobby Borisov (Posted by bobolin on Feb 25, 2024 10:56 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Sway 1.9 tiling Wayland compositor released porting rendering code to the new wlroots API. Here's more on that!

New story! KDE Gear 23.08.5 Brings More Bug Fixes for Kdenlive, Falkon, and Other KDE Apps

  • 9to5linux.com; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Feb 25, 2024 8:25 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: KDE, Linux
The KDE Project announced the release of KDE Gear 23.08.5 as the fifth maintenance update to the latest KDE Gear 23.08 series of this collection of over 120 apps for the KDE Plasma desktop environment.

New story! Ubuntu 24.04: How to install appimage

  • linuxconfig.org; By Lubos Rendek (Posted by linuxer on Feb 25, 2024 6:37 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
AppImage provides a convenient way to distribute and run desktop software on Linux without the need for installation or root privileges. This format packages applications in a way that allows them to run on various Linux distributions. Ubuntu 24.04, like its predecessors, supports running AppImages, providing users with a vast array of software options not necessarily available in the official repositories.

New story! Clipcat – clipboard manager written in Rust

  • LinuxLinks.com; By LinuxLinks (Posted by sde on Feb 25, 2024 4:48 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
Clipcat is a clipboard manager which supports X11 and experimental support for Wayland. It uses a client-server architecture.

New story! Warp: A Modern Terminal With AI Features on Linux

Warp is a modern terminal with AI integration and a few additional features that directly set it apart from traditional terminals.

New story! CentOS Package Management: Top 20 Command Examples for System Administrators

  • linuxconfig.org; By Lubos Rendek (Posted by linuxer on Feb 25, 2024 1:11 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Managing packages is a crucial aspect of system administration and development in Linux environments, such as CentOS. This guide is designed to introduce you to the top 20 most common examples of package manager usage on CentOS. Whether you are a new system administrator or a seasoned developer, understanding these examples will help you effectively manage your CentOS system’s packages, ensuring it runs smoothly and securely.

New story! GIMP 3: A Sneak Peek into the Future of Image Editing

The latest GIMP development preview introduces enhanced color algorithms, auto-expanding layers, and more ahead of the major 3.0 update.

New story! Emulate the Acorn Electron home computer with Linux

  • https://www.linuxlinks.com/vorta-desktop-client-borg-backup/; By John O'Donnell (Posted by sde on Feb 24, 2024 9:33 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
Launched in August 1983, the 8-bit Acorn Electron microcomputer sported a Synterek SY6502A CPU clocked at 2MHz (only 1MHz when accessing RAM).

New story! OnlyOffice 8.0 and the Dream of a Microsoft Office Alternative

In this thorough tour, we will explore how well can OnlyOffice 8.0 be used as a good drop-in replacement for Microsoft Office.

New story! A path out of bloat: A Linux built for VMs

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Feb 24, 2024 5:56 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
What Linux distros could learn from the inventor of the hypervisor FOSDEM 2024 How hard can you cut down Linux if you know it will never run on bare metal? Further than any distro vendor we know of has tried to go.…

New story! How to Install and Use uv: A Python Installer and Resolver

Learn how to install and use a Rust-based Python installer and resolver named uv on Linux, Windows, and macOS with a practical usage guide.

New story! DistroBox: Try Out Multiple Linux Distributions via the Terminal

Try out multiple Linux distributions at once on your host system using DistroBox, eliminating the need for virtual machines or dual booting.

New story! How to Install Latest Mainline Kernel on Ubuntu (GUI & CLI)

Discover a step-by-step guide to install the latest version of the mainline kernel on Ubuntu via the GUI and CLI methods.

New story! Setup Python 3.12.2 on SparkyLinux2024.2 (kernel 6.7.6) via pyenv

This post is an immediate follow up on previous one http://lxer.com/module/newswire/view/337189/index.html to perform install Python 3.12.2 for particular user via pyenv in the same way as it was done in the link above. Then create new project in PyCharm with path to interpreter /home/boris/.pyenv/versions/3.12.2/bin/python3 .

New story! DietPi 9.1 Expands Support for Raspberry Pi 5

  • Linuxiac.com; By Bobby Borisov (Posted by bobolin on Feb 24, 2024 8:55 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
Raspberry Pi 5 is now supported on DietPi 9.1! Plus, get improvements for ROCK 4 SE, NanoPi series, and key software bug fixes. Here's more on that!

New story! Introducing MantisBT – a FOSS bug tracker

A detailed introduction and a review of MantisBT, a widely-used open-source issue tracking system.

New story! Installing WordPress on a LAMP Stack in Ubuntu 24.04

WordPress, the most popular content management system (CMS), offers flexibility and ease of use for website creation and management. Installing WordPress on a Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP (LAMP) stack in Ubuntu 24.04 requires a series of steps to ensure a successful setup. This tutorial guides you through installing a LAMP stack, configuring Apache for WordPress, setting up a MySQL database, and finally, installing WordPress itself.

New story! ungoogled-chromium - Chromium without Google web services

  • LinuxLinks.com; By LinuxLinks (Posted by sde on Feb 24, 2024 3:29 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
ungoogled-chromium is a web browser with privacy in mind. It’s a variant of Chromium that aims to retain the experience of Chrome without the Google-specific web services. This is free and open source software.

New story! Check Your Local Network Speed in Linux, Windows, and macOS

Discover a step-by-step guide to install the OpenSpeedTest Server on Linux, Windows, and macOS to test your local network speed.

New story! Warp Terminal Launches on Linux

  • Linuxiac.com; By Bobby Borisov (Posted by bobolin on Feb 24, 2024 12:11 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Download Warp for Linux: A terminal that brings modern editing, AI integration, and collaborative workflows to your console.

New story! LXQt 2.0 Desktop Launches in April with New Applications Menu, Qt 6 Port

  • 9to5linux.com; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Feb 23, 2024 10:41 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
The development team behind the lightweight LXQt desktop environment has provided some details on the development state of the next major release, LXQt 2.0.

New story! Linux Foundation's Nephio R2 pushes open-source cloud-native network automation

  • SDxCentral.com; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by tk21 on Feb 23, 2024 9:11 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
The Linux Foundation’s Nephio project hit a major milestone this week with its release 2 (R2) update. Nephio R2 builds upon the success of R1 with additional automation capabilities. While R1 provided the core automation foundations, Nephio R2 advances network automation with a focus on radio access network (RAN) and multicloud frameworks.

New story! NVIDIA 550.54.14 Linux Graphics Driver Released with Many Improvements

  • 9to5linux.com; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Feb 23, 2024 7:41 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
NVIDIA released today the NVIDIA 550.54.14 graphics driver for GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, and Solaris platforms, a major update that introduces many new features and improvements.

New story! Maximizing Network Monitoring Efficiency Creating Netstat Aliases

  • Linux Journal; By George Whittaker (Posted by bob on Feb 23, 2024 6:11 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Community, Linux
In today's interconnected digital landscape, monitoring network activity is paramount for ensuring the security and efficiency of computer systems. Whether you're a system administrator, network engineer, or an IT enthusiast, having insights into network connections and traffic can help identify potential threats, troubleshoot issues, and optimize performance. One of the go-to tools for monitoring network activity is netstat, a command-line utility available on most operating systems.

New story! How to Install pCloud on Ubuntu

  • LinuxStans.com; By LinuxStans (Posted by Feenta on Feb 23, 2024 4:41 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Cloud
In this tutorial, we're going to show you how to install and use pCloud on Ubuntu. Follow our tutorial to install pCloud and learn how to use it through beginner-friendly instructions.

New story! NetworkManager 1.46 Adds Support for 6GHz Wi-Fi and Energy-Efficient Ethernet

  • 9to5linux.com; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Feb 23, 2024 2:57 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
NetworkManager 1.46 has been released today as the latest stable version of this popular network connection manager software for Linux-based operating systems that introduces major changes.

New story! How to Install Freenginx on Ubuntu (Ultimate Guide)

Discover a step-by-step guide to install the Freenginx (the community-driven project) on Ubuntu from source code with practical examples.

New story! Machine Learning in Linux: ocrs – modern OCR engine

  • LinuxLinks.com; By LinuxLinks (Posted by sde on Feb 23, 2024 11:20 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
ocrs is a Rust library and CLI tool for extracting text from images, also known as OCR (Optical Character Recognition).

New story! How to Install Node.js on Ubuntu 24.04

  • linuxconfig.org; By Lubos Rendek (Posted by linuxer on Feb 23, 2024 9:31 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Node.js is a powerful JavaScript runtime built on Chrome’s V8 JavaScript engine. It allows developers to create scalable backend functionality using JavaScript, a language many are familiar with from front-end development. Installing Node.js on your Ubuntu system enables you to develop and run JavaScript applications outside the browser environment. This tutorial will guide you through three methods of installing Node.js on Ubuntu 24.04: using Ubuntu’s package manager (APT), Node Version Manager (NVM), and the official Node.js binary.

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