New story! Movim: An Open-Source Decentralized Social Platform Based on XMPP Network

  • It's FOSS; By Ankush Das (Posted by abhishekpc on Jan 26, 2021 9:48 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
Movim is an open-source decentralized social media platform that relies on XMPP network and can communicate with other applications using XMPP.

New story! 7 ways open source was essential to business in 2020

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jan 26, 2021 8:34 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The COVID-19 pandemic created many new challenges for businesses in 2020 as they rapidly moved non-essential workers to remote operations. However, it also created tremendous opportunities for innovation as people searched for effective ways to work and collaborate virtually. read more

New story! Fedora's Chromium maintainer suggests switching to Firefox as Google yanks features in favour of Chrome

'They're not closing a security hole, they're just requiring that everyone use Chrome' Fedora's maintainer for the open-source Chromium browser package is recommending users consider switching to Firefox following Google's decision to remove functionality and make it exclusive to its proprietary Chrome browser.…

New story! DIN-rail gateway offers dual LAN and dual RS485

The Unipi Gate G110 and G100 are PLC-ready DIN-rail gateways that run Linux on a quad -A53 SoC with 16GB eMMC, GbE and 10/100 LAN ports, and up to 2x RS485 ports with modular extensions. Czech based Unipi, which started out in 2014 with a Raspberry Pi based UniPi automation controller board and followed up […]

New story! How to set up SSH dynamic port forwarding on Linux

Dynamic port forwarding allows for a great deal of flexibility and secure remote connections. See how to configure and use this SSH feature.

New story! How to Install Ansible on Ubuntu 20.04

  • vitux.com; By Karim Buzdar (Posted by vitux on Jan 26, 2021 3:36 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
Ansible is an Infrastructure as Code tool that allows its users to control many servers from a centralized location. In this tutorial, I will describe how to install and configure Ansible on an Ubuntu 20.04 system.

New story! Rugged mini-PC dips into Elkhart Lake

Neousys unveiled a fanless, 112 x 87 x 50mm “POC-40” computer with an up to 3.0GHz, dual-core Atom x6211E plus up to 32GB DDR4, 2x GbE, 4x USB, 3x M.2, and DP, 2x serial, and isolated DIO. Last month, Neousys announced one of the first Intel Elkhart Lake based embedded PCs with its ultra-compact (153 […]

New story! Ubuntu 20.10 on the Raspberry Pi 4 Rocks: A Review

Here we are! The first Ubuntu Desktop experience on the Raspberry Pi has arrived with Ubuntu 20.10 and it turns out to be quite amazing. In this review, I’m going to tell you what works, what doesn’t, and what needs to be improved.

New story! Mozilla Firefox 85 Is Now Available for Download, This Is What’s New

  • 9to5Linux; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jan 25, 2021 11:53 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Mozilla
The Mozilla Firefox 85 web browser is now available for download, ahead of its official unveiling on January 26th, for all supported platforms, including GNU/Linux, macOS, and Windows.

New story! Configure a Linux workspace remotely from the command line

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jan 25, 2021 10:39 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
One of the things I appreciate about Linux versus proprietary operating systems is that almost everything can be managed and configured from the command line. That means that nearly everything can be configured locally or even remotely via an SSH login connection. Sometimes it takes a bit of time spent on Internet searches, but if you can think of a task, it can probably be done from the command line. read more

New story! How to boot multiple ISO images from one USB drive on Linux

  • Xmodulo; By Dan Nanni (Posted by xmodulo on Jan 25, 2021 9:25 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
A typical bootable USB drive or memory stick can only boot from a single ISO file stored on the drive, which is not only inconvenient but also wasteful for a large USB storage. This tutorial covers how to create a multi-ISO USB drive using an open-source tool called Ventoy.

New story! Convert your filesystem to Btrfs

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Jan 25, 2021 8:10 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
An in depth howto for converting an existing filesystem to BTRFS on Fedora.

New story! Explore binaries using this full-featured Linux tool

In 10 ways to analyze binary files on Linux, I explained how to use Linux's rich set of native tools to analyze binaries. But if you want to explore your binary further, you need a tool that is custom-made for binary analysis. If you are new to binary analysis and have mostly worked with scripting languages, 9 essential GNU binutils tools will help you get started learning the compilation process and what constitutes a binary. read more

New story! PDF Arranger 1.7.0 Released With New Features And Enhancements

  • Linux Uprising; By Logix (Posted by logix on Jan 25, 2021 5:42 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
PDF Arranger 1.7.0 has been released with new features, like the ability to crop white borders, allow export to individual files, allow selection of odd or even pages, support for editing more PDF metadata tags, and more.

New story! An Introduction to Brace Expansion in BASH

  • Putorius.net; By Marco Cherisi (Posted by savona on Jan 25, 2021 4:27 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
Learn the basics of using Brace Expansion in BASH to become an efficient command line user.

New story! Why you need to drop ifconfig for ip

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jan 25, 2021 3:13 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
For a long time, the ifconfig command was the default method for configuring a network interface. It served Linux users well, but networking is complex, and the commands to configure it must be robust. The ip command is the new default networking command for modern systems, and in this article, I'll show you how to use it. read more

New story! Zeal - simple offline documentation browser

  • LinuxLinks.com; By LinuxLinks (Posted by sde on Jan 25, 2021 1:59 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Developer, Linux
Zeal is billed as a simple offline documentation browser. It offers easy access to a huge database of documentation, API manuals, and code snippets.

New story! Important Issues Not Entertained in the Community, Especially Critics of the Status Quo

There’s corporate infiltration inside communities (for oligarchy hunts volunteer, unpaid labour) and those who speak about that as a threat to our cause and objectives are painted as misguided outcasts who must be ignored

New story! 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup: January 24th, 2021 (1st Anniversary)

  • 9to5Linux; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jan 25, 2021 11:49 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
The seventeenth installment of the 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup is out, for the week ending on January 24th, keeping you guys up to date with the most important things happening in the Linux world.

New story! Setting up Connection pooling on TomCat 9.0.41 Java Web Server

This Howto follows official guidelines and might be a bit more straight forward and easier to reproduce then original . That is a way I was able to get JNDI up and running on 9.0.41 release . I have also compiled in one post displaying mariadb's table data via Servlet and via JSP based on utilizing tags supported via the most recent versions of taglibs 1.2.5.

New story! Fanless embedded PC supports industrial GRE Tiger Lake CPUs

Avalue’s fanless, rugged “EMS-TGL” embedded PC runs Linux or Win 10 on embedded versions of Intel’s 11th Gen ULP3 Core CPUs with up to 64GB DDR4-3200, 3x M.2, 1GbE and 2.5GbE ports, and optional “IET” expansion. Avalue, which recently launched a pair of NUC-APL mini-PCs based on Intel’s Apollo Lake, announced a larger, but similarly […]

New story! To plug gap left by CentOS, Red Hat amends RHEL dev subscription to allow up to 16 systems in production

'First of many new programs,' says biz, but it is no substitute for free CentOS. Red Hat, which is killing CentOS Linux in favour of CentOS Stream, will extend its developer subscription to allow free production use of RHEL for up to 16 systems.…

New story! 7 Linux Distros to Look Forward to in 2021

  • It's FOSS News; By Ankush Das (Posted by abhishekpc on Jan 25, 2021 3:03 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
Here is a list of most anticipated Linux distributions you should keep an eye on in the year 2021.

New story! Ubuntu Mate On The Raspberry PI 400

Previously I reviewed Ubuntu on the Raspberry PI 4 and it was a fairly poor experience. Ubuntu Mate was always going to be the better option and in this review I look at the good and the bad on the Raspberry PI 400.

New story! Xfce’s Thunar File Manager Gets Split View, File Creation Times, and More

Alexander Schwinn has announced the release of Thunar 4.17, a new development version of Xfce’s default file manager that brings awesome new features and improvements.

New story! Open-Source Apache CloudStack 4.15 Gets New Look

  • IT Pro Today; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by tk21 on Jan 24, 2021 8:29 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Apache, Cloud
The mature open-source cloud infrastructure platform project gets a major update, boasting a new user interface and improved storage subsystem features.

New story! How to Install Debian 10 Buster Step by Step - with Screenshots

This beginner's guide explains the steps to install Debian 10 Buster. The following process includes the step by step guide with screenshots and prepared to be followed by any user.

New story! KDE Plasma 5.21 Desktop Enters Beta, Here’s How to Test It Right Now

  • 9to5Linux; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jan 24, 2021 4:06 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: KDE
The KDE Project announced today the general availability for public testing of the beta version of the upcoming KDE Plasma 5.21 desktop environment series.

New story! How to implement a DevOps toolchain

  • Opensource.com; By Tereza Denkova (Posted by bob on Jan 24, 2021 1:54 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Community
Organizations from all industries and of all sizes strive to deliver quality software solutions faster. This guarantees not only their survival but also success in the global marketplace. DevOps can help them chart an optimal course. DevOps is a system where different processes are supported by tools that work in a connected chain to deliver projects on time and at a lower cost.

New story! What Is DNS Server?

What is DNS Server? DNS stands for Domain Name System. This is actually a service that runs on all of our computers but majorly it runs the entire internet. We type a website in the browser and with the bling of our eyes the website is open. Have you ever wondered how does that happen? In today’s article, we will learn the process of how the website opens so fast and how DNS plays an important role in this process.

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