New story! Hacking Made Easy: A Beginner's Guide to Penetration Testing with Kali Linux

Penetration testing, often referred to as pen testing, is a critical practice in the field of cybersecurity. It involves simulating cyber-attacks on a system, network, or web application to identify vulnerabilities that could be exploited by malicious actors. This proactive approach allows organizations to strengthen their defenses before an actual attack occurs.

New story! 14 Best Free and Open Source Key Value Stores for Big Data

  • LinuxLinks.com; By Steve Emms (Posted by sde on Jun 15, 2024 5:42 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
This feature highlights the finest open source key value stores. Hopefully, there will be something of interest for anyone who needs to store millions of data records, to help in statistical or real-time analysis.

New story! How to Install and Use iTunes on Ubuntu

Learn how to install iTunes on Ubuntu using a Wine program, then how to launch iTunes on Ubuntu, including its removal steps.

New story! Mozilla defies Kremlin, restores banned Firefox add-ons in Russia

Mozilla has reinstated certain add-ons for Firefox that earlier this week had been banned in Russia by the Kremlin. The browser extensions, which are hosted on the Mozilla store, were made unavailable in the Land of Putin on or around June 8 after a request by the Russian government and its internet censorship agency, Roskomnadzor.

New story! This Linux distro could be the solution for anyone jumping ship from Windows

One aspect of Linux that makes it rise above the competition is its ability to give life to older hardware. When Microsoft stops supporting Windows 10 in 2025, your computer doesn't have to end up in a landfill. You can theoretically just switch over to Linux.

New story! What is Xargs and How to Use it (with 13 Examples)

Learn about the xargs command and how to use it in Linux with a variety of command-line examples for advanced users.

New story! DevToys 2.0 Preview Launches with Linux Support

DevToys 2.0: The Swiss Army knife for developers is now available for Linux as a DEB installation package and a portable ZIP archive.

New story! Luckfox Pico Ultra RV1106 is a Linux Micro Development Board with PoE Support

The Luckfox Pico Ultra RV1106 is a compact, Linux-based micro development board powered by Rockchip RV1106, tailored for embedded applications. It features a single-core ARM Cortex-A7 32-bit processor with NEON and Floating Point Unit enhancements.

New story! NVIDIA Exploring Ways To Better Support An Upstream Kernel Driver

As covered back in April first on Phoronix, Nouveau's former lead DRM kernel driver maintainer Ben Skeggs joined NVIDIA and has continued working on the open-source Linux driver support. It turns out as well since word of Red Hat's Rust-written Nova kernel driver in development that is focused on making use of the NVIDIA GSP (GPU System Processor) firmware for engaging the RTX 20 "Turing" GPUs and newer, NVIDIA has been eyeing ways to potentially leverage an upstream open-source kernel driver.

New story! How to fix “the DNS server is not responding”

  • RoseHosting Blog; By Jeff Wilson (Posted by RoseHosting on Jun 14, 2024 7:59 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
The “DNS Server is Not Responding” error is a common issue that can disrupt your internet browsing experience. DNS (Domain Name System) also known as the phonebook of the internet, is a database that holds the IP addresses and domains that we use to access websites, servers, and other services.

New story! Kubuntu Focus announce the Focus Ir14 GEN 2 and Ir16 GEN 2 laptops

Kubuntu Focus have two new laptop models available with the Focus Ir14 GEN 2 and Ir16 GEN 2, for those of you who want a truly no-fuss Kubuntu 24.04 LTS system. Kubuntu Focus are also a KDE Patron, so they help to fund KDE development.

New story! IPFire Linux Firewall Gets Experimental Btrfs Support, Intel RFDS Mitigations

The IPFire Project released today a new update to their hardened open-source GNU/Linux distribution that primarily performs as a router or firewall, IPFire 2.29 Core Update 186, with various changes, experimental support for the Btrfs file system, and updated components.

New story! How to Install NodeBB with Nginx Proxy on Debian 12

NodeBB is an open-source forum software written in JavaScript and Node.js. It uses MongoDB as the default database. NodeBB offers multiple features, such as real-time notifications via web socket, social media integration, and also full REST APIs.

New story! How Apache Spark lit up the tech world and outshone its big data brethren

Big data is no longer hailed as the "new oil." It has gone out of fashion, both in terms of hype and because its foundational technology – Apache Hadoop – was surpassed by cloud-based blob storage such as AWS S3. However, a sister project born in the big data era has become more influential in the modern world of LLMs and internet-scale data systems.

New story! Firefox tips and tricks for creatives

On my way to the airport last week, my driver asked what I do for a living. “I’m a content creator,” I replied. “I’m the video lead at Mozilla.” “Wow, that sounds fun,” he said. It can be! But, like lots of other creative professions: It’s not as glamorous as it sounds. Between the emails, meetings, docs, slides, more emails, contracts, spreadsheets, more meetings… alas, our days are not filled with boundless artistry. Thankfully, Firefox has a ton of built-in features that save me time, so I can focus on my creative work. Here are some of my favorites.

New story! Fwupd 1.9.21 Introduces Support for Synaptics Carrera Devices

  • Linuxiac.com; By Bobby Borisov (Posted by bobolin on Jun 14, 2024 12:38 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The latest fwupd 1.9.21 firmware update daemon fixes bugs and adds support for Synaptics Carrera and Wacom Movink devices.

New story! Create Desktop Shortcut for AppImage in Linux (3 Methods)

Learn how to create desktop shortcuts for AppImage, files, scripts, or applications using Menu Editor, AppImageLauncher, and a custom method.

New story! X.Org Testing Ground Toolkit: Making It Less Difficult To Compile The X Server In 2024

While the upstream X.Org Server development remains slow with most of the large vendors treating it in maintenance mode and not investing in new features, open-source developer Enrico Weigelt has been one of the few still working to improve the X.Org Server.

New story! LibrePlanet 2024 and the Lost Video/Audio of Talks

  • Techrights; By Roy Schestowitz (Posted by schestowitz on Jun 14, 2024 8:51 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Please consider helping them piece together the missing bits. Dozens of people spent a considerable amount of time preparing these talks and some traveled (physically) to Boston in order to present these talks.

New story! Canonical Announce First RISC-V Laptop Running Ubuntu

Canonical has announced that it’s collaborating on a RISC-V laptop powered by Ubuntu. The 14-inch DC-ROMA RISC-V Laptop II is made by DeepComputing, a company formed by self-described “RISC-V pioneers” back in 2022, and based in Hong Kong. Their aim: develop and release all kinds of products to help drive development of the RISC-V ecosystem.

New story! Fixed Wine: could not load kernel32.dll Error in Linux

Learn how to resolve the "Wine: could not load kernel32.dll, status c0000135" error in Linux such as Ubuntu, Debian, Linux Mint, Fedora, Arch, etc.

New story! Databricks Open Sources Unity Catalog to Help Manage AI Models and Data

Thanks to the advent of AI-based solutions, managing data properly and securely for such implementations at scale has become a significant challenge. Many new career paths have opened up due to this, and even organizations that have been established for catering to such requirements.

New story! Version 256 of systemd boasts '42% less Unix philosophy'

The latest version of the systemd init system is out, with the openly confrontational tag line: "Available soon in your nearest distro, now with 42 percent less Unix philosophy." As Lennart Poettering's announcement points out, this is the first version of systemd whose version number is a nine-bit value.

New story! KDE Gear 24.05.1 Improves Elisa, Spectacle, KCalc, and Other KDE Apps

  • 9to5linux.com; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jun 14, 2024 4:17 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: KDE, Linux
The KDE Project released today KDE Gear 24.05.1 as the first point release to the latest KDE Gear 24.05 software suite for the KDE Plasma desktop environment and other platforms.

New story! How To Find Files Containing Specific Text Using Grep And Ripgrep In Linux

  • ostechnix.com; By Senthil Kumar (Posted by ostechnix on Jun 14, 2024 3:01 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
This tutorial explains how to use grep and ripgrep commands to find files containing specific strings of text within their contents in Linux.

New story! OIN expands Linux patent protection yet again (but not to AI)

The largest patent non-aggression community, Open Invention Network broadens its Linux System definition to cover additional open-source and cloud-networking programs.

New story! ICOP Enhances NX8MM-35 SBC for Industrial Applications with Updated LVDS & HDMI Interfaces

  • LinuxGizmos.com; By Giorgio Mendoza (Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Jun 14, 2024 12:48 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
ICOP Technology has revised its NX8MM-35 series, an industrial Single-Board Computer originally launched in April 2023. Following extensive customer feedback over the year, ICOP stated that they modified this NXP based SBC to better support LVDS displays for industrial applications.

New story! Proton 9.0-2 brings better controller support in launchers, more playable games, lots of bug fixes

Valve just released the latest stable update to Proton, the compatibility layer for running Windows games on Linux desktop and Steam Deck with Proton 9.0-2 bringing some fun additions.

New story! How to Set Up UFW Firewall on Ubuntu 24.04

In this article, you'll learn how to use UFW on Ubuntu to create, delete, and manage firewall rules in user-friendly ways.

New story! Mission Center: A Linux Alternative to Windows Task Manager

Today, I'll introduce you to a fantastic Linux GUI task manager that simplifies finding running processes, services, and other system resources, making Linux feel like home if you're coming from Windows.

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