New story! Best Lightweight Notepads for Ubuntu and Other Linux Compared

A list of best and free GUI-based lightweight Notepad for Ubuntu and other Linux distro which can be ideal for older hardware.

New story! Kali Linux 2022.4 Ethical Hacking Distro Arrives with Linux 6.0, Official PinePhone Support

Offensive Security announced today the release and general availability of Kali Linux 2022.4 as the latest stable update to this Debian-based GNU/Linux distribution for ethical hackers and penetration testers.

New story! How to Install ERPNext on Ubuntu 22.04

ERPNext is a free and open-source ERP software used by manufacturers, distributors, and services. It is built with Python, JavaScript, and Frappe Framework. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install ERPNext on Ubuntu 22.04 server.

New story! digiKam 7.9 Open-Source Photo Management App Released with Various Improvements

  •; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Dec 7, 2022 1:46 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
The team behind the digiKam open-source, free, and cross-platform photo management software announced today the release and general availability of digiKam 7.9 as the latest stable update that brings various improvements and bug fixes.

New story! Amazon joins Open Invention Network

AWS puts its patents behind the open-source and Linux patent guard OIN.

New story! Audacity 3.2.2 Adds Realtime Capabilities to VST2 Effects, Improves Accessibility of Meters

  •; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Dec 6, 2022 10:08 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
Audacity 3.2.2 open-source, free, and cross-platform audio editing software has been released today as the second maintenance update to the latest Audacity 3.2 series bringing various improvements and bug fixes.

New story! RHEL and its Linux relatives and rivals: How to choose

  • ZDNET | open-source RSS; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Dec 6, 2022 8:20 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Linux, Red Hat
There's a whole family of Red Hat Enterprise Linux variants, each with its own users. We'll break down the family tree and explain what's suited for dfiferent needs.

New story! Rust in the Linux Kernel

  • thenewstack; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Dec 6, 2022 6:31 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Kernel, Linux
Why it's all happening for the Rust programming language, how it made it into the Linux kernel, and where it will go from here.

New story! SparkyLinux 2022.12 Rolling December Update Is Here

  •; By Bobby Borisov (Posted by bobolin on Dec 6, 2022 4:42 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
SparkyLinux 2022.12 updated its LXQt, MATE, Xfce, and KDE rolling editions, featuring kernel 6.0.10 and an updated package base.

New story! Configure PHP-FPM with Nginx on Ubuntu 22.04

  • Rose Hosting Blog; By (Posted by RoseHosting on Dec 6, 2022 2:54 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
In this tutorial, we are going to explain how to configure PHP-fpm with Nginx on Ubuntu 22.04.

Nginx is a web server used for serving web requests on our website. It can be used as a reverse proxy, mail proxy, HTTP cache, or load balancer.

New story! A data scientist's guide to open source community analysis

You might expect me, a data scientist, to tell you that data analysis and automation will inform your community decisions. It's actually the opposite. Use data analysis to With the ever-increasing pressure of being "data-driven," the treasure trove of information around open source communities can be a blessing and a curse. Using the methodology below, I will show you how to pick the needle out of the data haystack.

New story! KernelCI now testing Linux Rust code

After waiting in the Linux-next integration tree for about 18 months, the basic Rust infrastructure will finally land in the mainline Linux kernel with the imminent release of v6.1. During the 2022 Linux Maintainers Summit in Dublin, Linus Torvalds asked CI systems to start testing the new Rust infrastructure. So, with that in mind, we are excited to announce that as of today, Rust testing has now been added to KernelCI. Here's the latest on this ongoing work.

New story! Fancy some fresh Linux Mint? 21.1 enters beta, should be here by Christmas

If you like the flavor of Cinnamon, good news: you'll get a new version. The first beta version of Mint 21.1 is now available for download, and the flagship Cinnamon desktop edition contains the biggest change, with a new version of the desktop.…

New story! Why you should try the Nemo file manager on Linux

The Cinnamon project was formed as a reimplementation of GNOME 2 using the components of GNOME 3. Eventually, it diverged enough to be a true fork, and today the Cinnamon desktop uses GTK3 libraries and forked versions of key GNOME 3 applications to create a "classic" GNOME experience. One of the components contributing to the traditional GNOME experience is Nemo, a file manager based on the GNOME 2 version of Nautilus.

New story! Twitter turns its back on open-source development

  • ZDNET; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Dec 6, 2022 5:51 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Community
Besides firing most of Twitter's technical staff, new owner and CEO Elon Musk has dropped support for Twitter's open-source efforts.

New story! How we're making Firefox accessible and delightful for everyone

  • The Mozilla Blog; By Jamie Teh (Posted by bob on Dec 6, 2022 4:02 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Mozilla
I joined Mozilla in 2017 as an accessibility engineer and soon became the tech lead for accessibility. But for years prior, I was already deeply involved with the company. I co-created NVDA (NonVisual Desktop Access) in 2006, a screen reader for blind and vision impaired people like me. We wanted to make Firefox and NVDA […]

New story! Lenovo ThinkPad T470 Ultrabook running Linux - Part 3 - Installing Manjaro

  •; By LinuxLinks (Posted by sde on Dec 6, 2022 2:13 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
This is a blog looking at a refurbished Lenovo ThinkPad T470 Ultrabook running Linux. For this part in the series, we take you through installing Manjaro on the T470.

New story! Best Gifts for Linux Users

  • (Posted by Feenta on Dec 6, 2022 12:25 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
Lots of gift ideas for Linux users that will fit all budgets. Starting from $1 all the way up to $2000 per gift. Christmas, Birthday, and other gift ideas.

New story! 6 steps to get verified on Mastodon with encrypted keys

Mastodon permits its users to self-verify. The easiest method to do this is through a verification link. For advanced verification, though, you can use the power of shared encrypted keys, which Mastodon can link to thanks to the open source project Keyoxide.

New story! An update on the SPDX python-tools

Progress with the SPDX Python tools Discussions regarding the development and direction of the SPDX Python tools often happen in the weekly meetings or smaller rounds and are not always visible to interested parties. This blog post intends to fill this gap, providing a condensed version of what was done and what is to come. […]

New story! Linux 6.1 gets an eighth release candidate and Linus Torvalds is OK with that

Kernel devs offer emperor penguin early gifts of code for version 6.2 Linus Torvalds has announced an eighth release candidate for version 6.1 of the Linux kernel.…

New story! Rugged Edge Mini-PC equipped with i.MX 8M Plus and dual 2.5GbE LAN ports

  •; By Giorgio Mendoza (Posted by bob on Dec 5, 2022 5:10 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Android
Last week, iBASE released a fanless Mini-PC based on the quad-core i.MX 8M Plus processor from NXP. The ISR215 also includes one HDMI 2.0 port,  M.2 Key-B (3052) for 5G connectivity and it can be configured with up to 4GB LPDDR4/128GB eMMC.  The i.MX 8M Plus quad-processor was recently seen in a similar rugged PC […]

New story! How to Add a User in Linux With Examples

  •; By Bobby Borisov (Posted by bobolin on Dec 5, 2022 2:54 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
This guide shows how to add a user in Linux using the useradd and adduser commands or utilizing the GUI tools that the desktop provides.

New story! How To Setup SFTP Server With SFTPGo In Linux

  •; By Senthil Kumar (Posted by ostechnix on Dec 5, 2022 11:33 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
This detailed guide explains what is SFTPGo, how to install SFTPGo in various Linux distributions, and finally how to setup a SFTP server with SFTPGo in Linux.

New story! My Window Manager Environment Desktop

  •; By PastorEdB (Posted by pastoredb on Dec 5, 2022 1:37 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Xfce
The Desktop Environment vs. Window Manager debate. Lots of people who use Linux spend time deciding on which Desktop Environment they want to use. Windows users don’t really have that option: Microsoft chooses your Desktop Environment, and that’s the end of it. That’s why Windows 98 looked so different from Windows XP, which looked different from Windows 7, which looked different from Windows 8, to Windows 10 and 11.

New story! First Look at Linux Mint 21.1 Beta with the Cinnamon 5.6 Desktop Environment

The beta version of the upcoming Linux Mint 21.1 “Vera” distribution release is here and it comes with the latest Cinnamon 5.6 desktop environment, so I took it for a quick test drive to see what’s new.

New story! Make your Linux computer feel faster with the Xfe file manager

The X File Explorer (Xfe) file manager ... doesn't feature fancy animations or effects, and it has few dependencies beyond some basic libraries, most of which are probably already on your Linux system.

New story! 4MLinux 41.0 stable is now available with SDL games + More

  •; By arindam (Posted by arindam1989 on Dec 4, 2022 3:36 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Release highlights of the new stable versino 4MLinux 41.0 which brings Kernel 6.0.9, new version of applications and additional games.

New story! $10.80 RISC-V AIoT module supports Linux

The Sipeed M1s is a compact module integrating the Bouffalo Lab BL808 RISC-V SoC module along with a NPU. The device also provides WiFi/BL, 802.15.4 Zigbee connectivity and support for interfaces such as UART, I2C, SPI, etc. The Bouffalo Lab BL808 SoC was also seen on the Ox64 embedded platform that was also released not […]

New story! Trinity Desktop Environment R14.0.13 is released with enhancement and bug-fixes

Release highlights of the thirteenth minor version of the legacy KDE-based trinity desktop environment R14.0.13, bringing updates and fixes.

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