New story! Linux Weekly Roundup: KDE Plasma 5.20, Kernel 5.9 and More - Oct 18 2020

Here's this week's roundup series, curated for you from the Linux and open-source world on application updates, new releases, distribution updates, major news, and upcoming highlights.

New story! 5 steps to learn any programming language

Some people love learning new programming languages. Other people can't imagine having to learn even one. In this article, I'm going to show you how to think like a coder so that you can confidently learn any programming language you want.

New story! LibreOffice 6.4.7 Released as the Last in the Series, End of Life Set for November 30

The Document Foundation announced today the release of LibreOffice 6.4.7 as the last maintenance update to the LibreOffice 6.4 office suite series, which will reach end of life next month.

New story! How to install Arduino IDE on CentOS 8

  • vitux.com; By Karim Buzdar (Posted by vitux on Oct 23, 2020 2:23 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Arduino IDE stands for the “Arduino Integrated Development Environment”. Arduino IDE contains an editor that is used for writing and uploading programs to the Arduino board. In this article, we will learn how to install the latest Arduino IDE on CentOS 8.

New story! Install Bacula Backup Server on Ubuntu 20.04

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Oct 23, 2020 1:09 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
Bacula is an open-source backup tool that can be used to backup and restore data across the network. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configure Backup backup system on Ubuntu 20.04.

New story! First Beta Version Of ‘1Password’ App For Linux Arrives

Finally, a month and a half after we reported the initial release of the 1Password app for Linux desktop, its co-founder Dave Teare has now announced the beta version of the full-featured ‘1Password’ Linux desktop app.

New story! KeePassXC 2.6.2 Password Manager Adds Major UI Improvements and Bug Fixes

The KeePassXC 2.6.2 open-source password manager has been released today for all supported platforms, including GNU/Linux, and it’s a major update that brings some important bug fixes and improvements.

New story! openSUSE Jump will likely land in openSUSE Leap 15.3

  • Fossadventures.com; By Martin de Boer (Posted by mdutours on Oct 22, 2020 9:26 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: SUSE
During the openSUSE + LibreOffice Virtual Conference, there was a Conditional No Go given on the proposal to create an in-between release called openSUSE Leap 15.2.1. That means that the Jump and Leap unification will most likely happen in Leap 15.3. I think that this is a reasonable decision, which provides a better timeline for the openSUSE and SUSE teams to work out all of the outstanding issues.

New story! The four things you must be able to do in nano

A list of the four basic tasks any Linux user should be able to accomplish when using the nano text editor.

New story! Turing Pi 2 clusters four Raspberry Pi CM4 modules

Turing Machines unveiled a “Turin Pi 2” Mini-ITX board that clusters 4x Raspberry Pi CM4 modules with a Layer-2 managed switch along with 2x GbE, 4x USB, 2x mini-PCIe, and 2x SATA 3.0. Turing Machines Inc., which earlier this month announced a final 1K run of its Turing Pi cluster board, announced a second-gen Turing […]

New story! Ubuntu 20.10 Groovy Gorilla is Now Available for Download, this is What's New

The latest Ubuntu 20.10 code-named "Groovy Gorilla" is available for download after a bit of delay due to last-minute bugs. The final announcement is due shortly today October 22 2020 from Canonical. Check out what's new.

New story! Ubuntu 20.10 Official Flavors Released, Here’s What’s New

As part of the today’s Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla) release, all the official Ubuntu flavors have been updated and I want you to be the first to read about their new features and improvements.

New story! Ubuntu 20.10 "Groovy Gorilla" Arrives With Linux 5.8, GNOME 3.38, Raspberry Pi 4 Support

Back to now, after the six months of development cycle and the release of the current long-term Ubuntu 20.04 “Focal Fossa,” Canonical has announced a new version called Ubuntu 20.10 “Groovy Gorilla” along with its seven official flavor: Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu MATE, Ubuntu Kylin, Xubuntu, Ubuntu Budgie, and Ubuntu Studio.

New story! Tails 4.12 Anonymous OS Is Out with Linux Kernel 5.8, Latest Tor Updates

The Tails 4.12 amnesic incognito live system, also known as the Anonymous OS, has been released today with a new kernel, the latest Tor anonymous communication technologies, and various other improvements.

New story! How to install Java on Manjaro Linux

  • linuxconfig.org; By Korbin Brown (Posted by LinuxCareer on Oct 22, 2020 9:35 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Many developers and programmers choose Manjaro because it's one of the most user-friendly and feature-rich Linux distributions. In this guide, we go over the steps to install the Java Development Kit on Manjaro Linux. We'll show you how to install both the OpenJDK package (which is free and GPL-licensed) as well as Oracle Java SE Development Kit.

New story! Mozilla Reaction to U.S. v. Google

  • The Mozilla Blog; By Amy Keating (Posted by bob on Oct 22, 2020 8:33 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Mozilla
Today the US Department of Justice (“DOJ”) filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google, alleging that it unlawfully maintains monopolies through anticompetitive and exclusionary practices in the search and search advertising …

New story! VirtualBox 6.1.16 Released with Full Support for Linux Kernel 5.9, Various Improvements

Oracle released VirtualBox 6.1.16 as the latest version of its free, open-source and multi-platform virtualization software for Linux, Mac, and Windows platforms.

New story! How to Install Microsoft Edge Browser in Ubuntu and Other Linux

This guide explains the steps required to install Microsoft Edge Browser in Ubuntu and Other Linux. We explain both graphical and UI methods.

New story! How to Install pip on Ubuntu 20.04

Python is widely used in software development, system administration, scientific and numeric data analysis, and much more.actually is In this article, we will talk about pip, how to install it as well as how to use it on an Ubuntu 20.04 VPS. To begin, we’ll need to clarify what pip actually is. Pip is a package manager for Python. It’s normally used to install and manage Python modules on your system.

New story! Now and Then: The Fate of 15 Linux Distributions

What happened to 15 popular Linux distributions? Are they still going strong, are they outclassed by other distributions, or are they only remembered like fingerprints on an abandoned handrail?

New story! 5 open source tools I cant live without

  • Opensource.com; By Victoria Martinez de la Cruz (Posted by bob on Oct 22, 2020 3:25 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Community, Linux
Some time ago, I engaged with a Twitter thread that went viral among techies. The challenge? Pick only five tools that you cannot live without. I started to think about this in relation to my everyday life, and picking just five tools was not easy.

New story! Kata Containers rewritten in Rust gets a major speed boost

  • ZDNet | open-source RSS; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Oct 22, 2020 2:24 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Virtualization
The Open Infrastructure Foundation's Kata Containers 2.0 is both much smaller and faster than its earlier version.

New story! Kubernetes basics for sysadmins

Learn when Kubernetes can be effectively used and how the containers it manages might be better than virtual machines.

New story! Developer survey: C# losing ground to JavaScript, PHP and Java for cloud apps, still big in gaming

Plus: What puts off developers from adopting cloud? Price. A new developer survey has shown the popularity of C#, the primary language of Microsoft's .NET platform, slipping from third to sixth place in three years, though usage is still growing in absolute terms and it is particularly popular in game development.…

New story! How You can Have an Impact on European Openness Policy

Ever wanted to tell the government what it should be doing to help out the open source community? Well, here's your chance

New story! How to Setup FTP Server with Vsftpd on Raspberry Pi

This tutorial explains how to install and configure an FTP server on Raspberry Pi that you use to share files between your devices. We’ll use vsftpd, which a stable, secure, and fast FTP server. We will also show you how to configure vsftpd to restrict users to their home directory and encrypt the entire transmission with SSL/TLS.

New story! Raspberry Pi CM3+ based DIN-railer features isolated I/O module

STV Electronic has launched an “I/O Module 16” extension for its Raspberry Pi CM3+ based “Smart Manager 4.0” DIN rail PC featuring configurable, isolated DIO. Up to 8x modules with 128 I/Os can be controlled from a single system. We missed the Embedded World announcement in early March from German embedded vendor STV Electronic, introducing […]

New story! Transfer Files Between Computers And Mobile Devices By Scanning QR Codes

  • ostechnix.com; By Senthil Kumar (Posted by ostechnix on Oct 21, 2020 8:15 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Qrcp, formerly known as Qr-filetransfer, is a simple command line file transfer application used to send and receive files over WiFi between a Linux system and a mobile phone by scanning a QR code, without leaving the Terminal.

New story! How to install ONLYOFFICE Workspace on Ubuntu

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Oct 21, 2020 7:13 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Ubuntu, Linux; Story Type: News Story
This tutorial shows how to install the new ONLYOFFICE 6.0 Workspace on Ubuntu 20.04.

New story! Incremental backup with Butterfly Backup

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Oct 21, 2020 6:12 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
This post explains how Butterfly Backup, an easy to use backup and restore tool, is used to make incremental or differential backups even in enterprise server or workstation environments.

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