New story! 5 surprising things you can do with LibreOffice from the command line

LibreOffice has all the productivity features you'd want from an office software suite, making it a popular open source alternative to Microsoft Office or Google Suite. One of LibreOffice's powers is the ability to operate from the command line. For example, Seth Kenlon recently explained how he uses a global command-line option to convert multiple files from DOCX to EPUB with LibreOffice. His article inspired me to share some other LibreOffice command-line tips and tricks. read more

New story! CaveExpress - classic 2D platformer with physics-based gameplay

  • LinuxLinks.com; By LinuxLinks (Posted by sde on Mar 6, 2021 12:53 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Games, Linux
CaveExpress is a classic 2D platform game set in prehistoric times. You play the hero masquerading as a caveman. Survival is paramount but there are beasties that want to change that. Dinosaurs, mammoths and giant fish to be precise.

New story! How to Install and Use Nmap on Linux Mint 20

  • vitux.com; By Karim Buzdar (Posted by vitux on Mar 5, 2021 11:39 PM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Nmap is a very popular free and open-source network security tool and port scanner. In today’s tutorial, I will show you how to install and use Nmap on a Linux Mint 20 system and how to find which publicly accessible services are running on a remote system.

New story! Build a printer UI for Raspberry Pi with XML and Java

Creating a GUI from scratch is a very time consuming process, dealing with all the positions and alignments in hard code can be really tough for some programmers. In this article, I demonstrate how to speed up this process using XML. read more

New story! ytfzf - Search (With Thumbnails) And Play YouTube Videos From A Terminal

ytfzf is a script to search, download and play YouTube videos by making use of mpv and youtube-dl under the hood

New story! How to install Jenkins using a .war file on AWS EC2 Ubuntu 20.04 instance

Jenkins is an open-source Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment tool. In this article, we will install Jenkins using the .war file in Apache Tomcat.

New story! Self-supported Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server virty users see stealth inflation

Software remains pretty much the same... but at twice the price. Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server has maintained the same starting price over the past few years. Now, changes to the way the software is licensed have doubled the cost for some self-support customers using virtual machines.…

New story! How to install the NVIDIA drivers on AlmaLinux 8

  • linuxconfig.org; By Lubos Rendek (Posted by LinuxCareer on Mar 5, 2021 5:27 PM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
In this article we will be perform an installation of the NVIDIA Driver on AlmaLinux. Nvidia driver is needed by your NVIDIA Graphics GPU to function with better performance. To do this we are first going to identify your NVIDIA graphic card, download an appropriate NVIDIA driver , disable the default nouveau driver by modifying the GRUB boot menu and finally install a official NVIDIA driver.

New story! An Introduction to WebAssembly

What on Earth is WebAssembly? WebAssembly, also called Wasm, is a Web-optimized code format and API (Application Programming Interface) that can greatly improve the performances and capabilities of websites. Version 1.0 of WebAssembly, was released in 2017, and became an official W3C standard in 2019. The standard is actively supported by all […]

New story! Chrome release cycle accelerated to four-weekly frenzy

  • The Register; By Simon Sharwood (Posted by bob on Mar 5, 2021 2:59 PM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Chrome
Faster, Sysadmin! Install! Install! The Chromium crew has revved its engines and decided it will soon emit a new stable release every four weeks and create a new type of release for those who are built for comfort rather than speed.…

New story! No, Linux Mint is Not Going to Force Updates Like Windows

Linux Mint wants to remind users about updating their system more frequently. That’s not a bad thing, is it?

New story! Congatec unveils i.MX8M Plus SMARC COM and COM-HPC starter kit

Congatec announced a “Conga-SMX8-Plus” SMARC 2.1 module with dual GbE support that runs Linux on an i.MX8M Plus. The company also offered new details on a COM-HPC starter kit for its Tiger Lake based Conga-HPC/cTLU module. Congatec unveiled a Conga-SMX8-Plus SMARC 2.1 module with an NPU-equipped NXP i.MX8M Plus. As part of its virtual Embedded […]

New story! LibreOffice 7.1 Office Suite Gets First Point Release, over 90 Bugs Were Fixed

The Document Foundation announced today the general availability of the first point release to its latest LibreOffice 7.1 open-source and cross-platform office suite series.

New story! Ever wondered why the big beasts in software all suddenly slapped an 'I heart open-source' badge on?

  • The Register; By Richard Speed (Posted by bob on Mar 5, 2021 10:01 AM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Red Hat
Red Hat's State of Enterprise Open Source might have an answer. A shift within the enterprise to open source is gathering pace due less to total cost of ownership and more to innovations around infrastructure and container technologies, according to a new report.…

New story! 5 ways Red Hat Insights can improve your sysadmin life

Included with your Red Hat Enterprise Linux subscription, Red Hat Insights can improve your life as a sysadmin.

New story! How to Install Mono on Ubuntu 20.04

  • vitux.com; By Karim Buzdar (Posted by vitux on Mar 5, 2021 7:32 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
Mono is the OpenSource implementation of the Microsoft .NET software stack. In this article, I will show you how to install the Mono Stack and c# language runtime on Ubuntu Linux. We will be using Ubuntu 20.04 system here.

New story! KDE’s Apps Update for March 2021 Improves Spectacle, Gwenview, and More

The KDE Community released today the third and last point release to the latest KDE Applications 20.12 open-source software suite as KDE’s Apps update for March 2021.

New story! How to Install Moodle with Nginx and Let's Encrypt SSL on Ubuntu 20.04

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Mar 5, 2021 5:04 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux, PHP, Ubuntu
Moodle is a free and open-source Learning Management System written in PHP. It provides a way for tutors and instructors to create courses for their students or learners.

New story! How to create your WordPress developer stack on OpenShift 4

Learn how to deploy your WordPress developer stack on OpenShift 4 by using tools such as Nginx, Php-fpm, Phpmyadmin, Mariadb, Red Hat CodeReady, and Tekton.

New story! Deepin Linux vs. Elementary OS

One of the benefits of being a Linux user is that you’re essentially swimming in options of many distros to choose from. Today’s topic of comparison will be between Deepin and Elementary OS. Happy reading!

New story! Things Most People Do After Installing Debian - a magic script?

  • https://linuxstans.com/things-most-people-do-after-installing-debian/; By Jeremy Carter (Posted by arochester on Mar 5, 2021 1:21 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Debian, Linux
After installing Debian, many people want to make a few changes to the default configuration, to make it behave in a way that’s more similar to the default configuration of some of the Debian derivative distros, and these are usually the same small set of changes that almost everyone wants to do, so I’ll go over them here, and you can decide if you really want to make these changes or not the next time you install Debian.

New story! How To Set Up Redis as a Cache for MySQL with PHP on Ubuntu 20.04

Redis is an open-source and in-memory data structure store that can be used for caching, real-time analytics, searching, and machine learning. Integrate Redis with PHP and MySQL will improve your application performance because Redis stores data in RAM.

New story! Looks Like Ubuntu 21.04 Will Offer a Hybrid GNOME 3.38 Desktop with GNOME 40 Apps

It appears that the upcoming Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) operating system release will be offering a hybrid GNOME 3.38-based desktop experience with many apps from the upcoming GNOME 40 desktop environment.

New story! croc Is A Tool For Resumable, Encrypted File And Folder Transfers Between Computers (Command Line)

  • Linux Uprising; By Logix (Posted by logix on Mar 4, 2021 10:16 PM EST)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
croc is a free and open source command line tool for secure file transfers between computers. It uses relay-assisted peer-to-peer transactions and end-to-end encryption via password-authenticated key exchange.

New story! Adlink announces pre-certified Ubuntu and Altium Upverter design tools

Adlink and Canonical announced they will pre-certify Adlink systems with Ubuntu. Adlink also says it is offering Altium’s Geppetto-infused Upverter board customization service for its I-Pi carriers for SMARC modules based on the Rockchip PX30, i.MX8M, and i.MX8M Plus. At this week’s virtual Embedded World 2021 Digital show, Adlink announced a deal with Canonical to […]

New story! Canonical Chooses Google’s Flutter UI SDK to Build Future Ubuntu Apps

Canonical announced today that they choose to use Google’s Flutter UI framework for building future apps for the Ubuntu Linux operating system.

New story! Measure your Internet of Things with Raspberry Pi and open source tools

If you are interested in measuring and interacting with the world around you through the Internet of Things (IoT), there are a variety of inexpensive microcontrollers and microcomputers you can use. There are also many sensors available that connect to these devices to measure many aspects of the physical world.

New story! Learn to debug code with the GNU Debugger

  • Opensource.com; By Seth Kenlon (Posted by bob on Mar 4, 2021 6:10 PM EST)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Developer, GNU
The GNU Debugger, more commonly known by its command, gdb, is an interactive console to help you step through source code, analyze what gets executed, and essentially reverse-engineer what's going wrong in a buggy application.

New story! Edge AI system offers 26-TOPS Hailo-8 and dual cameras

  • LinuxGizmos.com; By Eric Brown (Posted by bob on Mar 4, 2021 5:09 PM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
Leopard Imaging unveiled a compact “EdgeTuring” edge AI system that runs Linux on a quad -A7 Socionext SC2000 ISP SoC along with a 26-TOPS Hailo-8 M.2 AI module, dual 4K@30 Sony IMX477 sensors, and AWS Kinesis services. Leopard Imaging announced a dual-camera EdgeTuring mini-PC for edge AI applications that combines a Socionext imaging processor with […]

New story! IPFire Linux Firewall Distro Now Offers WPA3 Client Support, Faster DNS Resolution

IPFire’s Michael Tremer announced the release of IPFire 2.25 Core Update 154, a new update to the Linux firewall distro that adds new features, improvements, and numerous updated components.

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