New story! SUSE Liberty Linux Lite Extends CentOS 7’s Life to 2028

Facing CentOS 7 end-of-life? SUSE provides a lifeline with a Liberty Linux Lite subscription, ensuring the OS stays secure beyond June 30, 2024.

New story! What's up with Mozilla buying ad firm Anonym? It's all about 'privacy-centric advertising'

Is such a thing possible for an industry that never respected people's wishes? Mozilla this week said it has acquired ad metrics firm Anonym, touting the deal as a way to help the online advertising industry support user privacy while delivering effective adverts. Essentially, Moz has bought an outfit, founded in 2022 by former Meta executives, that among other things helps advertisers and ad networks measure how well adverts are performing and that they are being seen by the right audiences, in a way that ideally preserves people's privacy.

New story! Sipeed Lichee Book 4A: Affordable RISC-V Laptop with Upgradeable Computer Module

  •; By Giorgio Mendoza (Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Jun 19, 2024 11:39 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The Sipeed Lichee Book 4A is a cost-effective laptop utilizing RISC-V architecture, designed primarily for developers interested in exploring this platform. It merges standard laptop features with functionalities tailored to RISC-V, offering a practical tool for both software development and general use.

New story! KDE Plasma 6.1 Desktop Environment Officially Released, Here's What's New

  •; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jun 19, 2024 10:24 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: KDE, Linux
The KDE Project announced today the general availability of KDE Plasma 6.1 as the latest version of their acclaimed desktop environment for GNU/Linux distributions.

New story! Crystal Dock – dock (desktop panel) for the Linux desktop

  •; By Steve Emms (Posted by sde on Jun 19, 2024 9:09 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: KDE, Linux
Crystal Dock is a cool desktop panel with parabolic zooming effect for KDE Plasma 6.

New story! How to Copy/Move a Docker Container to Another Host

  • Make Tech Easier; By Ramces Red (Posted by damien on Jun 19, 2024 7:58 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Your Docker container is not confined to only a single place. Learn how you can move your Docker container and data volumes to another host.

New story! KDE Plasma 6.1 Desktop Environment Released, Here’s What’s New

  •; By Bobby Borisov (Posted by bobolin on Jun 19, 2024 6:58 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: KDE
KDE Plasma 6.1 desktop environment is here as a game-changer for all NVIDIA users, bringing Explicit Sync and Triple Buffering support.

New story! X.Org Testing Ground Toolkit v0.0.2 Adds NetBSD & FreeBSD Support

Last week marked the inaugural release of the X.Org Testing Ground Toolkit to make it easier to compile the X.Org Server. That v0.0.1 release was limited to supporting Debian/Apt-based Linux distributions while now this helper toolkit has been extended to support FreeBSD and NetBSD too...

New story! Ada and Zangemann: Fancy reading your kids a book about FOSS?

It's not every tech conference that has story-reading sessions… but maybe they should. DEVCONF.CZ Free Software Foundation Europe president Matthias Kirshner's picture book Ada and Zangemann explains the concepts of FOSS to school kids… and managers, marketing people, and victims of Windows-induced Stockholm Syndrome.

New story! Tails 6.4 Anonymous OS Introduces Random Seed to Strengthen All Cryptography

Tails 6.4 amnesic incognito live system has been released today as the latest stable version of this Debian-based GNU/Linux distribution that protects against surveillance and censorship.

New story! How To Use Dynamic Parameters in PowerShell Functions

Dynamic parameters in PowerShell allow a single function to handle different types of input, such as servers and clients, by defining parameters on the fly.

New story! CentOS 7 holdouts thrown a support lifeline by SUSE

Liberty Linux Lite to keep the updates coming for a few more years ... for a fee. SUSE has unveiled a Liberty Linux Lite solution aimed at enticing CentOS 7 administrators facing the impending June 30 end-of-support deadline. According to the veteran Linux vendor, "SUSE Liberty Linux Lite for CentOS 7 is a frictionless solution that provides customers with updates and security patches for their existing CentOS system, with no migration whatsoever."

New story! How to Retrieve Docker Container’s Internal IP Address

  •; By Lubos Rendek (Posted by linuxer on Jun 18, 2024 10:40 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Docker containers are an essential part of modern application deployment and development. Often, there is a need to know the internal IP address of a Docker container for debugging, networking, or integration purposes. This article will guide you through the steps to retrieve the internal IP address of a Docker container using different methods.

New story! Fedora 41 Hopes The GIMP 3.0 Photoshop Alternative Will Be Ready To Shine

Fedora developers are hoping that the long-awaited GIMP 3.0 will ship before October and be all ready for serving as the default GIMP package with the in-development Fedora 41.

New story! How to run a Windows app on Linux with Wine

Wine has you covered if you want to make Linux your go-to operating system but still need to run Windows apps. Wine isn't just an adult beverage. It's also a compatibility layer that lets you run Windows apps on Linux. Because there are so many applications for Windows that don't have a native version for Linux, it became necessary to create the means to run them on the open-source operating system.

New story! Tails 6.4 Introduces Random Seed for Robust Cryptography

Tails 6.4 security-focused Linux distro rolls out with stronger cryptography, updated Tor Browser, and Thunderbird improvements.

New story! UPDATED: Samba Permissions and HiFile

  •; By Steve Emms (Posted by sde on Jun 18, 2024 5:39 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
We’ve received many queries in our mailbox about HiFile and problems with openings PDFs. So we thought we’d share our findings publicly.

New story! MuseBook RISCV-V Laptop with SpacemiT SoC Starts Pre-orders at $299.00

The MUSE Book is a laptop that features a RISC-V-based architecture, presumably powered by the SpacemiT K1, an 8-core AI CPU built on the RISC-V X60 architecture. The MUSE Book is available for pre-order in three configurations, which include up to 16GB of RAM and two SSD storage capacities.

New story! Kill a Process Running on a Specific Port in Linux (via 4 Methods)

Learn different ways to kill a process running on a specific port in Debian, Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Red Hat, Fedora, Arch, and other distros.

New story! How to Host and Share Big Files Online with PicoShare in Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Ramces Red (Posted by damien on Jun 18, 2024 2:08 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
PicoShare is a powerful tool to share big files online. Learn how you can easily deploy this handy utility on your Linux server today.

New story! Open source evolution sim Thrive adds endosymbiosis, toxin customization, day / night cycle

Thrive just keeps on getting more interesting. An open source evolution sim powered by Godot that allows you to take control of a species from its first steps as a tiny organism.

New story! 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup: June 16th, 2024

  •; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jun 18, 2024 11:36 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
The 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup for June 16th, 2024, brings news about Firefox 127, openSUSE Leap 15.6, Cinnamon 6.2, Proton 9.0-2, AlmaLinux OS supporting Raspberry Pi 5, and more.

New story! Cinnamon 6.2 Desktop Environment Released, Here’s What’s New

  •; By Bobby Borisov (Posted by bobolin on Jun 18, 2024 10:21 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The Cinnamon 6.2 desktop environment arrives with new applets, streamlined cloud access, and tightened security for unverified Flatpaks.

New story! Kit – lightweight, modular framework for scalable web development

Kit is a lightweight, modular framework for scalable production systems. The goal of Kit is to provide a template for a robust, scalable Clojure web application. It hides common plumbing that is standard across projects via its libs system, while exposing code that tends to be customized in the clj-new template.

New story! Contribute at the Fedora Linux Rawhide Test Week for A11Y 2024-06-19

In the spirit of fostering a diverse and inclusive community, Fedora is proud to announce its upcoming Accessibility (a11y) Test Week. As part of the Fedora Week of Diversity, this event, running from June 19 to June 25, 2024. It aims to ensure that our software is accessible to everyone, including individuals with disabilities. This initiative is not just about refining software but about affirming Fedora’s commitment to accessibility and inclusivity.

New story! 5 Linux commands you need to gather your system's most important information

Linux never suffers from having too little information. With just a few commands, you can gather all the details you need to understand what's under the hood of your computer.

New story! Proton is taking its privacy-first apps to a nonprofit foundation model

Proton, the secure-minded email and productivity suite, is becoming a nonprofit foundation, but it doesn't want you to think about it in the way you think about other notable privacy and web foundations.

New story! T-Glass: DIY Prism Display Glasses Powered by ESP32-S3 MCU and Onboard 6-Axis IMU

The T-Glass combines several features into one wearable device, ideal for hobbyists and developers. This innovative pair of glasses incorporates the ESP32-S3 MCU, a mic, an IMU, and a compact prism display designed for real-time information integration.

New story! Fedora 41 Looks To Offer A KDE Plasma Mobile Spin

Two new change proposals have been filed for enhancing the KDE offerings with this autumn's Fedora 41 release.

New story! postmarketOS 24.06 Linux Mobile OS Brings KDE Plasma 6, GNOME Mobile 46

The postmarketOS devs released today postmarketOS 24.06 as the latest stable version of this Alpine Linux-based operating system for mobile devices and computers that introduces support for new devices and the latest versions of supported graphical interfaces.

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