New story! How to Install Jenkins on AlmaLinux 8

Jenkins is an open source automation software for continuous application integration and deployment. In this guide, we will show you how to install Jenkins on an AlmaLinux 8 system and walk through some basic configuration ideas.

New story! Intel hopes to burn newly open-sourced AI debug tech into chips

Intel Labs has big plans for a software tool called ControlFlag that uses artificial intelligence to scan through code and pick out errors. One of those goals, perhaps way out in the future, is to bake it into chip packages as a last line of defense against faulty code. This could make the information flow on communications channels safer and efficient.

New story! Ubuntu Budgie – Ubuntu With Traditional Desktop Experience

  •; By Sandy (Posted by MohdSohail on Oct 25, 2021 11:07 PM EST)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Ubuntu
Ubuntu Budgie is an official Ubuntu flavour. Budgie gets its name from the desktop environment it uses, the Budgie Desktop environment. Ubuntu Budgie, which was published as an unofficial Ubuntu flavour in 2016, was swiftly adopted by Ubuntu, which released Ubuntu Budgie 17.04 as the first official Ubuntu flavour in 2017. In this article, I will discuss the key features of Ubuntu Budgie as well as who/why it should be used.

New story! AlmaLinux’s ELevate Project Makes the Migration from CentOS 7 Easy

  •; By Bobby Borisov (Posted by bobolin on Oct 25, 2021 9:53 PM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
ELevate capabilities aren’t confined only to CentOS to AlmaLinux moves, but can be used with all migrations between different RHEL-based distributions, such as CentOS 7 to AlmaLinux 8, Rocky Linux 8, or Oracle Linux 8.

New story! Apache Foundation Moves From Mirrors to a CDN to Distribute Software

Apache Software Foundation says goodbye to its system of mirrors that have been serving downloads of its software for more than 20 years.

New story! Alisa is a horror game throwback to '90s 3D games like Resident Evil

Successfully funded on Kickstarter the horror game throwback Alisa is out after suffering a few minor release delays and so far it's looking pretty good.

New story! My experience installing Libero SoC in Ubuntu and Windows 10

A few weeks ago, I received Microchip PolarFire SoC FPGA Icicle Kit with FPGA fabric and hard RISC-V cores capable of handling Linux. I wrote “Getting Started with Yocto Linux BSP” tutorial for the board, and I had initially titled the current post “Getting Started with FPGA development using Libero SoC and Polarfire FPGA SoC”.

New story! A Look At Alacritty The OpenGL Powered Terminal Application

There are more terminal applications for Linux systems than you can shake a stick at... And frankly, most of them are like choosing what socks to wear; very little difference, save maybe for some special purposes, like thermal socks, or tiling terminals...But, every once and a while I come across one that does things a little differently, and makes me curious to check it out further; such as Alacritty.

New story! Dynatron A39 - A Good Heatsink For Threadripper/EPYC 4U Systems

Quietly released earlier this year was the Dynatron A39 heatsink that is capable of up to 280 Watts heat dissipation for satisfying even the very latest, high-end AMD EPYC 7003 "Milan" processors. This Dynatron A39 TR4/sTRX4/SP3 heatsink has been working out very well for those needing to cool a Threadripper/EPYC system in a 3U or larger enclosure.

New story! Indie dev finds that Linux users generate more, better bug reports

An indie developer has found an interesting observation: Though only 5.8% of his game's buyers were playing on Linux, they generated over 38% of the bug reports. Not because the Linux platform was buggier, either. Only 3 of the roughly 400 bug reports submitted by Linux users were platform specific, that is, would only happen on Linux.

New story! Use Rust for embedded development

Over the past several years, Rust has gained a passionate following among programmers. Tech trends come and go, so it can be difficult to separate excitement just because something is new versus excitement over the merits of a technology, but I think Rust is a truly well-designed language. It aims to help developers build reliable and efficient software, and it was designed for that purpose from the ground up. There are key features you'll hear about Rust, and in this article, I demonstrate that many of these features are exactly why Rust also happens to be great for embedded systems.

New story! Looking ahead to Fedora Linux 35

As Fedora gears up for the new release of Fedora Linux 35, let's take a moment to learn about how Fedora assembles each new distribution and what to expect in the upcoming Fedora Linux 35 release. Thanks to Ben for responding to this interview.

New story! Build Kubernetes pods with Podman play kube

Whenever Podman developers talk about its future, they always mention one topic—making it easier to test workloads with Podman and deploy them into Kubernetes. The primary way users jump between Podman and Kubernetes is by using Podman's generate kube and play kube subcommands. As the names imply, generate kube creates a YAML description of a Podman pod or container to run in Kubernetes. Conversely, the play kube subcommand allows you to run Podman pods based on a Kubernetes YAML file.

New story! How to Install a C Compiler on Linux

Whether you're coding in C or building a Linux program from the source, you'll have to install a C compiler. The two major ones on Linux are the venerable GCC and the newer Clang. Here's how you can install them both on your machine.

New story! Best Free and Open Source Alternatives to Adobe Illustrator

  • (Posted by sde on Oct 25, 2021 4:52 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
Adobe Illustrator is a vector graphics editor and design program. The software lets you create everything from web and mobile graphics to logos, icons, book illustrations, product packaging, and billboards. What are the best free and open source alternatives?

New story! 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup: October 24th, 2021

  • 9to5Linux; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Oct 25, 2021 2:40 AM EST)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
The fifty-six installment of the 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup is here for the week ending on October 24th, keeping you guys up to date with the most important things happening in the Linux world.

New story! Rocky Linux: An Enterprise-Ready CentOS Replacement

  •; By Bobby Borisov (Posted by bobolin on Oct 24, 2021 9:29 PM EST)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
Rocky Linux is a Linux distribution that is intended to be a downstream complete binary compatible release using the Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating system source code. Learn all about it in this article.

New story! Open source gets dirty with 3D printing

Open source has touched a lot of scientific disciplines, but one area where it is missing is soil science. Until recently, you could only find it in educational materials. A team from the Université de Lorraine, INRAE in France, and Western University in Canada bring open source to the soil science community. read more

New story! Ubuntu 22.04 Jammy Jellyfish Daily Builds Are Now Available

  •; By arindam (Posted by arindam1989 on Oct 24, 2021 5:06 PM EST)
  • Groups: Ubuntu
The development starts for Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and daily builds are now available for download.

New story! openSUSE Tumbleweed Has Received a Bunch of Updates

  •; By Bobby Borisov (Posted by bobolin on Oct 24, 2021 2:54 PM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: SUSE
The past week produced two openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots and both included a lot of updates for users of KDE. Douglas DeMaio from OpenSUSE project has announced the new Tumbleweed snapshots.

New story! Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Jammy Jellyfish) Daily Builds Are Now Available for Download

It’s that time of the year again, when Canonical kicks off the development cycle of the next major Ubuntu Linux release, in this case Ubuntu 22.04 LTS (Jammy Jellyfish), and daily builds are now available for download.

New story! Raspberry Pi BMO is Fully Assembled and Ready for OctoPrint

In a recent episode of our weekly Raspberry Pi podcast, The PiCast, we had the honor of featuring developer and Artist Geeky Faye Art who’s been hard at work creating a huge BMO figure, a character from the show Adventure Time, with a Raspberry Pi inside. According to Geeky Faye Art, the goal of this project is to create a figure that looks like BMO, talks like BMO, and runs OctoPrint, an open-source system developed just for the Raspberry Pi to help manage and control 3D printers.

New story! XClicker is a Simple Auto Clicker for Linux Desktops

  •; By Bobby Borisov (Posted by bobolin on Oct 24, 2021 8:19 AM EST)
  • Story Type: News Story
Mouse auto clickers are incredibly useful in scenarios that require you to repeat mouse movements and clicks. XClicker is an open source, easy to use, feature-rich, blazing fast auto clicker for Linux desktops using x11. It generates mouse clicks automatically at preset intervals, and it doesn’t cost any money.

New story! Our journey to open source during Google Summer of Code

Every year, Google organizes a program called Summer of Code (GSoC). Students worldwide can write open source code under an open source mentoring organization and get paid to do so! You get to work on cool open source projects, network with talented engineers, and get paid during the summer break. How cool is that!?

New story! KDE Plasma 5.24 Desktop Environment to Introduce Support for Fingerprint Readers

The upcoming KDE Plasma 5.24 desktop environment will introduce support for fingerprint readers to allow users to authenticate in to their Plasma sessions faster, easier, and more secure.

New story! Microsoft under fire again from open-source .NET devs: Hot Reload feature pulled for sake of Visual Studio sales

Windows giant has a funny way of 'loving' Free software. Microsoft has enraged the open-source .NET community by removing functionality from open-source .NET to bolster the appeal of Visual Studio, not least against its cross-platform cousin Visual Studio Code.…

New story! How to Block any IP Address on Nginx

Learn how to block any IP address on Nginx easily via three steps.

New story! Canonical Wants Your Feedback on the New Ubuntu Desktop Installer

Canonical is still developing a new desktop installer for future Ubuntu releases, written in Google’s Flutter SDK, and they want your feedback on their latest work.

New story! Raspberry Pi Powers Neural Network Processor Dev Kit

BrainChip, the neuromorphic AI specialist, has announced on Twitter that it is now taking orders for two new development kits for its Akida advanced neural networking processor, as spotted by CNX Software. One of the development kits comes with a Raspberry Pi 4, and the other, which is twice the price, comes with a barebones X86 mini PC.

New story! DXVK Native 1.9.2a is out for translating Direct 3D 9 / 10 / 11 to Vulkan for Linux games

DXVK Native is the fork of the original translation layer DXVK, the part of Proton that translates Direct 3D 9 / 10 / 11 to Vulkan but this is meant for Linux native builds and a new release is out now. Developed by Joshua Ashton who has been involved in DXVK, VKD3D-Proton, updating a few Valve games and more. Be sure to check out our previous interview!

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