New story! Gtk 5 might drop X.11 support, says GNOME dev

One of the GNOME developers has suggested that the next major release of Gtk could drop support for the X window system. Emmanuele Bassi opened a discussion last week on the GNOME project's Gitlab instance that asked whether the developers could drop X.11 support in the next release of Gtk.

New story! Why I love Tig for visualizing my Git workflows

Tig is an excellent tool for reviewing your Git repository by encouraging you to explore the logs without having to construct long and sometimes complex queries.

New story! Ubuntu 22.10 Introduces a New “Ubuntu Desktop” Settings Panel

A new settings panel in Ubuntu 22.10, "Kinetic Kudu", consolidates the desktop options. Here's how it looks.

New story! How to Install Pinta on Fedora 36 Linux

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install Pinta on Fedora 36 Linux using the command line terminal and alternative methods using the default DNF package manager or with the Flatpak alternative method.

New story! Pacman Package Manager for Arch-Based Distributions

Pacman is a package manager for arch-based distributions such as Manjaro, EndeavourOS, ArcoLinux, etc. If you have tried Ubuntu or Debian, you may already know that the apt package manager is the default for all Debian-based distributions.

New story! How to Install GlassFish on Ubuntu 22.04

  • Rose Hosting Blog; By (Posted by RoseHosting on Jul 5, 2022 4:37 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
GlassFish is an open-source Jakarta EE platform application server. It was initially developed by Sun Microsystems, then sponsored by Oracle Corporation, and now it is being maintained by the developers at Eclipse Foundation.

New story! India shares its e-government tools with all as India Stack

The Indian government has decided to share with the world the many e-governance tools it has created to run the country, under the name

New story! How to Split Large Text File into Smaller Files in Linux

  • (Posted by techgeek007 on Jul 5, 2022 2:34 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
Linux has several utilities for breaking down large files into small files. Explain how to use split and csplit to split a file into multiple pieces.

New story! How to Install Darktable on Fedora 36 Linux

Darktable is a free and open-source photography application program and raw developer. In the following tutorial, you will learn two different methods to install Darktable on Fedora 36 Linux.

New story! How To Hide Your IP And Keep From Being Tracked

While the internet provides many benefits, it also brings new risks and challenges. One of the most common and notable of these is the threat to our privacy. Some users might think that they are protected by their browser, search engine and antivirus programs. However, the truth is that most of us aren't doing nearly enough to keep websites from tracking us.

New story! How to enhance Firefox security with about:config tweaks

If you are an advanced PC user and have been using Firefox browser for a long time, you might already be aware of about:config Settings. For those who don’t know, Firefox gives you a lot of customization by visiting about:config section.

New story! Be Wary Of “Fake” Open Source Software

We started observing many companies which are calling their software “open source”, although in fact, it is not.

New story! Deprecated Linux commands, Podman Compose vs. Docker Compose, and more sysadmin tips

Today, we are looking back at our top 10 articles of June to give you a chance to catch up on any of the great content you might have missed. In this list, you will see various topics covered, and we are confident that some, if not all, will be of interest to you.

New story! The 7 Best Linux Text Editors and Gedit Alternatives

Don't like the default GNOME text editor Gedit? One of these seven Linux text editors should make an adequate replacement.

New story! Aerofly FS 4 Flight Simulator live on Steam with Linux support

Aerofly FS 4 Flight Simulator from developer IPACS is out now on Steam with Native Linux support, offering up an expansive flight sim experience. This follows on from Aerofly FS 2 Flight Simulator that released originally in 2017, with a Native Linux version of that one that arrived back in 2020 so it's nice to see continued support.

New story! Which Browser is Best for Online Security?

  •; By Yosef Davidowitz (Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Jul 5, 2022 6:09 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Today, one of the most popular ways for free websites and browsers to make a profit is tracking and selling user data to advertisers. While most tracking is behind the scenes and discreet, allowing oneself to be tracked can have negative consequences''attackers often attempt to track users the same way legitimate companies do in order to steal data; not to mention the growing concern of companies using data purchased from legitimate sources to manipulate users. While it may seem futile to even try to stay private on an internet dominated by companies who have a motivation to make sure their users aren't private, there are many popular and simple ways to maintain privacy online.

New story! How to use YAML nesting, lists, and comments in Ansible playbooks

To automate with Ansible, you must be familiar with YAML, the human-readable language used to define the logic in Ansible playbooks. YAML stands for "Yet Another Markup Language" or "YAML Ain't Markup Language" (a recursive acronym). YAML is often used for writing configuration files. Although YAML is considered simple and easy to understand, the YAML syntax can be quite confusing. This article digs a little deeper into some YAML basics.

New story! Slackware-Based Porteus Linux 5.0 Released with Eight Desktop Flavors, Linux 5.18

The Porteus Linux team announced today the release and general availability of Porteus Linux 5.0 as the latest stable release of this portable, complete, and fast GNU/Linux distribution based on Slackware Linux.

New story! Manage your files in your Linux terminal with ranger

The most basic way to look at your files and folders is to use the commands ls and ll. But sometimes, I want to see not just the file metadata but also the contents of a file at a glance. For that, I use ranger.

New story! How to Capture Network Traffic in Linux With tcpdump

tcpdump is a networking utility used to capture incoming and outgoing traffic. Here's everything you need to know about using tcpdump on Linux.

New story! How to Strengthen Firefox Privacy and Security for Digital Surveillance

Mozilla Firefox is one of the best browsers available that combines strong privacy protection features, good security, active development, and regular updates. A solid alternative to Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Vivaldi.

In this guide, you will learn how to strengthen Firefox privacy and security for digital surveillance.

New story! ASRock unveils Edge AIoT Platform based on Alder Lake “S” processors

ASRock released the iEPF-9010S and the iEP-9010E as part of their Edge Artificial IoT Server platforms. These AIoT servers are equipped with Intel’s 12th Gen Core processors along with extensive I/O peripherals and wide RF connectivity, including 4G/LTE, Wi-Fi6E, BT 5.2 and even 5G.

New story! TUXEDO Pulse 15 Gen2 Linux Ultrabook Out Now with Ryzen 7 5700U, WQHD Display

  • 9to5Linux; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jul 4, 2022 9:24 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
German-based Linux hardware vendor TUXEDO Computers announced today in a press release the second generation (Gen2) of its TUXEDO Pulse 15 Linux ultrabook with updated components.

New story! DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 975, 4 July 2022

Linux-based operating systems are virtually everywhere these days. Linux platforms run on many of the world's servers, super computers, and embedded devices. The Linux kernel also powers millions of desktop machines. However, one area where Linux has really dominated is mobile devices. Android phones running the Linux kernel are used by over a billion people.

New story! Essential System Tools: gWakeOnLAN – turn machines on through Wake On LAN

  •; By LinuxLinks (Posted by sde on Jul 4, 2022 5:22 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
gWakeOnLAN is a small graphical utility that lets you wake up machines using the Wake on LAN (WOL) feature. WOL lets you wake a computer from a low-power state when a network adapter detects a WOL event. Typically, such an event is a specially constructed Ethernet packet, often known as a “magic packet”. When the packet is received, the target machine’s network device (Network Interface Controller or NIC) wakes up the rest of the machine.

New story! How to Install Atom Text editor on Linux Mint

Learn different methods of how to install atom text editor on Linux Mint.

New story! Microsoft Did It Again, SFC Urges Developers to Quit GitHub

  •; By Bobby Borisov (Posted by bobolin on Jul 4, 2022 12:59 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Migrations
Microsoft’s new service for automatically writing AI-based code, Copilot, has sparked outrage in the Open Source community.

New story! 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup: July 3rd, 2022

  • 9to5Linux; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jul 4, 2022 11:11 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
The ninety-two installment of the 9to5Linux Weekly Roundup is here for the week ending on July 3rd, 2022, keeping you guys up to date with the most important things that are happening in the Linux world.

New story! Docker Commands Tutorial | Getting Started With Docker In Linux

This detailed Docker tutorial covers the essential Docker commands, such as how to create a new container, run the container, remove a container and so on. In addition, this guide also explains how to build your own custom Docker image from an existing container and how to remove containers and images.

New story! 12 lftp Commands to Manage Files with Examples

  • (Posted by techgeek007 on Jul 3, 2022 11:23 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
Here learn lftp commands to Manage Files with Examples. Using LFTP as ftp client to mirror directories, download files and upload files to FTP server.

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