OKDO recently featured the Tinker Board R2.0 which is a card-size single board computer based on a quad-core Rockchip processor. Key features of this board are its GbE port, camera support and dual display support. The Tinker Board R2.0 shares nearly all of its peripherals with the Tinker Board S R2.0, including the following Rockchip […]
In the vast realm of networked computers, each device needs a unique identifier—a name that allows it to be distinguishable from the crowd. This unique identifier is known as the "hostname." Whether you are working in a large corporate network or simply tinkering with a personal Linux box, you might find yourself needing to change this hostname at some point. This comprehensive guide walks you through the process of changing the hostname in Debian 12 BookWorm, one of the latest iterations of the popular Linux distribution Debian.
As it reaches Release Candidate status, one change among many will have more visible impact. GNOME 45 has reached the RC stage, but it has a change that will impact more users: it's altering the way extensions work, which will impose strict versioning requirements.…
FreeScout is an open-source helpdesk and shared inbox written in PHP and based on the Laravel framework. It's built as an alternative to Zendesk/Help Scout. This guide will take you through the step-by-step installation of the FreeScout Help Desk on the Debian 12 server.
Netdata is an open-source monitoring system for Linux-based operating systems. It provides real-time performance and monitoring using beautiful and detailed dashboards. This tutorial will show you how to install and monitor various services using Netdata on a Debian 12 server.
This tutorial will take you through updating a server managed by ISPConfig from Debian 11 (bullseye) to Debian 12 (bookworm). This guide works for both single- and multiserver setups.
Orange Pi has just released an affordable development board with a form factor similar to the Raspberry Pi Zero 2W. The Orange Pi Zero 2W is powered by the Allwinner H618 quad-core processor and offers configurations with up to 4GB of LPDDR4 memory. The Orange Pi Zero 2W is powered by the same Allwinner processor […]
More than ever, we need a movement to ensure the internet remains a force for good. The Mozilla Internet Ecosystem (MIECO) program fuels this movement by supporting people who are looking to advance a more human-centered internet. This week we’re highlighting Yoshiki Ohshima, a computer scientist and researcher with big ideas for how to shift […]
Fedora test days are events where anyone can help make sure changes in Fedora Linux work well in an upcoming release. Fedora community members often participate, and the public is welcome at these events. If you’ve never contributed to Fedora Linux before, this is a perfect way to get started. There are four test periods […]
A quiet period for the IT industry is a good time to rebuild and refresh, apparently. Taking advantage of the summer lull, there are new versions of a slew of distros: Nitrux, Ubuntu DDE, Linux Lite, Manjaro, and siblings Mageia, OpenMandriva and PCLinuxOS.…
This article will show you how to upgrade from Debian 11 (Bullseye) to Debian 12 (Bookworm) in a few easy steps.
Yesterday, Libre Computer unveiled a new variant of the Le Potato Single Board Computer launched a few years ago. The new Sweet Potato board is also based on the Amlogic S905X SoC as its predecessor, but targets commercial and consumer applications instead. The product announcement specifies that this updated AML-S905X-CC-V2 board is also built around […]
Switch to Calamares aims to make setup simpler. The forthcoming Asahi/Fedora distro for Arm64 Macs will use the Calamares installer – but the mainstream Fedora 39 might get a new, simpler installation program too.…
Here at Mozilla, we are the first to admit the internet isn’t perfect, but we know the internet is pretty darn magical. The internet opens up doors and opportunities, allows for human connection, and lets everyone find where they belong — their corners of the internet. We all have an internet story worth sharing. In […]
When your '90s nostalgia craves a modern touch. In the OS/2 world, ArcaOS 5.1 is a long-awaited release which enables this 32-bit OS from the late 20th century to run on modern PC hardware.…
A comprehensive post-installation setup, tips and tricks as well as modifications for newly installed Fedora Linux libostree varients.
Turns out we can have nice things? The sudo command-line tool has been implemented in the Rust programming language to hopefully rid it of any exploitable memory-safety bugs.…
This article introduces projects available in Flathub with installation instructions. Flathub is the place to get and distribute apps for all of Linux. It is powered by Flatpak, allowing Flathub apps to run on almost any Linux distribution. Please read “Getting started with Flatpak“. In order to enable flathub as your flatpak provider, use the instructions […]
In the expansive universe of Linux distributions, the choice of which one to use can be overwhelming. Among the galaxies of options, two Arch-based stars have shone increasingly brightly: Manjaro and EndeavourOS. Both are rooted in the Arch Linux ecosystem, yet they cater to different kinds of users and offer unique experiences. If you're currently a Manjaro user contemplating the switch to EndeavourOS, this article aims to help you make an informed decision.