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Linus Torvalds announced today the general availability of the Linux 5.11 kernel series, the next major kernel branch bringing better hardware support and new features.
Containers make it easy to deploy applications. Learn how to use Podman to install Nextcloud, the popular open source productivity platform.
We recently recommended Musicolet, a small yet powerful music player which organizes and plays local audio-files stored on your device. While the app receives our strong recommendation, it has a startling omission, the absence of support for media servers. Step forward foobar2000. foobar2000 is a first-rate audio player offering good network support (UPnP/DNLA) and a good range of features.
Linus Torvalds announced the availability of Linux Kernel 5.11 that comes with some exciting hardware support and software improvements.
Running smart contracts on a deterministic Linux runtime has never before been possible. For the first time, developers will have an entire operating system for smart contracts.
AMD admirers get plenty to swoon over, Intel’s SGX also makes it unto the kernel, as did some head-scratching gaming kit
Linus Torvalds has delivered version 5.11 of the Linux kernel to the faithful.…
xz compression has been rising in popularity because it offers smaller file sizes than gzip and bzip2. You're still likely to see all three on a Linux system, but you may want to start opting for xz if you want smaller file archives. In this guide, we're going to introduce you to xz compression, starting from basic examples to more specific and advanced usage. If you've worked with compressed tar files or gzip compression (files with the .tar.gz extension, for example) in the past, you'll find that xz feels very familiar.
This article describes how to install VMware Workstation Player on Ubuntu 20.04.
My search for the perfect GNU/Linux distribution for the Raspberry Pi 4 computer continues with Manjaro Linux ARM, which appears to be one of the best on the market for the tiny computer.
One way or another, this is the equation: Linux/BSD use + time = You're an expert.
The OpenMandriva project released today the final version of the OpenMandriva Lx 4.2 operating system, a major release that comes with many new features and improvements.
Undoubtedly the most useful feature of bash scripting is loop control. In any imperative programming language like bash, loop statements are commonly used along with conditional statements to perform repetitive tasks. In case of bash, three different types of loop statements are available: for, while and until. This tutorial demonstrates how to use for, while and until loops in bash using detailed examples.
Most of the time, Linux users use printers that are not specifically designed to work on Linux, so the printer may not work as it should, if it doesn't, then do not wait for the attention of the manufacturer, therefore some research now can prevent you from a headache later.
Valve has updated its Proton Wine-based compatibility tool for Steam Play, which lets you play Windows games on Linux, to version 5.13-6, a release that brings improvements for many games.
As a Ruby user and programmer, I thought that Linux distributions and BSD projects offered packaged versions of Ruby gems to add sanity and stability to a computer. However, the consensus is that the reason Linux distributions and BSD projects package Ruby gems is to satisfy the dependencies for other Ruby software they package.
This quick beginner's guide explains the steps you need to install Java in Arch Linux and related distributions such as Manjaro.
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The developers behind the Escuelas Linux distribution, an Ubuntu-based distro that focuses on educational software, inform 9to5Linux today about the release of version 6.12 in the stable 6.x series.
In 2021, there are more reasons why people love Linux than ever before. In this series, I'll share 21 different reasons to use Linux. Today, I'll talk about what makes packaging for Linux ideal for programmers.
The KDE Project released today KDE Frameworks 5.79, a monthly update of the open-source software suite that contains 83 add-on libraries to Qt to provide the functionality needed for the KDE Plasma desktop environment.
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