The pipewire promise is one of easy, plug-and-play configuration of all your audio devices. No more worrying about whether your application supports jack, PulseAudio or both. Now you should be able to just run your application, and sound will magically appear from your speakers. Just like that. Last week I decided it was time to check out this fabulous new invention, and so I set about making it work for me. Here’s a preliminary tour of what I found out:
The Document Foundation released today LibreOffice 7.1.2 as the second point release for its LibreOffice 7.1 open-source and cross-platform office suite series.
In this article, an existing Ansible playbook is used to deploy Vim and convert it to a role adding flexibility and reusability.
Plus other improvements to the Linux service manager Version 248 of systemd, a widely used system and service manager for Linux, adds a feature called system extension images, designed to allow system files to be added, or appear to be added, even on read-only file systems.…
Learn how to use VCV Rack to make music with virtual modular synthesizers.
SSH keys are commonly used without a passphrase. This is especially true when automating tasks because no human is expected to be available to type in the passphrase. Nevertheless, the use of SSH key passphrases is recommended for interactive users.
The Deepin Linux developers announced today the general availability of Deepin 20.2 as the second major ISO update to their latest Deepin 20 operating system series.
The pass command empowers you to take full control of your password management tasks on Linux.
Google Chrome is the most popular web browser. It provides an easy to use and clean interface, solid connectivity across devices and a huge library of extensions. However, it’s resource-hungry, has a chequered track record when it comes to privacy, and it’s released under a proprietary license.
Haruna Video Player version 0.6.0 has been released today. The new version adds support for YouTube playlists, integration with MPRISv2 applets, and more.
The Linux Mint devs announced today the conclusion to the issue with users not updating their systems or running older version of Linux Mint through the implementation of a new notification system for updates.
Five ways you can better prepare yourself for hands-on, technical certification exams.
AlmaLinux stable version has been officially released. Go ahead and deploy AlmaLinux 8.3 on your production servers.
The GIMP 2.10.24 update is now available for one of the most popular open-source and cross-platform image editor on the GNU/Linux platform.
Click on the image above for TFiR coverage of the LF Energy Spring Summit To avert the worst of the climate crisis, the decarbonization of our power systems leads the way. We have ten years. With a greener grid, we can wholly embark on the electrification of automobiles, decarbonization of our built environments, and the […]
Varnish Cache is a powerful reverse HTTP proxy used to speed up web applications that is available as Open-Source software. In this post, we will show you how to install Varnish cache with Apache and Nginx on CentOS 8.
Rare diseases kill millions, but because they don't make the headlines that coronavirus does, they're often ignored. Now, the Linux Foundation and the OpenTreatment Foundation are joining forces to create open-source gene therapies for rare genetic diseases.
The March 2021 issue of my Xfce’s apps update roundup continues with new releases of Thunar, Xfdashboard, Gigolo, and several panel plugins.
Big Blue and its claret-capped subsidiary accused of nicking UnixWare blueprints, lying, and conspiring. Xinuos, formed around SCO Group assets a decade ago under the name UnXis and at the time disavowing any interest in continuing SCO's long-running Linux litigation, on Wednesday sued IBM and Red Hat for alleged copyright and antitrust law violations.…
The KDE Project released today KDE Plasma 5.18.7 as the seventh maintenance update to the LTS (Long-Term Support) of the KDE Plasma 5.18 desktop environment series.