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VirtualBox 6.1.28 Released with Initial Support for Linux 5.14 and 5.15

Wed, 10/20/2021 - 23:00

VirtualBox 6.1.28 is here, about three months after VirtualBox 6.1.26, to introduce initial guest and host support for the Linux 5.14 and 5.15 kernel series. This means that you can now use VirtualBox on GNU/Linux systems powered by Linux kernels 5.14 or 5.15, as well as to run distributions powered by Linux 5.14 or 5.15 kernels inside virtual machines.

In addition, this release introduces initial support for the upcoming Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.5 operating system, improves the detection of kernel modules in Linux hosts to prevent unnecessary rebuilds, fixes a display corruption on Linux Mint systems, and adds bindings support for Python 3.9.

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Redcore Linux is a Gentoo-based Distro for Human Beings

Wed, 10/20/2021 - 21:00

Redcore Linux is a Gentoo-based live-installable distribution that brings Gentoo’s power to home users. It targets casual desktop users and, to some extent, even power users. The Redcore Linux devs have announced the release of version 2102. This version is called “Polaris” and is mostly focused on polishing and fixing bugs. Learn more here.

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How To Find Available Network Interfaces On Linux

Wed, 10/20/2021 - 14:00

This detailed tutorial addresses all the possible ways to find available network interfaces on Linux and Unix operating systems.

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Using Pip Python Package Manager on Debian 11

Wed, 10/20/2021 - 13:00

Pip is a widely used package manager for the Python programming language. It is used for installing and managing additional packages that are not available in the Python standard library. In this article, I will show you how to install and use Pip on Debian 11.

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How to Install Memcached on Ubuntu 20.04

Wed, 10/20/2021 - 12:00

Memcached is a free and open-source program that eases the re-extraction of information from a database with an object caching program, which allows for PHP-based apps such as WordPress and Joomla to run smoothly without much latency.

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Manage Multiple Logical Volume Management Disks using Striping I/O

Wed, 10/20/2021 - 11:00

In this article, we are going to see how the logical volumes write the data to disk by striping I/O. Logical Volume management has one of the cool features which can write data over multiple disks by striping the I/O.

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How to Install Opera Browser Stable, Beta, or Developer on Linux Mint 20

Wed, 10/20/2021 - 10:00

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install Opera Browser on Linux Mint 20 with either the stable, beta, or developer branches.

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5 Best Linux Distros for Beginners

Wed, 10/20/2021 - 09:00

Are you tired of Windows problems? Have you heard about this magic place called Linux and you want to try it out?

Here are the 5 best distros for beginners. They are all Debian-based distros, so they all use the apt package manager by default. This kind of distro is easy to learn and to install.

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Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Codename Has Been Revealed and It’s Dangerous Hot

Tue, 10/19/2021 - 23:00

Canonical has revealed the codename for the next LTS version of Ubuntu i.e, 22.04. The Ubuntu 22.04 LTS release date has also been revealed and is set for April 22, 2022. Learn more here.

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Gentoo-Based Porteus Kiosk 5.3 Released

Tue, 10/19/2021 - 21:00

Porteus Kiosk 5.3 is here about six months after Porteus Kiosk 5.2, adding several new features, including experimental hardware video decoding support and a virtual keyboard for both Mozilla Firefox ESR and Google Chrome web browsers.

While the hardware decoding feature can be enabled in the remote config with the hardware_video_decode parameter, the virtual keyboard feature comes as an extension and will pop up automatically when clicking an input field on a web page. Users can control the virtual keyboard in the remote config with the virtual_keyboard parameter. Learn more about the new release and its features here.

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The 5 Best Remote Desktop Clients for Linux

Tue, 10/19/2021 - 19:00

Want immediate access to a distant computer over the internet? Check out these five remote desktop clients for your Linux system.

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DeepMind Announces MuJoCo Physical Process Simulator

Tue, 10/19/2021 - 18:00

Google-owned DeepMind , a company known for its developments in the field of artificial intelligence and the construction of neural networks capable of playing computer games at the human level, announced the discovery of the engine for simulating physical processes MuJoCo (Multi-Joint Dynamics with Contact).

The engine is aimed at modeling articulated structures interacting with the environment and is used for simulation in the development of robots and artificial intelligence systems, at a stage before the implementation of the developed technology in the form of a finished device.

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How to Perform a Remote Linux Backup Using SSH

Tue, 10/19/2021 - 17:00

Secure Shell or SSH is responsible for successful network communication between two remote computers. For a Linux system administrator, this networking tool is the perfect solution for remote server/machine access over unsecured networks. Learn how to perform a remote Linux backup using SSH here.

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5 Best GNOME Shell Extensions for Your Linux Desktop

Tue, 10/19/2021 - 15:30

By default, GNOME Shell has a set of features that are determined by the developers. However, with the addition of GNOME Shell extensions, it’s possible to go beyond the default feature set. Here are 5 of the best GNOME Shell extensions to make your Linux desktop shine.

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Apple Will Support the Future Success of Blender 3D Software

Tue, 10/19/2021 - 15:00

Blender Foundation on Thursday announced that Apple is joining the Blender Development Fund, stating that the company will support the “continued core development for Blender.” Read on to learn more about how Apple’s support with benefit the Blender team.

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Mattermost 6.0 Messaging System Released

Tue, 10/19/2021 - 14:30

The newest release of the messaging system Mattermost 6.0 is available, focused on ensuring communication between developers and enterprise employees. The server-side code of the project is written in the Go language and is distributed under the MIT license. The web interface and mobile applications are written in JavaScript using React, while the desktop clients for Linux, Windows and macOS are built on the Electron platform. MySQL and PostgreSQL can be used as a DBMS.

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Install and Configure VNC Server on CentOS 8, Rocky Linux 8, or AlmaLinux 8

Tue, 10/19/2021 - 14:00

In this article, we’ll cover step-by-step how to install and configure a VNC server on a remote machine running CentOS 8, Rocky Linux 8, or AlmaLinux 8, along with how to install and use multiple popular desktop environments.

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How to Install VLC Media Player on Linux Mint 20

Tue, 10/19/2021 - 13:15

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install VLC Media Player on your Linux Mint system.

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KDE Plasma 5.23 Gets First Point Release, Plasma Wayland Sees More Improvements

Tue, 10/19/2021 - 13:04

Last week on October 14th, the KDE Project celebrated its 25th anniversary with the launch of the KDE Plasma 5.23 desktop environment series, a major update that introduced numerous new features and improvements.

Now, the first point release is already here, addressing several issues with the Plasma Wayland session like a crash that occurred immediately after login when using the Right Alt never chooses 3rd level advanced keyboard setting.

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How to Check/Repair Your Linux File System on Boot

Tue, 10/19/2021 - 12:53

An operating system user that is still a learner in the OS world can never escape the challenges the current elite users have overcome. The user impact of such challenges depends on the operating system flavor or distribution you are under.

For Linux users, you might think you are facing an impossible challenge only to realize that there are multiple valid solutions for every single OS problem faced.

The Linux file system is a maze that most users hesitate to enter. It is because this file system is responsible for the performance consistency of your Linux operating system and any slight modification to its hierarchy or file system structure can be a nightmare for any user.

This needn’t be the case, however. Let’s take a look at how proper use of how fsck can be used to identify and repair corrupted files.

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