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Fork, exec, wait and exit System Calls Explained in Linux

Mon, 01/10/2022 - 11:13

In this article, we are going to discuss the Linux syscalls fork(), exec(), wait() and exit() in detail with examples and the use cases.

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9to5Linux Weekly Roundup: January 9th, 2022

Mon, 01/10/2022 - 10:50

This week has been really great, a strong start for the Linux and Open Source ecosystem in 2022. We finally got the Linux Mint 20.3 release, which was promised to us on Christmas 2021 but it didn’t happen, we got a new Ubuntu Touch OTA update for our Linux phones, and we got a brand new Linux kernel to play with.

On top of that, there were new releases of the Ubuntu Deepin Remix, KaOS Linux, Clonezilla Live, and GeckoLinux distributions, as well as new updates for fans of the KDE Plasma desktop environment. Also, System76 teased us with a new Linux laptop and I show newcomers how to upgrade their Linux Mint installations.

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You Can Now Upgrade Linux Mint 20.2 to Linux Mint 20.3, Here’s How

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 23:00

Still based on the Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) operating system series, Linux Mint 20.3 Una is now available. Learn how to upgrade Linux Mint 20.2 to Linux Mint 20.3 here.

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How to Allow Remote Access to MySQL Database Server

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 21:00

You do not need to be physically present in order to interact with your remotely hosted software. Learn how to allow remote access to MySQL database server here.

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Linux Mint 20.3 Released with Some New Features and Refinements

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 20:30

Linux Mint has for years been one of the most popular Ubuntu-based distros out there with plenty of tweaks and refinements for both beginners and pros alike. Yesterday, the Mint team released Linux Mint 20.3 “Una”, the last Focal-based release and we’re going to take a look at it today.

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How to Install PostgreSQL 14 in Fedora Linux

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 20:00

Fedora Linux is a safe haven for most open-source Linux applications and projects. Learn how to install PostgreSQL 14 in Fedora Linux here.

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What is LAMP (Linux, Apache, MariaDB, PHP/PHPAdmin)?

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 19:00

What is LAMP? LAMP stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, and PHP. It is an acronym for a Linux/Unix server with Apache as the server engine, MySQL/MariaDB as the database engine, and PHP as the primary server-side script language.

It is also known as LAMP Stack. Usually, LAMP Stack is selected for the construction and development of high-performance websites. Read on to learn about the advantages of using LAMP in web development.

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openSUSE-Based GeckoLinux Kicks Off 2022 with New Releases

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 18:00

It’s been more than seven months since the last GeckoLinux update. But 2022 is kicking off with several GeckoLinux new releases. Learn more here.

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How to Install Opera Browser on openSUSE Leap 15

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 17:00

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install Opera Browser on openSUSE Leap 15. This is an alternative internet browser to the default Firefox browser.

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Solo BumbleBee Makes Linux eBPF Programming Easier

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 16:00

Solo’s new open-source program BumbleBee will make it much easier to build Linux eBPF programs. Learn about Solo BumbleBee here.

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Top 10 Container Guides for SysAdmins

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 15:17

Check out this list of top 10 container guides for sysadmins. Learn what’s happening in the world of containers and how to better manage this technology.

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KDE Gear 21.12 Gets First Point Release, Improves Dolphin, Kdenlive, and Many Other Apps

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 14:00

KDE Gear 21.12.1 is here almost a month after the release of KDE Gear 21.12 to fix a few bugs in your favorite apps. For example, it improves the Dolphin file manager to no longer crash when the Ark archive manager creates .7z archives, as well as to no longer cause a new Dolphin window or tab to be opened when extracting or compressing something using the relevant context menu items.

This first point release for KDE Gear 21.12 also improves the Ark archive manager to no longer keep its welcome screen visible after you have started using the app, makes Yakuake’s window faster to appear, and improves the Spectacle screenshot utility to disable the “Annotate” button when there’s no screenshot in the window, preventing it from crashing.

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Top 20 Cloud Computing Terminology and Definitions You Need to Know

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 13:30

Cloud computing is the on-demand availability of computer systems of resources like data storage, CPU power, databases, networking, software and etc. Cloud computing offers very scalable and flexible solutions for customer needs, which may reduce the costs, or increase them for some unaware users. It also introduces a whole new language. Here are twenty top terms to know.

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mop: A Terminal-Based Stock Market Tracker

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 13:00

mop is a command-line stock market tracker. It’s written in Go and published under an open-source license.

A stock ticker is a report of the price of specific securities, updated continuously throughout the trading session by the various stock market exchanges.

Here’s our review.

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How to Install WordPress on AlmaLinux

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 12:30

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to install WordPress on AlmaLinux with a LEMP stack.

AlmaLinux is a relatively new Linux distro – an alternative to the old CentOS.

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GeckoLinux ROLLING Released with Updated Desktop Environments

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 12:30

GeckoLinux is a Linux distribution based on openSUSE. It is available in two editions: Static, which is based on openSUSE Leap, and Rolling, which is based on openSUSE Tumbleweed. The latest GeckoLinux ROLLING release brings Linux kernel 5.15 and a set of updated desktop environments to its users.

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How to Install Vivaldi Browser on openSUSE Leap 15

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 12:00

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install Vivaldi Browser on openSUSE Leap 15 as an alternative Internet Browser to the default Firefox.

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How to Reset Forgotten Root Password in Debian

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 11:30

Once you add a general user into the sudo group, then there is no need to use a root account for the administrative tasks. But what if, due to some odd reason, you are not able to access your primary account?

In that case, the root account can be a savior. But unfortunately, you are not getting the root password too. Now the only way is to reset the root password.

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Solus Again Navigating Rough Seas as Co-lead Quits

Fri, 01/07/2022 - 11:15

Solus OS’s co-lead developer leaves to help the project’s founder develop another distro, SerpentOS, but will continue to be the lead developer for the Budgie desktop environment, which will become an independent project. Confused? Don’t be. We’ll explain it all.

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LibreOffice 7.2.5 Released with 90 Bug Fixes, Now Available for Download

Thu, 01/06/2022 - 23:00

Coming exactly one month after LibreOffice 7.2.4, which was an emergency update to address a critical security vulnerability, the LibreOffice 7.2.5 update is here to fix a total of 90 bugs. Learn more here.

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