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SparkyLinux 2021.10 Semi-Rolling Comes with Updated Packages

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 19:00

SparkyLinux is a lightweight desktop-based Linux distribution based on Debian. It aims to be easy on system resources and can breathe new life into aging computers.

SparkyLinux has just released an update to their rolling release version. SparkyLinux 2021.10 features a new kernel of 5.10 as well as some other changes.

 

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How Windows NTFS Finally Made it into Linux

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 18:30

Microsoft’s New Technology File System has been with us for decades and at long, long last it’s going to be fully supported for penguins.

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Adobe Gives a Free PDF Editor for Google Chrome and Edge Users

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 18:00

Adobe announced via a blog post that the Acrobat extension for Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge now has basic PDF editing features, right inside the browser. That means another option for Linux users to edit PDF files.

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How to Install Cockpit on Debian 11

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 18:00

The Cockpit is a free and open-source server management application sponsored by Red Hat. In this post, we will show you how to install and use Cockpit on Debian 11.

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UPDATE NOW: LibreOffice 7.2.2 Community Released with 68 Bug Fixes

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 17:42

The LibreOffice 7.2 office suite was released in mid-August 2021 with many new features and improvements for all of its core components, including Writer, Calc, Impress & Draw, Math, and Chart, native support for Apple M1 machines, as well as improved interoperability with the MS Office document formats.

LibreOffice 7.2.2 is here about a month after the LibreOffice 7.2.1 point release to fix even more bugs and security issues. According to the RC1 and RC2 changelogs, there are a total of 68 bug fixes, so you should update your installations as soon as possible.

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Three Ways to Install Telegram on Linux Mint 20

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 17:30

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install the Telegram client on Linux Mint using three different methods.

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KuberLogic Open-Source Platform Turns Infrastructure into a Managed PaaS

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 17:16

CloudLinux launched a new open-core project. KuberLogic allows DevOps to set up scalable, self-healing PaaS on top of a Kubernetes cluster. Available on GitHub, KuberLogic allows administrators to run and deploy key open-source components with simple configurations and high availability.

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KDE Plasma 5.23 Release Brings a Fresh Look with Performance Updates

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 17:00

The 25th-anniversary edition, KDE Plasma 5.23, has been released with brand new features and performance updates. Here’s what’s new.

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New Python-Based Ransomware Encrypts Virtual Machines Quickly

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 15:00

Sophos cybersecurity researchers have discovered a Python-based ransomware operation that escalated from a compromised corporate network to encrypted virtual machines in just three hours.

VMware ESXi datastores rarely have endpoint protection, the researchers noted, and they host virtual machines (VMs) that likely run critical services for the business, making them a very attractive target for hackers. In the threat landscape, it’s like winning the jackpot.

In this case, the attackers employed unusual techniques to lock data and prevent any recovery.

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Ubuntu 21.10 “Impish Indri” is Available for Download, Here’s What’s New

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 14:53

The wait is over. The brand new release of Ubuntu 21.10 ‘Impish Indri’ has hit the download mirrors. Let’s check out what’s new!

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Igor Seletskiy Steps Down to Assure AlmaLinux Independence

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 14:51

The CloudLinux CEO and founder of AlmaLinux has stepped down as the open-source project’s chairperson to assure the distro’s independence.

Both Seletskiy and the AlmaLinux Foundation are very clear there’s no palace intrigue behind this move. The new distro’s founder is stepping down not because of some power struggle within the organization, but because he wants the distro he birthed to have a life of its own as an independent project.

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How to Install and Secure MongoDB on Debian 11

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 23:00

MongoDB is an open-source, general-purpose, document-based, and distributed database designed for modern application developers. In this post, we will show you how to install and secure MongoDB on Debian 11.

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Permanently Add a Directory to Shell PATH

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 21:00

When you type a command into a Linux terminal, what’s really happening is that a program is being executed. Normally, to execute a custom program or script, we need to use its full path, such as /path/to/script.sh or just ./script.sh if we’re already in its residing directory. Alternatively, we can execute a lot of commands without specifying paths, like uptime or date, etc.

When you type a command in Linux, a program is executed with a full path. Learn how to permanently add a directory to shell PATH here.

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Best Spotify Alternatives For Linux

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 19:00

The Spotify client is not reliable for Linux. Consider Spotify music player alternatives for Linux from the following list.

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How to Install Ubuntu MATE Desktop on Ubuntu 20.04

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 17:00

Ubuntu MATE is famous for being lightweight, fast, and stable, especially since it’s a community-driven project feed that is taken and put back into the project. At the end of this tutorial, you will have learned how to install Ubuntu MATE on your Ubuntu 20.04 system.

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How to Use Python ‘SimpleHTTPServer’ to Create Webserver or Serve Files Instantly

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 15:45

SimpleHTTPServer is a Python module that allows you to instantly create a web server or serve your files in a snap. The main advantage of Python’s SimpleHTTPServer is you don’t need to install anything since you have Python interpreter installed.

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WSL Preview is Now Available as a Microsoft Store App

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 15:00

As you know, Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) is a great solution for Microsoft’s users and developers to natively work within Linux right on their Windows desktops. If you’re a Windows 11 user running WSL, there is some good news for you. A preview of the WSL is now on Microsoft Store.

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45 Zypper Commands to Manage SUSE Linux Package Management

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 14:30

SUSE (Software and System Entwicklung (Germany) meaning Software and System Development, in English) Linux lies on top of Linux Kernel brought by Novell. SUSE comes in two pack. One of them is called OpenSUSE, which is freely available (free as in speech as well as free as in wine).

Zypper is the command line interface of ZYpp package manager for installing, removing and updating SUSE. ZYpp is the package management engine that powers both Zypper and YaST.

Here in this article we will see Zypper in action, which will be installing, updating, removing and doing every other thing a package manager can do.

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How to Install and Use NVM on Debian 11

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 14:00

NVM is a version manager for Node.js used to install and manage multiple Node.js versions in Linux. In this post, we will show you how to install and use NVM to manage Node.js on Debian 11.

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How to Install Virtualmin on Ubuntu 20.04

Wed, 10/13/2021 - 13:00

Virtualmin is a web hosting control panel that allows you to manage your virtual private servers through an easy-to-use interface. You can use this software to create and delete websites, install and update server applications, and monitor resource usage.

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