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OBS Studio 27.2.1 Improves Camera Support and PipeWire Capture on Linux

Tue, 02/22/2022 - 19:18

Coming just a week after the launch of OBS Studio 27.2, the OBS Studio 27.2.1 point release is here to address a few issues reported by users from the previous release, as well as to improve some of the existing functionality in an attempt to make the software more stable and reliable during recordings and streaming.

Specific to Linux users, the OBS Studio 27.2.1 release improves camera support by addressing an issue where some cameras wouldn’t decode correctly on GNU/Linux systems and plugs a memory leak in the new PipeWire capture feature.

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How to Install Sentry with Docker on Ubuntu 20.04

Tue, 02/22/2022 - 19:13

Sentry is a popular error-tracking Python application that is free to install and use with the Python open-source development platform. In this tutorial, we are going to explain the installation process of Sentry on Ubuntu 20.04 with Docker.

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Nasty Linux Kernel Stack Overflow Flaw Found and Patched

Tue, 02/22/2022 - 19:00

There’s an annoying bug in the Linux kernel’s Transparent Inter-Process Communication (TIPC), so let’s fix it today.

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Homebrew: The macOS package manager on GNU/Linux

Tue, 02/22/2022 - 19:00

Homebrew is the macOS package manager that can be used in Linux and Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL). Learn more here.

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Why Every Software Developer Needs to be a Part of an Open Source Community

Tue, 02/22/2022 - 18:30

Do you have a place where you can learn from a group of very experienced software developers? If not, why not? What’s stopping you?

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9to5Linux Weekly Roundup: February 20th, 2022

Tue, 02/22/2022 - 18:15

It was yet another slow week for Linux news as we only saw a few distro releases, including Kali Linux’s first release in 2022, KaOS Linux’s second release in 2022, as well as AV Linux’s first release in 2022, which is now based on MX Linux.

Also last week, Linux phone and tablet users received a new Ubuntu Touch OTA update, KDE Plasma users got a new point release of their favorite desktop environment, and Linux gamers got a new Proton release to run the latest Windows games.

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KDE Plasma 5.24.2 LTS Released with More Fixes for the Overview Effect

Tue, 02/22/2022 - 18:00

KDE Plasma 5.24.2 is here just a week after KDE Plasma 5.24.1 with an update to improve the Overview effect for the Plasma X11 session. Learn more here.

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Linux Developers Patch Security Holes Faster than Anyone Else, Says Google Project Zero

Tue, 02/22/2022 - 17:59

Linux programmers do a better job of patching security holes than programmers at Apple, Google, and Microsoft.

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Flatpak App of the Week: Minder is Powerful Mind Mapping Software to Visualize Your Ideas

Tue, 02/22/2022 - 15:30

With Minder you will be able to easily and quickly create visual mind-maps thanks to an automatic layout system and the plethora of tree layouts to choose from. You can add images and tasks to nodes, create node-to-node connections with optional text and notes, add stickers and node groups, as well as to stylize nodes, links, and connections, or colorize node branches.

The interface is quite simple and intuitive featuring tabs so you can open multiple mindmaps, quick search of nodes, as well as connection titles and notes, zoom in and out, undo and redo changes, as well as a Focus Mode to focus on certain ideas and to better view and understand portions of your mind-map.

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GNOME 42 Beta Release: Now Ready for Public Beta Testing

Tue, 02/22/2022 - 15:00

With a ten-day delay from the initially planned release date, the GNOME 42 beta release is now ready for early adoption. Learn more here.

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Visually Transform Your Arch Linux with Stunning XMonad WM Setup

Tue, 02/22/2022 - 14:30

This article gives you a step-by-step installation guide for the xmonad setup in Arch Linux with a custom pre-configured script.

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Three Examples of How to Increase Request Timeout in Nginx

Tue, 02/22/2022 - 14:00

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to increase request timeouts in NGINX using proxy_read_timeout, proxy_connect_timeout, proxy_send_timeout directives to fix 504 Gateway Timeout error.

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How to Install gscan2pdf on Ubuntu, Linux Mint

Tue, 02/22/2022 - 13:45

gscan2pdf is a GUI tool used to produce PDFs or DjVus from Scanned documents,gscan2pdf works on all Linux / BSD machines.

This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to download and install gscan2pdf 2.12.5 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Linux Mint 20.3, and lower versions of Ubuntu and Linux Mint.

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The Best Open Source Lightweight Browsers for Linux in 2022

Tue, 02/22/2022 - 13:30

Focusing on privacy, minimalism, and customization, these browsers have become powerful lightweight tools you can use to do every search you want.

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Install Discourse Forum with Nginx and Free Let’s Encrypt SSL on Debian 11

Tue, 02/22/2022 - 13:20

Discourse is an open-source community discussion platform built using the Ruby language. It is designed to work as a forum, chat software or mailing list. In this tutorial, you will learn how to install Discourse Forum with the Nginx server on a Debian 11-based server.

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Cardboard; an Exciting Scrollable Tiling Window Manager

Tue, 02/22/2022 - 13:15

I’ve been having a lot of fun with Cardboard, the scrollable tiling window manager (WM) (STWM) for Linux. It’s quite an unusual WM, and it’s really only at the prototype stage. After the initial learning curve, I found that it helped me stay focused on one task, and it greatly reduced how much time I spent rearranging my windows.

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Ubuntu Users Get Another Major Kernel Update, Up to 15 Vulnerabilities Patched

Tue, 02/22/2022 - 13:00

The new Linux kernel update patches five security vulnerabilities affecting all supported Ubuntu releases, including Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri), Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa), and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver), as well as the Ubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM releases.

These include CVE-2021-22600, a double-free vulnerability discovered in Linux kernel’s Packet network protocol implementation, as well as CVE-2021-4083, a race condition discovered by Google Project Zero’s Jann Horn in the Unix domain socket implementation. Both issues could allow a local attacker to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code.

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Good News! Debian-based Lightweight Linux Distro ‘Slax’ is Still Alive

Tue, 02/22/2022 - 12:45

Slax, an impressive lightweight Linux distribution for 64-bit/32-bit computers, is back with an update after almost 4 years!

Slax 11.2 is based on Debian Bullseye version 11.2, with some new apps while dropping some.

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How to Install Qoobar Tag Editor on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Mon, 02/21/2022 - 23:00

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install the Qoobar Tag Editor on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa.

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How to Install Microsoft Fonts on Linux Mint 20 LTS

Mon, 02/21/2022 - 21:00

For users who want to install Microsoft fonts and want the option to use them in LibreOffice, the following tutorial will teach you how to install Microsoft fonts on Linux Mint 20 LTS.

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