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Systemd-Free antiX 21 Linux Distro Released, Based on Debian GNU/Linux 11 “Bullseye”

Wed, 11/03/2021 - 15:22

antiX 21 arrives more than five months after antiX 19.4 and brings a fresh new base from the repositories of the latest and greatest Debian GNU/Linux 11 “Bullseye” operating system series.

Of course, in the tradition of the antiX and MX Linux distributions, the new release doesn’t ship with the systemd init system, nor the libsystemd0 library that provides interfaces to various systemd components.

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How to Setup and Configure UFW Firewall on Ubuntu 20.04

Wed, 11/03/2021 - 00:00

In the following tutorial, you will learn to install and set up UFW Firewall on either Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa Desktop or Server using the command terminal.

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How to Install sysPass Password Manager on Debian 11

Tue, 11/02/2021 - 23:00

sysPass is a web-based password management application written in PHP. It is secure, reliable, and runs in a multiuser environment for business and personal use. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install sysPass password manager on Debian 11.

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Fedora Linux 35 Released with GNOME 41, Other Key Features

Tue, 11/02/2021 - 22:00

After six months of hard work, Fedora Linux 35 is here with the latest and greatest GNOME 41 desktop environment for the Fedora Workstation edition. GNOME 41 brings some cool new features, such as a redesigned GNOME Software package manager that gives you instant access to Flatpak apps from the Flathub repository, a new GNOME Connections app for remote desktop access, and new settings for multitasking.

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Amazon Opens the Code for Babelfish, New Extensions Available to Users

Tue, 11/02/2021 - 21:00

Amazon has opened the original code of the draft “Babelfish for PostgreSQL,” proposing an extension to the PostgreSQL database with the implementation of specific capabilities in the database Microsoft SQL Server. The key goal of the project is to provide the ability to run applications written for SQL Server on servers running PostgreSQL. The project code is open under Apache 2.0 and PostgreSQL License. Learn more about what Amazon’s open code means for you and your team here.

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How to Take a Backup of an Elasticsearch Cluster

Tue, 11/02/2021 - 20:00

This article will show you how to backup and restore an Elasticsearch cluster on Ubuntu Linux. A shared NFS directory is used as storage for the backup.

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Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Begins its Development, Download and Test Now

Tue, 11/02/2021 - 19:00

Shortly after the release of the stable version of Ubuntu 21.10, Canonical developers began developing the next release of the Ubuntu 22.04 distribution with long-term support. The new Ubuntu 22.04 LTS was code-named Jammy Jellyfish. In addition to publishing the development cycle schedule, developer Steve Langasek also provided some details about upcoming software package updates in his report.

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Firefox 94 Is Now Available for Download, Brings EGL on X11

Tue, 11/02/2021 - 18:00

The biggest new feature of the Firefox 94 release is the enablement of the EGL (OpenGL) API for handling graphics context management on X11 for Intel/AMD users using recent Mesa graphics stacks.

This feature replaces the old GLX implementation and promises to offer a performance boost on Intel/AMD hybrid machines. After upgrading to Firefox 94, Intel/AMD users should notice faster WebGL rendering, more effective rendering, and possibly VA-API video decoding in the near future.

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Fwupd 1.7.1 Released with New Support and Integration Features

Tue, 11/02/2021 - 17:00

Fwupd 1.7.1 is packed with several new features, including the ability to allow you to specify the fwupdmgr device-test foo –json command for unattended testing, support for inhibiting the ModemManager device in mbim-qdu, support for loading remotes from /var/lib/fwupd/remotes.d, as well as the ability to use a file name when using set-approved-firmware.

Learn more about the new release here.

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How to Install ImageMagick on Rocky Linux 8

Tue, 11/02/2021 - 16:02

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install ImageMagick on Rocky Linux 8 using the DNF or Source installation method.

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How to Install Linux Kernel 5.15 on Rocky Linux 8

Tue, 11/02/2021 - 16:00

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install the latest 5.15 Linux Kernel on Rocky Linux 8 using the ELRepo repository.

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Best Linux Distro for Gaming

Tue, 11/02/2021 - 15:51

In this article, we’ll go through the best Linux distros for gaming. There are several to choose from, including special Linux distros dedicated to gaming only.

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Linux Remains Above 1% on the Steam Hardware Survey

Tue, 11/02/2021 - 15:47

Yesterday Valve has published its monthly Steam Hardware Survey for October, and aside from showing the usual Nvidia and Intel dominance in GPUs and CPUs usage among Steam users, there weren’t many new takeaways from the latest report except Linux gaming rising to 1.13%.

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How to Install Linux Kernel 5.15 on Ubuntu 20.04

Tue, 11/02/2021 - 15:00

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install the latest 5.15 Linux Kernel on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa.

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Firefox Browser Is Tooting Its Horn as a Fast Company “Brand That Matters”

Tue, 11/02/2021 - 13:15

The Firefox browser, which has been experiencing declining use for more than a decade, is the only open-source brand included in Fast Company’s “Brands that Matter.”

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Local Root Vulnerability in PHP-FPM: Critical Vulnerability CVE-2021-21703

Tue, 11/02/2021 - 13:00

A critical vulnerability CVE-2021-21703 has been identified in PHP-FPM, the FastCGI process manager included in the main PHP distribution since branch 5.3 , which allows an unprivileged hosting user to execute code as root. The problem manifests itself on servers that use PHP-FPM, usually used in conjunction with Nginx, to organize the launch of PHP scripts. The researchers who identified the problem were able to prepare a working prototype of the exploit.

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What Is the Gemini Protocol?

Tue, 11/02/2021 - 12:40

Gemini is an alternative protocol to HTTP and Gopher that aims to sell itself not as a replacement for HTTP and Gopher, but more as a demonstration of what the web was meant to be.

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Best Alternatives to Adobe InDesign (Free and Open Source)

Mon, 11/01/2021 - 23:00

Adobe InDesign is a desktop publishing and page layout designing software program. Learn about the best free and open-source alternatives here.

The software is used to create posters, flyers, brochures, magazines, newspapers, presentations, books, and ebooks. InDesign can also publish content suitable for tablet devices in conjunction with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite.

What are the best free and open-source alternatives? Learn more here.

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Audacity 3.1 Sound Editor Released

Mon, 11/01/2021 - 21:00

The release of the free sound editor Audacity 3.1 has been published, which provides tools for editing sound files (Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, MP3, and WAV), recording and digitizing sound, changing the parameters of the sound file, overlaying tracks, and applying effects (for example, noise suppression, changing the tempo and tone). Audacity code is distributed under the GPL license, binaries are available for Linux, Windows, and macOS.

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Linux Kernel 5.15 Released with New NTFS File System

Mon, 11/01/2021 - 19:00

Highlights of Linux 5.15 include a brand new NTFS file system implementation from Paragon Software that’s fully functional and supports all NTFS versions up to 3.1 and an in-kernel SMB3 server called ksmbd. Btrfs now supports fs-verity file integrity assurance and ID-mapped mounts, as well as DAMON (Data Access MONitor) for monitoring the memory access pattern of user-space processes. Learn more about the new Linux kernel release here.

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