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7 New Features That Make GNOME 42 an Awesome Release

Fri, 02/11/2022 - 23:00

GNOME 42 is an exciting release with apps porting to GTK 4, folder icon update, GNOME Text Editor, a new dark style preference, and more. It includes noticeable visual changes and improvements to the desktop experience.

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Peppermint OS 2022-02-02 Scraps LXDE in Favor of Xfce [Review]

Fri, 02/11/2022 - 22:00

A review of the Peppermint OS 2022-02-02 release in terms of performance & stability with exciting release highlights.

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How To Run Windows Software On Linux With Bottles

Fri, 02/11/2022 - 21:00

This tutorial explains what Bottles is, how to install it, and how to manage and run Windows software using Bottles in Linux.

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7 Best Free and Open Source Status Page Systems

Fri, 02/11/2022 - 20:30

A status page system lets you communicate incidents, scheduled maintenance, and downtimes with your customers. Status page systems offer control over how to communicate an incident on the status page. Good systems let you notify customers and stakeholders in real-time reducing the volume of customer support queries.

There are many status page systems available for Linux. Here, we recommend our favorites captured in a legendary LinuxLinks chart. We only showcase free and open-source software here.

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4 Essential Plugins to Improve GIMP

Fri, 02/11/2022 - 20:00

GIMP, the open-source project focused on photo retouching, is one of the best-known programs of its kind in the world. In fact, for many users, this software solution is one of the most direct competitors for the popular Adobe Photoshop.

But with everything and with it, as is usual in many other programs, some of its users want to go one step further. Specifically, we are referring to the possibility of making the most of the application with which they work, over and above the default features. This is something that in most cases can be solved through extensions or add-ons that are installed in the application. This is a possibility that the aforementioned GIMP retouching program, as we will see below.

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7 Ways to Speed Up Firefox Browser in Linux Desktop

Fri, 02/11/2022 - 19:00

Firefox browser is the default browser for most modern Linux distributions such as Ubuntu, Mint, and Fedora. Initially, its performance might be impressive, however, with the passage of time, you might notice that your browser is not as fast and responsive as it once was. A sluggish browser can be quite frustrating as it tends to eat into your precious time as you wait for it to load your tabs and respond to input. Let’s look at some ways to win back that speed.

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Darktable 3.8.1 Released with Faster Heal Tool, New Noise Profiles, and Many Bug Fixes

Fri, 02/11/2022 - 18:00

Coming one and a half months after Darktable 3.8, this release speeds up the retouch’s heal tool by using better parallelism, adds noise profiles for the Canon EOS D60 and Samsung NX1000 digital cameras, adds support for the Spanish and Dutch languages for the documentation, and fixes numerous bugs.

Darktable 3.8.1 also adds a large red message that will prompt users when their digital cameras have missing samples, which you can upload at https://raw.pixls.us/. Moreover, this point release re-adds support for the cameras that were removed in version 3.8, but only for a short period of time.

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Best Desktop Linux for Pros 2022: Our Top 5 Choices

Fri, 02/11/2022 - 17:50

Some Linux distributions are easy, but others are for the experts. If that’s you, read on.

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5 Useful Patches to Improve Your dwm Experience

Fri, 02/11/2022 - 13:00

Dwm is a minimal window manager. However, this means that some features are not present. Here we discuss some useful patches for dwm.

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How to Install Latest MakeMKV on Debian 11 Bullseye

Fri, 02/11/2022 - 11:00

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install or upgrade to the latest version of MakeMKV on Debian 11 Bullseye using a recommended repository by the MakeMKV team to provide the most up-to-date version.

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How to Install Lighttpd with PHP in Ubuntu 20.04

Fri, 02/11/2022 - 10:00

The concept of web servers has crossed the minds of most, if not all, Linux enthusiasts; especially the ones interested in pursuing web-based projects and careers. Due to the numerous web servers offered to the Linux community, you might feel like tossing a coin or rolling a dice to find the one that ‘might’ suit your web-based needs.

Lighttpd is best attributed as a compatible, very flexible, fast, and secure web server. It is therefore optimized for high performance on whichever operating system environment hosts it.

Also, this web server is indeed light such that it needs very few resources to run or execute its functional objectives like handling AJAX applications. This web server is BSD licensed, open-source, with flawless compatibility on UNIX-like systems.

This article seeks to walk you through the installation and configuration of Lighttpd as an ideal web server for your Ubuntu 20.04 operating system.

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How to Setup Django with Postgres, Nginx and Gunicorn on Ubuntu 20.04

Fri, 02/11/2022 - 09:30

Django is an open-source web framework written in Python. It is a popular all-in-one web framework and one of the top choices for many developers.

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Django with PostgreSQL as the database storage instead of the default SQLite, Nginx as the reverse proxy, and Gunicorn as the application server on Ubuntu 20.04.

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\Install Linux Kernel 5.16 Mainline or 5.4 LTS on CentOS 8 Stream

Fri, 02/11/2022 - 09:00

The following tutorial will show you how to import the ELRepo kernel repository and install one of the options between Linux Kernel 5.15 or 5.4 on CentOS 8 Stream Workstation or Server.

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How to Add Windows Host to Nagios Ubuntu Server – Part 3

Fri, 02/11/2022 - 08:30

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this Nagios server article series, we managed to learn how to install Nagios on an Ubuntu server and add a remote Linux host to the Nagios server for easy monitoring of its defined services. Part 3 and the final portion of this article series will walk us through adding a remote Windows host to the Nagios server.

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Ubuntu Touch OTA-22 Is Coming February 18th with WebGL Support, Interactive Drawer Blur

Fri, 02/11/2022 - 08:00

While the UBports Foundation is still preparing the move to the Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) base, Ubuntu Touch OTA-22 is yet another update based on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) that brings more bug fixes and some improvements for your mobile devices.

Some of the new features included in Ubuntu Touch OTA-22 are WebGL support on capable devices for better rendering of 2D and 3D graphics, an interactive blur effect for the application drawer on devices that support it, fingerprint support for OnePlus 5T, as well as rotation support for the greeter (a.k.a. login screen).

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Install and Configure Object Storage Server Using Minio on Ubuntu 20.04

Thu, 02/10/2022 - 23:00

In this tutorial, you will install the Minio server on a Ubuntu 20.04 server, protect it using an SSL certificate from Let’s Encrypt, and access it using a command-line client.

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Give Your Linux Mint and Xubuntu a Visual Facelift Using Twister UI

Thu, 02/10/2022 - 21:00

Twister UI is the easiest way to give your Linux Mint and Xubuntu a visual facelift. Learn how to use Twister UI here.

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How to Install Budgie Desktop Environment on Debian 11 Bullseye

Thu, 02/10/2022 - 20:00

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install the Budgie Desktop Environment on Debian 11 Bullseye.

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DeskCut Helps You to Create Linux Desktop Shortcuts with Ease

Thu, 02/10/2022 - 19:00

This article explains briefly how to create useful and standard-compliant desktop shortcuts on Linux with the DeskCut app. Learn more here.

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fswatch – Monitor Files and Directory Changes in Linux

Thu, 02/10/2022 - 18:00

fswatch is a cross-platform, file change monitor. Learn how to monitor files and directory changes in Linux with fswatch here.

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