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How to Install VirtualBox on Rocky Linux 8 (Step by Step)

Wed, 02/09/2022 - 11:00

VirtualBox is a free and open-source virtualization tool and is typically used at the desktop level for building the test environment. It is developed and managed by Oracle Corporation, that’s why it is known as Oracle VM VirtualBox. VirtualBox is a type-2 hypervisor for x86 and AMD64/Intel64 systems. Here’s how to install it.

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DietPi Releases a New Version 8.1

Wed, 02/09/2022 - 10:00
DietPi is a lightweight Debian-based Linux distribution for SBCs and server systems, with the option to install desktop environments, too. It ships as a minimal image but allows a complete installation and ready-to-use software stacks with a set of console-based shell dialogs and scripts.
  • A new image for Hardkernel’s Odroid N2(+) SBC has been generated, which is now based on the mainline kernel Linux 5.10, built by Armbian, updated to next LTS 5.15 soon.
  • A new image generation method, powered by debootstrap and own U-Boot configurations, allows for cleaner and more consistent U-Boot based SBC images in the future.
  • The DietPi drive manager and backup tools received enhanced dialogs and process indications.
  • The DietPi software installation tool got some general enhancements regarding cgroups for container platforms like Docker, K3s and the upcoming MicroK8s, as well as IPv6 and nf_tables support for iptables, used by VPN servers, WiFi and Tor hotspot implementations.
The full release notes can be found at: https://dietpi.com/docs/releases/v8_1/

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4 Ways to Install Firefox 97.0 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Alma Linux, and Fedora

Wed, 02/09/2022 - 09:00

This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install Firefox 97.0 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 22.04, Ubuntu 21.10, LinuxMint 20.3, Rocky Linux 8, Alma Linux 8, and Fedora 35.

Firefox or Mozilla Firefox is a free and open-source web browser developed by the Mozilla foundation and generally utilized by thousands and thousands of individuals in their daily actions.

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How to Install and Use SQLite on Ubuntu 20.04

Wed, 02/09/2022 - 08:00

This guide shows you how to install SQLite and how to get started using this lightweight database by using the SQLite Browser database GUI application.

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Linux Basics: How to View and Change File Permissions on Ubuntu Desktop and Server

Wed, 02/09/2022 - 00:00

A Linux user’s understanding of file ownership and permission is critical. This tutorial goes over multiple ways to view and change the file permissions, owners, and groups.

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How to Install PHP Composer on Rocky Linux 8

Tue, 02/08/2022 - 23:00

PHP Composer is the most used dependency manager for PHP. It lets you declare the dependencies your project needs, and it will manage (install/update) them for you. Let’s get it up and running on your Rocky Linux system.

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Postfix 3.7 MTA Released with OpenSSL 3.0 Support

Tue, 02/08/2022 - 23:00

The latest version of the popular mail transfer agent, Postfix 3.7, makes maillog_file feature even more useful. Here’s what’s new!

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How to Install YubiKey Manager GUI on Linux

Tue, 02/08/2022 - 22:00

Linux fully supports OpenPGP, OTP-HOTP, OTP-TOTP, Yubico OTP, and FIDO U2F authentication protocols. One can use GUI app for finding information about YubiKey & configure FIDO2 PIN, FIDO/OTP app using GU. Let us see how to install YubiKey Manager on Linux

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KDE Plasma 5.24 Released, Adds a Touch of GNOME-ish Feel

Tue, 02/08/2022 - 21:00

Today the KDE Community releases Plasma 5.24, a Long Term Support (LTS) release that will receive updates until Plasma 6 succeeds it. Here’s what’s new!

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Do You Need a VPN on Linux?

Tue, 02/08/2022 - 20:00

In this article, we’ll explore the use of a VPN on Linux and whether you need one. No mentions of a specific VPN provider. Non-biased, non-promotional.

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11 Best Tools to Access Remote Linux Desktop

Tue, 02/08/2022 - 19:00

Accessing a remote desktop computer is made possible by the remote desktop protocol (RDP), a proprietary protocol developed by Microsoft. It gives a user a graphical interface to connect to another/remote computer over a network connection. FreeRDP is a free implementation of the RDP, but you have other options too.

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How To Prevent A Package From Being Upgraded In Arch Linux

Tue, 02/08/2022 - 18:00

This brief guide explains how to skip a package from being upgraded in Arch Linux, and its variants such as EndeavourOS and Manjaro Linux.

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Mozilla Firefox 97 Is Now Available for Download, This Is What’s New

Tue, 02/08/2022 - 17:00

Firefox 97 comes as an incremental update to previous releases and adds a new set of Colorway themes to further customize the look and feel of the web browser. There are six Colorway themes available (for a limited time) for you to try under the Themes section in the about:addons page or via Customize Toolbar right-click context menu option > Manage Themes.

For Linux users, this release removes the PostScript printing support. For Windows users, it adds support for and displays the new style of scrollbars on Windows 11 systems. For macOS users, it improves system font rasterization on macOS 11 and later to no longer slow down page loading, tab opening, and tab switching.

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How to Install Jellyfin Media Server with Nginx Ubuntu 20.04

Tue, 02/08/2022 - 16:00

Jellyfin is a free and open-source media streaming solution that allows you to host your own media server. In this tutorial, we will explain how to install and set up a media server with Jellyfin on Ubuntu 20.04.

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Nmap Vulnerability Scanning Made Easy

Tue, 02/08/2022 - 15:00

The UK government recently started an open-source GitHub repository to help organizations scan networks for vulnerabilities. The idea behind the Scanning Made Easy project from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and its i100 industry partnership is to provide a collection of Nmap scripts to users, such as sysadmins, to make vulnerability scanning easier. Learn more here.

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Nyxt, an Emacs-Style Browser Made with Common Lisp

Tue, 02/08/2022 - 15:00

Nyxt is a fully hackable web browser – all its source code can be inspected, modified, and tweaked to your exact specifications.

 

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How to Test Various Linux Distros Online

Tue, 02/08/2022 - 14:00

If you like to test various Linux distributions, you can now make use of DistroTest.net to test drive Linux distros without installing them.

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How to Install Angular on Ubuntu

Tue, 02/08/2022 - 13:00

Angular is a free and open-source JavaScript-based framework for developing single-page applications, it is the successor of the AngularJS framework. In this guide, we’ll show you how to install Angular on Ubuntu 20.04 and Ubuntu 22.04.

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How to Set Up Nginx with Google Pagespeed Module on Debian 11

Tue, 02/08/2022 - 12:00

Google Pagespeed Module is an open-source module for optimizing your websites under the Nginx and Apache web-server. In this tutorial, we will show you how to build the Nginx Pagespeed module on the latest Debian 11 Bullseye.

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‘The Register’ Lays an Egg: SUSE Liberty Linux is NOT a Distro

Tue, 02/08/2022 - 11:00

Although several news outlets including The Register have reported that SUSE Liberty Linux is a new RHEL-based distribution, it’s actually a support program for organizations running multiple Linux flavors.

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