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Ubuntu 21.10 Official Flavors Released, Here’s What’s New

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 14:45

The official Ubuntu flavors released as part of Ubuntu 21.10 include Kubuntu 21.10, Xubuntu 21.10, Lubuntu 21.10, Ubuntu Studio 21.10, Ubuntu MATE 21.10, Ubuntu Budgie 21.10, and Ubuntu Kylin 21.10. As expected, they come with all the internal changes of Ubuntu 21.10, such as the Linux 5.13 kernel and updated toolchain, as well as…

Kubuntu 21.10 features the latest KDE Plasma 5.22 desktop environment by default, namely Plasma 5.22.5, which is accompanied by the KDE Gear 21.08.1 and KDE Frameworks 5.86 software suites, Latte Dock 0.10, and Qt 5.15.2. Ubuntu Studio 21.10 also features the KDE Plasma 5.22 desktop environment, but with a different layout and a more darkish theme by default.

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How to Install Jenkins on Rocky Linux 8

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 13:30

Jenkins is an open-source continuous build system. In this guide, we walk you through the process of installing and configuring a Jenkins server on a Rocky Linux 8 machine. This guide is also applicable for other Red Hat Linux and SUSE Linux OS.

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How to Install PHP Composer on Debian 11

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 13:00

PHP Composer is a dependency manager for PHP. In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Composer on Debian 11. All the steps should work on other Debian-based distributions as well.

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How to Upgrade to KDE Plasma 5.23 from 5.22

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 12:30

The KDE team announced the stable release of KDE Plasma 5.23 with new features, improvements, and bug fixes. Here, in this quick guide, we give you the steps to upgrade to KDE Plasma 5.23 from 5.22.

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KaOS 2021.10 Is Here as One of the First Linux Distros to Ship with KDE Plasma 5.23 Desktop

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 12:00

In celebration of KDE’s 25th anniversary, the KaOS developers release KaOS 2021.10 with the latest and greatest KDE Plasma 5.23 desktop environment series, which also landed today. This makes KaOS one of the first GNU/Linux distributions to ship with KDE Plasma 5.23, following close on the heels of KDE neon.

Therefore, if you want to install and use the KDE Plasma 5.23 desktop environment on your personal computer right now, you can either download the KDE neon 20211014 release if you like Ubuntu-based distributions, or KaOS 2021.10 if you want an Arch Linux-inspired but independent distro. Both offer a rolling-release model where you install once and receive updates forever, including new KDE Plasma versions.

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GNOME 41 Desktop Lands in openSUSE Tumbleweed, KDE Plasma 5.23 Is Coming Soon

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 11:03

The GNOME 41 desktop environment series was released at the end of September 2021, and is slowly making its way into the stable software repositories of various rolling-release distributions. It still didn’t arrive for Arch Linux users, but it landed in openSUSE Tumbleweed.

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How to Check if Hardware RAID is Configured on Linux Server

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 11:00

This quick guide show you how to check hardware RAID configuration and hard drive rebuilding status on HP ProLiant servers from Linux.

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Learn Usage of chgrp (Change Group) Command in Linux

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 10:00

If you are reading this article on the chgrp command, there is a high chance you have explored all the depths of Linux’s chown command and chmod command.

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Devuan GNU+Linux 4.0 “Chimaera” Released for Software Freedom Lovers, Based on Debian Bullseye

Fri, 10/15/2021 - 09:00

Dubbed “Chimaera” and based on the recently released Debian GNU/Linux 11.1 “Bullseye”, Devuan GNU+Linux 4.0 comes with Linux kernel 5.10 LTS by default and a choice of three init systems, including sysvinit, runit, and OpenRC.

Devuan is the GNU/Linux distribution you must download and use if you want to have a Debian GNU/Linux operating system installation without the systemd init system. Devuan is here for software freedom lovers!

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Ubuntu Unity 21.10 Released to Keep the Unity7 Desktop Alive in 2021

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 23:00

Ubuntu Unity 21.10 arrived today as part of the upcoming Ubuntu 21.10 “Impish Indri” release, but Ubuntu Unity still doesn’t have the “official flavor” status. However, that shouldn’t stop you from using this great distribution on your personal computer if you still want to use the Unity desktop environment in 2021.

This release still uses the old Unity7 interface rather than the upcoming UnityX 10 desktop that the Ubuntu Unity team is developing as its successor. UnityX 10 will have new and updated indicators and the migration of the glib-2.0 schemas to gsettings-ubuntu-schemas.

Learn more about this release and how it works with Unity7 here.

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How to Set Environment Variables in Docker

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 21:00

Docker is an open-source application that provides lightweight operating-system-level virtualization through the use of containers. Learn how to set environment variables in Docker here.

It is a kind of virtualization technology that is specially designed to easily develop and deploy applications inside of neatly packaged virtual containerized environments. Docker containers are, in essence, a set of software packages that run as one application that’s isolated from others. We can deploy it to any machine without any compatibility issues. By using this, the software stays system-agnostic, simpler to use, and easy to maintain.

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ThreatMapper: Open-Source Platform for Scanning Runtime Environments

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 20:00

ThreatMapper is an open source platform for scanning runtime environments for software supply chain vulnerabilities and contextualizing threats to help organizations determine which to address and when.

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Lutris 0.5.9 Released for Easier Access to Linux Games

Thu, 10/14/2021 - 19:15

After almost a year of development, the gaming platform has Lutris 0.5.9 been released, providing tools to simplify the installation, configuration and management of games on Linux. The project code is written in Python and is distributed under the GPLv3 license.

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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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