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Website Load Testing with Apache JMeter on Ubuntu 20.04

Linux Today News - 2 hours 3 min ago

JMeter is an open-source Java-based load testing tool. It is useful to check and improve the performance after developing a new website. In this article, I will show you how to install Apache JMeter and how to use it to do load testing on websites.

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How To Run Linux And Other Operating Systems In Your Browser Using JSLinux

LXer Linux News - 2 hours 37 min ago
JSLinux is a PC/x86 emulator written in JavaScript. JSLinux allows you to run Linux, FreeDOS, and Windows VMs in the web browser for free!
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Test Linux and Unix Operating Systems Online for Free with DistroTest

Linux Today News - 3 hours 2 min ago

DistroTest is a web service that allows you to test Linux and Unix operating systems online for free, without having to install them locally. Learn more here.

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How to Install and Use Podman to Run Containers On Rocky Linux 8

Linux Today News - 3 hours 32 min ago

Podman is a free and open-source container platform built to develop, manage and deploy containers and pods on a Linux environment. This article will show you how to install Podman and use it to create and manage images and containers on Rocky Linux 8.

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Vanilla Vim is fun

LXer Linux News - 3 hours 52 min ago
When you start Vim with the --clean option, it shows up in "vanilla" mode. No plugins, no configuration, just back to the roots. I have collected a ton of configuration statements over the years, some of them dating from MS-DOS or Windows 3.1. Here is the deal: I will start from scratch to find a good starting-point configuration with just the plugins available in Fedora 35. Will I survive a week of coding? I'll find out!
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Gentoo-Based Calculate Linux 22 Released with PipeWire

Linux Today News - 4 hours 2 min ago

Calculate Linux 22 is here more than seven months after Calculate Linux 21 and it introduces some exciting new changes, such as the switch to the very popular PipeWire solution as the default sound server instead of PulseAudio. On the other hand, ALSA (Advanced Linux Sound Architecture) is still available as an option and received Bluetooth support.

Another important change in this new Calculate Linux release is under the hood, as the developers managed to offer users a way to update their installations even after long periods of time. Learn more about the new release here.

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What is a Cron Job in Linux?

Linux Today News - 4 hours 32 min ago

In this part of the Linux Jargon Buster series, you’ll learn about cron in Linux. You’ll also learn the basics of creating cron jobs by editing crontab.

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XMGoat: Open-source Pentesting Tool for Azure

Linux Today News - 5 hours 2 min ago

XMGoat is an open-source tool that enables penetration testers, red teamers, security consultants, and cloud experts to learn how to work with misconfigurations within the Azure environment.

Misconfigurations within Azure environments are common. It’s important to learn and understand how attackers can exploit those misconfigurations and, more importantly, what causes them behind the scene.

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But why that VPN? How WireGuard made it into Linux

LXer Linux News - 5 hours 6 min ago
Maybe someday – maybe – Zero Trust will solve many of our network security problems. But for now, if you want to make sure you don't have an eavesdropper on your network, you need a Virtual Private Network (VPN). There's only one little problem with commercial VPNs: many of them are untrustworthy. So, what can you do? Well, run your own of course is the open-source answer. And, today, your VPN of choice is Linux's built-in VPN: WireGuard.
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Protect your PHP Websites with CrowdSec, the Open-Source, Participative IPS for Linux

Linux Today News - 5 hours 32 min ago

Discover CrowdSec, the open-source and crowd-powered cybersecurity solution for Linux and learn how it can help you secure your PHP websites.

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Firefox 96 Enters Public Beta Testing with Several Improvements

Linux Today News - 6 hours 2 min ago

Firefox 96 isn’t a major update, but it’s the first release of the open-source web browser in 2022 and introduces several performance and security improvements to make your browsing experience more enjoyable, reliable, and safe.

For example, the upcoming Firefox release significantly reduces the main thread load, improves noise-suppression and auto-gain-control, slightly improves echo-cancellation, and enforces the Cookie Policy: Same-Site=lax option by default to protect users against Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks. Learn more here.

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Best Free and Open Source Alternatives to Apple Final Cut Pro

LXer Linux News - 6 hours 20 min ago
Final Cut Pro is a commercial proprietary video editing application which lets users log and transfer video, edit, process the video, and output to a wide variety of formats. What are the best free and open source alternatives?
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How To Setup MySQL With Docker In Linux

Linux Today News - 6 hours 32 min ago

This guide explains how to set up MySQL with docker and how to connect to MySQL databases from the command line and MySQL Workbench graphical client in Linux.

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Plasma Mobile Gear 21.12 Released for Linux Phones

Linux Today News - 7 hours 2 min ago

Packing three months’ worth of improvements since the Plasma Mobile Gear 21.08 update, Plasma Mobile Gear 21.12 is the first release of the software suite to switch its telephony stack from oFono to ModemManager.

As you may know, ModemManager integrates with the NetworkManager network management daemon, which is currently being used by many popular GNU/Linux distributions for network connectivity of all sorts, including but not limited to Wi-Fi, wired and mobile connections, and telephony functions. Learn more here.

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Zorin OS 16 Celebrates More Than 1 Million Downloads with Lite Edition

LXer Linux News - 7 hours 35 min ago
The Zorin OS devs announced today the release and general availability of Zorin OS 16 Lite edition of their latest Zorin OS 16 distribution for users of low-end computers.
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Tails 4.25 Anonymous Linux OS Released

Linux Today News - 8 hours 2 min ago

The monthly Tails releases continue, and Tails 4.25 is here to introduce a brand-new and simple backup utility to help users back up their Persistent Storage from the USB flash drive where they run Tails to another Tails USB stick.

Contributed by David A. Wheeler, the new backup tool offers a graphical interface and automates the process described in the official Tails documentation on how to make a backup of your Persistent Storage via the command line. You can find it under System Tools > Back Up Persistent Storage. Learn more here.

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Test Linux and Unix operating systems online for free with DistroTest

LXer Linux News - 8 hours 25 min ago
DistroTest is a web service that allows you to test Linux and Unix operating systems online for free, without having to install them locally.
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Shorewall – A High-Level Firewall for Configuring Linux Servers

Linux Today News - 8 hours 33 min ago

Setting up a firewall in Linux can be very daunting for a newbie, or for someone not very familiar with iptables. Luckily, there is a very easy-to-use solution in Shorewall.

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Freespire 8.0 Comes Tightly Integrated with Google Services

Linux Today News - 9 hours 2 min ago

The developers behind Freespire 8.0 have decided to put a strong focus on and take full advantage of Google’s services with this release. Learn more here.

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AssaultCube 1.3 Free Multiplayer Shooter is Finally Here

Linux Today News - 9 hours 32 min ago

AssaultCube is a free multiplayer first-person shooter game, based on the CUBE engine. It hasn’t seen a new release since 2013, but now it’s back with AssaultCube 1.3 Lockdown Edition to the delight of all Linux fans.

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