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Btrfs on the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel 6

Linux Today News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 16:00

The latest release of Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel 6 (UEK6) is based on Linux kernel version 5.4.

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RPM Command to Manage Packages on RHEL/CentOS/Fedora Systems

LXer Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 15:01
Nowadays most Linux administrators only use front-ent package managers such as YUM Package Manager or DNF Package Manager on Fedora and RHEL-based systems. But sometimes you may need to use RPM Package Manager because the required package is not available in your repository or the application developer may only provide the rpm package.
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How to Make Ubuntu 20.04 LTS VMs Smoother by Enabling 3D Acceleration on VirtualBox

Linux Today News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 15:00

With the release of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) last month, Oracle has recently highlighted one of the features included in the latest VirtualBox 6.1 open-source virtualization software

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Automatically Empty Trash on Debian through Autotrash CLI

Linux Today News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 14:00

Autotrash is a utility that searches a trash folder on FreeDesktop.org for information about its contents and then deletes

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Ubuntu Budgie 20.04 Review: Smooth, Polished & Plenty of Changes

LXer Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 13:47
We take a look at Ubuntu Budgie 20.04 LTS release. Check out what’s new, what has changed and what it is like to use in this review of Ubuntu Budgie 20.04.
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Vivaldi Browser Gives Users More Privacy Options with Startpage

Linux Today News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 13:00

9to5Linux: In an attempt to put user privacy first, the Vivaldi web browser now features Startpage as a search engine option.

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How to Add SWAP Space in Ubuntu 20.04 – Google Cloud

LXer Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 12:33
How to Add SWAP Space in Ubuntu 20.04 on Google Cloud. Swap space is a virtual memory extension of the system or servers real memory (RAM).
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David vs Goliath! Microsoft and an Obscure KDE Project Fight Over ???MAUI???

Linux Today News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 12:00

itsFOSS: What's in a name? A lot actually.

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Check Point released an open-source fix for common Linux memory corruption security hole

Ziff-Davis Open Source/Linux - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 11:50
For years, there's been a security problem with how the GNU C Library dealt with single-linked-lists. Now, Check Point has released a patch, which will fix the problem once and for all.
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How to Set Up a Firewall in Linux

LXer Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 11:18
If you are a new Linux user, you might not know how to configure the firewall in your system. Here is how you can set up a Firewall in Linux.
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KDE’s May 2020 Applications Update Makes Kid3 an Official KDE App

LXer Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 10:04
KDE’s May 2020 Apps update is here as the first point release to their latest KDE Application 20.04 open-source software suite, which brings various improvements and bug fixes.
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Improving open source database deployment and security

Linux Today News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 10:00

Speakers from Shopify and LinkedIn outline open source database cloud and security challenges and best practices at the Percona Live Online conference.

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Raspberry Pi 4: Chronicling the Desktop Experience - Streaming radio

Linux Today News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 09:00

 RPI4 is a great low-power device for streaming radio

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Raspberry Pi 4: Chronicling the Desktop Experience – Streaming radio – Week 30

LXer Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 08:50
I spend most of the day with some form of multimedia burbling in the background. Streaming radio over the net is often heard around my house. The RPI4 is an extremely frugal tiny machine that consumes so few watts I leave it on permanently. This makes it an ideal machine to source the radio.
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How to Enable and Use Flatpak on Fedora

Linux Today News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 08:00

 Flatpak continues to gain in popularity

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Google rolls out pro-privacy DNS-over-HTTPS support in Chrome 83... with a handy kill switch for corporate IT

LXer Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 07:35
Plus: Web giant hears developers' extension concerns, ignores them. Google released Chrome 83 on Tuesday after skipping version 82 entirely due to coronavirus-related challenges, bringing with it security for DNS queries, a revised extension interface that developers dislike, and a few other features.…
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Fedora Silverblue, an introduction for developers

LXer Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 06:21
The Fedora Silverblue project takes Fedora workstation, libostree and podman, puts them in a blender, and creates a new Immutable Fedora Workstation. Fedora Silverblue is an OS that stops you from changing the core system files arbitrarily, and readily allows you to change the environment system files. The article What is Silverblue describes the big […]
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How to Install and Use GNOME Boxes to Create Virtual Machines

LXer Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 05:07
This quick tutorial explains the steps to install and use GNOME Boxes and create virtual machines, and with some tips and troubleshooting as well.
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2020 will be the year of Linux on the Windows desktop

LXer Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 03:52
Linux on Windows just took a big graphical desktop step forward with Microsoft[he]#039[/he]s plans for Windows Subsystem for Linux.
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Vivaldi Browser Gives Users More Privacy Options with Startpage

LXer Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 02:38
Vivaldi Technologies announced today a partnership with Startpage, world’s first privacy-oriented search engine, to offer users of the Chromium-based web browser more privacy features.
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