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LibreOffice 7.6.4 Office Suite Is Now Availalbe for Download

4 hours 10 min ago
The Document Foundation announced today the release and general availability for download of LibreOffice 7.6.4 as the fourth maintenance update in the latest LibreOffice 7.6 open-source office suite series.
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Sparky Linux 7.2 Released, Here’s What’s New

6 hours 27 min ago
Powered by Linux kernel 6.1 LTS, Sparky Linux 7.2 features LXQt 1.2.0 and KDE Plasma 5.27.5, now with ARMHF & ARM64 images.
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AlmaLinux Expands ELevate’s Functionality with EPEL Integration

Thu, 12/07/2023 - 22:49
AlmaLinux’s ELevate now offers EPEL support, ensuring a smoother transition from CentOS 7 to AlmaLinux 8. Here’s more on that!
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Alpine Linux 3.19 Released with Linux Kernel 6.6 LTS and Raspberry Pi 5 Support

Thu, 12/07/2023 - 20:32
The Alpine Linux team announced today the release and general availability of Alpine Linux 3.19 as a major update to this independent and security-oriented GNU/Linux distribution.
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OwnCloud Dropbox Alternative Merges With Proprietary Kiteworks

Thu, 12/07/2023 - 18:14
Although press releases were issued by all three entities on November 21, they were all short on details, with both Jonathan Yaron, Kikeworks’ chairperson and CEO, and Tobias Gerlinger, CEO and managing director at ownCloud, painting a picture indicating that everything will be exactly the same after the merger, only better — which might be easier said than done.
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Turn Your Favorite Websites Into Desktop Apps Using Linux Mint’s Webapp Manager

Thu, 12/07/2023 - 15:57
Discover how Linux Mint's Webapp Manager can transform your web experience by turning favorite websites into convenient desktop apps.
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Endless OS 5.1 Rolls Out with Enhanced Learning Experience

Thu, 12/07/2023 - 13:40
Still based on Debian 11, Endless OS 5.1 is a minor release with Endless Key, updated hardware support, and incremental improvements.
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How to Encrypt and Securely Transfer Files with GPG

Thu, 12/07/2023 - 11:23
In the digital age, the security of sensitive information is paramount. Encryption is a critical tool in protecting data from unauthorized access. Among encryption tools, GnuPG (GPG) stands out for its robustness and versatility. This article delves into the world of GPG, guiding you through the process of encrypting and securely transferring files.
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translateLocally – translation on your local machine with a GUI

Thu, 12/07/2023 - 09:05
translateLocally is software which lets you translate text from one language to another. The software provides both a command-line interface and a graphical user interface.
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Raspberry Pi OS Gets New Dark GTK Theme, Better Raspberry Pi 5 Support

Thu, 12/07/2023 - 06:48
The Raspberry Pi Foundation released a new version of their Raspberry Pi OS distribution for Raspberry Pi single-board computers that improves support for the latest Raspberry Pi 5 model, a new dark theme, updates various apps, and adds some new features.
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Red Hat greases migration to RHEL for CentOS 7 holdouts

Thu, 12/07/2023 - 04:31
Insights tool aims to simplify conversion process, but it'll probably cost you. Red Hat has suggested that if customers are worried about the impending end of life for CentOS 7, they might wish to migrate to Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) via its Insights service.…
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KDE Plasma 5.27.10 Improves Night Color with Automatic Location, Fixes Bugs

Thu, 12/07/2023 - 02:14
The KDE Project released today KDE Plasma 5.27.10 as the tenth maintenance update to the latest KDE Plasma 5.27 LTS desktop environment series to address more bugs for improved stability and reliability.
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OpenSSF details top 10 secure software development principles

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 23:56
What does it take to make secure software? The Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF) has a few ideas (10 of them, in fact). This week at the OpenSSF Day Japan event in Tokyo, the nonprofit group run by the Linux Foundation issued the release of ten guiding principles that aim to help organizations develop more secure software. OpenSSF, which focuses on improving open source security, developed the principles to provide a framework for companies to follow best practices throughout their development lifecycles.
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KDE Announces Finalists in Plasma 6 Wallpaper Contest

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 21:39
Here are the top six contenders in KDE’s wallpaper contest! One of these exceptional designs will be the default wallpaper for Plasma 6.
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All Systems Are ‘Go’ as KDE Plasma 6 Readies for Its Prime Time Debut

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 19:22
The first beta release of KDE Plasma 6, which exchanges X11 for Wayland, was released last week. The second beta will be released in two weeks.
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Veteran editors Notepad++ and Geany hit milestone versions

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 17:05
There are still good, modern, graphical text editors that are not Electron-basedOne of the best FOSS text editors for Windows, Notepad++, is turning 20, while cross platform Geany just hit version 2.0 as it turns 18 years old.…
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Tokay Lite: An Open-Source, ESP32-Based Camera with 15 FPS at 2MP and Night Vision

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 14:47
The Tokay Lite is described as an Edge AI camera, ideal for various applications like security, wildlife monitoring, or garden surveillance. It’s an ESP32-based development board that incorporates TensorFlow support, offering robust features for both hobbyists and professionals. The Tokay Lite appears to be powered by the same ESP32 microcontroller and it’s equipped with the […]
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Linus Torvalds on the state of Linux today and how AI figures in its future

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 12:30
At Open Source Summit Japan, Linux and Git creator Linus Torvalds talked about Rust in Linux, Linux maintainer fatigue, and AI[he]#039[/he]s future role in Linux and open-source development.
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Sodalite: Fusion of Fedora Silverblue and Pantheon Desktop

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 10:13
Learn about Sodalite, an immutable Linux desktop experience that seamlessly blends Fedora's stability with the elegance of the Pantheon desktop.
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How to install GPFS Cluster on RHEL (Part 1)

Wed, 12/06/2023 - 07:56
2DayGeeK: This quick tutorial describes how to install and configure GPFS Cluster on a RHEL system, including Cluster Creation, NSD Creation and Tiebreaker disks addition.
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