Linux News

Distribution Release: Linux Kodachi 7.0

DistroWatch.com - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 23:00
Warith Al Maawali has announced the release of Linux Kodachi 7.0, an updated version of the project's privacy-focused Linux distribution that also includes a number of forensic tools. Despite a major change in version number, this release is still based on Xubuntu 18.04. From the changelog: "Linux kernel....
Categories: Distributions

Ubuntu MATE 20.04 Is More Polished, Beautiful & Stable Than Ever

LXer Linux News - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 22:23
We’ll take you today in a tour in Ubuntu MATE 20.04 to see together how more polished and stable it became, what newly-introduced features are there and whether you should consider it for using it as your daily driver.
Categories: General News

Is it possible to run a conference using only free software?

LXer Linux News - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 20:12
The Free Software Foundation[he]#039[/he]s (FSF) annual conference LibrePlanet went fully virtual in 2020 due to ongoing issues caused by the coronavirus pandemic. In our last week of preparations before the live event, increasingly disturbing news related to the virus made us realize we could not responsibly hold our usual conference on software freedom in person while protecting the safety of our participants and their communities.
Categories: General News

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 867

DistroWatch.com - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 19:23
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Pop!_OS 20.04News: Slackware merges PAM support, glimpses behind the scenes at the Finnix project, Haiku developing support for additional filesystemsTips and tricks: Creating, removing, modifying, and ignoring aliasesReleased last week: OpenBSD 6.7, NuTyX 11.5, GoboLinux 017Torrent corner: Bicom Systems, Container, Endless OS,....
Categories: Distributions

Xubuntu Moved to GitHub from Launchpad

LXer Linux News - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 18:00
The Xubuntu project announced that they have moved the development activities to GitHub from Launchpad.
Categories: General News

5.7-rc7: mainline

Linux Kernel - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 17:33
Version:5.7-rc7 (mainline) Released:2020-05-24 Source:linux-5.7-rc7.tar.gz Patch:full (incremental)
Categories: Linux Kernel

How To Install the Ampache Music Streaming Server on Ubuntu 20.04

Linux Today News - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 16:00

Ampache is a free, open-source, and web-based software that allows you to host your own music streaming server.

Categories: General News

Windows Package Manager: Linux Users Will Love It

LXer Linux News - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 15:49
Microsoft used this year’s edition of the Build developer conference to announce the Windows Package Manager, a concept that Linux users will find very familiar and which is supposed to make app installation much more seamless.
Categories: General News

Distribution Release: Redcore Linux 2004

DistroWatch.com - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 15:19
Redcore Linux, a Gentoo-based distribution featuring the KDE Plasma desktop environment and pre-built binary packages, has published a new version. The latest release is Redcore Linux 2004 "Neptune" which features new kernel versions, rebuilt packages with an updated tool chain, and swaps out SysV init for OpenRC's init....
Categories: Distributions

TUXEDO Computers Unveils Their First AMD-Only Linux Laptop

LXer Linux News - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 13:37
German computer manufacturer TUXEDO Computers has unveiled TUXEDO Book BA15 as their first AMD-only laptop with a Linux OS pre-installed.
Categories: General News

How to create and manipulate tar archives using Python

Linux Today News - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 12:00

On Linux and other Unix-like operating systems, tar is undoubtedly one of the most used archiving utilities

Categories: General News

How to create and manipulate tar archives using Python

LXer Linux News - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 11:26
On Linux and other Unix-like operating systems, tar is undoubtedly one of the most used archiving utilities; it let us create archives, often called “tarballs”, we can use for source code distribution or backup purposes. In this tutorial we will see how to read, create and modify tar archives with python, using the tarfile module.
Categories: General News

How to Install Docker on Ubuntu 20.04

LXer Linux News - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 09:14
How to Install Docker on Ubuntu 20.04. Docker is a open-source platform that uses OS-level virtualization to deliver software in packages called containers.
Categories: General News

Good News! EA To Open Source Command and Conquer’s Tiberian Dawn & Red Alert

LXer Linux News - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 07:03
Here’s some good news. EA recently announced that they will be making two of the popular titles of the franchise (Tiberian Dawn and Red Alert) open source.
Categories: General News

Is Agile compatible with open source development and communities?

LXer Linux News - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 04:51
I see this question popping up quite often in different conversations. Recently, we had a good discussion about it within my team. The main question was about how to communicate openly with the community, as well as have the space to build a team and work as a team. This can be challenging; for example, when a company or a sponsor pays a part of the contributors to work full time on a project.In this article, I will explain why agile works with the open source development model.read more
Categories: General News

Improving open source database deployment and security

LXer Linux News - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 03:02
Speakers from Shopify and LinkedIn outline open source database cloud and security challenges and best practices at the Percona Live Online conference.
Categories: General News

3 Great Language Translators for Linux

LXer Linux News - Sun, 05/24/2020 - 01:14
Most of us will probably need to use a translation tool at some point in our lives. Here are some of the best language translators for Linux.
Categories: General News

How to Share Files Between Android and Ubuntu on Your Network

LXer Linux News - Sat, 05/23/2020 - 23:25
Need to share files between your mobile phone and PC? Here you'll learn how to share files between Android and Ubuntu on your local network.
Categories: General News

Distribution Release: GoboLinux 017

DistroWatch.com - Sat, 05/23/2020 - 22:01
Lucas Villa Real has announced the release of GoboLinux 017, a new stable build of the project's independently-developed Linux distribution which departs from the standard UNIX filesystem hierarchy by replacing it with an database-like structure. The new GoboLinux also introduces a Homebrew-style package management and the latest version....
Categories: Distributions

GNOME gets big open-source patent win

LXer Linux News - Sat, 05/23/2020 - 21:36
GNOME, the popular Linux desktop, didn[he]#039[/he]t just avoid paying a patent troll, it won the right for any product under an Open Source Initiative license to use code covered by the company[he]#039[/he]s patents.
Categories: General News

Pages