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Gamebuntu Makes Gaming on Ubuntu Painless for Newcomers

Linux Today News - Tue, 12/07/2021 - 17:00

While it may sound like a new Ubuntu-based distribution, Gamebuntu is in fact a simple application that automatically installs things needed for a complete and fully functional gaming setup on Ubuntu.

The app is targeted at ex-Windows users (a.k.a. Linux newcomers) who want to switch from Windows to Linux/Ubuntu and do some gaming. It works on virtually any supported Ubuntu release or derivative and acts as both an installer and launcher. Learn more here.

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Categories: General News

Decentraland VR Platform Now a Patron Level “Blender” Member

Linux Today News - Tue, 12/07/2021 - 16:30

The blockchain-based virtual world platform’s membership will bring at least $135,000 in additional funding to the open-source Blender project.

The post Decentraland VR Platform Now a Patron Level “Blender” Member appeared first on Linux Today.

Categories: General News

Quickly Create And Run Optimized Linux, macOS And Windows Virtual Machines With Quickemu (With Auto ISO Download)

LXer Linux News - Tue, 12/07/2021 - 16:21
Quickemu is a command line wrapper for QEMU that can be used to quickly create and run highly optimized Linux, macOS, *BSD and Windows desktop virtual machines.
Categories: General News

How to solve error rpmdb damaged header in Fedora, RHEL

LXer Linux News - Tue, 12/07/2021 - 15:19
This guide explains how to solve error rpmdb damaged header by rebuilding the RPM database in Fedora, RHEL, CentOS, AlmaLinux and Rocky Linux.
Categories: General News

5 Honest Reasons To Avoid Switching to Linux

LXer Linux News - Tue, 12/07/2021 - 14:17
There are some specific cases where staying as an avid Windows user could be better for you than switching to Linux, and we’ll be seeing some of these in today’s article.
Categories: General News

Rust takes a major step forward as Linuxs second official language

LXer Linux News - Tue, 12/07/2021 - 13:03
Linux is getting more Rust in it by the day. It wasn't that long ago that the very idea that another language besides C would be used in the Linux kernel would have been laughed at. Things have changed. Today, not only is Rust, the high-level system language moving closer to Linux, it's closer than ever with the next "patch series to add support for Rust as a second language to the Linux kernel."
Categories: General News

How to Enable UEFI Support in KVM Virtualization

Linux Today News - Tue, 12/07/2021 - 13:00

UEFI or Unified Extensible Firmware Interface is considered the firmware replacement for BIOS. It comes with more features and functionality than on BIOS, and it is available on motherboards and modern PCs. This guide will show you how to enable UEFI support in KVM virtualization.

The post How to Enable UEFI Support in KVM Virtualization appeared first on Linux Today.

Categories: General News

Tails 4.25 Anonymous Linux OS Released with New Backup Tool for Persistent Storage

LXer Linux News - Tue, 12/07/2021 - 12:06
Tails 4.25 amnesic incognito live system (a.k.a. Anonymous OS) is now available for download with a new backup utility for Persistent Storage and updated components.
Categories: General News

Freespire 8.0 Comes Tightly Integrated with Google Services

LXer Linux News - Tue, 12/07/2021 - 10:52
The developers behind Freespire 8.0 have decided to put strong focus and take full advantage on Google’s services with this release.
Categories: General News

How to Install and Use MySQL on Ubuntu 20.04

LXer Linux News - Tue, 12/07/2021 - 09:37
MySQL is an open-source relational database management system and with its popularity is used widely on different systems for storing data.
Categories: General News

19 Absolute Simple Things About Linux Terminal Every Ubuntu User Should Know

LXer Linux News - Tue, 12/07/2021 - 08:32
Terminal often intimidates new users. However, once you get to know it, you gradually start liking it. Well, that happens with most Linux users. Even if you are using Ubuntu as a desktop system, you may have to enter the terminal at times. New users are often clueless about many things. Some knowledge of basic Linux commands always helps in such cases but this article is not about that.
Categories: General News

How to Install Deb Package in Arch Linux

LXer Linux News - Tue, 12/07/2021 - 07:18
If you have a need to install Deb packages in Arch Linux, here we outline a few ways that you can install the application.
Categories: General News

AWS DocumentDB not MongoDB-compatible, says MongoDB Inc

LXer Linux News - Tue, 12/07/2021 - 06:03
Amazon's DocumentDB database service is described by the cloud corp as "MongoDB compatible", but MongoDB CTO Mark Porter has told The Register this is not entirely the case.
Categories: General News

AssaultCube 1.3 Free Multiplayer Shooter is Finally Here

LXer Linux News - Tue, 12/07/2021 - 04:49
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.
Categories: General News

How to Change the Output Color of Echo on the Linux Shell

LXer Linux News - Tue, 12/07/2021 - 03:35
Sometimes it’s nice to be able to change the text, or foreground, color when working with shell scripts or the Linux command line. This is a useful trick as it allows us to make the text more readable and the output more interesting. This can be done using ansi escape codes. This article shows you how.
Categories: General News

Website Load Testing with Apache JMeter on Ubuntu 20.04

LXer Linux News - Tue, 12/07/2021 - 02:20
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.
Categories: General News

next-20211207: linux-next

Linux Kernel - Tue, 12/07/2021 - 01:36
Version:next-20211207 (linux-next) Released:2021-12-07
Categories: Linux Kernel

MySQL a 'pretty poor database' says departing Oracle engineer

LXer Linux News - Tue, 12/07/2021 - 01:06
You've collected your leaving card, novelty presents, and perhaps a bottle of wine – what's next on the list for the departing developer? For one, it's a blog rubbishing the technology he's been working on for five years. That was the choice of Steinar Gunderson, a former principal software engineer at Oracle and member of the MySQL optimiser team. In an online missive, the engineer, who has now taken up a role in Google's Chrome team, left no reader in doubt of his views on MySQL.
Categories: General News

How to Install Cockpit on AlmaLinux 8

HowToForge - Tue, 12/07/2021 - 00:58
Linux Cockpit is a browser-based user interface for Linux systems. Linux Cockpit can be used as an alternative to a command-line or GUI tools like top, free, htop, lsof, iotop etc, to monitor resource usage such as CPU/Memory/Disk I/O and processes running on your system.
Categories: Software and Help

LibreOffice 7.2.4 and 7.1.8 Released with an Important Security Fix, Update Now

LXer Linux News - Mon, 12/06/2021 - 23:51
The Document Foundation announced today the release and general availability of the LibreOffice 7.2.4 and LibreOffice 7.1.8 updates that address an important security vulnerability.
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