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Distribution Release: KaOS 2021.01 - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 09:16
KaOS is a desktop Linux distribution that features the latest version of the KDE Plasma desktop environment. The distribution's latest snapshot ships with some components of Qt 6 in preparation for more applications and the Plasma desktop eventually migrating from Qt 5. "For the many changes in this....
Categories: Distributions

Another Linux Kernel Vulnerability Was Patched in All Supported Ubuntu Releases

Linux Today News - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 09:00

The new security vulnerability (CVE-2020-28374) was discovered in Linux kernel's LIO SCSI target implementation.

Categories: General News

How to Install CouchDB on Ubuntu 20.04

LXer Linux News - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 08:35
In this short tutorial, we will explain how to install CouchDB on Ubuntu 20.04. CouchDB is a free and open-source document-oriented NoSQL database written in Erlang.
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Linux commands you should never run on your system

Linux Today News - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 08:00

This article refers to some of the Linux commands you should never run on your system as they might prove to be DEADLY for your Linux systems.

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Tough little Apollo Lake mini-PCs offer up to triple displays

LXer Linux News - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 07:21
Avalue’s rugged “NUC-APL” and smaller “NUC-APL-Slim” mini-PCs run Linux or Win 10 on Apollo Lake with 8GB RAM, 2x GbE, 2x HDMI, 4x USB 4.0, and 2x M.2. The NUC-APL adds DP, SATA, and a second COM port. Avalue announced a pair of fanless, NUC-style mini-PCs that follow earlier Apollo Lake mini-PCs such as its […]
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5 things we learned about Java in 2020

LXer Linux News - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 06:06
In 2020, Java marked its 25th anniversary and, despite its age, remains strong and active. Its seven to 10 million developers make it one of the top three languages in use today, according to the TIOBE Index.
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Discover Fedora Kinoite: a Silverblue variant with the KDE Plasma desktop

LXer Linux News - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 04:52
Learn about Fedora Kinoite, an in-development rpm-ostree-based operating system featuring the KDE Plasma desktop.
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How to Create a New Virtual Machine using VMware

LXer Linux News - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 03:38
You have Installed VMware Workstation but you don't know or you stuck somewhere how to Create New Virtual Machine on VMware? No problem we will cover how to create and install a new Virtua
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Another Rust-y OS: Theseus joins Redox in pursuit of safer, more resilient systems

LXer Linux News - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 02:23
This one is not just written in Rust – its design is based on Rust features. Rust, a modern system programming language focused on performance, safety and concurrency, seems an ideal choice for creating a new operating system, and several such projects already exist. Now there is a new one, Theseus, described by creator Kevin Boos as "an Experiment in Operating System Structure and State Management."…
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How Much Does WordPress Cost?

LXer Linux News - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 01:41
WordPress is the most popular free blogging platform and I have already explained WordPress in my previous articles. I have also explained how to setup a WordPress blog or website. In this article, I’ll discuss how much does it cost to create a WordPress blog or Website. So keep reading!
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Valve say they have new ways coming to get people into Linux gaming

LXer Linux News - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 00:58
Valve teased in their year in review 2020 post that they will have more coming for Linux gaming, like new ways for prospective users to get into Linux gaming.
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next-20210115: linux-next

Linux Kernel - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 00:40
Version:next-20210115 (linux-next) Released:2021-01-15
Categories: Linux Kernel

How To Install Xfce 4.16 On Xubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa) Or 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla)

LXer Linux News - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 00:16
Xfce 4.16 was released back in December, and it includes some important changes like a dark mode for the Xfce panel, fractional scaling support, and more.
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13 questions for a quantum architect

LXer Linux News - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 23:34
With quantum computing on the horizon, take a look at which type of architect would be needed and what companies need to consider to build such complex systems
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Flatpak 1.10 Officially Released with GCC 11 Support, New Features and Improvements

LXer Linux News - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 22:51
Alexander Larsson announced today the general availability of Flatpak 1.10, a major release of the popular Linux application sandboxing and distribution framework.
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Haruna Video Player Is A Cool mpv GUI Frontend

LXer Linux News - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 22:09
Haruna is a free and open source Qt / QML video player for Linux that makes use of mpv (libmpv) for video playback.
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Javascript survey: React everywhere, Jest, Webpack on the up... if only it had static typing, sigh developers

LXer Linux News - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 21:27
The world's favourite language has complex ecosystem in which build tools are now fundamental. The 2020 State of JavaScript report, a survey of over 23,000 developers globally, has revealed growing use of WebPack and Jest, continuing high use of React, Express and TypeScript, and that top of the wishlist is no longer better browser compatibility, but rather static typing.…
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Debian 'Bullseye' enters final phase before release as team debates whether it will be last to work on i386 architecture

LXer Linux News - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 20:44
Security, lack of suitable hardware for testing makes full 32-bit support hard. Debian 11, codenamed "Bullseye", has entered the first freeze stage, meaning no large or disruptive changes, or new package transitions (merging, splitting, renaming or removing) are allowed. The 32-bit i386 architecture is part of the release but may not be in Debian 12, codenamed "Bookworm".…
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Formatting tricks for the Linux date command

LXer Linux News - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 20:02
The Linux date command is simple, yet powerful. This article shows you how to unleash the power of the date command.
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Wine 6.0 Officially Released with Vulkan Backend for WineD3D, This Is What’s New

LXer Linux News - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 19:19
The Wine development team released today the final Wine 6.0 series of the open-source compatibility layer for running Windows apps on GNU/Linux distributions and other UNIX systems.
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