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Linux security: 8 more system lockdown controls

LXer Linux News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 02:10
Locking down a system isn't rocket science but it's not intuitive either. Learn additional security controls that won't cost you anything but time to implement.
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Open source project to build RPi powered smart delivery boxes to avoid Covid-19 contact

LXer Linux News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 00:56
Techbase has launched a #CoronaIoT project that plans to build a wireless-enabled, open source Smart Delivery Box for contactless package delivery based on the Raspberry Pi and ESP32. Embedded Linux has already begun to play a role in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic in products such as open source ventilators and fever-ID equipment. Even […]
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How to Install Docker on Ubuntu 20.04

LXer Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 23:42
Docker is an integral part of modern software development and DevOps continuous integration and deployment pipelines. Docker is available for installation from the standard Ubuntu 20.04 repositories, but it may not always be the latest version. We’ll install the latest Docker package from the official Docker’s repositories
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April the month of Linux releases and open source updates

LXer Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 22:27
Linux releases and software updates, as every year, April almost never passes without a new event in Linux and open source world. This year, The month "overlooked us" with interesting events about Linux and open-source.
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Check Point released an open-source fix for common Linux memory corruption security hole

LXer Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 21:13
For years, there[he]#039[/he]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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Skopeo 1.0 released

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

Skopeo is a tool for moving container images between different types of container storages. 

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Linux desktop org GNOME Foundation settles lawsuit with patent troll

LXer Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 19:59
Shotwell case ends with Rothschild Patent Imaging backing off for good. The GNOME Foundation has settled a US lawsuit brought against it by Rothschild Patent Imaging, complete with an undertaking by the patent assertion entity that it will not sue GNOME for IP infringment again.…
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Raspberry Pi HAT offers up to 40W class D amp

LXer Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 18:44
Infineon’s $37 MERUS audio amplifier HAT for the Raspberry Pi incorporates a MERUS MA12070P multilevel class D amp with up to 40W peak power and 48KHz/24bit music playback. There are plenty of audio HATs for the Raspberry Pi with built-in amplifiers that are perfectly suited for various IoT applications, but not many you would want […]
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How to Enable and Use Flatpak on Fedora

LXer Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 17:30
Universal package formats like Snap and Flatpak are beginning to gain in popularity, and in my opinion, for good reason. It’s an easy and simple way to get access to a huge variety of software, both free and proprietary, and it’s easier to package for developers. As Flatpak is gaining in popularity, here we will show you how to use Flatpak on Fedora. The instructions will also work for any Linux system.
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Curl file download on Linux

Linux Today News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 17:00

The cURL linux command can use various network protocols to download and upload data on Linux.

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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Gets New Kernel Update, Three Security Vulnerabilities Patched

LXer Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 16:16
After releasing new Linux kernel security updates for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS systems, Canonical also published a new kernel update for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS systems.
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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 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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