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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 946, 6 December 2021

LXer Linux News - Mon, 12/06/2021 - 22:37
The Internet is full of lurking threats. Malicious actors are constantly scanning for vulnerabilities, seeking out unpatched systems, and trying to guess passwords. One of the many tools we can use to protect ourselves from malicious attacks on-line is a firewall.
Categories: General News

How to Install Visual Studio Code on Ubuntu

LXer Linux News - Mon, 12/06/2021 - 21:23
If you are a programmer, chances are you might already be familiar with the nuances and capabilities of Visual Studio Code. In this guide, you will learn how to install VS Code on Ubuntu and its related distros. For those who might be wondering what Visual Studio Code is all about, here’s a small inkling into its build features.
Categories: General News

Moodle Online Learning System Automated Installation and Upgrade

Linux Today News - Mon, 12/06/2021 - 21:00

Moodle is a free, open-source, popular learning management system. Learn how to automate the install and upgrade process with Moodle here.

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Helios-NG: An open-source cluster OS that links the Atari ST and Commodore Amiga

LXer Linux News - Mon, 12/06/2021 - 20:08
What is old is new again: linking open source Unix-alikes, native cluster OSes for massively parallel computers, and 1980s platform rivalries. You get all this in a somewhat dusty project hoping to "breathe new life" into Helios, a manycore OS from the '90s.
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How to Set Up a Simple Apache Web Server in a Docker Container

Linux Today News - Mon, 12/06/2021 - 19:00

If you are a Linux system administrator who provides support for developers, chances are you’ve heard of Docker. If not, this software solution will make your life easier by reducing operating costs and accelerating deployments. Learn how to set up a simple Apache web server in a Docker container here.

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Bash Shell Scripting for beginners (Part 3)

LXer Linux News - Mon, 12/06/2021 - 18:54
Beginners shell script part 3. Covers string and numeric comparison, while and if statements
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Etherpad – Online Collaborative Document Editor for Linux

Linux Today News - Mon, 12/06/2021 - 18:00

Etherpad is a web-based free document editor tool, which allows a group of users to work jointly on a document in real-time. Etherpad authors can edit at the same time, see each other’s edits in real-time, and display authors’ text in their own colors. Learn more about Etherpad for Linux here.

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Categories: General News

Firefox 95 Is Now Available for Download with New Picture-in-Picture Feature, More

LXer Linux News - Mon, 12/06/2021 - 17:40
The Mozilla Firefox 95 web browser is now available for download ahead of its December 7th official launch for all supported platforms, including GNU/Linux, macOS, and Windows.
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openSUSE 15.4 Alpha Build Available to Download and Test

Linux Today News - Mon, 12/06/2021 - 17:00

The openSUSE team has announced the availability of a new development snapshot for openSUSE Leap. The new snapshot is labeled openSUSE 15.4 Alpha. Learn more here.

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Fly Pie Is A GNOME Shell Launcher For Users With One Hand On The Mouse Most Of The Time

LXer Linux News - Mon, 12/06/2021 - 16:25
Fly Pie is a GNOME Shell launcher (available as an extension) designed for users who have one hand on the mouse most of the time. It can be used to launch applications, URLs, recent files, simulate hotkeys, access the clipboard, and more. It works under both X11 and Wayland.
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Best Free and Open Source Alternatives to Corel AfterShot Pro

Linux Today News - Mon, 12/06/2021 - 16:00

Corel AfterShot Pro is raw image processing software offering simple photo management, good workflow, and batch processing. It’s proprietary software available for Linux, Windows, and macOS. What are the best free and open source alternatives to Corel AfterShot Pro?

Corel has dabbled with Linux over the years. For example, they produced Corel Linux, a Debian-based distribution that bundled Corel WordPerfect Office for Linux. While Corel effectively abandoned its Linux business in 2001, they are not completely Linux-phobic.

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How To Setup MySQL With Docker In Linux

LXer Linux News - Mon, 12/06/2021 - 15:11
This guide explains how to setup MySQL with docker and how to connect to MySQL databases from command line and MySQL Workbench graphical client in Linux.
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Systemd-Free Nitrux 1.7.1 Released with Linux Kernel 5.15 LTS

Linux Today News - Mon, 12/06/2021 - 15:00

The monthly Nitrux releases continue, and Nitrux 1.7.1 is here as what would appear to be a minor point release to last month’s Nitrux 1.7 update. But, in fact, it’s an important milestone as it ships with the latest and greatest Linux 5.15 LTS kernel by default.

On top of that, this release comes with the KDE Plasma 5.23.2 desktop environment, which is accompanied by the KDE Frameworks 5.87 and KDE Gear 21.08.2 software suites. Learn more about the point release here.

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Categories: General News

Firefox 95 Available with New Picture-in-Picture Feature, More

Linux Today News - Mon, 12/06/2021 - 14:00

Firefox 95 is here as the last release of the web browser in 2021, coming seven weeks after Firefox 94. It’s not a big update, but it brings a few cool changes to make your web browsing experience more enjoyable and secure.

This release further improves the Picture-in-Picture (PiP) feature with a new right-click context menu option called “Move Picture-in-Picture Toggle to Left/Right Side,” which lets you move the Picture-in-Picture toggle button to either the left or right side of a video. Check it out in the full article!

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CutefishOS Could Topple Deepin as the Most Beautiful Linux Distro

Linux Today News - Mon, 12/06/2021 - 13:00

CutefishOS sure looks beautiful. But can it provide a good Linux desktop experience with its beauty and simplicity?

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Vivaldi 5.0 Web Browser Released with Shareable Themes

LXer Linux News - Mon, 12/06/2021 - 13:00
Vivaldi is a fast web browser that certainly pays attention to its users needs, privacy, and web experience. Vivaldi 5.0 is a major update and carries a couple of key feature updates and a lot of bug fixes and changes. Here’s what’s new.
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The 10 Best Arduino Wearables Projects

LXer Linux News - Mon, 12/06/2021 - 11:03
Arduino is an open-source electronics platform. Originally created for educational purposes, it has since expanded its range of boards for makers as well as some commercial use. Some Arduino boards have a small form factor and are ideal for wearable projects. Let's take a look at some wearables made with the Arduino.
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Enable UEFI Support in KVM Virtualization

HowToForge - Mon, 12/06/2021 - 09:51
UEFI or Unified Extensible Firmware Interface is considered as the firmware replacement for BIOS. It comes with more features and functionality that are limited on BIOS, and it is available on nowadays motherboards and modern PCs.
Categories: Software and Help

How to Install and Use Podman to run Containers On Rocky Linux 8

HowToForge - Mon, 12/06/2021 - 09:46
Podman is a free and open-source container platform built to develop, manage and deploy containers and pods on a Linux environment. This article will show you how to install Podman and use it to create and manage images and containers.
Categories: Software and Help

Sign and verify container images with this open source tool

LXer Linux News - Mon, 12/06/2021 - 09:07
Many open source software projects get used in software builds every day, which is critical for almost every organization. Open source software brings many benefits and helps software developers focus on innovation and efficiency rather than reinventing the wheel.
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