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Check Point released an open-source fix for common Linux memory corruption security hole

Ziff-Davis Open Source/Linux - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 11:50
For years, there'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.
Categories: General News

How to Set Up a Firewall in Linux

LXer Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 11:18
If you are a new Linux user, you might not know how to configure the firewall in your system. Here is how you can set up a Firewall in Linux.
Categories: General News

KDE’s May 2020 Applications Update Makes Kid3 an Official KDE App

LXer Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 10:04
KDE’s May 2020 Apps update is here as the first point release to their latest KDE Application 20.04 open-source software suite, which brings various improvements and bug fixes.
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Improving open source database deployment and security

Linux Today News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 10:00

Speakers from Shopify and LinkedIn outline open source database cloud and security challenges and best practices at the Percona Live Online conference.

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next-20200521: linux-next

Linux Kernel - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 09:06
Version:next-20200521 (linux-next) Released:2020-05-21
Categories: Linux Kernel

Raspberry Pi 4: Chronicling the Desktop Experience - Streaming radio

Linux Today News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 09:00

 RPI4 is a great low-power device for streaming radio

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Distribution Release: NuTyX 11.5 - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 08:52
NuTyX is a French Linux distribution (with multi-language support) built from Linux From Scratch and Beyond Linux From Scratch, with a custom package manager called "cards". The distribution's latest release is version 11.5 which ships with a number of package updates. "I'm very pleased to announce the new....
Categories: Distributions

Raspberry Pi 4: Chronicling the Desktop Experience – Streaming radio – Week 30

LXer Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 08:50
I spend most of the day with some form of multimedia burbling in the background. Streaming radio over the net is often heard around my house. The RPI4 is an extremely frugal tiny machine that consumes so few watts I leave it on permanently. This makes it an ideal machine to source the radio.
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How to Enable and Use Flatpak on Fedora

Linux Today News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 08:00

 Flatpak continues to gain in popularity

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Google rolls out pro-privacy DNS-over-HTTPS support in Chrome 83... with a handy kill switch for corporate IT

LXer Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 07:35
Plus: Web giant hears developers' extension concerns, ignores them. Google released Chrome 83 on Tuesday after skipping version 82 entirely due to coronavirus-related challenges, bringing with it security for DNS queries, a revised extension interface that developers dislike, and a few other features.…
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Fedora Silverblue, an introduction for developers

LXer Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 06:21
The Fedora Silverblue project takes Fedora workstation, libostree and podman, puts them in a blender, and creates a new Immutable Fedora Workstation. Fedora Silverblue is an OS that stops you from changing the core system files arbitrarily, and readily allows you to change the environment system files. The article What is Silverblue describes the big […]
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How to Install and Use GNOME Boxes to Create Virtual Machines

LXer Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 05:07
This quick tutorial explains the steps to install and use GNOME Boxes and create virtual machines, and with some tips and troubleshooting as well.
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2020 will be the year of Linux on the Windows desktop

LXer Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 03:52
Linux on Windows just took a big graphical desktop step forward with Microsoft[he]#039[/he]s plans for Windows Subsystem for Linux.
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Vivaldi Browser Gives Users More Privacy Options with Startpage

LXer Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 02:38
Vivaldi Technologies announced today a partnership with Startpage, world’s first privacy-oriented search engine, to offer users of the Chromium-based web browser more privacy features.
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The Ansible Tower demo lab mission

LXer Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 01:24
An introduction to deploying playbooks to build a home lab with Ansible Tower.
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This Is the New Microsoft Edge Browser for Linux

LXer Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 00:22
Microsoft used the Build developer conference to show just a small teaser of the upcoming Microsoft Edge for Linux, which is projected to go live at some point in the coming months.
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Linux distro review: Fedora Workstation 32

LXer Linux News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 23:20
A chat with Fedora project leader Matthew Miller:
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Automatically Empty Trash on Debian through Autotrash CLI

LXer Linux News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 22:19
Autotrash is a utility that searches a trash folder on for information about its contents and then deletes part of the trash depending on the options you specify. This article explains how to install the Autotrash utility, find help, and use it. We’ll explain the procedure with some examples that will help you understand the widely used features of this utility.
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How to Install and Use MongoDB on Ubuntu 20.04

LXer Linux News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 21:17
MongoDB is an open-source and cross-platform document-oriented database system written in C++. It stores data in collections of JSON-like, flexible documents and used to create powerful websites and applications. In this tutorial, we will explain how to install and use MongoDB on Ubuntu 20.04 server.
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How to Make Ubuntu 20.04 LTS VMs Smoother by Enabling 3D Acceleration on VirtualBox

LXer Linux News - Wed, 05/20/2020 - 20:16
In this quick tutorial I want to show you how to correctly enable 3D acceleration on VirtualBox if you want to make your Ubuntu 20.04 LTS virtual machines more faster and smoother.
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