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How to Set Up Facial Recognition to Sign into Ubuntu and Other Linux Distributions

LXer Linux News - Mon, 08/31/2020 - 18:37
Missing the Windows Hello kind of unlocking of your system on Linux? Learn how to set up face unlock on Ubuntu and other Linux distributions.
Categories: General News

How to Install Diaspora Decentralized Social Media on Debian 10

LXer Linux News - Mon, 08/31/2020 - 17:36
Diaspora is an open source, privacy-aware, and distributed social network. It consists of a group of independently deployed and owned nodes which interoperate to create the network.
Categories: General News

IPFire Linux Firewall Now Ships with the IPFire Location Database

Linux Today News - Mon, 08/31/2020 - 17:00

With IPFire Location you'll be able to better secure your firewall by analyzing the origin of attacks and blocking attackers from certain countries.

Categories: General News

Manjaro-Powered PinePhone Linux Phone Is Coming in September from $149

LXer Linux News - Mon, 08/31/2020 - 16:34
PINE64 and the Manjaro Community announced today that next Community Edition of the PinePhone Linux phone will be powered by the Arch Linux-based Manjaro operating system.
Categories: General News

Ring the school bell at home on your Linux computer

LXer Linux News - Mon, 08/31/2020 - 15:32
Many students are used to the bell ringing to signal the beginning of each school day, class changes, and dismissal time. There's no feeling quite like that last bell at the end of last period telling you are free to leave the building. But virtual and homeschool students probably don't get to hear that familiar ring and may even miss it. We're all trying to restore a bit of normalcy these days for the kids who may be longing for the sights, smells, and sounds of their school building.read more
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Linux Foundation Launches Effort to Control Cloud Costs

Linux Today News - Mon, 08/31/2020 - 15:00

The COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating a move to the cloud - and the cost of migrating and operating an application in the cloud is opening eyes.

Categories: General News

How to use Apache to redirect all traffic from http to https

LXer Linux News - Mon, 08/31/2020 - 14:18
If your website uses Apache and SSL, there's not much reason to keep using HTTP with your website. Having both HTTP and HTTPS just creates duplicate content, as now any given page will be accessible through two technically different URLs.
Categories: General News

SSH password automation in Linux with sshpass

LXer Linux News - Mon, 08/31/2020 - 12:07
The sshpass utility helps administrators more easily manage SSH connections in scripts.
Categories: General News

Distribution Release: EasyOS 2.4.1

DistroWatch.com - Mon, 08/31/2020 - 09:27
EasyOS is an experimental Linux distribution which uses many of the technologies and package formats pioneered by Puppy Linux. EasyOS continues to improve its container technology, security features, and update its Debian-based packages. The project's release announcement offers the highlights of EasyOS 2.4.1: "EasyOS 2.4.1 has significant and....
Categories: Distributions

KDE Plasma 5.20 Now Warns About Hard Disk, SSD Failure

LXer Linux News - Mon, 08/31/2020 - 09:08
The development looks promising as KDE Plasma 5.20 adds more super cool features such as warning about your hard disk or SSD failure, etc as the team prepares for the upcoming KDE Plasma 5.20 release.
Categories: General News

Lenovo begins rollout of Fedora Linux on their laptops, Ubuntu systems due soon

LXer Linux News - Mon, 08/31/2020 - 06:56
After being announced by the Fedora Linux team back in April, the rollout of Fedora across Lenovo laptops appears to have begun along with a sale.
Categories: General News

Distribution Release: Q4OS 3.12

DistroWatch.com - Mon, 08/31/2020 - 06:09
A new version of Q4OS, a Debian-based desktop Linux distribution offering a choice of a classic-style user interface (Trinity or TDE, a fork of KDE 4) or the modern KDE Plasma desktop, has been released: "An update to Q4OS 3 'Centaurus' LTS has been released. The new 3.12....
Categories: Distributions

Break Free from Google’s Tracking With Ungoogled-Chromium

LXer Linux News - Mon, 08/31/2020 - 04:44
For those who don’t know, Google Chrome is built on the top of the Google Chromium browser, which is an open source browser released under BSD license having almost the same features as in Google Chrome. Don't use Chrome nor Chromium... Instead, use this fully Google-free Ungoogled-Chromium if you want to stay away from Google's eyes.
Categories: General News

How to Install Diaspora Decentralized Social Media on Debian 10

HowToForge - Mon, 08/31/2020 - 04:37
Diaspora is an open source, privacy-aware, and distributed social network. It consists of a group of independently deployed and owned nodes which interoperate to create the network.
Categories: Software and Help

You Can Now Buy Lenovo’s ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8 Laptop with Fedora Linux

LXer Linux News - Mon, 08/31/2020 - 02:33
Fedora Project’s leader Matthew Miller announced today on Twitter that the first (of many to come) laptop from Lenovo with Fedora Linux pre-installed is now available for sale, the ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 8.
Categories: General News

The power of open source during a pandemic

LXer Linux News - Mon, 08/31/2020 - 00:21
When a novel coronavirus made headlines earlier this year, the world wasn[he]#039[/he]t ready. In a short period of time, we all witnessed the consequences of having a global, interconnected economy unprepared for effective global collaboration. Indeed, this pandemic shed light on the under-preparedness of a truly global economy in a hyper-connected world. We didn[he]#039[/he]t pay attention to the fact that a health issue in China could have an impact on both the real estate market in North Carolina and a shoe factory in Italy.
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Use GraphQL as an API gateway to monitor microservices

LXer Linux News - Sun, 08/30/2020 - 22:10
Microservices and GraphQL are a great combination, like bread and butter. They[he]#039[/he]re both great on their own and even better together. Knowing the health of your microservices is important because they run important services—it would be foolish to wait until something critical breaks before diagnosing a problem. It doesn[he]#039[/he]t take much effort to let GraphQL help you detect issues early.
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Steam Client Has a Major Update with Lots of Linux/Vulkan Improvements

LXer Linux News - Sun, 08/30/2020 - 19:58
Valve released today a new major update to their Steam Client for Linux, Mac, and Windows platforms, adding a whole bunch of new features and improvements for a better gaming experience.
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DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 881

DistroWatch.com - Sun, 08/30/2020 - 19:14
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: BunsenLabs Linux LithiumNews: Fedora plans to make Btrfs the default filesystem, FreeBSD imports new OpenZFS code, DragonFly BSD publishes documentation in ePUB format, openSUSE presents Jump editionQuestions and answers: More information about dynamic versus static linkingReleased last week: Tails 4.10, Parted Magic....
Categories: Distributions

5.9-rc3: mainline

Linux Kernel - Sun, 08/30/2020 - 18:01
Version:5.9-rc3 (mainline) Released:2020-08-30 Source:linux-5.9-rc3.tar.gz Patch:full (incremental)
Categories: Linux Kernel

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