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4 Ways to Disable/Lock Certain Package Updates Using Yum Command

LXer Linux News - Tue, 08/24/2021 - 23:26
Package Manager is software which allows a user in case of installation of new software, up-gradation of system, or updating any specific software and such sorts of things. In case of Linux based systems wherein one software has lots of dependencies which are required to be present on system for a complete installation of that software, such software’s like package manager become a much needed tool on every system.
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How To Enable Hibernation On Ubuntu (When Using A Swap File)

LXer Linux News - Tue, 08/24/2021 - 22:25
This article explains how to enable hibernation using systemd on Ubuntu when using a swap file (which is default for Ubuntu at least since version 18.04).
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EasyWSL Converts Any Linux Docker Image Into A WSL Distro

LXer Linux News - Tue, 08/24/2021 - 21:23
The cybersecurity company Red Code Labs has created an open source tool called easyWSL, which can be used to convert virtually any Docker image of a Linux distro to boot with WSL.
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MX Linux 21 KDE Plasma Edition is Now Available for Beta Testing with Plasma 5.20 Desktop

Linux Today News - Tue, 08/24/2021 - 21:00

The MX Linux 21 KDE Plasma edition is now ready for testing, based on the AHS (Advanced Hardware Support) images of MX Linux 21 KDE and available only for 64-bit computers. The KDE Plasma edition ships with the Plasma 5.20 desktop environment series, more precisely the 5.20.5 point release.

Last week, I told you about the Xfce and Fluxbox beta releases of the forthcoming MX Linux 21 “Wildflower” distribution, which will be based on the recently released Debian GNU/Linux 11 “Bullseye” operating system series and the long-term supported Linux 5.10 LTS kernel series.

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MX Linux 21 KDE Plasma Edition Is Now Available for Beta Testing with Plasma 5.20 Desktop

LXer Linux News - Tue, 08/24/2021 - 20:22
The MX Linux devs inform 9to5Linux today about the general availability for public testing of the beta release of the upcoming MX Linux 21 KDE Plasma edition distribution.
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How To Set Or Change Hostname In Debian 11 Bullseye

LXer Linux News - Tue, 08/24/2021 - 19:20
This guide teaches you all possible ways to set or change hostname in Debian 11 bullseye system from commandline.
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How to Enable Hibernation on Ubuntu (When Using a Swap File)

Linux Today News - Tue, 08/24/2021 - 19:00

This article explains how to enable hibernation using systemd on Ubuntu when using a swap file (which is the default for Ubuntu, at least since version 18.04). Learn more here.

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How to Install Fail2ban with Firewalld on Rocky Linux 8

LXer Linux News - Tue, 08/24/2021 - 18:19
Fail2ban is an intrusion prevention software framework that protects computer servers from primarily brute-force attacks, banning bad user agents, banning URL scanners, and much more. Fail2ban achieves this by reading access/error logs of your server or web applications. Fail2ban is coded in the python programming language.The guide will give a rundown on installing Fail2ban on Rocky Linux 8 and some basic setup and tips.
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How to Install Brave Browser on Debian 11

LXer Linux News - Tue, 08/24/2021 - 17:17
Brave is a free and open-source web browser developed by Brave Software, Inc. based on the Chromium web browser. Brave is a privacy-focused Internet web browser, which distinguishes itself from other browsers by automatically blocking online advertisements and website trackers in its default settings. Brave has claimed its browser puts less strain on your computer’s performance than Google Chrome, regardless of how much you ask of it. Even with multiple tabs open at once, Brave uses less memory than Google Chrome-like, up to 66% less.In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install Brave Browser on Debian 11.
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SparkyLinux 6 “Po Tolo” Released Based on Debian 11 “Bullseye”

Linux Today News - Tue, 08/24/2021 - 17:00

SparkyLinux 6 is here and brings the packages from Debian 11 “Bullseye”, which was released a while back. It is one of the few distributions which offers two versions, based on the Debian stable and testing branches. Let’s take a look at what’s new.

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How to include options in your Bash shell scripts

LXer Linux News - Tue, 08/24/2021 - 16:16
Terminal commands usually have options or switches, which you can use to modify how the command does what it does. Options are included in the POSIX specification for command-line interfaces.read more
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How to Solve “error: rpmdbNextIterator: skipping” in Fedora Linux

Linux Today News - Tue, 08/24/2021 - 16:15

This brief guide explains how to fix “error: rpmdbNextIterator: skipping” In Fedora Linux.

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GNOME 41 Desktop Environment Enters Beta Testing with New Apps, Better Wayland Support

LXer Linux News - Tue, 08/24/2021 - 15:14
The GNOME Project promoted today the upcoming GNOME 41 desktop environment to the beta channel for public testing ahead of the final release next month on September 22nd.
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How to Enable and Disable Network Interfaces in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Linux Today News - Tue, 08/24/2021 - 15:00

In this tutorial, we’ll go through how to activate and deactivate network interfaces within Ubuntu using several techniques. All instructions were run on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, the most recent Ubuntu release.

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Set Or Change the Hostname In Debian 11 Bullseye

Linux Today News - Tue, 08/24/2021 - 14:10

This guide teaches you all possible ways to set or change hostname in Debian 11 bullseye system from the command line.

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OpenGL Error After Upgrade on Ubuntu, Game on Steam Won't Run!

LXer Linux News - Tue, 08/24/2021 - 14:00
This happened when I finished upgrading Ubuntu 20.04. On the list of updates, there is an update of Mesa to the version provided in the Ubuntu repositories. However, after the upgrade, All games running on Wine and Proton can't open properly. When opening game with Wine via terminal, there is information: X Error of failed request: GLXBadFBConfig. So, the problem is that all games can't run on Wine and Proton.
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10 Things to Do After Installing elementary OS 6 “Odin”

Linux Today News - Tue, 08/24/2021 - 13:00

Have you recently installed an elementary OS and are looking for next steps? Check out this curated list of things to do after installing the latest elementary OS 6, code-named “Odin”.

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Upgrade Debian 10 Buster to Debian 11 Bullseye: A Step-by-Step Guide

LXer Linux News - Tue, 08/24/2021 - 12:46
On on August 14th, 2021 the Debian project has finally released a stable version of Debian 11 Bullseye after over 2 years of development. This step-by-step tutorial is going to show you how to safely upgrade Debian 10 Buster to Debian 11 Bullseye from command line.
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How to Kill Linux Process Using Kill, Pkill and Killall

Linux Today News - Tue, 08/24/2021 - 12:36

Linux with a kill command to terminate a process without forcing a total system reboot. This ability is significant when you need to continue running the server without the need to reboot after a major change/update.

Kill command sends a specified signal to a currently running process. The kill command can be executed in a number of ways, either directly or from a shell script.  Here we’ll take a look at some of your options.

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4 Ways to Disable/Lock Certain Package Updates Using Yum Command

Linux Today News - Tue, 08/24/2021 - 12:27

Package Manager is software that allows a user in case of installation of new software, up-gradation of system, or updating any specific software and such sorts of things. In the case of Linux-based systems wherein one software has lots of dependencies whose presence is required for a complete installation of that software, applications like package manager become a much-needed tool on every system.

Each Linux distro ships with its default package manager to handle the above-stated functionalities, but of all these, yum and apt are most prevalent on RHEL, Fedora, and Debian systems.

If you’re looking for APT tool to block or disable certain specific package updates, then you should read this article.

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