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Hot not-Spot-bot spot: The code behind Xiaomi's CyberDog? Ubuntu

LXer Linux News - Sat, 12/04/2021 - 12:52
Linux fans rejoice: the smarts running behind Xiaomi's Not-Spot, CyberDog, emanate from none other than Ubuntu 18.04. The Register asked Canonical why not something a little fresher, such as 20.04, and were told by robotics product manager, Gabriel Aguiar Noury, that "the operating system is running 18.04 rather than 20.04 because they are using Jetson, and 18.04 is more compatible for the approach the team had in mind."
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Blender 3.0 Released as a Massive Update with Many New Features and Improvements

LXer Linux News - Sat, 12/04/2021 - 10:40
The Blender Foundation released today Blender 3.0 as the latest stable version of this powerful, free, open-source and cross-platform 3D computer graphics software for GNU/Linux, macOS, and Windows platforms.
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New malware hides as legit nginx process on e-commerce servers

LXer Linux News - Sat, 12/04/2021 - 09:26
eCommerce servers are being targeted with remote access malware that hides on Nginx servers in a way that makes it virtually invisible to security solutions. The threat received the name NginRAT, a combination of the application it targets and the remote access capabilities it provides and is being used in server-side attacks to steal payment card data from online stores.
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Strapi v4: Big changes in latest release of this open-source CMS

LXer Linux News - Sat, 12/04/2021 - 08:12
Strapi, the company behind the most popular open-source headless content management system (CMS) of the same name, has launched the next stable release of Strapi v4. This includes a new design system, user interface, plug-in Application Programming Interface (API), database query engine, and improved REST and GraphQL API performance.
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Arch Linux-Based EndeavourOS Atlantis Is Out with Linux 5.15 LTS, PipeWire, and More

LXer Linux News - Sat, 12/04/2021 - 06:57
The EndeavourOS team released today a new ISO snapshot of their Arch Linux-based distribution built around the lightweight Xfce desktop environment, EndeavourOS Atlantis.
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How to Install and Use Latte Dock on Ubuntu and Other Linux Distributions

LXer Linux News - Sat, 12/04/2021 - 05:43
Many distributions and desktop environments provide some sort of docking implementation. If your distribution does not have a Dock or if you want to experiment with some other Dock applications, Latte dock is a good choice. It is similar to the dock on macOS with a parabolic animation every time you hover over any dock object with your mouse.
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Introduce the different Fedora Linux editions

LXer Linux News - Sat, 12/04/2021 - 04:29
Fedora Linux provides several editions according to your needs. This article will introduce the different Fedora Linux editions.
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Top one-line Linux commands, customize VM images, and more tips for sysadmins

LXer Linux News - Sat, 12/04/2021 - 03:14
November 2021 was another excellent month for Enable Sysadmin. During the month, we published 23 new articles and received nearly 720,000 reads from more than 488,000 readers across the site.
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NixOS and the changing face of Linux operating systems

LXer Linux News - Sat, 12/04/2021 - 02:01
A new version of Linux distro NixOS has been released, just one day after a contentious blogpost that asked "Will Nix overtake Docker?". For DevOps folk, this was tantamount to clickbait: Nix and Docker are different tools for different jobs, and anyway, it's possible to use Nix to build Docker images.
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Ventoy Multi-Boot USB Creator Adds A New WebUI Plugin Configurator

LXer Linux News - Sat, 12/04/2021 - 00:47
Ventoy, a tool to create bootable USB drives by simply copying the ISO to the USB (with support for as many ISOs as you want, even mixed Linux and Windows ISO files), has been updated with a new webUI plugin configurator which makes it easy to configure the powerful Ventoy plugins.
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Open 3D Engine (O3DE) is Here with Its First Stable Version

LXer Linux News - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 23:32
O3DE is an open-source 3D engine that you can use to create high performance interactive experiences, including games and simulations. Yesterday the Open 3D Foundation (O3DF) announced the O3DE Stable 21.11 release of the Apache 2.0-licensed Open 3D Engine project.
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Xen and the art of hypervisor upgrades

LXer Linux News - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 22:18
The Xen Project has delivered an upgrade to its hypervisor. Version 4.16 was announced yesterday by developer and maintainer Ian Jackson, capping a nine-month effort that saw four release candidates emerge in November 2021 prior to launch.
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See Carla Schroder Talk Linux Online — and Maybe Win a Book or Other Cool Swag

LXer Linux News - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 21:04
Not only will you get to learn things you maybe don’t know about Linux, you might win a copy of Linux Cookbook SE, or some amazing swag!
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Quick video editing on Linux with Flowblade

LXer Linux News - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 19:51
Do you have videos you need to cut together but find video editing applications too complex? Flowblade is a minimal video editing application designed to enable you to assemble a cut of your video quickly and easily.
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LibreOffice 7.3 - New Features, Release Info and Everything You need to know

LXer Linux News - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 18:50
This comprehensive article contains everything about upcoming LibreOffice 7.3 including new features, fixes, compatibility list and download instructions.
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Best Free and Open Source Alternatives to Corel AfterShot Pro

LXer Linux News - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 17:48
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?
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Moodle Online Learning System Automated Installation and Upgrade

LXer Linux News - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 16:47
Moodle is a free, open-source, and one of the most popular learning management systems around the world.
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State of FinOps Survey 2022: Built by and for the FinOps Community

LXer Linux News - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 15:45
The FinOps Foundation team is beyond excited to launch the 2022 State of FinOps Survey. Yes, there are plenty of self-published industry reports out there, but what makes this one different is that it’s built by and for the FinOps community.
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Development Release: openSUSE 15.4 Alpha

LXer Linux News - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 14:44
The openSUSE team have announced the avilability of a new development snapshot for openSUSE Leap. The new snapshot is lablled openSUSE 15.4 Alpha:..
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Red Hats CentOS Stream 9 Linux arrives

LXer Linux News - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 13:42
Almost a year ago to the day, Red Hat changed CentOS from being a Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) clone to being a developmental rolling Linux distribution, CentOS Stream. Many users weren't happy. As a result, several replacement CentOS/RHEL clones, such as AlmaLinux and Rocky Linux, got their start. But, Red Hat continued with its plans to use CentOS to foreshadow the next edition of RHEL. Now, the new CentOS project is showing off it's latest and greatest in its first totally new release: CentOS 9.
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