Lenovo ThinkPad P1 Gen 3 Laptop Is Now Available with Fedora Linux

March 1, 2021, 11:12 pm CST

The Lenovo ThinkPad P1 Gen 3 mobil workstation is now available to buy with the option to have it pre-installed with the Fedora Linux operating system.

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Get Notifications On Your Desktop Or Phone When A Long-Running Command Has Finished With Noti

March 1, 2021, 8:43 pm CST

Ever wanted to get notified when a long-running process / command has finished, not only on your desktop but also on your phone? Noti can do that.

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Meet SysMonTask: A Windows Task Manager Lookalike for Linux

March 1, 2021, 7:29 pm CST

There are tons of system monitoring applications for Linux. Here’s one that looks like the Task Manager of Windows.

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First Arch Linux ISO Release Powered by Linux Kernel 5.11 Is Here, Download Now

March 1, 2021, 6:14 pm CST

It’s March, and a new Arch Linux ISO release was generated today for those who want to install this lightweight and flexible GNU/Linux distribution on their PCs, powered by Linux 5.11.

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Manipulate And Access Clipboard Contents Using Xclip and Xsel In Linux

March 1, 2021, 5:00 pm CST

In this guide, we are going to learn how to manipulate and access Clipboard contents using Xclip and Xsel programs in Linux.

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Build a home thermostat with a Raspberry Pi

March 1, 2021, 3:46 pm CST

My wife and I moved into a new home in October 2020. As soon as it started getting cold, we realized some shortcomings of the home's older heating system (including one heating zone that was always on). We had Nest thermostats in our previous home, and the current setup was not nearly as convenient. There are multiple thermostats in our house, and some had programmed heating schedules, others had different schedules, some had none at all.

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How to Install and Use GVM Vulnerability Scanner on Ubuntu 20.04

March 1, 2021, 2:31 pm CST

GVM also called "Greenbone Vulnerability Management" is an open-source vulnerability scanning and management software that provides a set of network vulnerability tests to find security holes in systems and applications.

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Excellent System Utilities: Fail2ban – ban hosts that cause multiple authentication errors

March 1, 2021, 12:20 pm CST

Fail2Ban is a daemon to ban hosts that cause multiple authentication errors. Fail2Ban is free and open source software.

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Getting Started with CrowdSec - Open-Source Security Automation Tool

March 1, 2021, 7:57 am CST

CrowdSec is a free & open-source security automation tool leveraging local IP behavior detection & a community-powered IP reputation system.

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The first browser to introduce a second level in the tab bar for managing tab groups: Two-Level Tab

March 1, 2021, 5:45 am CST

The Vivaldi browser takes tabs to the next level, literally. The first browser to introduce a second level in the tab bar for managing tab groups: Two-Level Tab

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Red Hat RHEL For FREE, Kali Linux, GNOME 40, Modular Laptops, DIY N64 ROMs | This Week in Linux 140

March 1, 2021, 3:34 am CST

on TWIL 140: Red Hat's RHEL Free for Open-Source Infrastructure, Mageia 8, Kali Linux, GNOME 40 Beta Released, Framework Modular Laptops, WINE On Wayland, RetroArch, Firefox 86, Tiny Core Linux 12.0

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How to create an RPM package from a tarball

March 1, 2021, 1:22 am CST

Creating RPM package files can be both as easy or complicated as you desire. If you're needing to create an RPM package from a tarball (.tar.gz) that a vendor sent you, this tutorial will be beneficial for you. In this tutorial, I will describe a step-by-step procedure for building an RPM package. The procedure includes creating the required directory structure, configuring a .spec file required for the rpmbuild process, and building and installing the RPM package. An additional step is added for those who may need to create more RPM packages in the future via a skeleton file.

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Linus Torvalds went six days without electricity, swears smaller 5.12 kernel is co-incidental

February 28, 2021, 11:11 pm CST

Devs told if they really, really, need more time for merges they can have it

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First Linux Kernel 5.12 Release Candidate Is Now Available for Public Testing

February 28, 2021, 8:59 pm CST

Here we go again! Linus Torvalds just announced today the general availability for public testing of the first Release Candidate (RC) milestone of the upcoming Linux 5.12 kernel series.

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How to run the Raspberry Pi Os in a virtual machine with Qemu and Kvm

February 28, 2021, 7:45 pm CST

Although many operating system are available for the Raspberry Pi, the official one is the Raspberry Pi Os. The operating system is made to run for the arm architecture, and can be easily installed on the SD card which will be used as the main Raspberry Pi storage device. Sometimes we may want to perform some tests or try some applications without having a physical Raspberry Pi machine; in this tutorial we will see how we can create a virtual machine with the Raspberry Pi Os system using Qemu and Kvm (Kernel Virtual Machine).

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Mageia 8 Released with Better ARM Support and More

February 28, 2021, 2:29 pm CST

The Mageia team announced the release of Mageia 8 which brings some new features and enhancements. This is what's new.

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Edit video on Linux with this Python app

February 28, 2021, 1:13 pm CST

In 2021, there are more reasons why people love Linux than ever before. In this series, I'll share 21 different reasons to use Linux. Here's how I use Linux to edit videos.

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Xfce’s Apps Update for February 2021 Improves the Task Manager, Thunar, and More

February 28, 2021, 11:59 am CST

In February 2021, Xfce, one of the lightweight desktop environments for GNU/Linux distributions, received a bunch of updates for its apps and core components.

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How to Verify SHA256 Checksum of File in Linux using sha256sum

February 28, 2021, 8:37 am CST

The last week I intend to install Red Hat on my System. I was able to download and create a bootable device using the dd command without any hassle.

If you know, Red Hat has options to Test media [he] Install Red Hat Enterprises, so I have selected those options[/he] while it’s verifying media, it shows the error of The file header checksum does not match computed checksum.

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Nitrux 1.3.8 Is Here with KDE Plasma 5.21, Support for Linux Kernel 5.11 and Mesa-Git

February 28, 2021, 7:23 am CST

Uri Herrera announced today the release and general availability of a new monthly update to the Nitrux Linux distribution, Nitrux 1.3.8, which comes with the latest GNU/Linux technologies and Open Source software.

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How to manage Flatpak permissions graphicly?

February 28, 2021, 6:08 am CST

The main purpose of Flatpak is to provide a centralized service for distributing applications. But while Penguin users enjoy the taste of updated and secured Linux apps, they have hard time managing Flatpak permissions for the lack of graphical front-end which helps them do so...

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Building Programs from Source on any Linux Distribution in a simple way

February 28, 2021, 4:54 am CST

For new Linux users, compiling and installing programs from source code for the first time might be a nightmare. But it’s not; compiling from source code opens possibilities to use your favorite packages for any distribution.

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Contribute at the Fedora Audio, Kernel 5.11 and i18n test days

February 28, 2021, 3:40 am CST

Fedora test days are events where anyone can help make sure changes in Fedora work well in an upcoming release. Fedora community members often participate, and the public is welcome at these events. If you’ve never contributed to Fedora before, this is a perfect way to get started. There are three upcoming test events in […]

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Linux Lite 5.4 Will Be Based on Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS, Release Candidate Ready for Testing

February 28, 2021, 2:25 am CST

Linux Lite maintainer and lead developer Jerry Bezencon announced today the availability for public testing of the Release Candidate of the upcoming Linux Lite 5.4 Ubuntu-based distribution.

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Copy file contents into Clipboard without displaying its contents, using Xclip and Xsel programs in Linux

February 28, 2021, 1:11 am CST

This guide explains how to copy file contents into clipboard in Linux using Xclip and Xsel programs, without actually displaying the contents of the files.

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Happy birthday, Python, you're 30 years old this week: Easy to learn, and the right tool at the right time

February 27, 2021, 11:57 pm CST

Popular programming language, at the top of its game, still struggles to please everyone. Feature The 30th anniversary of Python this week finds the programming language at the top of its game, but not without challenges.…

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Linux Mint users in hot water for being slow with security updates, running old versions

February 27, 2021, 10:42 pm CST

Automatic updates? 'We have ideas on how to improve this,' says founder. Linux Mint founder Clem Lefebvre has complained that too many users are slow to apply updates or run unsupported versions of the operating system.…

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Firefox 86 Brings Total Cookie Protection and Multi-PIP Feature

February 27, 2021, 9:28 pm CST

Mozilla announced the latest release of Firefox 86 and it brings important features that make you more secure on the web.

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Fanless Coffee Lake computer targets testing and analysis

February 27, 2021, 8:14 pm CST

Nexcom’s semi-rugged “Neu-X302” embedded PC offers an 8th or 9th Gen Core CPU plus 4x USB 3.0, 2x GbE, 6x COM, and 2x M.2, plus SATA, VGA, and HDMI. Nexcom announced a variation on its 8th Gen Coffee Lake based Neu-X300 embedded computer that adds support for 9th Gen Coffee Lake Refresh and more serial […]

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Linux as root partition on Hyper-V: Microsoft submits patches for kernel 5.12

February 27, 2021, 6:59 pm CST

Next step in Redmond's 'complete virtualization stack with Linux'. Patches submitted by Microsoft for the next version of the Linux kernel, 5.12, add the ability to boot the OS as the root partition on its Hyper-V hypervisor.…

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Red Hat opens the door for both VMs and containers in its latest OpenShift release

February 27, 2021, 5:45 pm CST

Red Hat's OpenShift 4.7 can help you manage your entire cloud application stack.

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Red Hat returns with another peace offering in the wake of the CentOS Stream affair: More free stuff

February 27, 2021, 4:31 pm CST

Approved open-source projects to get no-cost subscriptions (if they haven't already got one). Red Hat today further extended its olive branch to open-source groups with another freebie of sorts: this time, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) for Open Source Infrastructure.…

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Tor-Based OnionShare 2.3 File Sharing Tool Gets Tabs, Anonymous Chat, and Dedicated CLI Version

February 27, 2021, 3:16 pm CST

OnionShare, the open-source and cross-platform tool for securely and anonymously sharing files, hosting websites over the Tor network, has been updated to version 2.3, a major release with new features and improvements.

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Arm-based IoT gateway reaches out with WiFi, Bluetooth, LTE, and NB-IoT

February 27, 2021, 2:02 pm CST

Aaeon’s compact “SRG-3352C” IoT gateway is equipped with a TI AM3352, 3x USB, 2x RS-485, 2x GbE, WiFi/BT, mini-PCIe with micro-SIM, and an NB-IoT connector. It’s always a bit troubling when vendors omit the name of an embedded system’s processor. However, Aaeon’s fanless SRG-3352C Compact Edge IoT Gateway System, which is said to be based […]

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Getting started with COBOL development on Fedora Linux 33

February 27, 2021, 12:48 pm CST

COBOL is still powering business critical operations and Fedora 33 is an excellent platfrom for COBOL development. Learn how to install and configure COBOL as well as compile and run a program.

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Build your own technology on Linux

February 27, 2021, 11:33 am CST

In 2021, there are more reasons why people love Linux than ever before. In this series, I'll share 21 different reasons to use Linux. Linux empowers its users to build their own tools.

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Telegram Desktop 2.6 Released with Disappearing Messages in Chats, Groups, and Channels

February 27, 2021, 10:19 am CST

Telegram Desktop 2.6 has been released today two months after the 2.5 series with various new features and improvements, including the ability to auto-delete messages for everyone.

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Netrunner 21.0 Released Based on Debian Stable 10.7 With Modern Hardware Support and Updated Packages

February 27, 2021, 9:05 am CST

The Debian-based distribution "Netrunner" comes up with a new release that includes an updated base along with package upgrades.

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Free And Open Source RTS Game 0 A.D. Alpha 24 Xšay?rš? Released

February 27, 2021, 7:50 am CST

0 A.D. Alpha 24 Alpha 24 Xšay?rš? has been released over the weekend, after almost 3 years since the previous release.

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How to install TeamViewer in Linux

February 27, 2021, 6:36 am CST

TeamViewer is a cross-platform application that enables an user to control remote computers over the internet or network. This quick article shows how to install the latest TeamViewer on various Linux distributions.

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Cortex-A7 module debuts with optional Pico-ITX carrier

February 27, 2021, 5:21 am CST

DH unveiled a “DHCOM STM32MP1” module that runs Linux on ST’s Cortex-A7/M4 SoC with up to 1GB RAM, 16GB eMMC, and WiFi/BT. “DH PicoITX2” and “DH PDK” carriers are also available. DH Electronics, which built the Avenger96 96Boards SBC for Arrow, has returned with a module based on the same STM32MP1 SoC. The SODIMM-style, 67.6 […]

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How to embed a binary file in a bash shell script

February 27, 2021, 4:07 am CST

You may have been in a situation where you want to embed a binary file in your shell script before sharing it with others. For example, you are working on an installation script that includes a tarball. Or you are writing a portable shell script that includes any external dependency. Find out find out how you can include a binary file in a bash script and how to retrieve it from the script.

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Framework Laptop Brings Hardware Upgrade to a New Level

February 27, 2021, 3:06 am CST

Think about this. What if, you buy a laptop today and can simply swap and upgrade hardware components when needed and use that device for decades. Sounds interesting, isn't it? Introducing Framework Laptop.

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Open-spec Raspberry Pi CM4 carrier has M.2 and GbE with PoE

February 27, 2021, 2:04 am CST

Oratek’s $110 “Tofu” carrier for the RPi CM4 is equipped with GbE with PoE, HDMI, 3x USB, Type-C, MIPI DSI- and CSI, 7.5-28VDC input, and M.2 with micro-SIM and NVMe support. The Oct. 2020 launch of the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4, which lacks pin compatibility with the RPi CM3, has attracted a new wave […]

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3 Linux terminals you need to try

February 27, 2021, 1:03 am CST

In 2021, there are more reasons why people love Linux than ever before. In this series, I'll share 21 different reasons to use Linux. The ability to choose your own terminal is a big reason to use Linux. Many people think once you've used one terminal interface, you've used them all. But users who love the terminal know there are minor but important differences between them. This article looks at three of my favorites.

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Mageia 8 Released with Linux 5.10 LTS, Better Support for NVIDIA Optimus Laptops

February 27, 2021, 12:01 am CST

After being in development for more than a year and a half, the Mageia 8 operating system is now officially released as a major update to this distro forked from Mandriva Linux.

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How I became a Kubernetes maintainer in 4 hours a week

February 26, 2021, 10:59 pm CST

"I want to contribute to Kubernetes, but I don't know where to start." I have heard (and even said) versions of this sentiment many times since Kubernetes started gaining influence. So, over the last year, I've spent time contributing to the project, and I've found it worth every minute. I've discovered that Kubernetes is a project with the right scale for anyone to make an impact in whatever time they have available in their schedule. For me, that was just four hours a week. No more, no less.

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Best Free Android Apps: OpenWeather – weather forecast tool

February 26, 2021, 9:58 pm CST

OpenWeather is an app that offers a simple way to access the latest weather forecast from your Android device. The software aggregates meteorological data from tens of thousands of weather stations, on-ground radars and satellites.

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How To Install ERPNext on CentOS 8

February 26, 2021, 8:56 pm CST

ERPNext is a completely robust ERP framework intended for small and medium-sized businesses. It covers an extensive variety of features, including accounting, CRM, inventory, selling, purchasing, manufacturing, projects, HR and payroll, website, e-commerce, and more – all of which make it profoundly adaptable and extendable.

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Navigate your FreeDOS system

February 26, 2021, 7:55 pm CST

FreeDOS is an open source implementation of DOS. It's not a remix of Linux, and it is compatible with the operating system that introduced many people to personal computing. This makes it an important resource for running legacy applications, playing retro games, updating firmware on motherboards, and experiencing a little bit of living computer history. In this article, I'll look at some of the essential commands used to navigate a FreeDOS system.

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