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Development Release: Proxmox 7.0 Beta 1 "Virtual Environment"

Thursday 24th of June 2021 02:52:08 PM
Proxmox is a company offering specialised products based on Debian GNU/Linux, notably Proxmox Virtual Environment and Proxmox Mail Gateway. The distribution's latest development snapshot offers a preview of Proxmox Virtual Environment running on Debian 11 "Bullseye". "We are pleased to announce the first beta release of Proxmox Virtual....

Distribution Release: SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP3

Wednesday 23rd of June 2021 12:07:30 PM
SUSE has announced the release of SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLE) 15 SP3, the third service pack of the company's enterprise-class Linux distribution designed mainly for developers and administrators to deploy business-critical workloads. This is the first release that provides binary compatibility with the latest openSUSE Leap release: "With....

Distribution Release: Android-x86 8.1-r6

Wednesday 23rd of June 2021 03:13:46 AM
Android-x86 is an unofficial initiative to port Google's Android mobile operating system to run on devices powered by Intel and AMD x86 processors, rather than RISC-based ARM chips. he project began as a series of patches to the Android source code to enable Android to run on various....

Development Release: Emmabuntüs DE4 RC1

Monday 21st of June 2021 10:17:23 PM
Emmabuntüs is a lightweight, Debian-based distribution featuring the Xfce and LXQt desktop environments. The project's latest development snapshot is based on Debian's Testing "Bullseye" branch. "This update of our new distribution takes up the basis of Emmabuntüs DE3 under Debian 11 Bullseye, and its latest changes concerning the....

Distribution Release: Rocky Linux 8.4

Monday 21st of June 2021 02:39:16 PM
Rocky Linux is a community enterprise operating system designed to be 100% compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The project has announced its first stable release which is Rocky Linux 8.4. "We are pleased to announce the General Availability of Rocky Linux 8.4 (Green Obsidian). Rocky Linux is....

Distribution Release: IPFire 2.25 Core 157

Monday 21st of June 2021 10:46:36 AM
IPFire is an independent Linux distribution designed for use on firewalls and routers. The project has published a new update which strips away most of Python 2, replacing the code with Python 3. Python 2 reached the end of its supported life on January 1, 2020. "We have....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 922

Monday 21st of June 2021 12:12:38 AM
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: CloudReady and TrueNAS CoreNews: Qubes project sets up new forums, Debian Bullseye nears freeze as 10.10 is released, Ubuntu 20.10 nears its end of lifeQuestions and answers: Isolating programs inside WINEReleased last week: SME Server 10.0, Network Security Toolkit 34-12743Torrent corner: Alpine,....

Development Release: Linux Mint 20.2 Beta

Friday 18th of June 2021 01:17:23 PM
The Linux Mint team has announced the availability of a new development snapshot, Linux Mint 20.2 Beta. The new beta offers a number of new changes, including the ability to update Cinnamon Spice (desktop extension) updates through the update manager. This release also keeps track of how long....

Distribution Release: Network Security Toolkit 34-12743

Thursday 17th of June 2021 07:01:51 AM
Ron Henderson has announced the release of Network Security Toolkit (NST) 34-12743, a new version of the project's Fedora-based live ISO image and USB Flash drive designed to provide an easy access to best-of-breed, open-source network security applications: "We are pleased to announce the latest NST release -....

Development Release: elementary OS 6.0 Beta 2

Wednesday 16th of June 2021 07:56:22 PM
elementary OS is an Ubuntu-based desktop distribution. Some of its more interesting features include a custom desktop environment called Pantheon and many custom apps. The project has launched a new beta snapshot which previews features coming in elementary OS 6.0. The installer's appearance has been polished, work has....

Distribution Release: SME Server 10.0

Tuesday 15th of June 2021 02:13:34 PM
Terry Fage has announced the release of SME Server 10.0, a major new update of the project's specialist distribution designed for home servers. This version is based on CentOS 7: "The Koozali SME Server development team is pleased to announce the release of SME Server 10.0 which will....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 921

Monday 14th of June 2021 12:10:26 AM
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: Bodhi Linux 6.0.0News: FreeBSD from a NetBSD developer's perspective, Slackware updating to a newer kernel, UBports installs on more devices, Mageia 7 nearing its end of life, Matthew Miller answers community questionsQuestions and answers: Combining the storage space of multiple disksReleased last....

Development Release: Rocky Linux 8.4 RC1

Wednesday 9th of June 2021 03:50:15 PM
Rocky Linux is a community enterprise operating system designed to be 100% compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The project's latest version is a release candidate for Rocky Linux 8.4. A focus has been placed on kernel improvements, networking, and security. "The Rocky Enterprise Software Foundation (RESF) is....

Distribution Release: Redcore Linux 2101

Wednesday 9th of June 2021 11:56:41 AM
Ghiunhan Mamut has announced the release of Redcore Linux 2101, the latest stable release of the project's Gentoo-based distribution whose goal is to "bring the power of Gentoo Linux to the masses": "More than a year after our previous stable release, I'm happy to announce that Redcore Linux....

Distribution Release: GeckoLinux 153.210608

Tuesday 8th of June 2021 11:41:26 PM
GeckoLinux is a Linux spin based on the openSUSE distribution, with a focus on polish and out-of-the-box usability on the desktop. The project's latest release is based on openSUSE 15.3 which offers binary compatibility with SUSE Linux Enterprise. "GeckoLinux is pleased to announce the 153.210608 update to....

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 920

Monday 7th of June 2021 12:16:10 AM
This week in DistroWatch Weekly: Review: openSUSE 15.3News: Nemo gets new search capabilities, Rocky publishes status update and seeks volunteers, tips for protecting against out of memory terminationQuestions and answers: Writing an ISO directly from the web to a thumb driveReleased last week: CentOS 8.4.2105, openSUSE 15.3, Kali....

Distribution Release: CentOS 8.4.2105

Friday 4th of June 2021 08:29:57 AM
Johnny Hughes has announced the availability of an updated release of CentOS, a Linux distribution compiled from the source code of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). The new version is labelled as CentOS 8.4.2105 and is derived from RHEL 8.4: "We are pleased to announce the general availability....

Distribution Release: Rescuezilla 2.2

Thursday 3rd of June 2021 07:09:22 PM
Rescuezilla is a specialist Ubuntu-based distribution designed for system rescue tasks, including backups and system restoration. The project's latest version is Rescuezilla 2.2 which introduces, among other features, support for working with virtual machine disks. "Flash the Rescuezilla image to a USB stick using balenaEtcher (this will erase....

Distribution Release: NixOS 21.05

Wednesday 2nd of June 2021 04:01:54 PM
NixOS is an independently developed GNU/Linux distribution that aims to improve the state of the art in system configuration management. In NixOS, the entire operating system, including the kernel, applications, system packages and configuration files, are built by the Nix package manager. The distribution's latest release is NixOS....

Distribution Release: openSUSE 15.3

Wednesday 2nd of June 2021 01:20:08 PM
The openSUSE team have announced the release of a minor update to the project's 15.x branch. openSUSE 15.3 is assembled using the same binary packages as SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLE) which facilitates testing and migration across both platforms. "The newest minor version of openSUSE Leap is the most....

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Excellent Utilities: duf – disk usage utility

This is a series highlighting best-of-breed utilities. We cover a wide range of utilities including tools that boost your productivity, help you manage your workflow, and lots more besides. There’s a complete list of the tools in this series in the Summary section. The Command Line Interface (CLI) is a way of interacting with your computer. To harness all the power of Linux, it’s highly recommended mastering the interface. It’s true the CLI is often perceived as a barrier for users migrating to Linux, particularly if they’re grown up using GUI software exclusively. While Linux rarely forces anyone to use the CLI, some tasks are better suited to this method of interaction, offering inducements like superior scripting opportunities, remote access, and being far more frugal with a computer’s resources. duf is a simple disk usage utility that offers a more attractive representation than the classic df utility. It’s written in Go. Read more

Sway 1.6.1 Wayland Compositor Released With WLROOTS 0.14

Simon Ser has released Sway 1.6.1 as the newest version of this popular i3-inspired Wayland compositor. Sway 1.6 came back in April with better Flatpak/Snap application integration, smoother move/resize operations, X11 clipboard handling improvements, and many other improvements for this popular "indie" Wayland compositor. Read more

today's howtos

  • Kali Linux Man in the Middle Attack Tutorial for Beginners 2021

    Man in the middle attack is the most popular and dangerous attack in Local Area Network. With the help of this attack, A hacker can capture the data including username and password traveling over the network. He/she is not only captured data from the network he/she can alter data as well. For example, if you send a letter to your friend the hacker can capture the letter before reaching the destination, and can edit and then send to your friend a modified letter. But a good thing is this attack only can be performed in a local area network it means one of the victims must be in the same network of the attacker. May be possible you have heard that using a public Wi-Fi network is not as secure as your home network the only reason is a man in the middle attack.

  • How to Install chrome in Ubuntu 20.04 complete Guide

    Google Chrome is a web browser, most used widely in the world. It is fast, simple, and easy to use and secure browser built for the modern web. Neither Google Chrome comes with Ubuntu default, nor included in the Ubuntu repositories. But here, I am telling about another open-source web browser. It is available in the default Ubuntu repositories. If you don’t want to install chromium and looking only for chrome, this article will help you.

  • How to Install and Use Tilix Terminal Emulator in Linux

    Tilix is an open-source advanced Linux terminal emulator that uses GTK+ 3 and offers a lot of features that are not part of the default terminal that ships with Linux distributions.

  • How to Install NetBeans IDE 12 on Fedora 34/33 – TecAdmin

    NetBeans is an open-source integrated development environment for the application development on Windows, Mac, Linux, and Solaris operating systems. It offers excellent debugging capabilities, coding, plugins, and extensions with multiple out-of-the-box features. The NetBeans is widely used by the PHP and Java application developers. A shell script is provided by the official team for easier installation of Netbeans on Linux systems. However, we can have also use the Snap package to install the latest NetBeans IDE on the Fedora system quickly. This tutorial will help you to install NetBeans IDE on a Fedora system using the Snap package manager.

  • How to Fix 504 Gateway Timeout in Nginx Server

    I use NGINX a lot. I recently deployed a Node.js web application with NGINX as a reverse proxy server for it. One of the key features of the application is support for data imports using excel templates. However, it didn’t take long before users uploading bulky files started getting a 504 Gateway Timeout error from NGINX.

  • How To Install Next.js on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - idroot

    In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Next.js on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Next.js is a Javascript framework built on React.js, which allows developers to build static and dynamic websites and web applications. This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the Next.js open-source Javascript framework on Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 18.04, 16.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.

  • How To Install AlmaLinux Desktop

    This tutorial explains the installation of AlmaLinux Desktop to computer. This begins with where to grab the OS itself, make a bootable medium of it, boot the computer with it, then starts the installation and partitioning until finished. The final result will be a fully functional computer with AlmaLinux GNOME.

  • Generate Rainbow Tables and Crack Hashes in Kali Linux Complete Guide

    Rcracki_mt is a tool used to crack hashes and found in kali linux by default. It is used rainbow tables to crack the password. Some other tools generate rainbow tables. You can download Rainbow table if you don’t want to download rainbow table you can create you own by Using winrtgen in window and rtgen in Kali Linux

AMD SFH Linux Driver Updated For "Next Gen" Ryzen Laptops

There's the next chapter to the unfortunately rather sad state of the AMD Sensor Fusion Hub (SFH) driver support under Linux. Since 2018 with AMD Ryzen laptops there has been the Sensor Fusion Hub for various accelerometer/gyroscopic sensor functionality, among other uses and akin to Intel's Sensor Hub. It wasn't though until January 2020 that AMD published their SFH driver for Linux. Read more