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Educational Distro Escuelas Linux 6.11 Switches to Linux 5.9, Refreshes the Developer Pack

Monday 23rd of November 2020 01:42:04 AM
Escuelas Linux developer informs 9to5Linux today about the general availability of Escuelas Linux 6.11, a new major update to this educational oriented GNU/Linux distribution based on Bodhi Linux and Ubuntu.

Linux Weekly Roundup: Firefox 83, Kali Linux 2020.4, Opera with Music Player

Sunday 22nd of November 2020 11:30:33 PM
Here's this week's roundup series, curated for you from the Linux and open-source world on application updates, new releases, distribution updates, major news, and upcoming highlights.

Ardour 6.4 Free Digital Audio Workstation Released with Support for VST3 Plugins

Sunday 22nd of November 2020 09:19:02 PM
Ardour 6.4 free and multi-platform DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) software has been released two months after Ardour 6.3 for all supported platforms with many interesting changes.

Red Hat tunes up RHEL and OpenShift for life on computings edge

Sunday 22nd of November 2020 06:42:47 PM
As edge computing grows in importance, Red Hat is tweaking its leading Linux and Kubernetes to make the most of it.

KaOS Linux's November 2020 ISO Adds KDE Plasma 5.20 with Plasma System Monitor

Sunday 22nd of November 2020 04:30:25 PM
KaOS Linux's November 2020 ISO update is now available for download packed with some of the most recent GNU/Linux technologies and the latest version of the KDE Plasma desktop environment.

Open source brings musicians together virtually

Sunday 22nd of November 2020 09:50:47 AM
When the COVID-19 pandemic began canceling live music events in spring 2020, it wasn't just the big arena shows, music festivals, and small, local venues that suffered—the big annual marching band competition leagues, like Drum Corps International (DCI) and WGI World Championships, were also called off. This was a huge disappointment for the thousands of musicians and band directors who were already preparing for the spring and summer competition season.read more

Developing Wayland Color Management and High Dynamic Range

Sunday 22nd of November 2020 07:39:16 AM
Wayland is still lacking proper consideration for color management & support for high dynamic range (HDR) imagery. However, a group of devs has begun an effort to fix this situation. This is their story.

How to Install Flask on Ubuntu 20.04

Sunday 22nd of November 2020 05:27:44 AM
In this article, we’ll discuss how to install Flask on Ubuntu 20.04 inside a Python virtual environment.

Customize GNOME in Ubuntu 20.04 with this Productive Look

Sunday 22nd of November 2020 03:16:13 AM
In one of the early guides, I explained the overall look and feel of the GNOME desktop. How you can visually change the look from a mundane desktop to something nice and better. This guide explains some steps which give you an idea of how you can Customize GNOME in Ubuntu 20.04 with a productive look.

Secure your containers with SELinux

Sunday 22nd of November 2020 01:04:42 AM
When things aren[he]#039[/he]t working correctly in your Linux environment, the easiest thing to do is disable Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux). Things suddenly begin to work, and you forget about it—but this is a common pitfall that means you[he]#039[/he]ve lost a very powerful security tool.

Tinker Board 2 SBC advances to RK3399

Saturday 21st of November 2020 10:53:11 PM
Asus is prepping a “Tinker Board 2” SBC that runs Linux on a Rockchip RK3399 with up to 4GB LPDDR4, GbE, WiFi/BT, optional 16GB eMMC, 3x USB, Type-C with DP, HDMI, MIPI-DSI/CSI, and 40-pin GPIO. In 2017, Asus launched its first maker-friendly SBC with an open-spec, community backed Tinker Board SBC. Now, French site Clubic […]

The Beginner’s Guide to Btrfs

Saturday 21st of November 2020 08:41:40 PM
Btrfs is one of the "Copy on Write" filesystems that allows you to create snapshots. Check out this beginner’s guide to Btrfs to get started.

Ubuntu Web Remix Wants to Be a Chrome OS Alternative, Beta Available Now

Saturday 21st of November 2020 06:30:09 PM
From the creator of Ubuntu Unity and UbuntuEd, here comes yet another unofficial Ubuntu flavor, Ubuntu Web Remix, which aims to be an alternative to Chrome OS or Chromium OS.

Why You Should Trust Open Source Software Security

Saturday 21st of November 2020 04:18:38 PM
Some people still think that open source software security is inferior. Actually, security experts say it sets the bar for what computing security should be.

SolidRun's i.MX8M Plus module launches with HummingBoard Mate board

Saturday 21st of November 2020 02:07:07 PM
SolidRun’s iMX8M Plus CoM module runs Linux on the i.MX8M Plus with 2.3-TOPs NPU. The CoM is available as part of a new, $135-and-up, HummingBoard Mate Pico-ITX SBC and can run on the HummingBoard Pulse and Ripple. SolidRun has expanded its line of NXP i.MX8-family compute modules with an iMX8M Plus CoM equipped with NXP’s […]

Flatpak 1.10 Enters Development, Promises Major New Features and Improvements

Saturday 21st of November 2020 12:52:46 PM
Flatpak developer and maintainer Alexander Larsson announced today that the next major release of the popular Linux application sandboxing and distribution framework, Flatpak 1.10, entered development.

Automate your tasks with this Ansible cheat sheet

Saturday 21st of November 2020 11:38:26 AM
Ansible is one of the primary tools in the world of automation and orchestration because of its broad usefulness and flexibility. However, those same traits are the very reason it can be difficult to get started with Ansible. It isn[he]#039[/he]t a graphical application, and yet it also isn[he]#039[/he]t a scripting or programming language.

The new M1 Macs make cutting-edge, machine-learning workstations

Saturday 21st of November 2020 10:24:06 AM
When you think of programming machine-learning PCs, hard-core developers dreams turn to high-priced powerhouse machines running Linux. But a recent benchmark by TensorFlow programmers showed that Macs powered by Apple[he]#039[/he]s new M1 chip can give these boxes a run for their money.

CentOS Linux 7 Receives Patches for Latest Intel CPU Vulnerabilities, Update Now

Saturday 21st of November 2020 09:09:46 AM
CentOS Linux developer and maintainer Johnny Hughes announced today the availability of a new version of the microcode_ctl package that provides Intel CPU microcode updates in the CentOS Linux 7 release to address recent security vulnerabilities.

Allwinner H6 SBC is loaded with media features

Saturday 21st of November 2020 07:55:26 AM
Boardcon’s 4K-ready “EMH6” SBC runs Android on a quad -A53 Allwinner H6 with 1GB RAM, 8GB eMMC, Fast and GbE LAN ports, HDMI 2.0, eDP, RGB, CVBS, analog and digital audio, 2x USB, and an M.2 slot. Boardcon is targeting the 4K OTT, DVB, and IPTV set-top markets with an EMH6 SBC that runs Android […]