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Freespire 4.8 Released

Sunday 5th of May 2019 09:29:04 AM
Today is another great day for the freespire development team, as we announce the release of Freespire 4.8. It is our FOSS solution, with no binary-only drivers, multimedia codecs and strictly libre applications, nothing proprietary included. Freespire is released bi-annually and showcases the best of the FOSS and KDE communities.

May the fourth be with you: How Star Wars (and Star Trek) inspired real life tech

Sunday 5th of May 2019 07:17:33 AM
Conventional wisdom says you can either be a fan of Star Trek or of Star Wars, but mixing the two is like mixing matter and anti-matter. I'm not sure that's true, but even if the laws of physics cannot be changed, these two acclaimed sci-fi series have influenced the open source universe and created their own open source multi-verses.read more

How to Install Roundcube Webmail on Ubuntu 18.04

Sunday 5th of May 2019 05:06:02 AM
In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and perform the first-time setup of Roundcube on Ubuntu 18.04.

How to Compare Strings in Bash

Sunday 5th of May 2019 02:54:31 AM
When writing Bash scripts you will often need to compare two strings to check if they are equal or not. Two strings are equal when they have the same length and contain the same sequence of characters.

How to Install Arch Linux

Sunday 5th of May 2019 12:42:59 AM
Arch Linux is one of the most beloved Linux distributions for a reason. It puts the control in your hands. Learn how to install it.

Using the force at the Linux command line

Saturday 4th of May 2019 10:31:28 PM
Sometime in recent history, sci-fi nerds began an annual celebration of everything Star Wars on May the 4th, a pun on the Jedi blessing, "May the Force be with you." Although most Linux users are probably not Jedi, they still have ways to use the force. Of course, the movie might not have been quite as exciting if Yoda simply told Luke to type man X-Wing fighter or man force. Or if he'd said, "RTFM" (Read the Force Manual, of course).read more

Password Manager Roundup

Saturday 4th of May 2019 08:19:57 PM
If you can remember all of your passwords, they're not good passwords. I used to teach people how to create "good" passwords. Those passwords needed to be lengthy, hard to guess and easy to remember. There were lots of tricks to make your passwords better, and for years, that was enough. That's not enough anymore.

5 tips to transition into a Kubernetes job

Saturday 4th of May 2019 06:08:26 PM
Want to move into the hot job market for Kubernetes pros, but lack experience? Use this expert advice.

How to Install Shopware with NGINX and Let's encrypt on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Saturday 4th of May 2019 03:56:55 PM
Shopware is a widely used open source e-commerce software. This tutorial will walk you through the Shopware Community Edition (CE) installation on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS system by using NGINX as a web server and installation of a free Let's encrypt SSL certificate.

Add methods retroactively in Python with singledispatch

Saturday 4th of May 2019 01:45:23 PM
Python is one of the most popular programming languages in use today—and for good reasons: it's open source, it has a wide range of uses (such as web programming, business applications, games, scientific programming, and much more), and it has a vibrant and dedicated community supporting it. This community is the reason we have such a large, diverse range of software packages available in the Python Package Index (PyPI) to extend and improve Python and solve the read more

OpenWrt module and dev board offer Wave2 WiFi

Saturday 4th of May 2019 11:33:52 AM
8Ddevices’ “Komikan” module runs OpenWrt on a MIPS24k-based Realtek SoC with dual-band, MU-MIMO 802.11ac (Wave2). The open-spec, $59 dev kit version adds a pair of Ethernet and USB ports. 8devices has opened pre-orders for a $29 Komikan module and sandwich-style, $59 Komikan DVK development board for Wave2 prototyping at up to 1.166Gbps.

Linux C Programming Tutorial Part 26 - Structures and Functions

Saturday 4th of May 2019 09:22:21 AM
In one of our previous command line tutorials, we touched upon the concept of Structures. Using easy to understand examples, we discussed basic stuff like what are structures and why are they required. Expanding upon that, in this tutorial, we will discuss how structures and functions can be used together.

Update Linux Kernel on Ubuntu through UKUU

Saturday 4th of May 2019 07:10:50 AM
The Linux kernel on Ubuntu is the core of the operating system. In this article, we will describe how a user can update Kernel to a newer version through the UKUU utility.

Say goodbye to boilerplate in Python with attrs

Saturday 4th of May 2019 04:59:18 AM
Python is one of the most popular programming languages in use today—and for good reasons: it[he]#039[/he]s open source, it has a wide range of uses (such as web programming, business applications, games, scientific programming, and much more), and it has a vibrant and dedicated community supporting it. 

How to test end-to-end encryption in ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors

Saturday 4th of May 2019 02:47:47 AM
ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors is a free open-source 3-in-1 office suite pack distributed under GNU AGPL v.3.0. Let’s learn how to test E2E-encryption of documents in ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors.

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Xfce 4.14 Lands in Tumbleweed

Ahoy! openSUSE Xfce team is pleased to announce that the long awaited Xfce 4.14 has been released for Tumbleweed. After a long development cycle (4 years!), all of the core components and applications have been ported to GTK 3. Among the main new features and improvements, the xfwm4 window manager has finally gained support for VSync, HiDPI, hardware GLX and various compositor improvements. You can check out the neat new features in the official Xfce 4.14 tour and the official release announcement. Read more

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Wine 4.0.2 Released

  • Wine Announcement

    The Wine maintenance release 4.0.2 is now available.

  • Wine 4.0.2 Released With 66 Bug Fixes

    Wine 4.0.2 is out today as the second stable point release to this year's Wine 4.0 cycle. As is customary for Wine stable point releases, only bug fixes are allowed in while new features come by way of the bi-weekly development releases that will lead up to the Wine 5.0 release in early 2020.

  • The stable Wine 4.0.2 release is now available

    If you prefer to walk on the calmer side of life, the Wine 4.0.2 release has been made available today. As it's just a "maintenance" release, there's no big new features which are reserved for the current 4.xx series currently at 4.14 released on August 17th. With that in mind they noted 66 bugs being marked as solved. These bugs include issues with Worms 2, Warframe, Rogue Squadron 3D, Settlers III, Mass Effect, F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin, The Sims and plenty more.

  • Linux Gaming FINALLY Doesn't SUCK!