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GNOME 3.38.2 Desktop Environment Is Out with Even More Improvements and Bug Fixes

Friday 27th of November 2020 10:00:00 PM

Coming two months after the first point release, GNOME 3.38.2 is here

How to Install and Use Thonny Python IDE on Linux

Friday 27th of November 2020 08:00:00 PM

Thonny is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for Python beginners.

Run Pi-hole as a container with Podman

Friday 27th of November 2020 06:00:00 PM

There is arguably no better way to protect devices on your local network from unwanted content than [Pi-hole]

Assign Actions To Touchpad Gestures On Linux With Touchegg

Friday 27th of November 2020 04:00:00 PM

Touchegg, a multi-touch gesture recognizer for Linux that was first released back in 2011

NVIDIA plan to support Linux with GeForce NOW using Chrome

Friday 27th of November 2020 02:00:00 PM

NVIDIA will be making that a bit more official for Linux.

How to Remove Physical Volume from a Volume Group in LVM

Thursday 26th of November 2020 10:00:00 PM

2DayGeek: This quick article shows you how to remove physical volume from a volume group in LVM.

Multimedia-Oriented AV Linux Distro Rebased on MX Linux, Adds New and Updated Audio Tools

Thursday 26th of November 2020 08:00:00 PM

AV Linux MX Edition is here about six months after the last update to the project with many new and updated tools for audio production and musicians.

How to monitor network activity on a Linux system

Thursday 26th of November 2020 06:00:00 PM

There are many reasons why you may want to monitor the network activity on your Linux system.

LibreOffice 7.1 Office Suite Enters Beta, Promises a Plethora of Improvements

Thursday 26th of November 2020 04:00:00 PM

After about six months of development, the upcoming LibreOffice 7.1 office suite is now ready for public beta testing.

Valve funds open source developer to work on Zink, the OpenGL on Vulkan driver

Thursday 26th of November 2020 02:00:00 PM

OpenGL implementation on top of Vulkan with 'Zink' will continue.

The Few, the Tired, the Open Source Coders

Wednesday 25th of November 2020 10:00:00 PM

I should be working on Bootstrap!

How to Setup Private Docker Registry in Kubernetes (k8s)

Wednesday 25th of November 2020 08:00:00 PM

Learn how to setup private docker registry in Kubernetes cluster step by step.

How to Monitor Apache Performance Using mod_status in Ubuntu

Wednesday 25th of November 2020 06:00:00 PM

you can get a very detailed overview of your web server's performance by enabling the mod_status module.

Install the XFCE desktop on your Raspberry PI

Wednesday 25th of November 2020 04:00:00 PM

In this article you'll learn how to install the XFCE desktop on your Raspberry PI.

Synchronize Files Between Multiple Systems With Syncthing In Linux

Wednesday 25th of November 2020 02:00:00 PM

This guide explains what is Syncthing, how to install Syncthing on Linux, how to synchronize files between multiple Linux systems.

How to Administrate CloudLinux OS from Command Line

Tuesday 24th of November 2020 10:00:00 PM

2DayGeek: This quick article shows you how to administrate cloudLinux OS from command line.

How to Install Cockpit Web Console on Debian 10

Tuesday 24th of November 2020 08:00:00 PM

Learn how to install and use cockpit web console on Debian 10.

Vulkan Ray Tracing becomes official with Vulkan 1.2.162

Tuesday 24th of November 2020 06:00:00 PM

with Vulkan 1.2.162 the Ray Tracing extensions have become part of Vulkan bringing it from provisional status to official.

How to use Nginx to redirect all traffic from http to https

Tuesday 24th of November 2020 04:00:00 PM

If your website is hosted with NGINX and it has SSL enabled, it's best practice to disable HTTP completely.

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

Tuesday 24th of November 2020 02:00:00 PM

The biggest new feature in Ardour 6.4 is support for plugins in Steinberg's VST3 plugin format.

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  • What option to use for ping constantly until you stop it? - Linux Shout

    The Ping program is a widely used tool to check the accessibility of a computer network. All operating systems available till now have the ability to run the Ping command with various options to even continuously check the network resource or connection availability. However, if a firewall suppresses ping packets on the way from your computer to the host, it can falsely appear to be unreachable. To do this, it sends echo request packets to the host via ICMP. Using the time difference between this and the response (echo reply), it calculates the runtime. Ping was defined in RFC 1574.

  • How to Cast Media from Ubuntu to Chromecast | FOSS Linux

    In this Ubuntu tutorial, we shall see ways to cast media from a Linux PC to a Chromecast device. We shall see command-line and GUI ways of casting the content.

  • How do I view Nginx logs? – Linux Hint

    Logs are very important in a system to monitor the activities of an application as they provide you with useful debugging information and enable you to analyze all aspects of a web server. Like the other software applications, Nginx also maintains events like your web site visitors, encountered problems, and more to log files. The useful recorded information is used to take preemptive measures in order to deal with major serious discrepancies in the log events. In this article, we will elaborate on how to configure and view Nginx Logs in Ubuntu 20.04 system to monitor the application activities. There are two types of logs where recorded events in Nginx one is the access log, and the other is the error log. If you have already enabled these logs in the Nginx core configuration file then, you can find both types of logs in /var/log/nginx in all Linux distributions.

  • How To Install PowerShell on CentOS 8 [Ed: Microsoft is just trying to turn GNU/Linux into its own thing, intended to serve Microsoft's bottom line and lock-in]
  • OSINT Tools and Techniques – Linux Hint

    OSINT, or Open Source Intelligence, is the act of gathering data from distributed and freely accessible sources. OSINT tools are used to gather and correspond data from the Web. Data is accessible in different structures, including text design, documents, images, etc. The analysis and collection of information from the Internet or other publicly available sources is known as OSINT or Open Source Intelligence. This is a technique used by intelligence and security companies to gather information. This article provides a look at some of the most useful OSINT tools and techniques.

  • How to Record Your Gnome Desktop in Ubuntu with built-in screen recorder – Linux Hint

    In the present era, the lives of the people have undergone a huge change from what it used to be a couple of years back. In the educational sector, books have fallen down the pecking order, and people now prefer watching videos explaining the concepts of their syllabus. A great example of this is YouTube, where videos on things like programming languages, economics, political science, and even geography are getting many viewers. The business sector has also gone through some innovation as now people can easily keep a record of important voice calls and conferences that might be needed for looking at the main highlights of the meeting. Even recording presentations and then sharing them with your clients or bosses have become the norm as this allows information to be passed from one to another in a much more efficient manner. All of these are just a few examples of why screen recorders are one of the most useful tools out there. Screen recorders can even be used for recording content that many people may find enjoyable, such as recording a game that might be on the rise in popularity or put up videos to explain any issues or problems that you might come across in your life, like checking to see how one can remove and adjust tires from a car. Hence, our discussion topic in this article is to look at how one can record their screens in Ubuntu using its default built-in screen recorder.

  • Blender Animation Nodes – Linux Hint

    Blender animation nodes is a visual scripting system made for motion graphics in Blender. Animation nodes are an addon that is available for macOS, Linux, and Windows. There are a lot of things which you just can imagine to animate by hand because it is a very difficult task. Animation Nodes allows us to make complex animation in a less complex and tedious way. Animation Nodes add-ons can save you a lot of time and has several advantages over traditional keyframing technique. For instance, you can avoid managing many keyframes, and each node tree can be used for any objects; you don’t have to keyframe them every time.

  • Blender Animation Loops – Linux Hint

    Blender is a powerful 3D creation tool. Blender holds all the attributes that a 3D artist needs. Sometimes a short movie tells a lot than an image. Making 3D scenes in Blender is great, but animating it is another level of mastering this program. So, it is essential to know about adding motion to 3D objects. Animation is an excellent way to connect and communicate with people; that’s why it is vital in the business world. Conveying a message through animation is considerably more appealing than images. Whether it is education or businesses, the film industry, or gaming, animation is being used everywhere.

Best Photo Editors for Linux

This article will cover a list of free and open-source image editors available for Linux. These applications feature basic tools for simple editing needs as well as advanced utilities for professional artists. GIMP If you are a regular Linux user, chances are that you must have heard about GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) or used it to edit images. It is considered to be one of the most comprehensive, free, and open source image editing software available not only on Linux, but also on other operating systems like Windows and macOS. While some users may prefer proprietary tools like Photoshop over it, GIMP itself is packed with tons of features and can do almost everything that Photoshop is capable of. You can see all major features of GIMP available at here and here. GIMP can be extended using plugins, some of them come with the official installation while others can be downloaded from third party websites. [...] RawTherapee RawTherapee is an open source image editing software specially designed for processing and handling “raw” images. You can also import and edit image files having other formats. RawTherapee features various utilities for processing raw images including color enhancement tools, compositing and masking utilities, pixel correction tools and HDR utilities. Read more

5 Best Free and Open source NAS Software for Linux

In the 21st century, huge innovations have been made in various sectors, particularly the technological region, which has completely changed the world’s dimensions. The strides at which new technology has been developed and improved upon from its predecessors would surely be something that our ancestors would marvel at. Humans have gone in a very short time from making stone arrows and straw huts to developing smartphones and automated robots, and these advancements are continuously growing without slowing down. However, this huge transition has also brought forward some adverse effects as our machines are now subjected to more cyber-attacks and security issues. Data is one of the most important factors in the world today, and it is exactly that which is the most vulnerable. Therefore, it is necessary to implement procedures that would help in keeping your data secure. One excellent way is to use NAS software, which helps in keeping backups of your data. This shall also be the topic of our discussion in this article, where we will be looking at the top 5 free and open-source NAS software available on Linux. Read more

Pioneer DDJ-RR DJ Controller To Be Supported By The Linux 5.11 Kernel

For aspiring DJs wanting to mix beats under Linux, the Pioneer DJ DDJ-RR controller should be working come Linux 5.11 early next year. The Pioneer DDJ-RR is quite a capable ~$699 USD DJ controller that offers the mixing potential of many higher-end Pioneer DDJ devices but at a lower price point and geared for introductory DJs. The DDJ-RR is a two-channel controller and offers all of the common dedicated controls most DJs would make use of while offering high quality audio output. The DDJ-RR is designed to be used under Windows with the Rekordbox DJ software. However, this DJ controller will now work with Linux 5.11+ so it can be used with software like the open-source Mixxx DJ software package. Read more