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Open source Raspberry Pi cluster software helps you evaluate cloud edge deployments

Linux News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 22:20
RackN has launched an open source “Edge Lab” reference architecture for building automated, multi-node Raspberry Pi clusters using its Digital Rebar platform for evaluating edge computing systems or emulating cloud platforms. RackN has posted open source code, instructions, and hardware recommendations on GitHub for setting up a Raspberry Pi cluster that works with its RackN […]
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Why wait for Linux Mint Ulyana rather then install Cinnamon Desktop on native Ubuntu 20.04 ?

Linux News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 22:20
That is a tutorial how to install Cinnamon Desktop as an alternative desktop on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Desktop or Server Linux. Provided as a simple slide show. You would have to run just one command$ sudo apt install cinnamon-desktop-environment
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How to Install Unity Desktop in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Linux News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 22:20
Unity desktop was an experience that came with a different take on usability on a Linux desktop environment. It has been loved by many and sufficiently criticized as well. This quick guide explains the steps to install Unity desktop in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.
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Linux security: 8 more system lockdown controls

Linux News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 22:20
Locking down a system isn't rocket science but it's not intuitive either. Learn additional security controls that won't cost you anything but time to implement.
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Open source project to build RPi powered smart delivery boxes to avoid Covid-19 contact

Linux News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 22:20
Techbase has launched a #CoronaIoT project that plans to build a wireless-enabled, open source Smart Delivery Box for contactless package delivery based on the Raspberry Pi and ESP32. Embedded Linux has already begun to play a role in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic in products such as open source ventilators and fever-ID equipment. Even […]
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How to Install Docker on Ubuntu 20.04

Linux News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 22:20
Docker is an integral part of modern software development and DevOps continuous integration and deployment pipelines. Docker is available for installation from the standard Ubuntu 20.04 repositories, but it may not always be the latest version. We’ll install the latest Docker package from the official Docker’s repositories
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April the month of Linux releases and open source updates

Linux News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 22:20
Linux releases and software updates, as every year, April almost never passes without a new event in Linux and open source world. This year, The month "overlooked us" with interesting events about Linux and open-source.
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Check Point released an open-source fix for common Linux memory corruption security hole

Linux News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 22:20
For years, there[he]#039[/he]s been a security problem with how the GNU C Library dealt with single-linked-lists. Now, Check Point has released a patch, which will fix the problem once and for all.
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Linux desktop org GNOME Foundation settles lawsuit with patent troll

Linux News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 22:20
Shotwell case ends with Rothschild Patent Imaging backing off for good. The GNOME Foundation has settled a US lawsuit brought against it by Rothschild Patent Imaging, complete with an undertaking by the patent assertion entity that it will not sue GNOME for IP infringment again.…
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Raspberry Pi HAT offers up to 40W class D amp

Linux News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 22:20
Infineon’s $37 MERUS audio amplifier HAT for the Raspberry Pi incorporates a MERUS MA12070P multilevel class D amp with up to 40W peak power and 48KHz/24bit music playback. There are plenty of audio HATs for the Raspberry Pi with built-in amplifiers that are perfectly suited for various IoT applications, but not many you would want […]
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How to Enable and Use Flatpak on Fedora

Linux News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 22:20
Universal package formats like Snap and Flatpak are beginning to gain in popularity, and in my opinion, for good reason. It’s an easy and simple way to get access to a huge variety of software, both free and proprietary, and it’s easier to package for developers. As Flatpak is gaining in popularity, here we will show you how to use Flatpak on Fedora. The instructions will also work for any Linux system.
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Gets New Kernel Update, Three Security Vulnerabilities Patched

Linux News - Fri, 05/22/2020 - 22:20
After releasing new Linux kernel security updates for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS systems, Canonical also published a new kernel update for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS systems.
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RPM Command to Manage Packages on RHEL/CentOS/Fedora Systems

Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 22:20
Nowadays most Linux administrators only use front-ent package managers such as YUM Package Manager or DNF Package Manager on Fedora and RHEL-based systems. But sometimes you may need to use RPM Package Manager because the required package is not available in your repository or the application developer may only provide the rpm package.
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Ubuntu Budgie 20.04 Review: Smooth, Polished & Plenty of Changes

Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 22:20
We take a look at Ubuntu Budgie 20.04 LTS release. Check out what’s new, what has changed and what it is like to use in this review of Ubuntu Budgie 20.04.
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How to Add SWAP Space in Ubuntu 20.04 – Google Cloud

Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 22:20
How to Add SWAP Space in Ubuntu 20.04 on Google Cloud. Swap space is a virtual memory extension of the system or servers real memory (RAM).
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How to Set Up a Firewall in Linux

Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 22:20
If you are a new Linux user, you might not know how to configure the firewall in your system. Here is how you can set up a Firewall in Linux.
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KDE’s May 2020 Applications Update Makes Kid3 an Official KDE App

Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 22:20
KDE’s May 2020 Apps update is here as the first point release to their latest KDE Application 20.04 open-source software suite, which brings various improvements and bug fixes.
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Raspberry Pi 4: Chronicling the Desktop Experience – Streaming radio – Week 30

Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 22:20
I spend most of the day with some form of multimedia burbling in the background. Streaming radio over the net is often heard around my house. The RPI4 is an extremely frugal tiny machine that consumes so few watts I leave it on permanently. This makes it an ideal machine to source the radio.
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Google rolls out pro-privacy DNS-over-HTTPS support in Chrome 83... with a handy kill switch for corporate IT

Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 22:20
Plus: Web giant hears developers' extension concerns, ignores them. Google released Chrome 83 on Tuesday after skipping version 82 entirely due to coronavirus-related challenges, bringing with it security for DNS queries, a revised extension interface that developers dislike, and a few other features.…
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Fedora Silverblue, an introduction for developers

Linux News - Thu, 05/21/2020 - 22:20
The Fedora Silverblue project takes Fedora workstation, libostree and podman, puts them in a blender, and creates a new Immutable Fedora Workstation. Fedora Silverblue is an OS that stops you from changing the core system files arbitrarily, and readily allows you to change the environment system files. The article What is Silverblue describes the big […]
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