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Looking for Open Source Code Repositories? The French Government Has Your Back

Thu, 11/18/2021 - 22:20
The EU and many of its member states are highly supportive of open source software. France takes that to new levels.
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GitHub's State of the Octoverse shows developers still swerving the office

Thu, 11/18/2021 - 22:20
Developers, like many other tech professionals, are still opting to work at home even though they way they perform some of those functions has returned to pre-pandemic norms. This is according to GitHub' annual State of the Octoverse survey, based on telemetry from more than 4m repositories and thousands of developer polls.
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Development Release: Slackware Linux 15.0 RC2

Thu, 11/18/2021 - 22:20
Patrick Volkerding has announced that the development branch of Slackware Linux has reached "release candidate 2" status. As a result, the highly anticipated release of version 15.0 of the world's oldest surviving Linux distribution is just around the corner..
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Rust Foundation appoints Rebecca Rumbul as executive director

Thu, 11/18/2021 - 22:20
The Rust Foundation spun out from Mozilla is continuing to mature by naming its first executive director and CEO, Dr. Rebecca Rumbul.
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Secure development: New and improved Linux Random Number Generator ready for testing

Thu, 11/18/2021 - 22:20
A modern alternative to the core encryption technology bundled with Linux distributions is ready for testing after five years of development. The Linux Random Number Generator (LRNG), which relies on several computing functions to act as a source of entropy, is designed to be a drop-in replacement for the long-established /dev/random function.
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Linux has a serious security problem that once again enables DNS cache poisoning

Thu, 11/18/2021 - 22:20
As much as 38 percent of the Internet’s domain name lookup servers are vulnerable to a new attack that allows hackers to send victims to maliciously spoofed addresses masquerading as legitimate domains, like bankofamerica.com or gmail.com.
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Ubuntu desktop team reports 'proof of concept' systemd on Windows Subsystem for Linux

Thu, 11/18/2021 - 22:20
Stop the rock, can't stop the rock, we can't stop the rock. Canonical may be working on introducing systemd to Ubuntu on Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), according to a post by Ubuntu Desktop Team Technical Leader Didier Roche.…
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Mesa 21.3 Graphics Stack Is Here with Zink, RADV, and Panfrost Improvements

Thu, 11/18/2021 - 22:20
Eric Engestrom announced today the release and general availability of Mesa 21.3 as the third major update to the latest and greatest Mesa 21 open-source graphics stack series for GNU/Linux distributions.
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VMware pulls vSphere update that only made things worse

Thu, 11/18/2021 - 22:20
So this is awkward for VMware. The virtualization giant has pulled an update to its flagship vSphere suite because it didn't fix the problems it was released to address, and may have made them worse.
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Best Linux desktops for beginners 2021

Thu, 11/18/2021 - 22:20
Some people still insist that using Linux is hard. Sure, it was difficult -- when I started with the Linux desktop back in the 1990s. But that was a long time ago. Today, the easiest desktop of all, Chrome OS, is simply Linux with the Chrome web browser on top of it. The more full-featured Linux desktop distributions are as easy to use in 2021 as Windows or macOS.
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How to create an SQS Queue on AWS

Thu, 11/18/2021 - 22:20
Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) is a managed message queuing service of AWS which enables us to decouple and scale microservices, distributed systems, and serverless applications.
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Microsoft GitHub Exposé — Part VI — The Media Has Mischaracterised Nat Friedman’s Departure (Effective Now)

Thu, 11/18/2021 - 22:20
We take another detour to discuss the poor state of journalism, which is mostly amplifying self-serving statements from corporations, without ever bothering to properly investigate the facts
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Ubuntu Desktop Team Leader reports "proof of concept" systemd on Windows Subsystem for Linux

Thu, 11/18/2021 - 22:20
Canonical may be working on introducing systemd to Ubuntu on Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), according to a post by Ubuntu Desktop Team Technical Leader Didier Roche.
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How To Find All Files Containing Specific Text On Linux From The Command Line

Thu, 11/18/2021 - 22:20
This article explains how to find all files containing specific text on Linux. For this we'll use grep, a standard Unix program.
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Two Methods on How to Install Python 3.11 on Ubuntu 20.04

Thu, 11/18/2021 - 22:20
In the following tutorial, developers or users wanting to try out Python’s latest release 3.11, will learn how to install Python 3.11 pre-release using two different methods.
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Safeguard Your Email Address from Spam Using Firefox Relay. Here's How.

Wed, 11/17/2021 - 22:20
You can now protect your email addresses from spammers using Firefox Relay with premium service + unlimited aliases. Everything you need to know.
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Tux’s Favorite Recipes: Enticing Snippets from the New ‘Linux Cookbook, 2nd Edition’

Wed, 11/17/2021 - 22:20
The recipes that Carla Shroder shares here only begin to scratch the surface of what’s to be found in the Second Edition of her classic guide to Linux. If it was up to us, however, we would have called it “The Joy of Linux”.
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How to Install MariaDB 10.7 on Ubuntu 20.04

Wed, 11/17/2021 - 22:20
In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install MariaDB 10.7 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa.
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Unsplash Wallpapers is an Unsplash Desktop Open Source App

Wed, 11/17/2021 - 22:20
Unsplash Wallpapers is a nifty open source tool for automatic changing of wallpapers.
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3 interesting ways to use the Linux cowsay command

Wed, 11/17/2021 - 22:20
Most of the time, a terminal is a productivity powerhouse. But there's more to the terminal than commands and configurations. Among all the outstanding open source software out there, some of it has been written just for fun. I've written about fun commands before, but this article is about just one: the venerable cowsay command.
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