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How to Check Supported TLS and SSL Ciphers (version) on Linux

In this guide, you will learn how to check the supported TLS and SSL versions on Linux systems and their associated ciphers.

Vivaldi 5.0 Introduces Shareable Browser Themes, Automatic Translation

Vivaldi 5.0 has been released with impressive updates, arguably making it the best Linux web browser today. Read on for the release coverage.

Qt Creator 6 Open-Source IDE Officially Released, This Is What’s New

Based on the Qt 6.2 LTS series of the popular widget toolkit for creating graphical user interfaces for cross-platform apps, Qt Creator 6 is here a little over three months after Qt Creator 5 with various new features and many improvements for Qt application developers. Highlights of Qt Creator 6...

How to Install Kuma on Ubuntu 20.04

Kuma is an open source monitoring tool like “Uptime Robot” written in Node.js. Learn how to install Kuma on Ubuntu 20.04 here.

How to Use Guake Terminal under Wayland (GNOME)

This article explains how to get Guake drop-down terminal to work properly under Wayland (GNOME). Guake is a Python-based drop-down terminal for the GNOME desktop that includes split terminal functionality, session save/restore, support for transparency, and many other features. Learn more here.

Krita 5.0 Arrives, New Beta Is Out Now for Public Testing

The third beta of Krita 5.0 is here with lots of improvements and bug fixes to make the final release more stable and reliable. For example, it improves the alpha-mask PNG brush tips, adds support for loading the thumbnails for MYB mypaint brushes in a bundle, and fixes performance...

First Arch Linux ISO with Linux Kernel 5.15 LTS Available for Download

Arch Linux 2021.12.01 is now available for download and it comes with Linux kernel 5.15 LTS by default. The ISO image includes Linux kernel 5.15.5, but it looks like Linux kernel 5.15.6 was also released today, so expect it to join the stable archives by the end of the...

How to Backup and Restore Files Using Borg in Linux

This tutorial explains BorgBackup and how to backup and restore files using Borg in Linux and Unix-like systems.

NixOS 21.11 “Porcupine” Released with GNOME 41

Dubbed “Porcupine” and coming six months after the NixOS 21.05 release, NixOS 21.11 is here with a lot of goodies, starting with the GNOME 41.1 desktop environment for its dedicated GNOME edition. It also offers continuing Wayland support for the KDE Plasma 5.23 edition, as well as version 6...

How to Change File Attributes in Linux with Chattr Command

In this tutorial, we’ll be showing you what attributes are there, and how to change them with the chattr command. The command chattr stands for change attribute. File attributes are certain properties that are associated with the file. The attributes allow a file to have some characteristics that are valid for all users. For example,...

AlmaLinux Now Has Mailing Lists for Both Users and Devs

AlmaLinux has opened some doors to make it easier for its community to stay in touch with the Linux distribution, with AlmaLinux mailing lists for both users and devs. Learn more here.

How to Create Organizational Units (OU) and Enable GPO (Group Policy) in Zentyal – Part 3

After my previous two tutorials on installing, basic configurations and remotely accessing Zentyal PDC from a Windows-based node, it’s time to apply some degree of security and configurations on your users and computers that are joined onto your domain through creating Organizational Units (OU) and enabling GPO (Group Policy).

How to Hash Passwords in Linux

Passwords should never be stored as plain text. Whether we are talking about a web application or an operating system, they should always be in the hash form (on Linux, for example, hashed passwords are stored in the /etc/shadow file). Hashing is the process through which, by the use...

Using SlickStack to Install WordPress Automatically on Ubuntu 20.04

SlickStack is essentially a collection of scripts for quickly and easily installing WordPress, with Nginx as a web server, on Ubuntu LTS. It aims at making it easier for users to deploy lightweight, fast and secure WordPress websites, and guides users and helps them secure their server during the installation process. In...

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