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How to Detect a Linux Physical Cable Connection

If you’ve ever needed to know whether a physical cable is connected to a network port on your Linux system, you don’t necessarily need to be right in front of the computer or server to check. There are several methods we can use from the Linux command line in order...

Ventoy Now Available With GUI

Ventoy is an open source tool for creating bootable USB drives. It was originally released as a command line program. A web UI was introduced later in March this year, but it wasn’t really functional or easy to use. These days the developers have announced the first version of...

Ubuntu 18.04.6 Update Available Download with Security fixes

The Ubuntu team has announced an updated version of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 18.04.6, is now available. The new media includes a security fix for the BootHole security issues. Learn more about the new release here.

15 Practical Examples of ‘echo’ Command in Linux

The echo command is one of the most commonly and widely used built-in commands for Linux bash and C shells, typically used in a scripting language and batch files to display a line of text/string on standard output or a file. Learn more about echo command here.

KDE Plasma 5.23 “25th Anniversary Edition” Enters Public Beta Testing, Here’s What’s New

Since KDE Plasma 5.23 will be released in celebration of the project’s 25th anniversary, it’s obvious that it will be a great release that introduces better support for the next-generation Wayland display server, making Plasma desktop more stable, faster, and reliable. The Plasma Wayland improvements include the middle-click paste and...

How To List Installed Packages In Linux

This brief guide explains how to list all installed packages in various Linux distributions, from the command line, with examples.

Attackers Exploit OMIGOD Flaw in Azure Despite Microsoft Fixes

Cybercriminals are targeting Linux-based servers running Microsoft’s Azure public cloud environment that are vulnerable to flaws, after Microsoft didn’t automatically apply a patch on affected clients in its infrastructure. According to cybersecurity firm Recorded Future, the attacks began the night of Sept. 16 after a proof-of-concept exploit was published earlier...

Kentik Labs Launches Open Source Networking Tools With eBPF

The networking startup, Kentik Labs, has launched with open source networking tools that leverage eBPF. They say the new platform is aimed at "the other side of the house" from its usual network engineering customers. Learn more about Kentik Labs here.

Hackers Alter Cobalt Strike Beacon to Target Linux Environments

A significant part of hacking consists of diverting the function of existing systems and software, and hackers often use legitimate security tools to perform cyber attacks. Pentesting tool Cobalt Strike has been one such target, but what happened recently with a Red Hat Linux version of the Cobalt Strike Beacon...

Two Ways to Install Discord on Ubuntu 20.04

In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install Discord client on Ubuntu 20.04 using two different methods.

Fedora 35: Release Date, New Features, and Download Testing Version

In this short post, we are going to summarize the new features and updates expected in Fedora 35, with an expected stable release for the end of next October.

Install Ksnip Screenshot Tool on Linux with Flatpak Packages

Ksnip is a Qt-based cross-platform screenshot tool that provides many annotation features for your screenshots. In this tutorial, learn how to install the Ksnip screenshot tool on Linux using Flatpak packages.

LibreOffice 7.2 Gets First Point Release

Released less than a month ago, the LibreOffice 7.2 office suite has already been adopted by hundreds of thousands of computer users. LibreOffice 7.2.1 has arrived as the first maintenance update, fixing as many as 87 bugs across all core components. Details about these bug fixes are provided in...

GNOME Subtitles Editor Gets a Major Update

If you have never heard of GNOME Subtitles before, let me tell you that it’s a powerful subtitle editor for the Linux desktop, supporting most common text-based subtitle formats and offering features like subtitle translation, synchronization of times and frames, as well as built-in video previewing. The new release, GNOME...

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