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Veracrypt: An Open-Source Cross-Platform Disk Encryption Tool
(Mar 06, 2021, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Get protection of sensitive data, military-grade encryption standards, password keys to prevent unwanted access, and an encrypted file/drive.

How To Fix "Implementation of the USB 2.0 controller not found!" VirtualBox Error In Linux
(Mar 06, 2021, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

This error usually occurs if you are running outdated version of VirtualBox extension pack.

ytfzf - Search (With Thumbnails) and Play YouTube Videos from a Terminal
(Mar 05, 2021, 17:30) (0 talkbacks)

Search and play YouTube from the comfort of the terminal.

CaveExpress: Classic 2D Platformer with Physics-Based Gameplay
(Mar 05, 2021, 17:15) (0 talkbacks)

Your weekend assignment: Head into the cave and triumph over beasties like dinosaurs, mammoths, and giant fish.

How to Sync Files/Directories Using Rsync with Non-standard SSH Port
(Mar 05, 2021, 17:00) (0 talkbacks)

SSH through a different port (where port ≠ 22) is a basic security measure. Here's how to do it.

KDE's Apps Update for March 2021 Improves Spectacle, Gwenview, and More
(Mar 05, 2021, 16:00) (0 talkbacks)

Updates to apps and components which are needed or ship by default with the latest KDE Plasma desktop environment series.

How to Find Duplicate files in Linux? Help Is Here with the fdupes Command!
(Mar 05, 2021, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Reclaim valuable drive real estate with fdupes.

How to Install the NVIDIA Drivers on AlmaLinux 8
(Mar 05, 2021, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

The Nvidia driver is needed by your NVIDIA Graphics GPU to function with better performance.

How to Create Your WordPress Developer Stack on OpenShift 4
(Mar 05, 2021, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Use tools like Nginx, Php-fpm, Phpmyadmin, Mariadb, Red Hat CodeReady, and Tekton.

How to Enable Two-Factor Authentication on Ubuntu
(Mar 05, 2021, 13:30) (0 talkbacks)

Crucial tutorial on basic security in an insecure world.

croc Is a Tool for Resumable, Encrypted File and Folder Transfers between Computers
(Mar 05, 2021, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

The free and open source command line tool makes secure file transfers between computers.

A Brief Introduction to Ansible Roles for Linux System Administration
(Mar 05, 2021, 12:15) (0 talkbacks)

Use Ansible to automate repetitive tasks and then run them sequentially on all target systems.

Looks Like Ubuntu 21.04 Will Offer a Hybrid GNOME 3.38 Desktop with GNOME 40 Apps
(Mar 05, 2021, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Want more good news? Ubuntu 21.04 will also offer several apps from the GNOME 40 stack.

How To Set Up Redis as a Cache for MySQL with PHP on Ubuntu 20.04
(Mar 05, 2021, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Using Redis with PHP and MySQL will improve your application performance because Redis stores data in RAM.

No, Linux Mint is Not Going to Force Updates Like Windows
(Mar 05, 2021, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

ItsFoss.com offers a reasoned rundown on how Linux Mint plans to encourage updates, and why updating makes good sense.

IPFire Linux Firewall Distro Now Offers WPA3 Client Support, Faster DNS Resolution
(Mar 05, 2021, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

Distro adds a bunch of goodies for those who want to deploy IPFire as a Linux-powered hardened firewall on their machines.

Linux vs. Windows: A Casual, Realistic Perspective
(Mar 04, 2021, 21:00) (0 talkbacks)

Hint: "Linux is and has always been the best tool for my workflow." 

Linux vs. Windows: A Casual, Realistic Perspective

Linux Sponge - Soaking Up Input and Writing It to a File
(Mar 04, 2021, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

Learn about this interesting tool with this short tutorial.

Tips for Using the screen Command
(Mar 04, 2021, 17:00) (0 talkbacks)

A quick introduction to using the screen command so that a disconnected remote session does not end up killing a process accidentally.

Patches for Multiple New GRUB2 Security Flaws Start Rolling Out to Linux Distros, Update Now
(Mar 04, 2021, 16:45) (0 talkbacks)

Users are urged to update their Debian Buster installations to GRUB2 2.02+dfsg1-20+deb10u4. 


LibreOffice 7.1 Office Suite Gets First Point Release, Fixes for over 90 Bugs
(Mar 04, 2021, 16:05) (0 talkbacks)

 "Community" edition makes needed updates to the bleeding edge version.

Ten fdisk Commands to Manage Linux Disk Partitions
(Mar 04, 2021, 15:45) (0 talkbacks)

Quickly view, create, resize, delete, change, copy and move partitions on a hard drive.

MultiCD: A Shell Script to Combine Multiple Bootable ISOs on One CD
(Mar 04, 2021, 15:30) (0 talkbacks)

Build a multiboot CD image that can contain different, small Linux distros and/or utilities.

Asymmetric Multi Processing with Linux & Zephyr on the STM32MP1
(Mar 04, 2021, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Using Zephyr alongside Linux can be a simple and efficient way to take advantage of many SoCs' additional cores.

Canonical Chooses Google's Flutter UI SDK to Build Future Ubuntu Apps
(Mar 04, 2021, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

The Flutter SDK is available in the Snap Store.


Six Ways to Check User Information in Linux
(Mar 04, 2021, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

User info can be identified in a number of ways beyond the id command. 

Enable LUKS Disk Encryption with Key File on Linux
(Mar 04, 2021, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

You'll also create a backup passphrase to open encrypted disk volume in case your key file damaged.

Guake Terminal: A Customizable Linux Terminal for Power Users [Inspired by an FPS Game]
(Mar 04, 2021, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

Guake is a terminal emulator that’s tailored for GNOME desktop with a top-down design.

How to Write a Function in bash
(Mar 04, 2021, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Each of these topics on writing a bash function is illustrated with detailed examples.

How To Use VIM Editor
(Mar 03, 2021, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

Vim is a powerful text editor that edits all kinds of text files.

RNR Is a Terminal File Manager that Combines Features from Midnight Commander and Ranger
(Mar 03, 2021, 17:00) (0 talkbacks)

The new terminal file manager for Linux that combines features of Midnight Commander and Ranger.

Best Free and Open Source Alternatives to Google Maps
(Mar 03, 2021, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Alternatives to online maps that sidestep Google's collection and use of a your personal data.

BREAKING - High severity Linux network security holes found, fixed
(Mar 03, 2021, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

The patch has been merged into mainline kernel version 5.11-rc7 and backported into affected stable trees.

Introduction to Database Normalization: the First Three Normal Forms
(Mar 03, 2021, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Here's how to to achieve and improve data integrity and avoid data redundancy when working with databases in Linux.

openSUSE Leap 15.3 Released for Public Beta Testing, Download Now
(Mar 03, 2021, 13:45) (0 talkbacks)

This kernel version introduces support for AMD Navi GPUs, new IPv4 addresses, RISC-V improvements, and more.

How to Set Up FTP Server with VSFTPD on Ubuntu 20.04
(Mar 03, 2021, 13:30) (0 talkbacks)

We will also show you how to configure the server to restrict users to their home directory and encrypt the entire transmission with SSL/TLS.

Star Labs Adds Coreboot Open-Source Firmware Support to Their LabTop Mk IV Linux Laptop
(Mar 03, 2021, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Coreboot puts the user in full control of the hardware, designed to perform only the minimum number of tasks necessary to load and run a modern Linux OS.

Add These Four Tools to Your Linux Container Toolbox
(Mar 03, 2021, 11:30) (0 talkbacks)

New options for building container images, finding tags in Podman, and using the Skopeo container image.

The Ultimate Guide to Secure, Harden, and Improve Performance of Nginx Web Server
(Mar 03, 2021, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Considering replacing your Apache installations with Nginx, here are 12 tips to increase the security of your servers.

Test Your BASH Skills By Playing Command Line Games
(Mar 03, 2021, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Master BASH while you play.

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