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April 2021 Archives

Let's look at how you can get ahead of the CentOS 8 wave and migrate to CentOS Stream.

Perfetto's tools can be very effective for profiling virtualised GPU acceleration. Here's how.

Tested for driver and network compatibility, these Linux-friendly laptops come with nice prices to boot.

The system estimates 2D and 3D joint locations without any depth information.


More than half a dozen flavors now feature the core change of Ubuntu 21.04, including the Linux kernel 5.11.

WordPress more than just a great CMS for blogging. Let's get it set up and running on Ubuntu 20.04.

"Make[s] your browsing experience more enjoyable, faster, cleaner, and easier to use."

For this week's blog, we've tested video and audio on the refurbished HP EliteDesk 800 G2 Mini Desktop PC using the Manjaro rolling distro.

Goodbye, Groovy Gorilla, Hello, Hirsute Hippo.

Learn how to delete partitions in Linux safely using both the terminal and GUI tools.

Here in this quick post, we give you a quick update on the top 10 features of Ubuntu 21.04 Hirsute Hippo. Take a look.

How might companies bolster their remote-working operations—even offline—through swapping their current operating systems for Linux? Let's see what conclusions we can reach.

If privacy is your main reason for investing in a laptop with a Linux OS, go for Purism Librem 14.

The Mars debut of JPL's F' (pronounced "F prime") framework marks the beginning of Linux's conquest of the Red Planet.

This guide covers Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS, and RHEL.

Waiting for the next major Firefox release? Mozilla just uploaded the final Firefox 88 build on its FTP servers ahead of today’s official launch.

The software is written in Rust and published under an open-source license.

BREAKING: Linux Flies on Mars

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A triumph for the world's Linux and open-source communities.

Blanket is an application for playing ambient noises, which boosts your productivity, helps you stay focused or fall asleep.

EndeavourOS 2021.04 release introduces BSPWM and Sway tiling window managers as a community edition.

The new Wallaby release improves compute, networking and security.

Designed for use in educational settings from pre-school to high school, Escuelas is ideal for places where there's no Internet connection.

Your favorite personal tasks and to-do app adds recurring tasks in this major release.

Boring? Maybe. But at some point, someone found them interesting enough to create them, so...

As the name implies, LVM can sort raw storage into logical volumes, making it easy to configure and use.

One can benefit greatly using an upgraded version of FreeBSD. 

Nvidia has now officially enabled GPU passthrough support for Windows virtual machines on GeForce graphics cards.

Get ready to upgrade your NVIDIA drivers once again.

Already own Metro Exodus? Even better because you don't have to buy it again; it will just appear in your Steam for Linux library like magic.

With the latest Shortwave 2.0, the user interface has been ported from GTK3 to GTK4, and during this process, various elements were improved or recreated from scratch.

We've run a variety of benchmark tests on the HP EliteDesk 800 G2 together with five other systems to put the results into context.

OpenMandriva Lx 4.3 is now taking shape as the third installment in the OpenMandriva Lx 4 series.

Check out the HD gallery with download links.

Another exciting moment for fans of Wayland and the future of Linux, especially if you're an NVIDIA user.

To better understand computer networks, let's dig into network IP addressing.

A relatively high overview of what OpenStack is, how it came to be, and its most commonly installed services.

The platform supports servers of all types and most operating systems including Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS (and even Windows).

The hardware vendor is working on a new model that's bigger, more powerful, and more beautiful.

Reco is a free, open-source audio recording app designed for elementary OS.

Good news for Linux fans.

Addresses three vulnerabilities affecting the Linux 3.10 kernel used in all supported Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and CentOS Linux 7 operating system series.

Use the new podman secret command to secure sensitive data when working with containers.

I have to admit that I miss having an always-on dock.

Let's look at this all-in-one solution for remote support. 

Raspberry Pi 4's 64-bit processor performs best with 64-bit software.

Weeks after being readmitted to the Free Software Foundation board, Stallman speaks and the board stands behind him.

Two major changes are implemented in this update.

This week's blog looks at video recording on the Lenovo M93 using OBS Studio.

Linux's high level of security, customization, compatibility, and cost-efficiency make it a popular choice among businesses and organizations. Here's why. 

Building an open source startup without venture funding is difficult but not impossible. Plausible is a good example of that.

Looking for some good options aside from Windows or macOS?

The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the April 2021 issue. 

Dive into the Linux virtual directory system and explore what is contained within.

Doggo is a modern command line DNS lookup utility similar to dig.

 When it comes to to-do lists, you've got options.  Here are fossmint.com's 10 faves.

Every step explained in detail and the script to automatically do all the steps.

 Are IT's best days in the rear-view mirror? Depends on how you define "best."

Use an Apache webserver to host a simple HTML website running on a Linux platform.

10 Best Linux Laptops of 2021

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A rundown of laptops built to play nicely with our favorite open-source desktop operating system, GNU/Linux.

This is a major release and the first in the 6.x series.

The first in a new series looking at running Linux on a refurbished HP EliteDesk 800 G2 Mini Desktop PC.

Easily create a bootable USB flash drive from an ISO file.

We apologise for the fault in the subtitles Story Submission Tool. The errors responsible have been sacked.

We apologise for the fault in the subtitles Contribute News Story form.

Good news is that it's easier than you might think to see what changed in a specific commit.

A high-level overview of TLS/SSL and the OpenSSL tool, creating private keys and CSRs, and an introduction to the Internet PKI.

It's time to convert your CentOS machines to AlmaLinux.

This update brings for better hardware support, along with updated firmware packages, as well as the Mesa 20.3 graphics stack series.

There are many other similar tools, but play with gdu first to see if it satisfies your needs.