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Watch Command in Linux with Examples

Wednesday 12th of January 2022 09:17:49 PM
The watch command in Linux is used to run other commands on a regular interval, and then it displays the output in the terminal. Here’s how to use it!

Open source isn't the security problem - misusing it is

Wednesday 12th of January 2022 08:35:17 PM
Security is a process, not a product. Opinion We're going to be cleaning up Apache Log4j security problems for months to come, but the real problem isn't that it was open-source software. It's how we track and use open-source code.…

How to Change a Password on Linux

Wednesday 12th of January 2022 07:20:57 PM
This short guide shows you how to change your user password on a Linux system, and how to change/reset the password of another users account.

Linux Mint 20.3 appears - now with more Mozilla flavor: Why this distro switched Firefox defaults back to Google

Wednesday 12th of January 2022 06:06:37 PM
The Linux Mint distro has been busy. Not only has it pushed out release 20.3, it's also announced a deal with Mozilla, meaning vanilla Mozilla versions of Firefox and Thunderbird.…

How to Install OpenJDK 17 on Fedora 35

Wednesday 12th of January 2022 04:52:17 PM
In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install the latest OpenJDK 17 on Fedora 35 Workstation or Server.

Fedora 34: perl-CPAN 2022-84fd87f7eb>

Wednesday 12th of January 2022 03:37:57 PM
Security fix for CVE-2020-16156

Revisiting why hyperlinks are blue

Wednesday 12th of January 2022 02:23:37 PM
Why we need to revisit the origin of blue hyperlink While musing over my recently published article, Why are hyperlinks blue, I was left feeling a bit blue myself. Yes, it could have been the fact that I was evacuated and Hurricane Ida was destroying my home, I’ll admit. Besides that, I was also bothered […]

Tidy tables for data processing

Wednesday 12th of January 2022 01:09:17 PM
I've seen some very pretty data tables in spreadsheets, on webpages and in word-processed documents. There were lots of colours and careful attention had been paid to font, font size and font emphasis. Of course, all that colour and data decoration is for human eyes. If the same tables were to be processed digitally, the processing program wouldn't care what the table looks like. It just wants the data to be tidy and workable. Here's what that means.

You Can Now Pre-Order the PinePhone Pro Explorer Edition Linux Smartphone

Wednesday 12th of January 2022 11:54:57 AM
PINE64 announced today that their latest PinePhone Pro Linux-powered smartphone is now available for pre-order for everyone who wants to buy the device.

How to install QPrompt as an alternative to Teleprompter

Wednesday 12th of January 2022 10:40:36 AM
An outbreak of COVID-19 cases has changed the way of living life earlier, we used to go to our offices, colleges, schools, but now we shifted to a virtual environment. Now you attend your office meeting from the couch, children attending their school while taking a nap, and many untold stories of different domains. Qprompt is one of the teleprompter software available on all major platforms, including Android mobile, and most importantly, it is an open-source application.

How to use Podman to get information about your containers

Wednesday 12th of January 2022 09:26:16 AM
Use the podman ps command to get size, resource consumption, and other information about your containers.

Rust Programming Language: Security, Efficiency Driving Growth

Wednesday 12th of January 2022 08:11:56 AM
The open source Rust programming is being integrated into Linux and application tooling to provide better security and efficiency.

3 Best Free Hard Disk Imaging Software

Wednesday 12th of January 2022 06:57:35 AM
There are so many disk imaging apps available online and selecting one can indeed be a challenge. To save your time, we picked the best 3 FREE disk imaging apps you can rely on.

8 surprising things I learned about Python in 2021

Wednesday 12th of January 2022 05:43:15 AM
Python has long been one of the most popular programming languages, but that doesn't mean there's nothing new to learn. This list of's most-read articles about Python is an excellent place to start.

2 Ways to Install Linux Kernel 5.16 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Wednesday 12th of January 2022 04:28:55 AM
In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install the latest 5.16 Linux Kernel on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.

How to Install Apache Cassandra on AlmaLinux / Rocky Linux 8

Wednesday 12th of January 2022 03:14:35 AM
Apache Cassandra is an open-source NoSQL distributed database management system. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install Apache Cassandra on AlmaLinux and Rocky Linux 8 OS.

Run containers on Linux without sudo in Podman

Wednesday 12th of January 2022 02:00:15 AM
Containers are an important part of modern computing, and as the infrastructure around containers evolves, new and better tools have started to surface. It used to be that you could run containers with just LXC, and then Docker gained popularity, and things started getting more complex. Eventually, we got the container management system we all deserved with Podman, a daemonless container engine that makes containers and pods easy to build, run, and manage.

Linux Kernel 5.16 Released. This is What's New

Wednesday 12th of January 2022 12:45:55 AM
Linus Torvalds released Linux Kernel 5.16 as the first stable Kernel release of the year 2022, improving storage, processor, ports and all modules. We wrap up the release in this post with download and installation guidelines.

New Year, New Privacy Protection for Firefox Focus on Android

Tuesday 11th of January 2022 11:44:23 PM
Have you ever signed up for a contest to win a big screen TV or a vacation to an exotic location? Or have you joined a big retailer loyalty program so you can save money? If you answered yes to either of these questions you may be exchanging your name, home address, email address, phone number and sometimes even your birthdate to companies who are building your profile with the information you freely provide.

An Introduction To Snowflake Data Warehouse

Tuesday 11th of January 2022 10:42:51 PM
In this tutorial, we will be discussing what is Snowflake Data Warehouse, Snowflake architecture, and how to access Snowflake WebUI.

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You Should Be In Control of Your Tech

On the hardware front having control means hardware you can open and inspect and is designed for repairability. That hardware should ideally run firmware (as much as possible) that is free software so you can also inspect and update it. If the hardware provides security features, they should be designed to put you in control, not the vendor, including control of any keys. The hardware should not require the vendor’s signatures (and therefore their permission) to boot an operating system, but instead should let you boot into whatever operating system you prefer. The operating system and the software it runs, should all be free software. Free software by its very nature puts you in full control. You have control because you can not only inspect the software to see what it does, you (or someone else in the community with software development knowledge) can change the software if it operates outside your interests. You may have noticed that you don’t tend to have a lot of adware or spyware in the free software world. That’s because it’s difficult to hide spyware inside of code that anyone can inspect. Another reason is that if free software behaves in a way that runs counter to the user’s wishes (such as capturing and selling their data, or popping up unwanted ads), the user (or someone else in the community) could simply create a legitimate fork of the project with those objectionable bits removed. Read more

What’s New in KDE Plasma 5.24: 5 Major Improvements to Expect

KDE is set to release Plasma 5.24, the first major release of 2022. The beta version is already out and gives a glimpse of what new features to expect in KDE Plasma 5.24. This new version brings forward various updates spread across the entire KDE ecosystem and improves things like Wayland support and system navigation. Read below to find out all the exciting new features you can expect in KDE Plasma 5.24, which will be released in February 2022. Read more

Anbernic RG552 review

From the RG350 to the RG280V and many more inbetween, it’s built a solid reputation for putting out superb, affordable Linux-based handhelds purpose built for retro gaming, with build quality far beyond expectations. Read more

Wine 7.1

  • WineHQ - Wine Announcement - The Wine development release 7.1 is now available.
    The Wine development release 7.1 is now available.
    What's new in this release (see below for details):
      - Vulkan 1.3 support.
      - A number of theming fixes.
      - WebSocket improvements.
      - Improved cursor clipping on macOS.
      - IDL compiler fixes for C++.
      - Various bug fixes.
    The source is available from the following locations:
    Binary packages for various distributions will be available from:
    You will find documentation on
    You can also get the current source directly from the git
    repository. Check for details.
    Wine is available thanks to the work of many people. See the file
    AUTHORS in the distribution for the complete list.
  • Wine 7.1 is out with Vulkan 1.3 support | GamingOnLinux

    Now that the dust has settled on the bottle of Wine 7.0, the biweekly development releases have begun and Wine 7.1 is out with new features and bug fixes. This is the compatibility layer that allows you to run games and applications developed for Windows - on Linux. Part of what makes up Steam Play Proton. Once a year or so, a new stable release is made.

  • Wine 7.1 Released With Vulkan 1.3 Support, Theming Fixes - Phoronix

    With Wine 7.0 having been released, the code freeze is over and we are now onto the Wine 7.x bi-weekly development releases that will then culminate with the Wine 8.0 stable release one year from now. In kicking off the new development series, Wine 7.1 is out today. Wine 7.1 brings support for Vulkan 1.3 that released earlier this week. The headers and other bits for Wine's Vulkan integration have been updated against the v1.3 specification.