LXer

Subscribe to LXer feed
Linux and Open Source news headlines
Updated: 55 min 58 sec ago

Boost your typing with emoji in Fedora 28 Workstation

Mon, 2018-07-09 22:45
Fedora 28 Workstation ships with a feature that allows you to quickly search, select and input emoji using your keyboard. Emoji, cute ideograms that are part of Unicode, are used fairly widely in messaging and especially on mobile devices. You may have heard the idiom “A picture is worth a thousand words.” This is exactly […]

Canonical Announces the New Minimal Ubuntu OS for Public Clouds and Docker Hub

Mon, 2018-07-09 21:30
Canonical is pleased to announce today the new Minimal Ubuntu operating system targeted and optimized for public clouds and Docker Hub.

How to restrict access to the ONLYOFFICE editors to the users of your Nextcloud instance

Mon, 2018-07-09 20:16
Nextcloud integrated with ONLYOFFICE allows users to build a private cloud office on their own server and get a total control over the data stored there. To deploy and integrate them, just follow the instructions of this tutorial.

Review: Linux Mint 19 "Tara" MATE + Xfce + Cinnamon

Mon, 2018-07-09 19:02
The MATE edition has polished off more bugs than before and I can't really think of a bad thing to say about it. The Xfce edition is largely at the same high quality as before, while the Cinnamon edition is more stable than when I last tried it.

5 Firefox extensions to protect your privacy

Mon, 2018-07-09 17:47
In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica story, I took a hard look at how far I had let Facebook penetrate my online presence. As I'm generally concerned about single points of failure (or compromise), I am not one to use social logins. I use a password manager and create unique logins for every site (and you should, too).read more

LMMS Tutorial Part 4: Custom Sounds, Instruments And Other Tricks

Mon, 2018-07-09 16:33
In previous articles, you were introduced into the basics of LMMS, and using sound files and presets as instruments for your songs. Also, you were shown a few sound effect plugins using the FM Mixer interface. This series concludes by showing you some of my techniques that I use when composing music with LMMS. Hopefully, you will be able to experiment further with the features that LMMS has to offer and find a way to use these tools (and other ones) in a way that works for you.

How to List Users in Linux

Mon, 2018-07-09 15:19
Have you ever wanted to list all users in your Linux system or to count the number of users in the system? There are commands to create a user, delete a user, list logged in users, but what is the command to list all users in Linux?

A sysadmin's guide to network management

Mon, 2018-07-09 14:04
If you're a sysadmin, your daily tasks include managing servers and the data center's network. The following Linux utilities and commands—from basic to advanced—will help make network management easier.In several of these commands, you'll see <fqdn>, which stands for "fully qualified domain name." When you see this, substitute your website URL or your server (e.g., server-name.company.com), as the case may be.read more

Canonical Fixes Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Regression Causing Boot Failures on AMD PCs

Mon, 2018-07-09 10:23
On July 5, 2018, Canonical published a security advisory where it informs users of the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) operating system series about a regression causing boot failures on some AMD PCs.

How to enable all SysRq functions on Linux

Mon, 2018-07-09 08:00
The SysRq key combination can be used to send commands directly to the Linux kernel in some specific circumstances: the kernel will respond to commands sent with command keys immediately, unless it is completely locked. Various command keys achieve specific tasks, and they can be combined to restore the system to a safe state, or to obtain a clean reboot when nothing else works: this is what we can obtain with the reisub sequence.

Pandas Python Data Analysis Library has released v0.23.3 final

Mon, 2018-07-09 05:38
Pandas Python Data Analysis Library has released v0.23.3 final. Pandas is an open source library for the Python programming language which provides data structures and data analysis tools. This is a sponsored project by NumFOCUS. The new version of pandas python data analysis library has been released. In this release, a small bug is fixed.

OpenMandriva Lx 4 Launching Soon with KDE Plasma 5.13, GCC 8.1, and Linux 4.18

Mon, 2018-07-09 03:15
OpenMandriva is working hard this summer to release the OpenMandriva Lx 4 Linux-based operating system, which will include numerous new features and all the latest technologies.

Weekend Reading: Python

Mon, 2018-07-09 00:52
Python is easy to use, powerful, versatile and a Linux Journal reader favorite. We've round up some of the most popular recent Python-related articles for your weekend reading.

The July 2018 Issue of the PCLinuxOS Magazine

Sun, 2018-07-08 22:29
The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the July 2018 issue.

All About SELinux

Sun, 2018-07-08 20:06
Almost all of us have heard about SELinux. It stands for Security-Enhanced Linux is a set of kernel modifications, patches, tools which separates the security decisions security policy. In simpler terms, the control of access to security policies including Mandatory Access Control (MAC) away from the security policies itself.

How to Install Go on CentOS 7

Sun, 2018-07-08 16:44
In this tutorial we will show you how to download and install Go on a CentOS 7 system. Go, often referred to as golang is a modern open source programming language created by Google. Many popular applications, including Kubernetes, Docker, Hugo and Caddy, are written in Go.

CPod – simple and elegant free podcast player

Sun, 2018-07-08 14:49
CPod (formerly known as Cumulonimbus) is a cross-platform, open source podcast player for the desktop. The application is built with web technologies – it’s written in the JavaScript programming language and uses the Electron framework.

Robolinux Lets You Easily Run Linux and Windows Without Dual Booting

Sun, 2018-07-08 09:36
Robolinux, however, does something unique. It’s the only distro, to my knowledge, that makes working with Windows alongside Linux a little easier for the typical user. With just a few clicks, it lets you create a Windows virtual machine (by way of VirtualBox) that can run side by side with Linux. No more dual booting.

Fix Serve Static Content From a Cookieless Domain

Sun, 2018-07-08 07:41
We’ll show you how to fix “serve static content from a cookieless domain” error. When using a website analyzer tool such as PageSpeed Insights, GTMetrix, Pingdom, or Uptrends, a warning will often appear that says “Serve Static Content From a Cookieless Domain”. What this means is that your web server is setting cookies – this causes all future HTTP requests to include this cookie, creating unwanted network traffic.

Mozilla Firefox 61 "Quantum" Web Browser Is Now Available for Ubuntu Linux Users

Sun, 2018-07-08 05:47
The latest and greatest Mozilla Firefox 61 "Quantum" web browser has arrived for users of the Ubuntu Linux operating systems, and it's now available as an update through the official software repositories.

Pages