AlmaLinux 9.4 beta is out: 4 reasons to consider it for your desktop

The server-centric, open-source Linux distribution's latest beta is available with plenty of updates, and it could be your new favorite desktop operating system. Here's why. … [Read more...]

The top three Linux 6.9 kernel upgrades

The recently released Linux 6.9 kernel brings several significant updates and improvements. Here are the most important ones. … [Read more...]

Open Source Initiative tries to define Open Source AI

Meanwhile, the creator of Open Source Definition argues the real problem is unauthorized copyingThe Open Source Initiative – the non-profit overseeing the Open Source Definition, which lays out the requirements for software licenses – is taking its effort to define Open Source AI to the wisdom of the crowds.… … [Read more...]

Winamp Media Player Goes Open Source

Winamp, a popular media player created in 1997, is set to go open source in September 2024, following Llama Group's reorganization due to financial difficulties. … [Read more...]

How to Install VMware on Ubuntu (and Other Linux Distros)

Learn how to install VMware on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, and other popular Linux distros from the .bundle file with practical examples. … [Read more...]

LXer Linux News 2024-05-18 16:29:04

The problem isn't just that LLM-bot generated code is bad – it's where it came fromComment The Debian project has decided against joining Gentoo Linux and NetBSD in rejecting program code generated with the assistance of LLM tools, such as Github's Copilot.… … [Read more...]

How to Install OpenProject on Debian 12

OpenProject is a project management software written in Ruby on Rails and AnguilarJS. This tutorial will walk you through the OpenProject project management software installation on the Debian 12 server. … [Read more...]

Registration Open: Fedora 40 Release Party on May 24-25

Join us next weekend on Friday and Saturday, May 24-25 to celebrate the release of Fedora Linux 40! We’re going to be hearing from community members inside and outside of the Fedora Project on what is new in Fedora 40, what we can look forward to next, and how we come together as a community. […] … [Read more...]

How to Install and Configure Meilisearch on Debian 12

Meilisearch is an open-source search engine written in Rust language. In this tutorial, you will learn how to install Meilisearch in production on a Debian 12 server and use it to perform several simple searches. … [Read more...]

EPIC Mainboard with PCIe x4 Slot and Dual 2.5 GbE Ports

The NANO-EHL by ICP Germany is an EPIC single board computer designed for robust performance and flexibility in industrial applications. Equipped with the Intel Celeron J6412 processor, this board targets automation, control systems, panel PCs, vending machines, and other embedded systems. … [Read more...]

How to Install and Use Nessus Vulnerability Scanner on Debian 12

Nessus is an open-source network vulnerability scanner for vulnerability assessments, penetration testing, and ethical hacking. In this tutorial, we'll walk you through the Nessus Network Security Scanner installation on the Debian 12 server. You will also perform the first host scan with Nessus to detect security vulnerabilities against target … [Read more...]

SeeedStudio Previews R1000 Powered by Raspberry Pi CM4

[Read more...]

Are all Linux vendor kernels insecure? A new study says yes, but theres a fix

All vendor kernels are plagued with security vulnerabilities, according to a CIQ whitepaper. Will the Linux community ever accept upstream stable kernels? … [Read more...]

How to Install Odoo 17 ERP Software on Rocky Linux 9

Odoo (formerly known as OpenERP) is a self-hosted suite of over 10,000 open-source applications well suited for various business needs, including CRM, eCommerce, accounting, inventory, project management, and point of sale. This tutorial will teach us to install Odoo 16 Stack on a Rocky Linux 9 server. … [Read more...]

Put Rescuezilla 2.5 on a bootable key — before you need it

Sort of a FOSS Norton Ghost, now updated to Ubuntu 24.04 baseA fresh release of Rescuezilla, a free Ubuntu-based rescue disk for imaging the drives of a sickly computer, is available.… … [Read more...]

An alternative way of saving toolboxes

A previous article in the Fedora Magazine describes how toolboxes can be saved in a container image repository and restored on the same or a different machine. The method described there works well for complex scenarios where setting up the toolbox takes considerable time or effort. But most of the time, toolboxes are simpler than […] … [Read more...]