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How to Install Joomla on Debian 10

Tecmint - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 15:48
Joomla is a popular and widely used CMS (Content Management System) used for creating websites with little or no knowledge in markup or web programming languages. It ships with lots of PHP code, plugins,...

VirtIO Video Driver Coming Together For The Mainline Linux Kernel

Phoronix - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 15:24
VirtIO-Video is a VirtIO-based video driver for a virtual V4L2 streaming device with input/output buffers for sharing of video devices with guests. VirtIO Video has existed for a while now but it looks like it could be getting close to upstreaming in the Linux kernel...

5 open source tools for email, note taking, and documentation

opensource.com - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 15:02

Most collaborative tools these days recognize that not all users have accounts with their company or suite. In other words, if someone sends you a link to share.example.com but you don't have an account with example.com, then you'll likely be offered a chance to sign up.


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How to detect outdated Kubernetes APIs

opensource.com - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 15:01

Recently, deprecated APIs have been wreaking havoc on everyone's Kubernetes manifests. Why is this happening?!? It's because the objects that we've come to know and love are moving on to their new homes. And it's not like this happened overnight. Deprecation warnings have been in place for quite a few releases now. We've all just been lazy and thought the day would never come. Well, it's here!


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3 open source tools for sticking to a budget

opensource.com - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 15:00

In light of changing economical times in many countries around the world right now, you may find yourself wanting to revamp or improve your financial situation and your understanding of it. Or, perhaps one of your New Year's resolutions was to start budgeting? You are not alone.


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There Is Finally Work To Allow Sysctl Parameters To Be Set From The Linux Kernel Command

Phoronix - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 12:07
File this under the "I can't believe it took this long" or "why wasn't this done before" section... Thanks to SUSE, there are finally patches pending to allow easily setting sysctl parameters from the kernel command line using a generic infrastructure...

Oracle Engineers Send Out Linux Patches For Trenchboot Secure Late-Launch Kernel Support

Phoronix - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 06:46
Going back to over a year ago were discussions by Oracle engineers and others about a secure launch boot protocol for the Linux kernel to in turn tie into the Trenchboot open-source project working on various system integrity features. We are now finally seeing new patches out of Oracle for wiring more Trenchboot support into the Linux kernel...

Fedora Adopts A New Vision Statement

Phoronix - Thu, 03/26/2020 - 04:30
Fedora Project Leader Matthew Miller has sent out a reminder to Fedora contributors to "be excellent to each other" while announcing the project has a new vision statement...

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