If you’ve used Linux for any amount of time, you’ve noticed that one of the most common methods to install third party applications is via a.Deb package. Often times this is the only way to get this software, as the developers can’t be bothered to go through the process of packaging in the dozens of different formats the Linux platform offers. Show More Summary
In case you’ve been dying to use Linux-like command line on your Android device – or you simply want people to stop playing with your phone – this app might be precisely what you’ve been looking for. Available for free, Linux CLI Launcher is an unusual app launcher that turns your regular Android phone into a full-fledged command line interface. Show More Summary
Unlike Windows and macOS users, most Linux users build their own computers and throw Linux on them. Despite its growing popularity, especially among system administrators and server buffs, Linux hasn’t entered mainstream computers. But...Show More Summary
Learn how to integrate InSpec and detect weaknesses in your Docker container. Continue reading How can I use InSpec to verify my Linux installation in a Docker container is secure?.
Learn how to perform security assessments with InSpec over SSH. Continue reading How can I use InSpec over SSH to verify that my Linux installation is secure?.
Debian, the father of Ubuntu, the grandfather of Linux Mint, and one of the most popular server distributions of all time, went through a time of turmoil when the decision was made to use systemd in April of 2012. Many of the developers decided that they wanted to stick with sysVinit instead, believing that systemd […] Ghacks needs you. Show More Summary
It’s no secret that security concerns are holding back the Internet of Things, and much of the blame can be placed on a lack of common IoT development standards. To address this, the Linux Foundation has just announced a new project that aims to create a common, open framework for IoT edge computing. Show More Summary
Vulcan Run Time Libraries, sometimes also known as Vulcan Runtime Libraries or VulkanRT, is a 3D graphics and compute API by Khronos Group. The cross platform Vulkan API is available for Windows, Linux, and Android, and was dubbed the "next generation OpenGL" initially. Show More Summary
Creating a server delivers many benefits. There’s increased data control, lack of surprises, and fun options like game and media servers. A general file server differs from a media server or a game server. When setting up a media server, there’s an onus on navigation and a polished user interface (UI). Show More Summary
Windows/Mac/Linux: When it comes to notes apps, you have a seemingly endless trail of options, but it’s rare to find one that’s cross-platform, supports the Evernote-style of rich notes, and works without needing an account somewhere. Collate is just that. Read more...
There are different ways to download and install Google Chrome on Linux, Mac, and Windows computers. Here are steps that you can follow to know more about downloading and installing the specific file for your type of computer. Downloading and Installing for Linux You can use the file that you would download for your Windows PC. Show More Summary
Ever wanted to access your photos from anywhere via the Web but didn’t want to sign up for proprietary solutions like Google Photos, Photo Bucket, etc.? Introducing Lychee, a self-hosted tool that allows users to manage, upload and catalog their large photo collections. Show More Summary
The following guide provides you with instructions on how to restore Gmail email attachments that are not properly downloaded to your devices. Mike, the Linux guy here on Ghacks, sends his articles to my Gmail account. I retrieve these emails using the Thunderbird email client, and that works pretty well usually. Show More Summary
Two Worlds II: Call of the Tenebrae is coming to PC, Mac and Linux on May 25, bringing over ten hours of new adventure and a major game engine upgrade to 2011's redemptive RPG sequel. The standalone expansion was originally planned for 2016, but the developers got a bit carried away. Read more...
Unity, probably the most universally debated DE in the GNU/Linux community; despised by some, yet absolutely loved by others. Unity was created by Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, for Ubuntu. It’s possible to install Unity on other systems, but 99% of the users you see using Unity are running it with Ubuntu. Show More Summary
GNOME is one of the oldest and most popular desktop environments for free and open source operating systems. The interface has a reputation for being simple and easy to use, almost to a fault. Many Linux users in particular want to customize every aspect of their desktop, and GNOME doesn’t provide many options out of the box. Show More Summary
One of the many strengths of Linux is that you can make it look exactly like you want. If you’re not a fan of something about the default setup, you can change bits and pieces. While you can dive deep and tweak your own custom distro, there are easier theming tools for novices or those who don’t want to invest the time. Show More Summary
Developers will soon be able to run Linux containers natively on Windows Server using the company’s Hyper-V container isolation tools, Microsoft said at Dockercon 2017 yesterday. Windows Server 2016 already provides support for Docker containers, but it’s a complicated process to run them as developers need to specifically target Windows. Show More Summary
Google has launched Chrome 58 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. Among the additions is support for the IndexedDB 2.0 standard and improvements to iframe navigation. You can update to the latest version now using the browser’s built-in silent updater, or download it directly from google.com/chrome. Chrome is arguably more than a browser: With over 1 […]
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