If you use Linux on your desktop, you might have wondered if the operating system you’re messing around with has any practical uses. Fortunately, there are plenty of real-world applications of Linux today. Here are some of them.
Source: LXer – 6 Practical and Real-World Applications of Linux
The u-blox MAYA-W2 is a connectivity module based on the multiradio NXP IW612 chipset and provides support for standard wireless protocols such as Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2 and 802.15.4. radio (Thread and Zigbee).
Source: LXer – MAYA-W2 Tri-Radio includes Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2 and IEEE 802.15.4 support
The 5.18-rc7 kernel prepatch has been
released for testing. Linus says: “So things continue to be fairly
calm, and as such this is likely the last rc before 5.18 unless something
bad happens next week“.
Source: LWN.net – Kernel prepatch 5.18-rc7
PAPPL as the free software project started by CUPS founder Michael Sweet after departing Apple more than two years ago, this C-based framework/library for creating CUPS Printer Applications is out with a major feature release…
Source: Phoronix – PAPPL 1.2 Released With Full Localization Support, More IPP Features
Transitioning to a new operating system may seem overwhelming or daunting but the joy of learning something new is worth the effort. Let’s take a look at some of the important keyboard shortcuts that work similarly on both Linux and Windows. Although Windows and Linux are inherently different, you can still use most of the shortcuts that you are familiar with, in either of the operating systems.
Source: LXer – 10 Keyboard Shortcuts That Work on Both Windows and Linux
LEMP is an acronym for a group of free and open-source software often used to serve web applications. It represents the configuration of Nginx Web Server, MySQL / MariaDB Database, and PHP Scripting Language on a Linux operating system. This guide shows you step-by-step the installation process of the LEMP stack, Nginx, MariaDB, and PHP, in Ubuntu 22.04 LTS.
Source: LXer – How to Install Nginx, MariaDB, and PHP (LEMP) on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
Dubbed Kinetic Kudu, Ubuntu 22.10 is slated for release later this year. Daily build ISOs are already available. Learn more here.
The post Ubuntu 22.10 (Kinetic Kudu) Daily Build ISOs Are Available for Download appeared first on Linux Today.
Source: Linux Today – Ubuntu 22.10 (Kinetic Kudu) Daily Build ISOs Are Available for Download
stable kernels have been released; each contains another set of important fixes.
Source: LWN.net – Sunday’s stable kernels
A list of best Linux Distributions in 2022 for every user – students, creators, developers and casual users with guidance to pick one.
Source: LXer – Top 10 Best Linux Distributions in 2022 For Everyone
An interesting Linux kernel patch series was posted this week to address inconsistent NUMA imbalancing behavior for at least some workloads. In such cases these patches address performance differences seen over the past number of Linux kernel releases going on for a while…
Source: Phoronix – Linux Patches Aim To Mitigate An Inconsistent Performance / NUMA Imbalancing Issue
In addition to Linux 5.19 being the kernel set to have DG2/Alchemist graphics support in better shape with the IDs now (finally) being added and compute support being ready, this next kernel should boast improved power management handling for these “Alchemist” Arc Graphics GPUs…
Source: Phoronix – Linux Adding A Quirk To Improve Power Management For Intel Arc “Alchemist” GPUs
The Solarflare “SFC” network driver within the Linux kernel for their high performance network adapters, owned by Xilinx and now owned by AMD, is seeing some restructuring with the next version of the Linux kernel. The intention is on shifting older network hardware to a separate kernel module/driver so improvements and new hardware support can be the focus with this main Solarflare Linux network driver…
Source: Phoronix – AMD/Xilinx Solarflare Network Driver Restructuring Queued For Linux 5.19
MSM DRM driver and Freedreno creator Rob Clark continues leading the charge on open-source Qualcomm Adreno graphics/display support for Linux in this effort that started out as a reverse-engineering project years ago. This past week Rob sent in the last batch of MSM Direct Rendering Manager driver updates intended for the Linux 5.19 kernel…
Source: Phoronix – Qualcomm MSM Driver With Linux 5.19 Adds DSC, Preps For Mesa Driver Within A VM
This guide explains how to enable minimize and maximize buttons in application windows using Gnome Tweaks and Dash to Panel extension in Fedora GNOME Workstation and Silverblue editions.
Source: LXer – How To Enable Minimize And Maximize Buttons In Fedora 36 Workstation
With the tenth iteration of the LoongArch CPU architecture patches published on Saturday, it’s looking like work is settling down and this Chinese MIPS-derived, RISC-V-inspired architecture could soon be going mainline…
Source: Phoronix – LongArch Patches Updated A Tenth Time For The Linux Kernel
The KDE Project released today KDE Frameworks 5.94 as the monthly update for this open-source collection of more than 80 add-on libraries to Qt providing common functionality needed for the Plasma desktop environment and various KDE apps.
Source: LXer – KDE Frameworks 5.94 Released with More Than 200 Changes, Here’s What’s New
This tutorial explains how to install multimedia codecs in Fedora 36 workstation from RPM Fusion software repository.
Source: LXer – How To Install Multimedia Codecs In Fedora 36 Workstation
For those using Keychron keyboards for being wireless, mechanical keyboards they will be better supported with the Linux 5.19 kernel…
Source: Phoronix – Keychron C-Series/K-Series Keyboards To Be Better Supported With Linux 5.19
Details about the upcoming Ubuntu 22.10 Kinetic Kudu that includes expected features, updated with daily build download links.
Source: LXer – Ubuntu 22.10 (Kinetic Kudu) development starts. Here are all the details you need to know.
Learn how to zip files and directories in Linux using the zip command. It put one or more compressed files into a single zip archive file with the .zip extension.
Source: LXer – How to Zip Files and Directories from Linux Command Line