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Google fixes 'Chromebork' one-character code typo that prevented Chrome OS logins

Programming blunder is the second such snafu this month. Bug of the week Google has fixed a bug in Chrome OS version 91.0.4472.165 that surfaced on Monday and prevented some users from being able to login to their systems.…

OSS+ELC show returns live with RISC-V, AI, Martian rovers, and 30 years of Tux

The Linux Foundation has posted a schedule for its Open Source Summit + Embedded Linux Conference, to be held (live this time) on Sep. 27 to Oct. 1 in Seattle. RISC-V is a big topic, and there is a keynote on the Martian Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter. The Open Source Summit + Embedded Linux […]

Using Pacman on Arch Linux and Manjaro

In this guide, you’ll learn how to use pacman on Arch Linux, Manjaro, and other distros based on Arch. Read on to master pacman with commands to install packages, remove packages, update the system, etc.

Secure, Simple and Scalable Video Conferencing with Jitsi

Jitsi Meet is an open-source application that can be self-hosted in your own environment. In this article, we’ll share the details of how to get Jitsi up and running

How to install and use ClamAV on Ubuntu 20.04

ClamAV is an open-source and free antivirus software toolkit able to detect many types of malicious software, including viruses, trojans, malware, adware, rootkits and other malicious threats. In the following tutorial, you will learn how to configure ClamAV on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. The same principle will work for the newer version Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute...

28 books recommended by open source technologists to read right now

It may not be the season of summer where you are, but summer reading lists are quintessential and somewhat cozy no matter what part of the world you live in. Did you get our summer reading list?

How to Fix yay: error while loading shared libraries: libalpm.so.12

If you are running Arch Linux in a system for a longer time, things can break due to its rolling release nature combined with your hardware support. If you use the AUR Helper Yay, then sometimes, yay can be corrupted due to several installations, upgrade of other packages. This quick guide is to help you to fix yay error – while loading shared libraries:...

Firewalld 1.0 Firewall Management Tool is Here with Big Improvements

Firewalld is front-end controller for iptables and nftables used to implement persistent network traffic rules. Ten years after its first release, Firewalld reached version 1.0. The biggest change is removing Python 2 support.

Assembly of Python External C++ procedure returning the vector of strings objects

This post is an immediate followup for the most recent post at Lxer.com regarding return of one string. Consider the task already been treated with 2D vector and dumping the content of vector to disk file. This approach would allow us to solve the same task via to straight forward returning vector of strings from C++ procedure to Python module.

How to Install and use Maldet on Ubuntu 20.04

Linux Malware Detect (LMD), also known as Maldet, is a malware scanner for Linux released under the GNU GPLv2 license. In the following tutorial, you will learn how to configure Maldet on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. The same principle will work for the newer version Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo).

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