openSUSE Leap 15.1 Officially Released, Based on SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP1

The openSUSE Project announced today the release and general availability of the openSUSE Leap 15.1 operating system, the first minor point release to the openSUSE Leap 15 series.

Based on the SUSE Linux Enterprise 15 SP1 (Service Pack 1) operating system, the openSUSE Leap 15.1 release features an improved installer, updated kernel and graphics stacks with improved support for AMD Vega GPUs, switches to the NetworkManager open-source network connection manager by default for both laptop and desktop machines, while Wicked is still used for server systems, and improves YaST functionality.

YaST, the installation and configuration utility for both openSUSE and SUSE Linux Enterprise operating systems, now offers improved management of services, a new user interface for managing Firewalld, better control over Salt formulas, the ability to manage SSH keys per user, an improv… (read more)

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LibreOffice 6.2.4 Open-Source Office Suite Released with More Than 100 Bug Fixes

The Document Foundation announced today the general availability of the fourth maintenance update to the LibreOffice 6.2 open-source office suite series for all supported platforms, including GNU/Linux, macOS, and Windows.

Coming about a month after the LibreOffice 6.2.3 release, the LibreOffice 6.2.4 update is here to squash even more of those pesky bugs reported by users lately, in an attempt to make the LibreOffice 6.2 office suite as stable as possible for enterprise deployments. A total of 106 issues were resolved in LibreOffice 6.2.4, but, for now, it is still recommended to bleeding edge users and technology enthusiasts who want the latest LibreOffice fe… (read more)

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How to Count Word Occurrences in a Text File

Graphical User Interface word processors and note-taking applications have information or detail indicators for document details such as the count of pages, words, and characters, a headings list in word processors, a table of...

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HP Linux Imaging & Printing Drivers Now Supported on Ubuntu 19.04 and Fedora 30

The HP Linux Imaging and Printing (HPLIP) software, an open-source and free print, scan and fax driver solution for HP printers and scanners, has been updated to version 3.19.5 for Linux-based operating systems.

The HP Linux Imaging and Printing 3.19.5 software release is now available with support for a plethora of new HP printers, among which we can mention HP LaserJet Enterprise M507n, HP LaserJet Enterprise M507dn, HP LaserJet Enterprise M507x, HP LaserJet Enterprise M507dng, HP LaserJet Managed E50145dn, HP LaserJet Managed E50145x, and HP LaserJet Enterprise MFP M528dn.

The HP LaserJet Enterprise MFP M528f, HP LaserJet Enterprise Flow MFP M528c, HP LaserJet Enterprise Flow MFP M528z, HP LaserJet Managed MFP E52645dn, HP LaserJet Managed Flow MFP E52645c, HP Color LaserJet Managed E75245dn, HP Color LaserJet Enterprise M751n, HP Color LaserJet Enterprise M751dn, and HP PageWide XL 3900PS MFP printers are also now supported by HPLIP.

Furthermore, the HP Office… (read more)

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Linus Torvalds Kicks Off Development of Linux Kernel 5.2, First RC Out Now

With two weeks passed after the release of Linux kernel 5.1, Linus Torvalds has kicked off the development of the upcoming Linux 5.2 kernel series over the weekend.

The two-week merge window is now closed and the first RC (Release Candidate) milestone has been released for public testing and early adoption to discover pesky bugs and other annoyances that might block the final release of the Linux 5.2 kernel series later this summer. Things looks normal for now and everything is on track for a calm release.

“Things look fairly normal. Just about two thirds of the patch is drivers (all over), with the bulk of the rest being arch updates, tooling, documentation and vfs/filesystem updates, of which there were more than usual (the unicode tables for ext4 case insensitivity do end up being a big part of the “bulk” side),” says Linus Tor… (read more)

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How to Create and Manage Cron Jobs on Linux

Cron is one of Linux’s most useful tools and a developer favorite because it allows you to run automated commands at specific periods, dates, and intervals using both general-purpose and task-specific scripts. Given that...

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Check if a directory exists in Linux or Unix shell

I need to check if a directory exists or not, within a shell script running on Linux or Unix-like system? How do I check if a directory exists in a shell script?
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How to Disable IPv6 on Ubuntu Linux

Looking to disable IPv6 on Linux? Learn why you would want to disable IPv6 and how to disable IPv6 in Ubuntu Linux in this tutorial.

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How to check hard drive health on FreeBSD

How do I read my hard disk/SSD health using smartctl command on FreeBSD operating system? How can I hard drive health on FreeBSD and find out if my disk is dying?
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