donderdag 8 december, 2022
Dit bericht verscheen eerder bij FOSSlife By default, Raspberry Pi OS uses the PIXEL desktop, says Christian Cawley. “Based on Debian, the Raspberry Pi OS has a modified version of the LXDE desktop environment. This is accompanied by a unique theme and the Openbox stacking window manager. Together, this is...
Dit bericht verscheen eerder bij FOSSlife For most users, a simple verification link is sufficient to prove your identity on Mastodon, says Seth Kenlon, “but for your corporate brand, you may want something backed up with cryptography.”  Technology suitable for this task has been in use for years, Kenlon explains: “It's...
Dit bericht verscheen eerder bij FOSSlife German data protection authorities have determined that Microsoft 365 is in breach of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), reports Jude Karabus.  According to the latest report from the DSK (translated from German), “many of the services included in Microsoft 365 require Microsoft to access...
Dit bericht verscheen eerder bij FOSSlife The education sector ranks in the top 10 for industries targeted by cyberattacks, which typically take the form of data breach, ransomware, or denial of service, says Apu Pavithran. Although schools and universities cannot prevent every attack, the following actions listed by Pavithran can help...
Dit bericht verscheen eerder bij FOSSlife Automate and Protect At this point, you have a VPS up and running, and it has a domain name associated with it. But the VPS can't do much until you install the required software and specify a basic configuration. At the very least, you need...
Dit bericht verscheen eerder bij FOSSlife CompTIA recently released an updated version of its CompTIA Project+ (PK0-005) exam/certification, which focuses on entry-level project management skills. According to the company, the new CompTIA Project+ certification, which costs $358 per exam, is ideal for IT professionals, “because it covers essential project management concepts...
Dit bericht verscheen eerder bij FOSSlife Linux used to be intimidating for new users, but that’s simply no longer the case, says Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols. “With the best Linux distros for beginners, you don't have to possess any coding or programming experience.” In this article, Vaughan-Nichols considers which distros are best...

Rocky Linux 9.1 Released

Dit bericht verscheen eerder bij FOSSlife The RESF has released Rocky Linux 9.1, available for the x86-64, aarch64, ppc64le, and s390x architectures. This latest version features updated developer tools as well as an open source, scalable trust system called Keylime, reports Bobby Borisov. “The big news in Rocky Linux 9.1 is...

Introduction to JSON

Dit bericht verscheen eerder bij FOSSlife The widely used JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) file format “uses human-readable language, text, and syntax to store and communicate data objects between applications,” explains Chiradeep BasuMallick. JSON has gained popularity because of its ease of use and simplicity, BasuMallick says, with common uses including: Writing JavaScript-based...
Dit bericht verscheen eerder bij FOSSlife Yahoo!Finance has ranked the largest open source software companies, based on the number of active GitHub contributors. The survey included contributions from employees with official corporate email addresses, explains Ramish Cheema. The top 5 companies, in terms of active GitHub contributors, are: Microsoft — 5,708 active...