Installing Packages From External Repositories in Ubuntu [Explained]

You have some ideas about installing packages in Ubuntu with apt command. Those packages come from Ubuntu’s repositories. How about third-party or external repository? No, I am not talking about PPA here. Sooner or later, you’ll come across installation instructions that goes in at least four lines. You install something called ‘apt-transport-https’ and then do something with gpg and sources …

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Nitrux 1.5.1 Released with Latest KDE Plasma Desktop, Updated Installer

Nitrux 1.5.1 distribution is now available for download shipping with the latest KDE Plasma desktop environment and updated components from the Debian GNU/Linux 10 “Buster” software repositories. The post Nitrux 1.5.1 Released with Latest KDE Plasma Desktop, Updated Installer appeared first on 9to5Linux – do not reproduce this article without permission. This RSS feed is intended for readers, not scrapers.

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Top 5 Software Tools for Linux with Data Encryption

The post Top 5 Software Tools for Linux with Data Encryption first appeared on Tecmint: Linux Howtos, Tutorials & Guides . Data encryption is a must-have feature in today’s world of cybersecurity. It allows you to encode your data making it unintelligible to someone who doesn’t have the authorized access. To be more secure online, The post Top 5 Software …

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Fwupd 1.6.2 Adds a Plugin to Check Lenovo Firmware Settings, Support for New Hardware

Fwupd 1.6.2 is now available for download as a major release that introduces a new plugin for checking Lenovo firmware settings, support for new hardware, and numerous otehr improvements. The post Fwupd 1.6.2 Adds a Plugin to Check Lenovo Firmware Settings, Support for New Hardware appeared first on 9to5Linux – do not reproduce this article without permission. This RSS feed …

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Random Numbers

Every so often some randomness is required in a design. But how can you generate randomness in a deterministic system like an electronic board or in software running on a microcontroller? Robert explains how. Welcome back to the Darker Side. Usually, the goal of a hardware or software designer is to build a solid-rock product with […] The post Random Numbers …

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