DevToys adds Linux (.deb package) & macOS Support

By releasing version 2.0 preview, DevToys is finally a cross-platform app that also works on Linux and macOS! DevToys is a free and open-source tools for developers. It features a set of offline tools all in one app window. They include: JSON YAML, Date, Number bases converters. Encoders/Decoders for HTML, URLs, Base64, GZip, JWT, QR […]

DevToys adds Linux (.deb package) & macOS Support Read More »

Audacious 4.4 Released! New Plugin, Lyrics Provider, & Default to Qt6

Audacious, the popular lightweight audio player, released new 4.4 version this Wednesday! The new release of this free open-source music player restores Lyrics plugin for GTK interface, and adds new provider chartlyrics.com. Thanks to Michel Fleur, there’s now “Background Music” plugin, under “Effect” tab in the Plugin page, allows to make the sound equally loud

Audacious 4.4 Released! New Plugin, Lyrics Provider, & Default to Qt6 Read More »

Solving newcomer data science challenges with Canonical’s Data Science Stack – now in beta

Data science is one of the most exciting topics of the last century. With its utility in industries of all kinds, it’s easy to see why it has been rated as one of the top 20 fast-growing occupations in the US, according to the Bureau of Labour Statistics.  However, entering this fast-growing space isn’t’ easy:

Solving newcomer data science challenges with Canonical’s Data Science Stack – now in beta Read More »

World’s first RISC-V Laptop gets a massive upgrade and equips with Ubuntu

DeepComputing partners with Canonical to unveil a huge boost to the DC-ROMA RISC-V Laptop family  The DC-ROMA RISC-V Laptop II is the world’s first RISC-V laptop pre-installed and powered by Ubuntu, which is one of the most popular Linux distributions in the world, providing developers with an outstanding mix of usability and reliability, as well

World’s first RISC-V Laptop gets a massive upgrade and equips with Ubuntu Read More »

NIST CMVP Interim Validation & Jammy FIPS

If you need FIPS-validated cryptographic modules for your deployments, you may be aware that these have been turbulent times in the FIPS world. We have seen the introduction of the new FIPS 140-3 standard, with the older 140-2 being phased out (all existing certificates will expire by September 2026 at the latest). The industry has

NIST CMVP Interim Validation & Jammy FIPS Read More »

My journey to a new laptop enabled by Xfce donations

I have been contributing to Xfce since about 2013. Over the years, computers have come and gone, from netbooks to desktops to laptops. Since I moved to another country, I’ve been avoiding owning a desktop for practical reasons – the less bulky my belongings, the better. Before the move, I decided to sell my aging

My journey to a new laptop enabled by Xfce donations Read More »

Call for nominations: Developer Membership Board re-staffing (2024)

Robie Basak, on behalf of the Ubuntu Technical Board, made a call for nominations to re-staff the board on 28 May 2024. This is a follow up from Robie, with the thread on Ubuntu Discourse. The following six nominations have been received to fill the seven expiring seats on the Developer Membership Board. In randomized

Call for nominations: Developer Membership Board re-staffing (2024) Read More »

Set up Lightweight Socks5 Proxy Server in Ubuntu 24.04 / Debian 12

This is a step by step beginner’s guide shows how to install and set up a lightweight Socks5 proxy server in Ubuntu or Debian. Due to poor network connection, I decided to set up a proxy server on my remote VPS for playing an online game. However, the tutorials on the web are mostly using

Set up Lightweight Socks5 Proxy Server in Ubuntu 24.04 / Debian 12 Read More »

Space pioneers: Lonestar gears up to create a data centre on the Moon

In February 2024, Lonestar’s independence mission took the first steps to establish the first data centre on the moon. The company previously worked with Canonical to create a production image that could run in the tight confines of the ISS (International Space Station), with the goal of turning space radiation into art. It was an

Space pioneers: Lonestar gears up to create a data centre on the Moon Read More »

Ubuntu Security Notices now available in OSV format

Canonical is now issuing Ubuntu Security Notices (USNs) in the open source OSV format. Using the information provided, developers can identify known third-party, open source dependency vulnerabilities that pose a genuine risk to their application and its environment. This collaboration between Canonical and OSV aims to simplify vulnerability management and further enhance security for Ubuntu

Ubuntu Security Notices now available in OSV format Read More »