Chromium could be removed from major Linux repositories soon

Google Chrome has an open source project which serves as a development version of the browser. Chromium serves as a test bed for future releases of Chrome web browser which makes it community driven. For some time now, Google Chrome…

Ubuntu Can Run on Apple Silicon, Devs Say It’s ‘Completely Usable’

By Joey Sneddon Dream of being able to run Linux on Apple’s new M1 chips? Well, the reality is a lot closer than you might think. Developers at ARM virtualisation company Corellium have managed to get Ubuntu 20.04 up and…

How to Store a Linux Command as a Variable in Shell Script

By Abhilash Mhaisne Shell scripting is quite popularly used to automate stuff in Linux. It is used not only for system and server administration purposes but also by regular Linux users for automating day to day stuff on their systems.…

Red Hat’s StackRox Acquisition Bolsters Its Hybrid Multi-Cloud Strategy

By Christine Hall The startup has container security capabilities that are missing in Red Hat’s OpenShift Kubernetes platform. Red Hat’s announcement of a deal to purchase container-security startup StackRox earlier this month — the enterprise software giant’s first acquisition since…

Network address translation part 1 – packet tracing

Posted by Florian Westphal The first post in a series about network address translation (NAT). Part 1 shows how to use the iptables/nftables packet tracing feature to find the source of NAT related connectivity problems. Introduction Network address translation is…

CentOS Linux ends in 2021, here are alternatives

By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for Linux and Open Source | Red Hat, CentOS‘s Linux parent company, announced last week it was “shifting focus from CentOS Linux, the rebuild of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), to CentOS Stream, which tracks just ahead of a current RHEL release.” CentOS…