Divya Kiran Kumar

FOSS LINUX AUTHOR

I'm the Editor of FOSS Linux. I worked as a Software Engineer before taking up blogging as my full-time job. I enjoy using Linux, and can't imagine anything else for my PC. Apart from writing for FOSS Linux, I enjoy reading non-fictional books. Sapiens was my favorite last read. I hope you enjoy reading and using this blog to enhance your Linux experience! Have a great day ahead!

Latest Articles

OpenMandriva Lx 4.0 released, here are the new features

OpenMandriva has announced the release of their latest build, called OMLx 4.0 which comes with new and exciting changes. Let's take a look at the new features.

Installing and Using Perf in Ubuntu and CentOS

Performance is one of the most complicated parts of systems administration.  Whenever you are trying to investigate the source of bad performance or the reason for the high workload, you need the right tools to do so.

How to record Terminal sessions as ASCII video in Ubuntu

There are several times that you might need to record a video of a sequence of commands in terminal. Let it be for a tutorial or for teaching seasons or just for your own reference. Recording a video does not allow you to copy from it, so you need to provide some transcript of the video if you want your viewers to be able to copy your commands for further use.

Kodi 18 Leia released with support for gaming emulators, ROMs, and controls

The Kodi foundation has released Kodi 18 Leia. For those new to Kodi, it is a cross-platform media center software designed to give users a wide range of entertainment options.

Firefox 65 arrives with enhanced privacy, AVI & WebP support

Mozilla has announced the release of Firefox 65 Web Browser for Linux, Mac, and Windows. This is one of the major updates to the popular open-source web browser. 

Massive security bug found in Debian, Ubuntu, and derivatives apt

Everyone was surprised to learn that apt had been infected with a bug. This was discovered by security researcher Max Justicz. He found a vulnerability in apt that allows a network man-in-the-middle (or a malicious package mirror) to execute arbitrary code as root on a machine installing any package.

Steam for Linux lets you play Windows games from other stores

Steam Play has introduced Steam’s Proton tool. The tool gives Linux clients an opportunity to install window games and play them. Users can now launch Windows games purchased from other platforms on Linux.

SUSE Linux for ARM now available for all customers

SUSE has announced recently the final release of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Arm. SUSE has been working for a long time on this release, which has been available only for partners and now makes its debut for all customers.