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What’s new in PHP 7.4?

The PHP development team announced, on november 2019, the immediate availability of PHP 7.4.0. This release marks the fourth feature update to the PHP 7 series.

PHP 7.4.0 comes with numerous improvements and new features

How to configure a Jump Proxy

A Jump Proxy or Jump Host is a server or device that is used as a bridge to connect to another device that is usually on a local area network (LAN), the Jump Proxy is accessible via external IP and it must implement rules of security that protect both the Jump Proxy and the LAN.

How to install MySQL 8.0 in Ubuntu 20.04

MySQL

MySQL is a fast, efficient, secure, stable, easy-to-use, cross-platform (GNU / Linux, * BSD, Windows, …), multi-threaded, multi-user and well-documented relational database server. It is currently developed under the guidance of Oracle, however the community version is available under the GPL (a free software license).

MySQL 8.0 supports roles, which are named collections of privileges. Roles can be created and dropped also add the concept of user account categories and now maintains information about password history, enabling restrictions on reuse of previous passwords, for example a DB administrator can configure user accounts such that too many consecutive login failures due to incorrect passwords cause temporary account locking. Several improvements to the InnoDB engine and the JSON data type.

VirtualBox, 16 practical examples

VirtualBox is a powerful virtualization product for x86 and AMD64/Intel64 architectures; It is features rich and performs very well on old hardware. Its source code is released under GNU General Public License (GPL v2). It can be installed on Windows, GNU/Linux and UNIX: Solaris, Macintosh, FreeBSD and allows a large number of client operating systems such as: Windows, GNU/Linux, Solaris and OpenSolaris, OpenBSD/FreeBSD/NetBSD.

How to replace GNOME app launcher by Synapse?

The GNOME application launcher lacks flexibility and usability. For example, if the name of the command or application to be executed is composed as chromium-browser, you need to type chromium-bro to make it autocomplete, so I have decided to replace it with Synapse: a semantic launcher.

F-Droid Free Applications catalog for Android

F-Droid is an installable catalogue of FOSS (Free and Open Source Software) applications for the Android platform. F-Droid respects your privacy by not tracking your device or the applications you install. You do not need an account to use the client, and it sends no additional identifying data when talking to our F-Droid server other than its version number.