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According to Swedish cybersecurity firm Detectify, poor authentication processes and configuration settings in servers belonging to hundreds of major online domains are could put users at risk of legitimate-looking phishing campaigns and fraudulent emails.
Recently I upgraded my laptop's Linux to the latest release, and I was surprised and saddened to discover that the wonderful music player Guayadeque seems to be considered as dead upstream, at least in Debian and Ubuntu.read more
The Wine development team has announced the release and immediate availability for download of the Wine 1.9.13 snapshot towards Wine 2.0.
Organizations with high rates of code deployments spend half as much time fixing security issues as organizations without such frequent code updates, according to a newly released study.
One of the main features of Fedora 24 Workstation is better support for Flakpak — a new, distribution agnostic format for packaging and distributing Linux desktop apps. The two main goals of Flatpak are the creation of a single installation... Continue Reading →
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Michael Dyrynda is a web developer at Hostworks, a freelance developer, and a blogger. He's working on his first open source project in Confomo with Matt Stauffer and podcasting the journey on briefs.fm.read more
Canonical's David Callé announced the release and general availability of Snapd 2.0.9 for the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system.
Container technology remains very big news, and if you bring up the topic almost everyone immediately thinks of Docker. But, there are other tools that can compete with Docker, and tools that can extend it and make it more flexible. CoreOS’s Rkt, for example, is a command-line tool for running app containers.
MapR, the data storage and analytics company, is revamping its partner program as it expands beyond Hadoop and other basic big data tools.
Having spent more considerable time trying to get Steam to work for another Linux distribution I have felt the need to have a rant. Why do we need to install a launcher, to install 300 megabytes of updates, to get 32 bit library errors? Why is it packaged so badly?
When Canonical announced last week that their Snappy implementation is ready for use on some of the major GNU/Linux operating systems, some were revolted and started questioning Canonical's approach to delivering Snaps to other distros.
Top 22 things to do after installing Fedora 24 to make as user friendly
KVM is an open source hardware virtualization software through which we can create and run multiple Linux based and windows based virtual machines simultaneously.
This tutorial shows how to install ISPConfig 3.1 on a CentOS 7.2 (64Bit) server. ISPConfig 3 is a web hosting control panel that allows you to configure the following services through a web browser: Apache web server, Postfix mail server, MySQL, BIND nameserver, PureFTPd, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, Mailman, and many more.
Although I have covered a large number of science applications in the past, I haven't really lookedat too many options available within the KDE desktop environment. This has been due to myown biases in using a GTK-based desktop environment, but now I'd like to look at some of thepackages available for people who really like to use KDE on their ownmachines.
It wasn't that long ago that the idea of managing petabytes of data, and monitoring giant busy computing clusters running thousands of services was something for the future and not the now. As it turned out, that was a mighty short future, and it's all happening now. These talks from MesosCon North America show how two different companies are solving configuration and data management issues with Apache Mesos and other tools.
This guide provides an overview for installing Android Studio within your Linux environment so that you can create apps and games. The process isn't as straight forward as it could be as it requires installing the JDK separately and enabling KVM.
Here I will try to provide an in depth guide on how to install and setup your own Arch Linux computer.
During his keynote at DockerCon in Seattle this week, Mark Russinovich CTO of Microsoft Azure said that the share of Azure virtual machines running Linux has grown from 25 percent to 33 percent in the past year.