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Improve your DevOps security game with Ansible Vault

Tuesday 27th of December 2016 12:36:17 PM
You may have your DevOps efforts orchestration nailed down, but you should make improving the operational maturity of such implementations an ongoing effort. One tool I use is Red Hat's Ansible, which is fantastic for orchestration and configuration management. The low barrier to entry and simplicity of Ansible are why so many people that start using it learn to love it.

Magic-Device-Tool App Now Available as a Snap, Will Soon Support Lineage OS

Tuesday 27th of December 2016 10:41:55 AM
Marius Quabeck, the creator of the magic-device-tool software that lets users install or replace their mobile operating systems, announced the fact that the tool is now available as a Snap.

CyanogenMod is dead. Long live LineageOS

Tuesday 27th of December 2016 08:47:33 AM
Cyanogen has switched gears, leaving the Android variant CyanogenMod in the lurch, CyanogenMod[he]#039[/he]s developers aren't giving up. They're forking the code into LineageOS.

Best of Opensource.com: Law

Tuesday 27th of December 2016 06:53:11 AM
2016 has been quite a year for licensing and technology ownership cases, and we had some interesting articles indeed.One topic that has the attention of many in the open source world is that of GPL enforcement, and so when the GPL enforcement action in Hellwig v. VMware was dismissed many took an interest.

Tiny Atom-based x86 SBC debuts edge expansion scheme

Tuesday 27th of December 2016 04:58:49 AM
ADL Embedded Solutions unveiled a rugged, Linux-ready SBC with an Atom E3800 and a new, compact 75 x 75mm “Edge-Connect” form factor with dual PCIe. San Diego based ADL Embedded Solutions has long been known for its MIL/AERO oriented PC/104 boards, and has more recently delivered 3.5-inch boards like the 4th Gen Intel Core based ADLQM867HD.

Krampus adopts one free software tool for each month in 2017

Tuesday 27th of December 2016 03:04:27 AM
Curious how Krampus is doing this year? Well, as the recently hired manager of Krampus's open source programs office, I'm excited to tell you that we have an ambitious plan to adopt one free software tool during each month of the coming year.

Setting up SoftEther VPN Server on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus Linux

Tuesday 27th of December 2016 01:10:05 AM
Whether you want to be able to connect remotely to your corporate network or to construct a virtual network between two remote points, through an unsecure network (eg: Internet), you will somehow need a VPN (Virtual Private Network). A VPN allows you to securely connect to a remote LAN (Local Area Network) through Internet or untrusted networks.

Work sprints with a Pomodoro timer

Monday 26th of December 2016 11:15:43 PM
Time management is important for everyone. When we get our tasks done efficiently, we leave more time for other things we’re passionate about. There are numerous tools on your Fedora system to help you manage your time effectively. One of them is a Pomodoro timer. The... Continue Reading →

Fedora 26 will have an LXQt Spin. Here’s what it looks like now

Monday 26th of December 2016 09:21:21 PM
The effort to produce a Fedora LXQt Spin is still young, so you have an opportunity to contribute.How?Well, there’s a Remix that you can download, test and report any bugs you find. You can also chime in on what applications should ship in the finished product. Details on the effort, including a link to download an ISO image, are available here.

News: Linux Top 3: Guix, Parrot Security and OpenMandriva Lx

Monday 26th of December 2016 07:26:59 PM
2016 is not done yet, as new Linux distributions debut to round out the year.

Linus Torvalds Announces First RC of Linux Kernel 4.10 as Christmas Present

Monday 26th of December 2016 05:32:37 PM
If Santa didn't come by last night, we'd like to inform you that Linus Torvalds announced the availability of the first Release Candidate (RC) build of the upcoming Linux 4.10 kernel as a Christmas present to Linux geeks.

A Nonreview of Linux Mint Xfce 18 ‘Sarah’

Monday 26th of December 2016 03:38:15 PM
With Linux Mint Xfce 18.1 "Serena" due to be released any day now, we decided it was too late for a full review of Mint Xfce 18.0 "Sarah," and opted instead for this down-and-dirty "nonreview."

Top 10 open source projects of 2016

Monday 26th of December 2016 01:43:53 PM
We continue to be impressed with the wonderful open source projects that emerge, grow, change, and evolve every year. Picking 10 to include in our annual list of top projects is no small feat, and certainly no list this short can include every deserving project.To choose our 10, we looked back at popular open source projects our writers covered in 2016, and collected suggestions from our Community Moderators. After a round of nominations and voting by our moderators, our editorial team narrowed down the final list.read more

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Applications 16.12.1 and Frameworks 5.30.0 by KDE available in Chakra

The latest updates for KDE's Applications and Frameworks series are now available to all Chakra users, together with some other package upgrades. Applications 16.12.1 include more than 40 recorded bugfixes and improvements, including a data loss bug in iCal resource for kdepim-runtime. kdelibs got updated to 4.14.28. Frameworks 5.30.0 ship with the usual bugfixes and improvements, mostly found in breeze icons, kio and plasma-framework. Read more

Linux 4.10-rc5

Things seem to be calming down a bit, and everything looks nominal. There's only been about 250 changes (not counting merges) in the last week, and the diffstat touches less than 300 files (with drivers and architecture updates being the bulk, but there's tooling, networking and filesystems in there too). Read more Also: Linus Torvalds Announces Fifth Linux 4.10 Kernel RC, Everything Looks Nominal Linux 4.10-rc5 Released, Now Codenamed "Anniversary Edition"

Fedora 26 Linux to Enable TRIM for Better Performance of Encrypted SSD Disks

According to the Fedora 26 release schedule, the upcoming operating system is approaching an important milestone, namely the proposal submission deadline for system-wide changes, which is currently set for January 31. Read more Also: Fedora 26 Planning To Enable TRIM/Discard On Encrypted Disks

New CloudLinux 7 and CloudLinux 6 Linux Kernel Security Updates Pushed Into Beta

CloudLinux's Mykola Naugolnyi is informing users of the CloudLinux 7 and CloudLinux 6 enterprise-ready operating systems to upgrade their kernel packages immediately if they are using the Beta channel. Read more