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Improving Debian Linux Package Management: Seven Tools

Thursday 2nd of February 2017 04:45:19 PM
If you run Debian or one of its derivatives like Linux Mint or Ubuntu, sooner or later you come across apt-get and dpkg, the main commands for package management. However, these are only the most common Debian package tools. Over the years, Debian has evolved literally dozens of scripts and tools to make installing and configuring packages easier.

Open Source Eye for the Android Guy

Thursday 2nd of February 2017 03:48:08 PM
Android may be a free operating system, but unlike GNU/Linux, keeping it free is next to impossible if you want to make it useful.

Understanding Firewalld in Multi-Zone Configurations

Thursday 2nd of February 2017 02:33:43 PM
Stories of compromised servers and data theft fill today's news. Itisn't difficult for someone who has read an informative blog post toaccess a system via a misconfigured service, take advantage of a recentlyexposed vulnerability or gain control using a stolen password.

Arrive On Time With NTP -- Part 3: Secure Setup

Thursday 2nd of February 2017 10:17:23 AM
Earlier in this series, I provided a brief overview of NTP and then looked at important NTP options to lock down your servers. In this article, I’ll look at some additional security concerns.

Analyzing performance using perf annotate

Thursday 2nd of February 2017 09:08:46 AM
This article demonstrates how Perf annotate can be used to analyze performance details alongside actual code with their assembly instructions. It also describes how the new cross-architecture annotation can be used to analyze recorded profile on different architecture, for example, record data on IBM PowerPC server and annotate on your notebook or x86 system.

CoreOS Drives Container Management Forward with Tectonic 1.5

Thursday 2nd of February 2017 08:00:08 AM
New release of commercially supported Kubernetes distribution updates with improved storage and network configuration options.

Fedora 26 Linux to Ship with GNOME 3.24 Desktop, Support Creation of LVM RAID

Thursday 2nd of February 2017 06:51:31 AM
The last day of January 2017 was an important date for Fedora 26 Linux's development cycle as it meant the deadline for submitting proposals for system-wide changes was reached.

How to capture and stream your gaming session on Linux

Thursday 2nd of February 2017 05:42:54 AM
There may not be many hardcore gamers who use Linux, but there certainly are quite a lot Linux users who like to play a game now and then. If you are one of them and would like to show the world that Linux gaming isn’t a joke anymore, then you will find the following quick tutorial on how to capture and/or stream your gaming session interesting.

bmon – Real Time Bandwidth Monitor and Rate Estimator in Linux

Thursday 2nd of February 2017 04:34:17 AM
Monitor real time bandwidth easily with help of bmon. Bandwidth leakage will result a slow response from running application over the network. So carefully monitor bandwidth spikes to avoid the unnecessary leakage. bmon stands for Bandwidth monitoring tool which used to monitor and debug networking related issues. It captures real-time bandwidth usage and supports various input methods for different architectures.

Linux Journal February 2017

Thursday 2nd of February 2017 03:25:40 AM
Everything Is Data, Data Is Everything. It doesn't take more than a glance at the current headlines to see datasecurity is a vital part of almost everything we do.

Rugged SODIMM module runs Linux on i.MX6UL

Thursday 2nd of February 2017 02:17:02 AM
NXP’s low-power, IoT oriented i.MX6 UltraLite (i.MX6UL) SoC has conquered yet another computer-on-module. EMAC’s SoM-iMX6U joins other Linux-driven modules based on the single-core, 528MHz Cortex-A7 SoC such as OpenEmbed’s SOM6210.

Bigger, better LibreOffice 5.3 released for the cloud

Thursday 2nd of February 2017 01:08:25 AM
The latest version of LibreOffice is out now for Linux, macOS, Windows, and, at long last, the cloud.

If you want privacy you need to run Linux

Wednesday 1st of February 2017 11:59:48 PM
Windows is unsafe by design, and macOS isn’t a lot better

Red Hat CIO shares 4 tactics to make the most of your first 100 days on the job

Wednesday 1st of February 2017 10:51:11 PM
These four actions could be useful for anyone taking on a new leadership role.

Olimex spins open source Allwinner A64 based laptop kit

Wednesday 1st of February 2017 09:42:34 PM
Olimex unveiled an open source, Linux-driven “Teres I” laptop with an 11.6-inch display, an Allwinner A64, 1GB RAM, 4GB eMMC, WiFi, and modular I/O boards. Olimex, which is known for its open spec, Allwinner A20 and A33 based OlinuXino hacker boards, has now taken on the quad-core, Cortex-A53 Allwinner A64 SoC. Yet, instead of releasing […]

NCSU Hosts One-Day Introduction to Open Source

Wednesday 1st of February 2017 08:33:57 PM
Open Source 101 is an all day world-class introduction to open source for only $10 -- and the price includes lunch. Where's the profit in that?

Linux purchases of simulation game Maia are around ten thousand, good for Linux

Wednesday 1st of February 2017 07:25:20 PM
I had the pleasure of talking to Simon Roth, a developer I've followed for quite some time now about his game 'Maia', about Linux and other bits. Linux sales for Simon are 'approaching ten thousand', which is impressive.

How to install Drupal 8 on Fedora

Wednesday 1st of February 2017 06:16:43 PM
Drupal is a completely free and open source content management system. It’s also one of the most popular open source projects ever. Drupal reportedly runs about 2.5% of the world’s websites. Best of all, it’s available for easy installation on your... Continue Reading →

Three Upcoming Open Source Conferences

Wednesday 1st of February 2017 05:08:06 PM
With Open Source 101, a single day, entry level conference, almost sold-out for its inaugural run at NC State University on Saturday, I thought now would be as good a time as any to take a look at some of the open source conferences coming up this spring.

LibreOffice 5.3 Officially Released with New User-Friendly & Flexible UI Concept

Wednesday 1st of February 2017 03:59:29 PM
The Document Foundation, a non-profit organization established to promote and advance the development of the open-source LibreOffice office suite, announced the general availability of LibreOffice 5.3.

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