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RethinkDB's Realtime Cloud Database Lands at The Linux Foundation

Tuesday 7th of February 2017 04:18:13 AM
The Cloud Native Computing Foundation today announced it has purchased the source code to RethinkDB, relicensed the code under Apache, and contributed it to The Linux Foundation. RethinkDB is an open source, NoSQL, distributed document-oriented database that was previously licensed under the GNU Affero General Public License, Version 3 (AGPLv3).

Enterprise Linux's Big Three

Tuesday 7th of February 2017 03:21:02 AM
Not so long ago, Red Hat was about the only serious option for big enterprise customers seeking to make the move to Linux. Times have changed and Red Hat is no longer the only game in town.

OpenVAS - Vulnerability Assessment install on Kali Linux

Tuesday 7th of February 2017 02:23:51 AM
This tutorial documents the process of installing OpenVAS 8.0 on Kali Linux rolling. OpenVAS is open source vulnerability assessment application that automates the process of performing network security audits and vulnerability assessments.

Oracle Policy Change Raises Prices on AWS

Tuesday 7th of February 2017 01:26:40 AM
The change, which effectively doubles Oracle's prices for implementing its software on AWS, was put in effect quietly, with little notification to users.

Lynis – Security Auditing and Hardening Tool for Linux/Unix Systems

Tuesday 7th of February 2017 12:29:29 AM
Lynis is a open source security auditing tool for UNIX derivatives like Linux, macOS, BSD, and others. It's providing guidance for system hardening and compliance testing.

A graduate degree could springboard you into an open source job

Monday 6th of February 2017 11:32:18 PM
Tech companies often prefer hiring those who have open source experience because quite simply open source experience is more valuable. This preference is only growing stronger now that open source software dominates the industry and free and open source hardware is gaining momentum.read more

Mesa developer Marek is looking to finally sort out threaded GL dispatch

Monday 6th of February 2017 10:35:07 PM
Marek, the Mesa developer from AMD posted a message to the public Mesa-dev mailing list asking to merge the threaded GL dispatch code and get it cleaned up to help with the high CPU overhead of Mesa.

NMAP Common Scans – Part One

Monday 6th of February 2017 09:37:56 PM
In a previous article, ‘NMAP Installation’, a listing of ten different ZeNMAP Profiles were listed. Most of the Profiles used various parameters. Most of the parameters represented different scans which can be performed. This article will cover the common four scan types.

From Yawn-Driven Deployment to DevOps Tipping Point

Monday 6th of February 2017 08:40:45 PM
GS Shop is one of the largest TV shopping networks in Asia, and one of the largest e-commerce sites in Korea with more than 1000 employees and 1.5 million users daily. Vivek Juneja of GS Shop[he]#039[/he]s Container Platform Team, at MesosCon Asia 2016, shares how he and his team moved this behemoth to the new agile way of running the datacenter.

Try Raspberry Pi's PIXEL OS on your PC

Monday 6th of February 2017 07:43:34 PM
Over the last four years, the Raspberry Pi Foundation has put a great deal of effort into optimizing Raspbian, its port of Debian, for Pi hardware, including creating new educational software, programming tools, and a nicer looking desktop.In September, we released an update that introduced Pi Improved Xwindows Environment, Lightweight (PIXEL), the Pi's new desktop environment. Just before Christmas, we released a version of the OS that runs on x86 PCs, so now you can install it on your PC, Mac, or laptop.read more

Mozilla Files Brief Against U.S. Immigration Executive Order

Monday 6th of February 2017 06:46:23 PM
Mozilla filed a legal brief against the Executive Order on immigration, along with nearly 100 other major companies across different industries. We joined this brief in support of the State of Washington v. Trump case because the freedom for ideas … Read more

Ultimate guide to configure logrotate utility

Monday 6th of February 2017 05:49:12 PM
Generally speaking Logs are very much important part of any troubleshooting activity, However these logs grows in size with time. In this case we need to perform log cleanup manually in order to reclaim the space and its tedious task to administer these logs. To overcome this we can configure logrotate utility available in Linux which automatically does rotation, compression , removal and mailing of logfile.

Kodi 17 "Krypton" Open-Source Media Center Officially Released, Here's What's New

Monday 6th of February 2017 04:40:35 PM
The Kodi team proudly announced today the general availability of the final release of the Kodi 17 "Krypton" open-source media center for Linux, Android, macOS, iOS, and Windows.

Learn C Programming With 9 Excellent Open Source Books

Monday 6th of February 2017 03:31:58 PM
Books are very personal things. And programming books are no exception. We all form bonds with programming books that help master the rudiments of a language, and then be able to move on to fully exploit the language’s flexibility.

How To Install The Latest Version Of Cinnamon On Ubuntu

Monday 6th of February 2017 02:15:46 PM
This guide shows how to install the latest version of Cinnamon on Ubuntu. You may ask why bother, why not use Linux Mint? If you have already installed Ubuntu it seems a little extreme to install a new OS just to get a different desktop environment

How to Activate the Global Menu in Kde Plasma 5.9

Monday 6th of February 2017 12:21:24 PM
Global Menu is one of the most interesting features of Kde Plasma 5.9, but enabling it may be a bit complicated if you don’t know where to search. In this tutorial we will see how to enable it.

Performance made easy with Linux containers

Monday 6th of February 2017 10:27:02 AM
Performance for an application determines how quickly your software can complete the intended task. It answers questions about the application, such as: Response time under peak load; ease of use, supported functionality, and use cases compared to an alternative............

Sudden Strike 4 looks like an amazing RTS that will have Linux support

Monday 6th of February 2017 08:32:40 AM
This got totally missed, Sudden Strike 4 has a trailer out from December that shows off a little of this RTS game and it looks amazing.

Arch Linux vs. Solus vs. openSUSE Tumbleweed: Your Favorite Rolling Distro Is?

Monday 6th of February 2017 06:38:18 AM
I recently had to reinstall my laptop, and, since I only use Linux on my laptop, I could not afford to spend half a day customizing the operating system, install hundreds of updates, and set up my favorite apps.

How To Install The Java Development Kit and Runtime Environments On Ubuntu

Monday 6th of February 2017 04:43:56 AM
This guide shows how to install the latest Java runtime environment and development kits on Ubuntu. It shows how to install the official and open source versions.

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F2FS Feature Work For The Linux 4.11 Kernel

The Flash-Friendly File-System (F2FS) will see new features introduced with the Linux 4.11 kernel. F2FS for Linux 4.11 is making use of a separate thread for discards to avoid latency problems during checkpoints and fstrim, some prep work for open-channel SSD support, on-disk bitmaps are being introduced, and various other changes. Read more

Q4OS 1.8.3, Orion

New update of stable Q4OS 'Orion' desktop is available. Bunch of important packages updates and security patches has been delivered, as well as improvements of the native Q4OS update manager application. All the changes are available for existing Q4OS users via the automatic update process. Work on the next major version, Q4OS 2.3 'Scorpion' continues as the Debian Project also nears end of development cycle for the Debian GNU/Linux 9 'Strech' operating system, upon which Q4OS 2.3 will be based. The release date is preliminarily scheduled at about the turn of April and May 2017. Q4OS 'Scorpion' will be supported at least five years from the official release date. Read more

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