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DDoS Attack and Resiliency Measures

Wednesday 9th of November 2016 11:04:11 AM
Although DDoS is not a new kind of attack, because of the advent of IoT, the 'smart' devices are new victims for web-based attacks, and as per the predictions it is more likely to grow.

Using Apache Hadoop to Turn Big Data Into Insights

Wednesday 9th of November 2016 09:49:51 AM
The Apache Hadoop framework for distributed processing of large data sets is supported and used by a wide-ranging community -- including businesses, governments, academia, and technology vendors.

Linux Foundation Certified Engineer: Alexandre Krispin

Wednesday 9th of November 2016 08:35:31 AM
The Linux Foundation will be featuring some of those who have recently passed the certification examinations. These testimonials should serve to help you decide if either the Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) or the Linux Foundation Certified Engineer (LFCE) certification is right for you.

Lubuntu 16.10 - enjoyable motley lightness

Wednesday 9th of November 2016 07:21:10 AM
Lubuntu 16.10 was released recently, so let's have a look on this new release now.

First 3.5-inch Apollo Lake single board computers appear

Wednesday 9th of November 2016 06:06:50 AM
Aaeon and Avalue each unveiled 3.5-inch SBCs using Intel’s Apollo Lake processors, providing triple display support, wide-range power, and up to 8GB of RAM. Aaeon’s GENE-APL5 and Avalue’s ECM-APL are the first 3.5-inch (146 x 101mm) form factor single board computers we’ve seen that support Intel’s 14nm-fabricated “Apollo Lake” Atom E3900 SoCs.

TiVo’s “TV Guide” patents are DOA at appeals court

Wednesday 9th of November 2016 04:52:30 AM
A five-year-old patent brawl between Netflix and Rovi (now TiVo) has reached a turning point, with the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upholding a major lower-court victory by Netflix.

Mozilla Hosts Seventh Annual MozFest in London this weekend

Wednesday 9th of November 2016 03:38:10 AM
Join us at MozFest 2016 this weekend: Fri 28 – Sun 30th October 2016 Now in its seventh year, MozFest is the world’s go-to event for the free and open Internet movement. Part meeting place for like-minded individuals keen to … Read more

Python List Methods

Wednesday 9th of November 2016 02:23:50 AM
Using methods with lists gives you the power to manipulate the data stored in the lists quickly and effectively. Many of these methods are concerned with finding, adding, and removing pieces of data stored within the list they are being called on. Others are more concerned with the structure of the list itself.

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Out for Raspberry Pi 3, Supports Bluetooth & Wi-Fi

Wednesday 9th of November 2016 01:09:30 AM
The release of SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Service Pack 2 is not the only thing SUSE Linux fans should get excited for today, as there's now SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for Raspberry Pi.

SUSE: Unleash the Tiger!

Tuesday 8th of November 2016 11:55:10 PM
This is our first dispatch from the front lines: Washington DC. And I am not speaking of the election front lines, but of the Linux front. Linux Journal has come to SUSECon this year to, among other things, gauge the state of the world concerning all things open source. To plagiarize every president at the start of every state of the union address, the state of Linux is strong!

Embedded PC runs Ubuntu on Tegra TX1

Tuesday 8th of November 2016 10:40:50 PM
Connect Tech’s “Rudi” mini-PC runs Ubuntu on an Nvidia Jetson TX1 COM with 4GB LPDDR4, eMMC and mSATA, 5x USB, 2x GbE, mini-PCIe, and -20 to 80°C support. Like many recent embedded computers. Connect Tech’s 135 x 105 x 50mm Rudi Embedded System fudges the line between mini-PC and a full-fledged industrial PC. Aimed at […]

4 steps to better documentation: How to get users the exact answer to the problem

Tuesday 8th of November 2016 09:26:30 PM
When people use your software, they are trying to accomplish a goal. They're trying to fix a problem, find an ATM, catch a Leafeon. They're usually not using software because they enjoy it for its own sake. But just because your users are not expecting to enjoy some software doesn't eliminate their feelings about it. They might notice delight if it's particularly well-designed to help them do what they want, but they don't notice neutral emotions, and mostly the emotions they notice are annoyance or even anger.read more

How to deploy a fault tolerant cluster with continuous or high availability

Tuesday 8th of November 2016 08:12:10 PM
Some companies cannot allow having their services down. In case of a server outage a cellular operator might experience billing system downtime causing lost connection for all its clients. Admittance of the potential impact of such situations leads to the idea to always have a plan B. In this article, we’re throwing light on different ways of protection against server failures, as well as architectures used for deployment of VMmanager Cloud, a control panel for building a High Availability cluster.

IoTSeeker Scanner Finds Smart Devices With Dumb Credentials

Tuesday 8th of November 2016 06:57:50 PM
With the Mirai botnet still wreaking havoc, and other IoT botnets appearing, security researchers are looking for ways to discover the insecure devices that are being targeted by attackers before they can be compromised.

Open is a means, not a movement

Tuesday 8th of November 2016 05:43:30 PM
In the humble beginnings of the GNU and Linux projects, open source was a primitive and narrowly-defined idea. It applied only to programming, and was a largely legal designation that sought to guarantee that source code remained available to users even as others augmented it through subsequent contributions.Now, thirty years later, "open" is sweeping the enterprise. On top of "open source," we also have "open data," "open management," "open design," "open organizations,"—and even just "open," which we often take to imply something vague about a progressive policy.read more

nginx and WordPress

Tuesday 8th of November 2016 04:29:10 PM
In my last article, I took an initial look at nginx, the high-performanceopen-source HTTP that uses a single process and a single thread toservice a large number of requests. nginx was designed for speed andscalability, as opposed to Apache, which was designed to maximizeflexibility and configuration.

Configure software repositories in Fedora

Tuesday 8th of November 2016 03:14:50 PM
Your Fedora system gets its software from repositories, or repos. Each of these repos can have any number of software apps available for you to install and use. The official Fedora repos contain thousands of free and open source apps. Some repos... Continue Reading →

Applications Missing From Ubuntu

Tuesday 8th of November 2016 02:00:30 PM
I'll be the first person to admit that there are applications missing from Ubuntu. This is also true of other Linux distributions, as well. But I think this is a larger issue with distributions like Ubuntu simply due to its popularity.

NES Classic Is a Quad-Core Linux Computer

Tuesday 8th of November 2016 11:30:37 AM
Nintendo is set to launch the NES Classic Edition. This tiny console ships with 30 NES games preloaded, an NES controller just like the original, and the ability to output at 1080p complete with a number of screen filters... on the inside is a surprisingly powerful single-board computer that's running Linux.

How to quickly audit a Linux system from the command line

Tuesday 8th of November 2016 10:16:17 AM
For a deep penetrating scan of your Linux servers and desktops, turn to the Lynis auditing tool. Check out how to install and use Lynis.

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Eight great Linux gifts for the holiday season

Do you want to give your techie friend a very Linux holiday season? Sure you do! Here are some suggestion to brighten your favorite Tux fan's day. Read more Also: More Random Gift Ideas For Linux Enthusiasts & Others Into Tech Which open source gift is at the top of your holiday wish list?

Ubuntu-Based ExTiX OS Updated for Intel Compute Sticks with Improved Installer

GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton announced this past weekend the release of an updated build of his Ubuntu-based ExTiX Linux distribution for Intel Compute Stick devices. Last month, we reported on the initial availability of a port of the ExTiX operating system for Intel Compute Sticks, boasting the lightweight and modern LXQt 0.10.0 desktop environment and powered by the latest Linux 4.8 kernel, tweaked by Arne Exton for Intel Atom processors. And now, ExTiX Build 161203 is out as a drop-in replacement for Build 161119, bringing a much-improved Ubiquity graphics installer that should no longer crash, as several users who attempted to install the Ubuntu-based GNU/Linux distro on their Intel Compute Stick devices reported. Read more Also: Debian-Based SparkyLinux 4.5 Brings Support for exFAT Filesystems, systemd 232 4MLinux 20.1 Linux Distro Released with Kernel 4.4.34 LTS to Restore PAE Support

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Canonical Releases Snapcraft 2.23 Snap Creator for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and 16.10

Canonical's Snappy development team have released a new maintenance version of the Snapcraft 2.x tool that lets applications developers package their apps as Snap packages for Ubuntu and other GNU/Linux distributions that support Snaps. Read more