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Google Partners with Cisco for Hybrid Cloud Powered by Kubernetes

Wednesday 25th of October 2017 10:30:46 PM
Years after Cisco gave up on its Inter-Cloud effort, it's trying again, this time with Google and the power of Kubernetes

Typeset your docs with LaTeX and TeXstudio on Fedora

Wednesday 25th of October 2017 09:16:26 PM
LaTeX is a document preparation system for high-quality typesetting. It’s often used for larger technical or scientific documents. However, you can use LaTeX for almost any form of publishing. Teachers can edit their exams and syllabi, and students can present... Continue Reading →

Find Devices Connected To Your Wifi In Linux

Wednesday 25th of October 2017 07:05:48 PM
Usually our connection to the Internet should be private and free of malicious users, however, obtaining the keys to access the network is very simple currently so that a user with some knowledge about networks could get it in a few minutes and use to navigate to Through our network, being able to consume a considerable bandwidth and making our network run slow.

What's your DevOps problem?

Wednesday 25th of October 2017 05:51:28 PM
Dear DevOps,I can't seem to get my DevOps inspired ideas off the ground in my organization. What am I doing wrong? Chances are you're not doing anything wrong per se, you haven't found enough allies.read more

Whos building Linux in 2017?

Wednesday 25th of October 2017 04:37:08 PM
Linux runs 90 percent of the public cloud workload, 82 percent of the world's smartphones, 62 percent of the embedded market, oh and a mere 99 percent of the supercomputer market. All that rests on the Linux kernel.

10 Wget Command Examples

Wednesday 25th of October 2017 03:22:47 PM
We’ll show you 10 practical examples of Wget Command. Wget is a free utility that can be used for retrieving files using HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP which are considered as the most widely-used Internet protocols.

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Codename and Release Date are Out Now!

Wednesday 25th of October 2017 02:08:27 PM
This is a continually updated article to inform you about Ubuntu 18.04 release date, features and everything important associated with it.

How to modify scripts behavior on signals using bash traps

Wednesday 25th of October 2017 12:54:07 PM
When writing scripts that are meant to run for a considerable time, it's very important to increase their robustness by making them able to react to system signals, executing specific actions when some of them are received. We can accomplish this task by using the bash trap builtin.

How To Reset sudo Password

Wednesday 25th of October 2017 11:39:47 AM
It comes a time when for some reason someone forgets the login password for their Ubuntu computer, hence they become unable to access the computer. That is not the end, there is always something that can be done.

Flexibility, Choice, and Open Source Drive Oracle’s Cloud Focus

Wednesday 25th of October 2017 10:25:27 AM
Oracle's contributions are focused in areas that help move container and Kubernetes workloads to production including the main project, security, testing, federation, conformance, and service catalog.

Linux-friendly SBCs deliver Kaby Lake or Skylake on an ATX platter

Wednesday 25th of October 2017 09:11:07 AM
Aaeon’s “IMBA-Q170A” and lower end “IMBA-H110A” ATX boards support 7th or 6th Gen S-Series CPUs with extensive PCIe, M.2, SATA, and USB 3.0 expansion. No pricing was listed for the IMBA-Q170A and IMBA-H110A boards, but they’re billed as “two of the most affordable offerings on the current single board market.” The very similarly equipped ATX […]

Kodi 17.5 Media Center Released with Support for FFmpeg 3.1.11, Retina Devices

Wednesday 25th of October 2017 07:56:47 AM
Two months after the 17.4 point release, the Kodi team announced today the release and immediate availability for download of the Kodi 17.5 maintenance update with a handful of bug fixes.

Samsung adds more secure Artik models, and switches from Fedora to Ubuntu

Wednesday 25th of October 2017 06:42:26 AM
Samsung unveiled extra-secure versions of its Artik COMs, including a new Artik 055s model, and it’s switching its Artik 530 and 710 from Fedora to Ubuntu. At last week’s Samsung Developer Conference (SDC) 2017 in San Francisco, Samsung announced several updates to its Artik line of computer-on-modules. The Korean CE giant has always touted the […]

CNCF Adds Notary, The Update Framework to Boost Container Security

Wednesday 25th of October 2017 05:28:06 AM
Cloud Native Computing Foundation accepts pair of open-source security efforts to its project roster, providing cryptographically verifiable software integrity.

Learning Data Science

Wednesday 25th of October 2017 04:13:46 AM
In my last few articles, I've written about data science andmachine learning. In case my enthusiasm wasn't obvious from mywriting, let me say it plainly: it has been a long time since I lastencountered a technology that was so poised to revolutionize the worldin which we live.

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OSS Leftovers

  • How Open Source Tech Helps Feds Solve Workforce Turnover Issues
    Just as a mainframe from decades ago might be ready for retirement, the IT staff who originally procured and installed that system might also be preparing for a new phase in their lives. It’s up to the current and next generation of government IT employees to prepare for that eventuality, but there are indications they may not be ready, despite evidence that older IT professionals are retiring or will soon be leaving their positions. Unfortunately, a skills gap exists even among younger generation IT workers. Agencies are scrambling to find personnel with expertise in cloud service management, cybersecurity, technical architecture and legacy technologies, such as common business-oriented language (COBOL) and mainframes, among other areas. At the same time that many workers are getting ready to retire, leaving behind a wealth of knowledge, many younger IT professionals are struggling to gain the knowledge they will need to take their agencies into the future.
  • Introducing Fn: “Serverless must be open, community-driven, and cloud-neutral”
    Fn, a new serverless open source project was announced at this year’s JavaOne. There’s no risk of cloud lock-in and you can write functions in your favorite programming language. “You can make anything, including existing libraries, into a function by packaging it in a Docker container.” We invited Bob Quillin, VP for the Oracle Container Group to talk about Fn, its best features, next milestones and more.
  • Debian seminar in Yokohama, 2017/11/18
    I had attended to Tokyo area debian seminar #157. The day’s special guest is Chris Lamb, the Debian Project Leader in 2017. He had attended to Open Compliance Summit, so we invited him as our guest.
  • Overclock Labs bets on Kubernetes to help companies automate their cloud infrastructure
    Overclock Labs wants to make it easier for developers to deploy and manage their applications across clouds. To do so, the company is building tools to automate distributed cloud infrastructure and, unsurprisingly, it is betting on containers — and specifically the Kubernetes container orchestration tools — to do this. Today, Overclock Labs, which was founded two years ago, is coming out of stealth and announcing that it raised a $1.3 million seed round from a number of Silicon Valley angel investors and CrunchFund — the fund that shares a bit of its name and history with TechCrunch but is otherwise completely unaffiliated with the blog you are currently reading.
  • MariaDB Energizes the Data Warehouse with Open Source Analytics Solution
    MariaDB® Corporation, the company behind the fastest growing open source database, today announced new product enhancements to MariaDB AX, delivering a modern approach to data warehousing that enables customers to easily perform fast and scalable analytics with better price performance over proprietary solutions. MariaDB AX expands the highly successful MariaDB Server, creating a solution that enables high performance analytics with distributed storage and parallel processing, and that scales with existing commodity hardware on premises or across any cloud platform. With MariaDB AX, data across every facet of the business is transformed into meaningful and actionable results.
  • AT&T Wants White Box Routers with an Open Operating System [Ed: AT&T wants to openwash its surveillance equipment]
    AT&T says it’s not enough to deploy white box hardware and to orchestrate its networks with the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) software. “Each individual machine also needs its own operating system,” writes Chris Rice, senior vice president of AT&T Labs, Domain 2.0 Architecture, in a blog post. To that end, AT&T announced its newest effort — the Open Architecture for a Disaggregated Network Operating System (dNOS).
  • Intel Lands Support For Vector Neural Network Instructions In LLVM
  • p2k17 Hackathon report: Antoine Jacoutot on ports+packages progress
  • GCC 8 Feature Development Is Over
    Feature development on the GCC 8 compiler is over with it now entering stage three of its development process. SUSE's Richard Biener announced minutes ago that GCC 8 entered stage three development, meaning only general bug fixing and documentation updates are permitted.
  • 2018 Is The Year For Open Source Software For The Pentagon
  • Open-source defenders turn on each other in 'bizarre' trademark fight sparked by GPL fall out
    Two organizations founded to help and support developers of free and open-source software have locked horns in public, betraying a long-running quarrel rumbling mostly behind the scenes. On one side, the Software Freedom Law Center, which today seeks to resolve licensing disputes amicably. On the other, the Software Freedom Conservancy, which takes a relatively harder line against the noncompliance of licensing terms. The battleground: the, er, US Patent and Trademark Office. The law center has demanded the cancellation of a trademark held by the conservancy.
  • Open Source Underwater Glider: An Interview with Alex Williams, Grand Prize Winner
    Alex Williams pulled off an incredible engineering project. He developed an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) which uses a buoyancy engine rather than propellers as its propulsion mechanism and made the entire project Open Source and Open Hardware.

Programming Leftovers

Security: Linux, Free Software Principles, Microsoft and Intel

  • Some 'security people are f*cking morons' says Linus Torvalds
    Linux overlord Linus Torvalds has offered some very choice words about different approaches security, during a discussion about whitelisting features proposed for version 4.15 of the Linux kernel. Torvalds' ire was directed at open software aficionado and member of Google's Pixel security team Kees Cook, who he has previously accused of idiocy. Cook earned this round of shoutiness after he posted a request to “Please pull these hardened usercopy changes for v4.15-rc1.”
  • Free Software Principles
    Ten thousand dollars is more than $3,000, so the motives don't add up for me. Hutchins may or may not have written some code, and that code may or may not have been used to commit a crime. Tech-literate people, such as the readers of Linux Magazine, understand the difference between creating a work and using it to commit a crime, but most of the media coverage – in the UK, at least – has been desperate to follow the paradigm of building a man up only to gleefully knock him down. Even his achievement of stopping WannaCry is decried as "accidental," a word full of self-deprecating charm when used by Hutchins, but which simply sounds malicious in the hands of the Daily Mail and The Telegraph.
  • New warning over back door in Linux
    Researchers working at Russian cyber security firm Dr Web claim to have found a new vulnerability that enables remote attackers to crack Linux installations virtually unnoticed. According to the anti-malware company, cyber criminals are getting into the popular open-source operating system via a new backdoor. This, they say, is "indirect evidence" that cyber criminals are showing an increasing interest in targeting Linux and the applications it powers. The trojan, which it's calling Linux.BackDoor.Hook.1, targets the library libz primarily. It offers compression and extraction capabilities for a plethora of Linux-based programmes.
  • IN CHATLOGS, CELEBRATED HACKER AND ACTIVIST CONFESSES COUNTLESS SEXUAL ASSAULTS
  • Bipartisan Harvard panel recommends hacking [sic] safeguards for elections
     

    The guidelines are intended to reduce risks in low-budget local races as well as the high-stakes Congressional midterm contests next year. Though most of the suggestions cost little or nothing to implement and will strike security professionals as common sense, notorious attacks including the leak of the emails of Hillary Clinton’s campaign chair, John Podesta, have succeeded because basic security practices were not followed.  

  • Intel Chip Flaws Leave Millions of Devices Exposed
     

    On Monday, the chipmaker released a security advisory that lists new vulnerabilities in ME, as well as bugs in the remote server management tool Server Platform Services, and Intel’s hardware authentication tool Trusted Execution Engine. Intel found the vulnerabilities after conducting a security audit spurred by recent research. It has also published a Detection Tool so Windows and Linux administrators can check their systems to see if they're exposed.