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Happy SysAdmin Day!

Friday 25th of July 2014 11:20:39 PM
Today is July 25 and that can mean only one thing — it’s SysAdmin Day 2014! SysAdmin Day is one day every year when we express gratitude and thanks to […]

How to Fix a Mangled Partition Table on Linux

Friday 25th of July 2014 10:23:28 PM
A good tool for repairing partition tables and recovering files is TestDisk. TestDisk operates on both the legacy MBR and the newfangled GPT (see Using the New GUID Partition Table in Linux (Goodbye Ancient MBR)) . TestDisk is in most Linux repos, and on SystemRescueCD.

ownCloud 7 Release Enhances Open Source Private Clouds

Friday 25th of July 2014 09:26:17 PM
The recently released open source ownCloud 7 Community Edition introduces an innovative way to share files securely between private clouds, as well as interface enhancements and better ways to work with Microsoft Word documents.

The Barnaby Jack Few Knew: Celebrated Hacker Saw Spotlight as 'Necessary Evil'

Friday 25th of July 2014 08:29:06 PM
When celebrated computer hacker Barnaby Jack died suddenly a year ago at the age of 35, headlines around the world touted the Steve Jobs-style pizazz he brought to cyber-security conferences and his show-stopping stunts such as breaking into ATMs and pacemakers. In hacker circles, he was known as the life of the party.

Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS released

Friday 25th of July 2014 07:31:55 PM
In today's open source roundup: Canonical releases an update to Ubuntu 14.04. Plus: The NY Times bashes open source for not making enough money, and a review of Deepin 2014.

What I Learned from Edward Snowden at the Hacker Conference

Friday 25th of July 2014 06:34:44 PM
It was 1 PM last Saturday and Edward Snowden was about to be televised. His audience was the crowd at the Hackers On Planet Earth conference, a group of people no one would ever mistake for attendees at a political convention. Amid the sea of black clothing were many unconventional fashion statements: purple bandanas and balloon pants, and tartan kilts, and white robes, and green hair.

Program Octave

Friday 25th of July 2014 05:37:33 PM
Learn how to use Octave shell, program basic Octave scripts, functions, packages and much more...

How To Install ownCloud 7 On Ubuntu 14.04

Friday 25th of July 2014 04:40:22 PM
How To Install ownCloud 7 On Ubuntu 14.04This document describes how to install and configure ownCloud 7 on Ubuntu 14.04. I will also connect to the ownCloud Server's data with another Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop and a Windows 7 machine. ownCloud provides access to your data through a web interface or WebDAV while providing a platform to easily view, sync and share across devices—all under your control. ownCloud’s open architecture is extensible via a simple but powerful API for applications and plugins and works with any storage.

Celebrating sysadmins in the cloudy future

Friday 25th of July 2014 03:43:11 PM
System administration can be a thankless job. To all of the tireless administrators out there who keep the systems we reply upon up and running, today is the day that we say thank you!read more

Google devs: Tearing Chrome away from OpenSSL not that easy

Friday 25th of July 2014 02:46:00 PM
Custom BoringSSL fork not quite a drop-in replacement yetGoogle is trying to migrate its Chrome browser away from the buggy OpenSSL cryptography library toward BoringSSL, its homegrown fork, but swapping out the crypto code is proving more difficult than it sounds.…

Security risks posed by smart meters

Friday 25th of July 2014 01:48:49 PM
In a world of always-on connectivity, Internet of Everything and Internet of Things, where most devices now have an embedded computer, the risk posed by hackers tampering with them cannot be overlooked.

How open sourcing Android made it a mobile market leader

Friday 25th of July 2014 12:51:38 PM
About 10 years ago, when I got my first mobile phone, I hardly knew anything about its operating system or its processor. Even its screen size didn’t matter. I was just happy to have a 'mobile' phone.read more

How to use awk command in Linux

Friday 25th of July 2014 11:54:27 AM
Text processing is at the heart of Unix. From pipes to the /proc subsystem, the "everything is a file" philosophy pervades the operating system and all of the tools built for it. Because of this, getting comfortable with text-processing is one of the most important skills for an aspiring Linux system administrator, or even any […]Continue reading...The post How to use awk command in Linux appeared first on Xmodulo.No related FAQ.

SAP Extends Open Source Collaboration with OpenStack, CloudFoundry Support

Friday 25th of July 2014 10:23:30 AM
SAP SE has announced expanded involvement in OpenStack and CloudFoundry, the open source cloud computing projects, as well as developer resources for the SAP HANA Cloud Platform.

Nginx Plus r4 Improves Web Server Security

Friday 25th of July 2014 09:26:19 AM
Nginx Plus is the commercially supported enterprise release of the widely deployed open-source Nginx Web server. According to the June 2014 Netcraft Web Server Survey, Nginx is powering 134 million sites around the world. The first Nginx Plus release debuted back in August 2013, providing users with additional high-availability features on top of the open-source base. New versions of Nginx Plus are now released every three months. The Nginx Plus r4 release is based on the open-source Nginx 1.7.3 release, which was released on July 8.

Deepin 2014 review

Friday 25th of July 2014 08:29:08 AM
Deepin Desktop Environment 2.0, which made its debut on Deepin 2014, is a redesigned version of what shipped in Deepin 2013.

How Hackers Hid a Money-Mining Botnet in Amazon's Cloud

Friday 25th of July 2014 07:31:57 AM
Hackers have long used malware to enslave armies of unwitting PCs, but security researchers Rob Ragan and Oscar Salazar had a different thought: Why steal computing power from innocent victims when there's so much free processing power out there for the taking?

Open source education for lifelong learners

Friday 25th of July 2014 06:34:46 AM
In the world of the Internet, where everything is so easily available, it seems like all technology is a benefit to online learners. For those who aren[he]#039[/he]t able to use the available traditional resources for various reasons, open source technology specifically is a huge boon. Let me share my seven-year journey of using open source and how it helped me add more value to both my personal and professional lives.

Oracle Unveils Linux 7 for Enterprise Open Source Cloud and Data Center

Friday 25th of July 2014 05:37:35 AM
Newly released Oracle Linux 7 offers updates for storage and virtualization, as well as the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 3 and paid support.

Keynotes from OSCON 2014 Day 3

Friday 25th of July 2014 04:40:24 AM
We're back with keynote coverage on Day 3 of OSCON 2014! This comes to you (live stream) from Portland at the Oregon Convention Center.