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Running rootless Podman as a non-root user

Wednesday 9th of October 2019 11:20:41 AM
Users should have the choice to run containers as a non-root account. Here's how to make that happen.

Android Security Patch for October 2019 Rolls Out to Fix 28 Vulnerabilities

Wednesday 9th of October 2019 10:06:21 AM
Google has released the Android Security Patch for October 2019 to address the latest security vulnerabilities and issue affecting its supported Pixel devices.

Making the IoT More Open: A Common Framework for IoT Edge Computing with EdgeX Foundry

Wednesday 9th of October 2019 08:52:01 AM
The internet of things (IoT) is a diverse space, but it’s also fragmented by design, whether it’s consumer IoT or industrial IoT.The post Making the IoT More Open: A Common Framework for IoT Edge Computing with EdgeX Foundry appeared first on Linux.com.

Fanless, Whiskey Lake mini-tower starts at $220

Wednesday 9th of October 2019 06:23:21 AM
Shuttle is launching a fanless, $220 and up “DS10U” mini-tower that runs Linux or Windows on an 8th Gen Whiskey Lake-U with 2.5-inch SATA, 2x GbE, 4x USB 3.1, 4x USB 2.0, triple displays, and 2x M.2. Shuttle Computer Group, which launched an Apollo Lake based EN01 mini-PC earlier this year, has now introduced a […]

Kubernetes communication, SRE struggles, and more industry trends

Wednesday 9th of October 2019 05:09:00 AM
As part of my role as a senior product marketing manager at an enterprise software company with an open source development model, I publish a regular update about open source community, market, and industry trends for product marketers, managers, and other influencers. Here are five of my and their favorite articles from that update.

How to Install Java (JDK and JRE) on Debian 10

Wednesday 9th of October 2019 03:54:40 AM
In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Java on the Debian 10 (Buster). We will install both the JDK (Java Development Kit) and the JRE (Java Runtime Environment on a Debian server.

Virtualmin CPanel – Free & Open Source Web Hosting Panel

Wednesday 9th of October 2019 02:40:20 AM
Today we are starting a new series on Linux cPanels. Many of you would already have used cPanel on popular web hosting services like GoDaddy, Hostgator, and Bluehost, etc. In this series, I will cover web hosting panels for Linux servers.

Type 6 module features Ryzen Embedded V1000

Wednesday 9th of October 2019 01:25:59 AM
Portwell’s “MEDM-B603” is a COM Express BasicType 6 module with an AMD Ryzen Embedded V1000 with up to 16GB DDR4 and I/O including GbE, SATA, PCIe, DDI, and USB 3.0. American Portwell Technology announced a “coming soon” Basic Type 6 module with AMD’s Ryzen Embedded V1000 SoC aimed at graphics-intensive duties such as medical imaging […]

Cheatsheet for SysVinit vs systemd Commands

Wednesday 9th of October 2019 12:11:39 AM
2DayGeek: This cheatsheet will help you to easily understand the sysvinit and systemd commands.

What programming language would you teach a kid first?

Tuesday 8th of October 2019 10:57:19 PM
For the 10th year in a row, the Finding Ada Network celebrates Ada Lovelace Day on the second Tuesday of October. It is a global celebration with flagship and grassroots events honoring the achievements and contributions of women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).read more

How to set up a firewall on Ubuntu 18.04 ?

Tuesday 8th of October 2019 09:42:59 PM
By default Ubuntu has a built-in firewall known as UFW(uncomplicated firewall). For inexperienced users, It it difficult to use iptables in order to properly configure a firewall. UFW makes the configuration of a firewall very easy since it is a simple interface for the standard iptables in Ubuntu. Although it does not offer the powerful features of iptables, UFW allows to carry out basic firewalls tasks via its simple-to-use graphical interface.

Keep an eye on 'Veloren', an open source multiplayer voxel RPG written in Rust

Tuesday 8th of October 2019 08:28:39 PM
Move over Cube World, there's a new open source voxel RPG in town under development called Veloren and it supports Linux too so there's a bonus point for you.

Linus Torvalds isn't worried about Microsoft taking over Linux

Tuesday 8th of October 2019 07:14:19 PM
In his recent meeting with Torvalds, Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols talked to Linus Torvalds and several other of the Linux kernel's top programmers.

7 steps to securing your Linux server

Tuesday 8th of October 2019 05:59:58 PM
This primer will introduce you to basic Linux server security. While it focuses on Debian/Ubuntu, you can apply everything presented here to other Linux distributions. I also encourage you to research this material and extend it where applicable.1. Update your serverThe first thing you should do to secure your server is to update the local repositories and upgrade the operating system and installed applications by applying the latest patches.On Ubuntu and Debian:read more

Configuring LUKS: Linux Unified Key Setup

Tuesday 8th of October 2019 04:45:38 PM
Learn how to encrypt Linux partitions with the Linux Unified Key Setup (LUKS).https://red.ht/2LTd2hX via #EnableSysadmin #RedHatAccelerator

SparkyLinux 5.9 Released with Latest Updates from Debian GNU/Linux 10 "Buster"

Tuesday 8th of October 2019 03:31:18 PM
The SparkyLinux community released today the SparkyLinux 5.9 rolling release operating system based on the latest Debian GNU/Linux 10 "Buster" repositories.

The Eternal Castle: Remastered is now available on Linux

Tuesday 8th of October 2019 02:16:58 PM
The Eternal Castle is a remaster of an old classic, except it kind of isn't. The story is a little peculiar but the game does look quite fantastic and it's available now on Linux.

Linus Torvalds isnt worried about Microsoft taking over Linux

Tuesday 8th of October 2019 01:15:26 PM
And you shouldn[he]#039[/he]t be either. Every company wants to rule Linux -- none of them can or ever will.

The Final Countdown: Microsoft to Retire Windows 7 in 99 Days

Tuesday 8th of October 2019 12:13:54 PM
Windows 10 is already the number one desktop operating system, having reached 900 million active devices only recently, but on the other hand, Windows 7 remains a major pain in the neck for Microsoft.

Amanita Design return to Linux with the surprise new release of Pilgrims

Tuesday 8th of October 2019 11:12:22 AM
Amanita Design are the developers of games including Machinarium, Botanicula, Samorost and more. Today, they released Pilgrims, a playful adventure game and it supports Linux.

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Dragora 3.0-beta1 released

I am pleased to announce the release of Dragora 3.0 Beta 1.

Dragora is a complete and reliable distribution of the GNU/Linux operating system that is entirely free software. Dragora is founded on the concepts of simplicity and elegance, it can be run for almost any purpose (desktop,
workstation, server, development, etc.). The intended audience is people
interested in learning more about the technical aspects of a friendly
GNU/Linux distribution.  Also people looking to use the purest ethical
software for daily use.

The beginning of the development of the series 3.0 represents the
migration towards a new C library, Musl.  The continuation of
supervision capabilities (introduced for the services in 2012).
The restructuring of the hierarchy of directories, the improvement of
the tools provided by the distribution, a new automatic method to build
the distribution, the prebuilt cross-compiler set, and much more!

The homepage is at www.dragora.org

Current development pages are located at
https://git.savannah.nongnu.org/cgit/dragora.git/ and
https://notabug.org/dragora/

Changes in this version:

  * A new installer for this series has been introduced, it can be
    invoked from the command line as `dragora-installer'.

  * A new tool (based on dialog(1)) has been introduced to
    configure the keyboard mapping in the console, it is called
    `dragora-keymap'.

  * Our simple and friendly package manager has reached version 1.3,
    which contains minor changes and fixes.  It is worth mentioning
    that Qi now uses `tarlz' to produce, list packages in parallel.
    Tarlz uses a simplified and safer variant of the POSIX pax format
    compressed with our favorite compressor "lzip".

  * To complement the security in general, for binaries with PIE and
SSP (both are default features in Dragora), they are now complemented
    with RELRO by default.

  * The main toolchain has been upgraded.  This -beta1 have Binutils
    2.33.1, The GNU C Compiler 9, GNU Linux libre 4.19.78, and
    Musl 1.1.24.

  * LibreSSL has been upgraded to the version 3.0.1

  * Ruby (programming language) version 2.6.5 has been introduced.

  * Support for FUSE (in the kernel) and user space, is now available
    in Dragora.

  * Xfce 4.14 has been introduced in this version.

  * dragora-ice, a customized version of IceWM has been added.

  * All the official X.Org components has been updated (drivers, server,
    applications, etc.).  Included new drivers: xf86-input-elographics,
    xf86-video-amdgpu, xf86-video-vboxvideo.  The configuration for the
    xf86-video-intel driver has been fixed this time.

  * Work to complete DocBook support in Dragora is underway.

  * Build recipes for new packages have been built:

    Please, traverse the /usr/pkg hierarchy for a full view of
    installed packages.

  * Many general fixes, improvements, and clean ups have been performed.

The ISO images may be fetched at:

    https://sourceforge.net/projects/dragora/files/beta/

See http://dragora.org/en/mirrors.html for a list of available mirrors.

The sha256sums are:

59a1c1693d62c2d61a0d5b4b826313ce8b736768b1a42097f1478a20a37f7a80 dragora-3.0-i586-beta1-live.iso 3127ea5b619b8e049b45a17e1e4d9c538b35ac067a7cd63d2262a30782e7cc2d dragora-3.0-i586-beta1-packages.iso 1c0f63a69cd4b674b742550562605f240e98cdbc63ab670c9f8cdd5d2d134efc dragora-3.0-x86_64-beta1-live.iso 2dd58b1e6429876aa1883b4682914184bce6cac2adfe53ea7c2e0c46d7987385 dragora-3.0-x86_64-beta1-packages.iso

Dragora is available in "live" or hybrid ISO image form. You need the .iso
for the packages if you want to perform a hard disk installation.

Notes:

* The password for the root user in the Live CD is: dragora

This beta version can be considered as stable, it is catalogued just as
beta because it lacks many things that we will try to complement in future
versions.

We welcome feedback at our Freenode IRC channel, #dragora, and on our
mailing list.  We are looking for help with documentation, testing,
bug reports, patches, etc.

Thank you to all of you who support this humble project made with great
sacrifice.  And thank you especially for supporting the philosophy and
spirit of software freedom that Dragora aims to promote.

Best regards,
Matias Fonzo, Dragora author and maintainer.

--
``Someone told me I would never be free
The way you are is way you'll always be
But it's all wrong!
There's Time To Burn'' - Ronnie James Dio

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PCLinuxOS 2019.10 updated installation media release

The PCLinuxOS project has announced the release of updated installation media for PCLinuxOS. The new media carries the version number 2019.10 and contains a fully updated system as of October 15 2019. Please note it is not required to do a clean installation each month since PCLinuxOS is a rolling release. These ISOs are being provided so new users don’t have a large update to perform after installation from a dated ISO. Read more

Firefox Reality Top Picks - Bringing You New Virtual Reality Experiences Weekly

So you bought yourself a fancy VR headset, you’ve played all the zombie-dragon-laser-kitten-battle games (we have too!) and now you’re wondering… what else is there? Where can I find other cool stuff to explore while I have this headset strapped to my face? We felt the same way, so we built Firefox Reality to help you in your quest for the most interesting, groundbreaking and entertaining virtual reality content on the Web. The real promise of VR is the ability to immerse yourself into countless other places and perspectives - both real and imaginary - and to experience things you’ve never done before. Our Top Picks page is a great place to start exploring, with fresh recommendations coming weekly so you always have new content to check out. Of course, if you want to explore on your own, you can use Firefox Reality for that too. Firefox Reality Top Picks is the start of what we hope will evolve into a thriving and sustainable ecosystem connecting creators, VR content, and audience. Read more Also: Faster Layouts with CSS Grid (and Subgrid!)

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