In partnership with the Apache Software Foundation, the NSA announced on Tuesday that it is releasing the source code for Niagarafiles (Nifi). The spy agency said that Nifi "automates data flows among multiple computer networks, even when data formats and protocols differ".
While there's been an ongoing discussion this week about delivering a $500 "open to the core" laptop that runs Ubuntu Linux and would be comprised of open-source software down to the firmware and Coreboot, announced last week was a high-end laptop that also aims to promote free/libre software. Though don't get out your wallets quite yet.
The open-source Docker container virtualization technology has emerged as one of the hottest and most hyped technologies of the year. Docker, however, isn't immune from security vulnerabilities, as a pair of recent updates illustrate.
Woods Hole Oceanographic used a Linux-based “SeaBED” AUV to build the first 3D map of Antarctic sea ice — and found it’s thicker than had been estimated.
Every now and then we see some good news about climate change sprinkled in with all the increasingly dire warnings. Yesterday, the New York Times reported that solar and wind energy are starting to become competitive with natural gas. On the same day, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI), based in Massachusetts, announced it had published a paper in Nature Geoscience on experiments run by an autonomous, Linux-based submarine called the SeaBED. The underwater survey indicated that Antarctic sea ice was thicker than had been previously estimated.
This isn't selling software that's "free" as in beer, but "free" as in freedom, why cant someone sell software that's free except you need to buy the software before you get a license to the source code, this could be a viable business model, am I the only person who has actually thought about this stuff?submitted by TheBigTux
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For Ubuntu 14.04 users, you can now easily install OwnCloud server on your desktop. The developer is currently providing a better way to install Owncloud on various Linux distros including Ubuntu 14.04. This tutorial will show you how to install Owncloud on Ubuntu 14.04 easy way.
I am having a weird issue. The nfs server that I have doesn't accept nfs v2 and thus also denies mount v1/v2. My suse11 pxe boot environment uses mount version 1. While when in fully installed and loaded it uses version 3. I dont have an active SUSE support contract so I was wondering if anyone knew of a possible patch or bug information that might help with this?
If this is the wrong subreddit please let me know, /r/suse seems dead.submitted by jtown84
I just installed metasploit and I downloaded the third-party tool 'Armitage' to compliment it. I can run most tools from bash by typing its name, google-chrome-stable, aircrack-ng, etc. but Armitage doesn't include an installer with the download, it's just a runnable program from its uncompressed folder.
I 'cd' into 'armitage/' and type 'sudo ./armitage' to run it.
How can I install programs similar to the way Armitage is currently, to run by simply typing 'sudo <NAME>' in bash?
Thanks for helpsubmitted by anneesboobs
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So "back in the day", *nix systems would often be setup with a single central shared /home path that was mounted from all boxes so each user would have the same /home no matter which system they logged in to.
- Is this still a viable arrangement?
- Does anyone here do it?
I've been pondering the idea of doing it at home, mounting my /home to either my Synology NAS, or a FreeNAS box. It would give me the same benefits of having a separate local partition for /home when upgrading, plus I can share my data between boxes, as well as take advantage of things like ZFS (if I mounted it to a FreeNAS box).submitted by fukawi2
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