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How To: Linux and Unix Port Scanning With netcat [nc] Command

Monday 30th of November 2015 12:00:00 PM

 Nixcraft: The nmap (Network Mapper) is an open source tool for network exploration and security auditing.

Linux 4.4 rc3

Monday 30th of November 2015 06:00:00 AM

Linus Torvalds: The changes look fairly normal

Wirelessly Transfer Photos From Nikon/Sony/Canon Cameras To Your Computer With Airnef

Monday 30th of November 2015 02:00:00 AM

 webpud8: Airnef is a relatively new open source tool which can be used to wirelessly transfer photos and videos from WiFi-equipped Nikon, Sony and Canon cameras to a computer, available for Linux

Calibre 2.45.0 Lets Users Generate Covers with Book Metadata, Fixes 10 Bugs

Sunday 29th of November 2015 10:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Calibre 2.45.0 introduces three new features.

Mozilla annual report for 2014

Sunday 29th of November 2015 06:00:00 PM

This is the Mozilla annual report for 2014. It highlights activities for that calendar year and is accompanied by detailed financials and our non-profit tax filing.

Raspberry Pi Zero: the $5 computer

Sunday 29th of November 2015 02:00:00 PM

Raspberry Pi Zero runs Raspbian and all your favourite applications, including Scratch, Minecraft and Sonic Pi.

9 MongoDB success stories

Sunday 29th of November 2015 02:00:00 AM The open source MongoDB NoSQL database is powering an increasing number of websites and services.

A hitchhikers guide to troubleshooting linux memory usage

Saturday 28th of November 2015 10:00:00 PM

 techarena51: This post will hopefully show you how to troubleshoot or at least find out the amount of memory used by Linux and an application running on it

HowTo: Linux Check Password Strength With Cracklib-check Command

Saturday 28th of November 2015 06:00:00 PM

 nixcraft: Using the same password on different servers allows attackers to access your accounts if cracker manage to steal your password from a less secure server.

Microsoft and Linux: True Romance or Toxic Love?

Saturday 28th of November 2015 02:00:00 PM

LinuxJournal: Common sense says that Microsoft and the FOSS movement should be perpetual enemies.

BSIMM's Data-driven Approach to Software Security

Saturday 28th of November 2015 02:00:00 AM

 eSecurityPlanet: The Building Security in Maturity Model's sixth edition features recommendations gleaned from software security practices of more than 100 companies.

Mirantis and FusionStorm Partner on OpenStack Datacenter Appliances

Friday 27th of November 2015 10:00:00 PM

 The VAR Guy: Mirantis, the OpenStack vendor, and datacenter company FusionStorm have joined forces to provide "turnkey" open source cloud computing solutions for the enterprise.

Will open source Qora solve Bitcoin's biggest problems?

Friday 27th of November 2015 06:00:00 PM A core developer behind the open source cryptocurrency Qora explains how blockchain technology will revolutionize everything.

How to install Nginx as Reverse Proxy for Apache on Ubuntu 15.10

Friday 27th of November 2015 02:00:00 PM

 HowToForge: Nginx is not just a web server, it can be used as a reverse proxy for many protocols

Vendetta Curse of Raven's Cry Is Another Sad Linux Game Port

Friday 27th of November 2015 02:00:00 AM

Phoronix: The minimum requirements are Ubuntu 15.10 with "OpenGL version 2.0" and a graphics card that's GeForce GTX or Radeon HD 5000 series with at least 1GB of video memory.

Android Studio 2.0 preview gives developers instant preview of code changes

Thursday 26th of November 2015 10:00:00 PM

el reg: Latest developer tool also adds GPU profiler, Java to native debugging

Cisco Evolves IOS XR Network Operating System with Linux

Thursday 26th of November 2015 02:00:00 PM

Enterprise Networking Planet: Working together with hyperscale web companies, Cisco has enhanced its networking operating system to be more open.

How To Use Regular Expressions In grep Command

Thursday 26th of November 2015 07:00:00 AM

 nixcraft: Linux comes with GNU grep, which supports extended regular expressions.

Asus Chromebit CS10: Chrome OS on a stick

Thursday 26th of November 2015 03:00:00 AM

 LinuxBSDos: It's about the size of a candy bar and as you can already guess from its name, it runs Google's Chrome OS, the same Cloud-based operating system that powers Chromebooks and Chromeboxes.

BlackArch Linux ISO Images Updated with Over 100 New Tools, Multilib Support

Wednesday 25th of November 2015 10:29:00 PM

More than 100 new tools have been added in the new BlackArch ISOs

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New ELF Linker from the LLVM Project

We have been working hard for a few months now to rewrite the ELF support in lld, the LLVM linker. We are happy to announce that it has reached a significant milestone: it is now able to bootstrap LLVM, Clang, and itself and pass all tests on x86-64 Linux and FreeBSD with the speed expected of an LLVM project. Read more

Altair to Open Source PBS Professional HPC Technology in 2016

“Altair’s open source contribution is valuable and will help advance the work of the OpenHPC Collaborative Project,” said Jim Zemlin, executive director at The Linux Foundation. “By working together to build and extend new technologies for the world’s most complex computing systems, Altair and other members of OpenHPC can accelerate exascale computing.” The open licensing system is scheduled to be released to the open source community in mid-2016. Read more

Thunderbird to be separated from Mozilla

This is a long-ish message. It covers general topics about Thunderbird and the future, and also the topics of the Foundation involvement (point 9) and the question of merging repositories (point 11). Naturally, I believe it’s worth the time to read through the end. Read more

Deepin 15. This could be the best Linux desktop distribution of the year

Deepin 15 Alpha 2 (or is it Deepin 2015 Alpha 2?) is the latest pre-stable release of what will become Deepin 15 (or Deepin 2015). It was made available for download and testing yesterday. Deepin is based on Ubuntu Desktop and developed by some fine folks in China. Read more