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How To Create A VPN Killswitch Using Iptables on Linux

Friday 29th of September 2017 04:00:00 PM

Linuxconfig: If you're connected to a VPN, you need a killswitch.

Kubernetes 1.8 Improves Security with Role-Based Access Control

Friday 29th of September 2017 03:00:00 PM

eWEEK: Third major release of Kubernetes in 2017 debuts, finally providing stable support for a critical security feature.

Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) Final Beta Ready for Download, Here's What's New

Friday 29th of September 2017 02:00:00 PM

 softpedia: First and foremost, Ubuntu 17.10 is shipping with a refreshed desktop environment, powered by the latest GNOME 3.26 release, highly customized by Canonical to resemble the look and feel of its deprecated Unity user interface

Microsoft Joins Open Source Initiative Without Affecting Weather in Hell

Friday 29th of September 2017 01:00:00 PM

Back before Steve Ballmer permanently left the building, the only thing Microsoft hated more than Linux was open source.

Blockchain skills: Don't Try to Block the Chain

Friday 29th of September 2017 12:00:00 PM

LinuxCareer: Blockchain technology is on the rise.

What Clarence Birdseye can teach us about container security

Friday 29th of September 2017 11:00:00 AM

 What do frozen peas and software have in common?

DevOps Jobs: Advice for job seekers, hiring managers

Friday 29th of September 2017 06:00:00 AM

EnterprisersProject: Whether you're starting your DevOps journey or taking it to the next level, this article offers advice for job seekers - including the managers who are looking to fill DevOps roles.

Open source gamepad config tool 'SC Controller' has a pre-release to support more gamepads

Friday 29th of September 2017 02:00:00 AM

GamingOnLinux: SC Controller is the rather fantastic open source configuration tool for the Steam Controller

How to Play World of Warcraft On Linux With Wine

Thursday 28th of September 2017 10:00:00 PM

NO Linux client? No problem.

3 Python web scrapers and crawlers

Thursday 28th of September 2017 09:00:00 PM

Check out these great Python tools for crawling and scraping the web, and parsing out the data you need.

Microsoft is Doing to 'Open Source' (OSI) What it Did to W3C

Thursday 28th of September 2017 08:00:00 PM

TechRights: The corporate/mainstream media keeps telling us that Microsoft has changed and can now be trusted

9 open source license management rules for startups

Thursday 28th of September 2017 07:00:00 PM

Open source software is free like a puppy is free.

Open Source File Share Nextcloud to Add End-to-End Encryption

Thursday 28th of September 2017 06:00:04 PM

Opera 48 Hits Stable with Screenshot Tool, Converter for Units and Currencies

Thursday 28th of September 2017 06:00:00 PM

Prominent features of Opera 48 include an overhauled currency converter that supports conversion of time zones, currencies, and various measurements

SoCLI - A Tool to Search Stack Overflow from Linux Terminal

Thursday 28th of September 2017 05:00:00 PM

Linoxide: An article on how to install SoCLI tool to search and browse Stack Overflow from command line interface on Linux

Best Linux Distros for the Enterprise

Thursday 28th of September 2017 04:00:00 PM

Datamation: The best Linux distros for the enterprise offer business users a remarkable level of functionality and scalability.

Linux Head Command Explained for Beginners (5 Examples)

Thursday 28th of September 2017 03:00:00 PM

 HowToForge: Sometimes, while working on the command line in Linux, you might want to take a quick look at a few initial lines of a file.

How To Easily Find Awesome Projects And Resources Hosted In GitHub

Thursday 28th of September 2017 01:00:00 PM

ostechnix: Awesome-finder - Easily Find Awesome Projects And Resources Hosted In GitHub

Google Android and Apple IOS Update for Critical Wi-Fi Vulnerabilities

Thursday 28th of September 2017 12:00:00 PM

eSecurityPlanet: Months after Broadpwn bug, another set of highly critical cross-operating system Wi-Fi flaws has been patched.

Managing users on Linux systems

Thursday 28th of September 2017 11:00:00 AM

 NetworkWorld: Here are some tasks and tools that make managing Linux accounts a little easier  and keep your Linux users happy.

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Security Leftovers

  • Where Did That Software Come From?
    The article explores how cryptography, especially hashing and code signing, can be use to establish the source and integrity. It examines how source code control systems and automated build systems are a key part of the software provenance story. (Provenance means “a record of ownership of a work of art or an antique, used as a guide to authenticity or quality.” It is increasingly being applied to software.)
  • Judge: MalwareTech is no longer under curfew, GPS monitoring [Updated]
    A judge in Milwaukee has modified the pre-trial release conditions of Marcus Hutchins, also known online as "MalwareTech," who was indicted two months ago on federal criminal charges. Under US Magistrate Judge William Duffin’s Thursday order, Hutchins, who is currently living in Los Angeles, will no longer be subject to a curfew or to GPS monitoring.
  • [Older] Leicester teen tries to hack CIA and FBI chiefs' computers
    A teenager attempted to hack senior US government officials' computers from his home. Kane Gamble, 18, from Coalville, Leicestershire, pleaded guilty to 10 charges relating to computer hacking. His targets included the then CIA director John Brennan and former FBI deputy director Mark Giuliano.

Debian: pk4, Freexian and More

Kernel and Graphics: ZenStates, AMDGPU, RADV, Vulkan, NVIDIA

  • ZenStates Allows Adjusting Zen P-States, Other Tweaking Under Linux
    ZenStates is an independent effort to offer P-States-based overclocking from the Linux desktop of AMD Ryzen processors and other tuning. ZenStates-Linux is an open-source Python script inspired by some available Windows programs for offering Ryzen/Zen CPU overclocking from the desktop by manipulating the performance states of the processor.
  • AMDGPU DC Gets A Final Batch Of Changes Before Linux 4.15
    The AMDGPU DC display code has a final batch of feature updates that were sent in this weekend for DRM-Next staging and is the last set besides fixes for the "DC" code for the 4.15 target.
  • Valve Developer Lands VK_EXT_global_priority For RADV Vulkan Driver
  • Vulkan 1.0.64 Adds In Another AMD-Developed Extension
    Vulkan 1.0.64 is out this weekend as the newest specification refinement to this high-performance graphics/compute API. As usual, most of the changes for this minor Vulkan revision are just documentation clarifications and corrections. This week's update brings just under a dozen fixes.
  • NVIDIA TX2 / Tegra186 Display Support Isn't Ready For Linux 4.15
    While the Jetson TX2 has been out since this past March and it's a phenomenal ARM development board, sadly the Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) driver support for it still isn't ready with the mainline Linux kernel. Thierry Reding of NVIDIA sent in the Tegra DRM driver changes for DRM-Next that in turn is staged for Linux 4.15. Reding commented that there is prepatory work for the TX2 (Tegra186) but it's not all ready for upstream yet.

Ubuntu: Mir running on Fedora and Ubuntu 17.10 Guidance

  • Mir running on Fedora
    Last week we released Mir 0.28 and this week we settled down to tidy up a few bugs fixes and feature requests that didn’t make the release. I’ve started collecting these for a Mir 0.28.1 release to come in the next few weeks. The most interesting of these comes from conversations at the Ubuntu Rally: there were several requests from community members around getting Mir working (or even building!) on other distributions.
  • Ubuntu Developer Gets Mir Running On Fedora
    Lead Mir developer Alan Griffiths has spent the time getting the Mir display server running on Fedora. This is part of a broader feature request of getting Mir running on more Linux distributions than just Ubuntu. The changes to get Mir running on at least Fedora should be merged for the upcoming Mir 0.28.1 point release. Mir 0.28.1 will also incorporate other bug fixes.
  • How To Remove the Unity Desktop from Ubuntu 17.10
  • 9 Things to do After Installing Ubuntu 17.10
  • How To Install Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark