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How to install and use wget on Ubuntu

Sunday 29th of January 2017 02:00:00 AM

Wget is a free software package that can be used for retrieving files using HTTP, HTTPS and FTP

Bodhi Linux 4.1.0 Released with New Moksha "Arc Dark" Theme, Linux Kernel 4.8

Saturday 28th of January 2017 10:00:00 PM

It's been exactly three months since Bodhi Linux 4.0.0 hit the streets with its Moksha 0.2.1 desktop environment

Zynq-based SDR module sells for $549

Saturday 28th of January 2017 02:00:00 PM

Avnet launched a cheaper, single-channel version of its dual-channel PicoZed SDR COM

Ubuntu 17.04 Opt-In Flavors Finally Get Their Alpha Release, Here's What's New

Saturday 28th of January 2017 07:00:00 AM

All these Alpha 2 flavors are powered by Linux kernel 4.9.5 (4.9.0-15.16), but the changes in each one are kept to a minimum at this time.

How to open a file in vim in read-only mode on Linux/Unix

Saturday 28th of January 2017 03:00:00 AM

How do I open files in read-only mode in vim text editor on Linux or Unix-like system?

Alpine Linux 3.5.1 Released with Linux Kernel 4.4.45 LTS, New Security Updates

Friday 27th of January 2017 11:00:00 PM

The Alpine Linux 3.5 series is based on the musl 3.5 libc library branch

Take Linux From Zero to Boot in Less Than a Second

Friday 27th of January 2017 10:56:05 PM

Some of us don't mind waiting for a computer to boot.

Getting started with my new LulzBot Mini 3D printer

Friday 27th of January 2017 10:00:00 PM

A story of a beginner's first experience with his new LulzBot Mini 3D printer, an open hardware printer that supports a full open source programming...

Lennart Poettering on systemd's Tumultuous Ascendancy in the Linux Community

Friday 27th of January 2017 09:00:00 PM

 TheNewStack: Systemd and the Unix Philosophy, an interview with Lennart Poettering.

In Search of an Open Source DNS Server

Friday 27th of January 2017 08:00:00 PM

FOSSforce: You'd think that in this day and age finding a free and open DNS server would be easy...

Min - A Lighter, Faster and Secure Web Browser for Linux

Friday 27th of January 2017 07:00:00 PM

 tecmint: Min is a minimal, simple, fast and cross-platform web browser

`Dash To Panel` Is A Cool Icon Taskbar For GNOME Shell

Friday 27th of January 2017 06:00:00 PM

webupd8: Dash to Panel is a fairly new GNOME Shell extension that moves the dash into the top bar

Allow Or Deny SSH Access To A Particular User Or Group In Linux

Friday 27th of January 2017 05:00:00 PM

This brief tutorial explains how to allow or deny SSH access to a particular user or a group in Linux.

How to install LXD container under KVM or Xen virtual machine

Friday 27th of January 2017 04:00:00 PM

 Nixcraft: You can implement the Linux container (LXD/LXC) to partition a your cloud server

Linux Kernel 4.4.45 LTS Is Another Small Patch, Introduces ARM Improvements

Friday 27th of January 2017 03:00:00 PM

 Softpedia: Just like the Linux 4.9.6 kernel, Linux kernel 4.4.45 LTS comes approximately one week after the release of the previous maintenance update of the series, namely Linux 4.4.44 LTS.

Cutting power consumption on a Linux-based undersea robotics lab

Friday 27th of January 2017 02:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Learn about MBARI's Linux-controlled Environmental Sampler Processor (ESP)

Linux Memory Performance With Intel Kabylake From DDR4-1600 To DDR4-3333MHz

Friday 27th of January 2017 07:00:00 AM

Phoronix: This article is intended for providing some reference DDR4 memory Linux benchmarks at different frequencies in conjunction with an Intel Core i5 7600K running on an ASUS PRIME Z270-P motherboard.

Target CIO discusses how IT evaluates new tech and looks to open source for innovation

Friday 27th of January 2017 03:00:00 AM

 EnterprisersProject: Target CIO Mike McNamara shares how his team chooses the best tools and why they believe in open source.

Linux Networking with Connect2SSH

Thursday 26th of January 2017 11:00:00 PM

Connect2SSH is a BASH based script that allows for easier and quicker management of SSH and SSHFS sessions to unlimited hosts.

New Tor Security Updates Patch DoS Bug That Let Attackers Crash Relays, Clients

Thursday 26th of January 2017 11:00:00 PM

The most important bug fixed in the Tor and Tor Alpha versions is a denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability that could allow an attacker to crash relays and clients

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Latvian Ventspils controls costs with open source

The administration of Ventspils, Latvia’s sixth largest city, is an avid user of free and open source software. The main benefits: cost and resource optimisation. Read more

Ubuntu Touch finds a home on a conflict-free, fair-trade, user-maintainable handset

Handset maker Fairphone is teaming up with the community project UBports, which seeks to get Ubuntu Touch on mobile devices. They will be showing off Ubuntu Touch running on the Fairphone 2 during Mobile World Congress, which starts February 27 in Barcelona. While Ubuntu is probably not the first name that comes to mind when you think of mobile devices, the phone in question offers some compelling features. “UBports Foundation will be showcasing its work at the Canonical booth, the company behind Ubuntu. Canonical is planning to tell about the latest developments around the convergence of its devices and UBports Foundation will share its mission ‘Ubuntu On Every Device’ with the visitors,” UBports said in a February 8 press release. Currently, UBports’ website lists three devices as “fully working as daily drivers:” The OnePlus One, Nexus 5, and the Fairphone 2, with the latter showing all parts as functioning with Ubuntu Touch, save the GPS radio. (Interestingly, the UBports project website for the Fairphone 2 still lists the GSM radio [in addition to the GPS] as a work in progress. However there is a video of two people talking with the handset, so it’s likely the Fairphone 2 project website is out of date.) The website also has instructions for flashing Ubuntu to the Fairphone 2. Read more

BSD Leftovers

  • LLVM/Clang 4.0 Is Running Late Due To Seven Blocker Bugs
    LLVM 4.0 was supposed to have been released by now, but it's running late due to open blocker bugs. Hans Wennborg commented on the mailing list that while the release should have happened on 21 February, serving as release manager, he hasn't tagged the release yet due to open blocker bugs.
  • FreeBSD-Based pfSense 2.3.3 Open-Source Firewall Released with over 100 Changes
    Rubicon Communications' Jim Pingle announced the availability of a new point release to the pfSense 2.3 stable series, which adds over 100 improvements and a bunch of new features. Updated to FreeBSD 10.3-RELEASE-p16, the pfSense 2.3.3 maintenance release is here more than seven months after the 2.3.2 update and introduces several new packages, including TFTP Server, LCDproc, cellular, and tinc, a lot of improvements for the OpenVPN and IPsec implementations, as well as numerous stability and security fixes from FreeBSD. Dozens of bug fixes are included in pfSense 2.3.3 for WebGUI, graphs and monitoring, gateways and routing, notifications, Dynamic DNS, captive portal, NTP and GPS, DNS, resolver and forwarder, DHCP and DHCPv6 servers, router advertisements, HA and CARP, traffic shaping, firewall, rules, NAT, aliases, states, users, authentication, and privileges.
  • “Hi, I’m jkh and I’m a d**k”
    Yesterday, I was privy to a private email message discussing a topic I care deeply about. I contacted the author and said “You really need to make this public and give this a wider audience.” His response boiled down to “if I wanted it to get a wider audience, I was welcome to do so myself.” So here’s my first ever guest post, from Jordan K Hubbard, one of the founders of the FreeBSD Project. While this discussion focuses on FreeBSD, it’s applicable to any large open source project.

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