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What's Next for IT Innovation at Red Hat?

Friday 10th of November 2017 10:00:00 PM

eWEEK: Chris Wright, VP and CTO at Red Hat talks about the future direction Red Hat Enterprise Linux and the next exciting areas of IT innovation.

How to Install Firefox Quantum in Ubuntu Right Now

Friday 10th of November 2017 09:00:00 PM

ITSfoss: If you cannot wait for the official release of the game-changing Firefox Quantum, you can install the beta version right now.

Tech Comics: "Geeks are Funny"

Friday 10th of November 2017 08:38:48 PM

 Datamation: Geeks have their own way of speaking, which only a true geek can understand.

What Is GREP and How Do You Use It?

Friday 10th of November 2017 08:00:00 PM

MakeTechEasier: Grep is a powerful tool for finding patterns and words on Unix-like systems.

MINIX's creator would have liked to know Intel was using it

Friday 10th of November 2017 07:00:00 PM

ZDnet: I'd kind of like to know my operating system was being used in an over a billion CPUs too.

Linux Media Server with Kodi

Friday 10th of November 2017 06:00:00 PM

FreedomPenguin: Setting up the Kodi streaming app as a server is easier than you think.

How to Setup Zammad Ticketing System on Ubuntu 16.04

Friday 10th of November 2017 05:00:00 PM

HowToForge: Zammad is an open source helpdesk/customer support system written in Ruby.

How to run Windows apps on your Chromebook

Friday 10th of November 2017 04:00:00 PM

CodeWeavers' CrossOver, which has long enabled you to run Windows programs on Linux and macOS, now lets you run Windows programs on advanced Chromebooks.

How OpenChain can transform the supply chain

Friday 10th of November 2017 03:00:00 PM

The OpenChain Project's open source compliance standards aim to make supply chains simpler, faster, safer, and more efficient.

How to configure login banners in Linux (RedHat, Ubuntu, CentOS, Fedora)

Friday 10th of November 2017 01:00:00 PM

Learn how to create login banners in Linux to display different warning or information messages to user who is about to log in or after he logs in.

9 Lightweight Linux Applications to Speed Up Your System

Thursday 9th of November 2017 09:00:00 PM

ITSfoss: One of the many ways to speed up Ubuntu system is to use lightweight alternatives of the popular applications.

How to Install PrestaShop on Debian 9

Thursday 9th of November 2017 08:00:00 PM

HowToForge: Prestashop is a free Open Source e-commerce content management platform written in PHP programming language

How to Monetize an Open Source Project

Thursday 9th of November 2017 07:00:00 PM

The number one tangent to monetization in any open source product is adoption

MINIX: Intel's hidden in-chip operating system

Thursday 9th of November 2017 06:00:00 PM

 ZDnet: Buried deep inside your computer's Intel chip is the MINIX operating system and a software stack, which includes networking and a web server.

OpenStack User Survey Reveals Multi-Cloud Reality

Thursday 9th of November 2017 05:00:00 PM

eWEEK: Among the highlights of the November 2017 user survey is that 48 percent of OpenStack users are also using another cloud technology.

GeckoLinux Beta Does openSuse Better

Thursday 9th of November 2017 04:00:00 PM

LinuxInsider: The latest developmental beta release of GeckoLinux brings this custom spinoff distro of openSuse to new levels of performance and convenience.

Testing IPv6 Networking in KVM

Thursday 9th of November 2017 02:00:00 PM

Linux.com: To continue our series on IPv6 private addressing, this article shows how to use KVM to create networks for testing IPv6.

How the OpenType font system works

Thursday 9th of November 2017 12:00:00 PM

OpenSource: Everyone knows what fonts are, but do you know how they work?

How to Install VisualEditor for MediaWiki on CentOS 7

Thursday 9th of November 2017 07:00:00 AM

HowToForge: VisualEditor is a rich-text editor for MediaWiki.

The Definitive OpenStack Map

Thursday 9th of November 2017 03:00:00 AM

ServerWatch: Understanding all the different projects that are part of the OpenStack cloud ecosystem can be challenging, which is why there is now a map to guide the way.

More in Tux Machines

today's leftovers

  • [LabPlot] Improved data fitting in 2.5
    Until now, the fit parameters could in principle take any values allowed by the fit model, which would lead to a reasonable description of the data. However, sometimes the realistic regions for the parameters are known in advance and it is desirable to set some mathematical constrains on them. LabPlot provides now the possibility to define lower and/or upper bounds for the fit parameters and to limit the internal fit algorithm to these regions only.
  • [GNOME] Maps Towards 3.28
    Some work has been done since the release of 3.26 in September. On the visual side we have adapted the routing sidebar to use a similar styling as is used in Files (Nautilus) and the GTK+ filechooser.
  • MX 17 Beta 2
  • MiniDebconf in Toulouse
    I attended the MiniDebconf in Toulouse, which was hosted in the larger Capitole du Libre, a free software event with talks, presentation of associations, and a keysigning party. I didn't expect the event to be that big, and I was very impressed by its organization. Cheers to all the volunteers, it has been an amazing week-end!
  • DebConf Videoteam sprint report - day 0
    First day of the videoteam autumn sprint! Well, I say first day, but in reality it's more day 0. Even though most of us have arrived in Cambridge already, we are still missing a few people. Last year we decided to sprint in Paris because most of our video gear is stocked there. This year, we instead chose to sprint a few days before the Cambridge Mini-Debconf to help record the conference afterwards.
  • Libre Computer Board Launches Another Allwinner/Mali ARM SBC
    The Tritium is a new ARM single board computer from the Libre Computer Board project. Earlier this year the first Libre Computer Board launched as the Le Potato for trying to be a libre and free software minded ARM SBC. That board offered better specs than the Raspberry Pi 3 and aimed to be "open" though not fully due to the ARM Mali graphics not being open.
  • FOSDEM 2018 Will Be Hosting A Wayland / Mesa / Mir / X.Org Developer Room
    This year at the FOSDEM open-source/Linux event in Brussels there wasn't the usual "X.Org dev room" as it's long been referred to, but for 2018, Luc Verhaegen is stepping back up to the plate and organizing this mini graphics/X.Org developer event within FOSDEM.
  • The Social Network™ releases its data networking code
    Facebook has sent another shiver running up Cisco's spine, by releasing the code it uses for packet routing. Open/R, its now-open source routing platform, runs Facebook's backbone and data centre networks. The Social Network™ first promised to release the platform in May 2017. In the post that announced the release, Facebook said it began developing Open/R for its Terragraph wireless system, but since applied it to its global fibre network, adding: “we are even starting to roll it out into our data center fabrics, running inside FBOSS and on our Open Compute Project networking hardware like Wedge 100.”
  • Intel Icelake Support Added To LLVM Clang
    Initial support for Intel's Icelake microarchitecture that's a follow-on to Cannonlake has been added to the LLVM/Clang compiler stack. Last week came the Icelake patch to GCC and now Clang has landed its initial Icelake enablement too.
  • Microsoft's Surface Book 2 has a power problem
     

    Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 has a power problem. When operating at peak performance, it may draw more power than its stock charger or Surface Dock can handle. What we’ve discovered after talking to Microsoft is that it’s not a bug—it’s a feature.

Kernel: Linux 4.15 and Intel

  • The Big Changes So Far For The Linux 4.15 Kernel - Half Million New Lines Of Code So Far
    We are now through week one of two for the merge window of the Linux 4.15 kernel. If you are behind on your Phoronix reading with the many feature recaps provided this week of the different pull requests, here's a quick recap of the changes so far to be found with Linux 4.15:
  • Intel 2017Q3 Graphics Stack Recipe Released
    Intel's Open-Source Technology Center has put out their quarterly Linux graphics driver stack upgrade in what they are calling the latest recipe. As is the case with the open-source graphics drivers just being one centralized, universal component to be easily installed everywhere, their graphics stack recipe is just the picked versions of all the source components making up their driver.
  • Intel Ironlake Receives Patches For RC6 Power Savings
    Intel Ironlake "Gen 5" graphics have been around for seven years now since being found in Clarkdale and Arrandale processors while finally now the patches are all worked out for enabling RC6 power-savings support under Linux.

Red Hat: OpenStack and Financial News

Security: Google and Morgan Marquis-Boire

  • Google: 25 per cent of black market passwords can access accounts

    The researchers used Google's proprietary data to see whether or not stolen passwords could be used to gain access to user accounts, and found that an estimated 25 per cent of the stolen credentials can successfully be used by cyber crooks to gain access to functioning Google accounts.

  • Data breaches, phishing, or malware? Understanding the risks of stolen credentials

    Drawing upon Google as a case study, we find 7--25\% of exposed passwords match a victim's Google account.

  • Infosec star accused of sexual assault booted from professional affiliations
    A well-known computer security researcher, Morgan Marquis-Boire, has been publicly accused of sexual assault. On Sunday, The Verge published a report saying that it had spoken with 10 women across North America and Marquis-Boire's home country of New Zealand who say that they were assaulted by him in episodes going back years. A woman that The Verge gave the pseudonym "Lila," provided The Verge with "both a chat log and a PGP signed and encrypted e-mail from Morgan Marquis-Boire. In the e-mail, he apologizes at great length for a terrible but unspecified wrong. And in the chat log, he explicitly confesses to raping and beating her in the hotel room in Toronto, and also confesses to raping multiple women in New Zealand and Australia."