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How to Clone or Backup Linux Disk Using Clonezilla

Thursday 18th of August 2016 02:00:00 PM

 tecmint: Clonezilla is one of the most popular backup tools for Linux.

It's time to say goodbye to Linux 4.6

Thursday 18th of August 2016 01:00:00 PM

NetworkWorld: If you're using a version of Linux based on the 4.6 series of the kernel, the software's lead maintainer has a message for you: It's time to upgrade.

Intel "Aero" drone board runs Yocto on Cherry Trail

Thursday 18th of August 2016 12:00:00 PM

 hackerboards: Intel has launched a Linux-on-Atom powered "Aero Compute Board" and quadcopter, promising improved obstacle navigation based on Intel RealSense.

How to create your own Docker Image with a Dockerfile

Thursday 18th of August 2016 11:00:00 AM

 HowToForge: In this tutorial, I will show you how to create your own docker image with a dockerfile.

Forget desktop Linux, build your own $40 Android PC

Thursday 18th of August 2016 06:00:00 AM

CIO.com: If you have an HDMI-enabled monitor sitting around, spend $30 on Pine 64 board and $10 on Wifi/Bluetooth module and build your own Android PC.

How to make make disk image with dd on Linux or Unix

Thursday 18th of August 2016 02:00:00 AM

Nixcraft: Disk cloning is nothing but a mere process of creating an image of an entire disk.

The Positives and Negatives of Arduino

Wednesday 17th of August 2016 10:00:00 PM

FOSSforce: The big news in the single board computer realm recently hasn't been with the Raspberry Pi, but with actions centering around Arduino...;or should we say Arduinos?

When your IT talent shortage is global

Wednesday 17th of August 2016 09:00:00 PM

EnterprisersProject: Three tips for addressing global talent gaps.

Install GNS3 (Graphical Network Simulator) On Linux

Wednesday 17th of August 2016 08:00:00 PM

ostechnix: GNS3, a free, cross-platform, and open source graphical network simulator. It is one of the best simulator for those who are preparing for exams like Cisco CCNA, CCNP, CCIE, Juniper JNCIA, JNCIS and JNCIE.

Ansible as a gateway to DevOps in the cloud

Wednesday 17th of August 2016 07:00:00 PM

Sysadmins who think the cloud is a buzzword and a bunch of hype should check out Ansible.

5 steps for making community decisions without consensus

Wednesday 17th of August 2016 06:00:00 PM

The Xen Project community had such a decision to make in the wake of the XSA-7 security issue about the project's security policy.

'Top' Linux System Monitoring Tool

Wednesday 17th of August 2016 05:00:00 PM

When I switched to Linux, one of the initial tasks was to know the processes running in the background.

Useful FirewallD Rules to Configure and Manage Firewall in Linux

Wednesday 17th of August 2016 04:00:00 PM

Firewalld provides a way to configure dynamic firewall rules in Linux that can be applied instantly, without the need of firewall restart and also it support D-BUS and zone concepts which makes configuration easy.

Netrunner Linux Becomes Maui, Now Based on KDE Neon and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Wednesday 17th of August 2016 03:00:00 PM

Netrunner is a popular distro based on the lightweight and highly customizable Arch Linux and Debian GNU/Linux operating systems

Solaris-Derived OpenIndiana Releases MATE Desktop ISOs

Wednesday 17th of August 2016 02:00:00 PM

Phoronix: OpenSolaris/OpenIndiana had long been using the GNOME 2.x desktop and now OpenIndiana is preparing for possibly migrating to the MATE Desktop Environment as the fork of GNOME 2.

Coffee Shop DevOps: How to use feedback loops to get smarter

Wednesday 17th of August 2016 01:00:00 PM

Learn how to break the cycle of doing the same thing repeatedly and expecting different results.

Turtl: Secure, Open Source Evernote Alternative

Wednesday 17th of August 2016 12:00:00 PM

 WebUpd8: The application, which is currently in beta, lets you keep your notes (with Markdown support for the note editor), website bookmarks, passwords, documents, photos, and so on, in a single private place.

How to Use Python SimpleHTTPServer to Create Webserver or Serve Files Instantly

Wednesday 17th of August 2016 11:00:00 AM

SimpleHTTPServer is a python module which allows you to instantly create a web server or serve your files in a snap.

The 7 Best Linux Distros for Business

Wednesday 17th of August 2016 06:00:00 AM

Choosing the best Linux distro for business requires you to fully understand how you'll be using it, then matching your needs with one of these top business Linux distros.

Linux Kernel 4.7 Gets Its First Point Release, Brings EXT4 and x86 Improvements

Wednesday 17th of August 2016 02:00:00 AM

Linux kernel 4.7 was officially announced by Linus Torvalds less than a month ago, on July 24, 2016, and it's currently the most stable and advanced Linux kernel branch.

More in Tux Machines

Opera Data Breach, Security of Personal Data

  • Opera User? Your Stored Passwords May Have Been Stolen
    Barely a week passes without another well-known web company suffering a data breach or hack of some kind. This week it is Opera’s turn. Opera Software, the company behind the web-browser and recently sold to a Chinese consortium for $600 million, reported a ‘server breach incident’ on its blog this weekend.
  • When it comes to protecting personal data, security gurus make their own rules
    Marcin Kleczynski, CEO of a company devoted to protecting people from hackers, has safeguarded his Twitter account with a 14-character password and by turning on two-factor authentication, an extra precaution in case that password is cracked. But Cooper Quintin, a security researcher and chief technologist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, doesn’t bother running an anti-virus program on his computer. And Bruce Schneier? The prominent cryptography expert and chief technology officer of IBM-owned security company Resilient Systems, won’t even risk talking about what he does to secure his devices and data.

Android Leftovers

FOSS and Linux Events

  • On speaking at community conferences
    Many people reading this have already suffered me talking to them about Prometheus. In personal conversation, or in the talks I gave at DebConf15 in Heidelberg, the Debian SunCamp in Lloret de Mar, BRMlab in Prague, and even at a talk on a different topic at the RABS in Cluj-Napoca.
  • TPM Microconference Accepted into LPC 2016
    Although trusted platform modules (TPMs) have been the subject of some controversy over the years, it is quite likely that they have important roles to play in preventing firmware-based attacks, protecting user keys, and so on. However, some work is required to enable TPMs to successfully play these roles, including getting TPM support into bootloaders, securely distributing known-good hashes, and providing robust and repeatable handling of upgrades. In short, given the ever-more-hostile environments that our systems must operate in, it seems quite likely that much help will be needed, including from TPMs. For more details, see the TPM Microconference wiki page.
  • More translations added to the SFD countdown
    Software Freedom Day is celebrated all around the world and as usual our community helps us to provide marketing materials in their specific languages. While the wiki is rather simple to translate, the Countdown remains a bit more complicated and time consuming to localize. One needs to edit the SVG file and generate roughly a 100 pictures, then upload them to the wiki. Still this doesn’t scare the SFD teams around the world and we are happy to announce three more languages are ready to be used: French, Chinese and German!

Second FreeBSD 11.0 Release Candidate Restores Support for 'nat global' in IPFW

Glen Barber from the FreeBSD project announced the availability of the second RC (Release Candidate) development build of the upcoming FreeBSD 11.0 operating system. Read more