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DEFT Linux Forensic Operating System Is Kicking Off 2017 with New Zero Edition

Tuesday 14th of February 2017 03:00:00 PM

DEFT Zero (2017.1) appears to be a light version of DEFT Linux, which has been specifically designed to help law enforcement catch criminals

Orange Pi as Time Machine Server

Tuesday 14th of February 2017 02:00:00 PM

Set up an Orange Pi board as an inexpensive Time Machine server for backing up your Mac using Netatalk on Armbian Linux.

Linux Lite 3.4 to Revamp Lite Welcome to Help Windows Users Accommodate Faster

Tuesday 14th of February 2017 01:00:00 PM

Lite Welcome is that window popping up every time you install Linux Lite on a new computer.

How To Share Printer On Network In Linux

Tuesday 14th of February 2017 12:00:00 PM

 Do you know how to easily share a printer with Linux?

How to Auto Execute Commands/Scripts During Reboot or Startup

Tuesday 14th of February 2017 07:00:00 AM

tecmint: By pressing the power button on a bare metal or starting a virtual machine, you put in motion a series of events that lead to a fully-functional system – sometimes in less than a minute.

Top 7 Tools that can automate Linux Admin Tasks

Tuesday 14th of February 2017 03:00:00 AM

Tools like Puppet, Ansible, Foreman, Katello, Nagios, CHEF and CFEngine can easily automate Linux admin day to day tasks.

Ardour 5.6 Open-Source DAW Improves Unloading of Large Sessions, Adds Many Fixes

Monday 13th of February 2017 11:00:00 PM

The new Ardour release supports session archiving, adds a new General MIDI default synth for MIDI tracks, and allows for quick and direct control of routing for multitimbral synth plugins.

Linux Kernel 3.10.105 LTS Is Out with Almost 300 Improvements, Security Fixes

Monday 13th of February 2017 10:00:00 PM

 Softpedia: Linux kernel 3.10.105 LTS comes approximately four months after the release of the previous point release, namely Linux 3.10.104 LTS

Hands-On: Solus Linux and the Budgie desktop

Monday 13th of February 2017 09:00:00 PM

ZDnet: Solus supports both MBR and UEFI firmware, but not UEFI Secure Boot.

Real-time Linux explained

Monday 13th of February 2017 08:00:00 PM

At ELC Europe, Real-time Linux developer Jan Altenberg described the progress of RTL, compared it to Xenomai and RTAI, and unveiled new benchmarks.

Microsoft Offers That Infamous 'IP Peace of Mind' to Free/Open Source Software Users as Long as They Pay Rents to Microsoft

Monday 13th of February 2017 07:00:00 PM

 TechRights: Microsoft now comes up with a new way to market its "protection" (of FOSS it didn't even develop) from patent trolls, which requires that people pay Microsoft a subscription fee

What's next for open-source Spark?

Monday 13th of February 2017 06:00:00 PM

NetworkWorld: Some 1,500 people watched the five Spark Summit East keynote speakers in a cavernous ballroom at the Hynes Convention Center lay out the future of Spark

HVAC-focused I/O device server runs OpenWrt

Monday 13th of February 2017 05:00:00 PM

Barix's OpenWrt-driven "Barionet 1000" is its first Barionet programmable I/O controller to run Linux, and the first to offer WiFi and USB connectivity.

Blocking of international spam botnets with a Postfix plugin

Monday 13th of February 2017 04:00:00 PM

 HowToForge: This article contains an analysis and solution for blocking of international SPAM botnets with on postfix mail servers by using a postfwd plugin which analyses the sasl connects by country.

4 open source tools for doing online surveys

Monday 13th of February 2017 03:00:00 PM

Let's take a look at four open source survey tools that can suit your needs, no matter how simple or complex those needs are.

Awesome vim plugins for writers

Monday 13th of February 2017 02:00:00 PM

Vim offers great benefits to writers, regardless of whether they are technically minded or not.

Linuxbrew - A Common Package Manager For Linux And Mac OS X

Monday 13th of February 2017 01:00:00 PM

ostechnix: If you have used Mac OS, you will certainly have known about Homebrew, a package manager that allows you to install, remove, and update Unix tools and open source applications and packages.

Why Microsoft Won't Use the Linux Kernel for Windows

Monday 13th of February 2017 12:00:00 PM

FOSSmint: There are a number of reasons why Microsoft won't use the Linux kernel for Windows.

Who Is Root? Why Does Root Exist in Linux?

Monday 13th of February 2017 06:00:00 AM

 tecmint: Have you ever wondered why there is a special account named root in Linux?

Linux 4.10 rc8

Monday 13th of February 2017 02:00:00 AM

Linus Torvalds: Hey, it's another week, and I could have released the final 4.10.

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