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Ultimate guide to securing SSH sessions

Thursday 1st of February 2018 03:00:00 AM

LinuxTechLab: In this tutorial we will be discussing some ways with which we make our ssh server more secure.

6 Online Tools for Generating and Testing Cron Jobs for Linux

Wednesday 31st of January 2018 11:00:00 PM

Do you test your cron commands? You really should.

How to resolve rmdir directory not empty error in Linux

Wednesday 31st of January 2018 10:00:00 PM

LinuxRoutes: In this article we will be discussing how to remove 'rmdir directory not empty' error in Linux.

What's New in Peppermint OS 8 Respin

Wednesday 31st of January 2018 09:00:00 PM

Linuxscoop: Peppermint OS 8 respin is the latest release of Peppermint OS Linux Distribution.

Graphics and music tools for game development

Wednesday 31st of January 2018 08:00:00 PM

To build a playable game in just three days, you need good, fast, reliable tools.

12 Practical Examples Of wget Command In Linux

Wednesday 31st of January 2018 07:00:00 PM

Wget is a useful GNU command line utility used to download files from internet.

How to Install ionCube Loader on Debian 9

Wednesday 31st of January 2018 06:00:00 PM

HowToForge: IonCube is a PHP extension that can be used for decoding secured encrypted PHP files at runtime.

First Nautilus File Manager Release without Support for Desktop Icons Is Here

Wednesday 31st of January 2018 05:00:00 PM

Nautilus 3.27.4 is now available for public testing

Refreshing old computers with Linux

Wednesday 31st of January 2018 04:00:00 PM

opensource.com: A middle school's Tech Stewardship program is now an elective class for science and technology students.

An introduction to the DomTerm terminal emulator for Linux

Wednesday 31st of January 2018 03:00:00 PM

Learn about DomTerm, a terminal emulator and multiplexer with HTML graphics and other unusual features.

How to Install and Configure RecalBox on Raspberry Pi

Wednesday 31st of January 2018 02:00:00 PM

 MakeTechEasier: RecalBox is an operating system that includes a wide variety of video game consoles,

Linux ln Command Tutorial for Beginners (5 Examples)

Wednesday 31st of January 2018 12:00:00 PM

 HowToForge: Sometimes, while working on the command line, you need to create links between files.

Best Linux Desktops for Business

Wednesday 31st of January 2018 07:00:00 AM

 Datamation: These Linux desktops can offer a cost effective option for businesses.

Monitoring network bandwidth with iftop command

Wednesday 31st of January 2018 03:00:00 AM

System Admins are required to monitor IT infrastructure to make sure that everything is up & running.

Red Hat Acquires Kubernetes Vendor CoreOS for $250M

Tuesday 30th of January 2018 11:01:00 PM

eWEEK: The deal will bring the technologies from two of the largest vendors in the Kubernetes container orchestration ecosystem together and demand and interest in multi-cloud technologies continues to grow.

PICLUSTER 2.3 IS OUT!

Tuesday 30th of January 2018 10:18:53 PM

PiCluster aims to provide an easy-to-use solution to manage your Docker containers. A

A Korean Android OEM is Bullied by Patent Trolls Which Microsoft Gave Patents to and Paid

Tuesday 30th of January 2018 10:00:00 PM

TechRights: LG already pays Microsoft protection money for alleged patent infringements in Linux (since 2007)

Quick Look at the Arch Based Indie Linux Distribution: MagpieOS

Tuesday 30th of January 2018 09:00:00 PM

itsFOSS: Most of the Linux distros that are in use today are either created and developed in the US or Europe.

How to Use Continuous Release (CR) Repository in CentOS

Tuesday 30th of January 2018 08:00:00 PM

Tecmint: The CentOS CR (Continuous Release) repository contains packages that will ship in the next point release for a specific CentOS Version.

How to add remote Linux and Windows Host to Icinga 2 for Monitoring

Tuesday 30th of January 2018 07:00:00 PM

A Walk through guide on how to add remote CentOS 7 or RHEL 7 and Windows host (Windows Server 2012 R2) to Icinga 2 for monitoring

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How Linux became my job

I've been using open source since what seems like prehistoric times. Back then, there was nothing called social media. There was no Firefox, no Google Chrome (not even a Google), no Amazon, barely an internet. In fact, the hot topic of the day was the new Linux 2.0 kernel. The big technical challenges in those days? Well, the ELF format was replacing the old a.out format in binary Linux distributions, and the upgrade could be tricky on some installs of Linux. Read more

Linux 4.16-rc2

It's been a quiet week, and rc2 is out. I take the fairly quiet rc be a good sign for 4.16, but honestly, rc2 is often fairly calm. That's probably because people are taking a breather after the merge window, but also simply because it might take a while to find any issues. But let's be optimistic, and just assume - at least for now - that it's because all is well. The diffstat is fairly odd, but that often happens with small rc's just because then just a couple of pulls will skew things easily in one or two directions. This time the patch is about one third architecture updates (arm64, x86, powerpc), one third tooling (mostly 'perf') and one third "rest". And yes, the bulk of that rest is drivers (gpu, nvme, sound, misc), but those drivers are still distinctly *not* the bulk of the whole patch. Go out and test, it all looks fine. Read more Also: Linux 4.16-rc2 Kernel Released

OpenStreetMap in IkiWiki and Why OpenStreetMap is in Serious Trouble

  • OSM in IkiWiki
    Since about 15 years ago, I have been thinking of creating a geo-referenced wiki of pubs, with loads of structured data to help searching. I don't know if that would be useful for anybody else, but I know I would use it! Sadly, the many times I started coding something towards that goal, I ended blocked by something, and I keep postponing my dream project.
  • Why OpenStreetMap is in Serious Trouble
    That said, while I still believe in the goals of OpenStreetMap, I feel the OpenStreetMap project is currently unable to fulfill that mission due to poor technical decisions, poor political decisions, and a general malaise in the project. I'm going to outline in this article what I think OpenStreetMap has gotten wrong. It's entirely possible that OSM will reform and address the impediments to its success- and I hope it does. We need a Free as in Freedom geographic dataset.

Linux KPI-Based DRM Modules Now Working On FreeBSD 11

Thanks to work done by Hans Petter Selasky and others, this drm-next-kmod port is working on FreeBSD 11 stable. What's different with this package from the ports collection versus the ported-from-Linux Direct Rendering Modules found within the FreeBSD 11 kernel is that these DRM modules are using the linuxkpi interface. Read more