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  • How to set up an SSH tarpit in Ubuntu Server 20.04 - TechRepublic

    In your never-ending quest to secure your Linux servers, you've probably found a lot of times the breaches happen through SSH. No matter how secure it is, it can still be cracked. That's why you might need to consider setting up a tarpit for that service.

  • How to create an SNS topic on AWS using Terraform

    In this article, we will create an SNS topic with an access policy that will allow our own account to perform all SNS actions on the topic. We will carry out this activity using Terraform. Before we proceed with the article, it is assumed that you have a basic understanding of SNS and Terraform. You can also check my article here if you want to learn to create an SNS topic using Cloudformation. Click here to see all arguments and parameters available for SNS in Terraform. You can then use them to customize the SNS.

  • Ubuntu: how to use Screen [Guide]

    Screen is a handy tool as it allows users to save and come back to terminal sessions without having to keep the terminal window open. While many Linux users use this software on Linux servers, it can also be useful to Ubuntu users who want to always come back to a terminal program without having to keep the terminal open at all times.

  • How to install Atom Text Editor on Deepin 20.2 [Ed: But it is controlled by Microsoft now]

    In this video, we are looking at how to install Atom Text Editor on Deepin 20.2.

  • How to Change Arduino IDE Background Theme, Colors, and Font Scheme - IoT Tech Trends

    If you use Arduino frequently, the default interface can feel monotonous and boring. Against a white background, the text may be hard to read. Ever thought of adding more color and variety to your IoT development? For this, you should be able to customize your Arduino IDE with different background themes, colors, and font schemes. As the following steps illustrate, it’s actually quite easy to personalize your Arduino IDE experience. Whether you prefer a Count Dracula dark theme or an ocean-green font style, we have you covered. There’s no need for any advanced programming editors, such as command shell, Atom, or Notepad++.

  • How to install a MUGEN GAME on a Chromebook

    Today we are looking at how to install a MUGEN GAME on a Chromebook. Please follow the video/audio guide as a tutorial where we explain the process step by step and use the commands below. If you have any questions, please contact us via a YouTube comment and we would be happy to assist you!

Proprietary Software Leftovers (Chrome and ProtonMail)

  • Stable Channel Update for Desktop

    The Chrome team is delighted to announce the promotion of Chrome 90 to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. This will roll out over the coming days/weeks. Chrome 90.0.4430.72 contains a number of fixes and improvements -- a list of changes is available in the log. Watch out for upcoming Chrome and Chromium blog posts about new features and big efforts delivered in 90.

  • Chrome 90 Released With AV1 Encode, New APIs

    Google officially promoted Chrome 90 to its stable channel today as the latest feature update to their cross-platform web browser. Exciting us the most with Chrome 90 is AV1 encode support now in place with the main use-case being for WebRTC usage. Chrome is making use of the reference libaom encoder for CPU-based AV1 encoding and with powerful enough hardware can be used for real-time video conferencing.

  • ProtonMail Users can Now Access Proton Calendar (beta) for Free

    ProtonMail is one of the best secure email services out there. While alternatives like Tutanota already offer a calendar feature, ProtonMail did not offer it for all the users. The calendar feature (in beta) was limited to paid users. Recently, in an announcement, ProtonMail has made it accessible for all users for free. It is worth noting that it is still in beta but accessible to more users.

Modular HMI touch-panel runs on Raspberry Pi CM4

Seeed unveiled a $195, Raspberry Pi CM4-based “ReTerminal” HMI device with a 5-inch, 1280 x 720 touchscreen, a crypto chip, WiFi/BT, GbE, micro-HDMI, CSI, 2x USB, and 40-pin and PCIe expansion. Seeed has announced a modular human-machine interface (HMI) device based on the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4. The ReTerminal, which will go on pre-order later this month starting at $195, features a 5-inch touchscreen. Read more Also: Customizable artificial intelligence and gesture recognition