Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.

Most Read Stories

Editor's Picks

Linux 4.5 rc2
Linus Torvalds: 4.5-rc2 isn't particularly small after all... (Feb 01, 2016)

Docker 1.10 Designed to Bolster Container Security
eWEEK: The upcoming Docker 1.10 open-source container engine will include a default Linux seccomp profile, providing improved security controls. (Feb 03, 2016)

More on LinuxToday

Linux Today

The Talos Secure Workstation Is A High-Performance Libre System
(Feb 05, 2016, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: The Talos Workstation is built around the open-source-friendly IBM POWER8 processor.

The Xen Project’s Lars Kurth on the Promise (and Debugging) of Unikernels
(Feb 05, 2016, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

The New Stack: On the one hand, we have projects such as the Xen Project’s MirageOS, which is single language unikernel

Mozilla Changes the Release Schedule of Firefox
(Feb 05, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Mozilla is making some changes to the Firefox schedule, and it looks like they are going to give more time to developers between releases.

Ubuntu Linux in the Wild: How a French University Uses Unity
(Feb 05, 2016, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

The VAR Guy: Ubuntu, the Linux-based open source OS from Canonical, is being used in a library in France with the Unity interface.

The trials of certifying open source software
(Feb 05, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks) There's a lot of confusion around "certification" and what it means to be certified to a particular project.

How to monitor OpenFlow messages with packet sniffer
(Feb 05, 2016, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Xmodulo: OpenFlow offloads the high-level routing/forwarding decisions (control plane) from networking devices such as switches, and moves the control plane on to a separate controller.

Introducing NayuOS, a Free Alternative to ChromeOS with No Google Login
(Feb 05, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

NayuOS is a new operating system built by Nexedi that aims to provide users with a Chrome OS free alternative.

Rootkit Security: The Next Big Challenge
(Feb 05, 2016, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

 EnterpriseStorageForum: Servers, networks, disks and SSD drives are all at risk unless vendors have a way of securing firmware

Here comes the first Ubuntu Linux tablet
(Feb 05, 2016, 07:00) (1 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: Canonical is finally delivering on its promise to deliver one codebase for all devices.

How to Install Redmine 3 with Nginx on Ubuntu 15.10
(Feb 05, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

HowToForge: Redmine is an open source project management and issue tracking tool based on the Ruby on Rails Framework.

What Are Your Container Security Options?
(Feb 05, 2016, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 eSecurityPlanet: As with any nascent technology, container security is a concern.

Earth 2160, the RTS game looks like it's getting a Linux version on Steam
(Feb 05, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 GamingOnLInux: Earth 2160 is a game from quite a few years ago now, but it's a classic strategy game.

The case for educating judges on open source licensing
(Feb 04, 2016, 23:00) (0 talkbacks) Judges and lawyers need to understand what open source software is.

CoreOS Launches Docker Rival Rkt 1.0
(Feb 04, 2016, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: After more than a year of development, the container runtime gets a stable, production-ready 1.0 release.

FFmpeg 2.8.6 "Feynman" Released, Drops Support for VisualOn AAC and libaacplus
(Feb 04, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: FFmpeg is a complete suite of tools used to record, convert and stream audio and video.

How to install Linux Mint on your Windows PC
(Feb 04, 2016, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: Are you a Windows power-user? You can get and install Linux Mint running on your PC -- either to try it out, or as a replacement for Windows.

Microcontainers:’s New Hack to Shrink Docker Containers
(Feb 04, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

The New Stack: In the still-developing container world, it seems like new functionality is being released every time you turn around.

Why switch to Windows 10 or a Mac when you can use Linux Mint 17.3 instead?
(Feb 04, 2016, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: Linux Mint 17.3 is the best Linux desktop operating system and it might be the best PC operating system, period, for you.

Cluster computing with Ansible and Raspberry Pi
(Feb 04, 2016, 11:00) (0 talkbacks) Jeff Geerling walks through the basics of Ansible, an open source IT automation tool, using a cluster of six Raspberry Pi computers.

How to reset the root password on Linux and FreeBSD
(Feb 04, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

HowToForge: Do you know how to reset a root password?

Canonical Lands Ubuntu Linux on Tablets for Computing Convergence
(Feb 04, 2016, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: "This particular announcement is about a tablet, but don't take that as a sign that we're out to win the tablet market," Jane Silber, CEO of Canonical, told eWEEK. "It's more a sign that we're continuing to realize our vision of convergence."

Top Open Source Firewalls for Small Business
(Feb 04, 2016, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

 smallbusinesscomputing: We look at five of the best small business open source firewalls available.

Clever New GitHub Tool Lets Coders Build Software Like Bridges
(Feb 04, 2016, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Wired: The tool is called Scientist, and as open source software, it’s freely available to all.

7 Things to Consider Before Fuzzing a Large Open Source Project
(Feb 04, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks) One of the best practices for secure development is dynamic analysis.

More Fedora 24 Changes Being Discussed: Glibc 2.23, Graphical System Upgrades
(Feb 04, 2016, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: The list isn't particularly surprising

Running rm -rf no-preserve-root / Command In Linux Can Kill Some Laptops Permanently
(Feb 04, 2016, 04:00) (1 talkbacks)

 FOSSbytes: The mere thought of permanently damaging your laptop is daunting.

WordPress Update Patches Pair of Vulnerabilities
(Feb 03, 2016, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Automatic updates that patch the two flaws and fix 17 bugs are now rolling out to users of the open-source WordPress CMS.

AndEX Live CD Now Lets Users Run Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow on Their PCs
(Feb 03, 2016, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

The biggest new feature of the AndEX Live CD Build 160131 is the rebase of the entire system on the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow mobile OS from Google

Canonical Releases Groundbreaking Snapcraft 2.1 Ubuntu Snappy Creator Tool
(Feb 03, 2016, 16:34) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: Snapcraft 2.1 is a groundbreaking release that sports a huge number of new features

Midokura Extends Enterprise SDN Insight with MEM 5.0
(Feb 03, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: Latest release of MEM builds on the open-source MidoNet base, to add new insights for virtual networks.

64-bit Odroid SBC runs Linux on 2GHz quad-core Cortex-A53
(Feb 03, 2016, 14:09) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxGizmos: Hardkernel unveiled its first 64-bit hacker SBC.

An open-source, cloud office suite alternative to Microsoft and Google
(Feb 03, 2016, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

csc: Like the idea of having a cloud office suite, but not crazy about being locked into Microsoft Office 365 or Google Docs software-as-a-service (SaaS) ?

Installing Laravel on Ubuntu for Apache
(Feb 03, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: Laravel is a very popular open source PHP framework aimed at easy development of applications.

Getting started with the Krusader file manager
(Feb 03, 2016, 12:00) (0 talkbacks) Krusader is an exceptional graphical file manager that is modeled after the text mode Midnight Commander (mc) file manager.

Qimo, the Popular Ubuntu-Based Linux Operating System for Kids Closes Shop
(Feb 03, 2016, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

softpedia: Qimo was designed for kids and it included some of the best educational applications and games to teach kids to be patient with computers.

How To Set Up The Raspberry PI Zero
(Feb 03, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 EveryDayLinuxUser: The Raspberry PI Zero has some challenges associated with it such as connecting it to the internet.

Build a WebKit browser
(Feb 03, 2016, 09:00) (1 talkbacks)

Linux User & Developer: In this tutorial, we will show you how to get WebKit set up on your system, along with some pointers on how to construct a browser using the source so that you can then go ahead and begin creating a custom project

How Many Company Developers Should Work on Open Source?
(Feb 03, 2016, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

The New Stack: We found that the median company actually said 47 percent of their employees were contributing to an open source project.

Illumos Continues To Let OpenSolaris Live On
(Feb 03, 2016, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: It has been more than five years since the launch of Illumos as the concerted, community-based effort around the OpenSolaris code-base.

Receive news via our XML/RSS feed

LinuxToday Archives