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Linus Torvalds: So if anybody has been following the git tree, it should come as no surprise that I ended up doing an rc8 after all (Dec 05, 2016)

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How to Install Redmine 3 with Nginx on CentOS 7
(Dec 07, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: Redmine is an open source web application for project management and issue tracker.

An interactive calculator for the Linux command-line
(Dec 07, 2016, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

See how a Bash script can turn the terminal into a powerful calculator.

How To Check Laptop Battery Status In Terminal In Linux
(Dec 07, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ostechnix: This brief guide explains how to check your Laptop battery status in Terminal In Linux.

Must have Ubuntu Packages
(Dec 07, 2016, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Datamation: A list of top "must have" Ubuntu packages, along with an explanation of why you need each one.

Google Determines that FIDO U2F Security Keys Improve Security
(Dec 07, 2016, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Google researchers publish a study based on two-years of Security Keys usage and determine that improved security, reliability and lower costs are the result.

Ubuntu-Based BackBox Linux 4.7 Is Out with Kernel 4.4 LTS, Updated Hacking Tools
(Dec 07, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

BackBox Linux 4.7 is here a little over six months since the end-of-May release of BackBox Linux 4.6

ROSA Desktop Fresh R8 Plasma 5: is it near-perfect?
(Dec 07, 2016, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

DarkDuck: The most recent release of ROSA is now ROSA Desktop Fresh R8, which is available in several flavours

Family Farming and Open Source Wireless Networking
(Dec 07, 2016, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

FOSSforce: It's not just huge corporate farmers that are incorporating technology into their methodology.

How to install Docker and run Docker containers on Fedora 25
(Dec 07, 2016, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxBSDos: It's not all that hard to do..

7 cool little open source projects that stood out in 2016
(Dec 07, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 opensource.com: 2016 was a big year for open source software, but you may have missed some of these lesser-known projects.

7 Things to do After Installing KDE Plasma
(Dec 07, 2016, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Datamation: KDE Plasma users need to make a few decisions about how to setup Plasma. Here's an insider's guide.

How to setup rsyslog for Centralized Log Management
(Dec 07, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

HowToForge: We use rsyslog in this tutorial because it offers high-performance, great security and a modular design.

FOSS DOS For 21st Century Hardware
(Dec 06, 2016, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

FOSSforce: The founder and coordinator of the FreeDOS Project writes about FreeDOS 1.2, which is scheduled for a Christmas Day release.

Solus Packagers Rejoice: Solbuild Is the New, Faster Solus Package Build System
(Dec 06, 2016, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

softpedia: solbuild is the next-generation, chroot-based package build system that lets developers efficiently and safely build Solus packages from source in an isolated and highly controlled environment

Unbound cache-only DNS server setup on RHEL 7 Linux
(Dec 06, 2016, 16:10) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxConfig: Unbound is a validating, recursive, and caching DNS server.

Troubleshooting disk usage on a Linux server with ncdu
(Dec 06, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxBSDos: Do you know what is taking up space on your Linux systems?

Why You Should Have a Personal CI Server
(Dec 06, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 dzone: For all the convenience that a central CI server brings, there are times when this environment lets me down.

10 open source tools for your sysadmin toolbox
(Dec 06, 2016, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 opensource.com: Sysadmins don't lack for options when it comes to great open source software tools.

How to use and make the most of fuser command in Linux
(Dec 06, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

HowToForge: Suppose you are given a task to identify the processes that are using a particular file, and then kill them one by one - all this has to be done from the command line. What would you do?

12 lftp Commands to Manage Files with Examples
(Dec 06, 2016, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linoxide: LFTP supports many protocols in addition to FTP, such as HTTP, HTTPS, HFTP, FISH, FTPS and FXP.

Ubuntu Server Security Updates Only
(Dec 06, 2016, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

FreedomPenguin: Discover how to enable "security updates only" on Ubuntu server without relying on the unattended-upgrades package.

Docker Boosts Container Storage with Infinit Acquisition
(Dec 06, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Docker aims to directly integrate storage capabilities into its container engine, while still leaving room for organizations to choose other storage technologies.

Chromium-Based Vivaldi 1.6 Browser Enters Development, Brings Tab Stack Renaming
(Dec 06, 2016, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

softpedia: Vivaldi Snapshot 1.6.682.3 marks the beginning of the development of Vivaldi 1.6, the next major version of the popular web browser, and it looks like it has been rebased on Chromium 55.0.2883.64.

PiCluster: Simple Container Orchestration
(Dec 06, 2016, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

PiCluster is a simple way to manage Docker containers on multiple hosts.

7 Linux predictions for 2017
(Dec 06, 2016, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

 NetworkWorld: In 2017, Bryan Lunduke sees changes for the Linux desktop market, Canonical shifting its focus, changes for Ubuntu installation and more.

Eight great Linux gifts for the holiday season
(Dec 06, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: Here are some holiday present suggestions for the open-source or Linux fan on your gift list.

How to host multiple websites on one VPS
(Dec 06, 2016, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

Hosting multiple domains/subdomains on a VPS is fairly easy using virtual hosts in Apache or using server blocks in Nginx.

How to Extract Tar Files to Specific or Different Directory in Linux
(Dec 06, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint:  In this guide, we shall take a look at how to extract tar files to a specific or different directory, where you want the files to reside.

Parental Controls for Linux Unleashed
(Dec 05, 2016, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FreedomPenguin: Discover how to enable parental controls for Ubuntu using Timekpr and OpenDNS.

Patent Trolls of Microsoft and Ericsson Are Trying to Tax Everything, Especially Linux Devices
(Dec 05, 2016, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

 techrights: An update on Intellectual Ventures and Unwired Planet, whose operations pose a growing problem for Free software and Linux-based products (e.g. Android)

How To Find And Delete Files Older Than X Days In Linux
(Dec 05, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

ostechnix: It is very important to find and cleanup your old files which are no longer necessary after a certain period of time.

Google Chrome 55 Fixes Flaws, Blocks Flash
(Dec 05, 2016, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Datamation: Adobe Flash content will still run in Google'c Chrome 55 web browser, but users will need to specifically enable it.

Google Patches Android for 74 Vulnerabilities in December Update
(Dec 05, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Final scheduled security update for Android in 2016 brings a long list of security fixes including 11 critical flaws.

2016 Linux predictions: Which ones came true?
(Dec 05, 2016, 12:00) (1 talkbacks)

 NetworkWorld: About a year ago, Bryan Lunduke made a series of predictions about what would happen in the Linux world during 2016.

How To Use Angry IP Scanner (Network Scanner)
(Dec 05, 2016, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 linuxandubuntu: If you have used tools like Nmap, you will understand Angry IP Scanner easily.

How to Build an Email Server on Ubuntu Linux
(Dec 05, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Postfix is a reliable old standby that is easier to configure and use than Sendmail, the original Unix MTA (does anyone still use Sendmail?).

Build a Hadoop Cluster in AWS in Minutes
(Dec 05, 2016, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

Dzone: Check out this two step process that will let you get a Hadoop cluster up and running on AWS in two easy steps.

Parrot Security Could Be Your Next Security Tool
(Dec 05, 2016, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux.com: Parrot Security is a complete distro, based on Debian Jessie core, which includes software for cryptography, cloud, anonymity, digital forensics, and programming.

Refracta 8.0 Is a Pint-Sized Powerhouse
(Dec 05, 2016, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxInsider: Refracta is a somewhat obscure Linux distribution that offers exceptional functionality and stability.

GCC Tackling Support For ARMv8-M Security Extensions
(Dec 05, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: GCC developers have been working to support the compiler-side changes for dealing with ARMv8-M Security Extensions.

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